Chamber of Commerce to hosts legislative update


State and local elected officials will speak at the next St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Breakfast, set for Friday, June 25.

Confirmed panelists for the legislative update are state Sen. Travis Hutson, state Reps. Paul Renner and Cyndi Stevenson, County Commission Vice-Chair Henry Dean and St. Augustine Beach Mayor Margaret England. They will appear in a moderated panel format event.

The in-person event offers local businesses and residents a chance to hear from elected officials on the recently concluded legislative session in Tallahassee and the upcoming budget discussions at the county and municipal levels.

“We are so fortunate that our elected leaders are available to join us to discuss important legislative updates and priorities and for our Public Policy Committee to share the outcome of the state bills the Chamber supported,” said Isabelle Renault, Chamber president and CEO.

The event will be held from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Augustine Beach Oceanfront Resort at 300 A1A Beach Blvd.

Registration is available at; click on “Events.” The registration fee for Chamber members at the Economic Development Council level is $50; $70 for other Chamber members. The fee for guests is $85. Contact Lauren Clark at to register.

The Chamber will be following the current CDC guideline regarding gathering in indoor and outdoor spaces. In addition, the Chamber is following the guidelines set by the Embassy Suites for this event.