• Navarre Chamber Press Room

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    Thursday, January 20, 2022
    Small Businesses interested in Government Contracting: The 2022 Airforce Contracting Summit will be held Feb 8-9 in Destin, Florida. ⭐️ For more information or to register ➡ https://www.usdlf.org/air-force-contracting-summit-2022
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, January 20, 2022
    RON DESANTIS  GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E.  SECRETARY      For Immediate ReleaseJanuary 20, 2022Contact: Ian Satter(850) 330-1205ian.satter@dot.state.fl.us FDOT Monitoring Winter Weather ConditionsChipley, Fla. – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is monitoring winter weather conditions tonight, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, January 20, 2022
      Residents urged to prepare for cold weather through the weekend Santa Rosa County Emergency Management urges residents to be prepared for the cold weather that will settle in through the weekend by remembering the 5 P's of cold weather safety. Temperatures are expected to be at their coldest early Sunday morningwith many areas of the county dipping below 30 ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, January 20, 2022
     January 20-26, 2022 News | Business | Sports | Community | Beach Cause of death determined for Navarre homeless man Navarre "Rocks:" What you need to know about rock painting Home builders prevail in impact fee case Navarre Beach fire celebrates 2021 success NJROTC provided former cadet opportunities beyond her imagination  Check out this week's photo gallery View the community's calendar of ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, January 20, 2022
     Santa Rosa County District Schools Open Jan 21 2022 MILTON, FL – Superintendent Dr. Karen Barber district has been in communication with Mobile Weather and Santa Rosa County Emergency Management concerning the most current forecast regarding weather that we may experience starting late tonight through early tomorrow morning in Santa Rosa County, and currently see no reason to make any changes to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Wednesday, January 19, 2022
     Santa Rosa County Development Services closing at 3 p.m.  In an effort to further reduce the spread of COVID-19 and similar illnesses among staff, Santa Rosa County Development Services will be closing at 3 p.m. today, Jan. 19, for disinfectant measures to take place. This closure will only affect the building inspections and planning and zoning departments.  For more information, contact ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 19, 2022
        Waste tire amnesty days to be held at Central Landfill  The Santa Rosa County Environmental Department is partnering with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to hold Waste Tire Amnesty Days at the Central Landfill on Sat., Feb. 19. A maximum of eight (8) tires per Santa Rosa County resident will be accepted free of charge with a photo ID as proof ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, January 19, 2022
     Peanuts blooming photo provided by UF/IFAS Santa Rosa County Extension  UF/IFAS Santa Rosa Extension annual row crop production meeting   Santa Rosa County Extension will hold the annual Santa Rosa row crop production meeting on Thu., Jan. 27. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. at the Linda Carden (Jay) Community Center, 5259 Booker Lane in ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, January 18, 2022
    ALERT ALERT!!  Valentine's Day is only a little more than THREE WEEKS away- and we want to “SHARE” the great gift ideas Navarre area businesses offer for everyone looking for gift ideas for ANYONE who they want to recognize on Valentine's Day. After all, Valentine's Day is about celebrating love in general. So your spouse, your kids, your parents, your co-workers, your friends - all of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Tuesday, January 18, 2022
    We will be holding an IN-PERSON CERT training course Feb 25-27 and March 4-6.   The course will be conducted on two consecutive weekends and attendance is required for BOTH weekends to complete training. It is tentatively scheduled to be held at the new Holley-Navarre Fire Department training facility.  However, the location may be held at an alternate location in the Navarre area.  All ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 18, 2022
    Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order #44 free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. Order your tests now so you have them when you need them. Order Free At-Home Tests If you need a COVID-⁠19 test now, please see other testing resources for free testing locations in your area.
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, January 18, 2022
     Building inspections department experiencing low staffing levels The Santa Rosa County Building Inspections Department is currently experiencing low staffing levels due to illness. Customers may experience delays in permits, returned calls and inspections. Inspections will be prioritized and are not guaranteed for the day in which they are requested. Roof permit inspections may ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, January 18, 2022
        Take Select Leisure Learning Classes Online this Semester Continue your lifelong learning journey from the comfort of your own home this spring with online UWF Leisure Learning courses held via Zoom. The following courses may have updated dates or formats that differ from what is listed in the catalog—we will continue to update you on any future course changes via email and Facebook.   On the ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Monday, January 17, 2022
     Menus January 17, 2022  Sailors' Grill is backfull time!! Serving breakfastMonday thru Saturday8 AM-11 AM,Sunday till noon Serving Lunch/DinnerMonday thru Saturday11 AM-9 PMSunday noon-9 PM **Ask about this weeksburger and drink special**   In recognition of Monday, January 17The Big Pagoda will be open at noon OPEN HOURS: Sailors' GrillServing Breakfast Monday to Saturday 8-11 AM, Sunday till ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, January 17, 2022
    Who is eligible to vote: Member Voting Info - a. Only the HNWS account holder or their spouse can vote. b. Only the HNWS account holder or their spouse can pick up the Absentee Ballot or Proxy. c. Only one vote per member.How to vote: Vote in person on Election Day - January 18, 2022. You can come to the Club at Hidden Creek, 3070 PGA Blvd, between the hours of 7:30 A.M. and 7:00 P.M. and ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Saturday, January 15, 2022
    Teen Driver Challenge is BACK! If you have a teen that you think will benefit from this awesome program, then please don't hesitate to sign them up. This program fills up QUICKLY. Don't miss out!https://santarosasheriff.org/teen-driver-challenge/   *Please note that class dates are only available 3 months in advance.*
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Friday, January 14, 2022
        January 13-19, 2021    News | Business | Sports | Community | Beach                         Janie Chandler ‘loved with her whole heart’             Minnesota family trades home for RV to serve children in need             Nuisance alligator trapper needed for Santa Rosa County             Holley-Navarre Fire District awarded ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
    Tuesday, January 11, 2022
        Treecycle Christmas tree disposal ends Jan. 16 Live trees are a festive and fragrant holiday decoration for many families during the Christmas holidays, and Santa Rosa County Public Works offers an environmentally friendly option for disposal. Residents who would like to "treecycle" their tree for mulch may drop off their clean Christmas trees in the designated areas listed below by Jan. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 11, 2022
     BBB®        Photo Courtesy of Getty Images    In 2020, the number of small businesses in the United States reached 31.7 million, making up approximately 99.9% of all U.S. businesses. That is a remarkable number, and it means small businesses are facing more competition than ever. So, how can you stand out and attract new customers? By staying on top of the latest small ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Press Release
    Monday, January 10, 2022
     Holiday ClosuresThe following offices will be closed Mon., Jan. 17 for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day:Santa Rosa County Board of Commissioners including the library system and animal shelter. Santa Rosa County 9-1-1 dispatch, Lifeguard Ambulance Service and fire departments are open daily.Santa Rosa County Clerk of the CourtSanta Rosa County Property AppraiserSanta Rosa County Supervisor of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, January 10, 2022
    More Dueling Piano fun too! Menus    January 10, 2022             Monday, January 107 PM  Watch the game on the big screen in the Club!  Wear your team gear forfree draft beerwhen your team ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, January 10, 2022
      Information provided by National Association of State 911 Administrators  Older mobile phones may cease operating in 2022 The National Association of State 911 Administrators (NASNA) is issuing a warning to consumers that older phones may cease operating in early 2022 due to the retirement of 3G networks and support for phones using 3G service. This may include other devices ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, January 10, 2022
    We are excited for our New Small Business Updates & Workshops    In the NewsCongress exploring more COVID relief for small businesses as omicron surges. Read more. New Tax Rule and Last Chance Business Grant Opportunities. Read more.Operating Your Business in Multiple States. What You Need to Know. Read More.White House Downplays Secret Service estimate of COVID ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release
    Monday, January 10, 2022
    NEWS PROVIDED BYMilitary Real Estate ProfessionalsJanuary 10, 2022, 18:15 GMTSHARE THIS ARTICLE            Everybody loves our Military and being a part of a Military community is wonderful. We had the best network of friends anyone could hope to have.”— Susan De León NAVARRE, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES , January 10, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Susan De León is a considerate, loyal, caring, and ...read more
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    Friday, January 07, 2022
    January is Get Organized & Be Productive (GO) Month, an annual initiative sponsored by the National Association of Productivity & Organizing Professionals (NAPO). This month-long event celebrates how NAPO members improve the lives of their clients by helping them create environments that support productivity, general health and well-being.  NBACC member, Organized Occasions & Grocery Concierge, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Fun Facts
    Friday, January 07, 2022
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                              CONTACT:  Danielle Clark 850-983-5043Friday, January 7, 2022                                             clarkd@santarosa.k12.fl.us     ANNOUNCING:          SEMIFINALISTS for SANTA ROSA TEACHER OF THE YEAR   Santa Rosa County, FL – Santa Rosa Education Foundation has announced the five semifinalists selected from 35 school nominees for Santa ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Friday, January 07, 2022
    Effective January 2022, the Santa Rosa Press Gazette in Milton and the Crestview News Bulletin in Crestview are under new ownership... 
