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             Editor Cindy Casey
               386-681-2756                                                                                     VOLUSIA                                                                                                                                    SEPTEMBER 15, 2011


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      AROUND TOWN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Volusia Community Symphony
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         The Volusia Community Symphony is a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      volunteer orchestra that encourages youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      through retirees to participate. Musicians
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      range from aspiring middle- and high-school
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      students to talented young adults and well-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      seasoned performers. The group performs a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      variety of music including classical, pops,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      jazz, movie scores and show tunes. Concerts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      are held in and around Volusia County     .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         The symphony’s open house, from 9:30 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      to noon Saturday at The Club at Victoria
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Gardens, 1001 Garden Club Drive, DeLand,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      includes member registration, chair
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      placement within each section, music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      distribution and a light rehearsal. Bring your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      instrument. Regular rehearsals are from 9:30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      a.m. to noon Saturdays at the same location.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The first full rehearsal for the fall season will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      be Sept. 24. For more information, call 386-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      626-3124 or 386-738-1077;

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                DeBary Hall issues
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  call for artists
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         DeBary Hall Historic Site is requesting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      submissions from artists who would like to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      display their work at the site through the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      monthly featured artist program.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Photos by Kathleen Rasche      Interested artists are asked to submit an
University High School sophomore Julia Ortiz plays taps.                                                                                                                                                                              application package that includes four

   DeBary salutes 9/11 fallen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      images on a CD, a one-paragraph biography
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and a one-paragraph artist statement. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      deadline to be considered for an exhibition
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      between October and March is Sept. 30.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Special consideration is given to local art
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and artists who focus on Florida subject
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      matter. Each exhibition consists of 12 pieces
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      of art.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Featured artists have included
     BY KATHLEEN RASCHE            School students played
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      photographer Gary Monroe, Florida
                                   taps and everyone bowed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      landscape artist Cathy Berse, artists from
                                   their heads for a
   Residents in DeBary                                                                                                                                                                                                                Very Special Arts Volusia and professors
joined together at city            moment of silence.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      from the University of Central Florida and
hall and bowed their                  Volusia County Fire
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Daytona State College.
heads to remember                  Chief Joseph Pozzo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Visitors can view the artwork during
those that died on Sept.           remembered a fellow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      regular guided tours. DeBary Hall Historic
11, 2001. Among them               firefighter he met and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Site is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday
was PFC Gustavo                    befriended a few months
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      through Saturday and from noon to 4 p.m.
Avenia. He was in fifth            before 9-11. Pozzo was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Sunday Admission is $5 adults; $4 seniors; $2
grade in a New York                working in Virginia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ages 3 to 12; ages 2 and younger are free.
public school at the time          Beach at the time. Two
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         For more information call 386-668-3840;
of the attacks on the              firefighters there on
World Trade Center. His            vacation from New York
                                   wandered in the fire
mother worked as a
manager on the night               station and had dinner                                                                                                                                                                                          DeLand hosts
shift in the north tower.
   “Sometimes she went
                                   with the crew.
                                      “One was on Ladder
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Slow-Pitch tourney
(to the office) in the             Company Five,” said                                                                                                                                                                                   DeLand’s Parks and Recreation
morning,” said Avenia.             Pozzo.                                                                                                                                                                                             Department will team up with Freedom
   That morning, the                  Pozzo was in class at                                                                                                                                                                           Sports and host a Slow-Pitch Softball
teacher stopped class              the National Emergency                                                                                                                                                                             tournament Sept. 24-25 at Sperling Sports
and turned on a                    Training Center when                                                                                                                                                                               Complex in DeLand. Men’s and Women’s E/D
television. Students               the announcement came                                                                                                                                                                              divisions will be Sept 24 and COED E/D
watched both towers fall.          in that a plane had                                                                                                                                                                                division will be Sept. 25. This is a three-game
   “I called my mom and            crashed into the World                                                                                                                                                                             guarantee and a fee of $250 per team. For
found out she wasn’t               Trade Center.                                                                                                                                                                                      more information, call Drew Calvert at 386-
there. I was relieved and             “We all had to leave.                                                                                                                                                                           316-3315 or
at the same time                   They were afraid for us
worried, both feelings at
the same time,” said
                                   (because we were so                                                                                                                                                                                          Women’s luncheon
                                   near Camp David),” said
Avenia. His mother’s               Pozzo. Later, he found                                                                                                                                                                                DeBary Women’s Connection Luncheon
boss and several of her            out his new friend had                                                                                                                                                                             will meet 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 21 at DeBary
friends lost their lives           died in the line of duty.                                                                                                                                                                          Golf and Country Club, 300 Plantation Club
that day On Sunday, she                                                                                                                                                                                                                              .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Drive, DeBary The luncheon includes food,
                                      At the memorial, he
attended the memorial                                                                                                                                                                                                                 networking, fun and an inspirational
                                   thought about the
at Ground Zero.                                                                                                                                                                                                                       program. All women are welcome. Cost is $15
                                   firefighters in New York.
   “I told her I was going                                                                                                                                                                                                            at the door. For information and registration,
to (DeBary to perform                 “It’s a day where you
                                   just kind of think about                                                                                                                                                                           call Judy Ann at 386-753-9376;
the 21-gun salute). She                                                                                                                                                                                                     
was honored,” said                 everything you do and
                                   what it all really
   DeBary Mayor Bob                means,” said Pozzo.                                                                                                                                                                                              Dinner/dance
Garcia officiated the                 Many at the DeBary                                                                                                                                                                                 The Polish American Pulaski Club has a
memorial.                          memorial knew no one                                                                                                                                                                               dinner/dance with live bands and variety of
Representatives from the           who died in the attack.                                                                                                                                                                            music every Sunday at 3621 W. International
Volusia County Fire                They just felt moved to                                                                                                                                                                            Speedway Blvd., DeLand. Dinner is from 1 to
Department, DeBary                 show their support.                                                                                                                                                                                2 p.m. followed by the dance from 2 to 5:30
Fire Department,                      “It’s more than just a                                                                                                                                                                          p.m. Cost for dinner and dance is $17 and $10
Volusia County Sheriff ’s          remembrance. This is an                                                                                                                                                                                              .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      for the dance only Reservations for dinner
Office and Four Townes             important day in the                                                                                                                                                                               are required and can be made by calling 386-
Moose Lodge announced              history of our country                                                                                                                                                                             258-7059.
each of the four plane             because it changed our
crashes. University High           lives,” said Garcia.                      Top, PFC Gustavo Avenia with Jonah Larabel and Gavin Aagaard. Above, Cub Scout Pack 420 shows their support.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         DeLand Class of ’56 reunion

