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Thursday, May 23, 2019
Experience Music Memories of Bruno Mars, Reba McEntire, Elvis Presley, Whitney Houston, Rod Stewart and Garth Brooks Live on Stage Beginning June 7  FOLEY, AL and LAS VEGAS, NV (May 23, 2019) – Legends in Concert kicks off its all-new location and residency with an incomparable cast of music legends this summer at OWA, with the show set to debut at its new home beginning Friday, June 7, 2019.   ...read more
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Thursday, May 23, 2019
Gulf Breeze, Fla. –Biologists at Gulf Islands National Seashore have identified the first sea turtle nest of the season at Gulf Islands National Seashore.  The nest was discovered early Monday morning.  Beginning Thursday, May 23, the park’s widely popular turtle magnets will be available for visitors. Magnets are available at the Fort Pickens Discovery Center and Entrance Station, Park ...read more
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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Based on Perdido Key,  Florida, The Pirates of Lost Treasure is a social group dedicated to fun, supporting our community and it’s citizens through various charity events, and parading on our pirate ship float, “The Bloody Bucket”.   PLT is looking to bring on new members this summer.  .Meetings are held at the Perdido Sports Bar located at 13583 Perdido Key Drive on the second Tuesday of every ...read more
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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Return of GLOWA, free fireworks show, inaugural Cornhole Classic  (Foley, Alabama) — Summer has officially arrived at OWA! This Memorial Day Weekend marks the start of summer at the Gulf Coast’s largest entertainment destination. From fireworks to DJ parties, May 24-27 will be jam packed with fun things for the entire family.  The weekend kicks off on Friday, May 24 with the premiere of GLOWA. ...read more
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Monday, May 20, 2019
The 2020 Perdido Key Area Photo and Writing Contests have officially begun! Submissions are accepted until September 1, 2019.     PERDIDO KEY, FLA. May 20, 2019 — What is it like to live, work and play in the Perdido Key Area? Share your story through photos and written pieces for a chance to be featured in the 2020 Perdido Key Area Guide! The Perdido Key Area Chamber of Commerce Perdido Photo ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Monday, May 13, 2019
FIRST CITY ART SHOWThis is the largest and most prestigious art show in the southeast proudly presented by Quayside Art Gallery.  All local artists living within 80 miles of Pensacola were eligible to enter. There are over 150 entrants to the show and over $2,000 in prize money.  Twenty-two artists received awards.  The show runs through June 2nd 2019.Quayside Art Gallery 17 East Zaragoza St. ...read more
Friday, May 10, 2019
Join the Perdido Chamber for a Business After Hours Social at the Villagio Town Centre on May 15, 2019, at 5 PM sponsored by Synovus Bank!PERDIDO KEY, FLA. May 10, 2019 — Stroll through Perdido Key’s renowned Villagio Town Centre, peruse through some local art pieces and taste some delicious appetizers while sipping a mimosa with your favorite chamber members in the Perdido Area! Wednesday, May ...read more
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Tuesday, April 30, 2019
CFO Jimmy Patronis announced in a press release last week, as a part of his Fraud Free Florida initiative, a new partnership with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) to track and expose scams in Florida. The BBB’s online Scam Tracker tool will now be integrated into CFO Patronis’ website to help keep Floridians informed of growing trends and emerging scams in their area. Over 7,500 scams have been ...read more
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Monday, April 29, 2019
The Pirates of Lost Treasure recently elected officers and chairmen for the 2019-20 year at their monthly meeting held at the Perdido Key Sports Bar. President: David Jolly Vice President: Dan Powers Secretary: Cheryl Busby Treasurer: Dana Peeterse Membership: Allison Strickland CFO: Brian Gutshall Sergeant at Arms: Shane Busby. Chairman elected: Secret Santa: Bill Stromquist Mullet Toss ...read more
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Monday, April 29, 2019
Pensacola, Fla. (April 26, 2019) – The Better Business Bureau of Northwest Florida Foundation is hosting a “Torch Award for Ethics” online auction. The auction is live and will continue through Wednesday, May 1st at 8:00 p.m. CDT. The auction site is bbb.org/northwest-florida/auction. The auction serves as a fundraiser to help the BBB Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable corporation, fulfill its ...read more
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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Join the Perdido Chamber at the Gulf Islands National Seashore in Perdido Key Named after our local Korean War Veteran, Private Rosamond Johnson. PERDIDO KEY, FLA. April 23, 2019 –The Perdido Key Area Chamber of Commerce invites local community members and media partners to join us on Saturday, May 4, 2019, to celebrate the Annual Rosamond Johnson Remembrance Ceremony. The ceremony will take place ...read more
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Thursday, April 18, 2019
Gulf Breeze, Fla. - In honor of the sacrifice paid by Rosamond Johnson and his family, the National Park Service will waive entrance fees to all park areas during the annual commemoration on May 4 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.  The annual commemoration event will be held the same day at 10 a.m. at Johnson Beach.  The national seashore was granted a fee waiver by the NPS Regional Director at the park’s ...read more
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Thursday, April 18, 2019
