State Rep. Clay Yarborough, Operation New Uniform, and the Meninak Club

State Rep. Clay Yarborough, Operation New Uniform, and the Meninak Club


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uniform joins us to talk about>>The leader of operation new
uniform joins us to talk about
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him this
coming week. A state lawmaker him this
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from Jacksonville staking his coming week. A state lawmaker
from Jacksonville staking his
claim that marriage is from Jacksonville staking his
claim that marriage is
important and need statewide claim that marriage is
important and need statewide
support. Clay Yarborough important and need statewide
support. Clay Yarborough
explains the Florida guide to support. Clay Yarborough
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Thanks for joining us. Our in Jacksonville.
Thanks for joining us. Our
first yesterday, one of Thanks for joining us. Our
first yesterday, one of
Jackson’s representatives of first yesterday, one of
Jackson’s representatives of
Florida’s House clay yarber a Jackson’s representatives of
Florida’s House clay yarber a
Republican from Jacksonville in Florida’s House clay yarber a
Republican from Jacksonville in
the States district 12. Republican from Jacksonville in
the States district 12.
>>And I want to jump into one the States district 12.
>>And I want to jump into one
of the headlines that I>>And I want to jump into one
of the headlines that I
saw recently which is that of the headlines that I
saw recently which is that
you’ve got a bill concerning saw recently which is that
you’ve got a bill concerning
marriage when she described for you’ve got a bill concerning
marriage when she described for
Sir. Thank you Ken good marriage when she described for
Sir. Thank you Ken good
morning, thank you for having Sir. Thank you Ken good
morning, thank you for having
me on today so morning, thank you for having
me on today so
I’m in Florida and 2018 alone me on today so
I’m in Florida and 2018 alone
out of our 156,000 marriages, I’m in Florida and 2018 alone
out of our 156,000 marriages,
half of those 77,000 ended out of our 156,000 marriages,
half of those 77,000 ended
in divorce. half of those 77,000 ended
in divorce.
>>And that’s not just this in divorce.
>>And that’s not just this
past year we’ve seen such a>>And that’s not just this
past year we’ve seen such a
high percentage of high number past year we’ve seen such a
high percentage of high number
but over the past many years high percentage of high number
but over the past many years
and when you look but over the past many years
and when you look
at it. Some may say well this and when you look
at it. Some may say well this
isn’t something the state at it. Some may say well this
isn’t something the state
should worry about should be isn’t something the state
should worry about should be
involved in or anything. should worry about should be
involved in or anything.
Now granted it starts in involved in or anything.
Now granted it starts in
someone’s heart into hearts, Now granted it starts in
someone’s heart into hearts,
they have to someone’s heart into hearts,
they have to
you know come together and make they have to
you know come together and make
that work and everything so you know come together and make
that work and everything so
some say well why would the that work and everything so
some say well why would the
state be involved there is a some say well why would the
state be involved there is a
cost though the family state be involved there is a
cost though the family
fragmentation everything from cost though the family
fragmentation everything from
the child welfare system which fragmentation everything from
the child welfare system which
is impacted after divorce. the child welfare system which
is impacted after divorce.
If there were children involved is impacted after divorce.
If there were children involved
in that family. If there were children involved
in that family.
Also in the justice system in in that family.
Also in the justice system in
another areas Also in the justice system in
another areas
like that and some studies have another areas
like that and some studies have
suggested that the cost even 10 like that and some studies have
suggested that the cost even 10
years ago was about $2 billion suggested that the cost even 10
years ago was about $2 billion
to Florida taxpayers. National years ago was about $2 billion
to Florida taxpayers. National
study that that I’ve done some to Florida taxpayers. National
study that that I’ve done some
research on child welfare loan study that that I’ve done some
research on child welfare loan
million research on child welfare loan
million
and even down in Palm Beach million
and even down in Palm Beach
County. We’ve had the and even down in Palm Beach
County. We’ve had the
foundation for women’s economic County. We’ve had the
foundation for women’s economic
literacy say that in the foundation for women’s economic
literacy say that in the
US children that come out of a literacy say that in the
US children that come out of a
situation where their parents US children that come out of a
situation where their parents
have been divorced are 28% more situation where their parents
have been divorced are 28% more
likely to be in poverty and have been divorced are 28% more
likely to be in poverty and
that’s a huge impact in our likely to be in poverty and
that’s a huge impact in our
state. I’m also with divorced that’s a huge impact in our
state. I’m also with divorced
man and divorced women divorced state. I’m also with divorced
man and divorced women divorced
women are more likely to be in man and divorced women divorced
women are more likely to be in
poverty than divorced man so women are more likely to be in
poverty than divorced man so
that to me makes it rise up to poverty than divorced man so
that to me makes it rise up to
the level of the state needs to that to me makes it rise up to
the level of the state needs to
take a hard look at this and the level of the state needs to
take a hard look at this and
anything we can do to help us take a hard look at this and
anything we can do to help us
something we should and maybe anything we can do to help us
something we should and maybe
describe how this would address something we should and maybe
describe how this would address
who is kind of describe how this would address
who is kind of
educational component it is it who is kind of
educational component it is it
is and I and I apologize for educational component it is it
is and I and I apologize for
string on that a little bit is and I and I apologize for
string on that a little bit
just want to get some string on that a little bit
just want to get some
background that this would be. just want to get some
background that this would be.
>>You would have to background that this would be.
