fundraiser

Hotel fights child cancer with yard sale

Hotel fights child cancer with yard sale

Visitors to Navarre Park Saturday, May 18 perused baby toys, old movies, antiques and jewelry as part of a charity yard sale hosted by Hampton Inn and Suites. The sale focused on raising funds to help St. Jude Children’s Hospital in the fight against childhood cancer.   Read the full article in the May 23 […]

Sea Turtle Soiree raises $21,000 for conservation

Sea Turtle Soiree raises $21,000 for conservation

Roughly 130 people danced the night away Saturday at the Pensacola Beach Hilton at the first-ever, sold-out Sea Turtle Soiree in support of sea turtle conservation. The event was one of the largest fundraisers to date for the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center (NBSTCC), and it raked in thousands for the nonprofit’s marine conservation, […]

Navarre Garden Club brings Christmas craft fun

Navarre Garden Club brings Christmas craft fun

The Navarre Garden Club’s annual Santa’s Workshop and Craft Fair offered visitors a variety of Christmas-themed crafts, homemade baked goods and visits with Santa Saturday at the Navarre Days Inn and Suites Conference Center. Funds raised through sales and raffles go toward the club’s scholarship programs.           Read the full article […]

Fall festivities support Kids’ House

Fall festivities support Kids’ House

The classic rock band the Eagles lit up the Imogene Theatre Friday night, sort of. Films of the band’s live performances were the focal point of Legends in the Fall, a fundraiser dedicated to the Santa Rosa Kids’ House. Read the full article in the Nov. 8 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view […]

Open water swimming both enjoyable and challenging

Open water swimming both enjoyable and challenging

Just keep swimming. That’s what Melanie Sellers tells herself when she does an open water swim. “The goal is to finish,” Sellers said. Read the full article in the Oct. 25 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription options. Sign up to receive the online edition of Navarre Press for 30 days free. […]

Bags, Bubbles, & Bling

Join Emerald Coast Exceptional Families for a night of fun and philanthropy! Play games to win stunning jewelry, designer handbags, and more. Tickets are $25 and MUST be purchased in advance. Admission includes one ticket for each game, drink token, and light refreshments. Additional tickets and tokens will be available for purchase. Great door prize […]

Car Wash Fundraiser

Keller Williams Realty will be hosting a car with a professional car detailer beginning at 9 a.m. at 8494 Navarre Parkway. Navarre Beach Marine Science Station students will be assisting in the fundraising car wash for a new ATV. All donations made will be matched up to $1,000 by both the Navarre Rotary Club and […]

Senior center cashes in on another successful fundraiser

Senior center cashes in on another successful fundraiser

The Holley-Navarre Senior Center is always looking for new ways to raise money. The latest was the Cool Indoor Flea Market and Thrift Shop that took place Saturday, Aug. 4. With nearly 30 vendors, more donations than expected for the thrift shop and a seemingly nonstop flow of customers coming through the door, it looked […]

Great Gatsby Fundraiser Party

Three local businesses in the John Duncan Plaza on Highway 87 South will be hosting a fundraiser party for the Pink Pirates of Navarre to help raise funds to provide mammograms for local women who may not be able afford one otherwise. Join them outside from 6 to 9 pm. for a night of live […]

Golf tournament

The Navarre Raiders Quarterback Club is having a scramble format gold tournament at the Hidden Creek Golf Course beginning at 8 a.m. Cost is $75 per player and includes greens fee, cart and lunch. All proceeds will benefit the Navarre High School football program. For more information, contact Lori at 443-566-3100 or email lorimckenna19@gmail.com.

Senior center serves up pancakes and a side of fun

Senior center serves up pancakes and a side of fun

Don Brown is having fun amid the hustle and bustle of another pancake breakfast at the Holley-Navarre Senior Center on a Saturday morning. He has been involved at the senior center for more than two years now and steps up for a variety of volunteer opportunities during the year. Read the full article in the […]

RED Day goes wild at Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge

RED Day goes wild at Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge

Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge got a helping hand last week as Keller Williams employees throughout Navarre took a break from selling real estate to give back to their community. Roughly 30 volunteers clad in red T-shirts worked power tools, trimmed brush, painted logos and installed animal closures for the future location of the rescue organization […]

Baptist Casino Royale raises quarter of a million for cancer unit

Baptist Casino Royale raises quarter of a million for cancer unit

Baptist Health Care Foundation’s 5th Annual Casino Royale gala raised $245,860 for investment in the health care system. Proceeds from the annual black-tie, invitation-only event are used to support programs and services at Baptist Health Care. Read the full article in the May 3 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription options. Sign […]

A night at the mystery dinner theater

A night at the mystery dinner theater

Two hours of anticipation was on the cusp of its conclusion Saturday night. The final piece of the script was in my hands — the reporter known as Smitty in the Holley Navarre Senior Center’s mystery dinner theater production — and also in the hands of the sometimes-clueless Inspector Eddie Constantine, a role played by […]

Workshop provides an opportunity to paint

Workshop provides an opportunity to paint

Not everyone is blessed with artistic talent. But that doesn’t mean you can’t learn how to draw or paint. “If you can hold a pencil, I can teach you to paint,” said Mary Ellen Linthicum, an art instructor at the Holley Navarre Senior Center. Read the full article in the Mar. 29 issue of Navarre […]

Top 5 Events This Week

Top 5 Events This Week

Mar. 2 Wine & Dine for Dravet The Dravet Syndrome Foundation is pleased to announce Wine & Dine for Dravet in Honor of Charlotte organized and hosted by Cheryl Chant and Ken Rudzki, Charlotte’s grandparents. It will be held at Juana’s Club Pagodas/Sailors’ Grill from 6 to 9 p.m. The event will feature live music […]

Wine and Dine for Dravet tables sold out, fun still available

Wine and Dine for Dravet tables sold out, fun still available

The color purple and butterflies will take over Navarre Beach Friday as Juana’s Pagodas and Sailors’ Grill hosts an event for one special little girl and one big cause. The second annual Wine and Dine for Dravet in Honor of Charlotte is scheduled for 6 p.m. Read the full article in the Mar. 1 issue […]

Will you take the plunge?

Will you take the plunge?

On the first day of the year, Navarre Beach residents and visitors will gather for a long-standing tradition. Toes in the cold sand, some dressed in costume, they will gather at the edge of the Gulf of Mexico or inches from Santa Rosa Sound. Then as one big group they will all scurry, dive and […]