LGBTQIA Scholarships – Empowering Students & Encouraging Equality

  Many organizations and foundations offer scholarship awards specifically for LGBTQIA students to ensure lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex and asexual students have the opportunity to pursue higher education. Some opportunities are exclusively for LGBTQIA students, while others may be open to ally and questioning students as well. These awards help students achieve their…

Big Bend Cares raises money through Artopia

Tallahassee Democrat Published 5:14 p.m. ET June 26, 2017 | Updated 5:16 p.m. ET June 26, 2017 The auction is silent but the impact of Artopia 2017 is immense. Local and regional artists donate their artwork, including a few signed and numbered limited editions. Money raised from the annual event held at the Tucker Civic Center on…

Thanks for supporting Artopia!

Thank you to everyone who donated art to Artopia, attended, or took art home with them! Artopia was a huge success, and we are so appreciative of everyone in our #BBCCommunity. If you won an item, you should have received a text notification letting you know that your bid was the winner. If you did win…

AM Break with Ann & Audra

AM Break with Ann & Audra May 25 ·  How much do we love Charlie Adams?? We don’t have the words! So watch this instead and find out what’s happening with Big Bend Cares and more about Charlie’s second, very special gig that’s going to impact our community for the better! (Here’s a hint “Care Point”….) Oh,…

DEP signs off on Care Point cleanup

Jeff Burlew , Democrat senior writerPublished 1:30 p.m. ET May 10, 2017 | Updated 1:30 p.m. ET May 10, 2017 The state of Florida is signing off on the environmental cleanup at Big Bend Cares new health care facility, which is being built on the site of an old auto shop. The Department of Environmental Protection told…

Chain of Parks

Artopians Nancy Jefferson, AJ Brown, Ron Sutterer, Mike Cook,and Kristen Summers are presenting their work at Chain of Parks this year. Please visit their booths this weekend and thank them and LeMoyne for supporting Big Bend Cares! Find out more info about this year’s event here!

Artopia Submissions Now Open!

We are now accepting art submissions for Artopia 2017! Our Artopia page has updated info and the online submission form for those who want to give us your information prior to delivering your art piece(s). We are excited to see the creativity our Artopians will share this year! Find out more about Artopia here. Artopia…

AIDS Walk

Thanks to everyone to came out to support AIDS Walk, sponsored, joined a team, and helped us spread awareness! We met and passed our fundraising goal, with a total of $26,000 raised. A special thanks to our performers, Tuesday Supper Club, The Good Little Chickens, and the Seminole Tap Troupe for providing entertainment when the…