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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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2017-2018 Florida Forum Series Welcomes Journalist Tom Brokaw

November 15th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw opened The Florida Forum Speaker Series, produced by The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital.

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty Hosting Illuminate the Night Program Nov. 30

November 14th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty is kicking off the holiday season with “Illuminate the Night,” a special event on Thursday, Nov. 30.

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North Beaches Art Walk

November 12th, 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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Southeastern Grocers Honors Veterans and U.S. Military through All for Honor Campaign

November 10th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Southeastern Grocers launches All for Honor campaign to recognize active military and veterans with 10 percent discount on qualifying grocery purchases this Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2017.

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Local Women’s Networking Groups to Host ‘She Started It’ Film Screening and Entrepreneur Panel

November 9th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Girl Scouts of Gateway Council is proud to announce She Started It, a film screening and multi-generational panel discussion on women and entrepreneurship.

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THE PLAYERS’ Chip in for Youth ticket program launches

November 8th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

THE PLAYERS Championship tournament officials announced that THE PLAYERS Chip in for Youth ticket program has launched.

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Girl Scouts of Gateway Council Turn Over Beaches Little House to City of Neptune Beach

November 6th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Girl Scouts of Gateway Council (GSGC) recently gave up operation of one of its properties – Beaches Little House, giving the property to the City of Neptune Beach so that the city can move forward on improvements in Jarboe Park.

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Abstract Paintings Featured at JIA Haskell Gallery

November 5th, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Jacksonville International Airport Arts Commission will fill the airport with abstract

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Mayor Appoints Kids Hope Alliance Interim Executive Director

November 4th, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Mayor Lenny Curry appointed City of Jacksonville Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Mike Weinstein as Interim Executive Director of the Kids Hope Alliance.

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