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Diane Townsend and Lena Jordan came by the show to talk about The sisters Network of NE Florida partnering with the 4th Annual Sister Strut and why it’s important for the community to get involved and register so that we can empower the survivors, and remember the ladies we lost from Breast Cancer.

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September 16, 2019 9 min

Mike Todd with New Florida Majority called into the show to talk about I Am WE, a community celebration organized to build political and community power in black and brown underserved neighborhoods in Jacksonville. The event will be held on Sept 14, where a food pantry, legal aid, barbers, staffing agency, social resources galore will be there to empower the community!

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Toni Foxx and Jim Dunlap came to the show to talk about The Battle of the Ballrooms to Benefit St. Jude! Friday September 13, 2019 at 8:00 PM at Atlantic Ballroom. The event is to help and empower the leading children's hospital, St. Jude!! St. Jude is where families never receive a Bill for Treatment, Travel, Housing or Food. We asked community to join Toni with her fundraiser goal of 3k to help St. Jude in their Fight agai... Read more

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Bertha Freeman-Barrett a Registered Intern Therapist who completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of Phoenix and her Masters of Arts Degree in Clinical Mental Health at Webster University came by the show talk about her journey and how furthering your education helped create a meaningful life journey.

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Ju’Coby Pittman, CEO OF The Clara White Mission called into the Show to talk about the 45% reduction in funding for feeding and training programs the Clara White Mission is facing. The mission needs to raise $425,000 by August 30th. If the challenge is not secured, it will impact the operations of their daily programs. The unexpected cuts have been devastating. Ju’Coby has even reduced her salary by 20% to meet the Call-To-Action... Read more

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Joy Young, Executive Director and Diana Donovan came by the show to talked about The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville celebration of arts and culture on Saturday, September 7, 2019. Funding received by the Cultural Council is put to excellent use as it currently generates over $85M in economic returns, is used to employ over 1,300 people in full-time work, and enables over one million arts and cultural engagement opportunit... Read more

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August 20, 2019 17 min

President of the Omega Hope Foundation Mr. Randy Johnson, retired St. Johns County High School Principal/Educator and Kenneth Jones join the show to speak on their mission and efforts of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and their many efforts to uplift the communities. To continue uplifting the community they invited the community to their upcoming “Cruise with a Purpose” and encourage folks to come “Cruise with the Ques” this coming Novem... Read more

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The historic, nonprofit Florida Theatre will host its annual summer fundraiser party, Blues, Brews and BBQ, on August 22, from 5:30pm until 8:30pm. The annual event pairs some of Jacksonville’s favorite local craft beers with some of our city’s best locally- owned BBQ restaurants. The Florida Theatre holds special memories for four generations. From the Vaudeville acts and silent films of its earliest days to today’s blend of perf... Read more

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Imam Yahya Abndulla called into Community View Point to talk about their Neighborly Needs/Health, Wellness and Mental Health Services in Duval. He also talked about their next event on Sept 14, 2019, and asked the community to help by donating clothing items and dropping them off at 320 Woodbine Street, Jacksonville, FL 32206

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August 15, 2019 15 min

Jumora Cooper & Tiffany Hardy came by Community View Point to talk about the 4th annual "Teacher Supply Giveaway " at the Schultz Center. This year’s theme is "All Heros don't wear Capes! Their goal is to not only provide local teachers with the supplies they need to begin the new school year but to also make them feel like the Super Heros that they are!!!

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August 7, 2019 14 min

Rev Mark Griffin came by the show to talk about Wayman Academy A status, the multitude of areas where Wayman is empowering the Community, and his next steps on empowering the community and keeping the community safe

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Michelle aka Shorty, President and T- Real (PRO) came by the show to talk about their 3rd Annual Motorcycle Community Back to School Giveaway with 30 Motorcycle Clubs empowering and giving back to the community.

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July 30, 2019 16 min

Principle - Annissa Powell, Robin Faircloth, PTA President and Mr. James Love , Vice Chair PTA, came by the show to share information on GRASP academy. Due to students having various learning challenges related to their dyslexic traits, the school needs much more funding than the traditional public school. , Robin Faircloth, PTA President and Mr. James Love , Vice Chair PTA, came by the show to share information on GRASP academy... Read more

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Mark McKenzie came by the show to invite the community to Central Bark! A pioneer of the doggy day care industry, Mark came by to announces the grand opening of Central Bark Jacksonville, the first to open in the city, on August 3 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Central Bark Jacksonville, a 6,900-square-foot space and located at 5614 San Jose Blvd. The franchisee Mark McKenzie, a 22-year veteran of the United States Marines and Jacksonville ... Read more

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Superintendent Dr. Diana Greene came by the show to talk about the upcoming school year, grooming teachers for growth, securing all schools and the proposed tax referendum.

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Superintendent Dr. Diana Greene came by the show to talk about the upcoming school year, grooming teachers for growth, securing all schools and the proposed tax referendum.

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Lindsy Bivens, Host of My Message Matters Conference called into the show to invite and empower the community to the My Message Matters! Her vision is bringing people together to prepare for their next level. She has also partnered with Wolfson Senior High's entrepreneurship program and Krumpin 4 Success, a non-profit, youth entrepreneurship program & camp to bring youngsters in the room to empower them and align them with mentor... Read more

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Sista Strut 3k Breast Cancer Awareness with Monique Denise, local singer, born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, Monique is a true fighter, diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in 2017. Monique believes singing and music is a way of expression, a way to get away when words and people cannot ease the pain. We talked about he sharing her new single, Journey, at the upcoming 4th Annual Ron Sholes Sista Strut 3K Breast Cancer W... Read more

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Mrs. Latricia Taylor (CEO/Chair) of the Chasity Taylor Foundation came by the show to talk about her daughter Chasity Taylor who was killed in a DUI/DWI and the 5th Annual Chasity Taylor Foundation Community Give Back event to keep her memory alive!

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Harold Craw, General Manager of the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp called into the show to invite the community to The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Red Caps Negro League Night Saturday July 13th! Former Negro League players Buster Hair and James Sanders will be recognized before the game and greet fans on the concourse They will also be giving away Red Caps road gray replica jerseys to the first 2,000 fans through the gate. Offering the co... Read more

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