Getting Ahead 2015 to be held in Fellsmere


Getting Ahead 2015! to be held in Fellsmere

Want to go on a helicopter ride? How about meeting players from the Florida Institute of Technology Panthers football team? Bounce House anyone? Police K-9 Demonstration?

The City of Fellsmere, in conjunction with the Fellsmere Action Community Team (F.A.C.T.), is pleased to announce that Getting Ahead 2015! is scheduled for Friday, July 31st from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Little League Park, located at 4 N. Broadway Street in Fellsmere.

Getting Ahead 2015! Is a unique opportunity for people to check out the services and programs that are available in Indian River County to “get ahead”, make a job connection, pick up some food from the Treasure Coast Food Bank, or to just have some fun on a summer day!

Attractions this year are as follows:

-Florida Tech Panther Football players play basketball against local talent

-Helicopter rides for a $10.00 donation to the Boy’s and Girl’s Club

-Treasure Coast Food Bank will provide food to 200 families (with vouchers)

-Bounce House provided by Molina Health Care

-Police K-9 Demonstration

-Boys and Girls Club member performances


Showcasing their services and programs are the following organizations:

Florida Department of Health in Indian River County

Treasure Coast Community Health

VNA of the Treasure Coast

Molina HealthCare of Florida

Fellsmere Community Prayer and Worship

Literacy Services of Indian River County

Economic Opportunities Council of Indian River County

Farmworker Career Development Program of IRSC

Career Source (Youth Connections and Mobile Unit)

Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County

Treasure Coast Homeless Services Council

Indian River Blood Mobile

Florida Organic Aquaculture

American Red Cross

Learning Alliance

Public Defenders Office

211 Help line and Help Me Grow program

Substance Awareness Center

Republican Executive Committee


Oculina Bank

DCF Access Program

Boys and Girls Club of Fellsmere

Whole Child

Celebrate Recovery

The League Alliance/Smart Baby Program

Indian River County Sheriff’s Office

City of Fellsmere

Fellsmere Police Department

Fellsmere Elementary

Pelican Island Audubon Society


Schedule of Events-Little League Park

Time Event Location
9:00 to 1:00 Service Provider booths


By basketball courts
9:00 to 1:00 Helicopter Rides

(Tickets at FPD tent)

Open field, south of Old School, 22 S. Orange St.
9:00 to 1:00 Bounce House


By basketball courts
9:00 to 11:00 Food distribution, TC Food Bank L shaped parking lot accessible from S. Broadway St. and California Ave.
10:30 to 1:00 Basketball with Florida Tech Football players Basketball courts on east side of park
11:00 Police K-9 Demonstration Baseball field, observe from fence line
11:45 Boys and Girls Club performances Front steps of Old School, 22.South Orange



For more information, contact the Fellsmere Police Department at 571-1360




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