Bay County Chamber of Commerce
   
 

Bay County Chamber of Commerce

235 West 5th Street

Panama City, FL 32401

 

Phone: 850.785.5206

Fax: 850.763.6229

 

 

 

 

Senator Nelson Tours Panhandle to Discuss RESTORE Act
July 9, 2012

Nelson in Panhandle Monday to talk RESTORE Act

 

PENSACOLA - U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson will be in the Panhandle Monday to meet with local elected officials and community leaders in Escambia, Okaloosa and Bay Counties.   His visit comes just days after Congress passed the RESTORE Act, a measure that sends 80 percent of fine money collected from BP in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill back to states and communities along the Gulf Coast.  While the lion's share of the funds will be used for restoration and economic development activities, the measure also dedicates funds for long-term spill-related scientific research.  

Nelson will meet at following locations:

 

Meeting with Escambia County elected officials and community leaders

Pensacola State College

District Board Room in building 7

1000 College Blvd

Pensacola, FL

8:00 a.m. CDT

 

Meeting with Okaloosa County elected officials and Destin and Fort Walton Beach Chambers

Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce

34 Miracle Strip Parkway SE

Fort Walton Beach, FL

12:00 p.m. CDT

 

Meeting with Bay County Elected Officials and Chamber of Commerce

Bay County Chamber of Commerce

235 West 5th Street

Panama City, FL

3 p.m. CDT

 

If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact one of our staff members.

 

 

 

The mission of the Bay County Chamber of Commerce is to create superior value for all chamber members large and small, cultivate economic and personal development, promote and protect a competitive system of business, be a community leader while embracing Bay County’s opportunities and challenges.

 

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