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Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/8/2018

Feb. 19 UPDATE: The third annual Gainesville Arts and Parks Foundation Charity Golf Scramble has been rescheduled to Friday, Nov. 9 due to unforeseen circumstances.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/18/2018

The Gainesville Woman’s Club is hosting an entertaining afternoon of theatre and socializing for a good cause - the Gainesville Arts and Parks (GAP) Foundation, Inc. The event is Sunday, Feb. 11 at 12 p.m. at the Gainesville Woman’s Club, which is located at 2809 W. University Ave.

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) is pleased to announce the Gainesville Arts & Parks Foundation (GAP), a 501(c)3, which was founded in 2015 to support the department, has received a $50,000 endowment gift from the Arts Association of Alachua County (AAAC) honoring the late arts leader Doris Bardon. In recognition of this generous donation, the current Historic Thomas Center’s Mezzanine Gallery will be re-named “The Doris Bardon Gallery” at a ceremony held Friday, Jan.26 at 6:30 p.m.

Municipal Minutes is an electronic newsletter for the community. The monthly e-newsletter provides information about upcoming activities, projects and events in the City of Gainesville. For more information about this e-newsletter, please contact the Communications Office at 334-5017.
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
12/13/2017

The Gainesville Arts & Parks (GAP) Foundation, Inc. is conducting its annual fundraising drive. The foundation envisions creating a “world class arts and parks community” in Gainesville. The GAP Foundation relies on support from donors to advocate for parks, recreation, and cultural affairs locally. Funds from the annual drive help to develop park improvements, youth sports, nature programs, summer recreation scholarships, murals and art programming in the Gainesville community.

Fifty golfers teed off for a cause Friday, March 10 participating in the Gainesville Arts & Parks Foundation (GAP) 2nd Annual Charity Golf Scramble. The GAP Foundation announced that all of the proceeds from the 2nd Annual Charity Golf Scramble will go toward providing scholarships for the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Youth Summer Camp Program. Their generous support of the event will provide 100 youth summer camp scholarships for kids between six- and 13-years-old!

Municipal Minutes is an electronic newsletter for the community. The monthly e-newsletter provides information about upcoming activities, projects and events in the City of Gainesville. For more information about this e-newsletter, please contact the Communications Office at 334-5017.
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/21/2017

Calling all golfers! The Gainesville Arts & Parks Foundation (GAP) is looking for people who love the links and want to help local youth. GAP is holding its second annual Charity Golf Scramble Friday, March 10 at Ironwood Golf Course, with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy the best Audubon Society certified golf course in north central Florida. All proceeds from the scramble go to youth summer camp scholarships.

Municipal Minutes is an electronic newsletter for the community. The monthly e-newsletter provides information about upcoming activities, projects and events in the City of Gainesville. For more information about this e-newsletter, please contact the Communications Office at 334-5017.
The Gainesville Arts & Parks Foundation (GAP) announces its second annual Charity Golf Scramble to benefit city youth Friday, March 10 at Ironwood Golf Course, with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy the best Audubon Society certified golf course in north central Florida. All proceeds from the scramble go to youth summer camp scholarships.

Player registration is $75 for an individual and $275 for a foursome. Registration fees include greens fee, cart fee, range balls, golfer gift, lunch and entrance to the awards dinner following the tournament.

“The 2017 GAP Charity Golf Scramble has become a fun and important annual event to support youth summer camp scholarships. Thanks to the generosity of the many people who make it successful, we are able to offer kids an adventurous, active and healthy summer!” says Augi Lye, GAP president.

The GAP Foundation is a 501 (C) (3) that serves as an ally in fundraising and advocacy for the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA). For more information about the GAP Foundation, please contact Gigi Simmons, interim partnership and development coordinator, at 352-393-8524 or simmonsgg@cityofgainesville.org. Additional information is available at www.GAPGainesville.org.

To register for the Golf Scramble, contact Michelle Park, C.P.R.P, assistant director for PRCA, at 352-393-8364 or parkma@cityofgainesville.org. If you would like to be a sponsor, contact Susan Bottcher, tournament chair, at 352-378-5492 or swbottcher@swet.com.
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