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
    Friday, January 07, 2022
    PLEASE NOTE:  If your business/organization Co-Hosted or Sponsored a Concert in 2021, you will receive first right of refusal to sponsor a concert this year.  CLICK HERE to reserve your concert date.  The Deadline to Reserve Your Concert Date is Friday, January 28, 2022.  After that date, any available concerts will be reserved on a first come-first serve basis to Chamber Member ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Friday, January 07, 2022
         Santa Rosa County School District 2020-21 Graduation Rates hold steady at 90.3%     The Florida Department of Education released district graduation rates on Jan. 6, with Santa Rosa County School District holding steady at 90.3%. Rates for Santa Rosa's district, as well other districts in the state, have risen significantly in the past 15 years.  "The Santa Rosa County School ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Friday, January 07, 2022
      RON DESANTIS GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY           For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Tanya Branton     January 7, 2022tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us         (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599   Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic AdvisoryChipley, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 04, 2022
    January Leaps & Bounds newsletter online The January LEAPS and BOUNDS, Santa Rosa County School District’s multi-media, interactive newsletter is now online. The latest issue includes an update from the superintendent of schools, a spotlight on Locklin Technical Collage, a highlight of holiday happenings and other updates from Santa Rosa County schools during December.   # # #
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Friday, December 31, 2021
           January Events at Your Santa Rosa County LibraryHoliday ClosuresThe library system will close on Fri. and Sat., Dec. 31 and Jan. 1, in observance of New Year’s Day.The library system will close on Mon., Jan. 17in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.Preschool Storytime Storytime programs are presented for preschool children ages three through five and include stories, ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Friday, December 31, 2021
      Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s State of American Business event on January 11, 2022, for insights into the challenges, disruptions and opportunities accelerated by the pandemic and the start of a new economic era that American businesses like yours will help define. Register here.   EDITION 130  Resources & Tips   National Small Business Week 2022 award nominations deadline is ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, December 31, 2021
    Successfully operating in a multi-domain warfighting environment will require all of our nation’s services and components to train and fight together. It may be a challenge, but that challenge is one U.S. Army Capt. Craig Simmon of the Michigan National Guard took head-on. Simmon spent 20 weeks and countless hours on academics and training to become the first joint member and only Army Soldier ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, December 31, 2021
    The Navarre Chamber Navigators Team is looking for up and coming leaders in our community for 2022.    We are looking for leaders, influencers and helping hands to make our community even better!   The Navigators assist in welcoming new businesses through ribbon cuttings, ground breaking ceremonies, grand openings and personal visits. This highly visible Team provides you an excellent ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, December 29, 2021
      A new event has been added to the list along with updated information for Jan. 5 Navarre Beach Snowbirds Club Welcome Event. Both items are highlighted below. New Year's Eve and January events in Santa Rosa County Dec. 31New Year’s Eve Dinner Party at SpringHill Suites Navarre Beach8375 Gulf Blvd., Navarre Beach. The celebration beings at 8 p.m. and goes until 1 a.m. Enjoy a culinary experience ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 28, 2021
     January 2022 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 St. in Milton, unless otherwise indicated.Note the changes to the commission meeting format highlighted below. Morning commission meetings will now start at 9 a.m.Blackwater SWCD Regular Board Meeting ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
    Monday, December 27, 2021
     New Year's Eve and January events in Santa Rosa County Dec. 31New Year’s Eve Dinner Party at SpringHill Suites Navarre Beach8375 Gulf Blvd., Navarre Beach. The celebration beings at 8 p.m. and goes until 1 a.m. Enjoy a culinary experience by the Beach House Bar & Grill and celebrate New Year’s Eve with a view of the Gulf of Mexico. Complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Reservations required. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, December 27, 2021
     Florida Department of TransportationRON DESANTIS GOVERNOR1074 Highway 90Chipley, FL32428-0607KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY      For Immediate ReleaseDecember 27, 2021Contact: Tanya Branton(888) 638-0250, ext. 1599 |tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us   Construction set to begin on U.S. 90 to replace the Simpson River bridge  Chipley, Fla- Construction activities are scheduled to begin the week ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, December 27, 2021
      Santa Rosa County Holiday Schedule - Reminder  The following will be closed Fri., Dec. 31 for New Year's Day.Santa Rosa County Board of Commissioners including the libraries and animal shelter. The libraries and SRC animal shelter will also be closed Sat., Jan. 1, and Sun., Jan. 2.Santa Rosa County 9-1-1 dispatch, Lifeguard Ambulance Service and fire departments are open daily.Santa ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, December 14, 2021
     BBB® Tuesday Tips       Photo Courtesy of Getty Images    It’s that time of year again, when open enrollment is available for health care plans through Medicare.gov, Healthcare.gov, and many employers. Unfortunately, scammers are taking advantage of this opportunity to confuse and mislead victims. How The Scam WorksThis year, BBB is seeing a convincing new phishing scam ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, December 14, 2021
      SRC Animal Services: BISSELL Pet Foundation Empty the Shelters - Holiday Hope event ends soonAdoption fees are waived until Dec. 20 BISSELL Pet Foundation is bringing hope to shelter pets across the country this holiday season with its Empty the Shelters – Holiday Hope adoption event Dec. 6 – 20. SRC Animal Services is participating in the event with waived adoption ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, December 13, 2021
    It’s a very special and exciting week at YOUR Navarre Chamber! Please make plans to join us for some of the happenings TODAY and this week at YOUR Navarre Chamber - including the Holiday Open House & Member Appreciation this Thursday, December 16 (5-7 pm) - Sponsored by: T-Mobile!  EVERYONE IS INVITED!  Please RSVP NOW to join the fun, food, prizes, holiday cheer & MORE!   More info on each ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Monday, December 13, 2021
                     Spring Registration is Now Open!   Today is the day! Register now for spring 2022 Leisure Learning courses. Meet new people, learn new things and share new experiences in the Pensacola area with UWF Leisure Learning.Register now for these can't miss course picks!Wahoos Stadium Airbnb Tour & Chef's ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Monday, December 13, 2021
         
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    Thursday, December 09, 2021
       Sent on behalf of Midway Fire District  Midway Fire District hosting reverse Christmas parade Tue., Dec. 14  Midway Fire District will host a reverse Christmas parade with Santa at Tiger Point Park, 1370 Tiger Park Lane in Gulf Breeze, from 5-8 p.m. on Tue., Dec. 14. Those attending will stay in their vehicles and interact with Santa at a safe distance. Firefighters will be ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, December 08, 2021
      Santa Rosa BOCC Commission Regular MeetingThurs., Dec. 9, 8:00 a.m. at Administrative Complex in Milton The Santa Rosa Board of County Commissioners will hold a commission regular meeting in the Administrative Complex, 6495 Caroline St. in Milton, on Thurs., Dec. 9 at 8:00 a.m. See the interactive agenda with backup supporting documents. This meeting will be streamed live and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 07, 2021
     BBB® Tuesday Tips       Photo Courtesy of Getty Images    Your Better Business Bureau has some suggestions for consumers and business owners for keeping tax information secure and avoiding tax-related scams.So far in 2021, BBB has processed approximately 1,700 complaints against tax return preparation services and related businesses (including accountants preparing tax ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, December 03, 2021
    Friday, December 3, 2021            MEMBER LOGIN| EVENTS CALENDAR|ADVERTISE WITH US              Volunteers Are Welcome. Just look for the RED CHAMBER TENT & Join the Fun!              CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS & TO RSVP NOW                                   Special Thanks to:  Supporting Partner:Navarre Beach Yoga ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 30, 2021
     BBB® Tuesday Tips       Photo Courtesy of Getty Images    Don't Fall for This Holiday Survey ScamScoring a great deal during the holidays is exciting. Unfortunately, con artists are using that same feeling of excitement to lure shoppers into scams. These text messages and fake surveys can steal valuable information from unsuspecting victims. How the scam worksScammers ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, November 30, 2021
     The Naughty List: BBB’s 12 Scams of ChristmasPensacola, Fla. (November 29, 2021) – While 2021 is quickly winding down, scams targeting the public continue to cause trouble. Consumers should watch out for any fraudulent schemes aimed at swiping their cash and stealing personal information. Better Business Bureau (BBB) has a Naughty List with the top 12 scams of Christmas that are most likely to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, November 29, 2021
    Mark your calendars and get to THEPOINTE!
