#DTJax Weekly Update: Feb. 16 – Feb. 22

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DVI Updates 


One Spark 2016 Update:
Announced at the Feb. 15 press conference, DVI and One Spark will host a Creator Showcase at the April 6 Art Walk featuring local artists, creators, performers and more. First Wednesday Spark Walk will have extended hours from noon till 10 p.m. and will span from Hemming Park to the Jacksonville Landing. The following day, April 7, will be Creator Innovation Day – a full day conference at the Hyatt Regency. Speakers, workshops, networking, pitching and a hackathon, all designed to help our local innovation ecosystem. Check here for more information and how to apply and register for Spark Walk and Creator Innovation Day.
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DTJax’s Urban Oasis, March 19:
Come and celebrate Downtown at DVI’s Urban Oasis Gala Saturday, March 19, 2016! There will be cocktails, dining and dancing – with live music by the Chris Thomas Band – silent auctions and animal encounters by MOSH all leading up to the Downtown awards. All proceeds from the gala will benefit the Downtown Parklet Program. Khaki and safari attire encouraged. The gala will last from 6:00-10:30 p.m. and take place at 100 North Laura, 9th Floor, 100 N. Laura Street. Buy your tickets and sponsorships today.
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