There is a yearning in the air for the folk of Jacksonville to get out and enjoy the local talent, artisan expertise and creative community that is currently blooming around town. I can feel it. Can you? There is so much positive growth currently bursting from the streets, and from what I can tell, people are loving […]
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On June 30 at 6 PM, the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens hosted “A Night of Americana” in its gardens. In lawn chairs and on blankets, patrons snacked on picnic eats and chatted while the melodies of three folksy Jacksonville bands filled the air: Jacksonville Old Time Jam, Four Families and Canary in the […]
On June 30, community 450th volunteer Joanelle Mulrain hosted the Laudonniere Luncheon, a celebration of the sesquiquadricentennial (450th, if that’s too much) anniversary of French history in Florida. Specifically, 2014 is the 450th anniversary of Fort Caroline, the first colony in what we now know as America—61 years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth. The […]
//photos by Kerry Speckman The Jax Mag Shoe Cam stopped by the 2nd Annual Leon Washington Foundation Casino Night on June 27 at PRI Productions. The event was an opportunity to play some casino games next to current and former NFL players including Dexter McCluster, Tony Carter, Charles James and many more. A silent auction, […]
On June 19, the entire local staff of Dignity U Wear was on hand for a networking event at the Lower East Club at EverBank Field. The Jaguars Foundation, Brumos and Wells Fargo sponsored the event which featured passed hors d’oeuvres of short rib satay, ginger chicken satay, mini chicken and meatloaf sliders and veggie […]
An Evening in Wine Country was held on Friday, June 20, at the Adam Hebert University Center. The event featured a fabulous selection of wines from California, Florida, New York, Oregon and Washington paired with heavy hors d’oeuvres and an array of tantalizing fruits, cheeses and desserts. Attendees grooved to the sounds of live smooth jazz […]
On June 19, nurses became superstars walking the red carpet and posing for paparazzi at their very own awards show, the Baptist Nurses Appreciation Dinner and Awards. The University Center at UNF became the stage for the evening, which honored an outstanding nurse from each hospital in the Baptist Health system.
//photos by Kerry Speckman The 17th annual Jacksonville’s Finest was held Saturday, June 21 at Deerwood Country Club, and the Shoe Cam turned up to catch the evening’s finest footwear. The event honors young business professionals who make a difference in their workplace and in their communities. Dinner, dancing and a silent auction accompanied the […]
Jax Mag’s annual Top Docs Party, a chance for some of the city’s best physicians featured in our June issue to meet, was held this year at Moxie Kitchen + Cocktails on June 12. Featured was a menu of sliders, chicken bites, deviled eggs, hummus, pimento cheese, wine and beer.
The United Way of Northeast Florida held its Annual Meeting and Campaign Celebration Luncheon on June 12. More than 650 people attended the luncheon, held at the Prime Osborn Convention Center. A picnic-style lunch of fruit, macaroni and cheese, green beans, hamburger and BBQ sandwich sliders and apple pie was served as the “Good in […]