Month: April 2018

Historic Gulfview Hotel Overnight Move & Downtown Shutdown – April 17, 2018

Join us on April 17, 2018 for the LIVE Stream of the epic moving of the historical Gulfview Hotel from its original location to it new home at the corner of Hwy 98 and Brooks Street in downtown Fort Walton Beach, Florida.  The LIVE Stream will begin around 8:30pm CDT.

Highway 98 was shut down around 9pm and power lines, street signage and other street related structures will be taken down and restore during this event.

After losing power and internet access to the streaming cart, we moved down the street until we found a working power location. This left us with only one working camera to stream live while the other camera crews followed the action to capture archive footage of the epic event.

This segment of the move took place between 11:30pm to 2am before we shut down the stream.

The movers, power crews, police and city crews worked tirelessly until dawn to get the hotel off the highway onto its new lot location.

At its new location, the hotel will become the official welcome center for the city. and will be managed by the FWB Chamber of Commerce.

April 2018 First Friday Coffee – FWB Chamber of Commerce

Watch the Replay of the Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce’s First Friday Coffee from April 6, 2018. This breakfast was sponsored by Uniti Fiber.

Learn about the following events and special programs happening within this community on the Emerald Coast of Florida.

0:00:52 – Pledge of Alliegance
0:06:18 – Okaloosa County Commissioner – Graham Fountain
0:15:25 – All Sports Association
0:17:42 – St Simon’s on the Sound Episcopal Church
0:20:27 – Emerald Coast Collision Repair
0:21:20 – Boys & Girls Club
0:28:35 – Military Family Appreciation Day
0:31:35 – Gulfview Hotel move & Downtown Shutdown – April 17th
0:34:14 – Concerts in the Park
0:36:46 – Musical Echoes
0:39:13 – Int’l Festival
0:44:56 – Bowlegs Festival
0:46:32 – “60 for $60” Promo Video winner showcase
0:48:13 – 2018 Chair – Nick Chubb
0:53:11 – Ambassador of the Quarter
0:55:29 – Breakfast Sponsor – Uniti Fiber – Jody Melancon
1:12:09 – New Members
1:12:09 – Check Presentations – Boeing for Military Affairs Committee and ZT Motors for One Hopefull Place
1:28:42 – Door Prizes

See why the Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce has been voted one of the top performing chambers in Florida and the country. To learn more about the chamber, visit their website or come experience one of their events.

FWB Business Forum – April 2018

Heather Ruiz of Destin Commons and Kim Denman and Donna Montalvo of Inside Look LLC are the special guests for this segment of the Fort Walton Beach Business Forum. There are also some highlights from a recent First Friday Coffee and the Multi-Chamber Expo.

This show is brought to you by the Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce and airing on Cox Cable Ch-6 in April 2018. Hosted by the 2018 Chair Nick Chubb.

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