From:                                   Niceville Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce <>

Sent:                                    Monday, August 20, 2018 9:35 AM


Subject:                                Your weekly update from the Niceville Valparaiso Chamber


Your weekly update from the Niceville Valparaiso Chamber



August 20, 2018




Welcome New Member!


Emerald Coast Speech Services

Kristen Bowers

1069 John Sims Parkway Suite #4

Niceville, FL 32578

(850) 897-3013

Category: Health Care Centers


Tim McCool
1400 East John Sims Parkway

Niceville, FL 32578

(850) 424-4257

Category: Restaurants, Food & Beverage 


New Rep! Lane Redding

198 Eglin Parkway NE

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

Category: Financial Institutions


Debra McDaniel

305 Lovejoy Road

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547

(850) 659-3190

Category: Non-Profit Organizations



Thank You For Renewing!







Mark Your Calendar!

Click the links for more information.


Tuesday, August 21st  | 11:30 am 

TradeWinds Restaurant 

7 Minute Strategy by Lt. Gary Venuti, OCSO SRO Program Supervisor


Military Affairs Committee Meeting

Monday, August 27th | 5-6:30 pm

NWFSC | Building 400 | Room 302


Tuesday, August 28th | 5-6:30 pm

100 Armstrong Avenue, Niceville

Sponsored By: Beach Community Bank


Tuesday, September 4th | 11:30 am 

Cafe Bienville - New location! 

Potential members & guests welcome! 


Ambassador Committee Meeting

Wednesday, September 5th | 11:30 am 

Chamber Office

Education Committee Meeting

Tuesday, September 11th  | 9:00 am 

Chamber Office 


Let's Do Lunch

Tuesday, September 11th  | 11:30 am 

Tisano's Garlic Grill 

Sponsored By:  Centennial Bank

Wednesday, September 12th | 7:30 am

Niceville Community Center

Sponsored By: 
White-Wilson Medical Center


Click here

 for full event calendar. 







Small Business Development Center at the University of West Florida -FWB


Click here to learn more about upcoming events and workshops.  























The Niceville Young Professionals met on Tuesday, August 7th for their monthly networking meeting. The meeting was led by Adam Vafides, PrimeLending - The Schutt Team, Committee Chairman. Guest speaker was Supervisor of Elections, Paul Lux who spoke about voter security and the various was to vote in the upcoming primary on August 28th including early voting and voting by mail. 


The NYP group currently has 50 members and is a networking group for area young professionals who are interested in making lasting and meaningful contributions to our community. If you or someone in your office is interested in learning more about this dynamic group, they can check out their web page at, join the Facebook group or RSVP to attend the next meeting as our guest. 



Niceville Valparaiso MAC donated funds to the 919 SOW Picnic at Post'l Point on Eglin AFB, Saturday August 4th. Special thanks to MAC Chair, Mark Clark, Okaloosa Gas for bringing out their Community Gas Grill and for his hard work at the event. 


The mission of the MAC is to support the local military mission and enhance the relationship between the military and civilian communities.  The committee is limited to 60 members, there is a waiting list. Let us know if you would be interested in more information in 2019! 


Congratulations Rocky Bayou Christian School on being the Chamber's Education Committee School of the Month. Education Committee Member Steve Wills, Raytheon delivered a basket of goodies for the teachers and staff to enjoy on the first day of school in appreciation for all that they do. RBCS is one of the highest ranked private schools in the country. Go Knights! 


The mission of the Education Committee is to support and show appreciation to our local schools. If you are interested in getting more involved in the Education Committee call the Chamber at 850.678.2323 and join us at our next meeting on Tuesday, September 11th, 9 am at the Chamber office. 



The Ambassadors of the Niceville Valparaiso Chamber held their monthly meeting on Wednesday, August 1st. The Ambassadors are the official welcome committee and Chamber volunteers. They make sure that event registration runs smoothly and assist new members in navigating our Chamber.


If you would like to get more involved, expand your contacts and give back to the community, consider being a Chamber Ambassador. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 5th, 11:30 am at the Chamber office. A complimentary lunch will be provided by Costa Enterprise, Inc. McDonald's. 













Niceville Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce  |  (850) 678-2323  |

1055 East John Sims Parkway, Niceville, FL  32578


Reminder: Local chambers are not affiliated with the US Chamber, Florida Chamber, or any other local chamber. They are all independent organizations with independent boards.  No money from your membership with the Niceville Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce goes to the US Chamber.   


Niceville Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce, 1055 East John Sims Parkway, Niceville, FL 32578



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