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St. Augustine Regional Council First Meeting - January 19, 2011

St. Augustine Regional (StAR) Council to hold its first meeting of the year with guest speaker Robin Burchfield on Wednesday, January 19, 2011.

The St. Augustine Regional (StAR) Council will hold its first meeting of the year on Wednesday January 19th, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Amici Italian Restaurant located on St. Road 312 and A1A in St. Augustine Beach. Registration and Networking will begin at 5:30 p.m. The program will start at 6:00 p.m. The cost will be $25.00 per person that can be paid by check or in cash, includes full dinner with a salad and dessert, tax and tip.  A cash bar will be available.

Please RSVP to this event by 5 p.m. Monday, January 17th to

This month's meeting will feature guest speaker Robin Kass Burchfield. Ms. Burchfield was President of the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce from 2004 to 2010.  She was Vice President and Director of Administration and Membership for the Chamber from 1990 to 2004.  Ms. Burchfield has been recognized in her community by The St. Johns County School District receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008, The Jacksonville Business Journal "Woman of Influence" Award in 2007 and most recently received the Platinum 20 Award for Years of Community Service in St. Johns County in 2010.  She is also an accomplished mother of 2 and wife to husband Rick Burchfield. 

 Ms. Burchfield will share her many years of experience on promoting the St. Augustine area. 

The St. Augustine Regional (StAR) Council Inc. is dedicated to support the preservation and furtherance of the St. Augustine / St. Johns County regional area residential and commercial real estate industry and the public affairs attributable thereto as well as the key measures and issues that will promote the image and advancement of the residential and commercial real estate industry and the community generally. The StAR Council is focused on encouraging individuals to move to the St. Augustine area when they are contemplating a move to Florida.

Mission:  We are a group of professionals dedicated to promoting our community to individuals outside the region.

For more information about the StAR Council or to become a member, please contact Barbara Jenness, President at or call 904-823-0027.

Barbara Jenness takes joy in assisting people in buying or selling their home or land in northeast Florida (St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra,  and Jacksonville). She is a community activist and leader serving as President of Friends of A1A 2008-2010, Past President of Scenic & Historic A1A in St. Johns County for over 10 years, and past vice-president of Vilano Beach Main Street (North Shores Improvement Association). She is a past president for WCR in St. Augustine and a member of South Ponte Vedra Civic Association, Porpoise Point, Serenata Beach Club, and Palencia. She founded and is a Past President of the St. Augustine Regional Council (StAR Council) to promote the St. Augustine area to individuals outside the region.

Awards: REALTOR of the Year, Businesswoman of the Year, SPIRIT Award Passion, Five-Star Best in Client Satisfaction-7 Years Winner

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Comment balloon 0 commentsBarbara Jenness • January 14 2011 08:50AM