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Clyde Garrett - Committed to Preserving Our Land

Clyde Garret is a full-time volunteer at North Florida Land Trust where he handles administrative and accounting services. In 2013 alone, Clyde volunteered more than 1,500 hours of his time with North Florida Land Trust. 132 more words

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JT Townsend - Paying it Forward for People With Disabilities

JT Townsend, Jr. was a senior at Episcopal High School in 2004 when he was hit on the football field and suffered a near-fatal spinal injury. 144 more words

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City Year Volunteers Help Struggling Students Get Back on Track

City Year Jacksonville AmeriCorps members are serving full-time at Andrew Jackson High School and Matthew Gilbert Middle School during the 2012-2013 school year. Teams of 10 City Year members per school are collaborating with teachers and other organizations to address struggles with attendance, behavior, and course performance in English and math – all areas that research shows leads to a significantly higher rate of dropping out. 145 more words

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Love of Gardening Blossomed into Volunteering

Tim Armstrong’s love of growing food has led him to, in the very literal sense, plant seeds in our community that grow into ways to nourish people. 140 more words

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Jack Diamond - Touching our Community for GOOD

Since coming to Jacksonville in 1970, Jack Diamond, Principal at Diamond Architectural Group has left an indelible print of GOOD in our community. Just a few of the well-recognized projects Jack is responsible for include the Prudential Tower and Complex, the Sun Trust Tower (formerly the Jacksonville Center), the Jacksonville Federal Courthouse and the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts. 147 more words

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Job Corps Students - Committed To Be Part of the Solution!

The Jacksonville Job Corps is an educational, technical career and volunteering organization for students between the ages of 15 – 25.  Students volunteer their time to community service after their training days and on weekends. 118 more words

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John Thomas - Brightening the Lives of Seniors, One Concert at a Time

For The Senior Life Foundation’s 10th Anniversary, John Thomas played hour long concerts for nearly 500 seniors in nine community senior centers.  As he played tunes from the 20’s, 30’s and 40’s, he asked seniors to reminisce about their lives.  157 more words

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