News for Chamber

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
TELL A VETERAN:  There are Workshops for the next THREE Saturdays that are all related to "So You Want To Be An Entrepreneur"  - All detailing to how to successfully  start your own Company.    Workshops are held at the UWF Conference Center and offered by a Partnership between the UWF MVRC and Veterans Florida.  A select group of attendees will be offered the opportunity to attend an ...read more
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Monday, July 16, 2018
ECCAC welcomes new board president Tammy Pierce  Operating centers in both Walton and Okaloosa Counties, and with a $1.3 million annual operating budget, the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center (ECCAC) has been in business for the past 17 years providing services at no cost to over 11,000 children under abuse, abandonment and neglect. A 501-C-3 non-profit organization, their child-friendly ...read more
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Monday, July 16, 2018
Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast (SHHEC) has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.  SHHEC underwent a rigorous, unannounced onsite ...read more
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Monday, July 16, 2018
Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, the largest full-service beachfront resort hotel on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, has appointed Lee Guidry as the new executive chef of Seagar’s Prime Steaks & Seafood, the resort’s AAA Four-Diamond restaurant. “With more than 11 years of experience in the culinary industry, Chef Guidry will continue delivering an experience unique to Seagar’s,” said ...read more
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Friday, July 13, 2018
OB/GYN Joins Sacred Heart Medical Group in NicevilleNiceville, Fla. – Obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Clark Sledge has joined Sacred Heart Medical Group’s regional network of doctors. Beginning in August, he will practice at Sacred Heart Medical Group at Bluewater Bay, located at 4586 Hwy. 20 in Niceville. He provides a full range of pregnancy and gynecologic care to women from his Niceville office. ...read more
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Friday, July 13, 2018
Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Walton County will conduct a public hearing to consider reimposing fire rescue special assessments for the provision of fire rescue services within the Walton County Municipal Service Benefit Unit for Fire Rescue Services (the "MSBU"), including the unincorporated area of the County, the City of Paxton, and the City of Freeport, for ...read more
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Friday, July 13, 2018
ECCAC brings much needed Child Safety Matters programs to Okaloosa and Walton Counties thanks to Impact 100  ...Except for Okaloosa, Walton and one other county, did you know that every county in Florida has the impressive Child Safety Matters prevention programs in place for child protection and advocacy via the Monique Burr Foundation for Children. But, thanks to the ladies of Impact 100 and ...read more
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Friday, July 13, 2018
Community members are preventing type 2 diabetes together with the yearlong PreventT2 Lifestyle Change Program offered by Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast. Guided by a trained lifestyle coach, groups of participants are learning the skills they need to make lasting changes such as losing a modest amount of weight, being more physically active, and managing stress.  PreventT2 is part of ...read more
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Friday, July 13, 2018
FONVILLE PRESS ANNOUNCES NEW HOURS, MENU ITEMSAll day café offerings now available until 3 p.m. daily    WHAT:  Fonville Press, Alys Beach’s quaint all-day café, announces updated hours of operation as well as menu changes effective as of Monday, July 9, 2018.  The café will now be open from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. daily, with the full menu available from 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. ...read more
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Monday, July 09, 2018
  Prepare for a night of laughs and surprises as Bryan Kennedy returns to The REP stage fresh off the Garth Brooks World Tour. Bryan engages the crowd and creates a highly interactive show with special guests each night. Come for a night of original storytelling, extreme wit, and cowboy comedy!Bryan Kennedy is credited as a singer, songwriter, author, playwright, actor, keynote speaker and a ...read more
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Monday, July 09, 2018
Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast will host a seminar featuring Leslie Moskal, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Mary Kay Cattaneo, Director of Rehabilitation Services for Sacred Heart Hospital, on Friday, July 20 at 11a.m.Leslie Moskal will speak on home environmental risks – covering fall risk factors such as clutter and tripping hazards, poor lighting, stair safety, grab bars and the ...read more
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Friday, June 29, 2018
Debris Subcontractor Opportunities   If Walton County gets struck by a disaster, we will need help recovering. AshBritt Environmental has received a pre-event disaster response services contract with Walton County. They are looking for local companies to become subcontractors to assist with recovery operations. Some of the types of companies they are looking for are:   Tree ...read more
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Thursday, June 28, 2018
The primary care doctors of Sacred Heart Medical Group are now offering convenient, online scheduling for consumers across seven counties of Northwest Florida.    Patients can go online to view available appointments with 95 healthcare providers at 35 locations and select a time that fits their busy schedules. Appointments can be scheduled for regular check-ups, physicals, or sick visits. ...read more
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Thursday, June 21, 2018
How Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast Prepares for Major Hurricanes In collaboration with the Walton County Emergency Management (WCEM) and the South Walton Fire District, Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast (SHHEC) developed a comprehensive hurricane evacuation plan to protect the safety of patients and provide emergency care before, during and following severe weather. Sacred ...read more
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Thursday, June 21, 2018
Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort was named a “Silver Medal Resort,” by Tennis Resorts Online for the seventh consecutive year. The ranking places Hidden Dunes among the top 50 tennis resorts. Located in Miramar Beach, Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort features six championship clay courts. The Tennis Center consistently receives high marks for overall tennis experience, tennis staff, and ...read more
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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Gulf Coast Go Announces 30A Brew Tours Trolley Service Brings South Walton its First Ever Beer Tour   Gulf Coast Go, a new transportation service in South Walton and Destin, kicks off operations with South Walton's first ever 30A Brew Tour. The first tour available will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays and is $75 a head. It will begin at 1:00 p.m. and make three stops over three hours at ...read more
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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
39th Annual Marvin DeBolt Junior Golf Classic   The 39th Annual Marvin DeBolt Junior Golf Classic will take place on July 11th and 12th at Eglin Golf Course. This two-day golf tournament, presented by the Northwest Florida Daily News, will host local and regional beginner and experienced junior golfers. Proceeds raised from the tournament will benefit Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center. ...read more
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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast will be extending Programming hours starting 2018 -2019 School Year   Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast, a leader in youth development, is excited to share that they will be extending program service hours to create a bigger impact on members.  The organization, which is celebrating 50 years of service this year, continues to inspire kids to build ...read more
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
PUBLIC NOTICE  Future Walton County Planning Commission Meetings to begin at 4:00PM             At the June 14th Walton County Planning Commission Meeting, the Planning Commission voted to begin starting all future meetings at 4:00pm.   In the past, these meetings were held at 5:00pm.   We appreciate your attention to this time change.
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Federal Lawsuit Could Bar Public from Beaches and Recreation Areas A federal lawsuit, filed on behalf of a beachfront homeowner, attempts to block Walton County, Florida’s efforts to legally recognize customary use, or the public’s long standing right to use the beaches for recreational purposes. This lawsuit has national implications and, if successful, could deny the public’s traditional right ...read more
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Monday, June 18, 2018
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