Community Spirit

Dog Found Shot at Convenience Store Ready for Adoption

Dog Found Shot at Convenience Store Ready for Adoption

They call me Bullet (A394165). Why? Have you heard my story? I was found at a convenient store fighting for my life because someone shot me in the chest.

6th Annual Hammerhead Ocean Marathon

6th Annual Hammerhead Ocean Marathon

Looking for a challenge?? Well, sign up for the 6th annual Hammerhead Ocean marathon!The swim marathon has two sepreate legs that are1.25 miles, and 2.5 miles respectively in OPEN WATER. It will be held on August 13, 2011 and begins promptly at 8:00 a.m. at the Jacksonville Beach Pier. Bring your swimming gear, and most importantly your endurance!!! For more information log on to www.hammerheadtriathlonclub.com. See you there! 

BBQ Masters Compete and Raise Money to Send At-Risk Kids to College

Thirty-seven amateur and professional teams of chefs “grilled it out” to see who would be crowned Jacksonville’s BBQ King or Queen, all while raising money to help local kids. More than 1,500 people came out to the 3rd Annual Backyard BBQ Championship presented by the Fidelity Companies , which raised an estimated $45,000 for Daniel’s Glyn Cook Memorial Scholarship.         

New Mayor - New Direction

New Mayor - New Direction

As an African-American male, this election has shown that Jacksonville has matured;
there is a change of mindset, a change toward psychological acceptance for a new vision.
A desire and need to seek another direction for the unification of a divided community.
Jacksonville has continued to grow into a community that is embracing its diversity and
understands that in order to grow into a progressive 21st century metropolis it is time
for a new course of thinking, a new path for leadership and providing an opportunity
for someone (Alvin Brown) with a new vision to lead our community.

I Love Music Foundation Holds Benefit Concert in Support of High School Music Programs

The I Love Music Foundation will host a benefit concert on June 4, 2011 at the Jacksonville Landing. The event will start at 3pm and run until 8pm. The Concert will feature 10 recording artist and special performances from 5 of our local high school bands. The concert is headlined by recording artist JONRA.  JONRA is currently on tour with American Idol winner Fantasia.

City Rescue Mission Seeks Community Support for Golf Tournament

City Rescue Mission (CRM) will host the third annual Champions Challenge Golf Tournament on Monday, August 29, 2011 at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach. The tournament raises money to fund programs and initiatives that help the homeless and needy in Northeast Florida get off the streets and back on their feet. City Rescue Mission does not receive any local, state or federal funding and is currently seeking supporting sponsors and tournament teams.

Undie Sunday Collection Party this Weekend at Jacksonville Landing!

Undie Sunday Collection Party this Weekend at Jacksonville Landing!

Businesses, faith groups, schools & other organizations will turn in the brand new underwear they collected during the drive to help children and families in need.