June 15, 2002 Regular News Pensacola honors Emmanuel Pensacola honors EmmanuelPatrick Emmanuel was recently presented the “Spirit of Pensacola” award from the Pensacola Chamber of Commerce.Emmanuel, a native of Pensacola, was admitted to the Bar in 1946 and has served as president of the Society of the Bar of the First Judicial Circuit, The Florida Bar, and The Florida Bar Foundation. He has served on the Federal Judicial Nominating Commission of Florida. Emmanuel also was awarded the Bronze Star for service during the Battle of the Bulge during World War II.His community involvement has been evident through service to the Northwest Florida Crippled Children’s Home and the Florida Children’s Commission. He served as a member of the Board for Associated and Catholic Charities and devoted many years of service as an unpaid legal counsel to the N.W. Florida Crippled Children’s Home, as well as Catholic Charities.