• Navarre Chamber Press Room

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    Monday, August 19, 2019
    Registration for the Fall 2019 session of Toddler Time at the Navarre Library starts today! Toddler Time is a program for children ages 18 to 36 months who attend with a caregiver. One child and one adult register together for songs, stories, rhymes, and other fun activities. These interactions will be one-on-one; therefore, each child must attend with a separate caregiver. You will also be given ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, August 14, 2019
    Fort Walton Beach, FL - 8/5/2019 – Fort Walton Beach Medical Center will expand access to emergency care in Santa Rosa County with the opening of a freestanding emergency department. The new free-standing ER will be located at 8600 Navarre Parkway near the foot of the Navarre Beach bridge. Construction is expected to early 2020.   The new, 24/7 full service freestanding ER will feature 11 ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Education, Human Interest
    Tuesday, August 13, 2019
    Congratulations to Michael Blois, an England native, who has been the owner of The British Pedlar for one year!!  Michael & Julia are hosting an Anniversary Celebration this Wednesday, August 14 at 7552 Navarre Parkway, #19 (in Harvest Village).  They will be offering scones, tea, sweets and 10% off your total purchase from 10 am to 5 pm.   Specializing in British gifts and groceries, The British ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Monday, August 05, 2019
    FloridaWest Showcases New Sites and Buildings Website With the support of First Place Partners, FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance and Santa Rosa County Economic Development now have a valuable new resource for existing businesses looking to expand or new companies wishing to locate in our community. The information, available at www.FloridaWestsites.com and www.Santarosasites.com , ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 30, 2019
    https://chambermaster.blob.core.windows.net/userfiles/UserFiles/chambers/1694/File/5ReasonsWhy.pdf  
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Saturday, July 20, 2019
    Rise & Shine with Windjammers! Starting this Monday, we'll be serving breakfast 7 days a week from 7:30am-10:30am.  To see our menu, visit us online at windjammersonthepier.com
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, July 19, 2019
    Categories: Human Interest, Community
    Thursday, July 18, 2019
      Day of Caring: This is the area’s largest single day of volunteerism!  Last year, nearly 1,000 volunteers completed 122 projects in Escambia County.  Our 27th annual Day of Caring will be Friday, October 4th and we are currently recruiting volunteer teams and non-profits and schools that would like to host a project.  We are excited to bring this volunteer opportunity to Santa Rosa County  J ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 17, 2019
    Categories: Community, Education, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest
    Monday, July 01, 2019
    façade improvements for 11 business owners in Santa Rosa County.     In January, the BOCC authorized implementation of the StRIVE grant program, designed to provide funding to upgrade the appearance of property, increase property value, and stimulate economic activity within Santa Rosa County. Thirty applications were received from 15 business owners, requesting over $93,000 for signage and ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, July 01, 2019
    Shelters often see an increase in lost pets after fireworks displays. Follow these tips to help keep your pet safe: Keep pets indoors during the evening of July 4. Turn on the TV or radio as a distraction and close the curtains. Provide a pet bed or crate in a quiet place to create a small den-like place and a sense of security.Take your pet for an extra potty break before fireworks begin. If your ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research
    Tuesday, June 25, 2019
        | JUNE 2019 |               Rep. Williamson Member Projects Approved in 2019 State Budget          On Fri., June 21 Governor Ron DeSantis signed the 2019 State Budget into law. While the original $91.1 Billion budget saw member project vetoes totaling $131.28 Million, a number of Rep. Williamson's projects remained including the North Santa Rosa Regional Water ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 18, 2019
    For Immediate Release  Contact: Jonathon PotrzebaDirector of MarketingUnited Way of West Florida                                           850-444-7042 (direct)850-860-0713 (mobile)jonathon@unitedwayescambia.org                                                                                                                                           UNITED WAY OF ESCAMBIA COUNTY LOOKS TO FUTURE ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
    Saturday, June 15, 2019
    We get requests all the time, can you come to this event? And we love to attend as many as we can. If you're interested in having your SRSO deputies, K9, Crime Prevention or other units involved in your event, please fill out the form on our website and email it to jkovac@srso.net. http://santarosasheriff.org/event-request/http://santarosasheriff.org/event-request/
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Friday, June 14, 2019
    For Immediate ReleaseJune 14, 2019Contact: Tanya BrantonToll-free (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us  Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory  Chipley– Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties as crews perform construction and maintenance activitiesEscambia County:   U.S. 29 Widening from Interstate ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 11, 2019
