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Starbucks Coffee Tasting, Jacksonville

November 15, 2017 by Valerie Nicholas

Blue Star Families and Starbucks are working together to offer a special tasting for just our members and their families. The menu? It’s a surprise! Come prepared to try a hot coffee, iced coffee, and tea, along with a food pairing. There will even be something special for the kids to taste. Come prepared to […]

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How You Can Help The Victims Of Hurricane Harvey

August 29, 2017 by Kellie Gunderman

As emergency service crews and volunteers work tirelessly to pull individuals and families from the floodwaters, the rest of America is sending their thoughts and prayers to the victims of Hurricane Harvey. The evacuations caused by Hurricane Harvey have prompted thousands of Texans to abandon their homes. Many left with nothing more than the clothes […]

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#WeAreBSF: How Did I End Up Here?

August 29, 2017 by Kellie Gunderman

One summer as a nanny. One year as a nursery worker. Two years teaching. Six months as a tutor. Three years at Blue Star Families. Blue Star Families is proud to support military families through our research and programming, and also through remote and portable employment opportunities. Our staff team is located all over the country […]

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Networks Live! Building your Personal Brand on LinkedIn, Jacksonville

August 29, 2017 by Valerie Nicholas

Are you interested in learning more about social networking when it comes to your career opportunities? Come out and join Blue Star Families for Networks Live! Jacksonville. This will be a 1-hour training facilitated by Leaderquest. This training will teach you how to best utilize LinkedIn in your career search. BSF will provide lunch and […]

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Blue Star Families Get A Special Ballpark Surprise!

August 23, 2017 by Kellie Gunderman

CarMax and the San Francisco Giants invited local Military Families to the AT&T Park for a day of fun! What these well-deserving families didn’t realize, was that their kids were about to receive the surprise of a lifetime! Break out the tissues! All the “feel-goods” in the world are right here! Blue Star Families would […]

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Art Museums – They’re Not Just For The Artsy!

August 22, 2017 by Kelley Babbs

Our Blue Star Families Community Engagement & Training Manager, Leah Love, recently visited one of the many Blue Star Museums that offers FREE admission to Military Families! Read about her experience to the Art Institute of Chicago!   Once when I was 8 years old, my parents dragged me to an art museum in France. […]

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Tri-base Job Fair, Jacksonville, FL

August 15, 2017 by Valerie Nicholas

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September 11th Remembrance and Resource Fair, Jacksonville, FL

August 15, 2017 by Valerie Nicholas

Join us and meet organizations that provide services such as: childcare, crisis management, education, employment, financial advice, tax preparation services, food aid, housing help, homelessness aid, insurance, legal assistance, mental health services, and more.

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Mentorship and the Military Spouse

August 11, 2017 by Kelley Babbs

Join us for a powerful discussion about the value and importance of mentorship for veterans and military spouses. Learn how to get started and what to do once you get started!

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Communications Administrative Coordinator

August 4, 2017 by Erika Clark

Job Summary The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Communications Assistant is responsible for the daily management of the communications VP calendar and other administrative duties as well as providing support to the communications team. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Support the communications VP and team on administrative duties and a variety of tasks as assigned Maintain organization of […]

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