Monday, May 6, 2019
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~~~ This Week ~~~  

Wed, May 8  3:00 pm        STAR Meeting, Lakeside Medical Center, Belle Glade
Fri, May 10  4:30 pm          Honoring Glades Teachers, Pahokee Dance Academy 
Sat, May 11  10:00 am      Bouncing Back from Hurricane Irma, St Mary's Catholic Church, Pahokee
Sat, May 11  10:30 am      Mother's Day Brunch, Pahokee Library
Tue, May 14  7:00 pm        PAHOKEE Movie, Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center, 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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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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Glades STAR System of Care Meeting STAR

Community Partners, please save the date for the Glades STAR System of Care meeting. 

WHEN:  Wednesday, May 8, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  
WHERE: Lakeside Medical Center, 39200 Hooker Hwy, Belle Glade, FL 33430
CONTACT: Please call 561-506-7144 if you have any questions
'Making the Difference' Event Honors Glades Teachers DIFFERENCE

From Boldin Community Impact: "We invite you to celebrate the culmination of Teacher's Appreciation Week by attending our 'Making the Difference' event honoring Glades Area teachers."

WHEN:  Friday, May 10, 2019 | 4:30 p.m.  
WHERE:  Pahokee Dance Academy,  594 E Main Street, Pahokee, FL 33476
CONTACT: Please c ontact Christine Boldin at 561-281-5532 for more information

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Bouncing Back From Hurricane Irma IRMA

Catholic Charities has services available that can help you bounce back from the impact of the storm. They are hosting a disaster preparation and recovery resource fair.

WHEN:  Saturday, May 11, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  
WHERE: St. Mary's Catholic Church, 1200 E Main St, Pahokee, FL 33476
CONTACT: Please call 561-360-3324 or email disasterrecovery@ccdpb.org for more information

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Mother's Day Brunch & Community Partners' Mentoring BRUNCH

Join a Mother's Day Brunch and Community Partners Mentoring event at the Pahokee Library.

WHEN:  Saturday, May 11, 2019 | 10:30 a.m.  
WHERE: Loula V York Branch Library, 525 Bacom Point Road, Pahokee, FL 33476
CONTACT: Please call 561-924-5928 to RSVP

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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 watch events in the Glades
Fantastic Food Giveaway at Hands Park FANTASTIC

Food giveaway: families should bring a large canvas vag 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 16, 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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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
Other Areas
How to Leverage Facebook Fundraising for Your Org

Learn the differences/capabilities of: Facebook donate button, page fundraisers, peer-to-peer fundraisers, and more. 

WHEN: Tuesday, May 7, 2019 | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: ONLINE
CONTACT INFO: Shari J. Hanglan,  shanglan@nonprofitsfirst.org, 561-214-7435

Click here to learn about this and other workshops
Human Trafficking Coalition Meeting

Gena Rowlands will provide an update on the activities of the Palm Beach Human Trafficking Task Force. 

WHEN: Wednesday, May 8, 2019 | 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Mounts Botanical Garden Auditorium, 531 N Military Trl, West Palm Beach, FL 33415

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Workshop: Attract, Develop and Retain Volunteers

Attend a workshop on: "Innovative Ways to Attract, Engage, Develop, and Retain Volunteers."

WHEN: Thursday, May 9, 2019 | 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: The Literacy Coalition of PBC,  3651 Quantum Blvd, Boynton Beach, FL 33426
CONTACT INFO: Please RSVP to: dovspalmbeach@gmail.com

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Thank a Nurse 2019 - Palm Health Foundation

Thank a Nurse is Palm Health Foundation's annual campaign, held in conjunction with National Nurses Week, that honors all Palm Beach County nurses.

Heart of Gold Reception
WHEN: Thursday, May 9, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
WHERE:  Quail Ridge Country Club,  3715 Golf Rd,  Boynton Beach, FL 33436

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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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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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Previous Postings - The Glades Area
Active Shooter Response Training, The Glades Initiative

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: Wednesday, 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

Click here for more information and to register
Community Health and Wellness Conference

Crossing Bridges of the Palm Beaches is collaborating with Florida-Health-Palm Beach County, Palm Beach State College (Nursing Division), and God's House of Solomon Church to host a Community Health and Wellness Conference; introducing "Sistas Organizing to Survive" Florida Health Department Initiative.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 30, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center, 1977 College Drive, Belle Glade, Florida 33430
CONTACT INFO: For More Information Please Contact: Linda Warren at 561-779-6734 or Coretha Moore-Smith at 561-889-4815

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Click here for registration/sponsorship forms
South Bay Jaguars Registration & Coach Recruiting RECRUIT

The South Bay Youth Football Program is looking for dedicated coaches for football and cheerleading. Registration is now open for youth ages 5 to 14. 

WHEN: Now-Saturday, June 1, 2019 (deadline)  
CONTACT: For more information, call 561-449-3793

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Pahokee Backyard BBQ Event

Vendors and sponsors wanted for Florida Community Health Center's "Pahokee Backyard BBQ Event." 

WHEN: Saturday, June 22, 2019  
WHERE:  Commissioners Park, 601 Bacom Point Rd, Pahokee, FL 33476
CONTACT: Lasophia King, 561-924-6100 x3000, sking@fchcinc.org

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2019 Glades Senior Citizens Prom

From Kings Tutoring and Mentoring and The 2019 Senior Citizens Prom Committee:  For our pillars of the Glades Tri Cities of South Bay-Pahokee-Belle Glade who have laboured in paving the way for today's generations. 

WHEN: Saturday, June 29, 2019  
WHERE:  Lake Shore Middle School Cafeteria, 425 W Canal St N, Belle Glade, FL 33430
CONTACT: See flyer for contact information

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Free Smoke Detectors During Red Cross Event

From the Sun Sentinel: "The American Red Cross launched a two-week campaign Saturday to deliver and install 100,000 smoke alarms in 100 cities in all 50 states ..."

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PBC Library Celebrates Haitian Heritage Month

From Palm Beach County Library: "The Palm Beach County Library System is proud to honor Haitian culture, history and language during Haitian Heritage Month in May, a month that incorporates the important holiday of Haitian Flag Day on May 18 ..."

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Glades Area Libraries May 2019 Activities

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

Click here to see all Glades area library activities for the month
CSC: Monday Morning Update, April 29, 2019

Get the latest information from the Children's Services Council: CSC's Strong Minds Network is showing positive results, Continuing the Community Conversation with Birth to 22, and much more!

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Job Opportunities

In the Glades
 

  • 25 Positions Open
Previous Postings - 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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