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Tuesday, August 07, 2018
PENSACOLA, Fla. — With the start of the school year upon us, families are picking out new backpacks and stocking them with school supplies. But as helpful as backpacks can be, wearing them incorrectly can lead to health issues such as the development of poor posture, as well as severe pain in the back, neck and shoulders.   “If you’ve noticed your child struggling with a backpack, bending ...read more
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Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Pensacola, Fla. – Ear, nose and throat doctor and Pensacola native Dr. Matthew Blair has joined Sacred Heart Medical Group’s regional network of doctors. As an otolaryngologist – or ENT doctor – Dr. Blair will diagnose and manage conditions such as chronic sinus infections, nasal polyps, nasal obstruction, skin cancers, facial trauma, hearing loss, chronic ear infections, chronic tonsillitis, ...read more
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Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Milton, FL — The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) is celebrating National Breastfeeding Month this August. This year's theme is Breastfeeding: Foundation of Life.  The Florida Department of Health works to promote breastfeeding as a vital health activity, and encourages breastfeeding-friendly hospitals, child care facilities, work places and communities. How ...read more
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
90Works is hosting a fundraiser on Sunday, August 19th 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Landing in FWB, called Twilight in White. The event will benefit The Project90 Impact from 90Works. The party will feature general admission tickets, VIP experience tickets, food vendors, live music by the Moos Brothers, a raffle and much more! We're also offering military families 15 percent off. They just have to use ...read more
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
PENSACOLA, Fla. (July 26, 2018) Baptist Medical Group announces the opening of its newest walk-in clinic, Baptist Medical Group Convenient Care  Southtowne, and welcomes its newest provider, Jean Bernard Le Gall, PA-C, to its multispecialty physician network. The newest Baptist Medical Group clinic location increases access to high-quality, convenient, walk-in health care in downtown Pensacola, ...read more
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Gulf Coast community rallied behind professional golfer Bubba Watson to help him win the first round of the MetLife MatchUp, securing a $20,000 donation to The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart.   In its second year, the MetLife MatchUp is an online contest that asks fans to vote for the best recovery shot of the week throughout the PGA Tour season. ...read more
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Pensacola State recognized six of its own during the College’s 2018 Employees of the Year ceremony held Thursday, July 19.   Colleagues, family and friends filled the Delaino Student Center on the Pensacola campus as PSC President Ed Meadows presented awards and lauded each honoree.   Diane M. Bracken, director of Facilities, Planning and Construction, was named the Supervisor of the ...read more
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Baptist Health Care Offers Parenthood Education andClasses  August 2018PENSACOLA, Fla. (July 24, 2018)  Baptist Health Care offers expectant mothers choices to tailor the birth experience from early pregnancy through the months following babys arrival. Our dedicated Baptist Womens Center team of nurses and educators are specially trained to make the birthing experience special.         Prepared ...read more
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Baptist Hospital to Host Volunteer Services Recruitment Ice Cream Social PENSACOLA, Fla. (July 24, 2018)  Baptist Hospital Volunteer Services is hosting a "Get the Scoop, Lets Recruit" ice cream social on Thursday, Aug. 2 at 12:30 p.m. at Baptist Towers, Medical Meeting Rooms, located at 1717 North E St., Avery Street entrance.Attendees will learn about an opportunity to add a caring touch to ...read more
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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Baptist Medical Group Welcomes Hospitalist John W. Watford, M.D.PENSACOLA, Fla. (July 19, 2018) Baptist Medical Group (BMG) is pleased to welcome new physician John W. Watford, M.D., to its growing hospitalist program and expansive physician network. As a hospitalist with the Pensacola-based health care organization, Dr. Watford will be exclusively dedicated to caring for patients admitted to ...read more
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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Civil War on Santa Rosa Island: A Day of Special Programs at Fort PickensGulf Breeze, Fla. – Gulf Islands National Seashore announced a special day of programming exploring the lives of soldiers stationed at Fort Pickens during the Civil War.  Special programs will be available from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 4 at historic Fort Pickens.  With help from longtime living history ...read more
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Thursday, July 19, 2018
Pamper Fido with a bath and a pedicure from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, July 28, at Pensacola State College’s Warrington campus, Building 3200, 5555 West Highway 98. Sponsored by college’s Veterinary Technology students, the dog wash services include a bath, nail trim, ear cleaning and anal gland expression. Cost is $10 per bath and $5 for each additional service, $20 for all of the ...read more
