News for Chamber

Friday, August 23, 2019
Florida Public Service Commission FACT SHEET: 850 Area Code Relief NeededAs the population and economy continue to grow in North Florida, available new telephone numbers using the 850 area code are depleting. The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) is reviewing relief plans for the 850 area code, including “All-Service Overlay” and “Boundary Elimination Overlay” alternatives.  Why is Florida ...read more
Categories: Announcements, Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Sundara Carosone, RN Recognized with DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses®  MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. – Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast has recognized Sundara Carosone, a registered nurse in the hospital’s critical decision unit, with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses®. The award is part of Sacred Heart’s efforts to recognize the extraordinary, compassionate care nurses provide ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
 Florida Department of TransportationRON DESANTISGOVERNOR    1074 Highway 90Chipley, FL 32428  KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E.SECRETARY         For Immediate Release   Aug. 16, 2019Contact: Tanya Branton Toll-Free (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599           tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us      Okaloosa and Walton County Traffic ...read more
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Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Triumph Award Enables Start of 4.7M Water and Sewer Project in Walton County On Friday morning, August 16th, the Triumph Gulf Coast Board held a meeting in the Walton County Freeport Board room to address projects that are currently up for funding.   That the meeting the Board addressed the Walton County Water and Sewer US331 project. Following the presentation and discussion of the project, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Press Release, Announcements
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
WCSO DEPUTIES AND FIREFIGHTERS GRADUATE FROM EMT SCHOOLAugust 21, 2019WALTON COUNTY, Fla— Eight firefighters and eight deputies from Walton County Sheriff’s Office have graduated from the first-ever hybrid Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program out of Northwest Florida State College.The EMT Course Completion Certificate signifies these sixteen individuals have learned the basic skills for ...read more
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Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Children’s Volunteer Health Network (CVHN) is excited to announce the Big Give is set for Friday, Sept. 27 at Bud & Alley’s in Seaside! Formerly known as the Hurricane Party, the event is in its 15th year.  "Last year's Big Give was my first signature event as CVHN'S new executive director,” Brian Lowe of CVHN, said. “A year later, I have developed an even greater grasp of the needs of children ...read more
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Tuesday, July 16, 2019
MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (July 16, 2019) – The Market Shops, located at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, will host the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce for their Business After Hours event on Thursday, September 19, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in celebration of the six-year anniversary of the shopping center.    The community is invited to explore The Market Shops outdoor shopping center ...read more
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