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Adopt, Don’t Shop — Brownie

From our friends at Alaqua Animal Refuge in Freeport:   Brownie is a two-year-old Chihuahua. He would love to sit in your lap and give kisses all day.   Brownie was part of the recent rescue from Liberty County and is ready for a family to call his own. He’s a sweet boy who is looking for...

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Pet of the Issue — Lili

Stacie and Mark Hoard write:   Lili is a Red Boston Terrier who turned two this month. We adopted her from a family in Andalusia, Alabama, who had both the mother and father as their pets.   Lili came from a litter of eight puppies—five girls and three boys. We picked her up in Andalusia...

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Killing Cancer with Comedy: Emily Dillon

Pensacola comic Emily Dillon knows a thing or two about storms, and even more about how laughter helps us through them. “I’ve always wanted to do it,” says Dillon of performing comedy. “When my husband first left, I started a blog. It was sort of my own self-induced therapy. I needed to get it out...

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Pet of the Issue — Ocho

Kristin Collins writes: Ocho is an English Bulldog who will turn three in April. She was born in Kentucky but has been a Florida girl since she was six months old.   Her name means “eight” in Spanish—she got that because she’s the eighth member of our family. Her humans include myself, my...

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Adopt, Don’t Shop — Olive

Michelle from The Rescued Rescuers writes: Eight-year-old Olive came to The Rescued Rescuers from one of the local shelters because she was in need of more help than they were able to give. She has an intermediary grade malignancy (breast cancer) and has undergone her first surgery to remove the...

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Lori Ogles Named ABWA Woman of the Year

The American Business Women’s Association (ABWA), Emerald Coast Chapter announced Lori Ogles as their 2020-21 Woman of the Year. The chapter hosted the annual Woman of the Year celebration during their monthly meeting at The Event Room in Fort Walton Beach.   Woman of the Year is a long...

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