Welcome Betsy Byrd!

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Betsy Byrd has been recently named the new Program Director at the Taylor Haugen Foundation. Our board members and community supporters welcome Betsy with excitement as we celebrate this new growth within our foundation!About Betsy:Prior to her new role, she worked as the Director of Grants and Fundraisers, preceded by Capital Campaign Coordinator, for the Air Force Enlisted Village. Ms. …

Kathy and Brian Haugen Awarded “Person of the Year”

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Kathy and Brian Haugen with the Taylor Haugen Foundation were invited to attend the Annual Board Installation Ceremony of the Northwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association on August 29th, 2017, due to their nomination for the “Person of the Year” award. Each year during the ceremony, the Chapter of FPRA recognizes a professional who has made a …

In Honor of Taylor Haugen | NWF Daily News

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By Kelly Humphrey | 315-4443 | @Kellyhnwfdn | khumphrey@nwfdailynews.com NICEVILLE — Don’t quit. Never give up. That’s the motto of the Taylor Haugen Foundation, and the legacy of the 15-year-old Niceville teen for whom the foundation is named. In August 2008, Haugen, known as “T” to his family and friends, suffered a fatal abdominal injury during a Niceville High School …

Josiah Poole wins honorary Taylor Haugen award

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To add to the excitement, Poole was unaware of the announcement and was surprised at Milton’s gym just minutes before the Panthers tipped off with district rival Washington High. According to Brian Haugen and Kathy Haugen (Taylor Haugen’s parents and founders of the foundation), their son exemplified balance in five-key pillars (academics, athleticism, leadership, Christian faith and community) and his …

USA Today High School Sports Article

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While the abdominal injury that killed a Euclid (Ohio) High School football player last week is rare, safety advocates tell Cleveland.com that it is preventable and should not be treated as an anomaly. Andre L. Jackson died Sept. 25 after suffering an injury in a game two days earlier. After suffering the abdominal injury and being admitted to a hospital Friday, Jackson was …

7th Annual Savor the Season Event Thursday Nov 3rd 2016

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7th Annual “Savor the Season” event at Caliza Pool in Alys Beach, benefiting the Taylor Haugen Foundation. This year’s event will take place on Thursday, NOVEMBER 3rd 2016 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The Savor the Season event is a truly unforgettable event happening once per year at the beautiful Caliza Pool in Alys Beach. With the success and acclaim of previous years …

5th Annual Tradewinds Event Set For May 18th 2016!

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Join us for another amazing evening at Tradewinds with a specialty menu created just for this dinner. Top-quality wines will be served with each of the courses. Tickets for this event sell out quickly so get yours now. Menu and pairings will be provided soon. Keep watching for it. We can’t wait to see you and thank you for your …

Atlanta Regional News Feature (Video)

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High school football games bring cheering fans, excited teams and often worried parents. However at Johns Creek High School every player got a safety upgrade on Thursday. “Right now it is swag, but they won’t know how beneficial this until they wear it,” said Brian Haugen. Haugen is a football dad who never saw his son graduate…..