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Save the Date: Annual Painting of the PawPrints Planned for July 29

July 20th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Mark your calendars. The JAX Chamber’s Downtown Council has announced the return of the annual Painting of the PawPrints. Scheduled for July 29 at 7:30 a.m., the event brings hundreds of people of all ages together who are excited to kick off football season. [Read more →]

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The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital Announces 2017-2018 Florida Forum Line-Up

July 19th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

The Florida Forum Speaker Series, produced by The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital, raises funds with the goal of providing the best, most technologically advanced health care for children. Since 1992, the Florida Forum has been honored to host renowned speakers from around the world offering profound insights and fascinating discussion on a broad range of issues. The series is presented by long-time partners Wells Fargo, Florida Blue and Landstar, avid and valued supporters of The Women’s Board and its mission to raise funds and awareness for Wolfson Children’s Hospital. These presentations will take place at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts. [Read more →]

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TrailMark Welcomes MasterCraft Builder Group

July 18th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

GreenPointe Communities is proud to welcome MasterCraft Builder Group to its family of award-winning home builders in TrailMark. MasterCraft will soon break ground on a new model home, which is anticipated to open in late 2017. [Read more →]

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ULI North Florida Summer Social at Surfer the Bar

July 17th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

ULI North Florida is hosting an opportunity to network and socialize with real estate professionals on Wednesday, July 26. [Read more →]

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North Beaches Art Walk

July 16th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

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The North Beaches Art Walk is a free event held on the third Thursday of each month from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Atlantic Beach and Neptune Beach Town Centers.

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Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville Showcases Public Art

July 15th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville offers an interactive map of local public art on its website, www.culturalcouncil.org. On the map, there are more than 160 pieces of public art located in Jacksonville, including murals, mosaics and sculptures. [Read more →]

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June Another Hot Month for Northeast Florida Real Estate Sales

July 14th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

2,708 homes sold with median sales price increasing to $215,000. Low inventory trend continues.

June real estate market results are now posted by the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors on NEFAR.com. Except where otherwise indicated, statistics reflect combined results for single-family residential and condominium properties.

Northeast Florida experienced another hot market for real estate sales in June, with 2,708 homes changing hands. This number was up slightly from 2,693 sales in May, but down 6.7 percent from 2,902 sales a year ago. [Read more →]

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‘State of Girls’ Report Details Problematic Trends in Girls’ Lives

July 13th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

A community discussion about the report will address statewide findings and what we can do locally to support girls’ well-being.

Girl Scouts of Gateway Council on Tuesday, July 18, will share findings from “The State of Girls 2017: Emerging Truths and Troubling Trends” report at a panel discussion featuring women community leaders.

The report is a collection of data exploring the overall well-being of girls in the United States. Compiled and released by Girl Scouts of the USA’s Girl Scout Research Institute, this third edition of “The State of Girls” found that, regardless of an increase in high school graduation rates, economic conditions affecting girls in the United States have not fully recovered from the Great Recession. These conditions are leading to increased emotional and physical distress among girls, with obesity, marijuana use, and low self-esteem on the rise.

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Hundreds Apply for Amazon Jobs; More Job Fairs Coming Up

July 12th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

As reported by the Florida Times-Union, Amazon held the first of its job fairs this week to fill the hundreds of positions at its North Jacksonville fulfillment center. [Read more →]

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty Announces 18th Annual Backpack Challenge

July 11th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty’s 18th Annual Backpack Challenge is underway.

The Northeast Florida real estate firm is collecting backpacks and school supplies for local children at all area Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty offices through July 31, 2017. [Read more →]

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