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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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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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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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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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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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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, 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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