Healthy Startís baby shower May 23

Healthy Startís fifth annual Baby Shower will be held Thursday, May 23 at 4 p.m. EST in the Centennial Building, 300 Allen Memorial Way, in Port St. Joe.

Admission is free, with plenty of food, fun, games and lots of door prizes. All Franklin and Gulf county pregnant women, and new parents who have had a baby within the last six months, and their entire families are invited to join us for

There will be information stations on various topics such as car seat safety, shaken baby, birth control, safe sleep, community resources and much more! And lots of fabulous door prizes!

Every baby deserves a Healthy Start! For more information, call 1-800-895-9506


Big Bend Hospice fish fry May 24

Big Bend Hospice Franklin County Advisory Council is hosting a fish fry on Friday, May 24 from 11:30 a.m. until sold out at Riverfront Park, in Apalachicola.

Tickets are $7 per plate, with all proceeds going to benefit Franklin County patients and families of Big Bend Hospice.

For more information, or to buy tickets, contact A.J. Smith at (850) 251-9021, Pam Albritton at (850) 508-8749, Johnny Turner at (850) 599-5995, Duffy Harrison at (850) 567-0419, Fonda Davis at (850) 370-6437, Clarice Powell at (850) 370-6086 or 670-5774. For more info, call (850) 926-9308 or visit