Link holds membership appreciation event


The link held its first membership appreciation night Thursday, April 14, as it approaches is first anniversary. Attendees enjoyed hors d’oeuvres, live music by member Dan Kuckel, a selfie station, a drawing for a high-end membership and opportunities to use the Flagler Health+ 360-degree Immersive Studio. There were also activities for the many children in attendance.

In addition, co-founder Raghu Misra gave a presentation on the stage about the history of the unique facility in the heart of Nocatee. This multimedia portion featured the link’s video wall.

The members present were polled on the value of the link and whether they had any recommendations for its future.

One Family

When he’s not singing and sharing stories with his audiences about his family and experiences, Kuckel is a U.S. Navy family physician with Naval Hospital Jacksonville.

He called the link a great place to socialize in Nocatee and a unique experience.

“What I love about this place is there are events like tonight where it is family-centric,” he said.

Kuckel’s family joined the link in September, the same month the doctor and his wife, Tara, launched a new business with a partner physician: Ponte Vedra House Call.

This unique approach to medicine brings the doctor to the patient’s home.

“We take care of you in your home instead of your having to go to an urgent care or the ER,” Tara Kuckel said. “For a lot of acute needs and things like that, we can see you in your home.”

Among its many facets, the link is a new business incubator, something that fits the needs of startups like Ponte Vedra House Call. But the link is more than that. It’s a cultural, professional and educational hub that enriches the lives of local residents. Tara Kuckel has taken a yoga class there, and her children are considering the many summer camp options available to them.

The link is located at 425 Town Plaza Ave., Ponte Vedra Beach. Its website is

For more information on Ponte Vedra House Call, go to For information about Dan Kuckel’s music, go to


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