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Friends of Gulf Breeze Library hold annual meeting

Some members of the local Friends of the Library are Melissa Whitmire, Clara Padgett, Peggy Vannoy, Esperanza Wilcox, Sally Hull, Diana Olsen, Susan Bernard, and Kathy Miller with Michael De Maria. The annual meeting of Friends of the Gulf Breeze Library was held Saturday, Feb. 10, in the Gulf Breeze Library community meeting room. The board members of this prestigious […]

SEAFOOD: Wild vs. Farmed

Turns out, both are beneficial sources of protein and nutrients


Baked tilapia with rice and vegetable medley Photos by Laura TiuI have been involved in the aquaculture industry since the late 1980s, when I got my first job out of college on a tropical fish farm in Plant City. As you can imagine, the industry has changed a lot since then. When folks find out I have worked in aquaculture, […]

IMPACT 100, Gulf Breeze Will Do seeking members

The Pensacola Bay Area IMPACT 100 board of directors asks you to support them. My greatest hope is that you have already joined the IMPACT 100 ladies at one of the IMPACT 100 events that are held annually to recruit ladies to join the organization. If you haven’t, there is one event remaining; so be there. The final event for […]

Krewe of Wrecks doesn’t roll … but it ladles

Mardi Gras spirit warms up bowls of Red Beans and Rice



Photos by Glenda Caudle | Gulf Breeze NewsThunder and lightning may have stopped the Krewe of Wrecks Parade from rolling on Sunday, but the revelry continued as the Krewe of Wrecks provided a warm bowl of Red Beans and Rice on Monday. Top right: David McDonald – the godfather of the Krewettes, accepted a bowl of red beans and rice […]

Miraflores Garden Club celebrates Mardi Gras

Members of GFWC SRWC gather at the USO following the Friday, Jan. 26, Casino Night — Family Style. Standing (from left) are Diane Skelton, Kathy Barrett, Lynda Hyland, Marion Ginn, Karen Pehek, Cathy Sharp, Martha Brenenstahl, Vanessa Reynolds and Jeannie Zokan and guest Robin Carlisle. Kneeling are Wendy Brandon and Amy Brown. The Miraflores Garden Club enjoyed a change of […]

Learn to grow your own fresh vegetables

 Get prepared for the spring season by learning what vegetables to grow and how to care for them by attending a class on spring vegetable gardening taught by Norene Gideon, Florida Master Gardener. The program is free to attend without preregistration and is available at 1 p.m. Feb. 16 at Gulf Breeze Library at 1060 Shoreline Drive in Gulf Breeze […]

Driftwood Garden Club, City of Gulf Breeze celebrate Arbor Day

The Gulf Breeze High School Air Force Jr. ROTC presented the colors on Arbor Day at Gulf Breeze Kids Park. Mona Brown, chairman of the Dridftwood Garden Club’s Civic Concerns Committee, presented the city of Gulf Breeze a picnic table on behalf of Driftwood Garden Club at the recent Arbor Day celebration. The table is located in the area where […]

Beef O’Brady’s hosts Gulf Breeze Will Do members

Jan Pacenta and Lynn Erickson attend the mixer for a fun evening.The power of women to band together to improve their community was the theme of the membership mixer at Beef O’Brady’s on Wednesday, Jan. 24, as members and potential members met to discuss Gulf Breeze Will Do. Gulf Breeze Will Do is a woman’s philanthropy that pools members’ $250 […]

Optimist Club honors John Hall

John Hall (center) was made an honorary member of the Gulf Breeze Optimist Club. He is flanked by Gulf Breeze High athletic director Matt Alt, Optimist Club President Deb Andrews and Optimists Ray Shane and Pete Della Ratta. Photos by Lisa Newell | Gulf Breeze NewsJohn Hall, Gulf Breeze High School’s head of maintenance, got special recognition Friday from the […]

DeMaria to address Friends of the Gulf Breeze Library

Pensacola Beach Woman’s Club will host a “Fashion Show With a Twist” March 15 at Skopelo’s. Proceeds will go to many worthy causes. Calling all members and guests of the Friends of the Gulf Breeze Library to the annual meeting Saturday, Feb. 10, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Gulf Breeze Library community meeting room. Light seasonal bites and […]


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