Volunteering Jacksonville Presidents Message Archive

Issue 30 July 16

Our meeting last week was filled with lots of great information about how the Jacksonville Memorial Wall was created. Ray Moore was the guest speaker, the founder and visionary behind this important landmark honoring those who gave their lives in service to our country. He is to be commended for his unwavering dedication to get […]


Issue 29 July 8th

Good Morning SBMC Members, I hope you had a great July 4th holiday with family and friends. Please join us this Wednesday for our weekly meeting. Our guest speaker is the founder of the Jacksonville Memorial Wall, Ray Moore. I think everyone will enjoy learning more about how this landmark came to be, as well […]


Issue 28 July 5th

We had an informative session last week with two local news executives. Kimberly Waterhouse and Emily Wieger from First Coast News NBC/ABC – TEGNA Media Group provided a thorough breakdown of Jacksonville’s demographics and how they consume different types of media and entertainment (Internet radio, podcasts, social media, live news coverage and subscription services). It […]


Issue 27 July 1

We had an informative session last week with two local news executives. Kimberly Waterhouse and Emily Wieger from First Coast News NBC/ABC – TEGNA Media Group provided a thorough breakdown of Jacksonville’s demographics and how they consume different types of media and entertainment (Internet radio, podcasts, social media, live news coverage and subscription services). It […]


Issue 26 Jun 25

Last week our guest speaker was Greg Gutkowski from 3CLICKS. Greg is a seasoned digital media strategist and the author of “Digital Tsunami”. It was interesting to hear how technology has transformed through the decades and how digital revolution will impact our jobs and our businesses. We had another great Table Talk networking meeting on […]


Issue 25 Jun 18

Last week JAXUSA’s outgoing president Jerry Mallot visited our club with great insight on Jacksonville’s progress in attracting new companies to the area. Jerry gave us a great retrospective on recent Jacksonville development. It was interesting hearing his perspective as an insider on many of the big developments over the past 25 years. We wish […]


Issue 24 June 11

Last week our guest speaker was Bill Allen, Development Director for the FSCJ Foundation. Bill shared how he and FSCJ will be expanding on opportunities for graduates. Not only with AAs but also in the technical fields. We learned that FSCJ is a great resource for businesses to use for technical talent. This week our […]


Issue 23 June 3

We had a full house last week with Congressman and long standing SBMC member John Rutherford as our guest speaker. It’s encouraging to hear all he is doing in Washington. Congressman Rutherford gave us a legislative update and spoke specifically to proposed gun laws and combat military topics. Congratulations to Brandon Stanko, winner of our […]


Issue 22 May 27

Our guest speaker last week was Billie Tucker, owner and founder of EYE on Jacksonville, a opinion-based blog offering commentaries of local government leaders. Next week is our annual wine raffle drawing! We’ve got a great assortment of red and white blends. The winner gets 36 bottles! This is a great fundraiser for our club […]


Issue 21 May 20

Last week’s meeting was all about networking and social media. In addition to our monthly “Table Talk” session, guest speaker Nelson Bruton gave an informational presentation on the latest trends in social media and how to evaluate a strategy for our individual companies. Nelson provided specific direction and suggestions on how to manage all this, […]


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