     BBB® Tuesday Tips       Timeshare Exit TrapHundreds of timeshare owners – from at least 46 states (including Florida) – have lost thousands of dollars each to timeshare exit businesses that set up operations in recent years in and around Springfield, Missouri.That is a key finding of a four-month investigation of the controversial industry by Better Business Bureau (BBB) Serving Eastern & ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Monday, June 10, 2019
    Emerald Coast Transportation eNews June 2019View in Browser   Official newsletter of the Bay County, Florida-Alabama, and Okaloosa-Walton TPOs.    Bay County TPO     The Bay County TPO held two workshops to solicit input on amendments to the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan. The workshops took place on May 13 at Panama City Hall and at  Gulf ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political
    Friday, June 07, 2019
     Representative Matt GaetzU.S. Representative for the First District of Florida1721 Longworth House Office Building | Washington, DC 20515 (202) 225-4136   Hello, Friends —This week has been a whirlwind. At the “Won’t Back Down Townhall Tour” I was glad to hear your valuable insights on the issues most affecting you. Traveling from Navarre to Pensacola to DeFuniak Springs, I was reminded ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Thursday, June 06, 2019
    Florida-Alabama TPO to Hold 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan Public Workshop in June View this email in your browser  Florida-Alabama TPO to Hold 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan Public Workshop in JuneThe Florida-Alabama Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) will hold a public workshop to solicit input for the 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) goals and objectives. The ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 04, 2019
    online and will be available this month in county offices and libraries, local chambers of commerce and local retailers including Walmart, Winn Dixie and Publix. This year's 40-page guide includes new and updated information on earthquakes, ways to receive information and what to do before, during and after a wide variety of disasters that could impact our area. Churches, civic groups and ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, Fun Facts, Papers/Research, Political
    Tuesday, May 28, 2019
     Representative Matt GaetzU.S. Representative for the First District of Florida1721 Longworth House Office Building | Washington, DC 20515 (202) 225-4136   Hello, Friends —Monday is Memorial Day, a somber day on which we honor the brave men and women who gave their lives in service to America. We all owe these heroes a tremendous debt of gratitude. I hope you will join me in reflection ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political
    Friday, May 24, 2019
    BBB® Serving Northwest Florida Warns: Watch Out for Military Scams this Memorial Day  Pensacola, Fla. (May 24, 2019) Your Better Business Bureau® Serving Northwest Florida is cautioning our military families on scams that target them during the holiday. While we honor our service men and women, scammers take advantage with a variety of cons.  How these Scams Work :  High-Priced Military ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 22, 2019
        Media ContactDianne Hafleigh(850) 898-3486Dianne.Hafleigh@FloridaSBDC.org  News ReleaseMay 22, 2019For Immediate Release    Florida SBDC Network Urges Preparation for Hurricane Season State’s Principal Provider of Business Assistance Advises Preparedness as Season Approaches    Florida SBDC Network Headquarters (Pensacola, Fla.) – The Florida SBDC Network, the state’s ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article, Political, Chamber, Community, Education, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    Gulf Islands News ReleaseRelease Date:   May 21, 2019 Contacts:          Brent Everitt, Brent_Everitt@nps.gov, 850-934-2612First Sea Turtle Nest of the Season at Gulf Islands National Seashore Gulf Breeze, Fla. –Biologists at Gulf Islands National Seashore have identified the first sea turtle nest of the season at Gulf Islands National Seashore.  The nest was discovered early Monday morning.  ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    For Immediate ReleaseMay 21, 2019Contact: Tanya Branton Toll-free (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us    Utility Operations on U. S. 98Chipley- Drivers will encounter intermittent and alternating lane restrictions on U.S. 98 between Pala Alto Avenue in Santa Rosa County and Woodland Avenue in Okaloosa County from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 22 and Wednesday, May 29 as ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political
    Monday, May 20, 2019
    CALL FOR VENDORS Saturday June 29th Farmers Market and Craft Event at the Holley Navarre Seniors Center, 8476 Gordon Goodin Lane, Navarre (across from the Navarre Library). Time 8:00 am to 1:00 pm with setup starting at 7:00 am.  Outdoor space 14’ x 14’ is only $20.00; bring your tent and tables. Indoor 8 foot tables are $20.00 each. Please call 850-936-1644 or email Catherine at ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political
    Tuesday, May 14, 2019
      New Requirement Applies To Any Business Seeking A Tax ID NumberThe Internal Revenue Service wants small business taxpayers and the self-employed to know that, as of Monday, May 13, an important change took effect in the way it issues employer identification numbers, or EINs.EINs and Responsible PartiesAs of May 13, only individuals with tax identification numbers – either a Social Security ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Thursday, May 09, 2019
