Tag: philanthropy
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Drew WilsonDecember 19, 2018

The Florida League of Cities announced Wednesday that it will make a $25,000 donation to support the post-Hurricane Michael relief effort in Northwest Florida. “It’s been two months since Hurricane Michael made landfall, but many of our cities are still dealing with the destruction the storm left behind,” said League president and Bartow Mayor Leo […]

Drew WilsonNovember 14, 2018

Medical marijuana company Surterra Wellness has announced it is pitching in $50,000 toward Hurricane Michael recovery efforts in the Florida Panhandle. The company said the contribution would be split up among several groups leading the charge in rebuilding the communities hardest hit by the Category 4 storm that slammed Northwest Florida a month ago. Among […]

Associated PressSeptember 16, 2016

Donald Trump‘s signature, an unmistakable if nearly illegible series of bold vertical flourishes, was scrawled on the improper $25,000 check sent from his personal foundation to a political committee supporting Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi. Charities are barred from engaging in political activities, and the Republican presidential nominee’s campaign has contended for weeks that the […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 6, 2016

In April, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry appointed Dawn Lockhart to be the new director of strategic partnerships, saying Lockhart “brings a wealth of experience, leadership and a robust professional network to this role,” which would help on “building and strengthening the City of Jacksonville’s partnerships with our local nonprofit and philanthropic sectors.” More details about the position […]

Guest AuthorSeptember 30, 2013

Until the wheels fell off the newspaper business, the Fourth Estate did a pretty good job of meeting its societal obligation: casting a skeptical, disinterested eye on the workings of government. The formula was simple. Attract readers with a well-edited, well-written package of news, entertainment and features at a reasonable price and let advertisers pitch […]


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