Volunteering Jacksonville Presidents Message Archive

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 […]


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


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