September 27, 2022

Good afternoon, Elizabeth!

Our Annual Golf Tournament Sponsored by Renasant Bank is this Thursday, Sept. 29, at Emerald Bay Golf Club. This flighted 4-person scramble tees off with a shotgun start. Enjoy a pre-tournament cookout with Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican and some time on the practice green with sponsor Ben & Jerry's. The beverage cart will make rounds, thanks to sponsors Florida Power & Light and SimpleHR, or swing by the Destin Brewery keg. Keep track of your progress on the R3 Construction scoreboard, and celebrate our winners with awards sponsor BayArea Awards & Engraving.

Hole-in-one prizes include the following:

- $15,000

- 2-hour cruise for six aboard Holloway Yacht Charters' Propensity ($2,000 value)

- $300 gift certificate from Island Time Mobile Detailing LLC

Closest to the Pin & Longest Drive prizes include the following:

- $100 gift certificate from Island Time Mobile Detailing LLC

- Free Business Assessment & Consulting from TeamWe, LLC ($275 value)

- $100 Gift Card to Boshamp's Seafood & Oyster House from Emerald Coast Realty Pros

- 6-hour fishing trip for one aboard party boats Destin Princess/Destiny ($99 value)

Thank you to all of our players, volunteers and sponsors of this SOLD OUT tournament!

Hiring Our Heroes

Do You Have An Award-Worthy Boss or Coworker?  

Get your nominations in now for the Ann Gibson Community Service Award Sponsored by Okaloosa Gas and the Business Person of the Year Sponsored by Trustmark! Nominations are due by Wednesday, Nov. 9, and the awards will be presented during the Dec. 13 Holiday & Awards Party Presented by Trustmark.

Overdose Summit Postponed Until October 13

The Overdose Summit, originally scheduled for Friday, Sept. 30, has been postponed until Thursday, Oct. 13. Find details and registration information.

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A Superior Air announces its quarterly Veterans & First Responder Lunch & HVAC Giveaway

United Way Emerald Coast Recognizes 2022 Class Of ‘40 Under 40’ At Awards Celebration

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Impact100 NWF Finalist Reveal Event - Tuesday October 4, 2022

Northwest Florida State College Awarded $2.2 Million Grant

26th South Walton Celebrity Golf Classic - Oct. 27 - 29 at Sandestin

Emerald Coast Title Services Announces Dynamic New Additions to the Team

National Park Service Press Release: Gulf Islands National Seashore Closes in Preparation for Tropic

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida Announces 2022 Escambia County Big of the Year

National AJ Day - September 27, 2022

Step One Automotive Group Ambassador Lands Podium Finish in Sports Car Debut at Spa

Hello Frances Podcast: Mentors and Integrity: Keys to Success with Luisaura Alvarez

Read the September 2022 Issue of VIP Destin Magazine

CAA Adds Native Plantings & Other Improvements To Watersound® Monarch Art Trail

Read the September 2022 Issue of Destin Life

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2022 Golf Graphic

Our Oct. 5 Military Affairs Council Meeting is canceled.

Young Professionals of Destin Sunset Social Aboard Cruisin' Tikis

Thursday, October 6 | 5 - 7 p.m.

Location: Meet at Destin Harbor Tavern

Registration and payment required

Registration has been extended.

There are seven seats left!

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.

Business Before Hours Sponsored by Hand Arendall Harrison Sale

Friday, October 14 | 7:30 - 9 a.m.

Location: Shoreline Church

Registration and payment required

Ladies Who Launch Powerhouse Women Series: Tricia Brunson

Wednesday, October 19 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Location: Destin Chamber

Registration required

Ladies Who Launch is continuing its Powerhouse Women Series, highlighting impactful women in our community. On Oct. 19, Tricia Brunson, President & CEO of the Niceville Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce, will present Success is a Practice in Flexibility.

Registration is required due to space constraints. You are welcome to bring your lunch!

Business After Hours Sponsored by Fatboys

Thursday, October 27 | 5 - 6:30 p.m.

Location: 104 Harbor Blvd., Destin

Registration and payment required

Join us for networking, cocktails, and appetizers, during our Oct. 27 Business After Hours sponsored by Fatboys. The event begins at 5 p.m., and culminates with door prizes at 6:30 p.m.

Save the Date for our 2022 Signature Events

November 17 - 10th Annual Bourbon at the Bay Presented by Hand Arendall Harrison Sale

December 13 - Annual Holiday & Awards Party Presented by Trustmark

Sponsorships are available! Contact for details.

Community Events

Ongoing through Sunday, October 30

Lawn Games in Grand Park

Ongoing through Friday, October 21

Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries at Northwest Florida State College Present My Body is a Battleground: Dong Kyu Kim

Tuesday, September 27

Emerald Coast Theatre Company - Godspell

Wednesday, September 28

Signorello Estate Wine Dinner

Emerald Coast Theatre Company - Godspell

Thursday, September 29

BayView Private Wealth brings awareness to Hiring Our Heroes

Destin Chamber's Annual Golf Tournament Sponsored by Renasant Bank

Neighborhood Dog Gym Celebrates Grand Opening

Darts & Music at the American Legion Post 296

Emerald Coast Theatre Company - Godspell

The Canine Stars Stunt Dog Show

Friday, September 30

Destin Fishing Rodeo Mandatory Captain and Mate's Meeting

Destin Fishing Rodeo 14th Annual Kid’s Wagon Boat Parade

74th Annual Destin Fishing Rodeo Kick-Off Party.

A Sustainably Spooky Halloween Craft at the Destin Library

Karaoke at American Legion Post 296

Emerald Coast Theatre Company - Godspell

Saturday, October 1

Okaloosa Cars and Coffee

Grand Boulevard’s Farmers’ Market

Challenge 22 Walk/Ride

Dog Daze

2022 Women's Expo on Okaloosa Island Sponsored by The Inner Wag and Florida Power & Light

Rocktober Concert Series

Emerald Coast Theatre Company - Godspell

MKAF Fall Flix: The Goonies

Sunday, October 2

Sunday Breakfast at American Legion Post 296

Sunday Brunch at 790

Emerald Coast Theatre Company - Godspell

Bingo Fundraiser at American Legion Post 296

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October 13 - South Oak Title

November 3 - 790

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