Monthly Archive: October 2013

Oct 31

Auntee’s Now Open

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Auntees” also known as Ida Calland has now opened her business on highway 29.  “My first business was on Michigan,” she began.  “I actually started cooking when I was very young.  My first meal was Lasagna.  My first batch, I threw away but after that, I got it.”  She first started with a little trailer. “My …

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Oct 31

Community Enjoy Friendship Baptist Church Friends and Family Day

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  Sunday morning, Richard Memorial Church and Friendship Baptist Church combined services to praise God and enjoy a day of fellowship with food and DRINK. “Each year we have Family and Friends Day but in the last few months we’ve been meeting with Pastor Mullens and the entire group over at Pensacola United Methodist Community …

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Oct 31

Gospel Praise Is what We Do

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Gospel praise for these young people from as far as DeFuniak Springs made the evening a time to remember.  “Dwayne Crocker, MJJ of Sixth Avenue and many groups participated. “I ran into a couple of young ladies that were doing other things that did not relate to their praise dancing,” said Bill Marshall.  “I asked …

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Oct 31

Houser Memorial Celebrates 122 Years

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Houser Memorial AME Zion Church celebrated their church anniversary beginning Saturday, October 5.  The chairman for the occasion was Ms. Juanita Palmer. Church members and friends gathered on the church grounds at 710 East Jordan St beginning at 9 am.  From this location, they walked and motored to the corner of Maxwell and Hayne St., …

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Oct 24

Young Man’s Dream

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For Twymun Safford life has not always been easy.  Yet despite all, he has overcome most obstacles and is determined to get an education and pursue his lifelong dream of becoming an astronaut. AHPA Foundation Dauphne Chapter awarded Twymun $2000 to attend school.  “I read this young man’s essay and he really touched my heart” said …

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Oct 24

The Color Purple Comes to Pensacola

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Reviewed by Dr, Marion Williams   The Department of Theatre Arts of Alabama State University (ASU) of Montgomery, Alabama presented its Off-Broadway Production (version) of The Color Purple.  Through the efforts of Mrs. Georgia and Johnnie Blackmon of the Gathering Awareness Bookstore and sponsors, this wonderful play was brought to life at to Booker T. …

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Oct 24

IMPACT 100 Gives Back to the Community

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836 ladies impacted the city Sunday afternoon by donating a total of $836,000 to eight non-profit groups at the Hilton Hotel on Pensacola Beach. Beginning at 12:30 the finalist organizations gave their presentations to the ladies of IMPACT 100.  Each group had the opportunity to tell about their project, their vision and what it would mean …

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Oct 24

Kappa International Pomarch Visit Pensacola Chapter

Thursday afternoon Kappas met in Pensacola to begin their two day C Roger Wilson Leadership training that train their members how to be Chapter Pomarchs, treasurers, Secretaries and some of the main parts of the organization.  “As Grand Pomarch my job is to insure that we are doing the same thing all over the country and lend my …

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Oct 18

Coalition for Justice and South Florida Senator Dwight Bullard Hold Town Hall Meeting

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The Coalition of Justice Northwest Florida invited South Florida Senator Dwight Bullard to speak on the issues impacting Pensacola and Escambia County’s African-American communities.   The Roy Middleton shooting by the Escambia County Sherriff Deputies, served as a catalyst for the organizing of the Coalition of Justice Northwest Florida.  The Town Hall meeting on October 11th …

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Oct 18

Two Wildcats of Distinction Honored at 2013

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By Dr. Marion Williams On Friday, October 6, 2013, at 5:30 p.m., Booker T. Washington High School held it annual Homecoming Tailgate festivities on the basketball courts of the school. Shortly thereafter, a reception was held for the “Two New Wildcats of Distinction” in the school’s  atrium. These two outstanding honorees were alumni of the …

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