Crestview prays for businessman Bill Toannon battling COVID, Saturday event planned

Tony Judnich
Northwest Florida Daily News

CRESTVIEW — The community is invited to pray together Saturday morning for the recovery of local businessman Bill Toannon, who is battling COVID-19.

Toannon and his family own Casbah Coffee and The Heights Classic Chicago Cuisine restaurant in downtown Crestview.

Bill Toannon

“Bill and his family are a staple of the Crestview community, and Bill is currently fighting for his life due to contracting COVID-19,” officials with the Crestview Area Chamber of Commerce said Friday on the chamber’s Facebook page.

The chamber plans to host the prayer gathering at 8:30 a.m. Saturday in the parking lot next to Gordon Martial Arts at 130 Oakdale Ave. W. downtown.

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Toannon is treasurer of the nonprofit Main Street Crestview Association.

“We would like to help alleviate the stress that the Toannon family is facing as much as possible,” association members said Thursday on the group’s Facebook page. “That is why we are asking all of you to stop by (Casbah Coffee or The Heights) this week to show your support. Please also keep them in your thoughts and prayers while they face this battle.”

Association members said Toannon's daughter has set up a Facebook page, "All About Bill," to share updates on his condition.

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