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The Circuit D E PA RT M E N TS & F E ATU R E S

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letter from the editor

business spotlights

11 From Courtney Calhoun

message from the chairwoman air & sea

17 News from Tyndall Air Force Base & Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division 14 22 28 32 36 44 46

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Calendar of Events Attractions & Things To Do Guide Goodwill Grand Lagoon Coalition Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam Ask The Doctor Women's Work-Life Sumposium

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61 City of Lynn Haven, Mayor Margo Anderson 62 FSU Panama City, Dr. Randy Hanna County Commissioners, Philip “Griff� Griffitts 63 Visit Panama City Beach, Dan Rowe 64 Florida Film Commissioner, Julie Gordon Bay District Schools, Bill Husfelt 65 Bay EDA, Becca Hardin

around town

67 Letter from Your Chamber Rep 68 Grand Openings & Ribbon Cuttings 70 New & Renewing Members

50 The Latest Updates from Businesses in Bay County

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see & be seen

May First Friday with the Beach May Business After Hours Women's Work-Life Symposium June Business After Hours HYPE IdeaCamp Ambassador Spotlights Ambassadors

60 CareerSource Gulf Coast, Kim Bodine City of Panama City Beach, Mayor Mike Thomas

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2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

executive board KAREN SMITH

Chairwoman | Beachy Beach Real Estate

DAVE TREPANIER

Past Chairman | Firefly / PCB Entertainment

MATT GRIFFITTS

Incoming Chairman | Sugar Sands Insurance

JEFF DIBENEDICTIS

Secretary | Summit Bank

CATHERINE COLLINS

Treasurer | Resort Collection

board of directors HOPE ABBOTT-WOODS

Keller Williams

JEAN CAPPS

Sheraton Panama City Beach Golf & Spa Resort

SHAY CATRETT

BAYSOLUTIONS

MARVIN COLLEY

Beach TV

TRAVIS CRISP

Counts Oakes Resort Properties/LSI

BRAD GRIFFIN

Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center

RICK KOEHNEMANN

Koehnemann Construction

WILL LARK

Shipwreck Island Waterpark

LEE ANN LEONARD

Gulf World Marine Park

JAKE MANN

Community Bank

PAUL SCHREINER

Texas Roadhouse

JOE SORCI

Florida Architects

APRIL WILKES

The St. Joe Company

honorary board RAMON DUVALL

Beachside Fellowship

DR. RANDY HANNA

Florida State University Panama City

BECCA HARDIN

Bay Economic Development Alliance

DR. JOHN HOLDNAK

Gulf Coast State College

PARKER MCCLELLAN

NWFL Beaches International Airport

DAN ROWE

Visit Panama City Beach

JOHN SKAGGS

Naval Support Activity Panama City

MAYOR MIKE THOMAS

City of Panama City Beach

CHAMBER STAFF KRISTOPHER MCLANE

President/CEO

JENA LILES

Chief Financial Officer

CASEY LATHEM

Director of Marketing & Events

SHANNON RICHMOND

Vice President, Director of Membership

COURTNEY CALHOUN

Director of Communications & Design

MISSY HOLMES

Information Specialist

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR Hello Summertime, have missed you!

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This time of the year is always my favorite because it brings back so many great memories from my childhood. Summertime meant no school, sleeping in, family gatherings and vacations. Today is a little different and not so laid back but one thing remains, I love spending my summers in Bay County! We live in paradise here! We have the beautiful beaches, lakes, creeks, waterparks, fun attractions, great places to shop, delicious food, and many other things to fill your summer days with. Some of my favorite memories were spent on the beach with my family. We would pack food, beach toys, an umbrella and stay all day. Today, the beach is still my happy place. I love being around the water – it’s the best way to unwind after a busy week. In our Chamber’s Visitors Center, a lot of visitors ask us for recommendations on what they should do while visiting Panama City Beach. We love to answer this question because it gives us the opportunity to talk about our Chamber members, and the amazing community we live in. There are always great events taking place, and fun things to do. The Beach Chamber has a lot of members that work hard, year round, to make our community a tourist destination. Whether you are taking a trip to the island, shopping at Pier Park, dining at your favorite seafood restaurant, or watching the sunset off your condo balcony, Beach Chamber members are behind your experience.

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MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRWOMAN

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Real Fun Fourth

CALENDAR OF EVENTS J U LY 3-5

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Summer Concert Series | 7 pm | Aaron Bessant Park Stars, Stripes and Strong Fourth of July Celebration | City of Lynn Haven Salute to Freedom | 3–9:30 pm | Beach City Hall

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TDC Meeting | 9 am | Beach City Hall

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thursday

Summer Concert Series | 7 pm | Aaron Bessant Park

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friday

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Summer Concert Series | 7 pm | Aaron Bessant Park

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FUELING A BETTER TYNDALL B Y A I R M A N 1 S T C L A S S A L E X A N D R A S I N G E R , 3 2 5 T H F I G H T E R W I N G P U B L I C A F FA I R S

CAPTION: The Rhonda Lamulle from New Orleans, Louisiana, holds a fuel barge in place May 21, 2019, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. The fuel delivered to Tyndall is held in tanks and then distributed to organizations across base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexandra Singer)

“Without clean, dry fuel, the flying mission is not possible." A barge delivered jet fuel May 21, 2019, to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, getting the base back up to normal fuel delivery operations.

After Hurricane Michael, the base used trucks to deliver the fuel

temporarily since debris blocked the fuel pad from being reached

by barge. The temporary process added additional costs and took longer to complete.

“The total fuel receipt [by truck] is roughly 78,000 gallons over the eight hour period, not including set up and cleanup after comple-

tion,” said Donald Larsen, 325th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuel terminal superintendent. “In the same eight hours, we can receive more than 825,000 gallons by barge plus setup and closeout.”

This is the third time fuel has been delivered by barge since the hurri-

cane. Larsen said this reassures the wing and outside agencies about the return of normal operations to Tyndall. Without

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“During the offload process, active-duty military will pull fuel samples from the vessel and the receipt line to make sure the fuel that

is received meets Technical Order specifications prior to customer use,” said Master Sgt. Angela Hearn, 325th LRS fuels management flight chief.

Hearn said the fuel receipt is vital in hosting larger aircraft and exercises at Tyndall.

After the quality check, the fuel received is stored in giant fuel tanks and dispersed between the 400 fuels facilities and then distributed to

the using organizations. The fuel tanks suffered some damage from the storm, but it is still able to support customers.

Larsen said this is important because without a reliable way to dis-

pense the lifeline of the Air Force — fuel — it would be difficult to execute Tyndall’s mission.

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X- D E PA RT M E N T D O M I N AT E S COMPETITION, WINS 2019 DIRECTOR’S CUP B Y A S H L E Y C O N N E R , N S W C P C D P U B L I C A F FA I R S

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“All of the teams put in a tremendous amount of work to create designs,” said Ed Stewart (SES), NSWC PCD technical director. “In the end it was the X-Department who accumulated enough points to take home the trophy.” The biennial competition challenges each NSWC PCD technical department team to create and field a fully autonomous, artificially intelligent, ground-based vehicle to neutralize a dangerous battlespace. The first Director’s Cup was held in 2015 and stemmed from a desire to facilitate working relationships among new professionals. “Many years ago when I began working at the Naval Sea Combat Systems Engineering Station in Norfolk, Virginia, several of us got together and started up inter-departmental softball and basketball leagues,” said Stewart. “Friendly rivalries led to professional friendships during the off hours which led to professional collaborations during the working day. I created Director’s Cup to accomplish that same objective—to facilitate connecting our new professions across the Command; and to build relationships that will last a lifetime and lead to collaborations in real work scenarios for real, paying customers.” This year’s event scenario was a Marine Corps inspired counter sniper mission, where the vehicles explored a cluttered scene, identified enemy snipers from various non-targets in the area, and neutralized via an onboard shooting mechanism. The ammunition for each team’s neutralizer were standard Nerf balls. All vehicle tasks were autonomous with no human intervention, and the competition decided which team could field the unmanned

CAPTION: Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division has begun a journey to establish spaces and capabilities that Capt. Aaron Peters, Naval Surface Warfare Panamafor Cityinnovation. Division will serve Center as enablers The Center for Innovation commanding officer, serves July/August as a judge at2019 2019 Director's Cup competition 18 THE CIRCUIT wasthe designed to give employees a place where they can netMay 22. work, brainstorm, and through problems, with the tools Photo By: work Eddie Green they need. (Photo by Eddie Green)


Your gift empowers our community. The Science and Technology Department was named the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division 2019 Director’s Cup champions May 22. | Photo By: Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Clyde Laster

system that is most effective at clearing the battlefield area. “Director’s Cup is much more than the day of the competition,”

“I am so grateful for the support from the Foundation and the College. I cannot say thank you enough for the kindness they have shown to my family.” – Jessica Owens, employee

said Stewart. “For more than a year, each of the teams have been getting hands-on engineering design and development experience and, at the same time, gaining valuable project management and systems engineering experience using processes and tools that we have been promulgating through the PCD competency construct.”

