Rotary Club cleans up Seminole Woods Parkway

In other news: Commissioner Joe Mullins, AACS, Sportfishing Club

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Bill giving Pat Knight Clean-up instructions. Courtesy photo.
Bill giving Pat Knight Clean-up instructions. Courtesy photo.

Knights of the Rotary Club picked up litter from Utah Place to State Road 100 on Oct. 22 along the rights of way and medians of Seminole Woods Parkway as part of the club's Adopt-a-Road effort. 

Those who helped included Interact Students Aaron Pope, Samantha Duquette, Samantha Fletcher and Laurissa Stevens; and club members Ryan Smith and his son Anderson, Andrea Totten and her daughter Audrey, Mike Kuypers, Bob and Pat Knight, Bill Lyon.


In other news . . .

Commissioner Joe Mullins to serve on state committee

Flagler County Commissioner Joe Mullins has been appointed to serve on the Florida Association of Counties Agriculture and Rural Affairs Policy Committee.

“I want to make sure that the west side of our county is fully represented and has a strong voice on the state level,” said Mullins, who represents District 4.

The Agriculture and Rural Affairs Policy Committee develops and recommends statewide legislative platforms for counties based on issues pertaining to agriculture, rural development programs, rural infrastructure, rural housing, fiscal constraints, and food access.

The Florida Association of Counties represents counties on a range of issues that go before the state legislation, governor, and courts. It is through the work of their diverse committees that issues are brought to light from the local level. 


African American Cultural Society receives $8,000 grant

The African American Cultural Society Inc. received an $8,000 Florida Humanities CARES grant July 30. This CARES funding has enabled AACS, during the pandemic, to continue to produce and deliver public humanities programming to preserve and perpetuate the cultural heritage of Americans of the African Diaspora. 

The Board of Directors, Executive Board and membership of AACS wish to thank the Florida Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities for the grant. The story was also included in the fall 2020 issue of the Florida Humanities magazine, FORUM. Visit


Flagler Sportfishing Club donates $10,000 to DAV

Chris Christian, Dana Hatfield-Syens, George O'Dell, Charlie Hangar, Ernie Morris and Domino the dog. Courtesy photo
Chris Christian, Dana Hatfield-Syens, George O'Dell, Charlie Hangar, Ernie Morris and Domino the dog. Courtesy photo

The Flagler Sportfishing Club donated $10,000 to the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 86 at the club's October meeting. The donation was from the proceeds from the club’s 2020 Annual Classic that was held last month. The meeting was held at the VFW post 8696 located at 47 Old Kings Road N.

"We were happy to once again donate to our friends at the DAV," said Club President Chris Christian.

The club has over 300 members, and about a third of them are veterans. There were 60 boats and one kayak that entered the tournament this year. It was led by co-directors Dana Syens and Rita Waddell and had 120 participants.




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