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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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Thursday, July 11, 2019
Pensacola, FL – July 9, 2019 -- LandrumHR is proud to announce the promotions of Mandy Sacco to President of Workforce Solutions, Jim Howe to Vice President of Workforce Solutions, and Chris Fountain to Director of Workforce Management Operations.  Workforce Solutions is a division of LandrumHR that provides three primary services: Executive Search, Staffing, and Workforce Management.  LandrumHR ...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 09, 2019
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Tuesday, July 09, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (July 9, 2019)  Baptist Health Cares Faith Health Network is partnering with the First West Florida Baptist District Association to host a community wellness event on Fri., July 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1201 North H St. in Pensacola.The free event will include health screenings, benefits screenings, giveaways and food. Local vendors will provide free health and community ...read more
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Tuesday, July 09, 2019
SHOW to stage ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ on July 19-21 and July 26-28  More than 30 local high school students will be featured in Pensacola State College’s 29th annual Summer High School Onstage Workshop production of “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.”  Set to be staged July 19-21 and July 26-28, Friday and Saturday performances are 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees are 2:30 p.m. in Ashmore Auditorium, ...read more
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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
Milton, Fla. — June 27, 2019, commemorates National HIV Testing Day (NHTD). First observed in 1995, NHTD is meant to encourage people to be aware of their HIV status so that they can take control of their health. This year’s theme, “Doing It My Way,” highlights how and why people make testing a part of their lives. TheSanta Rosa County Health Department joins community partners across the ...read more
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Tuesday, July 02, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (June 27, 2019)  Baptist Health Care will offer the following parenthood education classes in July. 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., July 8 through Fri., July 12, 6 to 8:30 p.m.Baptist Birth ...read more
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Tuesday, July 02, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (June 27, 2019)  Baptist Health Care will provide the following free educational seminars in July. 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 for Seniors: Living Better As You AgeWed., July 10, 11:30 a.m. lunch; noon to 1 p.m. seminarAngie Jenks, ...read more
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Tuesday, July 02, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (June 27, 2019)  Baptist Health Care will offer the following support groups in July 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., July 9, noon to 1 p.m.Baptist Towers, Tower 3, Ground Floor, Baptist Weight-Loss ...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
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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 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
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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 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, 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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