Girls Inc. of Jacksonville Women of Vision Luncheon

Girls Inc. Women with Vision Luncheonwill 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. Click here to purchase tickets or reserve your table.

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


Girls Inc. of Jacksonville has a long and rich history of serving girls in the Jacksonville community.  The nonprofit organization is dedicated to serving girls who are at risk of failing academically or of making poor life choices.  Partnering with Duval County Public Schools, Girls Inc. of Jacksonville provides after school literacy education to K-3rd grade girls and health programming to middle-school girls that is focused on helping them make good life choices.  The vision of Girls Inc. is Inspiring all girls to be Strong, Smart and BoldSM by helping them be healthy, educated and independent.