Our lions have been awarded to keynote speakers for
the St. Johns County - St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra and
the Beaches Visitors & Convention Bureau's State of the Tourism
Industry Summit two years in a row. 

On May 17th, 2018, the keynote speaker was Richard
Gonzmart (center), fourth generation "caretaker" of the Columbia
Restaurant Group, owners of the Columbia Restaurant in the
historic section of St. Augustine. 


On May 9th, 2019, the keynote speaker was Ed Swift III,
(second from left) co-founder and
co-owner of Old City Trolley Tours.