Community Meetings Feb. 11

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.

• Harbor CRA-AC, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 11

• State of the City Address, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 12, Destin Community Center

• Observance of President’s Day, closed Feb. 16

• City Council, 6 p.m. Feb. 17

• Town Center CRA-AC, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 18

American Legion

Weblos Den meets from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 11 and 25 at American Legion Post 296, 311 Main St. in Destin.

• Cub Scout Pack meets from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 17.

• Post Planning and House meetings are at 5 p.m. Feb. 18 with Executive meeting at 6 p.m., general meeting, 7 p.m., Auxiliary Executive meeting, 6 p.m. and General meeting 6:30 p.m.

• Parrot Head meets from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 27.


Choctawhatchee Bay Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 12 at the First Presbyterian Church, 134 Beal Parkway SW in Fort Walton Beach. Guest speaker, Donald Forgione, is director of the state of Florida Parks Service and the recipient of the Florida Park Service Interpreter of the Year Award. DAR is open to all women who are lineally descended from a Revolutionary War patriot. Call 543-0170.


The Genealogy Society of Okaloosa County will meet at 10 a.m. Feb. 14 at the Heritage Museum in Valparaiso for the 39th anniversary of its founding. Elizabeth Powell Crowe  (Libbi) will share some of her “success stories”, as highlighted in the 10th edition of her book, Genealogy Online.

Young Republicans

Young Republicans of Okaloosa County will hold an organizational meeting at 8 p.m. Feb. 16 at Hurricane Grill & Wings, 4579 E Hwy 20 #2 in Niceville. For more information contact Jamie Tabisz-Smith at 312-8267 or email

United Way

The United Way of Okaloosa and Walton Counties will host the Campaign 2014 “United Way … Real People – Real Results” annual meeting from 8-10 a.m. Feb. 27 at the Niceville Community Center. Breakfast will be $10/person and corporate tables of eight are available for $80. RSVP no later than Feb. 20 by fax to   243-6625 or email

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.