News for Community

Friday, October 19, 2018
Hogs ResQue to Provide Hot Meals to Hurricane Michael First Responders, Volunteers and Victims in Panama City October 20th – 21st Santa Rosa Beach, Fla., – October 16, 2018 — In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, Louisiana-based Hogs ResQue will bring barbecue to first responders, volunteers and those in need. The nonprofit organization is planning to serve 4,000 hot meals at the Walmart ...read more
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Friday, October 19, 2018
Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf Resumes Full Inpatient Services  Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf resumed inpatient services this morning while utilities and communications continue to improve. The hospital in Port St. Joe will be fully operational Monday when surgical capabilities and outpatient diagnostic services will resume.The Emergency Department continues to provide care as it has for ...read more
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
Steven Clark MD, Family Medicine, Relocates to Sacred Heart Medical Group in Miramar BeachFamily Medicine physician Steven L. Clark, MD, has relocated to the Sacred Heart Medical Group offices in Miramar Beach located at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast Medical Office Building, 7720 U.S. Hwy. 98 West, Suite 350, Miramar Beach, FL 32550. Dr. Clark is accepting new patients and most major ...read more
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
39th Annual Toys 4 Tots Ride on the Emerald Coast …Sunday, November 18 It’s time to start thinking about the upcoming Holiday season. The Emerald Coast Harley Owner’s Group (HOG) Chapter #3605, sponsored by Emerald Coast Harley Davidson, will be hosting their 39th Annual Toys 4 Tots on the Emerald Coast Motorcycle Ride on Sunday, November 18. All proceeds will benefit the Emerald Coast ...read more
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Walton County EM Launches Volunteer Process to Assist with Relief and Recovery from Hurricane Michael   In the wake of Hurricane Michael, Walton County has been inundated with volunteer requests from our wonderful County residents.   In order to provide an opportunity for those who would like to volunteer, we have created a registration ...read more
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Seaside Institute Announces Hurricane Michael Relief Fund  WHAT:          The Seaside Institute, located in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla., has created The Hurricane Michael Relief Fund in order to raise money for those directly affected by Hurricane Michael which devastated the Florida coast on October 10, 2018.                        Hurricane Michael approached the Florida Panhandle as a Category 3 ...read more
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
We are Northwest Florida Strong. In support of our neighbors to the east, ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals will be a central drop off location for supplies for anyone who would like to donate to the relief efforts for the victims of Hurricane Michael.  Drop off times are 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily at the locations below.  Main Central Collection CenterResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation ...read more
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Tuesday, October 16, 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, Oct. 19 at 11:00a.m.Leslie Moskal will speak on home environmental risks, the fear of falling and factors that influence recovery from falls – covering risk factors such as tripping ...read more
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) and the Florida Department of Health (DOH) announced Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast as one of 20 Florida hospitals in 2017 that achieved the Healthy People 2020 (HP2020) Maternal and Child Health goal focused on reducing cesarean section deliveries for first-time mothers with low-risk pregnancies. AHCA and DOH announced the recognition ...read more
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Tallahassee accounting firm opens in Miramar Beach, plans to use grand opening to gather donations for Hurricane Michael Relief  The Bean Team, the newest accounting firm in Walton County, is set to celebrate the opening of its second location on Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at its new location in Grand Boulevard in the Regus Office Lobby at 495 Grand Boulevard, Suite 206 in ...read more
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Monday, October 15, 2018
Sinfonia Gulf Coast’s annual gala event features Emmy and Golden Globe award winner Jane Lynch in “A Swingin’ Little Christmas”   WHO: Sinfonia Gulf Coast   WHAT: Annual Gala Event: “A Swingin’ Little Christmas” featuring Jane Lynch   WHEN: Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Concert: 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.   WHERE: The Henderson Beach & Spa Resort 200 Henderson Resort Way Destin, FL ...read more