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, November 29, 2021
    Registration is open! Menus    Week of November 29, 2021          13th Annual Penguin Plunge'n Paddle January 1, 2022  To benefitHealing Paws For Warriors  Online registration is open!!  Register by Dec ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, November 24, 2021
    Navarre, FL — Saltwater Restaurants S.E.A. Initiative dedicates Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge New Peli-pad Habitat to support shorebird rehabilitation. Earlier this year Saltwater Restaurants, Inc. as part of their S.E. A. Initiative donated $10,000 to Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge (ECWR) to build a shorebird rehabilitation habitat and support the rehabilitation costs for shorebirds that have ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 24, 2021
      RON DESANTIS  GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E.  SECRETARY         For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Tanya Branton     November 24, 2021tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us        (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599 Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic AdvisoryChipley, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, November 24, 2021
     Media ContactDianne Gross(850) 898-3486Dianne.Gross@FloridaSBDC.org  News ReleaseNovember 24, 2021For Immediate Release Florida SBDC Network Encourages Small Business Saturday Support, Participation Florida SBDC Network Headquarters (Pensacola, Fla.) – The Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network today announced its participation in Small Business Saturday, which will be held this ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 23, 2021
     Holiday events in Santa Rosa County New events added to the list are highlighted.First and third Saturday of each month (December 4, 18)Highway 87 Outdoor Market at Pik-itz 1922 Hwy. 87, Navarre. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This bi-weekly outdoor market takes place on the first and third Saturday of each month. Farm-to-Table vendors are available along with arts and crafts and shopping ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, November 23, 2021
    The info below was "SHARED" with our Chamber Members this morning via email. If you are a Chamber Member, and you did not receive the email - please let me know.If you are not currently a Chamber Member, now is a GREAT time to join!  If you join between now and Friday, December 10th, 2021 - your business/organization will be included in the 2022 Navarre Community Guide and Business Directory ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber
    Tuesday, November 23, 2021
    Navarre Beach Yoga Studio - Open Friday, December 24th (Christmas Eve) from 10 am to 2 pm. 2276 Hwy 87 S Navarre, FL 32566850-396-1138www.navarrebeachyoga.comYou can purchase items & gift certificates onlineHOT ITEM:  Private Yoga SessionsIN STOCK ITEMS:Services: Yoga & Aerial Yoga ClassesHoliday Gift SetsClothing, Fitness attire, Branded itemsYoga Props (mats, blocks, straps, blankets, hot ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 23, 2021
      A Special Place - Gifts, Home Décor, & More…1900 Hwy 87, Suite H Navarre, FL 32566 850-368-9500   *   facebook.com/aspecialplace.navarre   *HOT ITEM:  Super soft hoodies (closely followed by night lights)IN STOCK ITEMS:Since most of our items are made by local artists, our selection is always changing.We do have:OrnamentsPaintingsJewelrySoy candlesSoapBath bombsSweatshirtsStained glass ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 23, 2021
      For Immediate Release: November 17, 2021   Contact Information:Emerald McDanielPh: (850) 939-2427Email: election@hnws-fl.com   The Holley Navarre Water System, Inc. will hold its Annual Meeting including election of director on January 18, 2022. The meeting will be called to order at 7:00am and voting will take place from 7:30am till 7:00pm at The Club at Hidden Creek.   This year’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 23, 2021
    The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is inviting businesses, organizations and individuals to participate in the 2nd Annual Let It Glow Holiday Decorating Competition sponsored by Gulf Power Company.   The Chamber is looking to showcase the best holiday decorations in South Santa Rosa County in four major categories.  Best Decorated Business/Organization: This will include restaurants, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, November 23, 2021
    Pensacola, Fla. (November 23, 2021) – Black Friday, traditionally the single busiest shopping day of the year, arrives a little earlier this year, with many stores already advertising Black Friday prices. Instead of setting an alarm to brave crowds for deeply discounted items, dedicated shoppers are expected to look for deals online, similar to last year -- that is, if they haven't already ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 23, 2021
    Pensacola, Fla. (November 23, 2021) – After the big Black Friday sales, check out the small, local, and independent businesses participating in Small Business Saturday (SBS), a day to celebrate small businesses and all they do for their communities. Created in 2010 by American Express, Small Business Saturday – the day after Black Friday – is a perfect time to stop in and support your local ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 23, 2021
    Pensacola, Fla. (November 23, 2021) – The Monday following Black Friday, known as Cyber Monday, has become one of the top shopping days of the year. But like so much else in 2021, not all of the deals will be just on Cyber Monday. Retail experts predicted many of the online shopping activity and special holiday sales started as early as Halloween and may continue throughout the holiday ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 23, 2021
    Pensacola, Fla. (November 23, 2021) – The week following Thanksgiving isn't just about shopping. Thanks to Giving Tuesday, it's now a major time to support charity. Taking place on the Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the Giving Tuesday movement has helped raise more than $1 billion for online charitable giving worldwide since its creation in 2012. The BBB Wise Giving Alliance at ...read more
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    Friday, November 19, 2021
    The Multi-Domain Warfare Officer (13O) Initial Skills Training Class 21B conducted the final portion of their two-week, multi-location temporary duty training at Sixteenth Air Force’s 616th Operations Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, or JBSA, Texas. During this visit, the 13O students received briefings on the Air Forces Cyber mission and the role the 616th OC plays in supporting U.S. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, November 19, 2021
     Animal services offers short-term Thanksgiving foster program Foster a pet this Thanksgiving through Santa Rosa County Animal Services' short-term foster program! Foster parents can pick up a pet from 1 to 4 p.m. on Mon. Nov. 22 or Tues., Nov. 23, foster them through the Thanksgiving holiday and drop them off Mon., Nov. 29 from 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The shelter will provide ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, November 18, 2021
     November 18-24, 2021 News | Business | Sports | Community | Beach Fire district reverses vote on $2.4 million grant, turns it down Sheriff's Office working possible homicide at Navarre Beach condo Commissioners adopt current district lines after discussion of redistricting Holley Chief: ‘It’s definitely going to save lives’ Endangered species winters on Navarre Beach International cycling group ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Thursday, November 18, 2021
    Today, Governor Ron DeSantis continued his unwavering support of Florida residents and businesses by signing several pieces of legislation designed to protect our workforce and power our economy forward. Throughout the pandemic, the Governor’s thoughtful, sensible approach has kept Florida open and able to welcome the visitors that are our livelihood. As a result, Florida visitation ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, November 16, 2021
     BBB® Tuesday Tips       Photo Courtesy of Getty Images    10 Holiday Marketing Ideas To Boost Brand EngagementBased on last year's data, small businesses experienced a 26.6% increase in sales from online shopping over the holidays. So, what does that mean for your holiday marketing strategy?In order to increase your brand engagement this holiday shopping season, you'll ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, November 11, 2021
     November 11-17, 2021 News | Business | Sports | Community | Beach Navarre woman survived two military sexual assaults; service dog helps her heal Additional ‘COVID’ funding requested for stormwater problems Milton bridge moves in style Pedro’s manager hopes for December opening Check out our Blues Views  Check out this week's photo gallery View the community's calendar of local eventsSUBSCRIBE ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, November 11, 2021
      Top TakeawaysThe partisan reconciliation bill conceals its cost and its impacts on the economy.Inflation’s up 6.2%, and passing the reconciliation bill will only make it worse.Here are the facts on infrastructure: It’s 100% real physical infrastructure, and it won’t worsen inflation.On Veterans Day we honor and support those who have given so much for our country.Developments That MatterWe Have ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Saturday, November 06, 2021
     Find Us at One of Our Outreach Locations! #AskAdam at the Navarre Chamber Florida SBDC at UWF Associate Director, Adam McCloskey, will be at the Navarre Chamber outreach location every Tuesday from 9:00am-12:00pm. He is available for no-cost consulting with no appointment necessary! Contact amccloskey@uwf.edu  Small Business Saturday is November 27 Small Business Saturday is an initiative created ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Saturday, November 06, 2021
     Navarre Library to close Nov. 15-27 for renovations  The Navarre Library will be closed beginning Mon., Nov. 15 through Sat., Nov. 27 for renovations. This closure includes the after-hours book drop at the library. For patrons who use the Navarre Library, keep any library materials that are checked out and return them when the Navarre Library reopens. Patrons may also check out and ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, November 05, 2021
    Florida Department of TransportationRON DESANTIS GOVERNOR1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL  32428-0607KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY    For Immediate ReleaseNovember 5, 2021Contact: Tanya Branton(888) 638-0250, ext. 1599tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us   Major Roadway Construction Activities Begin on U.S. 98 Widening Project  Chipley, Fla.– Crews will begin major roadway widening and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, November 04, 2021
