About Us

About Walton County Pilot Club


Contact Info

  • Best Western Crossroads Inn 2343 US Hwy 331 South Defuniak Springs, Florida 32435
  • pilot@dfspilot.org


About Us

About Walton County Pilot Club

About Walton County Pilot Club

Our Causes

Brain Safety and Fitness

Since 1992, Pilot International has worked in the area of brain-related service. In 2013, Pilot narrowed its focus to Brain Safety & Fitness as the majority of our clubs were working in this area.

Youth Development and Leadership

In 1952, Pilot began to recruit youth volunteers through the established Anchor Clubs, a volunteer service organization for young people.

Caring for Families in the Time of Need

In 2013, Pilot International introduced the “Pick Me Ups” initiative for Family Caregivers that seeks to promote awareness of the unique needs of these special individuals.

Facts about the Florida District.

The Florida District was established in 1934 with 5 clubs:

Pensacola – 1928 / Tampa-organized in 1929 but not chartered until 1934 / Panama City – 1930 / Jacksonville – 1934 / Miami – 1934

The first District Convention was held in Miami in 1935. Velma Sutherland (Panama City) was our first elected Governor.

By 1941, Florida District with 14 clubs, led Pilot International with the largest number of clubs in any district. When the district celebrated its 20th anniversary in 1948, it still led with 23 clubs.

In 1968 Florida was the first district in the history of Pilot International to have 3 Lt.