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Firehouse Subs Co-Founder Robin Sorensen Speaks at Quarterly Program

 

Firehouse Subs co-founder Robin Sorensen shared his experiences and insights for growing a business even in the midst of difficult economic times during the GrowJAX quarterly CEO Nexus Forum. 

“Companies should not underestimate the importance of the basics such as a strong work ethic and common sense,” Sorensen said.

JCCI Releases City Finance Implementation Task Force Report

JCCI Releases City Finance Implementation Task Force Report

 

This morning, Jacksonville Community Council Inc. (JCCI) released the results of two years of advocacy and implementation work following its groundbreaking study on Jacksonville’s city finances.  John Hirabayashi, chairman of the JCCI Board, welcomed 50 guests to the multipurpose room of the main library to be the first to hear the results from this committee.

First Coast News Wins 5 Emmys at the 35th Annual Suncoast Regional Awards

First Coast News Wins 5 Emmys at the 35th Annual Suncoast Regional Awards

 

The Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded First Coast News, WTLV NBC-12 and WJXX, ABC-25  five (5)  prestigious Emmy Awards at  the 35th Annual Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards. The Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences is a nonprofit Florida corporation dedicated to excellence in television.   The Emmy’s were awarded in the following categories:

Continuing Coverage:

“City of Denial” – Reporter, Jackie Barnard / Photographer, Justin Patterson

A series of stories about the City of Jacksonville’s handling of workman compensation claims.

Feature News Report - Light Series:

“Jax to Jax” – Reporter, Lewis Turner / Photographer, Justin Patterson

Yahoo! Takes A Look Back At The Top 10's of 2011

Yahoo! Takes A Look Back At The Top 10's of 2011

 

The year 2011 is coming to an end, and as 2012 approaches Yahoo! has analyzed the top searches and stories of the year. For the last 10 years Yahoo! has been compiling information to gage the most popular searches each year including viral fads, top news stories and other interesting and strange things that make news.the

The top search for 2011 on Yahoo! was not a person or juicy story, but an electronic technological marvel. The iPhone beat out the reality TV drama, a closely watched high profile defendant, and America's #1 most wanted terrorist.

Yahoo! Takes A Look Back At The Top 10's of 2011

Yahoo! Takes A Look Back At The Top 10's of 2011

 

The year 2011 is coming to an end, and as 2012 approaches Yahoo! has analyzed the top searches and stories of the year. For the last 10 years Yahoo! has been compiling information to gage the most popular searches each year including viral fads, top news stories and other interesting and strange things that make news.the

The top search for 2011 on Yahoo! was not a person or juicy story, but an electronic technological marvel. The iPhone beat out the reality TV drama, a closely watched high profile defendant, and America's #1 most wanted terrorist.

Nominations Requested for the Gift of Color Paint Makeover

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (November 30, 2011) – As the economy continues to sputter and unemployment rates stagnate, home improvement projects often get overlooked. Two Jacksonville companies are teaming up to brighten the new year for one lucky family, individual or nonprofit organization.

Here Comes Another Book Warehouse Sale

Here Comes Another Book Warehouse Sale

 

Volunteers for Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library are getting ready for another Book Warehouse Sale.

FJPL President Harry Reagan said the sale – Dec. 1-4 & 10 -- will be bigger than FJPL’s June and September sales.