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4th Annual Little Black Dress Party Benefiting Local Charities May 18

The newly formed White-Wilson Community Foundation sets the stage for the 4th Annual Little Black Dress Party to be held on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the Emerald Coast Convention Center located at 1250 Miracle Strip Parkway S.E. in Ft. Walton Beach.

The annual Little Black Dress Party was formed in 2010 to raise money for local charities to help raise awareness and education of the importance of preventive health and early detection.

South Walton Artist Justin Lyons Creates ArtsQuest Festival Poster

The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) unveils the 25th Annual ArtsQuest Arts & Music Festival poster image, designed by South Walton artist Justin Lyons. Lyons was voted "Best in Mixed Media" at the 2012 ArtsQuest Festival and has created a poster image that complements the festival's fun-loving atmosphere and quest for art with a quest for heart.  The annual event will be held over Mother's Day Weekend, May 10-12, and features activities for the entire family.

Hats for Hope Luncheon & Fashion Show to Benefit Shelter House March 16

The Destin Woman’s Club proudly presents Hats for Hope, a fashion show and luncheon showcasing the latest fashions from the Emerald Coast’s trendiest boutiques. The event will begin at 11am on Saturday, March 16 at the Linkside Ballroom at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort with proceeds benefiting Shelter House, the domestic violence center serving Okaloosa and Walton Counties.

Walton County Habitat for Humanity New Home Recipient Expresses Her Thanks

Habitat for Humanity of Walton County dedicated their 25th home this past Saturday, March 2 at 9 am in Freeport to widow and single mother of two, Teresa Schultz, who first was a volunteer for the nonprofit organization before applying for herself.

Schultz had previously dedicated 64 volunteer hours into Habitat’s 24th home for a fellow family, when she, too, learned she and her family qualified for the Habitat program.

Community Clean-up March 8-10 Hosted by Commissioner Sara Comander and Public Works

Beginning Friday, March 8 through Sunday, March 10, from 8am to 4pm, District 4 Commissioner Sara Comander will be hosting a community clean-up weekend in Miramar Beach at Legion Park on Ponce de Leon Street.

The Walton County Public Works Department will be providing dumpsters for Walton County residents to dump trash, yard debris, tires, appliances and other miscellaneous items. There will also be a crew and equipment to offload heavy items.

Music in Pictures Awards Ceremony and Concert at Rosemary Beach March 3

There are so many talented and creative students in the Walton County area, and through the various schools and educational foundations, there are extensive opportunities to encourage those talents. One of those creative opportunities was recently offered through the Rosemary Beach Foundation.

Purses with a Purpose at Silver Sands Benefits Shelter House Mar 22 & 23

Purses with a Purpose is a two-day purse sale and auction where new and gently used designer handbags are donated to be sold and auctioned off with all proceeds benefiting Shelter House, the domestic violence center serving Okaloosa and Walton Counties. The much-anticipated purse extravaganza returns to Silver Sands Premium Outlets on March 22 and 23.

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