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Mon, Jun 3 -30                  Bag Purchase Benefiting The Glades Initiative at Belle Glade Winn Dixie
Mon, June 3-14                  Emergency Preparedness Supply Drive, West Tech, Belle Glade
Mon, June 3-28                  Earn While You Learn with CareerSource's NextStep, West Career Center
Thur, June 6                       The Glades Region Career & Post-Secondary ExpoWest Tech, Belle Glade

Glades Area
Benefiting The Glades Initiative- Community Bag Program - purchase at our Belle Glade Winn Dixie

Have you heard the news? The Glades Initiative has been selected as the beneficiary of the Community Bag Program! Each time the $2.50 reusable Community Bag is purchased at the Winn Dixie in Belle Glade during the month of June, we will receive a $1 donation.

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Emergency Preparedness Supply Drive SUPPLYDRIVE

Donate much-needed supplies to neighbors in need to United Way's Emergency Preparedness Supply Drive between June 3 and June 14, 2019.

WHEN: Monday, June 3-June 14, June 1, 2019 
WHERE: West Technical Education Center, 2625 NW 16th St, Belle Glade, FL 33430  
CONTACT:  For more information about donations or to organize your own supply drive please contact:  Meghan Foley, MeghanFoley@UnitedWayPBC.org, 561-375-6678

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Earn While You Learn with CareerSource's NextStep

NextStep is open to young adults, ages 17-24, who have recently graduated high school and are residents of Palm Beach County. This fast-paced, 4-week paid program requires participants to commit to five days a week and five hours each day. 

WHEN: Monday, June 3 - June 28, 2019
WHERE: West Career Center, 1085 South Main Street, Belle Glade, FL 33430
CONTACT: For more information, visit   www.careersourcepbc.com/job-seekers/young-adult-program

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The Glades Region Career & Post-Secondary Expo

Seeking employment? In need of a high school diploma? Desire to learn a skill or trade? Plan to attend The Glades Region Career & Post-Secondary Expo.

WHEN:  Thursday June 6, 2019 9:00 am to 11:00 am
WHERE: West Technical Education Center 
2625 NW 16th Street
Belle Glade, FL 33430
CONTACT: Dr. Charlene R. Ford  (561) 829-4620 

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Glades Area Career Source Center June 2019 Skills building Calendar

Build your skills to help secure a job. Read about upcoming Glades Area Career Source events planned for June 2019.       

Click here to see all Glades area Career Source activities for the month
CSC: Monday Morning Update, June 3, 2019

Get the latest information from the Children's Services Council: Council commits additional funds to summer camp, Hepatitis A is on the rise, and much more!

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Job Opportunities

In the Glades
 
Community Breast Health Navigator in Belle Glade.
Susan G. Komen Florida is hiring a Community Breast Health Navigator in Belle Glade. The position is full time, located in the Glades with one day a week at the Komen office in West Palm Beach. We are looking for someone who is from the area, bi-lingual and has a background as a community health worker job description and interested candidates should send their resume to kelly@komenflorida.org.  Click here for job description.



  • 20 Positions Open
Other Areas
Human Traficking Coalition Meeting
We hope that you can join us for our next coalition meeting

WHEN:  June 12, 2019 - 10 am to 12 pm
WHERE:  Mounts Botanical Garden Auditorium 531 N Military Trail, in West Palm
CONTACT:  Laura Cusack, MSW ph 561.544.7337

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League of Womens' Voters Luncheon 
"A WHOLE NEW WORLD" is the topic for the next Womens' Voters Luncheon.

WHEN:  June 19, 2019 - 11 am to 1 pm
WHERE:  Atlantis Country Club, Atlantis, Florida
CONTACT: Estelle Friedman - 561.968.4123

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Previous Postings - The Glades Area
Glades Area Resource Guide - Calling New Orgs


If you are a new organization - or know of a new organization - providing services in the Glades, please submit information to be included in our new edition of the Glades Area Resource Guide! We are currently updating the listings in our Glades Area Resource Guide - a listing of more than 175 service providers offering services in the Glades. 

CONTACT INFO: For more information, contact  561-996-3310; to submit new listings or change to current listings, please email to  resourceguide@gladesinitiative.org
 
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A Book for EveryChild

From EveryParent website: "To encourage summer reading, every child in public elementary schools in Palm Beach County will receive a free book this month courtesy of Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County ... "

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Belle Glade's Recreation Programs Starting in June RECPROGRAMS

The City of Belle Glade's Recreation Department is gearing up for a busy summer by offering a number of recreation programs free to residents. 

Activities starting in June:

CONTACT: For more information contact City of Belle Glade Parks and Recreation Department at 561-996-0100 x4148, or visit www.bellegladegov.com
Boost Mobile Back to School Bash 2019

The Boost Mobile Back to School Bash returns to Belle Glade. Important times:  Set up,  7:00 a.m.;  Registration,  8:30 a.m.;  Games & food:  10:00 a.m.;  Backpack Giveaway,  11:00 a.m.

WHEN:  Saturday, August 3, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
WHERE:  Boost Mobile of Belle Glade,  551 SW 16th St, Belle Glade, FL   33430
CONTACT:  For more information, contact Amin Mohamad at 561-449-1039
$440,000 in Scholarships Awarded to Glades Students

From Take Stock in Children: "50 seniors from Glades Central High School received $440,000 in Florida Prepaid scholarships as a result of their commitment to the Take Stock in Children Palm Beach & Johnson Scholars program. These graduating seniors joined the program back in 2015 and have maintained their participation in the program throughout high school ... "

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Glades Area Libraries June 2019 Activities

Read about upcoming Glades Area Library events planned for June 2019.       

Click here to see all Glades area library activities for the month
Grant Opportunity: CSC's 2019 Great Ideas Initiative

Children's Services Council has released their 2019 Great Ideas initiative. Click below for more information about this grant opportunity, where to access the grant guidelines and the application. CSC is hosting information sessions in early June. Any questions regarding this opportunity should be sent to bidsadmin@cscpbc.org .

Deadline
WHEN: Wednesday, July 10, 2019 | 2:00 p.m.

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CSC: Monday Morning Update, May 28, 2019

Get the latest information from the Children's Services Council: Council commits additional funds to summer camp, Hepatitis A is on the rise, and much more!

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Job Opportunities

In the Glades
 

  • Bus Driver / Custodian
  • 25 Positions Open
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