2017: A Year In Review of Our Workin’ Whereabouts

2017: A Year in Review of Proffitt PR’s Workin’ Whereabouts

With the start of the new year, we look back at all that we accomplished in 2017. Events, balls, galas, and more, Proffitt PR was there to capture, network, and promote the community we live for! We are so grateful for everyone that helped make 2017 such an A M A Z I N G year and we can’t wait to see what 2018 has in store!

1.5.17 Proffitt PR Photoshoot: #ProffittPR was off to an aggressive start to 2017, re-marketing ourselves with a new professional photo shoot by Alissa Aryn Photography! This was part of the blood, sweat and tears that went into a fully custom website that we worked on for over a year!

1.6.17 Proffitt PR New Client: Proffitt PR close friends, Chris Ruyan and Tyler Jarvis, announced their re-vamp and opening of Cuvée Kitchen + Wine Bar! We were so excited to have them join our team!

1.11.17 Behind the Scenes Shoot: We were so honored to come on board to support and celebrate Hannah Martin with her La Lumiere: A Masquerade Affair event! Shown here #BTS talking all things fashion for Hannah Martin’s Partywith Nicole Paloma and Amy Giles of Wardrobe Made Simple!

1.13.17 Good Grit Magazine Shoot: Jessica and Chelsea travelled to Birmingham to accompany Styles by Kimberly on her photoshoot with Good Grit Magazine! Her 8 page spread looked phenomenal and we were happy to have been there to support her!

1.13.17 30A Songrwriter’s Festival at Old Florida Fish House: Behind the scenes with a glass of bubbly at Old Florida Fish House for the 30A Songwriters Festival! A plethora of our clients like OFFH and Gulf Place are not only hosts but sponsors so we had first dibs on all of the talent!

1.16.17 Proffitt PR nominated as the Small Business of the Year by WACC: We may be small, but we #HustleInHeels on the daily for our amazing clients that we love so much! #ProffittPR was nominated as the Small Business of the Year, and our very own Jessica Proffitt Bracken and Chelsea Blaich were both nominated as Young Professional of the Year by the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce!

1.17.17 FPRA Luncheon: #ProffittPR and Style By Kimberly attended the FPRA – Northwest Florida Coast Chapter luncheon where we had the honor to meet Officer Ben Tobias of the Gainesville Police Department shown alongside our client, Kim Brundage of Style by Kimberly!

1.19.17 Walton Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Gala: Congratulations are were in order, because at the  Walton Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Gala, Jessica was honored as Young Professional of the Year and was also inducted onto the Board of Directors!

1.26.17 WACC Business After Hours at Brotula’s: A few of the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce Board Members at the Business After Hours at our beloved client, Brotula’s Seafood House & Steamer!

2.4.17 Rosemary Beach Foundation’s 12th Annual Girl’s Getaway: Smileology-Santa Rosa Beach sponsored Chef Shane’s Cooking Demonstration as a part of the Rosemary Beach Foundation‘s 12th Annual Girls Getaway! Our very own, Lexi Willcoxon shown here with Dr. Amber Wiebe of Smileology.

2.9.17 Fab’Rik Galentine’s Day:We loved creating and executing this first time event at fab’rik Destin! Ladies were encouraged to grab their gals and their furry pals and enjoy an evening of shopping, sipping, playing with puppies and giving back! 20% of the sales that evening benefited  Dog-Harmony!

2.10.17 Hannah Martin’s Party: Hannah Martin’s Party La Lumière: A Masquerade Affair was a BALL! We can’t wait for this year’s event on 2.10.18!

2.16.17 WACC Business After Hours: Cheers to a grayt Walton Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, sponsored by Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon and LuLu’s Destin, at Grayton Beer Company!

2.17.17 Proffitt PR New Client: This new client was smokin’! We could not have been happier to welcome Back Beach Barbecue to the team!

2.19.17 Wine, Women, & Shoes: #ProffittPR went through the looking glass for Wine, Women & Shoes, benefitting Sinfonia Gulf Coast at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa! Shown here with our two of our mentors, Kay Phelan and Heidi LoCicero and WMBB’s fabulous reporter, Peyton LoCicero!