>>You would have to
individuals appointed by the>>You would have to
individuals appointed by the
governor to buy the speaker of individuals appointed by the
governor to buy the speaker of
the House and 2 by the Senate governor to buy the speaker of
the House and 2 by the Senate
president and they would come the House and 2 by the Senate
president and they would come
together and pull material from president and they would come
together and pull material from
their expertise and marriage together and pull material from
their expertise and marriage
and family and put together a their expertise and marriage
and family and put together a
guide it would and family and put together a
guide it would
be something that’s a mandate guide it would
be something that’s a mandate
that couples have to be something that’s a mandate
that couples have to
acknowledge reading before they that couples have to
acknowledge reading before they
get a marriage license. But acknowledge reading before they
get a marriage license. But
today you have a guy that’s out get a marriage license. But
today you have a guy that’s out
there that the clerk has to get today you have a guy that’s out
there that the clerk has to get
your acknowledgment on there that the clerk has to get
your acknowledgment on
that says you’ve read and it’s your acknowledgment on
that says you’ve read and it’s
a handbook that tells you a that says you’ve read and it’s
a handbook that tells you a
little bit about the positives a handbook that tells you a
little bit about the positives
on marriage, but the balance of little bit about the positives
on marriage, but the balance of
it tells you what do you want on marriage, but the balance of
it tells you what do you want
to do if are heading about it tells you what do you want
to do if are heading about
getting a divorce to do if are heading about
getting a divorce
and all the impacts of that getting a divorce
and all the impacts of that
like alimony and going through and all the impacts of that
like alimony and going through
the court process and financial like alimony and going through
the court process and financial
burden and all of that the court process and financial
burden and all of that
and so we want to come along burden and all of that
and so we want to come along
with a positive counterbalance and so we want to come along
with a positive counterbalance
and tell you all the good with a positive counterbalance
and tell you all the good
things to work on like and tell you all the good
things to work on like
communication skills, parenting things to work on like
communication skills, parenting
skills financial management, communication skills, parenting
skills financial management,
things that would benefit any skills financial management,
things that would benefit any
married couple and put that out things that would benefit any
married couple and put that out
there is a positive if you want married couple and put that out
there is a positive if you want
to do anything and you don’t there is a positive if you want
to do anything and you don’t
have to but at least we put to do anything and you don’t
have to but at least we put
something out there to try to have to but at least we put
something out there to try to
help couples when they first something out there to try to
help couples when they first
get help couples when they first
get
started vs here’s everything get
started vs here’s everything
you need to know about a started vs here’s everything
you need to know about a
divorce and yet even got you need to know about a
divorce and yet even got
married yet. Yeah so let’s take divorce and yet even got
married yet. Yeah so let’s take
the other side of that I saw a married yet. Yeah so let’s take
the other side of that I saw a
headline Alaska about one of the other side of that I saw a
headline Alaska about one of
the article’s lead with this. headline Alaska about one of
the article’s lead with this.
>>Florida lawmakers think they the article’s lead with this.
>>Florida lawmakers think they
have the secret to keeping your>>Florida lawmakers think they
have the secret to keeping your
marriage healthy. have the secret to keeping your
marriage healthy.
>>We think about that marriage healthy.
>>We think about that
and going back to something I>>We think about that
and going back to something I
said a few minutes ago and I and going back to something I
said a few minutes ago and I
saw that as followed that. said a few minutes ago and I
saw that as followed that.
>>Again this would focus on saw that as followed that.
>>Again this would focus on
positive elements to help any>>Again this would focus on
positive elements to help any
married couple. The state has positive elements to help any
married couple. The state has
an interest here because of the married couple. The state has
an interest here because of the
cost to taxpayers and also an interest here because of the
cost to taxpayers and also
because of the cost to taxpayers and also
because of the
overall what I would call because of the
overall what I would call
family fragmentation the overall what I would call
family fragmentation the
effects of that. Among men family fragmentation the
effects of that. Among men
women and children in Florida effects of that. Among men
women and children in Florida
and so it’s not trying to tell women and children in Florida
and so it’s not trying to tell
people what to do is trying to and so it’s not trying to tell
people what to do is trying to
offer a positive out there that people what to do is trying to
offer a positive out there that
folks can offer a positive out there that
folks can
look to and even in this bill, folks can
look to and even in this bill,
you don’t see a long list of look to and even in this bill,
you don’t see a long list of
you shall do this you should do you don’t see a long list of
you shall do this you should do
that we’re putting this you shall do this you should do
that we’re putting this
community panel together that we’re putting this
community panel together
there’s no cost to taxpayers community panel together
there’s no cost to taxpayers
and all it would be is an there’s no cost to taxpayers
and all it would be is an
acknowledgment with and all it would be is an
acknowledgment with
the clerk, somewhere to the law acknowledgment with
the clerk, somewhere to the law
hand but that’s been out there the clerk, somewhere to the law
hand but that’s been out there
for 20 years now hand but that’s been out there
for 20 years now
that you’ve been provided for 20 years now
that you’ve been provided
access to information that that you’ve been provided
access to information that
could help you have a access to information that
could help you have a
good marriage. could help you have a
good marriage.
>>Representative yarber why good marriage.
>>Representative yarber why
we’ve got some video of your>>Representative yarber why
we’ve got some video of your
You your colleagues doing last we’ve got some video of your
You your colleagues doing last
spring in Tallahassee I think You your colleagues doing last
spring in Tallahassee I think
this was the opening day of the spring in Tallahassee I think
this was the opening day of the
legislative session that were this was the opening day of the
legislative session that were
shot, but while this is what it legislative session that were
shot, but while this is what it
looks like inside the House shot, but while this is what it
looks like inside the House
chamber, I know there’s more looks like inside the House
chamber, I know there’s more
work happening in legislative chamber, I know there’s more
work happening in legislative
committee weeks like you’ve got work happening in legislative
committee weeks like you’ve got
coming up this week. committee weeks like you’ve got
coming up this week.
Tell us about some of what coming up this week.
Tell us about some of what
you’re focused on this year I Tell us about some of what
you’re focused on this year I
know you mention even this you’re focused on this year I
know you mention even this
House bill that concerns know you mention even this
House bill that concerns
prescription medications and House bill that concerns
prescription medications and
helping people get or as a prescription medications and
helping people get or as a
picture and just briefly thank helping people get or as a
picture and just briefly thank
you for that House bill one 77 picture and just briefly thank
you for that House bill one 77
which is now moving you for that House bill one 77
which is now moving
through committees. This is not which is now moving
through committees. This is not
the first time we tried this through committees. This is not
the first time we tried this
we’re going to try again the first time we tried this
we’re going to try again
sometimes that bills have to go we’re going to try again
sometimes that bills have to go
2 or 3 years before they get sometimes that bills have to go
2 or 3 years before they get
passed. 2 or 3 years before they get
passed.
>>But it’s a good bill has passed.
>>But it’s a good bill has
bipartisan working with a>>But it’s a good bill has
bipartisan working with a
Democratic colleague from South bipartisan working with a
Democratic colleague from South
Florida on this Democratic colleague from South
Florida on this
and it would allow for unused Florida on this
and it would allow for unused
prescription drugs if they have and it would allow for unused
prescription drugs if they have
not been compromised meaning prescription drugs if they have
not been compromised meaning
they stayed inside the state’s not been compromised meaning
they stayed inside the state’s
closed regulated system like they stayed inside the state’s
closed regulated system like
hospitals assisted living closed regulated system like
hospitals assisted living
facilities, nursing homes hospitals assisted living
facilities, nursing homes
things of the like. facilities, nursing homes
things of the like.
