Amelia Island Film Festival

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Wednesday on First Coast Connect, we spoke with Bloomberg News senior editor and author of “True Gentlemen: The Broken Pledge of American Fraternities,” John Hechinger about Florida State University suspending all greek life on campus indefinitely (01:13).   

We heard the story of Glorious Bethlehem Temple church in Jacksonville that took on the Florida Department of Transportation and won with pastor Donald Richardson (24:10).        

Planned Giving Officer Cliff Evans with the Catholic Foundation, Diocese of St. Augustine and Annie Tutt with the United Way talked about the 25h anniversary of the Planned Giving Council (34:16).           

Patty Smith and Chuck Oliva told us about the upcoming  Amelia Island Rendezvous Film Festival (46:00).


Thursday on “First Coast Connect” we were joined by State Farm insurance agent and former Jacksonville City Council President Matt Carlucci to talk about what people should do if they need to file an insurance claim in the wake of Hurricane Irma (01:09). We spoke with student leader Sarah Hipps about the Medical Explorers program at Orange Park Medical Center.(35:41). Plus, First Coast filmmaker and author Nadia Ramoutaur told us about her new book, “52 Ways to Free my Mojo,” and the films she will debut at the Amelia Island Rendezvous Film Festival (45:48).