Community Meetings Aug. 23

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.

• Youth Council, 4 p.m. Aug. 26

• Environmental Tree Board, 4 p.m. Aug. 26

• Code Enforcement Board, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 28

• City Council, 6 p.m. Sept. 3

• Local Planning Agency, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 4


Emerald Coast Public Relations Organization will meet at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 26 at Angler’s Beachside Grill on Okaloosa Island. This month’s topic will be “Power Networking” presented by Barbara Britt, John Maxwell Team speaker. Cost is $15/members; $20/non-members; and $10/full-time students. For more information, visit or email

American Legion

The Sons of the American Legion membership meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at American Legion Post 296, 311 Main Street in Destin. Call 837-3818.

• Sept. 6: Auxiliary Training, 10 a.m. to noon

• Sept. 17: Planning, House meeting at 5 p.m.; Executive Committee at 6 p.m.; General Membership meeting, 7 p.m., Auxiliary; Executive meeting, 6 p.m.; General meeting, 6:30 p.m., Sons of the American Legion; and Membership meeting, 6:30 p.m.

Republican Club

The Okaloosa County Republican Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at the American Legion Post 235, 105 S.W. Hollywood Blvd. in Fort Walton Beach. Ted Corcoran, president and CEO of the Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce, will discuss the Brooks Bridge project, the Land Mark Center and other matters of importance to Okaloosa County Residents. Price for dinner is $15 and includes drinks and gratuity. To make reservations, call 586-1325. 

Republican Women

The Republican Women of Okaloosa Federated will meet at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 3 at the Wyndham Garden Hotel on Okaloosa Island. Ted Corcoran, president and CEO of the Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber, will be the guest speaker. Make reservations by noon Aug. 29 at 651-5416 or Cost of the lunch is $16/members and $18/guests.

Tri Delta

The Emerald Coast Alumni Chapter of Delta Delta Delta sorority will be at 11 a.m. Sept. 6 at the Boathouse Landing in Valparaiso. Diana Gilbert will hostess the event. To make reservations call 678-7743 or email by Sept. 3.

Seniors of Destin

The Seniors of Destin meet the fourth Friday of the month for a covered dish and to celebrate all birthdays for the month. The program is sponsored by the City of Destin and Gentiva Home Health. Each month has a featured guest speaker that pertains to senior living.  Call 685-5310.

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 a.m. 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.