Pullum Family YMCA

YMCA sees leadership shake up

YMCA sees leadership shake up

After a high staff turnover summer, the Pullum Family YMCA started this week with a new executive director. Bill Seedes, executive director of the Bear Levin Studer YMCA branch in Pensacola, has taken over as interim executive director for the Navarre branch as of Monday. “Michael Bodenhausen is our CEO and he made the decision […]

Trainer faves: Sexy shoulders

Trainer faves: Sexy shoulders

It’s time to trade long sleeves for tank tops, dresses and sleeveless shirts! How amazing would your strong, sexy shoulders look in those new clothing items? Awesome is the answer, of course! Your local trainers have come up with their favorite moves to help round out those shoulders! Read the full article in the April […]

‘Extreme’ trainer in Navarre

‘Extreme’ trainer in Navarre

There’s a new celebrity fitness trainer in town. If Autumn Navarro’s not a celebrity trainer, she’s only one degree of separation away. Navarro, the newest personal trainer at the Pullum Family YMCA, spent nine months training Georgeanna Johnson last year for ABC’s hit show Extreme Weight Loss with Chris and Heidi Powell. Johnson was chosen […]

We run Navarre

We run Navarre

As temperatures drop, Navarre runners come out of their air-conditioned fortresses and start building miles on the pavement again. Locally, there are several opportunities to join in with a group if you’re looking to get your running game going. Michael Bares Sr. runs one of those groups, Navarre Runners, which can be found on Facebook. […]

Ledger takes on new role as YMCA director

Ledger takes on new role as YMCA director

Michael Ledger, known to most of Navarre as the owner of The Vine Wine Bar & Restaurant, has taken on a new role as the executive director of the Pullum Family YMCA.  Bringing with him more than 30 years of business experience, Ledger expects his expertise to help bring the YMCA to the forefront of […]

Community in need of holiday donations this year

Community in need of holiday donations this year

Local organization Caring and Sharing is leading the way this holiday season to collect food and toys for those in need in our community. “Christmas joy is our goal for our clients,” Ann Thompson, president of Caring and Sharing said. “This year we have 183 families, totaling 710 persons, (317 adults, 119 teens, 234 children […]