I’m not just you and me taking things of the like.
I’m not just you and me taking
things out of our medicine I’m not just you and me taking
things out of our medicine
cabinet at home. things out of our medicine
cabinet at home.
But if they’ve been compromised cabinet at home.
But if they’ve been compromised
and someone no longer needs But if they’ve been compromised
and someone no longer needs
them that could then be donated and someone no longer needs
them that could then be donated
back and put in a repository them that could then be donated
back and put in a repository
and then if someone who is back and put in a repository
and then if someone who is
uninsured or under-insured has and then if someone who is
uninsured or under-insured has
a valid prescription than I can uninsured or under-insured has
a valid prescription than I can
go and be able to obtain those a valid prescription than I can
go and be able to obtain those
drugs where they otherwise go and be able to obtain those
drugs where they otherwise
might not have been able to drugs where they otherwise
might not have been able to
afford them. This also is a might not have been able to
afford them. This also is a
positive because than those afford them. This also is a
positive because than those
drugs aren’t going to be positive because than those
drugs aren’t going to be
flushed are burned drugs aren’t going to be
flushed are burned
or end up out in the trash can flushed are burned
or end up out in the trash can
behind a place where they could or end up out in the trash can
behind a place where they could
end up on behind a place where they could
end up on
the street which we’ve had end up on
the street which we’ve had
other issues with the so it’s the street which we’ve had
other issues with the so it’s
it’s a plus all around and it other issues with the so it’s
it’s a plus all around and it
will save us a lot of money as it’s a plus all around and it
will save us a lot of money as
well. Before I let you go I will save us a lot of money as
well. Before I let you go I
know this this week there was well. Before I let you go I
know this this week there was
the Duvall delegation meeting know this this week there was
the Duvall delegation meeting
and one of the things that that the Duvall delegation meeting
and one of the things that that
has been the talk. and one of the things that that
has been the talk.
>>When your colleagues a state has been the talk.
>>When your colleagues a state
representative Jason Fisher had>>When your colleagues a state
representative Jason Fisher had
introduced. representative Jason Fisher had
introduced.
Some basically proposal saying introduced.
Some basically proposal saying
hey we should be able to elect Some basically proposal saying
hey we should be able to elect
the superintendent of schools hey we should be able to elect
the superintendent of schools
in Duvall County that’s been the superintendent of schools
in Duvall County that’s been
really a a hot topic in Duvall County that’s been
really a a hot topic
right where you land on that really a a hot topic
right where you land on that
and what’s the next step going right where you land on that
and what’s the next step going
because clearly this is and what’s the next step going
because clearly this is
designed with the delegation, because clearly this is
designed with the delegation,
hey let’s take this to how designed with the delegation,
hey let’s take this to how
Tallahassee and see what hey let’s take this to how
Tallahassee and see what
happened right percent question Tallahassee and see what
happened right percent question
so. happened right percent question
so.
>>And before this came up and so.
>>And before this came up and
even census come up while I>>And before this came up and
even census come up while I
personally don’t believe I’ve even census come up while I
personally don’t believe I’ve
heard a compelling reason why personally don’t believe I’ve
heard a compelling reason why
we need to be in the space heard a compelling reason why
we need to be in the space
right now with it. It has come we need to be in the space
right now with it. It has come
up, it’s a real issue to the right now with it. It has come
up, it’s a real issue to the
community and we need to give up, it’s a real issue to the
community and we need to give
it some finality so community and we need to give
it some finality so
what will happen is of it some finality so
what will happen is of
Tallahassee if there’s what will happen is of
Tallahassee if there’s
favorable support for it in the Tallahassee if there’s
favorable support for it in the
House and the Senate favorable support for it in the
House and the Senate
the governor and accept that it House and the Senate
the governor and accept that it
will come to Duvall voters let the governor and accept that it
will come to Duvall voters let
it be decided here at home and will come to Duvall voters let
it be decided here at home and
they can make that decision but it be decided here at home and
they can make that decision but
we need to move forward so they can make that decision but
we need to move forward so
this is something now that the we need to move forward so
this is something now that the
community was still have the this is something now that the
community was still have the
opportunity to weigh in on. community was still have the
opportunity to weigh in on.
In this is one of the avenues opportunity to weigh in on.
In this is one of the avenues
through which it can be done is In this is one of the avenues
through which it can be done is
by going through Tallahassee through which it can be done is
by going through Tallahassee
and then it can be put before by going through Tallahassee
and then it can be put before
Duval County voters and then it can be put before
Duval County voters
which is what I support it and Duval County voters
which is what I support it and
since you are involved in local which is what I support it and
since you are involved in local
government on City Council for since you are involved in local
government on City Council for
several years. government on City Council for
several years.
>>It does feel to a lot of several years.
>>It does feel to a lot of
people like hey don’t take this>>It does feel to a lot of
people like hey don’t take this
out of my control, this people like hey don’t take this
out of my control, this
is a my issue of I live in out of my control, this
is a my issue of I live in
Duvall County bright take it is a my issue of I live in
Duvall County bright take it
out of my control right and Duvall County bright take it
out of my control right and
that’s what I’ve heard from a out of my control right and
that’s what I’ve heard from a
number of constituents and they that’s what I’ve heard from a
number of constituents and they
understand we’ve had a number of constituents and they
understand we’ve had a
system in place for a while understand we’ve had a
system in place for a while
with our appointed system in place for a while
with our appointed
superintendent but there is a with our appointed
superintendent but there is a
lot of support out there in the superintendent but there is a
lot of support out there in the
community to say we would like lot of support out there in the
community to say we would like
the opportunity to elect a community to say we would like
the opportunity to elect a
superintendent so what we do in the opportunity to elect a
superintendent so what we do in
Tallahassee is merely getting superintendent so what we do in
Tallahassee is merely getting
it through that process to then Tallahassee is merely getting
it through that process to then
get on the ballot. Not saying it through that process to then
get on the ballot. Not saying
this will happen. get on the ballot. Not saying
this will happen.
But that we will give the this will happen.
