#DestinChamber Tuesday Talking Points
December 11, 2018
Greetings!
Join us for dancing and awards during Thursday's Holiday Party & Awards Gala Presented by Fort Walton Beach Medical Center and Twin Cities Hospital ! A few seats are still available. Please call (850) 837-6241 or email mail@DestinChamber.com for details.

Thank you to presenting sponsor Fort Walton Beach Medical Center and Twin Cities Hospital , entertainment sponsor Destin Commons , and napkin sponsor Okaloosa Gas !
Officers Installed & Big Doorprizes Awarded During Jan. 8 Chamber Lunch
Please join us for our Jan. 8 Leaders In Business Lunch & Annual Membership Meeting Sponsored by Warren Averett , as the gavel is passed to our 2019 Chairman of the Board, and our 2019 Board of Directors are inducted.
 
We will also award our mega-door prizes. If you have attended a breakfast, lunch, or after hours from June 2018 - December 2018, you are registered, but you must be present at the Jan. 8 lunch to win. Check out the full list of prizes and register for lunch here .
Prepay for 2019 Breakfasts & Lunches & Save $$
Register and prepay for our 2019 breakfasts and lunches, and save $30! In 2019, we will have eight breakfasts and four lunches. If you attend all of them, the total cost is $190. Prepay for the events by Jan. 31, and your total cost will be $160, saving you a total of $30. For details, please call (850) 837-6241 or email mail@DestinChamber.com .

Mark your calendars! In 2019, lunch dates are Jan. 8, June 11, July 9, and Dec. 6. Breakfast dates are Feb. 8, March 8, April 12, May 10, Aug. 9, Sept. 13, Oct. 11, and Nov. 8.
Member Appreciation Day - Volunteers Needed
Jan. 30 is Destin Chamber Member Appreciation Day! On this day, board members, ambassadors, staff, and volunteers will personally visit every member with a business location in the Destin area to thank them for their support. 2019 Destin Area Visitor & Relocation Guides, door decals, and more will be delivered.

Want to meet other area business professionals? Volunteers are needed to help us make deliveries. Please call (850) 837-6241 or email espies@DestinChamber.com to find out more.
Operation Santa Boat - Delivering Christmas to Hurricane Michael Victims
From Dec. 1 - 15, the Emerald Coast CVB is banding together with the local maritime community to deliver Christmas to our neighbors. Operation Santa Boat is currently collecting Christmas gifts and will deliver them to Bay and Gulf counties with the help of local charter boat captains.

Find out more about drop off locations and wish list items at OperationSantaBoat.com .
First Quarter Small Business Index Survey
Small businesses create two out of every three jobs in Florida and are the backbone of our state's economy. The Florida Chamber would like to know what issues are impacting your chamber and member businesses. Take the brief survey here . Answers are due by Jan. 3, at 5 p.m.
Chamber Events
March 15 - The Big Dill Destin Pickleball Tournament - Details coming soon!

Ribbon Cuttings
Dec. 12 - Bontemps Interiors

For more event information, please visit DestinChamber.com/events .
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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