December 7, 2021
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On this 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, we are honored to host Col. (Ret.) Patricia S. Blassie for lunch, as she shares her inspiring story about her brother's interment as the Vietnam Unknown Soldier in the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery and her family's journey to identify and reclaim his remains. The lunch will take place today from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., at Emerald Grande. Find details here.
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Register for 2022 Breakfasts & Lunches & Save $$
Register and prepay for our 2022 breakfasts and lunches, and save $30! In 2022, we will have 10 breakfasts and two lunches. If you attend all of them, the total cost is $230. Prepay for the events by Jan. 31, and your total cost will be $200, saving you a total of $30. To register, please call (850) 837-6241 or email mail@DestinChamber.com.

Mark your calendars! In 2022, breakfast dates are Jan. 14, Feb. 11, March 11, April 8, May 13, June 10, Aug. 12, Sept. 9, Oct. 14, and Nov. 11. In lieu of breakfast, we will hold our Great American Cookout on July 12, and our Bowling for Business Tournament & Lunch on Dec. 2.

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Pearl Harbor Day Lunch with Retired Colonel Patricia S. Blassie
Tuesday, December 7 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village

In recognition of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, we are hosting Col. (Ret.) Patricia S. Blassie. A decorated Air Force Veteran, Blassie will share her inspiring story about her brother's interment as the Vietnam Unknown Soldier in the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington, Va., and her family's journey to identify and reclaim his remains.
Ladies Who Launch Powerhouse Women Series: Neko Stubblefield, Eglin Federal Credit Union
Wednesday, December 8 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: The Blake at Miramar Beach

Ladies Who Launch is continuing its Powerhouse Women Series, highlighting impactful women in our community. Join us to hear from Neko Stubblefield, Vice President of Membership and Community Development with Eglin Federal Credit Union, on Perseverance: A Pathway to Success.

Thank you to sponsor The Blake at Miramar Beach for providing lunch! Lunch is free, but registration is required.
Multi-Chamber Young Professionals Holiday Mixer
Wednesday, December 8 | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Harborview Room at HarborWalk Village

The Crestview, Destin, Fort Walton Beach and Niceville Young Professionals Committees are hosting a joint "Merry Little Mixer" Holiday Party. Come in your festive holiday attire to enjoy specialty hors d'oeuvres, music, and networking.
Holiday & Awards Party Presented by Fort Walton Beach Medical Center & Twin Cities Hospital
Tuesday, December 14 | 5:30 - 8 p.m.
Location: Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village

The Holiday & Awards Party Sponsored by Fort Walton Beach Medical Center & Twin Cities Hospital will be a perfect celebration for the holidays and to recognize our most outstanding members.
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