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by Administrator
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: SUMMER SAFETY TIPS
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Views: 5189

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: 5104

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
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Views: 5250

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: 5212

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: 1
Views: 5519

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: 5717

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...
by Administrator
Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Employment Opportunities
Topic: Administrative Assistant Needed
Replies: 0
Views: 8053

Administrative Assistant Needed

Administrative Assistant wanted for the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling located on Historic 1st Street in Sanford. Beautiful location, great benefits (paid medical/dental/vision, paid vacation and holidays. Ideal candidate will be a team player with a “can-do” attitude, active listening skill...
by Administrator
Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Employment Opportunities
Topic: Marketing and Communications Specialist Needed
Replies: 0
Views: 7529

Marketing and Communications Specialist Needed

This is a full-time position, (M-F 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 pm) with occasional weekend or after hours work required so flexibility is a must. Please submit the following documents online: 1) Current Resume 2) Sample of your work as it would relate to this type of job (Linkedin) 3) Complete the Online Testi...
by Administrator
Fri Jan 05, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: FLORIDA IS IN RECOVERY MODE AND WE ARE HERE TO HELP!
Replies: 2
Views: 9453

Re: FLORIDA IS IN RECOVERY MODE AND WE ARE HERE TO HELP!

Thank you for commenting on our forum. The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling has been helping those negatively affected by problem gambling since 1988. We offer a variety of free resources, including counseling, peer support, self-help groups, and literature just to name a few. Our recovery pat...
by Administrator
Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: DON’T LET THE HOLIDAYS BECOME A TRIGGER!
Replies: 0
Views: 7274

DON’T LET THE HOLIDAYS BECOME A TRIGGER!

As families prepare to come together and enjoy the holidays, it is important to be aware that this time can also bring added stress to those struggling with a gambling addiction. Gifts We encourage everyone to be mindful that gifts of cash and lottery tickets can be tempting to problem gamblers. If ...
by Administrator
Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: THANKS TO ALL MILITARY VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES
Replies: 0
Views: 7196

THANKS TO ALL MILITARY VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES

During the month of November the United States pays homage to all American veterans. In its continued effort to provide assistance to anyone adversely impacted by problem gamblers, the FCCG has developed specialized materials for the military population. It’s not unusual for active or retired member...
by Administrator
Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: DON’T LET PROBLEM GAMBLING COST YOU YOUR FAMILY!
Replies: 0
Views: 7467

DON’T LET PROBLEM GAMBLING COST YOU YOUR FAMILY!

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness month. Although the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) focuses its attention on helping those who are affected by problem gambling, our organization has seen a link between the two. The rate of physical and mental abuse between spouses is as...
by Administrator
Thu Sep 28, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: Peer Connect
Replies: 2
Views: 10753

Re: Peer Connect

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by Administrator
Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: FLORIDA IS IN RECOVERY MODE AND WE ARE HERE TO HELP!
Replies: 2
Views: 9453

FLORIDA IS IN RECOVERY MODE AND WE ARE HERE TO HELP!

During the month of September nearly all Floridians were impacted by Hurricane Irma, a category 4 storm, which brought torrential rain and devastating winds. Now that the storm has passed, many people are in the process of rebuilding their homes and in some cases their lives. September is also Natio...
by Administrator
Fri Aug 25, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: News and Current Events
Topic: Lottery Fever?
Replies: 0
Views: 6483

Lottery Fever?

Lottery Fever? The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling Encourages You to Play Responsibly Just a few days ago, one of the largest Lottery jackpots in history was up for grabs in 44 states and other commonwealths around the country. This Powerball jackpot had millions of people captivated for seve...