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Groundwork Jacksonville Announces Emerald Trail Co-Champions, Major Donors and Challenge Grant that Will Take Organization to First $1 Million in Trail Funding

Groundwork Jacksonville (GWJax) announced exciting progress in its mission to build the Emerald Trail within the next 10 years during a news conference at City Hall Aug. 26, including new corporate ambassadors, major donors and a presentation to Mayor Lenny Curry representing the group’s first commitment to the design of the Emerald Trail Model Project.…

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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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