Destin's 8th Annual Bayou, Bay & Beach 5K & 10K was a success! Check out BayouBayBeach.com for a link to our Facebook photo album and race results and to see all of the event sponsors. Thank you to all of the sponsors, racers, and volunteers that helped us make this community event a reality. 

Next up is the  7th Annual Paddle at the Porch Sponsored by Destin ER on Saturday, Aug. 18. It is a big Destin beach party and a lot of fun. We hope you will join us!

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Pentagon Federal Credit Union
Florida Chamber Endorses Three Panhandle Candidates
This week, the Florida Chamber of Commerce made its first round of candidate endorsements in state House and Senate races.  The following three Panhandle-area candidate endorsements were announced 

Florida House - 
Jayer Williamson  and  Mel Ponder
Florida Senate -  George Gainer
Want an In-Depth, Hands-On Education on your Community?
Check out our Destin Forward program! Designed to provide a hands-on learning experience into the issues facing the Destin community on a day-to-day basis, Destin Forward accepts up to 25 business professionals for each 9-month class.  Participants learn from community leaders and industry experts on a variety of topics, including the environment, waterways, history, tourism promotion, real estate, non-profits, transportation, government affairs, and more.

Applications are now being accepted for the Class of 2019. For details, please click here.

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Non-Profit Appreciation Expo & Leaders In Business Lunch
Today we are celebrating those organizations that provide meaningful contributions to our community, during our Non-Profit Appreciation Expo & Leaders In Business Lunch. Thank you to the following non-profits for participating:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast
Children's Volunteer Health Network
Children In Crisis
Destin History & Fishing Museum
Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center
Emerald Coast Hospice
Emerald Coast Theatre Company
Food for Thought
Fore Her, Inc.
Habitat for Humanity, Okaloosa County
Harvest House
Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation
Northwest Florida Ballet
OneBlood
Save Our Cats & Kittens (SOCKS)
Special Olympics Florida - Okaloosa County
The Arc of the Emerald Coast
United Way of Okaloosa-Walton Counties

Want to attend the lunch? Please call (850) 837-6241 to see if any seats remain.
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Save big bucks on your office supplies when you create an Office Depot Business Account through your membership with the Destin Chamber.  To register for the program, visit  mychamberadvantage.com/chamber_signup .

Returning customers, visit  business.officedepot.com.
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