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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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Kick Off Party

Held each Spring, our annual Art & Antiques Show Kickoff Party is held for our huge Show committee, spouses and special guests. The 2017 Art & Antiques Show Chairs revealed the 2017 theme London Calling at the Kick/off party on May 4, 2017 at Manifest Distillery,  960 East Forsyth Street. Sponsored by one of our largest and longest donors, Wells Fargo, this year’s party was an exciting trip across the pond!         View the 2017 Art & Antiques Show flyer. I won’t be able to make it to the 2017 Art & Antiques Show but would like to make a donation  click here. For The Children

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2017 Art & Antiques Show Information

JOIN US FOR THE 2017 ART & ANTIQUES SHOW OVER  40 ART & ANTIQUES DEALERS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY AND EUROPE The 2017 Art & Antiques Show promises to an exciting event filled with iconic lecturers, such as celebrities, designers, architects and party planners, renowned antiques dealers from around the country and Europe, and the much loved Children’s Fashion Show featuring current and former Wolfson patients. Answering the call of the beautiful city of London, all of the events, from the Sneak Peek event, the Royal Affair Gala on Friday night, to the dealers at the show itself promise to transport us “across the pond” and provide another spectacular weekend for all. 2017 SHOW SCHEDULE Thursday, November 30, 2017 Benefactor Sneak Peek and Booth Crawl

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Resident Community News Touts the Art & Antiques Show

Art & Antiques weekend a boon for Women’s Board While all of Great Britain was keen with the news of Prince Harry’s engagement to actress Meghan Markle, Northeast Florida’s own philanthropic celebrities turned out for the Royal Affair Gala, kicking off the 41st Anniversary Art & Antiques Show, themed “London Calling.” This year’s gala was a return to the formal affair with full-length gowns and black tie, as patrons danced to melodies by the RiverTown Band. Presented by the Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital, the annual show featured nationally-acclaimed lecturers, internationally-recognized art and antiques dealers, the Opening Night Gala, and “Paddington at the Palace,” the Children’s Fashion Show, featuring current and former patients of Wolfson Children’s Hospital, followed by the “Mad Hatter’s Tea Party.”

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2017 Art & Antiques Show Dealers

The excitement is building for the 2017 Art&Antiques Show December 1-3, 2017 The Art & Antiques Show brings more than 40 art & antiques dealers to Jacksonville from around the country and even from Europe. They are among the absolute best in the business, and many of them have been with us for many, many years. Our amazing dealers feature exquisite items for the home, from original art to nineteenth century antiques to mid-century modern pieces, offering something for every taste. We are already working to bring you a 2017 Art& Antiques Show with a cadre of the best dealers and antiques possible. Purchase tickets for the Art & Antiques Show FOR THE CHILDREN Our 2017 Dealers

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