    PRESS RELEASE  Donald Spencer, Santa Rosa County Clerk of Court and ComptrollerAnnounces Pre-trial Release Program Saves County an Estimated $1,866,408  In 2018, the Santa Rosa County PTR Program generated an estimated net savings of $1,866,408 for Santa Rosa County. This is an approximately $7.8 million savings over the past five years.  The Santa Rosa County PTR Program functions under the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 08, 2019
    The Florida-Alabama Transportation Planning Organization will be determining the 2021-25 Transportation Project Priorities and public input is a vital part of the process. TPO staff will collect public input at the following public outreach events and workshops:    SANTA ROSA COUNTY BOARD OF  COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING Thursday, May 9, 2019 9 a.m. Tiger Point Community Center 1370 Tiger ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 08, 2019
    The material to be presented at the May 8 and 9, 2019 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan Amendment Public Workshops can be viewed by clicking on the link below:  http://www.wfrpc.org/florida-alabama-tpo-lrtp-amendment-3-public-workshop-material   If you have any questions regarding this material, please contact Gary Kramer at gary.kramer@ecrc.org
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political
    Tuesday, April 30, 2019
     BBB® Tuesday Tips       CFO Jimmy Patronis Announces Scam Tracker Partnership with Better Business Bureau  CFO Jimmy Patronis announced in a press release last week, as a part of his Fraud Free Florida initiative, a new partnership with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) to track and expose scams in Florida. The BBB’s online Scam Tracker tool will now be integrated into CFO ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 30, 2019
    April 2019        Discussions with DEO    Hello! I want to begin by saying, thank you to all of our partners for welcoming me and working with me during my first few months in this position. Since January, I have seen firsthand the innovations and collaborative efforts of my DEO team and our partners across Florida.  At DEO, we have a committed team of nearly 1,500 Floridians ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political
    Monday, April 29, 2019
      Representative Matt GaetzU.S. Representative for the First District of Florida1721 Longworth House Office Building | Washington, DC 20515 (202) 225-4136   Hello Friends, This week was another district work period for Congress. I was pleased to spend it meeting with constituents and leaders in Florida.Meanwhile, despite Mueller’s report finding no evidence of collusion or ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Political, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, April 29, 2019
      The Milton Senior Advisory Committee has been asked to provide a list of senior activities in Santa Rosa county.  COA Sites 1-7: to receive a meal you must first register at the site number listed and be 60 or older. Questions on activities should be directed toward the phone number listed for that site. Unless stated otherwise, all activities are FREE. Google directions: Click on the blue text; ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Thursday, April 25, 2019
        | APRIL 2019 |         Budget Updates From Representative WilliamsonRepresentative Williamson presented a total of 36 appropriations project requests during the 2019 Legislative Session. Two of those requests included HB 4379 - Milton North Santa Rosa Regional Reclamation Facility and HB 4381 - Jay Highway 4 Waterline Replacement. Both projects significantly impact the long-term ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 17, 2019
    Dear Seabird Friends,I hope you all have been seeing lots of post on your Facebook pages of the Least Terns and Black Skimmers returning to our area.  If you haven't just take a walk along the beach, you can't miss their sounds. The seabirds are now in the process of selecting nesting sites for this season.  The Skimmers will most likely return to their usual breeding spot along the Causeway in ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 16, 2019
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Monday, April 15, 2019
     The Milton Senior Advisory Committee has been asked to provide a list of senior activities in Santa Rosa county.  COA Sites 1-7: to receive a meal you must first register at the site number listed and be 60 or older. Questions on activities should be directed toward the phone number listed for that site. Unless stated otherwise, all activities are FREE. Google directions: Click on the blue text; ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 09, 2019
    For Immediate ReleaseApril 9, 2019Contact: Tanya Branton(850) 330-1599tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us    Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory  Chipley, Fla. –Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties as crews perform routine maintenance activities.  Escambia County   State Road (S.R.) 190 (Pine Forest Road) Routine ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Friday, April 05, 2019
    Florida Department of TransportationRON DESANTIS GOVERNOR1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL  32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY      For Immediate ReleaseApril 5, 2019Contact: Tanya BrantonToll-free (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us   Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory  Chipley, Fla.– Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Friday, April 05, 2019
