Well, it appears that Spring is upon us judging by all the
blooms and pollen I am seeing! All of the beautiful flowering plants are just
another reminder of what a terrific place we reside in.
Another great event coordinated by your Chamber this month
was the 2018 "Keep It Local" Business Expo held on March 8th at the
Santa Rosa County auditorium - a SOLD OUT event! I want to thank co-chairs Terry
Miller, Edward Jones Investments, and Tracy Beach, Blue Arbor, for all their
hard work. And a special thanks to all that participated! I also encourage you
to purchase your goods and services locally when you can. This is an excellent
opportunity to see a lot of the products and services offered by your fellow
We are also very close to breaking ground on Project Welcome
that will be your new Chamber building and Welcome Center. There are still
opportunities to support this transformative project. Please check it out and
These are exciting times at your Chamber and I hope you will
take advantage of all it has to offer.
Chairman of the Board