2.25.17 Walton County Education Foundation Apple Classic Run: Jessica and Levin had a blast at the Walton Education Foundation Apple Classic! It was Levin’s first 5k in 25 years!

2.25.17 LuLu’s Destin Birds of Paradise Mardi Gras Ball: We got the Mardi Pardi started! LuLu’s Destin Birds of Paradise Mardi Gras Ball was a night to remember and we were honored they hired #ProffittPR to spearhead the digital marketing and social media for the event! Proud to say this was their most successful ball to date!

2.28.17 Berkshire Hathaway Costa Blanca Ground Breaking: Gold shovels, champagne on ice and the community surrounding as Emerald Coast – Destin 30A Real Estate broke ground on Costa Blanca, the newest luxury gulf front condominium on 30A! Proud to share that the 14 units Royce Mitchell listed are now sold and this luxury condo is totally sold out!

3.3.17 Business Empowered: We learned how to keep up with Jessica Proffitt Bracken as she taught us how to #HustleInHeels at the Business Empowered PR and Marketing Workshop!

3.3.17 Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K: BAM! #ProffittPR got a Taste of the Race! The first night of the Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K featured five-star chefs, fabulous food and lots of fans, such as Lexi who kicked it up a notch by meeting Emeril Lagasse!

3.5.17 Seaside Race: Jessica and Levin were on a runnin’ roll in 2017 as she ran in the Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K!

3.5.17 Proffitt PR New Clients: It was a LEGENDARY couple of weeks as we added Legendary Inc. and Destin Custom Home Builders to our client docket!

 

3.8.17 The Pointe on 30A Opening: The Proffitt PR team visited the all new venue, The Pointe on 30A!

3.8.17 WACC Power of Business Luncheon: Coming away from Walton Area Chamber of Commerce Power of Business Luncheon at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort fired up about building a diverse and vibrant regional economy!

3.11.17 VIP Destin Magazine Ball: So grateful at the VIP Destin Magazine Black Tie Ball at Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa as we were surrounded by our clients, friends and fellow #BestInDestin winners. We have to extend a special thank you to every hand that cast a vote for #ProffittPR as Best in Destin Public Relations Firm for the fifth year!

3.12.17 Avant Garde: Squad goals supporting Avantgarde salon for Emerald Coast Top Salon! We were happy to congratulate them later on their win at the huge event!

3.21.17 FPRA Luncheon: Stories sell, facts tell! The #ProffittPR team attended the FPRA Northwest Florida Coast Chapter‘s Luncheon, sponsored by G&Co., at Chiringo . Guest speaker Colby Jubenville taught us how to grow our Personal Relationships and Brands in order to interact better with our clients by always being honest, trustworthy and transparent!

3.23.17 WACC Business After Hours: That’s a wrap! To each of you who attended the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours at G&Co., we appreciate you! We enjoyed every bite of Cuvée Kitchen + Wine Bar‘s delectable food and every sip of those mouthwatering craft cocktails.

3.27.17 New Client, Peddlers Pavilion 30A: Peddling through Monday, thanks to our newest client, Peddlers Pavilion 30A! From bike rentals to dining take a break from the beach and see what else 30A has to offer!

3.29.17 WACC Networking Luncheon: We lunched and learned, thanks to the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce‘s networking luncheon at Brookdale Senior Living sponsored by Regency Hospice of Northwest Florida!

3.31.17 Hannah Martin’s Party: Hannah Martin’s Party La Lumière: A Masquerade Affair, hosted by Destin Plastic Surgery and Duckies Shop of Fun ~ Seaside, FL, raised $65,000 for Special Olympics Florida – Walton County! We are thrilled to have been a part of this awe-inspiring event, and look forward to this year’s party!

4.1.17 Proffitt PR New Client: We said hello to Proffitt PR’s newest client, Specialty Roofers Inc.!

4.3.17 VIP Destin Magazine Cover Reveal: All the feels! We had the pleasure of watching our clients, Brotula’s Seafood House & Steamer & Cuvée Kitchen + Wine Bar‘s faces when they found out they were gracing the newest cover of VIP Destin Magazine, AND Jessica and Chelsea took home two fabulous door prizes!

4.6.17 FWBCC First Friday Breakfast: Quite the morning attending the Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce First Friday Breakfast with our client, Roslyn of Costa Enterprises – McDonald’s!