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Whether you are a visitor or local of Panama City Beach, there is always something fun to do throughout the year. Yes, we’re known for our beautiful beaches but there are so many amazing attractions to visit while you’re here. Be sure to check out the following Panama City Beach attractions, and make family memories that will last a lifetime

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THE GRAND THEATRE 500 S. Pier Park Drive Panama City Beach, FL 32413 (850) 233-4835 GULF WORLD MARINE PARK 15412 Front Beach Road Panama City Beach, FL 32413 (850) 234-5271 HIDDEN LAGOON SUPER RACETRACK AND GOLF, INC. 14414 Front Beach Road Panama City Beach, FL 32413 (850) 233-1825 JUMP-N-SLIDE 12700 Front Beach Road, Suite 101/102 Panama City Beach, FL 32407 (850) 866-2292 JUST JUMP TRAMPOLINE PARK 11220 Hutchison Blvd. Panama City Beach, FL 32407 (844) 344-5867 KARTONA THE ELECTRIC SPEEDWAY 7125 U.S. Highway Panama City Beach, FL 32408


(833) 527-8662 LAGOON PONTOONS 5201 N. Lagoon Drive, Suite 1 Panama City Beach, FL 32408 (850) 588-8700 MAN IN THE SEA MUSEUM 17314 Panama City Beach Parkway Panama City Beach, FL 32413 (850) 235-4101 MY PAINT PARTY 8317 Front Beach Rd. Suite 30 Panama City Beach, FL 32407 (850) 258-2112 NEXGEN VR ARCADE 7107 W. Highway 98 Panama City Beach, FL 32407 (850) 249-9945 PANAMA CITY BEACH WINERY 8730 Thomas Drive, Suite 1103-B Panama City Beach, FL 32408 (850) 233-5950 PANAMA CITY POPS ORCHESTRA P.O. Box 744 Panama City, FL 32402 (850) 785-7677 PANHANDLE HELICOPTER, LLC 15726 Front Beach Road Panama City Beach, FL 32413 (850) 230-2080 PARADISE ADVENTURES CATAMARAN 3901 Thomas Drive

Panama City Beach, FL 32408 (850) 769-3866 PIRATE'S ISLAND ADVENTURE GOLF 9518 Front Beach Road Panama City Beach, FL 32407 (850) 235-1171 RIPLEY'S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! Odditorium 9907 Front Beach Road Panama City Beach, FL 32407 (850) 230-6113

Shipwreck Island Water Park

ROCK'IT LANES 513 Richard Jackson Blvd. Panama City Beach, FL 32407 (850) 249-2695 ROYAL ESCAPE ROOMS 477 N. Richard Jackson Blvd. Panama City Beach, FL 32407 (850) 249-2805 SEA DRAGON PIRATE CRUISE 5325 N. Lagoon Drive Panama City Beach, FL 32408 (850) 234-7400

Lagoon Pontoons

SEA SCREAMER SIGHTSEEING & DOLPHIN CRUISE 3605 Thomas Drive Panama City Beach, FL 32408 (850) 233-9107 SCIENCE & DISCOVERY CENTER 308 Airport Road Panama City, FL 32405 (850) 769-6128

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SHIPWRECK ISLAND WATERPARK 12201 Hutchison Blvd. Panama City Beach, FL 32407 (850) 234-3333

HARBOURAGE YACHT CLUB 800 Dolphin Harbour Drive Panama City Beach, FL 32407 (850) 867-3037

SKYWHEEL PANAMA CITY BEACH 15700 L.C. Hilton Jr. Drive Panama City Beach, FL 32413 (850) 888-0200

HOOK’EM UP CHARTERS, LLC 5550 North Lagoon Drive, Slip 1E Panama City Beach, FL 32408 (850) 774-8333

TRIPSHOCK 4010 Commons Drive West Destin, FL 32541 (850) 424-5125 WONDERWORKS 9910 Front Beach Road Panama City Beach, FL 32407 (850) 249-7000 ZOOWORLD, INC. 9008 Front Beach Road Panama City Beach, FL 32407 (850) 230-1243

Wonderworks

BOATING/FISHING/ MARINAS BAY POINT MARINA 3824 Hatteras Lane Panama City Beach, FL 32408 (850) 235-6911 CAPT. ANDERSON III 5550 N. Lagoon Drive Panama City Beach, FL 32408 (850) 234-3435 CAPT. ANDERSON'S MARINA 5550 N. Lagoon Drive Panama City Beach, FL 32408 (850) 234-3435

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ISLAND TIME SAILING 3605 Thomas Drive Panama City Beach, FL 32408 (850) 234-7377 JUBILEE & TREASURE ISLAND DEEP SEA FISHING Treasure Island Marina 3605 Thomas Drive Panama City Beach, FL 32408 (850) 236-2111 LAGOON PONTOONS 5201 N. Lagoon Drive, Suite 1 Panama City Beach, FL 32408 (850) 588-8700 SOUTHERN HOOKER FISHING CHARTERS 3605 Thomas Drive Panama City Beach, FL 32408 (850) 586-1758 TREASURE ISLAND MARINA 3605 Thomas Drive Panama City Beach, FL 32408 (850) 234-6533 DIVING DIVE LOCKER 106 Thomas Drive Panama City Beach, FL


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KAYAK SALES & RENTALS SUNJAMMER'S WATERSPORTS 1129 Beck Avenue Panama City, FL 32401 (850) 235-2281 SCOOTER RENTALS CALIFORNIA CYCLES 13416 Front Beach Road Panama City Beach, FL 32407 (850) 233-1391 CALIFORNIA CYCLES 14932 Front Beach Road Panama City Beach, FL 32407 (850) 233-1391

Diver's Den

THEATRES BAY ARTS ALLIANCE 8 Harrison Avenue Panama City, FL 32401 (850) 769-1217 KALEIDOSCOPE THEATRE 207 E. 24th Street Lynn Haven, FL 32444 (850) 265-3757 MARTIN THEATRE 409 Harrison Avenue Panama City, FL 32401 (850) 763-8080

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Goodwill lends a

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“We take pride in offering a multitude of services throughout the area for individuals ranging from youth and children to seniors and veterans.” In 1902, Goodwill Industries International founder,

those who benefit from the organization know it is

Edgar Helms, famously described the organization

so much more. Goodwill Industries of the Big Bend

he began as “a chance, not a charity.” A chance for

works to provide job training and jobs to those facing

new opportunities and the ability to help individuals

significant barriers to employment. For every dollar

within the community grow.

spent at a Goodwill Panama City Beach retail store, eighty-seven cents goes directly back to funding free

While the nonprofit is widely recognized today for

programs and services in the community to further

its collection of retail stores that sell donated goods,

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We take pride in offering a multitude of services throughout the area for individuals ranging from youth and children to seniors and veterans. Whether it be through world class customer service or helping to prepare for a future career, the Goodwill staff is ready to assist you.

Affordable Housing Goodwill Industries of the Big Bend’s Residential Services department manages 12 accessible and affordable apartment complexes for people with disabilities in North Florida and South Georgia. Located within the Panama City Beach community we are proud to offer the opportunity for individuals to live in the GIBB Gulf Coast Village.

GIBB Gulf Coast Village 6200 North Lagoon Drive Panama City Beach, FL 32408 (850) 235-4663 All of Goodwill’s apartment complexes are subsidized by the federal government and allow for individuals with a verifiable, developmental, emotional or physical impairment to live independently and pay rent based on their income. Some of the amenities we have added to make these units acces-

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Career Training & Job Placement Goodwill is the leading nonprofit provider of job training programs in the United States and Canada. Our organization knows what employers want and it is now easier than ever to learn the skills you need to succeed. While some courses do require hands-on training at a Career Campus Lab, there are a number of web classes and e-learning courses available. All instruction is free of charge except for the cost of optional certification exams and workbooks. Classes cover concepts such as business start-up, coding & web design, GED & adult preparation, computer classes, financial basics, lodging

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Beltone Hearing Care Centers are independently owned and operated. Participation may vary by location, see office for further details. Benefits of hearing instruments vary by type and degree of hearing loss. noise environment, accuracy of hearing evaluation and proper fit. © 2019 All rights reserved. Beltone is a trademark of GN Hearing Care Corporation.

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upgraded or resold and the old parts recycled. Each donated computer is evaluated for resale or recycling and all hard drives are removed and either physically destroyed or wiped to ensure that no personal data is left. Computers selected to be resold are then diagnosed, repaired, and loaded with current updated software. The store will accept any brand of computer in any type of condition. It is a great spot for those looking to get rid of old products or buy gently used computers at a discounted price.

Employer Services Goodwill’s Employer Services are designed to provide business owners with reliable and skilled employees for long-term employment. The department screens and trains job applicants free of charge to meet the employer’s specific needs. There are no contracts to sign and no strings attached, just a promise from us that we will strive to provide qualified applicants for your open positions. Employer services from Goodindustry, and retail industry instruction. A number of job placement services are also available to individuals who already have established skills but are in need of employment assistance. All programs are free and open to the public, with topics such as resume writing or interviewing skills.

Computer/Electronics Sales & Repair Goodwill Big Bend participates in a computer recycling program and is proud to offer community members a convenient location right here in Panama City Beach.

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will of the Big Bend include: job applicant screening & prep, WOTC tax credit information, skills training for


Goodwill Industries of the Big Bend works to provide job training and jobs to those facing significant barriers to employment. job applicants, barrier solutions for job applicants, and job retention services after hire.

Contracted Services for Your Business Contracted services are offered to area businesses with the objective to provide quality and sustainable employment opportunities for persons with disabilities. Goodwill Contract Services offers federal, state and local agencies, as well as commercial businesses, services such as janitorial, landscape maintenance, sign maintenance, promotional products, right of way

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Veterans Services Goodwill has been serving veterans for more than 100 years, helping America’s heroes transition from active duty to civilian life. The organization helps promote the leadership, teamwork, and efficiency skills that individuals develop in the military. Veterans are offered the opportunity to participate in a variety of education and career skills training programs, as well as small business start-up classes for those with an entrepreneurial spirit.

