Lyonia Environmental Center plans Sunday program
Lyonia Environmental Center will hold popcorn and a movie at 2 p.m. Dec. 23, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona.
Learn about the Floridan Aquifer as you watch a free showing of "Water's Journey -- The Hidden Rivers of Florida," which brings to light an impending international crisis. Popcorn is free. Moviegoers can purchase bottled water, candy and chips.
Reservations are requested and may be made by calling (386) 789-7207.
For updates on what's happening at the LEC, visit www.lyoniapreserve.com.
Board members needed
The city of Deltona is looking for two individuals interested in serving on the Firefighters' Pension Plan, Board of Trustees.
The two citizen members will be full voting members appointed by the City Commission.
Individuals appointed to this board serve four-year terms in a non-paid capacity
The Firefighters' Pension Plan, Board of Trustees meets on an as needed monthly basis at 5 p.m., and quarterly, at 3 p.m. in the City Hall second floor conference room, 2345 Providence Blvd.
Individuals appointed to this board must be residents of the city of Deltona.
Deadline for receipt of applications is Dec. 28.
If interested, contact the city clerk's office for a board application at (386) 878-8500, or download an application or apply online at www.deltonafl.gov.
Addiction recovery group to meet
The addiction recovery group Reformers Unanimous will meet at
7 p.m., each Friday at Volusia County Baptist Church, 261 S. Orange Ave., Orange City.
For more information, visit www.reformu.com or call (386) 748-8160.
Flu shots available at health department
The Volusia County Health Department is offering flu vaccines at its health centers in Daytona Beach, DeLand, New Smyrna Beach and Deltona.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends people get vaccinated against influenza as soon as 2012-2013 flu season vaccines becomes available in their community.
The prices are $25 for flu, $45 for high-dose flu zone (65 and older) and $65 for pneumonia. Medicare Part B, non-HMO, is accepted.
Health Department locations are:
oDaytona Beach, 1845 Holsonback Drive
oNew Smyrna Beach, 7171 W. Canal St.
oDeLand, 935 N. Spring Garden Ave.
oDeltona- 3151 Howland Blvd.
For more information, visit volusiahealth.com.
County administrative offices, libraries to close Christmas Eve
Volusia County administrative offices and libraries will be closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
On New Year's Eve, administrative offices will be open normal hours and library branches will close at 5 p.m.
Food addicts support group to meet
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous can help those who suffer from food obsession, overeating, undereating and bulimia. There are no dues, fees or weigh-ins at FA meetings. There are six weekly meetings in Volusia County.
For more information call (386) 258-0610 or visit www.foodaddicts.org.
No Votran service on Christmas Day or New Year's Day
Votran will not operate bus service Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25, and New Year's Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1, in the Greater Daytona Beach Area, Southeast and West Volusia County areas.
Votran night service will close two hours early Christmas Eve, at approximately 10 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 24.
For more information, call (386) 761-7700 in Daytona Beach, (386) 943-7033 in West Volusia or (386) 424-6800 in Southeast Volusia.
Garbage pick up changed for holiday
There will be no garbage, recycling and yard trash collection for residents of unincorporated Volusia County on Christmas and New Year's days.
Unincorporated areas are outside city limits.
Collection days normally scheduled between Dec. 25 and Jan. 4 will be the following day. For instance, Wednesday collections will be on Thursdays.
The Tomoka Landfill and West Volusia Transfer Station will be closed Christmas and New Year's days.
For more information, call Volusia County's Solid Waste Division at (386) 943-7889 or visit www.volusia.org/recycle.
Drivers safety class planned
AARP will conduct a driver safety class for seniors from 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Jan. 15, and Wednesday, Jan 16, at the Deltona Senior Center, 980 Lakeshore Drive, Deltona.
The cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. Reservations with instructors are required.
To make a reservation, call (386) 314-1798.
Caregiver support groups offered
The Council on Aging of Volusia County will host a dementia caregiver support group for nonprofessional caregivers at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at Orange City United Methodist Church, 396 University Ave,
Respite Care is provided at all Council on Aging support groups for those in the early to mid-stage of dementia. Reservations are not required. For more information, call (386) 253-4700, Ext. 204.
Pet Vet Cruiser announces January schedule
Volusia County's Pet Vet Cruiser offers low-cost spaying and neutering services to residents of unincorporated parts of the county and the cities of DeLand and South Daytona.
Here's where the mobile clinic will be in January:
oOakbrook Professional Center, 931 S. Spring Garden Ave., DeLand: Jan. 3, 8, 15, 17, 22, 29 and 31
oJohn's Appliance City, 911 S. Volusia Ave., Orange City: Jan. 7, 14 and 28
Fees are based on income. Appointments are required and may be made by calling (386) 626-6643.
For more information, visit volusia.org/petvet.