4.11.17 Proffitt PR: Team bonding this morning at the Barre! The #ProffittPR ladies tucked it out during The Market Shops Free Fitness on the Lawn, taught by Pure Barre Destin!

4.18.17 Client Menu Preview: Another gorgeous day overlooking the Harbor at Brotula’s Seafood House & Steamer! Chef Tommy Lemasters introduced the latest culinary creations that are featured on the summer menu to the area’s leading media and VIP!

4.22.17 Uptown Station: Kickin’ the tail out of crime at Uptown Station, Fort Walton Beachfor the Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers Crawfish Boil!

4.27.17 WACC & DCC After Hours: Shimmying our way through the Dual Walton Area Chamber of Commerce& Destin Chamber of Commerce After Hours at Sunset Bay Cafe sponsored by our our favs at Century 21 Fine Homes & Estates Blue Marlin and A Superior Air Conditioning Company!

4.28.17 ECHG: Honored to sit on the Steering Committee of the Emerald Coast Honor Games which came to Destin on 11.11.17. Save the date and stay tuned for some incredible things for next November!

4.28.17 DCWAF Patron Dinner: The dream team headed to Cuvée 30A  for the Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation‘s patron dinner! 

4.30.17 DCWAF: We were honored to sponsor the Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival photo booth brought to by none other than Epic Photo Co.!

5.2.17 VIP Destin Magazine Cover Reveal: Cantina Laredo margs and VIP Destin Magazine! We’re continually ecstatic to see who is chosen to grace each cover. Shoutout to some of our favs, Joe and Lea Capers of Insurance Zone!

5.5.17 Habitat for Humanity Walton County: What a way to kick off Women’s Build Week! Dusted off our hard hats and slid on our high heels  for Habitat for Humanity Walton County fabulous fundraiser, sponsored by Silver Sands Premium Outlets.

5.9.17 DCC: Attended the Destin Chamber of Commerce Non-Profit Appreciation Expo & Leaders in Business Luncheon with some of our areas greatest community partners and advocates!

5.9.27 Charity Golf Classic: Sacred Heart Foundation‘s Charity Golf Classic at the Emerald Bay Golf & Beach Club was a hole-in-one and #Proffitt PR was a proud media sponsor of this annual event that raises hundreds of thousands of dollars for the hospital!

5.10.17 WACC Power of Business Luncheon: Florida is one of the top tourist destinations in the country, so it makes sense that Walton Area Chamber of Commerce’s Power of Business luncheon, sponsored by Visit South Walton, focused on tourism marketing!

5.12.17 Smileology-Santa Rose Beach: We were all smiles behind the scenes as Proffitt PR’s, Jessica Proffitt Bracken, gave a testimonial for our favorite dentist, Dr. Wiebe of Smileology-Santa Rosa Beach!

5.16.17 WACC Business After Hours: It’s a #shorething that half of the #proffittpr team had a fabulous time at the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours at The Hub 30A Shops! Popped in Shore Thing Cigars for a glass of rosé.

5.18.17 Cuvee Kitchen + Wine Bar: Behind-the-scenes as Cuvée Kitchen + Wine Bar brought us #SomethingNewToCrave!

5.18.17 Digital Graffiti: We had an A M A Z I N G time at Digital Graffiti! We were mesmerized by all of the wonderful artist’s work!

5.19.17 Children’s Volunteer Health Network, Inc.: As Ernest Hemingway once said: “Never sit at a table when you can stand at the bar!” We celebrated the start of the weekend at Grayton Beer Company for the Children’s Volunteer Health Network, Inc.‘s Birthday Bash! Brotula’s Seafood House & Steamer, Cuvée Kitchen + Wine Bar and Jackacuda’s Seafood & Sushi served up light bites, all which paired perfectly with a cold 30A Beach Blonde brew! Proffitt PR was a proud media sponsor of this wonderful event.

5.23.17 FPRA Lunch and Learn: The #ProffittPR ladies had a great time lunching & learning with the FPRA Northwest Florida Coast Chapter at Old Florida Fish House, sponsored by our friends Eloquent Signs!

