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Free dental work offered
Rating: 1.91 / 5 (34 votes)  
Posted: 2013 Jan 11 - 06:03

The Florida Baptist Mobile Dental Unit will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Jan. 14 to 18, at Flomich Baptist Church, 1305 Flomich Street, Holly Hill.

Pre-screening and appointments will be given from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Jan. 12, at Flomich Baptist Church.

Participants must meet income guidelines and come to the pre-screening to get an appointment.

Appointments are limited to 70.

Only filling and extraction will be done. No cleaning

No children younger than 7 years old will be accepted.

For more information, call (386) 252-2062.

Advisory Board to meet Jan. 11

Volusia County's Library Advisory Board will meet at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at the Library Support Center, 1290 Indian Lake Road, Daytona Beach.

Members will discuss the Library Services annual plan for 2013. For more information, call (386) 248-1745, Ext. 11212.

Italian Club to meet

The Italian American Club of Ormond Beach will meet at the Daytona Beach

Kennel Club at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11.

The next club meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at the Elk's Lodge, 285 Wilmette Ave., Ormond Beach.

For more information, call (386) 334-0593.

Hospital presenting award

The Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center will present the Community Mission Award to Gloria Max, executive director of the Jewish Federation of Volusia-Flagler Counties.

A ceremony will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at Temple Beth-El, 579 N. Nova Road, Ormond Beach.

Refreshments will be served after the ceremony at the Oneg Shabbat.

League of Women Voters meeting Jan. 12

The League of Women Voters, Volusia County, will meet at noon Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Holiday Inn LPGA, 137 Auto Mall Circle, Daytona Beach.

The speaker will be Dr. Risdon Slate, criminology professor at Florida Southern College. He will speak about "The Need for Considering Alternatives to Incarceration."

Luncheon cost is $15. The public is welcome to attend, but reservations are required. Call (386) 255-0785 for more information.

Volusia and Flagler Counties Jewish War Veterans to meet

The Volusia and Flagler Counties Jewish War Veterans Post No. 300 will meet at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13 , at the Aberdeen Clubhouse, 55 Allwood Blvd, Ormond Beach.

A New York style breakfast of bagels, lox, assorted cream-cheeses, sliced tomatoes, sliced onions, herring, sweets, coffee and tea, will be served from 9:30 a.m.

Following a brief business meeting, Dr. Sy Weiner will speak about Jewish prisoners-of-war in World War I, and a brief question and answer period will follow.

Military veterans of the Jewish faith of all allied military forces, their spouses and other guests are invited to attend both the meeting and the veterans' breakfast

Post members will pay $5, all guests and spouses are at no cost.

For more information, call (386) 446-0678.

Become a tax preparer

Volunteer to become a certified tax preparer.

Classes are being held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, and Friday, Jan. 18

Classes will be at the United Way, 3747 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach.

A class for Bethune- Cookman University students only will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Bethune-Cookman School of Business, second floor, Lincoln Street entrance, Daytona Beach.

A one-day re-certification class will be offered for returning volunteers. Class times are 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, or Saturday, Jan. 26.

To register or for more information, call (386) 366-9048 or visit www.liveunitedinvolusiaflagler.org.

Washboard and banjo duo to perform at library

Washboard and banjo duo Cracked Walnuts will perform "Music of the Civil War -- The lighter Side" from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave.

Jeff and Jan Ausfahl will perform "Old Dan Tucker," "Goober Peas," "Yellow Rose of Texas" and other 19th century favorites during the free concert.

Reservations are not required. For more information, call (386) 257-6036, Ext. 16264

For more information about the Cracked Walnuts, visit crackedwalnuts.com.

Driver safety class slated

An AARP driver safety class for seniors will be conducted from 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Jan. 15, and Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Volusia Memorial Funeral Home, 548 N. Nova Road, Ormond Beach. A one-day class will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at Florida Hospital Medical Center Office Building, 301 Memorial Medical Parkway, Daytona Beach.

Cost is $12 for members and $14 for non-members. Reservations with instructors are required.

To register for the Ormond Beach class, call (386) 451-7453. To register for the Daytona Beach class, call (386) 615-4334.

District plans tree seedling sale

The Volusia Soil and Water Conservation District will conduct its 28th annual tree seedling sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 12 and 19, at the Volusia County Fairgrounds.

Available seedlings include flatwoods plums, southern red cedar, live oak, shumard oak, laurel oak, wax myrtle, river birch, flowering dogwood, yellow poplar, red bud, bald cypress, fringe tree, southern sugar maple, ash magnolia, sweet gum, winged elm, Chickasaw plum, ginkgo, sycamore, beauty berry, American snowbell, persimmon, Walter's viburnum, button bush, sweet bay magnolia and spice bush.

Trees sell for $2 each for orders of 10 or more, and $3 each for less than 10.

