Leon County Link for September 2022

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Leon County Link: September 2022

The Leon County Link connects citizens with Leon County services. For Leon County news and information, please visit: LeonCountyFL.gov/News 
Leon Ready

National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, and in observance, Leon County Government encourages and reminds residents to be prepared for disasters and emergencies in their homes, businesses, and neighborhoods. To help citizens prepare for disasters, Leon County has provided the following resources:

LeonReady.com, a hub of disaster resilience resources.
Neighborhood Readiness Trainings, training by Emergency Management experts for unincorporated County neighborhoods.
2022 Leon County Disaster Survival Guide, critical information to know before, during, and after a disaster.
Leon Alerts, time-sensitive emergency messages to your email or phone related to incidents such as severe weather and evacuations.
Citizens Connect App, Leon County’s best source for emergency news and alerts.

To make a plan, build a disaster bucket, sign up to receive Leon County Emergency Alerts, and so much more, visit LeonReady.com.

Hispanic Heritage Month

Leon County is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) by recognizing the achievements and contributions of Hispanic Americans to history, culture, and society with resources and events at the Leon County Public Library. Attend our art exhibit opening or check out our reading lists to learn something new about the Hispanic Americans and events that shaped history. Learn more at LeonCountyFL.gov/HispanicHeritageMonth.

Cultura Tallahassee Exhibit Opening

"Cultura Tallahassee" Exhibit Opening

Leon County kicks off the start of Hispanic Heritage Month with an opening of the exhibit, “Cultura Tallahassee: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage,” at the LeRoy Collins Leon County Main Library on Thursday, September 15 from 6-9 p.m. The exhibit features artwork from more than 20 local artists in celebration of Hispanic culture, heritage, and history. The exhibit will be on display from September 15 through October 14, 2022.

Wander and Wonder Story Trail

Wander & Wonder Trail Opening

Following the first two installments outside the Eastside Branch Library and Fort Braden Branch Library, Leon County, in partnership with the Friends of the LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library System and the Knight Creative Communities Institute (KCCI), will unveil the third installment of the Fully Booked project on Thursday, September 22 outside the Leon County J. Lewis Hall Sr. Woodville Park and Recreation Complex, 1492 J. Lewis Hall Sr. Lane.

To help connect readers to each other and the world around them, the Fully Booked project allows families to explore nature and their imagination by reading a book together through a scenic County trail.

Learn more at LeonCountyLibrary.org/WanderAndWonder.

Board of County Commissioners Schedule September 2022

Tuesday, September 13 at 3 p.m.

Board of County Commissioners Regular Meeting

County Courthouse, 5th Floor Commission Chambers - 301 S. Monroe Street

Tuesday, September 13 at 6 p.m.

Board of County Commissioners Public Hearing

County Courthouse, 5th Floor Commission Chambers - 301 S. Monroe Street

Tuesday, September 20 at 6 p.m.

Board of County Commissioners Public Hearing - Second Public Hearing on Millage Rate and Final Budgets

County Courthouse, 5th Floor Commission Chambers - 301 S. Monroe Street

Live television broadcasts of Board of County Commissioners meetings are available on Comcast channel 16, the Leon County Florida channel on Roku, the County’s Facebook pageYouTube channelTwitter, and the County’s website.

Council on Culture and Arts

Tallahassee-Leon County Arts Guide

With events ranging from Art, Dance, Film, History & Heritage, Music, Theatre & Literature, and Workshops & Classes, the Tallahassee Arts Guide can help you and your family get connected with events, opportunities, and arts education! Visit TallahasseeArts.org to check out COCA's Calendar of Events.

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