December 8, 2020
Greetings!
Do you have holiday specials, menus, events and updated hours to share? Please add them to our online Events Calendar via our Members Only portal. If you need login information or have any questions, please email mail@DestinChamber.com.

Whatever your holiday shopping needs, please consider shopping with our local businesses first. Shopping locally ensures job security for friends and neighbors, contributes to the sales tax needed to fund vital infrastructure and services, assures greater financial support to local non-profits and charities, and keeps our business community diverse, healthy and competitive. Visit our Business Directory to get started.
Covid Compliant Business Partner
Okaloosa County COVID Compliant Business Program
Operated by the Destin, Greater Fort Walton Beach and Niceville Valparaiso chambers of commerce, the Okaloosa County COVID Compliant Business Program is designed to highlight the extraordinary commitment a business puts forth in providing a safe environment for their guests and customers through enhanced safety protocols and training. Your business can be certified as a COVID Compliant Business free of charge. For more information or to schedule your inspection, email mail@DestinChamber.com or complete this form.
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 SBDC Virtual Office Hours at the Destin Chamber
Thursday, December 10 | 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 After Hours Sponsored by BOTE
Thursday, December 17 | 5 - 6:30 p.m.
BOTE Destin

Join us for a fun holiday celebration! The event begins at 5 p.m., and culminates with door prizes at 6:30 p.m. Delicious appetizers will be provided by AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar, and one lucky person will win their choice of a hard or inflatable BOTE Paddleboard. What a gift to tuck under your tree on Christmas morning!

Business Before Hours & Annual Membership Meeting Sponsored by Warren Averett
Friday, January 8 | 7:30 - 9 a.m.
The Henderson

Please join us for our Jan. 8 Business Before Hours Sponsored by Warren Averett, as the gavel is passed to our 2021 Chairman of the Board, and our 2021 Board of Directors is inducted.
Awards Party Presented by Fort Walton Beach Medical Center & Twin Cities Hospital
Thursday, January 28 | 5:15 - 8 p.m.
Embassy Suites Destin-Miramar Beach

It's time to celebrate the best of the best! Help us honor our most outstanding members, as nominated by our members and decided by our Board of Directors.

Award applications are due Friday, Dec. 4.
Thank you to our renewing members!
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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