Social Events

Many of the top social events in the area.

Red Shield Revelry

Red Shield Revelry

The Salvation Army of Northeast Florida’s 10th Annual Red Shield Ball celebrated Love Beyond the Next Generation. Held at San Jose Country Club on Saturday, Oct. 21, the Red Shield Ball included dinner, live music, dancing and live and silent auctions in support of the life-changing work that takes place for women and families at […]

Women’s Giving Alliance Hosts Annual Meeting

Women’s Giving Alliance Hosts Annual Meeting

The annual meeting of the Women’s Giving Alliance (WGA) was held on Oct. 18, 2023, at the Adam W. Herbert University Center at University of North Florida. Collective Giving was the key focus of the day as WGA President Sheila Collier welcomed 220 women from its membership, which recently saw a 39% growth to 470. […]

Junior League Celebrates: 100 Year Kickoff

Junior League Celebrates: 100 Year Kickoff

The Junior League of Jacksonville kicked off a century of service with a 100th anniversary celebration at The Riverside House on Aug. 29. With approximately 100 members in attendance, the event also marked the first official event for the newest members of Junior League. The day honored the 17 women who founded the organization in […]

Defending the Future

Defending the Future

The Downtown Ecumenical Services Council (DESC) celebrated 40 years of providing critical care to those struggling with poverty at DESC Defenders: Into the Future on Thursday, Sept. 21, at the WJCT studios in Jacksonville. “I am ecstatic that DESC Defenders was another great fundraiser,” said Alex Benavides, event chair and DESC board member. The poverty-fighting […]

True Blues

True Blues

The Florida Theatre got soulful at its annual Blues, Brews, Bourbon & BBQ fundraising event at Bowing Oaks Event Center in Jacksonville, Sept. 7, 2023. The food-and-spirits offerings included more than 20 local vendors sampling their signature BBQ wings, pulled pork and smoked brisket alongside craft cocktails and brews. The Snacks Blues Band and blues […]

Bite-sized Benevolence

Bite-sized Benevolence

Ascension St. Vincent’s Foundation held its signature food and wine fundraiser, the 21st Annual Delicious Destinations presented by Miller Electric, on Sept. 8-9 at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club. On Sept. 8, Delicious Destinations hosted its Celebrity Chef By the Sea Luncheon, followed by the main event the ensuing evening. The event included its […]

Merchants Host Mix and Mingle at ForeScore Golf

Merchants Host Mix and Mingle at ForeScore Golf

On Thursday, Sept. 7, a group gathered to enjoy a drink with San Marco Merchants Association and San Marco Preservation Society. San Marco and Southbank residents, employees and business owners were in attendance to enjoy craft cocktails, wine and good company while networking with local business leaders and other local leaders. Regardless of membership in […]

Ladies Golf Celebrated in Fine Tradition, Legacy Tournament

Ladies Golf Celebrated in Fine Tradition, Legacy Tournament

Association’s rich history on display at San Jose From tee to green, and in between, the Ladies Golf Association at San Jose Country Club (SJCC) was alive with hospitality of the finest order Sept. 20-21. The annual Ladies Invitational theme, Diamonds in the Rough, celebrated 60 years of tournament play, which started in the fall […]