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Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Milton, FL – King Middle School, the SAIL program, Rhodes Elementary School, and the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) joined schools from around the country to celebrate National Bike to School Day May 8, 2019.  DOH-Santa Rosa staff members Kari Lewis and Matthew Dobson visited King Middle School to promote bicycle and pedestrian safety. Almost 100 students and ...read more
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Thursday, June 20, 2019
 Jordan Cook, executive director, The Beacon at Gulf Breeze Cook brings a strong background in senior living sales and operations to The Beacon at Gulf Breeze along with vast experience in the exercise sciences, making him the ideal candidate to develop an energetic living environment for seniors at The Beacon. “My previous experience in sales and operations with Alliance Senior Services and ...read more
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Tuesday, June 18, 2019
  Pensacola, Fla. – June 18, 2019 Previously known as the Community Chest, the United Fund, and United Way of Escambia County, the organization will now operate as United Way of West Florida (UWWF). On June 12, the organization received notice from the Florida Department of State that the name change amendment had been processed.   In April, United Way of West Florida expanded its service ...read more
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Thursday, June 13, 2019
Pensacola, Fla. – June 13, 2019 United Way of Escambia announced on Thursday the 29 nonprofit agencies receiving $850,000 in grant awards through the organization’s Community Investment Process. Programs operated by these agencies provide critical services to individuals and families across Escambia and Santa Rosa counties in the areas of health, education, and financial stability.   “We are ...read more
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Thursday, June 13, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (June 13, 2019)  Baptist Medical Group is pleased to announce that neurosurgeon Brett Reichwage, M.D., has earned board certification from the American Board of Neurological Surgery. Baptist Medical Group  Neurosurgery is located at 1717 North E St., Suite 534 in Pensacola.Dr. Reichwage earned his medical degree at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Ind. He ...read more
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Wednesday, June 12, 2019
  Please see below, and attached, for a media advisory regarding United Way of Escambia County’s Community Investment Press Conference, to be held Thursday, June 13th at 10:00 am. The press conference will take place at WSRE’s Amos Performance Studio, and will be our opportunity to announce the nonprofit agencies in our community that will receive $850,000 in grant awards from United way of ...read more
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Tuesday, June 11, 2019
PENSACOLA, FL — June 10, 2019 — Do you want to know tools that can help you understand customer behavior with your online presence?  Learn how you can use this info to make informed decisions about your ongoing online marketing strategy.  The Florida SBDC at UWF offers the “Grow With Google: Using Data to Drive Growth” on Wednesday, June 26, from 9:00 – 10:00 am.   In this FREE session, we will ...read more
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Tuesday, June 11, 2019
PENSACOLA, FL — June 10, 2019 — The Florida PTAC at UWF offers a workshop entitled “DOL FLSAct” on Tuesday, June 25, from 11: 00 am – 1:00 pm.  The Wage Determination workshop instructs on proper classification and pay & fringe benefits for workers on both SCA and DBA (as well as the certified payroll for DBA only).  It thoroughly goes over all online resources the USDOL makes available to the ...read more
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Wednesday, June 05, 2019
Gulf Breeze, Fla. – The National Park Service announces next steps in the preservation of the historic Tower 234 at the Fort Pickens Area. The tower was built in 1943 along with Battery 234 to direct the firing of the guns placed on the battery.  It was once one of many located on the Santa Rosa Island and Perdido Key. The tower, constructed of steel, supports a two-story concrete observation ...read more
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Thursday, May 30, 2019
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Thursday, May 30, 2019
The chilling and thrilling comedy, “A Woman With Many Eyes,” will be staged at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 8, in Pensacola State College’s Ashmore Auditorium.   Written and directed by award-winning actor and director Lawrence C. Gamell Jr., the free performance is open to the public. However, seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-seated basis. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. in the ...read more
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Tuesday, May 28, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (May 28, 2019)  Baptist Health Care will provide the following free educational seminars in June. These seminars support Baptists commitment to improving the quality of life for the Pensacola community. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 850.469.7897.Exercise with Aging: Staying Active and Reducing Risk for FallsFri., June 7, 11:30 a.m. lunch; noon to 1 p.m. ...read more
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Tuesday, May 28, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (May 28, 2019)  Baptist Health Care will offer the following support groups in June to help enhance quality of life throughout the Pensacola community. Those needing more information should call a representative at the phone number provided for each meeting.Weight-Loss Surgery Support GroupTues., June 11, noon to 1 p.m.Baptist Towers, Tower 3, Ground Floor, Baptist Weight-Loss ...read more
