to Benefit South Walton Academy On Saturday, June 22, Back Beach Barbecue will host their seventh annual “Hog Bash” to celebrate another year in business in Panama City Beach. Proceeds raised from the annual event will directly benefit South Walton Academy. Back Beach Barbecue opened its doors in June 2017 and is owned and operated […]

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Alaqua Animal Refuge invites the community to join in for the 3rd Annual FORE! The Love of Animals Golf Tournament. This event is set against the stunning backdrop of The Links Golf Club at Sandestin on Saturday, June 8, 2024. It’s a perfect blend of competitive golfing and heartfelt support for our furry friends, benefiting […]

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To Benefit Caring and Sharing of South Walton This springtime soiree is scheduled for April 14th at Grand Boulevard’s Grand Park La Luna Children’s Boutique will host their second annual Mommy and Me Picnic on April 14th from 2-4pm at Grand Boulevard’s Grand Park. This special afternoon picnic for mothers and their children will benefit a […]

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May 1st Event Is Official Kickoff For Art Month Walton County The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is excited to announce 30A Songwriters Festival favorite Cousin Curtiss will headline the “Dine + Dive” fundraiser for the Underwater Museum of Art. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 1, 6:00 – 9:00 PM, […]

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Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC) will host their inaugural signature event, titled “La Vie En Rouge,” on Thursday, March 28 from 6-9 p.m. The non-profit theater company, located at 560 Grand Boulevard, Suite 200 in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin®, will be transformed into a 19th-century Parisian cabaret, courtesy of décor sponsor, Clay 30A. The signature […]

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Another successful Shrimp & Grits Festival at Brotula’s Seafood & Steamer The 5th Annual Shrimp & Grits Festival held on Saturday, February 24th, 2024, at Brotula’s Seafood House & Steamer was a huge success. The event raised a record-breaking $75,000 and welcomed more than 1,500 attendees in support of all local club kids. “We are […]

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Benefiting Tree House Episcopal Montessori School La Luna Children’s Boutique, located in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin®, will host a Daddy Daughter Dance on Saturday, January 13, 2024, at The Beach House. All proceeds raised will benefit the Tree House Episcopal Montessori School in Santa Rosa Beach. The Beach House, located on the south side of […]

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Restaurant Paradis’ Eighth Annual Prohibition Repeal Dinner Raises $16,000 for Neurodiversity Resource of the Panhandle Restaurant Paradis is pleased to announce their eighth annual Prohibition Repeal Wine Dinner, presented by Inlet Beach Real Estate, raised $16,000 for Neurodiversity Resource of the Panhandle. Guests gathered at the Rosemary Beach fine-dining restaurant for an intimate private dinner […]

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SANTA ROSA GOLF & BEACH CLUB MEMBERS SPREAD HOLIDAY CHEER WITH GENEROUS DONATION TO WALTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT SANTA PATROL In the spirit of giving, the members of Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club have come together to donate a heartwarming sum of $3,780 to the Walton County Sheriff’s Department Santa Patrol. This generous contribution […]

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The Exchange 30A, the premier multi vendor auction platform dedicated to the finer things in life that is revolutionizing the way discerning buyers and sellers connect to discover premium luxury items, is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated launch of its platform this week, with a grand launch party and vendor market slated for Sunday, […]

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Starting December 1, 2023 Step One Automotive Group will dedicate 25 Days of Giving within the communities they serve in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia. Throughout the month, expect to see Step One Automotive Group team members spreading holiday cheer to those in need. “At Step One Automotive Group this is our favorite time of year. […]

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Benefiting Emerald Coast NICU and Family Birth Place at Miramar Beach Wine Down Wednesday, a first-year event hosted by Ascension Sacred Heart Foundation, will take place on Wednesday, September 27 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Ambrosia 30A in Inlet Beach. All proceeds raised will benefit Ascension Sacred Heart Emerald Coast NICU and Family Birth Place. Guests […]

