Community Involvement Archives | Farah & Farah
The law firm of Farah & Farah has a special place in its heart for the beautiful city of Jacksonville, Florida (or more commonly known around here as Jax). But, besides being the largest city in Florida and the largest city in the continental United States by landmass (800 square miles), did you know Jacksonville was known as Cowford until 1822 because cattle were “forded” across the St. John’s River at this location?
Jacksonville is now the 14th largest city in the U.S. and frankly, we like the ring of “Jacksonville” better than “Cowford.” Here are some other interesting facts and firsts about the city we love:
The Movember Foundation is working to “change the face” of men’s health by urging men to grow moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness and funds to fight prostate and testicular cancer.
Since 2009, Movember Jax has raised over $100,000 in support of LIVESTRONG and the Prostate Cancer Foundation.
Men who register with movember.com become Mo Bros and are encouraged to grow moustaches during the month of November. Women can also support the men by becoming Mo Sistas. The idea is to seek out sponsorship and funds to help the Movember Foundation in its men’s health awareness and cancer prevention efforts.