Events

People of Color: Attend Conferences of Technology

People of Color: Attend Conferences of Technology

Blogging While Brown 2012 (Philadelphia) www.bloggingwhilebrown.com/ Technology Bar Camp 2012 www.barcamporlando.org/ (Orlando) WordCamp http://central.wordcamp.org/ (Orlando) and other Social Media  Technology Conferences are powerful experiences to the diverse world of Social Media / Technology and the integration of technology. More People of Color need to be involved in attending, presenting and organizing technology directed conferences, seminars, summits and workshops.

JU legend Artis Gilmore helps host arts camp for foster children

JU legend Artis Gilmore helps host arts camp for foster children

From the Florida Department of Children & Families:

Family Support Services of North Florida, the Florida Department of Children and Families and Jacksonville University are teaming with legendary JU basketball player Artis Gilmore for a “Camp for Champions” for foster children.

Man Up for Health Summit

Man Up for Health Summit

Web site: http://manupforhealth.eventbrite.com/

A Summit for Boys & Men that encourages healthy lifestyles and healthy choices in diet, sexual relationships,
drug use and exercise. The Healthy Jacksonville Men’s Health Coalition, Inc, will present a program that recognizes the health disparities of men and boys as they mature.

Riders take the bridges this Saturday to benefit JDRF

“Bikers Tracking a Cure For Diabetes,” is a motorcycle ride that will venture over five of Jacksonville’s bridges on Saturday morning, June 9 and hopes to generate significant revenue for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) North Florida Chapter’s outreach programs and research initiatives. 

DCF tests tech at "Food for Florida" mock disaster

DCF tests tech at "Food for Florida" mock disaster

 

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Department of Children and Families employees from all over the state came together in Tallahassee today to test the agency’s “Food for Florida” disaster preparation operations. The program allows DCF to provide emergency food assistance to families in need after a hurricane or another disaster.

Mia Jones; Teen Dating Violence

Mia Jones; Teen Dating Violence

Teen Dating and Violence Summit

http://nefhealthystart.org/rep-mia-jones-holding-teen-dating-violence-summit/

This is a longer than normal blog, but the subject is very important and a Life and Death issue. The Prom season and summer months there is increased  dating by teens. Parents should be talking to their teens about Dating Safety both young man and women. Women particularly because of the increased violence and deaths of young ladies in our community.

Wedding Announcement

Wedding Announcement

Wedding Announcement
Cheryl Williams and William Jackson

Date/Time:
Sunday, June 10, 2012 from
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (ET)

Location:
West Friendship Baptist Church
945 Carrie Street
Jacksonville, FL 32209-7048

Web Site:
http://myquesttoteach.wordpress.com/
wedding-of-cheryl-and-william/
 

“Each of us alone is incomplete, together with
Christ we are as one. In this there shall be joy.”

We, Cheryl and William invite family and friends
to share in this joy on this date of
Sunday, June 10th 2012 on the afternoon at 1pm.