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Fireman’s Challenge pushes the limit for Pink Pirates

Fireman’s Challenge pushes the limit for Pink Pirates

Local men and women took on the physical tests for being a firefighter Sunday on the beach as part of the annual Navarre Beach Fireman’s Challenge. The challenge is an annual fundraiser to support the Pink Pirates of Navarre, an organization dedicated to the local fight against breast cancer. Sign ups for the contest set […]

Pink Pirates 5K

Pink Pirates 5K

The Pink Pirates Save A Rack 5K event took place last Saturday on Navarre Beach.   Walkers Overall female- Judee Studer, 59, 39:04 Overall male- Joseph Hill, 57, 38:23 Runners Female runners age 1-20 First- Brianna Sanchez, 20, 26:57 Second- Morgan Hill, 16, 27:38 Third- Paige Nutting, 11, 28:39 Male runners age 1-20 First- Roman Sanchez, 16, 23:09 Second- […]

Pink Pirates donates $13,500 for mammograms

Pink Pirates donates $13,500 for mammograms

The Pink Pirates of Navarre presented a check for $13,500 to the Baptist Health Care Foundation to assist local women with free mammograms to screen for breast cancer. The group has donated more than $50,000 toward mammograms in their brief history through fundraising efforts such as Pinktober Fest and Pink Pirate Making Cancer Walk the […]

Pinktober Fest improves outcomes for local women

Pinktober Fest improves outcomes for local women

Navarre Park turned pink Saturday during the Pink Pirates of Navarre’s annual Pinktober Fest. Vendors, games, music, raffle prizes and even grown men in colorfully decorated bras filled the park to fight breast cancer. Event coordinator Christin Stephens said this event improves outcomes for local women’s lives. Read the full article in the Oct. 19 […]

Living the Pink Pirate way

Living the Pink Pirate way

Tomorrow is Pink Day! The Pink Pirates of Navarre have celebrated Pink Day for the last three years with the help of county commissioners and other local support. The mission of the pirates is to encourage women to get mammograms. As part of that goal, each year they celebrate Pinktoberfest and host a 5K run, […]

Beaches to Woodlands returns early this year

Beaches to Woodlands returns early this year

Labor Day weekend marks the end of the traditional tourism peak season, and that can mean months of fewer visitors and lower profits known as the shoulder season. Bed tax collections, the money paid to the county by visitors for temporary lodging, tend to be lower. Despite July posting 32 percent bed tax growth, many […]

Beaches to Woodlands weekend fun

Beaches to Woodlands weekend fun

Monarch Madness Butterfly Festival Oct. 7–8 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Panhandle Butterfly House 8581 Navarre Pkwy in Navarre Watch as hundreds of monarch butterflies are released for their annual migration to Mexico and participate in tagging the butterflies for research. There will be science experiments as well as butterfly friendly plants for sale.   35th Annual […]

Navarre Chamber hosts ‘Paint Navarre Pink’ for entirety of October

Navarre Chamber hosts ‘Paint Navarre Pink’ for entirety of October

In conjunction with The Pink Pirates of Navarre’s efforts to help the Navarre area celebrate its survivors, remember those lost and spread awareness in our community, the Navarre Chamber will be hosting “Paint Navarre Pink” during the month of October in the Navarre area. The Navarre Chamber is encouraging all businesses and residents to decorate […]

Pink Pirates raise the sword against cancer

Pink Pirates raise the sword against cancer

According to its definition a pirate attacks an enemy in the enemy’s territory. The Pink Pirates of Navarre were on the attack Saturday against cancer at the 2015 PINKtoberfest held in Navarre Park. The theme of this year’s event was “Make cancer walk the plank” and with the help of local vendors and community members, […]