Community Briefs March 7

Staff Writer
The Destin Log

Chicken Salad Chick launches contest

Chicken Salad Chick launched its first ever Pick a New Chick Flavor Contest March 1. The contest will allow fans and employees to submit ingredients for a new chicken salad flavor via during the month of March.

The top three flavor entries, which will be chosen by a Chicken Salad Chick judging panel, will advance to a contest voting period where consumers will be able to vote for their favorite finalist via the website. The flavor that receives the highest amount of votes will then be served in each Chicken Salad Chick restaurant for a limited time, and the person who submits the winning entry will win $5,000. Please visit for full contest details.

“We have the most wonderful, loyal guests, and they have been sharing their flavor ideas with us for years now,” said founder Stacy Brown. “We are thrilled to launch this contest to give guests, team members or any chicken salad connoisseurs the opportunity to not only contribute to our menu, but also win a fabulous prize!”

Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast named a top hospital in nation

Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics for the fourth year in a row and the fifth time since opening in 2003. Truven Health Analytics, formerly Thomson Reuters, is a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare.

“To be recognized as a five-time award winner for this prestigious honor is truly remarkable for our community hospital,” said Roger Hall, president of Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast. “Celebrating this success comes at a great time as we look to break ground on a major capital expansion this summer to increase capacity for inpatient, emergency, maternity and pediatric services.”