September 21, 2021
Tickets for the 9th Annual Bourbon at the Bay Presented by Hand Arendall Harrison Sale are now on sale. We only have a limited number available, and we sold out quickly last year. The event is Nov. 18, at Regatta Bay Golf & Yacht Club. Grab your ticket now!

Also, this is the final week to register your team for our Sept. 30 Golf Tournament Sponsored by Renasant Bank. The tournament tees off with a noon shotgun start at Emerald Bay. Find details here!
Jerry Sullivan - Sheriff Eric Aden
Sheriff Eric Aden Honored as Business Person of the Month
Congratulations to Okaloosa County Sheriff Eric Aden, who was honored as our Business Person of the Month, during our Sept. 10 Business Before Hours Sponsored by Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican! This award is presented directly from the Chamber’s Board of Directors to a Destin area businessperson showing vision for his or her business and leadership in our community. 

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 to sign up online.
Tourism & Hospitality Lunch: Retaining Employees with Lino Maldonado
Wednesday, September 22 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: SunDestin Beach Resort

Join our Tourism & Hospitality Group for lunch and a discussion on Retaining Employees with Lino Maldonado, President and Managing Partner of BeHome247Technologies. Anyone involved in a tourism-related business or with an interest in area tourism is welcome to attend. Registration is required.
Shop Talk With Diana
Thursday, September 23
10 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.
Our September 23 Business After Hours has been canceled.
RESCHEDULED: Ladies Who Launch Powerhouse Women Series: Teresa Halverson, The Manor at Bluewater Bay
Wednesday, September 29 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Destin Chamber

Teresa Halverson of The Manor at Bluewater Bay will share her experience as a healthcare management professional of more than 30 years, military spouse and military mom, while serving the community. Bring your own lunch. Registration is required.
Annual Golf Tournament Sponsored by Renasant Bank
Thursday, September 30 | Noon Shotgun Start
Location: Emerald Bay

This flighted 4-person scramble tees off with a shotgun start. Find details here.
Military Affairs Council (MAC) Meeting
Wednesday, October 6
12 - 1 p.m.
Destin Chamber

Our guest speaker is Ashlee Leppart, Veteran and author of the book The Hurricane Within.
SBDC Workshop
Next Level Business Writing Sponsored by the Florida SBDC at UWF & Destin Chamber
Thursday, October 7
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Destin Chamber

Take your business writing to new heights in this midday workshop, which covers the theory and practice of better business communication. Cost is $20. Registration is required.
Young Professionals
Young Professionals of Destin
Sunset Social Aboard Cruisin' Tikis
Thursday, October 7
5 - 7:30 p.m.
Destin Harbor

Meet in the Harbor Tavern Parking lot at 5 p.m., to begin the 5:30 p.m. cruise. You are welcome to bring a small cooler with drinks and snacks. Space is limited!
Business Before Hours Sponsored by Hand Arendall Harrison Sale
Friday, October 8 | 7:30 - 9 a.m.
Location: Shoreline Church

Please join us for our Oct. 8 Business Before Hours Sponsored by Hand Arendall Harrison Sale! 
October 14 - BayView Private Wealth

October 19 - 98 Flooring & Mattress

November 2 - NewLIFE Fertility

November 15 - Destin Snowbirds Roost
Congratulations to the Youth Village on last week's ribbon cutting celebrating 22 years serving children and the completion of remodeling and renovations on a newly purchased building, located at 644 Anchors St. N.W., in Fort Walton Beach.
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