Social Events

Many of the top social events in the area.

Downtown Vision raises more than $100,000

Downtown Vision raises more than $100,000

More than 300 guests attend Downtown Vision’s 7th Annual #DTJax Gala: Classic Hollywood presented by Community First Credit Union. A celebration of Downtown Jacksonville, the gala, held at Eight Forty One on Downtown’s Southbank, raised more than $100,000 for Downtown Vision’s placemaking initiatives. Guests were treated to a night of champagne, delicious downtown fare and […]

Catholic Charities back to its Black and White Ball

Catholic Charities back to its Black and White Ball

Catholic Charities gathered its top patrons and most fervent supporters to enjoy an evening at EverBank Field in its Gallagher Club, as the latest Black and White Ball took place Sat., March 26. As part of its annual fundraising efforts, the event helps to raise funds for programs that help raise families out of poverty, […]

Yellowstone star lights up stage at Florida Forum

Yellowstone star lights up stage at Florida Forum

The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital welcomed the final speaker of the 2021/2022 series, Tim McGraw, to the stage Feb. 16 at the Times Union Center for the Performing Arts. McGraw stuck to his guns and made it to Jacksonville, just prior to kicking off his latest musical tour. After accepting the project of […]

Sanctuary on 8th Street holds Donor appreciation happy hour

Sanctuary on 8th Street holds Donor appreciation happy hour

On Wednesday evening, February 16, 2022, the Sanctuary on 8th Street welcomed guests to a donor appreciation event entitled We Love Our Donors Happy Hour. The event featured complementary wine, local beer, and catered fare from Springfield neighbor, Strings Sports Brewery. Executive Director Rick Cartlidge provided a tour of the building and grounds, including a […]

Women’s Auxiliary gathers for luncheon, guest speaker appearance

Women’s Auxiliary gathers for luncheon, guest speaker appearance

The Women’s Auxiliary of the local chapter of the Salvation Army were treated to a luncheon by longtime supporter, Marilyn Carpenter, Jan. 24. The group of ladies that gather are supporters, volunteers, and like-minded women that encourage friends to participate in the mission to serve. At the luncheon, Ward Lariscy, one of Jacksonville’s most prolific […]

Women’s Board welcomed Terry Bradshaw to Florida Forum

Women’s Board welcomed Terry Bradshaw to Florida Forum

Leadership of the Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital, Baptist Hospital’s top brass, sponsors and ticket holders welcomed Terry Bradshaw to town Jan. 20 for the Florida Forum’s second installment of the 2021-22 speaker series. The comedic, colorful and legendary NFL quarterback of the Pittsburg Steelers is also a broadcaster, actor, and father. Bradshaw has […]

A first for Flight of Fancy, gala celebrates legacy of Allison Haramis

A first for Flight of Fancy, gala celebrates legacy of Allison Haramis

Angels for Allison recently held its inaugural Flight of Fancy event that raised more than $100,000 for their mission in assisting with funeral costs associated with the loss of a child. The Flight of Fancy was held on Friday, November 19 at the Friday Musicale in downtown Jacksonville. More than 200 guests attended the sold-out, […]

Emerging Leaders gather for holidays, year-end party

Emerging Leaders gather for holidays, year-end party

It was an evening of gratitude, compliments, networking, and a positive spirit of the season that embraced leaders of the JAX Chamber as they gathered with mentors and mentees of several graduating classes of JAX Chamber’s Hightower Emerging Leaders Fellowship, Dec. 4. The annual, black-tie, holiday party is a highly anticipated event that celebrates the […]