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Okaloosa County 2024 Candidates Forum

Watch the live stream HD REPLAY of the Okaloosa County 2024 Candidates Forum on June 27, 2024 at the Fort Walton Beach Civic Auditorium at 5pm. Candidates invited are running for the Okaloosa County Commissioners Districts 1, 3 & 5; the Okaloosa County School Board #2; and the Okaloosa County Sheriff. The Greater FWB Chamber of Commerce and ECAR Emerald Coast Association of Realtors are hosting this event.

Chapter Points:
0:00:09 Welcome
0:02:31 Supervisor of Elections – Paul Lux
0:06:29 Panel Introduction
0:08:09 School Board District #2 Candidates
0:36:18 School Board Candidates Closing Statements
0:41:02 County Commissioners District #1, #3, & #5
1:45:45 County Commissioner Candidates Closing Statements
1:56:51 County Sheriff Candidates
2:28:36 Sheriff Candidates Closing Statements

69th Krewe of Billy Bowlegs Coronation Pageant 2024

The 69th Krewe of Billy Bowlegs Coronation Pageant as Captain Billy Bowlegs 68th, his Queen, and his Honor Guard bid farewell and welcome the 69th Captain & Krewe. The coronation will take place at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center in Niceville, Florida on June 8, 2024, at 6:30 pm.



Catch up with last year’s 2023 coronation here

68th Billy Bowlegs Torchlight Parade 2024

Ahoy Matey! Tis’ the Billy Bowlegs Torchlight Parade, recorded live on May 20, 2024 on Eglin Pkwy in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Brought to you by the Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce and Step One Automotive Group. Enjoy!

2024 Spring Commencement Ceremonies at Northwest Florida State College

Watch the live stream of the Northwest Florida State College 2024 Commencement Ceremonies from Raiders Arena on May 4, 2024.


10:00 a.m. Ceremony

Graduates of Certificate, Associate in Applied Science (AAS), Associate in Science (AS),
Bachelor Degree Programs (BAS, BSN, BSE)


2:00 p.m. Ceremony

Graduates of Associate in Arts (AA)

Emerald Coast Volleyball Week 2024

Watch the live streams for each day of competition for the Emerald Coast Volleyball Week 2024 on Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach, Florida (April 24-28, 2024).


Fudpucker 4-Player – Men’s/Women’s Open – Playoffs, Finals & Costume Contest

April 28, 2024


April 27, 2024

Fudpucker 4-Player – Men’s/Women’s Open – Pool Play


April 26, 2024

Fudpucker 4-Player – Coed – Playoffs & Finals

Fudpucker 4-Player – Coed – Pool Play


April 25, 2024

Men’s / Women’s 2-Player Open – Playoffs & Finals

Men’s / Women’s 2-Player Open – Pool Play


April 24, 2024

Coed 2-Player – Playoff & Finals

Coed 2-Player – Pool Play

Catalyst of Growth Summit 2024

Watch the livestreams of both the morning and afternoon session of the 2024 “Catalyst of Growth Summit” presented at the Bayview Center on Eglin Air Force Base on April 4, 2024.


Morning Session

Opening Remarks from 96 Test Wing Commander, Brigadier General Jeffrey Geraghty

1st Chief Master Sergeant of the Space Force, Roger Towberman, Retired

Barbara Britt, Motivational Speaker & Life Coach

Command Chief, Barnes Center for Enlisted Education, Chief Master Sergeant Joshua Lackey


Afternoon Session

Senior Master Sergeant Breyson Robinson

Erik Harris, NFL Safety and Founder, Having Faith

Chief Master Sergeant Jason Barnshaw, Retired, Founder of Catalyst of Development Enterprise

Closing Remarks from 96th Test Wing Command Chief, Chief Master Sergeant Pease


Event Hosted by AFSA Chapter 554
Date: 04 April 2024
Time: 0800-1700
(Doors Open at 0800. Please be seated and in-place for the event to start at 0815)
Location: Eglin Bayview Event Center
Address: 1018 Boatner Rd, Eglin Air Force Base, FL 32542


Our Mission is to deliver a 1-day event filled with life and leadership lessons from inspirational speakers who are passionate about investing their time in your growth and development.

Our Vision is to illuminate that investing in yourself is the most altruistic thing you can do. Finding the spark to ignite your growth allows you to become a flame for others. “A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.” – James Keller

Our Motto: Ignite your personal and professional growth.

Our Slogan: BE THE CATALYST!

Get more information here!

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