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Saturday, February 8, 2020 – Miles for Meridian 2020

To learn more and register, visit this link, then head over to our Facebook event page and let us know you’ll be attending!


It’s never been so sweet to sweat! Start your morning off on February 8th with a chocolate themed 5k walk/run/roll at the Tioga Town Center and through the Town of Tioga! This event is sure to be a crowd pleaser so bring out the family, call up some friends and come on out for the sweetest morning in town.

We are proud to be Race #8 in the Big Hammock Race Series!  The BHRS is a 10 race series throughout North and Central Florida that allows runners/walkers of all levels to achieve prizes and perks as they move through this fitness challenge.  Check out the awesome perks of joining the series today at!

  • The first 550 participants will receive a shirt and finisher medal.
  • Post-5K food, beverage and entertainment can be enjoyed by all!
  • Awards will be given for the top three female runners and top three male runners, regardless of age.
  • Participant registration:  $25 until December 31, $30 until February 5 (registration shuts down at noon), $35 day-of event.
  • Participant registration (12 and under):  $20 until February 5 (registration shuts down at noon), $25 day-of event.
  • Are you interested in becoming a sponsor or vendor at this event? Please contact Stephanie Esposito by email or call her at 352.372.5600 x8630.

To learn more and register, visit this link, then head over to our Facebook event page and let us know you’ll be attending!

Saturday, February 29 @ 10:30 am – Ride for Meridian

Come out for this 2nd annual charity poker run to benefit Meridian Behavioral Healthcare! Event registration will begin at 9 am at Gainesville-Harley Davidson and kickstands up at 10:30 am. All motorcycles are welcome and there will be prizes for best and worst hand and other ways to win!

Tuesday, April 14 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm – Meals for Meridian

Good deeds never tasted so good! Come out and enjoy a delicious meal at The 406 on Duval on Tuesday, April 14th. While enjoying your meal, you will be supporting Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc.! Between the hours of 11:00 am – 9:00 PM, 25% of each sale from this community supportive restaurant will benefit Meridian

Thursday, September 3 @ 11:00 am – Steps to Wellness

Meridian is honored to host its 5th Annual Steps To Wellness! This event is a catered luncheon with a guest speaker and silent auction to enjoy. Check-in and silent auction opens at 11:00 am and the program begins at 11:30 am.

Event Partnership

Thank you for considering Meridian for your philanthropic efforts! Event partnerships are independently planned activities organized by a group outside of Meridian Behavioral Healthcare. Inc. An event partnership can be anything from hosting a bowling tournament, a fundraiser at your place of employment (like a dress down day at work), or everything in between and investing the money raised into Meridian. Meridian is proud to be the beneficiary of these event partnerships. For more information about hosting your own event, please contact Stephanie Esposito, Director of Engagement and Partnerships, at 352.318.2889 or Or, if you are eager to share your event idea with us, please complete and submit this Event Partnership Plan and Stephanie will reach out to you.

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