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Sip and Splash: An Aquatic Affair presented by Tim Smith Acura The Emerald Coast Fitness Foundation (ECFF) is pleased to announce their Second Annual Sip and Splash: An Aquatic Affair, presented by Tim Smith Acura, raised $84,000. The charity event took place on Saturday, May 20 at the Taj Renee Community Aquatic Center, located at […]

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 Hometown Charities OCSO Sheriff’s Star Charity and Healing Hoof Steps   On Monday, May 8, 2023, Step One Automotive Group presented donation checks to Subaru Share the Love Event Hometown Charities, OCSO Sheriff’s Star Charity and Healing Hoof Steps Equine Assisted Mental Health Counseling and Therapeutic Riding. In 2022, Step One Automotive Group and Subaru […]

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For Boys and Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast La Luna Children’s Boutique, located in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin®, raised $5,000 for the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast during their Inaugural Spring Fashion Show and Tea Party, held on Saturday, April 1. Presented by The Spears Group and Emerald Coast Magazine, the […]

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Proceeds to benefit Food for Thought Outreach 30A Foam Fest, presented by Idyll Hound Proper and 30Avenue, will make its debut at 30Avenue on Saturday, May 13 from 2-6 p.m. with proceeds from the inaugural event benefiting Food for Thought Outreach. Guests are invited to the coastal shopping center to enjoy an afternoon filled with […]

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The Point Washington Medical Clinic (PWMC) is excited to announce tickets are on sale now for their 2nd Annual Metamorphosis Fundraiser scheduled for Friday, April 14th from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. at Kelly Green in Alys Beach. The event is presented by Anthea Le Jardin with additional support from The Alys Foundation, Fishers Flowers & […]

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April 13th Benefit to Raise Funds for Suicide Awareness and Resources The Tatissa Foundation for Suicide Prevention in support of Okaloosa Suicide Prevention and Support (Okaloosa SPS) is honored to announce its first fundraiser on April 13, 2023, from 7-9pm, at the Edge Seafood Restaurant and Bar in Destin, FL. This is the group’s inaugural […]

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Restaurant Paradis is pleased to announce their seventh annual Prohibition Repeal Wine Dinner, presented by 30A Luxury Vacations, raised $14,000 for Food for Thought Outreach. Guests gathered at the Rosemary Beach fine-dining restaurant for a private, Gatsby-inspired evening. Upon entry, ticket holders made their way into the bar area to enjoy specialty cocktails made with […]

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A group of locals have come together to help Chef Brannon Janca, owner of Down Island Gulf Seafood Restaurant in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. The holiday fundraiser, called Janca’s Jingle Bell Jamboree, will be held at Down Island on December 17, 2022 from 6-9PM and will include live music, a wine walkabout, local area chef […]

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Restaurant Paradis is proud to present their seventh annual Prohibition Repeal Wine Dinner, presented by 30A Luxury Vacations, on Saturday, December 10, benefitting Food for Thought Outreach. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., guests are invited to delight in a cocktail hour featuring a specialty cocktail made with Distillery 98’s Dune Laker vodka served in a commemorative […]

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New Mental Health Resources coming to Okaloosa and Walton County Parents  Children’s Volunteer Health Network (CVHN) and The Youth Mental Health Project are introducing regional chapters of The Parent Support Network to the panhandle. Two local events will be held in Okaloosa and Walton counties to discuss The Parent Support Network and the regional chapters […]

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The inaugural awards honored 15 companies from across the automotive industry. Step One Automotive Group has been named a Champions of Charity honoree by AutoSuccess, a Babcox Media brand. The Champions of Charity program recognizes automotive industry companies that are making a difference in their communities, businesses and beyond with their charitable acts and donations. […]

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Café Thirty-A to Host Annual Christmas Charity Ball in December Proceeds to benefit Caring and Sharing of South Walton Café Thirty-A, located at 3899 East County Hwy 30A, will host its annual Christmas Charity Ball benefiting Caring and Sharing of South Walton on Friday, December 2, 2022. From 6- 10 p.m., the restaurant will be […]

