August 31, 2020
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Governor Extends Renewal Deadline for Licenses to Manufacture, Sell or Distribute Alcohol
In an effort to support businesses adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-210, which delays the existing renewal deadline through Dec. 31, 2020, for the holder of any license, permit, registration, or certificate issued by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco, for the purposes of engaging in the manufacturing, sale, or distribution of alcoholic beverages in the State of Florida.

2019 Golf Tournament
Golf Tournament Tees Off Oct. 1
Our Golf Tournament Sponsored by Renasant Bank tees off with a noon shotgun start on Thursday, Oct. 1. This 4-person scramble takes place at Emerald Bay Golf Club. Enjoy a cookout with lunch sponsor Cavinder Elevator Company and some time on the practice green with sponsor Ben & Jerry's. A beverage cart will be making the rounds, thanks to sponsor SimpleHR, and golfers can enjoy a local brew from 3rd Planet Brewing. We also have a $10,000 hole-in-one prize, thanks to sponsor The Blake at Miramar Beach, a putting contest, and more.

Do You Need Masks For Your Business?
Thank you to the Florida Department of Health of Okaloosa County for providing masks for us to distribute to our members! If you would like to pick up masks for your place of business, please email espies@DestinChamber.com to arrange the quantity and pickup.
Current COVID-19 Data Now Available on DestinChamber.com
Visit our website for up-to-date, local COVID-19 metrics.
Florida Census
Your Census Makes A Difference
From directing federal funds to local communities to determining political representation in all levels of government, accurate census counts are vital. Destin is only reporting a 31.5% response rate to the 2020 Census. The state average is 61.6%. Please take time to complete the census today! Call (844) 330-2020 or complete the Census online at www.My2020Census.Gov.
Florida SBDC Virtual Office Hours at the Destin Chamber
Thursday, September3 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Virtual

The Florida SBDC at UWF is hosting virtual consulting hours specifically for business owners in our area. Florida SBDC at UWF Business Consultant Diana Jernigan is available by email for impromptu meetings assisting with business challenges or opportunities.
Business Before Hours Sponsored by The Palms Bistro
Friday, September 11 | 7:30 - 9 a.m.
The Palms Bistro

Our Business Before Hours is sponsored by The Palms Bistro & features non-profit spotlight Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation. Attorney Michelle Anchors, who is leading the School Cents Makes Sense campaign, will discuss the importance of the half cent sales tax on the November ballot.
Annual Golf Tournament Sponsored by Renasant Bank
Thursday, October 1 | Noon Shotgun Start
Emerald Bay Golf Club

This 4-person scramble sponsored by Renasant Bank takes place at Emerald Bay Golf Club. Enjoy a cookout with lunch sponsor Cavinder Elevator Company and some time on the practice green with sponsor Ben & Jerry's. A beverage cart will make the rounds, thanks to sponsor SimpleHR, and golfers can enjoy a local brew from 3rd Planet Brewing. We also have a $10,000 hole-in-one prize, thanks to sponsor The Blake at Miramar Beach, a putting contest, and more. It will all kick off with a noon shotgun start.

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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