Jacksonville Historical Society CEO to speak


Coastal Friends, formerly known as Newcomers Alumnae, will hold its next monthly luncheon on Oct. 5 at Marsh Landing Country Club, 25655 Marsh Landing Parkway, Ponte Vedra Beach, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This month’s guest speaker will be Dr. Alan Bliss, CEO of Jacksonville Historical Society. Bliss will discuss Jacksonville’s bicentennial.

The luncheon is open to all members of Coastal Friends, their guests and anyone interested in joining this ladies’ social club, which has been in existence since 1998. For this occasion, Marsh Landing’s chef will prepare a house salad, pork medallions with a demi glaze served over rice with asparagus and the chef’s choice of a mouth-watering dessert. 

The cost to attend the luncheon is $25 and reservations must be made in advance to reserve a seat by contacting the luncheon chairman (bartshar@comcast.net) as soon as possible since the deadline to sign up and get in your check is Friday morning, Sept. 30.

For details on how to join Coastal Friends, contact brookemeister@msn.com or go to coastalfriends.wildapricot.org for more information on the club.