VyStar Credit Union

Chamber Welcomes Hightower Class VIII

Chamber Welcomes Hightower Class VIII

Program Namesake Mike Hightower and several board members welcomed Class VIII of the JAX Chamber Hightower Emerging Leaders Fellowship in a March 25 ceremony on the 22nd floor of the VyStar Credit Union Tower. The Hightower Fellowship brings together a class of talented professionals with prominent and influential Jacksonville leaders. Fellows build relationships and learn […]

5K to Benefit Groundwork Jacksonville

5K to Benefit Groundwork Jacksonville

The 4th Annual VyStar Emerald 5K/10K presented by JTC Running and 1st Place Sports is headed to downtown’s riverfront on Sept. 30, 2023. The 5K and 10K Run/Walk begin at 7:30 a.m. and the 5K/10K ride follows at 9 a.m. JTC running covers all race costs so that 100% of proceeds benefit Groundwork Jacksonville, the […]

VyStar honors military during first cycle of grantmaking

VyStar honors military during first cycle of grantmaking

With a rich tradition of military commitment and its founding in 1952 as JAX Navy Federal Credit Union on the base of Naval Air Station Jacksonville, VyStar Credit Union has gone back to its roots to honor military traditions. During its first grant cycle for the newly formed VyStar Foundation, leadership announced a total of […]

Stewarding the urban core: The Emerald Trail dream becomes reality

Stewarding the urban core: The Emerald Trail dream becomes reality

Creating a trail encircling Jacksonville’s urban core and its surrounding historic neighborhoods is no longer just a pipe dream. Local nonprofit Groundwork Jacksonville has raised funds and work has begun on The Emerald Trail, a 30-mile urban trail that will engage, educate and inspire residents and visitors alike. The trail will highlight the geographic diversity […]

Downtown Vision announces 2022 #DTJax Awards winners

Downtown Vision announces 2022 #DTJax Awards winners

Downtown Vision, Inc. (DVI), Downtown Jacksonville’s nonprofit business improvement district (BID), has announced the eighth annual #DTJax Award Winners. The #DTJax Awards recognize community leaders, organizations, businesses and entrepreneurs that worked to create a vibrant and dynamic 24-hour, pedestrian friendly downtown in 2022. Award winners are not only excellent advocates for downtown but have also […]