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HOLD THE DATE FOR THE FPHA ANNUAL EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE JULY 26-28, 2017 IN ORLANDO, FLORIDA AT THE FLORIDA HOTEL!
Florida March-of-Dimes Prematurity Summit
The March of Dimes and Florida partners are pleased to invite your organization to participate in the 2016 Florida Prematurity Summit and to support Florida’s state and community prematurity prevention action plans. The 2016 Florida Prematurity Summit will be held on October 27, 2016 in Tampa, FL at CAMLS from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Together, we can work to successfully reduce our communities’ and state’s high preterm birth rate and improve the lives of our babies and families.
Grant Opportunity-Due by October 31, 2016
FLORIDA BEVERAGE ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES SECOND YEAR OF ITS COMMUNITY GRANT PROGRAM
FBA supports healthy and environmentally sustainable communities
The Florida Beverage Association (FBA) is pleased to announce the commencement of the second year of its Florida Beverage Association Grant Program. The grant program provides support to organizations and programs that promote nutrition, physical activity and health and wellness initiatives, as well as environmental sustainability programs.
“The Florida Beverage Association and its member companies were impressed with the caliber of applicants from our first year of the grant program,” Executive Director Liz DeWitt said. “We were pleased to award grants to Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces for their commitment to promote nutrition, physical activity and health initiatives, as well as the Science and Environment Council for their focus on environmental sustainability programs.”
Grant applications should be submitted by October 31, 2016. In order to be considered for a grant, all nominees must meet the requirements listed in the “Grant Program Criteria” found on the FBA website at www.flabev.org. Most grants awarded through the FBA program will be for $25,000 or less. However, special programs and unique circumstances may justify a larger grant. In addition, some grant applications may be eligible for a matching grant from the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America (ABFHA).
“The Florida Beverage Association and its member companies are committed to improving the communities where we live, work, and play,” Executive Director Liz DeWitt said. “We recognize that we cannot have a healthy and growing business unless the communities we serve are healthy and sustainable.”
All applications will be reviewed by the FBA Grant Subcommittee. Grant recipients will be selected and notified by the FBA Board of Directors by December 31, 2016. General questions may be directed to FBA Executive Director Liz Castro DeWitt by phone at 407.385.2708 or by email at Liz.email@example.com.
“We look forward to reviewing the next round of qualified applicants as they pursue innovative initiatives to improve the lives of their residents,” added DeWitt.
Thank-you for your help!
Thank-you for your support of the FPHA Foundation Silent Auction at the Annual Educational Conference in Orlando, Florida. With your assistance, be it donating an item, bidding on and winning an item, or simply donating, we were able to bring in $1,583 for scholarships for students-this is only possible because of you. Your support of the Foundation allows us to continue the advancement of public health, and support for public health professionals and students in the State of Florida.
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And speaking of networking among members, this year we will be working to arrange for local get-togethers as well as regional conferences. Networking is a big part of FPHA in addition to advocacy and the annual education conference. Informal networking is something we can all do at the local level.
We still will have one big challenge for the year. Sandy Magyar, Executive Director, and Marsha Zupan, AEC Registration Coordinator, will be leaving us in January after fourteen years and eleven years in these positions, respectively. These are some big shoes to fill. Our thanks and best wishes for all they have done cannot be expressed enough.
It’s going to be a sensational year. Come join us!
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