Florida Good

The news isn’t all bad. There are people in Gainesville and across the rest of our slice of Florida doing good work and trying to make their community a better place. These are their stories.

Oak Hammock hosts candidates forum

Oak Hammock residents got a special opportunity to interact with local candidates. Oak Hammock hosted a local candidates forum for residents Tuesday evening. Gainesville mayoral, city commission and Alachua County School Board candidates got to make their case to the retirement community. The mayoral candidates discussed issues ranging from housing …

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Peer support and a healthy dose of summer fun spark the Camp Kesem magic

Camp Kesem is a national non-profit organization that offers free summer camps for children whose parents have cancer. The college-run organization provides peer support in the North Florida community. Throughout the school year, the organization fundraises to make the summer camp a life-changing experience. This summer camp aims to provide children …

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