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Learn about joining the Gulf Breeze Will Do group on April 9

Gulf Breeze Will Do is requesting that members and friends attend a meeting Friday, April 9, beginning at 5 p.m. outside the Gulf Breeze Community Center. Wine and appetizers will be served for the organization’s social and membership drive. Hopefully, the spring weather should be lovely; however, there will be a tent just to the right of the building. The […]

Join the fun with Gulf Coast Friends

The next meeting of the Gulf Coast Friends will be their bingo and lasagna luncheon at Lillo’s scheduled for Thursday, April 8. There will be five games of bingo with cash prizes. The turnout for Game Day at the Elks Lodge was great. Many of the GCF members that, because of COVID, had not attended all year were there and […]

GCF plans lunch, luau

The next meeting/luncheon of Gulf Coast Friends will be at Lillo’s in Gulf Breeze on April 8 at 10:30 a.m. This group will play bingo for cash prizes and enjoy an Italian lunch. Mark your calendars for the Gulf Coast Friends annual Spring Fling Luau on Thursday, April 22, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Naval Live Oaks Preserve […]

Rid yourself of invasive Cogongrass

Florida forest landowners in parts of Okaloosa and Santa Rosa counties can apply for financial assistance to manage invasive Cogongrass until March 26 from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $60,000 this fiscal year to remove the highly invasive Cogongrass in Florida. One of the world’s top-10 worst weeds, Cogongrass is threatening longleaf […]

IMPACT 100 will award $1.12 million in grants

IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area will award over $1.1 million to local nonprofit organizations in 2021. On March 10, IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area announced that its 2021 membership drive concluded with a total of 1,120 members. IMPACT 100 will give back $1.12 million by awarding 11 transformative project grants of $101,820 each to nonprofit organizations serving Escambia and Santa […]

Benson Live Oak trees may be historically old

Gulf Breeze Area Historical Society is working very hard to achieve the goals and objectives of the society. Members received an update on the Mark X and E. Louise Benson House Museum. After one of the climate-controlled storage units was emptied, the contents and metal shelves were put into a newly renovated space at the Benson house. Members are grateful […]


Easy Chicken Shawarma This dish combines a complex flavor profile with the cool, creamy yogurt sauce, rice and salad for a dinner that is anything but ordinary. 1 lbs. chicken thigh fillets, boneless and skinless 1 large garlic clove, minced 1 Tbsp. ground coriander 1 Tbsp. ground cumin 1 Tbsp. ground cardamom (substitute half cinnamon and half nutmeg) 1 tsp. […]

Everyone’s invited to Gulf Coast Friends’ Game Day on March 11

Gulf Coast Friends’ next lunch meeting will be held at the Elks Lodge on Pensacola Beach on Thursday, March 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is GCF annual Game Day. Get together with your regular game group or call Candy Reagan for info about getting into a game. There will be a big table for Left- Right- Center, […]

Get Cookin’

Tuscan Sausage and Bean Soup This recipe is a great way to use whatever you’ve got in your refrigerator’s vegetable crisper. You can mix and match kale for spinach, sausage for leftover chicken or pork and use whatever can of beans you have in your pantry. The blend of flavors is amazing and hearty enough to eat as a meal, […]

Deadline to join IMPACT 100 is March 1

There are three days left until the IMPACT 100 membership deadline on March 1. Download a membership form from the IMPACT 100 Web site and mail a check to join IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area at this address: IMPACT 100, P.O. Box 13304, Pensacola, FL 32591-3304. You may also pay online by credit card or Echeck at www.impact100pensacola.org. Pensacola Symphony […]

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