Week of February 25, 2014      
STAY CONNECTED! See What's Going On In the Glades This Week

     Tuesday, February 25, 2014       10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Alzheimer's Community Care Open House, Pahokee
     Tuesday, February 25, 2014       5:30 p.m.  -  7:00 p.m. Strong Start for Children- Healthy Births" Ready for Action", Bridges at Pahokee
     Tuesday, February 25, 2014       7:00 p.m. -   9:00 p.m. Triple P Parenting Seminar, St. John First Missionary Baptist Church
     Wednesday, February 26, 2014  5:30 p.m. -   6:30 p.m. Strong Starts Dialogue Sessions, Bridges at Belle Glade
     Thursday, February 27, 2014      5:30 p.m. -    8:00 p.m. SCORE: QuickBooks 101- A Comprehensive Introduction, Belle Glade Chamber of Commerce 
     Sunday, March 2, 2014              10:00 a.m. -   3:00 p.m. St.Philip Benizi Catholic Church 2014 Annual International Food Festival, St. Philip Benezi Church 

Free Legal Service at The Glades Initiative, Inc.


If you are in need of free legal services for issues such as: child support, domestic violence, abuse of children/elders, immigration, fair housing and other civil matters please call. By appointment only with Mr. Richard Abedon, Esq., Volunteer Attorney.


WHEN: Thursdays, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


WHERE: The Glades Initiative, 141 S.E. Avenue C, Belle Glade


Please call for an appointment: 561-996-3310 



Free Pregnancy Tests and Free Ultrasounds


First Care Family Resources has a fully equipped RV offering confidential pregnancy tests and ultrasounds


WHEN: Every Thursday's 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


WHERE: Winn-Dixie Shopping Center Belle Glade


For more information contact First Care Family Resources: 561-996-6888


View link for flyer: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.24.14/FreePregnancyTests.pdf  




Triple P Parenting Seminar: See the Power of Positive Parenting in Action!


Do you want to... Encourage behavior you like? Help your children succeed in school? Teach your children to express their feelings in an appropriate way? Then please join us for one or more in our series of Triple P Seminars. Triple P offers simple strategies you can use TODAY to strengthen your relationships with your children and create a more peaceful home. Seminars are offered free of charge!


 WHEN: Tuesday's February 25, 2014 7:00 PM


WHERE: St. John First Missionary Baptist Church, 600 SW 8th Street, Belle Glade


To Register Contact: Sarah Spencer: 561 996-5056 or Edith Tucker: 561 992-4263 or 561 601-0947


View link for flyer: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.10.14/TriplePSeminarSeries.pdf




Alzheimer's Community Care Open House


Alzheimer's Community Care Daycare Center is having an open house come take a tour of our center, enjoy some refreshments, and hear about all the services we have to offer.


WHEN: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 

WHERE: Alzheimer Community Care Center, 470 Barack Obama Blvd. Pahokee, 


For more information contact Alzheimers:(561) 924-7283




Bridges at Pahokee


Strong Start for Children - Healthy Births "Ready for Action"


Ready for Action!!! - Healthy Births? Is this a problem in our community? Residents, community leaders, business owners and parents 


will join together for 6 weeks to create an action plan for increasing healthy births in our community. Improving the number of children who are born healthy and full term will take all of us. Come share your time, talents and leadership skills with BRIDGES to help us move this effort from Conversation to Action. Be a part of the change by calling us at 924-9224 to get started.


WHEN: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


WHERE: BRIDGES at Pahokee - 170 S. Barfield Hwy. #102, Pahokee  


View link for more information: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.18.14/BridgesPahokee.pdf




Bridges at Belle Glade


Strong Starts Dialogue Sessions


Come join BRIDGES at Belle Glade in a "Mommy Te" (Tea) parenting support dialogue. Parents can expect to meet and engage with others while addressing issues unique to parents. The sessions provide opportunities for parents to comment and ask questions. This month Families First will discuss Safe Driving and Strong Starts (Community) Dialogue Session will focus on "Healthy Births".(Child Watch Available)


WHEN: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.


WHERE:  BRIDGES at Belle Glade, 816 West Canal Street South Belle Glade, Florida  


View link for more information: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.18.14/BridgesBelleGlade.pdf




SCORE: QuickBooks 101 - A Comprehensive Introduction


This introduction to QuickBooks workshop is designed to teach you the basics of QuickBooks for use in running your business.  The workshop is much more than just a cursory overview and will help you to understand: QuickBooks capabilities, Versions of QuickBooks that are available, C

hart of Account, and much more. This workshop replaces a prior SCORE program, "Lessons in Using QuickBooks:  Practical Answers to Real Questions".


