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Escambia County Pensacola

Hayward takes a hit in survey

September 6, 2016

The Pensacola Young Professionals released on today their 2016 Quality of Life Survey. The news for Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward wasn’t as positive as it has been in the past. More residents believed that Escambia County…


PYP seeks employers for internship program

February 8, 2016

The Pensacola Young Professionals are seeking potential employers for its summer internship program, Internship Pensacola. PYP launched the popular program in 2007. It has linked talented, highly-qualified young people with the top businesses in this community.…


Daily Brew Tuesday: PYP beginnings revisited

April 20, 2015

This week, I’m co-hosting with Carly “Slim” Borden “The Daily Brew” on BLAB TV. As the picture shows I have a face for radio, not television, but my “Mr. Potato Head” good looks could come in…


Inweekly 2005: SWF

April 4, 2015

This issue set Inweekly in the direction of advocating for the young adults in our area. In the aftermath of Hurricane Ivan, Pensacola was rebuilding and looking for answers on how to attract young talent to…


Inweekly 2006: Pensacola Young Professionals launched

March 7, 2015

In 2006, the Pensacola Independent News joined forces with the Pensacola Chamber of Commerce to facilitate the formation of the Pensacola Young Professionals. I wrote this introduction of the group in March 2006: This new generation…


PYP looks for Operations Director

February 4, 2015

The Pensacola Young Professionals (PYP) are looking for an Operations Director to supports the overall strategic plans and operational duties of the organization. Here is the job description: PYP – Operations Director Job Description 2015.…


Sorry, Bollards not on order

February 8, 2013

The bollards aren’t on order as Mayor Ashton Hayward told the board of directors of the Greater Pensacola Chamber on Jan. 22. A bollard is a short vertical post arranged in a line to obstruct the…


PYP affirms support of maritime stadium

June 22, 2010

Press Release: Pensacola Young Professionals today affirmed a decision made in 2006 to support the Community Maritime Park. Kristine Karsten, President of Pensacola Young Professionals, met with vice-presidents, team chairs and members and outlined the history…