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Monday, October 15, 2018
Foundations Medical Center to host special day of heart attack and stroke screenings     WHO: Foundations Medical Center   WHAT: Know Your Risk! A Heart Attack and Stroke Screening   WHEN: Thursday, October 25, 2018 8:30 am-4:00 pm   WHERE: Foundations Medical Center 4467 Commons Drive W Destin, FL 32541 (In front of Home Goods and Marshalls)   DESCRIPTION:Foundations Medical ...read more
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Monday, October 15, 2018
Operation Gratitude Halloween Give-Back Campaign UnderwayCandy for a Cause: Donations Distributed to Deployed Troops and Local Heroes  Taking candy from children is usually frowned upon but teaching them the value of giving back by donating their excess Halloween candy in support of Operation Gratitude’s Care Package Programs for U.S. Troops, Veterans and First Responders is a win-win for kids, ...read more
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Thursday, October 11, 2018
Fort Walton Beach Medical Center Receiving Patients from HCA Healthcare Sister Facility Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center To ensure the continued safety of patients impacted by Hurricane Michael, Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center has begun transferring patients to our sister HCA Healthcare hospital, Fort Walton Beach Medical Center. “As the extraordinary and brave medical personnel at Gulf ...read more
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Thursday, October 11, 2018
Walton County HUD Searching for Available Properties to Assist Those Displaced by Hurricane Michael   In an effort to assist our neighbors who have been impacted by Hurricane Michael, the Walton County Housing Agency has begun an effort to determine an inventory of available housing units that could be utilized for displaced families from storm impacted Counties.    The Agency is requesting ...read more
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Monday, October 08, 2018
Scenic Sotheby’s International Realty makes generous donation to PFCAC  Broker Blake Morar and his associate, Carrie Shoaf, of Scenic Sotheby’s International Realty have been hard at work selling and buying homes for Jim and Tammy Pierce. The Pierce Family Children’s Advocacy Center (PFCAC) in Walton County is named after them. Morar’s team sold the Pierce’s home in Sandestin and have generously ...read more
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Monday, October 08, 2018
Internal Medicine Doctor Joins Sacred Heart Medical Group in FreeportFreeport, Fla. – Internal medicine doctor George Gregory Ross, MD, has joined Sacred Heart Medical Group’s regional network of doctors and will see patients from his office at 281 State Highway 20 E in Freeport.Dr. Ross is accepting new patients and most major insurances. For information or to schedule an appointment, call ...read more
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Monday, October 08, 2018
DIGITAL GRAFFITI OPENS 2019 CALL FOR ENTRIESThe 12th annual international projection art festival in Alys Beach, FL  The Alys Foundation is pleased to announce a call for entries for the 12th AnnualDigital Graffiti Festival at Alys Beach, to be held  May 17-18, 2019. Artists worldwide are invited to submit original works of digital art to be showcased in the juried festival. The 2019 awards ...read more
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Friday, October 05, 2018
ONVOI Global Services Headquartered in DeFuniak Springs, acquires Monarch Aviation Maintenance Aviation Support Services Company located at DeFuniak Springs Airport acquires Maintenance Facility and brings jobs to the area.  DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla. – Today, ONVOI Global Services (OGS), which relocated its corporate headquarters to the DeFuniak Springs Airport (54J) in 2017, announced the ...read more
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Friday, October 05, 2018
NFL Star Jordan Leggett of Jets launches Touchdowns for Taylor fundraising campaign  NFL Star Jordan Leggett of the New York Jets has announced the start of fundraising campaign for the Taylor Haugen Foundation with hopes to raise $5,000 during this football season. The campaign, Touchdowns for Taylor, encourages supporters to pledge a donation to raise awareness of the severity of abdominal ...read more
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Friday, October 05, 2018
Community Clean Up DaySaturday, November 3rd, 2018Choctaw Beach Park off State Road 208:00am to 1:00pm Dumpsters provided for Walton County residents to dump trash, yard debris, tires, appliances, and other miscellaneous items. A crew and equipment to off-load heavy items will be available. Recycling trailers will also be available for newsprint, cardboard, and aluminum. Limit of (4) tires per ...read more
