Daniel Davis

Candidates emphasize need for change at first mayoral debate

Candidates emphasize need for change at first mayoral debate

A desire for change was the common message shared by all the mayoral candidates at the Nov. 21 debate hosted by the Rotary Club of Jacksonville. Held at the Jacksonville Marriott Downtown, the event offered candidates an opportunity to share their perspectives on an array of issues, including education, crime, economic development and management of […]

JAX Chamber announces 2024 Chamber Chair

JAX Chamber announces 2024 Chamber Chair

The JAX Chamber Board of Directors announced last month that Bank of America Jacksonville President Mark K. Bennett will be the 2024 Chamber Chair. Currently, Bennett serves as the Treasurer on the Board of Directors and on the Executive Committee. “Jacksonville is seeing tremendous growth right now and we as a business community need to […]

Mayoral race heats up as Davis enters the fray

Mayoral race heats up as Davis enters the fray

With Jacksonville’s first mayoral election just five months out, some candidates have begun ramping up their campaigns while others are just getting started. On Sept. 8, Republican Daniel Davis formally kicked off his campaign with a Sept. 8 rally at Tom Nehl Trucking Company that was attended by both current Mayor Lenny Curry and former […]

JAX Chamber’s ImpactJAX launches NextUp JAX for young leaders

JAX Chamber’s young professional group, ImpactJAX has announced its rebranding as NextUp Jax. NextUp JAX is composed of three initiatives designed to activate different areas of professional development and encourage engagement among young leaders. AccessJAX is a 10-week experiential leadership curriculum that is taught from March through May. It will include behind-the-scenes tours, programming with […]

Local leaders launch project Opioid JAX

Local leaders launch project Opioid JAX

About 200 area Jacksonville health and business leaders recently gathered for the kickoff of Project Opioid JAX. While the COVID pandemic has pushed opioids off the front pages, the number of drug overdose deaths in Jacksonville continues to rise. Florida Blue CEO Pat Geraghty said the COVID epidemic has been a setback for the Opioid […]