April 21, 2020
Greetings!
Earlier today, the Okaloosa County Board of County Commissioners voted to reopen all county beaches with restrictions on May 1. Hours will be 6:30 - 9 a.m. and 4:30 - 7 p.m. Stay tuned to the County's Facebook page as exact details are announced.

The Destin City Council will hold a special meeting on April 29, to discuss whether to open Destin beaches. Watch last night's meeting here.

While our lobby is now temporarily closed to visitors, we are still open and here to serve you. Please call us at (850) 837-6241 or email mail@DestinChamber.com.
Top Tips To Update Your Marketing Now Virtual Q&A
While lobbies, stores and restaurants are closed, many of our members are still doing business through online stores, delivery, takeout and appointments. Your business model has made a shift, but has your marketing? Along with sponsor Five Channels, we are bringing together local marketing, branding and public relations companies to share their top tips and answer your questions. 

Our guests will be Jason Hall, Founder of Five Channels; Shantelle Dedicke, President and Chief Creative Officer of Frances Roy Agency; and Whitney Lee, Principal of SocialLee PR & Media Co.

Register here and login instructions will be emailed to you.
Payroll Protection Program (PPP) Follow-Up Virtual Q&A
Yesterday, Jonathan Ochs of Trustmark and Kevin Bowyer of Warren Averett joined us on a virtual Q&A to answer questions about the PPP. You may hear the recording here.
Small Business Loan Survey
Has your business secured one or more of several loan programs to help small businesses stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic? Take a minute to give your input to the Florida Chamber in this short survey . The results will help guide future conversations with partners to ensure small businesses are getting the support that they need.
How is COVID-19 Affecting Destin Businesses?
Check out our new web page specifying changes to business hours and operations for our members. To have your business listed here, please email espies@DestinChamber.com and let us know how COVID-19 is affecting your business operations.
COVID-19 Community Resources

Recorded Virtual Q&As
*Please note that there have been changes to some of the above programs since these virtual Q&As were recorded. Please follow the links below for the most up to date information.

COVID-19 Business Resources
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.
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