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Save the date for the 19th annual Spring for the Arts on Friday, April 26, 2024, at Epping Forest Yacht Club. Check back later for more details.

Spring for the Arts is CAP’s signature fundraiser which celebrates community engagement in support of funding arts education initiatives throughout the region. Since its inception, the event has generated nearly $8 million for arts education in the greater Jacksonville area. 

Past Honorees

Marilyn & Pete Carpenter
Poppy & Rob Clements
Stephanie & Tim Cost

Florida Blue
Carol Johnson Foley
Jennifer Glock & Michael Ward
Susan & Hugh Greene
Diane & Steve Halverson
Preston Haskell
Monica & Bob Jacoby
Marisa Martire
Joannie & Russell Newton
Aida Ribeiro & Fabio Mechetti
Linda & David Stein
Mary Virginia Terry
Delores Barr Weaver
Jim Winston

18th Annual Spring for the Arts Highlights

The 18th annual Spring for the Arts was held on Friday, April 21, 2023, at the beautiful Epping Forest Yacht Club. Amy and Gary Norcross were honored as recipients of the Guardian of the Arts award. The evening featured decor by Harlow James Floral, top-notch valet by The AutoValet, live music from the CAP String Orchestra and Bold City Classics, a live and silent auction, and award-winning wines and spirits from Foley Family Wines and Southern Glazers Wine and Spirits. 

Images: Cre8Jax

Guardians of the Arts

Amy & Gary Norcross

Honorary Chairs

Stephanie & Tim Cost

Event Chairs

Kristine Cherek & Kirk Larsen




Marisa & Frank Martire

Karen & Greg Montana


Sue & Brent Bickett

Kristine Cherek & Kirk Larsen

Stephanie & Tim Cost

Jennifer Glock & Michael Ward

Monica Jacoby

Paige & Mark LaBorde

Amy & Gary Norcross

Linda & Randy Quirk

Sonya & John Rood

Linda & David Stein


CVS Health

Jane Freedman & Kimberly Hyatt

Inger & Pat Geraghty

Diane & Steve Halverson

Frances & Anthony Jabbour

Cheryl & Mark Lamping

Paula & Charlie Margiotta

Anne & Marc Mayo

Kay Nichols

Pam & Michael Oates

DiAnne & George Scanlon

Patricia & Brian Shea

Zimmerman Family Foundation


Cara & Scott Baity

Marilyn Carpenter

Rebecca & Chris Creed

Jean & Tom Dodson

Susan & Hugh Greene


Jennifer & Michael Mayo

Dan Pingel


Anne & John D. Baker II

Martha & Tom Baker

Bank of America Private Bank

Oliver & Karen Barakat

Margaret Black-Scott & Col. David Scott

Patricia & Michael J. Blaylock

Missy & Roland Boney

Susie & Robert Bream

Brooks Rehabilitation

Christopher Corbo

Dawn & John Crawford


Victoria & Paul Ferber

First Coast YMCA

Fogle Art Consulting

Glenda & Hugh Harris

Sharon & David Hunt

Jackson Lewis P.C.

JAXUSA Partnership

Helen M. Lane

Eleanor & John Lock

Louis Weimer Salon

Anne & Robert Lufrano

Rhonda McPherson

Miller Electric

Monique & David Miller

Carolyn & Don Mullinax

NAI Hallmark

Debbie & Anthony Park

Pilot Pen

Publix Super Market Charities

Rebecca Black Immigration

Regency Centers

Alice Rigdon

Lynn & Doug Roche

Ali & Jamie Shelton

Penelope Zuber-Simcox & Carl Simcox

Smith, Hulsey & Busey

Timothy Snyder

Judi & Fuller Tresca

Bill Warden


Ellen & James Wiss

For More Information

Contact Elise Johnson at ejohnson@capkids.org.

Spring for the Arts is supported by a grant from the Delores Barr Weaver Forever Event Fund, est. 2015.