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Dale Beaman

Articles by this authorThe River of ChangeWe all experience significant change - where our life is altered forever. Difficult life transitions we choose, or have chosen us, turn our world upside down. We can feel shaken read more

Sarah Kirkwood

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Mary Hafeman

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4th Annual Remission Rocks @ River City Brewing Company
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Come help us kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month and celebrate Bosom Buddies’ 26th anniversary!  Join us at River City Brewing Company as we raise money and awareness about breast cancer.

Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door.  The ticket includes one drink and appetizers.  Happy hour is until 7 pm.

All proceeds go to Bosom Buddies, a local organization that has been the lifeline for women with breast cancer for 26 years.


2014 Women of Vision Luncheon & Fashion Show @ Alhambra Theater
Sep 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Girls Inc. will honor 13 women for making a notable impact on the city of Jacksonville.   They will be honored at the Women of Vision luncheon and fashion show at the Alhambra Theater on September 25th.

Doors and silent auction will open at 11:00 and the luncheon will begin at noon. Individual tickets are $55.   Tables of four or six are available for group reservations.

The honorees (and Models!) are:

Jeannie Blaylock – First Coast News Anchor and Creator of “Buddy Check 12”

Genie James – CEO of Randolph Medical Enterprises & Author

Susan King – CEO of Beaches Emergency Assistance Ministry (BEAM)

Helen Lane – Philanthropist and Community Activist

Ju’Coby Pittman – CEO of Clara White Mission

Debra Powers – Retired Ball State University Coach & Author

Chevara Orrin – Social Entrepreneur & Founder of We are Straight Allies

Melissa Ross – Host and Producer of First Coast Connect on WJCT News

Lynn Sherman – Dir. of Community Health at Baptist Health

Ashely Smith-Juarez – Northeast Florida Regional Director | Clinton Foundation

Nina Waters – CEO of The Community Foundation

Shirley Webb – Founder and CEO of Jacksonville Women’s Center

Dr. Kelli Wells – Director of Florida Dept. of Health in Duval County



TEACH: Better Together @ Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Oct 4 @ 7:30 am – 3:30 pm

Calling All Educators!

WJCT is proud to present the third annual TEACH Conference, an event created to engage, empower and inspire teachers. TEACH 2014 will be held Saturday, October 4 at the Hyatt Regency Riverfront in downtown Jacksonville, Florida. Spend the day meeting and sharing ideas with fellow educators, learning new ways to engage students and empowering yourself to further inspire others!

Tickets are available now so tell a friend and make sure you’re a part of TEACH 2014.


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2014-06-09 09:09:47

The Circle

A Jacksonville premiere & benefit for women and girls Tina
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