Your Town: Teachers deliver care packages to preschoolers, sheriff presents 'Great Kid' awards

Also: A deputy finds a dog lost during a car crash, and quilters make masks for Citizen Observer Patrol volunteers.

  • Palm Coast Observer
  • News
  • Share

PC4 teachers deliver 140 care packages to families

Teachers at the Palm Coast Community Child Center delivered 140 care packages — each filled with fun learning activities and a note from the teacher — to their students' porches across Flagler County on March 26.

"We are trying to come up with fun activities for our families and kiddos," Julie Davis, director of communications for the Palm Coast Community Church and Palm Coast Community Child Center, said in an email. "It was the best part of our week for sure!"

Sheriff presents virtual ‘Great Kid’ awards for March

Sheriff Rick Staly recognized three local students during a virtual presentation of the monthly Great Kid Awards for March 2020. The awards and certificates will be mailed to awardees.

“So much has been brought to a halt as we work to combat this virus,” Sheriff Rick Staly said in an FCSO news release. “But, the ‘Great Kid Award’ is a wonderful tradition that gives us the opportunity to recognize extraordinary kids doing great things in our community and in their schools. If we cannot do it in person, then I will recognize them virtually because their hard work deserves acknowledgment, especially now.”

The awardees are:

  • Bryson Holmes, Bunnell Elementary School
  • Ahmad Louis-Charles, Indian Trails Middle School
  • Christina Kaufmann, Matanzas High School

Deputy finds dog lost during car crash

Deputy Trevor Yeoman found a dog named Dixie that went missing during a car crash on Interstate 95 over the weekend of March 28-29. Yeoman brought Dixie to the Flagler Humane Society, and she was reunited with her family. It's the second time this year that deputies have found a dog that went missing after a car crash: A Chihuahua named Max disappeared after crash on New Year's Eve, and detectives returned to the site daily to search and leave food until they found him days later and reunited him with his owner. 

Quilting group makes masks for Citizen Observer Patrol

The St. Mark by the Sea Lutheran Church quilting group made hand-sewn masks and delivered them to the Flagler County Sheriff's Office's Palm Coast District Office for Citizen Observer Patrol volunteers, according to the FCSO.


Related Articles