Monday, September 8, 2014

September 2014 Business Briefs / Member News Part 2

Steely is World Impact Real Estate’s July Top Producer
In July, Tracy Steely was the top selling, pending, and closed transactions producer with World Impact Real Estate. A former teacher, Steely will tell you her secret is “she loves helping people.” For more information or to discuss your real estate needs, call Steely at (850) 803-9822.

Volunteers Needed for Festival of the Arts
Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation is seeking volunteers for the 19th Annual Festival of the Arts to be held on Saturday, Oct. 25, and Sunday, Oct. 26, at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village in Destin. Various shifts are available, including set up and break down, main entry, artist relief, ArtStop children’s tent, and beverage booths. All volunteers are welcome to arrive prior to their assigned shift or after their morning shift to visit the artists and enjoy the festival. Opportunities are available for students looking to donate their time in exchange for community service hours. For more information or to volunteer, contact Festival of the Arts Volunteer Coordinator Kathy Whidden at (850) 376-7391 or email For festival information, visit or call (850) 650-2226.

“The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” airs on WSRE Sept. 14-20
“The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” from celebrated American documentarian Ken Burns kicks off the Public Broadcasting Service fall season primetime lineup airing locally on WSRE, PBS for the Gulf Coast. The 14-hour documentary will air nightly at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, through Saturday, Sept. 20, with an encore airing at 9 p.m. For the first time on television, “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” weaves the stories of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics. 

Visit for more information and to view WSRE’s TV schedules online.

Burnt Pine Golf Club at Sandestin Reopens After Major Renovation
The prestigious Burnt Pine Golf Club at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort announced it has reopened following a complete greens renovation to the Rees Jones designed course. The four-month project, completed by Southeastern Turf Grass from Augusta, Ga., replaced all 18 green complexes with ultra-dwarf, TifEagle Bermuda grass, plus expanded and restored each to its original size when the course opened in 1994. The project also included strategic tree removal and the enhancement of 18 bunkers spanning multiple holes. For more information on the Burnt Pine Golf Club at Sandestin and the three other courses, or call (866) 91-BEACH.

Barry Earns Certified Public Accountant Designation 
Keith Barry, accounting analyst, Landrum Human Resource Companies, recently earned his license as a Certified Public Accountant. Barry has been with Landrum since 2010. He is responsible for financial statement analysis, workers’ compensation analysis, and budgeting. He holds a Master of Accountancy Degree from the University of West Florida. For more information about Landrum, visit or subscribe to its blog at

Kiwanis Club of South Walton Donates to Children in Crisis
The Kiwanis Club of South Walton recently presented Children in Crisis, Inc. (CIC), a donation of $1,000 to help feed, clothe, and care for the children living at the CIC Children’s Neighborhood. Seen here, Bill Whitney, president of the South Walton Kiwanis, presents a check for $1,000 to Ken Hair, CIC president and CEO. To learn more about Children in Crisis, call (850) 864-4242 or visit

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