On Saturday, April 4, 2015, Innisfree Hotels will break ground on its ‘From the Ground Up’ sustainable garden. The project is a volunteer-driven initiative to provide fresh food and employment opportunities to disadvantaged members of our local community. Innisfree founder and CEO Julian [...]
In this week's issue, Inweekly reported on a pilot program in Escambia County to help prisoners become productive members of our community - "Tipping Point" by T.S. Strickland. On Pensacola Speaks yesterday, Rick Dye, REAP executive director, talked about the pilot program that may eventually save [...]
Please forgive me for a proud father moment. My daughter Cat's photo was featured by NBC on its website today.com. Our children redeem us.
MARIJUANA RULE HIT WITH TWO MORE CHALLENGES A Central Florida nursery and a trade association this week filed legal challenges to a state Department of Health proposal to carry out a new law allowing limited types of medical marijuana. The challenges, filed at the state Division of Administrative [...]
Sgt. Andy Hobbs, who heads Homeland Security for the Escambia County Sheriff's Office, discusses how local agencies dealt with last year's ice storm, floods and jail explosion. Pensacola Speaks airs on News Talk 1370 WCOA Monday-Friday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. You can call in and join the [...]
On Pensacola Speaks, Cyndi Warren with IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area talks about its 2015 Membership Drive that successfully concluded with a record of 1060 members.
By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Facing another legal challenge to the state's attempt to craft a framework for a medical-marijuana industry, a Senate committee moved forward Tuesday with a measure that would jump-start the process after hearing from dozens of speakers who objected that [...]
Press Release: A photograph taken by Cat Outzen, director of community outreach and children’s programs for The Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart, has been selected for inclusion in the 2015 Children’s Hospitals Photo Exhibit, a national competition administered by the Children’s Hospital [...]
On Pensacola Speaks, Scott Satterwhite talks his cover story, "The Punk Roc Doc."
Administrative Law Judge Elizabeth McArthur has scheduled an April 14 hearing in a legal challenge to a proposed regulatory framework for Florida's new medical-marijuana industry, according to a document posted on the state Division of Administrative Hearings website. The case challenges a [...]
IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, a local women’s philanthropy group, is pleased to announce that its 2015 Membership Drive has successfully concluded with a record of 1060 members. The organization will give back to the community by awarding 10 grants of 106,000 each to non-profit agencies in [...]
Press Release: The Kugelman Family Foundation has committed $150,000 to the YMCA of Northwest Florida toward the construction of a new facility in downtown Pensacola. The family’s gift continues their legacy of giving back to local community organizations, a practice that the late Jack [...]
I had senior moment and introduced Rusty Branch as Rusty Wells, but he recovered nicely. We talked about Gulf Coast Enterprises, the largest private employer of persons with disabilities in Northwest Florida and his visit to Tallahassee with this year's Leadership Pensacola class. Pensacola [...]
The 2015 Walk to Cure Arthritis is happening on Saturday May 9th, at the Community Maritime Park. The goal is $22,5000. Our Walk to Cure Arthritis goal is $22,500 With less than 60 days remaining we’ve really got a job ahead of us. Using social media to fundraise is easy! Log in and you can [...]