Business Excellence 2019

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Business Excellence Awards, announced and celebrated November 14th at The Lodge at Wakulla Springs

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OnDecember 9, 2019, posted in: News by

Chamber Member Business Directory

For quick access to our business membership we are publishing our printed membership directory here

If you do not see a business you are looking for please use our online directory for a complete list or simply call us at 850.926.1848.

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OnNovember 8, 2019, posted in: News by

Starting a new Business?

Thinking about starting your own business? As any seasoned entrepreneur will tell you, starting a new business is not always easy. From testing the market to accessing capital, there are many roadblocks you may encounter along the way. The Florida SBDC’s Starting a Business Video Series is a collection of six short videos designed to provide you with a fundamental overview of what it takes to start a business. Watch these videos first before attending an in-person training and meeting with a consultant.

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OnOctober 17, 2019, posted in: News by

Wakulla Cal Ripken Baseball League – Open Board Position

The Wakulla Cal Ripken Baseball League Board has extended the application deadline to Friday October 4, 2019, for the vacant board position. 

The Wakulla Cal Ripken Baseball League (“WCRB”) is looking for a volunteer to join the board.  The Cal Ripken Board Wants You: If you’re enthusiastic, motivated, and want to give back to your community in a HUGE way! The board has a desire to get Wakulla County’s Youth Baseball ️back to what it used to be.  They also have an even greater determination to put the fun back into youth sports and to get the kid’s interested in playing again.  

If this sounds like something you and/or someone you know would love to be a part of, please fill out the included form and email to the following: by Friday, October 4, 2019.  

Please feel free to reach out to the WCRB board (at the above mentioned email address) if you have any questions and/or would like to receive a .pdf version of the form.  You can also find additional information on our Facebook page

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OnSeptember 23, 2019, posted in: News by

Marketing Workshop

Matt Thompson is Managing Partner of For The Table Hospitality which created food and beverage brands such as Madison Social, Township, Centrale, Social Catering & Events, So DOUGH Baking Co., Magda’s, and Happy Motoring. Matt also serves as Department Chair for Flagler College’s Strategic Communication Major. 
In this engaging Chamber Lunch and Learn event, Matt shared his success story about how using social media to enhance the customer experience while building relationships across multiple platforms paid huge dividends in customer loyalty and word of mouth advertising. The Powerpoint presentation details key marketing concepts that be applied to any type of business. 
Link to the presentation here

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OnSeptember 19, 2019, posted in: Other by

Customer Service Specialist position at Shepherd Spring Animal Hospital

Our hospital is seeking a customer service specialist to add to our team! The position is full time, four days per week with weekends off. Some of the duties and responsibilities include:
Providing the best customer service, being attentive to client and pet needs, answering and triaging phone calls from clients, checking in/checking out clients, discharging patients, client education, client call backs, and managing client scheduling.

Please send your resume to

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OnSeptember 5, 2019, posted in: Job Opportunities by


Administrative Coordinator – Job Opportunity



The Wakulla County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Administrative Coordinator located in the Parks & Facilities Office.  This is a highly responsible position with duties that include overseeing the day to day administration and coordination for this division including, but not limited to: revenue reporting, revenue reconciliation, processing purchasing card charges, working with BoCC Administrative staff to ensure disbursement requests, invoices, and other required reports are prepared and kept current. The selected candidate must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.  This position reports to and provides support to the Director of Parks & Facilities. 

Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma; graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration  or a related field and three (3) years of progressively responsible administrative experience.  A comparable amount of training, education or experience may be substituted for the above minimum qualifications.  Must be able to prioritize and coordinate multiple projects and responsibilities at the same time. 

To apply, send a Wakulla County application to: Human Resources, P.O. Box 1263, Crawfordville, FL 32326 or hand-deliver to the Board Administration Office.  Applications may be obtained by visiting our website at  or at the County Administrator’s office at 850-926-0919. Drug screening is required.  Minimum starting salary will be $33,434 annually.  Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 13, 2019.  Wakulla County is an EOE/AA employer.

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OnAugust 27, 2019, posted in: Job Opportunities by


Nominate a local business for Wakulla Chamber Award

Nominate your favorite Wakulla business for Wakulla Chamber Area Business Award. This category is sponsored by The Wakulla News and is part of our annual business excellence awards, presented by Ameris Bank.

Nominations for each business are limited to one vote per email address (duplicate email addresses will be disqualified), but you may nominate multiple businesses. Please give us a short description of why this business deserves the title of 2019 Wakulla Area Business.

The nomination link will close September 16th. The winner will be announced at our annual banquet in November, along with the winners in our business categories.

Please use this link to submit your nominations

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OnAugust 20, 2019, posted in: News by