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AACWP Member Jets to Destin, Florida!

We are so excited when our AACWP members grow in their careers!

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Congratulations to AACWP member Kristi Rustin, who in September journeyed across the country to Destin, Florida to become Private Events Director at Vue on 30a at Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club. "It has been a dream of mine for over 8 years to come to the Destin area, to plan coastal weddings and live this life in paradise," says Kristi, "The most wonderful surprise I have experienced so far (besides the spectacular water and white sand beach) is the people I work with. They have been so sweet and welcoming, and they are excited to have me here!"

The Vue on 30a, located directly on pristine white sand, offers a spectacular wedding location for couples seeking a destination celebration with less hassle! No passport is needed to access this beautiful beach, and there are 3 public airports nearby (Fort Walton Beach Airport, Pensacola and Panama City Beach). For those who prefer a touch of luxury, chartered flights land at nearby Destin Executive Airport.

Voted “Best Waterfront Dining” by Florida Travel + Life Magazine and “Best Place to Watch a Sunset” by Emerald Coast Magazine, Vue on 30a offers the ultimate dining experience with indoor and outdoor spaces. Non-member events are allowed, and beachside ceremonies are offered to couples who host their reception on site.

While we'll miss Kristi in Dallas-Fort Worth, we're thrilled for her new opportunity and so happy to see our members growing across the country - especially when they're only a quick nonstop flight away from Dallas!

We hope you enjoy this preview of the stunning venue where Kristi will work her planning magic.

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Featured image by Rae Leytham

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