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  • DUMW assemble chemo kits
    by Special to Gannett on July 11, 2020 at 4:37 am

    In the early 2000’s, Jan Hinch, a beloved member of Destin United Methodist Women, now deceased, presented an idea to the membership that was the preparation and distribution of chemo kits to be presented to patients undergoing chemotherapy. This would be a gift of care and comfort to be used as they spend time receiving their injections.Members gather twice each year to assemble the kits. Each kit contains comfort items such as Chapstick, hand cream, hand sanitizer, water [...]

  • Alaqua announces ‘Empty the Shelters’ this weekend
    by Special to Gannett on July 11, 2020 at 4:37 am

    FREEPORT— Alaqua Animal Refuge is participating in BISSELL Pet Foundation’s (BPF) Empty the Shelters event this weekend, July 10-12, with reduced adoption fees for dogs and kittens of only $25.Over 160 BPF shelter and rescue partners are participating in this reduced fee adoption event across the country, which aims to find forever homes for thousands of cats and dogs. All animals adopted will be microchipped and spayed/neutered to prevent further pet homelessness. [...]

  • COMMUNITY EVENTS July 11
    on July 9, 2020 at 2:54 pm

    Please send your events to pgriffin@thedestinlog.com at least 2 weeks in advance, if possible. Destin City HallAll 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. All meetings are subject to change or cancellation. To virtually view the meeting, visit https://www.cityofdestin.com/ to [...]

  • COMMUNITY EVENTS July 8
    on July 7, 2020 at 9:17 pm

    Send your events to pgriffin@thedestinlog.com at least 2 weeks in advance, if possible. Destin City HallAll 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. All meetings are subject to change or cancellation. To virtually view the meeting, visit https://www.cityofdestin.com/ to register. [...]

  • Nothing Bundt Cakes bakes ’bundtlets’ for ECCAC staff
    by Special to Gannett on July 5, 2020 at 4:37 am

    Nothing Bundt Cakes in Destin, led by owner Kevin Arnold and his team, Keith Crenshaw, Veronika Kuster, LaTiffany Redding and Alysia McLeod, graciously agreed to help the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center (ECCAC) by showing ECCAC some appreciation.Nothing Bundt Cakes deeply discounted 96 "bundtlets" in individual packaging with personalized tags for ECCAC staff and some of their agency partners consisting of Department of Children & Families, the Walton County [...]

  • Sew Love FWB makes over 4,500 masks
    by Leagh Eagerton on July 4, 2020 at 4:37 am

    Sew Love FWB began as a ministry of First Baptist Church of Fort Walton Beach to provide clothing for children in countries with needs for clothing and the love of God. Quickly it grew to include people from other churches and the community at large.When the pandemic struck, they quickly converted from sewing dresses and shorts and shirts to making masks that are CDC compliant, washable, and two-sided. At first, their goal was to provide much-needed masks for first responders, but [...]

  • COMMUNITY EVENTS July 4
    on July 3, 2020 at 4:37 am

    Please send your events to pgriffin@thedestinlog.com at least 2 weeks in advance, if possible.Destin City HallAll 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. All meetings are subject to change or cancellation. To virtually view the meeting, visit https://www.cityofdestin. [...]

  • Hakima Ministries Charity Golf Tournament
    on July 3, 2020 at 4:37 am
  • COMMUNITY EVENTS July 1
    on July 1, 2020 at 4:37 am

    Please send your events to pgriffin@thedestinlog.com at least 2 weeks in advance, if possible. Destin City HallAll 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. All meetings are subject to change or cancellation. To [...]

  • COMMUNITY EVENTS June 24
    on June 22, 2020 at 6:22 pm

    Events are slowly beginning again. Please send yours to pgriffin@thedestinlog.com at least 2 weeks in advance if possible.Destin City HallAll 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. All meetings are subject to change or cancellation. To virtually view the meeting, visit [...]

  • COMMUNITY EVENTS June 20
    on June 18, 2020 at 12:49 pm

    Events are slowly beginning again. Please send yours to pgriffin@thedestinlog.com at least 2 weeks in advance if possible.Norriego Point Park Embayment’s WorkshopThe Destin City Council will host a workshop to discuss the Norriego Point Park Embayment’s at 6 p.m. June 23 at the Destin City Hall Annex, 4100 Indian Bayou Trail. To virtually view the meeting, visit https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5841182318320240908. For help or information, [...]

