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CF Family Campaign…ALL IN!

Thank you to those who have already given to the CF Family Campaign! With five days remaining we are at 77 percent participation. Debbie Bowe, co-chair for the CF Family Campaign, shares her thoughts on the campaign. “Giving to the CF Family Campaign is a “no brainer” for me because it is my professional “home.” Being

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Patriot Sports Events for the Week

Show your Patriot pride and join us at one of this week’s athletic events! Remember, all CF athletic events are free to CF faculty, staff and students with valid ID or name tag.  Baseball Wednesday, April 17: Lake-Sumter State College 3 p.m. Saturday, April 20: Daytona State College 1 p.m. (Sophomore Day) Softball Thursday, April

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Parking Lot Closure, Feb. 22

The Antique Automobile Club of America car show will take place on the Ocala Campus on Saturday, Feb. 23. Set up will begin later in the day on Friday, Feb. 22. The parking areas from Founders Hall, Ewers Century Center, the Enterprise Center, Criminal Justice and the Library, and Bookstore/Post Office will be closed off for

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AFC Membership Contest

Interested in participating in the must-attend event of the year? Become a member of the Association of Florida Colleges Ocala Chapter and have your name entered into a drawing to win two tickets to the CF Foundation Taste at the Farm event on Saturday, March 2, at 6:30 p.m. at Vintage Farm Campus. Complete your

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Board Report from the Dec. 5, 2018, Meeting of the CF District Board of Trustees

RECOGNITION  Dr. Jim Henningsen provided a staff update and congratulated Sherri Hinkle on her promotion to executive administrative assistant to the president. Crystal Stone has been hired as executive administrative assistant. Dr. Saul Reyes, vice president of Student Affairs, introduced Dr. Alton Austin, director of Enrollment Services/Registrar. THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES: Approved budget priorities for

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February EAP Newsletter

February means candy hearts and Cupid’s arrows, but what if your sweetheart is driving you crazy? Whether you’re single, dating or promising forever, all relationships take work. Your Employee Assistance Program can help guide you through things like: •Improving communication with someone you care about •Reducing major stressors like money or raising kids •Balancing work and family

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Campus USA Recently Named Partner of CF

CF’s Board of Trustees recently approved an agreement with Campus USA that will provide $250,000 paid out over the next five years to the CF Foundation. In addition to the financial support, this new partnership will provide volunteer support and program support for various programs around campus. “This new partnership will provide funds for scholarships

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January President’s Update

Jan. 25, 2019 Dear CF Team: Welcome to spring semester. New semester, new board members, new strategic plan. At our District Board of Trustees meeting last Wednesday, we welcomed two new board members and welcomed back Bobby Durrance and Bill Edgar, who have been reappointed. The appointments were made by Rick Scott during his final

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Florida Blue February Wellness Newsletter

Please find the February Better You Pursuit newsletter link. This month’s wellness newsletter features topics.• Give your heart the love it deserves.• Health is the new wealth.• Recipe: Quinoa and Black Bean Salad. Click on the link below and select the Florida Blue Center nearest you to check out the activities calendars for great wellness programs. https://www.floridablue.com/find-a-location Get even

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CF Needs Your Help for Basketball Tournament

CF is hosting the Florida College System Activity Association/National Junior College Athletics Association State Basketball Tournament Wednesday-Saturday, March 6-9. We are looking for more than 100 volunteers to assist. Volunteer time is just over two hours for each role. Work the Doors in the Gymnasium Wednesday through Friday noon- 2 p.m., 2-4:30 p.m., 4:30-7 p.m. or 7-9

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CF New Faces and Roles

CF welcomes these new employees or those who have transitioned to a new role. Cory Ciepiela, Programmer Analyst I, Information Technology Zuleima Colon, Accounting Specialist III, Financial Operations Russell Goldner, Coordinator, Facilities, Appleton Museum of Art Sherri Hinkle, Executive Administrative Assistant to the President, President’s Staff Linda Huertas, Staff Assistant IV, Student Success Mary LaPointe,

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Is Your Department All In?

Join us in giving back to CF! Congratulations to the 23 departments that have joined the 100 percent scroll! ALL IN! We are ALL IN in our half-way point through the campaign and are at 57 percent employee participation. Thank you to all employees who have given so far.  President’s Staff Vice President Office of

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Rave Alert On Tuesday, Jan. 22

CF will conduct a test of its RAVE Alert emergency notification system for all CF campus locations on Tuesday, Jan. 22, between 10:45 and 11 a.m., which is between second and third class periods. Students, faculty and staff are enrolled automatically and may receive messages via text, phone and email. To update your preferences, login

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