Posts Tagged ‘Jacksonville’

  At the Southside Business Men’s Club meeting on Wednesday I got reacquainted with my friend, Dr.Angela Washington.  Angela has held several key donor positions over the years in service to very noteworthy organizations like Community Hospice & Palliative Care, St. Vincent’s Health Care Foundation and was a volunteer chaplain at Baptist Health Hospital South. […]

Yesterday, I received this open letter from a well known disabled veteran in our community who wishes to remain anonymous, but would like to reach all of us. Please read, like and share his post as we quickly approach Veterans Day where we should honor all Veterans; especially those who continue to struggle… “An Open […]

  Sgt Randall Hansen USMC, a veteran of two combat tours of duty in Fallujah, Iraq. He returned suffering from PTSD and succumbed to the demons that haunted him. Randall was a resident of Jacksonville. He was a graduate of Fletcher HS, became a student at UNF, before being deployed again to combat in Iraq. […]

People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care… I welcome opportunities to connect with my fellow LinkedIn members who are equally passionate to serve our communities. My LinkedIn invite e-mail address is With over 2,600 LinkedIn 1st connections here in the Jacksonville area alone and over 11,500 worldwide, […]

Sunday evening, Carol and I went to the grand opening of PDQ’s new store here in Jacksonville on the corner of Hodges and Beach Boulevard. What was to unfold, was one of the most memorable dining experiences we have had in recent memory. From the moment we walked in, we felt as though we were […]

Recently, I had the pleasure of meeting Jeff Davis…one entrepreneur who is truly on fire! Jeff has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Savannah College of Art and Design with a focus on visual presentations. He obtained his Masters Degree in medical illustration from the Rochester Institute of Technology with his masters thesis focused specifically on medical illustration […]

Back on Friday, June 28th, Carol and I took advantage of JAXPORT’S monthly tour offering hosted by Joanne Kazmierski, JAXPORT’s manager of community outreach and environmental advocacy…pictured here with her assistant/intern, Keysi Rivera. One of the striking realizations we had throughout the tour is that JAXPORT is still in its infancy relative to the capacity of cargo and […]

Charlie Goldberg Happy 91st Birthday! Congratulations to my dear Father-in-Law, Charlie Goldberg… Born and raised in Hartford,Connecticut Married his sweetheart Laura Served in the Army during WWII in Paris, France as an MP Drove a truck for First National and Stop & Shop Stores Retired to Delray Beach, Florida Served once again… as a volunteer in […]

One of the coolest events ever here in Jacksonville! About One Spark One Spark, Inc. is a non-profit committed to fostering environments of innovation by being a catalyst to grow creative communities. The One Spark signature event is attracting artists, entrepreneurs and innovators from around the world to Jacksonville. The event is an interactive experience that […]

Understand  who you are, so that you can be the same, whether you’re talking to a homeless  person or the President of the United States. You’re the same person….Graham Stedman I  mean, I don’t think I’m alone when I look at the homeless person or the bum or the psychotic or the drunk or the drug […]