Open for Business

Ocala/Marion County business owners are responding to the needs of our community by making sure essential businesses stay open, while adapting to COVID-19 restrictions. We reached out to ask local businesses to update us on their status. Here is a list of those that replied and let us know how they are currently doing business. While this is in no way a full list of all the open businesses in our community, we encourage you to reach out to your favorite local retailers and organizations to see their circumstances during this time. And please feel free to let us know about those, so we can add them to our online list.

We’ve also listed some community organizations assisting those in need. If you are in a position to give back, the Ocala/Marion County Community Foundation is maintaining a list of the needs of local
nonprofit organizations at www.ocalafoundation.org.

We know Ocala’s generosity and resiliency will ensure we weather and recover from these unprecedented times, together. If you would like to be added to our online article or would like to update your information please click HERE or email marketing@magnoliamediaco.com.

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RESTAURANTS

Brown’s Country Market
(352) 303-1550 | Mon.-Sat. 10am-6pm
Fresh produce, meat, seafood, eggs, local products and bakery breads. Call for curbside pickup and contactless delivery.

Chick-fil-A, State Road 200
(352) 854-2866 | Mon.-Sat. 6am-10pm
Drive thru, drive thru catering pickup and DoorDash delivery. Contactless mobile ordering. Contactless pay. Download Chick-fil-A app.
“The more guests use the app, the more efficient the experience can be.”

Chick-fil-A at Paddock Mall
(352) 237-1576 | Mon.-Sat. 11am-7pm
Curbside and delivery. Download the Chick-fil-A mobile app and order online.

Colt Country Cafe & Buffet
(352) 591-0802 | Mon.-Sat. 8am-2pm; Sun. 9am-2pm
Takeout. Breakfast until 10:30am. (all day Saturday and Sunday) To go: salad bar, full country hot bar, sandwiches and burgers. “Come see us!”

Crones’ Cradle Conserve Foundation
(352) 595-3377 | Office open Mon.-Fri. 9am-3pm
Call in orders for produce and plants for curbside delivery; farm store open (details on Facebook page).

Eaton’s Beach Sandbar and Grille
(352) 805-8591 | Sun.-Thur. 12-7pm, Fri.-Sat, 12-8pm
Curbside or delivery by GrubHub. To go menu at www.eatonsbeach.com. $24.99 family meal deals. “Special meals free to our frontline workers!”

El Toreo
(352) 694-1401 | Daily 11am-9pm
Curbside or takeout. “We are offering 50 percent off for hospital people.”

Giggles Gourmet Popcorn
(352) 236-7646 | Wed., Thur. and Sat. 11am-4pm, Fri. 11am-6pm
For curbside, gigglespopcorn.square.site; delivery, www.bitesquad.com; online shipping, www.gigglespopcorn.com. “Much love and giggles when we are able!”

Harbison Farm, Cattle and Produce
(352) 239-3553 | Daily 8am-5pm, may vary.
Call ahead for pickup. Some delivery options (find them on Facebook page).

Hawaiian Poke Taco at Paddock Mall
(352) 861-0019 | Mon.-Sat. 11am-7pm, Sun. noon-5:30 p.m
Curbside and delivery.

La Casella Catering
info@lacasellacatering.com | (352) 239-0510
Mon.-Fri. 9am-4 pm; available for appointments Sat.-Sun.
Delivery and curbside. Meals, soups, quiches and pot pies, and meals for those with
special dietary needs, in single or family servings. “Great gift – send a personalized dinner to a friend, neighbor or loved one.”

Lorito’s Italian Kitchen
(352) 629-1383 | Mon. 4-8pm, Tue.-Thur. 11:30am- 8pm, Fri.- Sat. 11:30am-9pm
Curbside, delivery through GrubHub and Bite Squad. Regular menu; special baked ziti or lasagna dinners for four, $23.95. “Stay safe out there.”

O’Steen’s Produce Market
(352) 512-1140; text 352-460-5238 for curbside pickup. | Wed.-Sat. 10am-5pm
Watch Facebook for updates. Fresh produce, meat, seafood, eggs, local products and bakery breads.

Outback Steakhouse
College Road, (352) 237-0022; East Silver Springs Boulevard, (352) 236-0041;
The Villages, (352) 430-2590
Sun.-Thur. 11am-9pm | Fri.-Sat. 11am-10pm
Call or order online at www.outback.com for curbside takeaway and delivery. Also delivery through Uber Eats and DoorDash. “We are here to serve you while you shelter in. We appreciate you supporting Outback Steakhouse.”

