- Oct 20
EVERGREEN CEMETERY VOLUNTEER CLEANUP IS SATURDAY, OCT. 28 OCALA, Fla. (Oct. 20, 2017) – The Friends of the Historical Evergreen Cemetery, Sons of Confederate Veterans Pvt. William R. Milton Camp 741 and the United Daughters of the Confederacy Marion Dragoons Chapter 2311, in partnership with the City of Ocala Public Works Department, are sponsoring an Evergreen Cemetery volunteer cleanup day Saturday, Oct. 28 from 8 a.m. to noon. Volunteers will meet at the Evergreen Cemetery, located at the 300 block of NW Eighth Street at 8 a.m. Volunteers will assist with cleaning headstones, raking leaves, picking up fallen tree limbs and cleaning up debris. The Sons of Confederate Veterans, the Friends of the Historical Evergreen Cemetery and the City of Ocala, encourage volunteers to support the restoration and beautification of Ocala’s Historic Evergreen Cemetery. For more information, please contact the City of Ocala Public Works Department at 352-351-6723.
- Oct 19
We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Marion Cultural Alliance for a second year in hopes to secure our second Levitt AMP Ocala Music Series event! Like last year, we need your help to make it into the top 25 through online community voting. Voting is open Wednesday, Nov. 1 through Monday, Nov. 20. To learn more, visit bit.ly/2xSU05O
- Oct 19
The Florida Department of Transportation and Ocala/Marion County TPO will celebrate the second annual Mobility Week Saturday, Oct. 28 through Friday, Nov. 3. The Mobility Week initiative is a grassroots effort to promote awareness of safe and sustainable transportation choices and how those choices can build stronger communities, reduce traffic congestion and improve community health. For a full list of events and ways to get involved, visit bit.ly/2hQnIhl. | Marion County, Florida
Where Can I Volunteer?
Studies have shown that volunteering strengthens communities, is good for your health and can even help you land a job! We're looking for volunteers for the following fun and exciting venues:
Feel Downtown LIVE concerts
Fort King National Historic Landmark and Visitor Center
Cultural Arts Assistant
First Friday Art Walk
Eighth Avenue Adult Activity Center
Barbara G. Washington Adult Activity Center
Discovery Center Exhibit Docents
Contact us at 352.368.5517 or complete the volunteer application and return it to us. By volunteering just a few hours each month you can help us keep our programs running smoothly, our costs low and have a great time while doing it!