        April 2, 2019 Air Force Enlisted Village News        Air Force Enlisted Village Assists Hurlburt Field Family with Temporary Home After House FireWe appreciate donors like you who can help our active duty Air Force members in their time of need. Thank you!  When her husband deployed a month ago, Shannon Zottneck thought the most of her worries would be helping her ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Thursday, April 04, 2019
        Hoosville News    Baseball is back!        Opening Week Starts April 10!  Baseball is back at Blue Wahoos Stadium starting Wednesday, April 10th! Here's what we have planned:  April 10: Blue Wahoos vs. Jumbo Shrimp 6:35 PMMagnet Schedule Giveaway!WEAR3, Andrews Institute, COXApril 11: Blue Wahoos vs. Jumbo Shrimp 6:35 PMThirsty Thursday Drink Specials!April 12: ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 02, 2019
     BBB® Tuesday Tips       New Twist on a Tech Support ScamScammers have been fooling consumers with a tech support scam that claims your IP address has been compromised. BBB is seeing an increasing number of these cons reported to BBB.org/ScamTracker. There are two versions of this scam you should be alerted for: How the Scam WorksIn one version of the scam, a pop-up suddenly appears on your ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political
    Tuesday, March 19, 2019
        | MARCH 2019 |         Appropriation Bill Updates From Representative WilliamsonDuring Week 1 of the 2019 Legislative Session Representative Williamson presented 30 appropriations project requests. Those requests included 15 that would assist in rebuilding the areas ravaged by Hurricane Michael. During Week 2, the Representative presented 6 additional appropriations requests. ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 19, 2019
     2540 West Executive Center Circle, Tallahassee, FL, 32301 US 850-488-5607 VISIT FLORIDA is a registered trademark of the Florida Tourism Industry Marketing Corporation. Copyright 2019 VISIT FLORIDAVISIT FLORIDA is accredited by Destinations International's Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP). DMAP serves as a visible industry distinction that defines quality and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political
    Wednesday, March 13, 2019
    Watch Out for BBB's New Riskiest ScamEmployment scams were the riskiest con of 2018, according to the latest report that topped the list for both men and women, three of BBB's six age brackets, and for both students and veterans, according to data from the BBB Scam Tracker Risk Report (BBB.org/RiskReport). How the Scam Works: In 2018, job scams often impersonated Amazon. The reason why? Amazon was ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Friday, March 08, 2019
      For Immediate ReleaseMarch 8, 2019Contact: Tanya Branton Toll-free (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us   New Interstate 10 Westbound Travel Lane to Open Next Week  Chipley, Fla.– Interstate 10 (I-10) between the Escambia Bay Bridge and Avalon Boulevard (State Road 281/Exit 22) will open to three travel lanes the week of Sunday, March 10. Crews anticipate opening the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
    Friday, March 08, 2019
    Chipley, Fla.– Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties as crews perform construction and maintenance activities.  There will be no highway construction on major roadways along spring break routes across Northwest Florida. There will be no work on state roads requiring lane closures from Friday, March 8 until Sunday, March ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
    Friday, March 08, 2019
    Grant Applications & Sponsorships available for submission from February 15, 2019 to March 15, 2019   The goal of the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office Local Marketing Grant Program & sponsorships is to increase out-of-market awareness of Santa Rosa County tourism brand “Navarre Beach, Florida’s Most Relaxing Place” as a tourist destination and to drive lodging room occupancy in the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 06, 2019
    https://chambermaster.blob.core.windows.net/userfiles/UserFiles/chambers/1694/File/working_flyer_02_27_19.pdf
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019
    Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce's Tunes By The Dunes Kicks Off Thursday, May 30 with Rowdies Rock  The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce will kick off its 12th Annual Free Summer Concert Series on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at the Sand Crab Pavilion in Navarre Beach Park, just east of the Navarre Beach Fishing Pier.   Co-hosted by the Okaloosa Gas District, Navarre Press, Santa Rosa ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Monday, February 25, 2019
     The Milton Senior Advisory Committee has been asked to provide a list of senior activities in Santa Rosa county.  COA Sites 1-7: to receive a meal you must first register at the site number listed and be 60 or older. Questions on activities should be directed toward the phone number listed for that site. Unless stated otherwise, all activities are FREE. Google directions: Click on the blue text; ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Monday, February 25, 2019
    Release #19-006  U.S. Air Force Special Tactics Airmen plan 830-mile ruck in honor of fallen  24th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs  HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. – Twenty Special Tactics Airmen will ruck from Medina Annex at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas to Hurlburt Field to pay tribute to Staff Sgt. Dylan J. Elchin, a Special Tactics combat controller, who was killed in Afghanistan on Nov. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political
