This year, SWAG, the SWAG Family Resource Center, the SW Health Clinic, and the Preservation & Enhancement district worked together to put on two amazing events to help the kids in the SWAG neighborhoods get ready for the school year. The first was a “Step Up to Kindergarten Event” where kindergarteners could receive a back […]
Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses recently visited SWAG Family Resource Center. Students in the summer program enjoyed seeing Magic and reading Magic’s book! Adults and children alike excitedly met Magic and learned about the important work that Magic does. Many thanks to Gentle Carousel for this wonderful opportunity!
This summer, our Resource Center has been packed full of campers, for what has proved to be our best summer program yet! You can see them here doing science experiments, watching a magic show, learning manners (how a gentleman pushes in a chair for a lady!), learning about how to be good pet owners and related […]
SWAG Family Resource Center hosted a VIP (Very Important Parent) Event last night. Families came to celebrate their appreciation for important caregivers in their lives. Children crafted a gift for their VIPs, everyone enjoyed freshly baked cookies, and all of the caregivers took home a prize!
The Retain, Apply and Play (RAP) Summer Program began this week at SWAG Family Resource Center. Over 40 children will participate in the program throughout the summer. The program places a focus on education retention and advancement while also providing enrichment activities. Today, students worked with the UF/IFAS Family Nutrition Program to start their own […]
SW Health Clinic Update: The clinic now is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. We currently provide: Adult Health, Vital Statistics, STD Testing and Treatment, WIC Services, and Women’s Health services. The Dental Clinic Opens June 1! Pediatric services coming soon.
Community Dinners have been a monthly tradition in the SWAG Family Resource Center. These pictures show why – great people, great food, and a great time to build community. Many thanks to all of the people who volunteer to help put these on, as well as to the community members that attend regularly. If you […]
The SWAG Family Resource Center recently hosted Family Night Out which gave families an opportunity to spend time together while engaging in fun and educational activities. Children and parents earned prizes by participating in games that provided education about pool safety and other risk factors that impact child safety. Participants also had the opportunity to […]
Today’s Bike Give Away Event was a huge success! SWAG, together with the UF Heroes, Eta Sigma Gamma, ASCO, the management of the Majestic Oaks complex, and many others, gave away 42 bikes, helmets and bike locks to the residents of the SWAG neighborhoods. The kids receiving these bikes can use them not only as a […]
Today, SWAG was lucky enough to spend some quality time talking to the leaders of the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce. We were able to update them on many of our programs, initiatives, and plans for the future. SWAG’s relationship with groups like the Chamber remind us how lucky we are to live in a city where so […]