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Bullying, An American Shame

Bullying, An American Shame

The United States is stated to be the most powerful country in the world. This power is seen first in the Trillion dollar military forces that circle the world,reinforcing American foreign policies and those of our allies.

WAKE UP BLACK YOUTH

The events of Thursday, October 25th that happened at Buffalo Wild Wings should NEVER have happened.

As my family and I sat waiting on our meals, the football players from First Coast High School entered. Their friends and some family members entered after winning against Raines High School. That was not the issue, their victory was won fair through an athletic contest.

Strom River Jam to rock JU Nov. 5 with Chroma and more at new Larry Strom Amphitheatre

Strom River Jam to rock JU Nov. 5 with Chroma and more at new Larry Strom Amphitheatre

What: The Strom River Jam is a free public music fest with a lineup of exciting Dolphinium Records artists, including popular East Coast band Chroma and American Idol Season 8 contestant AJ Neaher. The event includes recognition of Jacksonville University alumnus Larry Strom, whose generous donation made possible the newly opened Larry Strom Amphitheatre on Dolphin Green at JU. The fest is also serving as a “learning lab” for JU Artist and Concert Management students, who are helping plan its promotion, merchandising, sales and logistics. JU students will be served dinner on the river as well. Concessions will be available.

When: 4:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5.

Where: Larry Strom Amphitheatre, Jacksonville University, 2800 University Blvd. N.

When Daddy Dances Daughters Smile

When  Daddy Dances Daughters Smile

“Fathers, be good to your daughters. You are the God and the weight of her world.” John Mayor

The importance of fathers can never be disputed nor downplayed in a child’s life. There are many committees,
organizations, groups, and clubs that support the growth and development of girls and young women locally and nationally.

October Continues Bullying Prevention

October Continues Bullying Prevention

Inspirational Praise, Inc. is a Jacksonville based youth advocacy program.  As a part of the youth outreach program they are planning an Anti-Bullying Rally entitled, Yes, I Am My Friends Keeper.  

The Importance of College

The Importance of College

The recent “Jacksonville Goes To College” event at the Prime Osborn Convention Center shows the
serious interest of students to attend a higher education institution. The attendance this year increased to
approximately 7000 youth and their families compared to 2011 where it was recorded approximately 5000 were
in attendance.

Jacksonville Goes To College

Jacksonville Goes To College

ImpactJAX Education Initiative MyJax Chamber of Commerce http://www.myjaxchamber.com/ working to mentor high school students to focus on college entrance and graduation.