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USO asks for help for Thanksgiving meal for local troops and their families

USO asks for help for Thanksgiving meal for local troops and their families

USO of Northwest Florida will be hosting the 7th Annual Thanksgiving Feast & Festivities at their Naval Air Station location from November 27-30. Donations of food and money for the USO Thanksgiving Feast and Festivities are now being accepted. The weekend kicks off on Thanksgiving Day with a [...]

City of Pensacola has most households struggling financially

City of Pensacola has most households struggling financially

Yesterday, I wrote about the ALICE report that was released last week by United Way of Florida. That work focused on the working poor, those who live above the federal poverty level but barely make ends meet. That report broke down the information by areas in the county. Forty percent of Pensacola [...]

St. Christopher Christmas Caravan, Dec. 5

St. Christopher Christmas Caravan, Dec. 5

St. Christopher’s Christmas Caravan is an historic holiday fundraising event. Last year’s event raised over $33,000 for various local charities. Caravan chair for 2014, Pat Fogg, is pleased to announce the three historic North Hill homes on the Home Tour. All will be decorated [...]

Nearly two-thirds of African-Amercian households in Escambia County struggle financially

Nearly two-thirds of African-Amercian households in Escambia County struggle financially

Last week United Way of Florida released its ALICE report - Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed - which showed that almost 41 percent of Escambia households and 64 percent of the county's African-American households are struggling financially. According to Theodore Granger, president of [...]

Local hospitals could lose millions without Medicaid expansion

Local hospitals could lose millions without Medicaid expansion

Florida’s non-profit and charity medical facilities that serve low income uninsured face a loss of almost $2 billion in annual revenue when the state’s Low-Income Pool Program (LIP) is scheduled to end June 30, 2015. The impact on hospitals in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties will be over [...]

Songwriters for Autism, Nov. 12

Songwriters for Autism, Nov. 12

The Frank Brown International Songwriters’ Festival will present a special evening event for autism awareness at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 12 in the Sunset Cork Room, Orange Beach AL. Proceeds from the event will benefit Autism Pensacola. Featured singer Logan Blade was diagnosed with autism [...]

Think Beyond holds forum on quality of life reports, Nov. 13

Think Beyond holds forum on quality of life reports, Nov. 13

Think Beyond Pensacola hosts at 6 p.m. this Thursday, Nov. 13 a forum on two reports that were released this summer on this area's quality of life. The forum, titled "Moving Pensacola Forward - What Gets Measured Gets Improved," will be held at the Pensacola Museum of Art, with refreshments and [...]

Go in Peace, helping veterans deal with PTSD

Go in Peace, helping veterans deal with PTSD

According to a 2013 Veterans Administration report, 1 in 4 Americans who dies is a veteran. Twenty-two veterans commit suicide daily. Many of those deaths are linked to PTSD. Though there are no statistics on how many veterans locally have committed suicide, law enforcement has told me it's more [...]

Coffee for a Cause, every Monday

Coffee for a Cause, every Monday

Costa Enterprises is launching “Coffee For A Cause” at all of their McDonald’s locations throughout Northwest Florida. For every McCafe® coffee purchased on any Monday throughout the year, they will donate 50 percent of their coffee proceeds to a different local charity each month. As [...]

Sacred Heart hosts 12th Annual Celebration of Life, Dec. 14

Sacred Heart hosts 12th Annual Celebration of Life, Dec. 14

Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola will hold its 12th Annual Celebration of Life on Sunday, Dec. 14, at 2 p.m. in the hospital chapel, located on the second floor of the main hospital. This ceremony is a celebration of the lives of those babies and children who died at Sacred Heart during the past [...]

Wildlife Sanctuary fundraiser today at Pensacola Bay Brewery

Wildlife Sanctuary fundraiser today at Pensacola Bay Brewery

Starting at 10:30 am the Pensacola Bay Brewery will be the WILD place to be! The Wildlife Sanctuary of Northwest Florida, Inc. is so excited to be hanging out with great folks again. Please join them with top Chef Dan Dunn, H2O Hilton and their "special wild guests." According to their [...]

2nd Annual Rotary Tree of Remembrance Project kicks off Dec. 7

2nd Annual Rotary Tree of Remembrance Project kicks off Dec. 7

In conjunction with Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, the 2nd Annual Rotary Tree of Remembrance ceremony will be held Sunday, Dec. 7, at 3 p.m. at Cordova Mall. The tree will be located inside the mall near the Dillard’s entrance. A choir will provide some sounds of the season as part of the [...]

Open Books has sidewalk book sale, Nov. 15

Open Books has sidewalk book sale, Nov. 15

Open Books is holding a sidewalk book sale on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 10am to 4pm. All books are sold very cheap. All proceeds go to help the Open Books Prison Book Project. Open Books is located at 1040 North Guillemard Street. For more information, please contact Open Books at 453-6774 or by [...]

Choral Society of Pensacola presents Handel’s Messiah, Dec. 6

Choral Society of Pensacola presents Handel’s Messiah, Dec. 6

The Choral Society of Pensacola presents the holiday classic Handel’s Messiah at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 6 at St. Paul Catholic Church, 3131 Hyde Park Road. Messiah will feature the 60 singers of the Choral Society of Pensacola, the Choral Society of Pensacola Orchestra; and four [...]

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