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Gulf Breeze Will Do meets tonight

 Membership in the philanthropy group that seeks to offer small grants of up to $10,000 to causes benefitting Greater Gulf Breeze zip codes of 32561 (including Pensacola Beach) and 32563 (Tiger Point) ends Feb. 28. To learn more about how your $250 membership dues, when pooled with other dues, can continue to make our community a better place to live, […]

Nominate for LeaP

Pensacola Chamber Foundation accepting nominations for Leadership Pensacola class of 2019

The Pensacola Chamber Foundation is currently accepting nominations for the Leadership Pensacola (LeaP) Class of 2019. The deadline to submit is March 2. Self-nominations are accepted. LeaP, a program of the Pensacola Chamber Foundation, aims to develop community-minded leaders during its 10-month program. LeaP is designed to help participants acquire an understanding of the issues facing the Pensacola area and […]

Femfest celebrates women this weekend

  FemFest brings intersectional feminism to Pensacola by creating spaces for people of all backgrounds to share their voices, advance equality, educate the community and raise funds for organizations which advance the cause of feminism. This year, expect new events and old favorites now through Sunday, Feb. 18. Along with partnering with new non-profits, FemFest is hosting events in new […]

Ciclovia, open streets, returns March 24

Last March, 10,000 people brought their bicycles, skateboards, strollers and feet, but not their cars, to downtown Pensacola for Ciclovia — Pensacola Open Streets. On Saturday, March 24, Ciclovia returns. Pensacola’s Ciclovia event, part of a unique international movement, closes downtown streets to motorized traffic and opens them up for the entire community to be active and have fun. This […]

Manna and Rotary team up to fight hunger on February 24

Rotary Clubs of Escambia and Santa Rosa counties will once again join Manna Food Bank in the fight against hunger on Saturday, Feb. 24. Rotary Against Hunger is a project of the Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola (CROP) launched in 2012. The Senenth Annual Rotary Against Hunger service project will create more than 60,000 meals that the CROP will donate […]

Gulf Breeze Will Do plans social Feb. 22

Gulf Breeze Will Do is accepting new members until Feb. 28 and is hosting a social gathering for potential new members on Thursday, Feb. 22, at Horizon Restaurant, located at 3095 Gulf Breeze Parkway, the intersection of Oriole Beach Road, (formerly Barnhill’s) in Gulf Breeze. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. and end at 7 p.m. Horizon owners Linda […]

Double Bridge Runners

Henry Newell | Gulf Breeze NewsParticipants in the Double Bridge Run make their way onto Pensacola Beach on Saturday, Feb. 3. … To read a complete story, pick up an edition or subscribe online to the Gulf Breeze News.

Board of Adjustment seat goes to Bruckmann




BruckmannBarbara Bruckmann, a Gulf Breeze resident who is a member of the inaugural 2017 Gulf Breeze Citizens Academy, was approved to fill a vacant seat on the Board of Adjustment at Monday night’s City Council session. The BOA hears applications for variances from the City’s Land Development Code and is a quasi-judicial board. The term limit for service on the […]

Gaetz presents Hammond with Carnegie medal




Flanked by Santa Rosa County Commissioners, David Hammond (third from right) holds the Carnegie Medal he won for rescuing a disabled woman from a burning home. US Rep. Matt Gaetz (center) bestowed the honor on Hammond. Submitted photo Gulf Breeze resident David Hammond could have gloried in a well-deserved moment in the spotlight when Congressman Matt Gaetz presented him the […]

Open House Sunday showcases homes

The first Gulf Breeze News Open House Sunday of the year was held on Jan. 28, offering a snapshot of the current real estate market.1. Lorie Coogle and Jennifer Gomes with treats at an open house on Sycamore Street.2. Wolfgang Hucklenbroich shows a home on Woodlore Circle.3. Krystal Hood and Dione Dunn, of Island Realty, with Diana Blanchard of First […]


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