Goodwill Industries of the Big Bend takes pride in offering these opportunities for advancement in the Panama City Beach community free of charge. Without donations and support from generous families across the Big Bend region, continuing these programs and advancing our mission of helping individuals lead happy and self-sustained lives would not be possible. In the last year, our team served more than 12,000 community members and we look forward to continuing to grow our impact.

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grand lagoon coalition

Working together to improve the

Grand Lagoon BY TRACY RUDHALL GRAND LAGOON COALITION

The Grand Lagoon Coalition (GLC) was created to coalesce the common interests of the Grand Lagoon business community and provide a platform for the revitalization and promotion of the Grand Lagoon area. The mission of the GLC is to organize a strong network of local businesses, organizations and individuals committed to building a vibrant and strong community that supports economic prosperity and better quality of life for those who live, work and play in the Grand Lagoon area.

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A key initiative of the GLC is to build awareness for the unique personality of the Grand Lagoon. The stomping grounds of Gideon Thomas, the visionary who ushered in the tourism industry on the beach, the Grand Lagoon still embodies an entrepreneurial spirit and sense of adventure, evidenced by its dense and diverse collection of independent owner/operated businesses, bars and restaurants and its popularity with locals and visitors seeking a gateway to the gulf or path less traveled. GrandLagoon.com was created by the GLC to highlight the natural attributes of the Grand Lagoon and encourage visitors to explore all it has to offer. The GLC also maintains social platforms to engage visitors and encourage to share their experiences. We run social campaigns to promote our events and access to world-class fishing, diving, eco-touring and a host of other adventurous ways to spend a day (or week), as well as to share uniquely Grand Lagoon experiences, like sunset rituals, eco-adventures, signature cocktails and creative cuisine. The Grand Lagoon hosts a full calendar of events that includes the “Grand Lagoon Bloody Mary & Music Festival�

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and “Grand Lagoon Tacos & Tequila Fest,” both friendly, yet

As unincorporated county, the Grand Lagoon faces unique

fierce, competitions among local restaurants and bars who go

challenges when it comes to community planning and capi-

all in to stand out with the best Bloody Mary, Tequila Cocktail

tal improvements. As business owners and residents of the

or Taco (anyone who’s been can confirm that the real winners

Grand Lagoon, the GLC is dedicated to the development of

of these events are the attendees who are encouraged to try

a long range revitalization plan that improves our primary

them all and vote their favorites). The GLC organizes east

corridor, encourages private investment and establishes pro-

end participation in destination-wide events such as “Pirates

tocols and plans to promote growth, equity, resiliency and

of the High Seas Fest,” “Ironman” and “Real.Fun.Fourth;” and

sustainability of our assets and resources.

promotes smaller Grand Lagoon events and happenings such as monthly pub crawls and nightly live music.

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The mission of the GLC is to organize a strong network of local businesses, organizations and individuals committed to building a vibrant and strong community that supports economic prosperity and better quality of life for those who live, work and play in the Grand Lagoon area. countywide long term recovery plan, including an ambitious initiative to Fix Thomas Drive that includes resurfacing, burying the utilities underground, installing lighting and adding a dedicated biking/pedestrian pathway that can connect to the larger county trail system. Other proposed projects to improve the Grand Lagoon include revitalizing Pete Edwards Field into a recreational space that would serve the community with a modern skate park, east end dog park and Hub-type venue, developing additional public boat launch locations, stormwater/sewer upgrades and the development of a comprehensive artificial reef plan. Recognizing the overwhelming need throughout the county and the strain on limited resources, the GLC is working with the Orton Family Foundation to implement Community Heart & Soul, a resident-driven community development model that takes an in-depth look at what matters most to its residents in order to build a stronger, healthier and more economically vibrant community. All are welcome to join the conversations we will be initiating to explore a new path forward for the Grand Lagoon. The Grand Lagoon Coalition is a 503(c)(3) non-profit organization that is supported by membership dues, event revenue and Visit Panama City Beach sponsorship for event marketing. It exists through the collective commitment of its members who volunteer their time and service to advance initiatives that will affect positive change in the Grand Lagoon. For more information about the Grand Lagoon, please visit www.GrandLagoon.com, @ grandpagoonpcb, or drop a line at info@grandlagoon. com.

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pepsi gulf coast jam

Jammin'on PANAMA CITY BEACH BY COURTNEY CALHOUN

L A B O R D AY W E E K E N D I N P A N A M A C I T Y B E A C H , F L O R I D A , M E A N S T H O U S A N D S O F C O U N T R Y M U S I C FA N S C O N V E R G I N G T O S E E S O M E O F T H E B I G G E S T N A M E S O F C O U N T RY M U S I C H I T T H E S TA G E AT F R A N K B R O W N P A R K .

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The Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam was recently named one of the top

will be headlining, bringing yet another incredible set of music acts!

ten country music festivals in the USA by FestTicket Magazine. They stated that the festival is "Located on one of Florida's

The talented lineup doesn't stop there! Executive Producer, Rendy

most beautiful beaches, each year Gulf Coast Jam hosts some

Lovelady, said, "We are incredibly excited about this lineup and feel

of country music's biggest stars. Able to brag about its stun-

there is something for everyone who walks through our gates." This

ning backdrop Gulf Coast Jam truly offers a unique country ex-

year Midland, LOCASH, Big and Rich, LANCO, The Cadillac Three

perience." And this statement could not be more accurate!

and Gretchen Wilson are all confirmed to perform over the three days. Lauren Alaina, Thompson Square, Ashley McBryde, James-

For the past six years, Labor Day Weekend in Panama City

town Revival, Runaway June, The Outlaws, Nora Collins, Kyle Mitch-

Beach, Florida, means thousands of country music fans con-

ell, Gabby Barrett, Matt Bennett, Dixie Jade and the Pepsi Southern

verging to see some of the biggest names of country mu-

Original winner round out the lineup for this year's Gulf Coast Jam.

sic hit the stage at Frank Brown Park. Organizers of the 7th Annual Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam are gearing up again for the largest

With the return of The Pepsi Southern Original Contest, ten fi-

three-day country music extravaganza on the Gulf Coast, tak-

nalists from all over the world will compete for a chance to per-

ing place August 30 – September 1, 2019, at Frank Brown Park.

form on the main stage, on one of the three nights. Winners will be voted on by a panel of judges, including Gulf Coast Jam

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Executive Pro-

Executive Producer Rendy Lovelady. Contestants will be judged

ducer Rendy Lovelady and COO, Mark Sheldon, to discuss this

on originality, stage presence, and music quality. The finalists are

year's festival and learn about the exciting planning and pro-

scheduled to perform live and battle for the title of Pepsi Southern

cedures that go into making this festival a jammers favorite.

Original on Thursday, August 29, at Ms. Newby's in Panama City

In the past six years, Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam has brought headliners such

Beach. You can find more information and details about the compe-

as Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett, Eric Church, Luke Bryan, Carrie

tition at www.gulfcoastjam.com/southern-original-contest-2019/.

Underwood, Blake Shelton, and many others. This year, award-winning country music superstars Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, and Kid Rock

Over the past six years, the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam has cre-

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ated an economic impact of over $96,000,000 dollars and em-

Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam will have over 80 vendors and an air-con-

ployed more than 5,800 people, said COO, Mark Sheldon. Over

ditioned bar that will allow people to watch their favorite foot-

353,000 fans from 15 countries and all 50 states have attended

ball team or escape the heat. You can even catch a shuttle to

this festival, and they only anticipate this number to keep grow-

Frank Brown Park to make your trip to the festival easier. The

ing. Executive Producer, Rendy Lovelady mentioned that he ex-

free transportation will take jammers safely to and from the fes-

pects this year's festival to be a sold-out event, considering

tival beginning at 1:00 pm until all Jammers leave Frank Brown

that ticket sales are already 41% higher than this time last year!

Park each night. Laketown Wharf, Edgewater Beach Resort, Origin at Seahaven, Boardwalk Beach Resort, and Walmart at Pier

During the festival, music begins each day at 2:00 pm, so festival goers

Park will be designated pick up and drop locations for shuttles.

can spend the morning on the beach enjoying the sunshine, hitting the golf course, grabbing lunch at one of Panama City Beach's wonderful

Tickets for the three-day festival are available now and range

restaurants or checking out other area attractions before heading to

from $159 General Admission to $459 VIP Pit Experience, $699

the concert grounds for an afternoon and evening of entertainment.

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ready sold out, and they even added two additional boxes this year! Special Military tickets are $129, and that price will not go up, but quantities are limited. Information on purchasing tickets, payment plans, Preferred Lodging Packages, and more can be found on their website. Many of us experienced and were affected by Hurricane Michael on October 10, 2018. The team at Gulf Coast Jam know that it is crucial to support and help their community in times like this, and they will generously donate $10 from every paid ticket to Hurricane Michael Relief. "We live here, we work

"WE LIVE HERE, WE WORK HERE, WE P L AY H E R E , A N D W E D O N ' T WA N T T O B E FORGOTTEN."

here, we play here, and we don't want to be forgotten," said Mark Sheldon. Jammers are encouraged to follow Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for special announcements and offers. Also, make sure you go to the app store and download the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam App! This app has several features that will keep you updated with the latest information, directions, the lineup, and more! For additional information about Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam, including tickets, artist lineup updates, directions, parking, lodging and more, visit www. GulfCoastJam.com.

