Social Events

Many of the top social events in the area.

GOP women enjoy spring fashions at annual show

Guests at the Republican Women’s Club of Duval Federated oohed and aahed over the spring fashions presented by Patchington Boutique of St. Augustine. The May 9 luncheon and show at the Wyndham Riverwalk Hotel was well attended by Republican women from Duval and several other counties. “We were pleased to have representatives at our event […]

1930s Riverfront Mediterranean Revival hosts RiverHops benefit

Supporters of the North Florida School of Special Education were wowed by Heaven Trees, a Mediterranean Revival estate home owned by Carl Spadaro. The estate was extensively renovated in 2006, providing the perfect venue for the 4th annual RiverHops fundraiser. Berrilyn McGehee Houston reminisced about growing up in the home and later raising her own […]

MS On the Move luncheon benefits critical research

The Garden Club of Jacksonville was the venue for the annual On the Move Luncheon to benefit the National MS Society May 16. The event featured delicious lunch from Designed Events Catering, Peterbrooke chocolate fountain, gift basket raffle, orchid sale, jewelry from Buki Designs, and gift bags for each attendee. Proceeds will benefit the critical […]

Big night for Omni Amelia Island, St. Vincent’s HealthCare Foundation

The Omni Amelia Island Plantation hosted an invitation-only Grand Re-Opening Gala in tandem with the celebration of its extensive $85 million “Re-Imagination”. The gathering raising more than $100,000 benefitting St. Vincent’s HeathCare Foundation, May 9. Patrons and honored guests were greeted by Omni executives and Amelia Island locals, followed by a few welcoming words from […]

A Taste of Talent enriches and enhances to support education

The Riverside Fine Arts Association’s annual Taste of Talent fundraiser again proved to be a success as area musicians presented short concerts throughout the evening and the venue at the Church of the Good Shepherd. Visual artists exhibited their art as the event’s silent auction showcase. Patrons enjoyed different musical performances and a gallery of […]

Jacksonville Junior League honored as a champion for Speech & Hearing

The Junior League of Jacksonville and Wells Fargo Bank were the honorees last month at the 2nd annual Champions for Speech & Hearing luncheon at St. John’s Cathedral. “The Junior League was honored to be recognized for our role in helping found the organization,” said Meg Sacks, immediate past president of the League. “The Speech […]

Support of patrons key during time of change

Support of patrons key during time of change

Patrons and partygoers celebrated the accomplishments of the San Marco Preservation Society, April 14, at the Cumber residence on River Road. The every-other-year occasion invites members and businesses to help build solidarity and support for San Marco’s business corridors, quality of life initiatives and smart growth planning. The event had special significance this year, as […]

Art Awards recognize best and brightest, contributors

Art Awards recognize best and brightest, contributors

The 37th Annual Arts & Culture Awards honored three special local innovators, as the Arts Educator Award was presented to Claudia Keundig-Williams, The Innovator Award went to David Engdahl and the Jacksonville Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) took home the Business Arts Award. The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville rolled out announcements […]