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Special Olympics Florida recently got a “Shout Out” on Central Florida’s Channel 9 News (WFTV). It aired this TV segment last week, highlighting Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s legacy and how Special Olympics athletes, volunteers and fans are completing the 99 Plunges Challenge to honor her.We are working on our annual Polar Plunge fundraising event.  We are asking people to do a virtual plunge. Click here to see why we #PlungeAtHomeWHAT IT IS:#PLUNGEATHOME is a way to support Special Olympics Florida and have some fun while many of us are...
Yoga 4 Change's Community Yoga classes have begun! These classes are free and open to the community. Donations are encouraged and all funds raised will be used in conjunction with matching funds The Jessie is providing Y4C for its programming at Duval County Corrections facilities for incarcerated men and women who have experienced trauma. Classes will be on the rooftop unless the weather doesn't cooperate than the classes will be moved to the Great Hall. March classes are: 5th from 5:15-6:15...
  One of our core values here at the duPont Center is the idea that as a community we must create environmental conscientiousness through individual and organizational actions and accountability. There are a lot of amazing environmentally sustainable features here at the duPont Center and we want to make sure everyone has a chance to learn about them. Below you will find maps for locating all of these features. Print them out and explore!  
To register for the CPR/AED course, click here. To register for the Mental Health First Aid course, click here.  
Hi Neighbors! I hope everyone made it safely through Irma. I know it can be tough getting back into the swing of things after being gone for a while so I wanted to share this interesting NY Times article which has some great tips and information on how to have a productive day. I hope it helps! https://www.nytimes.com/guides/business/how-to-improve-your-productivity-at-work?mcubz=3
Don't have any plans yet for the solar eclipse taking place on Monday, August 21st? Then join your duPont Center neighbors on the rooftop garden between 1:45-2:45pm to view it together!  Can't find any glasses? Check out this website for an extensive list of reputable vendors.
Integrative Healthcare Solutions (jaxbeachhealth.com) has generously offered to provide free, 10 minute chair massages to Jessie Ball duPont Center tenants on Wednesday, August 23rd from 9am-1pm in the Great Hall.   If you are interested, please select your desired time to reserve a slot. Only one per employee please! To sign up for a time, click here.        
Make sure you dress up in each day's theme and send in your picture to IAlvarez@Nonprofitctr.org at the end of each day. Winners will be announced at the Olympic games on friday and win a prize!!    
Today is the last day to register for the Office Olympics taking place on Friday, August 18th from 11:30am-1pm in the Great Hall. For more information and to register, click here.
To register, click here.
Want to learn more about the Jessie Ball duPont Center Portal and all of the awesome things you can do on it? Come out to the next Portal Training on Tuesday, July 25th from 9:30-10:30am in room 202. This session will contain a training of the online tenant portal as well as other important information around room usage guidelines, technology protocols, and kitchen guidelines. This class will be held every last Tuesday of the month. ALL Jessie Ball duPont Center...
  Thursday, July 13th Noon-1pm, Great Hall  
  Want to learn more about the Jessie Ball duPont Center Portal and all of the awesome things you can do on it? Come out to the next Portal Training on Tuesday, May 23rd from 9:30-10:30am in room 202. This session will contain a training of the online tenant portal as well as other important information around room usage guidelines, technology protocols, and kitchen guidelines. This class will be held every last Tuesday of the month. ALL Jessie Ball duPont...
  Have an idea for a fun program/event that you think your neighbors would enjoy? Join a tenant committee and make your voice heard! Not sure what the committees are or what they do? Read the file below for more information: Committee Membership Guidelines If you're interested in attending a committee meeting, click on the associated link below and register. Health and Wellness: May 25th, 2-3pm, room 202- register[npc.nonprofitctr.org] August 10th, 1-2pm, room 202- register[npc.nonprofitctr.org] November 9th, 1-2pm, room 202-...
Want to learn more about the Jessie Ball duPont Center Portal and all of the awesome things you can do on it? Come out to the next Portal Training on Tuesday, April 25th from 9:30-10:30am in room 202. This session will contain a training of the online tenant portal as well as other important information around room usage guidelines, technology protocols, and kitchen guidelines. This class will be held every last Tuesday of the month. ALL Jessie Ball duPont Center...
Join us next week!
Hi folks,   We know mondays can be stressful so we are introducing Meditation Mondays! Join us on the Rooftop Garden every monday from Noon-12:30 for a quick 15 minute meditation session. These sessions use pre-recorded meditation instructions and are great for beginners. There is no registration needed to attend a session so just come up and join us if you would like to participate.   We hope to see you there!
Hello Neighbors,   The Jessie Ball duPont Center is dedicated to being a resource to all of its tenants looking to live healthier and more mindful lives. We are very excited to share an opportunity being offered exclusively to Jessie Ball duPont Center Tenants by your neighbors at the First Coast YMCA!   The YMCA is all about giving people a place to play, to learn, to be healthy, to eat well and give back. Everything the Y does is...
The next fitness class will be on Tuesday, February 21st from 5-6pm in room 219. The video-led class will be 30 minutes, low impact cardio, and at a beginner/intermediate level.    Click here to register.
The Portal Trainings/Information Sessions are opportunities for tenants to learn important building guidelines and protocols as well as how to use the online portal. We HIGHLY suggest that every employee attend this training at least once. Already attended a training when you first moved in? Come back out! Protocols and guidelines have changed over the past year and a half and a refresher is never a bad idea. Trainings are held every last Tuesday of the month from 9:30-10:30am, in...
  We have developed a survey that is designed to help us learn how relationships between employees have developed thus far and what we can do to continue developing them. Your voices and ideas are an integral part in ensuring that we are creating and implementing tenant activities that are helping us achieve our collaborative goals.   Every employee in the Jessie Ball duPont Center should take this survey by February 8th.   To access the survey, click here[surveymonkey.com].  ...
We are beyond excited to introduce a series of free fitness classes just for Jessie Ball duPont Center tenants that will be located right here in our building. A direct product of the Health and Wellness Committee, these fitness classes will alternate between instructor-led yoga and video-led cardio classes. If you are interested in participating, pick up a waiver form at the Nonprofit Center offices. Below is a list of upcoming classes and links to register for them. Tuesday, February...
Feel like grabbing a bite to eat in San Marco or Riverside? Jump on one of our bikes and make an adventure of it!   For more information email Issis at IAlvarez@NonprofitCtr.org or stop by the Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida offices.
Below are the dates and registration links for the upcoming monthly Portal Trainings/Informational Sessions. November 29th, 9:30-10:30am, room 202: http://npc.nonprofitctr.org/shell/events.asp?eid=2670 January 31st, 9:30-10:30am, room 44: http://npc.nonprofitctr.org/shell/events.asp?eid=2746 February 28th, 9:30-10:30am, room 202: http://npc.nonprofitctr.org/shell/events.asp?eid=2747

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