#DTJax Weekly Update: Mar. 8 – Mar. 14

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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Things To Do Downtown


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Mar. 12: Gate River Run
Mar. 12: Unity Boot Camp




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DVI Updates 


Tickets Selling Out 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 catering by Black Sheep, a full bar featuring soon-to-be Downtown Intuition Ale Works and Bold City Brewery, treats by Peterbrooke Chocolatier and Sweet Pete’s, live music by the Chris Thomas Band and silent auction items including a rooftop cocktail party, behind the scenes tours, annual memberships and more. This inaugural gala will benefit the Downtown Parklet Program to better activate and energize #DTJax. Make sure to get your tickets and sponsorships today by registering here. See you on the 19th!


The One Spark Rundown: 

One Spark is joining forces with community partners and will be comprised of two days, two events in April:

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 at The Hyatt which provides Creators and Entrepreneurs with information, tools and local resources to move ideas from concept to company.

Volunteers Opportunities:
Want to get involved in the community? Below are two events that you can be a part of. Sign up today:
Merchant Meeting: Spark Walk and Jazz Fest: 
Mark your calendar to join DVI, One Spark and the City of Jacksonville Sports and Entertainment Office for briefings on Spark Walk and the Jacksonville Jazz Festival. This meeting will be held Thursday, March 10, 9 a.m. in the Ed Ball Building, 1st floor Training Room.
To attend, please RSVP to Jennifer Hewett-Apperson, at (904)634-0303 ext. 224 or via email.

We Still Want Your Opinions:

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.