Community News

Palm Coast plans 9/11 observance
The City of Palm Coast Fallen Heroes Memorial honoring emergency responders killed during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks will take place at Heroes Memorial Park on Sunday, Sept. 11, at 8 a.m.

The park is located at 2860 Palm Coast Pkwy. NW, Palm Coast (half mile west of the Flagler County Library).

The ceremony will include a tribute to firefighters, police officers, paramedics and EMTs, with a presentation of wreaths at the respective memorials by active duty emergency responders and 9/11 survivors.

Palm Coast Mayor Jon Netts and retired New York Fire Department Capt. Rich Meo will speak.

For more information, contact Cindi Lane at 386-986-3708.

Landlords invited to Section 8 meeting
Volusia County’s Housing Choice Voucher Program will host a mandatory informational meeting for landlords who are renting or interested in renting to Section 8 participants.

The meeting will be from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Sept. 20, in the County Council Chambers on the second floor of the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand.

Staff from the county’s Community Assistance Division will explain the program’s rules and regulations.

Reservations are required by Sept. 14.

Contact the county at or 386-736-5955, ext. 12566.

DeLand church plans Zika forum
Trinity United Methodist in DeLand is hosting an educational forum titled The Zika Virus: Who is at Risk? The forum will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 in the church’s fellowship hall at 306 W. Wisconsin Ave.

Learn the signs, symptoms and treatments as well as what is being done to prevent a large outbreak in Volusia County.

Attendees will hear from two experts in the field – Paul A. Rehme, director of Disease Control for the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County; and Jim McNelly, director of Volusia County’s Mosquito Control department within the county’s Public Works division.

For more information on the forum, call 386-734-4425.



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