  Stetson Farmers’ Markets open this week
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Fifty-five years. Where did they go? If you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      are a member of DeLand High School Class
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      of 1956, meet with us during DHS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Homecoming weekend beginning Oct. 16.
   DELAND – The Hatter Harvest club at                          to know local farmers. The market days will                                                     The Farmers’ Market based on the                                      Relive those days and catch up with what has
Stetson University will host Stetson Farmers’                   feature fresh, local and organic foods such as                                               international “slow food” movement founded                               been going on with your classmates.
Markets on three Sundays beginning this                         citrus, vegetables, greens and grass-fed beef.                                               by Carlo Petrini in 1986. Promoted as an                                 Activities are planned for Friday, Saturday
week and continuing Oct. 23 and Nov. 20,                        Samples from DeLand’s best restaurants and                                                   alternative to fast food, it strives to preserve                                      .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and Sunday For more information, contact
featuring entertainment by the Evan Taylor                      seedlings for gardening also will be available.                                              traditional and regional cuisine and                                     W.H.Harper at 386 738 5636.
Jones Band (                              An area for kids to play lawn games will be                                                  encourages farming of plants, seeds and
   The Stetson Farmers’ Markets will be
from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Stetson Quad, also
                                                                   Hatter Harvest is a student-led club
                                                                                                                                                             livestock characteristic of the local
                                                                                                                                                             ecosystem.                                                                           NARFE to meet
known as the Palm Court, by the fountain in                     founded in 2009 at Stetson. Its vision is to                                                    Vendors should apply to reserve a spot on                                The National Active and Retired Federal
the center of campus. The event is free and                     bring sustainable food to campus and raise                                                   each market date. The fee is $15. For this                               Employees (NARFE) Chapter 2247 will meet
open to all, and pets are welcome.                              awareness about alternative agriculture                                                      week’s market, applications and vendor                                   at 11:30 a.m. Monday at River Grille, 950 N.
Applications from vendors are now being                         systems and healthy lifestyles. The Hatter                                                                               .
                                                                                                                                                             agreements are due today Contact Maria                                   U.S. Hwy 1, Ormond Beach. Mark Lane, a
accepted (details below).                                       Harvest maintains a garden on campus,                                                        Harper at or 850-694-                                columnist for The Daytona Beach News-
   The Stetson Farmers’ Markets provide                         adjacent to the Rinker Environmental                                                         8690 for additional information or to reserve                            Journal, will be the featured speaker. For
opportunities for community members to get                      Learning Center.                                                                             a spot.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      more information, call 386-441-9250.
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8B Thursday, September 15, 2011                                                               OUR WEST VOLUSIA TOWNS                                                                        The Daytona Beach News-Journal

  Writing proves to be cathartic for first time author
                        BY MIMI PACIFICO                                                                                                                   In Jenkins’ case, keeping a journal of daily events was
                         CORRESPONDENT                                                                                                                  helpful both to the doctor and to her. One unique quality of the
   As a person goes through life, he or she considers several                                                                                           book is the samples of helpful charts.
inevitabilities. One of these is change. Physical change from                                                                                              Choices a family has in caring for their aging loved one is
infancy childhood, teens, adulthood and elderhood is normal –
        ,                                                                                                                                               keeping them at home or placing them in a long-term care
expected and accepted. And the focus on life is in living, not in                                                                                               .
                                                                                                                                                        facility Jenkins’ book contains information for families under
dying.                                                                                                                                                  both circumstances.
   Cheryl Jenkins’ book “She Just Wanted to Dance Again,’’ is                                                                                              “In either case, the family needs to participate in their loved
her attempt to make sense of the many recent changes in her                                                                                             one’s care and in determining their well being,’’ she said.
mother’s life. Oh, if only she could turn back the clock to that                                                                                           Jenkins is a guest author at the Deltona Regional Library’s
happier time where her mother, Betty Jenkins, very much                                                                                                 second annual book fair to be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m Oct. 15
enjoyed dancing.
                                                                                                                                                        at 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona. She will be on hand to speak with
   Living through the economic downturn herself, the financial
                                 security Jenkins enjoyed was                                                                                           attendees about her book and sign copies they purchase.

