By 1st Lt. Karissa Rodriguez Recently, the name and the official role of the Air Force’s newest fighter was unveiled at Eglin Air Force Base. Lt. Gen. Duke Richardson, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics military deputy, presented the F-15EX Eagle ll...
By Lori Leath Smith Are you aware that one in 54 children were diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in 2020? And that boys are 4x more likely to be diagnosed than girls? Or that the cost to raise a child with Autism over their lifetime is about $2.4 million?...
By Rita L. Sherwood According to National Geographic, up to 8 million tons of plastic and waste enter our ocean and Bay waters every single year. More than 250 million tons of plastic are estimated to make its way into our oceans by 2025, according to projectaware.org. Everyday trash is entering...
By Heather Bennett The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is one of the nation’s oldest non-profit organizations. It provides consumers with business profiles, consumer reviews, consumer information, scam alerts and reviews on charities. It’s here to make sure, as consumers, we make wiser decisions about where we spend our money. I spoke...

Love Is A Choice

By Lauren Catanese “The pastor told us, “Love is not a feeling; feelings change periodically. Love is a choice. And when you make that choice to choose love, even if you don’t feel like loving, you are choosing to love unconditionally. You recognize that we are all flawed creations, created...
By Heather Bennett Getting the news that you’re pregnant can be wonderful, yet scary. There’s a roller coaster of feelings that can come with it—excitement, fear, happiness and anxiety. Parents to be all want to do what’s best for their baby before and after he or she enters the world....
The Florida Department of Health in Walton and Okaloosa Counties has approached COVID-19 vaccination efforts similarly to the planning structure of previous vaccination programs after receiving its initial doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Allocated for first responders and seniors age 65 and older by appointment only, the vaccines came from...
“Unprecedented” is the Word for 2020 By Dave White, Publisher, SoWal Life & PCB Life Users of the online dictionary, Dictionary.com, voted “unprecedented” as the People’s Choice 2020 Word of the Year. Can anyone disagree? 2020 has certainly been an unprecedented year of problems, challenges, pivots, solutions and, perhaps, even successes....
By Victoria Ostrosky Christmas 2020. This will be one for the books. For everyone, this year has been a challenge, and for non-profits, this year has been especially difficult. Holding fundraisers and sponsoring events like they normally do to raise the funds required to continue their much-needed work has not...

The Christmas Gift

By Gueary Clendenning Queen Elizabeth received a 105-carat diamond from Raja Singh of India, which is in her crown. It is considered one of the most expensive jewels in the world at a cost of almost 13 million dollars. Created in Italy and housed in Dubai, a pair of ladies shoes...

Please Like Us on Facebook

389FansLike