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A celebratory groundbreaking took place on Tuesday, May 3 to mark the commencement of construction on the new permanent facility for The Point Washington Medical Clinic (PWMC). The PWMC staff, Board of Directors and volunteer team are all excited for what this building means for the growing roster of patients as well as the greater […]

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 The Tutu Trot is a public 5k Run/Walk on May 7, 2022 in beautiful Hammock Bay in Freeport, FL benefitting Haven House and Matrix Community Outreach Center. All entries are $35 and include a t-shirt and one raffle entry for a prize that includes a two night stay at Hotel Effie in Sandestin, breakfast for […]

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The 4th Annual Mac & Cheese Festival held on Sunday, March 6, 2022, at Destin Commons was a record-breaking success. The event raised $65,000 and welcomed roughly 1,500 attendees throughout the day. Proceeds from the event benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast, a local non-profit organization whose mission is to promote […]

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Dress for Success Worldwide prepares women to meet the public with greater self-confidence and high self-esteem while instilling a need to thrive in the workplace. And now, the new affiliate, Dress for Success Emerald Coast (DFSEC), is here, primarily serving Okaloosa and Walton Counties. In general, the Emerald Coast of Florida, and Okaloosa County in […]

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Love + Grow Clothing Co will celebrate the grand opening of their first showroom, located at 457 Serenoa Road, Unit 10, on Saturday, March 19, 2022 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. with a portion of sales made benefiting Children in Crisis. Love + Grow was created in 2017 by Lindsey Smith after she had her […]

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Caring & Sharing of South Walton to hold Spring Fashion Show at Vue on 30a Santa Rosa Beach, FL – Caring & Sharing of South Walton is excited to share details for its Annual Spring Fashion Show and Luncheon. This year’s event will be held on Sunday, Feb. 20th from 12:30 to 3 p.m. “Our […]

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Corcoran Reverie agents raised $12,300 for The Sonder Project through a live and silent auction at the firm’s recent holiday party at The Watersound Beach Club Corcoran Reverie, a high-end real estate brokerage and an affiliate of Corcoran Group LLC, recently celebrated the season at its annual holiday party at The Watersound Beach Club. The […]

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Proceeds from tickets go directly towards supporting survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Okaloosa and Walton counties  Tickets are now officially on sale for Shelter House’s 6th Annual Palate & Palette Dinner, to be held February 5, 2022, at Legendary Marine’s showroom in Destin. This year’s featured artist will be Nikki Cade, from […]

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The Market Shops, located at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, hosted its 6th Annual Bloody Mary Festival on Saturday, October 23, 2021. The annual event, powered by Step One Automotive Group, raised $30,000 for Habitat for Humanity – Walton County, a record-breaking amount for the festival. The sold-out event welcomed over 1,000 […]

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On Saturday, November 13, the community is invited to Distillery 98, located at 835 Serenoa Road, for a “Kind Like Kyla” fundraising event from 5-9 p.m. benefiting the Gould family and their 4-year-old daughter, Kyla, who is suffering from a brain cancer. The family friendly event will feature food trucks, a bounce house, live music, […]

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Santa Rosa Beach, FL – Caring & Sharing of South Walton is excited to share details for its first ever Fall Fashion Show and Luncheon. This year’s event will be held on Sunday, Oct. 17 at Monet Monet from 12:30p.m. to 3:00p.m.. “We look forward to this event every year. It is a great opportunity […]

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Local dentistry practice partners with Operation Gratitude through candy donations Santa Rosa Beach, FLA. October 1, 2021 – You might “snicker” when you hear that a dentist is asking for candy, but Cook Family Dentistry has great “reeses” why. Dr. Cassidy Cook and the team at Cook Family Dentistry of Santa Rosa Beach are continuing […]

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On October 9, 2021 from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m., Timberview Helicopters will be giving 100% of sales to Food for Thought Outreach. These flights can only be booked by calling, not online. Call (850) 774-0991 to reserve. There are two options for flights – The Coastal Tour at $59 a person and the Jaws Run […]

