Chamber to host ‘Politics in St. Johns’ events in Ponte Vedra, St. Augustine


As the elections approach, the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce will host two “Politics in St. Johns” events to offer citizens the opportunity to meet candidates running for a wide array of public offices.

In Ponte Vedra, the chamber is joining forces with the Ponte Vedra Recorder and Hilton Garden Inn to host a “Candidate Meet & Greet” reception. To be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 27 at the Hilton Garden Inn, the event will enable attendees to speak one on one with candidates. The St. Augustine event will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, August 4 at the Solomon Calhoun Center at 1300 Duval St. The festive indoor event will feature candidate information booths as well as a straw poll. Food trucks will also be on site.

Admission to both events is free, but advance registration is required. To register online, visit and click on “upcoming events.”