Monday, May 13, 2019
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~~~ This Week ~~~  

Mon, May 13  6:00 pm        Broken Places Documentary, Belle Glade Library
Tue, May 14  7:00 pm         PAHOKEE Movie, Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center, Belle Glade
Fri, May 17  9:00 am           Active Shooter Response Training, The Glades Initiative, Belle Glade
Fri, May 17  3:00 pm           Mental Health Awareness, Federation of Families, South Bay
Sat, May 18  10:00 am        Fantastic Food Giveaway, Hands Park, Belle Glade
Glades Area
Movie Fundraiser for The Glades Initiative: PAHOKEE PAHOKEE

If you didn't make it to its Sundance premiere - "Pahokee" the film is coming to the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center on May 14, 2019, at 7 p.m.! Q&A with filmmakers following the movie. Tickets are $5 at the door and 100 percent of the proceeds will go to The Glades Initiative. Co-sponsored by the City of Pahokee and Palm Beach State College. 
 
WHEN: Wednesday, May 14, 2019 | 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center, 1977 SW College Dr, Belle Glade, FL 33430
CONTACT INFO: For more information, contact Jose Zaragoza, jzaragoza@gladesinitiative.org, or  561-996-3310

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Active Shooter Response Training, The Glades Initiative SHOOTING

This course is designed to train people in civilian active shooter response. This course will cover situational awareness, mental preparedness, history of active shooter events, psychological and physiological effects of a violent encounter, training mistakes, proper training defined, active shooter statistics/history, the origin of traditional lock-down and its intended purpose, U.S. Dept. of Education and Homeland Security federal guidelines, fundamentals of blood control, and a comprehensive breakdown on the current federal guidelines for civilians. The training will also involve interactive demonstrations and scenario-based training drills.  
 
WHEN: Friday, May 17, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: The Glades Initiative, Inc.,  141 SE Ave C,  Belle Glade, FL 33430
CONTACT INFO: For more information, contact Shari J. Hanglan, shanglan@nonprofitsfirst.org, or by calling 561-214-7453

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Watch 'Broken Places' Documentary - 4 Events BROKENPLACES

Residents are invited to events throughout the Glades area to watch 'Broken Places', a documentary that features a time-lapse perspective on how trauma that children experienced shaped their lives as adults. 

First Event
WHEN:  Monday, May 13, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  
WHERE: Belle Glade Civic Center (Belle Glade Library), 725 NW 4th St, Belle Glade, FL 33430
CONTACT: Please call Annie Ifill at 561-692-1063 for more information

Click here for more info, and for the location and times of other showings in the Glades
Chat and Chew in Honor of Children's Mental Health MENTALHEALTH

The public is invited to a Children's Mental Health Awareness activity with the Glades S.T.A.R. 

WHEN:  Friday, May 17, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  
WHERE: Federation of Families of Florida, Inc, 101 NW 1st Ave, South Bay, FL 33493
CONTACT: For information please contact Nicole King, Youth and Family Prevention Coordinator at 561-506-7144 or email nicole@flfamilies.net

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Fantastic Food Giveaway at Hands Park FANTASTIC

Food giveaway: families should bring a large canvas bag to walk through the distribution line containing fresh produce, bread, and other staples at no charge, while supplies last. Registration is not required.

WHEN:  Saturday, May 18, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  
WHERE: Hands Park, 500 NW 5th St, Belle Glade, FL 33430
CONTACT: For additional information please contact Kelley Burke, kburke@pbcgov.org or call 561-355-2206

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Job Fair at Glades Health Center in Pahokee

Glades Health Center in Pahokee is now hiring CNAs. Attend their upcoming job fair.

WHEN: Friday, May 24, 2019  | 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  
WHERE: Glades Health Center, 230 S Barfield Hwy, Pahokee, FL 33476
CONTACT: For additional information please call  561-924-5561

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Community Summer Reading Celebration

Blast into summer with a party. Music with Noam Brown, crafts and face painting for kids, a cookout by Bridges at Pahokee, and much more! 

WHEN:  Saturday, June 1, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  
WHERE: Loula V York Branch, 525 Bacom Point Road, Pahokee, FL 33476
CONTACT: For more information call 561-924-5928

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City of Belle Glade Summer Camp

Register now for the City of Belle Glade's Summer Camp. For boys and girls ages 6 to 12. 

