Seacoast Collegiate High School would like to invite community members, friends, and prospective students and their families to attend a special Informational Night on Wednesday, March 26, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in rooms 119 and 120. During Informational Night, guests will learn more about the high school and student academic plans in honors, dual enrollment, and advanced placement coursework. Faculty and staff will be available to answer any questions and give tours. Seacoast is located at the South Walton Center of Northwest FloridaState College.
Mainstay Financial Group will present a free seminar titled “Healthcare Costs – Planning for Bumps in the Road with Long-term Care” on Monday, Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. in the Family Birth Place conference room at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast. The conference room is located on the second floor of the Family Birth Place, which has a separate entrance to the west of the main entrance of the hospital.
Have you or your loved one been diagnosed with diabetes? Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast invites you to join the next diabetes self-management class on Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 17 and 18, from 12:00 to 4:30 p.m. The class will take place in the Resource Center Suite one education building at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast.
Elam Stoltzfus joined me recently in the studio. In this podcast he tells us how he got his start into filmmaking and the visual arts beginning in a first-grade art class. His teacher, Mr. Brady, introduced the possibilities of creating amazing visuals on a blank white paper. From this experience he knew he wanted to be an artist.
This year’s excessive rain opens our eyes to the impact Mother Nature has on living creatures, both human and non-human. Human behavior is directly affected by the amount of sunshine we receive daily, not to mention the fresh air and exercise, all critical to our health and happiness.
We wait for the sun to pop through the clouds so we can grab a boat or a board and head for the water. Our bodies in motion don’t know what to do with too much indoor time, especially here in paradise.
Under the Florida Wildlife Commission’s Florida Black Bear Management Plan , approved in 2012, seven bear management units (BMUs) will be established throughout the state. The West Panhandle BMU, encompassing the counties of Escambia, Holmes, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton, will be the first to be created.
The Critical Linkages are an important part of the Florida Wildlife Corridor, as highlighted by the 2012 Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition, which traversed many of the Critical Linkages in the Florida peninsula. This short film has some stunning images of the real Florida - a place we love - our home.
The South Walton Community Council hosts the 12th Annual Back To Nature Festival Oct. 17-20, 2013. The festival is one of our favorites and offers the opportunity for visitors and locals to discover the wonders of our unique coastal environment.
Register today at www.southwaltoncc.org and get ready to enjoy the wonders of South Walton’s natural beauty!
Sandcastle Escapes Vacation Rentals is pleased to announce its recent contribution of over 1,000 units of reclaimed towels to the athletic and band departments of Freeport and South Walton high schools.
After 47 days in the field, 227 threatened gopher tortoises have been spared an inhumane death and 28 gopher tortoise eggs have been saved from a development site in Apopka, Fl. The Humane Society of the United States, Nokuse Plantation, D.R. Horton and Bio-Tech Consulting teamed up to rescue the tortoises and eggs from the Rock Springs Ridge subdivision before relocating them to a permanent home at Nokuse Plantation, a nature preserve in Walton County. The eggs started hatching on Sept. 6.