Volunteering Jacksonville Presidents Message Archive

Issue 109 January 23

It was great to finally kick off our first meeting at our new home, Fogo De Chao at the Town Center (4784 Town Center Pkwy, Jacksonville, FL 32246). It was great to see some new as well as some old faces. There were some minor issues as expected being at a new venue but they […]


Issue 108 January 16

This week we welcomed Karen Mathis from the Jacksonville Daily Record who brought us up-to-date with all the biggest business happenings in Jacksonville. From the Wildlight Community in Yulee to the Town Center’s restaurants and retail, to commercial and apartment complexes, we heard all about the latest business news and dealings this past Wednesday. Don’t […]


Issue 107 January 9

Happy new year! Congratulations to the new board and officers who were recently sworn in. It was an honor and privilege to be inducted as your 79th president last Wednesday. We have a great team assembled and we have some great things planned for this year. Let’s all get involved and start the year off […]


Issue 106 January 2

I have been honored to be your President for 2021. I hope everyone had a Happy New Year’s Eve and look forward to seeing what this club will do in 2022! Brandon Stanko 2021 President


Issue 105 December 19

I am proud of all of the work all of the members did this year, especially my great group of officers! I hope you have a happy holiday season and a great new year! Brandon Stanko 2021 President


Issue 104 December 12

I would like to thank all our volunteers who attended our Christmas Kids shopping spree. As always, it was a great event and the kids were thankful for the opportunity that our club affords them. Our last meeting of the year will be this Wednesday and we will be moving to a new location starting […]


Issue 103 December 5

First, I would like to congratulate the new club officers and members of the board of directors who were elected at our annual meeting last Wednesday. I had a great time at the Holiday Party last night, and am looking forward to the Children’s Shopping Spree on Saturday. Thank you to all of our members […]


Issue 102 November 29

I hope you all enjoyed a Happy Thanksgiving with your friends and family. I look forward to seeing you this week for a great presentation by Captain Jason Canfield. This is an important meeting, as we will vote on the 2022 leadership so make sure you don’t miss it! Brandon Stanko 2021 President


Issue 101 November 21

The annual wine tasting was a hit! Jeanne Maron, The Gifted Cork, taught us a bit and challenged our wine knowledge. Here are the wines that were poured: Tarot Card Prosecco, Stingray Bay Sauvignon Blanc, Briccotonda Barbera, Rabble Cabernet Sauvignon, Tickle Me Pink Rose. Thank you to Jepp Walter, Jeff Volpe, and Howard Caplan for […]


Issue 100 November 15

Last week we learned a lot about Jacksonville’s first 199 years and plans for commemorating its 200th year in 2022. This week will be a busy meeting, we will have our annual wine tasting, we will celebrate our volunteer of the quarter for the third quarter of 2021, and we will hear the nominating committee’s […]


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