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Thursday, July 19, 2018
  SHOW to stage ‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’ on July 20-22 and July 27-29 More than 30 local high school students will be featured in Pensacola State College’s 28th annual Summer High School Onstage Workshop production of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame.” Set to be staged July 20-22 and July 27-29, Friday and Saturday performances are 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees are 2:30 p.m. in the Ashmore Fine ...read more
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Thursday, July 19, 2018
Pensacola State ranks among most affordable colleges in U.S.   The U.S. Department of Education lists Pensacola State College as a best value among public four-year colleges and universities for the seventh consecutive year.   Pensacola State is ranked 37th on the list of 71 institutions cited for lowest tuition in the U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency ...read more
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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Softball player Lia (Amelia) Johnson and baseball player Richard Sorrenti were named Pensacola State College’s Top Male and Female Scholar-Athletes on Wednesday, June 27. Johnson, a sophomore from Panama City, graduated with an overall 3.91 grade point average and is a two-time NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Award recipient, a two-time FCSAA Academic All-State and a two-time All-Panhandle ...read more
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Thursday, July 12, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Gulf Breeze Chamber Announces 2018 July Business of the Month   July 12, 2018  Contact: Hal George, Marketing, Communications & Events Manager Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce O: (850) 932-7888news@gulfbreezechamber.com     Gulf Breeze Area Chamber Announces 2018 July Business of the Month  Gulf Breeze, Fla. – The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber is pleased to announce ...read more
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Thursday, July 12, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Gulf Breeze Chamber Announces 2018 2nd Quarter Nonprofit of the Quarter   July 12, 2018  Contact: Hal George, Marketing, Communications & Events Manager Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce O: (850) 932-7888news@gulfbreezechamber.com     Gulf Breeze Area Chamber Announces 2018 2nd Quarter Nonprofit of the Quarter  Gulf Breeze, Fla. – The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber is ...read more
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Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Jeremy Carver of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Gulf Breeze, Florida recently won the firm's exclusive Spirit of Partnership Award for outstanding performance during 2017. Jim Weddle, the firm's managing partner, calls Carver a leader in the firm and an example of what a dedicated Edward Jones financial advisor can achieve. "Jeremy has demonstrated unyielding dedication and ...read more
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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Christmas in July Toy Drive to Benefit Sick and Injured Children in Hospital                                                                                                                             PENSACOLA, Fla. – To benefit sick and injured children during their time in the hospital, The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart has launched a Christmas in July Toy Drive. The ...read more
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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Baptist Medical Group Welcomes Donald Herip, M.D., MPH, FACOEM to serve as Medical Director of Occupational Health PENSACOLA, Fla. (July 9, 2018 ) Baptist Medical Group is pleased to welcome back triple board-certified family medicine, occupational medicine, and preventive medicine physician Donald Herip, M.D., MPH, FACOEM, to its multispecialty physician network. Dr. Herip has been selected to ...read more
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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Employees, Partners Recognized for Efforts to Help Small Businesses Recover from Hurricane Irma  Florida SBDC Network Headquarters (Pensacola, Fla.) - The Florida SBDC Network, the state's principal provider of business assistance, is pleased to announce the winners of its Hurricane Irma Disaster Recovery Awards.  The awards, which were presented June 13 in Fort Lauderdale as part of the ...read more
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Jay, Fla. - SWAT students, representing the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County, are wasting no time making this an active year in tobacco free advocacy. Newly appointed county SWAT officers, Jake Benton and Avri Anderson, both from Milton High School, joined County SWAT Coordinator, Matthew Dobson, and met with the Jay City Council on Monday, June 18th in Jay.   “We requested ...read more
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Thursday, June 21, 2018
