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Morgan Woods Park, 7510 Soccer Avenue, Tampa FL  33634

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2017 Focus:
Community Well-Ness Initiative (Read About it Here)


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Our latest article - 15 years of collaboration!
Current newsletter: Spring Has Sprung and 15 Years of FICS

Wish Lists
Our MATERIAL wish list for the Wellness Center renovation includes:

4-line phone system (with 4 wireless phones/charging stations) - $684 (https://www.amazon.com/AT-Extendable-C…/…/ref=pd_sbs_229_17…)

volleyball net and volleyballs (3 at least),
6 yoga mats,
5 laptops or tablets, ION sound system (ION Audio Block Rocker (iPA76A) | Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Mic, Radio, and Wheels & Handle for Transport [2015 Model]), Large rolling whiteboard - Offex Mobile 72x40(WxH Inches) Double Sided Dry-Erase Magnetic Whiteboard Easel With Silver Frame, 4 Casters

Community Garden
3 long hoses with attached nozzle

4 Frame It All 1" Series 8' x 8' x 11" Composite Raised Garden Bed Kit with Two Animal Barriers for the community garden,
6 shovels,
8 buckets,
4 rakes,
20 pairs of gloves,
organic treated dirt,
12 marigolds,
40 organic plants (tomatoes, strawberries, rosemary, spinach, broccoli, etc.),

Handypersons to assemble/install all of these!

Quote of the day:

"FICS has been part of my life for about a decade.   First I was a parent of a 'Project prevention' student, than I joined the staff for the last four years.  I 've seen lives changed for the best , due to the work and the love of the staff.  FICS partners with many other organisations to help the community. FICS is a real asset for the community. "

Most Recent Newsletter

August 2016:  Breaking Records

FICS in the news! 

Thank you to Centro Mi Diario for covering our new Wellness Center @Morgan Woods Park!  Read it here:  Puerta



Thanks for the nice write-up, Tampa Bay Times!

Town n Country and South County Community Advisors Programs
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FICS believes that youth from 5th grade on, service provider partners, parents, allies, business leaders and faith based groups should be involved in community conversations about what is "right" and "not right" in our communities.  Our model of building on strengths to address the risks works.  It works best when we all work together. 

FICS' Community Advisors have chosen the theme: Know Your Rights and Get Involved.    Get in touch any time: alayneu@ficsinc.org


      
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