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Flagler Beach Volunteer Fireman’s Association Awards Scholarship

| July 5, 2012

The Flagler Beach Volunteer Fireman’s Association announced Firefighter / Paramedic Michael “Dusty” Snyder has been selected as the recipient of the Association’s annual Emergency Services Scholarship. Snyder will be using the scholarship to take advanced course work in Firefighter Survival Techniques.

Weldon Ryan, Reigning Flagler Artist of the Year, Exhibiting at at Bethune-Cookman

| June 26, 2012

The Bethune-Cookman University Visual Arts Gallery is featuring the works of Weldon Ryan in a exhibits that opens Friday, June 29, with a free reception. Ryan is Bethune-Cookman’s new artist-in-residence and the current Flagler County Artist of the Year.

Flagler’s Competing Ham Radio Clubs Mark Field Day in Flagler Beach and at EOC

| June 23, 2012

June 23 is National Field Day for amateur radio people all over the country. See it in action beginning at 1 p.m. at the Flagler Beach Fire Department and at at the Flagler County Emergency Operations Center.

Neurologist David Karaffa Joins Florida Hospital Flagler as Staff Physician

| June 22, 2012

Dr. David Karaffa can treat a variety of conditions including seizure disorders, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s, strokes, migraine, back pain, neuropathy and more.

Adult and Community Education Summber B Class Registration Now

| June 18, 2012

The Flagler County Schools’ Adult & Community Education Department announces the beginning of the Summer B 2012 semester of classes. Summer B Session will begin July 9, 2012. Students may register by phone from June 18 – 29 by calling (386) 597-5480. After June 29, students may register at any Adult & Community Education Center, with locations throughout Flagler County including the Belle Terre Swim & Racquet Club, 73 Patricia Drive, Palm Coast, the A1A Center in the Hammock, and Flagler Technical Institute, 1 Corporate Drive, Palm Coast.

Florida Youth Orchestra Festival Ends with a Free Concert

| June 5, 2012

The Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestra (JSYO) hosts the Tallahassee Youth Orchestras (TYO) for a weekend of music and activities, culminating with a free concert open to the public on Sunday, June 17, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Jacoby Symphony Hall, Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts.

Philip Reynolds and Nathan Hockenberry Are Flagler Sheriff’s Top Cops of the Year

| May 23, 2012

Sgt. Philip Reynolds was named Deputy of the Year in the road patrol division and Nathan Hockenberry was named the Corrections Deputy of the Year for 2012 at the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office.

Flagler Palm Coast High School’s Senior DVD Now Available

| May 23, 2012

Flagler Palm Coast High School’s senior DVD is the annual feature-length send-off, including highlights of sports, plays, homecoming, teacher goodbyes and senior moments.

Getting Hurricane Ready: Free Clinics at Home Depot Saturday, 10 to 2

| May 18, 2012

The Home Depot of Palm Coast will host Hurricane Ready Day with fFree get-ready clinics and appearances by Flagler County Emergency Services, The Red Cross and the Flagler County Humane Society.

Ken Mazzie Joins Teens-In-Flight Board of Directors

| May 15, 2012

Jack Howell and Teens-In-Flight in Palm Coast announced this week that Ken Mazzie, a Certified Public Accountant, has joined the Palm Coast organization’s board of directors.

Think Fast: “Explaining Stroke,” a Free Seminar at Florida Hospital Flagler May 16

| May 4, 2012

On Wednesday, May 16, Florida Hospital Flagler is offering a free seminar, “Explaining Stroke,” featuring Board-Certified Neurologist Dr. Jose Garcia. The free seminar begins at 1 p.m. at the hospital, at 60 Memorial Medical Parkway, in Classrooms A, B and C.

Arbor Day and 5K Run in Palm Coast, May 5

| April 25, 2012

Palm Coast’s 2012 Arbor Day event is scheduled for Saturday, May 5 in Central Park in Town Center, beginning at 9 a.m., with a 5K run at 8 a.m.

Don’t Flush ‘Em: Unwanted Prescription Drugs “Take Back” Day Saturday, April 28

| April 23, 2012

During the DEA-prescribed Take-Back Day, residents may discard their prescriptions at Publix Supermarket in Flagler Beach; the CVS at 5151 Belle Terre Parkway, or at the Flagler County Government Services Building on S.R. 100 in Bunnell.

Flagler’s Medical Reserve Corps Marks National Volunteer Week

| April 21, 2012

The Flagler County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) unit dedicated April 15 to 21 to mark National Volunteer Week as MRC units across the nation held volunteer recognition events while supporting activities that strengthen public health and emergency preparedness.

