Category Archive: Community

Oct 03

The Pensacola Network Interviews Gulf Power’s Bentina Terry on the BP Oil Spill RESTORE Act

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Bentina Terry, Gulf Power’s Vice President of External Affairs and Corporate Services was interviewed by Robin Rashard of the Pensacola Network on last Friday, September 27th at DeVilliers Square located at the intersection of Belmont & DeVilliers Streets.   The focus of the interview was concerning the BP Oil Spill RESTORE Act as the highlight of …

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Sep 26

African Ball Brings Culture to the City

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  As ladies and gents entered the Knights of Columbus Hall Saturday night, one would not know bad weather existed as beautiful colors of African garb graced the building. Some dressed in original African attire, some dressed in animal print; all brought Africa back to Pensacola. A BYOB affair, the event was sponsored by the …

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Sep 26

Bikers Ride for Sickle-Cell

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  Bad weather did not stop the local bikers from coming together for a good cause.  The cause this time was Sickle Cell.  Approximately 100 bikers and their organizations met in from of the Sickle Cell Anemia Office Saturday morning to rider to raise money for the cause. Kevin Duncan, the Public Relations Person for …

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Sep 26

New Birth Baptist Church Celebrates 28 years of Appreciation of Rev. Floyd Peacock

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  Members, family and friends enjoy the culmination of celebration of Rev. Floyd and First Lady Johnnie Peacock’s 28th anniversary Sunday afternoon.  Beginning Thursday night, As members acknowledged the leadership and love for their pastor, the crowd agreed totally.  “We’ve got a pastor that won’t hesitate to tell you when you are wrong and when …

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Sep 26

Trinity Welcomes New Pastor

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  When you paint a picture of a true humanitarian, Pastor   Frederick L Henderson Jr. fits the mode.  Pastor Henderson, the new Pastor of Trinity Baptist Church truly believes in discipleship. First studying under the leadership of Rev. Bernard Yates of Zion Hope Primitive Baptist Church in 2001,  he states he didn’t really think that …

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Sep 26

Black Business Network Sponsors Breakfast and Expo

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Saturday morning Entrepreneurial business owners breakfasted and exchanged cards at the annual Black Business Network Expo. Sponsored by the Black Business Network, young entrepreneurs as well as seasoned enjoyed a hot breakfast and gained insight on starting a business discussed by Mr. Grover Brown, Community Enterprises Investments Inc. and also the ABC’s of borrowing by …

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Sep 26

COUNTY GOVERNMENT APPROVES NEW TOURISM BOARD AND MINORITY SEAT

A new tourism development organization called Visit Pensacola was approved by the Escambia County Commission on Tuesday September 24th to manage funding generated by visitors that stay in Pensacola or Escambia County.  However, in a motion made by County Commission Chairman, Gene Valentino, he stated, “We the County Commission take tourism out of the Chamber …

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Sep 20

AKA Sponsers “Pink in the City” to Fight Cancer

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By Jacqueline Miles Pink, Pink and more Pink, Saturday night, the Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc Sorority and over 500 guests partied the night away in pink attire at the beginning of their weekend event titled “Pink in the City”. The event given on behalf of Breast Cancer month to honor the survivors as well as pay tribute to the fallen from …

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Sep 20

PENSACOLA IS GROUND ZERO FOR POLITICAL AND CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERSHIP MEETINGS AND INVOLVEMENT

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Pensacola, Florida became ground zero for local, state, and national political and civil rights organizations with leadership meetings, membership drives, and community forums held during the weekend of September 13th – 15th.  Pensacola’s Movement for Change and Blacks in Government held their membership drives; The Florida Democratic Black Caucus held a community forum on recent …

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Sep 19

Mayor Haywood Announces new Apps for 311 Program.

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“When I took office, I began building a more responsive more custom, more friendly way of government,” stated Mayor Haywood. “For the first time citizens now have a single point of contact for their non-emergency issues.” He said. The community can now dial one number-311- to have any of their needs met. No longer do …

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