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March 23rd, 2009 | Author:

We can now accept tax deductible donations on line via our secure link with Pay Pal.

It’s easy….Just click on the Donations page link here or at the top of the page and then click the Donate button.

You can be confident in the security of donating on line with us using either your Pay Pal account or one of your credit cards….and your donation is 100% tax deductible.

March 23rd, 2009 | Author:

Impact 100 is a Pensacola organization that annually gives $100k+ grants for projects in different  categories including education, environment, recreation,and preservation.

The sanctuary committee needs a volunteer to spearhead the grant application process.  The first task is to attend the workshop put on by Impact 100 for prospective applicants.   The workshop will be Friday, March 27th, 9 – 11:30 AM, at the Lewis Bear Company, 6120 Enterprise Drive in Pensacola.

Please contact Mark Griffith via email  ( ) or phone (850-677-1875) if you can help in this area.

March 19th, 2009 | Author:

We’re looking for volunteers to help us with our booth at the Navarre  Fun Fest on May  16th &17th!

Come on out to the meeting next week (March 26th 6:30 PM at Belle Mer Meeting Room on the Beach)   or email to volunteer.  It should be a FUNFEST day.

Click HERE for meeting details

March 19th, 2009 | Author:

See your artwork published.  Enter the Fun Fest Poster Contest. Extra Credit for those that include snorkeling reef motifs.  🙂

Entries are now being accepted for the 2009 Poster Contest. Artists of all ages are encouraged to submit their designs for consideration. There are no fees to submit an entry. The winning entry will be the one that is judged to best capture the spirit and essence of this premier festival event (music, art, fireworks, 5K run/walk event, hot dog eating contest, miss funfest contest, and family fun). Keep in mind that the poster art is usually displayed in a business or home and should be thematically related to the Fun Fest/Navarre Beach.

Click HERE for application and rules.

March 15th, 2009 | Author:

Come on out and help make beach snorkeling and diving reefs at Navarre a reality

Meeting Details

Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 6:30 PM CST

Location & Address
Belle Mer – 1st Floor Meeting Room
8269 Gulf Boulevard (1 mile west of Cocodries)
Navarre Beach, FL
United States-32566

Tentative Agenda:
1. Fund Raising
2. Community Awareness
3. Open Committee Positions
4. Government Coordination
5. Next Steps

March 12th, 2009 | Author:

Ed Waters and Son Contracting won he bid.  Constructions should start as early as April 30th and should take approximately 1 year.

Tight Lines!

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March 11th, 2009 | Author:

The Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary Committee’s draft plan is now available for viewing at the link below.


March 11th, 2009 | Author:

Welcome to the new website supporting development of a Gulf and Sound side Snorkeling and Diving Reefs at Navarre Beach Florida.

The Artificial Marine Reefs will provide exciting recreation and educational opportunities for our local community and visitors.

If you are interested in helping please contact us.  The Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary Committee is a non profit organization and a committee of the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce.  We encourage all people who are interested in this new project to contact us for more information or just come on out to our next meeting.

The Marine Sanctuary Committee would like to thank Kenny Wilder and Brad Riley for their help in getting our new site up and running!!