FCE CARES

Our Mission

FCE Cares has been established to allow our Florida Coast Equipment staff, families, and friends to make a difference in our community.

Associations We Participate with

 

 

 

Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) is the largest commercial construction trade association in Florida with five chapters across the state, and a chapter network that covers every state in the union. With the National headquarters in Washington, DC, ABC is the only organization that can serve contractors and subcontractors in all trades (as well as suppliers and associates) who want to conduct their business in an unrestricted market. The Central Florida Chapter ABC (CFC ABC) represents companies doing business in the five counties of Orange, Lake, Volusia, Seminole and Osceola.

At ABC Florida East Coast Chapter, we believe in bringing together a community of like-minded commercial construction companies and builders to provide them with excellent business and educational opportunities. With over 45 years of experience in the construction industry, our team is prepared to help commercial contractors and businesses grow and succeed.

ABC Florida East Coast Chapter is committed to helping construction professionals throughout the region grow and optimize their businesses, as well as advocating for quality standards and fair dealings throughout the industry.

AgNet Media is an agricultural media company dedicated to serving those who work every day to feed and clothe our world. Through our multiple news outlets, dynamic events and marketing solutions, we deliver growers and farmers the latest information on timely issues, ag technologies and research, so they can keep their businesses moving forward.

Welcome to the All Star Reining Stakes!

‚ÄčOur vision is to put on a premier event, cultivating mutually beneficial relationships between breeders, stallion owners and competitors.  

 

 

 

We provide solutions for all your rental needs

ARA is the leading source for education, business resources, networking, news and research for the equipment and event rental industry.

The association is dedicated to advancing the equipment and event rental industry. We’re here to supply you with business resources, employee education, marketplace opportunities, and so much more.

The inaugural expo will welcome more than 150 vendors to Exposition Center.  The concurrent timing of natural horsemanship legend Pat Parelli’s horsemanship class on March 4-5 in Arena 5 and the first Fédération Equestre International (FEI) CSI3*-rated show jumping competition at the Winter Spectacular Show Series, will ensure record attendance for the inaugural event. If you are a horse lover it is a weekend not to miss!

Vendors such as Ariat, Mare Modern Goods, Redingote Equestrian, Wildheart Leather, Pup and Pony Patisserie, Florida Coast Equipment, A Sudden Impulse Boutique, IDA Development, Grey Fox Design, Billie’s Western Hats and many more will be there.

Our Mission is to Rescue, Rehabilitate and Educate until every dog has a loving and safe place to call home. We believe we can, and we will see an end to dog homelessness and abuse through legislative efforts, hard work and strategic partnerships near and far. We will never give up and we will never back down from the needs of all heartbeats because every life matters.
The Largest Regional Building and Construction show in the USA!

 

 

 

Brooksville, the County Seat of Hernando County for more than one hundred years, was originally known as Melendez and was settled about 1845. A map printed in 1855 shows the town of Melendez as being the Capital of Benton County, now Hernando County. Fort DeSoto, a military fort established about 1840 to give protection to settlers from Indians, was located at the northeastern edge of present-day Brooksville on Croom Road about one-half mile east of U.S. Highway 41. Fort DeSoto was also a trading post and a regular stop on the Concord Stage Coach Line which ran from Palatka to Tampa.

Homestead Banquet and Auction

The purpose of Coastal Conservation Association is to advise and educate the public on conservation of marine resources. The objective of CCA is to conserve, promote, and enhance the present and future availability of those coastal resources for the benefit and enjoyment of the general public.

The Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce is a private, member-driven organization comprising more than 600 business enterprises, civic organizations, educational institutions, and individuals.  Our mission is to provide leadership that facilitates the creation of a prosperous regional economy and effective advocacy for our members. Investing in the Central Palm Beach community through Chamber membership supports a program of work that includes economic development, education & talent development, public policy, transportation & infrastructure, and technology – as well as business attraction, retention, and expansion.  The Chamber also provides unique opportunities for our business leaders to influence civic, social, and business initiatives through our interaction with local municipalities and communities in our coverage area – 23 distinct entities encompassing over 36% of Palm Beach County.