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Hurricane Insurance Expert Advice BY JOHN D LANPHER, III ESQ., THE MORGAN LAW GROUP

One of the most important recommendations The Morgan Law Group has in preparation for the upcoming storm season is to review your insurance policy's windstorm & hurricane coverage provisions. It is important to understand the difference between ordinary windstorm coverage and hurricane or named-storm coverage. Ordinarily, damage from a storm that is not recognized as a "named" storm by the state, would not trigger your hurricane deductible. However, most modern policies do not cover interior water damage resulting from any storm, unless there is clear evidence of a wind-created opening to the exterior or roof of the dwelling. A lot of the disputes we see are over what constitutes a storm or "wind-created opening" (For example, does a lifted shingle which lets water enter and cause damage count? How big does the hole have to be?) This can be a factor for damage resulting from weaker or un-named storms. However, this policy language usually doesn't affect coverage for claims from a destructive storm such as Hurricane Michael.

HAN EY

Another point worth mentioning is the common policy language relating to how much damage the roof must sustain to warrant full replacement. Many policies now have language that allows the insurance carriers to pay only for repairs to the roof instead of replacement, if they can show that the roof has not sustained more than 25% total damage to the surface area. It is good to be aware of what your policy says about this. Finally, managed repair programs and preferred vendors have now become commonplace in the industry. These are generally categorized by the insurance company wishing for the policy holder to utilize the services of a company the insurance carrier has in their preferred vendor network, or has an ownership interest in. Remember, only a small percentage of insurance policies have mandatory "managed repair program" language that requires participation in these programs at the carrier's choice, for hurricane and windstorm claims. You should ask your agent if your policy has mandatory opt-in language. If not, in the event of hurricane damage, you generally have the right to an Actual Cash Value or Replacement Cost Value payout that can be used to select a contractor or emergency services provider of your own choice. If you are asked to use a preferred vendor or to participate in a managed repair program, it is important to know your options. PHYSICAL PREPARATIONS: There is a general, overall duty to "mitigate" any damages as much as possible. This includes advance preparations. Although some carriers require certain measures even before issuance of a policy, all require reasonable measures are taken to mitigate or prevent possible damage in the event of an approaching serious storm. CLAIMS REPORTING: This is the easy part. If you decide not to use the services of a claims professional or insurance specialist attorney (like The Morgan Law Group), make sure you have the telephone number and the physical address for your insurance company's claims department written down somewhere. If you have trouble locating it, call your agent for this information. POST-STORM ACTION: Aside from reporting your claim, there are certain things that should be done immediately after a heavy storm. Photographing the entire property in the exact condition it is in post-storm is important. This includes personal property inside the home, and your yard and fencing. Complying with all reasonable document requests and providing the insurance company prompt access to the property is also important. Finally, you should take any and all measures available to you to prevent further damage. This is true regardless of whether or not you have received funds from the insurance company. If you have the financial ability to perform temporary mitigating roof repairs after your roof sustains damage, for example, you are much better off seeking to have this expense reimbursed later on than letting rain continue to enter and cause further damage. Asking the insurance company to pay for a temporary (but necessary) roof repair in addition to permanent roof repairs, is more reasonable than asking for them to pay for additional damage created by inactivity. 42

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The Cardiac Benefits of the

KETOGENIC DIET BY DON DAVIS, M.D. GULF COAST CARDIOLOGY

Cardiovascular disease remains the number one killer in the

is not available, then the body’s cells churn through fat just

the frightening statistics: 610,00 deaths annually. That means

essence of the ketogenic diet; using fat to fuel metabolism

USA and around the world. A cursory Google search reveals

1 in 4 men and women will die in America from heart attacks and related diseases. This doesn’t mention the cost, time off

work, and associated sickness (morbidity) associated with Cardiovascular disease. However, there is some sanguine

to keep your eyes open and your body upright. This is the

rather than carbohydrates. The ketogenic diet not only can

result in significant weight loss, but can reduce cardiovascular disease

by

controlling

cardiovascular

risk

factors.

news, that is often overlooked when discussing the grim

Blood pressure is intimately associated with weight. The

and strokes are entirely preventable without medications!

weight loss can result in profound decreases in blood pressure.

realities of this disease. The vast majority of heart attacks The truth is human beings do not spontaneously develop heart disease.

Instead, it is uncontrolled risk factors

that wreak havoc on our unsuspecting biology.

These

risk factors are the following: high blood pressure

larger one is the higher the blood pressure. Therefore, simple Thus, any diet resulting in profound weight loss will decrease

blood pressure and subsequent risk for cardiovascular disease.

This

same

argument

follows

for

diabetes.

(hypertension), high cholesterol, diabetes, smoking, and

Diabetes is an arms race in the body initiated by high blood

patients will be protected from cardiovascular disease. A

pancreatic insulin.

family history. If these risk factors can be controlled, then low carbohydrate, high fat (LCHF) diet as emblemized

by the ketogenic diet can provide a safe and effective strategy to control risk factors and prevent heart disease

First, some basics of how this diet works. Your cells have two

main energy sources; fat and sugar. The macronutrient called a carbohydrate (breads, rice, pastas, and potatoes) is broken

down into sugars for the body to energize itself. If sugar

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sugar.

As the blood sugars rise, so does the release of

Eventually, this competition intensifies

to the point that the pancreas no longer provides enough insulin or the body stops responding to it (insulin resistance). At that point the blood sugars skyrocket and patients

are diagnosed with diabetes. If blood sugar is decreased eventually the pancreas will “catch up” and the body will

become insulin sensitive again. Therefore, a low carbohydrate

diet which drastically decreases dietary sugar can reverse diabetes and eliminate another cardiovascular risk factor.


The most difficult risk factor to discuss with a LCHF

diet is high cholesterol. When discussing cholesterol

it is helpful to break it down into HDL (the good cholesterol) or LDL (the bad cholesterol). The LDL

is responsible for the buildup of atherosclerotic plaque which can rupture causing heart attack or stroke. Empirical data show that a LCHF diet results in increased LDL particle size.

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The Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce hosted its 10th Annual Women’s Work-Life Symposium on

Friday, May 17. Presented by Emerald Coast Hospice, the sold out event took place at Florida State University Panama City’s Holley Academic Center. At this leading women’s event on the Emerald Coast, over 300 women were given the opportunity to come together for a full day of networking, professional development, and personal growth opportunities. The day featured powerful speakers addressing topics beneficial to help women maintain a healthy worklife balance. Attendees heard three inspiring keynote speakers and attended two breakout workshops of their choice. The first keynote speaker Linda Larsen kicked off the event with her humorous yet motivating message, "Staying Right Side Up When Everything is Upside

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Down.” Throughout her session, the room was filled with laughter as she gave hilarious yet inspiring advice on how to achieve excellence when the world around you seems to be falling apart. Her advice was well received as so many people in our community are overcoming obstacles after Hurricane Michael. Accomplished business leader, Cathy Steen spoke about how to develop effective communication styles in the work place. With more than 25 years of experience launching and growing luxury brands in the wine and spirits industry, Cathy has built strong organizations that deliver sustainable and profitable growth. The final keynote speaker and author of “Confidence Creator,” Heather Monahan, believes that the key to reaching your personal and professional goals and living the life of your dreams lies in the power of confidence. Heather showed attendees how to master the essential techniques to building confidence and becoming their

best self. The Symposium featured a variety of beneficial breakout workshops with an abundance of different takeaway tools for personal, professional, and home life. Each attendee chose two workshops to attend. Dr. Tolliny Rankins offered everyday tools that will help attendees create a more fulfilling lifestyle. By simply applying practical information along with a positive attitude, she believes that new life can be uncovered. Fashion and Lifestyle Blogger, Brittany Sjogren discussed the business of blogging and what all it entails. Allison Smith taught attendees all about the importance and difference uses of essential oils, as well as the importance of living chemically free. Christina Korp spoke on the topic, Being a Female Executive in a “Man’s World:” Lessons on how to navigate a male-dominated culture and realize your full potential as a female leader. The final breakout workshop was an art session, where attendees created shimmer glass art with My Paint Party.

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Attendees enjoyed a networking breakfast, coffee and mimosas, as well as a luncheon. Attendees had the opportunity to shop at a variety of unique booths in the exhibitor showcase. The day-long event concluded with an unwinding social hour on the water-front terrace with Ms. Newby’s cocktails and a special appearance by Paul Deen. Each woman received the much anticipated Women’s Symposium swag bag, a Symposium Journal with information on all of the event, and earrings provided by LH Bead Gallery. Attendees left feeling empowered, encouraged, and ready to take on the world! Save the date for the 11th Annual Women’s Work-Life Symposium on Friday, May 15, 2020

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BUSINESS SPOTLIGHTS

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ANGELO'S STEAK PIT

1 0 4 . 3 E S PN PA N A M A C I TY

Angelo’s Steak Pit, Home of Big Gus the 20,000 pound Steer is a genuine Panama City Beach icon for the greatest tasting steaks and freshest seafood east of the Rockies.

104.3 ESPN Panama City began broadcasting to the Panama City market on June 26, 2017 at 6:00AM. Our goal was/is to provide Northwest Florida with the best in sports talk, nationally and locally. Since signing on in 2017, we have made several unbelievable changes. We now have two LIVE & LOCAL sports shows. The Coach James Hale Show airs from 7:00 - 9:00am, Monday through Friday. Coach Hale is well known throughout Florida as a winning football coach. He spent many years as the first head coach at Arnold High School. He is joined by former Athletic Director of Bay High School, Coach Glenn Manley and Jason Kovaleski. Most recently we added another live & local show called The Coach’s Daughter Show with local real estate agent and sports fanatic Lee Ann Swartzentruber along with her co-host Opey Russ.