Riccardo’s Restaurant
(352) 693-5828 | Mon.-Sat. 11am-8pm (last order 7:30pm)
Takeout and curbside; delivery through GrubHub, DoorDash and ChowNow. Check Facebook page for daily specials and updates. “We are taking all the necessary precautions to keep you and our employees safe. We hope to see you all soon.”

Texas Roadhouse
(352) 619-1677| Curbside daily noon-8pm

The Beach Ocala
(352) 351-0371 | Daily 11:30am-7:00pm
Call for takeout. Fifteen percent discount for first responders. “Thank you for your support.”

The Gathering Cafe
(352) 421-9810 | Mon.-Fri, 7am-3pm, Sat. 8am-4pm
Call ahead for takeout; delivery by Bite Squad. Twenty percent off pre-ordered whole quiches. “We are a full-service coffee shop/cafe, serving freshly baked pastries, jumbo cinnamon rolls, quiches, breakfast and lunch items and much more! Looking forward to serving you!”

The Grand Oaks Resort
(352) 750-5500 | Bistro open 9am-6pm for curbside, call (352) 750-9500
RV park special $25 per site per day. “Come out and stay in our cottages, RV park, practice putting at our golf academy, walk or ride your bike on our trails.”

The Keep Downtown
(352) 369-9858 | thekeepdowntown.com | Tuesday-Saturday 2-9 pm
Curbside pickup and delivery via Bitesquad and Grubhub.  Salads currently not available.  Special Curbside offer: select pizzas or cheese plate with a bottle of Cabernet, Pinot Grigio, or Moscato for $25. “Thank you so much Ocala for all your support! Cheers!”

Tony’s Sushi
(352) 237-3151 | Mon.-Thur. 11am-8:30pm, Fri.-Sat. 11am-9pm, Sun. noon-8:30pm
Takeout or delivery. “Stay safe and well.”

HEALTH/WELLNESS

A Better U Healthcare
(352) 615-5566 | Mon.-Sun. 8am-5:30pm
Same-day appointments available. “Stay healthy!”

Alpha Team Self Defense and Krav Maga
(352) 861-5425 | www.alphateamselfdefense.com
Online teletraining self-defense and workout Zoom classes. Curbside membership signups; free T-shirt and bag gloves when joining. “This is a beneficial and exciting way to stop boredom. Come start your journey now. Get fit. Get safe.”

Carlyle Dermatology
(352) 509-6105
Virtual visit cosmetic consults, with flexible hours. Twenty percent off future cosmetic procedures when reserved by end of May. Select treatments, pay in full with discount applied and come in later. Flexible payment plans. “Virtual visits are great for acne, rosacea, rashes, eczema, psoriasis, skin lesions, skin cancer and cosmetic consultations. Without even having to leave home, you can get a diagnosis and prescription treatment for most skin concerns.”

Express Care of Ocala, Inc.
(352) 732-9888 | Mon.-Fri, 7am-7pm, Sat.-Sun 8am-4pm
Open to the public. COVID-19 testing for patients 65 and older.
“We are taking great precautions with our staff. We are sanitizing everything and separating our patients from sick and the well.”

Faithfully Guided Health Center
(352) 512-0631 | www.fghealthcenter.com | Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm
Counseling, functional medicine, primary care, interactive metronome, supplements, medical ozone therapy and social health groups. Open by appointment and telehealth. Curbside for call ahead prepaid orders. Restorative and fitness services on pause; offering medical ozone therapy session in exchange for current restorative members. In addition to FGHC Foundation Scholarship, we have added a COVID19 Scholarship. “We want to meet you where you are to help create your healthy solutions and total well-being. Stay well.”

Fakhoury Medical and Chiropractic Center
(352) 351-3413 | www.head2toecare.com
“We are open and available to serve our community for the treatment and care of neck and back pain, and auto accident injuries. We are here and available continuing to serve our community if you are in pain or have been in a car accident. Thanks to our amazing team, we have been fortunate enough to keep our doors open to our patients. We have taken extra measures to maintain a clean, safe and sanitized environment.”

