Penguin Plunge ‘n’ Paddle

Juana’s gives $14,050 to local charities

Juana’s gives $14,050 to local charities

Out of pain and loss came $14,050 of giving from the owners and family behind a staple of Navarre Beach, Juana’s Pagodas and Sailors’ Grill. Through its annual Penguin Plunge Jan. 1, Juana’s raised the funds for three charities relating to mental health and suicide prevention in Northwest Florida. The recipients are Healing Paws for […]

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 […]

Navarre is freezing for a cause

Navarre is freezing for a cause

The tradition of facing frigid water on the first day of the New Year has been in the U.S. for more than 100 years, starting in 1904 with the L Street Brownies Polar Plunge in Boston. On Jan. 1, 2017, Navarre residents will join that tradition, shivering and splashing in the waters of the Gulf […]