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Specialty Tags Lose Their Gloss As Fewer People Are Willing to Pay Extra For Causes

| November 12, 2013

There’s been a noticeable decline in motorists willing to pay an extra $15 to $25 to let others know their college or sports preferences or that they support the troops, manatees or even trees, but advocates say reducing registration fees could reinvigorate the program, which helps raise $30 million a year for a wide range of causes.

President’s Service Award Crowns Flagler County Rotarians for 2nd Time in 6 Months

| June 19, 2013

The 15 recipients honored Tuesday evening at the Hilton Garden Inn double the Rotarians who have received the President’s Service Award during Rick Staly’s tenure at the head of the local club. Staly will be replaced by Bill Lyon on July 1.

Teens-In-Flight Launches First Female Fliers: Cora Jo Rand and Gigi Gonzalez

| June 13, 2013

Teens-In-Flight students Cora Jo Rand and Gigi Gonzales became the first female students to fly solo for the Palm Coast-based Teens-In-Flight program, which plans expansions to Fort Bragg and Camp Lejune, N.C., as well as Fort Hood and Fort Bliss, Texas, by year’s end.

For Needy Children’s Christmas, Flagler Fire Fighters’ Union Answers the Call of the Year

| December 22, 2012

Kyle Lockwood, a firefighter-paramedic with Flagler County Fire Rescue, organized a gift drive for 42 of the county’s neediest children and, with colleagues, delivered the gifts to children and their families Friday in the courthouse parking lot.

15 Flagler County Rotarians Receive President’s Service Award, Highest Volunteer Honor

| December 13, 2012

The Rotary Club of Flagler County is not exactly Obama country, but 15 of its 70 members (all past presidents) were surprised Wednesday evening when they received the presidential award, presented to those who’ve logged more than 4,000 volunteer hours in their community.

Kangaroo Express Donates $110,000 To Florida Hospital’s Breast Cancer Pink Army

| December 7, 2012

Florida Hospital Flagler received approximately $37,000 of the sums raised ntirely by customers’ donations at the Kangaroo Express registers throughout October in several counties, with the balance going to other Florida Hospital campuses.

Avoiding F-16 Intercept, Teens-in-Flight Team Delivers Aurora Gift and Heads Home

| September 16, 2012

Jack Howell’s Teens-in-Flight mission to deliver $10,000 to defray the medical expenses of the victims of the Aurora, Colo., movie theater shooting culminated on Saturday. The trio aboard the Cessna began the flight home early Sunday.

Flagler Beach’s Allen Whetsell Is Kiwanis’s Florida Governor, a First for Flagler and Volusia

| August 16, 2012

Allen Whetsell, the general manager at Craig-Flagler Palms Funeral Home, a Kiwanian for 30 years and a recent candidate for supervisor of elections, was installed as Governor of the Florida District, giving the service organization its first Flagler governor in 95 years.

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 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.

(Bottled) Water Everywhere: Firefighters Happily Drown In Community’s Generosity

| June 24, 2011

Flagler County rallied with donations for its firefighters this month from individuals young and old, companies, churches, schools, political parties and others, whose generosity helped eased stresses of heat and overwork.

World Guy Erik Bendl Globe-Trots
Through Bunnell and Palm Coast for Diabetes

| February 4, 2011

World Guy Erik Bendl has been walking across the country to raise awareness for diabetes for years, in memory of his mother. Here’s a video report as he walked US1 in Bunnell this week, on his way to Georgia.

Feed Flagler Ingredients: 100 Turkeys, 450 lb. of Ham, 170 Pies, and 2,000 Guests Wednesday

| November 23, 2010

The kitchen at Buddy Taylor Middle School was a feast’s brew as Hammock Dunes Club’s chef and other volunteers were wrist-deep in preparation for Wednesday’s feasts for 2,000 in 10 locations around Flagler County.

Harping on “Christmas Come True” Charity Ball at Hammock Beach Saturday

| November 9, 2010

Nadine King had the idea of a Christmas charity ball back in the 1980s. She revived it in Palm Coast last year, helping 54 families better realize their Christmas. King hopes to double that number this year.

Daviana’s Excellent Adventure: Halloween Bash Fills Carts and Kitty for the Hungry

| October 31, 2010

Little Miss Flagler Daviana Campbell raised $900 and filled four shopping carts full of canned goods for a local food pantry through a Halloween dance that drew some 300 participants.

Education Foundation’s 20th Anniversary: Video and Photo Gallery

| October 23, 2010

Watch a video celebrating 20 years of the Flagler County Education Foundation, and a vanity photo gallery of the evening’s celebrations at the Hammock Duns Club. In color, too.

Singing Its Signal Achievements, Flagler Education Foundation Celebrates 20 Years

| October 23, 2010

The gala dinner at the Hammock Dunes Club drew a sold-out audience of 175, and was highlighted by testimonials about the foundation’s works and rousing performances by Amy Fulmer’s Formality Ensemble.

Calvary Christian’s Bus Ministry: Treasuring the Homeless, One Sunday at a Time

| October 18, 2010

Every Sunday, Calvary’s school buses pick up some 120 homeless men, women and children to clean, feed and clothe them while ministering to them without illusions.

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