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Help provide 5,000 blankets, 5,000 meals

December 9, 2016

As cold weather is upon us and the need is great in Pensacola’s homeless community, Waterfront Rescue Mission is hosting an initiative Warm Blankets, Hot Meals to provide 5,000 blankets and 5,000 meals to the homeless…

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The Arc Gateway’s Tree of Lights, Dec. 15

December 8, 2016

Light up the night at The Arc Gateway’s Tree of Lights The holiday season is a time to give thanks and cherish those whose light brightens our lives. To honor our loved ones and yours, The…

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ECAT collecting toys to surprise a local nonprofit

December 8, 2016

Escambia County Area Transit (ECAT) representatives announced the system will host a toy drive to collect new and gently used toys for an area nonprofit. Donations can be made at Rosa Parks Terminal from Dec. 8…

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Reds GM praises Blue Wahoos

December 6, 2016

Zach Buchanan, Reds beat reporter for the Cincinnati Enquirer, is covering the MLB Winter Meetings. He wrote about Blue Wahoos co-owner Bubba Watson’s appearance and the announcement of the ball club winning the prestigious Bob Freitas…

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Former Pensacola ACLU leader passes

December 5, 2016

Susan Watson, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Alabama, died on Friday after a brief illness, according to news reports. The ACLU of Alabama posted the following on its Facebook page: ACLU…

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Gatlinburg Relief Fund in place at SmartBank

December 1, 2016

In the wake of this week’s tragic wildfires in Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains, the Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce Foundation has established the Gatlinburg Relief Fund which will directly benefit the families impacted by the…

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Just in time for #GivingTuesday, Check-A-Charity tool

November 28, 2016

Charitable organizations registered in Florida received nearly $79 billion in contributions last year, and in advance of Giving Tuesday, which is on Nov. 29, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam is offering tips to help Floridians…