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Thursday, April 18, 2019
Walton County Emergency Management Launches HERricane Florida   This summer, Walton County Emergency Management will launch its pilot program of HERricane Florida.  Landfall will take place at Walton High School in DeFuniak Springs from June 10th - 14th, 2019.   This FREE one-week day camp is geared toward high school girls (beginning entering 9th grade next school year).   HERricane Florida ...read more
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Thursday, April 18, 2019
Foundations Medical Center hosts Keto and CocktailsA healthier happy hour event.   WHO: Foundations Medical Center  WHAT: Keto & Cocktails  WHEN: Wednesday, May 1, 20195:30pm-7:00pm  WHERE: Foundations Medical Center4467 Commons Drive W, Destin, FL 32541In front of Home Goods and Marshalls  DESCRIPTION: Join Foundations Medical Center on Wednesday, May 1 at 5:30 pm for fun twist on their ...read more
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Thursday, April 18, 2019
Cruise Through Mother’s Day on the SOLARIS YachtMemorable Lunch Cruise for the Entire Family Miramar Beach, Fla (April 17, 2019) – As the only dining and entertainment yacht in Northwest Florida, SunQuest Cruises’s SOLARIS yacht offers an unforgettable Emerald Coast experience for Mother’s Day. Mom is the guest of honor on the SOLARIS Mother’s Day Lunch Cruise on Sunday, May 12th from 1 – 3:30 ...read more
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Tuesday, April 16, 2019
         Purchase tickets to the 12th annual Digital Graffiti Festival by April 30 to save!  Presented by the Alys Foundation, Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach is an innovative and dynamic event that celebrates the intersection of projection art and architecture. During the two-day event, international artists display their original digital art upon the ...read more
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Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Incredible Step Forward for Food For Thought Outreach with the Opening of 10,000 Square Foot Warehouse Space in DeFuniak Springs  Food For Thought Outreach, Inc., opens the doors of its new working warehouse in DeFuniak Springs, Florida with a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 2, celebrating a true milestone in the organization’s journey and solidifying its longevity in the community.  DeFuniak ...read more
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Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Ruth’s Chris Steak House at Silver Shells Resort and Jim ‘N Nicks Bar-B-Q invite the community, loyal patrons and guests to a Celebration of Life fundraiser for Joel Iral, a long-time employee of both restaurants who was killed in a vehicle-involved scooter accident on Thursday, March 27, 2019. Ruth’s Chris Steak House will host the fundraiser in their Courtyard Bar & Terrace on Tuesday, May 14, ...read more
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Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Purchase tickets to the 12th annual Digital Graffiti Festival by April 30 to save!Presented by the Alys Foundation, Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach is an innovative and dynamic event that celebrates the intersection of projection art and architecture. During the two-day event, international artists display their original digital art upon the iconic stark-white walls of Alys Beach, transforming the ...read more
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Sunday, April 14, 2019
Come join us for our first Crawfish Boil on May 5th from 12-3pm!#Crawyforthekids is a family fun day event featuring the culinary talents of Michael McIntosh and David Cunningham. Scott Rockwood & Friends will be performing and 100% of the proceeds benefits FFT's summer program! Vist our website for more information- www.fftfl.orgPurchase your tickets HEREAdults - $20Kids 13 & under - $10   
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
Nurse Recognized at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast with DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses®  MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. – Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast is proud to honor Lynn Shortino-Sanchez, a registered nurse in the hospital’s surgery pre-op and recovery unit, with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses®. The award is part of Sacred Heart Hospital and the DAISY Award ...read more
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival Creates Culinary Menu That Pairs Beautifully with Diverse Collection of 800 World-Class Wines  Ranked among the South’s top food and beverage festivals by USA TODAY, South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival has long been recognized for its celebrity vintners and world-class wines. Now in its seventh year in Grand Boulevard, the festival’s Savor South ...read more
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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