  • COMMUNITY EVENTS June 17
    on June 17, 2020 at 4:37 am

    Events are slowly beginning again. Please send yours to pgriffin@thedestinlog.com at least 2 weeks in advance if possible.Destin City HallAll 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. All meetings are subject to change or cancellation. To virtually view the meeting, visit [...]

  • Pastor comes 'home' to DUMC
    by Pam Griffin on June 11, 2020 at 8:37 pm

    There will soon be a new face in the pulpit at Destin United Methodist Church, but he is certainly not new to the Panhandle.Growing up in Okaloosa County, Rev. Allen Newton spent his early years in Fort Walton Beach and Destin and his teen years in Niceville."I graduated from NHS. Later, my wife and children and I spent 12 years on the coast in Northwest Florida, serving churches in Pensacola, Gulf Breeze, and Panama City Beach," Newton said.In the United [...]

  • COMMUNITY EVENTS June 10
    on June 9, 2020 at 1:12 pm

    Events are slowly beginning again. Please send yours to pgriffin@thedestinlog.com at least 2 weeks in advance if possible. Destin City HallAll 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. All meetings are subject to change or cancellation. To virtually view the meeting, visit [...]

  • Young Ambassadors step up to help support ECCAC
    by Special to Gannett on June 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Nine Young Ambassadors, comprised of men and women aged 21 to 40, currently serve on the Young Ambassador Board.

  • New pastor at The Gathering
    by Rev. Ronnie Brewer on June 6, 2020 at 4:37 am

    I wanted to send you a brief note to let you know how very proud Janet and I are to be a part of The Gathering. We really look forward to getting to know you, and being a part of this unique ministry in our beautiful community..We moved here in October of 2017 after retiring from full-time ministry. The opportunity to pastor here was unexpected, and we have embraced it as God's grace and calling for our lives.These are strange times, but the team working to provide [...]

  • COMMUNITY EVENTS June 3
    on June 4, 2020 at 4:26 pm

    Events are slowly beginning again. Please send yours to pgriffin@thedestinlog.com at least 2 weeks in advance if possible. Cirque du HarborWalkFrom 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays, June 2-Aug. 11, Cirque du HarborWalk fills the harbor with revelry and wonder. Enjoy music by Doc Roc, fire spinning, trapeze and aerial artists, stilt walkers and more. Discover the magic and a whole new world of fun at HarborWalk Village. On-site parking is $10.Seabreeze Jazz [...]

  • COMMUNITY EVENTS June 6
    on June 4, 2020 at 4:24 pm

    Rock the DocksRock out on the Destin harbor, and make this summer a hit with a free Scenic Heights concert at 7 p.m. June 6 at HarborWalk Village. On-site parking is $10.June 13: Tyler Livingston & The AbsolutesJune 20: Flash FloodJune 27: Jessi RitterJuly 11: Sway Jah VuJuly 18: Blake RuckJuly 25: The HooDoosAug. 1: The ShakedownAug. 8: Dion JonesAug. 15: TBDCamp [...]

  • Velcro Pygmies in concert
    by Staff Report on June 3, 2020 at 4:37 am

    Enjoy a night under the stars with the Velcro Pygmies at 7 p.m. June 4 at the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation’s Dugas Pavilion and Village Green, 4323 Commons Drive W in Destin. Doors open at 6 p.m.Tickets can be purchased at the door. General admission is $15 per adult, and free to MKAF members and kids under 12.From Louisville Ky., The Velcro Pygmies deliver a nonstop high energy hair metal rock show that you won’t soon forget. The World Famous Velcro Pygmies [...]

  • COMMUNITY EVENTS May 27
    on May 27, 2020 at 4:37 am

    Events are slowly beginning again. Please send yours to pgriffin@thedestinlog.com at least 2 weeks in advance if possible. Wednesday Night Concert SeriesConcerts are back, so sit back and enjoy a free evening of music from 7-9 p.m. May 27 with Chris Alvarado on the Events Plaza Stage at the Village of Baytowne Wharf. Bring lawn chairs and blankets.• June 3: Lauren St. Jane• June 10: The [...]