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 2014 Winner of the Palm Beach Medical Society's "Hero in Medicine" Award  for Community Outreach                                          

                                                                           
Week of August 25, 2014      
GLADES COMMUNITY UPDATES
STAY CONNECTED! See What's Going On In the Glades This Week
         
         Wednesday, August 27, 2014  5:30 p.m. -  6:30 p.m.     Free 6 Week Quit Smoking Now Class Offered in The Glades, The Glade Initiative, Inc.
         Thursday, August 28, 2014      9:30 a.m. - 11:11 a.m.    Glades Technical Advisory Committee Meeting, South Bay 
         Thursday, August 28, 2014      4:00 p.m.  - 5:00 p.m.     " Be-Mart-Benjamins Shop", BRIDGES at Belle Glade
         Thursday, August 28, 2014      5:00 p.m.  - 6:30 p.m.     BRIDGES Orientation, BRIDGES at Belle Glade
         Thursday, August 28, 2014      6:00 p.m. -  8:00 p.m.     Superintendent's Graduation and Suspension Task Force presents Dr. Steve Perry, Suncoast, Riviera 
         Saturday, August 30, 2014       9:00 a.m.-  5:00 p.m.     American Red Cross Day,  American Red Cross in Belle Glade

GLADES AREA
QuitSmoking

Free 6 week Quit Smoking Now Class offered in the Glades

 

Tired of tobacco? Do you know someone who is? If you're ready to quit....the Everglades Area Health Center is ready to help! A free six-week Quit Smoking Now class is being offered in the Glades to help tobacco users break free from nicotine dependence! For more information or to register please call 877-819-2357.  Health providers - please make this information available to your customers, clients and patients. To receive a flier, please email data@eahec.org.

 

WHEN:  Wednesday evenings, starting August 27, 2014  (8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1)  5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 

 

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

 

Email: info@eahec.org for more information.  Phone: 877-819-2357

GTAC 

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Glades Technical Advisory Committee Meeting

 

Crimes Against Children & Human Trafficking

 

Learning Objectives: Define the terms and definitions needed to discuss Crimes against Children and Explanation of the Federal and State Violations regarding Crimes Against Children, to become familiar with methods of recruitment used by the exploiters and to develop knowledge of the trauma bonds between victims and the perpetrators, and more. Who should attend: Representatives from County departments such as Community Services, Senior Services, Code Enforcement, Parks, Water, Economic Sustainability, Commissioners Offices, the School District, PBSO deputies, Solid Waste, Animal Care & Control, Health, Neighborhood Based Social Service Organizations and neighborhood leaders.

 

WHEN: Tuesday August 28, 2014 9:30 a.m. - 11:11 a.m.

 

WHERE: South Bay City Hall, 335 S.W. Second Ave. South Bay

 

For more information contact Duane Gainer: (561) 233-5318 or dgainer@pbcgov.org

 

View link for flyer: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/08.25.14/GTACMeeting.pdf  

BridgesatBelleGlade

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Bridges of Belle Glade Community Events

  

"Be-Mart - Benjamins Shop"

 

It's ALL about the Benjamins! Your participation pays! Now come to BRIDGES to redeem them. The Be-Mart is open. Time to spend, the prizes are waiting!

 

WHEN: Thursday, August 28, 2014 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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


  

BRIDGES Orientation

 

Did you know that BRIDGES can help with...just about EVERYTHING? BRIDGES, along with our community partners, offers a wide array of services to families. Join us to learn exactly how those services can best meet your needs. Child Watch Available Community Strengthening Activities.

 

WHEN: Thursday, August 28, 2014 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 

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

AmericanRedCross 

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American Red Cross Day 

 

Come learn more about the American Red Cross' mission before, during and after a disaster. Come learn how the ARC supports your community on a daily basis when a disaster strikes in your local area. Free to all must RSVP no later than 08/28/14 Lunch will provided.

WHEN: Saturday August 30, 2014 9:00 a.m. -  5:00 p.m.


