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Changes to the National Flood Insurance Program: Clearing the Muddy Waters

Recent storms have highlighted the need and importance of flood insurance for many families who may not have ever considered it, while many people living in floodplains are concerned about recent changes to the national flood insurance program. Searching for information and resources? Come learn about what the changes may mean for you, your home and property insurance rates.

Two free events for local residents will be held in Santa Rosa and Okaloosa Counties and are open to anyone:

Monday, August 18, 6:00-7:30 pmNavarre Visitors’ Information Center, 8543 Navarre Pkwy Navarre, FL 32566
Tuesday, August 19 from 6:00-7:30 pm at Northwest Florida State College,  Building 8, Ft. Walton Beach Campus (1170 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547)

More information can be found in this flyer.

In addition, a series of workshops specifically for Realtors will be held the same two days in Pensacola and Navarre, in the morning.

The speaker at all events will be Thomas Ruppert, Coastal Planning Specialist, Florida Sea Grant.
If you have questions or need more information, please contact Carrie Stevenson at (850) 475-5230 or

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