October 12, 2021
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The 9th Annual Bourbon at the Bay Presented by Hand Arendall Harrison Sale is officially SOLD OUT! The event will take place on Thursday, Nov. 18, from 5:30 - 8 p.m., at Regatta Bay Golf & Yacht Club. Please call (850) 837-6241, if you would like to be added to our wait list for tickets.

Would you like to promote your company's product and services through our Bourbon at the Bay silent auction? Sponsored by Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, the silent auction features vacation stays, bourbon packages and baskets, professional services, restaurant gift cards, passes to local attractions and more. To donate, please call (850) 837-6241 or email espies@DestinChamber.com.
Retired Colonel Honored at Chamber Breakfast
During the Destin Chamber’s Oct. 8 Business Before Hours Sponsored by Hand Arendall Harrison Sale, retired Col. Kim Wintner, USAF, was honored with the Chamber’s Business Person of the Month Award. 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. 

Shane Moody
Chamber President & CEO Joins State Chamber Association Board of Directors
Destin Chamber President & CEO Shane A. Moody, CCE, FCCP, was recently installed onto the Florida Association of Chamber Professional's (FACP) Board of Directors. This 30-person board oversees the operations of FACP, whose mission is to advance excellence in chamber management in the State of Florida. This is his second time serving on this Board, and he previously chaired the organization in 2010-2011.  
Do You Have An Award-Worthy Boss or Coworker?  
Get your nominations in now for the Ann Gibson Community Service Award and the Trustmark Business Person of the Year! Nominations are due by Wednesday, Nov. 10, and the awards will be presented during the Dec. 14 Holiday & Awards Party Presented by Fort Walton Beach Medical Center & Twin Cities Hospital.
Destin Businesses Asked to Register with City’s New COMPASS System  
The City of Destin's Community Development Department would like local businesses to know that the city is now “live” with its new Development/Permitting software system, entitled “COMPASS.” City staff is no longer issuing or renewing Business Tax Receipts (BTR) with its former software program. All active Business Tax Receipt (BTR) customers will need to register and utilize the new COMPASS system at www.cityofdestin.com\COMPASS. Register now to renew your 2022 Business Tax Receipt. If you already paid your 2022 Business Tax Receipt, you can print your BTR directly from your portal after you have registered.
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.
Business After Hours Sponsored by Aegean Restaurant Miramar Beach
Thursday, October 28 | 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Aegean Restaurant Miramar Beach

Join us for our Oct. 28 Business After Hours Sponsored by Aegean Restaurant! 
Military Affairs Council (MAC) Meeting
Wednesday, November 3
12 - 1 p.m.
Destin Chamber

Business Before Hours Sponsored by Eglin Federal Credit Union
Friday, November 12 | 7:30 - 9 a.m.
Location: The Palms Bistro

Please join us for our Nov. 12 Business Before Hours Sponsored by Eglin Federal Credit Union! The Rocky Bayou Christian School Chamber Singers will kick off the event with the singing of the National Anthem. 
October 14 - BayView Private Wealth

October 19 - 98 Flooring & Mattress

November 2 - NewLIFE Fertility

November 15 - Destin Snowbirds Roost

November 16 - No Reservations Needed
Community Events
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