Local’s family fun day. October 20th from noon to 4pm. This day is about giving back to the community, saying thank you, and celebrating those who make #850Strong! Please don’t forgot to take a valid id or proof of residence showing you are a Bay County Resident. Anything with your name and address will work. This is currently open to Bay County only due to this being a small park and they wouldn’t be able to handle the volume of all those affected by Hurricane Michael. This is for Race City, Inc in Panama City Beach on Front Beach Road. A fun, free day of miniature golf, roller coasters, bumper cars, and more!
National Pasta Day, what kind of pasta are you going to eat today? National Pasta Day(NPD) is an unofficial holiday which is celebrated annually on October 17th. No one really knows who started NPD, most likely someone who really loved pasta or a pasta manafacturer. Pasta is one of the world’s most popular foods. Pasta facts: ~ The US makes over 4 billion pounds of pasta a year. ~ Italians eat 60 pounds of pasta per person per year. ~ Macaroni, penne and spaghetti are the most popular forms of pasta. ~ There are over 600 known pasta shapes. ~ Americans eat about 20 pounds of pasta per person per year.
Jackson County Chambers of Commerce and Main Street Marianna invite you to learn how to grow your digital skills. 11:am to 12:15pm on Wednesday, October, 16, 2019 at the Historic Russ House.
The holiday season is right around the corner — is your local business ready to connect with customers during the busiest time of the year? Register today to attend a viewing party for the annual holiday livestream.
Join the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Marianna as they partner up with Google & Constant Contact to bring local businesses expert tips to reach customers using free business listings, online advertising, and email marketing plans.
Each participant will receive a Swag Bag from Google with Small Business Information and Giveaways. You do not have to be a member of the Chamber to attend. Come network, learn and grow! Lunch will be provided. This is a free event.
Today, October 13th is National No Bra Day. The day promotes breast cancer awareness. It encourages wearers to leave the bras at home! It’s also a day when people rally to raise much needed money for breast cancer research. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and National No Bra Day falls almost in the middle. Most kinds of breast cancer can be treated if caught early. The first defense is a monthly self-breast exam. Get yearly physicals with a breast check included. It is also recommended that anyone over the age of 40 get a monogram yearly.
In 2019, an estimated 268,600 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the US, along with 62,930 new cases of non-invasive breast cancer. About 2,670 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in men in 2019. 62% of breast cancer cases are diagnosed at a localized stage, for which the five-year survival rate is 99%.
A place to check for a free mammogram is the Florida Health Department of Jackson County. If you are low income with no health insurance and between the ages of 50-64 you can call them with questions at 850-245-4444.
WonderWorks Panama City Beach will offer a $10 special to residents of Bay, Calhoun, and Jackson county beginning October 10th through the end of the month. As the one year anniversary of Hurricane Michael hitting the Panama City Beach area approaches, WonderWorks is offering a special for local residents. The $10 special is the company’s way of helping those in the area who were impacted by the devastating hurricane to have a chance to reduce some stress, have some fun, and make some family memories. The 10/10 promotion day will begin on October 10, 2019 and run through the end of the month. “On the 10th day, of the 10th month in 2018, Hurricane Michael blew our lives around and turned our world upside down. Wonderworks invites you to come and take your mind off your upside down world and experience ours.”