March 10, 2020
Greetings!
Friday's Business Before Hours features a local perspective on COVID-19 from Dr. Karen Chapman, Director of the Okaloosa County Health Department, and a Spring Break 2020 update from Capt. Charlie Nix of the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office. 

We will also learn more about non-profits Ascension Sacred Heart Emerald Coast and Goodwill Industries of the Big Bend

Fun starts at 7:30 a.m., at Tommy Bahama's Restaurant in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin.

COVID-19 Update
For the latest updates on COVID-19 in our area, please use the following resources:
March 17 Is Presidential Preference Primary
For sample ballots, polling locations and all the information you need for next week's Presidential Preference Primary, please visit govote-okaloosa.com or votewalton.com .
Save $ On Office Supplies
Did you know Destin Chamber members save money on office supplies with Office Depot? Click here to print a store purchasing card to use in the Destin location or visit www.mychamberadvantage.com/Chamber_SignUp to sign up online.
BizTech Spring: Focus on Marketing Presented by Five Channels
Tuesday, March 10 | 1 - 5 p.m.
Location: Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village
Plan For Success: Laying a Foundation for your Marketing
Ayesha Haider, MBA, Florida SBDC at UWF

Social Media: More Than What's "Trending”
Heather Ruiz, Destin Commons & Shantelle Dedicke, Frances Roy Agency

Email Marketing 101: Getting Started and Seeing Results
Michael Morris, BOTE

Dominating Google: How Do I Beat The Other Guy?
Jason Hall, Five Channels

Thank you to presenting sponsor Five Channels , cookie break sponsor DestinFlorida.com and summit sponsor Warren Averett !
Tourism Industry Interest Group: The Hospitality Mindset
Wednesday, March 11 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village
 

Our Tourism Industry Interest Group welcomes Paul Van Leeuwen, Chief Operating Officer of HarborWalk Hospitality, as we focus on The Hospitality Mindset .
Shop Talk Thursdays: Free Business Consulting
Thursday, March 12, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Destin Chamber
 
On Thursdays, a representative from the Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UWF hosts Shop Talk Thursdays in our office. There is no charge for this service, and appointments are not necessary. Stop by and find the help you need to make your business thrive.
Business Before Hours
Friday, March 13 | 7:30 - 9 a.m.
Location: Tommy Bahama's Restaurant
 
We will hear the local perspective on COVID-19 from Dr. Karen Chapman of the Okaloosa County Health Department and a Spring Break 2020 update from Capt. Charlie Nix of the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Department. This event features non-profits Ascension Sacred Heart Emerald Coast and Goodwill Industries - Big Bend, Inc.
Business After Hours Sponsored by Mezcal Mexican Grill
Thursday, March 26 | 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: 14059 Emerald Coast Pkwy.
 
Join us for networking, cocktails, and appetizers! Door prizes are welcome.
Military Affairs Council (MAC) Meeting
Wednesday, April 1 | 12 - 1 p.m.
Location: Destin Chamber
 
Anyone with an interest in the military and our local bases is invited to attend. There is no cost.
Annual Tax Relief Golf Tournament
Thursday, April 16 | Noon Shotgun Start
Location: Emerald Bay Golf Club
 
Tournament is a four-person scramble. Enjoy a putting contest and cookout before the noon shotgun start. Sponsorships and team spots are available now. Email membership@DestinChamber.com or download the sponsorship deck for details.
March 24 - RE/MAX By The Sea

April 2 - Beachside Beauty


April 15 - Wet Inc.
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