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Black & Brew Coffee House Now Open - February 20, 2006

Just received a message from Chris McArthur, one of the owners of Black & Brew Coffee House about the opening this past weekend:

Black & Brew Coffee House & Bistro opened this passed Thursday with a bang. So much for a soft opening. Local bands, Woodale and Pemberly played accoustic sets on Friday and Saturday nights. Both nights were "standing room only."

Black & Brew has been in the works for over a year now. Chris & Mike McArthur began putting together their business plan in November of 2004. Though the brothers encountered countless obstacles, their hard work is paying off.

Black & Brew features a menu of outstanding coffee, espresso, and blended drinks, along with gourmet sandwiches, wraps, salads, and paninis. The menu also features the brothers' spin on the old fashioned coffee house, a beer & wine selection.

Live blues, jazz, blue grass, or accoustic music will be provided every Friday and Saturday night, beginning at 8 p.m. Thursday night is open mic night, beginning at 7 p.m.

Hours of operation:
Mon-Wed 6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday 6:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday 6:30 a.m. - midnight
Saturday 10 a.m. - midnight

EMERGE Lakeland member's should stop by and support the new eatery!


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Posted by Josh Hallett

Job Opening: Tutors Needed - February 13, 2006

Tutors Needed: The Learning Resource Center needs certified educators
immediately to help elementary and middle school students struggling in
reading and math. Hourly pay and flexible schedule. Only two hours per
week could make a difference in a child's life. Please contact Melissa
Cannon or Alice Koehler at 863.688.9477.


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Posted by Kristin Carlson

CommUnity Unity - February 6, 2006

Interested in attending this year's CommUnity Unity Luncheon and sitting at a table with fellow EMERGE members? Once again EMERGE will have their own table(s) at this year's luncheon with professional keynote speaker Albert Mensah. The luncheon is set for Thursday, March 23 starting at 11:30 a.m., and will be held at the Lakeland Center. The cost is $20 per ticket. If you are interested in attending and sitting at an EMERGE table, please contact Melissa Innella at 863-648-1500 x251 or melissai@uwcf.org no later than Thursday, March 9th.


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