Monthly Archives: May 2015

Closing The Loop: Jack McNeil

You wouldn’t know it from his voice, but Jack McNeil grew up in a small town in North Carolina.

“There was no job opportunity there at all,” McNeil said. “No chance to build something. If you had ambition, you headed either north or south on I-95.”

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First Read: Friday, May 29, 2015

Jacksonville’s park system was ranked in the bottom 10 in the country, a MOSH exhibit shows just how much Florida’s springs have changed over the years, and a new autopsy contradicts the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office’s narrative in a police-involved shooting.

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Main Library Hosting Jacksonville Entrepreneurs In Weekly Collaborative Sessions

The Jacksonville Public Library opened a new space Thursday to give start-up founders a place to collaborate.

A peer support group called the Jacksonville Community of Entrepreneurs, which formed from this year’s One Spark, will meet on the second floor of the downtown library to provide mentoring, networking opportunities and workshops.

Raquel Steffens is one of the community’s co-founders. She says the library provides a space where anyone can develop their ideas.

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