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Entries from November 2013

A Relocation Expert’s What-To-Do-in-Jacksonville Guide

November 14th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

From the gorgeous, year-round weather and sandy beaches to the vibrant downtown and world-class museums, there’s a lot to love about living in Jacksonville.

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HabiJax Announces New Members and Officers for 2013-2014 Board of Directors

November 14th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Habitat for Humanity of Jacksonville (HabiJax) has named four new members to its Board of Directors. The board currently has 26 members who are tasked with promoting the mission and vision of HabiJax – to build and renovate high-quality affordable housing and advocate of behalf of those in need and to serve as a partner and catalyst to create safe and sustainable communities. They also act in a governance role for the organization.

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Leadership Jacksonville Accepting Nominations for Leadership Jacksonville Class of 2015

November 13th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

[logo-leadership-jacksonville] Leadership Jacksonville, an organization that develops youth and adult leaders in Northeast Florida, is accepting nominations for the adult Leadership Jacksonville Class of 2015.

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Then and Now – The Transformation of The John Gorrie a condominium

November 12th, 2013 · 1 Comment

It wasn’t long ago – less than two decades, in fact – that hundreds of students were receiving an education at John Gorrie Junior High School in the Riverside neighborhood. Named after famous Floridian Dr. John Gorrie, the inventor of air conditioning and the first ice machine, the John Gorrie school opened its doors in 1923 and permanently closed them to students in 1997.

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Plan to Attend the Northeast Florida Builders Association 007 Casino Royale Gala

November 11th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

The Northeast Florida Builders Association (NEFBA) will host a night of high rolling excitement when it presents the 007 Casino Royale Gala on Friday, Nov. 15, at Riverplace Tower. The annual gala will take place from 6:30 to 11 p.m.

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What’s Happening in Northeast Florida

November 8th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

As the chill of autumn arrives, thoughts naturally turn to dipping battered foods into hot oil ­­– and then perhaps walking or running off those calories. Fortunately, the Greater Jacksonville Agricultural Fair ­began on Nov. 6 and runs through Nov. 17, featuring a plethora of deep-fried goodies, as well as traditional agricultural displays, thrilling rides, carnival games and performances by some well-known entertainers. The week of events also includes the Veterans Day Parade, author Michael Lewis at Florida Forum, and McKenzie's Run 5K.

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Delores Barr Weaver Honored with ULI Award for Excellence for The John Gorrie a condominium

November 7th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Delores Barr Weaver has been awarded a prestigious Urban Land Institute North Florida Award for Excellence in the Reuse/Repurpose category for her work on The John Gorrie a condominium.

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JAX Chamber Hosts 11th Annual Military Appreciation Luncheon

November 6th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Nearly 1,000 people attended the Military Appreciation Luncheon hosted by the JAX Chamber today at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront. An annual Chamber tradition, the luncheon brings the region’s business community together to recognize 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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Zillow: Jacksonville’s Real Estate Market on the Rebound

November 5th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

After a significant drop from 2009 to 2011, the Jacksonville real estate market is back on the rise. Zillow’s Home Value Index indicates that home values in the area had increased 16 percent this summer over 2012’s prices. Further, 54.2 percent of homes in Jacksonville were selling for more than its original purchase prices.

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Sisler Johnston Interior Design Awarded Interior Design Contract at Ponte Vedra Inn & Club

November 5th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Sisler Johnston Interior Design has been awarded the contract to provide interior design services for the refreshing of the oceanfront Beach House at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club.

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