    Action Requested -- Your feedback is needed by Nov. 10              MEMORANDUM    To: Businesses and Stakeholders that Rely on Trade, Logistics, Manufacturing and Rural Economic DevelopmentFrom: Mark Wilson, President & CEO, Florida Chamber of CommerceDate: ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, November 04, 2021
        YMCA of Northwest FloridaNovember 2021          From the Director's Desk:A Time to Give ThanksOn one holiday hand, your pumpkin is probably still sitting on your porch. On the other holiday hand, Christmas stuff is filling retail and craft stores, while some area radio stations are eager to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, November 04, 2021
     + Take our survey and enter to win a $100 Amazon gift card!  Tell us about your business and you could win a $100 Amazon gift card! Our short survey takes about three minutes to complete and provides our editorial team with a wealth of information that’s used to create content your business can tap into all year long. Take the CO— reader survey now! EDITION 122       Resources & Tips Expert ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, November 04, 2021
     Animal Services hours changing for the month of November Santa Rosa County Animal Services is changing their hours for the month of November to allow time for staff training and on-boarding of new shelter staff. Below are the new hours for the month of November effective immediately:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Wednesdays ClosedSaturdays ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, November 04, 2021
     November 4-10, 2021 News | Business | Sports | Community | Beach Comfort Inn, apartment complexes and storage facility in works Navarre grad captures beauty from inside waves Gulf Breeze woman celebrates 101st birthday in style Milton out-collects Pace in annual canned food drive Commissioners narrowly vote to turn down second RV park  Check out this week's photo gallery View the community's ...read more
    Thursday, November 04, 2021
        Hear the latest business planning strategies at our next CO— Roadmap for Rebuilding on Tuesday, November 16 at 12:00 pm ET. Register now to learn more about tracking financial metrics and details for filing next year's taxes, and ask your questions live from our panel of small business leaders.   Last month, we hosted hundreds of your small business peers at the ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, November 04, 2021
    LIVE VIRTUAL EVENT WITHJENNIFER FLEISSCo-founder, Rent the RunwayWEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2021 / 12:00 PM ETREGISTER NOW Join Jennifer Fleiss, co-founder of Rent the Runway, an 11 million-member startup that has transformed the fashion industry by making designer clothing rentals convenient and accessible, for an all-new Your Next Move virtual event.   In this can’t-miss event, Fleiss will share ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, November 02, 2021
              Santa Rosa County School District schedules six town hall meetingsfor strategic plan     The Santa Rosa County School District has partnered with Cognia, an international education accreditation association, to create a strategic plan for the district's next five years. In October, a series of surveys were issued to students, teachers, families and the public to garner ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 02, 2021
    Small Business Saturday is a good thing. But this year–and all subsequent ones, if you ask us–let’s celebrate a season of small, a season of local. Why settle for just one day? If you ask a child about something they like, most of them will tell you two is better than one and three is even better than that. When it comes to shopping small, we have to concur. A whole season celebrating the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Monday, November 01, 2021
     Holiday events in Santa Rosa CountyFirst and third Saturday of each month (November 6, 20 and December 4, 18)Highway 87 Outdoor Market at Pik-itz 1922 Hwy. 87, Navarre. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This bi-weekly outdoor market takes place on the first and third Saturday of each month. Farm-to-Table vendors are available along with arts and crafts and shopping inside Pik-Itz! Art & Antiques. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, November 01, 2021
                   November Leaps & Bounds newsletter online     The November LEAPS and BOUNDS, Santa Rosa County School District’s multi-media, interactive newsletter is now online. The latest issue includes an update from the superintendent of schools, information the principals and assistant principals of the year, the upcoming town hall meetings and other highlights from Santa Rosa ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Monday, November 01, 2021
     Santa Rosa County seeks resident feedback on redistricting - Nov. 4 last day to fill out survey Santa Rosa County is seeking resident feedback on the proposed redistricting that was presented at the Oct. 26 commission regular meeting. The public input period is open until 4:30 p.m. on Thurs., Nov. 4. Residents may review the proposed changes and provide feedback on the interactive ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Saturday, October 30, 2021
    For Immediate ReleaseOctober 29, 2021  Contact: Trip Farmer803-518-2244  HCA Healthcare North Florida Division AnnouncesZach McCluskey as Chief Executive Officer ofFort Walton Beach Medical Center  Fort Walton Beach, Fla. – HCA Healthcare North Florida Division announced today the appointment of Zach McCluskey, as Chief Executive Officer of Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, effective December ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, October 29, 2021
      RON DESANTIS GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY           For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Tanya Branton     October 29, 2021tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us        (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599   Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory  Chipley, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, October 29, 2021
      Thank you to those who donated to Animal ServicesDry dog food donations no longer needed Santa Rosa County Animal Services has received hundreds of dry dog food donations over the last week and would like to thank the community for their support. Due to the amount received, the shelter can no longer accept dry dog food donations at this time. The shelter is still accepting canned food and other ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, October 29, 2021
    Civil Air Patrol’s NRAT Team quickly identifies Idaho plane crash, one survivor  Emergency responders were able to quickly locate a small plane crash site deep in the Idaho mountains, thanks to the work of Civil Air Patrol’s volunteer National Radar Analysis Team, Aug. 28.  The plane, a Cessna TU206, single-engine aircraft departed from the McCall airport at 12:30 p.m. with three people onboard. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, October 29, 2021
    CLICK HERE FOR ANNOUNCEMENT
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    Friday, October 29, 2021
    View this email in your browserColdwell Banker Around the World: October 2021  Vistas, sounds, scents, flavors and tactile touches—all of your senses will be aroused in this European sovereign nation, the world’s second-smallest country (only Vatican City is smaller). Put on your natural fiber clothes (that will blow in the breeze), slip on your softest, supple shoes (so you can stroll along the ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, October 28, 2021
     October 28- November 3, 2021 News | Business | Sports | Community | Beach Service dog has cared for Hannah; now she needs to take care of him Water system faces difficult cleanup situation Larry the Giraffe towers over Navarre Beach neighborhood Sold: Gulf Breeze Flea market closes after 28 years Hotel to replace Mike’s Garden  Check out this week's photo gallery View the community's calendar of ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Thursday, October 28, 2021
                                     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         CONTACT: Janice GilleyOctober 28, 2021                                                                                          (850) 595-1036  Northwest Florida Delegation Supports State Lawsuit to protectFederal Contract Employees from Federal Vaccine Mandate  PENSACOLA, FL- State ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, October 26, 2021
     | OCTOBER 2021 | GOVERNOR CALLS FOR SPECIAL SESSIONLast week, Governor Ron DeSantis announced his plans to call the Florida Legislature into a Special Session to take a stand against the federal government's overreach. His announcement outlined protections for employees who face termination due to COVID-19 vaccine mandates and reaffirm that a government entity may not fire employees based on ...read more
    Categories: Political, Community, Press Release
    Monday, October 25, 2021
     Menus Week of October 25, 2021 Effective today, October 25, 2021 The number of dogs and some bad behavior has gotten out of hand. We love dogs and regret having to do this but we are implementing aNo Pets policy, effective today, October 25, 2021. The exception to this is Service Animals, and while all of our dogs are comfort animals, not all are Service Animals!We appreciate your cooperation and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, October 25, 2021
     November 2021 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 St. in Milton, unless otherwise indicated.Blackwater SWCD Regular Board Meeting - Nov. 4, 7:30 a.m. Jay Service Center, 3927 Hwy. 4, Suite 201 in JayTourist Development Council Board Meeting - ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, October 22, 2021
    Your Navarre Chamber implements a number of programs and initiatives that support our mission to promote civic and economic prosperity throughout our community.  Because Your Chamber is a not-for-profit organization with limited funds, Your Chamber does much of its work through the generosity of its members and business partners.  We rely on your support to execute our Program of Work.  The ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber
    Friday, October 22, 2021
     The Big Week for Small Business starts tomorrow (Oct. 20)! There are only a few spots left, so register now to attend our FREE, two-day virtual conference, and get access to interactive workshops, discussions and advice on today’s most pressing small business topics. RSVP here. EDITION 120       Resources & Tips Winter is coming (and so is Black Friday)Creating a marketing plan, checking your ...read more
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    Friday, October 22, 2021