WHERE: American Red Cross, 149 SE Ave "D," Belle Glade 

 

For more information and to RSVP contact Rene Favreau: rene.favreau@redcross.org

 

View link for flyer: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/08.11.14/AmericanRedCrossDay.pdf

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Training:  Medicaid Managed Care and Choice Counseling 

 

Confused about all the Medicaid managed care options?  Need help understanding and explaining to clients how to select from all the Medicaid Managed Care Options?  This training is for you.  

 

WHEN: Friday, September 5, 2014  10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

 

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

 

Presenter: Jerry Diaz.  For more information please contact,  Teresa_Janeczek@dcf.state.fl.us
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Select Seats Still Available ~  2014-2015 Leadership Glades ~ Applications Accepted for Limited Time

If you are interested in serving the community, committed to professional growth, and dedicated to the future of the Glades, then you are a candidate for Leadership Glades!  Leadership Glades is an exciting program designed to prepare potential leaders to meet the challenges facing the Glades. Participants explore critical issues through a series of seminars and related  activities. Interaction with key decision-makers, local area experts, community leaders, and representatives of local government, assist participants in better understanding the forces that impact their business, community, and daily lives.

Topics to be addressed include:  leadership skills, agriculture, history of the Glades, business diversity, quality of life, education, environment, government, water management, community issues, health, community involvement, health, human services, cultural arts, and future of the Glades. Leadership Glades believes the cooperative effort of well-informed citizens is the key to preserving and enhancing the quality of life that Glades residents enjoy. 
 
As the Leadership Glades program is designed to be interactive, not passive, the challenges and opportunities of the future are addressed in a seminar format. Issues are presented in an open, in depth manner. Leadership Glades does not advocate any one viewpoint, but strives to present all sides of a topic. 

Upon acceptance into the program, participants receive a schedule of seminar subjects and dates. Participants are required to attend an orientation session on September 17, 2014
Six, day-long seminars are held on a monthly basis from October 20014 through March 2015. Seminar settings vary, moving throughout the Glades in order for the class to meet in locations appropriate to the issues being addressed. 
 
Selection Criteria
* sincere commitment, motivation & interest to serve in the community 

* Participation in community activities 

* Interest in seeking key volunteer or leadership roles

* A commitment to 100% attendance

 

Getting Started 
To be considered, applicants should submit a completed application form to Leadership Glades, 540 S. Main St., Belle Glade, FL 33430, by August 18, 2014. Once accepted into the program, a fee of $275.00 is required to cover meals, transportation, and other program expenses before Orientation on September 17, 2014. 

Applications for Leadership Glades are available at the Belle Glade Chamber of Commerce on the link below:

Link to 2014-2015 Leadership Glades Application
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Want to Make a Difference in Palm Beach County? Please Consider becoming a Guardian Ad Litem (GAL)  

Do you want to make a difference in the life of a child in Palm Beach County? Then please consider becoming a Guardian ad Litem (GAL). A GAL is a trained, court-appointed volunteer who advocates for the best interests of children who are abused, neglected, or abandoned and who are involved in dependency court proceedings. Children deserve and should have a voice in their lives and their futures. GALs are the children's voice in Court.


For more information visit:  www.galpbc.org or 561-355-6224


View link for flyer: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/08.25.14/GAL.pdf

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Florida Immigrant Coalition: 

All you need to know about in-state tuition for DREAMers

 

http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/08.25.14/FloridaImmigrantCoalition.pdf

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Chikungunya Fever: County Raised to Alert

Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County

 

The Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County has confirmed the second case of locally acquired chikungunya (\chik-en-gun-ye) fever. Chikungunya is a disease spread by bites from infected Aedesaegypti or Aedesalbopictus mosquitoes. With this second Palm Beach County case, Health Officials are changing the mosquito-borne advisory from the possibility of transmission to an alert status warning that the disease is likely in the mosquito population. Chikungunya is not contagious from person to person, is typically not life threatening and will likely resolve on its own. Persons infected with Chikungunya can infect the mosquito that in turn infects another person.