WHEN:  Mondays-Fridays, June 10-Aug 2, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  
WHERE: Lois D. Lewis/Mary O. Evans Resource Center, 1224 SW Avenue E Place, Belle Glade, FL 33430
CONTACT: For more information contact: City of Belle Glade Parks & Recreation Department, 561-996-0100 ext. 4148 or visit  www.bellegladegov.com

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City of Pahokee Summer Camp

Register now for the City of Pahokee's Summer Camp. For boys and girls ages 5 to 11. Registration ends May 24. Free transportation available. 

WHEN:  Mondays-Fridays, June 10-Aug 2, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  
WHERE: Parks & Recreation Complex, 360 E Main St, Pahokee, FL 33476
CONTACT: For more information call 561-924-2976

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2019 Legislative Wrap Up

Representative Tina Polsky and Palm Beach County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay present the 2019 Legislative Wrap Up. 

WHEN:  Monday, June 24, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  
WHERE: West Technical Education Center, 2625 NW 16th St, Belle Glade, FL 33430
CONTACT: For additional information please contact Robert Rease at 561-829-1459 or Robert.Rease@MyFloridaHouse.gov

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City of Pahokee Youth Football & Cheer Camp

Sign up for the City of Pahokee's Youth Football & Cheer Camp. Registration is open. 

WHEN:  Begins Monday, June 24, 2019
CONTACT: For additional information please call 561-924-2972

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Fourth on the Marina, Calling for Vendors, More

Calling for vendors, entertainers, food trucks and more for Pahokee's Fourth on the Marina event - 10 spots available.

WHEN:  Thursday, July 4, 2019
WHERE: Pahokee Marina & Campground, 190 N Lake Ave , Pahokee, FL 33476
CONTACT: For more info, visit www.cityofpahokee.com

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Tennis Camp at Commissioners Park in Pahokee

Children ages 7 to 16 will learn basic tennis fundamentals, participate in group discussions, will have guest speakers, and lunch is provided. 

WHEN:  Friday, July 12 & 13, 2019
WHERE: Commissioners Park, 601 Bacom Point Road, Pahokee, FL 33476
CONTACT: For registration and details, contact A'Giza Youth Sports Inc. at 561-924-7569
COST: $10

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West Tech Accepting Applications for HHA Cohort 3

WTEC is currently accepting applications for Home Health Aide Cohort 3.  Classes are offered morning and evenings. 

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PBC Libraries Offer Overdue Fine Forgiveness in June

During the month of June, cardholders may request forgiveness for any overdue fines on their account. Requests will be accepted in person, by phone or online at www.pbclibrary.org.

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West Tech Instructor Selected for STEM Externship

Douby Alerte, Mechatronics instructor at West Technical Education Center, has been selected by Florida Power & Light to participate in their Palm Beach County STEM Teacher Externship Experience. Mr. Alerte will serve in a support role working with FPL's Smart Grid & Innovation (SGI) team.

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Conversation Series for Hepatitis Awareness Month

In recognition of Hepatitis Awareness Month, the Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC), Office on Quality Improvement is presenting a conversation series on important and emerging viral hepatitis topics. 

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Rebuild Florida Business Loan Fund

The Rebuild Florida Business Loan Fund is now accepting applications. The fund is the first part of Rebuild Florida's Business Recovery program and can provide an eligible business that suffered loss due to Hurricane Irma with up to $500,000 in financing. 

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Clerk Alert: Jurors Provide a Crucial Public Service

From the Palm Beach County Clerk: "When you are called to serve on a jury, you have a constitutional duty to your fellow citizens to honor the summons and appear at court. Every case is important to the parties involved because each case can be life-changing, involving the loss of life, liberty or property ..."

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CSC: Monday Morning Update, May 13, 2019

Get the latest information from the Children's Services Council: RFP for TMW-Well Baby, Continuing the Community Conversation, and much more!

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Job Opportunities

In the Glades
 

  • CNAs
  • 25 Positions Open
Other Areas

  • Summer Food Service Coordinator
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Mentoring Outreach Coordinator
Other Areas
Meet the Funders Panel With Q&A

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear trends, interests, requirements and priorities from various grant-makers in the region. Featured funders at this session include: Quantum Foundation, Florida Blue Foundation, Wells Fargo, and more to be announced!
 