The Central Florida Shootout features a weekend of fun, from the Captain’s Party to the Awards Ceremony & Angler Ticket Drawing. Over $20,000 in cash prizes will be paid out for the Tournament! Award categories include 10 different species, a general entry category, as well as entry categories for Lady Anglers and Juniors.

 

 

 

 

The Indian River Citrus District comprises a narrow strip of land on the eastern seaboard of the State of Florida, stretching 200 miles from the Daytona Beach area to West Palm Beach. In fact, it is so narrow that out of the six counties, which make up the district, St. Lucie County is the only one wholly within its boundaries. There are 21 packinghouses, numerous gift fruit shippers, a number of major citrus sales agencies, and several major citrus processing plants located in the district.

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The Citrus County Fair Association is an organization of volunteers united to showcase the talent of the youth of Citrus County; to provide scholarship and scholarship opportunities; provide the community with agricultural, educational, and cultural pursuits, thereby adding to the quality of life for its residents.

Exhibits at the annual Citrus County Fair consist of Agriculture, Horticulture, Livestock, 4-H, FFA, Fine Arts, Extension Homemakers, local churches and civic groups, plus business people exhibiting their wares. Hand-crafted items by men, women, and children and school exhibits are also on review. In addition to the exhibits there is a midway with rides, sideshows, and games. Entertainment is furnished by local as well as professional entertainers who come from others counties or out of state.

Food, such as popcorn, ice cream, sandwiches, pizza, or complete meals can be purchased. This is considered a time to have good clean fun which is geared to entertain a person or entire families.

The Golf Course Builders Association of America (GCBAA) is a nonprofit trade association of the world's foremost golf course builders and leading suppliers to the golf course construction industry. It was founded in the early 1970s, and its members represent all segments of the golf course construction industry.

 

 

 

Port St. Lucie is a city on the Atlantic coast of southern Florida. The Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens features areas devoted to orchids, bamboo and native plants, as well as butterflies and hummingbirds. The Riverwalk Boardwalk winds through nearby mangroves. Southeast of the center, the waterways of the North Fork St. Lucie Aquatic Preserve are home to manatees, river otters, egrets and alligators.
The Engineering Contractors Association of South Florida, Inc. was established in Dade County, Florida in 1953 to encourage a high standard of business ethics for the paving contracting industry and those firms doing business with what is known today as “Engineering Contractors Association”.

Welcome Fresh Blueberry lovers!

The membership of The Florida Blueberry Growers Association is dedicated to one thing and one thing only. We provide the blueberry consumer with high quality fresh fruit in late March, April and early May. During about half this time we are growing the only fresh blueberries in the world.To produce these lovely fresh spring blueberries we go to a lot of trouble. Did you Know?

FCA Is A Statewide, Non-Profit Organization Established In 1934

It is devoted entirely and exclusively to promoting and protecting the ability of cattlemen members to produce and market their products.

 

 

 

The Dade County Farm Bureau was the first county Farm Bureau established in Florida. We have more than 2,600 members, making us one of the largest agricultural organizations in the state of Florida.

Dade County Farm Bureau was established in March of 1942 and it’s the oldest general county farm bureau in the state of Florida. A not-for-profit membership based organization affiliated with the Florida Farm Bureau Federation, the Dade County  Farm Bureau carries a rich tradition in being the voice of agriculture in Miami-Dade County. Our mission is to bring farmers together to solve issues collectively.

We are considered the “winter bread basket” of the country. Local agriculture production is a multi-million dollar business that is an important and vital economic driver both locally and in the state.

The Palm Beach County Farm Bureau partners with local organizations and sponsors several events throughout the year.  Our goal is to help educate the community on the county’s agricultural history and the variety and freshness of seasonal vegetables and fruit grown locally.  Some of our partners and events include:  Congressional staff lunches and tours, South Florida Fair, local high school agriculture scholarships, school garden donations, Food Check out Week, and University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agriculture events.
The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association serves as a strong voice for Florida farmers who grow nutritious fruits and vegetables to feed our country. We listen and respond to growers’ needs, working to shape agricultural public policy. FFVA is the go-to resource for Florida agriculture, no matter the issue.

