December 2017 Newsletter


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September 2017 Newsletter

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OnAugust 28, 2017, posted in: Newsletter by

Nomination Period for Wakulla Area Business and Volunteer of the Year is Still Open

Nominations for business categories are now closed but, nominations for Wakulla Area Business and Volunteer categories are still open.

A banquet honoring the winners  will be held November 14, 2017 at the Wakulla Springs Lodge. 

Deadline for  nominations is Wednesday, October 11.

Please take this opportunity to submit your nominations and recognize an outstanding Wakulla business or someone that has been an outstanding volunteer in our community!  If you have any questions, please contact our office


Nominate Volunteer of the Year here

Nominate Wakulla Area Business here

Note:  2016 winners may not be nominated in their winning category for a period of one year. Last year winner of area business was Kent’s Property Preservation LLC, and Volunteer of the Year was Sherrie Miller.

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OnAugust 28, 2017, posted in: Awards, News by

Job Opportunity

Job Opening: Administrative Assistant


The Florida State University Coastal & Marine Laboratory seeks a highly motivated, detail-oriented full-time Administrative Assistant who will provide administrative support for the Director,the faculty, and the business manager (supervisor for this position). 



Primary responsibilities:

Administrative support for the director: maintaining travel schedule, organizing meetings and taking meeting minutes for advisory groups, faculty, and staff meetings, organizing special events, and handling confidential assignments. 

  • Administrative support for the faculty and research staff: review of grant proposals for compliance with funding agency and FSU technical requirements, interacting with FSU Sponsored Research staff responsible for proposal submission, and facilitating effort certification reports for faculty and students.
  •  General office support includes: posting jobs and ensuring compliance with HR rules and guidelines while facilitating the screening, interviewing, and hiring process; ordering office supplies; distributing daily mail and sending out FedEx packages; serving as a back-up for P-card coding and reconciliation, Travel_Pay_Leave, and reservations.


  • A High School diploma or equivalency and two years of experience. Note: A combination of post high school education and experience equal to two years, is required.
  •  Must be highly detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize and organize assignments effectively and meet project deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 2010, especially Word and Excel (or comparable software).
  • Experience working in an office environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, math skills, and knowledge of collection and/or cash handling procedures.
  • Ability to perform assignments with minimal supervision.

Anticipated Salary Range – $23,000 – $29,300 negotiable commensurate with education and experience.  Full benefits in addition

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior,owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.


Equal Employment Opportunity

FSU is an AA/EEO employer. Female and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

The FSU Coastal & Marine Laboratory is located in St. Teresa, Florida, about 45 miles southwest of the FSU main campus.


To Apply, Visit and search for Job 42272

Posting Title: Administrative Assistant



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OnAugust 25, 2017, posted in: News by

Local Job Opportunity

Kangaroo Express is hiring cashiers and Cooks for Crawfordville location. Interested applicants can visit and read the job descriptions cashiers (search job number 10542378) and cooks (search job number 10542391) See and instructions to apply, which is to either walk in to our career center on 2932 Crawfordville Hwy. or by sending  resume via email to .

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OnAugust 24, 2017, posted in: News by

Ameris Bank Presents Wakulla Chamber 2017 Business Excellence Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                        
August 24, 2017
Mary Wallace
(850) 926-1848


CRAWFORDVILLE, FLA. – The Wakulla County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that Ameris Bank  will again be the Title Sponsor of the 2017 Wakulla County Chamber Business Excellence Awards.
“Sponsoring the Wakulla Chamber’s Business Excellence Awards is really a perfect fit for us,” said Tallahassee Market President Robert Vice. “Ameris Bank has always been committed to the highest standards of excellence in business and service and this sponsorship allows us to share and promote those values.”
With headquarters in Moultrie, Ga., Ameris Bank is nearing 100 full-service banking and mortgage locations in four  states, including branches in Tallahassee and Crawfordville. The bank’s mission is to be a major financial service provider through empowered employees creating a positive community impact and delivering a competitive shareholder return.
 “As a proud member of the Crawfordville community, we are pleased to support the great work the Chamber is doing in support of our local businesses.”
2017 will be the 13th year the Chamber has honored the businesses in categories which include  business service, professional service, hospitality and tourism, retail excellence, school and government. Categories will again include Non-Profit Business and Green Business (formerly Environmental Stewardship).
The Wakulla News is again sponsoring the popular Wakulla Area Business of the Year award that recognizes a business that does not have to be a member. 
“We are pleased to be sponsoring the award for the Area Business and working with the Chamber to promote local businesses,” said Wakulla News Editor William Snowden. “Recognizing the efforts of an outstanding Area Business further celebrates the strengthening of our local economy.”
Founded in 1897, The Wakulla News is the oldest continuously operated business in Wakulla County.
Solicitations for nominations in categories will begin early September and the awards banquet is set for November 14.
For more information on the awards, contact The Wakulla Chamber of Commerce at or call 926.1848.
About Ameris Bank
Ameris Bank, headquartered in Moultrie, GA, has over $7 billion in assets. Ameris Bancorp, the parent company of Ameris Bank, is traded on the NASDAQ under ABCB. Ameris Bank is focused on creating a distinctly different way of helping customers manage and make the most of their money, offering a full range of services, including traditional banking and lending products and solutions, treasury and cash management services, investment options, and mortgage and refinancing solutions.
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OnAugust 24, 2017, posted in: Awards, News by

August 2017 Newsletter

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OnAugust 3, 2017, posted in: Newsletter by

Job Opportunities

Advocates for Veterans Housing/SSVF Outreach Worker

The Advocates for Veterans Housing/SSVF Outreach Worker position ensures that supportive services are provided to low-income veterans and veteran families who are experiencing homelessness or who are residing in permanent housing but at risk of homelessness.
For information about how to apply, visit this webpage.

HOPE Community Resident Care Specialist

The primary roles of the HOPE Community Resident Care Specialist position are to:

(1) attend to residents’ basic needs and living environment, and
(2) support the Case Managers who work with the residents on their Individual Service Plans.

This position requires a caring, patient, good-humored, and flexible individual with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with individuals in a crisis. 

For information about how to apply, visit this webpage.

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