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Thursday, January 18, 2018
World’s largest airline to offer passengers nonstop service to Charlotte Douglas and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, as well as opening up east and west coast destinations for local passengers  PANAMA CITY, FL (Jan. 18, 2018) – Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) and American Airlines are excited to announce beginning June 7, 2018, American Airlines will be providing ...read more
Categories: Community, Announcements, Press Release
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
WHAT:                 Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport is to announce a new airline coming to ECP during a press conference taking place on Thursday, January 18 at 9:30 a.m. (CST) at the airport.  The airline will provide passengers with new daily air service, more nonstop destinations and easy access to global connections.  WHERE:               Northwest Florida Beaches ...read more
Categories: Community, Announcements, Press Release
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
On Friday, January 12th, the Destin Chamber of Commerce hosted the January Breakfast on the Bay & Annual Membership Meeting where the 2018 board of directors was installed.  Heading the leadership for the board in 2018 is Robert Perry, general manager, of Destin Commons.  Perry has been an active member of the Destin Chamber of Commerce since arriving in the Destin area in 2009 and has served on ...read more
Categories: Announcements, Press Release, Community
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
DESTIN, FLA. — (Jan. 17, 2018) It’s a new year! Make a difference this year by volunteering your time. On Tuesday, January 30 from 4 to 6 p.m. Sinfonia Gulf Coast will hold a volunteer recruitment event for its new annual fundraising event, Crescendo! (formerly Wine Women and Shoes), at its office located at 36468 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Suite 11102 in Destin.  Volunteer duties will be explained for ...read more
Categories: Community, Announcements, Press Release
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Walton County Launches Broadband Survey for Residents and Businesses   In October of 2017, the Walton County Board of County Commissioners approved a contract with Connected Nation to conduct a broadband feasibility study in Walton County.  This study will help to determine Walton County's current internet infrastructure, and possible solutions to ensure that all citizens have access sufficient ...read more
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Tuesday, January 16, 2018
MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 12, 2018) – Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast will host a seminar on preventing falls on Friday, Jan. 19 at 11:00 a.m. at Somerby Assisted Living in Santa Rosa Beach.  The Fall Prevention seminar series featuring Leslie Moskal, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Mary Kay Cattaneo, Director of Rehabilitation Services for Sacred Heart Hospital, will be held on the ...read more
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Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Destin, Fla. (January 12, 2018) – Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican is pleased to announce that six new agents have joined its firm and one agent has been certified to be a Military Relocation Professional.  After graduating from Virginia Tech in 2003, newcomer to the Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican team, Courtney Harris, moved to Savannah, Georgia and began her successful career as a property ...read more
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Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Miramar Beach, Fla. (January 11, 2018) – SunQuest Cruises is pleased to announced that its client reviews have earned the company two distinguished wedding accolades - The Knot’s Best of Weddings Award for the ninth consecutive year and WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award for the third consecutive year. Both prestigious awards represent the highest-rated wedding professionals and venues throughout ...read more
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Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. (January 10, 2018) – Gulf Place on 30A welcomes new Veterinarian in the town center and announces a number of events beginning in 2018.   30A Vet, located in Gulf Place on Spires Lane, and Dr. Tonia Shatzel have announced a new veterinarian, Dr. Kelly Brawner, will be taking over the practice. Raised on a professional Quarter Horse farm in central Alabama, Dr. Brawner ...read more
Categories: Community, Announcements, Press Release
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Categories: Political, Announcements, Press Release
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Rosemary Beach, Fla. (January 8, 2018) – Restaurant Paradis held its Third Annual Prohibition Repeal Wine Dinner, benefitting Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center, on Saturday, December 9, 2017. Through ticket purchases and bar sales, $800 was raised for the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center.  Guests were invited to dress-up and partake in a 1930’s themed night in which vintage ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Announcements
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 8, 2018) – Pediatrician Prabha Swamy Weiss, MD has joined Sacred Heart Medical Group’s regional network of physicians and will be based at the Mack Bayou offices in Miramar Beach. Dr. Weiss is board-certified with experience providing a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient pediatric care.   Dr. Weiss received her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry (cum laude) with ...read more
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Tuesday, January 09, 2018
