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

Celebrity chefs step up to support Salvation Army

Celebrity chefs step up to support Salvation Army

The Celebrity Chefs Tasting Luncheon and Silent Auction brought out the best in city leaders, as many familiar faces from news agencies, private enterprise and city government gave their time for the cause. The annual fundraiser for the Women’s Auxiliary, contributions help to create lasting and positive changes in the lives of those in need on Florida’s First Coast.
Over the past 25 years, this event has raised more than $1.4 million dollars, making it the largest fundraiser for the Salvation Army of Northeast Florida.

ECS honors local philanthropists

Local Residents Russell and Joannie Newton received high marks for their support of Episcopal Children’s Services (ECS), one of Florida’s largest nonprofit early education organizations- providing services to more than 27,000 young children in Northeast Florida.
Each year, ECS recognizes those working tirelessly on behalf of the children in Northeast Florida. The Children’s Champion Award Luncheon was created by the Episcopal Children’s Services Foundation in 2005 and since has honored Mayor John Peyton, Delores Barr Weaver, Ed Burr, Pamela Y. Paul, the Jessie Ball DuPont Fund to name a few. The luncheon was held Feb. 21 at the Hyatt downtown.