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Editor Cindy Casey
386-681-2756 VOLUSIA MAY 19, 2011
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OBMS celebrates 50th anniversary AROUND TOWN
Poet speaks at Daytona Beach library
Author, poet and photographer Thomas Sayers Ellis will
speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the adult auditorium of the
Daytona Beach Regional Library – City Island, 105 E.
Magnolia Ave. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
The event is free and open to the public. A select number of
books will be available for purchase, and a signing will follow
Ellis is the author of “Skin, Inc.,” and “The Maverick
Room.” His poems and photographs have appeared in
numerous journals and anthologies including Callaloo, Best
American Poetry, Tin House, Poetry and The Nation. He is a
contributing writer to Waxpoetics and Poets & Writers.
The Brooklyn resident is an assistant professor of writing
at Sarah Lawrence College and a faculty member of Lesley
University For more information about Ellis, visit tsellis.com.
The event is sponsored by the Atlantic Center for the Arts
as part of its Master Artists-in-Residence Outreach Program
and co-sponsored by the Friends of the Library .
For more information, call 386-257-6036. To learn more
about Volusia County’s public library branches, visit
Volusia UNA-USA meets
UNA-USA Volusia Chapter of the United Nations will hold
its monthly luncheon at noon Friday at the Graduate Seminar
Room, Bethune-Cookman Civic Engagement Center, 740 W.
International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach.
The speaker is William (Bill) Lazarus, English as a second
language instructor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University .
His topic is “The Middle East: how we got into the situation
we are in now.”
Lazarus is a graduate of Kent State University He also
taught at Cuyahoga Community College (Ohio), Yale
University, the University of New Haven (Conn.) and Daytona
Calling all surfers
The Ormond Memorial Art Museum officials are looking
for surfers to take part in the filming of an original movie
short titled “Surf Granada.” Surfers shoud report May 30 to
the Granada approach in Ormond Beach. Start time is
promptly at 9 a.m. Rain date is June 4.
Produced and directed by M Flix, Mitch Mentor, creating
award-winning films since 1986, with contributing surf
footage courtesy of Joe Smith, Surf Right Media Co.
The film will premiere at the opening of the “Surf ’s Up”
exhibition at the Ormond Memorial Art Museum on June 24,
between 6 and 9:30 p.m.
For more information call Barbara Saunders at the
museum at 386-676-3347.
The Port Orange Fraternal Order of Eagles is celebrating
its 27th anniversary with dinner and dancing Saturday at its
clubhouse at 5130 S. Ridgewood Ave. For more information,
Dylan Fitzpatrick, Port Orange, received a scholarship from
Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society Fitzpatrick, the
son of Lisa and Tim Fitzpatrick, Port Orange, will receive a
cash award of $2,000 for his senior year of engineering study
at the University of Florida.
Tau Beta Pi scholarships are awarded to junior members
on a competitive basis of high scholarship, campus leadership
and service, and promise of future contributions to the
Ormond Beach Middle School celebrated its 50th anniversary. Coach Plemon Hill cut the celebration cake after delivering a speech to the hundreds in attendance. engineering profession.
He thanked the schools’ administrators for naming the newly-renovated gymnasium after him. An honors student majoring in mechanical engineering at
New gym named
UF, Fitzpatrick is the member coordinator of the Florida
Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi; a member of Pi Tau Sigma
honor society and participating in the “Grant Us Space”
after Coach Hill
Reduce Gravity Flight Week. Fitzpatrick is a 2007 graduate of
Spruce Creek High School.
Tau Beta Pi is the world’s largest engineering society.
STORY AND PHOTOS BY JENNIFER SURGENT Membership represents the highest honor to be obtained by
Ormond Beach Middle School celebrated its 50th an engineering student and is awarded on the basis of high
anniversary Saturday with live entertainment, school scholarship and exemplary character. Visit tbp.org, for more
tours, food, fun and a building dedication. information.
