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…

Care Point construction underway

TaMaryn Waters, Democrat staff writer7:04 p.m. EDT September 13, 2016 The groundbreaking was a decade in the making. On Tuesday, a boxed frame collected ceremonial concrete that was churned and smoothed. The inaugural foundation symbolizes the start of construction of Care Point Health and Wellness Center, which will stretch along an entire city block at South Monroe…

Perspectives: Chronic Disease Impact

Listen to our Deputy Director, Charlie Adams, talk about HIV/AIDS on Perspectives with Tom Flanigan here. They are joined by Candace DeMatteis, policy chief for the Florida Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease; Brenda Olsen, chief mission officer for the American Lung Association of the Southeast; and Dr. Nicole Bixler, president of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association…

FDA May Lift Restrictions On Gay Blood Donations

WFSU • By ARYANNA DUHL • JUL 27, 2016 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration may be lifting regulations on blood donations from gay men. The move comes after pressure from activists in the wake of a mass shooting at an Orlando gay club and blood shortages that followed. Big Bend Cares Deputy Director Charlie…