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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Be sure to mark your calendars for Thursday, March 30, 2017, and plan to put pizza on your menu for lunch or dinner. The Pizza Hut located at 891 Freeport Road (just north of Interstate 10 ) in Defuniak Springs will be sponsoring a “We’ll Make the Pizza – You Make the Difference” day. Up to 20% of proceeds from pizza purchases at the location will be given back to ...read more
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Wine, charity and fun converge during Northwest Florida Beaches Ultimate Wine Week Miramar Beach, Florida (March 22, 2017) – Wine is best paired with … fabulous food! And thanks to an elevated culinary experience at the 2017 South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival, foodies soon will delight in delicious bites thoughtfully prepared by local chefs and nationally known food ...read more
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
This spring Sinfonia Gulf Coast is more animated than usual. On Saturday, March 25 “Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II” celebrates the world’s favorite classic Looney Tunes, projected on the big screen, while the Sinfonia Gulf Coast performs their exhilarating, original Carl Stalling scores live. The concert will be performed at 7 p.m. at the Emerald Coast Convention Center, located ...read more
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Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. (March 21, 2017) – Gulf Place on 30A is pleased to announce four new merchants have opened for business. New merchants include Beach House Tile & Design; Conerly, Bowman and Dykes Law Firm; Lord and Son Construction; and Rock Creative Images. Located at 118 Spires Lane #1-A, Beach House Tile & Design is owned and operated by Lonna Mcgrew. Having vacationed in ...read more
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Monday, March 20, 2017
Retreats offer military and first responders respite on the beach after deployment Destin, Florida – March 20, 2017 – Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the world’s largest professional manager of vacation rental properties and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), today announced that its ResortQuest brand will sponsor several retreats in 2017 aimed at reconnecting ...read more
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Thursday, March 16, 2017
Wine, charity and fun converge during The Northwest Florida Beaches Ultimate Wine Week, April 27-30 Miramar Beach, Florida ( March 15 , 2017) — A dazzling roster of celebrity winemakers and distillers will converge in South Walton, Florida to wine, dine, educate and entertain guests as part of the four-day celebration of wine, spirits, food, music and fun. One of the most anticipated events ...read more
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Thursday, March 16, 2017
Full-service Insurance Company Joins Thriving Business Community Miramar Beach, Fla., (March 15, 2017) – Asset Insurance, a leading independent insurance agency in Northwest Florida, has relocated its headquarters to Grand Boulevard at Sandestin. Asset Insurance is a full-service insurance company specializing in services for homes, businesses, condominium associations and ...read more
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Thursday, March 16, 2017
Miramar Beach, Fla. (March 15, 2017) – Sandestin Investments, LLC (SDI) underwent the process of clarifying its property entitlements through a notice of proposed change (NOPC) in order to reconcile the entitlements conveyed in the development of regional impact (DRI). An NOPC is not a document of permission; it is a document of clarification which includes limitations. Sandestin was ...read more
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Thursday, March 16, 2017
Weekly Spring Break Fireworks Dinner Cruises, Easter Lunch and Sandestin Wine Festival Miramar Beach, Fla. (March 15, 2017) – There are many reasons to ‘spring’ aboard SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS Yacht in Sandestin, Florida. As the only dining and entertainment yacht in Northwest Florida, the SOLARIS yacht’s weekly dinner cruises are a popular activity for families, couples ...read more
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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Holden and Owen Appointed to Top Leadership Positions Miramar Beach, Fla. (March 15, 2017) – Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, the number one resort on Florida’s Emerald Coast, today announced it is strengthening its team with the appointment of leaders in two key positions. Maureen Holden , a 20-year veteran marketing executive, has been named the new director of marketing and ...read more
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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Destin, FL (March 15, 2017)… Destin Commons’ Coins For A Cause initiative that provides funds to area charities has stepped up once again to donate $1,500 to a special needs Little League team called Challenger League Baseball. In a league that depends on their sponsor contributions, the Challenger Division was established nationally in 1989 as a separate division of Little League to ...read more
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Tuesday, March 14, 2017
WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (March 13, 2017) – The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce announces two Lunch and Learn events on March 29 and March 30, 2017. To accommodate all wishing to attend, events are scheduled in both Miramar Beach and DeFuniak Springs. The Lunch and Learns are sponsored by Brookdale Destin and Regency Hospice, two valued Chamber business members. The Dale Carnegie program, titled ...read more
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Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Tallahassee – The Senate Committee on Commerce and Tourism, chaired by Senator Bill Montford (D-Tallahassee), today passed Senate Bill 364, The Recovery Fund for the Deepwater Horizon Incident. The legislation, sponsored by Senator George Gainer (R-Panama City), Senator Doug Broxson (R-Pensacola), and Senator Montford will ensure funds received in the settlement of the state’s ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Announcements, Political
Monday, March 13, 2017
Destin, FL (March 13, 2017)… FIT4MOM Niceville/Destin has partnered with Destin Commons and will be conducting their programs for moms that offer post-natal fitness classes for every stage of motherhood at the outdoor lifestyle center. The official grand opening and first Stroller Strides fitness class at Destin Commons will be at 8:15 a.m. on April 4 th in front of the AMC Theater. Then, ...read more
