Community Causes

Roy Estate Founder Shirley Roy Named DCWAF Honorary Vintner

Roy Estate is named 2022 Honorary Vintner for the 17th Annual Destin Charity Wine Auction presented by the Jumonville Family, hosted April 22-23 in Grand Boulevard. Accepting the award will be winery founder, Shirley Roy, who will also be participating in a patron dinner hosted by…

Wine & Fries to the Rescue

Wine & Fries, the party with a purpose, powered by Step One Automotive Group, was hosted by Hotel Effie Sandestin on Friday, Feb. 18, to help raise funds for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida, located in Pensacola.…

4th Annual Mac & Cheese Festival Raises $65,000

The 4th Annual Mac & Cheese Festival held on Sunday, March 6 at Destin Commons was a record-breaking success. The event raised $65,000 and welcomed roughly 1,500 attendees throughout the day. Proceeds from the event benefit the Boys and Girls…

Seaside School Half Marathon and 5K A Winner

The 20th Annual Seaside School Half Marathon and 5K race took place in Seaside, Florida on Sunday, February 20, 2022. The Seaside School Foundation reports that the Seaside School Race Weekend raised more than $700,000 to benefit The Seaside School,…

Shrimp & Grits Festival Raises $40,000

The 3rd Annual Shrimp & Grits Festival held on Saturday, February 19 at Brotula's Seafood House & Steamer was a success. The event raised a record-breaking $40,000 and welcomed more than 1,200 attendees in support of all local club kids.…

Alys Beach Celebrates 10th Annual 30A Wine Festival

The 30A Wine Festival, underwritten by The Alys Foundation, returns to the beautiful community of Alys Beach for its 10th year Wednesday, Feb. 23 through Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022. The festival showcases renowned distillers, vintners, and culinary favorites over five…