Volunteering Jacksonville Presidents Message Archive

Issue 66 April 14

Last week we welcomed Mark Missigman, John Maxwell Team Certified Coach. Mr. Missigman spoke about the “21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership” and how you can insure success through effective, intelligent and strong leadership that influences people to perform at their best. As John Maxwell says “Leadership is influence; nothing more, nothing less”. Bill Bishop 2019 […]


Issue 65 April 7th

Last week we welcomed Jim McCarthy of the North Florida Land Trust. McCarthy works to preserve our land and natural resources in an effort to maintain the quality of life in Jacksonville and surrounding areas. He gave an informative talk about why development companies should support their efforts, as they are an important part of […]


Issue 64 March 31st

Last week we welcomed Ken Babby, owner of the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. Mr. Babby spoke to us about the upcoming season, the risk that was taken in changing the Suns to the Jumbo Shrimp, and the success the team has had after the change. He has not only changed the name of the team, but […]


Issue 63 March 24th

Last week we welcomed Stephanie Evans, QuickBooks ProAdvisor. Ms. Evans gave us an interesting look into how QuickBooks can help businesses with fraud prevention and the benefits of Desktop vs Online versions. She also introduced us to the newest product, QuickBooks Self-Employed. Be sure to buy your peanuts and Cracker Jacks for next week’s presentation! […]


Issue 62 March 17th

Last week we welcomed Republican Candidate, Anna Broche who gave us a rundown of her ideas and goals for running for Mayor. Our attending members acted as the Moderators in an interesting and informative Q & A. Don’t forget to do your Civic Duty and get out there and vote this Tuesday!   Bill Bishop […]


Issue 61 March 10th

Last week we welcomed Seth Williams, creator of The Resident Community News publications. He gave an interesting talk which included a short history of our own Club’s past contributions to our city. He also spoke about the changes in print media and its place in the media market and about a free transportation service that […]


Issue 60 March 3rd

Last week we welcomed Detectives Gerald Medlock and Ernest Wilford of the JSO Gang Task Force. They gave an enlightening presentation about the goals of the gang force, the criteria they go by to identify gang members and projects they run to steer members away from a life of crime. Join me in giving a […]


Issue 59 February 24th

Last week we welcomed Dr. V. Brooks Dunbar, CEO and Founder of The Center for Confidence LLC. She gave an inspiring talk about how having a good attitude and confidence can improve your day to day life, especially career-wise. Studies have proven that having confident employees increases productivity in the workplace. As Dr. V. says […]


Issue 58 February 17th

Last week we welcomed Scott Grant of Standfast Asset Management. Mr. Grant gave a very interesting account of events during the Summer of 1964 that put Jacksonville on the world stage. These include the civil rights protests in St. Augustine that helped pave the way for Congress to pass the Civil Rights Act, Hurricane Dora, […]


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 […]


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