Social Events

Many of the top social events in the area.

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 […]

Intuition hosts ‘Mardi Gras’ to help raise funds

It was a night full of suds and duds, as a well-dressed Community Connection crew- alongside a crowd of supporters, raised a glass and some much needed funding for families in need. The event took place Feb. 7 at the home of Intuition Ale Works on King Street. The mission of Community Connections is to […]

A laid back affair for Greenscape

While celebrating the green proceeds from the twenty-sixth annual Flowering Tree Sale earlier in the day, the nonprofit Greenscape of Jacksonville patrons, friends and board members enjoyed good company at The Museum in St. Nicholas. The blue jean clad crowd relaxed with great music, drinks, food and friendship- all the while supporting a greener vision […]



SLOW: Marking Time in Photography and Film premiered Jan. 26 at the Museum of Contemporary Art and runs through Apr. 7. The exhibition features the works of seven American and European artists who explore the questions of time and duration through photography, film and video.

Wall of Hope unveiled at Gallery 1037

Wall of Hope unveiled at Gallery 1037

Reddi-Arts and Gallery 1037 kicked off the January/February show “Wall of Hope” with a reception late last month. The show, in conjunction with the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute, features artwork by cancer patients, their families, friends, staff and artists, as well as busts by Riverside sculptor Cliff Leonard. The University of Florida Proton […]

Scotch, Cigars and Football

Mark Lamping, president of the Jacksonville Jaguars, was the guest speaker at the 2nd Annual JFCS Men’s Event held at Epping Forest on Jan. 17. Guests enjoyed samplings of scotch and other libations, cigars and a wonderful meal. Net proceeds benefit the programs of Jewish Family & Community Services, a full-service social service agency, that […]

Sporting events raise money for cystic fibrosis

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of North Florida (CFF) hosted two major sporting events – the 65 Roses Golf Classic (sponsored by and W.W. Gay) and the 11th Annual Oldest City*Red Trout Classic (presented by PSS World Medical) – raising more than $160,000 for the Foundation in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Autism community fundraiser a huge success

HEAL, a local nonprofit for autistic children and their families, won big recently when a two-day gala and golf event raised over $143,000 for the autism community living across northeast Florida. “HEAL does such wonderful work in our local community that benefits so many people,” said Alan Pickert, St. Nicholas resident and current president of […]