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St. Johns Riverkeeper Launches Campaign to Stop Georgia-Pacific Pipeline

St. Johns RIVERKEEPER recently announced the Cleaner GP awareness campaign to encourage Georgia-Pacific (GP) to abandon its plans to build a pipeline to the St. Johns River and to pursue alternative solutions to its wastewater pollution problems.  The CleanerGP.com campaign and website call on citizens to sign a petition to Governor Rick Scott asking him to require further toxicity testing of Georgia-Pacific’s wastewater and to require GP to find an acceptable alternative that will protect the health of the St. Johns River.   

Green Chamber of the South Launches First Chapter in Jacksonville

The Northeast Florida Green Chamber is painting the town green! Jacksonville is launching The Green Chamber of the South’s first chapter and it plans to make a huge impact on area businesses and the city’s delicate eco-system.

While Jacksonville companies strive to decrease their environmental impact and improve their green practices, they also have been in need of help to reach their goals. This new chapter will continue the Green Chamber of the South's mission of supporting sustainability in businesses and innovation and adoption of clean technology.

Jacksonville's Paulina Perez Wins WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Award™

Jacksonville's Paulina Perez Wins WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Award™

WeddingWire, the nation’s leading wedding technology company, is thrilled to announce that Makeup by Paulina Perez has been selected to receive the prestigious annual WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011 for Professional Makeup Artist!

MAU Job Fair for Welders with Mechanical Skills on January 27th

A special job fair will be held on Thursday, January 27th for individuals with mechanical and welding experience for MAU job openings in Jacksonville, FL. The welding positions will be performing railcar maintenance and repair duties for MAU at TTX in Jacksonville, FL.  MAU is a staffing company headquartered in Augusta, GA that provides custom workforce solutions. 

NEFAR Announces December 2010 Real Estate Sales Results

NEFAR Announces December 2010 Real Estate Sales Results

The Northeast Florida Association of Realtors (NEFAR) announces real estate market statistics for December 2010. Statistics encompass both single-family residential and condo sales.

BJ’s Charitable Foundation Donates $20,000 in Grants to Three Nonprofits in the Jacksonville Area

BJ’s Charitable Foundation announces today that it has donated $20,000 in grants among three local nonprofits: Community Connections, Hope Haven Association: Hope Haven Children's Clinic and Family Center, and Jewish Family & Community Services, Inc.  The recipients support the Foundation’s focus of providing basic need services in the areas of hunger prevention, self-sufficiency, health care, or education and primarily benefit needy children and families residing in the communities BJ’s Wholesale Club serves.

Jacksonville Car & Truck Show

Jacksonville Car & Truck Show

The hottest new and exotic automobiles will steer towards North Florida when the Jacksonville International Car and Truck Show returns February 18-20, 2011  at the Prime Osborn Convention Center.