Volunteering Jacksonville Presidents Message Archive

Issue 84 August 18th

Last week we welcomed Sean (Coach Sean) McCarthy of Bold City Coaching. Mr. McCarthy gave us a motivational talk of how the most important key to your success is your mindset and how asking the right questions is the key to knowledge. McCarthy asks “How do you define success?” and “What can you do to […]

Issue 83 August 11th

Last week we welcomed Drew Slover, owner of the Jacksonville Axemen Professional Rugby team! Mr. Slover gave an interesting talk of how Rugby differs from American Football and of the goals he has for the team moving forward! Did you know that the Axemen are the first of our Jacksonville teams to win a National […]

Issue 82 August 4th

Last week we welcomed Carrie Ann Gaines, creator of “A Safe Pack”. These bulletproof inserts are designed to easily slip inside a child’s backpack in the unfortunate event that they are in need of protection. I would also like to thank everyone who came to pay their respects to Past President Steve Johnston. Many moving […]

Issue 81 July 28th

Last week we welcomed Jaguars Champions Club Manager, Jeff Fingland. Mr. Fingland spoke of the Jags’ upcoming season and the improvements Mr. Kahn continues to make with our great city’s growth and development in mind! There are many exciting changes expected in the coming years! Don’t forget the Celebration of Life to honor our friend […]

Issue 80 July 21st

Last week we welcomed Film Producer, Dr. S. Bryan Hickox. Dr. Hickox gave a moving and informative talk on the statistics of sex trafficking around the world and how movies, with the right message, can change the way you think. Through his newest project, “Stolen Lives”, he hopes to create awareness and reshape peoples’ understanding […]

Issue 79 July 14th

Last week we welcomed April Caldwell, Financial Planner and Personal CEO. Ms. Caldwell gave us an informative – and funny – talk about how to leverage special events to benefit your business! To learn more, please visit her website. Also, I would like to invite you all to join us for a Celebration of Life to […]

Issue 78 July 7th

I hope you all enjoyed a Happy Fourth of July! I look forward to seeing you this Wednesday at our weekly luncheon! Bill Bishop 2019 President

Issue 77 June 30th

Last week we welcomed Wiley Page, VP of Transportation Planning with Atkins. Mr. Page gave an informative and interesting talk about the current 5-year update to the North Florida TPO’s long range transportation plan, North Florida’s transportation systems, and thoughts on future changes in how we will get around which is expected to change drastically […]

Issue 76 June 23rd

Last week we welcomed Theo Graham of Year Up Jacksonville. Mr. Graham spoke about Year Up’s one-year program for 18-24 year olds which enables motivated young adults to move towards meaningful careers. The program teaches technical and professional skills, as well as important skills for interviewing; such as body language, firm handshake, and eye contact. […]

Issue 75 June 16th

Last week we welcomed Mike Balanky, Development of the Urban Core. Mr. Balanky gave an interesting and informative talk on how the key to development is to create Critical Mass. In order to do this, you must have synergy, vision, opportunity and execution. As he puts it, “Vision without Execution is just Hallucination”. I would […]

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