5.25.17 Costa Enterprises – McDonald’s: Badabababah we were lovin’ the newly renovated Costa Enterprises – McDonald’s in Panama City! Located on Harrison Avenue, this McDonald features new interior design, an updated outdoor eating space, and Self Serve Kiosks!

5.25.17 Proffitt PR Team: We celebrated SIX YEARS of business at the always wonderful Restaurant Paradis!

6.1.17 VIP Destin Magazine Cover Reveal: Proffitt PR was at  Cuvée Kitchen + Wine Bar for the Cover Reveal of VIP Destin Magazine! Congratulations to our dear friends Mel and Mona Ponder for gracing the June cover.

6.7.17 WACC Networking Luncheon: We were surrounded by some of our favorite local ladies for this Walton Chamber networking luncheon!

6.8.17 Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican: The stage was set for an #epic Century 21 Fine Homes & Estates Blue Marlin Pre Tournament Toast and Beneficiary Unveiling at LegendaryYacht Club! To celebrate FIVE years, this year’s tournament benefitted five local charities - Alaqua Animal Refuge, Lighthouse Family Retreat, Special Olympics Florida – Okaloosa County, Trees on the Coast, and Youth Village, Inc..

6.9.17 Proffitt PR New Client: We rose a glass to our newest client, Donovan’s Reef, one of our favorite local Panama City Beach bars!

6.13.17 FPRA Luncheon: 3/4 of the team brushed up on social media best practices by TaraMetBlog at FPRA Northwest Florida Coast Chapter luncheon at Sunset Bay Cafe sponsored by Shop Sandestin!

6.14.17 Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican: FIVE FOR FIVE! To date, the Century 21 Fine Homes & Estates Blue Marlin Charity Golf Tournament has raised a total of approximately $85,000 for local charities!

6.15.17 Proffitt PR New Client: A new relationship was cookie’ when we added Destin Ice Market 30A to our client list!

6.19.17 Back Beach Barbecue Opening: When your client, #BackBeachBarbecue opens their doors for the first day and sells out by 6:30pm {insert happy dance} Brought the gang to indulge in the best barbecue on the Emerald Coast.

6.22.17 Everkrisp Opening: Food lovers rejoice, Everkrisp is officially OPEN! From savory salads to hearty grain bowls, Everkrisp at Grand Boulevard is your new go-to lunch spot! We loved coordinating and executing the grand opening and ribbon cutting with the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce!

6.26.17 DCHB: Getting the VIP treatment with Destin Custom Home Builders‘ Lindsey Lynch as she gave us the Lifestyle Tour of Regatta Bay Golf & Yacht Club– all via golf cart!

6.27.17 FPRA Prosecco, Pints & Pics: Sipping prosecco while we smile for the camera at FPRA Northwest Florida Coast Chapter‘s Prosecco, Pints & Pics, sponsored by Smileology-Santa Rosa Beach!

6.29.17 WACC Ribbon Cutting: Our anticipation was building all day today for Lord & Son Construction‘s Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at their new Gulf Place office with the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce!

7.6.17 Back Beach Barbecue Ribbon Cutting: Everyone was invited to gather round Smokey & The Bandit and enjoy BBQ samples, cold brews from Grayton Beer Company and Idyll Hounds Brewing Company, live music by Luke Langford Band and photo ops with Epic Photo Co. and Land • Air • Sea Productions at Back Beach Barbecue’s Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting!

7.7.17 Donovan’s Reef Photoshoot: You usually don’t find us on top of tables at bars, but we’ll do just about anything for the perfect shot (pun-intended). Cocktail (and Jell-O shot) photo shoot at the hottest bar in Panama City Beach, Donovan’s Reefwith Alissa Aryn Photography!

7.11.17 FPRA Luncheon: We got schooled by Northwest Florida State College‘s President, Dr. Stephenson, during the FPRA Northwest Florida Coast Chapter Professional Development Luncheon, sponsored by Century 21 Fine Homes & Estates Blue Marlin, at Cuvée Kitchen + Wine Bar!

7.12.17 Costa Enterprises – McDonald’s: The best way to say “Good Morning” is with a McCafe and the Hamburglar! Costa Enterprises – McDonald’s sponsored the Niceville Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce‘s Second Wednesday Breakfast, complete with McGriddles, giveaways, and a presentation by the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida!