Students from years past to present filled the
newly-renovated gymnasium for a special naming Maine connection gathering
ceremony that included performances by Seabreeze
high school’s drumline, and the OBMS Chorus, Step For all Mainers, current or former, interested in getting
team, dancers, orchestra and band. together for fun and camaraderie, the next gathering is noon
The school named the new gym after retired Monday at the Oyster Pub, 555 Seabreeze Blvd, Daytona
OBMS physical education teacher Plemon Hill. Beach. For more information, contact Steve Hood at 386-236-
Coach Hill’s career at OBMS spanned 37 years — 9681 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
from 1969-2006. During that time he coached the
school’s track team and was named Teacher of the Tree work at Nova park
Year in 1998.
“It wasn’t easy ... but a lot of fun and a great Ormond Beach is removing trees through June 17 in Nova
experience,” said Hill of his time at OBMS. “I am Seventh-graders Tony Scrofano, Megan Moore, and Brooke Boice thumbed through Community Park that have been identified as dead or
quite humbled to receive such an honor.” old yearbooks searching for friends and relatives. declining and pose a danger to pedestrians and vehicular
traffic. Most of the trees are water oaks, which have a
WWII vets return to patriotic fanfare
relatively short life span. Once the tree removal work is
completed, the remaining trees within the park will have any
dead wood removed from the canopy .
A replanting plan is scheduled in two phases. Phase I will
install new trees in the open grass areas outside the parking
BY AUDREY PARENTE lot of the Magic Forest play structure. This work is scheduled
to be completed by the end of September. Phase II will install
DAYTONA BEACH — Patriotic music, drill teams and new trees within, and around the proposed project ROMP
hundreds of flag-waving local citizens and military turned playground, and will be done as the playground construction
out at Daytona Beach International Airport to welcome nears completion.
home 103 World War II veterans from a visit to Washington
D.C. on Saturday .
The greetings culminated a whirlwind trip on the
Ormond Beach Elks award scholarships
seventh Volusia Honor Air charter flight, sponsored by the Ormond Beach Elks lodge awarded three Seabreeze High
Rotary Club of DeLand. The men and women of the School seniors a total of $4,500 in scholarships. Seniors Helen
Greatest Generation who served in their country’s military Chen, Mary Weedo and Zarisa Austin were each awarded
nearly 70 years ago, now in their 80s and 90s, were $1,500 at the annual Ormond Beach Elks ceremony on Monday
accompanied by dozens of guardians. The entourage hailed at Seabreeze High School auditorium. The scholarships were
from Flagler and Volusia counties, and surrounding areas. Photos courtesy of David Brannon
presented by Exalter Ruler Tom Alexon and the Lodge
Volusia County Property Appraiser Morgan Gilreath Above: Hundreds greeted
Scholarship Chairman Erika Barger.
organized the trip, which began with a 4:15 a.m. breakfast 103 World War II veterans
as they returned from
and included stops at the World War II Memorial, Korean
War Memorial, Marine Corps Iwo Jima Memorial and Air Washington D.C. Seabreeze 45th class reunion
Force Memorial. Several on the trip participated in a Far left: Bernice N. Seabreeze High School Class of 1966 has announced events
wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Fishpaw, served as an
for its 45th class reunion. Class members will meet in Ormond
Arlington Cemetery . Army nurse during World
Beach on Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. at Lulu’s and culminate
Rep. John Mica described the scenery during a VIP bus War II. Left: WWII veteran
Sally Steele, 86, a former .
with a beach party at the Coral Sands Resort on Sunday For
tour of Washington, D.C. and he and Rep. Sandy Adams
US Navy Yeoman 1st more information, contact Jim “Skip” Dixon at 386-274-4874 or
provided a luncheon in the Cannon office building adjacent
to the Capitol. Class. visit facebook.com/pages/Seabreeze-Class-of-
Photo courtesy of B. Virginia Comella 1966/132042363527670.
