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Pink Sisters and Friends

Advocacy Program Provides Hope and Support to Breast Cancer Patients Writer  /  Chloe Emory Pink Sisters and Friends Advocacy is a non-profit mentoring program for breast cancer patients. It is a team of 26 women who have survived breast cancer and are now helping those who are fighting it. The women have truly become sisters and friends throughout the process. The advocacy program was formed to give hope, love, support and nurturing to all breast cancer patients in need. Laura Bergmann is the chairwoman behind Pink Sisters and Friends, and like the rest of the Pink Sister’s team, she is ...

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A Tale of Two Sisters

Sisters share breast cancer survivor and prevention stories. Writer / Sarah R. Brodsky One in every eight women is diagnosed with breast cancer. Advances in science have helped improve treatment of breast cancer and survival rates are increasing, but more women are now making decisions to help avoid a diagnosis in the first place. Mollie Case is one of them. Case, an event planner who lives in Ponte Vedra, is what’s known as a “previvor.” The term previvor was first coined by Sue Friedman, a breast cancer survivor who founded a support group known as FORCE, to label those currently unaffected ...

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You Don’t Know Until You Go

Fall is the Best Time for Camping and Fishing for Flood Tide Redfish Writer  /  Matt Chipperfield READER BEWARE: you are now entering the great outdoors. It’s time to put down the phone, turn off the television and unplug from your daily life. That awesome selfie can wait — Mother Nature is calling you. As your dedicated “recreation specialist” I intend to leave you salty, sweaty, bloody and muddy. Every month I will outline the best way you can accomplish this. As a professional fishing guide and lifetime waterman, I’ve gained a unique understanding of the opportunities available to outdoorsmen and ...

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Does Fashion Have an Age Limit?

Writer  /  Dawn Rodriguez Photos Provided by Penelope T Boutique When my close friend told me that she was starting a new lifestyle magazine highlighting the awesome North Florida beaches area where I’ve lived my whole life, I was thrilled. She’d done the research, it was her lifelong dream, and she felt it was a prime opportunity. I knew that she would hit it out of the park. What I didn’t anticipate was the second part of the conversation. She told me that through research, she’d learned that our communities were very interested in fashion. Then she asked me if ...

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The Beaches Art Fest Returns as Two-Day Event

Writer  /  Lynn Wettach The 4th Annual Beaches Art Fest returns as a two-day fine art extravaganza. The event is being held October 14-15 on Pablo Ave (Beach Blvd & A1A), Jacksonville Beach and will benefit the Beaches Museum & History Park. Lynn Wettach, Show Director, is well known for bringing artisans together who are recognized nationally/regionally for their talents. The show is a professionally juried art and fine craft event where each exhibitor is carefully selected with only the best work being accepted in each category. This year there are nearly 100 outstanding artisans and master craftsmen who will ...

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Shifting Gears

Local Cycling Enthusiast is Making a Difference, One Mile at a Time Writer  /  Samantha Epstein The experience is daunting. Burning sensations radiate through every limb in the body. There are times when muscles feel they may give out. Energy rapidly burns. Thirst sets in. The Florida humidity is nearly impossible to penetrate. The lungs begin to work overtime: breathing the salty air in and out at a pace the mind cannot comprehend. Bike pedals rotate, spreading tension throughout the white, glistening sand. Giving up seems inevitable, but there is too much on the line — raising awareness, finding a ...

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Ponte Vedra, Jacksonville Beaches Magazines to Launch in October 2017

Ponte Vedra and Jacksonville Beaches Magazine

Towne Post Network, Inc. (TownePost.com) announced today the launch of two new franchise magazines in northeast Florida: Ponte Vedra and Jacksonville Beaches. The inaugural issues are scheduled to be direct mailed to over 27,000 affluent homes in late September. “As print, Internet, social and video medias converge, we’re redefining how hyper local media will be delivered and consumed in the communities we serve,” said Tom Britt, founder and publisher of the Towne Post Network, Inc. headquartered in Fishers, Indiana. Operating as a franchise under the Towne Post Network, Inc., the Ponte Vedra and Jacksonville Beaches Magazines will be published by ...

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