Social Events

Many of the top social events in the area.

Merrymakers make SHINDIG place to be

Merrymakers make SHINDIG place to be

The Garden Club of Jacksonville was the place to be last month when local guests celebrated 20 years of The Sanctuary on 8th Street. The nonprofit organization’s annual fundraiser, SHINDIG, gathered hundreds of local guests. Biscottis, b the bakery and Bono’s catered the gathering, and Grandpa’s Cough Medicine supplied the music. Honorary chairs were Dr. […]

San Jose Lady Golfers Celebrate 50 Years

Lady golfers from all over the Southeast were invited to join in the celebration of a milestone, as the San Jose Country Club Ladies Golf Association Invitational tournament hit it’s 50th year. The group invited past winners and hailed to history with the Zambetti trophy presented to this year’s winner.

Guests, Stories ‘TRANSFORM’ Downtown Event into Sulzbacher Awareness

Guests, Stories ‘TRANSFORM’ Downtown Event into Sulzbacher Awareness

Many area business leaders and local residents were on-hand for the annual Transformations event, celebrating the Sulzbacher Center for the Homeless.  Guests heard stories from local homeless families and individuals and were inspired to help the center lift up the local homeless. Held at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville riverfront, the event included a reception, an […]

Toast fit for furry companions

Toast fit  for furry  companions

  Many new strides were celebrated at the 14th Annual “Toast to the Animals” event, held August 24 at the Omni Hotel in downtown Jacksonville. Patrons from across the First Coast were on hand to support the financial initiatives and goals for the organization. New leadership, the addition of new board members and excellent programming […]

JCCI Stewards host Khan

JCCI – the Jacksonville Community Council Inc., welcomed guest speaker Shahid Khan to the Summer Stewards reception on Thursday, August 9 at the Florida Yacht Club.  JCCI’s Stewards gather for cocktail receptions twice a year, for thought-provoking, high-level discussions and presentations by distinguished guest speakers, and this event was no different.  Khan shared his vision […]

Night for Heroes raises big dollars for TraumaOne

  More than 500 guests attended A Night for Heroes 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront earlier this year. Thanks to sponsors, ticket sales, donations and a silent auction, the fifth annual black-tie fundraising gala raised more than $83,000 for TraumaOne at Shands Jacksonville, the region’s only adult and pediatric Level I trauma center. […]

The Women’s Center celebrates milestonesThe Women’s Center celebrates milestones

Patrons and proud supporters of the Women’s Center of Jacksonville celebrated 17 years of improving the lives of women. The evening was dedicated to the organization and also to the 92nd anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, giving women the right to vote. The Women’s Center is the only community-based […]

Shircliff Society reaches new heights

The newly formed Shircliff Society, a young professionals arm of the St. Vincent’s Foundation, met for cocktails and connections last month at Aloft Hotel on Jacksonville’s Southside. The event included networking sessions, drinks and appetizers. The society meets monthly and is named after longtime resident and St. Vincent’s supporter, Robert “Bob” T. Shircliff. The 50+ […]