Florida Blue
(352) 259-0666 | By phone Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm, after hours by appointment.
“We are a 5-Star company. Call us year-round for your Medicare supplement needs. If you have lost your group coverage due to losing your job, call us, we can help. Our agents are working from home every day and we are here to answer any of your health insurance questions.”

Heart of Florida Health Center
(352) 732-6599 | Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm; in-house pharmacy 8:30am-5:30pm
Reddick location closed Friday.
Accepting new patients at nine locations; offering telemedicine appointments and screening and testing for COVID-19. Call for appointment. “We continue to be there for our patients, doing everything to ensure their safety and offering quality and affordable care through this difficult time.”

Langley Health Services
(888) 298-5510 | www.langleymedicalcenter.com
Mon.- Fri. 8am-5pm; offering televisits. COVID-19 testing at Sumterville, Ocala, and Inverness locations Mon.-Fri. 8am-3:30pm and Sat. 8am-1pm. Sumterville only from 8am-1pm. For urgent dental care, call (352) 793-5900 (2938) for pre-screening. Medicaid and most insurance accepted. Sliding scale for those who qualify.

Lemire Clinic
(352) 291-9459 | Mon., Wed., Thurs 8am–5pm; Tue. 9am–6pm; Fri. 8-noon
Visits by appointment; telemedicine services. Primary care/functional medicine; special virus prevention protocol for oral and IV immune building. “The best prevention is always to build up your immune system through healthy lifestyle.”

Melanie’s Best
(352) 465-4466
Hemp, CBD, massage therapy. Shop in person Mon. and Thur. 10am-4pm or by appointment. Phone orders with curbside or free shipping. “Offering the same great personal service in many different formats to help you make an educated decision regarding hemp to maintain your best health.”

Natural Medicine Institute
(352) 801-0021 | Tue., Wed. and Thur. By appointment. Telemedicine.
Complementary pre-patient interview to see if our natural medicine practice is a fit for what people are looking for in natural health care. “We are a natural medicine practice that helps people build and support their body, health, immune system through diet, lifestyle, nutrition supplements and support.”

Nutrinergy LLC
(904) 422-0769 | Flexible, daytime and evening online classes.
Discounted online class: $175 for five weeks. “RESTART is an empowering five-week nutrition class that teaches how to use real food to take control of your health and how the food you eat impacts your body. Classes are held virtually in small groups where you’ll have the support of your fellow classmates as well as my support to guide you every step of the way.”

Ocala Eye
(352) 622-5183 | 8am-4:30pm at Heath Brook office only.
Seeing emergency patients by appointment or through phone assistance. Curbside some products. Virtual appointments. “Our call center will continue working remotely to help assist with appointment reschedules and answering any questions.”

Ocala Oncology/Florida Cancer Affiliates
(352) 732-4032 | Mon.- Fri. 8am-5pm
Patients only, all locations open, and telemedicine. “Cancer doesn’t stop, so we are here for you.”

SIMEDHealth Primary Care
(352) 401-7575 | Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm
Telehealth appointments. COVID-19 screenings and testing for those that meet criteria. “We are available for all of your primary care needs.”

The Training Toole
(352) 208-3363 | thetrainingtoole.com
Livestreaming fitness classes, personal training and nutrition.

Trinity Clinic – David B. Kuhn, MD
(352) 512-0000 | www.trinity.health
Call for details; curbside testing/consult, telemedicine. “Please follow Trinity Clinic on Facebook for daily video updates on COVID-19.”

Vantage Urologic Institute
(352) 861-2115 | Mon.- Fri, 8am-3:30pm, Sat. 8am-noon
Telehealth visits; free men’s health screenings.

Frank DeLuca YMCA
(352) 368-9622 | www.ymcacentralflorida.com/virtualwellness
Online virtual classes, daily fitness tips and healthy recipes via Facebook.com/frankdelucaymca – Fitness challenge to keep people motivated and give extra accountability. “At the Y, we understand the importance of staying active, especially during these times. That’s why we are focused on providing you with a variety of resources you can use for all aspects of healthy living – mentally, physically and spiritually. Thank you for supporting the Y, and we look forward to seeing you again soon.”

The Guest House Ocala Outpatient
(855) 483-7800 | www.theguesthouseocala.com
We are offering outpatient services through our essential services facility and remote telepsych counseling. “Please stay safe and call for help during these difficult times.”

