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The Gator Bowl Association – Having Fun and Doing GOOD

How does an organization with a staff of 11 deliver 37 major events annually, including the hottest game in town – the Gator Bowl? It’s all about the volunteers. The Gator Bowl Association has a tradition in history of people … Continue reading

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Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Builds Bridges Across Cultures to Strengthen Business and Community

Bank of America embraces the power of their people and values their differences in thought, style, gender identity, culture, ethnicity and experience. They recognize that a diverse workplace gives them a powerful business advantage in understanding and meeting the needs … Continue reading

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Rotary District 6970 is Dedicated to Helping Those in Need

With more than 1.2 million members in more than 34,000 clubs worldwide, Rotary International is committed to Service Above Self.  And here on The First Coast, the 61 clubs that make up Rotary District 6970 are living out that commitment. … Continue reading

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HOJ Youth Leader Receives National Volunteering Award!

We are thrilled to announce that Youth Service America (YSA)  has recognized 16-year-old Grace Wallmeyer of Jackonsville, Florida as an Everyday Young Hero for her work to educate her community about drowning prevention by teaching swimming and water safety classes. … Continue reading

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Meet Our Board – Bill Dresser

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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Meet Our Board – Kathy Orr

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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Honoring Dr. McIntosh – a Local Health Care Hero

Dr. Charles B. McIntosh has dedicated a lifetime to improving the lives of families in the Jacksonville community. As the first African-American pediatrician to practice in Jacksonville, he noticed that there were many more health issues extending beyond his office … Continue reading

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Attorneys Do GOOD on the First Coast

Organized in 1897, the Jacksonville Bar Association has been committed to serving Northeast Florida residents. JBA members give of their time and talents by providing legal support and services to the community. They assist with law-related community issues that impact … Continue reading

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Meet Sandy Golding, Founder of Friends of PAWS Dog Park

Sandy Golding designates her volunteering to improve the Jacksonville beaches community and the animals that live there. Sandy started  Beaches Watch, a non-partisan nonprofit that educates and encourages beaches residents’ involvement in local and state government decisions that affect the … Continue reading

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