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NFL MVP Jerry Rice closes out Florida Forum

NFL MVP Jerry Rice closes out Florida Forum

Crowds gathered to hear Hall-of-Fame wide receiver and three-time Super Bowl champion Jerry Rice relay tales from his storied career Feb. 25, as the final speaker in this year’s Florida Forum speaker series, sponsored by the Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital. Funds raised through the forum go to help build and equip an improved […]

Crowd gathers to hear Pulitzer winner discuss history

Crowd gathers to hear Pulitzer winner discuss history

Hundreds gathered to hear Jon Meacham speak during the Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital’s Florida Forum 2019-2020 speaker series Jan. 22.  Meacham is a presidential historian and public intellectual who gave the eulogies for both President George H. W. Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush. His books include “Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power,” […]

Turnout high for Paris in Full Bloom

Turnout high for Paris in Full Bloom

Nearly 1,000 people supported The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital black-tie opening night party gala, “Paris in Full Bloom,” at the Prime Osbourne Center Dec. 6-8. The three-day event included a French flower market, and a full shopping experience with jewelry, collectibles, furniture and art. Jim, Phoebe, and Andrew Howard, owners of Mrs. Howard, […]

Annual Artscapade helps pediatric heart patients

Annual Artscapade helps pediatric heart patients

The Glass Factory on Myrtle Ave. pulsated with life the evening of Oct. 25, as supporters gathered for Patrons of the Hearts’ 15 annual Artscapade, an event to help raise money for pediatric heart patients.  Splashes of colorful art throughout the venue engaged the eyes of the attendees, while they  listened to live music, shared […]

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 […]

The Way We Were: Bill and Julie Mason

The Way We Were: Bill and Julie Mason

Juliette “Julie” Baldwin Mason is a seventh-generation native Floridian from a pioneering American family whose ancestors arrived at Plymouth Colony in 1621 on the Fortune, which landed two weeks following the Mayflower. Members of her family fought in the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, as well as World War I and II.   One of three […]

Women’s Board launches plans for 47th Art & Antiques Show

Women’s Board launches plans for 47th Art & Antiques Show

The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital held a kickoff party at the Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center May 22 for the 47th Art & Antique Show.  Women’s Board President Katherine Forrester thanked Robin Albaneze and Robin Love, co-chairs for the upcoming show, called “Paris in Full Bloom,” and scheduled for Dec. 6-8, 2019. She […]

Wolfson groundbreaking a fitting send-off for Greene

Wolfson groundbreaking a fitting send-off for Greene

In a fitting last hurrah for Baptist Health CEO and President Hugh Greene as he faces retirement, Baptist Health board members, executives, elected officials and community members came together May 14 to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new seven-story building that will serve as Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville’s main entrance as well as a new […]

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