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Supporting the Fisher House of the Emerald Coast and Food For Thought New location at Seascape Towne Center, diverse cook teams, Knob Creek Rye Whiskey tastings, and beer garden enhance the 2021 event. MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. –September 17, 2021—The Emerald Coast’s official Big Green Egg EggFest cooking competition, Eggs on the Beach, is returning to […]

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Dr. Gardner to spearhead new restorative care services in second mobile dental bus Children’s Volunteer Health Network (CVHN), welcomes Dr. Paula Gardner as the new restorative dental provider. Along with this new addition to the team, CVHN is expanding their oral health care reach with the addition of a second mobile dental bus. This will […]

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Tickets now on sale for Shelter House’s Purses with a Purpose Shelter House “bags” tenth year of Emerald Coast’s biggest shopping event Purses with a Purpose, a signature Shelter House event, returns for the 10th-anniversary event to be held at Destin Commons, September 23-25, 2021. Over the past decade, Purses with a Purpose has become […]

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 Today, Children in Crisis, Inc. and Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center received grants totaling more than $22,000 from the Taco Bell Foundation to support more than 100 youth in need in the Panhandle of Florida. The funds will go towards much needed personal computers, mental health services, and other supplies and programs that educate and […]

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The Rotary Club of Destin is pleased to announce the Annual Cajun Crawfish Bash Charity Fundraiser will return this year to The Towne Centre at Seascape with co-host, Mezcal Mexican Grill on Friday, May 7 from 5:30 until 9 p.m. Event proceeds benefit young families in need through Food For Thought, Harvest House, Boys & […]

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Caring & Sharing of South Walton is excited to share details for its 12th Annual Spring Fashion Show and Luncheon. This year’s event will be held on Sunday, Feb. 28 at the Vue on 30a. “We look forward to this event every year. It is a great opportunity for us to showcase the items that […]

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The 5th Annual Palate & Palette event hosted by Shelter House is almost here! This year, five is the number to remember. In order to consider safety precautions, Shelter House will be hosting five separate events, each featuring its own unique local artist and an intimate dinner prepared by a local celebrated chef. For more […]

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Support Matrix COC’s Ongoing COVID-19 and Wildfire Recovery Efforts Since 2011, the Matrix COC (Community Outreach Center) a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, has been dedicated to improving the physical, mental and spiritual well-being of the men, women and children within Walton County. The Matrix has been able to provide individuals and families throughout this community with […]

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Children’s Volunteer Health Network (CVHN) recently accepted a grant totaling $35,000 from the Helping Hands Foundation of the All In Credit Union. These funds will go towards a second mobile dental unit to focus on restorative dental care in the Okaloosa and Walton Counties. “The children served in our preventive program are in great need […]

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Shelter House hosts 10th Annual Purses with a Purpose May 14-16 Purses with a Purpose, a signature Shelter House event, returns to Grand Boulevard at Sandestin May 14-16, 2020. Now in its tenth year, Purses with a Purpose has become a must-attend annual shopping experience for ladies across the Emerald Coast. Shoppers at Purses with […]

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Public Partners with Matrix Community Outreach Center to Host Community Christmas Party Since 2011, the Matrix Community Outreach Center (Matrix COC) has been working with public partners and volunteers to provide locals in need with a wonderful Christmas through their Community Christmas program. This year was no different. Beginning in November, the center began, with […]

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Operation Little St. Nick Donations Management Exercise to be Held in DeFuniak Springs Walton County Emergency Management is engaged and committed to ensuring the safety and welfare of over 68,000 people living within their county. Planning for the influx of donated goods can be difficult given the complex set of logistical, staffing, and coordination issues […]

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SINFONIA GULF COAST’S ANNUAL FUNDRAISER CRESCENDO!, FEB. 14-16, 2020 DESTIN, FLA. — (Dec. 11, 2019) Sinfonia Gulf Coast, our region’s only fully professional symphony orchestra, is pleased to announce the full line up for its annual fundraiser Crescendo! A Cultural and Culinary extravaganza, slated for February 14-16, 2020. On Friday, Feb. 14 at 6 p.m. […]

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