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How Museum Shops Shape Our Experience

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How Museum Shops Shape Our Experience

Many people enjoy shopping in museum stores because of the unique items they know they can find. From books to jewelry to children’s products to home accessories and gourmet food, there is something for everyone. Most importantly, however, museum stores perform integral and multifaceted work for their institutions—from earning income and extending mission-related programs, to visitor engagement and educational outreach through store products, programs, and experiences.

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An Ambulance in the Air

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An Ambulance in the Air

It’s been called a flying emergency room or an air ambulance. Carrying one patient, one pilot, one flight nurse, and one flight paramedic, the Life Flight helicopter transports critically injured and ill patients to all five Baptist Health hospitals and three of its four Baptist/Wolfson Children’s Hospital satellite emergency departments. This cutting-edge service has transported regional patients for 40 years.

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The Perfect Staycation Just Got Better

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The Perfect Staycation Just Got Better

The story of Ponte Vedra Inn & Club is the story of famed Florida – established and new, evergreen and enchanting. Opened in 1928 as a distinguished choice for outdoor recreation, reflection and dream vacation, the historic AAA Five Diamond resort has become a treasured destination for couples and families for generations.

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Quarantine Marketing

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Quarantine Marketing

It goes without saying that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives, and in many ways, the changes will be permanent. The idea that this is a fixed moment in time that is abnormal, and that we will return to normal, has ceased to be the prevailing mindset. Every sector of life has had to quickly evolve, and marcom is certainly no exception. 

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House of Arts

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House of Arts

An artist is defined by Merriam-Webster as “one who professes and practices an imaginative art.” YourDictionary adds that an artist produces a creative product. “There are few companies as art-driven as we are in Jacksonville,” says John Wood, founder and CEO of Sally Industries, now known as Sally Dark Rides.

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Straw and Wood

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Straw and Wood

With a name that alludes to a natural material, the fact that Gainesville-based craftsman Jason Straw works with the natural material of wood imbues his story with poetry and purpose.

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Purifying Spirit of Local Distilleries

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Purifying Spirit of Local Distilleries

Necessity is the mother of invention, states the proverb. In the midst of this unprecedented 2020 pandemic, it is more hand sanitizer that is needed and it is distilleries that are inventing new production methods. St. Augustine Distillery was one of the first nationwide distilleries to have stepped up to the innovative challenge.

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Flipping The Flop

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Flipping The Flop

Ocean Sole Africa helps Kenyan artists create sculptures from their beaches’ biggest menace — flip-flops

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A Huckins Legacy of Mermaids & War Boats

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A Huckins Legacy of Mermaids & War Boats

On August 1, 1943, the crew of PT (patrol torpedo) boat 109, with Lieutenant John F. Kennedy at the helm, set out from the Solomon Islands to halt the “Tokyo Express,” but their mission went awry. In the middle of the night, a Japanese destroyer collided with the smaller ship, knocking the crew into the water and setting the boat aflame. Kennedy’s valiant swim to shore (with an injured crew member in tow, no less) would catapult him to war-hero status. What you might not know is that a small Jacksonville boatmaker played an important role in this particular chapter of American naval history. 

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Women Making Waves

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Women Making Waves

Twenty-seven years ago, Arbus Magazine began dedicating one issue annually to highlighting some of the area’s most influential and award-winning entrepreneurial, and business, women. 

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