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FOURTH OF JULY EVENTS

FOURTH OF JULY EVENTS

Flagler Beach: The city of Flagler Beach’s Fabulous Fourth Festival will begin at 10 a.m. Monday with an annual parade along State Road A1A. Watermelon and hot dog eating contests along with a “cornhole” competition will follow at Veterans Park. Other events include a “Battle of the Bands. Fireworks will be between 9:15 p.m. and […]

Retraining program for veterans available at Daytona State

Retraining program for veterans available at Daytona State

Certain military veterans have a new option for enrollment at Daytona State College using a specialized grant beginning July 1. The Veterans Retraining Assistance Program, offered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, is designed for unemployed veterans between 35 and 60 years old who are not eligible for any other VA educational benefit program […]

Grant management workshop scheduled for August

Grant management workshop scheduled for August

Volusia Council of Governments and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grant management workshop in Daytona Beach on Aug. 6-7.  This training is for grant recipient organizations across all disciplines. Attend this class and you’ll learn how to administer government grants and stay in compliance with applicable rules and regulations. Multi-enrollment discounts and discounts […]

Students can learn about water safety at Daytona State camps

Students can learn about water safety at Daytona State camps

Daytona State College will host two water-skills camps in July. Junior Lifeguarding Camp is scheduled July 9-13, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Participants ages 11-14 will learn water safety and rescue skills, basic first aid and CPR for infants, children and adults. Aspects of pool, water park and ocean lifeguarding also will be covered. The camp includes […]

Community Calendar for June 21 – June 27, 2012

Community Calendar for June 21 – June 27, 2012

Social Club giving away scholarship The Card Party Express Social Club is giving away $1,000 to a 2012 high school graduate from Atlantic, Mainland, Seabreeze or Spruce Creek with at least a 2.5 grade-point average. Candidates must submit the following by the July 15 deadline: a final 2012 transcript, an acceptance letter from a local […]

Jazz and blues vocalist Sybil Gage to perform in New Smyrna

Jazz and blues vocalist Sybil Gage to perform in New Smyrna

A performance to include a combination of jazz and blues standards and original compositions by New Orleans native Sybil Gage will be held at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library on June 22 at 7 p.m. The New Smyrna library is located at 1001 South Dixie Freeway. The award-winning singer/songwriter has been compared to Eartha […]

Church school convention to give away backpacks to homeless

Church school convention to give away backpacks to homeless

Allen Chapel AME Church will host the 2012 Daytona Beach Church School and Christian Education Convention of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. The church is at 580 George W. Engram Blvd. The convention will include 26 churches located in Brevard, Marion and Volusia counties. It starts June 21 and ends June 23. In addition to […]

College to introduce high school grads, others to programs

College to introduce high school grads, others to programs

Daytona State College’s Showcase Nights will be held from 5 p.m. -7:30 p.m., June 18, 19, 20 and 28. The free sessions are designed especially for recent high school graduates and anyone interested in getting a leg up on new jobs, career advancement and cutting edge academic programs. Visitors can explore wide-ranging options, including health […]

Community Calendar for June 14 – June 20, 2012

Community Calendar for June 14 – June 20, 2012

Leaders to meet about SunRail The Volusia County Council will meet with the DeLand City Commission to discuss phase two of the SunRail project, which extends commuter rail service to the DeLand Amtrak station. The meeting will be at 9 a.m. June 15 in the second-floor training room of the Historic Courthouse, 125 W. New […]

Community Calendar for week ending May 16

Community Calendar for week ending May 16

Post office food drive is May 12 The United States Postal Service is sponsoring a community food drive to take place at your mailbox May 12. The drive asks community members to place non-perishable food in a plastic bag at their mailbox to benefit people in need in Volusia and Flagler counties. Chisholm Center to […]