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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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AFC School Supply Drive

Your CF AFC Chapter is collecting school supplies for our Partner In Education, College Park Elementary. Drop off supplies in the Bryant Student Union, Advising Center, Founders Hall, IT in Building 2, Hampton Center, Citrus Campus or Levy Campus. For more information, contact Mark Ross at ext. 1463.

September is Suicide Prevention Month

Save the date. September is Suicide Prevention Month. You can help raise awareness on campus by participating in and sharing the Suicide Prevention Month Challenge. The challenge is a 30-day calendar of quick daily activities to raise awareness and promote personal involvement in others’ well-being. Many times its the little things that make the biggest

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Warehouse, Forklift, OSHA Course Sept. 15-23

The college will offer a Warehouse, Forklift and Occupational Safety and Health Administration training course Sept. 15-23 at the Ocala Campus. Students will learn about basic warehouse processes such as shipping and receiving, inventory control systems, basic forklift operations, and will receive OSHA 10-hour certification. OSHA training with instructor Tony Vazquez will be held Sept.15

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2017-2018 International Film Series

The new International Film Series schedule has been posted at For fall 2017, both the 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. showing will be at the Ocala Campus in Building 8, Room 110. The CF International Film Series educates and inspires through world films that are culturally, historically and artistically important. We hope you will

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Read the August 2017 Wellness Newsletter

“Pursuit” is a monthly wellness newsletter from Florida Blue Health. In the August 2017 issue: National Immunization Awareness Month, Breastfeeding is a Health Choice and Healthy Recipe of the Month: Honey Balsamic Grilled Chicken and Vegetables. Download the August 2017 Issue of Florida Blue Pursuit. Save Save

Free Measure up Marion Fit Camp

Second 2 None Fitness is offering a FREE Fit Camp Sept. 5-28, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Each coach-led class will provide an exciting workout for all fitness levels in a fun-filled group setting. Call Bess at 352-622-9124 to register by Thursday, Aug. 31.

Two Upcoming Wellness Webinars

Learn about the Zika Virus and Health Grocery Shopping in two upcoming webinars. Wednesday, Aug. 9, noon-1 p.m., Dr. Juan Estrada, medical director for CliniSanitas Medical Center, will tellyou what you need to know about the Zika Virus. He will discuss: Zika and its symptoms How Zika is diagnosed and treated Best advice to prevent

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We’re hiring!

Have you checked out the current job vacancies lately? There are quite a few. Take the next step in your career, or refer qualify candidates to join the CF family. Openings include: Director – Admissions and Student Recruitment Academic Support Specialist Coordinator – Resource Development (Annual Giving and Alumni) Coordinator – Maintenance, Levy Campus (In-house

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Join us for Convocation Aug. 16

Fall Convocation will be held Wednesday, Aug. 16 The fun begins at 8 a.m. with breakfast at 8 a.m. in the Patriot Cafe. The convocation program will begin in the Dassance Fine Arts Center at 9 a.m. The program will feature a college update, Foundation New Initiative and Endowed Chair Awards, and an introduction of

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