2017

Women’s Board Receives Grant From Wells Fargo

The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital  is grateful to be awarded 1 of 1350 grants from Wells Fargo last year.  We are so proud of their commitment to the children we serve at Wolfson! Thank you Wells Fargo for the outstanding work you do to make our local communities a better place to live and work!

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The Long Awaited Announcement of the 2018-2019 Florida Forum Series

The Florida Forum is proud to announce the 2018-2019 Series This series promises to be dynamic and entertaining and we hope you will mark your calendars to join us at the Forum! Over the past 27 years The Florida Forum has delivered a world-class speaker series and raised community awareness and funds for Wolfson Children’s Hospital. In keeping with tradition, we are looking forward to another enlightening and exciting season featuring Lara Logan, Bryan Cranston, and Tony Dungy. Purchase your tickets now.   Lara Logan – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Lara Logan’s bold, award-winning reporting has earned her prominence among the world’s best foreign correspondents. Logan is a full-time 60 Minutes correspondent, as well as a CBS News Chief Foreign Correspondent and Chief

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The 2018 Art & Antiques Show

Celebrating A Place In The Sun We are so excited about the 2018 Art & Antiques Show! Spend an evening with us experiencing the glamour and sophistication of Old Palm Beach. We are planning an exciting evening of fun with the goal of raising money for Wolfson Children’s Hospital. The 2018 Art & Antiques Show will feature over 40 Art & Antiques dealers from across the country and Europe. As always, the weekend will be an event filled with exemplary lecturers including celebrities, designers, architects,  party planners, and renowned antiques dealers from around the country and Europe. As always, the revered Children’s Fashion Show featuring current and former Wolfson patients will return to showcase children’s fashions and smiles. You cannot miss the children’s smiling faces

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Women’s Board Announces New Funding Target

We are pleased to announce our new funding target the Wolfson Childrens Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Wolfson Children’s Hospital Has a long history of providing the most essential services  to the children of our to the children of our region.  In 1972, Richard and Ray Martin lost a premature twin daughter, Abbie. At that time, Wolfson Children’s Hospital did not have the equipment necessary to support one premature infant, let alone two. Surviving twin Annie had to be transported in the back of her parents’ station wagon in an incubator to Shands Hospital in Gainesville, where she stayed for almost five months.  Rather than place blame or hide from this overwhelming tragedy, Abbie’s family faced it head on. Ray’s mother, Ellen Cavert, worked with the

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DAFNE ANEZ FLORES

Written by Laurie Moore Thakker On New Year’s Eve 2016, fourteen-year-old  Dafne Flores was celebrating with a few of her friends, taking turns singing  their  favorite  songs in  her  room.  Around  10:30 that evening, Dafne complained of a painful headache and fell on her way to get some headache medicine. Her last memories are of her friends helping her to bed, giving her ice for her head, and then later getting in the car with her mom, Angelita. Luckily, Angelita followed her instincts and took Dafne to an emergency clinic near her house, a decision that saved her daughter’s life. A CT scan revealed a brain hemorrhage and Dafne was rushed to Wolfson Children’s Hospital where she was unresponsive upon her arrival. Another CT scan

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London Calling The Young Collectors Party For Wolfson Children’s Hospital Was held at INTUITION ALE WORKS 629  EAST BAY STREET, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA  32202 PRESENTING  SPONSOR For more information about becoming a Young Collector, please email: artandantiquesshow@bmcjax.com. Connect to our blog here. I won’t be able to make it to the 2017 Art & Antiques Show but would like to make a donation click here. View the 2017 Art & Antiques Show flyer.

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The 2017 Children’s Fashion Show

The 2017 Children’s Fashion Show is going to be spectacular! Don’t miss a chance to be part of this revered event. Join Us Sunday, December 3, 2017 – 2 pm We want to thank our 2017 sponsor, Belk, Inc. As part of the 41st Annual Art & Antiques Show, the 2017 Children’s Fashion Show will be held on Sunday, December 3, 2017, 2 pm at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center. The Women’s Board’s mission is simple:  We raise funds to ensure our region has the finest pediatric health care available.  As Women’s Board members, we are honored to have the chance to celebrate current and past former Wolfson patients through the annual Children’s Fashion Show. During this very special event, there is not

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2017 Art & Antiques Show Lectures

Join us for the 2017 Art & Antiques Show! It promises to be another exciting, fun filled event “across the pond” in London! We are very excited about the upcoming 2017 Show Lecture Series. Our lecturers are second to none! We always bring the best designers, architects, event planners, and more to our Art & Antiques Show, and this year is no different,  bringing you a stellar event filled with iconic lecturers, such as celebrities, designers, architects and party planners. we hope you will take advantage of what the 2017 Art & Antiques show has to offer and purchase tickets to this amazing event today. View the 2017 Art & Antiques Show flyer   These exceptional lecturers have graciously committed to join us in 2017.

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2017 Royal Affair Gala

The 2017 Royal Affair Gala is going to be amazing! Our opening black-tie gala, is arguably the most highly anticipated social event in Jacksonville. The Women’s Board transforms the beautiful Prime F. Osborn Convention Center, which is Jacksonville’s historical downtown train station, into a magical venue featuring the theme of that year’s Show. From old world Spain, to the Deep South, to faraway India, to Art Deco, our volunteers outdo themselves year after year to create the most incredible ambience possible for our guests. Chefs from Savor work hard all year to create menus highlighting the year’s theme, and the meals they create are truly delectable. Featuring live music until midnight, and sometimes beyond, The Art & Antiques Show Opening Night Party is not to

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2017 Art & Antiques Show Sponsors

The Women’s Board Thanks Our 2017 Sponsors The Women’s Board absolutely could not do all we do for Wolfson Children’s Hospital without our incredible sponsors. We are deeply indebted to them. From large corporations to small businesses to individuals, we believe our donors are the most giving people in our community, and we are so thankful they share our heart. We are looking forward to another great Art & Antiques show with our sponsors in 2017. Keep checking back here for more information abut the 2017 show and it’s sponsors. For more information about becoming a 2017 Art & Antiques Show Sponsor please contact us at 904.202.2886. View the 2017 Art & Antiques Show flyer. Click here for more information about our sponsorship levels.  

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1325 San Marco Boulevard, Suite 802
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone: 904.202.2886
Fax: 904.202.2778
Email: womensboard@bmcjax.com