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United Way Campaign Update

The United Way Campaign has begun! With one form, you decide which United Way organization you want to support within our three-county region. Last week’s United Way $10 Amazon gift card winner was Elvie Tyler. Congratulations, Elvie! With your donation, you get to participate in many fun activities including: Weekly $10 Amazon gift card drawings

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Medicare Educational Sessions Start Oct. 28

Nearing retirement and want to learn more about Medicare? Choose from one of Florida Blue’s three online educational sessions: Thursday, Oct. 28, 2-3:30 p.m.; Tuesday, Nov. 2, 10-11:30 a.m.; or Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1-2:30 p.m. Presenter Debbie Scroggins will cover general information about Medicare and more specific information about the college’s Blue Medicare plan. Use

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Better You Strides Cash Rewards

The Florida Blue Better You Strides reward program runs now through Dec. 31.  All full-time employees with Florida Blue medical coverage are encouraged to participate. You can earn up to a maximum of $100 per year by completing qualifying reward items! Earn $20 just for completing your health assessment or a personal challenge, registering a

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Pumpkin Carving at Levy Campus

Come show off your pumpkin carving skills! The Levy Campus Student Activities Board will host pumpkin carving on Thursday, Oct. 21 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Student Lounge. Pumpkins will be provided for the first 15 students.

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CF United Way Campaign Starts Oct. 18

The United Way Campaign starts Monday, Oct. 18 and continues through Friday, Nov. 19.  We have a lot of exciting activities for those that donate, including weekly Amazon gift card drawings, CF Guess Who is Singing, Pet Photo Contest and Email Bingo! The online auction will be held Nov. 1-12 with an in-person preview day

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Benefits Open Enrollment

Open enrollment allows employees to make changes to their health, dental, vision and disability insurance plans for 2022. Health The 2022 Florida Blue medical insurance open enrollment starts Monday, Oct. 25 and continues until midnight on Friday, Nov. 5. Human Resources is pleased to report that CF will continue to cover 100% of each eligible

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Friday Talks: Senior Learners

Senior Learners is more than just seniors and more than just learning! At our next CEP Friday Talks, Phyllis Craggs and Margery Howard will give an overview of Senior Learners Inc., a nonprofit organization that offers noncredit, college-level courses at the CF Ocala Campus and online. Please join us to learn more about the volunteer-run

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Free Biometric Screening for Employees

Did you miss the Health Fair? Want a free biometric screening? CF is dedicated to your well-being and has teamed with Quest Diagnostics to offer complimentary biometric screening through Dec. 17. It’s Easy to Participate 1) Schedule your screening (a blood draw plus biometric measurements which may include weight, height, blood pressure, and waist circumference)

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Blood Drive at Levy Campus

LifeSouth Community Blood Centers will host a blood drive at the CF Levy Campus on Thursday, Oct. 28 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Donors will receive a T-shirt and free cholesterol screening. Visit https://donors.lifesouth.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/718710 to make an appointment. Donors must be 16 or older, weigh at least 110 pounds and show photo ID. 16-year-olds require parental

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New Faces and New Roles

CF welcomes our new employees and those who have transitioned to a new role in the third quarter of 2021: New Employees: Danielle Bryan – Staff Assistant III, Humanities & Social Sciences Rafael Chavez – Accounting Specialist III, Student Accounts/Cashier’s Office Nonalee Davis – Faculty, Visual & Performing Arts Joanne Del Grosso – Accounting Specialist

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Patriot Pantry: How You Can Help

You can help CF students by donating nonperishable and perishable (for holiday-themed bag) items that can be easily cooked by students. From Oct. 19 – Nov. 15 we will be collecting food for distribution before Thanksgiving break. Please drop off donations at the Humanities and Social Sciences Building 8, in the hallway bins or in

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Appleton Free Admission: Veterans Day

In honor of United States military veterans, visit the Appleton from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11, with no admission fee. Special exhibitions on view will include “Alphonse Mucha: Master of Art Nouveau,” “Heart of the Horse: Photographs by Juliet van Otteren,” and “A Dickens Christmas: The Urban Family Holiday Exhibition.” Visitors can also

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Reading With Playwright T.K. Lee

Award-winning writer T.K. Lee, whose play “Paper Thin” will have its world premiere at Ocala Civic Theatre this month, will present a reading and interactive session on Friday, Oct. 15, at 12:30 p.m. in the Humanities and Social Sciences Building 8, room 110, on the Ocala Campus. Lee is a drama and poetry instructor for

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Susan Martin

Artist’s Outlook Online Talk

The Appleton Museum of Art will host an Artist’s Outlook free online talk with Susan Martin, whose work is featured in the “Garden Party” exhibit. Join Curator of Exhibitions Patricia Tomlinson and Martin on Thursday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. to discuss the artist’s work, inspirations and more. Zoom Meeting ID: 302 190 0088 │Passcode:

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EAP Offers Intimate Partner Violence Awareness Webinars

This month’s free Employee Assistance Program webinars focus on intimate partner violence awareness. Many people know that intimate partner violence (also called domestic violence) is a concern, but they might not understand the full scope of the problem. Intimate partner violence is real or threatened physical or sexual violence, or psychological and emotional abuse, directed

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Garden Party Exhibit Opens at Appleton Museum

The Appleton Museum of Art announces “Garden Party: Botanical Paintings by Susan Martin,” on view Nov. 20, 2021-April 24, 2022. Florida artist Susan Martin’s photorealistic canvasses explore the botanical world by concentrating on small portions of plant life. Her explorations, in exquisite detail, are influenced by the photographs of Russell Lee, of whom she was

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The Listening Tour

Students, faculty and staff are invited to The Listening Tour: A discussion about Diversity with Dr. Mary Ann Begley, Oct. 14, 12:30-1:30 in the Levy Student Lounge. Pizza will be served at this event sponsored by the Levy Student Activities Board.