Pre-orders are accepted for 10 or more trees by Jan. 4. To place a pre-order, visit http://volusia.org/services/community-services/extension/4h/4h-events.stml or call the University of Florida/Volusia County Extension at 386-822-5778.

Proceeds will benefit Volusia County 4-H and conservation projects in Volusia County.

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. Monday, Jan. 14, at United Presbyterian Church, 730 Beville Road, Daytona Beach, and Friday, Jan. 18, at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 600 S. Nova Road, Ormond Beach.

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.

Foreclosure prevention workshop offered

Mid-Florida Housing Partnership will conduct a foreclosure prevention workshop from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at 1834 Mason Ave., Daytona Beach

Registration forms may be picked up and completed at 1834 Mason Ave., Daytona Beach prior to the workshop. On-site registrations will be accepted as well on the day of the workshop.

Register to attend by calling (386) 274-4441, Ext 302 or e-mailing myonkosky_mfhp@bellsouth.net.

Genealogical society to meet

The Volusia County Genealogical Society will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at City Island Library, Daytona Beach.

Linda Vivien will talk about the Quakers.

The public is invited to attend.

For more information, call 257-7828.

CANDO to meet

CANDO, Citizens and Neighbors Devoted to Ormond, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at Ormond Beach Riverside Church, 56 N. Beach St.

The public is invited.

Navy league to meet

The Daytona Navy League will meet at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 25 at the Halifax River Yacht Club, 331 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach.

The speaker will be Leo F. Murphy, Ed.D. He is a retired Naval Aviator Pilot and will do a presentation on the Early History of U.S. Naval Aviation.

He is director of Advanced Placement Programs and an associate professor in the Department of Aeronautical Science at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

Veterans welcomed and public invited. Cost is $16 per person.

Reservations required by Jan. 22. Send Checks payable to: "Daytona Beach Area Council - NL" Mail to P.O. Box 11255 Daytona Beach, FL 32120-1125.

For more information, call (386) 258-9931.

Sweetheart Ball planned

Tickets to the 11th Annual Sweetheart Ball, hosted by the Junior League of Daytona Beach, are now on sale.

This year's event will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb 9, at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort, 101 N. Atlantic in Daytona Beach.

The annual father/daughter formal dinner dance is a signature fundraiser for the Junior League with proceeds benefitting community projects that directly impact the lives of families in need, expectant and new mothers, students struggling to succeed, and children dealing with the loss of a loved one.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.jldb.org or by calling the League office at (386) 253-1756.

Reserved tables and sponsorship opportunities are available, but space is limited.

Author to discuss book about pediatric cancer

Educator and freelance writer Rachel Reynolds will discuss her book, "Four Seasons for Charlotte: A Parent's Year with Pediatric Cancer," from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave.

The book, Ms. Reynolds' first, chronicles her and her husband's experience with their daughter Charlotte, who was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 3 and died a year later. The book is a testament to the impact one little girl's brief life and incredible spirit had on her family and community.

The free presentation is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. For more information, call (386) 257-6036, Ext. 16264.

Learn about new sister city

Dixie Blake of the Sister Cities Association of Volusia County will share highlights of her summer trip to Diamantina, Brazil, at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, in the auditorium of the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave.

Diamantina is Volusia's newest sister city. Ms. Blake's trip began in Belo Horizonte, the capital city of Minas Gerais, and included a tour of the outdoor Museum for Contemporary Art and Botanical Gardens.

 The free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Daytona Beach Library.

For more information, call (386) 257-6036, ext. 16264.

Breakfast slated

The City of Ormond Beach will host a Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast program, celebrating the holiday.

A free breakfast will be offered to the general public from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at the South Ormond Neighborhood Recreation Center, 176 Division Ave., Ormond Beach.

For more information, call (386) 212-2163.

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 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.

Seniors offered Zumba class

The Ormond Beach Senior Center, 351 Andrews St., is offering a Zumba class at 9 a.m. every Tuesday. The instructor is Maritza Moorhouse. The cost is $5 a session. For more information, call (386) 295-6048.

Martin Luther King Jr. celebration set

The Martin Luther King Celebration for Florida will host its annual banquet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort, 100 N. Atlantic Ave., North Tower, Daytona Beach.

The keynote speaker is Benjamin Crump, the lead attorney for Trayvon Martin, who was allegedly killed in Sanford by George Zimmerman, now awaiting trial on murder charges.

Special guests will be the parents of Trayvon Martin -- Sabrina Fulton and Tracy Martin.

Tickets are $50 and tax-deductible.

For tickets, call (386) 451-1108

Other events include:

oCitywide Picnic: 1-3 p.m. Jan. 17, at Daisy Stocking Park Daytona Beach

oFree breakfast: 8 a.m. Jan. 21 at Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church 580 George W. Engram Blvd., Daytona Beach

o March for Justice: 9 a.m. Jan. 21, at Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church and ends at Greater Friendship Baptist Church, 539 George W. Engram Blvd., Daytona Beach

oWorship Service: 10 a.m. Jan. 21 honoring Dr. King with keynote speaker, Dr. James B. Sampson, president of the Florida General Baptist Convention Inc. at Greater Friendship Baptist Church, 539 George W. Engram Blvd., Daytona Beach.