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Friday, October 05, 2018
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Doctor Joins Sacred Heart in Okaloosa, Walton CountiesMIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. – Maternal-fetal medicine doctor Henry Roqué, MD, has joined the Sacred Heart Regional Perinatal Center. Dr. Roqué will offer outpatient consultations for women with high-risk pregnancies at Sacred Heart’s offices in Fort Walton Beach, Miramar Beach, Crestview and Pensacola. He will also see patients ...read more
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Friday, October 05, 2018
Emerald Coast Theatre Company presents “CURIOUS GEORGE: THE GOLDEN MEATBALL” AS part of its theatre for young audiences (TYA) program  New this year ECTC offers evening performances of its educational programs  “Curious George” are Friday, Oct. 19, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. at ECTC’s performance space in Grand Boulevard  Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC) ...read more
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Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Thank you to all who voted First Florida Bank as “Best Bank” for Best of the Emerald Coast 2018!  We hope to see you at the celebration scheduled for Saturday, October 20th at Grand Boulevard!
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Friday, September 28, 2018
The Track Family Fun Park in Destin will host the 8th Annual Fight the Fight, Find a Cure breast cancer fundraising event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday,Oct. 27. Guests are invited to enjoy a fun-filled day of Track activities while supporting the Women’s Health Services Fund at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast. All proceeds from the event will help provide screening mammograms for ...read more
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Monday, September 24, 2018
Get ready to don an apron, toss some flour, and make your own pasta with amici30a Italian Kitchen! You are invited to join Food for Thought for a very special evening of wonderful food, delicious wine and cocktails, live music, and great company. The Thoughtful Dinner Series is back! We are so pleased to announce that amici30a's Chef Lock will be showcasing his talents and serving a ...read more
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Thursday, September 20, 2018
Sacred Heart Hosts an Evening with the Spine Expert Dr. Kornelis Poelstra Oct. 4 Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast will host an “Evening with the Spine Expert” event presenting the newest technology in spine health and robotic-assisted spinal surgery on Thursday, Oct. 4, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Flemings restaurant in Miramar Beach. World renowned orthopedic and neurological spine ...read more
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Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Please join us and Raise a Glass in support of Opportunity Place, Inc. a temporary emergency shelter for women and families who are homeless.  There are a number of ways you can support the women and families we serve through this event.    . . . . .  join us on Sunday, October 21, 2018 (2-4pm). . . . .  invite friends and co-workers to the event. . . . .  donate an item for the silent auction. . ...read more
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Monday, September 17, 2018
Wurst Mondays Ever at The Bay The Bay Restaurant in South Walton Celebrates Oktoberfest in True German Fashion   The Bay restaurant in South Walton will offer traditional German fare, live German music and German beer every Monday from September 24 through October 22, 2018 from 5-9PM. The Bay encourages people to dress up in German garb and come by for an Oktoberfest party on the beach by the ...read more
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Monday, September 17, 2018
Tickets on Sale Now for Taylor Haugen Foundation’s 9th Annual Savor the Season Fundraising Event  Fine wine and foodie fanatics, rejoice! Tickets are on sale now for the Emerald Coast’s premiere culinary event, the 9th Annual Savor the Season. This must attend event will take place on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at the Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village in Destin.  Since its inception in ...read more
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Tuesday, September 04, 2018
2018 Stake & Burger Dinner Benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of the Emerald Coast Sponsorship Opportunities and Ticket Pricing Presenting Sponsor: $10,000 ● Two reserved VIP table for ten at the event ● 20 tickets to attend the VIP Reception prior to the event ● Prominent logo placement on the official event flyer ● Logo on the event thank you banner that will be displayed at the Press ...read more
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