Category Archive: Community

Jul 19

Nonprofit West African Dance Drum and Theater Summer Camp nears its End

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By Nielah B. Spears. This week marks the fourth and final week of performance blessings and Jazz 3rd annual year of West African dance and drum camp.  This year the dance troupe has decided to include a theater component which opens the door for world-renowned actor, author and film director ‘ Egypt’ Devin Robinson from Atlanta …

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Jul 12

African-American Led Investors Interested in Bringing Private Capital to Triumph Gulf Coast Funding

  By Tony McCray Triumph Gulf Coast is about to receive $300,000,000 in BP Oil Spill Economic Settlement funds for competitive distribution to the eight counties from Escambia to Wakulla that suffered the most from the 2010 BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico.  The Gulf Coast Voice had a distinct opportunity to interview …

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Jul 05

Community Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR Saturday, July 8, 2017 – 12Noon to 5:00pm – ‘The Be You Experience’, Empowering Teen Girls – Presented by Alexus R. and the Young and Rejoiceful Ministry of Greater Little Rock Baptist Church – For girls ages 12 – 18 only; THIS IS A FREE EVENT/MUST register online to attend. Location: Greater Little …

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Jul 05

West Afrikan Intensive Summer Dance and Drum Camp Offered by Local Performing Arts Group

  By Tony McCray Nielah Spears, Founder and President of Performance, Blessings, and Jazz, Inc. (PB&J), a non-profit organization, is once again contributing to Pensacola’s diverse performing arts community continues its growth and development through its West Afrikan Intensive Summer Dance and Drum Camp at from June 23rd, 2017 to July 25th, 2017 at Voices …

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Jun 28

FloridaWest Means Business, Commissioner Underhill Wants to Cut Their Budget

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By: Tony McCray Recently, FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance announced, The Bluffs, Northwest Florida’s Industrial Campus, received $3.1 million in funding for site connectivity and infrastructure improvements as part of the 2017-2018 State of Florida budget signed by Governor Rick Scott. This funding was supported by many public officials including Pensacola Mayor Hayward.  FloridaWest has been …

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Jun 21

CAPC Head Start Celebrates Family Day

By: Charles Davis, III On Saturday June 17th, the Sanders Beach Community Center held the first ever Community Action Program Committee (CAPC) Head Start Family Day. The outdoor event was fun-filled with food and prizes for those in attendance. The Blue Wahoos mascot, Kazoo, entertained and played games with the children. Also in attendance was …

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Jun 14

NAACP hosts Talk Back Radio on WRNE

  By: Tony McCray Minister Rodney Jones, the newly elected NAACP Pensacola Branch President, has launched a new radio show on Sunday evenings at 6:00 pm on WRNE 980 AM/106.9 FM Radio.  Minister Jones and many African-American residents feel that racism is more a factor in Pensacola and Escambia County than is publically reported.  In …

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