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Carrabelle Chamber of

Commerce
105 St. James Avenue (Hwy 98),PO Box DD Carrabelle, FL 32322
(850) 697-2585
chamber@nettally.com
The Pearl of the Panhandle
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Friday, June 22nd, 2018 www.carrabelle.org

June

Wed 27th Herbs & the Healthy Lifestyle-Discussion &
Demonstration concerning Poultices. Free & Open to the Public.
1 pm Eastpoint Library (850) 670-8151.
Thurs 28th Puppeteer, Will Keating presents “Wizzle’s New
Beat”. Free & Open to the Public, all ages welcome! 1 pm
Eastpoint Library (850) 670-8151 or 4 pm Carrabelle Library (850)
697-2366
Fri 29th Herbs & the Healthy Lifestyle-Discussion &
Demonstration concerning Poultices. Free & Open to the Public.
1 pm Carrabelle Library (850) 697-2366.
Sat 30th Mobile mammogram coming to Carrabelle! 9am-2pm Welcome to New Member: LuLu’s Café
in front of the Franklin County Public Library in Carrabelle. No Enjoy breakfast or lunch at our small café, eat-in or take out. We offer
appointment necessary. Call (850) 697-2366 for more info. daily specials, home baked muffins and pastries, sandwiches and
soups. Everything is fresh, made from scratch. Stop in for a delicious
July dessert. We have small cakes and soft serve ice cream. Have a cup or
cone of vanilla ice-cream, or make a sundae for a few pennies
Franklin County celebrates 4th of July for 3 days with more. Located at 104 SE Avenue B. You can even call in your order at (229)
different events daily through the county: 206-7680.
Mon 2nd City of Carrabelle CRA Fireworks on the Harbor at about
dark 30. Stake out your viewing area from the mouth of the
Carrabelle River to the Tillie Miller bridge, either side of the river.
Tues 3rd Independence Ever Celebration! Presented by
Apalachicola Main Street at Riverfront Park. 4-10 pm Music,
food, parade, ice cream social, veterans tribute given by Rep.
Halsey Beshears, and Fireworks at 9 pm. Details at
www.july3fireworks.com
Wed 4th St. George Island Water Parade through downtown SGI.
Starts 10 am, anyone can participate…no water balloons please!
Fireworks at dark 30 by Blue Parrot Restaurant.

Fri 6th The 50th Anniversary Celebration at St. Vincent NWR.
9 am-3 pm. Special activities for children. Free transportation
provided to the island. You must pre-register at:
www.stvincentfriends.com
Wed 11th Danish Food & Recipes. 1 pm. Including a talk of the
History of Danish Food & Recipes. Local Carrabelle Author Meet
& Greet: Sidsel Munkholm McOmie. Free & Open to the Public.
1 pm Eastpoint Library (850) 670-8151.
Thurs 12th Ancient Florida Part of the Summer Reading Program.
2 pm at the Eastpoint Library (850) 670-8151 and 4 pm at the
Carrabelle Library (850) 697-2366. Free & Open to the Public.
Wed 13th Danish Food & Recipes. 1 pm. Including a talk of the
History of Danish Food & Recipes. Local Carrabelle Author Meet
& Greet: Sidsel Munkholm McOmie . Free & Open to the Public.
Franklin County Public Library, Carrabelle Branch:
1 pm Carrabelle Library (850) 697-2366.
Thurs 19th Seagrass Exploration. 1 pm-4 pm at the Nature Center An open farewell reception will be held for long time service employee of
in Eastpoint. Call (850) 670-7708 for more info. $ 25 Registration 12 years, Tonia Chisholm. We invite you to stop by and share your
per person at https://anerrseagrassclass.eventbrite.com. sentiment of appreciation of her service. Light refreshments will be
available all day.
Thurs 19th Animal Tales Presents: Born to be Wild, Rockn’
Animals. Part of the Summer Reading Program. 2 pm at the
Eastpoint Library (850) 670-8151 and 4 pm at the Carrabelle
Library (850) 697-2366. Free & Open to the Public. All ages
welcome!
Thurs 19th Florida Black Bears-A Conservation Success Story. So
Where Do We Go From Here? 7 pm at the FSU Coastal & Marine
Lab, St. Teresa. Free & open to the Public.

