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New Smyrna Beach community notes
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Posted: 2012 Aug 31 - 00:02

Farmton task force to meet Sept. 5

The Farmton Conservation Management Plan Task Force will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, in the first-floor training rooms of the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand.

The task force will continue drafting the Farmton conservation management plan and reviewing related documents.

The Volusia County Council formed the task force to assist with the development of a conservation management plan based on the requirements of the Farmton Local Plan and to provide a recommendation to the county council.

For more information or accommodation, call (386) 822-5013 or jmunson@co.volusia.fl.us.

Food Truck Bazaar returns to the LOOP

A popular gourmet convoy will return to the NSB Waterfront LOOP Friday, Aug. 31.

The Food Truck Bazaar will line the beachside's Flagler Avenue from 5-8:30 p.m.

Mobile cafes will serve an array of gourmet food including barbecue, ethnic delicacies, sandwiches, seafood and desserts.

The free LOOP park and ride shuttle will run during the event along Flagler Avenue.

The shuttle will tote LOOP-goers from 5-9 p.m. between Flagler Avenue and the parking lot at 160 North Causeway (adjacent to the North Causeway boat ramp).

Shuttles will run in 15-minute increments. Signs along the North and South Causeways will direct drivers to the park and ride lot.

Council on Aging to hold support group

The Council on Aging of Volusia County will offer a dementia caregiver support group at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Coronado United Methodist Church, 201 S. Peninsula Ave., New Smyrna Beach.

The meetings are open to nonprofessional caregivers.

Respite Care is provided at all Council on Aging support groups for those in the early to mid-stage of dementia.

For more information, call (386) 253-4700, Ext. 204.

NSB library plans adult workshops

The New Smyrna Beach Regional Library will offer a free adult workshop on computer basics at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.

This course is for people with little or no computer experience who want to learn about the physical components of a computer and get acquainted with terminology. The presenter also will discuss the basic functions and features of the Windows operating system. Registration is required.

For more information or to register, call (386) 424-2910, Ext. 104.

Workshop planned

on S.R. 44 corridor

The City of New Smyrna Beach will hold a public workshop to garner input on the State Road 44 corridor.

The workshop will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 6, at the Brannon Center, 105 S. Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach.

For more information, call (386) 424-2132.

DAR to celebrate

Constitution signing

The Daughters of the American Revolution, Jane Sheldon Chapter, New Smyrna Beach, will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.

To commemorate the 225th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of the United States, proclamations will be presented by State Rep. Dorothy Hukill and the mayors of New Smyrna Beach, Edgewater and Oak Hill.

Women whose ancestors participated in the American Revolution and desire membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution are invited to call (386) 428-2507 for additional information.

Library advisory board to meet Sept. 7

The library advisory board meeting originally scheduled for Friday, Aug. 10, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.

The advisory board makes recommendations to the County Council, county manager and library services director on matters relating to the development and improvement of Volusia County's public libraries, services and programs.

For more information, call (386) 248-1745, Ext. 1212.

BELONG sets Patriot's

Day luncheon

The New Smyrna Beach Women's Community Outreach Group BELONG will have "A Patriot's Day" luncheon at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Venetian Bay Clubhouse, 63 N. Airport Road, New Smyrna Beach.

Participants are asked to wear red, while and blue and bring a nonperishable food item for the local food pantries.

The Jane Sheldon Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will make a presentation.

Reservations are $13 and requested by Thursday, Sept. 6.

For more information, call (386) 663-4593 or email nsbbelong@gmail.com.

Kiwanis president wins top award

The Southeast Volusia Kiwanis Club president Fred Baker was presented the Robert L. "Bob" Moore Outstanding Club President Award at the annual Florida District Convention held in Tampa recently.

According to Eddie Lee, Florida District Kiwanis governor, Mr. Baker was chosen as the top club president out of 274 clubs in Florida.

For more information on the club's programs or membership call (386) 426-0316.

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