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Chamber News

  • Congratulations to Business Excellence winners and nominees

    By MARY WALLACE
     
    Each year at our Business Excellence Awards banquet, the Wakulla County Chamber of Commerce recognizes businesses that have made a significant impact on our business community. This event is a wonderful way to show appreciation to the businesses that help make Wakulla a great place to work and live. I am thankful to all who helped make the evening a night that many will not forget.

  • Ribbon Cutting: New Teaching Pavilion

    David Edwards, Wakulla County Administrator, opened the new teaching pavilion and recognized other improvements at the Wakulla County Ag Center with a ribbon cutting on Nov. 29.
     The facility, which houses the UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County Office, is located at 84 Cedar Avenue in Crawfordville.

  • Chamber officers, directors elected Dec. 7, 2017

    Slate for 2018 Officers & Directors:

    Officers:
    Armitage, Courtney - President
    Pienta, Rachel - President Elect
    Russell, Chris - Vice President
    Revell, Jessica -Treasurer
    Brown, Josh - Secretary
    Wallace, Mary - Past President

    Directors:
    Ballard, Bob
    Booth, Jeanie
    Brown, Kathie
    Brown, Sharol
    Cannon, Kay
    Cochran, Katrina
    Collier, Lee
    Cushman, Steve
    Dettmer, Kelley
    Dickson, Walt
    Geiger, Amy
    Gove, Doug

  • Ribbon Cutting: New Teaching Pavilion

    Dec. 7, 2017

  • Ribbon Cutting: Rocky’s Nov. 2, 2017

    The chamber held a ribbon cutting for Rocky’s Wakulla on Friday, Oct. 20. The clean and spacious convenience store offers fast and friendly service even at 5 a.m. when you stop in for freshly prepared breakfast items, or try out the lunch deli. They also sell fishing rods, some fishing or hunting apparel, and bait.

  • Chamber mixer held at health dept.

    The Wakulla County Health Department’s guided tour of the facility at its Open House Oct. 19 showed off the services offered.

  • Riverside Cafe´ hosts Chamber

    By PETRA SHUFF

    The weather couldn’t have been more beautiful as city manager Ms. Zoe Mansfield welcomed our 80 attendees to Riverside Café and the City of St. Marks. She also introduced city commissioner Bob Phillips.
    While owner Stan West and staff served the food, Wakulla High School robotics teacher Chris Stearns and his robotics team gave us an update on what they are currently working on. We won’t go into detail as the school is submitting an article shortly.

  • Chamber News Nov. 2nd 2017: Business Excellence Awards are Nov. 14

    By MARY WALLACE
     
    This month, as the Chamber prepares to celebrate the businesses nominated and judged as the best in their fields, we hope you will join us in celebrating their  accomplishments.
    Business excellence is what we should all strive to accomplish as we pursue our dreams of entrepreneurship, high employee standards and performance, and customer service. We all have special talents and when we put them together to serve, we can accomplish a great deal that benefits our community.

  • Chamber mixer held at Barn’s Liquor

    The rain held off long enough for the 86 guests to get into Barn’s Liquor store, formerly the Wakulla Bank building at Wakulla Station for the Chamber After hours Mixer.    
    Niraj Patel, owner, was excited to show off his newest store and welcomed everyone  personally.
    Posey’s Steam Room had prepared a delicious spread of food and several of his vendors had set up tables to sample their products, all available at the store.

  • Outzts Too hosts Chamber

    It was no surprise that we more than packed the house at Ouzts Too for our September networking luncheon.
    Ms. Dorothy’s Hospitality is no secret and she loves giving us a chance to sample some of the items on the restaurant’s menu, including her home made salsa and mullet dip for appetizers. The buffet included smoked mullet, hush puppies, pulled pork sandwiches, bacon wrapped shrimp skewers, barbecue ribs, rice, fried fish and shrimp, boiled shrimp, baked beans, grits, and gumbo.