 

View link for more details: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/08.25.14/ChikungunyaFever.pdf

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Job Opportunities 

Glades Area:

Other Area: 

Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) ~Program Specialist: http://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=961c5a9b580df99a&q=MADD&l=33326&tk=18vdgprqc19v16ms

Family Promise of South Palm Beach County ~ Program Director: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/08.25.14/FamilyPromiseofSouthPBCProgramDirector.pdf

Church World Service (CWS) ~ Integration Assistance Program Coordinator: http://www.cwsglobal.org/employment/integration-assistance-program-coordinator.html

Guardian Ad Litem Program~ Senior Secretary II:  https://jobs.myflorida.com/viewjob.html?optlink-view=view-743255&ERFormID=newjoblist&ERFormCode=any

Guardian Ad Litem Program~ Case Coordinator Trainer: http://jobs.myflorida.com/viewjob.html?optlinkview=view743252&ERFormID=newjoblist&ERFormCode=any

Guardian Ad Litem Program~ Case Coordinator Trainer II:  http://jobs.myflorida.com/viewjob.html?optlinkview=view741732&ERFormID=newjoblist&ERFormCode=any


OTHER AREAS

DrPerry 

Superintendent's Graduation and Suspension Task Force presents Dr. Steve Perry

 

"Revolutionizing Education in America"

 

Dr. Steve Perry's heart pumps passion and produces positive change. Featured in CNN's Black in America series, Dr. Perry is the most talked about innovative educator on the scene today. Perry is the founder and principal of what U.S. News and World Report has cited as one of the top schools in the country, Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, Connecticut. Born into his family's third generation of poverty on his mother's 16th birthday, Perry believes that the success of a life is determined by where you end, not where you start. It is this philosophy that inspired him to transform the lives of poor and children of color by providing them with access to a college education.

 

WHEN: Thursday, August 28, 2014 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

 

WHERE: Suncoast Auditorium, 1717 Avenue S., Riviera Beach

View link for more details: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/08.25.14/DrStevePerry.pdf

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First Time Homebuyer Education: Keys to Homeownership ~ FREE Two-day Session

 

Learn the steps to becoming a homeowner in this free two-day course. Topics include: Basics of Homeownership, Credit/Budget, Obtaining a Mortgage (Meet with lender), Searching for a Home, Home Inspection, Home Insurance, Fair Housing Act, Title Search/Closing, Down Payment Assistance Programs. Refreshments will be served. Two day course

 

WHEN: Wednesday September 17-18, 2014 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  

 

WHERE: Urban League of Palm Beach County , 1700 north Australian Avenue,  West Palm Beach

 

For more information contact Valerie Westley:  561-833-1461 ext 3000

 

View link for more details and how to register: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/08.25.14/FirstTimeHomebuyerEducationWorkshop.pdf 
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2nd Annual Senior Citizen Community Health Fair

Free Flu Shots, Health Related Information, Free HIV Testing, HIV/AIDS and Cancers Awareness, Blood Pressure &Diabetes Checks, Register to Win Great Prizes

Sponsored by Payne Chapel Easy Living Ministry.  

WHEN:  Thursday, September 18, 2014  10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

WHERE:  Payne Chapel A.M.E Church, 801 9th Street, West Palm Beach

For more information and sponsorship opportunity contact Rebecca Rigsby: (561) 301-1961 or rebeccarigsby@att.net

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YWCA Seeking Nominations for 2014 Barry Krischer Humanitarian Award

The YWCA of Palm Beach County is seeking nominations for its 2014 Barry Krischer Humanitarian Award.  Established in 2008 to honor the then-retiring State Attorney, the award recognizes a law enforcement, social services or health care professional who has gone beyond the normal "call of duty" to assist or advocate for a victim of domestic violence. As State Attorney for the 15th Judicial Circuit, Krischer made domestic violence a priority by establishing the Domestic Violence Elimination Program (DOVE) which provides advocacy to battered women upon their entry into the criminal justice system; drafting and lobbying for domestic violence legislation; and helping create the Simon C. Fireman Home Safe Center for Children.

 

The deadline for nominations is Friday, September 19, 2014 5:00 p.m..

 

For more information request a nomination form contact YWCA: (561) 640-0050, Ext. 115.