6C Thursday, May 19, 2011 OUR COASTAL VOLUSIA TOWNS The Daytona Beach News-Journal
Holly Hill State Osceola ice cream trip
Photo provided by Tina Dee
Students from Osceola Elementary School who sold at least 12 packages of
flower bulbs were treated to a waffle bowl of ice cream with the works. The top
seller was Shakyra Willoughby who sold 50 packages. The students are: (back
from left) Emilye Keating, Ethan Park, Taylor Rose, Kia Leatherwood, Marie
Photos provided by Jennifer Demonico
Stratton (principal), Ashlyn Anton, Peyton Fitzgerald, Tyler Neal, Haley Daversa,
Back from left: Kathy Blackman (Founder of Sophie’s Circle), Faith Burnsed, Emily
Shantell Adkins (asst. principal), Shakyra Willoughby, Sebastian Spada, Joey
Photo provided by Lynn Dehlinger Pauwels, Madison McClelland, Arianna Merodis, Diana Demonico, Genna Olden, Daversa; (front from left) Dylan Nix, Jiovanni Spada, Kevin White, Colin White
County and city officials gathered this week with a crowd of 50 people to kick Jennifer Pauwels (Troop Leader) Isabella Giello, Front Row: Alexa Szwarz, Keira and David Moffett. Missing from the picture is Katie Moffett.
off the project at 101 Second St. in Holly Hill. This is the first phase renovation Champine
of the property originally known as The Holly Hill State Market, which opened
in 1941. This shaded property across from the Halifax River will be used for
community events, weddings and receptions, civic meetings and conferences.
Troop 468 beach cleanup
The first phase of the facility will accommodate up to 75 people and will be
equipped with a catering kitchen. A summer opening is planned.
Eagle Scout soars help pets
Girl Scout Troop 494 of Port Orange recently used all of
the donations they received from a Troop Family Yard Sale to
purchase pet food from Pet Supplies Plus in Port Orange. They
delivered all of the food to Sophie’s Circle Pet Food Pantry to Provided by Troop 468
help pets in the community . Thirteen scouts from Ormond Beach Troop 468, spent part of a Saturday
cleaning up a one-mile section of beach in Ormond-by-the-Sea. The troop
cleans their adopted section of beach four times a year. The boys will be
installing two bins, one at Kingston Shores and another at Bass St. for the
disposal and eventual recycling of monofilament fishing line. The program is
implemented by Volusia County Environmental Management.
Photo provided by the Long family
Ryan Long stands by the sign he secured for his Eagle Scout project.
Ryan Long, son of Nanette and Dennis Long of Daytona
Beach and grandson of Stan Rosevear, celebrated becoming
an Eagle Scout at a ceremony Sunday at St. James Episcopal
Church, 44 S. Halifax Drive, Ormond Beach.
For his Eagle Scout project, Ryan discussed a variety of
projects with the Rev. James Harris, pastor of St. James. He
decided a new sign was the greatest need for the church.
Ryan supervised a group of volunteers from the Scout troop,
the church and friends in preparing the site and
landscaping around the sign.
Ryan’s fundraiser for the sign project was a carwash at
the church that involved his troop, No. 468, the congregation Photos by Jennifer Surgent
and his youth group. Dinner followed the service in the The students of Lourdes Academy, the Revs. Francis Zammit and Philip Egitto
church fellowship hall. of Our Lady of Lourdes in Daytona Beach recently joined together in a
Ryan is in the International Baccalaureate Program at procession to the beach to pray for their school’s annual Festa celebration. The
Spruce Creek High School and will graduate with honors From left: Mark Robey (manager of Pet Supplies Plus), Diana Demonico, Emily four-day Italian-themed festival was filled with food, carnival rides and games.
this month. Pauwels, Jennifer Pauwels (troop leader) The funds will go to Lourdes Academy.
Still baking up Italian gourmet desserts in Daytona Beach Shores
BY MIMI PACIFICO .
family During the 40 years I lived in Ottawa, I “Some News-Journal employees does most of her own baking, some at home
CORRESPONDENT went to night school and graduated from a approached me about holding a class for and some on the premises. Her most popular
two-year college,’’ she said. them. They couldn’t come when I held my items are cannolis and tiramisu.
