Black History Month - Statewide – 3/1/2019 - 3/31/2019
Florida celebrates Black History Month. This is a special opportunity to celebrate the important contributions African-Americans have made, and continue to make, to the Sunshine State.
For more information visit: http://www.floridablackhistory.com/.
Principals and Asst. Principal of the Year Awards – 3/18/2019 - 3/19/2019
The Principal Achievement Award for Outstanding Leadership was established in 1988, to recognize exemplary principals for their contributions to their schools and communities. The program honors principals that have spearheaded initiatives to increase student performance, promote safe learning environments and establish partnerships with parents and community members.
For more information visit: http://www.fldoe.org/.
Orange Bowl Leadership Academy - Miami, FL – 3/19/2019 - 3/19/2019
The Orange Bowl Leadership & Character Academy will provide South Florida youth the opportunity to dream and develop a plan to achieve those dreams, to set and achieve personal goals and objectives, and to understand their options in life for success at home, their careers, and in the community.
For more information visit: http://www.orangebowl.org/community/academics/obla.
Salsa y Sazón – 3/24/2019 - 3/24/2019
Salsa y Sazón Latin Food and Music Festival is celebrating their 5th year anniversary and is now one of the biggest cultural events in Central Florida. Stop by the Lottery booth to win prizes and giveaways. This event will be held at their new location on the lawn of the outdoor promenade at The Dr. Phillips Center For Performing Arts in the heart of Downtown Orlando in front of City Hall. Enjoy culinary delights, artisan crafts and live music from premier artists.
The Florida Lottery will be hosting live radio remotes leading up to the event at the following locations:
|Time:||3:00 PM to 4:00 PM|
|Location:||807 Pine Street Orlando, FL 32824|
|Time:||10:00 AM to 11:00 AM|
|Retailer:||Plaza Tropical Supermarket|
|Location:||665 West Lancaster Road Orlando, FL 32809|
|Time:||10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (5 hours remote)|
|Location:||4061 Oak Ridge Road West Orlando, FL 32809|
FSMSDC Business Expo – 4/11/2019 - 4/12/2019
The FSMSDCs Annual Business Expo is a powerful two-day matchmaking event. Attendees can meet with corporate and government exhibitors and attendees seeking certified minority business suppliers with capacity. The event draws business leaders and corporations from around the U.S. The event consists of a trade fair, workshops and a luncheon that provides a forum to network and showcase your company's products and services.
For more information visit: http://www.fsmsdc.org/businessexpo/index.html.
USF Kente Awards - Tampa, FL – 4/17/2019 - 4/17/2019
Join the USF African American Advisory Committee, Black Faculty/Staff Association, Institute on Black Life, and Ruth and Jerry Bell at this year's Kente Awards and Scholarships Luncheon.
For more information visit: http://www.giving.usf.edu.
Carnaval Miami Soccer 5v5 - Miami, FL – 4/20/2019 - 4/20/2019
Carnaval Miami funds projects that change children's lives, from sports leagues to summer camps, the distribution of school supplies, college scholarships and help in unforeseeable family situations. Carnaval Miami is powered by Kiwanis Club of Little Havana and its proceeds benefit the Kiwanis of Little Havana Foundation.
For more information visit: https://carnavalmiami.com/.
Tennis Challenger - Tallahassee, FL – 4/22/2019 - 4/28/2019
The 19th Annual Tallahassee Tennis Challenger tournament is brought to you at the City of Tallahassee's beautiful Forestmeadows Tennis Complex. The support of other partners and an 18-year sponsorship with the Florida Lottery, will ensure that the high standards of the tournament will be maintained. Proceeds from the tournament continue to benefit the Vogter Neuro-Intensive Care Unit at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare.
For more information visit: https://tallahasseechallenger.com/.
SunFest - West Palm Beach, FL – 5/2/2019 - 5/5/2019
Founded in 1982, SunFest is Florida's largest waterfront music and art festival. Held annually in downtown West Palm Beach, Florida the first week in May, SunFest attracts more than 130,000 visitors. The festival and the patrons have a positive impact on the local economy.
For more information visit: https://www.sunfest.com/.
Unifest - Lauderdale Lakes, FL – 5/17/2019 - 5/19/2019
UNIFEST is a presentation of authentic, culturally diverse and sensitive performances. This includes international and local artists and dancers, display of Cultural artifacts from the various Caribbean islands, storytelling, parade of carnival costumes, etc. The annual essay contest for local students and the cultural exchange with the visiting band provides educational component to community programs.
For more information visit: http://unifestlive.org/.
Charity Challenge XXXIV - Orlando, FL – 5/18/2019 - 5/18/2019
Charity Challenge was founded to bring Central Florida together by providing an opportunity to get involved in your community, have fun and give back to charity. For the past 33 years, together we have had remarkable results; evolving from a four-team backyard event into a multi-media extravaganza raising more than 6.4 million for local charities.
For more information visit: https://charitychallengeinc.org/.
Principal Leadership Awards - Orlando, FL – 5/22/2019 - 5/24/2019
Building on nearly four decades of serving Florida's taxpayers by improving government efficiency and taxpayer value in all areas of public policy, Florida TaxWatch established the Principal Leadership Awards program in 2014 to identify Florida's most effective principals in high-risk K-12 public schools, recognize and reward their work, and promote their transformational practices throughout the state.
For more information visit: https://floridataxwatch.org/.
Sunshine State Scholars - Orlando, FL – 6/13/2019 - 6/14/2019
Each of Florida's school districts selects their top 11th grade students in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM). Each of the scholars, along with their parents, will travel to Orlando for an extraordinary two-day program. This year's program will bring 100 high school STEM scholars together to conduct a "think tank" on tough Florida challenges.
For more information visit: http://www.fldoe.org/.