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Free Breastfeeding Classes Offered In May

Free Breastfeeding Classes Offered In May

By on April 19, 2018 in Community Stories

Volusia County, 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., May 1, 775, at 775 Harley Strickland Blvd., Orange City. Wed., May 9, at 717 W. […]

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Local Historians Take A Look Back At Bethune Beach

Local Historians Take A Look Back At Bethune Beach

By on April 19, 2018 in Community Stories

New Smyrna Beach, FL- Dr. Ashley Robertson Preston and Tom Baskett will discuss the history of Bethune Beach during a free presentation at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway. Dr. Preston is a local historian and author, and Baskett is Volusia County’s public historian, They […]

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Volusia County Schools To Host Job Fair For Graduating Seniors

Volusia County Schools To Host Job Fair For Graduating Seniors

By on April 19, 2018 in Community Stories

DeLand, FL – Volusia County Schools and Career Source Flagler Volusia are joining forces to host two job fairs for graduating seniors on Monday, April 23, at Atlantic High, 1250 Reed Canal Road, Port Orange, and Thursday, April 26, at University High, 1000 West Rhode Island Avenue, Orange City. Both events are from 6 p.m. […]

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Join The Foreign Policy Discussion At New Smyrna Beach Library

Join The Foreign Policy Discussion At New Smyrna Beach Library

By on April 19, 2018 in Community Stories

New Smyrna Beach, FL- Share your thoughts on foreign policy issues facing the United States the first Friday of every month at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway. Participants may borrow the “Great Decisions 2017 Briefing Book” and PBS DVD from the Information Desk to prepare for each discussion. Staff will […]

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Flagler County Hosts Free Housing Fair And Wellness Clinic

Flagler County Hosts Free Housing Fair And Wellness Clinic

By on April 4, 2018 in Community Stories

Flagler County, FL – Residents are invited to attend a free housing fair and financial wellness clinic to learn about various programs available for down payment assistance, owner-occupied rehabilitation, mortgage products and strategies to avoid foreclosure.  The 2018 Housing Fair – hosted by Flagler County, the City of Palm Coast, Flagler County Association of Realtors, and […]

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DeLand PD Invites Residents Out To Meet Officers

DeLand PD Invites Residents Out To Meet Officers

By on March 28, 2018 in Community Stories

DeLand, FL– The DeLand Police Department is inviting residents to an event that will promote building relationships with the police officers that patrol the city’s streets. On Saturday, April 28 at the Sanborn Events Center, 815 S. Alabama Avenue, officers from the DeLand Police Department will be on hand to meet with members of the […]

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Marine Science Center Hosts Turtle Day To Celebrate Sea Turtle Rehabilitation

Marine Science Center Hosts Turtle Day To Celebrate Sea Turtle Rehabilitation

By on March 28, 2018 in Community Stories

Ponce Inlet, FL-Enjoy some close encounters with endangered sea turtles and other marine life during the 16th annual Turtle Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the Marine Science Center, 100 Lighthouse Drive, Ponce Inlet. Animal rehabilitation staff will explain how they care for injured birds and sea turtles, while vendors will […]

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NSB Awards Historic Preservation For Residential And Non-Residental Owners

NSB Awards Historic Preservation For Residential And Non-Residental Owners

By on March 28, 2018 in Community Stories

New Smyrna Beach, FL– The New Smyrna Beach Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) awarded residential and non-residential designations for the 2018 Donnadine Miller Memorial Historic Preservation Awards. After reviewing the criteria against each residential project, the HPC voted to award the 2018 Donnadine Miller Memorial Historic Preservation Award in the residential category to the owner of […]

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FEMA Offers Tips To Help Homeowners Minimize Hurricane Damage

FEMA Offers Tips To Help Homeowners Minimize Hurricane Damage

By on March 27, 2018 in Community Stories

Tallahassee, FL-The 2018 hurricane season is approaching. Preparation means more than just creating a disaster kit and reviewing your family’s disaster plan, although these are critical first steps. There’s much more you can do to protect your home and family before hurricane season begins June 1. You can minimize potential damage from flooding and high […]

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Offices Of Vital Statistics To Open In Orange City, DeLand Office Will Close

Offices Of Vital Statistics To Open In Orange City, DeLand Office Will Close

By on March 27, 2018 in Community Stories

Orange City, Fla. — West Volusia residents soon may request certified Florida birth and death certificates in Orange City. The Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH-Volusia) will begin offering the service Tuesday, April 3, at its Orange City location at 775 Harley Strickland Boulevard. Vital statistics staff will be available from 8 a.m. to […]

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