WHEN: Thursday, February 27, 2014 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


WHERE: Belle Glade Chamber of Commerce, 540 S. Main Street, Belle Glade


For more information contact Bob Bloom: (561) 833-1672 or  bob.palmbeachscore@gmail.com


View link for more details and how to register: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.10.14/SCORE.pdf  




St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church 2014 Annual International Food Festival 


Join St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church for the Annual International Food Festival their will be bounce house, face painting, games, fresh 

vegetable, food, raffles, and more


WHEN: Sunday, March 2, 2014 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


WHERE: St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church, 710 South Main Street, Belle Glade 


For more information contact St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church: (561) 996-3870


View link for flyer: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.24.14/2014AnnualInternationalFoodFestival.pdf



Pathways to Self Sufficiency (PASS) Program


PASS is a community based lifestyle improvement program designed to help low income individuals. Various workshops will be held for those interested in participating in improving their health, economic situation and obtain employability skills. If interested please contact the Belle Glade Community Action office.


Contact for more information contact Community Action Center:  561-996-0660 or  561-996-0661


View link for more details: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.24.14/PASS.pdf



Scholarship Opportunities 


2014 College Scholarship Program offered through Property Appraiser's Office


Property Appraiser Gary R. Nikolits, CFA, is happy to announce that the Property Appraiser's Office is now accepting applications for its 2014 College Scholarship program.The Property Appraiser's Office presents $1,000 scholarships each year to five college bound students. Since 1993, the Property Ap­praiser's Office has awarded $114,000 in college scholarships.Interested students may download the application from the Property Appraiser's website: pbcgov.com/PAPA. The deadline to submit the 2014 application is March 31, 2014. An Employee Scholarship Committee selects the five winners. The scholarships are awarded in May. To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must be a resident of Palm Beach County and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The college or junior college they plan to attend must be accredited. 


Funds are raised through volunteer employee donations from participants in Friday Casual Dress Day.  

View link for scholarship application: http://pbcgov.com/papa/pdf/Scholarship-Application.pdf

For more information, call 561-355-3230.



2014 Triunfo - Scholarship Information 


The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County has had a tradition of recognizing the "Best and the Brightest" high school seniors within the County. Each year, the Hispanic Chamber recognizes the community's rising stars in its annual  Triunfo! celebration. The Seventeenth Annual Triunfo! Awards banquet will be held on April 26, 2014 at the Palm Beach Zoo in West Palm Beach. We solicit your help in identifying those extraordinary high school graduating students who should be recognized for their outstanding accomplishments and contributions to the Hispanic community. Nominations may be submitted for any graduating high school student in Palm Beach County. Students enrolled at School District of Palm Beach County high schools are eligible for nomination. Students enrolled at charter or private schools may be eligible for nominations only if the school is a member of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County.  The nominations may be submitted in English or in Spanish; they must be received no later than March 14, 2014 


For more information contact the chamber office: (561) 832-1986  


View link for flyer: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.24.14/Triunfo2014Scholarshipflyer.pdf

View link for nomination form: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.24.14/2014TriunfoNomination.pdf

View link for scholarship applications: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.24.14/2014TriunfoScholarshipApplication.pdf



Belle Glade Lions Club Scholarship



The Belle Glade Lions Club is accepting applications for their annual Ruth S. Wedgworth scholarship offered to graduating seniors of area schools in Belle Glade and Pahokee.   The scholarship is for $1,000 a year for four years.  Applicants should provide their name, parent's name, address, phone number, email, school and year of graduation, a list of scholarships received and their value, and other grants applied for or received.  Applications should consist of an unofficial transcript, statement of recommendation from your principal, letters of recommendation from three teachers, a copy of performance on either the SAT or ACT, and a 500-word essay describing their goals, extracurricular activities, and community service history.   Applicants must have a minimum of 17 on the ACT or 1300 on the SAT (math, critical reading, and writing sections) to qualify.  Please mail all application materials to the Belle Glade Lions Club, P.O. Box 51, Belle Glade, FL 33430 by Friday April 4, 2014.  Applications for this scholarship can also be obtained from area high schools.  


View link fro flyer: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.24.14/2014scholarshipformBelleGladeLionsClub.pdf


Health Mother Health Babies expands Centering Pregnancy® in the Glades thanks to Quantum Foundation.


