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Blankets allowed, moratorium on any other changes to Pensacola homeless laws

Blankets allowed, moratorium on any other changes to Pensacola homeless laws

The Pensacola City Council approved Councilwoman Sherri Myers' ordinance amendment to allow people to cover themselves with blankets in city parks. However, when it came to dealing with the other “homeless ordinances,” the debate became heated at last night's city council meeting. Councilman [...]

idgroup Selects Chain Reaction for 2nd annual Brand on Us™ Initiative

idgroup Selects Chain Reaction for 2nd annual Brand on Us™ Initiative

Chain Reaction Teen Volunteer Center has been selected as the second annual Brand on Us recipient. Chain Reaction impacts the lives of local teens from ages 13-18 in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties with safe, meaningful and educational volunteer activities. Through idgroup’s Branding From the [...]

Hard Hats for Higher Education Rally

Hard Hats for Higher Education Rally

UWF Student Government Association to host Hard Hats for Higher Education Rally in support of legislative campaign WHAT: The University of West Florida Student Government Association will host a Hard Hats for Higher Education Rally on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 12 p.m. in the UWF Commons to support [...]

Florida Licensing on Wheels here, Feb. 25

Florida Licensing on Wheels here, Feb. 25

The EscaRosa Coalition on the Homeless reports the Florida Department of Highway Safety has a mobile unit which will be in our area to issue ‘on the spot’ FL ID Cards to the homeless. If you have a homeless client that is in need of an official ID, please have him/her go to the Waterfront [...]

Lakeview ‘Run for Their Lives’ set for April 26

Lakeview ‘Run for Their Lives’ set for April 26

With its beach setting, rockin’ music and party atmosphere, the “Run for Their Lives” 5k race is a fun-filled event with a serious purpose: to support services for victims of rape and other violent crimes. The combination walk and run is Lakeview Center’s annual fund-raiser for its [...]

Columbia Southern student awarded Olympic sportmanship honor

Columbia Southern student awarded Olympic sportmanship honor

Tracy Barnes is enigma in today’s sports world. This elite athlete who has competed in the biathlon on a world-class level for the past 11 years did the unthinkable. She gave up her spot on the United States Olympic team...to her twin sister. So it was Lanny Barnes, not Tracy, that competed [...]

New Leadership Pensacola project: LeapPlay

New Leadership Pensacola project: LeapPlay

The mission of LeaP Play is to create a fun and comforting playroom for the children who are battling an illness, and ensure that each child who is admitted into The Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart has a fun “escape”. The playroom is a place for patients to just be kids. It’s a medical [...]

UWF launches first Argo Pantry food drive

UWF launches first Argo Pantry food drive

The University of West Florida, in partnership with Manna Food Bank of Pensacola, is launching its first Argo Pantry food drive today, Feb. 19 with an open house from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. The open house will take place at the Dean of Students Office, Building 21, Room 130. Beta tested in fall [...]

Viewpoint: More than a blanket needed

Viewpoint: More than a blanket needed

Shannon Nickinson, editor for Progress & Promise, wrote this column for Context Florida. This is a problem that needs more than a blanket. Social media exploded with the word that Pensacola was a city where it was illegal to have a blanket if you slept outside. Not exactly what you want [...]

Pensacola Opera hosts a Cinderella Tea Party

Pensacola Opera hosts a Cinderella Tea Party

On Sunday, March 23 at noon, prior to the matinee performance of Cinderella at the Saenger Theatre, Pensacola Opera will host a Cinderella Tea Party for princesses and princes ages 12 and under. Dress as your favorite prince or princess and join us for an afternoon of fun and excitement, where [...]

Volunteer needed to help distribute United Way funding

Volunteer needed to help distribute United Way funding

Serve on the Community Investment Committee and help choose the programs that receive your donations through United Way of Escambia County’s funds distribution process! Through United Way of Escambia County’s funds distribution process, United Way donors come together to make [...]

IMPACT 100 Holds Membership Recruitment Events

IMPACT 100 Holds Membership Recruitment Events

IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, a local women’s philanthropy group, is conducting our annual membership drive for 2014. Established in 2003, IMPACT 100 has, through the $1,000 annual membership donations, raised and awarded over $5.15 million to local non-profit organizations. Membership is open [...]

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