ANIMALS/PETS

Forest Animal Rescue
(352) 625-7377 | www.forestanimalrescue.org and Facebook virtual tours and videos of animals online.
“Although we are closed to the public for the protection of our animals and staff, we still very much need your support. The 100+ animals at the sanctuary must still be provided with lifetime care and we rely on public support to do it.”

Horse Protection Association of Florida
(352) 466-4366
“We are in need of volunteers to help with farm maintenance. Drag pastures with our truck, mow with our tractor, repair broken fence boards, hang gates, put up electric fencing, weed eat fence lines, spray fence lines, wash trucks and trailer. You can work alone and we will keep our distance and wear masks when showing you the projects and equipment. Thank you!”

Maricamp Animal Hospital
(352) 624-0300 | www.maricampanimalhospital.com | Open Mon.- Fri. 8am to 6pm; Sat. 8am to 1pm.
Full service veterinary hospital, telemedicine, house calls,
curbside service. “We are open and ready to help you and your pet. We are following all guidelines to ensure safety is absolutely first.”

RETAIL

Agapanthus
(352) 401-0800
Closed but working daily behind the scenes. Shop online at www.ShopAgapanthus.com. Pandora and Longchamp by phone or email only. Curbside and local delivery (free, by appointment) and shipping continental U.S. Twenty percent off entire sale, online discount code is Lemonade. Ten percent of every sale is going to United Way of Marion County’s COVID Relief Fund. Limited time offer. “Thank you for supporting independent locally owned businesses. We are here for all of your not-cancelled occasions. Stay well! For updates, follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

Artistic Flowers
(352) 854-6711 | www.artisticflowersofocala.com
Mon.-Fri. 10am-2pm for phone service; internet service 24/7.
Delivery to residences and some assisted living facilities and businesses. Designer’s choice arrangement (best selection currently in shop) $49.99 including delivery to 34481 and 34476 zip codes; delivery charge otherwise. Taxes not included in price. “We appreciate your business and will continue to deliver flowers to your loved ones.”

Carpet One Floor & Home
(352) 624-2010 | Mon.- Fri. 9am-5pm, Sat. 10am-2pm; or by appointment.
Personal, virtual and home shopping appointments, online shopping with home delivery (delayed on some items). 18 months zero interest financing with $50 Visa gift card for each new financing account. “Now is a great opportunity to buy many of our do-it-yourself friendly products for homeowners. It is also a great time for restaurants and other businesses to professionally replace their flooring without any further business interruption.”

The Finicky Flamingo
(352) 867-0537 | Mon.-Sat. 10am-5pm
Delivery, curbside, live Facebook tours. Twenty-five percent discount on custom painting services. “We ask that you please wear a mask when entering our store and please use hand sanitizer before and after leaving.”

Jerry’s Indoor Archery & Army Surplus Inc.
(352) 351-3766 | Mon.-Fri. 8:30am-5pm; Sat. 8:30am-4pm
“We appreciate your business.”

Karishma Boutique
(813) 312-1217 | www.karishmaboutique.com and www.karishmabodycare.com
By appointment. Free local delivery. Thirty percent off entire website. “Thank you for your continued support!”

Martins Used Cars, Inc.
(352) 854-5599
Sales Mon.-Fri. 8am-6pm, Sat. 9am-1pm; service Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm; drop off service with drop box. “Your safety is our top priority. We have taken precautions to keep our facilities clean and sanitized. We will cover the seats and wear gloves when we are in your vehicle.”

Modern Muffler Shop Inc.
(352) 732-8478
Mon.-Fri. 8am-4:30pm, Sat. 8am-3pm

Pen and Ink
(352) 622-3362 | www.pen-ink.printswell.com
Open by appointment for private shopping. Email orders for gifts on Instagram or Facebook. Stationery and invitations can be ordered on website. Delivery and curbside. Website offer of 30 percent off wedding and graduation invitations and announcements, and flat and folded note cards are two for one. “Thanks for your support!”

Ocala Bicycle Center
(352) 291-5268 | Mon.-Thur. 10am-6pm, Fri.- Sat. 10 am-5pm
“We are open for new bike sales as well as repairs on makes/models of bikes (excluding gas). Curbside drop off and contactless payment available.”

Uniquecherie
www.uniquecherie.com
Available via website or Facebook. Purchases will be mailed. All items on website are 20 percent off using coupon code LAUNCH2020 until July 1. “Beautiful, unique jewelry makes a wonderful Mother’s Day, anniversary or anytime gift and you support a small business at the same time.”

