#DestinChamber Tuesday Talking Points
November 6, 2018
Greetings!
Today is Election Day. Don't forget to vote yes on the Okaloosa County Half-Cent Sales Tax!

Join us this Friday, Nov. 9, for our Breakfast on the Bay Sponsored by the Emerald Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc. We'll enjoy our annual tourism update. Register by 3 p.m. today for your chance to win FREE advertising in this email.
Emerald Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau Requests Your Input
The Emerald Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau is creating the post-storm messaging to show potential visitors that the Destin area is ready to welcome them, as well as to offer assistance and support to those affected and assisting efforts to our east. Please take this survey to share your thoughts.
VISIT FLORIDA Seeking Content
VISIT FLORIDA is requesting local help to populate a website with accurate, up-to-date information showing our destination is ready for guests. Share your blog and photos here , submit your social media posts and Facebook Live requests here , and share your webcams here . Check out the VISIT FLORIDA Florida Now website here .
Recognize Your Deserving Boss or Coworker
Does your boss or coworker deserve special recognition this year? We are now accepting nominations for our most prestigious annual awards - the Ann Gibson Community Service Award and Business Person of the Year Award. The awards will be presented during our Dec. 13 Holiday Party & Awards Gala Presented by Fort Walton Beach Medical Center and Twin Cities Hospital at Embassy Suites Destin-Miramar Beach. Awards will be followed by dancing to local favorite The Moos Brothers!

Download award nomination forms below. Completed forms are due on Nov. 19.

Recent Business Person of the Year Award Winners
2017 - Bob Perry, Destin Commons
2016 - Kim Wintner, Alliance Association Management Co. Inc.
2015 - Kathy and Ken Whidden, Emerald Coast Chiropractic
2014 - Magda & Corey Cooper, BOTE
2013 - Charles Morgan, Harbor Docks Restaurant
 
Recent Ann Gibson Community Service Award Winners
2017 - Dion Moniz, Hand Arendall Harrison Sale LLC
2016 - Jason Belcher, FNBT Bank
2015 - Jeanne Dailey, Newman-Dailey Resort Properties, Inc.
2014 - Jami Jones, Destin Charter Service
2013 - Audrey Jacobs, Bank of America
Save $ on Office Supplies
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  www.mychamberadvantage.com/Chamber_SignUp .

Returning customers, visit  business.officedepot.com .
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