Racing for recovery

The Avenues 12 third annual Race for Recovery will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Sun Splash park in Daytona Beach.

Registration will begin at 8 a.m. This is a 5K-beach run and a 3K walk.

Cost is $25 per individual. Teams of 10 pay $200 and $20 each additional team member.

Avenues 12's Shae Radcliff Memorial Scholarship supports indigent women entering its Newcomers House, who are committed to commencing a drug and alcohol-free life.

For more information, visit www.avenues12recoveryhouse.com.

Cook-off slated

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Gamma Mu Omega Chapter, and the United Negro College Fund will partner to present the Inaugural Male Cook-Off on Sunday, Jan. 27, at the Daytona Beach Resort and Conference Center, 2700 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach.

The event will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door.

The inaugural male cook-off offers an opportunity for men of the community -- hobbyist and professional -- to showcase their culinary talents. Proceeds from the event will go to college scholarships for Volusia County students.

The tasting event's attendees will have the opportunity to sample the dishes prepared by the cook-off's participants. Also, there will be live entertainment, door prizes and a silent auction.

For tickets or for information on how to participate in the cook-off, call (386) 299-8331 or e-mail pjames21578@bellsouth.net.

Tea fundraiser set

The Daytona Beach Chapter of Hadassah will host a fundraiser Chai Tea from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at the River Lily Inn, 558 Riverside Drive, Holly Hill.

The guest speaker will be Phyllis Meiser, Hadassah Area Advisor, who will talk about the 100th anniversary of Hadassah.

The cost is $23. Sandwiches, cake, coffee and, of course, tea will be served. Funds will go to displaced children.

The reservation deadline is Jan. 14. For reservations, call (386) 672-1707.

Cancer support group to meet

Halifax Health -- HOPE Oncology Support Group meets from 1 to 2 p.m. the

third Wednesday of every month at Halifax Health Center for Oncology in the ground floor conference room, 303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach.

For more information, call (386) 239-2328.

Applicants sought for Affordable Housing Advisory Committee

Residents interested in recommending initiatives to facilitate affordable housing in Volusia County are encouraged to apply for membership on the county's Affordable Housing Advisory Committee.

The committee is composed of 11 members involved in specific aspects of affordable housing. Representatives are needed from the real estate and essential service professions and the county's Planning and Land Development Regulation Commission.

Members will be selected by the Volusia County Council. Applications are available at www.volusia.org/government/volusia-county-council/advisory-boards.

For more information, call (386) 736-5955, Ext. 12308.

Grant money available

The United Way Women's Initiative of Volusia has dollars available for limited grant funding to local non-profit organizations and their programs that are either new and/or serve an unmet or under met needs of homeless women and children within the Volusia County. Deadline to apply is 4 p.m. Jan. 18.

An application can be found at this link:

http://www.liveunitedinvolusiaflagler.org/Women%27sInitiative/WIV-limited-funding-app2013.pdf.

For more information, call (386) 366-9050.

Volunteers needed for playground renovation

The playground design plans have been finalized and the Magic Forest Playground renovation dates have been set by Project ROMP (Renovate Ormond's Magic Forest Playground).

Site prep and equipment prep begin Monday, Feb. 4. The playground construction and renovation will begin Monday, Feb. 11, through Sunday, Feb. 17. The community build project has been designed by the firm Play by Design and the company's project managers will be on site the entire time the project is being built to instruct, oversee and manage the volunteers.

Volunteers needed:

oJob captains -- Individuals are needed who are willing to commit to working as volunteer leaders for the project. Prior construction experience is not necessary.

oVolunteer workers -- Individuals to work under the Job Captains' direction to renovate existing equipment as well as build new and exciting components for the playground. Prior construction experience is not necessary.

oFood committee, childcare committee, tools committee, volunteer committee helpers are being sought as well.

oDonations for the project are still being accepted. Also, this is your last chance to purchase a fence picket personalized with a person's name or business name.

Tax-deductible donations may be mailed to: Project ROMP, P.O. Box 731861, Ormond Beach, FL 32175

For information on volunteering, donations, fence picket order form, e-mail Sylvia.Frost@ormondbeach.org or call (386) 676-3277.

Veterans' event a success

American Legion Post 361's "A Safe and Warm Christmas" helped more than 20 homeless veterans this Christmas.

The post, along with the Bikers For First Amendment Rights and many community sponsors, hosted a Christmas Eve and Christmas Day celebration that included meals, field packs, hair cuts and a two-night hotel stay at Fountain Inn and Suites.

For more information, call (386) 741-3661 or (386) 589-1179.




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