August 2, 2022
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Don't forget the 2022 Primary Election is Aug. 23., and your vote is important! Check out the sample ballot for Okaloosa County here and Walton County here. For information on polling locations and times, visit and
Register Now for Paddle at the Park!
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; photography sponsor McCain's Creations Photography; and site sponsors Buffalo Rock and Destin Fire Control District
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
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 or direct at
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Military Affairs Council (MAC) Meeting
Wednesday, August 3 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Destin Chamber

Capt. Jordan Adams, EUCOM Course Director, DIT Course Director, Warfighting Division Chief at Hurlburt Field, will speak.
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 Brad Davies of Liufau McCall Insurance Group, Dave Morrow of Allstate Insurance - Ryland/Morrow and Dennis Gagnon, Jr., 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 for details.
Community Events
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