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Tuesday, May 28, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (May 28, 2019)  Baptist Health Care will offer the following parenthood education classes in June. All classes are held at Baptist Hospital, Prenatal Classroom, 3rd floor, 1000 W. Moreno St. Those interested in attending should call 850.434.4567 to register.Introduction to Fertility AppreciationMon., June 10, 6 to 7 p.m.Breastfeeding Series$20 per seriesTues., June 25 and Thurs., ...read more
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Tuesday, May 28, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (May 28, 2019)  Baptist Health Care will host the following blood drives in June. June 6, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Andrews Institute, parking lot next to the fountain1040 Gulf Breeze ParkwayJune 27, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Gulf Breeze Hospital, team member parking lot behind Medical Office Building1110 Gulf Breeze Parkway
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Thursday, May 23, 2019
Pensacola State College will field a new sports team this fall.A women’s cross country team will join the Pirates Athletics program, Bill Hamilton, Pensacola State’s athletic director, announced Wednesday, May 22, during a press conference in Hartsell Arena.Hamilton also introduced Julie Burger as the team’s coach. Burger, an experienced triathlete, also is director of the College's Pharmacy ...read more
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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (May 22, 2019)  Kevin B. Mair, MBA, FACHE, CMPE, has been named executive director of Cardiology Consultants. The practice is an affiliate of the Baptist Heart & Vascular Institute and is comprised of an extensive team of cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, structural heart disease experts, electrophysiologists, vein specialists and cardiothoracic surgeons.Mair earned his ...read more
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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Ruthie Speight (rhymes with 8) was raised in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. After graduating from the Collegiate High School in Niceville, FL, she lived in Delaware, Maryland, and Colorado before returning to the Gulf Coast in 2012. During that time, she worked as a nanny, Montessori teacher, and opened and operated a babysitting service. She moved to Pensacola in 2013 to attend the University of ...read more
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Tuesday, May 14, 2019
29 Awards / Scholarships and Over $100K Awarded at Annual Event   Each year, Pensacola Sports brings together the top senior student-athletes in each sport from Escambia and Santa Rosa County schools for a dinner and scholarship recognition program. The 2019 Annual Sr. Scholar Athlete Banquet had 214 senior nominees and over 700 total people in attendance last night at Olive Baptist Church for ...read more
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Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Summer hours will start Monday, May 13, at Pensacola State College and while many offices operate on a 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Thursday schedule until Aug. 2, others will be open on Fridays.   On the Pensacola campus, Admissions, Advising, the Cashier’s Office, Financial Aid, Records, Testing, Veterans Student Support Services and Veterans Upward Bound will be open 7 a.m.-5 p.m. ...read more
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Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Printmaking, costume creation, fishing, gymnastics, video game designing, fun with guitar and even digital photography are only a few of the courses available this summer as Pensacola State kicks off the 29th year of Kids College. Registration has started for the camp that is open to children ages 6 to 12. A Parent Open House will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 14, in Building 96, ...read more
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Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Cardone has undergone extensive training with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and has earned numerous related certifications from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, Florida Health Care Engineering Association, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and American Hospital Association. He is a member of the American Society of Healthcare Engineers and Florida Healthcare ...read more
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Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Gulf Breeze, Fla. – Gulf Islands National Seashore announces its summer (June through August) ranger programs schedule for the Florida Areas of the park.  All programs are free and are subject to change without notification.  For additional information, visit www.nps.gov/GulfIslands, email guis_information@nps.gov, or call (850) 934-2600.  There is an entrance fee to the Fort Pickens and Fort ...read more
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Thursday, April 25, 2019
 Fifteen Pensacola State College student-athletes struck some major deals on Wednesday, April 24, when they committed to Division I, Division II, Division III and NAIA colleges and universities.  A signing ceremony was held at 3 p.m. in the Donn Peery Room at the Lou Ross Center on the Pensacola campus.  The student-athletes include:  Baseball players: Fausto Lopez, Luke Coker, Tyson Ellis, ...read more
