Don MacLean

Commitment and service to community run deep in the family of Arlington’s first City Councilman, C. Donald MacLean, Jr.   Don’s family ties go back to the earliest days of the little community on the St. Johns River when Don’s grandmother, Ella Nora Flynn, married Anson Macy. Anson purchased the Arlington Ferry and Land Company in the mid-1920s and provided ferry service between...

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Gerri Atkinson

Geraldine “Gerrie” Dawkins Atkinson has been active in Arlington affairs for over fifty years – and still counting. The consummate “little ’ole lady” in both appearance and demeanor, she is anything but when involved with the numerous Jacksonville and Arlington area issues she’s tackled. She was on the front lines in establishing the City’s tree and landscape protection...

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Frances Padgett

In a 2005 Florida Times-Union interview, she said her goal every day was to have a ball and to help everyone around her have one as well. “She was Dolly Parton, Carol Burnett and Lucille Ball wrapped up into one big ball of fire that loved life,” said her granddaughter, Kandy Kent, who lives in Atlanta. Couple that irrepressible spirit with a tireless record of community service, and the...

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Don Curtis

On August 9th 2014, Arlington’s beloved Don Curtis, and “his greatest tag-team partner of all times”Dotty Curtis, were inducted into the Florida Chapter of the National Wrestling and Hall of Fame Museum in Stillwater, OK. Don & Dotty’s daughter Lisa, & grandson JB, stepped up on their behalf toreceive the Lifetime Service to Wrestling Award for their commitment to wrestling. They...

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