Founded by Angelo “Gus” Butchikas, Angelo’s Steak Pit’s decades long reputation for excellence in family dining originated in 1958 when he began serving his famous secret recipe steaks made famous by cooking each one to perfection over his unique open fire hickory pits. Now, so many years later, Angelo’s keeps with tried and true tradition as Gus’ son George continues the legacy pleasing folks from all over. The most amazing, tender and delicious steaks, ribs and seafood make Angelo’s Steak Pit the reason millions of visitors keep coming back again and again. One visit and you’ll see why. Located at 9527 Front Beach Road, you can’t miss their giant mascot right out front. Be sure to look for “Big Gus the 20,000 pound Steer and that’s no bull” and then get ready for a truly memorable and remarkable dining experience. Angelo’s Steak Pit is open at 4:00 PM, serven days a week. Come alone or better yet, bring the whole family, there’s something for everyone, including a kid’s menu you’ll appreciate. Angelo’s accepts all major credit cards and casual dress is fine. For more information, call 850-234-2531.

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The past several months have also been a busy time as we have up-

graded our signal to reach even more of Northwest Florida. Our signal covers from Destin to Apalachicola, from the Gulf of Mexico to the Alabama line, bigger and better than ever. We are extremely involved in the local community. Whether it’s the Panama City Beach Chamber, local high schools, many charity events to raise money for those in need and events that help our youth. Our commitment became even stronger after Hurricane Michael as we helped coordinate food, water, clothing, etc to the worse hit areas of Bay and surrounding counties. We can be heard on the air at 104.3 FM or online at espnpc.com. Make sure you tune in this summer for Atlanta Braves baseball, college football game of the week with great games like #12 Texas A&M at #1 Clemson & #3 Georgia at #18 Auburn, plus another year of High School Game Day Live! When it comes to sports in Northwest Florida it’s 104.3 ESPN Panama City! #850Strong!


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Red Alert Diving is the Florida Panhandle's newest Aquatic Training Facility and Full Service Dive Center. Located in beautiful Panama City Beach, RAD Divers have direct access to miles of uninterrupted white sand beaches, wrecks, reefs and freshwater springs. Your SCUBA adventure starts here, in our purpose built training pool, with our dedicated team of Dive Professionals that have over seventy years of combined experience. From there, the underwater world is yours to conquer!

Looking for the perfect gown for Bridal, Formal, Prom, Homecoming, Cruisewear, Mother of the Bride/Groom and everything in between?

Whether you’re taking your first dip into a new hobby with a Discover Scuba Experience, or looking to trade out your cubicle for an office that’s a little sunnier by taking part in one of our professional certification courses, we pride ourselves on helping you attain your goals. We love to share our passion with our students! Red Alert Diving is the realization of a dream shared by a few long time Dive Professionals who knew the Panhandle provided everything a scuba diver could ask for, and that Panama City Beach is a phenomenal community to work, live, and play in. With the addition of local swim programs, lifeguard instruction, and basic life support classes, RAD offers something for everyone, in a family friendly atmosphere. We pride ourselves on being the best you will find in training, outfitting, and adventure under the sea. Come see us at 1619 Moylan Rd, Panama City Beach FL, or call us at 850-238-8760. We’re open seven days a week, and always happy to meet new friends! Come join our crew and discover the RADICAL difference!

Then Kristina's Bridal and Formals has you covered! We offer a large variety of unique gowns for all occasions. We specialize in plus sizes as well. Planning or attending a formal event is stressful, and we enjoy reducing your stress by helping you find exactly what you want in a relaxing atmosphere. Kristina's also offers on-site alterations so that your gown can be personalized to fit you! My name is Kristina Taunton, and I opened Kristina's Bridal and Formals in 2018. I realized that Panama City has so many opportunities to get dressed up. We currently have over 200 wedding gowns and over 1,000 formals in stock! We also order great brands, styles and offer sizes 0 to 26 from our United States shippers. This allows us to receive new gowns specially ordered for you in 3 to 5 days. I genuinely enjoy getting to know my customers of all ages. I have been in retail for over 10 years, and my goal is to make sure that we can offer or locate a dress perfect for any occasion, even for those last-minute situations. We offer gown cleanings and steaming for visitors also! You can find out more about us at LoveYourGown.com. Please check our website as our hours may fluctuate during different times of the year, but we are always a call away for special appointments at (850) 510-6649.

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fsu panama city holley center— may 2019 1. Business Excellence Award - Sharky's Beachfront Restaurant 2. Anne Andrews, Lisa Hanna 3. Beautification Award - Outback Steakhouse 4. Sam Tuno, Chelsea Ray 5. Brian Hlebiczkir, Superintendent Bill Husfelt, Claire Sherman 6. Chris Ford, Jessica Hand

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HYPE H E L P I N G Y O U N G P R O F E S S I O N A L S E V O LV E BY L AU R E N S H AW

Have you done anything to push and grow yourself as a young professional this year? We are more than halfway through 2019 and it seems like 2020 will be here before we know it! Have you done anything to push and grow yourself as a young professional this year? A key growth opportunity I have always firmly believed in is networking with other young professionals. HYPE provides the perfect platform to do this while simultaneously supporting local businesses. Communication skills sometimes are best developed by putting yourself in social situations with other like-minded professionals. I can honestly say that the majority of the relationships I have made with peers in our area were fostered from attending numerous HYPE events. We understand and support the “always-be-learning” mentality that not all young professionals pursue. Carve out time in your week to prioritize your own learning. HYPE has even made it easy for you; just attend one of our events hosted each month for well-rounded opportunities

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for development. We promise you will want to attend the next one. Bay County as a whole is still recovering and seeking numerous employers to fill open positions. Life is definitely a bit more hectic than it used to be and we understand that making the time for a committee function isn’t always in the cards. We welcome you to send potential new members and invite interested co-workers to attend a HYPE event; the more we grow as a committee, the more you can grow as a young professional. Our upcoming events include a tour of the new sports complex this fall. Visit pcbhype.com for details. Please sign up for our HYPE emails by contacting chamber@pcbeach. org to receive invitations to our monthly events and how to become more involved. We look forward to seeing you at the next function!


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IDEACAMP INSPIRE • ENERGIZE • IGNITE B Y M A R T A R O S E -T H O R P E

How do YOU stay relevant? Last month, IdeaCamp was held at Marine Max on Thomas Drive in Panama City Beach. This month’s topic included a panel discussion on “Staying Relevant in a Changing World,” including four Beach Chamber members working in different industries and with different backgrounds, target markets, missions and challenges. Staying relevant in business is always a priority because the business world is fluid and ever changing… but the business climate in Bay County has significantly changed since October 10, 2018. Here’s some of what our panelists shared. Kevin Elliott works works at Applied Research Associates in Panama City and is also a professor at FSU-PC. He spoke about the importance of strategic positioning to keep your business relevant, referencing the classic marketing book Positioning by Jack Trout and Al Ries. For a business to stand out in the marketplace, it must have at least one characteristic that makes it unique and defines a particular category. “Trout and Ries ask, ‘Who was the first woman to fly across the Atlantic? Earhart. Who was the second? Nobody knows,’” Elliott said. “The goal is to be first into a new position in the consumer’s mind.” Marta Rose-Thorpe, publisher of Grand Lagoon Life magazine spoke of staying relevant in the publishing industry, where many are turning to digital forms of advertising instead of print ads. “I’ve had to develop and sell more products that WORK WITH and accompany the print,” she explained. “Social media banners and electronic newsletters that contain a digital version of the magazine. I also put on a ton of private, social events so that my advertisers can meet their target clientele face-to-face and develop personal relationships.” After all, people do business with people they know, like and trust, right?

clear; 2) Know the best way your client prefers to communicate… a call, a text, an email, social media? And 3) You can’t be in all places all at the same time; know your own strengths, then hire talented people to help fill in the gaps so you are more efficient. David Balmer is a trainer at Dale Carnegie Training. “While corporately, we are doing a complete rebranding with logo and new material, our focus is on the clients we serve,” he shared. “We look to bring relevance to businesses through the writings of Dale Carnegie. This includes offering workshops and seminars; staying up on business trends as well as how we deliver our message and the trainings. We focus more on teams and organizations as well as length of training.” How do YOU stay relevant? One solid way to keep your eyes and ears on the community’s pulse is to attend as many Beach Chamber events as your time permits, which will help you stay on top of local and regional news, happenings, topics and trends. For more info, visit PCBeach.org and click on ‘Events.’ We look forward to seeing you at our next IdeaCamp! W H AT I S I D E A C A M P ?

IdeaCamp is a forum to inspire, energize, and ignite the community through sharing, connecting, and cultivating of open-minded discussions supporting the free flow of ideas. IdeaCamp creates an experience to learn, engage, and expand your life and your business.

Jessica Walkoski and her husband Kelly own a local business, Kelly’s Clear Pools. Jess has worked in small niche boutique businesses as well as in big box corporate companies. To stay relevant, she says, “It’s imperative to know your business, then define who is your audience, client, business partner – who are you trying to reach?” She advises: 1) Make sure your message is

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AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHTS M A G A R I TA VA Z Q U E Z PRIMERICA FINANCIAL

DANIELLE STREICHERT PEOPLES FIRST INSURANCE Margarita Vazquez is an

independent representative of Primerica, Regional Vice President. Her office is in Milton,

Florida and her desires are to

open an office in The Panama City-Panama City Beach area. Margarita is a native of New

an Accounting major.