   SENIOR                        replaced with uncertainty Her
                                 own unexpected health issues
                                                                                                                                                           The theme of this year’s book fair is “marketing” and two
                                                                                                                                                        workshops, at 8:45 a.m. and 9:45 a.m., will be held prior to the

 LIFESTYLES                      presented new issues. In
                                 addition, her mother’s declining
                                 health brought new challenges.       Cheryl Jenkins talks with her mother, Betty Jenkins, as she peers out over the
                                                                                                                                                        opening of the fair. One of the workshop presenters is Pamela
                                                                                                                                                        Starr, regional development director for Constant Contact.
                                                                                                                                                           “Now that more people are self-publishing, they need to be
                                    “Writing my book has been         palmettos along the boardwalk at Lighthouse Point Park in Ponce Inlet.            business people as well,’’ she said. “They take on the role of an
cathartic for me,’’ she said.                                                                                                                           agent as well as an author.’’
   Jenkins chose to bring her mother into her home as the best        daily living,’’ she said.
                                                                         “I deal with the ‘how’ of the entire process,’’ Jenkins                           Starr’s job involves educating her audiences about the use of
solution for both of them. This involved a change in location, as
                                                                      continued. “The patient should have someone accompany them                        email, Facebook and Twitter in marketing their books. One of
well as her profession, making adjustments in her lifestyle to
deal with her own and her mother’s health issues.                     for a doctor’s appointment or admission to the hospital via the                   her goals in her workshops is to help the authors understand
   Jenkins published her book through iUniverse. While some           emergency room. That second person needs to be fortified with                     how to separate their business world from their personal world
marketing tools were provided, she wanted to reach a wider            necessary documentation and information the doctor needs in                       in the use of social media.
audience and did so through guest appearances on radio                making his diagnosis and treating his patient. For instance, the                     The Book Fair is free. The cost of the workshops are $10 for
programs, book fairs and public speaking.                             family can help decide on the type of transportation necessary                    one and $15 for two. For more information call 386-574-9376.
   “There is a lot of information available as to things a person     in getting the patient to the hospital. Ambulances are not
needs to do in being a caregiver, but not the tools to organize       always the only choice.’’
                                                                                                                                                                        To contact this writer email

      Retired teachers, staff,
      administrators to meet
   There will be a luncheon meeting at noon
Sept. 28 for all Volusia County retired
teachers, office staff and administrators at
the VTO Building on Educators Road,
Daytona Beach. Lunch, prepared by Heavenly
Ham, is $10 for members, free for first-time
guests. Make reservations by noon by Sept. 23
at 386-788-6640. The subject for the meeting
will include AFT benefits.

        Volusia Genealogical
          Society meeting
   The September meeting of the Volusia
County Genealogical Society is 6 p.m. today
at City Island Library, 105 E Magnolia Ave,
Daytona Beach.
   “What did you do in genealogy over the
summer?” is the topic for a round table
discussion. Social time will follow. For more
information, call 386-322-4206 or email

            ‘Couponing 101’
           at DeLand library
   Mary Edwards, a stay-at-home mother of
four, will discuss “Couponing 101” at 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday at the DeLand Regional Library,
130 E. Howry Ave.
   A self-described “super-couponer,”
Edwards has cut her grocery bills by more
than half, spending only $30 to $40 a week on       Orlando Band Simulcast played at the Deltona Amphitheater on Saturday as part of Deltona’s free concert series.

                                                       Simulcast wows Deltona fans
groceries for her family of six.
   The Orlando woman began collecting
coupons seriously after she left her nursing
job to stay at home with her children. She
started a blog, began teaching free classes,
and set up a website at
   For more information about the library
program, call Susan Fichter at 386-822-6430,                                                                         The City of Deltona hosted another free
ext. 109.                                                                                                         concert and classic car show at the
                                                                                                                  Deltona Amphitheater on Saturday
    Learn how to get a college                                                                                    evening. As classic cars pulled into the
                                                                                                                  parking lot, the Orlando band, Simulcast,
    degree faster, save money                                                                                     set up on stage.
                                                                                                                     Simulcast is the brainchild of Mix 105.1
   Eden Smith, a young working mother of
                                                                                                                  disc jockey Scott McKenzie and WOFL,
two, shortened her time at college by a year –                                                                    Fox 35 anchorman Bob Frier. The pair
and saved herself more than $4,000 in tuition                                                                     decided to form the band in 2007 and have
in the process.                                                                                                   been playing local venues like Universal
   Smith will explain how she used books,                                                                         CityWalk and The House of Blues with
websites, library databases and credit-by-                                                                        some of the best musicians in Orlando;
examination programs at 6 p.m. Sept. 29, at                                                                       Gladys Justiniano, vocals, Mark Dawson,
the DeLand Regional Library, 130 E. Howry                                                                         bass and vocals, Tony Triozzi, drums, Bill
Ave.                                                                                                              Schwartz on guitar and guitar synthesizer
   Credit-by-examination programs, offered                                                                        and Ben Van Hook on guitar.
by the College Board and Prometric Testing,                                                                          The group performed classic tunes and
are designed for current college students,                                                                        today’s hits in front of a packed audience
dislocated workers seeking to change careers,                                                                     of enthusiastic fans.
and adults returning for a degree. They are                                                                          The next free concert event is scheduled
accepted at most area colleges.                                                                                   for Oct. 15 when Caribbean Crew will be
   For more information, call Susan Fichter                                                                       playing. For information contact Deltona
at 386-822-6430, ext. 109.                                                                                        Parks and Recreation at 386-878-8900.

