Wolfson Children’s Hospital

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 […]

Famed NFL player, coach delivers for audience at Forum

Famed NFL player, coach delivers for audience at Forum

Over 1,200 supporters of the Women’s Board and fans of the Florida Forum attended the 2018-2019 Speaker Series season finale to hear from Pro Football Hall of Fame Member and Coach Tony Dungy. Around 350 attended the cocktail reception following Dungy’s talk about his championship years as a player for the Pittsburgh Steelers and as […]

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 […]

Baptist to reorient campus with new Wolfson critical care tower

Baptist to reorient campus with new Wolfson critical care tower

Southbank’s concrete jungle of parking lots and high-rise buildings will get a touch of green space this spring when Baptist Health begins construction on a new $187 million Critical Care Tower at Wolfson Children’s Hospital, which will include a spacious park-like entrance to its medical campus. The new seven-story building will include a five-floor critical […]