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NOLA Preservation Hall: Remembrance on 10 year Katrina anniversary

NOLA Preservation Hall: Remembrance on 10 year Katrina anniversary

by Ben Jaffe, creative director of Preservation Hall and plays tuba and upright bass with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band The drummer John Robichaux (1916 - August 29, 2005), hailed from New Orleans musical royalty. Mr. Robichaux shared the same name as his uncle, the early New Orleans [...]

Podcast: The Beacon, Pensacola’s Emergency Shelter for Women and Children

Podcast: The Beacon, Pensacola’s Emergency Shelter for Women and Children

Nathan Monk came on "Pensacola Speaks" yesterday to discuss The Beacon - Pensacola's Only Emergency Shelter for Women and Children. Check out the Facebook page.

United Way honors Community partners

United Way honors Community partners

Press Release: On August 27, more than 250 United Way supporters and partners joined United Way of Escambia County at First Baptist Church of Pensacola to celebrate the year's accomplishments and the many community partners who helped improve lives in our area. The 2014-15 Annual Meeting featured [...]

Pensacola Speaks: Pensacola State College and Japan-U.S. Military Program (JUMP) Pensacola

Pensacola Speaks:  Pensacola State College and Japan-U.S. Military Program (JUMP) Pensacola

On Pensacola Speaks, we will open with an interview with Dr. Ed Meadows, president of Pensacola State College. He will be fresh out of a press conference in which he will announcing the new dean and direction of the PSC Warrington campus. In the second half, we will interview Joe Vinson, [...]

U.S. Coast Guard dedicates ‘Rescue Me’ painting at Hurricane Katrina Memorial Ceremony

U.S. Coast Guard dedicates ‘Rescue Me’ painting at Hurricane Katrina Memorial Ceremony

"Rescue Me," by Dale FairbanksIn Honour of US Coast Guard Rescue Efforts During Hurricane Katrina (PRNewsFoto/Dale Fairbanks) Press release: To coincide with tenth anniversary ceremonies marking Hurricane Katrina's devastating assault on New Orleans and the Gulf Coast, the United States [...]

Served in Japan? Submit your photos for Sept. 4 event honoring U.S. military

Served in Japan? Submit your photos for Sept. 4 event honoring U.S. military

Press Release: Have you or your family been stationed in Japan? If so, there’s an event for you next Friday. The Japan-U.S. Military Program (JUMP) Pensacola Event will take place at the National Naval Aviation Museum on Friday, Sept. 4 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. And if you have photos from your [...]

The Big Float this weekend

The Big Float this weekend

THE BIG FLOAT! - Sponsored by Adventures Unlimited and SweetWater Brewery Emerald Coastkeeper is having a fundraiser this weekend, The Big Float. It's 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29 at Adventures Unlimited in Milton, Florida. Participants are asked to rent a canoe, kayak or tube for the 4-, 7- or [...]

County Commissioners reach out to their constituents

County Commissioners reach out to their constituents

Commissioner Lumon May yesterday hosted a Unity in the Community day in the Montclair neighborhood at Westernmark Park. See PNJ gallery. On Monday Aug. 17, Commissioner Doug Underhill held a town hall meeting at Pensacola State College's Warrington Campus. Residents heard a presentation on the [...]

And do not forget the Inweekly Winners

And do not forget the Inweekly Winners

I almost forgot. Here are our "Winners" from the Aug. 20 issue: P.C. Wu During the June 2015 Northwest Florida League of Cities board meeting, members voted unanimously to name the annual Municipal Official of the Year Award in honor of Pensacola Councilman P.C. Wu. Dr. Wu has served the [...]

This blog has good news, too

This blog has good news, too

Not to be left out on the wave of optimism and positivity sweeping across the city, Rick's Blog also highlighted good news this week: Gulf Coast Kid’s House wins Ethics award Gulf Coast Kid’s House is proud to be the 2015 Winner, Better Business Bureau® Foundation of Northwest Florida [...]

Good news from Inweekly

Good news from Inweekly

Christian Bertrand / Shutterstock.com Mayor Ashton Hayward's office missed a few items in its digital newsletter that Inweekly covered this week: We Can Build It: Last year, National Women Build celebrated its sixth year with around 13,500 women volunteering at 325 events across the U.S., and [...]

Good news from city hall

Good news from city hall

Mayor Ashton Hayward's office sent out its digital newsletter highlighting good news in the city of Pensacola. From Private Sector Three projects have gotten approval from the Architectural Review Board. The PNJ estimated total investment from private sector for these projects to be $60 [...]

Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research tied to Pensacola Marathon

Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research tied to Pensacola Marathon

Press Release: The Pensacola Sports Association (PSA) announced on Aug. 5 that the annual Pensacola Marathon presented by Publix on Sunday, Nov. 8, will benefit nonprofits including the Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research (Rally). In 2013, Pensacolian Cindi Bonner learned that her [...]

Podcast: Pensacola Dragon Boat Festival

Podcast: Pensacola Dragon Boat Festival

On News Talk 1370 WCOA's "Pensacola Speaks," Greg Litton of Northeast Sertoma talked about the 2nd Annual Pensacola Dragon Boat Festival. Check out the website.

Groundbreaking for new downtown YMCA on Thursday

Groundbreaking for new downtown YMCA on Thursday

After years of planning, dreaming, and a year of intensive fundraising, the Downtown Pensacola YMCA will finally break ground on their new, state-of-the-art facility on Thursday. Members of the YMCA Board of Directors will be joined by representatives from the Levin, Bear, and Studer families to [...]

Pensacola Five Flags Rotary installs 2015-2016 Officers and Board of Directors

Pensacola Five Flags Rotary installs 2015-2016 Officers and Board of Directors

Pensacola Five Flags Rotary Installs 2015-2016 Officers and Board of Directors Press Release: Pensacola Five Flags Rotary Club recently held its annual Change of Command Ceremony to install its 2015-2016 officers and board of directors as well as to honor several Club members for their [...]

Escambia County Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Program Returning

Escambia County Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Program Returning

Press Release: The Escambia County Low-Cost Spay-Neuter program is returning, this time at the Pensacola Humane Society's Barbara Grice Memorial Spay and Neuter Clinic. Beginning September 1, Escambia County households making $35,000 or less per year will be eligible to receive discounted fees [...]

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