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Month Flat Week Day

Thu. 13 Sep, 2018

UPHS Board Meeting

Thu. 13 Sep, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

UPHS Membership meeting

Thu. 13 Sep, 2018 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Sat. 15 Sep, 2018

Amazing Boat Race and Poker Run

Sat. 15 Sep, 2018 7:30 am - 10:00 am

Join us in the gorgeous beach town of Carrabelle, on September 15, 2018, for the first-ever Amazing Boat Race and Poker Run.

This family-friendly event will include live music, food, drinks and much more. All proceeds benefit the Epilepsy Association of the Big Bend's clients, a nonprofit agency that provides medical and social work services to those who have seizure disorders and epilepsy.

Registration for one poker hand is only $100 per person and includes breakfast, lunch and a swag bag full of goodies!

More info and Register!

Tue. 18 Sep, 2018

Doing Good While Doing Well: Developing Successful Business & Non-Profit Partnerships

Tue. 18 Sep, 2018 11:15 am - 12:30 pm

The Lunch & Learn Series is a free monthly workshop conducted by local business experts, Chamber board members and associates of our Chamber partners. The workshops feature a wide variety of topics that are helpful for anyone involved with a business, from owners and managers to entry-level employees. This is a free event for Chamber members.

Moderator: Heidi Otway, Salter>Mitchell PR

Speakers:

  • Dena Strickland, Boys Town North Florida
  • Dale Tadlock, Tadlock Roofing
  • Colette Podgorski, FSU Foundation

Join us for a panel discussion on the value of partnerships between businesses and non-profits and how it can be beneficial for both organizations. Learn more about Giving Tuesday and the value of partnering with a non-profit throughout the giving season. We'll swap success stories and best practices and attendees leave with a better understanding of these win-win partnerships.

Presenting Sponsor: WCTV

Program Sponsor: Florida Blue

REGISTER HERE

 

Mon. 24 Sep, 2018

Big Bend Needs Assessment and Planning Committee Meeting

Mon. 24 Sep, 2018 10:00 am

Location:

Big Bend Continuum office
2507 Callaway Road, Suite 200
Tallahassee, FL 32303

Tue. 25 Sep, 2018

Thu. 27 Sep, 2018

A Summit on Creating a Community of Wealth

Thu. 27 Sep, 2018 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Please accept this invitation to attend a Summit on Creating a Community of Wealth hosted by Tallahassee-Leon Federal Credit Union.

Join local non-profits, social service agencies, and officials in an event to advance existing community development initiatives and discover ways to alleviate resource pressures on organizations actively working to advance quality of life in Tallahassee-Leon County. During the summit, we will identify strategic partnerships, federal funding opportunities, and other ways to collectively accomplish what no one organization can do alone to address the many challenges faced by hard working vulnerable individuals and families.

We will be focusing on affordable housing, increasing household income, access to education and training, advancing single-parent households, economic development, and job creation, access to transportation, exclusion from mainstream services, neighborhood revitalization, household stabilization and general service to the working poor.

Please confirm your attendance, as well as let us know of another organization that should be invited, and/or if you have any additional questions by emailing Katrina Tuggerson-Alexander at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Lunch will be served, so please also advise of any dietary restrictions.

We are looking forward to having a very productive and insightful meeting!

Summit on Creating a Community of Wealth

Thu. 27 Sep, 2018 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Please accept this invitation to attend a Summit on Creating a Community of Wealth hosted by Tallahassee-Leon Federal Credit Union.

Join local non-profits, social service agencies, and officials in an event to advance existing community development initiatives and discover ways to alleviate resource pressures on organizations actively working to advance quality of life in TallahasseeLeon County. During the summit, we will identify strategic partnerships, federal funding opportunities, and other ways to collectively accomplish what no one organization can do alone to address the many challenges faced by hard working vulnerable individuals and families.

We will be focusing on affordable housing, increasing household income, access to education and training, advancing single parent households, economic development and job creation, access to transportation, exclusion from mainstream services, neighborhood revitalization, household stabilization and general service to the working poor.

Please confirm you attendance, as well as let us know of another organization that should be invited, and/or if you have any additional questions by emailing Katrina Tuggerson-Alexander at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Lunch will be served, so please also advise of any dietary restrictions.

We are looking forward to having a very productive and insightful meeting!

Better Angels Senior Housing Program Open House

Thu. 27 Sep, 2018 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The Lutheran Social Services of North Florida (LSSNF) Board of Directors, agency staff, and Better Angels residents invite you to attend!

Location: 606 W. 4th Avenue in Tallahassee (formerly the French Quarter building)

Please join us for tours of the facility, information on our programs, refreshments, and a formal dedication of the facility beginning at 6pm in honor of Rev. Bernard Kurzweg, founder of LSSNF.

We are excited to update you on our progress as a social services agency and the continuing development of the Better Angels program, which supports low-income senior citizens in our community through high-quality, affordable, service-enriched housing solutions.

We appreciate any publicity you can provide in your congregation for this event.

Fri. 28 Sep, 2018

Grant Management Workshop

All day

On Friday, September 28, 2018, Leon County and the City of Tallahassee will hold two joint grant management workshops. The 2018/19 County and City contracts will be issued at the workshops. Please be advised that attendance at one of the workshops, highlighted below, is a mandatory requirement. If you have a scheduling conflict, please send another agency representative.

The workshops will be held in the community room of the Amtrack building located at 918 Railroad Ave.

Schedule of Workshops:

  • Session 1: 10:00-11:30 AM
  • Session 2: 2:00-3:30 PM

Due to limited available seating, please RSVP Tiffany Robinson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5:00 PM on Monday, September 24, 2018. If you have any questions, please call Tiffany at 850-606-1900.

Engage, Inform & Influence

Fri. 28 Sep, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families, and Children at the FSU College of Social Work for the Inaugural Research Lecture Series: Engage, Inform & Influence

On Friday, September 28, 2018, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. with a reception to follow.

Presenter Dr. Samantha Goldfarb, Assistant Professor at the FSU College of Medicine and College of Human Sciences will discuss “Substance Use During Pregnancy: Time for Policy to Catch Up with Research”

The event is free for all attendees. CEUs are available. Space is limited. Registration is encouraged. Register at: http://bit.ly/CFC_Workshop92818

20th Annual Oktoberfest

Fri. 28 Sep, 2018 6:30 pm

Internationally, Oktoberfest is the world's largest traveling beer festival and funfair attracting over 6 million people to Munich, Germany each Fall. Here in Florida’s capital region, Oktoberfest is celebrated as the highly-anticipated annual community event of the fall, drawing an energetic crowd in the hundreds to celebrate community and support a great cause.

Made possible by many generous philanthropists and sponsors, this year’s 20th anniversary event is the signature fundraiser benefiting Elder Care Services. Proceeds support critical programs such as Meals on Wheels, senior adult day care, and caregiver respite services to improve the quality of life for seniors in our community.

Join us on September 28 at the Tally Pavilion for authentic German cuisine, unlimited beer, tasting receptions, and an entertaining games station. Individual tickets are $75 for general admission and $125 for VIP admission (includes early access to event). Sponsorship packages are available. Contact us for details on discounts for students, volunteers, and agency partners.

Visit https://eldercarebigbend.org/oktoberfest for more.

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