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Wiffle golf tournament challenges even best golfer

Wiffle golf tournament challenges even best golfer

To ensure all residents have access to justice, the law office of Pajcic & Pajcic held its annual fundraiser to support Jacksonville Area Legal Aid (JALA), which offers civil legal support to those who cannot afford an attorney for matters ranging from fair housing to employment and much more.  Challenging even the best duffer, the […]

‘Heroes Among Us’ come from community

‘Heroes Among Us’ come from community

Jewish Family & Community Services (JFCS) annual fundraiser, Heroes Among Us – Transforming Tomorrows, was held April 4 at the Prime Osborn Convention Center, co-chaired by Sheryl and Todd Johnson. Since 1917, JFCS has been a strong voice for people in need in the community, providing the highest quality of care through services that aid […]

Heart ball celebrates mission, donors, volunteers and saved lives

Heart ball celebrates mission, donors, volunteers and saved lives

Generous donors opened their hearts and their pocketbooks to raise a whopping $1,063,000 during the 2019 First Coast Heart Ball at the Sawgrass Marriott April 13. The record-setting amount was the most ever raised by the American Heart Association gala, said Lisa Craig, communications director. The glamourous event was chaired by Russ and Claudia Thomas, […]

Leadership Jacksonville honors three in community

Leadership Jacksonville honors three in community

Leadership Jacksonville held its 24th Annual Celebration of Leadership April 16 at the Jessie Ball duPont Center to honor three leaders in the community. Alberta Hipps, LJ Class of 1993; David Miller, LJ Class of 2008, and Darnell Smith, LJ Class of 2000 were celebrated for their contributions to the nonprofit and the community at […]

Annual road race supports life-saving equipment for Wolfson Children’s Hospital

Annual road race supports life-saving equipment for Wolfson Children’s Hospital

More than 2,000 runners took part in the 10th Annual Wolfson Children’s Challenge, a road race event Jan. 26 that raised money for the only children’s hospital in Jacksonville. Funds collected from the event support an endowment established in 2013 to provide the hospital with life-saving trauma equipment and technology. The event, which took place […]