         Chair caning class                         WOFL, Fox 35 anchorman Bob Frier on keyboards.                                              — Kathleen Rasche       Mix 105.1 disc jockey Scott McKenzie on vocals and guitar.

       at Pioneer Settlement
                                                       Here is a look back at events that occurred                                                                       watching her sister’s house get robbed wasn’t
   The Pioneer Settlement for the Creative          through the years in Southeast Volusia County:                                                                       Carolyn Corrie’s plan. The 17-year-old was
Arts will host a chair caning preview class                                                                                                                              supposed to head home to Altamonte Springs
from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday Instructor is
                             .                         TWENTY FIVE YEARS AGO                                                                                             after her two-week vacation in Deltona.
Dave Bishop. Bring your chair so Bishop can                                                                     Russell terrier at about 8:35 a.m. after                 Instead, she found herself a victim of an
order materials. Classes begin Oct. 10 and          ■ The Volusia County Cattleman’s
                                                                                                                digging a hole under a fence around the yard             armed home invasion. Her sister, Lauren
will be Monday, Wednesday and Friday for            Association started a fundraising drive to
                                                                                                                belonging to the owner of one of the pit bulls           Marino, 26, was taken to Halifax Medical
three weeks, ending Oct 28. Pre-registration        buy bleachers for the arena at the county
                                                                                                                that escaped. The terrier was attacked on                Center in Daytona Beach with injuries from
required. Cost is $40. Call 386-749-2959 for        fairgrounds in DeLand. Their goal was to
                                                                                                                Bakersfield Avenue and died from wounds                  being “possibly pistol-whipped,” according to
                                                    provide seating for 6,000 people.
more information.                                                                                               and trauma.                                              a news release.
                                                    ■ The County Council approved funding for
                                                                                                                                                                         ■ Orange City officials announced that the
     Daytona artist’s works on                      a modern fire truck for Lake Helen’s
                                                    volunteer fire department. The Class A
                                                                                                                ■ The development of recreation programs
                                                                                                                in DeBary got a boost when the City Council              Wava Hall senior center was a victim of its
    display at DeBary City Hall                     Pumper truck would be able to pump 1,250                    approved the creation of separate teen and
                                                                                                                senior recreation advisory committees.
                                                                                                                                                                         own success. With about 800 members, many
                                                                                                                                                                         coming from DeLand to participate in the
                                                    gallons a minute, as opposed to the 21-year-
                                                                                                                “These will encourage people to participate              center’s various activities, the facility was
   Artist Michael Sanden will display various       old truck in service, which pumped 450
                                                                                                                and tell us what they want in terms of sports            too small and was contributing to parking
works of art at DeBary City Hall through            gallons a minute.
                                                                                                                and recreation activities,” Councilman Bill              conflicts in the middle of the city’s
Oct. 13 as part of the city’s “Art in Public                                                                                                                             government complex. City Manager John
                                                    ■ The owners of the Deltona Inn on Deltona                  Long said. “If they want something, they will
Places” program.                                                                                                                                                         McCue said a new location was needed.
                                                    Boulevard announced a $600,000 expansion                    be willing to help run it and promote the
   Sanden’s acrylic paintings are often based       plan.                                                       programs.”                                               ■ The construction price for Volusia
upon actual places in Florida where he
sketches and take photographs of unique
natural scenes. He creates the finished works
                                                                TEN YEARS AGO                                   ■ The owners of the Orange City based
                                                                                                                Family Fun Center announced the planned
                                                                                                                                                                         County’s most expensive school dropped
                                                                                                                                                                         some when new bids were opened, but the
in his studio in Daytona Beach.                     ■ In Deltona, two loose pit bulls attacked                  expansion of their facilities. Plans included            package didn’t include everything it did the
   Most of his career has been to direct and        two women out walking and two dogs, killing                 an arcade building to house video games, a               first time around. PPI/Charles Perry
curate art exhibitions connected with               one, within a 30-minute time span. The two                  pavilion for parties, an enlarged concession             Construction of Gainesville submitted the
museums and public facilities. He started as        women were walking along Bailey Avenue at                   stand and expanded parking.                              apparent low base bid of $94.997 million to
an art teacher and was inspired by his family       about 8:45 a.m. when the pit bulls — a male                                                                          build a new high school in Orange City .
and friends who encouraged him to express
himself and share his love of art and culture
                                                    and a female — sprang on them from behind,
                                                    Animal Control Officer Richard Lovett said.
                                                                                                                             FIVE YEARS AGO                                                         — Compiled by Karen Duffy,
                                                    Lovett said the pit bulls attacked a Jack                   ■ Getting tied up by two strangers and                                                    news research editor
with others.
The Daytona Beach News-Journal                                                                       OUR WEST VOLUSIA TOWNS                                                                                     Thursday, September 15, 2011 9B

                                                                                                                                        AROUND TOWN
                                                                                                                                                                                                748-8993. Proceeds benefit abandoned

