DTC in the News

The Downtown Council “In the News Articles” by Local Media

The Downtown Council is an advocate for the development of Downtown Jacksonville. We appreciate the support of various media outlets for their coverage of the Downtown Council meetings and events. Please take a look at the past news articles and if you know of any you would like posted, please forward link to support@geerservices.com!

2012

March 9, 2012 – Jacksonville Business Journal, Opinion
‘I lost my job, I lost my house’ by John Burr

March 8, 2012 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
A new voice and new ideas for ending homelessness by Max Marbutt

March 7, 2012 – First Coast News
Public Policy Forum Examining Solutions for Homelessness by Rachel Leitao

February 20, 2012 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
Downtown Council speaker series: Assistant State Attorney John Guy by Max Marbutt

February 6, 2012 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
‘Quality of Life’ at Downtown Council by Max Marbutt

January 23, 2012 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
Barcelo turns tables at JAX Chamber Downtown Council by Max Marbutt

January 9, 2012 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
2011 ‘a very good year’ by Max Marbutt

2011

December 16, 2011 – Daily Record, Article
Special Delivery from the Downtown Council from Staff

December 5, 2011 – Daily Record, Article
Geer hands Downtown Council gavel to Smith by Max Marbutt

November 25, 2011 – Daily Record, Article
JAX Chamber announces 2012 Small Business Leaders of the Year from Staff

October 12, 2011 – Daily Record, Article
Downtown Council leaving its mark by Max Marbutt

August 25, 2011 – Daily Record, Article
Brown: Council must find $6 million – All Councils Event with Mayor Brown by David Chapman

August 15, 2011- Daily Record, Downtown Today
236 steps to the stadium by Max Marbutt

August 10, 2011 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
Are you ready for some paw prints? by Max Marbutt

August 8, 2011 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
Chamber’s 2012 chair: Why he chose Houston by Max Marbutt

July 19, 2011 – Advantage Magazine, JAX Briefs
Annual ‘Painting of the PawPrints’ set for Aug. 13 by Bonnie Arnold

July 18, 2011 – Daily Record, Article
Thrasher, Moran talk budget to chamber councils by David Chapman

July 18, 2011 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
Floating museum gaining speed by Max Marbutt

June 20, 2011 – Daily Record, Article
Cruising the St. Johns River by MDavid Chapman

June 7, 2011 – Daily Record, Article
Downtown Council: Q&A with the state attorney by Max Marbutt

May 23, 2011 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
Mayor-elect’s vision for the city and Downtown by Max Marbutt

May 20, 2011 – Daily Record, City Notes
Mayor-elect Alvin Brown spoke this morning to the Downtown Council by Max Marbutt

May 20, 2011 – News4Jax.com, Politics
Brown To Downtown: ‘I’ll Fight For You’ – Mayor-Elect Gives Encouragement To Downtown Council by Emily Turner

May 20, 2011 – Jacksonville.com, News / Politics
Mayor-elect Alvin Brown focuses on downtown, business by Timothy J. Gibbons

May 20, 2011 – Jacksonville.com, Local News
Mayor Elect Brown Speaks to Downtown Council by Will Dickey

April 4, 2011 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
“We need to start calling them what they are” – Sheriff Rutherford by Max Marbutt

April 4, 2011 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
“Countdown on 8 years of the Peyton administration” – Kerri Stewart by Max Marbutt

March 9, 2011 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
“Downtown Council tries change of schedule and venue” – Preston Haskell by Max Marbutt

February 21, 2011 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
“Mayoral candidates shine spotlight on Downtown” – Downtown In-Depth Mayoral Forum by David Chapman

February 7, 2011 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
“Holland predicts strong voter turnout for the March election” – Jerry Holland by Max Marbutt

January 24, 2011 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
“Barton: Downtown ‘a marathon’ with ‘no finish line’” – Ron Barton by Max Marbutt

January 10, 2011 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
“What they learned in Indy” – Downtown Council Leadership by Max Marbutt

2010

December 6, 2010 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
DVI’s Lorince: ‘You won’t see the cheerleader today’ by Max Marbutt

November 22, 2010 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
Jacksonville’s port: a look ahead by Max Marbutt

November 8, 2010 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
Veteran shares military vision by Max Marbutt

October 18, 2010 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
Downtown Council hears how to survive the recession by Max Marbutt

October 4, 2010 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
Delaney delivers UNF update to Downtown Council by Max Marbutt

September 8, 2010 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
JAA’s Grossman on state of aviation by Max Marbutt

September 7, 2010 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
Making more tracks Downtown by Max Marbutt

September 6, 2010 – Daily Record
50 years ago this week

August 9, 2010 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
The man inside Jaxson De Ville by Max Marbutt

July 22, 2010 – Daily Record
Developer Ed Burr: Downtown, the Jaguars and blue marlin (See Comment about DTC)

June 21, 2010 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
Downtown Council convenes on the river by Max Marbutt

June 7, 2010 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
Rutherford on crime: The story behind the statistics by Max Marbutt

May 28, 2010 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
Chamber expo matches businesses with potential customers by Max Marbutt

May 10, 2010 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
Kouvaris talks business at Downtown Council by Max Marbutt

April 5, 2010 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
More to Downtown Council than just breakfast by Max Marbutt

February 8, 2010 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
Setting up the spring social calendar by Max Marbutt

January 18, 2010 – Daily Record, Downtown Today
Downtown Council reviving Enhancement and Events Committee by Max Marbutt

2009

October 26, 2009 – Daily Record, City Notes
The group has painted the paw prints annually for many years

June 8, 2009 – Daily Record
Rutherford talks guns, mentoring and future with Downtown Council by David Chapman

2008

November 26, 2008 – Daily Record
Downtown Council leaders discuss Leadership Trip to Seattle by Mary-Kate Roan

August 4, 2008 – Daily Record
Busy Autrey tells Downtown Council his story by David Chapman

January 9, 2008 – Daily Record
Downtown Council moves meeting location by Caroline Gabsewics

2007

October 19, 2007 – Daily Record
Pratt-Dannals meets Downtown Council by David Ball

September 10, 2007 – Daily Record
Delaney talks up UNF at Downtown Council by David Ball

August 29, 2007 – Daily Record
Downtown Council Education Committee partners with Landon by Mary-Kate Roan

August 8, 2007 – Daily Record
Downtown Council to repaint Jaguar paws

July 27, 2007 – Daily Record
First meeting with the movers and shakers

April 11, 2007 – Daily Record
Downtown Council adopts Jesse Smith Park by Natasha Khairullah

March 5, 2007 – Daily Record
Work, play at Downtown Council

2006

November 6, 2006 – Daily Record
Shorstein, Downtown Council helping students by Caroline Gabsewics

2005

October 28, 2005 – Daily Record
Chamber leadership trip roster set

February 25, 2005 – Daily Record
Students learn from Downtown Council by Carrie Resch

2004

December 6, 2004 – Daily Record
Downtown Council: officers, awards

2003

April 23, 2003 – Daily Record
Downtown Council gets an arts update

2002

December 6, 2002 – Daily Record
Downtown Council planning Skyway Party

September 16, 2002 – Daily Record
127 going on Chamber leadership trip

November 8, 2002 – Daily Record
Downtown Council sponsoring Corporate Art Tour

October 15, 2002 – Daily Record
Downtown Council aims at civic activism by Fred Seely

2001

December 7, 2001 – Daily Record
Downtown Council installs officers

November 5, 2001 – Daily Record
Marscheck to head Downtown Council