2008-03-06 E-Edition

Know the recipe for fundraising

(ARA) – Retirement used to be an end of life journey, but not anymore. Today’s seniors are more active than ever. They’re going on mission trips to help people in third world countries, volunteering in soup kitchens and helping charities near and dear to their hearts, like the church. In fact, when Concord Baptist Church in Van Buren, Ark., needed […]


Calvary announces Schedule Calvary Chapel Gulf Breeze will be hosting upcoming events as follows: Parent’s Night Out/Couples Gathering, Friday, March 7 at 6 p.m. Sign up by calling or emailing the church office at information@ccgulfbreeze.com 2:42 Singles Ministry (Ages 25-45) Friday, March 7 at 7 p.m. Sign up by calling or emailing the church office. in For more information, contact […]


Sonia was born in Athens, Greece to Armenian parents, Dr. Megeurditch and Mrs. Hripsime Minnasian. The Minassian family had been forced to leave their home in Turkey during the Armenian massacres of 1922. They found a new home and birthplace for Browning and her brother, Minas, in Athens. Browning came to the United States in 1953 as a scholarship student […]


Louis Francis Martin, Jr., passed away Monday, February 25. Born May 10, 1924 in Gulfport, MS, he was raised in Pass Christian, MS. Louis joined the Navy and served in the South Pacific during World War II and then transferred to the Air Force where he served in the Korean War. He retired from his military service in 1965 and […]


Gregory Joseph “Greg” Naile, 39, of San Diego, passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2008 at his parents’ home in Gulf Breeze while awaiting a liver transplant. Greg was born in Newport, Rhode Island on June 16, 1968. As part of a Navy family he lived in many cities before moving to Gulf Breeze in 1981. In 1986 he graduated from […]

ROBERT F. WHITE 1928 – 2008

Robert F. (Bob) White 79, of Gulf Breeze, FLdied Saturday, February 23, 2008. He was born in Marion County, IN on August 18, 1928 to Walter and Golda (Ray) White. Bob graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Indianapolis in 1969 and earned an M.B.A. from Butler University in 1972. He retired from Navistar (formerly International Harvester) in 1987 […]

Calendar of Events

Thursday, March 6 No meetings scheduled as of press time Friday, March 7 Junior League Two Day Bargain Sale, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Hadji Shrine Temple in Pensacola, $1 admission. Call 850-433-4421 for more information Sheriff Wendell Hall’s Teen Driving Course, 5 p.m., Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office, Milton. For more information, call 850-983- 1236. Saturday, March 8 Brunch with […]

It takes some work and fun to age gracefully

Memmy, my great-grandmother, was a working woman all her life. At age 89, she went to work at 7 a.m. each weekday. She walked more than a mile from my grandparents’ home, where she lived, to her job at the sewing factory where men’s clothing was made. Memmy did the finishing sewing on the suit lapels, and it was so […]

Better Business Bureau offers scholarships to area students

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Foundation of Northwest Florida is currently accepting applications from students in Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Wakulla, Walton, and Washington county high schools for its 2008 BBB Student Ethics Scholarship program. The program offers nine $1,000 scholarships to current high school juniors and seniors who plan to attend […]