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Friday, August 16, 2019
Gulf Islands News ReleaseRelease Date:   August 16, 2019 Contacts:          Brent Everitt, Brent_Everitt@nps.gov, 850-934-2612National Seashore Personal Watercraft Use Record of Decision Gulf Breeze, Fla. – The National Park Service has released a Record of Decision (ROD) for the Gulf Islands Personal Watercraft (PWC) Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement.  The ROD, which was signed by ...read more
Categories: News Release
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Categories: Community Announcement, Chamber Press Room
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
Milton, FL — The Santa Rosa County Health Department (Santa Rosa CHD) is celebrating National Breastfeeding Month this August. This year's theme is Support Changes Everything. In observance of World Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7, breastfeeding support staff from Santa Rosa CHD attended the Global Big Latch On hosted by Birthing Tree, LLC at Northridge Church on East Nine Mile Road in Pensacola, ...read more
Categories: News Release, General, Immediate Release, Press Release
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
United Way of West Florida will host its 2019 Annual Meeting this Thursday, August 8, at Sanders Beach – Corrine Jones Resource Center. The event will continue United Way of West Florida’s 95th anniversary celebration and recognize the organization’s accomplishments over the past year.   Cat Country 98.7’s Brent Lane will emcee the event which will see local philanthropic leaders and ...read more
Categories: General, Immediate Release, News Release, Press Release
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
  Who:          Mrs. Dona & Dr. Milton Usry What:         Press Conference: Dona & Milton Usry Endowed                    Accounting Scholarship When:        Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019                    10 a.m. Where:       Pensacola State College                    Board of Trustees Conference Room                    2nd Floor, Bldg. 7                    1000 College ...read more
Categories: News Release, Immediate Release, Press Release
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
Some Pensacola State College offices will be open extended hours during the peak fall registration period.  All Student Services departments as well as the Financial Aid and Cashier’s offices will be open 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, for Fee Pay Day.  The departments and offices also will operate 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Aug. 12-15, and Aug. 19-22. On Friday, Aug. 16, ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release, News Release, General
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
Gulf Breeze, Fla. – Gulf Islands National Seashore announces its fall (September and October) 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
Categories: General, News Release, Immediate Release, Press Release
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Categories: Immediate Release, News Release, Press Release
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (July 26, 2019)  Baptist Health Care will offer the following parenthood education classes in August. All classes are held at Baptist Hospital, Prenatal Classroom, 3rd floor, 1000 West Moreno St. Those interested in attending should call 850.434.4567 to register.Prepared Childbirth Series$90 per five-class seriesMon., Aug. 5 through Fri., Aug. 9, 6 to 8:30 p.m.Breastfeeding$20 ...read more
Categories: Immediate Release, Press Release, General, News Release
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (July 26, 2019)  Baptist Health Care will provide the following free educational seminars in August. 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.Total Hip and Knee ReplacementFri., Aug. 9, 11:30 a.m. lunch; noon to 1 p.m. seminarAndrew M. Pepper, M.D., ...read more
Categories: Immediate Release, Press Release, General, News Release
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (July 30, 2019)  Baptist Hospital has been recognized as a High Performing Hospital for 2019-20 by U.S. News & World Report. Baptist earned a High Performing rating in three categories  chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart failure and hip replacement  in recognition of care that is significantly better than the national average as measured by factors such as ...read more
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Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Dr. Crawford received her bachelor’s degree in pharmaceutical sciences, graduating with honors from Purdue University. She received her medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine, and she completed residency training in pediatrics through Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St. Vincent in Indianapolis, Ind. Dr. Crawford is board-certified in pediatrics and a fellow of the ...read more
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Monday, July 29, 2019
New Health Resource for Community from ProHealth Gulf Breeze, Florida - Locally-owned small business, ProHealth, announced today the launch of its revamped website, ProHealthFL.com. This new health resource includes free health advice, updates on trending health issues in Northwest Florida, and transparent pricing for ProHealth's services, which enables users to take control of their health and ...read more
Categories: Other, Chamber Press Room, Immediate Release, Community Announcement, Member News, Press Release, General, News Release
Thursday, July 25, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (July 23, 2019)  Sponsorship opportunities are available for the 10th Annual Bras Across the Bridge, presented by Baptist Health Care Foundation and Pensacola Honda along with partners The Grand Marlin Restaurant & Oyster Bar, Soft Rock 94.1, Magic 106.1, Nash 102.7, WCOA 1370, Jet 100.7, WEAR ABC3 - WFGX 35 and Pensacola News Journal. Breast cancer survivors, their loved ones and ...read more
Categories: Immediate Release, News Release, Member News, Press Release