                                                                                                                                                                                                 Korean War veterans luncheon
                                                                                                                                             DeLand Herb Club to meet                              The Korean War Veterans Association of
                                                                                                                                            The DeLand Herb Club will have its first            Florida East Coast Chapter 189 will meet
                                                                                                                                        meeting of the new year at 10 a.m. on Sept. 22          Tuesday at the Port Orange VFW Post 3282 at
                                                                                                                                        at the Garden Club of DeLand, 865 S. Alabama            5810 S. Williamson Blvd. The $6 lunch will
                                                                                                                                        Ave.                                                    begin at 1 p.m. with the formal meeting at 2
                                                                                                                                            Nicole D Wyatt, owner of Deland Green               p.m.
                                                                                                                                        Goods, will be present “The Holistic Approach              Michael Shon McGuire, the eldest son of
                                                                                                                                        to Growing, Gathering, Preparing and Using              KWVA president Bob McGuire, will be guest
                                                                                                                                        Herbs.” She will cover growing seasons in               speaker. The younger McGuire recently
                                                                                                                                        Florida with a few herb profiles, perennial vs.         returned from a dangerous mission in Iraq,
                                                                                                                                        annual, culinary medicinal and magical. She
                                                                                                                                                          ,                                     training the Iraq police department on the
                                                                                                                                        will discuss the collection, action, indication         latest police techniques of the 20th century.
                                                                                                                                        and preparation of these herbs. She also will           He performed 122 combat/investigative
                                                                                                                                        have organic locally grown herbs for sale at            missions; several judicial teaching
                                                                                                                                        the meeting.                                            assignments; and methodology field
                                                                                                                                            Wyatt is a master herbalist, a natural              instruction programs for the southern region
                                                                                                                                        health practitioner, DOULA, an                          police departments of Iraq. Iraqi insurgent
                                                                                                                                        environmental educator and a gardener for               attacks have been reduced from a high of 145
                                                                                                                                        life. She served two years in EnviroCorps, an           monthly to 46 in 2011. He received the
                                                                                                                                        AmeriCorps (domestic peace corps) program               prestigious Noble Patron of Armor and
                                                                                                                                        as an environmental steward.                            Calvary Award for assisting the 1st Calvary
                                                                                                                                            In DeLand from 1-4 p.m. on Sept 18, Oct 23          Division in the successful completion of its
                                                                                                                                        and Nov 20 she will have her herbs for sale at          mission in Iraq.
                                                                                                                                        the Stetson Farmers Mart/Show Food Festival                Prior to Iraq, McGuire was employed by
                                                                                                                                        and from 6-10 p.m. in Artisan Alley on Sept 23,         the Daytona Beach Police Department where
                                                                                                                                        Oct 28 and Nov 25. Wyatt’s herbs are all                he was a detective rising to lieutenant and
                                                                                                                                        organically grown and are exceptionally                 lead investigator, supervising 389 homicide
                                                                                                                                        healthy plants.                                         investigations.
                                                                                                                                            Anyone interested in herbs is welcomed to              The general public is invited to attend.
                                                                                                                                        attend. Refreshments will be served. Call               Confirm lunch by calling Rick Kennedy at 386-
                                                                                                                                        Lynne Ferency at 386-943-9781, if you plan to           761-0912.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Daytona Playhouse auditions
                                                                                                                                            DeLand offers adult kickball                           Auditions are scheduled for “The First
                                                                                                                                           DeLand’s Parks and RecreationDepartment              Baptist Church of Ivy Gap” at 7 p.m. Sunday
                                                                                                                                        is offering an Adult Kickball League starting           and Monday at Daytona Playhouse, 100
                                                                                                                                        Nov. 15 through Dec. 20. All games will be              Jessamine Blvd., Daytona Beach.
                                                                                                                                        played at Sperling Sports Complex on Tuesday               Needed are six women ages 25 to 50.
                                                                                                                                        nights. Registration fees start at $160 per team        Auditions will be cold readings from the
                                                                                                                                        which includes a six-game season.                       script. No experience is required. Scripts are
                                                                                                                                           A captain’s meeting will be held 6:30 p.m.           available at the reference area at Ormond
                                                                                                                                        Nov. 8 at the Lemon Room at Bill Dreggors               Beach, City Island, Port Orange and New
                                                                                                                                        Park. For more information, visit            Smyrna Beach libraries.
                                                                                                                                        or call 386-740-5800.                                      First Baptist of Ivy Gap first takes place
                                                                                                                                                                                                toward the end of World War II. Six very
                                                                                                                                               Low cost pet shot clinics                        different women meet to roll bandages and
                                                                                                                                                                                                plan the church’s 75th anniversary They love
                                                                                                 Photo provided by IAFF Local 2913
                                                                                                                                           There will be three low cost pet shot                to gossip, share secrets and “love hearing
Deltona firefighter Mark Dalton goes above and beyond wearing his fire gear while participating in the annual MDA Boot                  clinics sponsored by the SPCA animal                    things that shouldn’t be said.” Twenty-five
Drive on Labor Day weekend.                                                                                                             rescue, Saturday in West Volusia.                       years later they reunite during the Vietnam

    Deltona firefighters raise
                                                                                                                                           The first clinic will be from 8:30 to 10 a.m.        War and with humor, they find comfort and
                                                                                                                                        at Dollar General, 1512 S. Woodland Blvd.,              forgiveness.
                                                                                                                                        DeLand; the second clinic will be from 10:30               For more information, call 386-255-2431 or
                                                                                                                                        a.m. to 1 p.m. at Big Lots, 2412 S. Volusia             visit
                                                                                                                                        Ave., Orange City; and the third will be from

