Upcoming SF Student Organization Activities and Fundraisers

Israeli Traditions – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23 in E-Breezeway

If you would like to learn more about Israeli traditions, specifically Jewish holidays, visit the Jewish Student Union. They will provide informational pamphlets, as well as items related to synagogues, such as kippot, Shabbat candles and a tzedakah, among others.

For more information, please contact Lucy Mattout at 786-201-7147 or lucymattout@hotmail.com.

 

8th Annual Veterans Award Night – 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Paramount Plaza Hotel

Join the SF Collegiate Veterans Society and the Florida chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) as they honor those who have made outstanding contributions to the Alachua County veteran community.  The reception and cash bar will begin at 6 p.m. and dinner and awards will begin at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $30 per person. Call Jim Gleason at 352-333-8974 to reserve yours.

For more information, please contact Clif Roberts at 352-395-5505 or sf.cvs.president@gmail.com.

 

Guest Speaker on Sex Trafficking – 5 – 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31 in WA-104

Global Society will host guest speaker Dr. Richard Tovar, an SF adjunct faculty, who will be discussing sex trafficking. He is the current president and one of the founders of FIGHT (Fight Injustice and Global Human Trafficking, Inc.), which works to eradicate the demand for sex trafficking, as well as raise awareness and inspire people to take a stand against the nefarious trade. There will be a reception with refreshments. Those in attendance will have the opportunity to ask questions and meet Dr. Tovar.

For more information, please contact Rupa Bose at 352-222-4128 or rupasept@gmail.com.

 

Applebee’s Breakfast Fundraiser – 8 – 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 at Applebee’s, located at 1005 Northwest 13th Street

Start your Saturday at Applebee’s with the Respiratory Care Club, which will be serving breakfast at the restaurant. Proceeds will benefit the club and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

For more information, please contact Rick Osburn at 352-484-8514 or r_osburn@yahoo.com.

 

Documentary Film: “Sex & Money” – 5 – 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6 in WA-104

There are an estimated 100,000 to 300,000 American children commercially sexually exploited each year in the United States. Global Society will screen “Sex & Money: A National Search for Human Worth,” a film about domestic minor sex trafficking and the modern-day abolitionist movement fighting to stop it.

For more information, please contact Victor Droz at 352-792-5062 or victordroz1994@gmail.com.

 

Love Makes the World Go Round – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14 in E-Breezeway and S-Breezeway

At this fundraiser, World Travelers will be selling flowers and cookies to benefit club operations.

For more information, please contact Anthony Surles at 904-514-2271 or surles4@yahoo.com.