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Hometown 506

On this episode of Hometown, Coach Mark Lowry talks about how he prepares and leads the Jacksonville Armada soccer team. Local artist Suzi West talks about her journey as a model and photographer. And Con México en la Piel (pee-el) performs the “Dance of Fire” – a 2000 years old Aztec ceremonial dance. But first, Nils and Bailey Rowland are …

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TAILS Program

The TAILS program matches together local shelter dogs and inmates for training and rehabilitation.

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Hometown 505

On this episode of Hometown, the TAILS program matches local shelter dogs and inmates for training and rehabilitation. Family Foundation’s 1000 in 1000 program develops personalized strategies to help the working poor escape poverty. And local musician Monique Mancera performs her song, “Know Where to Go”. But first, We Care’s Beaches Health and Wellness program partners with local organizations to …

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WJCT’s American Graduate Champions 2016 – Lynn Sherman

Lynn Sherman serves as director of community engagement at Baptist Health where she leads community benefit initiatives that are designed to develop strategies to improve the health and quality of life for families. Under her leadership, the nationally recognized Tipping the Scale Mentoring Adolescent Advocacy and Intervention Mentoring Program has touched the lives of more than 1,500 teens and received …

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WJCT’s American Graduate Champions 2016 – Rachel Rippey, M.S.

Rachel Rippey, M.S., is the project coordinator for Project Achieve, an inclusive higher education initiative for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities at Florida State College at Jacksonville. FSCJ is a member of the Florida Consortium on Inclusive Higher Education (along with University of Central Florida, Florida International University, and University of South Florida, St. Petersburg), which coordinates state-wide efforts …