Keep up with Capt. Rick Murphy, Brie Gabrielle and the rest of our crew on our fishing adventures. Here on the Captain Rick Murphy YouTube channel, you’ll have access to full episodes of all of our TV shows along with fishing trips, tackle tips and product reviews.

 

 

 

 

Miami-Dade Chapter

As the nation's largest state nursery and landscape association, FNGLA represents Florida's environmental horticulture industry which generated $31.4 billion total output sales in 2020 and directly employed 266,000+ people. Through FNGLA's efforts, the entirety of Florida's nursery and landscape industry benefits!

FNGLA dates back to 1952 and today is a vibrant network of professionals who work in unison to shape the future of Florida's nursery and landscape industry. Through the association's activities, FNGLA strives to advance member's business interests and enhance their success.

FNGLA is a member-driven association that recognizes the need for individual industry members to unify. FNGLA works to better the industry, raising the bar on professionalism by spearheading marketing programs, providing promotional and educational venues for members, taking a leadership role in protecting and promoting our members' business interests, communicating the latest industry issues and providing professional accreditation to interested individuals.

Treasure Coast Chapter

As the nation's largest state nursery and landscape association, FNGLA represents Florida's environmental horticulture industry which generated $31.4 billion total output sales in 2020 and directly employed 266,000+ people. Through FNGLA's efforts, the entirety of Florida's nursery and landscape industry benefits!

FNGLA dates back to 1952 and today is a vibrant network of professionals who work in unison to shape the future of Florida's nursery and landscape industry. Through the association's activities, FNGLA strives to advance member's business interests and enhance their success.

FNGLA is a member-driven association that recognizes the need for individual industry members to unify. FNGLA works to better the industry, raising the bar on professionalism by spearheading marketing programs, providing promotional and educational venues for members, taking a leadership role in protecting and promoting our members' business interests, communicating the latest industry issues and providing professional accreditation to interested individuals.

The Florida State Fair is held annually at the Florida State Fairgrounds in East Lake-Orient Park, Florida. The official state fair of Florida, it includes indoor and outdoor exhibits, rides and shows. It is a chance for the state to showcase its agricultural industry.

In 1980, a few strawberry growers began meeting in their homes to discuss the best way to organize a group that would represent the interests of the Florida strawberry industry. On February 11, 1982, the Florida Strawberry Growers Association (FSGA) was born. Hillsborough County is recognized as the Winter Strawberry Capital of the Nation and the home of some of the sweetest, reddest and juiciest strawberries around.

 

 

 

For more than 85 years, FTBA’s members have consisted of individuals and business firms actively engaged in the construction of transportation systems or in the furnishing materials, equipment or services for such construction.

The regional group currently known as the Florida Paso Fino Horse Association, Inc. or FPFHA has had a long and colorful history. Older than the Paso Fino Horse Association, Inc. (PFHA), our national governing body, Florida was originally incorporated in May of 1968. Florida region was first known as the South Florida Paso Fino Association, Inc. and home to the earliest Paso Fino exhibitions and competitions in the continental U.S. It was originally a part of two national associations, the American Paso Fino or APF and the International Paso Fino Society or IPFS. These national groups originally sanctioned Florida’s shows and required that the horses be registered with the APF.

The purpose of the Highlands County Growers Association, Inc. is to protect and enhance
the viability and profitability of commercial citrus growers in Highlands County Florida
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Southeast Florida Honor Flight, a 100% volunteer, 501(c)(3) organization, is one of 130 hubs in 45 states that make up the National Honor Flight Network. All Honor Flight hubs are dedicated to honoring local veterans with a trip to Washington, DC to visit their memorials at absolutely no cost to the veteran. Formed in 2008, our hub, based in Stuart, FL, serves the following counties, utilizing Palm Beach International Airport: Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin, Okeechobee, Glades and Palm Beach.