When Vittoria Agostini married for a
In Canada she worked in two restaurants regular classes so I created a special one for Currently Sarah Dillard assists in the shop
second time, she and her husband became
and two bake shops and taught cooking in a them. Several members of the Davidson as an apprentice.
part of the group of Canadians who spent
high school. By then she was fluent in three family were in the class,’’ Agostini said. “I like decorating wedding cakes,’’ Dillard
their winters in Florida. She liked it so much
languages: Italian, English and Spanish. She For nine years she was a vendor at the said.
she wanted to stay Her husband, Joe
became a gourmet chef teaching classes in Daytona Flea Market. “At this time of year we are busy with
Pagliarello, owned a home in Daytona Beach
making Italian “I was required to have a wedding and graduation cakes. Sarah is a big
so that made it simple.
gourmet commercial kitchen. It couldn’t help,’’ said Agostini.
With her skills as a gourmet chef, Agostini
desserts. be part of my house so I Ellen Waszkiewicz works the counter
lost no time in settling into the community .
When she converted another building on waiting on customers.
Her first order of business was getting a
wanted to our property for that purpose. “I do everything except bake,’’ she said. “I
become an All my appliances had to be up enjoy the cozy, family atmosphere,’’
“To do that I needed a lawyer and a
American to state standards and the health Waszkiewicz said.
sponsor. I went to work for the owner of a
citizen, she turned to Shirley Bundy of inspector came out and gave me AGOSTINI “Former students and customers even
Italian restaurant in Ormond Beach. He
Ormond Beach, who helped in the an OK. I was licensed by the from 10 years ago are always urging me to
became my sponsor. Next, I had to assure the
preparation. health department, had a vendor permit and teach another class,’’ said Agostini.
government that I would not be taking a job
“Vittoria knew the language but needed an occupancy license. I sold the baked
away from an American. To do this, my
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answers. I made flash cards of each question flea market,’’ she said.
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Living in Daytona Beach since 1997, who return every year.
speak English. I came with my mother and
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brother. We were all that was left of our
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Boys & Girls Club hosts 14th annual dinner
Got talent? The Boys & Girls Clubs of available at four levels:
Deltona has Volusia/Flagler Counties
will host its 14th Annual
$3,000; Gold-$2,000 and
Steak & Steak Dinner June 2 Silver-$1,500. Individual
at the Hilton Daytona Beach tickets for the dinner cost
Oceanfront Resort. 100 N. $125. For more information,
for you Atlantic Ave., Daytona
The event begins with a
In 2010, more than 2,000
youth were served
reception and silent auction throughout the nine local
BY KATHLEEN RASCHE at 6 p.m., followed by dinner Boys & Girls Clubs. To learn
CORRESPONDENT with club members at 7 p.m. more about the Boys & Girls
Everyone knows Florida’s There are still Clubs of Volusia/Flagler
sponsorship opportunities Counties, visit bgcvfc.org.
got sunshine and beaches, but
did you know Florida’s got
talent? On May 27 the Deltona Photo by Heather Circelli
Art and Historical Center is Coquina Presbyterian Church's youth director, Patty Buckley, far right, and members of the church work at a carwash on
looking to find out how much Saturday. The carwash raised more than $1,200 to benefit victims of Japan's recent earthquake and tsunami.
Youth wash cars for Japan
talent Florida has with the Here is a look back at events ■ In a 3-2 vote the Ormond Beach
second phase of their Florida’s that occurred this week through City Commission hired Isaac Turner,
Got Talent contest. the years in Coastal Volusia.
former city manager in McKinney,
The contest started out in
2010 as a songwriter’s
TWENTY FIVE Texas, a Dallas suburb with 55,000
competition; an idea by YEARS AGO ■ Florida gasoline prices hit an all-
Deltona Art and Historical BY LAURA BOWDEN YANG “I think it’s important (for us to help)
CORRESPONDENT because they have a lot of damage in Japan ■ The Daytona Beach area was time high. In the Daytona Beach
Center’s Director Lloyd rated “good” in an evaluation of
and it’s hard for them to get money Mark
,” area, prices were averaging $1.67 a
Marcus. They hosed, they sponged, they scrubbed, elderly retirement centers gallon.
D’Antonio, 9, said.
