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Tuesday, January 28, 2020
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Jan. 27, 2020) – Baptist Health Care will offer the following support groups in February 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 Group Tuesday, Feb. 11, noon to 1 p.m. Baptist Towers, Tower 3, Ground Floor, Baptist ...read more
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Jan. 27, 2020) – As part of its Heart Month observance throughout February, Baptist Health Care will provide the following free educational seminars and classes about heart health. These seminars support Baptist’s commitment to improving the quality of life for the communities we serve. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 850.469.7897. Heart Health Wednesday, ...read more
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Jan. 27, 2020) – Baptist Health Care will offer the following women’s center parenthood education classes in February. 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 Monday, Feb. 3 through Thursday, Feb. 6, 6 to 8:30 p.m. $90 per ...read more
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
JANUARY 27, 2020    BBBS Contact: Bella CostaPhone: 850.433.5437E-mail: bcosta@bbbsnwfl.org  The Studer Family Children's Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart Becomes the Newest Partner of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida School to Work Program  Pensacola, Fla. – On Wednesday, January 22, 2020 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida (BBBSNWFL) spent the ...read more
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT:Somer DickensMarketing Specialist 850-434-6168 x 6 pr@prohealthfl.com  Photo Attached  UWF GRAD, SOMER DICKENS, STAYS LOCAL AS PROHEALTH MARKETING SPECIALIST January 21, 2020Pensacola, Florida – ProHealth is delighted to announce that Somer Dickens has accepted a full-time position as a Marketing Specialist at ProHealth. Dickens was an intern in the ProHealth ...read more
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Friday, January 17, 2020
Fort Walton Beach—Beach Community Bank has entered into agreement with Florida First City Banks, Inc. and First City Bank of Florida that provides for the merger of First City Bank of Florida with and into Beach Community Bank.  Completion of the transaction willresult in a combined entity with approximately $675 million in assets, making it the largest community bank headquartered in northwest ...read more
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Friday, January 17, 2020
Pensacola, Fla. – January 17, 2020 Residents of Escambia and Santa Rosa counties making $66,000 or less annually are eligible to file their taxes for free with United Way of West Florida’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program. Eligible participants may visit one of five convenient locations across the community to utilize this free service and maximize their tax return with the ...read more
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Friday, January 17, 2020
Nonprofit expert Cathy Brown will host “Donor-Centered Proposals and Presentation” workshop on Wednesday,  Jan. 29, at Pensacola State College.A Pensacola resident, Brown is the associate director of education at The Fund Raising School in the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University.Set for 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Nonprofit Center For Excellence and Philanthropy, Bldg. 17, Room ...read more
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Friday, January 17, 2020
Garry Krinsky will bring Toying with Science, a fast-paced, fun-filled and interactive learning experience, to Pensacola State College on Saturday, Jan. 25.Set for 1 p.m. in Ashmore Auditorium, Krinsky will share the scientific principles of gravity, leverage, fulcrums and simple machines with audience members using  circus skills, mime and original music. During the high-energy show, Krinsky and ...read more
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Thursday, January 09, 2020
Milton, Fla. - The Florida Department of Health (Department) is strongly encouraging all unvaccinated residents to get their flu shot as soon as possible. Flu vaccination is the best way to prevent the flu and its potentially serious complications.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  estimates that, nationwide, for the 2019-2020 season so far, there have been at least 6.4 million ...read more
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Wednesday, January 08, 2020
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Jan. 7, 2020)  Baptist Medical Group is pleased to welcome Suzanne McBride, M.D., to its multispecialty physician network. Dr. McBride is a highly skilled family medicine physician who provides quality care to the entire family from infants, kids and teens to adults.Dr. McBride is a cum laude graduate of the University of South Alabama. She earned her medical degree at the ...read more
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Tuesday, January 07, 2020
WHAT: In support of our 30th Anniversary Bold Steps campaign, Wind Creek Hospitality will present a gift of $10,000. Their gift will support our Bigs with Badges program.  Big Brothers Big Sisters’ nationwide initiative to recruit those who wear badges as mentors for young people will pay dividends for the mentor, the kids and the communities where they live and work. It is just the kind of ...read more
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Monday, January 06, 2020
For Immediate Release Pensacola Sports and Pensacola Bay Brewery are hosting a Double Bridge Run sign-up party on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at the Pensacola Bay Brewery at 5:30 pm.   This is a great opportunity for runners to register before the price increases for both the 15K and 5K on January 25.   Register at the sign-up party and receive a free beer courtesy of Pensacola Bay Brewery!   Even ...read more
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Monday, January 06, 2020
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Jan. 6, 2020)  Baptist Heart & Vascular Institute (BHVI) is pleased to welcome Frank Lauro, D.O., MBA, FACC, FACOI, to its physician network, the largest cardiology practice in the area. Dr. Lauro is an experienced physician who is board certified in cardiovascular disease and is fellowship trained in adult cardiovascular disease. Dr. Lauro earned his doctor of osteopathy from ...read more
