Silent Auction Donations Needed!
Aug11

Silent Auction Donations Needed!

We are conducting our 20th Annual Membership Meeting on Saturday, September 19, which will include our 10th Silent Auction Social, with final bidding from 6pm to 7p.m. Would you be willing to donate a piece of artwork that you have made, a piece you’ve owned but would like to pass along and/or a service certificate that gives someone the opportunity to benefit from the valuable skills you possess? For example, past auction items have...

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Brouwer’s “50/50 4 JAX”
Dec15

Brouwer’s “50/50 4 JAX”

Great good friend of The Jax, Charlie Brouwer, has announced his second annual “50/50 4 JAX” promotion. Here’s how it works: From now until December 29th of this year, for every purchase of his work from his studio, 50% of the sale will be donated to your JAX! Charlie’s sculptures range in size and price — not everything is a large, outdoor sculpture. Some items hang or sit inside, and all are varied,...

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Festival of Trees — BID TO WIN
Nov13

Festival of Trees — BID TO WIN

In partnership with our local businesses, Floyd’s Jacksonville Center brings residents and visitors a great reason to do their holiday shopping locally: Lighted, Decorated Table-Top Christmas Trees available to bid on (they’re about 3 ft. tall and about 2 ft. across at the widest point). Over 40 businesses are participating in this event running from November 10 through the Jax’s 20th Anniversary Winterfest Crafts...

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Crowdfunding The Arts
Aug16

Crowdfunding The Arts

We are proud to introduce Eliot, the new Jacksonville Center Spokescat. He is our ambassador for a new effort to diversify our fundraising reach to a global audience. From the platform, Indiegogo.com, we have launched a crowdfunding campaign in celebration of our 20 years of service to Southwest Virginia. Introducing our 20th Anniversary Campaign on Indiegogo: Eliot has starred in a movie that explains a little bit about Floyd and...

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Silent Auction Donations!
Aug13

Silent Auction Donations!

Last year, due to our extraordinarily generous friends and family, your Jax made $3,000 at the Silent Auction (a part of our Annual Membership Meeting). This year, the event will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014. We seek donations of art, or certificates for a service or skill you’d be willing to donate. We will need to hear from you about what you might be able to contribute by August 30. Auction items will be on display...

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FloydFest volunteers still needed!
May23

FloydFest volunteers still needed!

Want a free 5 day pass to FloydFest?  Jax needs 4  additional dependable people to work two 8-hour shifts each (16 hours). In return, you’ll receive a free 5-day ticket. You will work as a box office attendant at the Alpha Parking area (located on Hwy 58 outside of Meadows of Dan).  You  will also receive a free tee shirt and free parking on the days you volunteer.  When you attend the festival you will need a parking pass of...

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Still Available: 7 Free 5-Day FloydFest Passes
May09

Still Available: 7 Free 5-Day FloydFest Passes

Seven additional FloydFest 5-Day Passes are still available for free, provided you work on behalf of Floyd’s Jacksonville Center for the Arts! With all the wonderful workers already scheduled, The Jax has the opportunity to make $10K+ as a benefit to our programs and services. Won’t you help? If you are already signed up as a volunteer, might you ask a friend to help? The only 2 available shift openings are the Friday night (July 25)...

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Shop Amazon? Use AmazonSmile to help Jax!

If you already have an Amazon.com account, you can automatically donate a portion of your normal shopping to The Jax! Same prices and variety of items as normal, but the AmazonSmile Foundation will slip just a bit of change to the nonprofit organization of your choice — at no cost to you nor to the nonprofit — for every purchase you make. The only thing you have to do is sign in at smile.amazon.com instead of the regular...

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Locally-Made Gifts, Food, Children’s Activities @ Winterfest

Winterfest Crafts Festival will happen at Floyd’s Jacksonville Center – rain, snow, or shine – starting Friday December 6 from 5 PM to 8 PM; and Saturday, December 7 from 10 to 5. Local vendors of hand-crafted gifts will fill the barn and there will be supervised children’s craft adventures so Mom and Dad can shop for unique gifts while the kiddoes are making Christmas ornaments. This year’s WF is sponsored by Clark Gas & Oil. The...

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50/50 4 JAX: A challenge to artists

Floyd artist and author, Charlie Brouwer, is taking the lead position in a local/regional artists’ challenge: he will donate half the proceeds of his studio sales during the month of December to support Jacksonville Center programs, and he challenges fellow artists to do the same. Through this program, called 50/50 4 JAX, Brouwer hopes to encourage artists to participate in not only building their audiences via tapping into the...

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