But that we will give the
voters in Duvall County an But that we will give the
voters in Duvall County an
opportunity to make their voters in Duvall County an
opportunity to make their
decision then and then it’s up opportunity to make their
decision then and then it’s up
to those on both sides decision then and then it’s up
to those on both sides
to make the argument to voters to those on both sides
to make the argument to voters
and see how they feel about it to make the argument to voters
and see how they feel about it
I appreciate the time to cover and see how they feel about it
I appreciate the time to cover
a few different topics there I appreciate the time to cover
a few different topics there
you thank you for that doesn’t a few different topics there
you thank you for that doesn’t
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actually live is a firm.
Yes Sir. Thank you. actually live is a firm.
Yes Sir. Thank you.
So as we get closer to veterans Yes Sir. Thank you.
So as we get closer to veterans
day there’s a vets group in our So as we get closer to veterans
day there’s a vets group in our
area working to connect the men day there’s a vets group in our
area working to connect the men
and women of the military to area working to connect the men
and women of the military to
the and women of the military to
the
next career. the
next career.
>>Operation new year form that next career.
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succeed in business. Short and
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help veterans get the careers simple we
help veterans get the careers
that they dream of us so how help veterans get the careers
that they dream of us so how
does that happen in and you and that they dream of us so how
does that happen in and you and
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have talk there’s a lot of I
have talk there’s a lot of
expertise that our men and have talk there’s a lot of
expertise that our men and
women the military have expertise that our men and
women the military have
that don’t necessarily the women the military have
that don’t necessarily the
business I doesn’t always that don’t necessarily the
business I doesn’t always
understand how that translates business I doesn’t always
understand how that translates
right absolutely and coming understand how that translates
right absolutely and coming
from the business perspective. right absolutely and coming
from the business perspective.
I’m not a veteran myself but from the business perspective.
I’m not a veteran myself but
coming from the business I’m not a veteran myself but
coming from the business
perspective. It was interesting coming from the business
perspective. It was interesting
to hear I’m the one veteran perspective. It was interesting
to hear I’m the one veteran
that we scholar through our to hear I’m the one veteran
that we scholar through our
program on the sailor side. that we scholar through our
program on the sailor side.
We recognize that there is a program on the sailor side.
We recognize that there is a
huge gap from what they did in We recognize that there is a
huge gap from what they did in
the military to be able to huge gap from what they did in
the military to be able to
explain that to a potential the military to be able to
explain that to a potential
business owner or organizations explain that to a potential
business owner or organizations
is looking to hire a veteran. business owner or organizations
is looking to hire a veteran.
So that gap is looking to hire a veteran.
So that gap
you know typical to navigate So that gap
you know typical to navigate
and they need someone and you know typical to navigate
and they need someone and
that’s a new fills is to help and they need someone and
that’s a new fills is to help
them speak to that that’s a new fills is to help
them speak to that
wonderful stuff that they did them speak to that
wonderful stuff that they did
in the military to be able to wonderful stuff that they did
in the military to be able to
translate that and make it in the military to be able to
translate that and make it
something that they’ll be able translate that and make it
something that they’ll be able
to do for the something that they’ll be able
to do for the
business community. You know to do for the
business community. You know
how many people are you helping business community. You know
how many people are you helping
unknown we talk a little bit how many people are you helping
unknown we talk a little bit
about a we’ve got a graduating unknown we talk a little bit
about a we’ve got a graduating
class and that happens about a we’ve got a graduating
class and that happens
regularly. class and that happens
regularly.
>>How many people are regularly.
>>How many people are
you helping.>>How many people are
you helping.
>>So we’re at 272 at this you helping.
>>So we’re at 272 at this
moment, we have another class>>So we’re at 272 at this
moment, we have another class
graduating on November 22th. moment, we have another class
graduating on November 22th.
And it’s interesting every graduating on November 22th.
And it’s interesting every
class is they’re all wonderful. And it’s interesting every
class is they’re all wonderful.
We love every single one of class is they’re all wonderful.
We love every single one of
them. But now are alom are We love every single one of
them. But now are alom are
helping Arlen get careers, so them. But now are alom are
helping Arlen get careers, so
they’re hiring each other which helping Arlen get careers, so
they’re hiring each other which
is right along it was that part they’re hiring each other which
is right along it was that part
of the initial vision or is is right along it was that part
of the initial vision or is
that just kind of organically of the initial vision or is
that just kind of organically
happened organic and the whole that just kind of organically
happened organic and the whole
the vision itself was really to happened organic and the whole
the vision itself was really to
help a few veterans the vision itself was really to
help a few veterans
and it’s just turned into what help a few veterans
and it’s just turned into what
it is today and it’s amazing and it’s just turned into what
it is today and it’s amazing
in. You know, I’d like to say it is today and it’s amazing
in. You know, I’d like to say
it’s a God thing in. You know, I’d like to say
it’s a God thing
and that he’s got his hand and it’s a God thing
and that he’s got his hand and
everything is making this all and that he’s got his hand and
everything is making this all
work and we’re just being his everything is making this all
work and we’re just being his
hands and feet well it’s it’s work and we’re just being his
hands and feet well it’s it’s
interesting clearly this works hands and feet well it’s it’s
interesting clearly this works
in our region we’ve got 3 bases interesting clearly this works
in our region we’ve got 3 bases
near us we’ve got national in our region we’ve got 3 bases
near us we’ve got national
Guard headquartered. near us we’ve got national
Guard headquartered.
>>There are lots of potential Guard headquartered.
>>There are lots of potential
connections for people who>>There are lots of potential
connections for people who
have Sir are serving in connections for people who
have Sir are serving in
thinking about what am I going have Sir are serving in
thinking about what am I going
to do next all of that is is thinking about what am I going
to do next all of that is is
part of why you’re here right to do next all of that is is
part of why you’re here right
correct. Correct there are a part of why you’re here right
correct. Correct there are a
lot of veterans service correct. Correct there are a
lot of veterans service
organizations doing wonderful lot of veterans service
organizations doing wonderful
things in this town we happen organizations doing wonderful
things in this town we happen
to fill just a small niche of things in this town we happen
to fill just a small niche of
people that are in that range to fill just a small niche of
people that are in that range
that have usually people that are in that range
that have usually
very educated there in that that have usually
very educated there in that
spot where they’ve They could very educated there in that
spot where they’ve They could
serve anywhere from one to spot where they’ve They could
serve anywhere from one to
multiple years be retired from serve anywhere from one to
multiple years be retired from
serving in the military. multiple years be retired from
serving in the military.
