Visitors Bureau president to speak at Coastal Friends luncheon


Susan Phillips, president and CEO of the St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau will be the guest speaker at the next Coastal Friends monthly luncheon, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, at Marsh Landing Country Club. The mission of the Visitors and Convention Bureau “is to brand and market the destination globally as a premier leisure, convention and business destination.”

Marsh Landing Country Club, located at 25655 Marsh Landing Parkway in Ponte Vedra Beach, will serve field green salad, baked Tuscan chicken with risotto, broccoli and a flourless chocolate torte.

Open to the community, the cost to attend this luncheon is $25. Reservations must be made in advance by contacting the luncheon chairman at Checks must be received prior to Friday morning, June 2.

Coastal Friends is a social group of women who live in Ponte Vedra Beach, Nocatee, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach, Neptune Beach, St. Augustine and the surrounding area. Formed in 1998, some of the activities offered by Coastal Friends are: adventures and outings, book club, bunco, canasta, happy hour, lunch in, lunch out, mah jongg and wine socials. Luncheons are held the first Wednesday of every month except for July and August, yet all other activities will continue during the summer months.

New members are welcome throughout the year. For more information on how to join, contact as the next membership year starts July 1.