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North Florida Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Welcomes New Team Members

North Florida Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Welcomes New Team Members


The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) of North Florida announces three new team members have joined the organization. Brett Hipsley has been named development director and will manage the Great Strides brand, the foundation’s largest national event, for the North Florida office. He will be responsible for nine of the 13 annual Great Strides that take place from Jacksonville to Pensacola. Mona Hover will serve as development manager and is responsible for overseeing the production of major fundraising events including Cycle for Life, The Oldest City Red Trout Celebrity Classic fishing tournament and Gainesville Tailgate for a Cure. Charlotte Cudd has joined the team as event specialist and will assist in the production of the 24 North Florida CFF events held annually.

Warming the Souls Blanket Drive

Warming the Souls Blanket Drive

Everyone has had those cold days where you just wanted to curl up in your favorite blanket and stay cozy, but what if you didn’t have that blanket? POI’s inaugural Warming the Souls Blanket Drive is gathering blankets for the people in our community who are in this very dilemma.

Piece Peace Campaign Aims To Overcome Gun Violence

The PIECE PEACE campaign, inspired by MAD DADS and created by Brunet-García Advertising, aims to end the gun violence that has been endemic to Jacksonville and other urban communities across the nation.

MS Awareness Week and Walk MS Coming this Spring


The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, North Florida Chapter announced in November open registration for Walk MS 2012, the rallying point of the MS movement. Walk MS takes place every Spring in several locations in the North Florida area. This year, MS Awareness Week will enhance MS awareness during Walk MS season.

Brunet-García Announces Grant Winners

Brunet-García Advertising, Inc., announces the winners of the agency’s 2012 re:solve℠ grant program: Wounded Warrior Project, Riverside Avondale Preservation (RAP) and Greenscape of Jacksonville.

Ortega Elementary Kicks off Arts Festival Week Monday


Ortega Elementary plans to celebrate the arts during the school’s annual Arts Festival Week. The week’s activities will begin on Monday, December 12 with a visit from Kevin O’Malley, author of Testing Miss Malarkey as he speaks with students to encourage their participation in the arts.