Community Spirit

AAMCO Gives Cars for Christmas

The AAMCO Transmissions dealers of Northeast Florida announced today that they are providing six cars to needy families through their 9th Annual AAMCO Transmissions “Cars for Christmas 2010” holiday campaign.

Deadly Medicine Exhibition Opens at Main Library

The Jacksonville Public Library, in partnership with Remembering for the Future Community Holocaust Initiative, hosts Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race on the fourth floor of the Main Library December 13, 2010 through March 13, 2011.
Deadly Medicine examines how the Nazi leadership, in collaboration with individuals in professions traditionally charged with healing and the public good, used science to help legitimize persecution, murder and, ultimately, genocide.

Stage Aurora's 100 Youth Voices present Motown Christmas

Stage Aurora Theatrical Company presents the 100 Youth Voices in MOTOWN CHRISTMAS, December 18, 2010 at 5:00pm located at the Stage Aurora Performance Hall, 5188 Norwood Avenue (inside Gateway Town Center). This Holiday concert is quickly becoming an annual sing- along tradition.

Mark Your Calendar for the Next Downtown Operations Meeting!

Mark your calender to join us for the next Downtown Operations Meeting.

When: Wednesday, January 12, 9:30 a.m.
Where: Main Library, Room G4

The Downtown Operations Meetings are for Downtown stakeholders to learn about what's happening  Downtown, including safety, events, traffic and development-related issues.

To attend, please RSVP to our Director of District Services, Amy Harrell, at (904) 634-0303 x 224 or via email.

Florida Youth Program to Graduate 158 Teens Saturday

Florida Youth Program to Graduate 158 Teens Saturday

Florida’s Youth ChalleNGe Academy is run by the Florida Department of Military Affairs and the Florida National Guard. Designed on a military model, 16- to 19-year-old high school dropouts encounter a rigorous five-and-a-half month residential phase.  These teens are given a second chance to earn a high school diploma, but this is the first class in which the Academy has partnered with St. Johns River Community College to offer college credits to the students.

Jacksonville Giants Buy 1 Ticket, Get 1 Free This Sunday

Jacksonville Giants Buy 1 Ticket, Get 1 Free This Sunday

After a smash season-opening weekend, the Jacksonville Giants are headed into game three undefeated, and with added support.

The team welcomes Absolute Medical Clinic as its newest sponsor, and presenter of Hospitality & Medical Industry night this Sunday, December 12th.

Buy one ticket, get one free for all members of hospitality & medical industries, Sunday, December 12th, 2010, 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Grace And Truth Community Development Corporation Hosts Holiday Event

On December 10, at Gateway Town Center. starting at 4pm Grace And Truth Community Development  Corporation. Is hosting a performance of, The Jacksonville  Symphony Youth Orchestra Quintet.  The newly formed North Brookside Community Gospel Choir will open and close the concert.  There will be a special performance of a scene from the Nutcracker, performed by Expressions Dance of Jacksonville an African American dance school featuring children and adults. This event is a Free Community Concert to celebrate the Christmas season. The Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestra (woodwind quintet) musicians will perform for 45 minutes. Bring your family to  hear a joyful sound.  Gateway Town Center is located at 5000 Norwood Avenue Call (904)338-9990 for details