Charity

National Night Out brings resources to Santa Rosa students

National Night Out brings resources to Santa Rosa students

Hundreds of volunteers, families, first responders and children packed the Guy Thompson Community Center Aug. 1 for Santa Rosa County’s first ever National Night Out. The event, which is put on each year by Target, brought together in one place a menagerie of resources and service providers in the county. Aleisha Wiley, who led the […]

Pen Air’s Give a Click campaign gives back to local charities

Pen Air’s Give a Click campaign gives back to local charities

Pen Air Federal Credit Union’s Director of Marketing Pam Hatt came up with a fun way for the bank’s locations to highlight one of their company’s core values: communerosity: the coming together of community and generosity. Each of their 15 locations plus some of the office staff have decorated a wreath in the theme of […]

One little girl’s hope to make a difference

One little girl’s hope to make a difference

For most families, Christmas mornings are spent gathered around the Christmas tree opening presents. And for some little ones it is the thrill of opening the mysterious packages, looking at the gift, tossing it aside and moving on to the next one. Some of the toys lose their excitement factor after just a couple days. […]

Coleman family donates $5,000 to service dog charity and issues challenge

Coleman family donates $5,000 to service dog charity and issues challenge

James Royal is a 3-year old fountain of energy, smiles and love. He plays with trains, cars and his learning tablet.  He has favorite movies and he loves to run.  Sounds normal for a 3 year old. But with James, he is challenged by almost everything in life. James suffered a stroke during birth which […]

Flag Day 5K Saturday

Flag Day 5K Saturday

The Columbiettes and Knights of Columbus at Saint Sylvester Catholic Church are hosting their fifth annual Flag Day 5K Run Walk Saturday, June 13, at 7:30 a.m. at the church. This year’s race is in memory of the 11 servicemen killed in the Black Hawk crash in March. Proceeds will benefit the Special Operations Warrior […]

Ride to support proposed memorial

Ride to support proposed memorial

A ride to raise funds for the proposed Black Hawk memorial will take place June 6 from three different locations: American Legion Post 382 Navarre; Eagle’s Talon, 519 AL-59, Summerdale Ala.; and Century Courthouse on Highway 29. The ride ends at American Legion Post 340 on Ashland Avenue in Pensacola. Registration from 10 to 11:30 […]

Manager cites increased costs for moving BooFest

Manager cites increased costs for moving BooFest

After spending $90,000 to improve accommodations for BooFest, the Holley-Navarre Water System will no longer host the annual event. According to Boo Weekley’s manager, Toggy Pace, the club wanted to charge the PGA golfer and Santa Rosa native $5,000 per day for each of the five days he uses the property to host BooFest, his […]

‘Ask me why I’m bald’

‘Ask me why I’m bald’

“Let the shaving begin!” 4-year-old Charlotte Goodman announced to commence the second annual Shave for the Brave Navarre event Sept. 14 at Tommy Sno Balls. Goodman has been off therapy for six months after battling Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). She and her mother April joined two mom and son teams that led 40 total shavees to get buzzed in an effort to raise awareness and funds for childhood […]