SPECIALIZED SERVICES

AA Lock Doc & Security
(352) 867-1965 | Store, Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm; road service 24/7
“We know everyone is affected by this virus and we want everyone to know we are here, we are strong and we will survive this together.”

Affordable Moving USA
(352) 877-2900
Email, FaceTime and phone estimates Mon.-Thur. 9am-2pm; moving services Mon.-Sat. 9am-completion.  “Our team is working to take all available precautions at this time, such as sanitizing and social distancing, as the health and safety of our clients and team members is of upmost importance.”

Asphalt Sealing & Striping Co., Inc
(352) 732-0900 | Mon.- Fri. 7:30am-4:00pm
Residential and commercial; free estimates. “We can fix your parking lot, driveway. We do potholes, sealcoating, striping. We are infrastructure, so not restricted.”

Balcony Sports
(352) 401-3663 | Mon.-Fri. 7:30am-5:30pm
“We are open for camp for parents continuing to work. Balcony will continue to sanitize the facility on a regular basis and have staff and camp children wash their hands frequently. Due to the size of our facility, we can accommodate a number of children while complying with social distancing guidelines.”

Breeze Day Spa
(352) 401-0800
Products are available online at www.shopagapanthus.com even though the spa is closed temporarily. Call to arrange curbside or delivery. Marion County Class of 2020 graduating senior girls—enter on
Instagram to win a $50 gift card that never expires. “Stay well! We will see you soon. Follow updates on www.facebook.com/breezeocala and www.instagram.com/breeze_ocala.”

Caliber Design & Engineering
(352) 207-8714
Mon.-Fri. 9-5pm

Clardy Oil Company
(352) 622-7161 | Mon.-Fri. 7am-5pm
Limited customer access for product pick up. “Clardy Oil Company continues to provide essential services and deliveries of bulk motor fuels and packaged lubricants.”

Cox Communications
(352) 337-2100 | www.cox.com | Mon.-Fri. 10am- 4pm
Installation via the Help Lightning App to virtually support in-home installation needs. During this time of required in-home learning, we’re helping get families in need connected to the internet through our Connect2Compete program. Through May 15, Cox is providing new customers with limited-time, first two months free of Connect2Compete service. Visit www.cox.com/connect2compete. Starter Internet is $19.99, and comes with increased speeds, up to 50 Mbps, through May 15. To support local businesses, Cox Media is offering free advertising for restaurants. “Cox is committed to supporting the community.”

Document Technologies
(352) 368-6664 | Mon.- Fri. 8am-5pm
Presentations via internet. Ability to do remote service and install printer drivers. Leasing companies are offering delayed payments on new leases. “We are open servicing our customers and new customers for copy/printing/scanning/fax needs.”

Face The Day Spa
(352) 622-9946
Salon currently closed. Shop online at www.aveda.com/salon/facethedayspaandsalon

Heidi’s Travel Inc
(352) 694-7739 | Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm
Appointment, phone or email. “I don’t hand you a brochure, I hand you experience. Over 40 years in the travel business and traveled all the continents. Now is the time to plan your vacation. Great pricing for fall travel.”

Hughes Relocation Services/ United Van Lines
(352) 237-7100 | Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm
Virtual surveys and no contact email paperwork. “We are a fully operational relocation company designated as an essential business. We are doing in-person and virtual surveys per customer request.”

JNS Pressure Washing LLC
(352) 812-3299 | Mon.-Sat. 7am-7pm
Clean mildew and algae from all surfaces. Free house and driveway cleaning with roof cleaning purchase. “We are working with the City of Ocala to clean playgrounds and parks free of charge. Support us in our efforts by hiring us to clean your property. Free estimates.”

Mid-Fla Heating and Air
(352) 351-1240
By appointment. Free estimates and second opinions for major repairs and replacement.

Mossy Oak Fence, LLC.
(407) 900-2940 | Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm
Available via email, phone and Facebook. Contactless appointments. “Mossy Oak Fence would like to assure all current and future customers we are taking all necessary precautions not to spread the Corona virus. Employees do not need to enter your residence or facility nor do they need to have physical contact with anyone at the time of the estimate or consultation.”

Mr. Electric
(352) 794-7368 | Mon.-Fri. 8am-4 pm. Open 24/7 for emergency service.
Offering scheduled appointments; 15 percent off senior and military discounts. “We are still open. Please give us a call for all of your electrical needs.”

