Blog (Page 59)

Blog (Page 59)

Aging to Saging: Only 17 Spaces Left!

Only 17 spaces remain for Aging to Saging – Designing your Extraordinary Elderhood, the theme for SUUFI (SE UU Fall Institute) October 14th-19th. It’s held at The Mountain in Highlands NC — a beautiful time of the year. Eight Jacksonville UU’s have already registered and three are leading workshops: Donna Janesky, Meg Rohal, and Linda Plummer. With the…

Weekday Book Club Upcoming Selections

August 6th: Ben Rawlence , City of Thorns (967.73053): Non-fiction portrayal of life in a large refugee camp. September 4th: Elizabeth Letts, The Perfect Horse (940.54 LETTS): U.S. mission to capture Lipizzaner horses kidnapped by Nazis. We will be meeting at Books-a-Million on Atlantic Boulevard from 1:00 to 2:00 pm. All are welcome.

Caring Candles

Beloved member, Gail Bristol passed away on June 4, 2018. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, August 4, 2018, 1:00 pm at UUCJ. A reception will follow in the Social Hall. Longtime member, Ann Winfree fell and broke her femur recently. After a short stay in Beaches Baptist Hospital, she is now recovering at Fleet Landing Rehab. in Atlantic Beach. She faces up to 6…

Board Meeting: July 10th

The upcoming board meeting will take place Tuesday, July 10th at 6:00pm in the Fletcher Room. The agenda is posted on the governance page of the website: Members are welcome to attend.

July 8th Speaker Bio: Basma Alawee

Basma Alawee came to the US from Iraq in 2010 with a BS in Material Engineering. Her experience of arriving in the US made her keenly aware of the issues refugees face, and she began to volunteer at several local organizations to help. She was selected as a delegate for Florida at the UNHCR Refugee Congress in 2013 and to be on the board of the Refugee Center online.…

Healthy Eating Class

The Healthy Eating Class will be held on Sunday, July 8th at 12:30pm. in the Fletcher Room. This month’s subject is Gluten: Do I Need It or Not? Come on by for a short lecture and get your questions about gluten answered!

Caring Candles

Long-time beloved member, Alice Ricker, passed away on May 12, 2018. A memorial service celebrating her life will be held on Saturday, July y, 2018 at 11:00 am. A catered reception will follow the service. The caterer needs a count of those who will attend. Please RSVP: email, or call the office at (904) 725-8133. We are also asking members and friends to…

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