Community Briefs 12-8

Staff Writer
Walton Sun

Arbor Wealth’s McDowell featured in Wall Street Journal

Margaret R. McDowell, ChFC®, AIF®, firm founder and principal of Arbor Wealth Management, LLC, was featured in a Nov. 29 Wall Street Journal article regarding the upcoming fiscal cliff. Author Arden Dale’s article, “Guiding Clients Suffering Tax-Debate Anxiety,” focused on how investment advisors across the country are responding to client concerns regarding the impact of the fiscal cliff on taxes.

McDowell will lead a “2013 Market Outlook Seminar” Dec. 12 in the Arbor Wealth Management Conference Room and address several pertinent issues for investors relative to the fiscal cliff and likely upcoming market headwinds and tailwinds for 2013.  

Sara Comander appointed to Small County Coalition

During a meeting of the Small County Coalition of Florida during the week of Nov. 16, Walton County District 4 Commissioner Sara Comander was named to the Executive Board for the North Gulf Region.

The Small County Coalition's primary mission is to help Florida's small and rural counties address legislative issues from a small county/rural perspective and work effectively with state agencies leadership.

The Small County Coalition supports programs that improve the financial viability and fiscal capacity of Florida's local governments in small counties.