    $10,000 for Jerry’s Kids
                                                                                                                                        2 to 3:30 p.m. at Deltona Presbytarian
                                                                                                                                        Church, 2300 Howland Blvd., Deltona.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Domestic Abuse fundraiser
                                                                                                                                           Rabies shots will cost $6, Dog 6-in-1                   The second annual Domestic Abuse
                                                                                                                                        distemper/ parvo combo. $10, Cat 4-way                  Council fundraising luncheon will be Oct. 11
                                                                                                                                        distemper combo $10, feline leukemia $16,               at Sunset Harbor Yacht Club in Daytona
                                                                                                                                        Bordatella $12, heartworm testing $16 and               Beach, in honor of National Domestic
   The Deltona firefighters hit the streets                    Local 2913 presented a check to the MDA                                  worming $5. Heartworm prevention and flea               Violence Awareness Month. Tickets are $30
Labor Day weekend for the annual MDA Fill                                                                                               control and Confortis products will be                  per person and sponsorship opportunities,
                                                            during the annual Labor Day Telethon in
the Boot Drive. Deltona Fire Fighters IAFF                                                                                              available for purchase. All vaccinations are            ranging From $250 to $1,500, are available to
                                                            Orlando. The International Association of                                   administered by a licensed vet. The clinics             individuals and entities. Space is limited.
Local 2913 raised more than $10,000 standing
on local street corners collecting for Jerry’s              Fire Fighters as a whole raised more than $27                               also are licensed and permitted. Cash only              Call 386-257-2297 or email
Kids during this three-day event.                           million for Jerry’s Kids this year.                                         for the shots. For more information, call 386-

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   A PLAY                                                                                                                                             When it comes to raising awareness,

                                                                                                                                                      pink is a powerful weapon.
                                                                                                                                                              Pink Ribbon
                                                                                                                                                                                          TEA LUNCHEON
    OF HEALTHY FUN!                                                                                                                                      friday, september 30, 2011 • 11:30 am — 2 pm
                                                                                                                                                         orlando marriott lake mary
                                                                                                                                                         1501 international Parkway, lake mary, fl 32746
    Sept. 17, 2011                                                                                                                                    Help us kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    10 am - 4 pm                                                                                                                                      at the third annual Pink Ribbon Tea Luncheon.

     Join us for fun activities,                                                                                                                      Join us for an afternoon of lively
     healthy snacks, live                                                                                                                             learning and entertainment!
     entertainment, prizes,                                                           PRESENTED BY                                                        • Florida Hospital Fish Memorial Cancer Institute

     and much more:                                                                                                                                       • Fish Imaging will be Scheduling Mammograms
                                                                                                                                                          • Pink Army Recruiting Station
                                                                                                                                                          • Fish Memorial Foundation
          • Zumba                                             • Standup                                                                                   • Braz Cauz Art Exhibit
          • Scavenger Hunt                                      Paddleboard Demos                                                                         • Pink Hair Extensions by Boco Salon                      Q&a
          • Blood Drive by Florida                            • Soccer                                                                                                                                         Physician Panel
            Blood Centers                                     • Pet Fair                                                                                  Physician Panel Q&A                                  will answer your
                                                                                                                                                          Jazzmatazz Dancers                                   pre-submitted
          • Group Cycling                                     • Arts and Crafts                                                                           WHY Me? Documentary chronicling the                     questions!
                                                                                                                                                          inspiring journey of a breast cancer survivor.

     DELAND FAMILY YMCA                                                                                                                               To reserve your spot for this event, call
     761 E. International Speedway Blvd. • 386-736-6000                                                                                               866-328-6417 no later than 5 pm, September 23.
                                                                                                                                                      Please submit questions for the panel discussion

                                                                                                                                                      when making your reservation.
                                                                                                                                                      $10 donation suggested, for the benefit of cancer patients.

     Meet the Daytona Cubs CUBBY
     and other mascots from the area!
     Visit for more details and to check
     out our Activity Schedule to plan out which classes you want to
     try for FREE on September 17th!                   
10B Thursday, September 15, 2011                                                                       OUR WEST VOLUSIA TOWNS                                                                                   The Daytona Beach News-Journal

   Young golfers learn the                                                                                                                                                                 AROUND TOWN
                                                                                                                                                                                              Free preview, orientation
                                                                                                                                                                                              for youth tennis program