     Thank you for joining us for Day 1 of The Big Week for Small Business! Below, you’ll find a recap of the day’s keynote conversations, interactive workshops and links to more resources to help your small business survive and thrive. We’ll see you tomorrow at noon ET for another awesome day of small business insights!                                 SPECIAL SEND       DAY 1 HIGHLIGHTS The many ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, October 22, 2021
        SPECIAL SEND       DAY 2 HIGHLIGHTS SBA Administrator on post-pandemic small business growthAccess to capital, technology and other resources is instrumental for small businesses hoping to rebuild and grow in the wake of the pandemic. This afternoon, Neil Bradley, executive vice president and chief policy officer of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, spoke to the administrator of the Small ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, October 22, 2021
      RON DESANTIS GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY           For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Tanya Branton     October 22, 2021tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us        (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599   Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory  Chipley, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, October 22, 2021
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                       CONTACT:  DANIELLE CLARK Friday, October 22, 2021                                     clarkd@santarosa.k12.fl.us 850-983-5043       SANTA ROSA TEACHERS OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED   Santa Rosa County, FL – Santa Rosa Education Foundation is pleased to announce the thirty-five nominees for Santa Rosa Teacher of the Year.  Nominees were selected by their ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Friday, October 22, 2021
              Photo: Dr. Karen Barber, district superintendent, visits East Milton Elementary.     Santa Rosa County District Schools named Academically High-Performing School District for eighth year     Santa Rosa County District Schools has been named an Academically High-Performing School District for the 2020-21 school year again, per section 1003.621, Florida Statutes by the ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Friday, October 22, 2021
          November Events at Your Santa Rosa County LibraryHoliday Closures All Santa Rosa County Libraries will be closed Thurs. Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day, and Thurs.-Sat., Nov. 25-27 in observance of Thanksgiving.  Fall Into Thanksgiving – All Libraries Families are invited to drop by the library and pick up a thankfulness craft that the ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, October 21, 2021
     TOP TAKEAWAYSA Boston store making wine more accessible to everyone is the 2021 'Dream Big' Small Business of the Year.Inflation is outpacing wage growth, eroding Americans' purchasing power.The U.S., along with 30 countries and the European Union, launched an initiative to counter ransomware attacks.The FDA authorized COVID-19 boosters for more Americans.DEVELOPMENTS THAT MATTERBoston Wine Store ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber
    Thursday, October 21, 2021
     October 21-27, 2021 News | Business | Sports | Community | Beach Zoning Board denies Midway church fence solution Left to die: Local family mourns after son killed by hit and run driver Small lizards underfoot in south end of county School district still has room to grow Highway 98 to close while crews remove pedestrian bridge  Check out this week's photo gallery View the community's calendar of ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, October 20, 2021
    Today Is “Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day”! As a Catalyst, Convener & Champion for the Navarre area, we strive to support local businesses and our community.  As a valued Chamber member, we hope you’ll join us in celebrating our organization today (October 20th) and throughout the rest of October!  Here are some ways you can show your support for The Navarre Chamber: “SHARE” this ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, October 20, 2021
    Just a reminder that all Nonprofits, Public Agencies & Organizations in Escambia & Santa Rosa Counties are invited to an Overview of the United Way of West Florida's VISTA CAP PROGRAM. The Overview will be presented via Zoom by Tricia Woodard, the VISTA Manager for United Way of West Florida.Please make plans to join us to learn more about how the Vista CAP Program:How the Vista CAP Program ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, October 20, 2021
      Santa Rosa County Animal Services to start new Dogs at Work Foster Program Santa Rosa County Animal Services is starting a new Dogs at Work Foster Program. Dog-friendly businesses in Santa Rosa County are encouraged to participate by having a representative sign up to foster and allow the dog to work with them during the day. On average, 1,000 animals that enter the shelter each ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, October 19, 2021
        Drive through rabies vaccine clinic Oct. 22, 4-6 p.m.   The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County and local veterinarians from Pace Veterinary Clinic and Ark Animal Hospital are offering low-cost rabies vaccines for cats and dogs from 4 to 6 p.m. on Fri., Oct. 22 at Santa Rosa County Animal Services, 4451 Pine Forest Road in ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, October 18, 2021
    The Sunshine State is still in recovery mode, says Florida’s top economist, even if the state continues to overperform economic projections.  The latest Long-Range Financial Outlook report, published in September, increased prior general revenue estimates by more than $1 billion a year through the 2024-25 fiscal year. For the current fiscal year, the general revenue estimate increased $2.3 ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
    Monday, October 18, 2021
    CLICK HERE FOR THE OCTOBER 15, 2021 ISSUE OF THE CHAMBER CONNECTION
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Monday, October 18, 2021
    NEW BLOG POST - Local Businesses Take on the Supply Chain Crisis
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Monday, October 18, 2021
    Download Document Dear Members and Friends of the Chamber, Leadership Santa Rosa Alumni has announced its ninth year in awarding unrestricted funds to a nonprofit organization based in or serving Santa Rosa County. The Reinvesting In Santa Rosa Excellence (R.I.S.E.) program will award $3,000 this year through an application and interview process.  Nonprofit organizations are invited to apply for ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, October 15, 2021
    Snowbird Markets  In honor of the wonderful snowbirds that are joining our community for the winter months, the Highway 87 Outdoor Market at Pik-itz is adding snowbird vendors for our winter markets. We offer discounts fees for snowbird vendors who wish to participate. Contact the store for registration information.             Snowbird Market Dates:- December 18th, 2021- January 15th, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, October 14, 2021
     Red tide present at Navarre Beach PierThe Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) is reminding residents and visitors to use caution when on the beach or in waters with high concentrations of red tide. Low levels of red tide have been detected in sampling conducted from Navarre Beach Pier. Protect your family and pets by staying away from affected areas ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, October 14, 2021
      Santa Rosa County first in the panhandle to participate in CARES program Santa Rosa County (SRC) 911 dispatchers and Lifeguard Ambulance are the first in the panhandle of Florida to participate in the Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival (CARES) program. Every year, more than 300,000 people experience an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the United States. Unfortunately, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, October 14, 2021
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                Naming of Health Center on New Baptist Health Care Campus Will Honor Bear Family Foundation’s Historic Gift  PENSACOLA, Fla. (Oct. 14, 2021) – Baptist Health Care Foundation will honor a $4.5 million gift commitment from the Bear Family Foundation by naming the health center on the new Baptist Health Care campus the “Bear ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, October 14, 2021
    Hwy 98 at Hurlburt Field will be closed to all thru traffic on Saturday, 23 Oct 21, at 10:00 PM through Sunday, 24 Oct 21, at 8:00 AM in order to temporarily relocate the pedestrian bridge for maintenance.   In addition, traffic on Hwy 98 will be reduced to 2-lanes and the westbound access ramp to Hwy 98 will be closed beginning at 5:00 PM on 23 Oct 21 to allow for a crane set up on the westbound ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, October 08, 2021
    October 8, 2021                                                                               SANTA ROSA COUNTY DRIVE THROUGHRABIES VACCINATION CLINICContact: Dana Grissom, PIOPIO.CHD57@flhealth.gov 850-564-2291Milton, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) and Santa Rosa Animal Control will host a drive-through rabies vaccination clinic for dogs and cats, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, October 08, 2021
      RON DESANTIS GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY           For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Tanya Branton     October 8, 2021tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us        (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599   Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory  Chipley, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, October 08, 2021
              Fighting to keep employees during the Great Resignation?  Keep reading for ideas from Quint Studer on how to retain your people!          If you missed Quint's blog article from this week, it's a good (and very relevant) one.  The key to retaining talent is to give employees a clear path for growth and development.  How? Here are a few ways you can ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, October 08, 2021
    SAFER Santa Rosa County4499 Pine Forest RoadMilton, FL 32583FEIN 26-4203905Phone: 850-981-8849Email:  Safer23 @SAFERsrc.org      P S A  CONTACT:  Janis Wilson                     Case Management Coordinator                     SAFER Santa Rosa County              850-341-1399  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    FREE TRAINING  SAFER Santa Rosa County is offering a free RECOVERY OPERATIONS Training ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, October 08, 2021
