From:                              Niceville Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce <>

Sent:                               Monday, February 11, 2019 9:43 AM


Subject:                          Breakfast This Wednesday, Award Winners & More!


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Your Weekly Update from the Niceville Valparaiso Chamber!



February 11, 2019




Second Wednesday Breakfast - This Wednesday!!


You won't want to miss this month's Second Wednesday Breakfast 200 of your Chamber friends and our sponsor, The Manor at Blue Water Bay!


New members must sign in with the Ambassadors to give their 30-second commercials and introduce themselves. Door prizes are welcome at this event and need to be registered with the Ambassadors at check in. Guests are encouraged to attend to learn more about the Chamber. Simply sign in to be recognized during the program and receive a complimentary admission.


Breakfast is $5 cash only at the door. Click here to prepay by credit card or click here to purchase your 2019 Punch Card for only $50.



Welcome New Members!


Emerald Prints LLC

Kent Nguyen

1169 John Sims Pkwy East

Niceville, FL 32578

(850) 273-8438

Category: Promotional Products

Create/JoJo's Coffee & Goodness

Angela Stevenson     

4652 Highway 20 East

Suite 102, Niceville, FL 32578

(334) 320-6658

Categories: Art Studios & Restaurants, Food & Beverage

Spine Life Chiropractic

Dr. Justin Turner

600 John Sims Parkway East

Niceville, FL 32578

(850) 729-8050

Category: Health & Wellness



Upcoming Events

Click the links for more info.


Education Committee:

Tour of Lewis School

Thursday, February 12th | 9am


Thursday, February 13th|7:30am 

Niceville Community Center


Thursday, February 14th|11:30am

Chamber Office

Sponsored By: Rocky Bayou 


Ribbon Cutting:

Friday, February 15th|9am

Edge Elementary Playground


Tuesday, February 19th | 11:30am


Sponsor: Emerald Coast


Tuesday, February 26th 


Sponsor and Host:


Ribbon Cutting:

Friday, March 1st | Noon

220 North Partin Drive, Niceville


Tuesday, March 5th | 11:30 am

Raider Cafe

Guest Speaker: Dr. Devin Stephenson, College President


Wednesday, March 6th | 11:30am

Chamber Office

Sponsored By: Spacebox Storage


Military Affairs

Committee Meeting

Thursday, March 7th | 11:30am


Education Committee:

Tour & Speakers at NWFSC

Friday , March 8th | 9am-noon

RSVP Required


Ribbon Cutting:

Friday, March 12th | Noon

1047B John Sims Parkway

Palm Plaza, Niceville


Save the Date!

Chamber Golf Classic

Friday, April 26th | Noon

Rocky Bayou Country Club


Click here for full event calendar. 


Thank You Annual Dinner Sponsors!


Venue Sponsor

Mattie Kelly Art Center,

Northwest Florida

State College


Gift Sponsor

Okaloosa Gas District


Spotlight Sponsors

City of Niceville

Carr, Riggs &

Ingram, LLC

Northwest Florida

State College

Okaloosa Gas District

PNB Community Bank

Reliance Test & Technology, LLC

Rocky Bayou

Christian School

The Manor

at Blue Water Bay

Twin Cities Hospital


Showman Sponsors


Beach Community Bank

CCB Community Bank

NextHome Cornerstone Realty

Old South Land Title



Auction Contributors


Basil & Baxter's Kitchen and Cocktails

Bayou Book Company Hallmark

Beach Community Bank

Emerald Coast Marine, Inc.

Emerald Grande At Harborwalk Village

Hancock Whitney

Holiday Inn Express Niceville – Eglin AFB

Katie's House of Flowers

NextHome Cornerstone Realty - Tracy Wood

Niceville Insurance Agency

Northwest Florida

State College

PNB Community Bank

Reliance Test & Technology

Ruth's Chris Steak House




Special thanks to all of our volunteers & Flowers From the Heart for the great presentation wraps!

Broadway on the Bayou: Annual Awards Celebration & Officer Installation Dinner


160 members gathered on Center Stage at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center for Broadway on the Bayou!


Martha Miller, Synovus served as Master of Ceremonies and facilitated the customary “Passing of the Gavel” as nine Past Chairmen of the Board passed the ceremonial gavel to 2019 Chairman of the Board, Mike Guidry, Reliance, Test & Technology, Inc.


2018 Chairman Gordon King, Okaloosa Gas District recognized the following business and individuals for their contributions to the Chamber and the community last year.


At the time of his unexpected passing, Rev. Dennis Brown, First Baptist Church of Niceville, was a member of the Niceville Valparaiso Chamber Board of Directors. In honor of his memory and his vast contributions to our community, the annual Rev. Dennis Brown Servant Leadership Award has been established. His wife, Leah Brown, and daughter, Monica, assisted in presenting the award to the first recipient.


Rev. Dennis Brown Servant Leadership Award:

Dr. Mike Mosley, Rocky Bayou Christian School


Business of the Year:

Reliance, Test & Technology, Inc.



Community Enrichment:

City of Niceville Senior Center


You Rock!:

Mandy Campbell, Ferrin Campbell Construction. LLC



Young Professional of the Year: 

Heather McCombs, Spacebox Storage


Volunteer of the Year:

Linda Dwyer, BayArea Awards & Engraving, Inc. 



Chairman's Award:

Tracy Wood, NextHome Cornerstone Realty


Chamber Choice Award for Best Broadway Theme Decorated Table: CCB Community Bank & NextHome Cornerstone Realty, The Wizard of Oz



Thank you, 2018 Retiring Board Members, for your service!

Jenni Brunson

Okaloosa Gas District


Chryrell Kuhn

Old South Land Title


Dr. Mike Mosley

Rocky Bayou Christian School


Kimberly Stevens, Walmart

(not pictured)

Rachelle Waltz, Carr, Riggs & Ingram



2019 Chairman of the Board's "Who Dat" Contest



Chamber Chairman, Mike Guidry, Reliance Test & Technology, LLC has been busy visiting Chamber members and he wants you to have a chance to win a $25 gift card to Cafe Bienville! To be included in the drawing at the February Breakfast, simply like the Niceville Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce Facebook Page and comment which local businesses you think he is visiting in the photos. #creditthechamber #keepitlocal


Click here to like and follow the Chamber Facebook Page.






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