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Ponte Vedran of the Week: Georganna Walker

By Willow Logue


At the risk of sounding repetitious, if you don’t know Georganna Walker you should. When she first become my neighbor, I would have made a fortune if I could have collected money for  every time someone said, “The Walkers are your neighbors! You will love them! They are amazing! I love them!”

Seriously, I would be building on a triple lot on the boulevard – in cash! Fortunately, for me, it’s all true. Georganna and her family are kind, wonderful, smart, sweet, funny and good people. Their dog is pretty fab too, and their former dog, Pudge, will always hold a special place in our hearts. Meet Georganna…

Name: Georganna McDonald Walker

Occupation: Pediatric Occupational Therapist. Part-time at Wolfson Children’s Hospital and part-time at Coastal Therapy Services in Jacksonville Beach

Where I grew up: Charlotte, NC

A Ponte Vedran since: 1993

Other Places I have lived? Florence, SC; Wilmington, NC; Atlanta, GA; Greenville, SC; Chicago, IL; Tampa, Fl

My favorite thing about Ponte Vedra: Being close to the beach but also having access to Jacksonville’s medical care, restaurants, sports and shopping

My least favorite thing about Ponte Vedra: The new increase in traffic on A1A

In my spare time I like too? Play tennis and look for shark teeth

Ponte Vedran you most admire: Pastor Bob Morris

My favorite time in Ponte Vedra: Fall in Florida

Dream Vacation other than Ponte Vedra? Greek Islands

If I could invite anyone over to dinner – 2 Ponte Vedrans and one famous person – who would you invite?

Last time you went to the beach: Today

Last time you saw live music: Country Music Fest

Favorite Ponte Vedra organization: Christ Church Foundation

Favorite Ponte Vedra restaurant (or area): Palm Valley Fish Camp (shout out to Francis)

Favorite place for a cocktail: Ponte Vedra Inn and Club (High Tides)

Favorite way to get exercise here: Walking or riding my bike

Favorite movie: Schindler’s List

Favorite TV show: Ray Donovan and Modern Family

Favorite book: Lord Of The Flies and Mere Christianity

Favorite band or music: Kenny Chesney

Something most people don’t know about you: Adjunct College Professor

Anything else: Married for over 30 years to Hobie (best blind date at a bar in Florence, SC), two children Mac (22) and Sarah (20)

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