February 11, 2020
Thank you for your membership! We are celebrating Member Appreciation Week Sponsored by Fort Walton Beach Medical Center. Volunteers are spread throughout the area visiting our member businesses. When someone stops by your office, please take a moment and let them thank you personally for your support.
Mayor To Deliver State of the City
Mayor Gary Jarvis will deliver the annual State of the City address and highlight the City of Destin’s accomplishments and strategic plan on Tuesday, Feb. 18. Mayor Jarvis’ address shall take place during the City Council meeting being held at the City Hall Annex located at 4100 Indian Bayou Trail at 6 p.m. 
City of Destin to Host Destin Community Events Center Workshop
The Destin City Council will host a workshop to discuss the proposed Destin Community Events Center on Monday, February 24th at 6 p.m. The workshop will take place at the Destin City Hall Annex Council Chambers, located at 4100 Indian Bayou Trail. For any questions please call 850.837.4242.
City of Destin to Host Second Livery Vessel Meeting
The City of Destin Code Compliance Department and Community Development Office will host a follow-up meeting regarding livery vessels on Friday, Feb. 28, from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. at the Destin City Hall Annex, located at 4100 Indian Bayou Trail. Code Compliance Manager Joey Forgione, along with his staff, will give an update on new processes, potential ordinance changes that will affect vendor applications and provide an opportunity for questions and answers. More than one councilmember may be in attendance. 
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.
Member Appreciation Week Sponsored by Fort Walton Beach Medical Center
February 10 - 14
Location: Throughout the Destin Area
To thank all of our members for their support of this Chamber and the Destin area, the Destin Chamber, along with the assistance of sponsor Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, will celebrate Member Appreciation Week Feb. 10 - 14. We will visit every member business in the Destin area.
Shop Talk Thursdays: Free Business Consulting
Thursday, February 13 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Destin Chamber
On Thursdays, a representative from the Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UWF hosts Shop Talk Thursdays in our office. There is no charge for this service, and appointments are not necessary. Stop by and find the help you need to make your business thrive.
Business Before Hours Sponsored by Fort Walton Beach Medical Center
Friday, February 14 | 7:30 - 9 a.m.
Location: LuLu's

Start your day enjoying a hearty breakfast and beautiful bay view, strengthening business connections, and learning more about the quality healthcare in our area. This event features non-profit Rocky Bayou Christian School. 
Powerhouse Women Series: Julie Porterfield, Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center
February 19 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Destin Chamber
In 2020, Ladies Who Launch will highlight impactful women in our community through the new Powerhouse Women Series. On Feb. 19, Julie Porterfield, founder and CEO of the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center, will share her “Unwavering Journey to Make Children's Lives Better."
There is no cost to attend this event, but space is limited.
Business After Hours Sponsored by Bubba Gump Shrimp Company
Thursday, February 27 | 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: 14059 Emerald Coast Pkwy.
Join us for networking, cocktails, and appetizers! Door prizes are welcome.
Military Affairs Council (MAC) Meeting
Wednesday, March 4 | 12 - 1 p.m.
Location: Destin Chamber
Anyone with an interest in the military and our local bases is invited to attend. There is no cost.
BizTech Spring: Focus on Marketing Presented by Five Channels
Tuesday, March 10 | 1 - 5 p.m.
Location: Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village
This half-day digital marketing conference has something for businesses of all sizes and levels of expertise. Learn tips of the trade from industry professionals to take your businesses to the next level. 
Email membership@DestinChamber.com or download the sponsorship deck for details.
Annual Tax Relief Golf Tournament
Thursday, April 16 | Noon Shotgun Start
Location: Emerald Bay Golf Club
Tournament is a four-person scramble. Enjoy a putting contest and cookout before the noon shotgun start. Sponsorships and team spots are available now. Email membership@DestinChamber.com or download the sponsorship deck for details.
February 13 - The Palms Bistro

February 25 - Helix Construction LLC

February 26 - AJ's on the Bayou

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