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Downtown’s biggest, best indoor picnic draws crowds

Downtown’s biggest, best indoor picnic draws crowds

For the sixth year, the Florida Theatre’s Blues, Brews and BBQ indoor picnic and summer fundraiser, held Aug. 23, did not disappoint as nearly 500 theater lovers raised a record $40,000-plus in support of one of three remaining Florida theaters built in the 1920s. Guests enjoyed wings, pulled pork, smoked brisket and more from ABBQ, […]

Caring physicians honored as We Care celebrates 25 years

Caring physicians honored as We Care celebrates 25 years

It’s been 25 years since professionals from the Duval County Medical Society first formed the We Care Jacksonville network of volunteer doctors and nurses to donate care to uninsured patients, and the nonprofit celebrated its silver anniversary by awarding five of its own with Caring Awards at its annual gala Aug. 25 at the Marriott […]

A tremendous show of support, promise to children

A tremendous show of support, promise to children

The 6th annual An Evening of Promise was presented by THE PLAYERS and took place at their favorite venue – the TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse –  in Ponte Vedra Beach. The evening was full of amazing music, cocktails and fabulous cuisine, all in support of children being served by the physicians and team of nurses at […]

Splash of color brightens Angelwood Gala

Splash of color brightens Angelwood Gala

It was all black, white with a splash of color during Angelwood’s 26th Annual Gala at Sawgrass Marriott Aug. 18. As most guests wore basic black or basic white, a splash of color could be seen in the decorative streamers hanging from the ceiling, the ballroom walls and other artistic touches throughout the venue to […]

Dedications honor donors, volunteers, longtime partners

Dedications honor donors, volunteers, longtime partners

A Summer Giving Celebration hosted by the Jacksonville Speech & Hearing Center at its offices July 25 honored its generous donors and members of the 1010 Society (named after 1010 N. Davis St. where the offices are located). Also at the event, President/CEO Michael Howland dedicated the Audiology Suite to the Joseph & Gertrude LaRose […]

Jewish community throws ‘big bash’ for Israel’s 70th birthday

Jewish community throws ‘big bash’ for Israel’s 70th birthday

Two months after Israel celebrated the 70th anniversary of its founding as a state on May 14, 1948, Jacksonville’s Jewish community threw a “Big Birthday Bash for Israel” on July 14. The event, held at Congregation Ahavath Chesed, The Temple in San Jose, included a traditional Middle Eastern bazaar, an Israeli-inspired dinner catered by the […]

Lightning strikes at Taste of Golf event

Lightning strikes at  Taste of Golf event

Although a lightning strike on the clubhouse at TPC Sawgrass darkened the venue for an hour, it did not dampen the spirits of 600 guests who came to enjoy offerings by some of Northeast Florida’s finest chefs June 28 during the 13th Annual Taste of Golf to benefit The First Tee of Northeast Florida. Lack […]

Celebrating 30 years with a Caribbean spirit

Celebrating 30 years with  a Caribbean spirit

Thatched huts, tiki bars, and a St. Lucia Steel Drum Performance marked Caribbean Nights McGala 2018, a celebration of Ronald McDonald House’s 30th anniversary serving families with sick children wishing to take advantage of Jacksonville’s medical community. More than 500 guests gathered in the ballroom at Sawgrass Marriott Resort May 19, raising $300,000 to support […]

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