Yearly Archives: 2021

‘Trains at the Holidays’ Opens Dec. 18

The Webber Gallery on the Ocala Campus presents the 25th annual “Trains at the Holidays” display Dec. 18-Jan. 2. This display features model train layouts built and maintained by the Ocala Model Railroaders’ Historic Preservation Society. Every year, CF is honored to partner with the society to bring their beautiful model train collection to the

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FRS Financial Workshops

Florida Retirement System offers free financial planning workshop webcasts for FRS-covered employees. Topics for January will include: Using FRS to Plan for Retirement, Incoming Tax Planning, Taking Control of Your Finances, Investment Planning, Education Planning and more. Webinars are free and you must register in advance. Click HERE for details.

Welcome Station Volunteers Needed

Attention faculty, staff and students – Student Life needs you! Please join us Jan. 10-11 at welcome stations on the Ocala Campus. We are asking for one hour of your time to staff the table, welcome and greet our students. Welcome stations will be open at Center Lawn and the Ewers Century Center lobby on Monday,

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Pet Food Drive This Week

The CF Wellness Program is collecting dog and cat food through Friday, Dec. 10, to support the Marion County Humane Society. Help us beat our record of 840 pounds, collected in 2019! Please bring your pet food donations to the gymnasium. Donations will be delivered to the Humane Society on Friday, Dec. 10. Questions? Contact

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Florida Blue PURSUIT Newsletter

In this month’s Florida Blue Better You PURSUIT wellness newsletter you will find these articles and more: Giving the Gift that Matters Most Do More, Give More with Less Recipe: Crab Stuffed Mushrooms Click HERE to read the December PURSUIT newsletter. Also, check out Florida Blue’s blog to read articles like these: Florida Blue Foundation

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Wellness Walking Group

Our wellness walking group is off to a great start in their six-week American Heart Association Walking Challenge. At the end of the third week, Carol Blakeman, Mary Cipolla, Joanne DelGrosso, Chenita Hart, Lynn Ruis and Michell Russo are well on their way to completing the challenge. It’s not too late to get started! Call

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Winter Break Closings

All College of Central Florida campuses and centers will be closed for winter break Monday, Dec. 20-Friday, Dec. 31. Some services will have limited hours during the break. • CF Post Office and Print Shop at the Ocala Campus will be closed Dec. 20 – 31. • Ocala Campus Bookstore will be open Dec. 20-23

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New CF Email Signature

It’s time to update your email signature — for a very good reason! CF has been recognized in the top 15% of colleges nationwide in the 2023 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. Please click the link below and follow the instructions to update your email signature. Remember, our email signature is often an opportunity

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Chipotle Fundraiser for College Park Elementary

Help the CF Teacher Education Department raise money for College Park Elementary by enjoying dinner from Chipotle on Monday, Dec. 6 between 4-8 p.m. Click HERE for details about online ordering. Please note that fundraiser online ordering is only valid through pickup during your fundraiser’s scheduled date, time, and assigned restaurant. Ordering delivery for fundraisers

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United Way Campaign Update

This week’s $10 Amazon gift card winner is Richard Kirk. Congratulations, Richard! Voting has begun for the Door Decorating Contest and the Pet Photo Contest! Make sure you vote on your favorites by visiting the CF United Way page. We are extending the online auction through Monday, Nov. 15 at 11 a.m. to give everyone

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Supplemental Insurance

Supplemental Insurance Open Enrollment

Did you know CF offers voluntary supplemental insurance plans through Cornerstone Benefits? Get more information about cancer insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance and guaranteed issue medical supplement plans. Tom Watson of Cornerstone Benefits will be available to meet with employees Tuesday, Nov. 16 and Wednesday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in Building 1,

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Benefits Open Enrollment Ends Friday

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 ends at midnight on Friday, Nov. 5. Human Resources is pleased to report that CF will continue to cover 100% of each eligible employee’s cost of health insurance.

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November Better You PURSUIT Newsletter

In this month’s Florida Blue Better You PURSUIT wellness newsletter, you will find articles including: You Can Lower Your Risk of Developing Diabetes During Pregnancy Here’s a Tip for Good Health: Be Happy Recipe: Zucchini Ribbon Pasta Click HERE to read the newsletter.