Thursday, July 25, 2019
What: WSRE invites the community to attend the production of three new “StudioAmped” shows featuring local country music artists and songwriters from the Frank Brown International Songwriters’ Festival.   Who: Tony-Ray Thompson will take the Amos Studio stage on Monday, Aug. 5; The BeachBilly’s will play Tuesday, Aug. 6; and songwriters Brittany Grimes, Davis Nix and Darrel Roberts will ...read more
Categories: Immediate Release, Press Release, General, News Release
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Monsanto-Solutia retirees donate $30,000 to PSC   Pensacola State College received $30,000 in scholarship and program funds from Monsanto-Solutia Retirees Inc. on Wednesday, July 24.   The donation was presented to Pensacola State President Ed Meadows during an 11 a.m. press conference in the College’s Board of Trustees meeting room in Building 7, on the Pensacola campus.   Pensacola State ...read more
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Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Children’s Hospital names chief pediatric resident   PENSACOLA, Fla. — Stephen Rohl, DO, has been named the chief pediatric resident for the Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart. As chief resident, his role includes coordinating the clinical coverage schedule for 27 pediatric residents, planning educational curriculum, serving as a liaison between faculty and residents, ...read more
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Thursday, July 18, 2019
Dr. Rameca Vincent Leary has been named Coordinator of Diversity Initiatives at Pensacola State College. Her duties encompass student and employee minority recruitment, and producing/hosting responsibilities for the “PSC Today” and “PSC Aware” programs aired on WSRE-TV. An integral part of this position also entails assisting and leading various Cultural Diversity Committee initiatives and ...read more
Categories: Immediate Release, Press Release, News Release
Thursday, July 18, 2019
(July 11, 2019 – Pensacola, Fla.) – Come experience the 3nd annual Pensacola Beach RV Resort August Block Party. The event will take place at the Pensacola Beach RV Resort on August 17 from 2:00-6:00 PM. This year’s beneficiary is Gulf Coast Kid’s House.    This free event will include DJ, food trucks, art vendors, a bounce house, and much more! The block party is the perfect beach day event for ...read more
Categories: Immediate Release, Press Release, General, News Release
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
  PENSACOLA, Fla. — Physician Assistant Wayne McCutchen, PA, has joined the pediatric specialist team of The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart. McCutchen will see patients in the Children’s Hospital and in his outpatient office, located in Sacred Heart’s Pediatric Specialist Tower at 5153 N. Ninth Ave. in Pensacola.   McCutchen works with pediatric otolaryngologist ...read more
Categories: Chamber Press Room, Immediate Release, Member News, News Release, Press Release
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
A recent facelift has taken more than 20 years off of the Pensacola State College Planetarium and Space Theater.“The renovations to the planetarium have made it second to none. It’s pretty much a new planetarium ─ from the very top to the walls and flooring,” said Billy Jackson, the College’s planetarium specialist.“The renovations started in 2017 with the repainting of the 40-foot diameter dome. ...read more
Categories: Immediate Release, Press Release, General, News Release
Wednesday, July 03, 2019
Milton, FLA.  – The Santa Rosa County Chapter of Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT), Florida’s statewide youth organization, is recruiting new members, grades 6-12.   SWAT is a united movement of empowered youth working towards a tobacco free future. The mission of SWAT is to mobilize, educate, and equip Florida youth to revolt against and de-glamorize Big Tobacco.      SWAT’S purpose ...read more
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Tuesday, July 02, 2019
  Debbie Douma, Pensacola State College’s dean of grants and federal programs, will share fundraising secrets during a PSC Nonprofit Center for Excellence and Philanthropy workshop.   The workshop will be held 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 20, in Building 21, Room 2142, on the Pensacola campus. Registration is $75 per person.   Nonprofit board members and professionals will learn the keys ...read more
Categories: Immediate Release, News Release, General, Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, July 02, 2019
Pensacola, Fla. — The American Heart Association awarded Sacred Heart Regional Stroke Center its top honors  for improving the quality of care for stroke patients by consistently following research‐based guidelines.    The Stroke Center earned AHA's Get With The Guidelines Gold Plus Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll Quality  ...read more
Categories: Community Announcement, Immediate Release, Press Release, General, News Release
Tuesday, July 02, 2019
  Pensacola, Fla. – July 2, 2019 United Way of West Florida (UWWF) has announced the 14 nonprofit agencies in Santa Rosa County that will receive $107,000 in grant funding for the upcoming year. As Santa Rosa County agencies are introduced to United Way of West Florida’s Community Investment process, funding awarded this year will be allocated directly to the respective organization and not to ...read more
Categories: Community Announcement, Immediate Release, Press Release, General, News Release
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
Categories: Immediate Release, Press Release
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
Categories: Immediate Release, Press Release, News Release
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 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
Categories: Chamber Press Room, News Release, Press Release
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
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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