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Chamber News

  • Chamber luncheon held at Wakulla Springs

    By PETRA SHUFF
    Of the Chamber
    The Lodge at Wakulla Springs never fails to put on an awesome luncheon for us, and this month was no exception! The Guest Services staff, Michelle Laxton and Laura Sherman are wonderful to work with, and Chef Reshard Plummer’s buffet of Smoked Beef Brisket, Grilled Turkey Breast, Grilled Squash and Zucchini, Mary’s Mac & Cheese along with the Garden Salad, Rolls and Mini Cheesecakes was quite wonderful!

  • President’s message Sept. 5, 2019

    By Dr. RACHEL PIENTA
    Chamber President
    The temperature outside still feels like the height of summer, but the fall season in North Florida has truly arrived. In Wakulla, fall means back to school, festivals, football games, and the Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards! Nominations close on Sept. 16.

  • Your CBD Store ribbon cutting held

    Your CBD Store: Joshua and Kari Crum have been residents of Wakulla County their entire lives. They have two sons Jacob and Brady Crum.
    Your CBD Store Crawfordville is their second location.
    At Your CBD Store we believe in bringing the highest quality CBD products to the market.
    Our company formulates the products with our customers in mind by using other cannabanoids and terpenes creating unique synergies that increase efficacy, target specific ailments and increase the binding of CBD.

  • Talquin ribbon cutting on new center

    We are proud to officially announce the opening of Talquin’s new Crawfordville Operations Center. The 14,480 square foot office area (2,690 square feet) and Warehouse/Covered Area (12,155 square feet) facility is located adjacent to the Crawfordville Member Service Office and is the new home of the operations personnel that used to report to our south Tallahassee location on Crossway Road. The new center will assist Talquin with more efficient operations and help improve reliability for the expanding utility systems in the Wakulla County service territory.

  • New Wakulla County Chamber of Commerce members

    New members:

    • Jacqueline Eller - Bird by the Bay
    4518 Crawfordville Hwy., Crawfordville, (850) 745-6073.
     
    • Pauline Hoffman - Tallahassee Memorial Hospital Physician Partners at Wakulla
    15 Council Moore Road, Crawfordville, (850) 926-7105.
     
    • Lisa Blotsky - Rent a Center
    2000 Crawfordville Hwy., Unit C, Crawfordville, (850) 219-0470.
     
    • Del Suggs – Big Bend Scenic Byway CME Inc.
     

  • President’s message

    By Dr. RACHEL PIENTA
    Chamber President

    Thank you to all our Chamber members who attended the Wakulla Senior Center’s Christmas in July fundraising event.
    It was also great to see a number of you turn out for Talquin Electric’s new facility ribbon cutting.
    The beautiful new buildings are a great addition to the corner of Trice and Wakulla Arran, especially with the sidewalks!

  • Luncheon at Seineyard at Wildwood

    By PETRA SHUFF
    Of the Chamber

    We were very excited to have the Seineyard at Wildwood interested in hosting one of our monthly networking luncheons. Lisa Morgan Hester, manager at this location, was eager to welcome us even though Wednesday is her only day off and the restaurant is usually not open for business.

  • President’s message

    By Dr. RACHEL PIENTA
    Chamber President

    This week marks the midpoint of the calendar year and the halfway mark for my year serving as your Chamber president.
    In the first half of the year, we held a new signature Chamber event – the inaugural “Celebration of Women in Business,” had several well-attended Lunch and Learn events, and rolled out a print membership directory.

  • President's Message – June 2019

    By Dr. RACHEL PIENTA
    Chamber President

    In June, Wakulla slides into summertime. The calendar says summer starts June 21 but here on the northern bend of Gulf Coast we know summer started weeks ago – when the thermometer started reading in the high 90s and the yellow flies started biting.

  • Networking luncheon held at WEI

    By PETRA SHUFF
    Of the Chamber

    Despite the warm temperature we had a lovely luncheon in the dog trot at WEI!
    Thanks once again to Wakulla Environmental Institute for their hospitality and hosting this luncheon, catered by Zaxby’s.
    Tim Lawton, manager at Zaxby’s was pleased to cater our luncheon, and brought massive amounts of their delicious chicken tenders, homemade chips and Buffalo Dip, fresh green salad with all the toppings, and an array of cookies.