>>And come to us even after serving in the military.
>>And come to us even after
years of being out in the>>And come to us even after
years of being out in the
workforce, but just in a years of being out in the
workforce, but just in a
dead-end job that they’re workforce, but just in a
dead-end job that they’re
really not in that career what dead-end job that they’re
really not in that career what
we do it all we knew was we really not in that career what
we do it all we knew was we
teach them that we do it all we knew was we
teach them that
we don’t call them jobs anymore teach them that
we don’t call them jobs anymore
the minute you walk in if we don’t call them jobs anymore
the minute you walk in if
you’re looking for career we’re the minute you walk in if
you’re looking for career we’re
going to help if you’re looking you’re looking for career we’re
going to help if you’re looking
for a job earning every free going to help if you’re looking
for a job earning every free
somebody else. How do you for a job earning every free
somebody else. How do you
explain that may be the somebody else. How do you
explain that may be the
difference there. Yeah, I mean explain that may be the
difference there. Yeah, I mean
I think I get it but how do you difference there. Yeah, I mean
I think I get it but how do you
what are you I think I get it but how do you
what are you
so career there’s got to be a what are you
so career there’s got to be a
passion and purpose for this is so career there’s got to be a
passion and purpose for this is
what I do. passion and purpose for this is
what I do.
>>Not necessarily the rest of what I do.
>>Not necessarily the rest of
my life, but this is what I’m>>Not necessarily the rest of
my life, but this is what I’m
really committed to is that my life, but this is what I’m
really committed to is that
accurate exactly so think about really committed to is that
accurate exactly so think about
the passion, the commitment accurate exactly so think about
the passion, the commitment
they had when they served in the passion, the commitment
they had when they served in
the military to have that same they had when they served in
the military to have that same
passion commitment to wake up the military to have that same
passion commitment to wake up
every day to go somewhere passion commitment to wake up
every day to go somewhere
to work and you know careers a every day to go somewhere
to work and you know careers a
great way to explain this is to work and you know careers a
great way to explain this is
your next step. great way to explain this is
your next step.
We’re a job is I just need a J your next step.
We’re a job is I just need a J
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o B to make some money to be
able to support my family and o B to make some money to be
able to support my family and
that’s not the same thing able to support my family and
that’s not the same thing
so being able to get there we that’s not the same thing
so being able to get there we
find so many veterans are so being able to get there we
find so many veterans are
underemployed or unemployed and find so many veterans are
underemployed or unemployed and
we’re helping that underemployed or unemployed and
we’re helping that
you know well I want to talk a we’re helping that
you know well I want to talk a
little bit about one of the you know well I want to talk a
little bit about one of the
ways organizations raise little bit about one of the
ways organizations raise
awareness and raise money as ways organizations raise
awareness and raise money as
with big events and big awareness and raise money as
with big events and big
speakers in this week this with big events and big
speakers in this week this
coming Friday. speakers in this week this
coming Friday.
>>You’ve got both of those coming Friday.
>>You’ve got both of those
things the big event and then>>You’ve got both of those
things the big event and then
the big speaker colonel Oliver things the big event and then
the big speaker colonel Oliver
North tell me about why all the big speaker colonel Oliver
North tell me about why all
over North and and how he North tell me about why all
over North and and how he
really plugs into your mission.>>So that is again when I say>>So that is again when I say
great question I can explain it>>So that is again when I say
great question I can explain it
other than I really lead one great question I can explain it
other than I really lead one
night when we were planning the other than I really lead one
night when we were planning the
6th annual heroes gala to make night when we were planning the
6th annual heroes gala to make
this really impact on the 6th annual heroes gala to make
this really impact on the
community and I wanted it to be this really impact on the
community and I wanted it to be
someone that people recognize community and I wanted it to be
someone that people recognize
as a hero someone that people recognize
as a hero
and I think of him thought of as a hero
and I think of him thought of
growing up that colonel Oliver and I think of him thought of
growing up that colonel Oliver
North was a hero. So it it growing up that colonel Oliver
North was a hero. So it it
wasn’t anything political it North was a hero. So it it
wasn’t anything political it
wasn’t anything other than I wasn’t anything political it
wasn’t anything other than I
know that he has a story and wasn’t anything other than I
know that he has a story and
heart and passion to help know that he has a story and
heart and passion to help
veterans and that’s what we’re heart and passion to help
veterans and that’s what we’re
doing all day every day and I veterans and that’s what we’re
doing all day every day and I
know he can bring doing all day every day and I
know he can bring
that awareness to show more know he can bring
that awareness to show more
organization show more people. that awareness to show more
organization show more people.
What we’re doing. organization show more people.
What we’re doing.
>>What’s the message expect to What we’re doing.
>>What’s the message expect to
hear from colonel North.>>What’s the message expect to
hear from colonel North.
>>How he’s helping me how he’s hear from colonel North.
>>How he’s helping me how he’s
helping young.>>How he’s helping me how he’s
helping young.
Old everybody how he’s helping helping young.
Old everybody how he’s helping
veterans in general to find Old everybody how he’s helping
veterans in general to find
their niche in the world. veterans in general to find
their niche in the world.
He’s an amazing man, I’m their niche in the world.
He’s an amazing man, I’m
looking forward to hearing him He’s an amazing man, I’m
looking forward to hearing him
speak so if you are interested looking forward to hearing him
speak so if you are interested
in that too let’s let’s give speak so if you are interested
in that too let’s let’s give
you some of the details here in that too let’s let’s give
you some of the details here
for this event coming up its you some of the details here
for this event coming up its
uniform, the. for this event coming up its
uniform, the.
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2019 heroes gala its November 8>>I think I got this right the
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best access to and thanks for talk to colonel north to but a
best access to and thanks for
helping out these men and women best access to and thanks for
helping out these men and women
who are heroes to us thank you helping out these men and women
who are heroes to us thank you
so much, thank you for having who are heroes to us thank you
so much, thank you for having
us on you got it. so much, thank you for having
us on you got it.
