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    CM Danny Becton Announces a Hotel Safety and Crime Initiative

    Today, Councilmember Danny Becton discussed with news media, a special initiative that includes partnerships with Southside Hotel Owners, Jacksonville Sheriff Association, Visit Jacksonville and the Florida Regional Lodging Association.The objective of this initiative is to address the perception and often times reality of Crime and Safety within our Jacksonville Hotel and Motel business community. The solutions that likely will come from these efforts will be identified in the form of 1) Improv...  Read More...

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    Councilman Becton Speaks at Sweetwater’s October ‘Koffee with Katie’

    Jacksonville, FL. (October 8, 2018) – Councilman Becton joined Sweetwater residents on October 8th, 2018 for a morning “cup of joe” and to present his annual District 11 update during the community’s October meeting event, “Koffee with Katie”.“Koffee with Katie” is hosted by Katie Hollis, Sweetwater by Del Webb’s Property Manager with First Service Residential. The big announcement in addition to CM Becton being introduced as their guest spea...  Read More...

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    Councilman Becton Helps Judge Brooks Family YMCA’s 2nd Annual Spelling Bee

    Jacksonville, FL. (October 6, 2018) -- Councilman Danny Becton joined Community In Schools of Jacksonville CEO Steve Gilbert by participating as a Celebrity judge for the YMCA’s 2nd Annual Spelling Bee at the Brooks Family YMCA in District 11.In a return invitation to this competition, this day found Council Member Becton enjoying the academic activities of some very impressive students, learning some new vocabulary words and being impressed by some outstanding spelling as the YMCA facilit...  Read More...

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    Coucilmen Becton Attends Southside Business Men’s Club Meeting as Special Guest Speaker

    Jacksonville, FL. (September 19, 2018) - District 11 Councilman Danny Becton was the Special Guest Speaker at the Southside Business Men’s Club luncheon on Thursday, September 19th.The local organization hosts these meetings every Wednesday at the San Jose Country Club.SBMC President Steve DeSorbo began the meeting by providing former Council Member Bill Bishop the floor to introduce Councilman Danny Becton. Bishop briefed the members at the luncheon on Councilman Becton’s time on City Council a...  Read More...

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    District 11’s New Baymeadows Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market Donates $1,000 to Local Fire Station #44

    Jacksonville, FL (August 31, 2018) -- Wal-Mart Foundation donated $1,000 to Fire Station #44 in District 11 after opening its’ newest store on Baymeadows Road. City Council passed ordinance 2018-453 regarding Wal-Mart’s funding to JFRD during the council meeting on Wednesday evening, August 29th.The awarded funds are part of the Wal-Mart foundation’s Community Grant Program and will be used to purchase exercise equipment for the employees at station #44.According to the bill summary, “it’s a com...  Read More...

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    Councilman Becton Visits F35s at Naval Air Station Jacksonville

    Jacksonville, FL (August 29, 2018) – District 11 Councilman Danny Becton spent Wednesday morning at Naval Air Station Jacksonville to experience the power of F-35 jets front row and center.F35 Lightning Fighters arrived on August 22nd to train “along with other carried-based jets to participate in a training operation in support of the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln,” according to an article by the Florida Times Union.Councilman Becton took multiple videos and pictures th...  Read More...

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    CM Becton joins the Indian Cultural Society of Jacksonville To Celebrate India’s 72nd Independence Day

    JACKSONVILLE, FL (August 11, 2018) – District 11 Council Member Danny Becton and the Indian Cultural Society of Jacksonville let freedom ring at an India Independence Day event held on Saturday.ICS hosted the special event to celebrate India’s 72nd year of Independence and invited Councilman Becton to join them as the Chief Guest and Keynote Speaker. The organization’s Independence Day event was held at the University of North Florida in the Robinson Theatre on August 11th.Memb...  Read More...

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    CM Becton Attends Annual JSO Safety Fair Event

    Jacksonville, FL (August 4, 2018) -- District 11 Councilman Danny Becton joined the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office at its 21st Annual Sheriff’s Watch Safety Fair at the Avenues Mall on Saturday, August 4th.The event was scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and gave the community an opportunity to interact with JSO officers, officials from multiple branches, such as the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and the districts council member, Councilman Becton.   Read More...

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    JSO Crime Prevention Walk Turns into a Community Meeting in Nocatee Neighborhood

    JACKSONVILLE, FL (August 1, 2018) -- A scheduled Crime Prevention Walk in the Nocatee community of Cypress Trails hosted by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and Councilman Becton turns into a community meeting due to bad weather.The event was held on August 1st, exactly one week after JSO and Councilman Becton walked the Bartram Park Preserve community.The Councilman, JSO’s Zone 3 Commander Assistant Chief Jennifer Short, and Lt. Worbington and his officers, met at The Community Cen...  Read More...

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    CM Becton helps Open New LifeSouth Community Blood Center

    JACKSONVILLE, Fl (July 26, 2018) - LifeSouth Community Blood Center opens up a new headquarters right in the middle of District 11 and Councilman Danny Becton took part in the celebration and ribbon cutting of the donor center.The new LifeSouth location is located at 7840 Baymeadows Way within the Deerwood Center office park off Baymeadows Road or Phillips Highway.The event took place on Thursday, July 26th. The ribbon-cutting ceremony kicked off at 10 am and Councilman Becton was one of the fou...  Read More...

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