 

View link for more details: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/08.25.14/2014BarryKrischerHumanitarianAward.pdf

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Stroke Connection e-Extra ~ August 2014

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Center for Trauma Counseling ~ New Website Launch

The Center for Trauma Counseling is excited to announce the launch of their redesigned Center for Trauma Counseling, Inc. website at its new URL: www.palmbeachmentalhealth.org Center for Trauma Counseling is a 501(c)(3) non-profit mental health counseling agency providing prompt and affordable services to those in need. They provide mental health services to individuals, couples, families, and groups in Palm Beach County who suffer from emotional trauma. Center for Trauma Counseling also has the ability to serve victims of domestic abuse, the elderly, and military service members and/or their families through grant funding. 


They are located at 6801 Lake Worth Rd, Suite 101, Lake Worth 33467. For more information or to make a referral: Call 561-444-3914 or email info@palmbeachmentalhealth.org 


Please visit their website for more information about their center and/or information about emotional trauma. We hope you find the website useful and informative. They value your connection with Center for Trauma Counseling and hope these changes enhance collaboration and communication.

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Monday Morning Update - August 25, 2014

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Prime Time Palm Beach County ~ Friday Forecast August 22, 2014

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League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County: September 2014~Volume 55 No. 3

 

http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/08.25.14/PBCVoter.pdf  

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Nonprofit First News August 19, 2014


Previous Postings GLADES AREA

 

Recycling and Disposal services available at Glades Regional Transfer Station, Belle Glade 

 

At the Glades Regional Transfer station, you can recycle and/or dispose of the following materials in order to prevent pollution and keep your homes safe:

 

Used Oil, Filters, & Antifreeze, Fuel & Gas, Pesticides, Flares, Mercury and Fluorescent Lights, Electronics. Household Batteries, Auto Batteries,  
Paint, Sharps, Pharmaceuticals,Used Cooking Oil, and more.

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Calling All Glades Area Singers & Musicians

  

Have a passion for singing or playing gospel music? Are you interested in proclaiming God's Gospel through vocal and instrumental worship to all communities? If so, we are looking for you! Rehearsals are held every other Monday beginning:   


 

WHEN: Monday, August 25, 2014 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

 

WHERE:  Church of God by Faith, 600 South West Avenue B, Belle Glade

 

Annual Concert

 

WHEN:Saturday, September 27, 2014

 

WHERE: First Baptist Church, Belle Glade  

 

For more information or bookings contact Kevin Wright: (561) 261-0717.

 

View link for flyer: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/08.18.14/CommunityChoir.pdf  

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The US Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors ~ America's Big Band comes to the Dolly Hand

 

Coming to the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center for FREE:  The US Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors! The Jazz Ambassadors is the official touring big band of the United States Army. Formed in1969, this 19-member ensemble has received great acclaim at home and abroad performing America's greatest original art form, jazz. Concerts by the Jazz Ambassadors are programmed to entertain all types of audiences. The band's diverse repertoire includes big band swing, bebop, Latin, contemporary jazz, standards, popular tunes, Dixieland, vocals, and patriotic selections, many of which are written or arranged by members of the Jazz Ambassadors.

 

\WHEN: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 7:30 p.m.

 

WHERE: Dolly Hand, 1977 College Drive, Belle Glade

 

For FREE tickets and more information call box office: (561) 993-1160

 

View link for more details: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/08.18.14/JazzAmbassadors.pdf 

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Save The Date: Glades Stop The Violence and Crime Prayer Walk 

 

"Let's spread the message of love and peace amongst our community"

 

WHEN: Saturday, September 27, 2014 

 

WHERE: Belle Glade

 

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Scholarships Available at Palm Beach State College 

 

 

http://www.palmbeachstate.edu/foundation/student-scholarships.aspx 

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Dept. of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles Promotes Child Safety Awareness in August

August brings the end of the summer break and the beginning of a new school year in Flori­da. It's an ideal time for focusing on child safety, and the Department of Highway Safety and Mo­tor Vehicles will do just that by launching its Child Safety Awareness Month. The theme of this inaugural awareness campaign is "Every Child is a Human Caution Sign."
   
" Whether playing in the yard, riding in the backseat of a vehicle, or waiting at a school bus stop, a child is a human caution sign, " said Cap­tain Nancy Rasmussen, Chief of Public Affairs for the Florida Highway Patrol. " They are living reminders that we need to slow down, pay at­tention, and abide by traffic laws for their safety as well as our own."
   