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And so they’ve been men in
action for a 100 years and And so they’ve been men in
action for a 100 years and
focus on bettering the action for a 100 years and
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involved with the men in that
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Club of Jacksonville and the
reason we wanted to talk Club of Jacksonville and the
reason we wanted to talk
centers around a big reason we wanted to talk
centers around a big
anniversary that’s coming up centers around a big
anniversary that’s coming up
here carry the spread the news anniversary that’s coming up
here carry the spread the news
what are we celebrating sure here carry the spread the news
what are we celebrating sure
thanks Ken thanks for having what are we celebrating sure
thanks Ken thanks for having
>>this will be the 100th year thanks Ken thanks for having
>>this will be the 100th year
of the Mann act Club of>>this will be the 100th year
of the Mann act Club of
Jacksonville formed in 1919 of the Mann act Club of
Jacksonville formed in 1919
November 14th will be our 100th Jacksonville formed in 1919
November 14th will be our 100th
anniversary. November 14th will be our 100th
anniversary.
>>And we’re celebrating all anniversary.
>>And we’re celebrating all
the things that men attack as>>And we’re celebrating all
the things that men attack as
Diamond contributed to the the things that men attack as
Diamond contributed to the
city. Diamond contributed to the
city.
We have over a million and half city.
We have over a million and half
dollars in scholarships of We have over a million and half
dollars in scholarships of
first be made have towers and dollars in scholarships of
first be made have towers and
charity grants have been given first be made have towers and
charity grants have been given
to charitable organizations in charity grants have been given
to charitable organizations in
the city. to charitable organizations in
the city.
$575,000 in scholarships is a the city.
$575,000 in scholarships is a
1997. Actually partnered with a $575,000 in scholarships is a
1997. Actually partnered with a
lot with the jail here in 1997. Actually partnered with a
lot with the jail here in
organization lot with the jail here in
organization
many hours of mentoring will organization
many hours of mentoring will
take stock in children we teach many hours of mentoring will
take stock in children we teach
financial literacy with take stock in children we teach
financial literacy with
junior achievement and I did financial literacy with
junior achievement and I did
still a lot a lot of work with junior achievement and I did
still a lot a lot of work with
young people and for young still a lot a lot of work with
young people and for young
people in the city so I want to young people and for young
people in the city so I want to
kind of get this when I was people in the city so I want to
kind of get this when I was
introduced to men and actually kind of get this when I was
introduced to men and actually
went with that me well men in introduced to men and actually
went with that me well men in
action is where that kind of went with that me well men in
action is where that kind of
came from but Joe your member action is where that kind of
came from but Joe your member
the club leaders, this sea of a came from but Joe your member
the club leaders, this sea of a
leadership Jacksonville. the club leaders, this sea of a
leadership Jacksonville.
>>As I understand it, it’s not leadership Jacksonville.
>>As I understand it, it’s not
boys>>As I understand it, it’s not
boys
only club oh and a little boys
only club oh and a little
bigger who’s at fault and how only club oh and a little
bigger who’s at fault and how
this has evolved in this no bigger who’s at fault and how
this has evolved in this no
absolutely not I’m like all this has evolved in this no
absolutely not I’m like all
clubs the many business clubs absolutely not I’m like all
clubs the many business clubs
or social clubs or civic clubs. clubs the many business clubs
or social clubs or civic clubs.
>>In Jacksonville started as or social clubs or civic clubs.
>>In Jacksonville started as
men only and like all the>>In Jacksonville started as
men only and like all the
others many years ago men and men only and like all the
others many years ago men and
that realized that others many years ago men and
that realized that
we needed to include the entire that realized that
we needed to include the entire
community and women have been we needed to include the entire
community and women have been
an active part. community and women have been
an active part.
Some of our recent presidents an active part.
Some of our recent presidents
have been outstanding women Some of our recent presidents
have been outstanding women
leaders in the community. have been outstanding women
leaders in the community.
So it is not meant only it’s leaders in the community.
So it is not meant only it’s
not older folks are younger So it is not meant only it’s
not older folks are younger
folks, it’s it’s not older folks are younger
folks, it’s it’s
the community and we try to get folks, it’s it’s
the community and we try to get
a diverse group of the community and we try to get
a diverse group of
business people nonprofit, the a diverse group of
business people nonprofit, the
civic leaders business people nonprofit, the
civic leaders
participating in men and that’s civic leaders
participating in men and that’s
what I want and I want to show participating in men and that’s
what I want and I want to show
some of the photos that we’ve what I want and I want to show
some of the photos that we’ve
got because some of them are some of the photos that we’ve
got because some of them are
are re send some of them some got because some of them are
are re send some of them some
of the older photos. are re send some of them some
of the older photos.
>>I appreciate its hit some of of the older photos.
>>I appreciate its hit some of
these black and white pictures>>I appreciate its hit some of
these black and white pictures
that you’ll see here. these black and white pictures
that you’ll see here.
But I also see some that you’ll see here.
But I also see some
recognizable faces a look at But I also see some
recognizable faces a look at
some of the people who have recognizable faces a look at
some of the people who have
been some of the people who have
been
involved here. What you walk me been
involved here. What you walk me
through a little bit of the involved here. What you walk me
through a little bit of the
history. So Kerry where did through a little bit of the
history. So Kerry where did
this started 1919 and what was history. So Kerry where did
this started 1919 and what was
the point then and has the this started 1919 and what was
the point then and has the
mission changed over the years the point then and has the
mission changed over the years
on the first group that got mission changed over the years
on the first group that got
together met at the Seminole on the first group that got
together met at the Seminole
club downtown had they’re together met at the Seminole
club downtown had they’re
chartering meeting on November club downtown had they’re
chartering meeting on November
14th. And it was that a group chartering meeting on November
14th. And it was that a group
of civic leaders that wanted to 14th. And it was that a group
of civic leaders that wanted to
make a difference in the city of civic leaders that wanted to
make a difference in the city
and help to contribute and do make a difference in the city
and help to contribute and do
it jointly and help to contribute and do
it jointly
Collette when we when we serve it jointly
Collette when we when we serve
were so much more effective in Collette when we when we serve
were so much more effective in
plus a touch provide such were so much more effective in
plus a touch provide such
meaning to us plus a touch provide such
meaning to us
to provide service to the meaning to us
to provide service to the
community and do a side by side to provide service to the
community and do a side by side
with other people that have community and do a side by side
with other people that have
liked fines and so that’s how with other people that have
liked fines and so that’s how
attack started it’s continued liked fines and so that’s how
attack started it’s continued
and has evolved over the years attack started it’s continued
and has evolved over the years
is has grown this I meant to and has evolved over the years
is has grown this I meant to
the scholarship program is has grown this I meant to
the scholarship program
started 97. The charity Grant the scholarship program
started 97. The charity Grant
has grown over time and now started 97. The charity Grant
has grown over time and now
it’s $40,000 a year. has grown over time and now
it’s $40,000 a year.
