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Miami Times staff report | 8/14/2014, 9 a.m.
Fortress Women Foundation will give away 200 book bags at its inaugural book bag giveaway, 12 p.m. Aug 15 at ...

Fortress Women Foundation will give away 200 book bags at its inaugural book bag giveaway, 12 p.m. Aug 15 at Fulford Park. YoungFi, Zoeydollazzz and Jay Buck will be performing live.

State Rep. Cynthia A. Stafford partners with Farm Share for a free food distribution 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Miami-Dade North Campus Gymnasium. Call 305-953-3086.

The Miami Jackson Class of 1969 will have a meeting to plan its 45th reunion, 10 a.m. on Sat., August 16, at Piccadilly’s restaurant in Hialeah. Call 305-620-4827.

The St. John Community Development Corp. will host its 15th annual fundraising gala Fri. Aug. 22 at the Jungle Island Treetop Ballroom. Call 305-372-0682.

Booker T. Washington Class of 1965 Inc. will meet 3:30 p.m. Sat. Aug. 16 at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center. Call 305-213-0188.

BTW Alumni Association Inc. will meet 6 p.m. Thu. Aug. 21 at the BTW Cafeteria. Call 305-213-0188.

The Miami Central Alumni Association is planning a bus trip to Hoover AL for the Miami Central Rockets vs. Hoover High Buccaneers on Fri Aug. 22 for the nationally televised game scheduled for Aug. 23. Call 305-310-7227.

Booker T. Washington will take a bus trip to Atlanta Aug. 29-31. Call 786-715-5662 or 305-696-4601.

The Miami Alumni Chapter Tennessee State University is sponsoring a bus trip to Nashville for the FAMU vs. TSU football game on Sept. 27. Call 954-435-5391.

The Egelloc Club, Inc. is recruiting 11th grade young men for their 2014-2015 MEN OF TOMORROW program. Email nadinebaxter-atkins@keyes.com by 10-3-14. Place “MOT” in the subject line.

The South Florida Alumni Chapter of North Carolina Central University meets every second Saturday at Prince J’s Restaurant in Miami Gardens or via audio conference. Visit www.nccusouthflorida.org or nccuaasfc@bellsouth.net

The women’s friends group of Miami invites ladies 45 and over with an interest in laughter, learning, developing new friendships, social networking, traveling, and sharing life’s experiences in a comfortable atmosphere. Call 786-759-2597.

There is an essay contest for full-time college students with a grand prize of $200. Call 954-699-8444 or email troylfields@bellsouth.net.

The Miami Carol City Class of 1969 meets every second Saturday at Piccadilly’s restaurant on Hollywood Blvd. Call 786-419-3166.

AmeriCorps provides math and reading tutoring for Miami-Dade County Public Schools at Gwen Cherry Park. Call 305-694-4889 ext. 224.

Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc. meets 10 a.m. every second Saturday at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center. Call 305-439-5426.

The Miami Alumni Chapter Tennessee State University meets every third Saturday at Piccadilly Restaurant in Hialeah. Call 954-435-5391.    

The Miami Northwestern Class of 6t5 has planned its 50th reunion for April 2015. Call 305-986-9686 or email cjaa47@bellsouth.net.

The Miami Central Alumni Association is planning bus trip to Atlanta for the Battle of the Boarder game scheduled Sat. Aug. 30 for the Miami Central vs. Stephenson High. The bus will depart on Fri. Aug. 29 and will return Sun. Aug. 31. Call 305-310-7227 or 305-370-4825.