This month DHSMV will focus on different traffic related safety issues involving children, such as seat belts and child restraints, bicyclist and pedestrian tips, school bus safety, and mak­ing sure a child is not behind the vehicle when backing up. The Department, in partnership with other state agencies, will be distributing safety reminders.
   
Be Alert While Backing Up
   
* Walk around your vehicle to check for chil­dren playing.
 
* Turn off your radio to better hear your sur­roundings.
 
* Keep your foot on the brake until you com­pletely shift into reverse.
 
* Back out slowly.
 
* Teach children to never play in, on, around, or under vehicles.
 
* Know your vehicle's blind spots and look again before backing up.
 
View link for more details: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/08.18.14/DHSMV.pdf  
 
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Job Opportunities 
 

Glades Area:

The Clewiston News ~ Sales Representative: 
http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/08.18.14/SalesRepresentative.pdf 

The Sunhttp://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/08.18.14/TheSun.pdf 

The Sun 2http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/08.18.14/TheSun2.pdf 

Community Partners: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/08.18.14/CommunityPartners.pdf 

South Bay Correctional Facility: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/08.18.14/SouthBayCorrectionalFacility.pdf 

 

  

Other Area: 

  

Child Protective Investigator Career Opportunities: http://www.myflfamilies.com/general-information/employment/cpijobs  
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First Annual Glades "Juke Joint" Music Festival  

 

According to Dictionary.com, a Jook Joint is a slang term referring to an establishment where you eat, drink, and dance to music provided by a jukebox.  FREE ADMISSION.  Family Restaurant Soul Food until 6:30 pm.  Music all day from the Jooks.  Contests for best dress and best dancing from the 40's and 50's era, Essay contest on place of jooks in your family life.  

  

WHEN:  Saturday, September 20, 2014  10:00 am to 9:00 p.m.   Come and go throughout the day, rain or shine

 

WHERE:  Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center, Belle Glade

 

Brought to you by: Lawrence E Will Museum - Palm Beach State College Belle Glade - Glades Technical Advisory Committee GTAC

 

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Community Trip to Miami Dolphins Game against the Kansas City Chiefs 

 
St. John 1st Missionary Baptist Church is hosting a community trip to the Miami Dolphins 
VS Kansas City Chiefs.  Cost:  $50.00 (includes transportation, admission, and food).  Cost breakdown:  $42.00 transportation & admission, $8.00 food (at church).  Please note: Passengers do not have to ride the bus.  Receipts will be issued.  Only 50 tickets available. They are on sale now.  The deadline to purchase tickets is Sunday, August 17, 2014. Sponsored by the Trustee Ministry.

WHEN:  Sunday, September 21, 2014  Game Time: 4:25 pm    (Bus will depart from church's parking lot at 1:00 pm)
 
WHERE: St. John 1st Missionary Baptist Church/Miami Dolphins Stadium
 
For more information, contact Stephanie Harper at 

(561) 996-1139 or Kevin Wright at (561) 261-0717.

 

Previous Postings OTHER AREAS

 

Florida Blue Foundation 2015 Sapphire Awards Nominations

 

The 2015 SAPPHIRE AWARDS Nomination Applications are now available and ready for your use. The closing date is September 19, 2014. Please nominate some of the deserving individuals, programs and organizations in your communities across Florida. The Sapphire Awards honor outstanding individuals, programs and nonprofit organizations in community health care, or health care related fields whose work is distinguished by leadership, innovation and achievements in community health. Honorees will share approximately $360,000 in award funds.  For more information, please check our website, www.bluefoundationfl.com, send email to thebluefoundation@bcbsfl.com, or call 800-477-3736, ext. 63215.
 
View link for more details:  http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/08.18.14/2015SapphireAwardsNominations.pdf
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11th Annual Turn on the Light South Florida Conference ~ Child Abuse and Neglect   

   

Join The Children's Healing Institute for Education... Resources... Networking... The Turn on the Light South Florida Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect is a one-day conference that brings together professionals who work with or on behalf of children and families for a full day of educational and networking opportunities. LEARN Attend a variety of workshops and presentations focused on key trends related to child abuse and neglect programs, research, practices, therapeutic approaches and advocacy. Continuing Education credits are available for many professions. GAIN Acquire information and resources about community programs, services and products relevant to children and families from local and national exhibitors and vendors. CONNECT Network with professionals of varied disciplines who work with children and families including social workers, psychologists, law enforcement, attorneys, nurses and teachers.

