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Inheritance and legacy: The stewardship of the Jacksonville Historical Society

Inheritance and legacy: The stewardship of the Jacksonville Historical Society

It is only fitting that the Jacksonville Historical Society (JHS) is headquartered in a historic building. The JHS offices are located at 314 North Palmetto Street in downtown Jacksonville, in what was originally St. Luke’s Hospital. Built in 1878, the building has since been added to the National Register of Historic Places and bears a […]

Trends point to market stabilization

Trends point to market stabilization

Buying still remains highly competitive despite low inventory According to the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors, while sellers remained firmly in the driver’s seat by the end of the first quarter of 2022, several factors point toward a more moderate and stabilizing real estate market coming to Northeast Florida. NEFAR’s April report showed a combined […]

The Women’s Board turns 50

The Women’s Board turns 50

The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital is celebrating 50 years of philanthropy and fundraising this year. Michael Aubin, FACHE, Wolfson Children’s Hospital president and Baptist Health Foundation chief philanthropy officer, said the Women’s Board is an organization unlike anything he’d ever experienced prior to arriving at Wolfson. Throughout its 50 years, the board has […]

First Coast Heart Ball raises nearly $300,000, most funds ever raised

First Coast Heart Ball raises nearly $300,000, most funds ever raised

The American Heart Association’s 2022 First Coast Heart Ball held on April 2 at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa raised $290,288 to support live-saving research, education and raising awareness for cardiovascular diseases and stroke, America’s number one and number five killers. More than 400 guests and 64 corporate businesses supported the event. Guests […]

The Vision Behind A Vision for Art

The Vision Behind A Vision for Art

In the fundraising world where the commonplace of silent auctions prevails, Episcopal School of Jacksonville, St. Marks Campus has managed to compose a creative, colorful assemblage that brings the city together through the medium of its people.  A Vision for Art is a multi-day art show that curates art from established and emerging artists from […]

Wine fundraiser draws a crowd, funds for San Marco Preservation

Wine fundraiser draws a crowd, funds for San Marco Preservation

It was another beautiful Spring afternoon in San Marco, as over 400 patrons made way through three of the area’s historic, beautiful parks to enjoy their afternoon in support of the local preservation group, Saturday, April 23. From fine reds to the sparkling champagnes, Wine Down in the Parks pours were generous, good times were […]

San Marco Merchants celebrate success of Inaugural Beer Fest

San Marco Merchants celebrate success of Inaugural Beer Fest

Lovers of all things San Marco, those that enjoy craft beer, and those seeking a great Saturday outing were in for a treat as patrons packed the San Marco Square to enjoy the inaugural San Marco Beer Fest.        The Spring weather was the charm as 20 local breweries brought their finest bubbles and craft […]

Catholic Charities back to its Black and White Ball

Catholic Charities back to its Black and White Ball

Catholic Charities gathered its top patrons and most fervent supporters to enjoy an evening at EverBank Field in its Gallagher Club, as the latest Black and White Ball took place Sat., March 26. As part of its annual fundraising efforts, the event helps to raise funds for programs that help raise families out of poverty, […]

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