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Community notes - DeLand
Veterans court needs volunteer mentors The Volusia County Veterans Court is in need of veterans to serve as volunteer mentors. The Veterans Court was initiated in November to address the special needs of men and women who have served in the military and have incurred criminal charges. Mentors provide moral support and guidance to veterans enrol...
Ministers Wellness Day slated
Florida Hospital DeLand invites local ministers and their associate staff to a free Ministers Wellness Day from 7 to 9 a ..m. Friday, June 6, at the hospital, located at 701 W. Plymouth Ave., Classrooms A, B & C, DeLand. During the event, community ministers and their associate staff will enjoy a free breakfast, complimentary health screenings, m...
Community notes - Deltona
Master gardener offers tips at DeBary Hall Learn how to tend your lawn and garden during a free lecture series at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd. Howard Jeffries, a master gardener with the University of Florida/Volusia County Extension, will address these topics: Operating and maintaining your irrigation system: 1 to 2 p.m. Thursd...
Student receives degree from John Brown University
Joshua B. Crouch of DeBary was awarded a bachelor's of science in engineering with a renewable energy concentration degree from John Brown University during the commencement ceremonies on May 10 in Siloam Springs, Ark. ...
Students perform free recitals
Cuchetti School of Music, Indian River Institute for Creative Arts is hosting several free recitals. Solo and ensemble performances of piano students of Lillian Cuchetti, vocal/piano students of Gina Cuchetti and mixed wind instrument students of Dick Cuchetti will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 1. Solo and ensemble performances of guitar students of ...
Community notes - New Smyrna Beach
Concerned Citizens group offers careers workshop The Concern Citizens of the Black African American Communities will host a free "Jump Start Your Career" workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 31, at the Babe James Community Center, 201 Myrtle Ave., New Smyrna Beach. There will be information on electrical, plumbing and construction tra...
Mike Worlledge named School Resource Deputy Of The Year
For Hometown News As a school resource deputy, Mike Worlledge splits his time between New Smyrna Beach High School and New Smyrna Beach Middle School, acting as law enforcer, mentor, mediator, advisor and role model to hundreds of impressionable students. To those who know him best, he's also considered a master problem-solver and someone who s...
Stephen F. Cahill
Stephen F. Cahill, 72, of New Smyrna Beach, died Monday, May 19. Arrangements were handled by Settle-Wilder Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 406 S. Orange St, New Smyrna Beach. ...
BELONG to meet
The New Smyrna Beach Christian women's community outreach group BELONG will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 10, for a lunch program, at the Venetian Bay Golf Club, 63 N. Airport Road, New Smyrna Beach. The speaker will be Laura Henning, who will talk about the Canaveral National Seashore. The cost of the lunch and program is $14. All reservation...
AAUW awards $7,000 in scholarships to area women
Seven New Smyrna Beach and Edgewater residents received this year's $7,000 in scholarships awarded by the New Smyrna Beach American Association of University Women in May at a ceremony at the Smyrna Yacht Club. The women and their courses of study are: oJessica Dailey of Edgewater, continuing in Radiology Science at Daytona State College. oSharon...
Choir seeking members
Bel Canto Singers will host open auditions for the 43rd season of presenting choral masterworks. Auditions will be at 7 p.m. Monday, June 2, at Westminster by the Sea Presbyterian Church, 3221 S. Peninsula Drive, Daytona Beach Shores. For more information, email David Redman, artistic director: at belcantosingersflorida@gmail.com. Learn to oil...
Community notes - Ormond Beach/Daytona Beach
Legion sets golf tourney The Cassin Young Memorial American Legion Post 267 of Ormond Beach will host its annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 31, at Riverbend Golf Course, which will consist of a four-man, best-ball format. There will be many door giveaways, raffles, a new car hole-in-one prize. There are a few slots remaining and the post ...
The Ballroom
Michael T. sings the oldies of the '50s, '60s and '70s from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 31, at The Ballroom, 1250 Hand Ave. Ormond Beach. Admission is a $10 donation. For information, call 407-970-1903 or visit theballroomormondbeach.com. ...
Miss Seabreeze crown now with third generation
For Hometown News Summer Foley, 16, was recently awarded the title of Miss Seabreeze High School after competing with more than 20 contestants vying for the title of Miss or Mr. Seabreeze. Summer followed in the footsteps of her sister and grandmother. The dress Summer wore for evening gown is the same one her mother, Vicki Robertson Foley, wor...
Doctor dangers Explored at Lifetree Café
The dangers of medical mistakes will be discussed at Lifetree Café at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, June 1, and 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, at 142 Fairview Ave., Daytona Beach. The program, "Doctor Danger: What Every Patient Needs to Know," features a filmed interview with Dr. Martin Makary, a cancer surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital and author of "Unaccoun...
Local students graduate from Clemson University
Two Ormond Beach residents graduated from Clemson (S.C.) University May 9. Dylan Stuart Tyner earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, and Kristin Brooke Vanest graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering. More than 3,200 students received degrees from President James P. Clements, who presided over his...
Band gets van
Port Orange Family Days has granted Port Orange Music Academy the money for a new performance trailer. The award was given to the academy and Ed Clowers for his years of service, teaching music in the community for more than 33 years. Mr. Clowers's academy began as Spruce Creek Elementary Band but branched into the Port Orange Music Academy a few...
Community notes - Port Orange
South Daytona Historical Society to Meet The South Daytona Historical Society will meet at 5:45 p.m. Monday, June 2, at the Piggotte Community Center, 504 Big Tree Road. The program will be "Memories Of Pioneer Families" presented by Dave Archard. Comments, questions and a "Meet & Greet" will follow. The meeting is open to the public. Membershi...
Practice night now on Thursday
Practice night sponsored by the Greater Daytona Chapter USA Dance No 6026 has moved to Thursdays from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at the Gold Star Ballroom, 3100 S. Ridgewood Ave., South Daytona. The cost is $6 for members of USA Dance and $8 for non-members. For more information, call (386) 315-4258. Tango workshops Argentine Tango Workshops with Ri...
Greensboro College announces Dean's List for spring semester
Bari Dee Tressler of Port Orange was named to the Greensboro (N.C.) College Dean's List for the spring semester. To qualify, a student must have a 3.5 grade-point average or better while having taken at least half of his/her course credit hours at Greensboro's main campus. Greensboro College, an independent, coeducational college affiliated with ...
Deltona Middle Offers First Middle School Computer Academy
Deltona Middle will offer the first computer academy for middle school students in Volusia County. The Computer Science and Technology Academy will offer students the chance to: oEarn Industry Certifications in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Outlook oBe a member of the Computer Tech Squad, the in-school computer help desk oReceive high school cr...

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