United States Junior Masters Golf Tournament 12/20-22

The United States Junior Masters (USJM) will be held on December 20-22, 2010 at the famed TPC Sawgrass Valley and Stadium Courses.   Once again, more than 90 junior golfers from 15 countries will converge on Ponte Vedra to showcase their skills in this culmination of the international World Junior Golf Series Tour.  Qualified participants are between the ages of 13 and 19 years old.  

Tee off for the second annual United States Junior Masters begins at 8:00 a.m. on December 20th.  The championship round will be played at the TPC Stadium Course on Wednesday, December 22.  The event is free and the public is invited to enjoy the very best of junior golf.

Joan Tasca's Drawing & Painting Classes

Joan Tasca, painter and art instructor, offers Winter classes.  She has taught K-12, college level, adult education, and holds a B.F.A. in Painting from the University of Delaware, received certification in Art Education from The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, and attended Tyler School of Art.  Her drawings and paintings reflect interest in a variety of topics using elements that are, at times, symbolic. Joan’s work has won awards and is in private collections.

Joan’s formal, academic training, and years of painting have prepared her to teach students to “see” as an artist sees, working mostly from actual situations.  Whether they interpret it as realism or abstraction is personal style.  She also gives private lessons.

The registration form and fee of $140 per 6-week course is due December 28, 2010. Call Joan at (904) 794-2594) for information and registration.  Class size is limited.   The location will be the St. Johns Cultural Council 370 A1A Beach Blvd.

Transpo2010 in Jacksonville Dec. 12 - 15

The best and the brightest in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), traffic engineering and operations, and transportation planning are gathering in the Jacksonville area December 12 to 15, 2010.  Informative technical presentations, lively discussion, training, on-site tours of Jacksonville area ITS facilities and a state-of-the-art technology exhibition will be featured during Transpo2010 at the Sawgrass Marriott in Ponte Vedra Beach.

Florida Youth Program to Graduate 158 Teens Saturday

Florida Youth Program to Graduate 158 Teens Saturday

Florida’s Youth ChalleNGe Academy is run by the Florida Department of Military Affairs and the Florida National Guard. Designed on a military model, 16- to 19-year-old high school dropouts encounter a rigorous five-and-a-half month residential phase.  These teens are given a second chance to earn a high school diploma, but this is the first class in which the Academy has partnered with St. Johns River Community College to offer college credits to the students.

Richard Willich Joins Tony Steward as VIP Honoree at U.S. Army All-American Tour Event

Richard Willich Joins Tony Steward as VIP Honoree at U.S. Army All-American Tour Event

MDI founder and Chairman, Richard Willich, was invited to a ceremony and pep rally held in honor of star high school football player, Tony Steward’s selection as a U.S. Army All-American. Steward invited Willich to attend the selection celebration as his VIP guest, honoring Willich for his military service and support of youth and high school sports in the area.

Christ the Redeemer Church Christmas Eve Service

Christ the Redeemer Church, Ponte Vedra invites you to their Annual Christmas Eve Service. December 24th at 6:15 PM--Cookies & Cider Reception; December 24th at 7:00 PM--Christmas Eve Service; December 24th at 10:30 PM--Traditional Midnight Mass.

The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall Announces 2011 Performances!

The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall has confirmed two performances this February to kick off the 2011 season. The B-52's on February 20th and Arturo Sandoval on February 25th.