7.13.17 WACC Networking Luncheon: Networking with the finest at Walton Area Chamber of Commerce‘s Networking Luncheon at AJ’s Grayton Beach!

7.17.17 New Client, Hog’s Breath: We were in HOG HEAVEN over our new client, Hog’s Breath Saloon, Destin! Hog’s Breath is your local watering hole that specializes in great food, live music and world famous t-shirts for the last 40 years!

7.20.17 WACC Business After Hours: Mixing and mingling at The Beach House for the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce‘s Business After Hours, sponsored by one of our favorite local videographers, Land • Air • Sea Productions!

7.25.17 Costa Enterprises – McDonalds Ribbon Cutting: Another day, another ribbon cutting, and we’re #BaDaBaBaBah lovin’ it! We got to be a part of Costa Enterprises – McDonald’s Grand Re-Opening & McFamily Day at their renovated Crestview location!

7.27.17 Destin Water Users: Situated atop one of Destin’s highest elevations and near the Harbor, Destin Water Users‘ Tower 1 has been a part of the Emerald Coast for the past 53 years, and was dedicated as an American Water Works Association National Landmark!

7.27.17 The Market Shops Blood Drive: Chelsea lent her arm and saved a life at The Market Shops OneBlood Drive!

8.1.17 Proffitt PR: When we count our bountiful blessings we make sure to count this hustler twice! We were excited to share that this date marked Lexi‘s 1 Year Anniversary at Proffitt PR!

8.2.17 Proffitt PR New Client: We believe every home needs to be your #sanctuary, which is why we were so excited to add The Sanctuary at 331 Apartments to our client list!

8.2.17 Hyatt Place Ground Breaking: It was a beautiful day for the ground breaking of the new Hyatt Place Sandestin at Grand Boulevard! Congrats to the Howard Hospitality team and everyone involved in this beautiful new hotel coming soon to Visit South Walton!

8.3.17 Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican: All work and a little fun! We made a surprise visit to the Century 21 Fine Homes & Estates Blue Marlin office while out and about in Destin yesterday. We love our clients!

8.6.17 FPRA Annual Conference: Chelsea checked in from Florida Public Relations Association Annual Conference with our FPRA Northwest Florida Coast Chapter in Orlando! They kicked off the week’s events with a behind the scenes tour of Universal Orlando Resort‘s The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. #FPRAac

8.9.17 WACC Networking Luncheon: Shakin’ hands and kissin’ babies at the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce Networking Luncheon at Old Florida Fish House!

8.19.17 Destin Ice Market 30A: We sipped and noshed with South Walton’s finest at the amazing kickoff to Destin Ice Market 30A‘s monthly cooking demos!

8.21.17 Proffitt PR: Proffitt PR was spotted at the famous Nippers Beach Bar & Grill in Great Guana Cay, Marsh Harbour, Bahamas! {Custom die cut decals by our besties at Eloquent Signs}

8.24.17 Hog’s Breath Media Luncheon: Channeling our inner Vanderpump Rules at Hog’s Breath Saloon, Destin‘s first media luncheon!

8.29.17 FPRA Installation: We celebrated our very own Chelsea Blaich for taking home the honor of Member of the Year at the FPRA Northwest Florida Coast Chapter Installation Ceremony! Jessica celebrated TEN years on the board of directors!

8.31.17 Marisol Gullo Grand Opening: Jessica wanted to come home with everything in the Not Too Shabby Boutique by Marisol Gullo gallery at their grand opening!

9.5.17 VIP Destin Magazine Cover Reveal: Starting a new month with the NEW edition of VIP Destin Magazine! Our friends at Brotula’s Seafood House & Steamer hosted the Cover Reveal Party!

9.7.17 ECCAC: The Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center‘s 3rd Annual Wiggin’ Out For A Cause was the cats meow so the #ProffittPR gals jumped into the Epic Photo Co. booth for a groovy GIF!

9.16.17 Destin Ice Market Cooking Demo: We learned how to WHIP up Chef Jekyll’s “World Famous, Highly Respected” Tiramisu at the Destin Ice Market 30A September Cooking Demo!

9.18.17 Proffitt PR grows their team: Mackenzie Destin joined the Proffitt PR team on this day as the marketing coordinator!

