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New Flights at Pensacola International Airport, Parade of Homes & More!

Dreaming of a Vacation in the Big Apple? United Adds Daily Nonstop Flights to Pensacola International Airport

United Airlines is now offering daily nonstop flights between Pensacola International Airport and New York/Newark, one of 22 new routes United announced it will add in 2019.

The inaugural flight from New York/Newark landed at Pensacola International Airport this afternoon, Thursday, June 6, opening the door for even more visitors to discover everything Pensacola has to offer.

With the addition of Newark, PNS now flies nonstop to 20 destinations.

Learn more and book flights at


Pensacola Energy Takes Part in Annual

Parade of Homes

Pensacola Energy is once again a proud sponsor the annual Parade of Homes.

Parade of Homes is put on by the Home Builders Association of West Florida. Thousands of attendees are expected to tour new homes throughout Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties June 8-16 for the 61st annual celebration.

Pensacola Energy will be at the dream home June 8, 9, 15 and 16. The dream home’s features are designed to save money and reduce energy consumption. Pensacola Energy’s team made significant recommendations to develop a customized energy feature package that will benefit the homeowner for years to come.

“Pensacola Energy Natural Gas Advantage Elite Home features are designed to save money and reduce energy consumption,” said Marketing Manager Jill Grove, of Pensacola Energy. “This has been an exciting project for our team of professionals who were involved in the planning before construction began. We made significant recommendations to develop a customized energy-feature package that will benefit the homeowner for years to come.”

The dream home is located at 2446 Meeting St., Cantonment.

Visit for more information.


Bahri Jeddah Visits Port of Pensacola for First Time

Port of Pensacola had a unique visitor last week. Did you happen to catch this big ship sail into Pensacola Bay on May 31?

Bahri Jeddah visited the port the first time. The vessel was used to offload some critical components for a major local manufacturer. She is a 720-foot Ro-Ro Cargo Ship.

It was quite the treat to have her stop by Pensacola even if only for a few days.


Let Your Voice Be Heard at the Next Mayor’s Town Hall

Join Mayor Grover Robinson for his fourth town hall meeting on Wednesday, June 12 at 5:30 p.m. at Vickrey Resource Center, 2130 Summit Blvd.

Mayor Robinson will host the meeting with Councilman P.C. Wu, and residents are encouraged to attend and let their voices be heard. Mayor Robinson hopes citizens will attend the town hall so he can work with them to come up with a plan to move Pensacola forward.

If you need a special accommodation to attend this meeting, please call 850-435-1629. For sign language interpreter, please contact 72 hours in advance if possible.



Beat the Heat This Summer at
Hunter Pool

Did you know that we have special hours for lap swimming at Hunter Pool? Go for an early morning swim Monday-Friday from 5:30 to 10 a.m. or get a few laps in the evening from 5:30-7 p.m. Cost is $2.25 per person. Hunter Pool is located at 200 E. Blount St.

Click here for more information about Hunter Pool.



Osceola Hosting Match Play Tournament

Osceola Golf Course is hosting a Match Play Tournament June 15-16. The format is individual handicap with multiple flights, and the entry fee is $70, which includes 2 rounds, range balls and prizes. An optional birdie pool is available. Call the Osceola Golf Course Pro Shop at 850-453-7599 to register.

It’s Not Too Late to Join Parks & Rec Specialty Camps!

We’ve got some exciting specialty camps coming up this month, with a variety of sports and even a circus dance camp! Find details at

June 10-14: British Soccer Camp, Girls Volleyball Camp, Princess Dance Camp
June 17-21: Chip Boes Championship Basketball Camp, Circus Dance Camp


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