NEWS RELEASE January 9, 2018 For Immediate ReleasePENSACOLA, FL, January 9, 2018: LandrumHR, a professional employer organization (PEO) company in Pensacola, FL, is hosting a human resources training webinar on January 23, 2018. The webinar, titled, "Sex, Drugs and Human Resources: What Every Employer Needs to Know in 2018," is completely free to attend and registration is now open. The webinar ...read more
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Monday, January 08, 2018
Miramar Beach, Fla. (Jan. 8, 2017) — Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC) presents “A Mark Twain Storybook,” the second Professional Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) production of its 5th anniversary season.  “A Mark Twain Storybook” will be staged on Fridays and Saturdays at 10 a.m. in ECTC’s performance space located upstairs at 560 Grand Boulevard in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin in Miramar ...read more
Categories: Announcements, Community, Press Release
Monday, January 08, 2018
Bands of 30A Second Community Concert Raises $5,200 for Food For Thought Outreach Inc. Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. (January 8, 2018) – To raise monetary help and awareness for a local charity who needs community support, Bands of 30A recently hosted their second fundraising concert.  The Bands of 30A concert was held at the Seaside Amphitheater, Sunday, December 17, 2017, where all proceeds from the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Announcements
Monday, January 08, 2018
Santa Rosa Beach, FL (January 5, 2018) - To raise monetary help for a local charity, Café Thirty-A recently held its annual Christmas Soirée. The 2017 Café Thirty-A Christmas Soirée was held on Friday, December 1, 2017, where all proceeds from the event were donated to Caring and Sharing of South Walton, an organization which provides food and financial assistance to area families and individuals ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Announcements
Monday, January 08, 2018
In 2013, the Walton County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) appointed the County’s first Local RESTORE Act Committee.  At that time, the committee of 11 unpaid volunteers from various constituencies in the county was appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. It was tasked to solicit, evaluate and recommend projects and programs to be funded directly to the county (Pot #1).   Following ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Political, Community
Monday, January 08, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Walton County, Fla. (January 4, 2018) – The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce their 2018 Annual Gala will be held Friday, January 19, 2018, at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa beginning at 5:00 p.m. The black tie optional Gala will kick off at 5:00 p.m. beginning with a cocktail reception where guests will have the opportunity to socialize ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Announcements, Press Release
Monday, January 08, 2018
                Laissez bon temps rouler…enjoy a family evening full of Mardi Gras fun at Destin Commons on Friday, February 9, 2018! From 6-8pm lively entertainment will be provided by Mr. Big and the Rhythm Sisters and an authentic Mardis Gras street brass band playing throughout the Center. Kids can create their very own festive Mardi Gras accessories and face painting for the best looking ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Announcements
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Inlet Beach, Fla. (January 3, 2018) – Maggie Matthews and Barbara Artman announce the opening of their brand new bridal boutique, Margaret Ellen Bridal. Located in the bustling 30Avenue, the only bridal boutique in South Walton promises unwavering dedication to creating the most lavish and effortless shopping experience for every bride that walks through their door.  A native from Mississippi, ...read more
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Wednesday, January 03, 2018
FORT WALTON BEACH, FL (Jan. 2, 2017) – ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals ended 2017 on a high note by garnering several awards and accolades.  On Dec. 15, the Perdido Key office of ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals’s Gulf Region was named Large Business of the Year for 2017 by the Perdido Key Area Chamber of Commerce at its Keys to Success Awards event. Kerry Pelletier, general ...read more
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Wednesday, January 03, 2018
FORT WALTON BEACH, FL (Jan. 3, 2018) — In the company’s continued dedication to its local communities, ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals closed out 2017 by supporting several fall charity events in Northwest Florida. From fundraisers and walks to organized volunteer days, the company showed its support for the following causes:  Golf enthusiasts had the chance to hit the links with dozens ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Announcements
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
​MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (January 3, 2018) – With the arrival of Kaylani Toro, Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast welcomed the first baby of 2018 at the Family Birth Place. While many folks were ringing in the New Year with friends and family, one local woman was counting down the moments as she labored to bring her first child into the world. Kaylani Toro, became the first 2018 birth in ...read more
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Thursday, December 21, 2017
Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. – December 20, 2017 – Dr. Amber Wiebe DMD, MAGD, FICOI of Smileology - Santa Rosa Beach recently went to Miami, FL to train over 100 dentists, physicians and nurses from all over the world. The two-day course focused on Level 1 and 2 Botox and facial fillers during the #1 Botox and Dermal Fillers Live Patient Training Courses for Dental and Medical Professionals, presented ...read more
