Monthly Archives: September 2017

College Park Elementary School Read-in Oct. 12

Volunteers are needed for the annual read-in at College Park Elementary School Thursday, Oct. 12, from 8-9 p.m. It takes a pencil to write a story, a book to open minds, and some time to make a difference. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Kelly Besser at kelly.besser@cf.edu or 352-854-2322, ext. 1620.

Relaxation Workshop Oct. 25

Explore ways to incorporate more relaxation in your life. with Lori Witkowich, E-RYT 200, and Julie Jenkins, E-RYT 200, will offer a relaxation class for faculty, staff and students Wednesday, Oct. 25, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in room 101 of the Ewers Century Center. Practice Savasana. Renew and recharge. Understand how this practice relates to our overall

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Cooper Featured in American Book Review

Dr. Ron Cooper’s essay “Depravity is a Thing of the Spirit: Hating Harry Crews,” is featured in the current issue of American Book Review. “When asked what one thinks of Harry Crews, the proper response is, ‘Which Harry Crews?’ Even people unfamiliar with his writing often express disgust for his penchant for barroom brawls, drunkenness,

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Wear Your Wings 5K Run and Walk

CF is partnering with Marion County Children’s Alliance Family Violence Workgroup for the “Wear Your Wings” 5K Run and Walk Saturday, Oct. 28, at Jervey Gantt Park, 2200 S.E. 36th Ave, Ocala. All proceeds benefit victims of domestic violence. Registration and packet pick up begins at 7 a.m. and the race starts at 8 a.m.

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Board Report from The Aug. 23, 2017, Meeting Of The CF District Board Of Trustees

The meeting was held at the Ocala Campus in the Founders Hall Board Room.  Recognition President Jim Henningsen presented Trustee Bobby Durrance with a plaque in recognition of his service as chair during the past year.  Presentation Tommy Morelock, director of Facilities, and Katie Hunt, manager of Facilities Operations and Construction Projects, provided a college

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Patriot Cafe Menu Oct. 4-8

The Patriot Café is normally open Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4 Homestyle Meatloaf served with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Steamed Vegetables and a Dinner Roll Soup: Spinach Tortellini and Split Pea Tuesday, Oct. 5 Taco Tuesday! 2 Beef Tacos served with Rice and Beans Soup: Roasted Butternut and Chicken and Wild Rice Wednesday,

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Have a Request for Marketing?

If you have an inquiry about, or a request for, Marketing Department services, be sure to make it through our easy-to-use online form rather than contacting a staff member directly. All departmental work is assigned and tracked through the form’s database, which ensures the best possible service for you as requests are monitored regularly regardless

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Blue Rewards Webinar

Blue Rewards Webinar In anticipation of the annual Health and Wellness Fair  Oct. 4 at the Ocala Campus and Oct. 5 at the Citrus Campus, CF is offering a webinar to educate staff on the Blue Rewards program offered through Florida Blue. Date: Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 Time: 2 P.M Learn about several ways to

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Business & Technology Noncredit Courses

Expand your skills with these noncredit courses! Employee fee waiver applies. Supervisor Training This interactive class provides new and current supervisors with tools for effective leadership, delegation, coaching, and feedback methods.  Class meets Thursdays Sept. 28 and Oct. 5, 8:30 am – noon (7 hours ).  Cost $79 Conflict Management This course will address communicating

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UPDATE: Flexible Spending Extended Enrollment

Due to Hurricane Irma, Flexible Spending Account open enrollment has been extended through Thursday, Sept. 28. A representative from Custom Benefits will be at the Ocala Campus, Founders Hall, Room 105, on Wednesday, Sept. 27, from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. 2017-2018 FLEXIBLE BENEFITS PLAN (ONLY) OPEN ENROLLMENT Aug. 28-Sept. 28, 2017 (Coverage Effective Oct. 1, 2017-Sept. 30,2018)

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FRS Financial Planning Workshops

The Florida Retirement System is offering free financial planning workshops for FRS-covered employees via webcast. Workshops will be held after regular work hours on Wednesday, Oct. 4, and Thursday, Oct. 5, and will be on the following topics: Oct. 4 Using the FRS to Plan for Retirement 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 4 Investment Planning for Everyone

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Alcohol Inks Art Workshop, Saturday, Oct. 14

CF will host a free Alcohol Inks art workshop Saturday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Building 3, Room 105, at the Citrus Campus. Participants will receive an overview and demonstration of alcohol inks from instructor Bonnie Peterson, and then create beautifully unique bookmarks and tiles. Highly pigmented alcohol inks are used

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Arts College Fair Wednesday, Sept. 27

  CF will host its Arts College Fair Wednesday, Sept. 27, in the Dassance Fine Arts Center Breezeway at the CF Ocala Campus. The free event is for college and high school students who plan to pursue a degree or career in the visual and performing arts — studio, digital media, music, theatre or dance

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Florida Blue – Large Group News

Members Affected by Hurricane Irma Able to Get Emergency Supply of Drugs In response to Governor Rick Scott declaring a State of Emergency in Florida, Florida Blue will temporarily allow members in all Florida counties to get an early refill of their medications. Impacted Members and Timing For two weeks, from Sept. 5–19, members are

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