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Monday, September 16, 2019
 
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Friday, September 13, 2019
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Thursday, September 12, 2019
Pensacola State College cosmetology student Bernadette Harned is thinking of moving to Miami to start her career after graduating in December. In the fancy-pants world of South Beach and much of Miami, you can’t walk down the street without being judged on how you look and what you’re wearing. You know, personal style and panache. So it’s nice to have some fancy pants yourself. Harned is ...read more
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Thursday, September 12, 2019
 PENSACOLA, Fla. — More sick and injured children will soon have the comfort of a furry friend during visits to The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart, thanks to the addition of the hospital’s second facility dog – a male golden retriever named Sherlock.   Sherlock’s arrival was made possible due to a $100,300 grant from IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, Inc., which will ...read more
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Thursday, September 12, 2019
Pensacola, Fla. – September 11, 2019 United Way of West Florida (UWWF) will host its Annual Campaign Kickoff Celebration at the Pensacola Bay Center on Tuesday, September 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This football-themed event will be emceed by Uptown Eddie Murray of the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, and kicks off UWWF’s fundraising season by inspiring attendees to go the extra yard in their fight ...read more
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Wednesday, September 11, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                       September 10, 2019                                                                                                                        Contact: Mike Burke(850) 416-1153  Therapy dog joins Children’s Hospital team  PENSACOLA, Fla. — More sick and injured children will ...read more
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Milton, FL - Sticking to a healthy lifestyle while at work can be difficult. Now that many people are spending most of their day sitting at a desk in front of a computer, implementing health programs inside the workplace has become a vital piece of the healthy lifestyle puzzle. Effective workplace programs, policies, and environments that are health-focused and worker-centered have the potential ...read more
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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Milton, FL – In 2014, the Florida Department of Health created the Healthy Community Champions Recognition Program to recognize communities for taking a Health in All Policies approach. This comprehensive planning was meant to address, in part, the growing problem of obesity. The Town of Jay recently applied for this designation. An announcement of all qualifying county and municipal governments ...read more
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Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Pensacola State College President Dr. Ed Meadows remembers reading an article earlier this year about Walmart facing a shortage of truck drivers to haul the company’s cargo from town to town. USA Today’s Jan. 24 headline screamed the news: “Walmart hiring hundreds more truck drivers – and it’s paying nearly $90,000.” Walmart is not the only company seeking qualified big-rig drivers. The ...read more
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Tuesday, September 03, 2019
Raphaël Feuillâtre, Guitar Foundation of America 2018 Rose Augustine Grand Prize, will perform on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 27-28, at Pensacola State College.   The Friday concert is set for noon in Ashmore Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus at 1000 College Blvd. The Saturday concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium. A Paris-based virtuoso of the classical guitar, ...read more
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Tuesday, September 03, 2019
Milton, FL - September is National Preparedness Month and a good time for residents to make or review their personal disaster plan. For Florida residents, that most often means planning for a hurricane or tropical storm.   If a hurricane or tropical storm affects our area, knocking down trees and electrical wires, help may not be immediately available once the storm has passed. A good rule of ...read more
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Tuesday, September 03, 2019
Milton, FL - September is Suicide Prevention Month. Every year, suicide is among the top 20 leading causes of death globally for people of all ages. It is responsible for over 800,000 deaths, which equates to one suicide every 40 seconds. Every life that ends in suicide represents someone’s partner, child, parent, friend, or colleague.  For each suicide approximately 135 people suffer intense ...read more
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Tuesday, September 03, 2019
Pensacola State College Pensacola State College instructor/program director Julie Burger was doing a little part-time weekend work at Walgreens until recently. Sure, a little extra money in her pocket was nice. But the primary reason she worked as a Walgreens’ pharmacy technician was to keep current on the latest trends and methods in the workplace. After all, she is the PSC pharmacy ...read more
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Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Pensacola State College received $5,000 in scholarship funds from Veterans National Homecare for first-generation in college students on Aug. 19.   Denis McKinnon Sr., Denis McKinnon Jr., and Wade Wilson – on behalf of Veterans National Homecare – presented the First Generation Matching Scholarship donation to Pensacola State President Ed Meadows at the PSC Foundation office.   The company ...read more