     Residential recycling services will resume in Santa Rosa County Mon., Oct. 11 Residential recycling services will resume on Mon., Oct. 11 for customers in all unincorporated areas of Santa Rosa County who utilize Waste Pro (the county’s waste collections franchisee). Emerald Coast Utilities Authority’s Materials Recycling Facility has completed repairs to their facility. For ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, October 08, 2021
      Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial seeking participants for Nov. 11 Veterans Day Parade The Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial is in the planning stages for the Nov. 11 Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony. Organizations interested in participating should contact the Veterans Memorial Plaza at 850-860-2427 or email santarosa.veterans.memorial.plaza@gmail.com.  #     #     #
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, October 08, 2021
                   Santa Rosa County School District revises COVID guidelines for second nine-weeks     With the decline in active COVID cases, Santa Rosa County District Schools have adjusted their health guidelines for the second nine-week period which begins Oct. 11.  “As of September 28, our schools were at .03% positivity for students and .06% for staff,” said Dr. Karen ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, October 06, 2021
    October Leaps & Bounds newsletter online The October LEAPS and BOUNDS, Santa Rosa County School District’s multi-media, interactive newsletter is now online. The latest issue includes an update from the superintendent of schools, information on the district's upcoming strategic plan, retirements, and other highlights from Santa Rosa County schools during September.   # # #
    Categories: Education, Community
    Monday, October 04, 2021
    As of September 10, New York, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, Philadelphia, Denver, Seattle, and Northern New Jersey have suffered the largest declines in occupancy over a 12-month period. Twenty-six of 390 markets have lost over 1 million square feet in office occupancy on a net basis over the past 12 months ending September 19. However, secondary markets are ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, October 04, 2021
     Step One Automotive Group is delivering our monthly news straight to your inbox! We're covering upcoming events, recaps from the previous month, and all things Step One. Step One Automotive Group is an American company based in Northwest Florida that was built on a singular dedication to empowering lives through smarter and easier ways of accessing mobility. With over 22 dealerships in Alabama, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, October 04, 2021
     Find Us at One of Our Outreach Locations! Business with Brea Every Thursday @ Chipola College Florida SBDC at UWF business consultant, Brea Webb, will be at the Chipola College outreach location every Thursday from 9:30am-3:00pm. She is available for no-cost consulting with no appointment necessary! Building Z Room 216bwebb@uwf.edu850-407-0681 A Change in New Hire Reporting"Beginning October 1, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
    Monday, October 04, 2021
    For Immediate ReleaseOctober 4, 2021Contact: Jackalyn Kovacjackalyn_kovac@srmcfl.com  Breast Cancer Screenings Should Not Be Delayed Due to COVID-19Early detection and treatment supports the best possible outcomes  MILTON, Fla.– Breast cancer and other medical illnesses remain a risk for women - even amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, due to concerns about the virus, many women have ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, October 04, 2021
      East Bay Blvd. closed at 6244 until further notice - road compromised East Bay Boulevard is closed at 6244 until further notice due to the road being compromised. The detour will be East Bay Boulevard to Edgewood Drive to Highway 98 to Bergren Road to the east and the reverse to the west. Use caution when approaching this area and use the detour until the road can be ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, October 01, 2021
    The following message was sent to all Active Members of The Navarre Chamber:If for some reason you did not receive an email, please CLICK HERE to make sure your membership is activated.I am so excited to tell you about a few of the fantastic things we have in store for you as a Navarre Chamber Member, but first, I want to discuss who we are as a Chamber and what that means. YOUR Chamber is a 501c6 ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Friday, October 01, 2021
      Upcoming University Events        Experience UWF Downtown Lecture Series     The University of West Florida College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities presents the Experience UWF Downtown Lecture Series showcasing scholars of outstanding prominence who promote the value and role of the Liberal Arts in building and sustaining contemporary culture. These ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Friday, October 01, 2021
                                                           FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                Baptist Health Care Celebrates Historic Milestone with 70th Anniversary  PENSACOLA, Fla. (Sept. 30, 2021) – Baptist Health Care is celebrating its 70th anniversary in October, marking the treatment of the first patient admitted to Baptist Hospital on Oct. 17, 1951.The ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, October 01, 2021
    Please join the Florida Chamber of Commerce, the Bay County Chamber of Commerce, the Crestview Area Chamber of Commerce, the Destin Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce, the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, the Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce, the Walton Area ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic
    Friday, October 01, 2021
    The Chamber Connection - Friday, October 1, 2021
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Friday, October 01, 2021
      RON DESANTIS GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY           For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Tanya Branton     October 1, 2021tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us        (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599   Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory  Chipley, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, October 01, 2021
       Agency Certification Training We will be hosting two Agency Certification Training sessions: October 6 | 1 - 2:30 p.m.October 8 | 8 - 9:30 a.m. These sessions will be hybrid, offering both in-person (in the United Way of West Florida Community Room) and virtual attendance via Microsoft Teams. In-person attendance is limited to 12 people per session. Masks are required in accordance with CDC ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, October 01, 2021
    View this email in your browserColdwell Banker Around the World: September 2021  Nestled beneath an endless backdrop of the Sierra Madre mountains in Jalisco, Mexico is Puerto Vallarta. Travel through the charming neighborhoods and beautiful beaches, browse eclectic shops, indulge in cuisine, and wander the malecón (boardwalk).  Read More...3 Affordable and Cozy Home Revamp Ideas to Try this ...read more
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    Thursday, September 30, 2021
      OCTOBER HIGHLIGHTS           Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site Tour*Date: October 1, 2021 Tuition: $15Between 1817-1855, Arcadia became a multi-faceted operation including a sawmill, a lumber mill, the Arcadia Pail Factory, a shingle mill, an experimental silk operation and one of the first railroads chartered in territorial Florida. View the museum exhibit, ...read more
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    Thursday, September 30, 2021
       Extension Services' Peanut Butter Challenge collects peanut butter for low-income families  Since peanuts are one of the major crops grown in Santa Rosa County – and peanut butter is a great protein - UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa is holding their annual Peanut Butter Challenge Oct. 1 to Nov. 24 to feed local families in need. Collected peanut butter will be distributed through ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, September 30, 2021
     September 30- October 6, 2021 News | Business | Sports | Community | Beach Flea market vendors are uncertain of their future Recycling likely to resume in early October Scoot coupes cruise island appealing to visitor's of all ages Navarre man donates customized rods for Navarre Fishing Rodeo junior division prizes Young osprey set free on Navarre Beach Hundreds of volunteers gather for ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, September 30, 2021
    Mail Delivery Is About To Get Slower And Pricier Just In Time For The Holidays September 28,2021   The U.S. Postal Service says the new service standards for first-class mail will increase delivery reliability, consistency and efficiency for customers, officials say.   You better get those holiday packages sent out sooner rather than later: Mail delivery is about to get slower and more ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 29, 2021
    Santa Rosa Medical Center is on a mission to help the people of our community be well and live healthier. One of the best ways to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle is to be informed. To help, we are launching Live Healthy, a monthly e-newsletter designed to promote healthy living. Each issue will include a variety of health and wellness topics including:Tips to help you live healthierKeys ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 29, 2021
    For Immediate Release Contact: Jon Potrzeba Director of Marketing United Way of West Florida 850-444-7042 (direct) 850-860-0713 (mobile) Email: jon.potrzeba@uwwf.org   UNITED WAY OF WEST FLORIDA PARTNER AGENCY CERTIFICATION OPENS OCTOBER 4   PENSACOLA, Fla. – September 27, 2021Nonprofit organizations in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties that wish to apply to become a Certified Partner Agency ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 28, 2021
    Leadership Santa Rosa Alumni is now accepting applications for the 2021 R.I.S.E. Grant.RISE APPLICATION ANNOUNCEMENTRISE SANTA ROSA LEADERSHIP ALUMNI GRANT
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    Monday, September 27, 2021
      Please note the corrected date for the Library Advisory Board Meeting highlighted below. October 2021 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 St. in Milton, unless otherwise indicated.Marine Advisory - Oct. 5, 5 p.m. Tourist Development ...read more
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    Monday, September 27, 2021
    Florida continues to see relatively little change in new unemployment claims, with the U.S. Department of Labor estimating Thursday that the state had 6,845 initial claims during the week that ended Sept. 18.  The estimate was down from a revised count of 7,761 for the week ending Sept. 11 and similar to the average of 7,889 claims a week since mid-May.  Read more here.