 CHELCO Vice President of Member Services Steve Wolfrom retires after 32 years  Steve Wolfrom, vice president of member services for CHELCO, retired in March after 32 years working for electric cooperatives.  “I feel so fortunate to have made a career transition to join with such a wonderful and caring group of people who work at cooperatives,” Wolfrom said. “The cooperatives themselves felt ...read more
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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Walton County Traffic Advisory  Chipley, Fla. –Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Walton County as crews perform construction activities.   U.S.  98 Turn Lane Construction west of Serenoa Road (South Walton Commerce Park entrance)- The Westbound outside lane, west of Serenoa Road (South Walton Commerce Park entrance) will be closed from 8:30 p.m. ...read more
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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
McCaskill & Company to Receive Scenic Corridor Foundation Design Excellence Award SOUTH WALTON, Fla. (www.sceniccorridorfoundation.org), April 3, 2019 –Scenic Corridor Foundation has announced McCaskill & Company in Miramar Beach as the winner of its Design Excellence Award for this quarter. Owners Bill and Elizabeth Campbell and Carolyn Campbell Brigman will receive the award at a special ...read more
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Friday, April 05, 2019
    It's time for our annual Lumber of Love! Friends of Habitat, Every April, hundreds of supporters attend the Destin Charity Wine Auction at Grand Boulevard, where millions of dollars are raised to benefit Northwest Florida charities, including Habitat for Humanity of Walton County. In support of Destin Charity Wine ...read more
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Wednesday, April 03, 2019
The Henderson, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort, will host its second Sweet Sunday event on Sunday, May 12, from 1 to 4 p.m. Titled “A Mother’s Day Market,” this elevated Farmers Market, anchored by The Honey Hutch, will celebrate mothers while also raising money for a worthy community cause, The Sonder Project.  Guests and their moms are invited to the luxury resort to shop from a variety of ...read more
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Wednesday, April 03, 2019
The Henderson Park Inn’s signature restaurant, Beach Walk Café, is pleased to welcome Executive Chef, Jason Gray, and Front of House Manager, Michael McIntosh, to the team. Together their extensive professional experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry brings forth new-age ideas and initiatives to Beach Walk Café.  Jason Gray comes to Beach Walk Café with a culinary background of over ...read more
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Tuesday, April 02, 2019
TOPSAIL HILL PRESERVE STATE PARK HOSTS BEACH CLEANUP SANTA ROSA BEACH, FL – Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park for a Beach Cleanup on April 20, 2019 from 9:15a.m. - 11:30a.m. Help keep the beach safe for the threatened and endangered species that call the beach home by minimizing the impact of marine debris on the beach and in the Gulf. To register as a beach cleanup volunteer please call ...read more
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Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Sacred Heart Celebrates New Four-Story Children’s Hospital  PENSACOLA, Fla. — Sacred Heart marked 50 years as Northwest Florida’s only children’s hospital by hosting a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony today for its new four-story, $85 million facility. With 126 beds, the Studer Family Children’s Hospital will increase access to specialized pediatric care and put multiple services in one ...read more
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Monday, April 01, 2019
Sacred Heart Women’s Gynecology Seminar: Benign Hysterectomy April 9 Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast will host a Women’s Gynecology Health seminar on Tuesday, Apr. 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Hospital’s Medical Office Building located at 7720 U.S. Hwy 98 West, Miramar Beach, FL 32550.  Dr. Glenn Bankert, a board-certified gynecologist and skilled robotic surgeon ...read more
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Thursday, March 28, 2019
TOPSAIL HILL PRESERVE STATE PARK HOSTS TOPSAIL UNDER THE STARS     Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and the Northwest Florida Astronomy Association (NWFASTRO) for Topsail Under the Stars on April 5, 2019 from 4:00p.m. - 9:30p.m.  Topsail Under the Stars is an evening of viewing the sun, moon and stars through telescopes. NWFASTRO will have solar telescopes out until the sun sets for you to ...read more
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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, March 27, 2019
ANIMANIACS IN CONCERT! WITH SINFONIA GULF COAST ON MAY 17  Round up the entire family, it’s time for Animaniacs in Concert! with Sinfonia Gulf Coast. Created by Steven Spielberg, fans of the beloved Warner Bros. animated series are in for a treat as they get up close and personal with their favorite characters as they perform songs from the hit cartoon series – live on stage with Sinfonia. ...read more