Packaging Alternatives Corporation
(352) 867-5050 | Mon.-Fri. 8:30am-3:30pm
Asking walk-in customers to place orders and pay by phone; delivering to industrial customers.

Raney’s
(352) 789-6701 | Mon.-Fri. 8am-6pm, Sat.-Sun. 9am-5pm
Store is open for walk-in customers; curbside available. Auto/truck parts, repair, sales. “Thank you to all of our customers, the truck drivers and owner operators across America, for keeping our country moving.”

Sparr Building and Farm Supply
13033 NE Jacksonville Road, Sparr, (352) 622-7063
240 S. Main St., Williston, (352) 528-6177
6000 Signature Drive, Wildwood, (352)330-1718
Mon.-Sat. 7am-6pm, Sun. 10am-4pm

Shop online at www.sparrbuilding.com for pick up, curbside to your vehicle, delivery, or shipping. Ordering options include the chat function through the website or by email to sales@sparrbuilding.com. Enhanced efforts to sanitize include concentrated focus on high-traffic and high-touch areas, such as countertops, merchandise, shopping carts and baskets, doors, handles and bathrooms. Plexiglass partitions and tape guides on floors help maintain social distancing. Keeping shelves stocked as quickly and efficiently as possible. Feed suppliers have indicated there will be no shortage of animal and livestock feeds.  “We have placed ‘Please Help Us Flatten the Curve’ signage strategically within all of our stores to remind people about the social distancing areas. Although simple, we believe it’s important to remind people about social distancing while they are in the stores, as well as other places within the community.”

SureClean Solutions LLC
(352) 633-5387 | Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm
By appointment. Free hand sanitizer. “We are an essential business that can help keep your home clean and healthy.”

Two Women and a Brush Painting
(352) 619-6235 | On-call; available seven days
Exceptional references; 25 years of experience in residential and commercial, interior and exterior painting. Drywall repair, deck staining and sealing, cabinet refinishing, staining, custom finishes and power washing. Fifteen percent discount for senior citizens. “We are here to serve with pride and compassion when you need us during this difficult time.”

PHOTOGRAPHY

Tammy Portrait Artist
(352) 622-7255 | By appointment.
“We can do safe distance outdoor sessions during this challenging time. Take advantage of $50 off our Creation Fee and get your portraits done while kids and parents are home.”

Jim Jernigan’s Studio
(352) 732-7927 | Portrait: www.jimjerniganstudio.comCommercial: www.john-jernigan.com
Call for appointment. Some studio sessions available. Product and commercial photography continue via UPS and FedEx, with art direction via Skype. “Please, everyone, stay safe. Together we are strong.”

Maven Photo + Film
(352) 888-6024 | Call for an appointment.
Photography and videography for weddings, events and commercial accounts.

Lyn Larson – Mahal Imagery
(352) 216-6303 | www.mahalimagery.com
Open for personal branding and product photography services. Phone or virtual meetings. Curbside service. “Virtual hugs to you all; stay safe!”

Amy Davidson Creative
(352) 789-5664
Commercial photography, content management, copywriting, branding, proofreading. “Our community thrives when we work together in times of need and progress.”

Isabelle Victoria Photography
(352) 207-3486 | IsabelleVictoriaPhotography.com
Booking outdoor sessions. Call to schedule. Products delivered electronically or by mail. “Stay safe, strong and hopeful.”

Perdomo Images
(305) 308-3729 | www.perdomoimages.com
For the duration of this we are offering free media photo/video to any small business or nonprofits doing anything to help. Call and let’s have a conversation about what I can do to help you help others!

ENTERTAINMENT/CLASSES

Anastassia Ballroom & Dance
(352) 533-7400
Offering online ballroom dance lessons, weekly virtual ballroom line dance group classes, online wedding dance lessons, virtual bridal party classes, online employee wellness dance classes and ballroom video tutorials. We have added rhythm line dance classes to cha cha, mambo/salsa, samba and rumba line dancing. No partner needed. Store closed temporarily. “Quarantine doesn’t have to be boring! Shake off the coronavirus blues, improve physical health and connect with social distance dancing. Get your camera phone or webcam ready to start ballroom dancing from home!”

And I Love Her Violins Wedding Ceremony Music
(757) 615-1379 | www.andiloveherviolins.com
“I would love to play for your wedding, engagement, vow renewal or special event.”

