Fundraising

Relay for Life Navarre ready to kick-off

Relay for Life Navarre ready to kick-off

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Navarre kicks off a new fundraising season Jan. 25 at 6:15 p.m. at Broussard’s on Navarre Beach, 8649 Gulf Blvd. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest peer-to-peer fundraising event to save lives from cancer. At Relay For Life events, participants celebrate […]

Wildlife refuge seeks support for Holley relocation

Wildlife refuge seeks support for Holley relocation

After the shopping rush and cyber sales ended, #GivingTuesday arrived Nov. 28, and local nonprofit Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge (ECWR) tried to capitalize on the event. #GivingTuesday is a global fundraising movement for nonprofits that follows the Thanksgiving shopping weekend each year. ECWR rescues, rehabilitates and releases more than 1,200 sick, injured or orphaned native […]

Blackhawk Memorial completion date finalized

Blackhawk Memorial completion date finalized

The unveiling of the Blackhawk Memorial honoring the tragic deaths of 11 service members has been set for Friday, Nov. 18 at 9 a.m. in Navarre Park. The memorial will honor the 11 military service members killed in the crash of a U.S. Army UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopter March 10, 2015 during training off the coast […]

Emerald Coast Women’s Club presents check to Heroes on the Water

Emerald Coast Women’s Club presents check to Heroes on the Water

On behalf of the Emerald Coast Women’s Club, Linda Maksymuk (left) past president and Aimee Royster (right) past director of charities present a $4,784.99 check to Kelly Smith for Heroes on the Water.  The Emerald Coast Women’s Club held fundraising events throughout the year.  Each year they vote to select the charity the funds will […]

Is funding for the arts in Navarre schools falling behind?

Is funding for the arts in Navarre schools falling behind?

In recent years, with budget cuts in federal and state education programs, music and art are subjects which have experienced financial downsizing. In fact, during times with slim funds, many elementary and secondary schools cease to teach these subjects altogether in their classrooms. According to a study conducted and released by the U.S. Department of […]