Gov. Ron DeSantis has announced plans to eliminate the Gardiner program waitlist of nearly 2,000 students.
Our guests that looked at the program and wider education funding questions were:
- Sally Hazelip, Head of North Florida School of Special Education
- Abukar Adan, a WJCT reporter who covered the event here in Jacksonville Monday
- Andrew Spar, Vice President of the Florida Education Association
North Florida Land Trust
The North Florida Land Trust, a nonprofit that serves as a “champion of environmental protection” in our area, is holding its annual meeting on February 7. During the meeting, the organization will present its 2018 accomplishments and share what it hopes to accomplish in 2019.
Jim McCarthy, President of the North Florida Land Trust, joined us with a preview.
Valentine’s Day is next week. A new social enterprise in Jacksonville is encouraging people to give a gift to that special someone that can also help make a difference in someone else’s life. Charis Chocolate is City Rescue Mission’s newest enterprise that helps raise funds to support the mission's drug and alcohol addiction recovery program.
Penny Kievet, the Executive Director of City Rescue Mission was here with more information.
Amanda Brannon can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, 904-358-6317.