9.19.17 Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican: Here we GROW again! The secret’s finally out, our beloved Century 21 Fine Homes & Estates Blue Marlin team tripled in size with the merger of Pelican Real Estate!

9.21.17 PreVUE: Amazing evening witnessing Chef Gio in action at Vue on 30a‘s Fall PreVUE of his feature on Hell’s Kitchen! Shown here on the red carpet alongside darling Jessica of Lipstick, Heels, and a Baby and our girl, Rhonda Murray of Emerald Coast Magazine!

9.24.17 Shop Sandestin: You’re looking at the winner of the $2,600+ Ultimate Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Prize Package at the Passport to Fashion at Shop Sandestin!

9.26.17 Ruth’s Chris Fundraiser: We were proud to announce that the Ruth’s Chris Steak House Destin, FL fundraiser benefiting their beverage manager, Skot Harville, raised $25,000!

9.27.17 Wednesday Night Bonfire: Picture perfect evening at The Bay‘s Wednesday Night Bonfire presented by the hottest new apartment complex, The Sanctuary at 331 Apartments!

9.28.17 Proffitt PR grows their team: Gia Perez joined the Proffitt PR team on this day as the Social Media Assistant!

9.28.17 Grayton Beer Company CentenniALE Event: Barbecue and beer, what more could you ask for? We washed down Back Beach Barbecue‘s fall-off-the-bone pork with Grayton Beer Company‘s fall Harvest Ale!

9.29.17 New Clients: No better way to Fri-YAY than by welcoming two new clients to Proffitt PR! We popped bubbly and threw confetti as we celebrated Restaurant Paradis and Regatta Bay Golf & Yacht Club joining the PPR family!

9.30.17 Eggs on the Beach: We had an egg-cellent time at Seascape Resort for the Eggs on the Beach competition, presented by Bay Breeze Patio! We stopped by to see our friends at Back Beach Barbecue and Destin Ice Market 30A!

10.3.17 WACC and DCC Ribbon Cutting: Congrats to our printing pals, Eloquent Signs, on their Walton Area Chamber of Commerce and Destin Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting and one year of business!

10.3.17 Junior League: Jessica had the honor of speaking to the lovely ladies of Junior League of the Emerald Coast about personal branding!

10.4.17 Bands of 30A: We  congratulated Bands of 30A for bringing the community together and raising more than $13,000 for victims of the recent hurricanes at their first concert series!

10.4.17 Berkshire Hathaway: We congratulated our incredible client, Royce Mitchell Real Estate of Emerald Coast – Destin 30A Real Estate on gracing the cover of the current issue of VIP Destin Magazine!

10.5.17 Berkshire Hathway: We had a spectacular week celebrating Royce Mitchell’s amazing success and we couldn’t be more proud to stand by his side. We congratulated Royce Mitchell Real Estate of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty on his beautiful new development, The Crest!

10.7.17 The Market Shops Bloody Mary Festival: It was the best day of the year, The Market Shops 3rd Annual Bloody Mary Festival! We kept the bloodies and bubbly pouring all day to #EatDrinkBMary

10.10.17 Emerald Coast Honor Games: People poured in for “A Night of Honor at Legendary Marine Showroom for the kick-off event to the Emerald Coast Honor Games!

10.13.17 Proffitt PR: 3 cheers for a 3-peat! Our hearts were bursting with gratitude! Special thanks to the readers of Emerald Coast Magazine for voting us “Best PR Firm” and “Best Event Planning Firm” for the third year!

10.14.17 Restaurant Paradis: Tis the season for sipping and strolling! Restaurant Paradis poured the best wine on 30A on this day at Rosemary Beach Uncorked!

10.16.17 Best of Winner’s Party: We celebrated so many clients, family, friends and even ourselves at Emerald Coast Magazine’s Best Of Winner’s Party at Old Florida Fish House! A huge shoutout to our amazing clients who took home the award: Brotula’s Seafood & Steamer, Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican, Cuvée Kitchen + Wine Bar, G&Co., Grayton Beer Company, Everkrisp, Marie’s Bistro, Marlin Grill, Old Florida Fish House, Osaka Japanese Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar, Proffitt Home Services, and Sunset Bay Cafe.

