Apr 12

The African American Chamber of Commerce Honors Community Charitable Outreaches

By: Tony McCray The Gulf Coast African American Chamber of Commerce (GCAACC) held its 3rd Annual Community Awards on Friday, April 7th at Sheila’s It’s Personal in Brownsville and honored non-profit organizations and for-profit businesses which have demonstrated leadership in community outreaches in Pensacola and Escambia County. The African-American Chamber is 19 years old according …

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Apr 05

2017 Legacy Banquet Surpasses Fundraising Goal for FAMU

    By: Gayle Andrews Tallahassee—The Florida A&M University Lawson Recreational Center was bursting with pride from 700 patrons who poured into the arena to make history and buoy efforts to raise money for the athletics department.  The 2017 Annual Legacy Banquet rolled out its second event more than doubling its fundraising commitment by handing …

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Apr 05

Community Pays Homage to Chief David Alexander

  If you are wondering why the community is paying homage to Pensacola’s Chief of Police as he leaves office, it’s because Chief Alexander has demonstrated more than once his love for his community.  Be it walking in the community to talk with citizens personally, being a part of children’s lives where it is needed …

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Mar 29

FUNdraising Good Times: Four things to consider when approaching corporate or philanthropic decision makers.

  One way to help sustain your organization is to build and nurture relationships with decision makers who can provide finances and resources. Be intentional as you expand the number of decision makers who know your organization. It takes time for an executive within a corporation – or a board within a foundation – to …

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Mar 29

SOAR WITH RESTORE TO RECEIVE BP RESTORE FUNDING AMONG 10 LOCAL PROJECT FINALISTS

  By: Jacqueline Miles The Escambia County Commission on February, 9th at the committee of the whole meeting, decided to move forward with the following listing of projects into the Multi-Year Implementation Plan (MYIP): Carpenter Creek & Bayou Texar Economic & Environmental Revitalization Plan Eleven Mile Creek Basin Eleven Mile Creek Stream Restoration Hollice T. …

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Mar 29

Gov. Rick Scott is Gunning for Aramis Ayala -and we have to speak up even louder in support of her

  After removing her from a key case because she pledged against using the death penalty, Rick Scott could move to overstep his authority and remove Aramis Ayala from office PERMANENTLY! It’s sparking outrage across the country–over 100 lawyers, judges, and law professionals published a letter in support of her and over 80,000 Color of …

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Mar 29

White House Budget Cuts $18 Billion Worth of Reductions in Social Programs

By: BCNN1 The White House is following up its longshot roster of budget cuts with a wish list of $18 billion worth of immediate reductions, including cuts to medical research, infrastructure, and community development grants. Like President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget, which was panned by both Democrats and Republicans earlier this month, the proposals have …

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