Community Members Rally Together at Benefit Concert for Red Bar Employees

2019-02-21T17:45:29+00:00

Thousands of people gathered Sunday, February 17, 2019, at the taproom of our gracious friends at Grayton Beer Company in Santa Rosa Beach to show their support for The Red Bar and its 100+ employees who are rebounding and recuperating after an early morning fire that heartbreakingly destroyed the Grayton Beach restaurant on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. Following the devastating [...]

LPL Financial located at First City Bank to Host 8th Annual Gumbo Throwdown

2019-01-31T18:20:20+00:00

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (January 31, 2019) – On Thursday, March 7, LPL Financial located at First City Bank will host their 8th Annual Gumbo Throwdown from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the bank’s Fort Walton Beach location. All proceeds from this event will benefit Fresh Start, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families achieve long-term self-sufficiency through [...]

The Henderson’s Inaugural Art Wave Event Raises $7,768.20 for South Walton Artificial Reef Association

2019-01-31T15:05:08+00:00

DESTIN, Fla. (January 30, 2019) – On Thursday, January 10, The Henderson – a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort – hosted Art Wave, an art exhibition dedicated to celebrating local artists who have art displayed throughout the resort. This sophisticated artist’s bazaar raised a total of $7,768.20 for the South Walton Artificial Reef Association (SWARA). Art Wave gave [...]

Café Thirty-A Raises $26,200 for Caring and Sharing of South Walton

2019-01-09T16:28:47+00:00

SEAGROVE BEACH, Fla. (January 9, 2019)- Café Thirty-A recently held its annual Christmas Charity Ball on Friday, December 7, 2018, and raised a total of $26,200 for Caring and Sharing of South Walton, an organization which provides food and financial assistance to area families and individuals in need. Guests were invited to delight in beautiful [...]

Seaside Institute Raises Nearly $9,000 Through Hurricane Michael Relief Fund

2018-12-28T17:01:29+00:00

SEASIDE, Fla. (December 26, 2018) – After Hurricane Michael made impact along the Emerald Coast on October 10, 2018, The Seaside Institute started a Hurricane Michael Relief Fund to help those directly affected by the storm’s devasting impact. The fund has raised nearly $9,000 to date, $7,500 of which will be donated to The Sonder Project. [...]

Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican to host 8th Annual Toy Drive Drop for Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast

2018-12-11T21:21:10+00:00

WHAT:        Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican has partnered with the North Florida Region Porsche Club of America to collect toys for children who will visit the Emergency Room at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast this holiday season. Whether the children are at the local hospital to receive care themselves or for a loved [...]

Old Florida Fish House Raises $7,425 for Alaqua Animal Refuge During Fifth Annual Wreaths Event

2018-12-10T17:16:41+00:00

SEAGROVE BEACH, Fla. (December 7, 2018) – Old Florida Fish House held its Fifth Annual Wreaths for Alaqua event, benefitting Alaqua Animal Refuge, on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, and raised $7,425 for the animal sanctuary. Auctioneer Helen "Redd" Vizard vivaciously auctioned off 20 wreaths created by local artists, businesses, and individuals especially crafted for this [...]

Local Business Owners Launch Bay County Strong Hurricane Michael Relief

2018-11-14T16:19:11+00:00

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (November 12, 2018)–Local business owners, Kevin and Susan Engle, have created the “Bay County Strong” Hurricane Michael relief effort. Although originally from Atlanta, these entrepreneurs have strong personal ties to the Emerald Coast as two of the restaurants they are partners in, Back Beach Barbecue and Restaurant Paradis, are located in Panama [...]

“What Can I Do to Help?”

2018-11-14T18:15:48+00:00

Hurricane Michael made its devastating landfall on October 10th, 2018. Since then, local residents in the surrounding areas have come together to raise funds, gather supplies, and volunteer their time to those who need it most. Local and national businesses have also donated vast amounts to the relief effort in order to help those left without [...]

Bontemps Interiors to Open First Location in Miramar Beach

2019-02-11T13:56:28+00:00

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (November 1, 2018) - Local resident and business owner, Angela Bontemps, is pleased to announce the grand opening of Bontemps Interiors, a sophisticated interior design studio, located at 13370 US Hwy. 98 West. Angela has been a resident of the Emerald Coast for over five years. After working in a high-end furniture store [...]

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