Palm Coast plans Memorial Day Ceremony at Heroes park
On Monday, the City of Palm Coast will have a public Memorial Day Ceremony to remember the men and women who have died while serving in the U.S. military. The ceremony will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Heroes Memorial Park, 2860 Palm Coast Pkwy. NW, Palm Coast (1/2 mile west of the Flagler County Library).

Guest speakers will be Retired Col. Gary E. DeKay of the Flagler County Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America; Commandant Jack Marshall of Marine Corps League Detachment 867, Commander Ronald Stark of Palm Coast Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8696, and Palm Coast Mayor Jon Netts.

The U.S. Armed Forces Flag Presentation will be conducted by the Flagler Palm Coast High School Air Force JROTC, Matanzas High School Army JROTC, and U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps’ St. Augustine Battalion.

A Memorial Wreath presentation will be done by local veterans organizations.

In addition to the mayor, who will emcee the ceremony, members of the City Council will attend the ceremony.

In case of rain, the program will be moved to Palm Coast Fire Station 21, 9 Corporate Drive.
For more information, contact the Palm Coast Fire Department at 386-986-2300.

Historic Preservation Board to meet May 27
The Volusia County Historic Preservation Board will meet at 3 p.m. May 27, in the Frank T. Bruno Jr. County Council Chambers of the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand.

Members will consider a request for designation of the Joseph Underhill house in Barberville. The board also will receive updates from staff on current projects. The public is invited to attend and participate in the meeting.

The board is appointed by the Volusia County Council to issue certificates of designation for eligible historic resources such as structures, archaeological sites and historic districts; and certificates of appropriateness for demolition, alteration, relocation and new construction. The board advises the County Council on matters related to historic preservation policy, including use, management and maintenance of county-owned historic resources.

For more information, contact Julie Adams Scofield at 386-736-5953, ext. 12008, or

VFW Post 3282 to host Port Orange tribute
The community is invited to attend Port Orange’s annual Memorial Day Ceremony on May 26 beginning at 10 a.m.

VFW Post 3282 will host the ceremony at Veterans Park across the lake from City Hall, 1000 City Center Circle.

For more information, call 386-506-5936.


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