Social Events

Many of the top social events in the area.

Nice night for a drive

Nice night for a drive

Epping Forest Yacht Club hosted a special monthly member happy hour last month. July’s “Friday Nighter” was hosted with Bill Warner and the Concours d’Elegance. Members of all ages came out to enjoy the club’s riverfront setting and the beautiful cars showcased on the grounds.

St. Johns River perfect setting for Trader Vic’s

St. Johns River perfect setting for Trader Vic’s

The Florida Yacht Club hosted its annual Trader Vic’s party this summer on the river’s edge. This year’s theme was “Get Lost in the Bermuda Triangle.” Guests mingled and danced to the rhythm of Freudian Slip. The party featured distinctive culinary stations with cuisine from Miami, Puerto Rico and Bermuda. Members and guests enjoyed the […]

Ducks Unlimited holds sponsor ‘Steak and Skeet’

Ducks Unlimited held a shotgun social last month in St. Augustine and tallied 40 members and guests at the evening shoot, which included skeet shooting and a “cook your own” steak dinner at the gun club’s facilities. Organizers held the event to thank sponsors of the fall Ducks Unlimited event last October. Those in leadership […]

Sweet time for inaugural Speech and Hearing Center social

Members of the community gathered at Sweet Pete’s candy store in Springfield to participate in the Jacksonville Speech and Hearing Center’s first Young Professionals event.  Attendees enjoyed an array of chocolate covered fondue treats and wine, while getting the chance to mingle and network with fellow professionals. The event also raised more than $150 for JSHC thanks to the participants. Sweet Pete’s donated a […]

Foodfight fundraiser a knockout

The 22nd Annual Jacksonville Foodfight, held June 7 at Everbank Field’s Touchdown Club East, was a real rumble of an evening with more than 60 area restaurants joining in to fight hunger in Jacksonville. Organizers hoped to raise at least $100,000 this year for Second Harvest North Florida. Proceeds from the party will allow the […]

Community fishes for a cure

The community united with NFL players and other sports professionals in early June during the 3rd Annual Fishing for a Cure Tournament. About 300 people came out to support the David Garrard Foundation, which will apply proceeds from the event to a fund supporting Danijela “Dani” Hughey.  Hughey is a single mom who is battling […]

Prudential goes back to its roots with party

Prudential goes back to its roots with party

Prudential Network Realty opened in 1988, and its first Jacksonville office was in Epping Forest Yacht Club. More than 23 years later, the company went back to its roots for a 2012 Reunion Celebration. The event gathered 55 real estate professionals and employees who have been with the company between 10 and 23 years. The program included a special presentation highlighting photographs of the team from 1988 to the present and time to celebrate with shared memories and laughter.

Garden Club ceremony honors memory, 90th

Garden Club ceremony  honors  memory, 90th

The Garden Club of Jacksonville celebrated it’s 90th birthday on March 22. Club leaders and many past presidents