Tag Archives: Get to Know

Get to Know … Russell Sweet

By Elaine Omann

Russell Sweet is currently a hairdresser at a cool salon called Foiled Rotten, located in the Baymeadows Shopping Center on the same side as Publix. He is self-employed, rents his chair from the owner, and sets his hours based on his customers and followings. Sweet is married with a daughter and grandchildre grandchildren. He and his family live on the Southside and have been part of the community for a long time.

Get to Know … Jenna Harrington

By Angela Higginbotham

Wise far beyond her years, 16-year-old Jenna Harrington is a Mandarin High School junior who has lived in the Jacksonville area her entire life. Passionate about cancer research and giving back to others, Harrington sets a strong, positive example for children and young adults. Harrington has been an active volunteer with Relay for Life for the past 12 years. During this time, Harrington and her teams have raised $100,000 for cancer research and patient services.

Get to Know … Becky Kimball

By Angela Higginbotham

Becky Kimball grew up in Indianapolis, Ind. She married her husband, Greg, in 1991 and their careers in the mortgage industry brought them to Jacksonville in 1998. The Kimballs have enjoyed living in Julington Creek for the past 19 years. They have two adult sons.

Get To Know … John DeRemer

By Ken Gillespie

You can easily spot John DeRemer at Nocatee’s monthly Farmers Market. He’s the guy manning the Jaguars display tent, decked out in official teal and black gear. A natural born promoter, DeRemer is a member of Jaguars’ Champion Club, a select group of more than 150 season ticket holders who boost our home team in their own Jacksonville communities. Next time you visit this great outdoor market, stop by the Jags tent and you’ll be sure to get a feel for his enthusiasm.

Get to Know … Chad Cushnir

By Martie Thompson

Chad Cushnir has been the TV production instructor at Atlantic Coast High School for the past two school years and he is well qualified — previously he was a sports multimedia journalist at First Coast News. In this position, which he started after graduating from Florida State University with a degree in Communications and Sports Management, he worked both behind the camera as well as in front of it as a reporter and anchor.