Tag Archives: Community service

Jacksonville University – Not Just “In the Community” but “Of the Community”

  by Shelby Durden Jacksonville University Intern Jacksonville University was founded on April 16, 1934 in downtown Jacksonville as a junior college offering night classes. It quickly became a four-year, co-ed institution and moved to its present location in the … Continue reading

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Volunteer is Dedicated to Keeping Jacksonville Beautiful

by Shelby Durden Chris Buckley is the recipient of the 2016 HandsOn Earth Award for her work with the Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Commission. The Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Commission is a local, grassroots affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s largest … Continue reading

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Youth Leader, Nishtha Garg – Meeting Community Needs Through Creating Unity

“I hope at least to make people aware of each other; to create a better sense of unity among the people that I volunteer with, endeavoring to create a sense of community.  This sense of community can apply at any … Continue reading

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Youth Leader Aaron Badida – Catalyst for Change

In the days preceding Global Youth Service Day, we’ve called on some our Youth Leadership Council to share about themselves and their thoughts on volunteering. Aaron Badida is an 18-year old senior at Stanton College Preparatory School.  He has been … Continue reading

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Meet Our Board – Nancy Federico

HandsOn Jacksonville claims bragging rights to an amazing board of directors! We’d like you to get to know them all, so over the next few weeks we’ll be shining the spotlight on them. You’ll get an inside peek at who … Continue reading

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New Report – Civic Life in America

The National Conference on Citizenship and the Corporation for National Community Service just published the 2010 Civic Health Summary. The key findings don’t come as a surprise for those of us who work with volunteers every day.  For example Americans … Continue reading

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