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Gymnast Kerri Strug To Visit Jacksonville

Gymnast Kerri Strug To Visit Jacksonville

Kerri Strug, 1996 Olympic team gold-medalist, will be in Jacksonville, Fla., Jan. 18-19, to promote the 2011 AT&T American Cup, an International Gymnastics Federation World Cup event that will be held March 5 at the Veterans Memorial Arena.

"Dancing With The Stars" Julianne Hough Holds Benefit Concert for Children’s Miracle Network

99.9 Gator Country presents a benefit concert for Children’s Miracle Network featuring Mercury Records Nashville artists Julianne Hough and Randy Montana on Friday, December 17th at Mavericks at the Jacksonville Landing. Tickets are just $10 at the door and proceeds benefit the Children’s Miracle Network.

Newt Gingrich in Jacksonville

Thursday, October 28th

11:00 am

(Doors Open at 10:30 am)

Hyatt Regency

225 East Coastline Drive

To RSVP click here

Diebenow Appointed to the JTA Board

Steven Diebenow has been appointed to the Jacksonville Transportation Authority’s board of directors by Mayor John Peyton. Diebenow will replace Donald P. Hinson who served since 2002, eight years.

Jacksonville Couple Chosen for First Times Square New Year's Wedding

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- How many guests make for a "full house" at a wedding? One local couple will have about a million.

Bethany Philips and Geoffrey Dubie, who live in Jacksonville,  met in Iraq while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps.  They live in Jacksonville.

They entered a contest to be the first people ever married in a ceremony at Times Square on New Year's Eve.

After looking through nearly 2,000 entries, Get Married Media chose Philips and Dubie to say "I do" as the ball drops with the world watching.

Philips, originally from Georgia, is heading to Florida State College Jacksonville to study nursing, and Dubie, from North Carolina, is studying at Jacksonville University.

The couple chose Jacksonville to start their life together after their service in the military.

Jaguars trade safety Anthony Smith to Green Bay; sign cornerback Chevis Jackson

The Jacksonville Jaguars and the Green Bay Packers finalized a trade today with safety Anthony Smith going to the Packers in exchange for an undisclosed draft pick.  In addition, the Jaguars signed third-year cornerback Chevis Jackson.

Congressman Ander Crenshaw to Discuss Middle East Situation at Etz Chaim Synagogue

Sunday morning, October 24, 2010 at 9:30 am, Congressman Ander Crenshaw, representative of Florida’s Fourth Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives will discuss the current situation in the Middle East at a breakfast in Etz Chaim Synagogue, 10167 San Jose Boulevard in Mandarin.  Congregants and members of the Jewish community of Jacksonville are encouraged to attend this program.  Admission to the breakfast is $10 per person.  Reservations are appreciated by Tuesday, October 19 by contacting the synagogue office at (904) 262-3565 ext. 7.