Florida Humanities Speaker Series Continues At Stetson University

Florida Humanities Speaker Series Continues At Stetson University

By on January 22, 2018 in Community Stories

DeLand, FL – Presented by the Florida Humanities Council in partnership with Stetson University, the Florida Humanities Speaker Series continues with “Marjorie Harris Carr: Defender of Florida’s Environment,” featuring Peggy Macdonald, Ph.D., executive director, Matheson History Museum in Gainesville, Florida. Part of a series of four engaging talks on various aspects of Florida’s environmental history this […]

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Family Health Source Wellness Health Fair To Be Held In Deltona

Family Health Source Wellness Health Fair To Be Held In Deltona

By on January 22, 2018 in Community Stories

Deltona, FL- Family Health Source will hold its 2nd Annual Wellness Health Fair on from 9:00 am until 12:00 noon on Saturday, January 27th at the new Center at Deltona. Attendees can get free health screenings, as well as learn about the importance of childhood vaccinations from the Family Health Source’s pediatrician. There will also be […]

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Ormond Beach Library Celebrates Black History Month

Ormond Beach Library Celebrates Black History Month

By on January 22, 2018 in Community Stories

Ormond Beach, FL– The Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St., will celebrate black history and culture with seven free programs in February. Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African-Americans in U.S. history. The lineup includes: · The Truth: […]

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Port Orange Library Offers Free Computer Classes For Adults

Port Orange Library Offers Free Computer Classes For Adults

By on January 22, 2018 in Community Stories

Port Orange, FL-Adults can pick up new computer skills during free classes at the Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle. February’s classes include: · Windows 10 overview: 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1 · Computer basics 1: Get to know your PC: 2 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6 ·  Introduction to Facebook: […]

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Free Breastfeeding Classes Offered In February

Free Breastfeeding Classes Offered In February

By on January 22, 2018 in Community Stories

Daytona Beach, FL — The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH-Volusia) is hosting no-cost breastfeeding classes for new and expectant mothers. Classes cover the basics of breastfeeding and are scheduled at DOH-Volusia locations from 6 to 8 p.m.: Tues., Feb. 6, 775, at 775 Harley Strickland Blvd., Orange City. Wed., Feb. 14, at 717 […]

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MainStreet DeLand Seeking Artists For Mural To Honor Local Man

MainStreet DeLand Seeking Artists For Mural To Honor Local Man

By on January 22, 2018 in Community Stories

DeLand, FL-MainStreet DeLand Association (MSDA) is seeking an artist to design and paint a mural in downtown DeLand dedicated to Rufus Pinkney, a longtime local business owner in downtown DeLand.   Pinkney, who died in 2016, became a fixture in Downtown DeLand, where he owned and operated a shoeshine business for several decades and was also […]

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University High School In Orange City To Host EMS/Military Expo

University High School In Orange City To Host EMS/Military Expo

By on January 22, 2018 in WNDB News

Orange City, FL – University High School in Orange City is gearing up to host the 12th Annual EMS/Military Expo, which will give students the opportunity to meet first responders and military experts. The expo will take place starting at 8 AM January 26 at University High School, located at 1000 West Rhode Island Ave., […]

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FL Senate Taking Up Florida Forever & Bethune Statue

FL Senate Taking Up Florida Forever & Bethune Statue

Tallahassee, FL –  The Florida Senate on Wednesday is expected to take up a bill that would set aside $100 million a year for the Florida Forever program and a proposal that would place a statue of civil-rights leader and educator Mary McLeod Bethune in the U.S. Capitol. Those bills were among nine that the […]

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VCSO To Donate Computers To Daytona’s Campbell Middle School Students

VCSO To Donate Computers To Daytona’s Campbell Middle School Students

By on January 22, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – Volusia County Sheriff’s Office (VCSO) will be donating 25 retired VCSO desktop computers and 22 laptops to the students at Campbell Middle School in Daytona Beach in order to improve the students’ education. Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood and his staff will be delivering the 25 desktop computers and monitors to […]

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Panel Weighs Florida’s Ban On State Support For Religious Groups

Panel Weighs Florida’s Ban On State Support For Religious Groups

By on January 22, 2018 in News Service of Florida

Florida – Former Florida Supreme Court Justice Raoul Cantero on Friday urged a Constitution Revision Commission panel to repeal a constitutional ban on state support for religious groups. Cantero told the commission’s Education Committee that the so-called “no-aid” provision in the Florida Constitution is unnecessary and would likely be held unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court based […]

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