#DestinChamber Tuesday Talking Points
July 31, 2018
Greetings!
Join us for our Aug. 10 Breakfast on the Bay Sponsored by Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center , as Congressman Matt Gaetz discusses his perspective on happenings in Washington, DC, and their effects on Northwest Florida businesses. Register here!

Did You Know?
Workforce Quality was the top concern of Florida small business owners in a recent Florida Chamber survey. Read more survey results here .
2018 Paddle At The Porch
7th Annual Paddle at the Porch Sponsored by Destin ER - Destin's Biggest Beach Party
Get ready for Destin's biggest beach party, when the 7th Annual Paddle at the Porch Sponsored by Destin ER returns to the beach behind The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House on Saturday, Aug. 18! 

Registration is now open. Visit PaddleAtThePorch.com for details.

Thank you to race partners BOTE and The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House ; title sponsor Destin ER ; gold sponsors Emerald Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc. , and  ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals ; accommodations sponsors  Destin Gulfgate The Islander , Newman-Dailey Resort Properties, Inc. , and Vacasa ; silver sponsors Battle Beauties Fashion Blanken Managemen t,  GUSU Paddle and Surf , Henry Chiropractic , Life's A Beach The Preserve at Henderson Beach Sea Glass Apartments Sleep Number Store #10939 , and Wet, Inc. ; and media sponsors  102.1 The Wave , 103.1 The Blaze , Destin Life Highway 98 Country K2 Media, Inc. , and Q92 Hit Music Now .
NWFSC Accepting Leadership Okaloosa Applications
Leadership Okaloosa is an esteemed leadership training and development program with a 28-year history of being a vital part of Okaloosa County's growth and development of its leaders. This 9-month experience is designed to enhance the participant's leadership skills and provide community awareness. It is presented by the Costa Leadership Institute at Northwest Florida State College, in partnership with Okaloosa County chambers.

Applications are being accepted through Aug. 3, for the 2018-2019 Leadership Okaloosa program. Download the application  here , call (850) 729-5253, or email  Leadership@NWFSC.edu
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  mychamberadvantage.com/chamber_signup .

Returning customers, visit  business.officedepot.com .
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