Danielle Streichert came to the United States from a small central Canadian town. She said goodbye to the frigid temperatures and the farm where she grew up and said hello to Ocala’s horse country in north central Florida and eventu-

York, New York. She is a veteran

ally, an international boarding

and has a Bachelor’s degree in

After graduation and college in

of the United States Airforce

school in the Orlando area.

Business Administration with

Sarasota and Gainesville, Dani

Among some of her recognitions are Santa Rosa County Chamber of Com-

merce Woman of the year 2009. Honoring her dedication and impact to the community and county. Chairman’s Award 2017 from the Navarre Beach

Area Chamber of Commerce. She was also awarded the 2017 Torch Award for Ethics Customer Service Excellence from the Better Business Bureau.

jumped full time into the family’s publishing business, eventually becoming the editor and assistant publisher for three monthly horse racing publications as well as a daily racing journal produced and entirely printed on the premises. The three full-color magazines were Dani’s introduction to Bay County; the magazines were printed at Boyd Brother’s Printing for many years. After the sale of the publishing company around 1997, Dani moved to Panama City, where she took a position with the city of Panama City as a

Margarita has served on various boards. Among them are the Santa Rosa

Telecommunicator, answering the public’s calls for service, including emer-

board for 8 years.

printing world, working the next 15 years for Andrews Brothers Printing as

Margarita had served for 6 years in Take Stocks in Children.

who is now “an amazing 17-year-old” who attends Mosely High School and

County Healthy Start and the Santa Rosa County Chamber of Commerce

She has worked for the St Lucie County Sheriff Department and the St Lucie County Clerk of Court as an accountant. She also had a home office book-

keeping business. She later was an auditor for the State of Florida Revenue Department.

Her passion has always been to serve other people. In 1997, she was intro-

gency 9-1-1. Dani left dispatching’s shiftwork returning to the publishing/ an outside sales rep. During this time, she had her precious daughter, Piper, Gulf Coast State College. Following the change in market conditions in 2008, Dani changed careers again, obtaining her property and casualty insurance license and has been working to protect people and the persons and things they care about ever since. She added her life and health license in the following years, and at

duced to Primerica and found that she loved the idea of helping people

present, Dani is the individual health insurance agent at Peoples First Insur-

out to be the place she has planted her feet because it opened a huge mis-

als navigating the confusing world of Medicare as well those under 65

with their dreams and goals and helping with their financial issues. It turned

ance. Dani is knowledgeable about health insurance options for individu-

sion field.

who may not be able to obtain coverage through an employer or who are

Margarita can give back to so many in her travels to Ecuador, Kenya, and in God’s mission field right here.

Being a part of the Panama City Beach Chamber has given her the opportunity to get to know this community and be a part of making a difference in this area.

self-employed or not offered benefits from an employer. Coming from a country with a different system of healthcare makes Dani passionate about finding the best coverage available for each unique individual with whom she works. Dani Streichert has been actively representing the Panama City Beach Chamber through its ambassador committee for about a year, and she is

She spends a lot of her time with family, friends, church, and her clients.

usually quick to volunteer a helping hand. Dani loves to laugh with her

Margarita at 850-554-2592 or mvazquez.ebf27@primerica.com

theater productions with her daughter.

Margarita wants to be the reason somebody smiles today. You can contract

“Start each day with a positive thought and a grateful heart.”

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AMBASSADORS R E P R ES E N T YO U R C H A M B E R BY JAMES CLEMENS

Ambassador Membership is free, but the rewards are priceless Summer is abuzz with short bursts of laughter and long paus-

One of the ways this is achieved is through worker bees tend-

the sounds that make the World’s Most Beautiful Beaches

Beach Chamber Ambassadors. From bankers and bakers to

es of happiness from so many visitors and tourists. These are so great for the businesses that serve up the good eats and fun goods. It’s the sound of life being created, memories be-

ing made, and our community thriving through commerce. The Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce is fueling

the success of those businesses through strong partnerships

ing the hive. Those worker bees are the amazing Panama City wealth managers and web developers, our Ambassadors are at the top of their fields and dedicated to making your PCB Chamber experience the best possible. Your PCB Ambassador

team is always ready to help you bridge your business to the consumers seeking the products and services you have to offer.

that bring many benefits. Each month there are dozens of

If you live in North Florida and like helping businesses suc-

every opportunity is utilized to help people connect. It’s the

can build a better community for us all. Ambassador Mem-

activities and hundreds of people working, in unison, so that total sum of the essential value that is provided to all Panama

City Beach Chamber members and it’s waiting for you, too.

ceed, I encourage you to consider joining us. Together, we bership is free, but the rewards are priceless!

W H AT I S T H E A M B A S S A D O R G R O U P ?

The Ambassador group meets new people every week, those new to our community and those who are pillars of our community. Come join our group and Jaclyn help support of our community and the individuals who belong to it. For more information, visit the Chamber website at CAPTION: Kocher, the Lisa well-being French pcbeach.org/ambassadors-committee or call (850) 235-1159.

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careersource g ulf coast

KIM BODINE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

This year our organization has taken a different path, perhaps one not of our own choosing, but with the devastation of Hurricane Michael lingering over our community eight months later, there have been shifts in the way we, as individuals, live our daily lives. Our community has different needs than before the storm. At CareerSource Gulf Coast, we have shifted our focus to better meet those needs. In years past, we would be entering the summer season with a focus on our employers’ temporary/seasonal positions. Granted, these positions are currently available and employers are actively recruiting candidates, but there is an additional employment need across Bay County. Bay County, like much of the nation, has become a highlycompetitive job market for employers. There are currently more jobs than workforce available. It has been a challenge to overcome, but we continue to strategize recruitment efforts and assist our employers in overcoming those challenges.

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We are taking an active focus on our area job seekers. Across our programs, we are eager to continue assisting these individuals, helping them gain the training they need to enter or reenter the workforce as confident, qualified job candidates. We are proud to say that we have been utilizing our Hurricane Michael Disaster Recovery Grant to aid our community members’ transition from unemployed to employed and thriving. Through this grant, we have seen individuals go from longterm unemployed to employed with benefits within months. We understand that over the following months and years, we will see Bay County change, evolve, and grow. We believe Bay County will emerge bigger, better, and stronger. CareerSource Gulf Coast is committed to serving our community through it all. We have knowledgeable staff ready to help you with your workforce needs. Our Job Center in Panama City is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Our team can be reached via email at customerservice@careersourcegc.com or by phone at (850) 872-4340. We also have offices in Gulf and Franklin Counties. For detailed information about all our offerings, please visit careersourcegc. com.

MIKE THOMAS M AY O R

Summer is here, and it is showtime.

al visitors come to enjoy the world’s most beautiful beaches.

School is out, families are free to travel, and millions of them choose Panama City Beach as the destination for their summer vacations. For us at the beach, it’s time to welcome our visitors with open arms and make a living as well.

Various summer events bring them here, from baseball tournaments to cheer camp. They plan family reunions on our beaches and come for church retreats. They are fastpitch softball players, top-notch soccer players and dance students. They are part-time residents with second homes here. They are country music fans who converge on our city for Gulf Coast Jam. And many of them will spend time utilizing and enjoying our facilities at Frank Brown Park, Russell-Fields Pier and the Dog Beach.

Many businesses have “a season” – the busiest time of year when they expect more traffic. Businesses bank on success during these busy seasons when they know more people will be in town spending money. It’s no different for the City. The fact that families continue to choose to visit Panama City Beach is a great thing for our community and the local economy. As a region, the beach depends on our summer visitors to take us all through the year. We all come together on the beach to create a value and an experience that supports the entire county. Having a successful summer season has never been more important than this year when our eastern neighbors need for the beach to have a great year. The debts and needs of the communities east of us far exceed ours because of Hurricane Michael. Taxes collected here on the beach benefit the entire county. All of Bay County depends on our tourist trade. We recognize the official summer season as starting Memorial Day weekend and ending on Labor Day weekend. It is our busiest time of year, when most of our 17 million annu60

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And while they may come for a special event or tournament, they often stay to enjoy our many amenities. While here, many visitors will discover our Summer Concert Series, held every Thursday night through August 22. They will find their way to Aaron Bessant Park for these free concerts which feature musicians from across the Southeast. They come to walk our white sandy beaches and gaze upon the beautiful emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. They come for the fishing, boating excursions, and every outdoor water activity imaginable. We are do. out

are fortunate to live on these beautiful beaches and we fortunate that tourists love our beaches as much as we I hope everyone has a great summer. Stay safe, look for each other, and let’s make everyone feel welcome.

It’s summer. It’s time for us to get to work. It’s showtime, folks.


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city of lynn haven

MARGO ANDERSON M AY O R

Summer is the perfect time to go outdoors as a family and there are a lot of activities to take part in within Lynn Haven. From Community Parks, to Community Events there is something for everyone this summer! Cool down on the dog days of summer at one of our two amazing Splash Parks, located at A.L. Kinsaul Park and Cain Griffin Park. These parks are recently renovated and repaired from damages caused by Hurricane Michael. While at one of these amazing parks, you can also visit the affordable concession stands and grab a bite to eat or cool down even more with a Jolly Rancher Slushy. In addition to these locations to cool down, you can also enjoy the beach area at A.L. Kinsaul Park and Leslie Porter Park. Leslie Porter also features a boat ramp so that you can have some fun on the water in a boat or Jet Ski, too.

fields to play in and more. Don’t forget your pup can come out and have fun too! We have a large and small dog park areas at A.L. Kinsaul Parks for dogs to play off leash in a safe environment. When we think summer, we immediately think of the 4th of July. The City of Lynn Haven has a huge 4th of July celebration every year, and this year we want to make it the best one yet! This year the theme is Stars, Stripes, and Strong. Highlights of the event include a massive parade, vendor showcase and free activities in Sharon Sheffield Park, free concert at A.L. Kinsaul Park, and of course an amazing fireworks display to end the evening. For more information on this event, please go to CityofLynnHaven.com. Let’s have some fun this summer!

