Tag: Jon Heymann
Is Rise of The Resistance just a knock off? Disney says no way.

A.G. GancarskiMay 9, 2017

Jacksonville Children’s Commission CEO Jon Heymann submitted a letter of retirement to the JCC Board last week. The letter, also sent to members of Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry‘s senior staff, says that Heymann retires with “mixed emotions” but that the JCC is ready for “new leadership.” “The decision to step away is among the most difficult decisions […]

A.G. GancarskiDecember 19, 2016

It’s been a rough stretch for the Jacksonville Children’s Commission, and the week before Christmas brought even more coal for its stocking. This month had already seen the Jacksonville City Council’s Finance Committee taking JCC CEO Jon Heymann to task for an unusual amount of “emergency” appropriations bills in recent years, and keeping the council in the […]

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 29, 2016

When running for office in 2015, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry vowed to bring back the Jacksonville Journey. Under previous mayor Alvin Brown, many Journey programs had been moved to the purview of other organizations, such as the Jacksonville Children’s Commission. Funding levels for the Journey were cut. Curry’s vows to reinstate the Journey coincided, especially during […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 29, 2015

With just two days to go until Lenny Curry is inaugurated as Jacksonville mayor on Wednesday, the mayor-elect’s transition committees continued, albeit with some glitches, at Jacksonville University. The Prevention, Intervention, and At-Risk Youth committee was hampered by some key no-shows. Co-chairs Johnny Gaffney and Paul Perez were absent. Thus, it was left to Jon Heymann, of the Jacksonville Children’s Commission, […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 17, 2015

 Jon Heymann is here from the Jacksonville Children’s Commission for the Sam Mousa Transition Team Budget Review. 9:40: Fingerprinting costs removed. Rental of city facilities reduced. 9:44: A discussion of pension contributions. Health insurance and workers comp are both up. Elections of coverage are a driver. 9:47: Travel expenses are up $10K. Heymann says that he’s not […]


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