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Miraflores Garden Club to discuss camellias

Miraflores Garden Club celebrated a Christmas luncheon on Dec. 15, 2022 at the home of Patti Hutto. Priscilla Long served as hostess and members brought their favorite festive dishes to share. Wonderful food and champagne were served and this was followed by a fun gift exchange. Members enjoyed this social time and opportunity to get together during the sometimes hectic […]

Arbor Day planting is Friday at Community Center

Beverly Zimmern, Driftwood Garden Club Arbor Day Chair, is reminding DGC members and Gulf Breeze residents to “save the date” Friday, Jan. 20, for the DGC he annual Arbor Day Celebration of the Driftwood Garden Club. The celebration will be held inside the Gulf Breeze Community Center. She says, “In light of cold or wet weather, we will be dry, […]

Pensacola Camellia Club plans Jan. 17 meeting

The Pensacola Camellia Club is looking forward to sharing a busy winter season of camellia knowledge and camaraderie with the public.,Members and non-members are welcome to attend the next meeting on January 17 at the Garden Center. The meeting begins with social at 6:30 p.m. followed by program at 7 p.m. entitled Grafting Camellias, For That Hard To Propagate Reticulata […]

Clubs end year on a high note

Santa Rosa Woman’s Club celebrated the holidays while finding time to remember others. The club sponsored a Christmas Cookie Decorating Party for foster children living at Children in Crisis in mid- December. For the event, club women baked 15 dozen sugar cookies and delivered them to the CIC Neighborhood in Fort Walton Beach. There, children decorated the cookies and participated […]

A holiday card from Mrs. Claus to civic and social clubs

I greet you once again to complement your Community non-profits organizations for the work you do to help your community all year around and especially during the holiday season in December. Beginning in December, you have said the phrase “Merry Christmas” many times and possibly you have eaten several Christmas dinners before you celebrated your personal Christmas with your family. […]

Driftwood Garden Club learns how to grow nutritious blueberries

The Driftwood Garden Club held its business meeting on Nov. 17 at the Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church. President Margaret Neyman opened the meeting at 11 a.m. The hostesses for the day were Babs Cashion and Jan Peterson. Vice President Paula Mathews introduced the program for the day, “Blueberries — Plants and Jam” with the speaker Ron Nelson. Nelson is […]

Readers share Christmas Eve dinner traditions

Christmas Eve can be hectic. For some, it’s all about last minute shopping and gift wrapping. For others, it’s about getting the kids dressed up and going to Christmas Eve services. Some host a party and others want a quiet night. So the question is, what is your Christmas Eve dinner tradition? Many times, I would put together some sort […]

The holiday party season is here!

In Western Christianity, the Christmas season runs from Dec. 25 to Jan. 5 and is said to be the known as the 12 Days of Christmas. Christmas season can last for more or fewer than 12 days and for organizations in this area we begin celebrating Christmas early in Dec.. The City of Pensacola and Gulf Breeze have the downtown […]

Aloe vera is easy to grow

Grow your own burn ointment by adding Aloe vera to your indoor plant collection. This succulent has been used for centuries to treat superficial burns, cuts, sunburns, and more. The gel inside the leaves is the medicinal part of the plant. Just cut away the outer part of the leaf and use just the gel on the problem areas. Make […]

PBWC learns need for child advocates in Guardian ad Litem

Pensacola Beach Woman’s Club met on Nov. 17 at the Beach Church. The hostesses for November are Chair Janet Mays; Co- Chair Debbie Hinners; Rhonda Randazzo; Barbara Landfair; Brenda Purdy; Sue Kennedy; Bette Harriman; Andra Morgan; Glenda Adams and Cassie Crawford. Debbie Hinners was responsible for the 50/50; Brenda Purdy gave the thought for the day and Rhonda Randazzo said […]

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