Community Meetings 6-22

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.

• Harbor & Waterways Board, 5 p.m. June 24   

• Bid Committee, 9:15 a.m. June 26

• Environmental/Tree Board, 5 p.m. June 26    


National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1428, will meet at 11 a.m. June 25 at Golden Corral in Fort Walton Beach.  Speaker will be Chief Ted Litschauer, chief of police for the City of Fort Walton Beach. Open to all current and retired federal employees.  


The Emerald Coast Public Relations Organization will meet at 11:30 a.m. June 25 at Angler's Beachside Grill on Okaloosa Island. Guest speaker Sherriff Larry Ashley will present “Serving & Protecting with Social Media." Cost is $15/members, $20/non-members and $10/full-time students. Call 525-9446 or email

Republican Club

The Okaloosa County Republican Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. June 27 at American Legion Post 235, 105 S.W. Hollywood Blvd. in Fort Walton Beach. Dan O’Byrne, executive director Okaloosa County TDD, will speak and give an update on the activities and initiatives of the Okaloosa County TDD and other items of interest regarding Okaloosa's tourism industry. Price of dinner is $12. Make reservations at 651-5049.

Embroiderers' Guild

The Sand Dunes Chapter of Embroiderers' Guild of America will meet from 6-9 p.m. June 27 at the Niceville United Methodist Church, Room 400. Visitors are welcome. Call 496-3466.


The Mac Users Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. July 1 in Room 132 at the NWF State College Student Services Building. James Savage will present the basics of the Application Drop Box for MacOS and iOS. No reservation required. Call 862-3327 or visit

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

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.