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‘Feed A Mouth, Get A Tree, Grow A Community’ At Palm Coast Arbor Day

‘Feed A Mouth, Get A Tree, Grow A Community’ At Palm Coast Arbor Day

Palm Coast, FL – Palm Coast’s love of trees and commitment to environmental sustainability will be celebrated at Arbor Day 2014 on Saturday, May 3 – a day-long event featuring a tree give-away, butterfly release and tent, food drive, pet food drive, run/walk, exhibits and fun activities for all ages. Arbor Day 2014 will be 9 a.m. to […]

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Turtle Day Set To Celebrate Sea Turtle & Seabird Rehabilitation

Turtle Day Set To Celebrate Sea Turtle & Seabird Rehabilitation

Ponce Inlet, FL – Get acquainted with endangered sea turtles and other marine life during the 12th annual Turtle Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at the Marine Science Center, 100 Lighthouse Drive, Ponce Inlet. Attendees can meet glove-trained birds of prey and get their hands wet in the 14,000-gallon stingray touch […]

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VCSO To Honor More Than 200 Volunteers

VCSO To Honor More Than 200 Volunteers

Daytona Beach Shores, FL-Volunteerism is one of the many things that make this country great. And that volunteer spirit is alive and well at the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office, where approximately 215 residents volunteer their time in service to law enforcement and the citizens of Volusia County. They work in virtually every area of the Sheriff’s […]

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Local Jewish Residents Celebrate Passover This Evening

Local Jewish Residents Celebrate Passover This Evening

Tonight at sundown marks the beginning of the first night of passover, the holiday where the Jewish people were freed from slavery thousands of years ago from the Egyptians by God’s hand, according to the old testament.  Hundreds of local Jewish residents will be celebrating the traditional seder this evening at The Chabad Lubavitch location […]

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Create A Plan & Practice Fire Safety For Babies And Toddlers

Create A Plan & Practice Fire Safety For Babies And Toddlers

Children under age 5 are twice as likely as the rest of us to die in a fire. Each year, thousands of children are injured or killed in home fires, and 40 percent of them are under age five. To help protect babies and toddlers from the devastating effects of fire, the United States Fire […]

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Volusia Deputy Earns Florida Victim Service Award

Volusia Deputy Earns Florida Victim Service Award

Morris Froscher, a patrol deputy with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office who routinely goes above and beyond the normal call of duty to assist and support victims, was honored Wednesday in Tallahassee with a victim services award. Froscher was among six recipients of the annual Distinguished Victim Services Awards that were presented by Florida Attorney […]

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All Children’s Playground Re-Opening In Port Orange

All Children’s Playground Re-Opening In Port Orange

Port Orange, FL – Port Orange is holding a re-opening ceremony for the All Children’s Playground at All Children’s Park. Around $230,000 worth of new features will be on display in a ceremony at 5:30pm Thursday at the playground location on 5959 South Spruce Creek Road. Among the new items kids will be able to […]

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Local Law Enforcement Joins National Effort Against Drivers Who Text

Local Law Enforcement Joins National Effort Against Drivers Who Text

Volusia County, FL – Various local law enforcement agencies are participating in a national crackdown starting Thursday against those who text while driving. From April 10th through the 15th, the United States Department of Transportation is sponsoring the nationwide “U Drive, U Text, U Pay” enforcement campaign. USDOT says the campaign will feature periods of […]

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FDOT Holds Public Meeting On SR 40 Widening Project

FDOT Holds Public Meeting On SR 40 Widening Project

Ormond Beach, FL – The Florida Department of Transportation is holding a public information meeting to talk about widening nearly 8 miles’ worth of State Road 40/Granada Boulevard in Ormond Beach. The open house-style meeting will start at 5:30pm Thursday from the Calvary Christian Academy location at 1687 West Granada Boulevard in Ormond Beach. The […]

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Earth Day Celebration At Stetson’s Gillespie Museum

Earth Day Celebration At Stetson’s Gillespie Museum

DeLand, FL – As part of its Science Saturday series, the Gillespie Museum has partnered with the Stetson Environmental Coalition to host the 2014 Earth Day: Keeping It Green at Stetson, on Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Museum and the adjacent Rinker Environmental Learning Center. This annual event showcases the ongoing work of a range […]

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