    Thursday, February 14, 2019
    Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office Local Event Marketing Grant Application Cycle & Sponsorships now openGrant Applications & Sponsorships available for submission from February 15, 2019 to March 15, 2019   The goal of the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office Local Marketing Grant Program & sponsorships is to increase out-of-market awareness of Santa Rosa County tourism brand ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Thursday, February 07, 2019
         Commission Chairman Sam Parker to host "Coffee with the Commissioner" in NavarreJoin Commission Chairman Sam Parker for "Coffee with the Commissioner,"  Wed., Feb. 20 from 7 to 8 a.m. at Alphy's Catfish House, 1900 Hwy. 87 in Navarre, to share thoughts and ideas for Santa Rosa County. The monthly coffee meetings are an informal setting - no appointment required - for the public ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Tuesday, February 05, 2019
     BBB® Tuesday Tips       Watch Out For Sales Scams Promoted On Social MediaEveryone loves a good sale. The only problem is, scammers do too. Recently, scammers have been targeting consumers on social media with misleading ads for sales that claim to offer deeply discounted name brand products. How the Scam WorksYou are scrolling through your social media feed when you come across an ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 05, 2019
         GroceryElectronicsFurniture  Outdoor & PatioNew Items                                            Grocery Electronics Furniture Outdoor & Patio New Items      Get the App   Your AccountYour Club       Club Pickup   |   Shocking Values   |   Instant Savings   |   Business Services   |   All Services      
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Tuesday, February 05, 2019
    The Academy of Country Music released its nominations today for 2019 and Cat Country 98.7, WYCT, once again has been nominated as one of the finalists for the Small Market “Station of the Year”, as well as the nomination of our Cat Pak Morning Team, Brent and Candy, “Personalities of the Year.”    It’s truly amazing and a deep source of pride that Cat Country continues to land on award ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 22, 2019
    The Navarre Chamber's Member Showcase is held monthly in conjunction with our Commerce & Coffee Membership Networking Breakfast.“Showcase” participants are given HALF of a 6 ft table to display their business cards, brochures, flyers, advertising specialty items, and are welcome to promote any events that you have coming up and/or sell items. You do not want you to miss this great opportunity to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political
    Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    As The Voice of Business Since 1972, the Navarre Chamber is the perfect vehicle to drive business to your business!   500+ members and a substantial audience of engaged online users, the Navarre Chamber's reach is unmatched by any organization in the Navarre area.The Navarre Chamber offers exclusive advertising and sponsorship opportunities that are targeted and affordable.  CLICK ...read more
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    Monday, January 14, 2019
    We invite you to nominate your favorites in dozens of categories. If you nominate in more than 25 categories, you'll be entered in a sweepstakes to win $500! Nominations will be accepted January 13th - 27th as the first part of the competition.It's easy to do. Simply choose a category, make your nomination, and fill in your email address. Continue and complete the registration form*. Afterwards, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
    Sunday, January 13, 2019
    Attention Volunteers!  Greetings! Thank you for registering as a Volunteer with the Miracle League Of Santa Rosa County.  You may know that construction of our field (Tiger Point Field #1) has begun.  We are scheduled for opening day at the end of April  ( exact date TBA). We have about 50 volunteers signed up so far, but we will need many more in a variety of areas!  On game day,  we will ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political, Press Release, Community, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research
    Friday, January 11, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                                                                                               CONTACT:  CATHY PURDON, 983-5043Friday, January 11, 2019       ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release
    Friday, January 11, 2019
    Money spent on vacation is money well-spent...so book direct to save money and time.           CONDOS I HOMES I SPECIALS I BOOK NOW                                       30A I Destin I Fort Walton Beach I Gulf Shores & Fort Morgan I Navarre Beach    Orange Beach I Panama City Beach I ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Friday, January 11, 2019
    Hello and Happy New Year! We are so excited about this new year and our major upcoming events. We have compiled a list of events and dates at a glance. We hope you will join us again this year, or join us for the first time, in helping us spread awareness in our community,  and learn Who we are and WHAT we do.         Download Document     It's a fact: people don't mind scrolling to ...read more
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    Friday, January 11, 2019
