Tell Me About It

“Tell Me About It” is a weekly audio storytelling series hosted by Sue Wagner, WUFT community relations coordinator, focusing on events, organizations and research projects by those that helped create them and those that have benefited.

Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute

This episode features the Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute, a science and education based non-profit organization in High Springs. Their goal is to document Florida’s springs and educate the public about the threats that face them to ensure future generations can continue to enjoy them. They provide a focal …

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UF CJC Online

Today’s episode features University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Online Master’s program. UF CJC Online offers eight professionally focused master’s specializations designed to challenge, enhance skills and prepare students for exciting careers. Students who complete all degree plan requirements receive a Master of Arts in Mass Communication degree. …

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Awesome Gainesville

Today’s episode features Awesome Gainesville, a non-profit organization that is a chapter of the global Awesome Foundation. Awesome Gainesville exists to forward the interests of awesomeness in the universe. The local group is a network of individuals experimenting with simple, lightweight funding structures that foster the creation of surprise and …

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Gainesville Woman’s Club

Today’s episode features the Gainesville Woman’s Club at 2809 W. University Avenue. The 118-year-old organization brings members together through a common interest to address all aspects for improving the community through service and charitable commitments. It also provides members the opportunity for socializing and leadership development. A new “Preserving the …

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Kings of the Springs

Today we are featuring the non-profit organization Kings of the Springs. Two close friends – Brent Fannin and David Cobiella – founded the organization after exploring the springs and sharing their adventures with the world through short videos. As they continued to explore, they found that the springs were in …

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UF Performing Arts Fall 2021 Season

Today’s episode features University of Florida Performing Arts located in the UF Cultural Plaza in Gainesville. Their facilities include the Phillips Center, the Black Box Theatre and the Baughman Center. Since opening in 1992, the program has featured some of the most established and emerging national and international artis including …

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Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation

Today’s episode features the Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation, a conservation and educational facility on more than 70 acres in Gainesville for rescued exotic animals in need.  The organization provides for the safety and care of more than 30 rare and endangered species and over 100 animals. They feature tours …

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Forest Animal Rescue

Today’s episode features Forest Animal Rescue in Silver Springs located on 80 acres of native land in the Ocala National Forest. More than 100 exotic, and a few domestic, animals of all kinds reside at Forest Animal Rescue. They have been rescued from situations of abuse, neglect and exploitation. The …

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GAR: Gainesville Area Rowing

Today’s episode features Gainesville Area Rowing, a non-profit Florida corporation created to promote rowing as a sport in the Gainesville/Alachua County area. Gainesville Area Rowing teaches physical fitness, nutrition, and psychological skills that lead rowers to heightened mental and physical self-awareness. Through the active participation of its members, the organization …

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