July 19, 2022
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Okaloosa County's 2022 Annual Communications Survey
In order to continuously improve communication with the community, Okaloosa County launches a communications survey each year. This year’s survey will run from July 15, through Aug. 31, 2022, and will help make adaptations in messaging and supply informed data in the Annual Report. The 18-question survey takes about five minutes to complete and may be found at myokaloosa.com/cc/survey or direct at www.surveymonkey.com/r/WYBZLGX.
Business Tax Receipt Renewals for FY 2023
It’s time to renew your Destin Business Tax Receipts (BTRs). To avoid any late fees, renewal payments are due by Sept. 30. For step-by-step instructions, visit www.cityofdestin.com/btr.
10th Annual Paddle at the Park Sponsored by HCA Florida Destin Emergency Set for August 20
The 10th Annual Paddle at the Park Sponsored by HCA Florida Destin Emergency will take place on the beautiful white sandy shores and emerald green Gulf waters of Henderson Beach State Park on Saturday, Aug. 20. The event features 1- and 3-mile recreational races, the 6-mile elite race for the official Destin SUP Cup, and a kids' out-and-back fun paddle.

Thank you to our race partners BOTE and Henderson Beach State Park; title sponsor HCA Florida Destin Emergency; platinum sponsors Destin - Fort Walton Beach and R3 Construction; accommodations sponsors SummerPlace Inn and Vacasa; silver sponsors 99Rock, Destin Life, Eglin Federal Credit Union and Z96; bronze sponsor Circle JM Farms; and site sponsors Buffalo Rock and Destin Fire Control District
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Shop Talk Thursdays
No Cost Business Consulting
Thursday, July 21 | 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Destin Chamber
Florida SBDC at UWF Business Consultant Diana Jernigan will be available for impromptu meetings assisting with business challenges or opportunities. These meetings are confidential, no-cost, and allow you skip the traditional wait period after you request consulting from the Florida SBDC.
Military Affairs Council (MAC) Meeting
Wednesday, August 3 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Destin Chamber

Business Before Hours Sponsored by A2Z Specialty Advertising
Friday, August 12 | 7:30 - 9 a.m.
Location: Shoreline Church

Do you have questions about property insurance and the recent legislation about it? Our panelists Dave Morrow of Allstate Insurance - Ryland/Morrow and Dennis Gagnon of Affordable Home Insurance will share their thoughts and entertain questions.

Ladies Who Launch Powerhouse Women Series: Magda Cooper, BOTE
Wednesday, August 17 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Destin Chamber
Business After Hours
Business After Hours & Ribbon Cutting Celebrating Recent Remodeling Sponsored by Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Destin
Thursday, August 25 | Ribbon cutting at 4:30 p.m.
Business After Hours from 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: 19001 Emerald Coast Pkwy., Destin
Join us for networking, cocktails, and appetizers, during our Aug. 25 Business After Hours Sponsored by Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Destin!
Save the Date for our 2022 Signature Events
December 13 - Holiday & Awards Party

Sponsorships are available! Contact mail@DestinChamber.com for details.
Community Events
Congratulations to Emerald Coast Title Services and Hand Arendall Harrison Sale on last week's ribbon cutting celebrating the new locations!
Emerald Coast Title Services
Hand Arendall Harrison Sale
Thank You To Our Renewing Members
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