St. Vincent's Villa provides education and treatment for emotionally
disturbed children age 3-14. Villa Maria is located in
Our Club volunteers for several activities at St. Vincent's Villa
Click here for more information about
St. Vincent's Villa
is our Club Chairperson and you can help with this program.
Contact Carol at:
410-357-4717, W 410-666-0008, or
Vincent's Villa Annual Gift Wrap for Needy Families
Dec 10, 2011
members of the Greater Jacksonville Optimist Club purchased
Christmas gifts for needy families assigned by
St. Vincent's Villa .
We wrapped the gifts at a wrapping party and bring them to
St. Vincent's Villa . This year's wrapping party was held on December 10,
2011. Here are some pictures.
Villa Maria Annual 5k Walk/Run
Sep 20, 2008
Let the race begin!
Post race: Dennis lane, Fred Figlewski and
Madeline Figlewski with members of the Towson University Club
Fred (red shirt) welcomes Dennis and Barbara
and informs them that they still need to take a victory lap
around the track...
Fred and Madeline Figlewski
Fred Figlewski approaching the finish line
(27:32, if you're curious)
VILLA MARIA GIFT WRAP 2007
Many people donate gifts for the children at
The gifts are dropped off at Villa Maria to be wrapped
Groups of volunteers are
invited to spend an evening at
Villa Maria wrapping the gifts. The Greater Jacksonville
Optimists’ time to wrap gifts at Villa Maria is
evening, December 20, 2007.
We’ll meet at 5:00 PM
and will work until about 8:00 PM wrapping gifts.
You can stop by
anytime during that time frame to assist with
Carol Porcher is
coordinating this activity for our Club.
If you would like to join this fun wrapping party,
please contact Carol at H 410-357-4717, W 410-666-0008, or
We look forward to
seeing you there!
VILLA MARIA FAIR 2006
Kevin Alban at the Basketball Game
Carol Porcher, Barbara Crain and Steve Porcher,
making the goodies!
Dennis Lane is, for some reason, hugging a palm
Steve Porcher and Barbara Crain
Villa Maria Children's artwork
Part of the Greater Jacksonville Optimist team that helped out
at the Villa Maria Fair: (l-r) Dennis Lane, Carol Porcher, Steve
Porcher, Ann Lane and Barbara Crain. Not pictured: Carol
Dunstan and Kevin Alban