This evidenced-based model of group prenatal care integrates health assessment, education and support into a unified program within a group setting. Eight to 12 women of similar gestational ages come together and receive a prenatal checkup from a medical provider, followed by a facilitated group discussion using the Centering Pregnancy® curriculum. HMHB is pleased to partner with OB/GYN Specialists of Lakeside (an affiliate of OB/GYN Specialists of the Palm Beaches) to conduct this program in Belle Glade. Since 2008, HMHB has been the only provider of CenteringPregnancy® in Palm Beach County and currently operates the program in the Delray Beach and Lantana Departments of Florida Health, thanks to funding from Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County. 


A Better Pahokee: Weekly E-Newspaper February 24th 2014




Job Opportunities


The Sun: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.24.14/TheSun.pdf

The Sun 2: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.24.14/TheSun2.pdf

Indeed: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.24.14/Indeed.pdf

Palm Beach County School District ~ ESOL Teacher (Pahokee): http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/01.27.14/ESOLTeacher.pdf  

Palm Beach County School District ~ ESOL Coordinator (Pahokee): http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/01.27.14/ESOLCoordinator.pdf

Coalition for Independent Living Option~ Independent Living Specialist: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.24.14/CILO.pdf 

Community Partners: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.24.14/CommunityPartners.pdf  

2-1-1 Broward ~ Manager of Grants & Government Relations: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.24.14/GrantsGovtRelManager.pdf  

Martin County Community Foundation ~ Executive Director: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.24.14/MCCFED.pdf

Health Care District: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.24.14/HealthCareDistrict.pdf



FREE Grant Writing 101 Course 


Everyone is a Grant Writer.  This course has been developed for individuals who are responsible for seeking funding from local, region, state, and national funders but may be overwhelmed with the process. Learn grant writing as an applicant and as a reviewer. Identifying funding sources, recognizing the power of Partnership, Learning the Grant Writing Lingo, and more. FREE for Non Profits, Students, and Teachers. RSVP by Monday February 24, 2014.


WHEN: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.


WHERE: Pine Job Environment Education Center, 6301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach


For more information and to RSVP contact Anne Henderson: (561) 686-6600 or  Ahender8@fau.edu 


View link for more details: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.18.14/GrantWritingCourse.pdf



Veterans Seed, Seedling, & Plant Xchange in Honor of Black History Month Eat Healthy Farmers Market


This month's Veterans Xchange is in Honor of Black History Month. We want to foster building relationship with our fellow man by trading seeds or seedling, shares recipes and cultural other experiences. Eat Healthy Farmers Market is a means to promote healthy eating which in turns promote healthy living and increases one's quality of life. Eat Healthy Farmers Market every 2nd Wednesday of the month from 10-3pm


WHEN: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


WHERE: West Palm Beach VA Medical Center (CLC Solarium), 7305 N Military Trail, Riviera Beach


Contact for more information: Dr. Debra Marcelle-Coney at 561-422-5306


View link for flyer: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.24.14/VeteransPlantExchange.pdf   

View link for farmers Markets Dates: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.24.14/FarmersMarketPosterAllDates.pdf 



Ask an Accountant & Tax Attorney Forum

You Have Tax Questions? ... We Have Answers Bring Your Questions.  Our experts will provide the answers.  We will provide the breakfast.

Tax-Related Topics:  Deductions, Small Business Tax Laws, 401Ks, Estimated Taxes & More!


WHEN: Thursday, February 27, 2014 7:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.


WHERE: Cityside Suites 401 North Rosemary Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL


For more information contact: events@blackchamberpbc.com


View link for more details: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.24.14/AskanAccountantForum.pdf



25th Silver Anniversary of the Annual Eva W. Mack Sickle Cell Luncheon


25th Silver Anniversary of the Annual Eva W. Mack Sickle Cell Luncheon This year's theme is, "Sickle Cell Disease/Trait Affects the Individual, the Family and the Community."  This year's luncheon will include the talents of local emerging musical artists and heartwarming stories and testimonials from our clients.  These luncheon features help "lighten the load" while educating guests about Sickle Cell Disease.  We are pleased to have as honorary chairs:  Congressman Alcee Hastings (D-FL), Mrs. Mary Montgomery, Grampy's Charities, Attorney and Mrs. F. Malcolm Cunningham, Mr. Lawrence Gordon and Attorney Salesia Smith-Gordon, and the Honorable Judge Edward Rodgers.


