Community Meetings March 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.

• Destin Youth Council, 4 p.m. March 11

•Harbor CRA-AC, 5:30 p.m. March 11

• City Council, 6 p.m. March 16

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

• Special City Council, 6 p.m. March 19


Choctawhatchee Bay Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 9:30 a.m. March 12 at First Presbyterian Church, 134 Beal Parkway SW in Fort Walton Beach. Guest speaker, Ginger Poffenberger, 1st vice-regent, FSSDAR, will discuss DAR educational support, helping children in remote mountain areas receive an education. DAR is open to all women who are lineally descended from a Revolutionary War Patriot. Call 543-0170.

The Happy Hearts

The senior adult ministry at Village Baptist Church, The Happy Hearts, will meet at 2 p.m. March 12 at Golden Corral in Destin. Ventriloquist Judy Mabry and friends will be the guest. Lunch with drink is $8 (no credit cards). Please bring a non perishable food item for the food pantry at Village Church. Call 598-0954 or 837-8107.


The Genealogy Society of Northwest Florida will meet at 10 a.m. March 14 at the Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida in Valpariso. Elisa Mitchiner, historian, researcher, and creator of The Niceville Florida Online History Center, will discuss the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp that was built at Niceville.

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.