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HOTDIGGITY DOG! Frankly, JU alums may have ingredients to culinary success

HOTDIGGITY DOG! Frankly, JU alums may have ingredients to culinary success

By Kevin Hogencamp/Jacksonville University

Doggonit if a mother-and-son team who graduated from Jacksonville University just seven years apart aren’t cooking up something special on the Northside: Mekeba Sutton and Marquiese Mervin’s Doghouse Gourmet Grille just off Dunn Avenue celebrated its first anniversary in August.

Consul General of France to award National Order of Merit to former JU Prof. Suzanne Carrell

Consul General of France to award National Order of Merit to former JU Prof. Suzanne Carrell

She may have retired from teaching French at Jacksonville University, but Suzanne Carrell’s legacy of enlightening people about the country’s language and culture remains to this day.

Call for Artists: Jacksonville University CFA Soiree 50th Anniversary celebration

Call for Artists: Jacksonville University CFA Soiree 50th Anniversary celebration

CFA Soiree: Call for Artists (Posted: 8/21/12) Jacksonville University announces a call to artists for a curated art exhibition in conjunction with its College of Fine Arts 50th Anniversary Celebration, Nov. 16, 2012, at the MUSEUM, 4160 Boulevard Center Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32207. Open to all artists 18 or older living in the Jacksonville metropolitan area. Open to all Media. Work must be available for sale (35% commission). Each artist selected will mount 3-5 works. Deadline: Oct. 1, 2012. No entry fee required. E-mail five digital images of a body of work to cfasoiree@ju.edu. For more information on the CFA Soiree, visit http://Cfasoiree.ju.edu.

Young Breast Cancer Survivors Group Receives Final Investing In You Grant

Young Breast Cancer Survivors Group Receives Final Investing In You Grant

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – The Young Survivors Group at the Women’s Center of Jacksonville will be able to continue to help young breast cancer survivors thanks to a recent $1,000 grant won through Community First Credit Union’s Investing in You contest. The grant will help secure a location for monthly meetings, provide educational materials and fund outreach efforts for the Young Survivors Group.

Community Service and JCCI Forward

Community Service and JCCI Forward

The Process:

”Bringing people together in an atmosphere
of mutual respect.” Ben Warner,
President & CEO

New Autism Support Group to Launch through Grant from Community First Credit Union

New Autism Support Group to Launch through Grant from Community First Credit Union

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – Parents of autistic children will soon have a supportive environment in which to share their feelings, ideas and treatment options, thanks to a $1000 Investing In You grant from Community First Credit Union. The grant will help launch The S.T.A.R. group, named for the benefits the group will bring its members: support, teaching, advocacy and respect.

Camp for Children Coping with Homicide Receives Support from Community First Credit Union

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – Community First Credit Union awarded a $1,000 Investing in You grant to Compassionate Families, Inc., to benefit Camp Maddie, its therapeutic camp that provides grief recovery and support services to children affected by homicide. Camp Maddie serves as a living memorial to Maddie Clifton, an eight-year-old Jacksonville girl who was brutally murdered by her young neighbor in 1998.