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Communities In Schools of Jacksonville CEO Jon Heymann Wins National Dropout Prevention Award

Communities In Schools of Jacksonville CEO Jon Heymann Wins National Dropout Prevention Award

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – Communities In Schools of Jacksonville CEO Jon Heymann is one of two individual winners in the United States to win the National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN) Crystal Star Award of Excellence in Dropout Recovery, Intervention and Prevention. Heymann accepted the award at the 24th Annual National Dropout Prevention Network Conference luncheon on Oct. 16 in Orlando, Fla.

First eye cancer patient at the UF Proton Therapy Institute completes treatment this week

 

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The fixed beam room, or eyeline, at the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute is up and running and radiation oncologist Robert Malyapa, M.D., Ph.D. completed treating the facility’s first eye cancer patient this week.

DCF tests tech at "Food for Florida" mock disaster

DCF tests tech at "Food for Florida" mock disaster

 

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Department of Children and Families employees from all over the state came together in Tallahassee today to test the agency’s “Food for Florida” disaster preparation operations. The program allows DCF to provide emergency food assistance to families in need after a hurricane or another disaster.

Mandarin Tebow Event Sold Out

MANDARIN, Fla. -- There are no more tickets left for Tim Tebow's appearance at Christ's Church in March.

The Denver Broncos quarterback will be speaking to fans as part of a fundraiser for Christ Church Academy in Mandarin, according to Dawn Lemasters.

The event will be a question and answer format with Tebow answering questions asked by a moderator.  That will not include questions taken from the audience as previously announced.

Organizers said Tebow's main focus will be sharing stories about his childhood and his faith.

Tebow agreed to speak to help the school raise money for a new multipurpose sanctuary and auditorium on campus.

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