Leon County EMS Child Seat Checkpoint
3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
2280 Miccosukee Rd. Corner of Blair Stone Rd and Miccosukee Rd.Tallahassee, Fl. 32308
Leon County EMS certified child passenger safety seat technicians will provide hands-on car seat inspections for free. Child must be present for seat inspection. A limited number of car seats will be available for those in need. Make sure your child is in the appropriate car seat and properly installed – every trip, every time!
Capt. Sally Davis
The Melting Pot Celebrates 35th Anniversary of Landmark Tallahassee, Fla. Restaurant With Special Limited-Time Menu Supporting Florida Charity
9/7/14 - 9/21/14
In honor of this milestone, the Tallahassee restaurant, today located at 2727 N Monroe St., will feature a special anniversary menu supporting the Children’s Home Society of Florida from Sept. 7-21. The Melting Pot of Tallahassee will offer guests a special four-course menu, which includes cheese fondue, salad, a chef-selected entrée and chocolate fondue for $35. To give back to the community while celebrating this occasion, the restaurant will donate $5 from each dinner ordered from the special
The Melting Pot
2727 N Monroe St
“Genealogy 101 – How to Get Started” Workshop
12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m
Eastside Branch Library, 1583 Pedrick Road, Tallahassee FL 32317
Family history enthusiasts in the U.S. celebrate Family History Month every fall. In anticipation of that event, the Tallahassee Genealogical Society will be presenting “Genealogy 101 – How to Get Started” on three different dates in September. This 90-minute workshop is for anyone who has started, or is thinking of starting to research their family history. The workshop will provide guidance on: How to get organized; Setting your research goal(s); Identifying what you know, and what you don't know; and How and where to start looking for your ancestors.
Jay P. Collins , 850-566-7303, firstname.lastname@example.org . Website: www.talgensoc.com
HerHeart & Whole Foods Market: Heart Healthy Eating
2626 Capital Medical Blvd. Tallahassee, FL 32308
Join Dr. Carey Dellock from Capital Regional Cardiology Associates, and Healthy Eating Specialist Mary Russ of Tallahassee's Whole Foods Market as they present "Heart Healthy Eating" tips to aid in the fight against heart disease among women.
This is a free event but registration is required. Lunch will be provided! Call (850) 325-3627 to register.
To register: (850) 325-3627
Guardian ad Litem Volunteer Training
Thomasville Road Courthouse Annex 1920 Thomasville Road
Guardians ad Litem are citizens who volunteer to represent children before the court, social service agencies, and the community. Volunteers are trained and supervised by program staff, including attorneys. On average, Guardians ad Litem devote approximately 8-10 hours a month and create relationships that can make a huge impact on children’s lives. To become a guardian ad litem, you must be at least twenty-one years old and pass a criminal background. Young adults nineteen or twenty years old may become certified and are allowed to work under the guidance of and in partnership with a guardian ad litem twenty-one or above. You must complete a total of 30-hours of pre-service training program to be certified, which includes independent study, classroom training, and field work.
Sara Blumenthal 606-1213
LOW COST SPAY/NEUTER VOUCHERS FOR GADSDEN CO RESIDENTS
Gadsden Co and adjacent neighborhoods
YOUCANMAKEADIFFERENCE, INC, a non profit animal welfare organization offers year round LOW COST spay/neuter (dogs/cats)vouchers to Gadsden Co. Residents.
(850) 364-0079 or(850) 270-8793
Three Part Board Series: Developing and Catalyzing Your Board
From 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
TCC Capitol Center; 300 West Pensacola Street
September 17, 2014 | October 15, 2014 |
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
$280 Nonmembers | $145 members (must log-in!)
(That's almost a 15% savings for registering for the whole series!)
In this three-part series learn how to turn your board's passion into action! It is the workshop series that every Executive Director and board member will wants in order to build a vibrant leadership circle.
Module one covers necessary elements to a healthy and dynamic board. Learning objectives for this module include
•How to secure new board members
•Job descriptions vs. expectation statements
•Roles and responsibilities of the board
Module two explores the various financial responsibilities of boards. Do your board members know how to effectively read your organizations financial statements? It is a critical part of being an effective board member.. This workshop will teach you:
•Understand compliance with IRS regulations
•What to look for in your organizations 990, audit, and financial statements
•Warning signs for financial trouble in nonprofit organizations
•How the public views nonprofit financial information.
Module 3 is an edge-of-your-seat morning and TA session with national fundraising guru Gail Perry. Gail Perry, MBA, CFRE, is an international fundraising consultant, trend-spotter, speaker, trainer and thought-leader. She has worked with literally thousands of board members, nonprofit leaders and fundraising staff to boost them with the fundraising skills and inspiration to change the world. Her book, Fired-Up Fundraising: Turn Board Passion into Action (Wiley/AFP) has been called the “gold standard guide to building successful fundraising boards.”
In your morning (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM!) with Gail, you will get a real-world education on how to fire-up your board and motivate your board members to take action in fundraising. As a value-add only available to Institute for Nonprofit members and series-participants, Gail will provide hands-on technical assistance and small group consultations. This is a can't miss RARE opportunity to get FREE consulting from a fundraising legend.
Sarah Young 850-201-9608
LOW COST SPAY/NEUTER VOUCHERS
Begins July 8 ends October 8, 2014
Gadsden Co. and neighboring communities
YOUCANMAKEADIFFERENCE, a non profit animal welfare organization is offering Low Cost Spay/Neuter Vouchers to Gadsden Co. residents and neighboring communities. In addition we offer EMERGENCY VETERINARY and PET FOOD assistance, as well as LOW COST wellness vouchers (vaccinations)
Norma at (850)364-0079 or (850)270- 8793
The 33rd Annual Capital City Quilt Show
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:30 pm Sat 10:00 am – 4:30 pm Sun 12:00 – 4:30 pm
Museum of Florida History 500 South Bronough Street Tallahassee,FL 32301
Beautiful handmade and machine sewn fiber artworks are on display at the annual quilt show at the Museum of Florida History. The show is organized by Quilters Unlimited of Tallahassee and is in its 33rd year. Awards are given in various categories, including a yearly “Challenge Quilt” theme. The theme this year is “Starry Starry Night.” Visitors can vote for their favorite quilt, take part in a silent auction, or talk to the quilters in the exhibit.
(Museum of Florida History, 850.245.6400)