Guests, Stories ‘TRANSFORM’ Downtown Event into Sulzbacher Awareness

Guests, Stories ‘TRANSFORM’ Downtown Event into Sulzbacher Awareness

Many area business leaders and local residents were on-hand for the annual Transformations event, celebrating the Sulzbacher Center for the Homeless.  Guests heard stories from local homeless families and individuals and were inspired to help the center lift up the local homeless. Held at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville riverfront, the event included a reception, an […]

Toast fit for furry companions

Toast fit  for furry  companions

  Many new strides were celebrated at the 14th Annual “Toast to the Animals” event, held August 24 at the Omni Hotel in downtown Jacksonville. Patrons from across the First Coast were on hand to support the financial initiatives and goals for the organization. New leadership, the addition of new board members and excellent programming […]

JCCI Stewards host Khan

JCCI – the Jacksonville Community Council Inc., welcomed guest speaker Shahid Khan to the Summer Stewards reception on Thursday, August 9 at the Florida Yacht Club.  JCCI’s Stewards gather for cocktail receptions twice a year, for thought-provoking, high-level discussions and presentations by distinguished guest speakers, and this event was no different.  Khan shared his vision […]

Night for Heroes raises big dollars for TraumaOne

  More than 500 guests attended A Night for Heroes 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront earlier this year. Thanks to sponsors, ticket sales, donations and a silent auction, the fifth annual black-tie fundraising gala raised more than $83,000 for TraumaOne at Shands Jacksonville, the region’s only adult and pediatric Level I trauma center. […]

The Women’s Center celebrates milestonesThe Women’s Center celebrates milestones

Patrons and proud supporters of the Women’s Center of Jacksonville celebrated 17 years of improving the lives of women. The evening was dedicated to the organization and also to the 92nd anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, giving women the right to vote. The Women’s Center is the only community-based […]

Shircliff Society reaches new heights

The newly formed Shircliff Society, a young professionals arm of the St. Vincent’s Foundation, met for cocktails and connections last month at Aloft Hotel on Jacksonville’s Southside. The event included networking sessions, drinks and appetizers. The society meets monthly and is named after longtime resident and St. Vincent’s supporter, Robert “Bob” T. Shircliff. The 50+ […]

Art & Winefest a successful pairing

  The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 177, hosted a fundraiser last month for Wolfson Children’s Hospital. The event, Art & Winefest 2012, was held at the Hyatt Regency Riverfront Ballroom in late-July. Culinary representatives from many local restaurants were on hand to share their creations. Guests sampled wines from around the world and […]

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.