Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Greetings!
What do our recent Destin Forward graduates say about this community education and leadership program?

"This was an amazing class. I’d recommend it to anyone and encourage all local chamber member businesses to send an employee (or three) through the program!"
Jenni Brunson, Okaloosa Gas

"Great class. I recommend to everyone and anyone! You learn a lot about Destin and get to meet some amazing people along the way! Thank you, Destin Chamber!"
Denise Kendust, Fort Walton Beach Medical Center

Applications are now available, and space is limited. Click here to get started.
Small businesses create two out of every three jobs in Florida and are the backbone of our state's economy. The Florida Chamber would like to know what issues are impacting your business. Take this Q3 Small Business Index Survey to share your thoughts.
Okaloosa County Emergency Management and other municipal and county leaders who will have assigned responsibilities during an emergency event will conduct a simulated hurricane strike exercise on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Emergency Operation Center in Niceville. The public is welcomed to attend. 
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.
Leadership Okaloosa registration is open. This 9-month experience is designed to enhance the participant’s leadership skills and provide community awareness. Hosted from September to May, participants receive classroom training by certified instructors and are given opportunities to interact with various key community leaders throughout the process. Find the application here.
Business After Hours
Sponsored by Aegean Restaurant
Thursday, June 27 | 5 - 6:30 p.m.
6th Annual Great American Cookout Sponsored by Community Bank & Emerald Coast Title Services
Tuesday, July 9 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Destin Chamber

Nonprofit spotlight: Fisher House of the Emerald Coast
Family & Business Protection Planning
Wednesday, July 17 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Destin Chamber

Learn how to protect your family and business with these tips from Stephanie Larabee of New York Life, and strengthen your connections with other business women in Destin over lunch and networking. There is no fee to attend, and you are invited to bring your lunch.
Thursday, July 25, at 4 p.m.
DestinChamber.com | (850) 837-6241