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UF SG ANNOUNCEMENTS regarding upcoming events and service follow.  Save some
time for GARC events!     Dr. Garlitz

1.  IDEAL Fall Student Organization Fair

It's that time of the year once again!!!! IDEAL presents to you 
the 2010
Fall Student Organization Fair. Registration for the Fall Student
Organization Fair is now open!!!! Please go to IDEAL's website,
http://www.union.ufl.edu/ideal/ and complete the online form for 
registration on the home page. You don't want to miss out on this 
great opportunity!


2.  ORANGE AND BLUE GATOR BAIT TAILGATE

Good afternoon Gators!

The Orange and Blue Cabinet would like to announce the Gator Bait 
Tailgate hosted by Gator Dining Services, IHRA, and the Orange and 
Blue Cabinet! The event will take place on Thursday, September 2nd 
from 5:30-8pm at Gator Corner Dining Center on the corner of 
Stadium Road and Gale Lemerand Drive.

Gator Dining will be serving all your favorite game day treats 
like Philly Cheese Steak, fried chicken, mac & cheese, and much 
more, plus they will be sampling Subway party platters and Pepsi 
beverages.  Additionally, there will be games, give-aways, prizes, 
a special guest appearance, and a DJ! Use your residential or 
commuter meal plan, or $8.99 for cash customers.  This event is 
co-hosted by SG, IRHA and Gator Dining.

The Orange and Blue Cabinet will be tabling on-site as well if you 
have any questions about what SG does or are interested in getting 
involved! We will have Freshman Leadership Council Applications as 
well as SG sunglasses, pens, and information about how to get 
involved in Student Government.

Check Thursday's edition of the Alligator for more information. Go 
Gators!

Ryan Patrone and Billy Vranish

University of Florida Student Government
Orange and Blue Cabinet Director
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3.  MINORITY BUSINESS SOCIETY

Let's start the year off right! The Minority Business Society 
(MBS) invites you to its first meeting of the school year on 
Wednesday September 8th at 6:45pm in Stuzin 104. Come and meet the 
e-board, learn about what this organization has to offer, and 
enjoy a free meal!

MBS will also be at FALL 2010 Business Bash on September 2 from 
5pm-7pm in the Reitz Grand Ballroom to answer any questions you 
may have. New members from all majors are welcome!

For more information about MBS, join our Facebook group or visit 
our website at www.mbsuf.org


4.  50,000 HOURS SERVICE CHALLENGE

Dear Student Leaders,

Service Ambassadors are seeking student organizations hosting 
service events this upcoming year to include their projects/events 
in this year???s 50,000 hour Service Challenge.  We would love to 
feature your organization's service project/s in this monumental 
event.  Please review the attached request letter for further 
information on the Service Challenge.  All requests for service 
events to be included in the challenge can be emailed to Jelece E. 
Morris at [log in to unmask] by Tuesday, September 7, 2010 
at 5:00pm.  We look forward to hearing from you.


5.  SOULFEST

You are receiving this e-mail because the Soulfest team is 
encouraging you to audition for the show. As you may already know, 
Soulfest is a multicultural extravaganza that is an event during 
the UF Homecoming Celebration. Soulfest strives to embrace 
cultural diversity by providing an event that includes cultural 
food, a diverse organizational tabling fair and outstanding 
performances from student groups.

The Soulfest team is encouraging your organization to take part of 
this year???s event to raise awareness about your organization and 
showcase your talents. Please visit ufhomecoming.org to fill out 
an application and review the participant guidelines. Applications 
are due September 3 and auditions are September 18 or September 
19. We would very much appreciate your participation as you come 
and celebrate with us.


Best,
Grace Renelus
Correspondence Liaison
Soulfest 2010
UF Homecoming


6.  SUSTAINIBILITY

If you are interested in environmental issues and passionate about 
sustainable living, then come get involved with UF???s Office of 
Sustainability!  The Office is currently looking for volunteers to 
help run the Sustainability Hut, a moveable education tool that 
aims to educate the university???s campus on sustainability.  The 
Office needs engaging and interactive volunteers to help make this 
outreach program successful!  A number of informational and 
training sessions will be held in Tigert 202 on Tuesday September 
7th from 12:50 pm-5 pm and Wednesday September 8th from 12:50 pm-4 
pm.  Students who are interested must pick one session to attend 
on either day.  There are four sessions on Tuesday and three 
sessions on Wednesdays- each session begins at the UF class period 
for that hour (12:50 pm, 1:55 pm, 3 pm, etc.).  Email Michele 
Ramirez at: [log in to unmask] with any questions or for 
more information.


