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TSIC Mentor/Mentee

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Golf Classic

“Moot” Thomas Scramble
Friday January 23rd
The Memorial Golf Tournament
Saturday & Sunday January 24 – 25


Since 1997, The Classic fundraiser benefiting Take Stock in Children has raised more than $1,100,000 for college scholarships for low income children in our community.  The Public Education Foundation and The Rotary Club of Metropolitan Ocala host the following events during The Classic weekend.

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Sneakers and S'mores

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 January 24, 2015

Strides for Education

 With numerous race locations throughout Florida, Take Stock in Children hope to make Strides for Education 5K Walk/Run the state’s most visible fundraising event for education.

Please join us for Sneakers and S’mores to help provide scholarships, mentors and hope to low-income children by supporting our Sneakers and S’mores Walk/Run.

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Engage in Education

Connecting Children, Classrooms and Community

Continuous improvement of public education for all students and a stronger, healthier Marion County.

Engage in education is a movement to bring together all stakeholder groups in Marion County to identify solutions for continuous..

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Scholarships will be available January 5, 2015.


Classic Hits Scholarship is available now.




PEF Marion is a not-for-profit corporation organized to enhance education in the Marion County Public School System, from pre-Kindergarten through vocational and adult education programs. Over the past 24 years, The Public Education Foundation of Marion County has proudly raised close to 9.3 million dollars for our teachers and students in Marion County.

Those funds have been placed directly back into the hands of our teachers through programs like Grants for Great Ideas. Tools for Teaching, Take Stock in Children, as well as Golden..

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Kids in Need


MARION COUNTYTools 4 Teaching, a Marion County school supply store founded by and benefitting teachers, is now part of the Kids in Need Foundation, a national network responsible for giving away more than $400 million in school supplies.

The Kids in Need Foundation formally invited Tools 4 Teaching, a program of the Public Education Foundation of Marion County, to join its Kids in Need Network, a national team of 29 resource centers.  Marion County joins Orlando, Tampa and Fort Lauderdale as the only Florida KINF connections.

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