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Chamber News

  • Inn at Wildwod hosts Chamber luncheon

    of the Chamber

    Our monthly networking luncheons came to a close for the year at Wildwood Country Club, serving buffet style rosemary chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, veggies and salad, followed by an array of yummy desserts.
    We had a nice crowd of 56. The new manager, Jay (JR) Gayle was brought out of retirement after 10 years and now heads up both Summerbrooke and Wildwood. JR introduced his staff, Emily Winston, supervisor, and Jason Morgan, front desk manager of the hotel.

  • New Chamber board, officers set

    Dear Members:

    A special thanks goes out to all those who let their voices be heard in the general election on Nov. 6.  
    Wakulla County reported an impressive 79.7 percent overall voter turnout. The Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate and welcome the following local elected officials:

    Charlie Creel – Sheriff
    Donnie Sparkman – Property Appraiser
    Bobby Pearce – Superintendent of Schools
    Ralph Thomas – County Commissioner District 1

  • RIBBON CUTTINGS: Nov. 1, 2012

    Seredipity Salon

    Serendipity Salon offers a full service salon. Waxing, paraffin wax dips, pedicures, manicures and facials. The salon offers an instant face lift with same day results without needles, botox or pain. The salon also offers all types of texture service, colors, highlights, perms and nails, acrylics and manicures. Serendipity is located at 630 Port Leon Drive in St. Marks. Owner Patricia Ratliff is a native of Wakulla County, who moved away for a short time and returned.

  • Business: Wakulla Urgent Care Owner: David A. Keen, MD, MPH

    Tell us about your business: While being the Health Department Director in Wakulla County for 13 years, it was apparent that everything we did medically was done in Tallahassee – basic things like X-rays, lab draws, urgent care and after-hours care. I left for a few years and after honing my skills as an ER physician, I came back to Wakulla County to help bridge that gap in health care delivery by opening my own practice: Wakulla Urgent Care and Diagnostic Center. Initially we were located in Panacea but moved four years ago to Crawfordville to be more effective to more people.

  • TCC Wakulla hosts Chamber luncheon, catered by Coastal

    By PETRA SHUFF
    of the Chamber

    Moving towards the end of the hurricane season, the Chamber held its ninth Chamber luncheon, hosted by TCC Wakulla Center, graciously offering the facility for our use. The luncheon was catered by Coastal Restaurant, serving up a buffet of pull pork sandwiches, crispy fried shrimp, chicken, baked beans, fries, hush puppies, slaw, cheese grits and banana pudding for dessert.

  • Chamber was busy in October

    By AMY GEIGER
    Chamber President

    Dear Members:

    Your Chamber of Commerce is hard at work in the community and I would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who give their time and energy to the mission of the Chamber.  

    To summarize just a few of the events/activities your Chamber has been working on during the last month.  

    Restore Act Committee: The following individuals have been appointed by the Chamber and Economic Development Council to serve on the Restore Act Advisory Committee:  

  • Ribbon Cuttings

    Stix

  • Business: LDS Construction Services Inc. Owners: Larry Sapp and Matthew Sapp

    Name of business: LDS Construction Services, Inc., PO Box 606, Sopchoppy FL 32358. Phone: (850) 567-5458 Email: ldsapp@embarqmail.com.

    Name of owners: Larry Sapp and Matthew Sapp

    Tell us about your business: Company formed in 1996 as a custom residential construction and commercial project management provider. We moved to Wakulla County in 1999 to work in the Franklin, Wakulla and Leon county areas.

  • Riverside Cafe hosts Chamber luncheon

    By PETRA SHUFF
    of the Chamber

    Following the After - hours networking at St. Marks Wildlife Refuge, Chamber members and guests once again experienced the hospitality of the charming city of St. Marks, this time at the monthly networking luncheon held at Riverside Café on Wednesday, Sept. 26.

    Again, a new record was set, with 64 attendees enjoying shrimp or chicken sandwiches, or a salad, followed by ice cream and brownies. Stan West, we thank you and your staff for hosting this month’s luncheon.

  • KWCB holds after-hours mixer

    By ERICA MORSE
    Former Director, KWCB

    Keep Wakulla County Beautiful and the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge hosted a Chamber Mixer at the Refuge’s new Nature’s Classroom facility on Thursday, Sept. 20.

    The classroom facility was a great meeting space and was full of displays and educational materials as well as some of the critters that call the refuge home.