• PRESS RELEASE: Local Chambers to Host Santa Rosa County Candidates Forum August 9 and August 10

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    July 12, 2022
    Navarre, Fla- The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and the Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce are partnering with the Santa Rosa County Legislative Coalition to host a Santa Rosa County Candidates Forum on Tuesday, August 9 and Wednesday, August 10, 2022.
    The forum will be held at St. Sylvester Catholic Church, 6464 Gulf Breeze Parkway.  Doors will open at 5:30 pm each evening for a candidate meet and greet time before the forum begins at 6 pm.
    The event is free and open to the public and the chambers invite county citizens of all ages to attend to learn more about the elections process and about this year’s candidates.
    Candidates seeking election for Santa Rosa County Commissioner Districts 2 and 4, along with US State Senate and US State Representative, District 1 have been invited to participate in the Tuesday, August 9th Forum.
    Candidates for Santa Rosa County School Board of Education Districts 1, 3 and 5, along with Florida State Senate District 1 and Florida State House Districts 2 and 3 have been invited to participate in the Wednesday, August 10th Forum.
    Each candidate for office will be provided an opportunity to make a brief opening statement, followed by moderated questions and answers pre-selected from the public.
    The forum events are scheduled to end at 8 pm each night, and the doors to St Sylvester Catholic Church will be closed at 8:30 pm.
    The chambers are now accepting questions for the candidates from the general public. We invite any Santa Rosa County citizen to submit questions online before July 31, 2022. Questions will be reviewed by the chambers planning committee and some will be featured during the forums on August 9 and 10. This is a moderated event and questions will not be accepted from the crowd during the event.
    To submit questions to the candidates: https://forms.gle/fz3CEWXAeerfp1R8A
    If you have any questions about this event and/or if you need additional information, please contact:
    Grace Arneault, President/CEO
    Gulf Breeze Area Chamber
    Phone: 850-932-7888
    Email: ceo@gulfbreezechamber.com>
    Chanda Ryan, President/CEO
    Navarre Beach Area Chamber
    Phone: 850-939-3267