North Florida Now

North Florida Now

North Florida Now is Iheart Jacksonville's Public Affairs Show hosted by John Scott

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June 9, 2022 12 min
So many of our military deal with addiction after they return to civilian life. Heroes' Mile is helping them in their recovery with their fellow service people administering counseling, treatments in an environment of a tight-knit military unit. General William Lennox spoke to me about this facility.
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Local author Jen Farmer has written historical fiction about 9/11. Her book signing party April 16th is also a fund raiser for a local charity.
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Children's Home Society is raising money with Restaurant Week and your donations will benefit their Outpatient Clinical Program (counseling & mental health services).This program serves all ages from infancy through adulthood in individual, group and family sessions.
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November 5, 2021 22 min
Earl Evens, Chair of Walk to End Alzheimer's, joined us in a conversation about Alzheimer's and the walk to raise money and awareness. The walk was scheduled for November 6, but has now been postponed to December 4.
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November 4, 2021 29 min
Discussion about tobacco and vaping usage, especially among minors.
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September 9, 2021 17 min
Feeding Northeast Florida does just that. Taking care of the hungry. Feeding NE Fl President and CEO Susan King talks to us about the vital role it plays in our area.
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August 5, 2021 11 min
Off R Rocker funds children across the country to learn and participate in rodeo and ag knowledge. Bulls, Barrels, & BBQ is a fundraiser happening Saturday, September 4 at the Clay County Fairgrounds
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July 21, 2021 15 min
Darren Dailey of Jacksonville Children's Chorus joins us to talk about the opportunities for children in this area.
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July 10, 2021 6 min
Jacksonville's Greg Taylor is cycling around the country to raise money for a local non-profit, Chemo Noir, that helps people with cancer. We have speaking to Greg throughout the odyssey and he's in the home stretch
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Patrick Bryant, Athletic Program Director joins the show to talk about the wide variety of activities for youth available through the Police Athletic League
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June 3, 2021 14 min
Randy Johnson and Larry Braggs join the show to talk about their community service group Omega Hope Foundation, awarding scholarships and mentorships to youth. Their golf and music fundraiser is upcoming
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The Conquistador Festival happens in June in St. Johns County with music and fun to help the Florida National Guard Foundation and other charities
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March 11, 2021 11 min
Aubrie Simpson-Gotham is the founder and CEO of Fostering Connections St. Johns, helping foster children in the northeast Florida area.
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Harlan Stallings of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida joins us to talk about how you can help children in need of a mentor and their upcoming fundraiser
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February 21, 2021 13 min
Jenielle Holderfield is with Rotary of Orange Park Sunrise, discussing what Rotary clubs do and specifically what her Rotary has planned for the year
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February 13, 2021 11 min
Dr. Timothy Mynes talks about ways to keep your heart healthy and how COVID-19 can affect your heart.
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February 13, 2021 16 min
Greg Taylor is criss-crossing on bicycle the United States this year to raise money for a local charity, Chemo Noir, which helps patients in any way they can while they fight the disease.
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January 26, 2021 17 min
Small Businesses are being hard hit by the pandemic and Coach Nic offers advice to those in need with the Saving Small Business America Movement
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November 20, 2020 3 min
McDonald's Golden Grants is a charity that gives grants to teachers. Will Garcia is the President of the North Florida Owner-Operators Association to talk to us about it
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November 20, 2020 9 min
Olivia Hoblit runs the Trinity Love Hoblit Foundation to support stroke and aneurysm research
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