   game at Little Linksters
                                                                                                                                                                                    According to the governing body of tennis, USTA, “10 and
                                                                                                                                                                                 under tennis” is making a revolutionary change in the way
                                                                                                                                                                                 kids learn and play the game. Tennis is following the formula
                                                                                                                                                                                 that the majority of youth sports have used for years –
                                                                                                                                                                                 tailoring equipment and courts to a child’s size and age so
                                                                                                                                                                                 they develop skills and have fun right from the start.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Tennis Xpress, an after school tennis program for third-
       BY KATHLEEN RASCHE                                                                                                                                                        through fifth-graders, is offering two free preview and
          CORRESPONDENT                                                                                                                                                          orientation dates to encourage kids to come out and try tennis
   Brendon Elliott, founder of                                                                                                                                                   with the QuickStart format. The dates are today from 4:15 to
Little Linksters, is teaching                                                                                                                                                    5:45 p.m. and Tuesday from 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. at the Florida
kids to have fun outdoors on                                                                                                                                                     Tennis Center, 1 Deuce Court, Daytona Beach.
Saturday mornings. At Wes                                                                                                                                                           The program begins Sept. 27 and runs throughout the
Crile Park in Deltona, Elliott’s                                                                                                                                                 school year. Tuition for the program is $90 for the entire
pee wee golf program teaches                                                                                                                                                     school year.
the game to kids ages 3-8.                                                                                                                                                          To sign up for the FREE preview lesson and orientation,
   Elliott works at the Winter                                                                                                                                                   call Dave Brown at 386-236-4292 or email him at
Park Country Club as the                                                                                                                                               
club’s PGA head golf
professional. In 2008, he
started Little Linksters, a                                                                                                                                                                Sign up now for Junior Tennis
training business that
                                                                                                                                                                                     USTA Junior Team Tennis registration is open for the fall
acquaints very young children
                                                                                                                                                                                 season. Matches will be held at the Florida Tennis Center, 1
with the rules of golf. As part
of the instruction, Elliott                                                                                                                                                      Deuce Court, Suite 200, Daytona Beach, on Fridays beginning
designed and published a                                                                                                                                                         Oct. 7. The last match and end of the season party will be Nov.
coloring book, “Golf                                                                                                                                                             18.
FUNdamentals,” featuring a                                                                                                                                                           Cost is $30 a player. USTA Junior membership is required.
bunny named Floppy and his                                                                                                                                                       Any new members, ages 10 and under, can sign up for a free
friends Birdie and Bogey The.                                                                                                                                                    one-year USTA junior membership (use source code
book is a fun way for young                                                                                                                                                      JOIN2PLAY).
kids to learn to follow the                                                                                                                                                          For more information or to join, contact Rita Gladstone,
rules of the game and how to                                                                                                                                                     league coordinator, at 386-299-6551 or
be good sportsmen in the                                                                                                                                               
   “(Golf) teaches (young
students) patience and good
                                                                                                                                                                                               DeLand hosts HR derby
manners, which is something                                                                                                                                                         DeLand Parks and Recreation will host a Slow-Pitch
this age group needs to learn,”                                                                                                                                                  Softball Home Run Derby Oct. 13. Entry fee is $15 a person,
said Elliott. Elliott also gives
                                                                                                                                                                                 which includes an event T-shirt. Prizes will include a slow-
golf lessons at schools and
                                                                                                                                                                                 pitch softball bat, gift certificate to a local restaurant and a
clubs, and he gives private
golf instruction for golfers of                                                                                                                                                  trophy .
any age.                                                                                                                                                                            The event will take place at Sperling Sports Complex and
   Little Linksters is a five-                                                                                                                                                   participants must pre-register for the event. Email
week program. The first week                                                                                                                                            to pre-register or stop by the City of
is a coloring book lesson.                                                                                                                        Photos by Kathleen Rasche      DeLand Parks and Recreation office. For more information,
During subsequent weeks the Little Linksters students learn the rules of the game.                                                                                               visit or call 386-740-5800.
Linksters hit the grass for
some club instruction.
Students practice what they
                                                                                                                                                                                                Halifax Health-Hospice
see in the coloring book,                                                                                                                                                                             5K/10K run
teeing up their ball, standing
on the line, feet straight, knees                                                                                                                                                   The Halifax Health-Hospice of Volusia/Flagler’s 10th
bent and swinging the club                                                                                                                                                       Annual 5K/10K Run & Walk will kick off the 2011-12
back for the shot. Class prices                                                                                                                                                  Daytona Area Grand Prix schedule on Sunday at Kenneth
vary depending on location.                                                                                                                                                      W. Parker Amphitheater, 2001 City Center Circle, Port
   Little Linksters is holding a                                                                                                                                                 Orange.
youth Tour Event at the                                                                                                                                                             Registration opens at 6 a.m. with a 7:30 a.m. starting
Timacuan Golf Club, 550                                                                                                                                                          time for the 5K Run & Walk as well as the 10K Run. The
Timacuan Golf Club, Lake
                                                                                                                                                                                 Mile Kiddie Dash will step off at 8:20 a.m.
Mary on Oct. 16. Registration
                                                                                                                                                                                    Organizers expect more than 1,000 people to attend this
fee is $60. Little Linksters
class participation is not                                                                                                                                                       year’s event which includes a 10K run as part of the Grand
necessary to sign up for the                                                                                                                                                     Prix series and will be timed with Champion Chips.
Tour. Go to                                                                                                                                                                      Participants will receive t-shirts, goodie bags and and click                                                                                                                                                    refreshments.
“View Classes” then                                                                                                                                                                 To find out more or register online (through Wednesday),
“Timacuan Golf Club Tour                                                                                                                                                         visit or call Kahlin Adkins at 386-322-4701. To
Event” to register.                                                                                                                                                              view videos of caregivers sharing their personal stories,
   For information on the next                                                                                                                                                   visit
Deltona Little Linksters class
visit the Little Linksters
website or call 321-278-1611.     Jo Jo Kraus gets pointers from golf instructor Brendon Elliott.                                                                                           Youth Skeet League signups
                                                                                                                                                                                    Volusia County Skeet & Trap Club at 4031 Pioneer Trail,