WHEN: Saturday, March 1, 2014  


WHERE: Palm Beach Airport Hilton,150 Australian Ave, West Palm Beach


View link for more details: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/01.27.14/2014SickleCellLuncheon.pdf



Free Health and Nutrition Fair for Children and Parents 


Kids in the Kitchen presents fun nutrition and exercise demonstrations and activities for children to learn how to live a healthy lifestyle.  A variety of interactive booths and areas will be available and sponsored by local businesses and organizations.  Parents and their children ages 4-12 are invited to attend.  To register for the event, parents must register their child's name and age (4-12) online.  For every child who attends Kids in the Kitchen, one complimentary adult ticket to the museum will be provided. Extra tickets can be purchased at a discounted price.  Space is limited.  Reservations are required by April 16, 2014 


WHEN: Saturday, April 26, 2014 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. 

WHERE: The South Florida Science Museum, located at 4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach


For more information and to RSVP contact: KITK@JLPB.ORG


View link for flyer: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.24.14/KidsInTheKitchen.pdf   



Bring $25,000 to your community - State Farm Neighborhood Assist: March 3 - March 23, 2014


Have you ever wanted to help your community with a problem but didn't know where to start? Maybe it's a run-down park or to help the impoverished in your community. Now, YOU have the power to fix it. State Farm Neighborhood Assist wants to help identify and address key issues faced by consumers throughout the United States and parts of Canada. State Farm Neighborhood Assist, a crowd-sourced philanthropic initiative, lets communities determine where grant funding is awarded, exclusively through Facebook. The application is short and simple, and I encourage you to learn more by visiting  www.statefarm.com/NeighborhoodAssist or by watching this short video. You, or someone you know, could be the catalyst for positive change to your community cause!



SCOREboard Upcoming Workshops for Busy Entrepreneurs


Primetime Afterschool Resource ~ Friday Forecast February 21, 2014




Previous Postings

 "Night of Elegance" A Black & White Affair


Your invited to attend our first annual  "Night of Elegance," A Black & White Affair." Join us for a night of entertainment, great food, door prizes, and more. 
WHEN: Saturday, March 15, 2014 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
WHERE: Greater St. Paul C.O. G. I. C. 915 W. Ave A, Belle Glade 
For more information and to purchase tickets contact Sis. Brissett: 561-983-1549 or 561-983-1501


Job Opportunities 


The Sun: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.18.14/TheSun.pdf

The Sun 2: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.18.14/TheSun2.pdf

Health Care District: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/02.18.14/HealthCareDistrict.pdf

Indeed:  http://www.indeed.com/jobs?l=33430


Tobacco Cessation Facilitator Training 


If you are a healthcare professional from any field and have a desire to help people break their addiction to nicotine, this free training is an excellent opportunity for you. We are looking for dedicated individuals to operate as independent contractors in Western Palm Beach County as tobacco cessation facilitators. Complimentary lunch will be served. Limited Space Available (registration required). RSVP by Friday, February 28, 2014


WHEN: Thursday, March 6, 2014 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


WHERE: The Glades Initiative, Inc., 141 SE Avenue C, Belle Glade


For more information and to submit registration form contact George VanWie: gvanwie@eahec.org or (877) 819-2357



SCORE: A New Business FREE Workshop 
It takes much more than a good idea and a desire to be your own boss to launch a successful business. This FREE workshop will talk about what's required to start a new business, outline the work that will be required, compare being an entrepreneur with working for others, and discuss some of the myths and rewards involved. It will help you decide if starting your own business is the right thing for you to do. 


WHEN: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.


WHERE: Belle Glade Chamber of Commerce, 540 South Main Street, Belle Glade 


For more information contact Bob Bloom: (561) 833-1672 or   bob.palmbeachscore@gmail.com


City of Pahokee: Request for Proposals


Sealed proposals for PURCHASE/DEVELOP SURPLUS CITY PROPERTY will be received by the City of Pahokee at the City Clerk's Office, 207 Begonia Drive, Pahokee on March 3, 2014 at noon. At that time all bids will be publicly opened and read a loud. Contact Anika Sinclair, City Clerk, at e-mail address asinclair@cityofpahokee.com or obtain a copy of the RFP at www.cityofpahokee.com. The City of Pahokee encourages qualified contractors and vendors to participate in the bidding of this project.The City reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids and to waive any technicalities or irregularities therein. 


Sealed bids for REAL ESTATE PROPERTY will be received by the City of Pahokee at the City Clerk's Office, 207 Begonia Drive, Pahokee on March 3, 2014 at 2 P.M. At that time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Contact Anika Sinclair, City Clerk, at e-mail address asinclair@cityofpahokee.com or obtain a copy of the RFP at www.cityofpahokee.com. The City of Pahokee encourages qualified contractors and vendors to participate in the bidding of this project. The City reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids and to waive any technicalities or irregularities therein. 



