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Posted: 2013 Mar 08 - 06:00

New Smyrna Beach Job Fair March 14; resume' assistance available

The second annual New Smyrna Beach job fair will be from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, March 14, at the Alonzo "Babe" James Community Center, 201 N. Myrtle Avenue, New Smyrna Beach.

Candidates should bring multiple copies of their resume' and dress for on-the-spot interviews. Workers must be at least 18 years old to participate.

Applicants in need of a resume' or resume' updates may take advantage of free assistance. Volunteers will help attendees from 9 a.m. to noon.

For information, email dbanks@cityofnsb.com.

Learning center to host open house

The Daytona Beach Computer Learning Center will have an Open House from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 15, at 524 S. Beach St., Suite A, Daytona Beach.

Participants will learn about the computer courses offered to adults 50 and older. Classes are specially developed for seniors. Each student has his or her own computer.

A PowerPoint slideshow, given every 30 minutes, will explain what the center is all about, and there will be an opportunity to register for upcoming classes.

For more information, call (386) 254-1688.

PR professionals meet Tuesday, March 12

Treva Marshall, president of TJM Communications, will address the Volusia/Flagler Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association at noon Tuesday, March 12, in the Volusia Room of Daytona Beach International Airport, 700 Catalina Drive.

Her topic will be "Award Winning PR: Striking the Balance between Strategic and Creative."

Registration and networking will begin at 11:30 a.m.

The registration fee, which includes lunch, is $18 for students, $20 for members and $25 for non-members.

To register for the meeting, visit fpravf.org or send an email to bholden@fhcp.com.

ICI Homes names new HR manager

ICI Homes has named Linda D. Caracushansky human resources manager at its corporate headquarters in Daytona Beach.

Ms. Caracushansky has 11 years of HR experience and is a graduate of Instituto de Ciencios de la Salud CES in Colombia, South America.

After a career as a dentist, Ms. Caracushansky entered the HR field and received

her professional in human resources certification in 2006.

She is a Port Orange resident who volunteers as a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society and the Halifax Humane Society.

Business women meeting at Vince Carter's

The Halifax Business & Professional Women's Club will meet Tuesday, March 12, at Vince Carter's Restaurant, 2150 LPGA Blvd., Daytona Beach.

Networking begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner and the speaker.

The guest speaker Lorenzo Phan, Doctor of Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture Physician at the Acupuncture and Skin Care Clinic, 725 W. Granada Blvd, Suite 15, Ormond Beach.

He earned a bachelor's degree in biochemistry from the University of Hawaii and completed four years of post-graduate training in Acupuncture and herbal medicine at the American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. He is a diplomat of the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

To make a reservation by March 10, email insurancewithlisa@gmail.com or call (386) 290-8780. Attendees order from the menu so cost is based on the selection.

Award-winning Windsor model home sold

Winston James Development recently sold its award-winning Windsor model home at The Villages of Royal Palm in Port Orange for $305,000.

The model home will be leased back to the builder for one year.

Winston Schwartz, president of Winston James Development, developers of The Villages of Royal Palm, said the four-bedroom, two-bath luxury home offers 2,226 square feet of living space with a two-car garage.

Only 25 home sites remain for sale in the current phase at The Villages of Royal Palm at prices ranging from the $150,000.

New director of inpatient nursing at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial

Mary Alford has been selected to serve as the Florida Hospital Fish Memorial Director of Inpatient Nursing.

Ms. Alford will be responsible for the inpatient medical-surgical and progressive care units, orthopedics and the nursing supervisors of the Orange City hospital.

She has more than 30 years of nursing experience and 11 years of nursing leadership experience. She most recently served as director of nursing for Florida Hospital Orlando where she oversaw the inpatient surgical units, transplant units, orthopedics and dialysis.

The Lake Helen resident earned a bachelor's of science in nursing, master's of business administration in health care management, and a master's of science in nursing from the University of Phoenix.

Antiques store moves into shopping center

Coronado Antiques & Collectibles has leased 7,400 square feet at the New Smyrna Beach Shopping Center, 1401 S. Dixie Highway.

Established in 1985, the shop offers a wide assortment of home furnishings, collectibles, sports memorabilia, liquidation services and appraisals.

Charles Wayne Properties represented the landlord in the lease negotiations.

Realtor joins Hallmark Properties

Joyce Scarborough, who has 22 years of real estate experience, has joined the Port Orange office of Weichert, Realtors-Hallmark Properties.

Ms. Scarborough, a member of the West Volusia Association of Realtors, has earned many awards in her career to date, including multi-million-dollar producer and top producer honors in both residential and commercial real estate.

She is a resident of Orange City and is active as a family service counselor, her "other career."

Weichert, Realtors-Hallmark Properties is at 4550 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Suite E, Port Orange. For more information, call (386) 322-0498 or visit weicherthallmark.com.

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