Baptist Health Care to Offer Skin Cancer Screening at Blue Angels Practice AirshowPENSACOLA, Fla. (June 21, 2018)  TheBaptist Cancer Institute is sponsoring a skin screening for the 13th consecutive year.The event is free and will be held on Fri. July 13, 8 a.m. to noon at Casino Beach on Pensacola Beach during the Blue Angels Practice Air Show.Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in ...read more
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Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Milton, Fla. — Although summer is just beginning, The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) would like parents to know it’s not too early to get shots for school.  Students enrolling in Florida schools for the first time are required to have shots to protect against 11 vaccine preventable diseases (diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio, measles, ...read more
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Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Kugelman Family Foundation Donates Quarter-Million Dollars to Children’s Hospital                                                                                              PENSACOLA, Fla. – Construction of the new Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart took a big leap forward today, thanks to a quarter-million dollar donation from the Kugelman Family Foundation.   The ...read more
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Tuesday, May 29, 2018
100th Watchman Procedure Performed by Baptist Heart & Vascular InstitutePENSACOLA, Fla. (May 23, 2018)  Baptist Heart & Vascular Institute (BHVI) has performed its 100th Watchman procedure. The procedure was completed May 17.This is a tremendous milestone for BHVI and a great benefit to the people in the Northwest Florida area who need this level of advanced care, said Victor Hall, vice president, ...read more
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Pensacola, Fla. (May 22, 2018)  Baptist Cancer Institute is hosting a Summer Social for a Cancer Survivors Day celebration on Sunday, June 3, from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Pensacola Yacht Club, located at 1897 Cypress St. The celebration is supported by the Baptist Health Care Foundation.Cancer survivors and a guest are encouraged to wear Hawaiian attire. There will be hula lessons and a live steel ...read more
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
  Pediatric ear, nose and throat doctor joins Sacred Heart, UF Health   PENSACOLA, Fla. — Pediatric ear, nose and throat doctor James Coticchia, MD, FACS, has joined the faculty of the University of Florida College of Medicine, which is affiliated with The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart. Beginning in June, Coticchia will see patients in The Children’s Hospital and in his ...read more
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
  ANNOUNCING:     SANTA ROSA ROOKIE OF THE YEAR 2018   Congratulations to Dustin Nelson Santa Rosa Rookie of the Year 2018!   Milton, FL - The Santa Rosa Education Foundation announced Dustin Nelson, a fifth grade Science teacher at West Navarre Intermediate School, as the 2018 Santa Rosa Rookie of the Year during their Rookie of the Year Reception Wednesday afternoon.  He was selected ...read more
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Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Baptist Medical Group Welcomes General Surgeon Jean P. Martucci, M.D. PENSACOLA, Fla. (May 9, 2018)  Baptist Medical Group is pleased to welcome experienced general surgeon Jean Pierre Martucci, M.D., to its multispecialty physician network. Dr. Martucci is an experienced board-certified general surgeon who takes the time to listen and get to know his patients to provide them with a ...read more
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Tuesday, May 08, 2018
On Saturday, May 12, the letter carriers of Escambia and Santa Rosa counties will once again join forces to help Stamp Out Hunger in our community. In its 26th year, the annual food drive has grown to be the largest national single-day effort that benefits millions of Americans who struggle to put food on the table! Please find the Press Release attached and below for more information. ...read more
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Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Summer 2018 Ranger Programs Schedule in FloridaGulf 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, contact the national seashore at (850) 934-2600.  There is an entrance fee to the Fort Pickens and ...read more
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Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Pensacola, Florida, April 30, 2018 - Henghold Skin Health & Surgery Group is pleased to announce the opening of their new Gulf Breeze Medical Center located at 1200 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze, Florida 32561.  Their Grand Opening celebration is Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, open to the public. Henghold Skin Health & Surgery Group has earned a reputation as the leading skin ...read more
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
PENSACOLA, FLA. (April 25, 2018) – Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union is proud to announce that Dale Johnson has joined the team as Vice President of Finance and Controller.  Johnson formerly worked at United Bank as the Controller, managing their accounting and facilities teams and has more than 13 years working in the financial industry. He earned his Bachelor’s in Accounting and his MBA from ...read more
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
