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Train to Nowhere

// by Ron P. Whittington In the early 1900s, an experiment aimed at finding homes for thousands of homeless children in New York City came to Jacksonville. It was called the Orphan Train Movement and was the brainchild of Charles Loring Brace, a minister and early social worker best known as the representative of nineteenth-century […]

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Pawparazzi Gala

 // photos by Denise Williams On May 28, the Alhambra Theatre and Dining played host to First Coast No More Homeless Pets’ Pawparazzi Gala, an annual fundraiser. The event featured a champagne reception, dinner, a silent auction and a runway fashion show featuring clothes from local boutiques and adorable pets saved by the charity’s Angel Fund.   […]

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Shoe Cam: Mystery Trip Suitcase Party

// photos by Kerry Speckman The Mystery Trip Suitcase Party is an annual event benefiting people living with disabilities in Northeast Florida. The event is held at the Malone AirCharter airplane hangar at Craig Airfield. Those who attend enjoy dinner, music and a live and silent auction featuring exclusive entertainment, dining and travel prizes. The Tom Bush […]

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Boys & Girls Club Rock & Roll Bash

// photos by Amy Robertson Bozard Ford Lincoln hosted the 5th annual Rock & Roll Bash on May 23 to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of St. Augustine. The “1980s Spring Break” themed evening featured music by the Dirty Gringos,  a backroom poker tournament, silent and live auctions, food and drinks and a few […]

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Moon Over Matanzas

// photos by Denise Williams The Moon Over Matanzas Soiree was an evening of authentic Spanish food, wine, and live music on El Galeon, an authentic replica of a 16th century Spanish galleon, on May 3. Guests enjoyed the view of the full moon on the water while they dined and danced on the deck of […]

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Shoe Cam: THE PLAYERS Wives’ Luncheon

The second annual PLAYERS Championship’s wives invitation-only lunch and trunk show was hosted by Underwood jewelers and Dao Fournier on May 6. The event benefitted the PGA TOUR Wives Association, a non-profit organized to render support and provide assistance to needy children and their families through the means of charitable events. The Tom Bush MINI Shoe Cam […]

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Shoe Cam: Fancy Pants Party

// photos by Kerry Speckman The official afterparty of THE PLAYERS Championship, The Fancy Pants Party, took place on May 9 at The Lot at TPC Sawgrass. Catering by Jaxon Social, a full bar, music by Space Capone and a “best fancy pants” contest were the highlights of the evening. All proceeds went to First […]

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Shoe Cam: Bark After Dark

// by Brittany M. Wright On May 2, Clay Humane held its 13th annual Bark After Dark bachelor auction. The Vegas-themed event was hosted on the beautiful grounds of the Winterbourne Inn of Orange Park, overlooking the St. John’s River. Bark After Dark serves as a fundraiser for Clay Humane, a non-profit veterinary clinic and […]

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Laird: CPhace gallery opening

// photos by Erynn Dostaler Over 300 people attended the opening of CPhace, an exhibit of manipulated photography by Laird, which opened at the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach on April 24. Patrons viewed original work while enjoying the soulful sounds of musician Ajamu. Appetizers were provided by Ruth’s Chris Ponte Vedra Beach. 40% of […]

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