Monthly Archive: January 2013

Jan 31

African Queens “ON FIRE” at 11th Anniversary Ball

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African Queens gathered from all over Africa at Sanders Beach-Corrine Jones Community Center on January 25, 2013 to choose one of their own to lead them. The center was aglow with Mar- di Gras decorations set against a backdrop of Pensacola bay. Our first queen, Queen Nefertiti, Evaline Jones was the Mistress of Ceremonies and …

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Jan 31

Mother Patricia Moorer Honored

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Saturday evening was a spe- cial evening for Sister Patricia Ann Moorer. Her son, Sharvin, paid tribute to her at New Dimensions Christian Center with many of her family and friends their to show their support and encouragement. “I just wanted to do something for my mother to show her they she was loved. I’ve …

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Jan 31

Mrs. Odell Davis Celebrates Life at 90

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Friday evening friends and family met at New World Landing to celebrate the 90th birthday of Mts. Odell Davis. As Ms. Mamie Webb Hixon, Mistress of ceremonies, honored Mrs. Davis guests enjoyed an array of songs, poems and dance by her children, grand and great grandchildren. Expressions of Ms. Da- vis was given as a …

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Jan 31

Hayward nominates Donovan as Airport Director

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Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward has nominated Gregory Donovan, A.A.E. to serve as the next Director of Pen- sacola International Airport. Hayward will ask the Pensacola City Council to confirm his nominee at its next meeting. Donovan would succeed current director Melin- da Crawford, who an- nounced in November that she would leave to accept the …

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Jan 31

Commander Andre Ragin Retires in Style

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After twenty years of dedicated service to the US Navy, Commander Andre L. Ragin gave his farewell salute to his fellow offi- cers and friends at the Mustin Beach Offi- cer’s Club, NAS Pensacola. CDR Ragin, born in Philadelphia, PA on March 27, 1970 calls Brandywine, MD home. He enlisted in the Navy after gradu- …

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Jan 31

Virtuous Women International Ministries Holds an Every Mary Needs and Elizabeth Breakfast

As women entered the Ashbury Building Satur- day morning, breakfast was not the only thing they were coming to enjoy. For as the moment arrived, the Holy Spirit poured out his blessings to all who were in attendance. Women throughout the Pensacola area came and listened to four dynamic speakers who delivered a word unlike …

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Jan 28

Southern Christian Leadership Conference honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. & Rev. James S. Young

Friday morning, the community gathered at the MLK Plaza to pay tribute Dr. Martin Luther King and also honor Rev.Dr James S. Young for his contributions to the community during the Civil Right Movement. “Dr. King gave us a prescription and medication to deal with violence,” said Dr. Bernard LaFayette Chariman of the Board of …

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Jan 28

Photos from MLK Celebration

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Jan 28

Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll Visits Pensacola

Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll (R-FL)

Adding to the festive celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday, Lt. Governor Jennifer Carroll appeared Sunday afternoon at the First Baptist Church in Warrington to give her salutations and give words of encouragement to the community. “For three years, when I got into the legislature, they tried to pass through a bill to …

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Jan 28

Pensacola Pays Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.

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Thursday evening marked the beginning of the weekend long celebration of the commemorative celebration of Martin Luther King’s birthday.  With Audra Carter presiding, the festivities began at Greater Union Baptist Church kicking off the celebration with a Musical with various participating groups including First Baptist Church of Ferry Pass Praise Dancers, Florida/Bama Four Winds Male …

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