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Community News 29 The Recorder · October 8, 2015 Old City Classic helps with regional legal aid Photos provided by Carter DeWitt Highlights of the event included a putting contest (above left), awards ceremony (above right) and a thrilling hole-in-one by Judy (bottom left) who won a car for her efforts. Visit jaxlegalaid.org for more The Recorder The 2nd Annual Old City Classic Charity Golf Tournament, sponsored by Pycraft Law, to benefit St. John’s Legal Aid was held Tuesday, Sept. 29 at the Slammer & Squire at World Golf Village. The charity event turned out to be an unusually good day for the golfers participating. Megan Wall, the manager of St Johns County Legal Aid said the proceeds from the event would be used to provide civil legal services for the poor, the elderly and the disabled who cannot afford legal counsel. “Tom Pycraft, the originator and driving force behind this event, and his staff of attorneys do the most pro bono work in town. Tom gives his time, his talent and his treasure—he’s our hero,” said Wall. After the tournament a celebratory awards dinner including a silent auction and wine pull was held at the Raintree Restaurant. During the reception attendees were delighted to witness the swearing in of new attorney Teira Henry, Esq by Judge Howard O. McGillin, Jr of the Seventh Judicial Court Sponsors of the tournament and dinner included The Raintree Restaurant, The Bailey Group, Select Mediation, Canan Law, Hybrid Design, Brumos Automotive, Beaches 105.5, Wyland Galleries, Harbor Community Bank, Burkhardt Sales & Service, Pycraft Law, Taylormade Golf Factory Store and San Sebastian Winery. St. Johns County Legal Aid is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit providing a wealth of justice for those that have neither. To learn more visit www.jaxlegalaid.org, or call us at (904) 827-9921