  

WHEN:  Thursday, October 16, 2014 


WHERE: Palm Beach County Convention Center, 650 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach


For more information call:  561-687-8115 or SSantosus@ChildrensHealingInstitute.org

  

View link for more details and registration form: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/08.18.14/TurnOnTheLight11thAnnualConference.pdf 

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Monday Morning Update - August 18, 2014 

 

http://www.cscpbc.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=emailsignup.preview&MessageId=1031 

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The Florida Association for Infant Mental Health's Palm Beach Chapter 

 

Please join us for our first meeting at the Palm Healthcare Pavilion on the St. Mary's Medical Center campus.  Meet the chapter co-chairs, Clarissa DeWitt and Renée Layman, network with peers, and have a say in what is needed to support the social-emotional wellness of the youngest children in our community! Light refreshments will be served.

 

WHEN: Thursday, September 4, 2014 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

WHERE: Palm Healthcare Pavilion, 5205 Greenwood Avenue, West Palm Beach

 

For more information contact Renee Layman: (561) 244-9499 or renee@centerforchildcounseling.org 

 

View link for more details and how to register: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/08.04.14/FAIMHMeeting.pdf 

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Youth Empowerment Luncheon

 

Join the Urban League of Palm Beach County NULITES, NextEra Energy and MSNBC for the Youth Empowerment Luncheon featuring MSNBC's Toure', co-host of "Education Empowers All" and Tamron Hall, host of "NewsNation".

 

WHEN: Friday, September 12, 2014 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

 

WHERE: Palm Beach County Convention Center, 650 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach

 

View link for more details and how to purchase tickets: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/08.04.14/YouthEmpowermentLuncheon.pdf 

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8th Annual Children's Day Awards Luncheon

 

Every child deserves to be loved and to have a safe and healthy environment free from abuse. Families First invests in our children today - to give them a better opportunity for a bright future tomorrow. Keynote speaker, Deborah Polston, will tell a riveting, true story of the horrors of human trafficking her family endured. We are honored to give this year's Harriet Goldstein award to Gary Lesser, an individual who has made a lasting, positive impact on families in Palm Beach County.

 

WHEN: Friday, October 3, 2014 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 

WHERE: Cohen Pavilion of the Kravis Center, 701 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach

 

For more information call: 561-318-4219 or www.familiesfirstpbc.org 

 

View link for more information: http://www.gladesinitiative.org/downloads/08.04.14/8thChildrenDayAwardsLuncheon.pdf 


Posting Information to our Eblast & Volunteer Opportunities

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.

 

If you would like to submit your volunteer opportunities on our site below, please email us at volunteer@gladesinitiative.org

  

                                           Check the Glades Community Calendar for                                          Check out Volunteer Opportunities at the Glades Initiative

                                      additional activities scheduled in the Glades area:                                               or opportunities with our Partners in the Glades:


Glades Community Calendar
Click here to Volunteer
 
Donating to The Glades Initiative, Inc.

If you would like to show your appreciation for the services of The Glades Initiative, Inc., please consider making a tax deductible donation. You can click on the link below or send a check made out to The Glades Initiative, Inc. to 141 SE Avenue C, Belle Glade, FL 33430. Thank you in advance. 


                                                                                                                    
If your place of work has a United Way giving campaign, you can keep your donation in the Glades by designating your contribution to The Glades Initiative, Inc.  
                                                                                                                                                                
 

SOLICITATIONS UNDER THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES REGISTRATION #CH16445 BENEFIT THE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES THE GLADES INITIATIVE, INC. INFORMATION ABOUT THE GLADES INITIATIVE IS AVAILABLE AT (561) 996-3310, OR AT www.gladesinitiative.org "A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE." The Glades Initiative, Inc. a not for profit tax exempt organization receives 100% of each contribution.

 

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The Glades Initiative, Inc., 141 SE Avenue C, Belle Glade, FL 33430  561-996-3310
  
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