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Thursday, April 25, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (April 25, 2019)  Robert Rob E. Tonkinson Jr. has been named vice president of finance/chief financial officer  health care division for Baptist Health Care. Tonkinson earned his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Health Administration degrees from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He brings extensive health care financial management experience with several large health systems ...read more
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Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Milton, Fla. — With the increase in measles cases across the US, the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) in Santa Rosa County is urging Floridians and visitors who have not been immunized to get vaccinated. Although measles was thought to be eradicated in the United States in 2000, the disease has reappeared in recent months in the form of outbreaks in several states. The Centers for Disease ...read more
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Thursday, April 18, 2019
 PENSACOLA, FL, April 16, 2019: Anthony Doerr MD, of The Urology Center at Medical Center Clinic, announced that his first patient has been treated with the UroLift® System, the first permanent implant to treat symptoms due to urinary outflow obstruction secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men 50 years of age or older. Cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2013, the ...read more
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Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Pensacola State College and Pensacola Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore have partnered for the third year to present the “Artistically Repurposed” art exhibition and auction. The exhibition and auction will be held at the Habitat’s ReStore at 6931 N. 9th Ave. The exhibition will be open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Friday, April 22-26, with a reception and auction set for 5-8 p.m. Friday, April ...read more
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
Milton, FL – The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County announces the addition of Rendi Bonner, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), to its clinic staff.  Rendi graduated from South University in Savannah, Georgia in January 2018 and is board certified through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as a Family Nurse Practitioner.  She will see patients by ...read more
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
Pensacola State College visual arts students won 58 awards at the AAF Pensacola 2019 American Advertising Awards Gala held Feb. 16 at the Hilton Pensacola Beach.   Pensacola State students earned 27 gold and 29 silver ADDYs, a Student Judges Choice and a Best of Show awards.   In the professional division, Pensacola State Marketing Department graphic designers won three silver ...read more
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Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Milton, FL – The Florida Healthy District Award was created by the Florida Partnership for Healthy Schools, formerly known as theFlorida Coordinated School Health Partnership, to recognize school districts that have implemented policies, practices, and procedures that support health and remove barriers to learning.  Districts interested in being recognized for their efforts work in teams to ...read more
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Tuesday, March 26, 2019
  Pensacola Sports is pleased to announce the renewed partnership with Whataburger restaurants to sponsor the Pensacola Sports Senior Scholar Athlete Banquet on May 9, 2019.  In total more than $120,000 in scholarships will be awarded to nearly 30 senior athletes during the event.   For the sixth consecutive year, Whataburger and Pensacola Sports will award one male and one female ...read more
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Tuesday, March 26, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (March 25, 2019)  Baptist Medical Group obstetrician and gynecologist Regina McCutcheon, M.D., MPH, has earned board certification from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Baptist Medical Group  Ladies First OBGYN is located at 3417 North 12th Ave. in Pensacola.Dr. McCutcheon received her medical degree at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans and ...read more
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Gulf Breeze, Fla. – The National Park Service and HMS Ferries, Inc. have signed a 10 year concessions contract for the operation of Pensacola Bay Cruises.  HMS will immediately begin preparing for the 2019 season.  Service startup date, schedule, prices, and other details will be announced as soon as they are available.  Tickets for regular service will be all-day hop-on, hop-off, and discounts ...read more
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Jan. 14, 2019)  Baptist Health Care is pleased to welcome back fellowship-trained rheumatologist Neilia-Kay McGill, D.O., to its multispecialty physician network. Dr. McGill is a highly skilled rheumatologist who specializes in diagnosing and treating conditions and diseases that affect the joints, muscles and bones at Baptist Medical Group  Rheumatology.  Dr. McGill earned her ...read more
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Tuesday, January 08, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Pediatric craniofacial surgeon Aaron Wallender, MD, DDS, has joined Sacred Heart Medical Group’s regional physician network. Dr. Wallender will perform surgeries at The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart and will see patients from his new office on the Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola campus at 1657 Trinity Drive. Dr. Wallender is the only pediatric craniofacial ...read more
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