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LGBT Community Awards

// photos by Courtnee James City Xtra Magazine held its Community Awards Show 2015 on April 4 at WJCT Studios. The event celebrates and acknowledges those doing work with and in the local LGBT Community. The black-tie affair featured a cocktail hour and awards presentation with Chevara Orrin and Richard A. Ceriello as hosts. A silent auction benefited the […]

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Murray Bros. Caddyshack Charity Golf Tournament

The Murray Bros. Caddyshack Charity Golf Tournament was held Friday, March 27, bringing together more than 400 golfers to raise funds to benefit the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation. The tournament, in its 15th year, is recognized as one of the premier charitable tournaments in the Southeast. The Murray Brothers, including Bill, Andy, Brian-Doyle, Joel and Ed […]

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29th Annual Celebrity Chefs Tasting Luncheon

At the 29th annual Salvation Army Celebrity Chefs Tasting Luncheon and Silent Auction on March 19 at the Prime Osborn Convention Center, twelve “celebrity chefs” including Jax Suns owner Peter Bragan, Action News anchor Tenikka Hughes and First Coast News anchor and reporter Lewis Turner served tastes of their favorite recipes. The menu featured gorgonzola […]

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Jay Fund Wine Tasting Gala

// photos by Nicole Piper The 2015 Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Wine Tasting Gala took place on March 20 from 6:30-9:30 PM at the Wells Fargo Center in Downtown Jacksonville. Patrons sampled cuisine from the area’s top restaurants, sipped world-class wines and bid on auction items including sports memorabilia, rare wine and exciting trips. In the first ten years […]

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Whale of a Sale

On February 27 hundreds of people filled the Greater Jacksonville Fair and Expo Center for the Junior League’s 24th annual Whale of a Sale Preview Party. The theme was “Knot Your Average Whale” and featured nautical decor. Catering was provided by Akels and Joseph’s Pizza, among others. A cake baked by Winn Dixie was decorated […]

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Noche de Gala

// photos by Nicole Piper Noche de Gala is the celebration of the 496th birthday of Don Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, the founder of the City of St. Augustine, on February 28 in the Lightner Museum ballroom. The black-tie masked ball, Noche de Gala, featured a cocktail reception and a four-course dinner. A full troupe of 16th-century revelers […]

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Shoe Cam: Casino Royale

On Saturday, February 28, Brooks Rehabilitation held Brooks Casino Royale, a fundraiser for its Adaptive Sports and Recreation Program. The evening featured cocktails, a photo booth, live music from The Band Be Easy, multiple dining stations and of course, casino tables for guests to try their luck. Jacksonville Jaguars and ROAR Cheerleaders made appearances and […]

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3Squares

On February 26, fifty of Jacksonville’s best restaurants, including Biscottis, Restaurant Medure and Taverna, took part in 3Squares, held in the Prime Osborn Convention Center’s grand lobby. The event was a fundraiser for Feeding Northeast Florida, a nonprofit agency that provides food to more than 150 food pantries in 17 area counties, and featured live music by Firewater […]

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Rethreaded Mukti Ball

// photos by Erynn Dostaler Rethreaded hosted its 4th Annual Mukti Ball on Saturday, February 14th, 2015 at 220 Riverside Avenue. The annual fundraising event gives the local community an opportunity to learn about the various ways they can make a difference in the sex trade and human trafficking right here in Jacksonville. Celebrity Poetry Readings by Delores […]

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