Community Briefs March 29

Published: Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 12:11 PM.

CPR Anytime

The American Heart Association in Okaloosa/Walton and Emerald Coast Hospice will provide free CPR training to community organizations and local citizens. Each CPR Anytime kit includes an inflatable CPR manikin (Mini Anne), a skills practice DVD, instruction manual and program accessories. Interested individuals or groups may call 862-1069 or 689-0300 to schedule time with a CPR Anytime Coordinator.

The Repertory Theatre unveils 2014 Spring Break

The Repertory Theatre, based in Seaside, has announced its 2014 Spring Break season performances.

Executive director Brook Steller is looking forward to a record-breaking season at the award-winning theatre company.

“Our spring break programs are being staged in Seaside, Alys Beach and Rosemary Beach and promise fun for all the family,” Steller said. “All the performances are free thanks to the support of the Merchants of Rosemary Beach and Seaside and the community of Alys Beach.

For more details, visit The Rep’s new website, www.lovetherep.com/spring-break-with-the-theatre/.

Area quilter exhibiting in international competition

Mary Zahner and Katy Zahner, Rosemary Beach area quilters, have been selected as a semi-finalist for the 2014 AQS QuiltWeek in Paducah, Ky., April 23-26. They will display the quilt, Window, along with 405 others in the annual contest, now in its 30th year.

Cash awards totaling $125,000 will be granted, including $20,000 for the Janome Best of Show. Regardless of how Window places in the final judging, all semi-finalists’ quilts will be displayed at the show, which is expected to draw more than 30,000 people.

Commissioner Sara Comander reappointed to Gulf Consortium executive board

During the March 10 Executive Committee Meeting of the Florida Association of Counties Gulf Coast Consortium, District 4 Commissioner Sara Comander was reappointed to the executive committee.  This reappointment serves as the second appointment of Comander. 

“I look forward to continuing to work with the Consortium on behalf of Walton County and the other 23 counties to meet the requirements of the RESTORE act,” Comander said. 

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