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Chair Yoga Class, Nov. 15

Explore ways to use your chair as a yoga prop. Lori Witkowich, E-RYT 200, and Julie Jenkins, E-RYT 200, will offer a Chair Yoga Class for faculty, staff and students Wednesday, Nov. 15, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in room 101 of the Ewers Century Center. Learn basic poses. Practice the sequence. Understand how easy it can be.

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Play Ball!

Cheer on our CF Patriot student-athletes at these events. Thursday, Oct. 12: Volleyball vs. Polk State College, 7 p.m. (conference match that decides No. 1 team) Saturday, Oct. 14: Baseball doubleheader vs Orlando Scorpions, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19: Volleyball vs. Eastern Florida State College, 7 p.m. (conference match) Go, Patriots!

Unsolicited Phone Calls

Members Who Report an Unsolicited Phone Call Some members have recently reported receiving suspicious phone calls that may have displayed “Florida Blue” or “Blue Cross” on the caller ID or where the caller identified that they were calling from Florida Blue or Blue Cross. However, some of these calls don’t seem legitimate. In some cases,

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Nursing Poster Presentation Oct 18

Students from Nursing IV will share the latest nursing research in a poster presentation Wednesday, Oct 18, 1-3 p.m. in the Webber Center at the Ocala Campus. View student posters and ask about their research findings. An interesting variety of topics will be covered as students’ research the topics they are interested in. For information, contact

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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 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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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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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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Hatha Yoga Classes

Lori Witkowich will offer Hath Yoga classes for faculty, staff and students Tuesdays, 4:45-5:30 p.m., in the Dassance Fine Arts Center, Dance Room 123. Hatha yoga simply means “physical yoga.” This class will focus on connecting the breath to the movement of the poses. Session will end with a brief meditation. Please bring your own yoga

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Faculty and Student Kudos

Dr. Ron Cooper has four poems in the latest issue of “Sleipnir Literary Journal.” Each poem is about a woman/goddess from ancient Greek mythology. The College Media Association has named Associate Professor of Communications Rob Marino a 2017 Distinguished 2-year Newspaper Adviser. The national award is presented annually to a CMA member with five or

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Update! Fall 2017 Wellness Schedule

Wellness schedule times previously published in Insider have been updated. College of Central Florida SPIN/Wellness Program Fall 2017 The Weight Room is open to faculty and staff daily, from 7:30-10 a.m. Challenge Ride Starts on Monday, Aug. 21 and ends on Friday, Dec. 15 We are in Tombstone, Arizona and will ride to Albuquerque, New Mexico (320

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AFC Trivia Night Sept. 21

AFC wants YOU to get out and socialize!!! Come join us for Trivia Night 7-9 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 21 Mojo Grill 2015 SW 17th St., Ocala (Next to Target) Fun, Food and Friends. Bring a team or come alone. Questions? Contact Sharon Altany at or ext. 1279. Connect with your CF Association of Florida

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