10.20.17 Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican Charity Golf Tournament: Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican’s 5th Annual Charity Golf Tournament is up to par in our books! You could find us on Hole 11 pouring frost cold Grayton Beer Company brews!

10.21.17 Best of the Emerald Coast: We were armed with champs and ready to pour at  the Best of the Emerald Coast at Grand Boulevard! A special thanks to Proffitt Home Services for helping us make this amazing booth happen!

10.23.17 Proffitt PR: Jessica had the honor to speak to Professor Kevin Elliott’s PR Writing class at Florida State University Panama City on her experience, how she built Proffitt PR, and explaining a day in the life of a publicist!

10.24.17 FPRA Luncheon: AMAZING luncheon with FPRA Northwest Florida Coast Chapter featuring Phillip Stutts and hosted by Destin Custom Home Builders! #lunchingandlearning

10.24.17 The Market Shop Bloody Mary Festival: We were so proud to announce that The Market Shops 3rd Annual Bloody Mary Festival raised $7,500 for Habitat for Humanity Walton County!

10.26.17 New Client: It may feel like fall, but we’re feeling extra beachy thanks to Panama City Beach’s hottest condominium and our new client, Calypso Tower III! Welcome to #ProffittPR!

10.31.17 Sanctuary at 331 Apartments: Take your mama to work day! We had a spooktacular behind the scenes, hard hat tour of the hottest new apartments, The Sanctuary at 331 Apartments!

11.1.17 VIP Destin Magazine Cover Reveal: COVER MODEL STATUS! Our very own Mackenzie and Gia graced the cover of the Restaurant edition of VIP Destin Magazine!

11.3.17 Proffitt PR Team: The Proffitt PR team did a little bit of team building at Pure Barre! Such an amazing workout with wonderful instructors!

11.6.17 Proffitt PR New Client: We were pumped to add Baytowne Provisions to our new client to our list! We can’t wait to enjoy more of these beautiful sunset views in 2018!

11.7.17 Back Beach Barbecue: Bar-be-CUE the crane to take us home because this Back Beach Barbecue sampler was too good to stop eating! We enjoyed a DELISH Media/VIP Luncheon with some old and new PCB friends!

11.8.17 WACC Power of Business Luncheon: There was no better way to kick off #VeteransDayWeekend than by an amazing Walton Area Chamber of Commerce Power of Business Luncheon sponsored by Destin Custom Home Builders and Renovation Flooring with special guest speaker SGT Bobby Dove!

11.9.17 Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican Charity Golf Tournament: Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican hosted the 5th Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Regatta Bay Golf & Yacht Club, presented by The Henderson, on Friday, October 20, 2017, with proceeds benefitting Alaqua Animal Refuge, Lighthouse Family Retreat, Special Olympics Florida – Okaloosa County, Trees on the Coast, and Youth Village, Inc.. We were ecstatic to announce that Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican raised $31,500 for the local charities, which provides each charity with a total of $6,300 to go towards their organization and brought the total raised over five years to $111,000!

11.10.17 The Pointe on 30A: Let the #baecation begin! Everyone followed along as we basked in the beauty of the The Pointe on 30A

11.10.17 Wine and Fries: No better way to FRY-yay than at #wineandfriesfor Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida on the rooftop at The Pointe on 30A!

11.11.17 Emerald Coast Honor Games: We’re forever thankful to those who serve our country and what better way to celebrate than with 22 laps around the track at #Ruck22 at the Emerald Coast Honor Games! Proffitt PR was a proud media sponsor of this super successful inaugural event.

11.14.17 Proffitt PR New Clients: It was a wonderful week at Proffitt Pr when we grew by THREE new clients: Beachy Beach 30a Real Estate, The Farnum Group, and Grace Point 30A!

11.14.17 FPRA Luncheon: We welcomed Mackenzie and Gia to FPRA Northwest Florida Coast Chapter! These two #ProffittPR gals were pinned as new members of the FPRA, and we couldn’t be more proud!

11.14.17 Baytowne Provisions Grand Opening: Amazing kick off to Baytowne Provisions grand opening featuring Chef Jim Shirley’s famous Grits á Ya Ya, cold brews by Grayton Beer Company, tastings by The Honey Hutch, 30A Olive Oil Co, live music by Ben Friedman, topped off with impeccable marina views!

