John Tonkin, executive director of Santa Rosa Clean Community System, Inc., and Peggy Gray, treasurer of the Panhandle Butterfly House, presented a plaque of appreciation to Craig Conn, Manager of Goldmine Bingo in Milton, on Wednesday, March 20.

“Goldmine Bingo has been a consistent supporter of the Panhandle Butterfly House for several years now and their generosity is sincerely appreciated,” said John Tonkin. “Goldmine’s support is indicative of the wonderful community spirit here in Santa Rosa County."

The Panhandle Butterfly House will had their annual spring Grand Opening on Friday April 19 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The celebration included punch and cookies with the classical guitar serenades of Jimmy Chandler. Admission is always free but donations are appreciated.

Starting April 25, the Panhandle Butterfly House opened to the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Tours for groups of 10 or more are available Monday through Wednesday and can be reserved at                                                         

The Panhandle Butterfly House is located at 8581 Navarre Parkway (Hwy 98) in Navarre Park just west of the Navarre Bridge.

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