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THE PLAYERS Celebrates the JCC in a Big Way

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

 
Darren Dailey, President and Artistic Director and members
of the Concert and Touring Choirs
Jacksonville, Florida (July 31, 2018) – On the steps of Jacksonville’s City Hall, Mayor Lenny Curry led a group of community leaders and representatives from various charitable organizations to proclaim July 13 as THE PLAYERS Championship Charity Day in celebration of THE PLAYERS Championship reaching a charitable milestone. THE PLAYERS tournament reached more than $100 million in total donations
During the event, the Jacksonville Children’s Chorus (JCC) Touring and Concert Choir members were asked to perform, and THE PLAYERS surprised the JCC with a 32-passenger bus. This generous donation will afford the JCC many opportunities to travel for performances and enrichment.
THE PLAYERS Championship has been a supporter of the Jacksonville Children’s Chorus since 2010, and it is evident by this remarkable gift that they care for the ongoing success of our mission.
See our thank you/highlight video from the day below.
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THE PLAYERS Championship Thank You
More information about the JCC is available at  www.JaxChildrensChorus.org.
Media Contact:
Carolyn Audije
Marketing and Public Relations Director
Phone: 904-353-1636, ext. 3
Email: carolyn@jaxchildrenschorus.org
 

 

“The Chorus expands your musical horizons and helps you grow as a person. You are surrounded with other young people who have something in common…their love of music. I have learned that music does, indeed, bring people and cultures together. The music we sing brings people hope for a better future of understanding and cooperation.”

Jasmine, 16, Touring and Concert Choirs

“I was in the Jacksonville Children's Chorus in 1999-2002. It helped me to build long lasting friendships and a greater love for music. To this day I still remember the fun times and great concerts we did in the JCC. I think this organization is great for children of all ages, it helps build confidence and friendships.”

Bethany, Former Member

“Music plays a major role in the full development of a child. Not only does it enrich lives, it also serves as a pathway for students to express themselves and explore new ways to communicate with others. For 20 years, kudos to the JCC for molding the lives of young artists, and I look forward to the next 20 years.”

Tim Cost, President, Jacksonville University

“JCC truly embodies some of the best qualities of team sports: camaraderie, discipline, patience, persistence, and positive mentoring.”

Wali Gomes, JCC Parent

“Being a part of the JCC has not only allowed Christian to experience the fun, excitement and pleasure of singing with friends, it has also helped him to develop a sense of confidence that comes from life skills of hard work and perseverance.”

Elaine Bourne, JCC Parent