DESTIN, FL, (April 16, 2019) – Acentria Insurance receives top honors for five insurance agents being recognized as National Top Producers, according to Insurance Business America Magazine (IBA).     Insurance Business America Magazine is a monthly nationally distributed insurance industry publication. Each year, IBA celebrates exemplary producers who represent America’s highest echelon of ...read more
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Friday, April 12, 2019
Join the Perdido Chamber for a Business After Hours Social at the Purple Parrot Tiki Bar on April 17, 2019 at 5 PM sponsored by Harbor Communications!   PERDIDO KEY, FLA. April 11, 2019 –Bring your grass skirts and hula shirts to Perdido Key’s Annual Luau on Wednesday, April 17, 2019! Join the Perdido Key Area Chamber of Commerce and Harbor Communications at the Purple Parrot Tiki Bar at 5 pm ...read more
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Monday, April 08, 2019
Star, Spangled Salute: Military Appreciation Festival to Occur on Armed Forces Day 2019!   PERDIDO KEY, FLA. March 22, 2019 – Naval Air Station Pensacola, often referred to as “The Cradle of Naval Aviation” employs more than 16,000 military and 7,400 civilian personnel permitting them to bring their families and their business right here to Escambia County. NAS Pensacola also serves as home of ...read more
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Thursday, April 04, 2019
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Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Wednesday, April 03, 2019
Pensacola, Fla. – April 3, 2019 – The University of West Florida celebrated a $39,593 donation to the UWF Department of Music in support of the Larry Butler Memorial Music Award on Tuesday, April 2, at the Museum Plaza in Historic Pensacola. The new funds are a result of a fundraising concert featuring Dean Dillon in downtown Pensacola and the Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival, which ...read more
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Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Additions include Gulf Coast’s largest Indoor Waterpark, Resort Hotel, RV Park  (Foley, Alabama) — OWA (oh-wah), the Gulf Coast’s largest entertainment destination, is continuing to expand with the announcement of a $100 million investment for Phase II. Construction is slated to begin summer 2019 and will include the Gulf Coast’s largest indoor waterpark, an accompanying 200-room resort hotel ...read more
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Friday, March 29, 2019
Grand Opening Friday, April 5  Pensacola, Fla. – (March 25, 2019) – Immerse yourself in the ultimate VR experience at the National Naval Aviation Museum’s new Apollo 11 VR attraction. Relive the story of the greatest journey taken by humankind. Climb aboard in the Apollo 11 rocket and hold on tight as you experience the historic launch through the eyes of those who lived through it.  Seats will ...read more
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Monday, March 25, 2019
Pensacola, Fla. (March 22, 2019) – With tax season in full swing you’d think that the ‘IRS’ may call you and they still might – even though it would be a scam. But your BBB, along with the Federal Trade Commission, is warning people to be on the lookout for suspicious calls that claim to be from the Social Security Administration. Scammers are ramping up their efforts to steal Social Security ...read more
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Thursday, March 14, 2019
The Perdido Area to have its First Monthly Community Movie Night on March 19, 2019PERDIDO KEY, FLA. March 14, 2019 – The Perdido Community is now presenting a brand new community movie night! Flicks on the Field will be held once a month as a FREE Family-friendly movie night here in the Perdido Area! Community members are invited to bring their blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the big screen ...read more
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Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Weather Forecast for Spring: Predictably Unpredictable Local SERVPRO® disaster recovery professional spotlights resources to help property owners plan in advance for potential severe spring weather Pensacola, FL (Grassroots Newswire) March 12, 2019 - With spring around the corner, Larry Stone, SERVPRO of West Pensacola, encourages property owners to be prepared for potentially severe weather. ...read more
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Monday, January 14, 2019
The gentle breezes of the Perdido Key area not only make our weather delightful but also can provide electrical power for your home or business. AM-PRES Corporation has introduced PrimoWind’s wind energy systems to Northwest Florida, providing an environmentally and bird-friendly energy production system in the area. This powerful alternative energy source is already in use and available ...read more
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Monday, January 14, 2019
The Perdido Key Association (PKA) has been a public voice and information resource for Perdido Key owners and residents for several decades. A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, PKA keeps members up-to-date on progress toward important initiatives, such as the Perdido Key Master Plan and Shared-Use Path, and concerns about beach erosion, beach parking, and access conflicts, and traffic flow and ...read more
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Tuesday, February 07, 2017
http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2016/12/daniel-zimmerman/duck-hunt/   “And that’s one reason Stephen and Intercoastal do such a good business catering to their clients’ every need. They provide an exceptionally enjoyable experience in a great part of the country. It’s pretty much the ideal way for a noob to experience his first try at duck hunting.” – Dan Zimmerman Dan Zimmerman, a blogger ...read more
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