 

 

 

 

We exist to cultivate a positive community by providing interactive events and experiences with an all-inclusive, family-oriented atmosphere. 

Founders Caitlin and Nick Kasheta are proud to be a part of the Apopka community. Using their farm as a platform for cultural change, they work to promote personal development, healthy animal care and handling, and a unified, positive community. When not on the farm, they enjoy spending time with their six dogs, large extended family, and visiting with friends. 

Live Oak International is the largest international-level combined driving and show jumping tournament in the country. Each year Live Oak International welcomes the leading drivers, riders, trainers, coaches and owners from Europe and North America.
Unique and iconic locations in dynamic capital cities and breathtaking Riviera destinations. The best riders guaranteeing high octane top sport for fans at every event. Precision, power and elegance combined in one spectacular championship series. A mesmerising battle all season to win the prestigious LGCT overall championship. Culminating in the ultimate showdown in the electrifying LGCT Super Grand Prix at the GC Prague Playoffs.

The Martin County Fair & Youth Livestock Show is the largest single event held annually in Martin County for over 60 years of our county’s history. This annual event brings together over 70,000 people from across the Treasure Coast  and neighboring regions.

This event is made possible by the Martin County Fair Association, Inc. (MCFA), a volunteer-based designated 501c3 non-profit organization. Chartered in 1959 the Association is eligible to receive tax-deductible donations. with over 130 members donating 10,000+ hours each year.

The Mission of the Association is to entertain and to promote our communities’ traditions, talents, diversity, vision and agricultural heritage, doing so in a secure and fiscally responsible way through the creation of exhibits and tours, support of other non-profits and their missions, while encouraging our youths’ future goals through scholarship awards.

Funds generated from the annual Fair event is used by the Martin County Fair Association, Inc. for the fairground facilities and property maintenance and renovation, other community events, and scholarship awards with program opportunities for Martin County youth.

The Martin County Fair Association, Inc. has membership with the International Association of Fairs and Expositions, Florida Federation of Fairs and Livestock Shows, and Stuart/Martin County, Palm City, Indiantown, Hobe Sound, and Jensen Beach Chambers of Commerce.

Committed Volunteers who are Supportive and Engaged within our Community.

 

 

 

Martin County School District, also referred to officially as the School Board of Martin County, is a public school district that covers Martin County, Florida.
The Marion County Roadbuilders Association was formed in 1972 in order to promote the best interest of its members and the transportation construction industry by providing a unified voice and to maintain an ongoing liaison with various state, county, and local governmental agencies whose actions affect the business operations of its members. The association advocates and encourages the spirit of cooperation and goodwill between its members and the public.
A family business that strives for greatness at all levels. 
The NWTF is dedicated to the conservation of the wild turkey and the preservation of our hunting heritage.

 

 

 

NUCA of Florida’s commitment to member service began in 1980, when the original four Florida National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) chapters formed the state association, Underground Utility Contractors of Florida (UUCF).
The Kissimmee Valley Livestock Show is a 501c3 Non-Profit organization committed to promoting agriculture, the education and development of area youth and the Osceola County community. Each year the 200 plus members of our association host the annual Osceola County Fair, a 10-day event beginning the second Friday of February. This annual fundraiser allows KVLS to award multiple educational scholarships, produce the annual Market Annual Auction, and award more than $50,000 in awards and premiums, while at the same time providing a safe, family-oriented event for all of Central Florida to enjoy.

Place of Hope is a faith-based, state-licensed organization providing programs and services to children, youth, and families to end the cycles of abuse, neglect, homelessness, poverty, and human trafficking in our local communities.

We are the largest, most diverse children and families organization spanning Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast. Our goal is to help those we serve find healing and restoration, leading to a brighter future.

