Central Florida Community Agency, Inc.
“2017 Partner of the Year Awards Luncheon
What: Silent Auction and Luncheon
When: Thursday, June 22, 2017 from 11 am – 1 pm
Where: Alachua County Senior Recreation Center – Multipurpose Room
Partnership for Strong Families
When: July 11, 7-8 pm
Where: PRIDE Center, 3131 NW 13th St.
Have you ever considered becoming a foster or adoptive parent, but don’t know where to start? Join Partnership for Strong Families at the next info night to learn more.Come out and have all of your fostering and adoptive questions answered by our staff. RSVP is required. Deadline to RSVP is July 6th. For more information or to RSVP, please call 352-244-1608.
Gainesville Black Professionals, Inc.
“Movers & Shakers Mixer”
When: Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 6 pm
Where: Twisted Peacock, 3610 SW 13th St.
The Mixer is a 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. This is the third in a series of events designed to promote Unity, Diversity and Economic Empowerment for all of Alachua County.
The Mixer will feature live entertainment, drink specials and appetizers will be provided. The atmosphere will be upscale but relaxed and will be hosted by Michael Cox, Executive Director of Black Men United.
It’s called the “Movers & Shakers Mixer”, because it is designed to bring together people who want to make a difference in their careers, businesses and the greater community. The mixer is a way to stimulate interest, excitement and engagement in the potential and future of our wonderful city. We want connections to be made, collaborations to begin and our network to continue to grow.
This event is sponsored by Magic 101.3, The Twisted Peacock, It’s Only Write Communication, Black Men United and the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce. Due to their generosity, there is no charge for this event and it is open to the public. For more information, please call 352-208-4894.
“Red, White and more Red”
When: July 13th from 6-8 pm
Partnership for Strong Families
“Annual Back to School Drive”
You can help by purchasing school supplies and dropping them off to any of our offices. If you would like to be involved but don’t have the time to shop, we have two options set up for you to be able to give. First, you can provide monetary support and we will gladly do the shopping for you. Just $25 buys everything a child will need to successfully start school. Second, you can visit our Amazon Wish List and purchase items that will be shipped directly to our office. For more information and access to our Amazon Wish List, please contact Aldreka Everett, our community relations assistant, at 352-244-1629 or Aldreka.Everett@pfsf.org. All backpacks and supplies are needed by July 21 so we can distribute them in time for the first day of school.
Ronald McDonald House Charities
“Bourbon N’ BBQ”
When: Sunday, August 27, 2017 from 5-7 pm
Where: MOJO Hogtown Bar-B-Que, 12 SE 2nd Ave.
Join the RMHC North Central Florida Advisory Council for their Inaugural Bourbon N’ BBQ event. Guests will have the opportunity to visit different stations and sample each of the Bourbon and BBQ pairings. There will also be music and a silent auction with numerous dazzling prizes.
Tickets for this event are now available and can be purchased online at http://rmhcncf.org/evenets/bourbon-and-bbq/
Habitat for Humanity
“We Build: Communities”
When: Friday, October 20, 2017
Where: Gainesville Women’s Club
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