Gove Elementary School's Career Day Is Coming


Gove Elementary School's annual Career Week is on the horizon. We hope that  you will volunteer to share your professional experiences with our students to  make this week truly rewarding. We are looking for community members to volunteer to speak about their profession at Gove. You will be asked to give a short 20 minute presentation about your job, education, training, and how you made the transition from school to your current occupation. You will be giving the same presentation approximately three times to three different groups of students. We are also looking for volunteers to share their work vehicle with the students.


WHEN: Tuesday, May 13, 2013 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


WHERE: Gove Elementary, 900 SE Avenue G, Belle Glade


For more information contact Michelle Riker: Michelle.Riker@palmbeachschools.org (561) 993-8726




Ending Modern-Day Slavery in South Florida 


Did you know that the person serving you at your local country club or nail salon might be a victim of slavery or that an estimated one out of three children who run away is sold for sex within 48 hours of leaving home? Shamefully, Florida is a leader in this multi-billion-dollar global industry. Come and learn more - and about what you can do to help end this outrage.


WHEN: Saturday, May 17, 2014 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.


WHERE: Delray Beach Public Library, 100 West Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach



Monday Morning Updates ~ February 18, 2014



4th Annual International Women's History Month Celebration Dinner Dance Fundraiser 


The Haitian-American Solidarity Center (HASC) actively supports, celebrates and honors women of all nationalities and ethnic backgrounds who devote their, talents, time and energy for the advancement of humanity; women who make meaningful contributions in society through their leadership and noble acts. 


This year, 5 women will receive Awards for their achievements and contributions to society. Feel free to nominate women you feel should be awarded this year and forward this e-mail to organizations, churches, educational institutions, city, state, county agencies, etc...  A night of Elegance! Great Gourmet Food! Great Fun! Cocktail Hour 5-6 p.m. Artistic Presentations, served hors d'oeuvres, a dinner of your choice, deserts... Dancing until midnight 5 women will be honored for their contributions to humanity...and ......much....much... more    Please remember the deadline for HASC to receive all nominations is February 23, 2014 by 5 p.m. 


WHEN: Sunday, March 23, 2014 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


WHERE: St. John Fisher Parish Hall, 4001 North Shore Dr., West Palm Beach
For more information and how to purchase tickets contact: (561) 502-8968 or (561) 308-5349 




2014 Trafficking In America Conference: Restoring Humanity from Modern Day Slavery 


For 10 years we have worked to educate America about the issues surrounding human trafficking.  As Trafficking In America Task Force works to prepare for the 2014 National Trafficking In America Conference we are mindful of all that has been accomplished since we first began our work in 2004. We have seen a tremendous rise in a desire for education and moved from experiencing doors closed in our faces to invitations to present more education. The fruit is now being seen for the many years of persistence and we attribute some of this to the Annual Trafficking In America Conferences. The theme of the 2014 Trafficking In America Conference is Restoring Humanity From Modern Day Slavery.


WHEN:  Wednesday July 16, 2014 9:00 a.m. or Friday July 18, 2014  6:00 p.m.


WHERE: Hilton Palm Beach Airport, 150 Australian Avenue, West Palm Beach





Swank Table Farm Style Event- You Can Bank On It!


Palm Beach County Food Bank is the beneficiary of the SWANK TABLE al fresco luncheon. Hosted at SWANK Farm, this exclusive luncheon invites renowned chefs to create farm-to-table style dishes in a rustic setting.


WHEN: Sunday, March 9, 2014 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


WHERE: SWANK Farm, 14311 N Rd, Loxahatchee


For more information and to RSVP visit: www.swankspecialtyproduce.com



2014 African-American Achievers Awards


Five extraordinary individuals will be recognized at the 22nd annual African-American Achievers awards ceremony. Presented by JM Family Enterprises, Southeast Toyota Distributors and JM Lexus, more than 1,000 guests are expected to attend the event at the Broward County Convention Center. Established in 1992 by the late Jim Moran, automotive legend and founder of JM Family Enterprises, Southeast Toyota Distributors and JM Lexus, the African-American Achievers awards continues his vision to recognize those who unselfishly invest their time and talents toward building a stronger South Florida community.


WHEN: Wednesday, April 19, 2013 6:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.


WHERE: Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd., Fort Lauderdale


View link for more information: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/11.04.13/2014AfricanAmericanAchieversAwards.pdf 



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Anyone wishing to add their local announcements or events is welcome to submit their information by Friday to be posted the following week. Please include a brief summary of the information to be posted with your contact name, phone number and/or flyer. If you want to submit a posting please email us at updates@gladesinitiative.org or (561) 996-3310.


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