Volunteering Jacksonville Presidents Message Archive

Issue 63 February 28

This week we welcomed Aaron Bean for his annual trivia day. Everyone had a great time at the meeting and went home with some awesome swag. Join us on Wednesday to hear Jake Gordon of Downtown Vision, Inc. Also, please plan to attend our first Meet a Member at Standard Feed and Seed on March […]


Issue 62 February 21

We welcomed Mr. Preston Haskell to speak to our club about his and the Haskell Company’s journey from founding the company three years after graduating from business school, through expanding the company to focus on different industries, geographical areas, and project scope to become one of the largest, most well known businesses in Jacksonville. Innovations […]


Issue 61 February 14

This week we welcomed Michael Stewart from the Jacksonville Aviation Authority for a “reverse speech”. He talked to us about the effect of the COVID pandemic on travel in the United States and compared it to the 2007 recession and the aftermath of 9/11. He also talked to us about the impact of the pandemic […]


Issue 60 February 7

This week we had a great panel of members talk to us about the benefits of using a good mix of digital and traditional marketing to make the best use of your marketing budget in these times. While everyone seems to think that print is dead and digital marketing is the way to go, it […]


Issue 59 January 31

This week we welcomed Cheryl Canzanella who shared her heartfelt and personal message about the problems that the use of opioids causes the American public. Did you know that many, if not most, people who abuse opioids start using them as prescriptions and the addiction to opioids runs the gambit from the poorest to the […]


Issue 58 January 23

This week we welcomed Matt Carlucci of the City Council. Matt took the time to speak to us about the club’s history and what being a member means to him as well as updating us on the strides being made downtown and, of course, the Lot J vote. Our speaker this week will be Cheryl […]


Issue 57 January 17

This week we welcomed Karen Mathis who recapped the biggest business events in Jacksonville during 2020 and provided a look forward to things on the horizon for 2021. If you want to keep up with the all things in Jacksonville follow Karen’s articles in the Financial News and Daily Record’s website. We have had two […]


Issue 56 January 10

I hope you all had a great holiday season and are ready for a prosperous new year! I’d like to take this time to welcome our members back and lay out my goals for my term as President of this great club. First and foremost, my goal is to return the family feeling of the […]


Issue 55 January 3

I hope you all enjoyed a safe and Happy New Year! It has been an honor to serve as your 2020 President and I am extremely grateful to all of those who supported me during the trials our Club has gone through with the pandemic. Looking forward to an exciting New Year as we move […]


Issue 53 December 20

This past week we had Col. Len Loving of Five Star Veterans Group as our speaker. He told us of the great work his organization is doing to help the heroes returning from war to have productive lives. This is much needed as we must always be grateful to those who protect our rights. While […]


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