7.  HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

It's the day we've all been waiting for! Habitat's first meeting 
of the semester has finally arrived!!!! Get ready to hear what's 
in store for the semester and the year :)


TUESDAY, September 7TH, 8:20 pm, room CSE E119
~Builds (no experience necessary)
~Fundraisers
~5k run/walk
~Intramurals (*NEW!*)
~Socials :)
~Prizes after the meeting!

Habitat is a great way to get involved in the community and make 
great friends. New members are always welcomed. See you Tuesday! 
:)


8.  HOMECOMING AND GATOR GROWL

Homecoming and Gator Growl Staff applications are now available in 
the Florida Blue Key office located in room 365 of the Reitz and 
online at www.ufhomecoming.org or www.gatorgrowl.org. Applications 
are due back to the Blue Key office on Wednesday, September 8 by 
4:00 pm. Please inform as many freshmen as possible to ensure 
successful events this year.

Thank you!

--
Rebekah Allison
Director of Personnel
UF Gator Growl and Homecoming
954-556-0847


9.  WELLNESS CENTER

The Counseling and Wellness Center is celebrating their Grand 
Opening September 8th through September 10th. We will be hosting 
The Counseling and Wellness Center Live Optimally Fair on 
Wednesday, September 8th at the Reitz Union North Lawn from 
11:00am- 1:00pm. There will be games, free yoga classes, 
refreshments, an ?????????Ask a Counselor????????? Booth, 
giveaways and other fun activities. To find out more information, 
please visit our Facebook page at  http://www.facebook.com/UFCWC. 
There is a flyer attached with more information about this event 
and other Grand Opening events during that week.

Best,
Amanda Eatman

Marketing Intern, UF Counseling & Wellness Center
Assistant Director of Tickets, UF Gator Growl
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(727) 433-0139


10.  UF ENCORE

Attention Leaders of Arts Organizations:

University of Florida's Encore will facilitate a workshop for 
arts-centric student organizations Wednesday, September 8 at the 
Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. We invite leaders from 
groups focused in music, theater, dance or entertainment to attend 
this interactive meeting to discuss student recruitment and best 
practices.

To RSVP, please e-mail Mallory Zuckerman 
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Encore, formally known as Students for the Performing Arts, is 
dedicated to engaging and empowering the artistically inclined. 
Encore meets monthly to discuss artistic happenings in the 
community, develops large-scale events infused with meaningful 
artistic content, supports nonprofit organizations through 
volunteer and partnership efforts, and serves smaller student arts 
groups as a collective resource for voicing concerns, fund raising 
and booking performances.


11.  YOUNG LEADERS CONFERENCE

Good Afternoon Gators,

My name is Jenni Skinner and I am the Young Leaders Conference 
(YLC) Executive Director for the 2010-2011 school year.
I have been working on the conference plans all summer and am 
ready and excited to finally get the YLC team assembled!

YLC is a three-day leadership conference, held at the University 
of Florida, for 250 high school students on January 28-30, 2011.
The conference involves team building activities, workshops, key 
note speakers and much, much more.

If you are interested in helping plan this unique conference, 
applications for Directors and Assistant Directors can be found in 
the Student Government office, located on the 3rd floor of the 
Reitz Union.  Completed applications are due this Friday, 
September 3rd at 2pm.   Make sure to sign-up for an interview time 
when turning in your application to the YLC office, room 306 in 
SG.


Best Regards and GO GATORS!

Jenni Skinner
Executive Director
Young Leaders Conference 2010
(352)273-4428
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12.  GATOR GREEN TEAM

The TailGator Recycling Program is a volunteer oriented program 
that works every home football game to provide recycling services 
to on campus and off campus tailgates! We roll up our sleeves, put 
on some gloves and enjoy the hours before the game visiting 
high-traffic tailgating areas to promote recycling.

The fun begins this week, Saturday, with shifts on both 9/4 and 
9/11 from 9-11am and 11am-1pm.

You can earn a Green Team t-shirt (they're all the rage!), some 
money back for your organization, and the chance to know you're 
helping keep the campus and the community beautiful. You'll also 
get your 30 second "How to Recycle" spiel down pat, making you a 
hit on the cocktail party circuit.

Email [log in to unmask] and/or join the Facebook group - 
Gator Green Team to get involved!




END OF ANNOUNCEMENTS




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Aitken,Elizabeth C
Communications IDEAL

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