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‘Military Family Appreciation Day’ this Saturday at The Landing in Fort Walton Beach

The Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce will host the Military Family Appreciation Day event on Saturday, April 15th, 2023, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Landing in downtown […]

U.S. Air Force photo by Chustine Minoda

The Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce will host the Military Family Appreciation Day event on Saturday, April 15th, 2023, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Landing in downtown Fort Walton Beach – 139 SE Brooks Street.

Military Family Appreciation Day is a community event that aims to honor the brave service and sacrifices made by military families and veterans in our area. The event will feature:

  • Live entertainment on the Eglin Federal Credit Union Stage.
  • A free children’s play area.
  • Veteran service organizations, including the USO, Healing Paws for Warriors, Food For Vets, and Homes for Heroes. 
  • In addition, attendees will enjoy complimentary on-site lunch from Sonny’s BBQ sponsored by Step One Automotive Group and Forever Warriors

“We are thrilled to host Military Family Appreciation Day and honor our local military families and veterans,” said Ted Corcoran, President/CEO of the Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce. “This event is a great way for the community to show its support and appreciation for the sacrifices made by our service members and their families.”

For more information about Military Family Appreciation Day or to become a sponsor or volunteer, please contact the Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce at (850) 244-8191 or www.fwbchamber.org.

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“Would like to know this as well.”
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“Carolyn, there is two of them this year, the one at the fairgrounds is still on the 27th”
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“I thought this was scheduled for April 27th at Fair grounds in FWB.”
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“Is there a limit on the amount?”
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“Couldn’t the tennis courts be used for Pickle Ball Courts?”
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“How come we haven't heard about any charges or anything about the person who hit this lady ?”
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“Stayed at the Calypso resort last week. Overran with immaturity. Teens were throwing beer bottles from the balcony and dog shit while kids were swimming in the pools below.”
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