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In Memoriam: Ellen Josephine McGehee Cavert

In Memoriam: Ellen Josephine McGehee Cavert

Celebrating the life of wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and philanthropist June 30, 1920 – August 4, 2021 Sometimes one life has a long-lasting reach into the lives of future generations. This is true of the life and legacy of Ellen Josephine McGehee Cavert, 101, who passed away on Aug. 4, 2021. Her volunteer leadership […]

Paralympic athlete with local ties defies odds

Paralympic athlete with local ties defies odds

Kyle Coon, who grew up in Ortega Forest, represented the United States in the recent Tokyo 2020 Games, completing the Para Triathlon. Alongside his guide, Andy Potts, Coon swam .47 miles, biked 12.4 miles, and ran 3.1 miles. “My first @paralympics were certainly an experience. The result wasn’t indicative of my capabilities but we learned […]

Wolfson Children’s ER and Porter Family Trauma Center earn Emergency Nurses Association Award

Wolfson Children’s ER and Porter Family Trauma Center earn Emergency Nurses Association Award

Minutes matter when a child’s life is on the line. The care provided immediately following a serious injury or onset of illness can mean the difference between a lifetime of health or a catastrophic outcome. To recognize the world-class, life-saving care provided at Wolfson Children’s Hospital of Jacksonville, the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) selected the […]

Baptist Medical Center celebrates opening of Chartrand Frisch Family Birth & Newborn Center

Baptist Medical Center celebrates opening of Chartrand Frisch Family Birth & Newborn Center

On April 12, leaders of Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville and Wolfson Children’s Hospital, along with donors Mark and Meredith (Chartrand) Frisch and their families, celebrated the dedication of the Chartrand Frisch Family Birth & Newborn Center. This project marks the completion of a $16 million renovation to the Baptist Jacksonville Maternal Evaluation, Delivery, Maternal Newborn, and High-Risk Units. […]

Wolfson Children’s Hospital photo earns spot in national exhibit

Wolfson Children’s Hospital photo earns spot in national exhibit

A photograph that tugged at the heartstrings of people throughout the Jacksonville area is now part of a national photo series highlighting the resilience of children’s hospitals and patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) photo exhibit, entitled “Stronger Together: Children’s Hospitals During COVID-19,” showcases how children’s hospitals adapted during the […]

Virtual Wolfson Children’s Challenge raises $96,000

Virtual Wolfson Children’s Challenge raises $96,000

Almost 400 children and families from across 15 states participated in the 12th annual Wolfson Children’s Challenge: Virtual Edition. The participants logged 1,532.83 kilometers of physical activity on the Wolfson55 app in January. Together, participants and supporters raised more than $96,000 to help fund the purchase of life-saving trauma equipment and technology for our most […]

Longtime plans come together as final beam rises to rest atop new critical care tower

Longtime plans come together as final beam rises to rest atop new critical care tower

Leaders with Baptist Health, Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville and Wolfson Children’s Hospital celebrated a major construction milestone for the new Baptist Jacksonville Entry Building/Wolfson Children’s Critical Care Tower with a “Topping Out” Ceremony Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. During the Topping Out Ceremony, construction crew members ceremoniously raised the final structural beam to the top of […]

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 […]

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