News for Chamber

Friday, August 11, 2017
Destin, FL – Legendary Marine announced today that they have partnered with Riviera Yachts as well as Absolute to introduce both luxury yacht and cruiser brands to the Emerald Coast market. “We believe that our family of customers will appreciate the world-class design, performance, and show-stopping appeal of both the Riviera and Absolute luxury cruiser and motor yacht brands. ...read more
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Friday, August 11, 2017
The Scenic Corridor Foundation presented its first Scenic Corridor Design Excellence Award to the Tom Thumb Convenience Store located at 9595 Highway 98 in Miramar Beach. The Scenic Corridor Foundation instituted this award to recognize businesses and developers who build or renovate projects that best exemplify the intent of the Scenic Corridor Guidelines established in Chapter 13 of the Walton ...read more
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Friday, August 11, 2017
Adding to their collection of restaurants, the Spells Purchase Edward's in Rosemary Beach The Spell Restaurant Group is thrilled to welcome Edward's Fine Food and Wine in Rosemary Beach to their family of top-notch restaurants on the Emerald Coast, including George's at Alys Beach, La Cocina Mexican Grill and Bar, La Crema Tapas and Chocolate, Grits & Grind and Saltwater Grill. ...read more
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Thursday, August 10, 2017
A Superior Air Conditioning is excited to share the success of their Choose Your Charity Program during the first seven months of 2017. The program started in January of 2017 and has already given over $36,000.00 to NonProfit Organizations across Okaloosa, Walton and Bay Counties! Their goal for 2017 is to donate at least $50,000.00 and they are well on their way to making that happen. ...read more
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Thursday, August 10, 2017
WHO: H ilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa – Northwest Florida’s largest full-service beachfront resort. WHAT: This fall, travelers are invited to take the ultimate getaway for relaxation and invigorate their senses at Hilton Sandestin Beach with the new Aroma Spa Package . Spa-goers can relax with a 50-minute Aromastone Massage featuring hot rocks and a blend of ...read more
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Thursday, August 10, 2017
MIRAMAR BEACH, FLA. (August 10, 2017) – Join Anne Townley, Diabetes Education Manager, for an informational session on the PreventT2 Lifestyle Change Program offered by Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast. This informational session will be presented on Aug. 17 at 2:30 p.m. and again at 5:30 p.m. in the Suite 3 conference room. PreventT2 is part of the National Diabetes Prevention ...read more
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Wednesday, August 09, 2017
WHAT: Grayton Beer Company will brew the 2017 seasonal harvest ale on Friday, August 11, 2017, upon the arrival of freshly harvested hops. “Every year in August, nature gives us a reason to celebrate,” said Tyler White, Head Brewer for Grayton Beer Company. “Hops are harvested as the summer draws to an end. When the flowers are first picked they contain beautiful, unique ...read more
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Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Benefiting Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center Team Up & Tailgate Party Saturday, September 9, 6 p.m. Destin Commons Kieran May Memorial Golf Classic Sunday, September 10, 11 a.m. Kelly Plantation Golf Club On Saturday, September 9, at 6 p.m., the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center will host a Team Up & Tailgate Party. The first time ever event will be held on the ...read more
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Monday, August 07, 2017
On August 4 th , Governor Rick Scott signed Executive Order 17-212 which designated Walton County north of the Choctawhatchee Bay and intercoastal waterway as a Rural Area of Opportunity. This Executive Order amends Executive Order 15-133 that was signed on July 8 th , 2015. This designation now includes the north part of Walton County in the Northwest Rural Area of Opportunity that includes nine ...read more
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Friday, August 04, 2017
Miramar Beach, Florida , August 3, 2017 — The Premier Property Group announced today it will open a new office at Seascape Towne Centre, Seascape Resort’s 55,000 square foot commercial lifestyle and retail development. The new lifestyle center includes numerous restaurants and food vendors, a family entertainment sector, and boutique shops and markets. Among the many exciting family ...read more
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Friday, August 04, 2017
Fort Walton Beach attorney Larry Keefe has been named to the Executive Council of the Trial Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar. Established in 1967, the 7,000-member Trial Lawyers Section of The Florida Bar provides a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas leading to the improvement of individual trial ability. The essential purposes of the Trial Lawyers Section are threefold: to assist the ...read more
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Friday, August 04, 2017
Destin Commons National Drive Electric Week Exhibit South Street Area by World of Beer Friday, September 15, 3 to 7 p.m. Destin Commons For the public, as well as current and future Electric Vehicle (EV) owners, come to Destin Commons on Friday, September 15, from 3 to 7 pm during National Drive Electric Week. Learn all about driving electric at this all electric vehicle event presented by Gulf ...read more
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Thursday, August 03, 2017
84-room upscale select service hotel projected to open late 2018 Miramar Beach, Fla. (August 3, 2017) – Howard Group, a Northwest Florida-based portfolio real estate development company, has announced plans to develop an 84-room, five-story Hyatt Place hotel in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin. The project team and local dignitaries attended the ground-breaking ceremony at the hotel’s ...read more
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Monday, July 24, 2017
2017 Empowering Women Symposium presented by Fort Walton Beach Medical Center FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Walton County, Fla. (July 21, 2017) – The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 5th Annual Women Symposium on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa. Presented by Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, the theme of “Empowering Women” ...read more
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