    Problem viewing this email? View OnlineNeed more information on how to book Kona for your upcoming event? See below!It's almost that time of the year again. Have you booked up for your event yet?If you're looking for a great birthday party idea, Kona Ice could be what you're looking for!  Making a Kona is even more fun when you get to create something new every time!In order to stay in schools we ...read more
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    Friday, January 11, 2019
        Executive Order  Governor DeSantis Issues Executive Order on Water Policy The order will ensure protection of Florida's environment  Today Governor Ron DeSantis signed Executive Order 19-12 which reforms Florida’s environmental and water policy.  Called the Achieving More Now for Florida’s Environment executive order, Governor DeSantis said:"Our water and natural resources are the ...read more
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    Friday, January 11, 2019
    Transportation eNews | January 2019 View this email in your browser        Thank you for understanding our decision to reschedule the Transportation Symposium, and be assured that we eagerly look forward to Feb. 25 – 26.  Current registrations will automatically be applied to the February dates unless a refund is requested. Registration will remain open for those who wish to ...read more
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    Friday, January 11, 2019
     BBB® Tuesday Tip       Make These Resolutions & Avoid Scams in the New YearEvery year, millions of consumers fall prey to scams. Some lose money immediately, while others become the victims of identity theft that can lead to years of problems. Fortunately, there are practical resolutions you can make to help keep your wallet and identity safe in 2019.Add these to your New Year's resolutions ...read more
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    Friday, January 11, 2019
                                                   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                             Andrews Institute Welcomes Orthopaedic Surgeon, Anthony J. Brothers, M.D.GULF BREEZE, Fla. (Jan. 7, 2019)  Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is proud to announce that orthopaedic surgeon, Anthony J. Brothers, M.D., has joined its team of experts. Dr. Brothers will ...read more
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    Friday, January 11, 2019
     The Milton Senior Advisory Committee has been asked to provide a list of senior activities in Santa Rosa county.  COA Sites 1-7: to receive a meal you must first register at the site number listed and be 60 or older. Questions on activities should be directed toward the phone number listed for that site. Unless stated otherwise, all activities are FREE. Google directions: Click on the blue text; ...read more
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    Friday, January 11, 2019
    Week of January 7, 2019             The 10th Annual Penguin Plunge 'n Paddlewas awesome!Thank you Paddlers, Plungers, Chickens,Sponsors, Volunteers, and Staff!                             Snowbirds Cornhole ...read more
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    Friday, December 28, 2018
    It’s almost time for our 2019 Mardi Gras season!   The Krewe will kick off the season with the Annual 12th Night Party at the Elks Lodge on Saturday January 5, 2019. At this event we introduce our new Royalty for 2019 year, dance the night away to the music of Paradise Bayou and heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served. The price of all this fun is only $15.00 per person. If interested just send me ...read more
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    Thursday, December 27, 2018
     January 2019 Public Meetings All Santa Rosa County Board of County Commission meetings and other county department meetings are held in the County Administrative Center boardroom, 6495 Caroline Street in Milton, unless otherwise indicated. Marine Advisory - Jan. 1 - Cancelled  Tourist Development Council Board - Jan. 3, 8:30 a.m.      Tiger Point Community Center, 1370 Tiger Park ...read more
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    Monday, December 17, 2018
    Important Dates for the Holley Navarre Water System Board Elections:December 3, 2018:  Annual notices sent to all membersDecember 14, 2018:  Proxies and absentee ballots become available by requestDecember 28, 2018:  Deadline for members to request proxies and absentee ballots by mail or email; no ballots will be mailed or emailed to members after this dateJanuary 11, 2019:  Deadline 4 pm for ...read more
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    Monday, December 17, 2018
    NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!! Starting in January 2019:  Body Challenge! 3 Month small group training. Groups meet 2-3 times a week. You choose your trainer and days and times of the week. If you are a non-member you gain full access to the YMCA during that 3 month period. Member cost is $100-$125 per month and non-member is $200-$250 per month. It is a 3 month commitment. Please call or private ...read more
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    Sunday, December 16, 2018
    Happy Paw-lidays!&##128062; This Christmas, if you can't bring a pet home for the holidays, donate toys and treats to the animal shelter!&##127873; Donation boxes are located at: ⛄️ All five county libraries ⛄️ Public Works ⛄️ Development Services ⛄️ Veterans Services (Milton and Gulf Breeze offices) ⛄️ Navarre Tourist Development Office ⛄️ Emergency Management ⛄️ Administration ...read more
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    Friday, December 14, 2018
