Stewart-Perritt family reunion scheduled 

PACE — The 44th Stewart-Perritt family reunion is set 11 a.m. June 24 at the Pace Community Center, 5976 Chumuckla Highway.

All relatives and friends are invited. Lunch is served at 1 p.m. and festivities include fellowship, games and the playground.

The center provides tables, chairs and ice. Bring covered dishes, non-alcoholic beverages and photos.

Call 994-7013 or 206-4547 for more information.


Baptist Health Care sets blood drive 

GULF BREEZE — Baptist Health Care will host a blood drive provided by One Blood, a blood bank, from noon to 4 p.m. July 19 at Gulf Breeze Hospital, 1110 Gulf Breeze Parkway.

All donors will receive a gift. Donors must be age 16 or older, weigh at least 110 pounds, and be in good health. Photo identification is required.


Celebrate Freedom race, fun run return to Jay 

JAY — The 18th Annual Celebrate Freedom 5K and One Mile Fun Run is set July 4.

The event begins 8 a.m. at Jay City Park, 5259 Booker Lane. The advance entry fee is $20; race-day entry is $25. One Mile Fun Run entry is $10. T-shirts are guaranteed to the first 75 runners who register.

The race starts and finishes at Jay City Park. The mostly flat course offers scenic running through the neighboring countryside and loops Jay Elementary and Jay High School. The last half is on a paved road that splits through cotton and peanut fields.

Contact Matt Dobson at 217-2603 or 675-6474 for directions or more information. Registration can be taken at