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Thursday, December 21, 2017
Santa​ ​Rosa​ ​Beach,​ ​Florida-​ LAH Real Estate at the Beach is excited to welcome Cynthia Kennedy to the team! Kennedy has been a Real Estate Agent in the area for over eight years and decided to join the LAH team in late September. She focuses on selling real estate in the South Walton, Destin and Sandestin communities. Her position with LAH is unique because she lives at the beach part time ...read more
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Thursday, December 21, 2017
LAH Real Estate at the Beach Welcomes Cynthia Kennedy to the Team! Santa Rosa Beach, Florida- LAH Real Estate at the Beach is excited to welcome Cynthia Kennedy to the team! Kennedy has been a Real Estate Agent in the area for over eight years and decided to join the LAH team in late September. She focuses on selling real estate in the South Walton, Destin and Sandestin communities. Her ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Community, Press Release, Press Release, Announcements, Economic
Thursday, December 21, 2017
December 21, 2017 – Panama City Beach, FL –​ The community is coming together again in the new year to give recognition and thanks to our first responders and veterans. A Superior Air Conditioning Company will hold four quarterly First Responder & Vets Appreciation Lunches in 2018, held at Texas Roadhouse located in Pier Park North (15660 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach). The first ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Announcements, Community
Thursday, December 21, 2017
SANTA ROSA BEACH, FLA., (December 21, 2017) – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty Realtor, Amanda Grandy, has been awarded Emerald Coast Association of Realtors’ (ECAR) Niceville Realtor of the Year. Grandy, a North Carolina native, had spent many years moving before landing on the Emerald Coast. Happily married into the military, Grandy and her husband, Jason, moved to the Emerald ...read more
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Wednesday, December 20, 2017
SANTA ROSA BEACH, FLA., (December 20, 2017) – In conjunction with the Niceville Christmas Parade on December 2, 2017, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty has given away a play house to a local family. On Saturday, December 2, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty entered the Niceville Christmas Parade with a small playhouse on a trailer accompanied by a banner stating, ...read more
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Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Reduced ticket pricing available through December 31 Miramar Beach, Florida (Dec. 18, 2017) – The first round of featured winemakers has been announced for the 2018 South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival, taking place April 26 – 29 in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin’s Town Center. The festival once again has winemakers representing wineries and vineyards from around the world participating and ...read more
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Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Residence Inn by Marriott Sandestin and Rescue Pet Owner Together Donate $500 to Atlanta-Based DREAM Dachshund RescueRescue dog and owner visit pet-friendly Florida beach hotel, win Pet of the Month award Miramar Beach, Fla (December 7, 2017) – Pets are often considered to be a big part of families, which is why the Residence Inn by Marriott Sandestin invites pets and their owners to stay and ...read more
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Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Contractor’s Connect Continues To Grow Along The Emerald Coast! Santa Rosa Beach , FL — The Hive Creative Consulting is hosting their third Contractor’s Connect gathering on Thursday, January 4th from 5:30-7:30pm at AJ’s in Grayton Beach. Contractor’s Connect is a networking event for Contractors, Subcontractors and other home specialists along the Emerald Coast. The purpose of this event is ...read more
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Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Seagrove Beach, Fla. (December 18, 2017) – Old Florida Fish House held its Fourth Annual Wreaths for Alaqua event, benefitting Alaqua Animal Refuge, on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. The event raised $7,565 for Alaqua, surpassing last year’s event by nearly $2,000.Auctioneer Helen "Redd" Vizard vivaciously auctioned off 23 wreaths created by local artists, businesses, and individuals especially for ...read more
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Friday, December 15, 2017
EMERALD COAST THEATRE COMPANY CONTINUES ITS5th ANNIVERSARY SEASON BY STAGING“THE AMISH PROJECT,” JANUARY 18-28  Performances are Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with2 p.m. matinees on Sunday, Jan. 21 and 28  Miramar Beach, Fla. (Dec. 15, 2017) — Emerald Coast Theatre Company continues its 5th anniversary season with the gripping one-woman docudrama, “The Amish Project,” January 18-28 ...read more
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Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Tickets on Sale Now for Shelter House’s 2nd Annual Palate & Palette Five-Course Wine Dinner and Live Painting Proceeds from tickets go directly towards supporting victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Okaloosa and Walton counties.   (Destin, Fla.) November 27, 2017 – Tickets are on sale now for Shelter House’s 2nd Annual Palate & Palette Five-Course Wine Dinner and Live Painting ...read more
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