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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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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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    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
    Fifth Annual Emerald Coast Transportation Symposium Rescheduled for February 2019 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, find it necessary to reschedule the Fifth Annual Emerald Coast Transportation Symposium. The symposium will now be held ...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
    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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    Thursday, October 11, 2018
    Contact: Megan R. Harrison President and CEO Walton Area Chamber of Commerce 850-267-0683 ceo@waltonareachamber.com    Road Closures – Governmental Officesand Schools – Power Outages – Volunteers and Donation Sites   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (October 11, 2018) – Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle Wednesday afternoon. Walton County Emergency ...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, October 03, 2018
      Information shared from FDOT District Three | www.nwflroads.com  Highway 98 Safety Improvement Project Area  CONSTRUCTION PROJECT SET TO BEGIN Construction activities will begin in October 2018 to improve safety on U.S. 98 (Navarre Parkway) at the Constitution Drive and Navarre School Road intersections in Santa Rosa County.    TRAFFIC & PEDESTRIAN IMPACTS During ...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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    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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