Movers & Shakers

Pediatric physician pens book, shares principles for success

Pediatric physician pens book, shares principles for success

When Dr. Gary Josephson agreed to speak at his undergraduate alma mater’s commencement ceremony, he never imagined writing his speech would lead to writing a book. Humbled but surprised by the invite, Josephson recalled asking why he’d been selected. Among other things, the university cited his “caring for children regardless of their financial capabilities, regardless […]

Jacksonville Area Golf Association launches Friends of JAGA fundraising

Jacksonville Area Golf Association launches Friends of JAGA fundraising

The Jacksonville Area Golf Association (JAGA) has introduced its first-ever fundraising initiative, called the Friends of JAGA. Funds raised will meet the association’s administrative costs, enhance its programs and allow the organization to grow, as well as help fund JAGA’s scholarship program, according to JAGA President Jeff Adams. “Since its founding in 1954, JAGA has […]

Community Foundation’s Mental Health Partnership invests in local agencies

The Partnership: For Mental Health, an initiative of the Delores Barr Weaver Legacy Fund at The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida and Baptist Health, has invested $2.4 million during the past three years to improve access and strengthen the region’s mental and behavioral health care systems. It has awarded 60 grant ranging from $1,200 to […]

Dorion Exhibit coming to St. John’s Cathedral

Dorion Exhibit coming to St. John’s Cathedral

On Easter Sunday, April 17 a Dottie Dorion art exhibit will open downtown in Taliaferro Hall gallery at St. John’s Cathedral, 256 E. Church Street. Admission is free and open to the public. Dorion, a long-time member of the church, will show works she’s done using acrylics and oils on canvas, some framed and some […]

Bolles graduate Schiavone leads the Irish into spring season

Bolles graduate Schiavone leads the Irish into spring season

Chloe Schiavone, a 2020 Bolles graduate and sophomore at the University of Notre Dame, earned a 54-hole total of 6-under 210 in three consecutive rounds of 70 in the Westbrook Invitational hosted by the University of Wisconsin at the Westbrook Village Golf Club in Peoria, Ariz., Feb. 25-28. It is the first top-five individual finish […]

San Jose Episcopal Day School Announces New Head of School

San Jose Episcopal Day School Announces New Head of School

San Jose Episcopal Day School announced Sloane Castleman as the new Head of School starting June 1, 2022. Dr. Castleman earned her BA from Colgate University, a Masters in Teaching & Learning from Rutgers University, as well as her Reading Specialist and Supervisor Certificates. In 2014, Dr. Castleman earned her Doctorate in Teacher Leadership from […]

Scenic Jacksonville welcomes new members to its Board of Directors and Advisory Board

Scenic Jacksonville welcomes new members to its Board of Directors and Advisory Board

Scenic Jacksonville welcomed four new Board members and two Advisory Board members at the organization’s annual meeting on January 26, 2022. “We are thrilled that such talented community leaders are joining the leadership team at Scenic Jacksonville to help us in our mission of preserving, protecting and enhancing the scenic character of our city,” said […]

Amateurs prevail over PGA professionals

Amateurs prevail over PGA professionals

The 31st Underwood Cup resulted in the amateurs prevailing 14 ½ to 9 ½ over their professional counterparts. The amateurs clinched the Cup when Mark Spencer made a 4-foot par putt on No. 18 to halve with Bob Wallace. It was the amateurs’ 11th win in the last 12 Underwood Cups and 16th in the […]

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