Monthly Archive: March 2013

Mar 28

Governor Scott Signs on the Bottom Line at Brown Barge Elementary

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With the Brown Barge civic band performing, Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) became the first Florida governor to visit a Escambia county school or classroom since Hurricane Ivan, back in 2004.  However, this visit to Brown Barge Elementary was for much more positive reasons as Scott signed a check totaling $751,448 for the Escambia county school …

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Mar 28

IMPACT 100 Membership Reaches Historic High

Organization will Give $836,000 to the Non-Profit Community Pensacola, FL, March 22, 2013 – IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, a local women’s philanthropy group, is pleased to announce that its 2013 Membership Drive has successfully concluded with 836 members.  The organization will give back to the community by awarding 8 grants of $104,500 each to …

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Mar 28

Pensacola’s Dogwood Dash takes participants throughout the Downtown Community

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Twenty five years ago, Grace and Ted  Ruckstubls initiated the Dog Wood Dash Race at another parish. When they arrived at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, they decided to bring this event to the church as a fund raiser to help with the cost associated with the St. Joseph’s Clinic and the church’s caring and sharing …

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Mar 28

Belmont Students Earning Scholarships

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Friday evening at University of West Florida the African American Heritage Jazz Society awarded two students an award for their participation in the Scholarship contest.  Isabelle Peterson placed second and Jabobi Williams placed first overall in the event. Isabelle Peterson (age 15), 10th grade, is currently enrolled in the Escambia Virtual Academy. She is a …

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Mar 28

Business Women and Entrepreneurs Gather for Woman to Woman Chat

Saturday morning, women from various parts the community came out to Comfort Inn for a time of relaxation, and enlightenment and discussed topics of business, health, skin care and fitness. Sponsored by Angel McShane, ladies talked openly about stress in the workplace, and how it affects health.  “Black women are at the top of the …

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Mar 21

Life Changing Experience Worship Center Celebrates Pastor & Family Appreciation

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Pastor Darold Montgomery and co-pastor Karen Montgomery and family were honored Sunday afternoon as friends, family and members gathered at Life Changing Experience Worship Center located on Jackson and Fairfield. As the Life Changing Experience Praise Team opened the occasion with high praise, God’s Holy Spirit reigned supreme.  Young and old alike stood and gave …

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Mar 21

Ellison Bennett Pre-Files for School Board District Education Seat

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Ellison Bennett is no stranger to politics or the needs of the community in the Education arena. “I’m running for this because I’ve always had a passion for children. And seeing the dynamics of the district for the last 10 years, our neighborhood schools in district 3 have been closed some for economic reasons.  I …

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Mar 21

Youth Excel in the Belmont Youth Band

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by Barbara Todd Graham Loiselle, 15, a violin student/teacher at the Belmont Youth Band  has recently added to a growing number of the Band’s  students who’ve won scholarships  and prizes as a result of their own hard work and free weekly music lessons that the Belmont Youth Band, Inc. offers to Pensacola’s young people for …

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Mar 21

100 Black Men of Pensacola presents “Tomorrows 100” Class of 2013

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The 100 Black Men of Pensacola Inc., the local affiliate of 100 Black Men of America presented its annual Beautillion and Dinner on Saturday March 16 at the New World Landing. The event includes a presentation of the members of the  2013 “Tomorrows 100” Program which is a leadership and development program for high school …

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Mar 19

State Rep. Clay Ford Passes Away

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Rep. Clay Ford has passed away of cancer.  Ford was the representative for southern Escambia and Gulf Breeze community,

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