  Get back to nature
                                                                                                                                                                                 New Smyrna Beach, is starting a Youth Skeet League. Sign

                                                                                 MoFA, Volusia libraries                                                                         up now. Shooting will start 9 a.m. Saturday and run five
                                                                                                                                                                                 weeks. Cost will be $50 and includes targets, instruction,

     with Lyonia’s                                                               begin StART program                                                                             awards and cook out. Loaner guns are available. Shooters
                                                                                                                                                                                 must provide ammo. For more information, contact Dick
                                                                                                                                                                                 Richer at 401-741-1267, or email

 educational programs                                                              The Museum of Florida Art has partnered with
                                                                                the Volusia County Public Library system on the
                                                                                StART (Stories and Art) program. The shared goal

    DELTONA – Get back to              regurgitate them in pellets. In          of the StART program is promoting reading and
nature at Lyonia                       this hands-on lab,                       visual literacy.
Environmental Center (LEC),            participants will examine the               The museum’s education staff compiles
which offers a variety of              contents of owl pellets, learn           bibliographies of juvenile materials and designs
educational programs and               what owls eat, and try to                hands-on art activities that expand learning and
hikes for children and adults.                                                                                                                                                                                               The
Upcoming programs include:
                                       reconstruct a prey skeleton.             literacy on the topics addressed in current museum                                                                                       t im e t r e is s t ill
                                       The fee is $4 per person.                exhibitions or works from the permanent collection.                                                                                                op
    “Scrub stroll” from 9 - 10
                                          “Scrub stroll” from 9 - 10            The programs are suitable for elementary age                                                                                                y o u r t u rc h a s e
a.m. Oct. 1. Look for signs of                                                                                                                                                                                                       ic k e t !
wildlife during a guided hike          a.m. Oct. 22. Take a guided              students.
of Lyonia Preserve, a 360-acre         hike of Lyonia Preserve and
scrub habitat adjacent to the          explore the plants and flowers
                                                                                DAYTONA BEACH CITY                   ORMOND BEACH PUBLIC
LEC. The fee is $3 per person.         that bloom in the fall. The fee          ISLAND LIBRARY                       LIBRARY
    “Sandhill cranes find a            is $3 per person.                        3rd Tuesday, 3:30 p.m.               3rd Wednesday, 3 p.m.
home in Victoria Park” from               “Bat box workshop” from               105 E. Magnolia Ave.,                30 S. Beach Street
2 - 3 p.m. Oct. 1. The sandhill                                                 Daytona Beach                        Ormond Beach
                                       10 - 11:30 a.m. Oct. 29. Habitat
crane is a protected species
that is seen frequently in             destruction is a leading cause           386-257-6038                         386-676-4191 ext. 109
Volusia County Join Mark
                 .                     of declining bat populations.
Brandenburg, a senior                  LEC staff will help                      DELTONA PUBLIC LIBRARY               DELAND PUBLIC LIBRARY
biologist with Miller Legg, as         participants build a bat box             2nd Wednesday, 1:45 p.m.             1st Thursday, 4 p.m.
he discusses the birds’                for their backyard. The box              2150 Eustace Ave.                    130 E. Howry Ave.
monitoring and nesting                 will provide a shelter for a
success in DeLand’s Victoria                                                    Deltona                              DeLand
                                       bat, which will repay the
Park development, where                                                         386-789-7207                         386-822-6430
                                       favor by controlling the
more than 370 acres of
                                       yard’s insect population.
uplands and wetlands have                                                       NEW SMYRNA BEACH LIBRARY             LAKE HELEN PUBLIC LIBRARY
been preserved for the                 Tools will be provided for use
                                       during the workshop. The fee             4th Wednesday, 3 p.m.                2nd Thursday, 1 p.m.
protection of threatened and
endangered species. This               is $25 per bat box.                      1001 S. Dixie Freeway                221 N. Euclid Ave.
program is free.                          Registration is required              New Smyrna Beach                     Lake Helen
    “Tiny trekkers” from 10 -          for all programs except the              386-424-2910 ext. 111                386-228-1152
11 a.m. Oct. 7. Children can           Creature Feature. Call 386-
read a book about bats and             789-7207 to register.
make a “batty” craft to take              The LEC provides visitors           0000955655
home. The fee is $3 per child.
One adult per child will be
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is recommended for ages 2 - 5.         ecosystems through hands-on
    “Creature feature:                 displays and computer-based

Manatees” at 11 a.m. and 3             learning modules. It’s part of
p.m. Oct. 8. Stop by the LEC           the Deltona Regional Library             • New Screens & Rescreens
for a brief chat with                  complex at 2150 Eustace Ave.
education staff about                                                           • Repair Glass
                                       Hours are 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
manatees. Registration is not                                                   • Replace Fogged Glass

                                       Monday through Thursday, 9
required for this free
                                       a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and
                                       Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m.                • Vinyl Window Repair
    “Owl pellet dissection lab”
from 2 - 3:30 p.m. Oct. 8. Did                  .
                                       Sunday Admission is free.                • Replace Patio Door Rollers      with this coupon • expires 9/30/11
you know owls eat their prey              For updates on what’s
whole? Owls can’t digest               happening at the LEC, visit               2039 Saxon Plaza Saxon Blvd., Deltona • (386)789-5539
bones and therefore                                          

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