Kahlin, Kyler and Tyler Grant strike a pose at Family Renew Community’s Ice Cream Social and Silent Auction on Sept. 23 at St. James Episcopal Church in Ormond Beach. Courtesy photo
Ormond Beach Observer
Family Renew Community successfully held its 29th-annual ice cream social and silent auction to help families out of homelessness.
The social took place on Sunday, Sept. 23 at the St. James Episcopal Church in Ormond Beach. Visit familyrenew.org or call 239-0861 for more information on Family Renew.
Lions Club honors student athlete of the month
The Ormond Beach Lions Club recognized Seabreeze High School student Shane Brownrigg as its student-athlete of the month for September.
Brownrigg serves as the president of student government at SHS, captain of the cross-country team and MVP of the cross-country and track teams. He also helps coach the Daytona Express Track Club and works as an athletic trainer at football games. Outside of sports, Brownrigg is a member of the National Honor Society and has a 3.8 GPA.
He wishes to become a pilot, ideally for Delta Airlines, and is considering attending either Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Auburn University or Ohio State University.
Rotary Club helps Provision Packs
Members of the Rotary Club of Downtown Ormond Beach helped to fill bags of foods for local elementary students at Provision Packs Pantry in Ormond Beach.
Provision Packs aims to help families living in poverty and homelessness by providing well-balanced nutritional food on the weekends and extended breaks during the school year. The packs are distributed to children in need at their respective schools.
The Rotary Club is currently looking for new members. To learn more, visit RotaryClubofDowntownOrmondBeach.com
Violinist to perform at library
Ormond Beach violinist Paulo Torres will be at the Ormond Beach Regional Library at 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 22 to present "Healing through Music."
Torres' performance will highlight the power of music and its ability to improve physical and emotional healing. Torres is the music minister at Florida Hospital Memorial and Florida Hospital Flagler.
Reservations for this free concert are not required. Event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. For more information, call 386-676-4191, and press 4.
Christmas boat parade searching for sponsors
The Halifax River Yacht Club is seeking sponsorship donations for its annual Christmas Boat Parade on Dec. 1.
This year, the parade will help support the Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation, a nonprofit organization that financially helps cancer patients with non-medical living expenses such as rent, car payments, utility bills and mortgages.
To make a sponsorship donation, visit hryc.com/ChristmasBoatParade. Contact Shelly Hamm at 386-871-4017 or at [email protected] for more information. More parade details will be announced at a later date.