World Paddle For The Planet 2013 is a four-day eco-educational fundraiser festival culminating with a 24-hour paddle on beautiful Lake Powell, the largest coastal dune lake in the State of Florida and designated a "Pristine Florida Waterway". Festival events will be held in Carillon Beach and Camp Helen State Park October 10-13, 2013.
Dr. Sarah Schindele of Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA) recently joined Leslie Kolovich on SUP Radio Show to discuss her work, the history and mission of CBA, and environmental and educational programs currently underway to promote the health of our diverse waterways of the Choctawhatchee (chock-tuh-hatch-ee) basin watershed.
Mainstay Financial Group will present a seminar titled “Medicare Coverage and Choices: How do you decide?” on Monday, Oct. 14, at 10 a.m. in the Suite 3 Resource Center conference room at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast. Participants will learn about the coverage options and costs of various types of Medicare, including basic Medicare, supplements, Medicare advantage health plans, and optional drug coverage.
Walton Outdoors announced that the annual Explore The Outdoors Festival, originally planned for Oct. 5, 2013, is rescheduled for Nov. 2, due to approaching weather.
The event will be held on Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the beautiful waterfront location of Live Oak Landing Outdoor Destination, 229 Pitts Avenue in Freeport, Florida.
Bringing people together in the name of conservation is always a lot of fun, and what better way than a waterway cleanup? Well, there’s one coming up on Lake Powell – the largest of Northwest Florida’s very rare coastal dune lakes and home to World Paddle for the Planet October 10 – 13.
Café Thirty-A in Seagrove Beach will host an Evening with the Experts on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 6 p.m. for Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast. Guest speakers Dr. Kornelis Poelstra and Dr. Charles Wingo, board-certified orthopedic spine surgeons, will discuss the hospital's new Spine Center and spine health.
Celebrate the new school year at the biggest Back to School Backpack Bash on Friday, September 13, 2013. Hosted by Abrakadoodle Remarkable Art Education, this family friendly event is open to the public and will take place at the Abrakadoodle studio at the Destin Commons from 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Make plans to join friends in Rosemary Beach for an evening with James Farmer - Southern author, gardener, floral and interior designer, cook and garden-to-table lifestyle expert. James is a young, fresh voice for his generation with expertise about incorporating elegant seasonal garden living into your life, either on a grand scale or modest budget. James is Editor-At-Large for Southern Living Magazine and has appeared on NBC’s Today.
All are invited to come out to one of SoWal's best dining spots to have a great time in support of education and conservation. The E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center is hosting a fundraiser for area student programs, and the preservation of Longleaf pine trees, to be held at Bud & Alley’s from 5 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, Sep 8.
Google has announced Santa Rosa Beach in South Walton as Florida's Digital Capital. Santa Rosa Beach is the postal city designation for most of South Walton and serves as a catch-all for most of the area south of the Choctawhatchee Bay.