Fri 20th & Sat 21st The 14th Annual C-Quarters Marina Youth
Fishing Tournament. Free for youth-16 years old River & Bay
Fishing only. Fri, 20th Fishing Clinic. Fishing hours: Sat 21st 8 am-
4 pm. Register early for free rod & reel combo, shirt & visor. Call
(850) 697-8400 for more info or to register.

August

Fri 3rd Captain’s Meeting for the Kingfish Shootout 6 pm at C-
Quarters Marina. Followed by Free dinner for Captains and Crew.
To register, view tournament schedule and more info, visit:
www.c-quartersmarina.com/shootout.html
Sat 4th & Sun 5th The 15th Annual Kingfish Shootout for Kingfish
& Spanish mackerel

Events on multiple dates:
Rockers & Readers~Kids Summer Reading Program each week
for Ages K-6
Big Bend Hospice would like to introduce their new Veteran Liaison
Carrabelle Library Wednesdays at 11 am: 6/27, 7/11, 7/18. For Michael Douglas, MSW, is helping us make an even greater impact on
More info, call Carrabelle Library (850) 697-2366. veterans & their families. Michael, a recent Florida State University
Eastpoint Library Fridays at 11 am: 6/22, 6/29, 7/13, 7/20. For graduate, served in the U.S. Army for five years. He currently serves as
more info, call Eastpoint Library (850) 670-8151. an Officer-in-Charge in the U.S. Army Reserves. As the Veteran Liaison,
Summer Sea Turtle Talks at the Nature Center in Eastpoint. Each he will oversee all Valor Recognition programs honoring patients who
Wednesday 2-3 pm starting June 6th through August 29th. Come served in the Armed Forces. He will recruit and coordinate volunteers
learn all about our nesting sea turtles & find out how you can help who are veterans as part of the Vet-to-Vet program. Michael will also
them! For more info, call(850) 670-7700 or go to
assist veterans and their families with end-of-life planning, access to
www.apalachicolareserve.com
June 25th-29th Vacation Bible School at the Carrabelle Christian
VA benefits, and preserving their legacy.
Center, 136 River Road. 5-p pm light meal,6-8:30 pm VBS. Please BBH became a member of the National We Honor Veterans program
call for further info: (850) 697-3232 in 2013. We achieved the highest pinnacle of membership one year
For More info on any Carrabelle Chamber member events & activities later by recognizing veterans through Valor Ceremonies, Dog Tag Tree
See our website www.carrabelle.org under “Things to Do” Events of Life, and pavers in our Veterans Memorial Garden. Now we plan to
Calendar or the Community Calendar enhance the services offered to Veterans and their families through
Events Further afield:
Michael as the Veteran Liaison.
Listen to WOYS 100.5 FM Oyster Radio,
Learn more by contacting Michael at 850-878-5310 or
www.oysterradio.com or www.forgottencoastline.com
or
michaeld@bigbendhospice.org
www.floridasforgottencoast.com/ https://www.bigbendhospice.org/volunteer/valor-program

Executive Board
President-Cher Novaria/At Your Service Concierge
Vice President- Lewis Christie/Christie’s Cottage Living
Secretary- Dr. Lois Mendez Catlin- Phoenix Family Health Care
Ctr.
Treasurer- Paul Marxsen/Roberson & Associates, P.A.
Directors
Tonia Chisholm, Lisa Lance/FC Public Library-Carrabelle
Skip Frink/Old Carrabelle Hotel
Sheri Wesson-Carrabelle History Museum
Downtown Improvement Committee: Sheriff “AJ” Smith spoke to the Franklin County school board earlier
Skip Frink/Old Carrabelle Hotel this week to finalize the school resource deputy contract. Working
Lewis Christie/Christie’s Cottage Living together to keep students safe is the number one priority.
Executive Director-Lisa Munson
Website visits Jan 1st –June 17th: 137,396

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