B&C Client for a Cause: Diana Crimi & Second Chance Dogs

Giving stray and mistreated dogs a second chance has been a lifelong passion of B&C client Diana Crimi. When she was five years old, her family adopted a rescue dog and her father’s love of dogs is a legacy that Diana carries on. She rescued dogs while attending Florida State University and Jacksonville University, and …

Take B&C Out to the Ballgame!

This August, Jacksonville’s hottest sports team played host to B&C Financial Advisors! Our staff and guests enjoyed watching the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp play the Birmingham Barons from a Sky Deck at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. From a delicious buffet dinner to a beautiful fireworks display, we had a great night at the ballpark. To …

Client for a Cause: Julie Firestone | The Advocates for Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights puts forth that all people are entitled to a life with dignity, justice, freedom, equality and peace. These unalienable rights serve as the basis for many international, national and local laws. Unfortunately in today’s world, there are many human rights violations both in the United States and across the …

Client for a Cause: John & Anne McKenzie | North Florida School of Special Education

For Dr. John and Mrs. Anne McKenzie, helping others is part of their daily lives. John, a retired interventional neuroradiologist, and Anne, a retired special education teacher, have been volunteering with the North Florida School of Special Education (NFSSE) since they moved to Jacksonville 22 years ago. The couple and their two sons have always …

Dinner at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

This past March, B&C stepped out for a wild night at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens! 70 of our clients and friends joined us to see the zoo after dark and enjoy a delicious meal surrounded by nature. The night began at the zoo’s Giraffe Overlook, where guests got to see the gentle giants up …

A Night with B&C at the Theater

This past May, B&C staff gathered with 80 of our clients and friends for a night at Alhambra Theatre to see the Tony and Grammy award-winning musical “DreamGirls.” Our night began with an intimate pre-show reception in the Alhambra’s Library Lounge, complete with drinks and passed hors d’oeuvres. Afterwards, the group enjoyed a delicious meal …

Client for a Cause: Jess Sternthal | Eckerd Community Alternatives

According to the Adoption Exchange Association, there are about 14,000 children in foster care in the state of Florida¹. Working with children and families in the foster care system is not always easy, but many working in the field believe it’s one of the most important causes in the United States today. B&C client Jess …

Client for a Cause: Dr. Peter Scholz | University of North Florida Archaeology Lab

For B&C client Dr. Peter Scholz, retirement has afforded him a chance to explore one of his lifelong passions – archaeology. Born to Swiss parents in New Jersey, Peter returned to Switzerland at 8 years old where he lived until he returned to the U.S. to complete his medical training. After 30 years of active …

Client for a Cause

One of the best parts about living in Northeast Florida is being able to enjoy the beautiful outdoors. From the beach to the river, there is something for everyone. For B&C clients Mike and Sharon Koppenhafer, it wasn’t enough to just enjoy the nature around them – they wanted to work to preserve it as …

Client for a Cause: Jean Francis & Mayo Clinic

B&C client Jean Francis has a clear passion for helping others. Jean’s work in the healthcare field began in 1966 when she was a teen volunteer at St. Vincent’s in Jacksonville. She earned her BSN at Duke University, and then served in the US Army Nurse Corps where she became a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP). …