Community Meetings 3-22

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.

• Environmental/Tree Committee, 4 p.m. March 25

• Code Enforcement Board, 5:30 p.m. March 27


National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1428, will meet at 11 a.m. March 25 at Golden Corral in Fort Walton Beach. Open to all current and retired federal employees. Call 678-6045. 


The Emerald Coast Public Relations Organization will meet at 11:30 a.m. March 25 at Angler’s Beachside Grill on Okaloosa Island. Gary Westfal of Westfal Publishing & Graphics will present “Disruptive Change: When trying hard is part of the problem.” Cost is $15/members, $20/non-members, and $10/full-time students. For more information, visit or email

Republican Club 

The Okaloosa County Republican Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. March 27 at American Legion Post 235, 105 S.W. Hollywood Blvd. in Fort Walton Beach. Skip Foster, publisher of the Northwest Florida Daily News, will be the guest speaker and will discuss the media and its role in our local community. Price of dinner is $15 and includes drinks and gratuity. Make dinner reservations at 586-1325.

Republican Women

The Republican Women of Okaloosa Federated will meet at 11:30 a.m. April 2 at the Wyndham Garden Hotel on Okaloosa Island. The program will feature a forum of the Okaloosa County Commission candidates for District 4 — Don Amunds, Trey Goodwin and Henry Kelley. Cost of lunch is $18/members and $20/guests. Make reservations by noon March 28 at 651-5416 or email

Betterment Alliance

The Main Street Betterment Alliance meets at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the American Legion, 311 Main Street. Call 837-3818.

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.