“But there simply are not they sweated. And they did it all to help the throughout the Sunbelt by author
Noah Circelli, 12, wanted to help tsunami
enough songwriters to make it
interesting,” Marcus said.
victims of Japan’s devastating earthquake
victims because he knows Florida isn’t Peter Dickinson. The area was
behind Vero Beach, Naples, Sarasota
FIVE YEARS AGO
immune to natural disasters either.
“ board member suggested
A The youth group of Coquina Presbyterian and Mount Dora, which were ranked ■ Nearly 200 people crowded into
Church in Ormond Beach hosted a carwash The church will use donations to send T-
an overall talent contest,” said “excellent” but finished ahead of 13 the multipurpose room at the Holly
Saturday for Japan, where volunteers raised shirts to one shelter for people whose homes
Marcus. cities ranked “adequate,” such as Hill Boys & Girls Club as the new
$674 in tips and donations. The church were destroyed in the tsunami. Tampa, Panama City and Fort
So, for 2011 that’s what the It’s hard for outside organizations to send Nick Zinna-Ciullo Park officially
deacons will match that amount, bringing the Lauderdale. opened.
art center decided to do. total to $1,348, and donations are still coming aid directly to the people who need it, due to
There will be a series of in. bureaucratic red tape, but Coquina ■ A 41-year-old drug dealer on ■ Seventh-grader Heather Nawrocki
three talent competitions. The While the youth group previously raised Presbyterian has a foot in the door: church parole was shot and killed at a received the “Do the Right Thing
winner of each gets $50 cash. money for special events through carwashes, members Alex and Liz Ramirez have lived in beachside motel in Daytona Beach
Award” from the Ormond Beach
Then on Sept. 30, the finalists youth director Patty Buckley explained this Japan for 10 years and were recently granted by a federal agent after he sold a
Police Athletic League. Officer Henry
compete for the grand prize of one was all about raising money for people in permission to visit a shelter on the hard-hit kilogram of cocaine to an undercover
Osterkamp was going to work when
need. northeastern coast. That’s because Alex, a officer.
$250, second prize of $175 and Heather approached him and gave
a $100 third prize and the title “We wanted the children to understand former MLB player and now the star slugger ■ A 21-foot motorboat exploded in him a wallet she found on the street.
of most talented person in that Jesus has called us to be sensitive to the with the Yomirui Giants, is arguably the most the Daytona Beach Small Boat She returned the wallet with
suffering of others, and even though we can’t popular baseball player in Japan. Harbor as its engine was being everything in it.
Florida ... or at least in
alleviate the burden of others, we can ease it,” For more information about how to help started for an outing. A woman
she said. send T-shirts to tsunami survivors, contact passenger was treated for cuts and ■ The Port Orange City Council
Contestants will be judged That message hit home for the volunteers. Coquina Presbyterian Church at 386-677-2041. minor burns, while the boat’s owner voted to renew its contract with
based on how talented they are Onyx Waste Services, the low bidder,
and two children also in the boat
at whatever talent they do.
“We want a variety I’d like Great Kids Fundraiser escaped injury. at a higher yearly cost. Residents’
monthly bills were slated to rise to
to see some stand-up comics,
some jugglers. It’s not just
TEN YEARS AGO $21.47 from $12.95, covering
recycling and yard-waste pickups as
about singing,” said Marcus. The following students have been awarded bachelor ■ More than 3,000 walkers and well.
Winners move on to the degrees from Flagler College in St. Augustine: Bonnie C. runners took part in the fifth annual
final. Losers on May 27 can Smith, Holly Hill; Russel L. Chiodo, Meaghan E. Gulliksen, Race for the Cure at Daytona — Compiled by Karen Duffy,
come back and try again in the Daytona Beach; Jeannetta-Anne M. Marco, Edgewater; International Speedway. news research editor
next competition on July 29. Gina M. Granieri, Christian C. James, New Smyrna
Marcus says even if the Beach; Jaclyn M. Haselbauer, Nakita R. George, Jamie M. 0000935581
judges didn’t like the act,
Yeomans, and Brittney L. Gibely, Ormond Beach, Anna K.