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Monday, September 27, 2021
    Florida’s aerospace agency has been working to bring a Space Force training site to the state after the command headquarters for the fledgling military branch landed in Alabama.  Mark Bontrager, vice president of spaceport operations for Space Florida, told members of the Florida Senate Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security Committee on Wednesday his agency is learning from ...read more
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    Monday, September 27, 2021
      RON DESANTIS GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY    For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 27, 2021Contact: Tanya Branton(888) 638-0250, ext. 1599 | tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us     FDOT District Three to Host Tentative Five-Year Work Program Hybrid Hearing Fiscal Years 2022/2023 – 2026/2027  Chipley, Fla.  – ...read more
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    Monday, September 27, 2021
      Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial seeking participants for Nov. 11 Veterans Day Parade The Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial is in the planning stages for the Nov. 11 Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony. Organizations interested in participating should contact the Veterans Memorial Plaza at 850-860-2427 or email santarosa.veterans.memorial.plaza@gmail.com.  #     #     #  Share ...read more
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    Monday, September 27, 2021
              Rendering of Wallace Lake K-8    Santa Rosa County District Schools holds groundbreaking for new Pace K-8      Santa Rosa County District Schools will host a groundbreaking for a new Pace K-8 school on Mon., Oct. 4, 11 a.m. at 3354 Wallace Lake Rd. in Pace.  “We are delighted to ...read more
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    Monday, September 27, 2021
     Wendt Farm and Nursery was awarded the 2021 Santa Rosa County Farm Family of the Year  55th Annual Santa Rosa County Farm Tour goes virtual The 55th Annual Santa Rosa County Farm Tour tradition continues with a hybrid tour this year. The farm tour committee has been busy filming producers this summer and would like to share this with everyone. The video tour will be available ...read more
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    Monday, September 27, 2021
       Santa Rosa County Animal Services asks community to foster and adopt Santa Rosa County Animal Services (SRCAS) is asking the community to help with the urgent need for fosters and adopters. SRCAS operates at or near capacity every day and currently has 270 animals, of which 44 dogs and 28 cats are available for adoption, 101 animals are in foster homes and 16 cats are available ...read more
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    Monday, September 27, 2021
    Registration for the 2021 Emerald Coast Transportation Symposium is now open! The Symposium will be November 4th and 5th at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa. Rooms must be reserved prior to October 15, details on the Symposium event page. Don't miss the opportunity to experience Big Data in transportation, with expertise from special guests, keynote speakers, and panelists that will ...read more
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    Monday, September 27, 2021
    We are currently collecting supplies for hurricane victims! Two local residents, Tom and Shellie Braswell, are trying to fill a moving truck with supplies to take to people devastated by Hurricane Ida. Anyone wanting to help those in need are welcome to drop of supplies to Rx Express Pharmacy through Saturday (10/2). The Braswells will be coming by daily to collect these supplies. Items ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, September 24, 2021
      Santa Rosa County receives grant from Estuary Program Santa Rosa County received a $16,573 grant award from the Pensacola and Perdido Bays Estuary Program, one of nine awards at the program's Community Grant Symposium held on Sept. 23, during National Estuaries Week. The Pensacola and Perdido Bays Estuary Program's Community Grant Program funds projects that serve ...read more
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    Friday, September 24, 2021
      RON DESANTIS GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY           For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Tanya Branton     September 24, 2021tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us        (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599   Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory  Chipley, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the ...read more
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    Friday, September 24, 2021
    Plant fall colors and create the perfect outdoor space to enjoy the season.View email as a webpage.   BATHROOMSALEDAILY DEALAPPLIANCES                                  
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    Friday, September 24, 2021
     FEMA Bulletin Week of September 21, 2021      FEMA BULLETIN  Week of September 21, 2021View as Webpage | Subscribe  In this Edition:·        DHS Hosts Prepare to Protect Webinar·        FEMA Holds Stakeholder Call on Best Practices in Federal, State and Local Collaboration·        FEMA Hosts Incident Command System Webinar·        Congressional Support for National Preparedness ...read more
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    Friday, September 24, 2021
    The 2021 EntreCon® Awards presented by Cox Business will recognize the achievements and economic impact that leaders and businesses have on the community.The categories aim to honor businesses at every stage in their life cycle, from start-ups to large corporations.  Winners will receive their award at an in-person reception, they will be honored at a virtual awards ceremony, and they will be ...read more
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    Friday, September 24, 2021
         Navarre listed on FishingBooker's 12 Best Fall Fishing Destinations Navarre has been named the number two fall fishing destination for 2021 in the United States by FishingBooker. This comes ahead of the Navarre Fishing Rodeo happening Oct. 2-3. FishingBooker is an international blog with the world's largest fishing charter community for connecting anglers and fishing guides, ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 22, 2021
    Help Make Safety a Core Value in Florida's Construction Industry              Join Our Campaign and Help Make Safety a Core Value in Florida's Construction Industry     The Florida Chamber Safety Council has officially launched the Safety Means Success Campaign - ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 22, 2021
     Baptist Health Care and Florida Blue collaborate to provide local businesses affordable health insurance optionsFlorida Blue-affiliated company, Truli for Health, created to serve small to mid-sized employers.PENSACOLA, Fla., Sept. 22, 2021 - Truli for Health (Truli), an affiliate of Florida Blue and an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is a new health ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 22, 2021
        40th Annual Homemakers Holiday Fair Booth space still available for rent The 40th Annual Homemakers Holiday Fair will be held Sat., Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Santa Rosa County Auditorium, 4530 Spikes Way in Milton. There is no admission fee for this event. The Homemakers Holiday Fair features crafts made by local artisans, homemade soup, sandwiches ...read more
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    Monday, September 20, 2021
    Please join FEMA Region 4 for Operation HOPE's Tips for Financial Preparedness webinar  For our last workshop in our National Preparedness Month webinar series, we’re covering financial preparedness. Operation HOPE will discuss budget basics, how to read a credit report, and how to correct errors that may negatively affect your credit rating. Registration information is below, and we hope you ...read more
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    Monday, September 20, 2021
        Santa Rosa BOCC Commission Work SessionThurs., Sept. 23, 8:30 a.m. at Administrative Complex in Milton The Santa Rosa Board of County Commissioners will hold a commission work session in the Administrative Complex, 6495 Caroline St. in Milton, on Thurs., Sept. 23 at 8:30 a.m. See the interactive agenda with backup supporting documents. This meeting will be streamed live and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Political, Press Release
    Friday, September 17, 2021
    GULF BREEZE, Fla. (Sept. 14, 2021) – The Andrews Institute Ambulatory Surgery Center (AIASC) has earned the Advanced Orthopaedic Certification from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). MORE DETAILS
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    Friday, September 17, 2021
     Print ad used in the Open Air Fun Campaign Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office earns Silver Flagler Award VISIT FLORIDA has announced the recipients of the 2021 Florida Tourism Hall of Fame and Flagler Awards. Each year, leaders in Florida tourism are chosen by selection committees to receive these prestigious awards. The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office ...read more
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    Friday, September 17, 2021
      RON DESANTIS GOVERNORFlorida Department of Transportation1074 Highway 90 Chipley, FL 32428KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E. SECRETARY           For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Tanya Branton     September 17, 2021tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us        (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599   Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory  Chipley, Fla. – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the ...read more
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    Friday, September 17, 2021
    Navarre, FL — On Friday, September 17th members of the Preserve Navarre nonprofit filed appropriate paperwork with the Santa Rosa Supervisor of Elections to establish a political action committee (PAC). READ MORE
    Categories: Political, Community, Press Release
    Friday, September 17, 2021