Most recently to an it’s $40,000 a year.
Most recently to an
organization called Renaissance Most recently to an
organization called Renaissance
Jacksonville, which teaches a. organization called Renaissance
Jacksonville, which teaches a.
No middle school and high Jacksonville, which teaches a.
No middle school and high
school students. A Robotics No middle school and high
school students. A Robotics
yeah and so we’re going to have school students. A Robotics
yeah and so we’re going to have
a ready made a Robotics yeah and so we’re going to have
a ready made a Robotics
workforce in Jacksonville as a ready made a Robotics
workforce in Jacksonville as
the program develops and we’re workforce in Jacksonville as
the program develops and we’re
able to help them so they can the program develops and we’re
able to help them so they can
do more teaching in those those able to help them so they can
do more teaching in those those
specific innovators and do more teaching in those those
specific innovators and
entrepreneurs have been here at specific innovators and
entrepreneurs have been here at
this table talking about his entrepreneurs have been here at
this table talking about his
last checked. So that’s a this table talking about his
last checked. So that’s a
that’s a great example Jim are last checked. So that’s a
that’s a great example Jim are
Jill the let me ask about this that’s a great example Jim are
Jill the let me ask about this
so from the leadership Jill the let me ask about this
so from the leadership
Jacksonville perspective, so from the leadership
Jacksonville perspective,
you’re training people to be Jacksonville perspective,
you’re training people to be
future leaders in our city, so you’re training people to be
future leaders in our city, so
you got a pretty broad future leaders in our city, so
you got a pretty broad
understanding of. you got a pretty broad
understanding of.
>>The history and the current understanding of.
>>The history and the current
shape of our community. How in>>The history and the current
shape of our community. How in
a neck shape of our community. How in
a neck
plug into that I mean it’s not a neck
plug into that I mean it’s not
the only civic plug into that I mean it’s not
the only civic
organization, but it certainly the only civic
organization, but it certainly
sounds like one of the goals organization, but it certainly
sounds like one of the goals
are and I the more stealthy one sounds like one of the goals
are and I the more stealthy one
it’s another great opportunity are and I the more stealthy one
it’s another great opportunity
for folks who are interested in it’s another great opportunity
for folks who are interested in
doing more at a civic level for for folks who are interested in
doing more at a civic level for
the community to improve the doing more at a civic level for
the community to improve the
community. the community to improve the
community.
>>To come together to learn community.
>>To come together to learn
each>>To come together to learn
each
weekly luncheon has the speaker each
weekly luncheon has the speaker
that comes then that educates weekly luncheon has the speaker
that comes then that educates
the membership on anything from that comes then that educates
the membership on anything from
what’s happening at the the membership on anything from
what’s happening at the
airports 2 what’s happening at the
airports 2
what’s happening in the arts airports 2
what’s happening in the arts
community and everything in what’s happening in the arts
community and everything in
between and community and everything in
between and
through that they get inspired between and
through that they get inspired
they go out and do more in through that they get inspired
they go out and do more in
the community and have the they go out and do more in
the community and have the
ability to work together on the the community and have the
ability to work together on the
project’s carries mention to ability to work together on the
project’s carries mention to
work as a grape project’s carries mention to
work as a grape
with other men and that members work as a grape
with other men and that members
to make a difference in our with other men and that members
to make a difference in our
community. We bring in every to make a difference in our
community. We bring in every
summer one of the youth community. We bring in every
summer one of the youth
leadership groups, our next summer one of the youth
leadership groups, our next
generation program leadership groups, our next
generation program
comes then and visits a line generation program
comes then and visits a line
Shannon gets to experience one comes then and visits a line
Shannon gets to experience one
year. I think they heard the Shannon gets to experience one
year. I think they heard the
They they’ve heard a variety of year. I think they heard the
They they’ve heard a variety of
those leaders They they’ve heard a variety of
those leaders
and we try to encourage them those leaders
and we try to encourage them
that this sort of club is a and we try to encourage them
that this sort of club is a
great opportunity when they’re that this sort of club is a
great opportunity when they’re
starting great opportunity when they’re
starting
their career. The fine like starting
their career. The fine like
minded people who want to their career. The fine like
minded people who want to
improve their community so Tell minded people who want to
improve their community so Tell
me a success story tell improve their community so Tell
me a success story tell
me about one great big impact me a success story tell
me about one great big impact
that you had because men me about one great big impact
that you had because men
attacked a side we were going that you had because men
attacked a side we were going
to a B or C. attacked a side we were going
to a B or C.
>>We just visited the actual to a B or C.
>>We just visited the actual
and I and several other members>>We just visited the actual
and I and several other members
visited hope at hand. and I and several other members
visited hope at hand.
>>About 2 weeks visited hope at hand.
>>About 2 weeks
ago and have a and>>About 2 weeks
ago and have a and
Atlantic Boulevard they had a a ago and have a and
Atlantic Boulevard they had a a
building they were having young Atlantic Boulevard they had a a
building they were having young
people need in young people building they were having young
people need in young people
have people need in young people
have
been through difficult perhaps have
been through difficult perhaps
his domestic violence. Perhaps been through difficult perhaps
his domestic violence. Perhaps
it was incarceration and his domestic violence. Perhaps
it was incarceration and
they’ve had a truck trouble it was incarceration and
they’ve had a truck trouble
being eclipsed they’ve had a truck trouble
being eclipsed
express themselves. This being eclipsed
express themselves. This
organization has trained express themselves. This
organization has trained
counselors at work with them to organization has trained
counselors at work with them to
express themselves through counselors at work with them to
express themselves through
poetry and it had great success express themselves through
poetry and it had great success
with young people finding a way poetry and it had great success
with young people finding a way
to express themselves with young people finding a way
to express themselves
and being able I will get some to express themselves
and being able I will get some
of that out and be able to and being able I will get some
of that out and be able to
field can be more productive of that out and be able to
field can be more productive
well our Grant went to renovate field can be more productive
well our Grant went to renovate
their entire building and if well our Grant went to renovate
their entire building and if
they have wonderful meeting their entire building and if
they have wonderful meeting
space now. The interiors been they have wonderful meeting
space now. The interiors been
changed dramatically in these space now. The interiors been
changed dramatically in these
these children now have a great changed dramatically in these
these children now have a great
place these children now have a great
place
to go. Gather and learn place
to go. Gather and learn
together the money that’s being to go. Gather and learn
together the money that’s being
given towards these projects together the money that’s being
given towards these projects
that you guys are fundraisers given towards these projects
that you guys are fundraisers
of this all comes from dues that you guys are fundraisers
of this all comes from dues
from being a part in America of this all comes from dues
from being a part in America
where does that come from we from being a part in America
where does that come from we
have news that are part of that where does that come from we
have news that are part of that
and we also do some have news that are part of that
and we also do some
fund-raising act in in and we also do some
fund-raising act in in
preparation for. fund-raising act in in
preparation for.
