Women’s Board

Women’s Board readies to Flaunt the First Coast

Women’s Board readies to Flaunt the First Coast

It’s a big year for the Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital, one that holds special importance for many reasons, chief among them is 50 Years of service to community during its Golden Jubilee year. This year also happens to be a step in an entirely new direction, with the new branding of the Winter […]

Florida Forum celebrates 30th Season for Women’s Board

Florida Forum celebrates 30th Season for Women’s Board

Speaker’s relevance to Ukraine War, Russian corruption on display Conspiracy. Crime. Corruption. The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital kicked off the Florida Forum’s season with Bill Browder, Sept. 20, with stories that seem stranger than fiction. Mr. Browder entertained the crowd at the Jacksonville Performing Arts Center, his timely talks of corruption painted an […]

The Women’s Board turns 50

The Women’s Board turns 50

The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital is celebrating 50 years of philanthropy and fundraising this year. Michael Aubin, FACHE, Wolfson Children’s Hospital president and Baptist Health Foundation chief philanthropy officer, said the Women’s Board is an organization unlike anything he’d ever experienced prior to arriving at Wolfson. Throughout its 50 years, the board has […]

Yellowstone star lights up stage at Florida Forum

Yellowstone star lights up stage at Florida Forum

The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital welcomed the final speaker of the 2021/2022 series, Tim McGraw, to the stage Feb. 16 at the Times Union Center for the Performing Arts. McGraw stuck to his guns and made it to Jacksonville, just prior to kicking off his latest musical tour. After accepting the project of […]

Women’s Board welcomed Terry Bradshaw to Florida Forum

Women’s Board welcomed Terry Bradshaw to Florida Forum

Leadership of the Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital, Baptist Hospital’s top brass, sponsors and ticket holders welcomed Terry Bradshaw to town Jan. 20 for the Florida Forum’s second installment of the 2021-22 speaker series. The comedic, colorful and legendary NFL quarterback of the Pittsburg Steelers is also a broadcaster, actor, and father. Bradshaw has […]

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 […]

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,” […]

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