In addition to all the areas to cool off, we also have some great playgrounds at each of the Community Parks. All parks have been recently renovated. Other facilities include outdoor basketball courts,

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fsu panama city

D R . RA N DY H A N N A DEAN

Summer is in full swing at FSU Panama City, with a new generation of students ready to learn and explore new concepts. Over the course of the summer break, our STEM Institute will welcome about 250 K-12 students during week-long summer camps to learn about engineering, coding, chemistry, physics and meteorology. In addition to our summer STEM camps, our mechanical engineering and mathematics faculty created new STEM programs using engineering equipment to develop new inventions and demonstrating how math is used in our daily lives. Our elementary education faculty created a series of Summer STEM camps for first through third graders which provide opportunities for students to explore animals and organisms in the Bay, discover principles of robotics, cook with science, decode messages with math, build community structures, and learn about changing landforms. Programs like these are vital for our region as students reinforce skills taught during the school year. The interactive experiments and lessons put complex concepts in a real-world setting to allow students to better understand them long-term. This, in turn, helps students excel academically and share their interests with other students. Over the past decade, more than 2,250 students have participated in the camps, igniting a lifelong passion for STEM subjects and continued education. The STEM Institute was created in 2007 to provide educators with

bay county board of county commissioners Now that the final draft of the Bay County Long-Term Recovery Task Force plan has been completed and the first of what we hope will be many federal appropriations has gained Congressional approval, Bay County and its municipalities begin the long process of seeking out a piece of some $19.1 billion in federal funding available to disaster-stricken areas. The Task Force, created in late 2018 by the Bay County Commission and comprised of representatives from the county, school board, and each municipality, was tasked with building a broad, ambitious, yet achievable blueprint for the future of all Bay County communities. The plan includes several hundred projects amounting to more than $6.8 billion, and work toward securing funding for the projects began in tandem with its completion. Of the first $19.1 billion passed by Congress in its June disaster bill, $3 billion was earmarked for Community Development Block Grants administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) – a critical piece of the recovery pie for Bay County.

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professional skills, create learning opportunities for K-12 students, cultivate regional partnerships and develop new education programs. It became an official Florida State University institute in 2011. The institute provides the environment and the technical expertise to infuse and to support STEM interest and learning in the region. Whether students are learning in classrooms and laboratories with state-of-the-art technology or exploring the Gulf floor with side-scan radar, the STEM Institute's focus remains on capturing student interest in STEM careers. As technology advances worldwide, understanding STEM concepts will become more important in the job market. According to the U. S. Department of Commerce, STEM occupations are growing at 17 percent, while others are growing at 9.8 percent. To keep the region’s STEM learning new and exciting, the summer camps also train teachers. After their own camp, these educators pass along their skills to students with the help of area STEM professionals. Engineers, scientists and other volunteers share their field experiences with the educators during camp activities to help enhance classroom experiences throughout the school year. We believe in promoting educational excellence through providing educators with professional skills, creating quality learning opportunities for K-12 students, cultivating regional partnerships and developing new STEM education programs. For more information about the STEM Institute, visit https://pc.fsu. edu/stem.

PHILIP "GRIFF" GRIFFITTS DISTRICT 5

Housing shortages and high rental rates continue to burden Bay County, and federal funding that will bolter supply is necessary. Grant applications to HUD are already underway and will be combined with an overall state plan for submission to the federal government. The fruits of these efforts, however, may take several years to manifest, according to the county’s consultant, Tallahassee-based The Integrity Group. Securing the full amount of federal aid may take five to seven years, according to Gary Yates, senior partner at Integrity. But, considering Bay County’s quick turnaround time on the creation of the recovery plan, we remain optimistic that the timeline will be as expedient as possible. To view the plan or proposed projects, visit recoverbaycounty.com.


visit panama city beach

DAN ROWE PRESIDENT & CEO

Panama City Beach has much to look forward to this summer, as we invite back millions of visitors and their families to our beautiful beaches. The destination is gearing up for an unforgettable season packed with fresh experiences along with a number of exciting offerings and new developments. As locals know, whether you are looking for new adventures on land or the water, Panama City Beach is the perfect destination to explore. Locals and visitors alike can enjoy the Summer Concert Series every Thursday night at Aaron Bessant Park or take a stroll through Pier Park for some amazing shopping and restaurants, and for those who want to be in, on, or under the warm water, summer is the perfect season to experience the area’s amazing fishing, diving, and boating! Traditionally, May and June mark the beginning of what is the busiest season in Panama City Beach, and also the most important months for businesses that depend on the total economic impact of $3.1 billion in direct spending that visitors bring to the destination each year. As tourism numbers continue to rise and businesses continue to invest in the area, it’s no surprise that Panama City Beach is receiving national attention for being a premier year-round vacation destination. In just the last few months, Panama City Beach was named one of the “Top 25 Beaches in the U.S.” by TripAdvisor, one of the “Best Beach Towns to Invest In A Vacation Rental” by Coastal Liv-

ing and one of the “Best Places To Own A Vacation Rental Property In 2019” by Rented.com and USA Today. In addition, the destination was named one of the “12 Best Beaches in Florida’ by Travel Pulse and one of the “Top 10 Best Places to Buy a Beach House” by Real Estate Weekly. Panama City Beach has worked tirelessly to ensure its tourism thrives, all in an effort to create economic stability in Bay County and offer job opportunities for years to come. It’s imperative that Panama City Beach continues to be an innovative, industry-leading destination, always looking for new ways to boost Bay County’s economy and enhance its visitors’ experiences. In the end, tourism doesn’t just make good memories for visitors who come to Panama City Beach, it also makes it possible for our economy to thrive year-round, and for locals to enjoy a high quality of life here at the World’s Most Beautiful Beaches.

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florida film office, inc.

JULIE GORDON FILM COMMISSIONER

As earlier mentioned, the supervillain web series made several trips to Panama City Beach to film. The more they looked around, the more they were inspired for other projects. Bladeworld Entertainment continues shooting BRoll for the series, and have already cast and sought locations for the next production. The Director was WOWED by some of Bay County’s talent and had the chosen ones come to Orlando to film additional portions of the project. Once the NDA is lifted we will have names and photos to share. Beachfront Bargain Hunt has aired several of Panama City Beach’s episode, while continuing to film new ones. HGTV is such a great vehicle for marketing this whole area. They are including more community activities which range from Bear Creek Feline Sanctuary, Gulf World, mermaids at Sisters of the Sea, dolphin tours and many family adventures. Keep your HGTV alert on for new shows to air. A&Es “A Thousand Miles to the Aisle” is all but wrapped up. When this show airs, you will follow a local couple on a fascinating journey of their transformations, heartaches, and inspirations that could lead

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them to the alter. With the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, and so many wedding related shops being affected, from florists to tuxedo rentals, the journey became more intense than producers could have ever predicted. Thanks to so many for helping this happen. Military Makeover, hosted by Montel Williams is planning a trip to PCB to secretly surprise a special family. This is a large scale job, and we are thrilled to have a show of this caliber in our slice of Paradise. More to tell AFTER we film. Keep a close eye out for “Finding Grace”, the faithbased film shot entirely in Bay County. This beautiful film will be taken to Cannes Film Festival, and is now named one of the top 15 films of it’s genre to be seen in 2019. As always, if you are approached about filming in your business or on your property, please contact Julie Gordon, Film Commissioner at 850.819.4694 or floridafilmoffice@knology.net. These days anybody with a PHONE can claim to be shooting a movie, but you need to be protected and make certain they have the proper credentials. See you IN the movies!


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B I L L H U S F E LT SUPERINTENDENT

Most people probably think that educators spend their summer breaks at the beach or on well-deserved vacations. While ALL employees certainly deserve a complete summer break this year, the truth is that this summer, more than any other before it, will likely be spent working and learning new skills to help us better serve our students. Many of our employees will get a chance to take a trip, to rest and recharge their own batteries, but most will spend all or part of this summer in professional development designed to further hone their skills. This summer, we’ve got employees learning new literacy curriculum, learning more about supporting the mental health needs of their students, and focusing on updating a range from skills from CPR, to the delivery of standards-based curriculum, to innovations in STEM. We also have a dedicated group of administrators and support/instructional staff member volunteers who are learning how to staff emergency shelters. Going forward, and I certainly hope we don’t need to do this for a very long time, Bay District Schools will be assuming a new leadership role in the running of our local shelters. While all of that is going on, we’ve also started a new resource phone line for parents. We know that child care, free meals and free/low-cost activities are more important than ever this summer and so we’ve put together 850-767-HELP. The helpline, staffed by off-duty teachers from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m., can provide parents with referrals, resources and information about a host of topics. One of the most popular topics already is the location of free meals for students this summer. We’re pleased to note that Chartwells is continuing the free summer meal program this year at approximately 21 sites. These sites, scattered throughout the district, serve FREE breakfast and lunch to all students under age 18. Students don’t have to sign up, they just need to show up. The sites, dates and times are listed on our Facebook page and parents can easily get the closest location to them by calling 767-HELP.

