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Entrepreneurial Speaker Series Scholarships available at Daytona State
Three  students will receive $1,500 scholarships on Thursday, Nov. 12, when Daytona State College’s L. Gale Lemerand Center for Entrepreneurship will be announced during the center’s fall speaker series event.

Applications are being accepted now for the L. Gale Lemerand Entrepreneurial Speaker Series Scholarship. One scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in a Volusia or Flagler County high school who plans to attend Daytona State College (DSC) upon graduation, one will be awarded to a DSC Adult Education student and one will be awarded to a DSC student enrolled in a college-credit program with a business focus.

Scholarship recipients will be selected based on a demonstrated financial need, academic performance and an interest in entrepreneurship.

Free event
Lemerand will announce the awards during the Nov. 12 Entrepreneurial Speaker Series event, which will feature Brant Menswar, front man for the acclaimed band Big Kettle Drum and “Chief Experience Officer” for Banding People Together, a company that specializes in teaching corporations how to improve productivity and performance by creating more collaborative work environments.

The event, free and open to the public, takes place in the Mori Hosseini Center on the college’s main campus at 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd. It is being hosted by Daytona State’s Small Business Development Center.

Scholarship applications may be downloaded at and must be submitted to by 5 p.m. on Nov. 6.

Salvation Army seeking holiday volunteers
The Salvation Army is seeking red kettle bell ringers.

The red kettle is a century-old Christmas symbol, helping shoppers remember the needy during the holiday season.  Groups and individuals are needed from Nov. 21 through Dec. 24.

The Salvation Army will be operating about 40 red kettle locations locally.  The kettles will be open from 10 a.m. through 8 p.m.  Training is Nov. 12.

If interested, contact the Salvation Army Center at 386-236-2020 for more information.



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