#DestinChamber Tuesday Talking Points
January 8, 2019
Greetings!
Don't forget the new Okaloosa County half cent sales tax, approved by voters in the November 2018 election, took effect on Jan. 1, making the county's new tax rate 6.5%.

The City of Destin will hold a special election on March 12 to fill one unexpired city council seat. The qualifying period for interested candidates is Jan. 14 - 17. Find details here .
Officers Installed & Mega Door Prizes Awarded During Today's Chamber Lunch
During our Jan. 8 Leaders In Business Lunch & Annual Membership Meeting Sponsored by Warren Averett , the gavel will be passed to our 2019 Chairman of the Board, and our 2019 Board of Directors will be inducted.
 
We will also award seven mega door prizes. If you have attended a breakfast, lunch, or after hours from June - December 2018, you are registered, but you must be present at the lunch to win. Check out the full list of prizes and lunch details 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 .
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. The 2019 Destin Area Visitor's Guide & Membership Directory, 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.
Inaugural The Big Dill Destin Pickleball Tournament Coming March 14-15
The  Inaugural Big Dill Destin Pickleball Tournament  will take over the streets at the popular outdoor lifestyle center Destin Commons on March 14 - 15, 2019. Sponsorships are available. For details, click here , call (850) 837-6241 or email Bryana at bryana@DestinChamber.com .
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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