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Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Milton, FL — The Santa Rosa WIC program's breastfeeding support group, The Milky Way, celebrated the holidays with a party at their monthly meeting on December 5. The event was a family affair attended by nursing mothers and babies, as well as older siblings and even a dad. Some were new members joining in for the first time, while others have been attending regularly since the group's first ...read more
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Horatio Alger Association names 14 outstanding individuals, each of whom has overcome adversity to achieve professional and personal success, to its Member Class of 2020WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 10, 2019) C Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their ...read more
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Friday, December 06, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Dec. 5, 2019)  Baptist Health Care has selected the architect, program manager and general contractor for the planning and construction of its new 650,000-square-foot replacement hospital and medical office building that will be built at the intersection of Brent Lane and I-110 in Pensacola, Florida.These companies were selected based on individual industry-wide reputations and ...read more
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Friday, December 06, 2019
Link: Becker's Hospital Review - 100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs | 2019GULF BREEZE, Fla. (December 5, 2019)  Baptist Health Care has been named to the Becker's Healthcare 100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs list for 2019. Hospitals featured on the list earned recognition for quality of care and patient satisfaction for orthopedic and ...read more
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Friday, December 06, 2019
Baptist Hospital has received 8 patients from the shooting at the NAS Pensacola. We do not have any conditions to report at this time. Our teams are treating patients and we are working with Navy personnel to communicate with family members. We will be providing updates throughout the day. For media questions, please call or text 850.791.5254. If you believe you have a family member here at ...read more
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Wednesday, December 04, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Dec. 5, 2019)  Baptist Medical Group is pleased to welcome fellowship-trained oncologist Sweta Jonnalagadda, M.D., to its multispecialty physician network. Dr. Jonnalagadda is board certified in internal medicine and offers quality, dedicated care to adult cancer patients. Dr. Jonnalagadda earned her medical degree at Kasturba Medical College in Manipal, Karnataka, India and ...read more
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Wednesday, November 06, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Nov. 6, 2019)  Baptist Hospital is one of only 19 hospitals in the state of Florida to achieve the federal Healthy People 2020 Maternal and Child Health goal of reducing Cesarean section (C-section) rates for first-time mothers with low-risk pregnancies. The announcement was made by the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) and the Florida Department of Health.According to ...read more
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Wednesday, October 30, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. —Ascension Sacred Heart Pensacola is significantly increasing access to care for women and babies through renovations and the launching of a midwife program. The work to expand labor and delivery, mother-baby care, high-risk pregnancy care and gynecologic surgery has started and is expected to be completed in early 2020.  New private birthing suites under construction have been ...read more
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Wednesday, October 30, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Oct. 28, 2019)  Board-certified physician assistant Kendall Hoover, PA-C,  has joined Baptist Medical Group Convenient Care  Southtowne located at 190 East Intendencia St., Suite A-28 in Pensacola. Hoover is a cum laude graduate of Florida State University in Tallahassee and earned her masters degree in physician assistant studies from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, ...read more
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Florida! They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout your area in December 2019. AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on History. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of the most skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt for ...read more
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. — Physician Assistant Amanda Wolford, PA-C, has joined the pediatric orthopedics team of the Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart. Wolford will see patients in the Children’s Hospital and in her outpatient office, located in Ascension Sacred Heart’s Pediatric Specialist Tower at 5153 N. Ninth Ave. in Pensacola.  Wolford works with pediatric orthopedic ...read more
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Tuesday, October 15, 2019
MILTON, Fla. — The second annual Not A Lab Rat Day is Wednesday, Oct. 16. Thisyear, Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) wants other teens to know that when it to comes to e-cigarettes, aka “vaping” products, history is repeating itself.E-cigarette companies use the same tricks, including flavors and marketing campaigns, tobacco companies used for decades to target and recruit young smokers.1 ...read more
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Tuesday, October 15, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Oct. 15, 2019)  Obstetrician-gynecologist W. Marc Boyd Jr., D.O., M.D., has joined Baptist Medical Group  Ladies First. He provides obstetric and gynecologic care to women of all ages and all risk levels.Dr. Boyd attended the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, earned his doctorate of osteopathic medicine at Des Moines University in Iowa, and his doctor of ...read more
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Monday, October 14, 2019
Florida SBDC Network Headquarters (Pensacola, Fla.) – October marks National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity.  According to Verizon’s 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report, 43 percent of cyber attacks target small businesses. To equip small businesses with the education and resources to ...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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