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Wednesday, August 28, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (August 22, 2019) – On Thursday, September 26, from 5:30-11:00 p.m., Step One Automotive Group will host a Grand Opening Gala and ribbon cutting to commemorate the company’s new Pensacola location, Buick GMC Cadillac Pensacola, located at 5651 Pensacola Blvd.  The event marks the formal opening of the recently acquired dealership with a deep-rooted history in the Pensacola area. ...read more
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Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Pensacola State College will hold auditions for “The Producers” at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 23-24, in Ashmore Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus, 1000 College Blvd. The Pensacola State College Performing Arts Department will stage the play Nov. 8-10 and Nov. 14-17 in the auditorium. The Pensacola State production will be based on the musical adapted by Mel Brooks ...read more
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Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Gail Perry’s ‘Fired Up’ fundraising workshop set for Sept. 26 at PSCGail Perry knows how to find money. Little pockets of money here and there. At times, she finds enough money to fill the deepest of pockets. She’s found more than $500 million to date. And you don’t find that much money looking under couch cushions.  No, Perry did it by listening, learning and building friendships ─ the personal ...read more
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Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Milton, Fla. - The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) will be conducting free car seat safety checks Wednesday, September 18, at the health department’s Milton location, 5527 Stewart Street.  The event will be held from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.  Nationally certified safety seat technicians will be on hand to examine seats to be sure they are correctly installed.  ...read more
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Tuesday, August 20, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Aug. 20, 2019)  Baptist Health Care will provide the following free educational seminars in September. These seminars support Baptists commitment to improving the quality of life for the communities we serve. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 850.469.7897.Important Questions to Ask Your PharmacistWed., Sept. 11, 11:30 a.m. lunch; noon to 1 p.m. seminarAnna M. ...read more
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Tuesday, August 20, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Aug. 20, 2019)  Baptist Health Care will offer the following support groups in September 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.Grief SupportWed., Sept. 4 through Wed., Oct. 9, 1 to 2:30 p.m.Space is limited. For more information or to reserve a ...read more
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Tuesday, August 20, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Aug. 20, 2019)  Baptist Health Care will offer the following womens center education classes in September. 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.Baptist Birth ExperienceFreeFri., Sept. 20, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.Prepared Childbirth Series$90 per seriesMon., Sept. ...read more
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Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Pensacola State College’s RN to BSN program has been ranked among the best in Florida by RegisteredNursing.org. In its 2019 Best Online RN to BSN Programs rankings, Pensacola State was listed at No. 4 in the state by the nursing advocacy organization. To calculate the rankings, RegisteredNursing.org gathered data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, National Center for ...read more
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Tuesday, August 20, 2019
 Pensacola, Fla. – August 8, 2019 Nearly three hundred community members, business leaders, and nonprofit agency representatives joined United Way of West Florida today at Sanders Beach – Corinne Jones Resource Center for the organization’s 2019 Annual Meeting. CatCountry 98.7’s Brent Lane kicked the event off on an inspiring note. “The thing about United Way of West Florida,” Lane started, “is ...read more
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Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Pensacola, Fla. – August 19, 2019 United Way of West Florida (UWWF) is beginning its annual partner agency certification process. Becoming a certified partner is the first step to become eligible to apply for grant funding through UWWF’s Community Investment Process.   Any nonprofit agency interested in becoming a United Way partner is required to attend one certification training session. ...read more
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Tuesday, August 20, 2019
MILTON, FLA. – The federal government declared youth vaping, or e-cigarette use, anationwide epidemic. In light of these concerns and the misinformation surrounding this topic,the Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida and Santa Rosa County Health Department are helpingeducate parents, educators, pediatricians and partners on what they need to know about vapingand youth through the E-Epidemic: Vaping ...read more
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 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
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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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