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SCF Participates in MLK Day of Service Jan. 19

(Bradenton, Fla., January 19, 2015) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) awarded $135,000 for 27 community projects as part of the communitywide 2015 MLK Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 19.

SCF received funding from the Florida Legislature to provide opportunities for Manatee and Sarasota counties' community organizations to complete service projects in Florida District 70 and participate in the nationwide effort to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of community service on the federal holiday.

“State College of Florida is proud to participate in and sponsor this day of service dedicated to the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We commend Rep. Darryl Rouson for his dedication to this event and to the continued support he garners for it through the Florida Legislature,” said SCF President Dr. Carol F. Probstfeld.

 MLK DAy

SCF President Dr. Carol F. Probstfeld and State Rep. Rouson joined Rogers Community
United Methodist Church Pastor Alan Jackson, Family Heritage House Museum (FHH)
Co-founder Fredi Brown and FHH Museum Specialist Kathie Marsh at the “Preserving
Our Heritage Trail” event on MLK Day.

MLK Day

Lynette Edwards, Rogers Community United Methodist Church finance chair and
FHH board member; SCF Librarian Alicia Long; Kathie Marsh, FHH museum specialist;
SCF Librarians Carolyn Zaput, Meg Hawkins and Theresa Smith-Ennis; Rogers Community
United Methodist Church Pastor Alan Jackson and FHH Co-founder Fredi Brown
at the “Preserving Our Heritage Trail” event.

MLK Day

SCF Diversity/Multicultural Awareness Committee, Phi Theta Kappa students and SCF
Collegiate School students renovated the playground and teen room at the Boys and Girls
Club of Sarasota. Pictured left to right: Gloria Tracy, SCF Diversity/Multicultural Awareness
Committee (DMAC) chair; Nate Brown, director of the Roy McBean Club at Newtown;
with his mom, Stephanie Hall, Brookside Middle School receptionist; and
Rebecca Williams,
SCF DMAC member and SCF assistant professor, mathematics.

MLK Day

Eternity Temple First Born Church Inc. in Palmetto created a community garden in an area
considered a "fresh food desert" by Manatee County and the Manatee County Health
Department. Pictured: Eternity Temple First Born Church Bishop Lawrence Livingston (center)
with his daughter, Lesa, (left) and his wife, Clifford (right).

MLK Day

D. Bernard Woodie and Alfred James with Strength In Action Inc. handed out backpacks
and educational supplies to disadvantaged youth of Manatee County.

 

 

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