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Shine On Living and 30A Create Eco-Friendly30A®Sun Care ProductsLocal Brands Partner to Help Protect People and Marine Eco-Systems  Shine On Living and The 30A Company announced the launch of a new line of high-quality sun care products that are friendly to fragile marine eco-systems.  Many sunscreens on the market contain oxybenzone and octinoxate, chemicals that harm the environment and ...read more
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Kenneth M. Borick will lead the Transactional Division of the Firm. Matthews & Jones Law Firm announced today that Kenneth M. Borick will serve the firm as Of Counsel and will lead the Firm’s Transactional Group. “We are very pleased that Ken chose to join us and is now Of Counsel for Matthews & Jones” Senior Partner Dana C. Matthews says. “Ken’s eighteen years of experience with The St. Joe ...read more
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Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Cancer and Beyond: Managing Current and Long-Term Symptoms Topic of Sacred Heart Seminar Apr. 26 Sacred Heart Rehabilitation will host a free comprehensive, evidence-based discussion on symptoms, side effects and treatment options from cancer diagnosis through survivorship. Please join us on Friday, Apr. 26 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Sacred Heart Rehabilitation at the Market Shops located at 9375 ...read more
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Monday, March 25, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMedia Contact: Aubrey Ainsworth (850) 231-0733 Ext. 12Aubrey@lovetherep.com         Calvin Arsenia Live@TheREPTuesday, March 26th at 7:30 pmTickets $25       The REP Theatre located in Seaside, Florida welcomes back Calvin Arsenia as part of the Live@TheREP Concert Series on March ...read more
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Thursday, March 21, 2019
Newest Stealth Technology in Robotic Spine Surgery Embodies Live Navigation and 3D Virtual Reality The synergy between robotics and navigation represents the future of computerized planning and execution in spine surgery. The Spine Center of Excellence at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast (SHHEC) recently upgraded to the most advanced Mazor X Stealth Edition technology for robotic spine ...read more
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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Reel Books:  Book–to-Movie Discussion Group  Saturday March 23  3:00 pmReel Books is a Book-to-Movie Discussion Group for High School age students. Members will have about a month to read the book and/or watch the movie. Copies of both will be available for checkout at the library. Every 4th Saturday we will meet to discuss what we liked, loved, or hated about the book/movie combo. Snacks, drinks, ...read more
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Spring Aboard the SOLARIS Yacht for April Event CruisesSandestin Wine Festival Cruise and Easter Lunch Cruise highlight the spring seasonThe spring season is almost upon us and SunQuest Cruises is celebrating with festive April event cruises on the SOLARIS yacht. April is the perfect month in the South Walton area to soak in the sunshine and get on the water to enjoy the natural beauty of our ...read more
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Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Award Winning Wines Selected for South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival 2019Accredited judges from around the nation determine winners from 450 wines   On Feb. 15 acclaimed wine experts convened to taste and judge wine submissions to determine the medal winning wines for the 2019 South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival, coming to Grand Boulevard at Sandestin, April 25-28. The Tasting of ...read more
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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Fore Her to Host Breast Cancer Support Group Beginning March 16 Santa Rosa Beach––Fore Her, a local non-profit organization helping women battling breast cancer, has launched a breast cancer peer support group. The group will meet on the third Saturday of each month at the Coastal Branch Library in Santa Rosa Beach. The first meeting will take place on Saturday, March 16 at 9 a.m. The group ...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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Tuesday, February 05, 2019
Calling All Great People! It's time to Sponsor a School for the 2nd Semester, and we need you! Want to sponsor your child's school, or your old alma mater? Don't let any school be missed in this sponsorship drive - we need your help!  Food For Thought still has 56,000 backpacks to deliver this school year to the 3,300 students enrolled in our services. Your support is needed to help us deliver on ...read more
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