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Business notes - Deltona, Orange City and DeBary
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Posted: 2013 Feb 15 - 06:00

Teacher receives classroom energy grant

Florida Power & Light Company has selected John Clark, a teacher at Deltona High School, to receive $1,000 in funding through FPL's 2013 Teacher Grant program.

Mr. Clark will receive the funding to support a classroom project that helps teach students about energy and adheres to the Florida State Board of Education's Sunshine State Standards. In total, 43 teachers across FPL's 35-county service territory have been selected to receive a total of $47,000.

In Mr. Clark's winning project, "Advocates for Energy," students will have hands-on lab experiences in the areas of hydroelectricity and energy conservation.

Completed projects may be featured on FPL's Solar Station website at FPL.com/solarstations.

Florida Hospital Fish Memorial remodels catheterization lab

Florida Hospital Fish Memorial is remodeling its catheterization lab and upgrading its equipment in order to give the lab a focus on vascular health.

The renovation will cost about $750,000 and is expected to be complete by March.

At the same time as the renovation, the hospital has hired Michelle Keith to serve as the Vascular Navigator.

Ms. Keith is responsible for facilitating teamwork between radiologists, cardiologists and vascular surgeons to collectively determine the best course of treatment for each patient. An additional facet to Ms. Keith's role at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial is to assist in the development of a Vascular Center of Excellence.

Denny's helping to raise funds for fallen officers

Florida area Denny's are hosting the second annual fundraising campaign for Tour de Force, a Miami-based organization that provides much-needed financial support of the families of fallen law enforcement officers.

Participating Denny's and law enforcement officers throughout the state have begun selling $5 kits containing Denny's coupon booklets representing the diner's support for the officers and their courageous service.

In 2012, five Florida officers were killed in the line of duty and through its Tour de Force campaign, Denny's hopes to raise more than $$75,000 for their families.

Denny's also will serve as the title sponsor of the 16th annual Tour de Force charity bike ride, a five day, 270-mile ride from North Miami Beach to Daytona Beach. Beginning April 14, about 500 participants will ride their bicycles up the coast, making periodic stops at cities along the route to help raise awareness for the cause and refuel with complimentary Denny's Fit Fare meals and refreshments.

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