    To apply, complete the online form or call 850-981-7143. The funding, provided by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission to qualified applicants, is available on a first come-first serve basis until April 2019 or until funds are depleted.A bear-resistant dumpster looks and operates very similarly to a standard dumpster, with the exception that there is a security bar and reinforced plastic ...read more
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    Tuesday, December 04, 2018
    Transportation eNews | December 2018 View this email in your browser        Thank you for understanding our decision to reschedule the Transportation Symposium, and be assured that we eagerly look forward to Feb. 25 – 26. We promise to deliver a symposium that, as always, will inspire our transportation professionals, but will also aid in the future planning and restoration ...read more
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    Monday, December 03, 2018
    Small Business Week NominationsIn recognition of the small business community’s contribution to the American economy and society, the President of the United States designates one week each year as National Small Business Week. The national celebration will take place in May of 2019 in various cities across the Country. The SBA often in conjunction with public- and private-sector small business ...read more
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    Monday, November 19, 2018
    Commission Committee, Dec. 10 - 9 a.m.Fire Department Executive Group, Dec. 10 - Cancelled Building Code Board of Adjustments, Dec. 12 - CancelledCommission Regular, Dec. 13 - 9 a.m.Engineering Services Interviews – Pea Ridge Connector, Dec. 13 - 1 p.m.Commission Special – Rezoning Meeting, Dec. 13 - 6 p.m.Courthouse Design - Build Proposal Interviews, Dec. 18 - 9 a.m.Bagdad Architectural ...read more
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    Thursday, November 08, 2018
    Gulf Breeze, Fla – In preparation of the arrival of migratory piping plovers, Gulf Islands National Seashore has identified two important habitat areas for shorebirds.  The federally protected piping plover, a small stocky sand-colored bird with orange legs, frequently favors the sand beaches and flats of national seashore for foraging grounds. While piping plovers do not nest here, the pristine ...read more
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    Thursday, November 08, 2018
              November Newsletter    WE HELP STOP THE HURT    The mission of the Santa Rosa Kids' House is to deliver a well-coordinated and multi-disciplined response to child abuse in an environment that puts the needs of the children first ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 06, 2018
    Waste Tire Amnesty Day on Sat., Dec. 1, 8 and 15 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Central Landfill, 6337 Da Lisa Road in Milton. A maximum of eight tires per Santa Rosa County resident will be accepted free of charge with a photo ID as proof of residency. Tires from commercial shops or residents with more than eight tires must pay normal tipping fees.    "These tire piles are aesthetically ...read more
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    Monday, November 05, 2018
    Monday, November 05, 2018
    Transportation eNews | November 2018 View this email in your browser        In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, and in the best interest of those hurting across our region, we, the West Florida Regional Planning Council, found it necessary to reschedule the Fifth Annual Emerald Coast Transportation Symposium. The symposium will now be held Feb. 25 – 26, in the original ...read more
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    Monday, October 29, 2018
      The Milton Senior Advisory Committee has been asked to provide a list of senior activities in Santa Rosa county.  COA Sites 1-7: to receive a meal you must first register at the site number listed and be 60 or older. Questions on activities should be directed toward the phone number listed for that site. Unless stated otherwise, all activities are FREE. Google directions: Click on the blue text; ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 17, 2018
                                                                                                                  October 17, 2018    Florida Chamber Members Donate Over $10.35 Million in First Week of Recovery"Florida business leaders step up every time there is a need." - Mark Wilson Sometimes it's the darkest of hours that allows the light of goodness ...read more
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    Monday, October 15, 2018
    United.com. “This is another big win for our airport and a sign of the growth of our city and the region,” said Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward. “Establishing routes to airports serving the New York Metropolitan Area is something that my team and I have been working on and we are excited to bring this service to our residents and business travelers.” Flights are scheduled to depart Pensacola ...read more
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    Thursday, October 11, 2018
    Fort Walton Beach Medical Center Receiving Patients from HCA Healthcare Sister Facility Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center To ensure the continued safety of patients impacted by Hurricane Michael, Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center has begun transferring patients to our sister HCA Healthcare hospital, Fort Walton Beach Medical Center. “As the extraordinary and brave medical personnel at Gulf ...read more