Flagler Youth Center’s Student Advisory Council Is United Way’s Group of the Year

| April 20, 2012

The United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties named the Flagler County Youth Center’s Student Advisory Council its Youth Volunteer Group of the Year.

DCF Goes Dr. Spock: A Free E-Book on Parenting at All Ages

| April 19, 2012

From coping with a crying child to potty training techniques to keeping your teen drug-free and other parenting FAQs, the Department of Children and Families’ booklet, “Family Development: A Caregiver’s Guide,” is now available through a free download.

Sidney Odell Jenkins: A Celebration of Life, April 7

| April 6, 2012

A Celebration of Life for Sidney Odell Jenkins, who passed away unexpectedly March 31, will be held Saturday, April 7, at 4 p.m. at the Pellicer Community Center near Bunnell. All are invited.

Palm Coast Astronomy Club’s Star Party at Ponte Verda’s Environmental Education Center

| April 4, 2012

On Saturday, April 28 from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, The GTM Research Reserve and the Palm Coast Astronomy Club are co-hosting an evening of astronomy education and viewing of the night sky at the Reserve’s Environmental Education Center.

Attention Flagler Political Candidates: These 5 Politicians Have Something to Teach You

| March 29, 2012

The Flagler County Chamber of Commerce is hosting an informational political candidate panel discussion on April 18 with seasoned politicians who will share their insights and answer campaign-related questions.

Free Teddy Bear Picnic at Palm Coast Community Center April 2

| March 26, 2012

Two, three and four year old children are invited to listen to stories, play games and share crafts with their favorite stuffed friends at a free Teddy Bear Picnic April 2.

Dr. Ryan Smith Joins Flagler Dental

| March 22, 2012

Flagler Dental Associates announced the addition of Dr. Ryan T. Smith to the dental practice’s growing staff this week.

Domestic Violence Summit for Flagler, Volusia and St. Johns on March 23

| March 21, 2012

The summit, sponsored by the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office and the 7th Judicial Circuit, is designed to better prepare law enforcement officers, prosecutors and other community agency representatives who work in the field of domestic violence with investigating and prosecuting domestic violence cases.

“The Politics of Holocaust Memory”: Jennifer Rodgers Lectures at Flagler College March 19

| March 14, 2012

Jennifer Rodgers, the 2011-2012 Ben and Zelda Cohen Fellow at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, will speak at Flagler College on March 19.

Florida Department of Children and Families Secretary Wilkins Sums Up Legislative Session

| March 10, 2012

Florida Department of Children and Families Secretary David Wilkins writes of the Legislature’s measures improving DCF’s Child Protective Investigative operations and employee pay in light of the Nubia Barahona scandal.

Timucuan Indians Program
At Faver-Dykes State Park March 31

| March 8, 2012

This unique, hands-on Native America experience at Faver-Dykes State Park will let visitors discover the life ways of the Timucuan Indians and their relationship to the land that they loved.

Flagler Fish Company and Blue at the Topaz Join for Charity “Blue Fish Dinner”

| March 7, 2012

Blue at the Topaz and Flagler Fish Company in Flagler Beach are joining chefs Gary Maresca and Chris Casper to offer dinner for 12 at a place of your choosing, with 10 percent of proceeds going to charity.

Palm Coast, Tree City USA Again

| March 6, 2012

The City of Palm Coast has been re-certified once again as a Tree City USA and also received a Tree City USA Growth award, from the National Arbor Day Foundation.

City of Bunnell Centennial Celebration Logo Contest

| February 20, 2012

The City of Bunnell, in preparation for its 100th anniversary in June 2013, is sponsoring a logo design contest to produce a graphic symbol that will be used on all materials created for this event . The logo should represent the city’s heritage and the spirit of its community.

Flagler Beach Rotary Hosting Wing-Themed 5K Race on Feb. 11

| January 25, 2012

The Flagler Beach Rotary’s 5K Race at the Flagler County Airport will include helicopters, flyovers, resident planes on display as well as a peek at innovative projects currently underway at the airport.

JoAnne King, Who Oversaw Florida Hospital Flagler’s Hospice Expansion, Is Elevated to VP

| January 24, 2012

As administrative director JoAnne King oversaw Florida Hospital Flagler’s expansion into hospice care across county lines last year, a first for a Florida Hospital. She was promoted to vice president for ancillary services, overseeing a half dozen departments, including hospice.

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