Center for Nonprofit Excellence Member Events 2017-10-06T09:51:53+00:00

October 2017

Alachua Humane Society


When: Friday, October 13, 2017

Where: The Barn at Rembert Farms

We hope you will join us at the Barn at Rembert Farms on Friday, October 13th as we get groovy with live music, delicious food and drinks, and a live and silent auction all to benefit the Alachua County Humane Society’s mission to end the needless euthanasia of companion animals in our community. Click here for more information!

Gainesville Black Professionals

“2017 Movers & Shakers Gala”

When: Saturday, October 14

Where: C Bar Ranch

The second annual Gala is designed to promite Unity, Diversity, and Economic Empowerment for all of Alachua County. It will be an Upscale, all VIP Networking event designed to give business owners, executives and professionals an opportunity to collaborate, connect, and network with each other to create potentially profitable partnerships and business ventures. The Men of Vvisipn and Purpose Award will be presented, and the event is being hosted by Chris Reid. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

Habitat for Humanity


“We Build: Communities”

When: Friday, October 20, 2017

Where: Gainesville Women’s Club

For more information, email




Lubee Bat Conservancy

“Dismiss the Myths! Learn the Truth about Bats!”

When: Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 11 am – 4 pm

Where: Lubee Bat Conservancy, 1309 NW 192nd Avenue Gainesville, FL 32609

The 13th Annual Florida Bat Festival is a local Gainesville event held every fall on the beautiful grounds of Lubee Bat Conservancy. “Dismiss the Myths! Learn the Truth about Bats!” Join us for games, music, environmental organizations, food and of course the Largest Bats in the world! For more information, click here!

Child Advocacy Center

“Gainesville Gone Austin”

When: Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 6-10 pm

Where: Hitchcock Farms at the Santa Fe River Ranch in Alachua, FL

The 9th annual fundraiser will be an amazing night of food, music, and live and silent auctions in support of the CAC and all they’ve done this past year to further their mission of breaking the cycle of child abuse in our community. This year, Matthew Sandusky, the Founder and Executive director of Peaceful Hearts Foundation and survivor of childhood sexual abuse, will be sharing his story.

For more information on the event, visit


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Friends of Elementary Arts







“Musical Chairs Fundraiser”

When: Friday, February 2, 2018 from 6:00-8:30 pm

Where: GFAA Gallery, 1314 S Main, Gainesville, FL

Join the Friends of Elementary Arts for their 9th Annual Musical Chairs Fundraiser to benefit public school Elementary Arts programs.