Central Station – September 2008


JACKSONVILLE, Florida – Basham & Lucas Design Group recently received an Award of Merit from the Florida Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (FLASLA).

The Jacksonville design firm and development company East West Partners were honored in the Florida Chapter ASLA 2008 Design Awards with an Award of Merit in the residential category for Eagle Landing, a Clay County community golf course development.

The award was announced at the FLASLA annual conference and awards gala at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts in Jacksonville on Aug. 2, 2008. “We are honored to receive this recognition for our design work at Eagle Landing,” Basham & Lucas Design Group Vice President Carol Dodd said. “Eagle Landing is a premier development by East West Partners and demonstrates that beautiful design can blend environmental and artistic principles to provide function and identity for the community and its residents.”

The Jacksonville design firm worked with East West Partners to provide the land planning, architecture, amenities and signage design for Eagle Landing, which includes an 18-hole Clyde Johnston championship golf course, small neighborhoods and a Village Green featuring a lake and docks with canoes and kayaks. The community’s amenities also include a swim park, tennis center with 12 Har-Tru courts, fitness center, gymnasium with indoor track, miniature golf, amphitheater with movie screen, hiking and biking trails, parks and playgrounds. In addition to Eagle Landing, Basham & Lucas Design Group is working with East West Partners on its Rolling Hills community in Clay County and has completed various other projects in Virginia.

Basham & Lucas Design Group was among 21 recipients of the 2008 Chapter Design Awards. This year the Florida Chapter of the ASLA received 62 award submittals from professionals and students around the state. For more information, call (904) 731-2323 or visit www.bashamlucas.com.


PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida – Sweeping vistas of the Atlantic Ocean and radiant stretches of the sandy beaches set a relaxing tone for any visit to the Cabana Beach Club at Sawgrass Golf Resort & Spa. This Ponte Vedra Beach destination, a timeless beachfront club rich in tradition, natural beauty and amenities, is now available for corporate and social events.

“The Cabana Beach Club has for many years been known as one of the area’s most prestigious private clubs and has been the beachfront setting for many gatherings from elaborate weddings to theme dinners to corporate events,” said Jeff Kmiec, director of sales and marketing for Sawgrass. “Without question, Cabana Beach Club provides the ideal oceanfront setting for any occasion – for members and nonmembers alike.”

Events at the Cabana Beach Club are no longer exclusive for members – the community is now invited to make use of this exceptional Ponte Vedra Beach destination. Whether it’s a wedding reception, exquisite luncheon, wine dinner, luau, festive dinner or exclusive celebration, the Cabana Beach Club can provide a distinctive setting that will make any event inimitable. The club’s traditional yet modern facilities also offer a meticulous setting for corporate functions, luncheons, team building events and meetings. Whether the event is corporate or socially inspired, catering and management staff of the Cabana Beach Club and its highly trained staff of hosts will ensure each and every event is distinguished, organized and set apart with a menu and venue unlike any other.

For more details about hosting your next social or corporate event at Cabana Beach Club, call Director of Event Management Kirk Schenkel at (904) 373-2098 or visit www.cabanaclub.net.

To visit the Cabana Beach Club, travel J. Turner Butler Boulevard East to State Road A1A South. Turn left on Corona Road and turn right on Ponte Vedra Boulevard. The beach club will be on the left at 619 Ponte Vedra Boulevard. Parking is on the right.

Britini Galvin of Palm Beach Gardens Named 2008 Boby Goodman Scholarship Recipient

PARKLAND -The South Florida PGA proudly announces its 2008 Bobby Goodman Scholarship recipient: Brittini Galvin of Palm Beach Gardens, FL. This $2,500 grant is given annually to a high school senior or college entrant in his/her freshman or sophomore classes of undergraduate studies whose parents or grandparents either work in or are retired from the golf industry.

This scholarship is named after Bobby Goodman, a man well known to the South Florida PGA record books. He is recognized for his numerous contributions to the game of golf at all levels. The Bobby Goodman Scholarship Fund was created in 1988 by the South Florida PGA Senior Committee in tribute to the late Bobby Goodman.

Brittini Galvin is honored to accept this award this year. She is the daughter, Thomas and Deborah Galvin. Thomas is a longtime PGA Member and Employee of the PGA of America.

Galvin is currently preparing to enter her sophomore year of studies at Florida Atlantic University. She maintains a GPA of 3.97, and has been named to the Dean’s list her first two semesters as well as achieving membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. She is looking to obtain a bachelor’s of science in Business Finance. Brittini attended William T. Dwyer high school in Palm Beach Gardens, and while there she received countless academic awards including: Valedictorian, National Merit, National Achievement and National Honor Society to name a few. After high school graduation Brittini ventured on a one-year sabbatical to pursue volunteer activities in bible training.

Currently, while not studying or taking classes, Brittini works for Irene Marie Agency in Miami Beach, FL as Commercial/Print Model.