Ocala Civic Theatre
Physical location closed, but offering online classes for youth and adults through Education & Enrichment program. Visit www.ocalacivictheatre.com, for list of staff emails. Find details on website and and follow on Facebook for details. “Thank you for your generous support! We miss you and we can’t wait to see you soon to celebrate our 70th anniversary season with all of you!”

LEGAL

Attorney Frank C Lawson PA
(352) 351-5510 | Mon.- Fri. 9am-5pm by appointment.
“Have peace of mind. Is your will up to date?”

Bogin Munns & Munns, P.A.
(352) 690-7400 | Mon.-Fri. 8:30am-5pm
Seeing clients virtually. Free telephone conference.
“We are here in Ocala and ready to assist you in this difficult time.”

Riggins Law Firm PA
(352) 433-2400 | www.rigginslawfirm.com | Mon.-Thur. 9am-5pm, Fri. 9am-noon
Consults through telephone or Zoom, drop off service. “Riggins Law Firm is here to advise individuals and businesses through legal matters including related to COVID-19 and safer-at-home order.”

The Pendas Law Firm
(352) 800-0000
Available 24/7 by phone or online.

REAL ESTATE

DECCA Real Estate Inc.
(352) 854-8787
Agents on call daily and can meet customers by appointment.

Homes to Ranches Realty
(352) 502-5855 | Available for phone calls 7am-9pm daily. Office by appointment only.
“We are here for anyone in the market to buy or sell a home. We have safety measures in place for sellers and buyers. We have been deemed essential and we do believe that Real Estate is essential that is why everyone’s safety is very important to us, along with them stepping into the new chapter of buying or selling.”

It’s All About You…Real Estate, LLC
Richard Schleicher, (352) 895-3731
Melissa Townsend, (843) 321-0819
Heidi Jasper, (352) 441-0743
Daily, 9am-6pm, call for appointment. No ride sharing. “We are here for you now and in the future.”

Ocala Realty World
(352) 789-6746 | Daily 8am-8pm
“I am working differently, using innovative techniques to help you buy or sell during this period of time. We can still show and list properties using CDC guidelines. We are offering virtual tours for buyers and customers who would like to list their home through these uncertain times. I can still help you using social distancing, CDC guidelines, virtual tours and Zoom meetings.”

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty / Tasha Osbourne
(352) 613-6613 | Youtu.be/ReHb71dnqPQ
Virtual tours, FaceTime and online assistance with videos and lifestyle tutorials. “Lenders, title companies and inspectors are all working with realtors with masks, gloves, Lysol and more to promote safety while assisting those who need homes or to relocate. New real estate forms and addendums are put in place to protect those affected by COVID-19.

Showcase Properties of Central Florida
(352) 351-4718 | Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm
Call to set up appointment. “We are here to meet all your real estate needs.”

Stellar Real Estate Agency
(352) 585-1562 | Available via phone, text or email.
Virtual open houses and walk through, electronic correspondence and e-signing. “I am here and working for my clients, and those in need of buying or selling their home. Many people are still in need of housing, and I am here to help in any Real Estate capacity.”

The McCall Group at Keller Williams Realty
(352) 547-1077 | Mon.-Fri. 8am-8pm, Sat.-Sun. 9am-5pm
Available by phone.  Free home evaluation and staging appointment. “We care about our clients and give them service with a heart!”

Watson Realty Corp.
(352) 547-2404 | By appointment and through phone assistance.
“Customer service is very important to us. Please call with any questions and an agent will help you.”

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Commercial Loan Finders, LLC
(352) 895-9064 | Mon.-Fri. 9am-6pm
Free consultation by phone or Zoom. Commercial loans and access to free information on SBA grant and loan programs; no fees and no points. “In spite of the country being mostly shut down, I still have access to lenders that are still operating, in-business!”

First Federal Bank
(352) 236-6505
Services offered via drive thru at 910 SW 1st Ave., Mon.-Thur. 8am-5pm., Fri. 8am-6pm, and 5860 W. State Road 40, Mon.-Thur. 8am-5pm., Fri. 8am-5:30pm
Drive thru or curbside appointments available. “We are here to help our community when it needs help the most! We are fully functioning through drive thru to ensure the safety of our customers and employees.”

