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McCoys Creek Fest Engages Community in Creek Restoration

  What started as a cloudy November day became a sunny picturesque Saturday along McCoys Creek as Groundwork Jacksonville hosted the McCoys Creek Fest on November 10, between King and Stockton Streets. The free family event drew more than 150 residents and nearby business owners who learned about the history, ecology and plans for restoring…

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Groundwork Jacksonville Speakers are Available

Have us over for lunch! Groundwork Jacksonville CEO Kay Ehas and board members of our organization are available for talks to your club or non-profit. We can provide interesting presentations on our activities in environmental and urban neighborhood renewal. Learn how we plan to create the Emerald Necklace and restore McCoys Creek.  We are also…

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Groundwork Jacksonville Hires First Chief Executive Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GROUNDWORK JACKSONVILLE HIRES FIRST CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Dawn Emerick, Ed. D Selected After Competitive Search Jacksonville (March 2, 2015) – Groundwork Jacksonville has hired Dawn Emerick, Ed.D, as its inaugural chief executive. After an extensive regional search, which attracted a large pool of excellent candidates, Groundwork Jacksonville identified Emerick as the leading…

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