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Thursday, May 16, 2019
Destin, FL – Emerald Coast Honor Games founder, Sean Lynch presented $40,000 to local charities during the April Walton Area Business After Hours event held on April 18, 2019 at The Henderson Resort and Spa.  The 2nd Annual Emerald Coast Honor games was held on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Legendary Marine, Legendary Marina, Lulu’s Destin and Destin Middle School.  This one-day event is open to ...read more
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Thursday, May 16, 2019
WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (May 16, 2019) – The 2019 class of the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Walton program graduated on Monday, May 13, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton after a nine-month curriculum consisting of various professional and leadership development programs. Founder, President and CEO of the Chick-Fil-A Franchise, Robb Schiefer, served as the speaker for this year’s ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Announcements
Monday, May 13, 2019
FORT WALTON BEACH, FL, May 10, 2019 – Five Fort Walton Beach Medical Center nurses have been named local winners of the DAISY Award for providing extraordinary nursing care.  The nurses honored are Vanessa Romero-Cano, Anastasiya Powell, Kathy Nellie, Barb McDaniel, and Kat Phillips. Fort Walton Beach Medical Center has participates in the DAISY Award program for many years.  Nurses are nominated ...read more
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Thursday, May 09, 2019
MEDIA ADVISORY: May 8, 2019 CONTACT: Faith Whalen                                                                               faith.whalen@floridadep.gov  topsAIL HILL PRESERVE STATE PARK receives grants from fish florida  SANTA ROSA BEACH, FL – On April 27, 2019 the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Treasurer, Ann Perry, presented $1500 received through a grant from Fish Florida to ...read more
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Thursday, May 09, 2019
RBSE announces the second biennial juried art show of contemporary outdoor sculpture  Rosemary Beach, FL, May 8, 2019–The Rosemary Beach Sculpture Exhibition (RBSE) is excited to announce the second biennial juried art show of contemporary, outdoor sculpture on display throughout the town of Rosemary Beach. This signature event of this quintessential New Urbanism town located on the Gulf of ...read more
Categories: Community, Announcements
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Niceville, FL – May 7, 2019 – Twin Cities Hospital recently announced the recipients of its 2018 HCA Awards of Distinction. The Frist Humanitarian Awards recognize one physician, one employee and one volunteer who each demonstrate extraordinary concern for the welfare and happiness of patients and their community. The Excellence in Nursing Awards celebrate the extraordinary clinical and ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
DeFuniak Springs, Fla. (May 7, 2019) – Emily Cowan joined CHELCO's executive team as the new Vice President of Member Services in March this year.  Cowan received a Bachelor of Science in Business from Indiana University at Fort Wayne and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Indiana Wesleyan. She also completed the MIP (Management Internship Program) from the National Rural Electric ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Miramar Beach, Fla. (April 24, 2019) — Whether your thespian craves the glow of a center stage spotlight or prefers to make the magic happen backstage behind-the-scenes, Emerald Coast Theatre Company’s 2019 Summer Camp series has something to offer you.  ECTC, a local professional non-profit theater company, is proud to announce it has expanded its educational theater series for summer 2019 to ...read more
Categories: Community, Announcements
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Coastal Branch Library Summer Events 2019  “Children and Families” - Mondays during June and July   The Walton County Coastal Library presents the 2019 “Summer Reading Events” for children and families.   The events will be held on Mondays and begin at 10:00am.   June – “A Universe of Stories” June 3rd - “Animal Tales of Stories” featuring live animals. Be prepared to get up close and ...read more
Monday, May 06, 2019
Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC) launches the third annual Northwest Florida Theatre Festival, May 16-19, 2018.  When ECTC producing artistic director Nathanael Fisher concepted the Northwest Florida Theatre Festival in 2017, it was to provide a “stage” — literally and figuratively — for local artists in the community. The Festival will be produced in concert with the Cultural Arts Alliance’s ...read more
Categories: Announcements, Community, Chamber
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
 WHO: Sinfonia Gulf Coast Youth Orchestra  WHAT: Sinfonia Youth Orchestra’s spring concert  WHEN: Sunday, May 19, 2019 3:00 p.m.  WHERE: Grace Lutheran Church Destin4325 Commons Drive WDestin, FL 32541  COST: Attendance is free and open to the public.   DESCRIPTION:  The local community is invited to see the Sinfonia Youth Orchestra’s spring concert, as they perform numerous pieces, ranging ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Help fill the Food For Thought Pantry for the 2019 Summer Program! On May 18 from 9:00 am - 3:00pm the FFT Van will be at the Grand Boulevard farmer's market to collect donations. Donate 10 food items and enter to win a drawing!Suggested food items include: Snacks Oatmeal Smal cereal  Fruit cups Apple sauce Milk or juice POP-TOP cans: Chicken Tuna Soup Chef BoyardeeFFT Staff will also ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Press Release, Announcements, Chamber News, Press Release
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Primrose at The Henderson Launches New Seasonal Menu Gulf-to-table cuisine created by Renowned Chef Gary Palm  DESTIN, Fla. (April 24, 2019)– Primrose, the signature restaurant at The Henderson, has launched a new seasonal menu, filled with Gulf-caught seafood, farm-fresh dishes and vibrant flavors.  Named for Destin’s famed and historic fishing boat, Primrose is located in the heart of The ...read more
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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
         The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County Announces Foster Gallery Summer ArtistsOpening Receptions To Take Place May 3 & May 22   The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is proud to announce the 26 local artists who were recently chosen to exhibit their original work in The Foster Gallery’s Summer Rotation, which runs April 23 through ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, March 28, 2019
The Market Shops, located at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, will host free, weekly fitness classes on the lawn. Beginning Friday, May 3, 2019, through Monday, July 29, 2019, Free Fitness on the Lawn will take place on Mondays at 5:30 p.m. with Pure Barre and Fridays at 9:00 a.m. with Orange Theory Fitness. The classes are free to attend and open to individuals of all fitness ...read more
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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
SEASIDE AIMS TO IMPROVE VISITOR EXPERIENCESeaside Shuttle Returns in Tandem With Introduction of Valet Parking  Droves of visitors will soon be heading to the famed holiday town of Seaside. The Seaside Community Development Corp. (SCDC) has been preparing to ease traffic congestion by implementing a transportation plan with the goal to improve the Seaside experience.  Beginning March 11, 2019, ...read more
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