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Monique Burr Foundation for Children Welcomes Namesake’s Son as Newest Board Member

November 16th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Two decades after his mother’s tragic death led to the creation of the Monique Burr Foundation for Children’s (MBF) Foundation in her name, Austin Burr is carrying on her legacy by joining the Board of Directors. Austin will attend his first board meeting Tuesday, Nov. 14 at MBF’s Jacksonville headquarters, 7807 Baymeadows Road E. Suite 202. A Senior Audit Associate and Certified Public Accountant at KPMG in Jacksonville, Austin will join his father, MBF founder Edward E. Burr, on the board. Ed Burr established the Monique Burr Foundation in 1997, on the one-year anniversary of his wife’s death. By then, Austin was 6 and his brother Garrison was 3. Monique Burr had been revered as a compassionate children's advocate and the founder of a nationally recognized nursing and day-care program for sick and disabled kids, the PALS Center.

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Monique Burr Foundation Launches #KindVibes Initiative, Website for National Bullying Prevention Month

October 29th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Parents, teachers and students now have a one-stop online resource to use during National Bullying Prevention Month, thanks to a new website and initiative launched this week by the Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc. The #KindVibes website, KindVibes.org, and campaign encourages students, parents, and teachers to learn how to recognize bullying and deal with it in positive, constructive ways. Students are encouraged to counter bullying by doing acts of kindness throughout October. They can then share their activities by using the hashtag on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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MBF Champions for Child Safety Pro Am Golf Tournament Raises $178,000 for The Monique Burr Foundation

October 10th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

More than $178,000 was raised at the recent MBF Champions for Child Safety Pro Am Golf Tournament presented by Lennar at The Palencia Club.

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Monique Burr Foundation for Children Announces MBF Champions for Child Safety Pro Am Golf Tournament

September 14th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

The Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc.’s (MBF) is proud to announce the 20th annual MBF Champions for Child Safety Pro Am Golf Tournament.

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A Night at Roy’s Raises $55,000 for the Monique Burr Foundation for Children

May 24th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

The Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc.’s (MBF) annual signature fundraising event. “A Night at Roy’s, raised $55,000 for the Foundation.

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The Monique Burr Foundation for Children Announces “A Night at Roy’s”

May 6th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

The Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc. (MBF) will host “A Night at Roy’s” in celebration of its milestone 20th anniversary.

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The Monique Burr Foundation for Children Announces A Night at Roy’s Special Guests

April 26th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

The Monique Burr Foundation for Children to celebrate the Foundation’s 20th Anniversary at its May 16 Fundraiser.

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Paul Woods Appointed to Monique Burr Foundation As Development Director

January 11th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

The Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc. welcomes Paul Woods as its new development director.

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Monique Burr Foundation Receives a 2016 Innovator in Education Award

May 13th, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Congratulations to the Monique Burr Foundation for Children for its 2016 Innovators in Education Award. The Foundation received the award  recently at a luncheon co-sponsored by Jacksonville University and the Jacksonville Business Journal.

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Monique Burr Foundation receives $20,000 at Sapphire Awards

April 22nd, 2016 · Leave a Comment

The Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc. received $20,000 as a runner up in the program category from Florida Blue at the 2016 Sapphire Awards! Ed Burr, founder and Chairman, Monique Burr Foundation, accepted the award at the Orlando event.

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