- November 25, 2019
The Capt. James Ormond Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently inducted a new member, Saranne Kimble, during their March Meeting.
In addition, the DAR welcomed Beverly Gentry, national chair for corresponding docents, as their guest speaker for the meeting. She shared her personal collection and knowledge of women's fashions from 1780 to 1920, according to a DAR announcement. She was also accompanied by Connie Taylor, Florida State Society DAR public relations and media chair.
Food Brings Hope recognized AdventHealth as its Community Partner of the Month for January, according to a recent press release by the nonprofit.
As a longtime supporter of FBH, AdventHealth's commitment and funding allows the FBH Community help families become homeowners through the Homes
Bring Hope program, in addition to the impacts made in the lives of students enrolled in the KidsZone, TeenZone and FBHonors programs, the release states.
AdventHealth Daytona Beach President and CEO Ed Noseworthy serves on the FBH executive board, and Ida Babazadeh, AdventHealth's community outreach marketing and public relations representative, coordinates service projects such as a recent food drive to help FBH families through AdventHealth's Annual Day of Giving.
The Knights of Columbus councils in the Orlando and St. Augustine Dioceses will sponsor the inaugural Coastal Laps for Life 5K at Father Lopez Catholic High School on Saturday, April 9.
According to an announcement, the 3.1-mile run will be held on the new Father Lopez cross-country course on the school's campus on LPGA Boulevard. The 5K will begin and end at the football stadium.
The run will begin at 7:30 a.m. and it is part of the Knight''s sixth-annual Coastal Laps for Life. The field will be capped at 50 runners due to COVID restrictions. To register, visit runsignup.com/Race/FL/DaytonaBeach/CoastalLapsForLife.
Funds raised will be used to purchase ultrasound machines in pregnancy crisis centers in Central Florida.
The Ponce Inlet Lions Club fifth-annual golf tournament was held on March 19 at Cypress Head Golf Club. It is the club's biggest yearly fundraiser, benefitting organizations such as the Conklin Davis Center, Whispering Meadows Ranch and Southeastern Guide Dogs Veterans Assistance Dogs.
According to a press release, this was the first year the tournament was named the "Lion Marian Memorial Golf Tournament," in memory of the late Lions Club member Marian Schauliptz. Special guests this year included retired U.S. Marine Capt. Mike Deardorff, who was the recipient of a club-funded veterans assistance dog, a yellow Labrador named Ryan.
Additionally, clients of the Conklin Davis Center attended and entertained the tournament participants at lunchtime with their musical talents.
Volusia County's Community Assistance Division is offering summer camp scholarships for income-eligible children entering first through sixth grade and ages 5-12. Children age 5 must have completed kindergarten before camp starts. Children with special needs up to 17 years old are also eligible.
According to a press release, scholarships will be awarded per funding availability, and applications will be accepted electronically, by mail or hand delivery beginning 8 a.m. Monday, April 11. Visit https://www.volusia.org/scs for detailed information regarding required documents.
To submit an electronic application, visit www.volusia.org/community_assistance/applications. Applications may be submitted by mail or delivered in person to: Community Assistance Division, c/o Anslee Holland, 110 W. Rich Ave., DeLand, FL 32720.
Faxed or incomplete applications will not be accepted. For more information, call Holland at 386-736-5955.