 

 

 

 

 

FCE is a proud sponsor of the Beef Builders of St. Lucie County 4-H

The St Lucie County Fair Association is a private 501c(3), non profit organization dedicated to enriching our community by promoting education and Florida agriculture while showcasing and rewarding youth achievement. We accomplish this by producing a first-class yearly ten day Fair with quality family entertainment and a lot of dedicated volunteers. Over the years we have supported other non-profits and charities throughout our community. We look forward to partnering with you to make our community stronger and better.

The Stano Foundation is a nonprofit organization that was founded in June 2015.

Being a military mom, Founder and President, Paula Stano, was involved with the SAMs (Stand Alone Marines) during her son’s boot camp experience. These young men/women had no support or anyone to take them home after graduation or to be with on the proudest day of their lives.  The battalion her son was with started a Facebook page to help support them by listing all the donations they needed for the SAMs so they could be prepared for their next endeavor.  It hurt her heart to read about this and she knew she had to do something.  Paula reached out to family, friends and through the power of Facebook, she was able to collect so many donations that she needed to borrow a Chevy Tahoe to drive them to South Carolina.  It was truly a humbling experience for Paula to see so many people come together to make this happen; it was amazing.  This is when the realization occurred that this was only the beginning of her volunteering experience with the military.

 Showcasing powerboats up to 40' including center consoles, walkarounds, cruisers, deck boats, pontoons, bass, personal watercraft, and accessories.

The South Florida Fair & Palm Beach County Expositions, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation 501 (C3) organized and existing pursuant to Chapter 616, Florida Statutes.

It has a Board of Trustees comprised of seventeen (17) individuals who are responsible for setting policy and seeing that management of the association is carried out under direction of an executive staff consisting of the President/CEO and at present, a Vice President and four Division Directors.

 

 

 

Turf Management company

The Tampa Bay Builders Association (TBBA) is a trade organization, which works diligently to fulfill its mission by providing important services to enhance the building industry in Pasco, Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties. It is affiliated with the Florida Home Builders Association and the National Association of Home Builders and dates back to 1946.

The TBBA is a volunteer organization comprised of builders, developers, trade contractors, suppliers, lending institutions, title companies, engineers, attorneys and other types of businesses that have a relationship to the building industry.

The University of Central Florida (UCF) is a metropolitan research university built to make a better future for our students and society. We solve tomorrow’s greatest challenges through a commitment to academic, inclusive and operational excellence. Leveraging innovative learning, discovery and partnerships, we foster social mobility while developing the skilled talent needed to advance industry for our region, state and beyond.
The Davie Arena is a 72,000 square foot facility under roof with a seating capacity of 5,500. The first Rodeo ever held in Davie was in 1946, however in 1986 the Weekly and Parrish families started producing the Rodeo’s. There has been over 280 PRCA sanctioned Rodeo’s consisting of more than 600 performances over that period, and over 30,000 spectators annually witness the Weekley Brothers Davie Pro Rodeo. Weekley Brothers Davie Pro Rodeo strives to keep the spectators entertained with Champion Cowboys and Cowgirls from across the United States and Brazil, patriotic opening ceremonies, nationally known Contract Acts, and Award Winning Stock.

 

 

 

Welcome to Wellington International, the world's leading hub for equestrian excellence. Nestled in the heart of Wellington, Florida, we are the proud hosts of the renowned Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) and ESP Annual Series. Each year, for over 40 weeks, we open our gates to the world, showcasing unparalleled equestrian talent and inviting you to be a part of the magic.

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds headlined the two-day event that also featured several other military and civilian air acts including Homestead’s own 93rd Fighter Squadron. Guests also had the opportunity to see up-close the many aircraft from across the Department of Defense on static display.

The air show not only showcases the abilities and assets of the military, but also reminds attendees of the sacrifices made by those who choose to wear the uniform.

 

With locations in Wilmington, Ohio and Ocala, Florida, the World Equestrian Center boasts two of the most expansive, climate-controlled indoor and outdoor equestrian sports facilities in the world.

Dedicated to offering excellent sport and great fun in a family-friendly environment, the World Equestrian Center promises equestrians an experience built on three core principles that underscore everything we do: Quality. Class. Distinction.

 

 

 

 

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