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Embry-Riddle professor to demonstrate ‘crazy paper airplanes’
Teens and ‘tweens can take their paper-airplane skills to the next level during a free program at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 27, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library, 105 E. Magnolia Ave.

Dr. Leo F. Murphy, associate professor of aeronautical science at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, will show the group how to make “crazy paper airplanes” with radical scissor cuts, tape, glue and creativity.

The event is part of “Beneath the surface,” a weekly teen summer program that is open to youth ages 11 to 18.

Reservations are not required for this program, which is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. For more information, contact Kim Dolce at kdolce@volusia.org or 386-257-6036, ext. 16315.

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County’s Community Assistance Division plans public meetings
Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division will hold three public meetings to provide information about the Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships and Emergency Solutions Grant programs.

The meetings will be:

•5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at the Chisholm Community Center, 520 S. Clara Ave., DeLand

•5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, at the Babe James Community Center, 201 N. Myrtle Ave., New Smyrna Beach

•5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at the South Ormond Neighborhood Center, 176 Division St., Ormond Beach

Staff members will provide information on the programs’ status and discuss current funding levels and proposed activities for the 2013/2014 program year. Residents are encouraged to attend and provide input on housing and community development needs.

For more information, call Grants Coordinator Donna King at 386-736-5955.

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