Show Boat rolls along at the Alhambra

Show Boat rolls along at the Alhambra

“Ol’ Man River … just keeps rollin’ along.” The musical “Show Boat” revolves around the traditional American entertainment venue, the river showboat. More »

Relay for Life of Bartram Trail will honor cancer survivors

Relay for Life of Bartram Trail will honor cancer survivors

The much anticipated Relay for Life of Bartram Trail event will be held from 12 p.m. – 10 p.m. on Saturday April 1. More »

Mandarin Arts Festival to celebrate 49th annual event Easter weekend

Mandarin Arts Festival to celebrate 49th annual event Easter weekend

The Mandarin Art Festival is a tradition that many families have come to enjoy over Easter weekend, April 15 – 16. More »

Holocaust survivor and philanthropist Henri Landwirth honored

Holocaust survivor and philanthropist Henri Landwirth honored

On March 7, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry honored Holocaust survivor and philanthropist Henri Landwirth on his 90th birthday with a proclamation outlining some of his many accomplishments. More »

Indian dance program inspired by Jax Reads book, “The Namesake”

Indian dance program inspired by Jax Reads book, “The Namesake”

At the Southeast Regional Library on Saturday, March 4, dancers from Renuka’s Indian Danz Academy presented a variety of dances from India. More »

 

Get to Know … Jennifer Harrington

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By Martie Thompson
editor@floridanewsline.com

Jennifer Harrington is practically a Mandarin native, having lived in the area for more than 30 years. She first moved here as a child and lived in south Mandarin with her family. She recalls when San Jose Boulevard was just two lanes.

Get to Know … Pam Baird

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By Angela Higginbotham
angela@floridanewsline.com

Born and raised in Jacksonville, Pam Baird moved to St. Johns County 15 years ago. She and her family enjoy the close-knit community of Julington Creek. Her days are spent working the front desk of a dental office.

Get to Know … George Stavros

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By Angela Higginbotham
angela@floridanewsline.com

Born and raised in Baltimore, Md., George Stavros moved to Ponte Vedra Beach in the summer of 2007 when he relocated his company from Pinehurst, N.C. Always an entrepreneur, Stavros started his first company during college, and is the founder of Pacesetter Technology headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach. Highly experienced in the golf space for the past 15 years, prior to Pacesetter, Stavros was the vice president of operations for Caddiemaster. Stavros has been married to Christine, a teacher at PVPV/Rawlings Elementary, for 22 years. They enjoy living in Ponte Vedra Beach with their children, Sydney and Aiden.

Get to Know … Dr. Sonnie Kim-Ashchi

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By Angela Higginbotham
angela@floridanewsline.com

Originally from Seoul, South Korea, Dr. Sonnie Kim-Ashchi first came to America to further her education. Prior to moving to the Southside in 1997, Ashchi first attended college in San Francisco, California, studying Anthropology and Art History. After a series of college schedule mishaps, Ashchi, unintentionally, found a new passion for science while in a chemistry class.

Indian dance program inspired by Jax Reads book, “The Namesake”

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By Elaine Omann
mail@floridanewsline.com

In conjunction with the 2017 Jax Reads!/NEA Big Read event in February and March featuring the book “The Namesake” by Jhumpa Lahiri, many branches of the Jacksonville Public Library hosted complementary cultural events. At the Southeast Regional Library on Saturday, March 4, dancers from Renuka’s Indian Danz Academy presented a variety of dances from India.