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Merrill elected first chairman of Visit Pensacola board

Yesterday, the Visit Pensacola board of directors held its first meeting. The meeting was primarily organizational and was properly held in the “Sunshine.” The board…

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Posted in Escambia County Politics

Daily reveals who selected Visit Pensacola board

Carlton Proctor wrote in today’s daily newspaper about the selection process of the initial board of directors of Visit Pensacola – the 501(c)6 non-profit formed…

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Posted in Escambia County Politics

Why question Visit Pensacola? Because the public has been left out of the process

More than likely Visit Pensacola, Inc. –the new non-profit formed by the hotel industry to be laser-focused on tourism — will be approved today to…

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Visit Pensacola picks its initial board of directors

We don’t how they were chosen. We don’t who chose them. However, we now know who they are. Brendan Kelly, UWF Interim Dean for University…

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Posted in Escambia County

Visit Pensacola and its bylaws gain approval, final vote may be Thursday…or not

By Jesse Farthing Yesterday’s Committee of the Whole meeting of the Escambia County Commission focused heavily on Visit Pensacola, Inc. and its proposed governance and…

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Posted in Business Escambia County

Visit Pensacola in the Sunshine

This morning Escambia County citizens will get to hear, for the first time in a public forum, about the latest set of bylaws for Visit…

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Visit Pensacola draft bylaws. Group will be like a mini-chamber

Last week the Escambia Board of County Commissioners were given the latest draft of the bylaws of Visit Pensacola, Inc. — corporation proposed by the…

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Posted in Business Escambia County

Lobbyist tried to dictate who would represent the arts community on new tourism board

Ron Ellington, paid lobbyist for the hotel industry, apparently has his Visit Pensacola board chosen to run tourism for Escambia County. According to David Bear,…

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