Monthly Archives: October 2021

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.

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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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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 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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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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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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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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New and Improved WOW!

Patriot PRIDE continues to be alive and well at CF as more than 100 CF employees have received WOW recognitions so far this year. It is now even easier to recognize your colleagues for exhibiting the CF service standards of Professional, Responsive, Informative, Dependable and Engaged. The WOW form has been converted to a Formatta

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Krispy Kreme Fundraiser

SAB Fundraiser – Krispy Kreme

Student Activities Board is hosting a Krispy Kreme fundraiser to support various community programs! Orders will be taken through Oct. 28. Orders are $10 a box. We’ll be delivering on the Ocala Campus Monday, Nov. 1, 9-10 a.m. Email Marjorie McGee at to place your order!

September Employee Wellness News

SPIN had 127 riders participate in September. To date, we have had 351 individuals participate over the 13-year history of the program and have seen 104 colleagues cycle over 100 miles, 44 over 1,000 miles, 17 over 6,000 miles and 6 over 10,000 miles. CONGRATULATIONS TO: Tim Frisch                           Appleton Museum Public Safety               6,000 Blanket Ana

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