11.15.17 Cuvée Kitchen + Wine Bar: Tonight we hosted some of the most digitally influential people in town at the hottest restaurant in Destin, Cuvée Kitchen + Wine Bar!

11.16.17 WACC Business After Hours:  #ProffittPR and the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce go together like Chick-fil-A nugget trays and {Champ}agne! We had a fabulous time pouring bubbly and serving nuggets at the November Business After Hours at The Market Shops!

11.22.17 New Client: Say hello to our newest, most chic client, Margaret Ellen Bridal now open at 30Avenue! Gorgeous gowns await you ladies!

11.28.17 DCC YP: With Destin’s finest, Sara Becnel, at the Destin Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals After Hours at Cuvée Kitchen + Wine Bar!

11.29.17 Old Florida Fish House Wreath’s Event: Over $7,000 raised for Alaqua Animal Refuge at Old Florida Fish House! That’s $2k more than last year! You’re looking at the winner of the Proffitt PR wreath, our ‘buddy’ Coop, from Buddy’s Seafood Market!

12.1.17 Cafe Thirty-A Christmas Soirée: That’s a wrap! Cafe Thirty-A’s Charity Christmas Soirée was one for the books! Special thanks to our friends at Clutch Media Works for having us lend a hand in the coordination and execution of such a beautiful event!

12.2.17 Fashion Flash Sale: Thank you to all the local ladies of the Emerald Coast who came out to the Fashion Flash Sale: Namaste & Shop for a Cause at The Henderson! We had a fabulous day of yoga on the beach, sipping lavender champagne and shopping for a cause!

12.5.17 VIP Destin Magazine Cover Reveal: Our girls are passed on the torch! Congrats to the new cover family for VIP Destin Magazine!

12.6.17 Destin Custom Home Builders: We’re all ready to move into The Preserve at Regatta Bay Golf & Yacht Club! Such an incredible day viewing the most beautiful model home by Destin Custom Home Builders and Archiscapes Architects.

12.7.17 WACC Business After Hours: There was Christmas decor from the ceiling to the floor at the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours at Marlin Grill! We were feeling festive and full of all the amazing food here!

12.8.17 FPRA Toast on the Coast: We dreamt of a Justin Gaffrey Gallery Christmas at the FPRA Northwest Florida Coast Chapter Holiday Toast on the Coast event!

12.10.17 Restaurant Paradis Prohibition Wine Dinner: Had an absolute blast at Restaurant Paradis’ 3rd Annual Prohibition Wine Dinner last night featuring a four course dinner and wine pairing, live music by Ike Bartley, attendees dressed to the nines, a Epic Photo Co. obvi and proceeds benefiting Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center!

12.11.17 New Clients: There’s no better Monday pick-me-up than TWO new clients! Welcome to #ProffittPR Henderson Park Inn and Beach Walk Henderson Park!

12.12.17 WACC Ribbon Cutting: Congratulations to Southside Slice on the grand opening and ribbon cutting with Walton Area Chamber of Commerce today! Welcome to the hood!

12.13.17 YP Walton County: BIG things were happening as Jessica spear-headed revamping Young Professionals of Walton County and met up with newest board members! Jessica is now the YP president and can’t wait for all 2018 events!

12.14.17 Proffitt PR: We celebrated Christmas and our bountiful year of blessings with the Proffitt PR team at Restaurant Paradis!

12.15.17 Proffitt PR: Jessica treated the team to a much needed R&R day at the gorgeous Henderson Salamander Spa! At Proffitt PR we aim to work hard and play hard!

12.18.17 Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican: This is hands down our favorite Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican Christmas tradition! For the seventh year, we joined C21BMP in delivering toys to Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast!

12.20.17 Fashion Flash Sale: We were so humbled and proud to announce that the Fashion Flash Sale: Namaste & Shop event at The Henderson raised $2,294 for the future home of the Level II NICU at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast!

12.22.17 VIP Destin Magazine’s Best in Destin: Santa put something special under the tree for us this year!  We were so humbled to have won best “Public Relations Firm” for the 6th consecutive year and “Best Event Planner” by the readers of VIP Destin Magazine! Thank you so much for this incredible honor and to all those who voted! 2018 is going to be an unforgettable year!

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