Volunteering Jacksonville Presidents Message Archive

Issue 57 February 10th

Last week we welcomed Jen DeVore Richter of Boss Women Rock, LLC. She gave a great presentation on her marketing techniques, which she has used to build a successful career for herself and her clients’ businesses. As a reminder to our Officers and Board Members, this Wednesday is our monthly board meeting directly following our […]

Issue 56 February 3rd

Unfortunately our guest speaker for last week had to cancel due to illness. However, this awarded us extra time for our monthly Table Talks. These are always a good way to get to know each other a little better. Our next Table Talk will be held February 27, so be sure to join us! Also, […]

Issue 55 January 27th

Last week we hosted Jessica Santiago of Art Republic. She gave us an inspiring presentation of the beautiful murals in Downtown Jax. Their organization has commissioned renowned artists from all parts of the world with the goal of enhancing the Jacksonville art presence. I’m also pleased to announce that our proposed mission statement has been […]

Issue 54 January 20th

Last week we hosted Senator Aaron Bean. Fun was had by all in attendance as he ran his high-energy Trivia! Congratulations to team “Prez Boys” for their win! Don’t forget we will be having our General Membership Vote regarding the proposed changes to our Mission Statement during next week’s meeting. If you would like to […]

Issue 53 January 14th

This week we swore in our new leadership team and gave awards to committee members. We’re getting ready for a year of great programs and activities.  Join us for lunch on Wednesdays and don’t miss a minute of it.  I am proud to be a member of this club and all that we have accomplished. […]

Issue 51 December 30th

I wish you all a safe and Happy New Year! Please join us January 9, as we will be swearing in our new Leadership Team for 2019. Also, we will be handing out awards to members who have helped with Committees this year. Look forward to seeing you there! Steve DeSorbo 2018 President

Issue 50 December 23rd

Wishing you a joyous time with your family and friends this Holiday Season. I look forward to seeing you all in the New Year! Steve DeSorbo 2018 President

Issue 49 December 16th

This week’s guest speaker was Rick Mullaney, Founding Director of the Public Policy Institute at JU. He gave an inspiring talk about the restructuring of our local government after a crisis in the 1960s and how it led Jacksonville to develop one of the most unique local governments in the nation, allowing us great possibilities […]

Issue 48 December 9th

Our speaker this past Wednesday was Michael Corrigan, President and CEO of Visit Jacksonville. This is an excellent organization which promotes tourism and economic development to our great city of Jacksonville. Visit Jacksonville has a program called “Bring It Home, Jax” in which you can assist in recruiting groups and conventions you are associated with […]

Issue 47 December 2nd

Our speaker this past Wednesday was Bill Spann, Director of Military Affairs, City of Jacksonville. He and his team help Veterans from all branches of the service with almost any help, concerns, or advice. His office gave in excess of $25,000,000 to assist Veterans in many areas. Dealing with the multitude of channels in each […]

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