PENSACOLA, Fla. (April 25, 2018)  Baptist Health Care Foundations 5th Annual Casino Royale gala raised more than $245,000. Proceeds from the annual black-tie, invitation-only event are used to support programs and services at Baptist Health Care. Last years gala raised money to support the renovations and remodeling of the Baptist Cancer Institutes Infusion Center. Proceeds from this years ...read more
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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
National Seashore Implements New Sea Turtle Nesting ProtocolsGulf Breeze, Fla. – With sea turtle nesting season just around the corner, Gulf Islands National Seashore biologist and volunteers are implementing new sea turtle nesting protocols.  The national seashore is coordinating efforts with state and local partners to use the least manipulative methods to protect nests.  Specifically, national ...read more
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Tuesday, April 10, 2018
                                     Baptist Health Care Opens Newly Renovated Infusion & Radiation Center at Baptist Cancer InstitutePensacola, Fla. (April 5, 2018)  The newly renovated Infusion & Radiation Center at the Baptist Cancer Institute's Kugelman Cancer Center will start seeing patients on April 16. In January 2016, the Baptist Health Care Foundation received a $100,000 contribution ...read more
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Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida Announces Pen Air as Presenting Sponsor for The Big Scoop 2018   PENSACOLA, Fla. –  PENSACOLA, Fla. – Big Brothers Big Sisters is pleased to announce that Pen Air will be the Presenting Sponsor for The Big Scoop 2018. This pet-friendly community ice cream social will feature fun, games, activities, and as much of the sweet treat as you can ...read more
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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Baptist Medical Group Welcomes Chelsey M. Donahue, Au.D., Audiologist, to Baptist Medical Group  ENT & AudiologyPENSACOLA, Fla. (March 27, 2018)  Baptist Medical Group is pleased to welcome certified audiologist Chelsey M. Donahue, Au.D., to its multispecialty physician network. Donahue is the first to bring a comprehensive vestibular diagnostic program to the area for individuals who suffer from ...read more
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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Neurosurgeon Dr. Ann Carr has joined Sacred Heart Medical Group’s regional physician network. Dr. Carr will practice at Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola, located at 5153 N. Ninth Avenue, Suite 404. Dr. Carr specializes in using minimally invasive surgery to treat conditions of the brain and spine, including injuries, strokes, tumors and neurological issues. Dr. Carr joins the ...read more
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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
PENSACOLA, FL — March 19, 2018 — The Florida SBDC at UWF Business Academy offers “Business Model Canvas” on Monday, April 2nd, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.  Spring into action with the UWF Business Academy this April and gain an understanding of how to move your idea from concept to reality!  Participants in this five-week (5 different workshops) training course will learn how to start, plan, market ...read more
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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
PENSACOLA, FL — March 19, 2018 — The Florida SBDC at UWF is presenting a workshop Wednesday, April 4th, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. entitled “Grow Your Circle: Use Social Media to Reach Customers”.  Do you know how to post videos to Facebook?  Are you aware how to make sure you are hitting the target with your social media and internet presence?  Learn who is using Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, ...read more
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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
PENSACOLA, FL — March 19, 2018 — The Florida PTAC at UWF offers a workshop entitled “Government Contracting 101” on Wednesday, April 4th, from 11: 00 am – 1:00 pm.  This workshop will provide you with the basics on what you need to know to prepare for entering the federal government market.  You will learn the procurement process, how to register and the basics on how to sell to federal ...read more
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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
DOH-Santa Rosa National diabetes Prevention Program receives full recognition from CDC       Contact: Susan Howell, PIO PIO.CHD57@flhealth.gov (850) 564-2263                                                                        Milton, FL – The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) has once again received full recognition from the ...read more
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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
DOH-SANTA ROSA URGES CAUTION TO AVOID EXPOSURE TO RABIES   Contact: Debbie Stilphen, PIOPIO.CHD57@flhealth.gov 850-564-2275 Milton, FL — The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County would like to remind everyone to take precautions to avoid contact with wild or domestic animals that may be carrying rabies, after a Pace resident was exposed to a cat that later tested positive for the ...read more
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