bay economic development alliance At the June Bay EDA Investors Meeting, Gulf Coast Medical Center announced that they will expand access to emergency care in Bay County with the opening of a freestanding emergency department. The freestanding emergency department will be located on HWY 231 near the intersection of Transmitter Road. Construction will start late 2019 and be completed within a year. The new, 24/7 full service freestanding emergency department will feature approximately ten emergency room beds and will be capable of caring for all ages, including pediatrics. The 12,000 squarefoot, one-story facility will front Highway 231. The freestanding ER is expected to serve more than 10,000 patients a year. The $11.5

Additionally, the amazing staff at Mercy Chefs is back and serving meals at Oscar Patterson Elementary School. The free dinners, available Tuesday-Sunday from 4:30-6:30 p.m., are open to ALL children AND their family members. You can check out our Facebook page for weekly menus but, trust me, everything they serve is fantastic. Throughout the summer, we will be continuing the gargantuan task of renovating and rebuilding our schools. While I’d love to tell you that all will be fixed by the time we return in August, that simply isn’t the case. Bay District Schools, like so many of you, are still working with our insurance companies, developing FEMA reimbursement packages and waiting our turn with the qualified contractors. We know that our students, parents and employees are hoping to return to completed projects in August but the sad reality is that our rebuilding will take years in some cases. That’s not to say that progress hasn’t been made and we’re so proud of all of our stakeholders who came together like never before to support us and our mission. This past year we have dealt with a myriad of new challenges, new obstacles and new needs but, somehow, we’ve managed to brainstorm solutions to all of them thanks to the most passionate, dedicated employees you’ve ever met and the kind and generous hearts of our community. I’m grateful for a few summer days myself to rest and rejuvenate but I’m equally grateful for the time, and opportunity, to continue to work on behalf of our students, employees and families to make sure our system is as strong as it can be. We are #850Strong as a community and as a school system and I couldn’t be more proud of the love, resilience and true grit our community, and our school system, has shown. That being said, we’re also concerned about the toll this recovery is taking on our students, our employees, and our entire community, and so we will continue our focus on mental health throughout the summer and I encourage all of you to take some time for self-care, whatever that looks like for you, so you can continue to be strong for those around you.

BECCA HARDIN PRESIDENT

million project will employ approximately 30 full-time healthcare professionals with additional staff hired to support growing needs. "We believe this freestanding emergency room will provide our community a more convenient location for emergency room care. We will continue to expand healthcare services where needed for our growing community,” said Brad Griffin, Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center CEO. As a means to improve access to local high-quality care, this will be the first free standing ER for Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center. Just like Gulf Coast’s main facility, this free standing ER is a full service, fully staffed emergency room with ER physicians, RN’s and a medical team ready to service the needs of the community.

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and see their membership plaque displayed on the wall, or their membership sticker on the door. I have recently noticed that some of our members have put, “Proud

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cards, and marketing material. It makes me so happy to see how proud our members feel about being a part of our Chamber family. We are more than just a Chamber; we are one BIG family! Our members are always looking

out for one another, and want to help each other grow. Our family is continuing to grow, and we are quickly

approaching 1,200 members. I attribute our growth to the opening of many new businesses, referrals from our highly satisfied members, and our Ambassadors. I once

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Don McNaron Real Estate

Privateer Alliance, LLC

Beach

Emerald Coast AudioVisual Solutions

Restore Foot and Nail Care

Aamco Transmissions of Panama City Altieri Transco American Claims

American Sand & Asphalt Paving Andrew Reuther State Farm ATC Group Services

Beach Girls PR & Marketing, LLC BMCI Contracting, Inc. Brain & Spine

California Cycles

CFS Roofing Services, LLC

Coomer's Pool Spa and Cleaning Cornerstone Title Agency, Inc.

Photography

Fitness 360 PCB

Hairology of Panama City Beach

Janet Burns Holliday & Associates JM Phelps Construction JR and Co. Roofing

Landscapes by the C Local FAVS

Panama City Health Club & Spa Panhandle Shrimp

Phoenix Restoration Services

Red Carpet Restoration

Rowland Publishing Company Shaka Sushi and Noodle Bar

St. John Catholic School and Church Sunshine Capital Solutions The Virga Law Firm

Tranquility By The Sea

Universal Homes Contracting

WattSound Car Audio & Accessories Weatherproof Wraps

Pier Park Crossings

RENE WALS 1 YEAR All South Drywall American Carpet Care & Restoration Elles Photography Studios, LLC Emerald Coast Clean Werks, Inc. GC Auto, LLC GO! Communications Good Golden Creative Co. Joseph A. Hagberg Law Office of Rebecca Southwell Daffin Meeks Construction, Inc. My Paint Party Panama City Beach Weddings Paparazzi Gourmet Deli, LLC Payment Princess, Inc. Presents of Mine Southern Hooker Fishing Charters TownePlace Suites by Marriott Tristate Graphics Vocational Rehabilitation 2 YEARS Back Beach Barbecue Christo's Sports Bar & Grill Gulf Beach Weddings Hampton Inn & Suites, Panama City Beach/Beachfront Humane Society of Bay County 70

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Culver's of Panama City Beach Panama City Beach Scottish Festival Volkert, Inc. 5 YEARS Aaron Rich Digital Marketing & IT Services Advanced Fire Protection Services My Massage Clinic Panhandle Paint & Decorating LLC Dave & Busters Summit Bank World Impact Real Estate 6 YEARS Allstate - McKinney Insurance & Investments Mercedes Benz of Dothan ReliantSouth Construction Group System Service & Engineering, Inc. 7 YEARS Honda of Bay County/VW of Panama City MaceTech Security Solutions, Inc. 8 YEARS A Superior Air Conditioning Direct Auto Insurance Gulf Coast Utility Contractors


Navy Gateway Inns & Suites Dick's Last Resort 9 YEARS Gulf Coast State College Foundation, Inc. 10 YEARS Blue Sun Properties, LLC Bookit.com Junior League of Panama City

18 YEARS Acentria Insurance Adventures at Sea/Coastal Parasail, Inc. Corporate Accommodations of N.W. Florida, Inc. Peaden Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing 19 YEARS Coral Reef Condominium

11 YEARS Ernest M. House Jubilee Foods, Inc. Margaritaville Tuffy Auto Service Center Wyndham Vacation Resorts

20 YEARS Better Business Bureau of NW Florida, Inc. Segers, Sowell, Stewart, Johnson & Brill P.A.

12 YEARS Anchor Management Cellular Sales/Verizon Wireless Treasure Island Resort Rentals, Inc.

ERA Neubauer Real Estate, Inc.

13 YEARS Charles Heyman Keller Williams Success Realty Tassels, Inc. 14 YEARS Clear Channel Airports 15 YEARS Area Glass, Inc. MidSouth Bank Mike's Cafe & Oyster Bar 16 YEARS Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC Panama City Weddings Rock'It Lanes VBA Design, Inc. 17 YEARS Bay Credit Union Carpet One Floor & Home Century 21 Blue Marlin Pelican Real Estate Edward Jones Investments Optimist Club of the Beaches

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Glass Center, Inc.

Visit Panama City Beach 22 YEARS Calhoun Chiropractic Center, P. A. Girl Scout Council of the Florida Panhandle J. Michael's Restaurant TRIPLE J Steaks & Seafood ZooWorld 23 YEARS The Eye Center of North Florida Hutt Insurance Agency, Inc. 24 YEARS Princess Condo Rental, Inc. 25 YEARS Boardwalk Beach Resort Hotel & Convention Center Early Education and Care, Inc. 26 YEARS Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center Hand Arendall Harrison Sale LLC KLW Enterprises, Inc. Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort Seltzer Management Group

27 YEARS Billy's Oyster Bar & Crab House Century 21 Ryan Realty Sea Dragon Pirate Cruise 28 YEARS Kilgore's Flooring & Ceramic Tile, Inc. Treasure Island Marina 29 YEARS Beach Mosquito Control District Breeze Animal Hospital Capt. Anderson's Marina Ebro Greyhound Park and Poker Room Gilmore Resorts/Osprey Motel Goodwill Industries Gulf Power Jubilee & Treasure Island Deep Sea Fishing Pirate's Island Adventure Golf United Way of Northwest Florida, Inc. 30 YEARS

WJHG-NBC/WECP-CBS TV 31 YEARS

Coconut Creek Mini Golf & Gran Maze

Shipwreck Island Waterpark 32 YEARS

Capt. Anderson's Restaurant & Water Front Market

Dunes Of Panama Management Association, Inc.

Hancock Whitney Bank Lamar Advertising Regions Bank

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PAST. PRESENT. FUTURE.

WE’RE HERE FOR YOU • During Hurricane Michael, Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center was able to continue providing care for our community when it was needed most.

• We are honored to serve this community and look forward to continuing to provide you with superior quality care.

• Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center reopened services to the community as soon as we were able to safely do so.

• We were transparent as we reopened services in phases and we’ll continue to be to better serve you.

• We are committed to the care and improvement of human life in Bay County and surrounding communities.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON GULF COAST REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER THE CIRCUIT July/August 2019 PLEASE CALL US AT (850) 864-0213 OR VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT GCMC-PC.COM

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The Circuit - The Summer Issue 2019  

The Summer Issue features a list of attractions and fun things to do, new from the Grand Lagoon Coalition, Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam, and updates...

The Circuit - The Summer Issue 2019  

The Summer Issue features a list of attractions and fun things to do, new from the Grand Lagoon Coalition, Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam, and updates...