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National Philanthropy Day Winners

National Philanthropy Day Winners

San Jose resident continues family legacy of military service

San Jose resident continues family legacy of military service

San Jose resident and Bolles history teacher Joe W. Tepas followed in his father’s military footsteps. His father, the late Dr. Joseph John Tepas III, was a retired captain and member of the U.S. Navy Medical Corps providing pediatric surgical support to NAS Jacksonville for many years. For the broader Jacksonville community, Tepas was instrumental […]

Jacksonville mourns passing of a leader, pillar of medical community

Jacksonville mourns passing of a leader, pillar of medical community

Dr. Leon Haley Jr., CEO of UF Health was a fierce leader, a scholar, and a gentleman. Haley passed away suddenly in a personal watercraft accident Saturday, July 24, in South Florida. Haley was wearing a lifejacket, but according to eyewitness accounts, he lost control of the Yamaha WaveRunner he was riding and it somehow […]

Night for Heroes celebrates TraumaOne’s service to community

Night for Heroes celebrates TraumaOne’s service to community

Black ties and beautiful gowns were on full display to honor and support the men and women behind the familiar blue and red TraumaOne logo during the 13th Annual a Night for Heroes gala and wine tasting Jan 25 at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront. The gala coincided with the anniversary of UF Health Jacksonville’s […]

Wolfson lights Weaver Tower gold for childhood cancer awareness

Wolfson lights Weaver Tower gold for childhood cancer awareness

September was National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and to bring awareness to  Jacksonville’s “Home Team” of pediatric cancer specialists, the folks at Wolfson Children’s Hospital and Nemours Children’s Specialty Care celebrated by illuminating the Weaver Tower at Wolfson Children’s Hospital in gold flood lights for a week in early September. Mayor Lenny Curry kicked off […]

UF Health, TraumaOne celebrate heroic efforts

UF Health, TraumaOne celebrate heroic efforts

A Night for Heroes, the annual black-tie gala honoring men and women of our community who care for trauma victims, was celebrated Feb. 24. Every day, a team is ready to deploy helicopters and trauma teams on a moment’s notice to help victims of accidents and other tragic events in the region. This special team […]