Clubs donate supplies, adopt beach; United Way elects new members

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Eagles donate school supplies, Lutherans donate toilet paper; Lions adopt, clean up A1A and beach; and, the United Way seats new board members.


Eagles donate school supplies

Attention, Walmart shoppers: There are Eagles in the building.

The Ormond by the Sea Eagles 4435 Ladies Auxilary went school supply shopping last week, using coupons to purchase more than $1,200 worth of supplies for Osceola and Ortona Elementary schools.

United Way seats new board members

United Way of Volusia and Flagler Counties swore in its slate of new executive committee members and new board members at the club's annual Board of Directors Meeting in July.

Executive Committee members are as follows:

Chairman of the Board of Directors: John Guthrie, Halifax Health; Campaign Co-Chairs: John Walsh, Palm Coast and Ormond Beach Observers, and Elan Kaney, Kaney Law; Director of Administration: Marilyn Chandler Ford, Volusia County Corrections Services Group; Director of Community Building: Bruce Page, Intracoastal Bank; The Community Foundation: Bill Grigat, Anchor Certified Planners; Fund Distribution Chair: Bob Elkin, community advocate; Marketing Co-Chairs: Lori Catron, Halifax Media, and Lori Campbell Baker, Daytona Beach News-Journal; Director of Special Events: Erum Kistemaker, Kistemaker Business Law Group; Treasurer: James Halleran, James Moore & Co.; Assistant Treasurer: Dan Bolerjack, Bolerjack, Halsema & Bowling, PA; United Way of Florida Board Member and Immediate Past Chair: Dona DeMarsh Butler, Volusia County Community Assistance; and President and Secretary Ray Salazar, United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties.

New board members are as follows: Robin King, Center for Business Excellence; Greg Kisela, city manager of Port Orange; James L. Manfre, Flagler County sheriff; Casey E. Reed, regional director external affairs, AT&T Lindsay Preston, Brown and Brown and Cheryl Fuller, executive director, Domestic Abuse Council.

Lutherans collect 1,000 rolls of toilet paper for needy

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Volusia-Flagler Chapter collected nearly 1,000 rolls of toilet paper from local Lutheran Churches and Thrivent members throughout July,  to support local nonprofits.

Deliveries were made to a number of women-support organizations, Halifax Urban Ministries and the Council On Aging.  Drop-offs were made in Flagler County, New Smyrna Beach, West Volusia County and Daytona Beach.

Call 672-9033.

Lions adopt, cleanup A1A, section of beach

Members of the Ormond by the Sea Lions Club have adopted a portion of State Road A1A and the beach from the Flagler County Line to High Bridge Road, for cleanup, which was completed Aug. 10.

The club also held a used book sale to benefit the purchase of eye glasses and hearing aids for needy locals. The next book sale will be 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at Region’s Bank, 1400 Ocean Shore Blvd.

A free diabetic screening will be 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, as well, at Alfie’s Restaurant, 1666 Ocean Shore Blvd. And Lion members will be collecting food for donation to Halifax Urban Ministries all throughout August.


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