Social Events

Many of the top social events in the area.

25 Years at Epping

25 Years at Epping

Members gathered and celebrated in style, James Bond-style, as the themed ‘Casino Royale’ event rolled out an elegant evening of activity.  The 25th Anniversary marks a milestone for one of the most prestigious private clubs in the nation. The Gate Corporation converted the former private estate to a private club and gated community back in […]

VIP Celebrates 30th Annual BBQ & Western

VIP Celebrates 30th Annual BBQ & Western

Vision is Priceless celebrated a milestone BBQ and Western event March 16. Thanks to the generous support of Miller Electric Company and W.W. Gay Mechanical Contractor, two of Jacksonville’s most recognized companies, the event drew double barreled support. St. Augustine Rod & Gun Club played host to over 500 guests from all over Northeast Florida, […]

PAL Roasts Wally Lee

PAL Roasts Wally Lee

The 4th Annual Police Athletic League Sheriff’s Roast draws a crowd to the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville riverfront hotel to roast some of the more prolific characters in Jacksonville. This year was no exception as Ron Autrey, Gregory Smith, Rick Cox, Bruce Barcelo, Sandy Bartow and James Rinaman, Jr. raised a glass and wreaked some havoc […]

Food and philanthropy at Celebrity Chefs luncheon

Food and philanthropy at Celebrity Chefs luncheon

Recognizable Jacksonville celebrities from television, nonprofit leadership positions and other successful businesses came together at the Salvation Army’s 27th annual Celebrity Chefs Tasting Luncheon and Silent Auction on Mar. 14. The event, held annually at the Prime F. Osborn Convention Center, will help to fund the Salvation Army Senior Center, Adult Rehabilitation Center, Child Development […]

Cummer Ball the highlight of the social season

Cummer Ball the highlight of the social season

The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens hosted its annual black tie gala March 16. The event was a hit, as Co-Chairs Suzanne Hinckley and Chris Hieb planned the eventful evening from start to finish. The celebration of natural Florida and themed art from Jim Draper and Allison Watson set the tone with original, large […]

Patrons go big for Arts, support CAP

Patrons go big for Arts, support CAP

There were high hopes for the Cathedral Arts Project’s largest annual fundraiser, as art and education advocates tried to outperform a fundraising goal of $450,000, topping 2012 numbers. Arts and education advocates were recognized for their exceptional efforts, helping over 1,800 students enrolled in Cathedral Arts Project afterschool and summer classes this school year alone. […]

It’s Coming up Roses for St. Vincent’s HealthCare

It’s Coming up Roses for St. Vincent’s HealthCare

Patrons were ‘living the life’, as they came out to support the St. Vincent’s HealthCare Foundation with a resolute effort to raise assets for the Spine and Brain Institute. The theme ‘Viva La Rosa’ exemplifies the tireless work and efforts of the physicians, staff and affiliates that illustrate the mission of the hospital – to […]

Heroes honored at ‘The Golden Hour’ gala

Heroes honored at ‘The Golden Hour’ gala

A Night for Heroes was one to remember as the annual black tie gala held Feb. 16 at the Omni Jacksonville Hotel celebrated triumph over tragedy when seconds count in life’s most traumatic moments. Acknowledging first responders, University of Florida physicians, Shands Jacksonville nurses and technicians, the TraumaOne flight crew and countless others, the night […]