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    Thursday, April 27, 2017
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    Thursday, April 20, 2017
    Gulf Breeze, Fla. - A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 4.8 million visitors to Gulf Islands National Seashore in 2016 spent $206 million in communities near the park, creating an economic benefit of $251.8 million. That spending supported 3,000 jobs in the local area. “Gulf Islands National Seashore welcomes visitors from across the country and around the world,” said ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 12, 2017
    The following offices are closed Friday, April 14, in observance of Good Friday. Regular hours of operation resume Monday, April 17. Santa Rosa County Board of Commissioners, including the library system and animal shelter. The library system will also be closed on Saturday. Santa Rosa County Clerk of the Court Santa Rosa County Property Appraiser Santa Rosa County Supervisor of Elections Santa ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 12, 2017
    The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety, and transparency in the U.S. health care system, today released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide. Fort Walton Beach Medical Center and Twin Cities Hospital were two of 823 hospitals to receive an “A” for its commitment to reducing ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 11, 2017
    The Navarre Chamber's Small Business Development Committee is excited to announce that Vinnie R's Italian Restaurant is the Navarre Chamber Member Restaurant of the Month for April. As "Navarre Chamber Member Restaurant of the Month", Vinnie R's Italian Restaurant will be featured on the Navarre Chamber's website, on social media and shared with our media partners. They ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 05, 2017
    June 5-9: Dinosaurs Explore the world of dinosaurs with our Dinosaur Adventures! Learn about herbivores, carnivores, flying dinosaurs and more. Campers will investigate how dinosaurs help us today and do their own digs to discover more about these amazing creatures. June 12-16: Under the Sea Our Under the Sea camp will feature all sorts of exciting education for all ages. We will be ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 05, 2017
    If you are looking to make some extra cash this summer renting out your home or condo, there are a few things you need to know. If you rent your property for six months or less, or month-to-month, you may be required to pay Tourist Development Tax as well as state and local sales tax. To set up an account to pay tourist tax, visit the Santa Rosa Clerk of Court's tourist tax web site ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 04, 2017
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    Wednesday, March 29, 2017
    Navarre Beach Marine Science Station is teaming with WeatherSTEM for Autism OdysSea – a one-of-a kind day at the beach for exceptional families. Be part of a special day at the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station for families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders. Although the name implies that it is just for those on the spectrum, children with special needs and their families are ...read more
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    Monday, March 27, 2017
    The McDonald’s restaurant in Navarre on Highway 98, a Costa Enterprise holding, is in the process of an extensive modernization remodel that will be revealed at a grand opening celebration on Thursday, April 6, 2017. Beginning from the exterior, to the vestibule entry, and throughout the entire restaurant, there will be a new look and feel with modern and sleek design, digital menu boards, ...read more
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    Monday, March 27, 2017
    WHAT: Fort Walton Beach Medical Center will join the Donate Life America to participate in the Flags Across America initiative. During this celebration, the Donate Life flag will be raised to honor the hundreds of thousands of donors and recipients whose lives have been touched by organ donation. WHO: Ceremony emcee is Denise Kendust, Director of Marketing at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center. ...read more
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    Friday, March 24, 2017
    Florida Chamber Education Update The Florida Chamber of Commerce believes a quality education system is the best way to ensure our students can get the skills and training they need to compete in a rapidly changing global economy. That’s why we are fighting hard to make sure Florida's entire education system continues to improve. Here's a recap of this week's education ...read more
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    Friday, March 24, 2017
    Volunteers from AARP Tax-Aide will be assisting with taxes at three Santa Rosa County libraries beginning in February. The AARP Tax-Aide program is the nation's largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service, providing service to millions of low- and middle-income taxpayers, with special attention to those ages 60 and older. Patrons are served on a first come-first served ...read more
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    Friday, March 24, 2017
    Gulf Breeze, Fla. - Gulf Islands National Seashore officials announced the annual commemoration of Private Rosamond Johnson will be held at the Perdido Key Area on May 6, 2017 at 10:00 am. A commemoration ceremony and wreath lying will take place at the Star Pavilion. The event is open to the public and all are encourage to attend. Scheduled speakers include Dan Brown, Gulf Islands National ...read more
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    Thursday, March 23, 2017
    Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee Announces Military Appreciation Picnic in Navarre Park Navarre, FL – The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee will host a Military Affairs Picnic "Saluting Our Hometown Heroes" on Saturday, May 13, 2017, from 11 am to 3 pm in Navarre Park. The Military Appreciation Picnic will be ...read more
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    Thursday, March 23, 2017
    FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. – The 11 th Annual Children in Crisis Charity Golf Tournament held at the Ft. Walton Beach Golf Course, raised over $20,000 for the abused, neglected and abandoned children of our community. This year’s winning team was Mike Sapp, John Lavin, Mo Evans and Jack Slocum with a winning score of 58. Over 120 golfers competed for the 1 st , 2 nd and 3 rd place ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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    Monday, March 20, 2017
    Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Announces 10th Annual Free Summer Concert Series Navarre Beach, FL – The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce will kick off its 10th Annual Free Summer Concert Series on Thursday, June 1, 2017. The "Tunes by the Dunes" Concert Series (formerly Thursdays in the Park) has been relocated from Navarre Park to Navarre Beach Park (just east of ...read more
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    Thursday, March 16, 2017
    The Public Works Department, with cooperation with the Santa Rosa Master Gardeners, is designating several county road rights-of-way as wildflower protection areas. "Wildflower Area" signs will identify the locations, most of which are marshy and rural. A modified mowing schedule will help promote the spread of wildflowers already present in the area. Wildflower areas will initially ...read more
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    Thursday, March 16, 2017
    Need funding to promote your local event? The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office (TDO) local marketing funding program opens March 15. Grant applications and instructions are available at www.santarosa.fl.gov . Completed applications must be received at the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office, 8543 Navarre Parkway, Navarre FL 32566 by 5 p.m. on May 15. The goal of the TDO's ...read more
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    Thursday, March 16, 2017
    County to host three public meetings on local option sales tax The Santa Rosa County Commission will host three public meetings in the month of April to get feedback on infrastructure needs and proposed projects to be funded by the local option sales tax. Monday - April 3, 5 - 8 p.m. Chumuckla Community Center 2355 Highway 182 in Jay Tuesday - April 11, 5 - 8 p.m. Tiger Point Community Center ...read more
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    Thursday, March 16, 2017
    If your business/organization would like to sponsor any of the following events, please contact the Navarre Chamber via Phone: 850-939-3267 or Email: membership@navarrechamber.com COMMERCE & COFFEE: $600 March 31 June 23 July 28 October 27 May 19 July 28 September 29 December 1 In today’s business climate, decision makers need to hear from trustworthy sources on issues that ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 14, 2017
    With more than 700 volunteers working together on 23 community service projects, the first Santa Rosa Day of Service was a resounding success! SAFER Santa Rosa, in partnership with Santa Rosa County, is now planning its second Day of Service for Saturday, May 6 and is looking for sponsors , projects and volunteers . Submit a project online early for consideration. Ask your employees, ...read more
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    Monday, February 13, 2017
    The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking artists to design the official poster for the 33rd Anniversary of the Navarre Fun Fest on Navarre Beach. The winning artist will receive a $200 cash award and a complimentary high-visibility artist booth at the event on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Artists are encouraged to submit their original artwork for consideration no later than Monday, ...read more
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    Monday, January 30, 2017
    On Friday, January 27, 2017, the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated our 41st Annual Awards & Installation Banquet. Attendees enjoyed "The Wild West" theme, a cocktail reception & a program that began with a special "In Memoriam" to Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Member & 1997 Legends Award winner, Shirley Brown. A gourmet dinner was ...read more
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    Monday, January 23, 2017
    The Starfish Project is a new 501C3 non-profit serving Navarre and the surrounding areas. CLICK HERE for more information about Who We Are and Sponsorship information.
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    Wednesday, January 18, 2017
    Hotel Equities Names GM and DOS for SpringHill Suites Navarre, Florida ATLANTA–January 17, 2017 – Atlanta-based Hotel Equities named the following top members of its leadership team at the SpringHill Suites by Marriott Navarre located in Navarre, Florida. Kristin Iversen serves as the General Manager and Angie Lee is the Director of Sales. Owned by TTN, Inc., the 161-room, ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 11, 2017
    DESTIN, Fla. Jan. 10, 2017 - Allegiant(NASDAQ: ALGT) announces today new, nonstop service to Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) from 11 cities, marking the largest single expansion into Florida in the company's history. Allegiant also announces today, that the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport will now serve as a seasonal base of operations due to the strong demand for service to the ...read more
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    Monday, December 05, 2016
    2017 Officers and Board Elected Ft. Walton Beach, FL, December 4, 2017: FloridaOne, Inc, the 501(c)3 non-profit that manages the fiduciary and management affairs for three critical disaster management entities held their annual meeting and elections on Friday, December 2, 2016, at the corporation’s headquarters in Ft. Walton Beach, FL. FloridaOne, Inc. is home to FL1 Disaster Medical ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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    Monday, October 31, 2016
    Do you have a job vacancy that must be filled? Looking for new employees? Do you want to reach an employee pool from outside our area? Do you want to move slow-moving merchandise? Do you have a special to advertise? Do you want to grab the eye of visitors on the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce web site ? Post your job openings or specials on www.navarrechamber.com Log into your ...read more
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