#DTJax Weekly Update: Feb. 23 – Feb. 29

The following is this week’s issue of the “#DTJax Weekly Update” e-newsletter. To receive this in your email inbox each week, sign-up here.

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DVI Updates 


What’s Happening with One Spark This Year?: 
In the spirit of innovation and collaboration, One Spark is joining forces with community partners and will be comprised of two days, two events.

On Wednesday, April 6, we will celebrate Creators on the streets of Downtown Jacksonville with a First Wednesday Spark Walk from noon to 10 p.m.
Thursday, April 7, will be Creator Innovation Day which provides Creators and Entrepreneurs with information, tools and local resources to move ideas from concept to company.

The deadline to register as a Creator for First Wednesday Spark Walk is quickly approaching, so make sure to apply for free here.
March Art Walk Volunteers Needed:

It’s that time again and we have changed up our Art Walk Volunteer opportunities to suit your needs. March is Shamrockin’ Downtown and you’re in luck since you get FREE GREEN BEER (must be 21+ years old). Sign up today and give back at #DTJax’s First Wednesday Art Walk!

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Get Your Tickets for DTJax’s Urban Oasis Gala Today:

Tickets and sponsorships are going fast! You don’t want to miss this celebration of Downtown Jacksonville at DVI’s Urban Oasis Gala Saturday, March 19! Join us for a night of cocktails, local food and dancing – including live music by the Chris Thomas Band – silent auctions and MOSH animal encounters. This inaugural gala will benefit the Downtown Parklet Program to better activate and energize #DTJax. Safari and jungle attire is encouraged, so make sure to get your ticket today and join us on March 19at 100 North Laura from 6:00-10:30 p.m.! Register here.

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DVI Annual Report Available:
  Have you ever wondered, what exactly does DVI do in a year? Check out our latest Annual Report,    which highlights accomplishments and financial information for fiscal year 2014-2015.