Social Events

Many of the top social events in the area.

Good coverage: Festival thrives in new Treaty Oak location

Good coverage: Festival thrives in new Treaty Oak location

Residents enjoyed fine food and wine for a great cause last month under the historic branches of the Southbank’s Treaty Oak. Catholic Charities hosted its 9th Annual Festival d’Vine at Treaty Oak Park, coordinating with local distributors to provide more than 200 sample wines for guests. The event also featured many area restaurants including Akel’s […]

Cunningham Couture 10th anniversary

Valued clientele and special guests enjoyed a unique and scrumptious spread at Linda Cunningham’s 10th Anniversary Party in San Marco. The week’s events included daily discounts on clothing, jewelry, accessories and Linda’s salon collection at the boutique on Kings Avenue.

Garage sale for a cause

The Zonta Club of Jacksonville donated time and “treasures” on a late Fall Saturday to promote education for women, eradicate human trafficking, help victims of domestic violence and promote gender equality.

Success at the Soiree, Celebrating 50

The College of Fine Arts at Jacksonville University celebrated its 50th anniversary Nov. 19. The CFA Soiree, co-Chaired by Linda Berry Stein and Irene Lazzara, was an urban-style spectacle with more than 500 people in attendance sporting their hottest urban chic attire. Along with celebrating the 50 years of the college, the school helped recognize […]

WGA members gather for grant announcement

Riverside resident Delores Barr Weaver, one of the five founders of the Women’s Giving Alliance, spoke during the group’s annual meeting in late October. The event, held at the University of North Florida’s University Center, set the stage for an announcement of this year’s grants from the group. The grants total more than $316,000 and […]

Tasteful benefit celebrates NFSSE’s 20th

Supporters of the North Florida School of Special Education packed Riverside’s Daryl Bunn Studios on a November Friday evening to celebrate the school’s 20th anniversary, enjoy students’ artwork, and taste the food and drink offerings from Biscottis, Designed Events, Inc., Liz Grenamyer Catering, NFSSE Culinary Arts Team, Merryvale Vineyards, Pacific Southern Wine Co., and Republic […]

Ortega residents honored at National Philanthropy Day luncheon

The Association of Fundraising Professionals First Coast Chapter presented its 27th Annual National Philanthropy Day Luncheon last month at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront. Local weatherman Mike Buresh joined Linda and Vince Ferrigno to present the chapter awards, which included: Outstanding Young Professional Organization, The Wild Things; Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy, Tyler Jump; Outstanding Civic […]

Signature event doubles funds Raised

Signature Chefs Auction, held last month at The Florida Yacht Club for more than 200 guests, raised $126,000 for March of Dimes — a figure double the revenue from 2011, according to event organizers. Honorary Chairs Susan Gentry of San Jose, along with her daughter Alison Gentry Hiers, DVM and Nancy Chartrand and Meredith Chartrand […]