Tuesday, August 13, 2019
The 8th Annual Paddle at the Porch Sponsored by Destin ER is this week! Join us for a big beach party, beginning at 9 a.m., on Saturday, Aug. 17. From the Kids' Fun Paddle and 1-Mile race to the 3-Mile and 6-Mile events, all ages and skill levels can compete. Racers, sponsors, volunteers, and spectators are all welcome!
Need some solid business advice? Every Thursday, a representative from the Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UWF hosts "Shop Talk" Thursday in our office from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. There is no charge for this service and appointments are not necessary. Stop by and find the help you need.
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.
Business After Hours / Wine & Art Walk Sponsored by the Emerald Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau
Tuesday, August 13 | 5 - 7 p.m.
Location: Emerald Coast Convention Center

This event is joint with the Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce. There is no charge to attend.

Please note the special date and time. This will take the place of our Aug. 22 Business After Hours.
8th Paddle at the Porch Sponsored by Destin ER
Saturday, August 17 | 9 a.m.
Location: The Back Porch

Get ready for Destin's biggest beach party, when the 8th Annual Paddle at the Porch Sponsored by Destin ER returns to the beach behind The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House on Saturday, Aug. 17!

Want to paddle? Registration is now open. Visit PaddleAtThePorch.com  for details.

Spectators are welcome.
BusinessPalooza! Lunch & Mini-Business Expo
Tuesday, September 10 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Destin United Methodist Church

All business types are invited to participate in this expo-style lunch. See some of the exciting programs and services area businesses offer. Non-profit partners include Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation and the Taylor Haugen Foundation .

Exhibitors include CertaPro Painters of Northwest Florida , Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon , Fore Her , Gulfshore Air Conditioning & Heating, Inc. , and Step One Automotive Group .

Tourism Marketing Panel
Thursday, August 22 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: The Henderson

A panel of local tourism marketing professionals will share insights and answer questions.  Learn more from Shantelle Dedicke of Frances Roy Agency, Tracy Louthain of Newman-Dailey Resort Properties, and Whitney Lee of SocialLee PR & Media Co.

Have a question for the panel? Please send it to espies@DestinChamber.com .

Cost is $25 for members to attend.
Military Affairs Council (MAC) Meeting
Wednesday, September 4 | 12 - 1 p.m.
Location: Destin Chamber

Building A Business With Ladies Who Launched Sponsored by Hand Arendall Harrison Sale
Wednesday, September 18
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Hyatt Place Sandestin at Grand Boulevard

Hear from some powerhouse Destin area businesswomen as they answer questions and describe the paths they took in building their successful businesses. Learn from Magda Cooper of BOTE, Stephanie Duffield of Edward Jones, and Jeanne Dailey of Newman-Dailey Resort Properties, Inc. Attorney Jane Kerrigan of event sponsor Hand Arendall Harrison Sale will moderate.

September 5, at 4 p.m.
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