Upcoming events week of May 30, 2014

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Saturday, May 31

Church car wash scheduled

Bible Baptist Church (SE Campus) is having a car wash, bake sale, bounce house for the kids, and face painting. MoJo’s catering truck will be there with good food to purchase.
Get your car washed for $5 (larger vehicles are $10). Enjoy good food, baked goodies and watch all the kids have a really good time.
 All of the proceeds go to fund our church’s future mission trips.
Our next mission trip begins on June 12, going to Santa Domingo in the Dominican Republic.
Bible Baptist SE Campus is at 3401 SE Lake Weir Ave.

Sunday, June 1

Blood, food drive at Goodwill

OneBlood and Interfaith Emergency Services are having a blood and food drive in recognition of National Cancer Survivors Day.
The drive will be Sunday, June 1, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Goodwill of Ocala, 2830 SW 27th Ave.
All lifesaving blood donors will receive a voucher for a free movie ticket, a OneBlood wristband plus a wellness check-up including a cholesterol screening! All ALYX (Double Red Cell) donors will receive an additional $10 Darden Gift Card by mail!
All attendees are urged to bring non-perishable food items to support Interfaith Emergency Services Food Bank!
Generally healthy people age 16 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can donate blood. To learn more about the importance of blood donation and how donors can target the power of their blood type visit oneblood.org.
Every two seconds someone needs blood. Blood that is donated today will likely be transfused within two to three days. The turn-around is that fast, the need is constant.

Sierra Leone missionary to speak

Special Missions speaker: Dr. Cedric King was part of a seven- person team that traveled to Sierra Leone in West Africa on behalf of the Jesus Film Harvest Partners Ministries 2014 Mission. The team spent 10 days in that country, traveling by motor bikes into the provinces to share the gospel, teach pastors and leaders, and show the Jesus film in three different languages.
Cedric will share highlights of his trip on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the Ocala West Church of the Nazarene, located at 5884 SW 60th Ave. (Airport Rd) Ocala.
Cedric King is the Senior Pastor at New Dimensions Cathedral of Faith in the Greater Jacksonville area.

Saturday, June 7

Calling golfers for Veterans Open

The Cherrywood Veterans Club will hold its annual Veterans Open at the Ocala Palms Golf and Country Club on Saturday, June 7.
Men and women are welcome to enjoy breakfast, lunch, 18 holes of golf with cart, prizes, silent auction and more for $50 per player.
Contact Rich Hurley, 352-873-7208 or John Everlove at 352-509-4428 to register or sponsor this tournament.

Yoga in Sholom Park

There will be yoga in Sholom Park on Saturday, June 7, at 9 a.m. Only lightning, thunder and heavy rain will keep us away. For more information, call Ingrid at 352-854-7950.

Car wash to benefit students

Students will be washing cars on June 7 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. to raise funds to attend summer camp. This is a Christian leadership camp for 7-12 graders that will take place for a week in July at Epsworth by the Sea in St. Simons, Georgia. The car wash will be by donation and will take place at College Road Baptist Church at 5010 SW College Road in Ocala. For more information, call 352-237-5741.

Chess club to meet

The chess club that formed at the Freedom Public Library meets the first Saturday of the month, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Grab your board and chess pieces and come on down.
Interested persons are invited to attend for a rousing game of chess.
It’s your move! For more information, call Ron at 352-873-2276.

Sunday, June 8

Jazz Society to perform

The Ocala Jazz Society will be performing a week early in June, on Sunday, June 8, from 2 to 5 p.m. at VFW Post 4781 across from Oak Run.
The band usually performs on the third Sunday of each month, playing a variety of music including jazz, Big Band, Dixieland and songs from the past. $3 donation for Hospice; info: 352—237-0234.

Tuesday, June 10

Luau to benefit Hospice

The Ocala Dance Club, CardioWaltz and The Institute for Cardio Excellence are hosting a Luau to benefit Hospice of Marion County on Tuesday, June 10, from 7 to 10 p.m. at St. Mark’s Methodist Church (1839 NE 8th Ave., Ocala).
The event features dance exhibitions, open dancing, prizes and raffles, a dinner buffet and table seating. Attire is Hawaiian shirts for men and floral dresses for ladies. General admission tickets are $25/person, which includes dinner and beverages.
Seating is limited to 90 people. Advance ticket purchase is highly recommended. Tables for six or eight persons with reserved seating are available for purchase in advance. To purchase individual tickets in advance, include full name, address, & phone number and mail check payable to The Ocala Dance Club, 2108 NE 50th Street, Ocala, FL 34479.
All proceeds support Hospice of Marion County patient care programs. For additional information call Dennis Rose at 352-425-0500.

Wednesday, June 11

Hospice caregiver support

Join Transitions Manager Donna Shaffer for a caregiver support group on June 11 at 2 p.m. at Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute (9401 SW Hwy. 200, Building 800; Ocala).
This event helps caregivers learn to care for their own physical and emotional health while caring for someone with a chronic illness.
Please call to RSVP; 352-861-2400.

Saturday, June 14

Two-day train show

The Silver Springs Lions Train Show will take place on Saturday, June 14 and Sunday, June 15 at the National Guard Armory, 900 SW 20th St., Ocala. Hours on Saturday are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
There will be two operating layouts running, trains and accessories for sale and good food for all. Admission $4, children under 12 free with paid admission. Bring in a canned good or nonperishable item and get $1 off admission. For information, call 352-694-6381.

Women’s Ministry fashion show

Can it really be done? Can you pack 40 outfits with 16 clothing items, one suitcase and travel for one week? This morning you will be shown how. Also, our fellowship will include breakfast, a devotional thought, and door prizes. All ladies are welcome. Contact church for additional information. Women’s Ministry Fashion Show, 9:30 a.m.
Christ’s Church of Marion County, 6768 SW 80th St. (off SR 200), Ocala, 352-861-6182 or http://www.ccomc.org/.

Thursday, June 19

Procedures for emergencies

On June 19 at 1 p.m., local Fire and Rescue will give demonstrations on procedures in case of emergency at College Park Baptist Church. Discussion on heart attack, accidents and services will be provided by the county. Medical equipment will be available for explanation and use. A question and answer period will also be held. Come join us, open to anyone interested. Dessert and coffee will be provided.
The church is at 5010 SW College Road (Hwy. 200). Phone 352-237-5741.

Wednesday, July 9

CERT training to start

A new Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training will begin Wednesday, July 9, and continue through Aug. 13 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, 692 NW 30th Ave., Ocala. The next training session will begin Oct. 9.
The CERT program helps to prepare participants how to take care of themselves during a disaster. This six-week course will offer training on disaster preparedness, fire safety, disaster medical operations and more.
Once trained, participants have the opportunity to join their local neighborhood team that will assist first responders during a disaster. CERT Teams assist by assessing their community and providing basic medical treatment to those in need and report all the information to Emergency Management.
The CERT Program is offered by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Bureau of Emergency Management and is a free training to all who are interested. Early applications are important as the class fills up quickly.
For more information and for an application,
contact Emergency Management at 352-369-8100 or e-mail MarionCERT@marionso.com.