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Walton Snowbirds
South Walton, Florida
Near Destin
Walton Snowbirds


Past President
Michael Serniak

Vivek Likhite

1st VP
Bob Swenson

Donna Bruder

2nd VP
Shirley Northcross

Betty Cardwell

Information Officer
Brian Cosgrove
The club includes retirees from primarily northern, midwestern and Canadian cities and provinces who spend their winters in the Sandestin and South Walton areas of the Florida panhandle.                 
As we look forward to another winter season in the beautiful Florida Panhandle it is time to return to the task of organizing activities for the over 2000 past and new members of our great organization. Your new president will be Vivek Likhite: new 1st vice president is Bob Swenson and I (Brian Cosgrove) will be your new information officer. Please email me at if you have information pertaining to our new season .                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

We currently do not have a list of General Meeting dates but this will be available on the website at as soon as they are available. Snowbird registration will begin on Nov. 24th at Faith Assembly Church on South Geronimo St. at 9:00 am. Please check website for future dates. Storage items may be picked up at  Affordable storage on Monday the 17 and Monday the 24th of November between 3:00 and 4:00. Please refer to website for balance of dates . For a full list of all activities please check the website on a regular basis. We presently do not have a convenor for bridge so if you have some knowledge of the game and would be able to help it would be appreciated. Also we currently have not secured a site for euchre, bridge and mahjong. If you know of any site that we could use for these activities please let us know.  We all look forward to seeing everyone as you drift down from the north.

The Snowbirds provide organized and social activities for members such as golf, tennis, bowling, dancing, crafts, singing, games & cards, etc.
Regular meetings include musical entertainment, activities announcements, free prizes & gifts.
Membership is $7 per person.
First Registration Date: Nov. 24, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Location: Faith Assembly Church on Geronimo St, Miramar Beach.
2008-09 General Meeting Dates
Meetings are Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
A full listing of activities, etc., is available at the Walton Snowbirds extensive website:
The Walton County Snowbirds were founded in 1989 when Francis Althiemer ran a newspaper ad that resulted in 90 charter members. Mym Wooler was the first secretary.

The Walton Snowbirds are active in many community charitable events. This past Snowbird season, the group had a successful blood drive and "Snowbird Singers" fundraiser that helped the group raise more than $6000 donated to the Sacred Heart Foundation for the new hospital.

Arts and Crafts, Snowbird Dance, Snowbird Singers, Barbershop Chorus, ballroom dancing, tap dancing, line dancing, book discussions,  bowling, bridge,  casino outings,  euchre, charter fishing, golf scrambles, ladies golf,  leagues, picnics, singles club, tennis, ways and means, joys and concerns.

A full calendar is available on the Walton Snowbirds website.

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