Community Meetings 2-9

Staff Writer
The Destin Log

All area codes are 850 unless specified.

Destin City Hall

All City Council meetings, workshops, executive sessions and CRA Board meetings are held at the City Hall Annex, 4100 Indian Bayou Trail. All other board and committee meetings are held at City Hall, 4200 Indian Bayou Trail. Meetings are subject to change or cancellation without further notice. Agendas for city committees are posted at City Hall for review.

• Recreation Committee, 4 p.m. Feb. 11

• City Council Workshop, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 11

• Bid Committee, 9:30 a.m. Feb. 12

• Public Works/Public Safety Committee, 5:30 p.m., Feb. 12

• Harbor CRA-AC, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 13

Democratic Executive Committee

Okaloosa County Democratic Executive Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Feb. 12 at Democrat Headquarters, 60 2nd Street, Suite 305, in Shalimar. Call 609-3367.

Delta Delta Delta

The Delta Delta Delta Emerald Coast Alumnae Chapter will meet at 11 a.m. Feb. 16 at Mitchell’s Fish Market, 500 Grand Blvd. in Sandestin. Ashley Bailey, crime prevention specialist Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, will speak on Identity Theft. Lunch follows. Make reservations at 267-1277 or email by Feb. 10.

Republican Executive Committee

The Okaloosa County Republican Party Executive Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Niceville City Council Chambers, 208 N. Partin Drive. OCREC's members are representatives of their precinct in the county. Call 863-2301.


The Northwest Florida Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 19 at Harbor Docks in Destin. Featured speaker Vicki Guennewig, former vice resident, Public Affairs for Cooper Industries Inc., will speak about charitable giving and community affairs programs. The cost is $12/students, $15/members and $20/non-members.  Bring cash or check for payment. RSVP by 5 p.m. Feb. 15 to

Horticulture Studies

The Tri-county Horticulture Studies Group will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 21 at the Fort Walton Beach County Extension Annex, 127 Hollywood Blvd. The program, given by Okaloosa County Horticulture Extension Agent Sheila Dunning, will be about seed propagation, including seed gathering and planting techniques. This program is free and open to the public.


Emerald Coast Public Relations Organization will meet at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 26 at Angler’s Beachside Grill on Okaloosa Island. February’s topic will be “Movers, Shakers and Moneymakers 2013” presented by Mark Hamrick, chairman of the board for the Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce. Cost is $15/members, $20/non-members, and $10/full-time students. Call 525-9446 or email

Destin Business Builders

Destin Business Builders Networking group meets from 7:15-8:45 every Wednesday at the Destin United Methodist Life Center. Call 651-1300, ext. 13.

Coffee and Cars

Emerald Coast Muscle Car Club hosts Coffee and Cars the last Sunday of every month in Uptown Station in Fort Walton Beach. For information, call 200-2465 or email

Food Buying Club

A small group interested in eating healthy and purchasing smart meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at 125 Scottsdale Court in Mary Esther. On the second Tuesday, the group meets at Fountain Square in downtown Fort Walton Beach for the Growing Local film series. Call 863-4040.

Kiwanis Club of Destin

The Kiwanis Club of Destin meets every Thursday at 8 a.m. at the Destin Methodist Church Life Center on Beach Drive in Destin. The public is invited to attend the club’s weekly meetings.

Destin Rotary

The Destin Rotary meets at 7:15 a.m. every Tuesday at Rutherford’s 465. Call 269-1080.

Flotilla 1-4 USCG Auxiliary

Flotilla 1-4 USCG Auxiliary meets at 8 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month at Coast Guard Station Destin on Okaloosa Island. Anyone wishing to become a member is welcome to attend. Prior military duty is not required. Call 865-9130 or email

Rotary Club of South Walton

The Rotary Club of South Walton meets for breakfast at 7:30 a.m. each Thursday morning at the Embassy Suites, Scenic Hwy. 98 in Miramar Beach. Visiting Rotarians and their guests are welcome. Call 267-2929.

Optimist Club

The Destin Optimist Club meets at noon on the second Thursday of each month at The Lighthouse restaurant. Cost of lunch is $11. Call 650-2800.