american flag with text that reads we remember on memorial day
May 26, 2017
In observance of Memorial Day, the following city government offices and facilities will be closed Monday, May 29.
duval county veterans memorial wall with eternal flame
May 25, 2017
Loved ones, veterans, service members and citizens will join together Monday to honor our fallen heroes at the City of Jacksonville’s annual Memorial Day observance. This year, four new names have been added to the almost 1700 on Jacksonville’s Veterans Memorial Wall that stands in honor of the service and sacrifice of U.S. Service Members who died while on active duty. The four servicemen, including Christopher Colafati, Zachary Debeau, Micki Nixon and Wade Wilkenson, will be recognized in a ceremony to include their families and keynote speakers, Mayor Lenny Curry and ADM William F. Moran, Vice Chief of Naval Operations. Free parking is available in Lot J (enter from Gator Bowl Boulevard on the stadium side) and Lot P (enter from Duval Street). Patriotic attire is suggested.
A flag at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Wall
May 25, 2017
The National Cemetery Administration will host a Memorial Day ceremony at the Jacksonville National Cemetery (4083 Lannie Rd. – 32218) as a show of patriotism and gratitude for the military men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the United States armed forces.
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May 24, 2017
The 2017 Jacksonville Jazz Festival kicks off tomorrow, Thursday, May 25 and will continue through the Memorial Day weekend. The festival will feature more than 40 performers, three stages, and a vibrant street festival atmosphere.
Mayor Lenny Curry speaking to the Jax Journey Oversight Committee in January 2016.
May 24, 2017
Jax Journey is an initiative focused on creating safer communities by supporting programs that enhance crime prevention and intervention efforts.
Cutting the ribbon for Metal Container Corporation's expanded facility on May 16, 2017, creating 75 new jobs.
May 19, 2017
Governor Rick Scott announced today that Jacksonville area businesses added 19,000 new private-sector jobs over the year in April. Jacksonville’s unemployment rate was 3.8 percent in April, down 0.6 percentage point from one year ago. Statewide, Florida businesses created 15,000 new jobs in April and the unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 percent, the lowest since November 2007. Since December 2010, Florida businesses have created 1,355,700 new private-sector jobs.
A City employee loading the dumpster at the Household Hazardous Waste collection event
May 19, 2017
With a focus on eliminating blight in our neighborhoods, the City of Jacksonville offers citizens opportunities and events that encourage appropriate disposal of waste and other debris throughout Jacksonville. One of these many efforts is through the Solid Waste Division, which is hosting a household hazardous waste (HHW) and electronic waste (e-waste) mobile collection event Saturday, May 20.
two mustang horses standing in field
May 18, 2017
The Jacksonville Equestrian Center is pleased to offer the local community a day packed full of free activities and exhibitions on Saturday, May 20. Nearly everything will be totally free, and there’s something for everyone in the family to enjoy. Head to the Jacksonville Equestrian Center to meet real wild mustangs, watch horses perform exciting feats, jump in a bounce house, get face painting and balloon animals, see a vintage mustang car show, go for pony rides, meet animals in the petting zoo, swim in an Olympic-sized pool, win prizes, and more.
Jacksonville Vetrepreneur Summit
May 17, 2017
Attention current and future Veteran Business Owners. Join us at the FREE One Day Vetrepreneur Summit to learn:
  • How to Start or Build a Small Business
  • Small Business Contracting Opportunities
  • Resources Available
  • Financing Options
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