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100 Women Who Care about Miracle League

100 Women Who Care about Miracle League

Local philanthropic group 100 Women Who Care Emerald Coast presented a grant to The Miracle League of Santa Rosa County to help in creating an all-inclusive sports field and baseball program in Tiger Point. Members of the board for the Miracle League knew a check was coming but did not know the amount. Read the […]

Fabulous Finds fills gap for Gulf Breeze needy

Fabulous Finds fills gap for Gulf Breeze needy

Operating entirely off donations of items and time, Fabulous Finds Thrift Shoppe in Gulf Breeze offers assistance to those facing financial hardship. Founder Jackie Lawrence said she and her daughter Heather Martin had been doing volunteer work at a similar ministry in Navarre for five years. Read the full article in the Aug. 2 issue […]

Food for Vets settles in new home in Navarre

Food for Vets settles in new home in Navarre

Navarre’s struggling military and veteran families have access to a new resource for food free of charge every third Friday and Saturday of the month in addition to the programs offered by local military bases. Food for Vets is a local nonprofit that provides free food to veterans, active duty and surviving spouses in need. […]

Rescue dogs get new purpose in life

Rescue dogs get new purpose in life

Dozens of nonprofit groups throughout Florida are dedicated to pulling animals out of shelters where they may be euthanized and instead finding them loving homes. Some focus on cats or dogs or a certain breed. In Navarre, one of these groups is focused not just on rescuing dogs but putting them to work. Read the […]

Santa Rosa Kids’ House celebrates 10th birthday

Santa Rosa Kids’ House celebrates 10th birthday

Santa Rosa Kids’ House celebrated their 10th birthday June 15 in Milton. The non-profit organization offers support and therapy for abused and neglected children in the county. The celebration also included a ribbon cutting on land where the group will be building expanded facilities. As seen in the June 21 issue of Navarre Press. Click here […]

The $7 million monument and its million-dollar mansion

The $7 million monument and its million-dollar mansion

Its no longer a house…it’s a planned $1 million mansion. Navarre Press has always been in full support of the Panhandle Butterfly House and we will continue to be. It is a great place for the children of our community. There are a lot of interesting things to know about butterflies and how they affect […]

Local group provides low-cost spay/neuter service for pets

Local group provides low-cost spay/neuter service for pets

Brandi Winkleman used to work at the animal shelter in Santa Rosa County. She’s seen just how overpopulated it is. “The shelter takes in over 6,000 animals a year, and about 4,000 end up being euthanized,” Winkleman said. Read the full article in the Mar. 29 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription […]

Wildlife refuge sets target date for grand opening

Wildlife refuge sets target date for grand opening

  Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge hopes to hold the grand opening of its permanent home in Holley Sept. 25, and last week it inched closer to making that a reality. The board of directors of ECWR voted to submit permits and hire a contractor for construction of a medical rehabilitation center, education center and wildlife […]

Prom dresses ‘Fit for a Queen’

Prom dresses ‘Fit for a Queen’

Prom can be expensive. Between tickets, outfits, “promprosals,” dinner and more, the average American teen will dish out more than $600 on the event according to Yahoo! Lifestyle. A prom dress alone averages between $100 and $400, according to Promgirl.com. Read the full article in the Mar. 1 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to […]

Women’s club marks 54 years of service

Women’s club marks 54 years of service

  What started as a Welcome Wagon in a Gulf Breeze subdivision has grown into a force of philanthropy for south Santa Rosa County. GFWC Santa Rosa Woman’s Club will celebrate its 54 birthday in April. The club is a nonprofit organization, one of many member organizations that comprise the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, […]

Remote Area Medical Clinic in need of volunteers

Remote Area Medical Clinic in need of volunteers

Katrina Snider first learned about Remote Area Medical Clinics last June when she volunteered at one in Tennessee. “My dad introduced me to it because he had volunteered at one,” said Snider, an RN at Baptist Medical Center in Pensacola. “After volunteering, I saw how many people were affected by it. I wanted to pursue […]