Donor Profile: VyStar Credit Union

Groundwork Jacksonville is fortunate to have the support of VyStar Credit Union (VyStar) as one of our major donors to the Emerald Trail and McCoys Creek projects. Originally founded in 1952 as Jax Navy Federal Credit Union to serve civil service, military employees and their families at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, the credit union was…

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Donor Profile: Pajcic & Pajcic

Michael and his father Steve, of the Law Firm Pajcic & Pajcic, are avid cyclists who see the need for the Emerald Trail. Michael, his wife Katy DeBriere, Steve and wife Anne, along with their law firm Pajcic & Pajcic, were recognized for making the first multi-year financial commitment to the Emerald Trail of $50,000…

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Donor Profile: David Miller

David Miller is co-founder and Executive Chairman of Brightway Insurance, one of the largest property and casualty insurance agencies in the country with annual sales over $600 million.  Miller is passionate about creating positive outcomes that have positive results for multiple stakeholders.  He is an ongoing supporter of the United Way, including previously serving on…

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Donor Profile: JTC Running

JTC Running is Northeast Florida’s preeminent promoter of healthy lifestyles through running, fitness, and fellowship. Founded in October 1975 as the Jacksonville Track Club, JTC Running created the Gate River Run in 1978, which has been one of the leading road races in the country. The Gate’s four different events encompass over 15,000 national and…

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Meet Groundwork Jacksonville’s new leader

Groundwork Jacksonville Taps Ehas to be CEO Jacksonville, Fla. 9/19/2017 – Having devoted more than 12 years to polishing two of Jacksonville’s urban neighborhood gems as a board member and past board chair of Riverside Avondale Preservation (RAP), Kay Ehas will now focus her attention on implementing the city’s Emerald Necklace as Groundwork Jacksonville’s new…

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Groundwork Jacksonville Hires First Chief Executive Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GROUNDWORK JACKSONVILLE HIRES FIRST CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Dawn Emerick, Ed. D Selected After Competitive Search Jacksonville (March 2, 2015) – Groundwork Jacksonville has hired Dawn Emerick, Ed.D, as its inaugural chief executive. After an extensive regional search, which attracted a large pool of excellent candidates, Groundwork Jacksonville identified Emerick as the leading…

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