Danielle Freeman http://wuwf.org en UWF Partners With The Crestview Chamber http://wuwf.org/post/uwf-partners-crestview-chamber <p></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:42:21 +0000 Danielle Freeman 11944 at http://wuwf.org UWF Partners With The Crestview Chamber Residents Clean Up After Flood http://wuwf.org/post/residents-clean-after-flood <p>After Tuesday night’s deluge, local government officials, business owners, and residents across the region had little rain to deal with as they began to pick up the pieces from this week’s floods.</p><p>As much as 27 inches were recorded in some areas over a 30 hour period.</p><p>The floodwaters left some residents stranded. While many were pulled to safety on Wednesday, with equipment and assistance from the state, a final round of checks was underway on Thursday.</p><p>Daniel Hahn, Emergency Management Plans Chief for Santa Rosa County.</p> Fri, 02 May 2014 20:04:21 +0000 Sandra Averhart & Danielle Freeman 8590 at http://wuwf.org Residents Clean Up After Flood Going Green: FWB Celebrates Earth Day http://wuwf.org/post/going-green-fwb-celebrates-earth-day <p></p><p>The 44th annual Earth Day was observed this week. Locally, the cities of Pensacola and Fort Walton Beach held large weekend celebrations. &nbsp;The Okaloosa event was held at Liza Jackson Park off Miracle Strip Parkway (Highway 98).</p><p>After several cold, rainy days, the sun shined brightly over the park Saturday as&nbsp;Fort Walton Beach welcomed residents to the city's&nbsp;8th&nbsp;Annual Earth and Arbor Day Celebration.</p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:33:35 +0000 Danielle Freeman 8232 at http://wuwf.org Going Green: FWB Celebrates Earth Day Veterans Monument Planned For Fort Walton Beach http://wuwf.org/post/veterans-monument-planned-fort-walton-beach <p>The city of Ft. Walton Beach soon will have a permanent place for residents to show their respect and appreciation for veterans in the community. A Veterans Tribute Tower of Northwest Florida will be constructed at the main entrance of Beal Memorial Cemetery.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:06:28 +0000 Danielle Freeman 6902 at http://wuwf.org Veterans Monument Planned For Fort Walton Beach Project Cheer Brightens Holidays For Mental Health Residents http://wuwf.org/post/project-cheer-brightens-holidays-mental-health-residents <p>Christmas Project Cheer is helping to renew hope for residents in mental health treatment facilities in Okaloosa and Walton Counties. For more than 40 years, the project has brought the joy of holiday gifts to this often overlooked group of people.</p><p>One out of every four people has a treatable mental health condition. Project Cheer was established by the Mental Health Association of Okaloosa and Walton Counties to provide a little happiness&nbsp; at the holidays to the area’s over 600 residents in need.</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 22:41:13 +0000 Danielle Freeman 3075 at http://wuwf.org Project Cheer Brightens Holidays For Mental Health Residents