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by Administrator
Wed Dec 26, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: NPGAW
Topic: 2010 Problem Gambling Awareness Week-Be a Supporter!
Replies: 2
Views: 7492

Re: 2010 Problem Gambling Awareness Week-Be a Supporter!

Hi WarnerLop, great question! It is possible for someone who calls him or herself a "professional gambler" to in fact be suffering from a gambling addiction. Gambling is the act of wagering money on something for which no one knows the outcome -- and this includes someone who calls themselves a "pro...
by Administrator
Wed Dec 12, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: Gift Responsibly This Holiday Season
Replies: 0
Views: 1433

Gift Responsibly This Holiday Season

>>>The Gift of Hanukkah Gelt Some suggest that Hanukkah gelt is linked to the coins created in celebration of the Maccabees’ victory over the Ancient Greeks. Others believe that the tradition emerged around the 18th century in Eastern Europe as a way to recognize Jewish religious teachers for their ...
by Administrator
Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: DON'T COUNT ON A "LUCKY BREAK"
Replies: 0
Views: 1259

DON'T COUNT ON A "LUCKY BREAK"

>> Come On, Give Me A Break! Breaking a wish bone has become a Thanksgiving tradition for many families, but did you know it originated over 2,400 years ago during the Etruscan period? During this time, it was believed that fowls were sacred animals who had the ability to predict the future. When a ...
by Administrator
Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Employment Opportunities
Topic: Executive Administrative Assistant Position Available
Replies: 0
Views: 2227

Executive Administrative Assistant Position Available

JOB TITLE: Executive Administrative Assistant EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree SALARY: $40,000 - $45,000 FLSA Status: Full Time/Non-Exempt We are searching for an experienced and reliable executive administrative assistant to work closely with Management and Staff. The ideal candidate wil...
by Administrator
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: SPEAK OUT AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE!
Replies: 0
Views: 1506

SPEAK OUT AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE!

Defining Domestic Violence: Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another.1 Domestic violence does not discriminate and c...
by Administrator
Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Employment Opportunities
Topic: PT HelpLine Specialist: Evenings, Weekends, & Holidays
Replies: 0
Views: 1372

PT HelpLine Specialist: Evenings, Weekends, & Holidays

**Part Time HelpLine Specialist for Evenings, Weekends, & Holidays** COMPENSATION: $15/Hr FLSA Status: Non-Exempt (<30 hours/week) The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling is seeking part-time HelpLine Specialists to respond to calls from those negatively impacted by problem gambling. The successf...
by Administrator
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: IT'S NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION WEEK!
Replies: 0
Views: 1722

IT'S NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION WEEK!

A Growing Health Concern: With high profile deaths such as Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, the issue of suicide and the stigma surrounding mental health have remained the center of many conversations throughout the United States and abroad. A recent report published by the Centers for Disease Contr...
by Administrator
Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: IT'S RESPONSIBLE GAMING EDUCATION WEEK
Replies: 0
Views: 1688

IT'S RESPONSIBLE GAMING EDUCATION WEEK

>> If You Gamble, Play it Safe. Have you gambled in the last twelve months? If you answered yes, you’re not alone. In fact, the majority of Floridians gambled within the last year—and that’s okay, as long as you do so responsibly! Gambling is a legal activity in state of Florida for adults 18 years ...
by Administrator
Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: DON’T TRUST SUPERSTITION
Replies: 2
Views: 1908

DON’T TRUST SUPERSTITION

It’s Friday the 13th Do you have paraskevidekatriaphobia? You guessed it – that’s the fear of Friday the 13th. The origins of this superstition are hard to track down, with some tracing it to the Middle Ages, some to a book in the early 1900s, and others saying it’s a more recent phenomenon. Regardl...
by Administrator
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: SUMMER SAFETY TIPS
Replies: 0
Views: 1703

SUMMER SAFETY TIPS

June is #SafetyMonth Each June, the National Safety Council leads the nation in promoting #SafetyMonth. In this special edition webletter, the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) shares safety tips to help you and your loved ones take it easy this summer. To learn more about how to avoid t...
by Administrator
Thu May 17, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: MAY IS MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH
Replies: 0
Views: 1737

MAY IS MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH

VIEW OUR FULL MAY WEBLETTER IN YOUR BROWSER: http://gamblinghelp.org/assets/Webletter-May-2018.pdf >> May is Military Appreciation Month May has become the annual milestone for paying our respects to current and former military members and their families. Memorial Day, Military Spouse Appreciation D...
by Administrator
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: FINANCIAL LITERACY: MONEY SMART WEEK
Replies: 0
Views: 1893

FINANCIAL LITERACY: MONEY SMART WEEK

>> Financial Literacy: Money Smart Week Money Smart Week is a nationwide event about something that’s important to everyone: personal finance. From learning how to count money as a child to improving your credit score to developing the best retirement strategy, the subject touches people at all stag...
by Administrator
Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: WHERE MARCH MADNESS MEETS PGAM
Replies: 0
Views: 1955

WHERE MARCH MADNESS MEETS PGAM

>> Where March Madness Meets PGAM For Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) (http://problemgamblingawarenessmonth.org/), organizations from around the country are supporting a grassroots campaign to help raise awareness concerning the issue of problem gambling. As you may know, basketball also tak...
by Administrator
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: PROBLEM GAMBLING AND RELATIONSHIPS
Replies: 0
Views: 2081

PROBLEM GAMBLING AND RELATIONSHIPS

It’s no surprise that problem gambling has an effect on personal relationships. It is estimated that for each problem gambler, eight to ten (8-10) people are adversely affected. This includes romantic partners, children, friends, coworkers, and members of the gambler’s extended family. For years we ...
by Administrator
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: THE DESPERATION BOWL IS HERE!
Replies: 0
Views: 2226

THE DESPERATION BOWL IS HERE!

After a season of defeat, many avid sports betters use the Big Game as their last opportunity to win back any money they have lost throughout the year. This means higher than normal wagering and riskier bets, increasing the odds for a substantial loss. In the world of problem gambling, this is refer...