Social Events

Many of the top social events in the area.

Shircliff Society unites young professionals for a cause

Shircliff Society unites young professionals for a cause

Fun and food – especially when it’s nonperishable items collected for the St. Vincent’s Food Pantry – are a winning combination for the Shircliff Society. Young professionals donated food items for diabetics at last month’s Party for the Pantry, held at Pele’s Wood Fire. Josh Cockrell, one of the Society’s original founders, said, “We started […]

“La Caroline” friends, patrons enjoy rock opera preview

“La Caroline” friends, patrons enjoy rock opera preview

Dr. Wayne Wood and Douglas Coleman teamed up to help local author, playwright, singer and musician Jennifer Chase bring to life the rich history of the French in Jacksonville. Musical excerpts of Chase’s rock opera “La Caroline” were performed live by the cast and band at the Riverside home of Dr. Wayne Wood in late […]

Finest of the CF Finest makes $5,000 difference

Finest of the CF Finest makes $5,000 difference

Whitney Roberts of San Marco proved to be the finest of “Jacksonville’s Finest” during a recent dinner held at the Omni Jacksonville Hotel to honor dozens of young professionals who helped the local chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation meet its financial goal during the agency’s 16th annual fundraiser. Roberts used a letter campaign, social […]

Guild presents big check to JACKSONVILLE Symphony

Guild presents big check to JACKSONVILLE  Symphony

The San Jose Country Club was the place to be on June 4, when the Guild of the Jacksonville Symphony celebrated the installation of new officers at its annual luncheon. In addition, outgoing president Alberta Hipps presented a check for $40,000 to Symphony president David Pierson and Chairman of the Board Richard Pierpont. Two scholarships […]

Friends and patrons enjoy rock opera at home of historian

Dr. Wayne Wood and Douglas Coleman teamed up to help local author, playwright, singer and musician Jennifer Chase bring to life the rich history of the French in Jacksonville. Musical excerpts of Chase’s rock opera “La Caroline” were performed live by the fabulous cast and band at the Riverside home of Dr. Wayne Wood on […]

JCCI Forward holds Prom With a Vengeance

WJCT Studios jumped in to save the day when JCCI Forward’s original location for its 3rd annual prom event had been double booked with a high school prom. The event celebrated the organization’s mission with style. Forward brings Jacksonville’s emerging leaders together to learn about the community, engage in problem solving, and act to make […]

Celebrating community outreach with a night of giving

The Rotary Club of San Jose delivered on its promise to serve the community, as some of Jacksonville’s most notable nonprofits received checks to fulfill their missions. Rogers Joseph, current Treasurer said, “It’s a culmination of work and fundraisers and it’s not just about money. We’re now deciding where the funding will go and many […]

Rotarians celebrate dedication of San Jose Tower

Landmark now on National Historic Registry The infamous San Jose Estates, which began to be built during the 1920s, now has an official symbol to represent the development’s place in history. Thanks to the efforts of a group of dedicated Rotarians, the attractive Marsh and Saxelbye designed Mediterranean Revival, two-story stucco-covered tower now has historic […]