Olstein Financial
(352) 351-3770 | Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm

Primerica Advisors
(914) 548-0088 | Appointments by phone or video meeting.
“We are here to help you understand your current investments and help you achieve your financial goals for the future.”

Stress Less Mortgage
(352) 572-9060 | Open by phone or teleconference Mon.-Fri. 8:30am-7pm, Sat.-Sun. 9am-1pm
“Credit scores are tightening but we are still lending money. Please contact us for details.”

ASSISTED LIVING/IN-HOME

Bridgewater Park Assisted Living and Memory Care Community
(352) 509-5202 | Phone assistance daily, 8am-8pm.
Virtual tour upon request. New admissions to assisted living community accepted with 14-day isolation period upon arrival. New admissions to memory care unit not possible. “We appreciate your patience as tours and personal visits are not currently available and we are looking forward to opening our doors for private tours soon.”

Paddock Ridge
(352) 512-9191 | www.paddockridge.com
Phone assistance available 24/7; appointments available for senior citizens and families seeking assisted living or memory care. “Residents and their families place more than just trust in us. They place the assurance of safety and well-being in our hands, as well. So in times of uncertainty, you can rest assured—we have our residents covered.”

Visiting Angels
(352) 620-8484 | 24/7 phone assistance.
“Our home care team is still working hard to keep our clients in their homes. If you need any living assistance make sure to give us a call.”

COMMUNITY SERVICES

Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida
(352) 368-3788
All services available, generally in modified format to avoid in-person contact. Leave a voicemail and a staff member will call back as soon as possible. “If you have a disability and need services, information about other resources, or just someone to talk to, please call us. We will respond.”

Florida Kids Helping Kids
(352) 347-0883
Sat. 10 am-2 pm, Sun. noon-2 pm, by appointment; booth is at Ocala Drive-in, in the back of the flea market. Clothing for emergency situations. Drop off donations of clothing or yard sale leftovers. “We are here to help you, please make an appointment.”

Ocala Housing Authority
gdawson@ocalahousing.org | (352) 369-2636 | Mon.-Fri. 8:30am-5 pm, by phone and email only.
Staff is working remotely. Documents may be emailed, faxed to (352) 369-2642, or dropped off in package slot on east side of the administrative office. Basic documents may be found at www.ocalahousing.org. “The Ocala Housing Authority family is available to serve your family.”

Pace Center for Girls, Marion
(352) 369-0571 | www.pacecenter.org | Online services Mon.-Fri. 8am-4pm
Intake/enrollment potential students; academic and counseling sessions for girls already enrolled. “Pace is a year-round program for teenage girls.”

The Pearl Project
(352) 405-5005 | www.thepearlprojectflorida.org
Online support groups, personal assistance and trauma-informed training for those caring for children with a history of trauma. Shop for diapers, wipes, formula and clothing from Kid-2-Kid Closet and bags will be left for pickup. Several free online trainings and resources available to download on website until May 31st. “We know this is a hard time for children and caregivers and we are here to support you!”

EDUCATION

College of Central Florida
(352) 873-5800 | www.CF.edu
All classes and services offered online. “CF is here for you.”

Sylvan Learning Center
(888) 338-2283 | Phone appointments and virtual instruction.
“Even though schools may be closed, we are still here to help. We have virtual instruction for students to ensure they get assistance if needed, or just keep up with their learning so gaps do not appear.”

MUNICIPAL

Marion County Animal Services
(352) 671-8200 |
www.marioncountyfl.org/departments-agencies/departments-a-n/animal-services
Limited office visits; online services include adoption counseling for possible match, with possible outside visitation.

Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership
www.ocalacep.com  | (352) 629-8051
Interactive educational opportunities continue online. COVID-19 specific topics now offered for local businesses; see www.ocalacep.com/covid-19-updates for details and follow Ocala CEP on Facebook.

City of Ocala
www.ocalafl.org
Scroll down the page to find links to meetings, events and news. Call the main line at (352) 629-2489.

Marion County
www.marioncountyfl.org
Click on a link at the top of the page for office, event and program information. Click on the “Contact us” link to find a phone directory by department.

Florida Health Marion County
www.marion.floridahealth.gov
(352) 629-0137
COVID hotline 24/7: (866) 779-6121
COVID-19 testing information and updates online.

Marion County Tax Collector
(352) 368-8200 | www.mariontax.com
Office closed; online services such as renewal for tag and driver’s license.

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