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Entries from November 2011

Sixty-Five Roses Golf Tournament Raises More Than $75,000 for Cystic Fibrosis Research

November 14th, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Despite the blustery weather, more than 80 golfers turned out for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) of North Florida’s 12th annual Sixty-Five Roses Golf Tournament at the Jacksonville Golf and Country Club on Nov. 5.

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St. Johns County Import Companies to Benefit From New Designation

November 10th, 2011 · Leave a Comment

There is good news for St. Johns County-based companies that import materials or goods from foreign countries. The county will be added to Northeast Florida’s Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ), first established in 1980. The FTZ, based at the Jacksonville Port Authority, is the first of Florida’s 20 FTZs to receive enhanced status to expand more quickly and easily under a new U.S. Department of Commerce program.

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Builders Care Performs Extreme Home Make-Over

November 9th, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Builders Care, the charitable arm of the Northeast Florida Builders Association (NEFBA), recently presented the keys to a completely restored, furnished and decorated home to Inez Green, 82, who lost everything when her North Jacksonville home of 50-plus years was severely damaged in a fire last May.

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JAX Chamber Hosts Military Appreciation Luncheon

November 8th, 2011 · Leave a Comment

More than 900 people attended the Military Appreciation Luncheon hosted by the JAX Chamber Monday at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront. A Chamber tradition, the annual luncheon brings the business community together to honor the brave men and women from all branches of the local military community, including active duty, reservists, veterans and their families.

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Amelia River Cruises Offers Unique Venues for Holiday Gatherings

November 7th, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Amelia River Cruises, Northeast Florida’s historic and wildlife sightseeing boat tour operator, is accepting reservations for private charters throughout the holiday season.

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Herschel Vinyard Presents at NAIOP of Northeast Florida’s Quarterly Luncheon

November 4th, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Herschel Vinyard presented a compelling narrative about his vision for the Department of Environmental Protection at today’s NAIOP of Northeast Florida luncheon at the Omni in downtown Jacksonville.

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ULI Emerging Trends Event Reveals Predictions for 2012 Real Estate Market

November 3rd, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Urban Land Institute (ULI) North Florida hosted its annual “Emerging Trends in Real Estate” program last night at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront. The event drew more than 100 attendees who had the chance to listen to national and local speakers discuss trends and forecasts for 2012, including featured guest speaker Dean Schwanke, executive director for the ULI Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate and senior vice president for ULI in Washington, D.C.

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THE PLAYERS Championship Giving Back Month Culminates with Red Coat Ride Out

November 2nd, 2011 · Leave a Comment

THE PLAYERS Championship completed a busy month of activities yesterday highlighting its support of more than 200 local charitable organizations. THE PLAYERS generated a record $5.9 million for area charities in 2011, and yesterday’s Red Coat Ride Out to Gilbert Middle School and Sanctuary on 8th Street highlights the support THE PLAYERS provides to educational and youth-related causes.

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GreenPointe Homes Completes Cedar Bay Community Park

November 1st, 2011 · Leave a Comment

GreenPointe Homes recently completed the Cedar Bay Community Park in the North Jacksonville neighborhood of Cedar Bay.

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