WHEN: Thursday, May 16, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
WHERE:  Quantum Foundation,  2701 N Australian Ave,  West Palm Beach, FL 33407
CONTACT INFO: Charlotte Gill, cgill@nonprofitsfirst.org 561-214-7435

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FREE Workshop: Introduction to Business Ownership

This workshop will help you decide if you are ready to take the plunge to become a business owner or if you may be better off keeping your day job. 
 
WHEN: Thursday, May 16, 2019 | 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Riviera Beach Library, 600 W Blue Heron Drive, Riviera Beach, FL 33404
CONTACT INFO: Larry Ornstein, SCORE Palm Beach, larry.ornstein@scorevolunteer.org, 561-833-1672

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Armed Forces Day at Johnson History Museum

The Historical Society of Palm Beach County honors U.S. troops annually with a free family event in celebration of Armed Forces Day. 

WHEN: Saturday, May 18, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Johnson History Museum, 300 N Dixie Highway-Suite 471, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
CONTACT INFO: For more information, contact Rhonda Gordon at 561-832-4164 x110

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FREE Workshop: IT and Small Business

We will cover the big picture and dive deeper into the individual tools, integrated solutions, business and IT processes, your web presence, leveraging social media, infrastructure options, and how to address security concerns.

WHEN: Saturday, May 18, 2019 | 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: Palm Beach Gardens Library, 11303 Campus Dr, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
CONTACT INFO: For more information, contact Larry Ornstein Palm Beach SCORE, larry.ornstein@scorevolunteer.org, 561-833-1672

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Summer 2019 Human Trafficking Academy

The Academy offers a unique vision to confronting commercial sexual exploitation: analyzing the problem and exploring solutions through the lens of integral human development. The Academy aims at empowering all stakeholders - and above all the survivors of sex trafficking.

WHEN: Monday, July 15-19, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: St. Thomas University School of Law, 16401 NW 37th Avenue, Miami, FL 33054
CONTACT INFO: For more information, call 305-628-6688 or email humantrafficking@stu.edu

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Previous Postings - The Glades Area
NEW DATE - Compassion Fatigue Workshop  TGITRAININGS


The following event has been rescheduled: This session will take participants on a journey of recognizing how compassion fatigue is impacting your organization, personal life, and career, and outlining how to align your personal mission and vision to that of your organization. Open to everyone.

Understanding & Preventing Compassion Fatigue
WHEN: Thursday, May 28, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Glades Initiative, 141 SE Avenue C, Belle Glade, FL 33430
CONTACT INFO: For more information, contact Shari J. Hanglan at 561-910-5069 or shanglan@nonprofitsfirst.org
 
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Help for Hurricane Maria Victims Relocated to Florida

From Catholic Charities Diocese of Palm Beach: "Many people suffered significant losses in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands after Hurricane Maria struck in 2017. Many families relocated to Florida to rebuild their lives. Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach has services available to help with their recovery ..."

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Grant Opportunity: 100&Change

From the MacArthur Foundation: "100&Change, our competition for a single $100 million grant to help solve a critical social challenge, is now accepting applications."

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League of Women Voters of PBC - May Newsletter

The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County has information on upcoming workshop topics, events, and more. Click below to read their newsletter. 

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'501c News' - Nonprofits First April 2019 Newsletter

Read Nonprofits First's April 2019 Newsletter. 

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'McKinlay Memo' - March/April Newsletter

Palm Beach County District 6 Commissioner Melissa McKinlay provides an update on projects, events, information and more.

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'Take Stock in Children' Palm Beach - May Newsletter

Read 'Take Stock in Children's' May 2019 Newsletter!

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CareerSource May 2019 Calendar of Events

Catch up on the latest schedule of events from CareerSource for the month of May. 

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CSC: Monday Morning Update, May 6, 2019

Get the latest information from the Children's Services Council: Feed Your Creativity Art Competition, Volunteers needed at Red Apple Supplies for Community Volunteering Day, and much more!

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Job Opportunities

In the Glades
 

  • 25 Positions Open
Previous Postings - Other Areas
Informational Census Meeting

Join the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, Florida Nonprofit Alliance, Florida's Philanthropic Network, and members from the U.S. Census Bureau and Palm Beach County's Complete Count Committee to learn about the impact and importance of an accurate 2020 Census.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, 700 South Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
CONTACT INFO: Click here to register

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