Indulge in the yummy sweet treat on August 5th, 10am-2pm, while helping Holiday Inn & Suites raise funds for Scoops of Hope, a campaign that benefits Give Kids the World Village, a non-profit resort in Kissimmee, Florida, for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. Click for more information about the ice cream social. Visit facebook.com/gktwvillage to find out more about Give Kids the World Village.
Visit Rountree Moore Ford on June 11th, between 11am and 2pm, to visit with local adoptable cats and dogs in observance of Just One Day, a movement to promote the adoption (rather than euthanasia) of cats and dogs across the nation. In addition, donate a bag of dog or cat food to feed shelter animals before the event ends at 2pm on June 11th and receive $10 off service on your vehicle! Visit their Facebook page for more information!
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The 7th Annual Fundraiser Banquet will be held April 25, 7-9pm, at Christ Central Ministries, Lake City, FL, to help raise funds for the Pregnancy Care Center, which serves women in Lake City, Live Oak, and Jasper by providing pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, parenting classes, counseling, post-abortion recovery, maternity clothing, and baby clothing, accessories, and furniture. Contact Charlene Brown at 386-758-8622 for more information.
Enjoy a free community festival, sponsored by Four Rivers Audubon, celebrating nature! The festival will be April 8th, 10am-3pm at Alligator Lake Park. Walking workshops will highlight butterflies, native plants and flowers. Vendors and exhibitors will offer nature- and garden-related items and native plants. There will be music, food, and many free children’s activities, so bring the entire family for a fun, educational day outdoors! Also, meet and have your photo taken with Trouble, a bald eagle, at noon!
Expert-led bird walks will begin at 8am on the Florida Birding Trail. Make your reservation for the bird walk at 8am by calling 386-466-2193. Visit fourriversaudubon.org for more information.
CareerSource Florida Crown is hosting hiring events for Labor Finders on March 2, 9am-1pm, and for Hobby Lobby, March 6-10, 9am-5pm daily.
Labor Finders is seeking applicants for garbage collector, diesel mechanic, electrical apprentice, CDL driver, general laborer, and mobile home manufacturing. For more information on these positions, log into employflorida.com and review job orders 10388023, 10381194, 10379440, 10378022, 10339613 and 10336900.
Hobby Lobby is seeking retail salespersons. Visit employflorida.com and check out job order 10381120 for more information.
CareerSource Florida Crown is located at 1389 US Hwy 90 W, Ste 170, Lake City.
The Annual Olustee Battle Festival and Civil War Reenactment is soon approaching! The annual three-day event draws thousands of visitors each year. The festival is held in Downtown Lake City, FL, at Olustee Park. Downtown you will see vendors and crafters, historical displays, entertainment, the annual parade, the skirmish between the Merrimack and the Monitor on Lake DeSoto, and much more! The reenactment is located at nearby Olustee Battlefield State Park. Thousands of reenactors from all over the southeast encamp the grounds where the battle took place over 150 years ago. Once stepping into the park, you are transported back in time as you take in the sights and sounds. See medical demonstrations, cavalry tactics, artillery firings, army encampments, drill and ceremonies and more. The official battle reenactment takes place on Sunday. Come out and see this important part of Florida’s history!