Monthly Archive: December 2013

Dec 26

Mr. Emmett Thompson Honored by Community

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Community members, friends as well as former band students paid tribute to Mr. Emmett Thompson Monday morning at the Luncheon held at the Marie Young Community Center. Mr. Admiral LeRoy, Master of Ceremony, welcomed everyone to the occasion followed by Mr. Bobbie Puryear-Locke and Mr. Jesse Walker who delivered the occasion. Belmont Youth Band, directed …

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Dec 26

Meet Shandra Moorer Singer and Evangelist

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For Shandra Moorer, singing is not just a pastime it’s a passion. “This is my ministry,” she began. When I was five years old, I began singing and I have not deviated. I love singing for the Lord,” She said. Born in Pensacola, Florida, Shandra has seen hardships and been tested. “When I was thirteen …

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Dec 26

Christmas Lock-In Spreads Cheer

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Over 350 children came to the lock-in located at the Belmont Culture Center, Monday from 1 – 6pm “We had a full house,” said Rev. Powell. Modern Woodman came and presented check for $2500 in matching funds. “We are thankful for Jeweler’s Trade Shop that donated a $295 woman‘s watch that was given to a …

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Dec 19

City Council Supports the Mayor’s Recommendation for Minority/Women Business Enterprise Program

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The Pensacola City Council approved the program design of the proposed Minority & Women Business Enterprise (M/WBE) Program presented by MGT of America on December 9th during a City Council workshop session attended by Mayor Ashton Hayward, where the program was presented by Reggie Smith, Managing Partner of MGT. In July 2011, the City Council …

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Dec 19

Sickle Cell Hosts Christmas Party for Local Children

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Saturday evening Sickle Cell Hosted their annual Christmas party for children and their families with Sickle Cell Disease and Sickle traits at Fricker Center. “We had all types of games, crafts , food and sang Christmas carols. We even had Santa there,” said Walter Wallace. There was approximately children there enjoying the occasion. “We had …

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Dec 19

Youth Supported by Area Adults Consider CeaseFire Pensacola to Stop Youth Violence

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On Saturday, September 17, 2011, the administration of Mayor Mitch Landrieu made a commitment to pursue “CeaseFire New Orleans” at the Saving Our Sons crime summit. On Saturday, December 14, 2013 members of the New Orleans Program made a commitment to pursue the establishment of CeaseFire Pensacola at the Save Our City Pensacola (SOCP) county-wide …

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Dec 12

Truth for Youth Sponsors Youth Fall Festival 2013

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Saturday evening children from around the city came to the Belmont Cultural Center to enjoy an evening of fun, food and delight beginning at 6pm and lasting until 11pm. Groups such as Jehovah Lutheran Church and Rev. Lawrence Powell brought children to the festival from their church to take part in the affair. “This event …

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Dec 05

Dr. James S. Young Retires after 61 years of Ministry

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Family and friends came out Saturday evening to begin the celebration with a Retirement Banquet of retirement of Rev. James S Young at the Zion Hope Center. Approximately 100+ people were on hand to wish Rev. Young and his first lady, former County Commissioner Marie Young, well. Toastmaster for the occasion was Dr. Larry Watson, …

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Dec 05

Woodland Heights Community Resource Center Celebrates Opening

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Woodland Heights celebrated the opening of its Community Resource Center Friday afternoon with a host of community members as well as city and county officials. “It took about seven years to get this project started,” said Walter Wallace. “First, there was a study done to determine if the community in this area needed a center. …

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