    505th CCW members involved support search and rescue mission resulting in two lives savedDeb Henley, 505th Command and Control Wing Public Affairs  *graphic captions below  Arizona emergency responders were able to quickly locate a small plane which crashed in a sparsely populated area near Amado, Arizona, on Aug. 2, thanks in large part to the combined work of Civil Air Patrol’s volunteer ...read more
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    Friday, September 17, 2021
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    Thursday, September 16, 2021
      PSC JOB FAIR Update 3  1. PSC veteran Affairs                                                                       2. Dominos Pizza 3. Capstone Adaptive Learning4. Buffalo Rock5. Express Employment Professionals6. PSC / Career Technical Education7. Florida Dept. Of Corrections8. Santa Rosa County Human Resources9. PSC Recruiting10. McDonalds 11. PSC Human Resources12. HT ...read more
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    Thursday, September 16, 2021
      $360,000 in grants awarded to Santa Rosa County Yesterday, Wed., Sept. 15, Governor Ron DeSantis announced at a press conference held in Milton that Santa Rosa County will receive a $300,000 Defense Infrastructure Grant to continue easement purchases around NAS Whiting Field to provide critical buffer zones. The county is also receiving a $60,000 Defense Reinvestment Grant to promote ...read more
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    Thursday, September 16, 2021
      Some roads experiencing flooding in south Santa RosaThe intersection of Ortega Street and Onich Drive in Navarre is closed due to flooding. Seek an alternate route.High School Boulevard in Navarre has water on the road but is passable. A flash flood warning is in effect for portions of the south end of Santa Rosa County until 8:15 p.m. According to the National Weather Service Mobile, ...read more
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    Thursday, September 16, 2021
    Come visit Beach Bank at the Panhandle Job Fair: Friday, September 17, 2021 10 am - 2 pm First Baptist Church 21 First Street Fort Walton Beach If you want to be a part of an organization whose core values define its identity, drives its goals, and guides its actions and decisions, then Beach Bank is the right place for you. To learn more about joining our team, please visit ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 15, 2021
    13th Annual Run for the Reef10K Run & 5K Run/Walk1 Mile Kids Fun RunSaturday, October 9th, 2021Windjammers on the Pier8579 Gulf Boulevard Navarre Beach, FL 32566Race Start time 7:30 AMRace Day Registration 6:00-7:00 AMBenefiting Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary – Snorkeling and Diving ReefsCHRONOTRACK  electronic chip timing!5K Course: Beautiful Out and Back 5K (3.1 mi) along Gulf Blvd. Start near ...read more
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    Monday, September 13, 2021
    Recently, President Joe Biden announced his "Path Out of the Pandemic" plan to combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The three provisions that have the biggest impact to the business community are:   Requiring employers with more than 100 employees to require vaccination or weekly testingRequiring employers with more than 100 employees to provide paid time off for employees to get vaccinated ...read more
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    Monday, September 13, 2021
    Terry Light, owner of Pik-itz Art & Antiques is excited to announce the Inaugural Highway 87 Fall Art Festival on Saturday, October 9, 2021 from 9 am to 4 pm.  If you are an artist, please apply now to be part of the Art Festival at Pik-itz, 1922 Highway 87.  Call 850.710.7128.  If you are a local business on Highway 87, and you want to add your event to the Highway 87 Fall Art Festival, please ...read more
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    Monday, September 13, 2021
    Santa Rosa Medical Center is on a mission to help the people of our community be well and live healthier. One of the best ways to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle is to be informed. To help, we are launching Live Healthy, a monthly e-newsletter designed to promote healthy living. Each issue will include a variety of health and wellness topics including:Tips to help you live healthierKeys ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Friday, September 10, 2021
        September 9-15, 2021    News | Business | Sports | Community | Beach                             9-11: The mission was simple: ‘Help Americans’              County staff resignations double in recent months             Closing in on $1 million a month in bed tax revenue             Updated turtle ordinance dims lights island ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Papers/Research
    Friday, September 10, 2021
      Technical issues with the system have prevented publishing of the support documents. Documents will be made available as soon as possible.   Santa Rosa BOCC Commission Regular MeetingTues., Sept. 14, 4:30 p.m. at Administrative Complex in Milton The Santa Rosa Board of County Commissionerswill hold a commission regular meeting in the Administrative Complex, 6495 Caroline St. in ...read more
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    Friday, September 10, 2021
       Representative Matt Gaetz U.S. Representative for the First District of Florida 1721 Longworth House Office Building | Washington, DC 20515(202) 225-4136 REMBERING OUR FALLEN HEROES Tomorrow, we will be honoring the men and women whose lives were tragically taken by terrorists on September 11, 2001. On September 11, we also recognize the honorable Emergency Services first responders, many ...read more
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    Friday, September 10, 2021
     Join Us for Our 2021 Campaign Kickoff on Tuesday, September 14th! "A hero can be anyone. Even a man doing something as simple as putting a coat around a little boy's shoulders to let him know the world hadn't ended." -- Batman Find your inner hero with your friends and colleagues during our Virtual Campaign Kickoff. We'll share how you can use your superpowers to help our community’s most ...read more
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    Friday, September 10, 2021
    Refresh your outdoors and create a healthy lawn that'll be ready for spring. FIND A STORE NEAR YOUGET OUR APP
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    Thursday, September 09, 2021
        | AUGUST 2021 |         LOCAL DELEGATION MEETINGS    Constituent engagement in the state legislative process is a fundamental cornerstone of our republic. This participation comes in various forms, one of which is interacting with your local delegates during ...read more
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    Thursday, September 09, 2021
    Please REGISTER NOW to “ZOOM IN” at Noon this Friday, September 10th and be prepared to promote your business/organization! CHAMBER 101 is complimentary and open to all:New MembersNew RepsExisting and Prospective MembersAnd, Anyone Who Wants to Learn More About the Benefits of Being a Navarre Chamber Member - So INVITE Someone to Join You this Friday, September 10 at NOON Via ZOOM!And, please mark ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 08, 2021
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    Wednesday, September 08, 2021
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration’s National Small Business Week Virtual Summit event schedule is set. This annual event, happening September 13-15, 2021, honors the nation’s 31 million small businesses for their perseverance, ingenuity, triumphs, and creativity. SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman announced National Small Business Week in a news release last month. The ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, September 07, 2021
    Freedom Quest 2021 “Indivisible”NEWS RELEASEFor immediate release Sept. 7, 20219-11 20th anniversary remembrance event to encourage unityPensacola, Fla. -- September 11, 2021 marks 20 years since the World Trade Center attack. To honor the memory of the nearly 3,000 who died, the more than 7,000 military who have died in response to the attack, and the more than 30,000 military who have taken ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 07, 2021
                   September Leaps & Bounds newsletter online     The September LEAPS and BOUNDS, Santa Rosa County School District’s multi-media, interactive newsletter is now online. The latest issue includes an update from the superintendent of schools, information on transportation, and highlights from the first few weeks of the 21/22 school year.  # # #    
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    Tuesday, September 07, 2021
    REGISTRATION ENDS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th.   Did you know you are more likely to meet a person in an emotional or mental crisis than someone having a heart attack? Mental Health First Aid teaches and prepares you for how to help people in those situations who may be experiencing a mental health-related crisis or problem.   By training to be a certified Mental Health First Aider, you can ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
    Saturday, September 04, 2021
    It’s #MemberSeptember, and The Navarre Chamber is taking time to celebrate our members who help make the Navarre Community a great place to live, work and visit!   Meet Navarre Beach Yoga Studio!   NBYS offers group classes & private sessions. They also offer Beach Yoga at the Pier, along with Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga. Their team is made up of dedicated yoga instructors, and a passionate ...read more
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    Thursday, September 02, 2021
    Don't miss these important announcements!              Announcing New Promotions!    The Florida SBDC at UWF has internally promoted three business consultants to title of Assistant Director as our regional presence expands. Our organization would like to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Economic, Press Release
    Friday, April 17, 2020
    White House Logo Opening Up America Again President Trump has unveiled Guidelines for Opening Up America Again, a three-phased approach based on the advice of public health experts. These steps will help state and local officials when reopening their economies, getting people back to work, and continuing to protect American lives.CRITERIAPHASE ONEPHASE TWOPHASE THREEProposed Phased ...read more
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