January 26, 2022
In The Public Interest

Breaking: City Council President Tommy Hazouri Has Lung Transplant Surgery

Early this morning, City Council President underwent “successful” lung transplant surgery at Mayo Clinic. According to a news release made by the Hazouri team, “…the attending physician characterized the procedure as a success and the Councilman is already on his road to recovery.”

“In typical Tommy-fashion, [Hazouri] looks forward to getting back to work,” the release added.

The Florida Times-Union states, “City Council Vice President Sam Newby will assume the role of acting president while Hazouri undergoes recovery and rehabilitation.”

For more information, please refer to https://www.jacksonville.com/news/20200725/city-council-president-tommy-hazouri-out-of-rsquosuccessfulrsquo-lung-transplant-surgery-sam-newby-to-assume-acting-president

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Robert Arleigh White

Robert Arleigh White has many years of experience managing nonprofit arts organizations in North Florida where he has also been active in promoting a host of arts related initiatives. In recognition of over 20 years of successful legislative and community advocacy, the City of Jacksonville proclaimed August 12 as “Robert Arleigh White Day,” and Jacksonville’s City Council similarly authorized a resolution in his honor. Previously, Mr. White served as the executive and artistic director for Theatre Jacksonville where he led the organization from near fiscal insolvency to become one of the State of Florida’s most successful artistic venues. While there, he also was directly responsible for the artistic direction of fifty plays and worked to produce dozens more. Currently, Bob is the principal for Robert Arleigh White + Associates where he consults with nonprofits on development, infrastructure and organizational storytelling.

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  • It is very heartening to read that Tommy Hazouri had had a successful recovery. He is a treasure in Jacksonville and has been for so many long years. His list of contributions are voluminous. Congratulations and best wishes.

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