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Thursday, March 09, 2017
Miramar Beach, Fla. (March 9, 2017) – The Sandestin Wine Festival , one of the top wine festivals in the country, today announced the addition of two major players at the upcoming April 20-23, 2017 event. The Sandestin Wine Festival is pleased to announce that Coastal Living signed on as a presenting sponsor for this event for the ninth consecutive year. Coastal Living is the premier ...read more
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Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Barbon to Lead Expansion Initiatives in Tampa for Insurance Zone Miramar Beach, Fla. (March 7, 2017) – Miramar Beach based insurance agency Insurance Zone, recently welcomed Ralph Barbon to their team as they expand into the Tampa, FL market. Ralph Barbon graduated from The University of South Florida with a Bachelor's Degree in Finance. After a 20 year career, with Pitney Bowes, he ...read more
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Monday, March 06, 2017
FREEPORT, Fla— Walton County Sheriff’s Office is announcing our first Teen Driver Challenge of 2017! Our next Teen Driver Challenge is scheduled for April 21 st and 22 nd at Freeport High school. Is your teen about to start driving? Nervous about handing over the keys? Let the deputies at Walton County Sheriff’s Office help! The Teen Driver Challenge course, which is offered at ...read more
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Thursday, March 02, 2017
Community to vote on which of two Teslas is auctioned in April MIRAMAR BEACH, FL – The Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation, one of the nation’s premier wine-industry fundraising organizations, today unveiled the most valuable auction lot donation in its history, courtesy of St. Joe Community Foundation: A 2010 Tesla Roadster Sport. “The St. Joe Community Foundation is honored ...read more
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Thursday, March 02, 2017
… Paint the Town Blue Niceville and DeFuniak Springs, FL (February 22, 2017)…April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This is a time to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect. That is the 24/7 job of the multi-disciplinary team of staff and volunteers at Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Centers ...read more
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Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Exclusive to its Owners, Provides Opportunities for World Class, Rent-Free Vacations Around the Globe Miramar Beach, Fla. (March 1, 2017) – Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort has announced a partnership with THIRD HOME , the world’s most exclusive luxury property and travel club. This alliance provides qualified home owners an invitation to join THIRD HOME at no cost, plus receive ...read more
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Wednesday, March 01, 2017
This first-ever fun-raiser is set for Friday, April 14 at 560 Grand Boulevard, Upstairs, in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin Miramar Beach, Florida (March 1, 2017) — Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC) — the non-profit professional theater company based in Miramar Beach, Florida — is throwing a big-haired dance party … ‘80s style on Friday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. ...read more
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Wednesday, March 01, 2017
DESTIN, FLORIDA (February 28, 2017) — On February 7, 2017, the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) — a not-for-profit charitable arts organization founded in 1995 to be Northwest Florida’s champion of cultural arts and arts education for all — was in the path of what is being identified as a microburst that made a direct hit to the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village, ...read more
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Wednesday, March 01, 2017
(Panama City Beach, FL), Wednesday, March 01, 2017 – On February 23, 2017 the Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce named Jimy Thorpe, owner of A Superior Air Conditioning Company, Humanitarian of the Year at their 2017 Annual Dinner. Attended by over 600 Chamber members, the event was held at Edgewater Beach Resort; five people received various civic awards that evening. A Humanitarian, as ...read more
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Friday, February 24, 2017
Local Upscale Fashion Boutique to Host Prom Dress Contest & Fashion Show to Benefit Children in Crisis, Inc. Miramar Beach, Fla. (February 23, 2017) – The Dressing Room Boutique, a local, upscale ladies fashion boutique, recently announced that they will host Catwalk for a Cause, an event and contest benefiting Children in Crisis, Inc. The boutique will host the prom dress contest ...read more
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Friday, February 24, 2017
Destin, FL (February 22, 2017)… Keller Williams Realty Emerald Coast (KWEC) has seven offices serving five communities in Northwest Florida with over 300 real estate agents. They hosted their annual awards banquet last week at The Henderson that honored the many accomplishments their agents achieved in 2016. KWREC offices attained a #1 ranking for 2016 in sales volume and number of units ...read more
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Friday, February 24, 2017
Wine, charity and fun converge during The Northwest Florida Beaches Ultimate Wine Week, April 27-30 Miramar Beach, Florida (February 23, 2017) – To know wine is to love wine. Don Hartford, founder/owner of Hartford Family Wines, in Sonoma County, California, agrees and likens tasting Hartford wines to reuniting with an old friend. Hartford will be bringing many of his “friends” ...read more
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
WHAT : Destin Commons opening of new store, Lush – a women’s fresh hand-made cosmetics, oils, perfumes, body & hair products store. Eco-friendly Lush will also have one-of-a-kind vintage antique and reclaimed furniture sourced from all over the country. This will be Lush’s 15th store, their largest store in Florida and the first one in Northwest Florida. WHERE : Lush is ...read more
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Monday, February 06, 2017
Destin City Complex across from the Destin Dog Park, Saturday, April 1, 2017: Bark For Life of the Emerald Coast will be hosting their 4th annual event at the Destin City Complex across from the Destin Dog Park on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 10 AM- 2 PM. This year’s event theme will be a Canine Carnival and will feature local canine acts and behavior training professionals for demos , fun ...read more
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