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Surprise, Chamber supports economic development and tourism

February 21, 2017

Today, the Greater Pensacola Chamber announced its support for the continued funding of Enterprise Florida, the Small Business Development Center Network and VISIT FLORIDA. “The Greater Pensacola Chamber strongly believes the state must continue to fund…

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Free beach trolley service returns next month

February 20, 2017

The Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA) will once again launch their free, open-air trolley service along Pensacola Beach on March 3 and run it through October 1, 2017. The 2017 trolley schedule is as follows: March…

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Achieve Escambia boss resigns

February 15, 2017

After less than four months on the job, Achieve Escambia’s Director Greg Voss has resigned. Achieve Escambia was founded in early 2016 by Navy Federal Credit Union, Gulf Power and other community leaders to improve public education.…

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Scott keeps up pressure in Economic Development debate

February 14, 2017

From The News Service of Florida: After making three appearances Monday, Gov. Rick Scott continues trying to build public pressure against lawmakers who want to kill the state’s business-recruitment and tourism-marketing agencies. Scott held a roundtable…

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Bike to Fort Pickens on March 4

February 14, 2017

The public is invited to peddle, hike, and climb their way through the archaeology of Gulf Islands National Seashore Fort Pickens Area with the Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) and the National Park Service on Saturday,…

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What is the impact of cutting tourism marketing?

February 13, 2017

The U.S. Travel Association and Visit Florida have data to show what happens when state’s top promoting tourism. Pennsylvania cut its state tourism marketing budget from $30 million to $7 million in 2009. Every dollar cut…

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Ice Flyers fire head coach

February 13, 2017

The Ice Flyers announced this afternoon that Head Coach Kevin Hasselberg would no longer continue in his role with the organization. “After evaluating the entire season over the past weeks and where we stand today, I’ve…

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Carro top produced for SVN Florida

February 13, 2017

Michael Carro, CCIM, was named the No. 1 producer among SVN Florida’s more than 90 advisors, which placed him No. 3 nationally among SVN advisors, the company announced Feb. 9 at the SVN International annual conference…