Community News


Holiday Angels Bring Christmas to Local Children in Need

Tallahassee, FL— Big Bend Cares would like to introduce you to three children: 8-year-old BJ just wants a pair of shoes without holes and a basketball of his very own for Christmas.1-year-old Kamay loves to play with dolls and desperately needs size 4 diapers. And 9-year-old Stephon is tired of being cold and has asked […]


RIBBON CUTTING: KCCI CELEBRATES LEON COUNTY’S 1ST EDUCATION BIKE PARK

Join us on Friday, October 30th at 10am to celebrate Leon County’s first educational bike park!! Since 2007 KCCI has been improving Leon County’s economic vitality through volunteer-driven projects that help retain and attract talent. The 2020 KCCI Community Catalyst team created Leon County’s first educational bike park at Sabal Palm Elementary, A Community Partnership School (SPECPS). KCCI collaborated with SPECPS to re-purpose underutilized spaces to create interactive spaces that promote bicycle learning experiences for children ages 4-11.


General Election Environmental Candidates’ Forum – October 8, 2020

The virtual environmental forum will host candidates running for offices in the upcoming November election. Candidates running for both local and state offices will be asked vetted questions about the environment, growth management, renewable energy, and climate change by WFSU News Director, Tom Flannagan. This is a unique opportunity to find out where candidates stand […]


Drive-In Movie Fundraiser Supporting the Kearney Center

Support your community on July 31 by attending a drive-in movie night fundraiser hosted by The Kearney Center. Jurassic Park will be playing on the big screen and a radio transmitter will bring the iconic audio to your car’s stereo. At 7 p.m., the lot will open with dinner available for purchase through Tallahassee’s food […]


Finding Fluorescence Activity

A cool hands-on science initiative that you can do in your own backyard to find “glowing” species! Finding Fluorescence is a resource to teach about biofluorescence, get people involved in and excited about making discoveries, and to document the presence or absence of biofluorescence in the vast number of species across the world, in a […]


Tallahassee Environmental Justice Town Hall – July 21, 2020

A virtual town hall event with local experts to discuss the history of the environmental justice movement, modern environmental racism issues the country is facing, and a conversation on past and current environmental injustices in Tallahassee. This is your opportunity to ask the experts your questions about environmental justice and what strategies we can use […]


Primary Election Candidates’ Environmental Forum – August 6, 2020

The Big Bend Environmental Forum is hosting a candidates’ forum for local candidates, including the Leon County Commission and Tallahassee City Commission. Citizens will be able to submit questions covering environmental, energy, sustainability, and growth management issues. The Big Bend Environmental Forum is a coalition of 15 conservation, community, smart growth, and sustainable organizations working […]


Energy Camp – July 20th-24th

ReThink Energy will be hosting Energy Camp starting July 20th-24th. This year, we’ll hold one week of camp, July 20-24, offering a virtual option and an in-person option if possible. We will make the call as to whether it is just virtual or offering both by July 6, based on not just a flattened curve, […]


Troy University Virtual Open House – April 23

Join us April 23, and take the first step toward a bright, new future. Whether you are ready to advance in your career or looking for a career change, TROY’s top-ranked online and blended programs will prepare you for the job hunt and beyond. Let one of our TROY representatives help plan your path to […]


Madison Social Launches Virtual Table

The idea is for you to be able to connect with folks in our community and abroad on specific topics. All you do is register for a virtual seat at the table with five other folks. Madison Social provides the food and a Zoom (video conferencing, super easy) link. To see the line up, click […]