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DOH-Seminole - Save-The-Date: Public Health Garden Groundbreaking And Food Pantry Ribbon Cutting Celebration

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Sanford, Fla. - The Florida Department of Health in Seminole County (DOH-Seminole) will host the Public Health Garden and Community Food Pantry Ground Breaking and Ribbon Cutting Celebration. he event will take place on Thursday, February 21st from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the health department, located at 400 West Airport Boulevard, Sanford. The ground-breaking event will feature students form the Goldsboro Elementary School who will be planting vegetable plants and seeds in the new garden in collaboration with the University of Central Florida Arboretum Program. Attendees will also join local partners and leaders as they cut the ribbon on the re-opening of the food pantry in partnership with The Christian Sharing Center, Inc. and Seminole County Government.

February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). NBHAAD was founded 18 years ago to bring attention to the growing HIV and AIDS epidemic in black communities. This year’s theme, “Together for Love: Stop HIV Stigma,” emphasizes the idea that working together is key to stopping HIV stigma. The Florida Department of Health joins community partners across the country to emphasize the importance of getting educated, tested and treated to receive the continuum of care needed to live a healthful life with HIV/AIDS. 

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