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    Monday, December 18, 2023
    Culver’s of St. Augustine Reaches Final Five of Culver’s Crew Challenge

    Culver’s delights guests with ButterBurgers, Fresh Frozen Custard, and Wisconsin Cheese Curds at over 900 restaurants nationwide—and the location in St. Augustine, Florida, is being recognized as one of the chain’s top five. The St. Augustine Culver’s has been named a Gold Finalist in the annual Culver’s Crew Challenge, which will crown a winner in January 2024.


    Friday, September 22, 2023
    St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce Urges City Commission to Pause Efforts on New Nightlife Ordinance

    Chamber President/CEO Isabelle Renault is calling on the St. Augustine City Commission to pause efforts to create a new nightlife ordinance until an economic impact study recommended by its own consultant, the Responsible Hospitality Institute (“RHI”), is undertaken. “Without a complete understanding of the potential negative effects that could result for St. Augustine’s hospitality and tourism businesses, we urge the City Commission to take a step back and conduct the study that was recommended by both its

    Jamie Johnson

    Wednesday, March 29, 2023
    ACT NOW: Protect St. Johns County Tourism Industry

    The St. Johns County Chamber has been an ardent defender of both VISIT FLORIDA and the County’s tourism marketing efforts for many years. Consistent and sufficient funding for Visit Florida has been a St. Johns County Chamber priority in recent years. Visit Florida stepped in time and time again to help promote our tourism sector and show tourists the “Welcome Back, We’re Open” signals which provided untold millions of dollars in advertising that many have said saved our tourism sector from ruin. We need

    Bob Porter

    Tuesday, March 28, 2023
    St. Augustine named Best Small Town in the South by Southern Living

    Arguably the crown jewel of Florida’s First Coast, St. Augustine, and superlatives are often mentioned in the same sentence. Already this year, the oldest city in America has been featured on a nationally televised travel show, and its beaches have been named among the best in the United States. And this week, St. Augustine earned a new accolade: The South’s Best Small Town 2023 by Southern Living as part of its annual The South's Best feature.

    The Florida Times Union