>>Or as part of our November, preparation for.
>>Or as part of our November,
14 celebration will have a>>Or as part of our November,
14 celebration will have a
silent auction with a number of 14 celebration will have a
silent auction with a number of
items worth probably close to silent auction with a number of
items worth probably close to
$20,000 and so we’re we’re items worth probably close to
$20,000 and so we’re we’re
hoping will bring a good bit $20,000 and so we’re we’re
hoping will bring a good bit
money for the foundation as hoping will bring a good bit
money for the foundation as
part of that money for the foundation as
part of that
yeah. Joe I’m a direct us part of that
yeah. Joe I’m a direct us
towards a wise civic service. yeah. Joe I’m a direct us
towards a wise civic service.
More important now than ever towards a wise civic service.
More important now than ever
before I saw that on the news More important now than ever
before I saw that on the news
release that carry something before I saw that on the news
release that carry something
about a were celebrating a release that carry something
about a were celebrating a
100 years why is civic service about a were celebrating a
100 years why is civic service
more important now than ever 100 years why is civic service
more important now than ever
before. Well. more important now than ever
before. Well.
>>I think we all feel offense before. Well.
>>I think we all feel offense
that in our community there’s a>>I think we all feel offense
that in our community there’s a
lot that needs to be done. that in our community there’s a
lot that needs to be done.
And yet technology and some of lot that needs to be done.
And yet technology and some of
the changes in society and pull And yet technology and some of
the changes in society and pull
people away from participating the changes in society and pull
people away from participating
and getting engaged in ways people away from participating
and getting engaged in ways
that they they eat is 2 years and getting engaged in ways
that they they eat is 2 years
ago, Jacksonville’s the that they they eat is 2 years
ago, Jacksonville’s the
community that. ago, Jacksonville’s the
community that.
Consolidation came from community that.
Consolidation came from
civic participation, leadership Consolidation came from
civic participation, leadership
Jacksonville was created as a civic participation, leadership
Jacksonville was created as a
result of a conference Jacksonville was created as a
result of a conference
of civic leaders sitting around result of a conference
of civic leaders sitting around
a table saying we needed a of civic leaders sitting around
a table saying we needed a
group like that a table saying we needed a
group like that
there was a lot that happened group like that
there was a lot that happened
in Jacksonville because of there was a lot that happened
in Jacksonville because of
civic engagement in Jacksonville because of
civic engagement
and we have sensed that that we civic engagement
and we have sensed that that we
become less engaged as a and we have sensed that that we
become less engaged as a
community there been studies become less engaged as a
community there been studies
that verify bad and document community there been studies
that verify bad and document
that folks aren’t as engaged. that verify bad and document
that folks aren’t as engaged.
The needs are just as great and that folks aren’t as engaged.
The needs are just as great and
maybe more so so The needs are just as great and
maybe more so so
we think that this is a great maybe more so so
we think that this is a great
starting place to come and get we think that this is a great
starting place to come and get
engaged and make a difference starting place to come and get
engaged and make a difference
because the work needs to be engaged and make a difference
because the work needs to be
done we need to work together because the work needs to be
done we need to work together
to improve what we have and to done we need to work together
to improve what we have and to
build what we can be. to improve what we have and to
build what we can be.
>>Yeah I love the reference to build what we can be.
>>Yeah I love the reference to
that’s where even consolidation>>Yeah I love the reference to
that’s where even consolidation
came from that’s where even consolidation
came from
if you’re interested miss, came from
if you’re interested miss,
here’s where the celebration is if you’re interested miss,
here’s where the celebration is
a 100 Next service it’s here’s where the celebration is
a 100 Next service it’s
November 14th between 5 a 100 Next service it’s
November 14th between 5
30 in 8. It’s going to be the November 14th between 5
30 in 8. It’s going to be the
Haskell building one 11 30 in 8. It’s going to be the
Haskell building one 11
Riverside Avenue and the men an Haskell building one 11
Riverside Avenue and the men an
AK dot org address is right Riverside Avenue and the men an
AK dot org address is right
there. If you’re interested in AK dot org address is right
there. If you’re interested in
some more information thank you there. If you’re interested in
some more information thank you
so much for being with us and some more information thank you
so much for being with us and
thank you for having us can so much for being with us and
thank you for having us can
maybe another 100 years exactly thank you for having us can
maybe another 100 years exactly
world strong serve act like maybe another 100 years exactly
world strong serve act like
right, thanks. next week, we’re world strong serve act like
right, thanks. next week, we’re
looking ahead honoring military right, thanks. next week, we’re
looking ahead honoring military
heroes in the importance of looking ahead honoring military
heroes in the importance of
veterans day admiral Gary maze heroes in the importance of
veterans day admiral Gary maze
will veterans day admiral Gary maze
will
be here. Just watched that news will
be here. Just watched that news
with us with a national figure be here. Just watched that news
with us with a national figure
helped fund the startup of with us with a national figure
helped fund the startup of
facebook Inc explains why he helped fund the startup of
facebook Inc explains why he
thinks the business model that facebook Inc explains why he
thinks the business model that
danger to our society. thinks the business model that
danger to our society.
>>Thanks for joining us on danger to our society.
>>Thanks for joining us on
this week in Jackson.>>Thanks for joining us on
this week in Jackson.
>>More people this week in Jackson.
>>More people
in northeast Florida and South>>More people
in northeast Florida and South
Georgia get their news from in northeast Florida and South
Georgia get their news from
news 4 Jax that anywhere else. At Lowe’s, we don’t just honor
our military on Veteran’s Day.

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