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    Thursday, October 11, 2018
    Shalimar, Florida (October 11, 2018) – The Air Force Enlisted Village’s Gates Welcome Building located at 92 Sunset Lane, Shalimar, is serving as a drop off point for supplies for victims of Hurricane Michael. The Gates Welcome Building will be open Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM and Friday, October 12 through Friday, October 19 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. to collect items. ...read more
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    Thursday, October 11, 2018
    Transportation eNews | October 2018 View this email in your browser        Click the graphic above for information on the symposium or to register for this year's event. For questions or comments, please contact staff by phone at 850-332-7976.         The Bay County TPO met at the Bay County Government Center ...read more
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    Monday, October 08, 2018
    Shalimar, Florida (October 8, 2018) – The Air Force Association (AFA) recently recognized the Air Force Enlisted Village (AFEV) with its Lifetime Achievement Award at the Air, Space & Cyber Conference on September 19, 2018 during the Air Force Birthday Dinner in Arlington, Virginia. AFEV was one of five recipients of the award.  AFA recognized AFEV for a fifty-year mission of providing a home for ...read more
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    Monday, October 08, 2018
      The Milton Senior Advisory Committee has been asked to provide a list of senior activities in Santa Rosa county.  COA Sites 1-7: to receive a meal you must first register at the site number listed and be 60 or older. Questions on activities should be directed toward the phone number listed for that site. Unless stated otherwise, all activities are FREE. Google directions: Click on the blue text; ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 05, 2018
    Transportation eNews | September 2018 View this email in your browser    Click the graphic above for information on the symposium or to register for this year's event. For questions or comments, please contact Jill Krug by phone: 850-332-7976, ext. 215.    Regional Transportation Priorities       More than 60 people from across ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 21, 2018
     August 21, 2018Community NeedsThese requests are from people who cannot find help anywhere else, so they are sent to us in hopes the community can help them. The United Way received a phone call from Camille, who is the caregiver for an elderly woman who is 100 years old.  The woman needs repairs to her roof.  She is in Pace. If you can assist, please call the care giver at  (850)346-7784 Ursula ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 21, 2018
                Santa Rosa County selected for Coastal Counties Resilience Team ChallengeThe National Association of Counties (NACo) has selected Santa Rosa County to participate in a new assistance and training program focused on strengthening gulf coastal counties’ resilience. The three-year program aligns with the NACo's focus on strengthening the ability of counties to handle extreme weather ...read more
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    Friday, August 17, 2018
    Register by Nov. 1!                 Florida Master Naturalist Program Uplands Systems TrainingJoin Escambia and Santa Rosa County Extension agents to learn more about Florida’s natural resources. The Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is a hands-on outdoor ...read more
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    Monday, August 13, 2018
     August 13, 2018Community NeedsThese requests are from people who cannot find help anywhere else, so they are sent to us in hopes the community can help them. The United Way received a phone call from Camille, who is the caregiver for an elderly woman who is 100 years old.  The woman needs repairs to her roof.  She is in Pace. If you can assist, please call the care giver at  (850)346-7784 Ursula ...read more
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    Monday, August 13, 2018
              Longer beach mat provides access to gulf for all abilities    Reaching the reef and gulf waters just got easier for everyone with the installation of a 200-foot-long beach access mat at Navarre Beach. The new AccessMat is located at the foot of the kayak launch at walkover 40E on Sea Oat Circle, just east of the Sea Oat Pavilion and ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 07, 2018
    A project to deploy deepwater “nearshore” artificial reefs has been tentatively scheduled to begin the week of August 13 and will be undertaken by Orange Beach, Alabama contractor Walter Marine. The reefs will be installed in permitted artificial reef area SR-27, located approximately one mile off Navarre Beach. Over 500 modules will be deployed to create 27 individual reef sites, or patch reefs. ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 07, 2018
    Transportation eNews | August 2018 View this email in your browser    For more information, contact Jill Krug by phone: 850-332-7976, ext. 215.    Across the Region     West Florida Regional Planning Council and Florida’s Great Northwest, along with partners, Apalachee Regional Planning Council and Northwest Florida Forward, will host the ...read more
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    Tuesday, July 31, 2018
    CLICK HERE for the July 2018 issue of Navarre Sound Special thanks to the Northwest Florida Daily News for printing our monthly newsletter.  All Chamber Members should be receiving a copy in your mailbox.
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