Santa RosaDemocrats

The Santa Rosa County Democrats’ March potluck dinner meeting will be held at the United Way Headquarters, U. S. Highway 90 (6479-A Caroline St.), in Milton on Thursday, May 15, at 6 p.m. The program will include the potluck dinner and a business meeting.  All Democrats are invited to attend.  For additional information, please contact Mary Johnson, 225-1725.


Santa RosaChristian Schoolplay


Santa RosaChristian Schoolis presenting the play "ARSENIC and OLD LACE" at 7 p.m. on the evenings of May 16 and 17.  SRCS is located at 6331 Chestnut St. in Milton.  Tickets at the door are $3 for students and $5 for adults to cover the royalty costs of the play.  Join us for an enjoyable, laugh filled night. For more information contact Ariane Gambold at 602-4284.



Dragonfly concert


The Dragonfly Gallery will be sponsoring a concert featuring Nicky Mathews and Tim Goudy. The concert will be held on Saturday, May 17 at 3 p.m. Tickets will be $10.00 per adult. If you like great guitar and mandolin playing and soulful singing then come to this event for a great afternoon of music.  Tickets can be purchased at the Dragonfly Gallery in advance or at the door before the show on the 17th. If you want to, bring a snack to share. The Dragonfly gallery is located a t 6815 Caroline Street, (Route 90) in Milton.  It is across from Main St Café and Post Office Antiques. If we get a good response maybe we can have more house concerts in the future.  For more information, contact the Sally Miller of the Dragonfly Gallery at 981-1100.


Endocrinologist discusses diabetes treatments


On Tuesday, May 20, West Florida Healthcare will offer a free seminar entitled “Effective Diabetes Treatments for 2014.”  The seminar will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. at the 7th Floor Auditorium at West Florida Hospital, 8383 N. Davis Highway, Pensacola.  The featured speaker will be endocrinologist Vishnu Behari, M.D. There are 25.8 million children and adults in the United States, or 8.3 percent of the population, who have diabetes.  While an estimated 18.8 million have been diagnosed with diabetes, 7 million people are unaware that they have the disease. The seminar is free and open to the public.  To register, call 494-3212.


AvalonBeachProperty Owners Association


The Avalon Beach Property Owners Association will meet on Wednesday, May 21, at 7 p.m. at the Mulat Fire Station on the corner of Mulat Road and Sterling Way.  The association addresses the needs of all residents in the Avalon Beach area and is open to all residents north of I-10 and South of Mulat Road from Escambia Bay to 38th St. on the east side of Avalon.  This meeting will specifically address the development of a website for association members to evaluate and recommend local businesses.  For more information about the association, call 995-7056.


Santa Rosa County Bridges out of Poverty yard sale


Getting Ahead yard sale will take place on Friday, May 23 and Saturday, May 24.   Donations can be made by dropping off your donated items between 1-7 p.m. on Friday, May 23 at Parkmore Plaza Shopping Center .  They will also take donations between 7-8 a.m. on Saturday.  If you have items to pick up, please contact Jim Marcombe at 623-4678 or email   They are also in need of volunteers to help set up on Friday, to work the sale on Saturday, and to help break down Saturday afternoon. 


Pace Fire and Rescue conducting annual picture fund drive


The Pace Fire and Rescue District is conducting their annual Picture Fund Drive for 2014.  The proceeds will go toward their local benevolent fund which helps citizens and businesses in the Pace area that are displaced.  To achieve this goal, Chief Donnie Wadkins asks for every household within the Pace Fire/Rescue area to support this effort.  The drive will continue through June 1.