Johanson, Aaron L. Koref, Deltona.
automatically out of the Philip Stewart of Daytona Beach was recently awarded an DORALYNN’S
running. associate’s degree in general studies from Northwestern 2033 S. Ridgewood • South Daytona
“We have a fourth way Mon.-Sat. 10-6pm 386-761-7000
State University of Louisiana in Natchitoches, La. Photo provided by Pat Ollinger
contestants can win by A crowd of Great Kids supporters enjoyed a day of 0000931858
audience clapping,” said Julia C. DiTillio has been named to the miniature golf.
President’s List at Georgia Southern ACCEPTING
Marcus. Seventy-one people came out in support NEW PATIENTS
It’s called a wild-card University for the Fall 2010 Semester. The of the third annual Great Kids Mini-Golf
contestant. After the judges President’s List is the highest FUN Day event at Pirate’s Island Adventure
pick their top three, the achievement award at the university, in Daytona Beach Shores.
contestants who didn’t get a given to those students who maintain a “It was a smashing event,” said Sandy
perfect 4.0 GPA. She is the daughter of Rakes, director of Great Kids. “It’s so
nod of approval can be
Kathleen DiTillio of DeLand and the late moving to see so many of our local
applauded by the audience. He
Jack DiTillio. She is a 2010 graduate of DITILLIO businesses support our organization.”
who gets the loudest applause The event earned Great Kids a little more
Father Lopez Catholic High School.
goes on to the finals.
“It behooves contestants to Dr. Navreet Somai, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Sutinder
than $10,000 which will be used to provide Quality
bring as many friends as Kohli, recently graduated cum laude from
low income children free mentoring and
tutoring services during the 2011-12 school Pet Care
possible,” said Marcus. American University of Antigua College of year. Great Kids serves 150 children from the for
The audience is admitted at
Medicine. A graduate of Spruce Creek
High School, Dr. Somai earned her
Port Orange, Ortona, Osceola and McInnis
The Florida’s Got Talent bachelor’s degree at The Citadel where Rakes said Great Kids differs from other
contest is being held at the
Best Western Deltona Inn, 481
she studied criminal justice. She is
currently pursuing her master’s degree in
tutoring programs because it motivates
children to want to learn, then teaches them John R. Bass, D.V.M.
how to learn. Most children come to Great
Deltona Blvd., Deltona on May business administration at University of SOMAI
Kids without the skills and the right
5833 Ridgewood Ave.
27 at 8 p.m. Advance Central Florida. attitude, but that all changes through Port Orange
registration is $10. At the door building relationships with the mentors,
registration is $15. Talented
Progressions are compiled from press releases sent
from the sponsoring college or university or from tutors and each other. (386) 788-9300
people can call Lloyd Marcus individuals with written verification from the
at 407-923-1878 to register. Or sponsor Photos are not used and cannot be returned.
For more information about the group, Fax: (386) 756-9757
call Rakes at 386-676-0276 or email:
text 55678, keyword “Inn.” It runs on an occasional basis. firstname.lastname@example.org. Office Hours by Appointment
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preservation of the city, and I
maintenance project involved
pressure cleaning the tower agree with that position,”
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electrical rewiring, patch and symbols of our community
that have been around for a
re-paint of railing caps and
general repair of coquina rock long time. They need to be
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8C Thursday, May 19, 2011 OUR COASTAL VOLUSIA TOWNS The Daytona Beach News-Journal
South Daytona Stingrays
win state AAU crown
The South Daytona 9U Stingrays boys’ baseball team
recently captured the AAU Florida State championship title
with a 13-5 romp over the Wolverines.
During the two-day tournament, the Stingrays were
crochets for troops
seeded second for the Sunday playoffs after playing two BY AUDREY PARENTE
games on Saturday On Sunday the boys played four games
and went undefeated to lock in the state crown. ORMOND BEACH — Red, white and blue are the favorite colors
for afghan blankets Doris Jarvis crochets for military service
members shipping overseas to Iraq and Afghanistan.
The 88-year-old said the project is rewarding.
“I have been knitting and crocheting all of my life,” said
Jarvis of Ormond Beach, who suffers from arthritis and other
health issues. “But I started doing it more after I got to be a
She was making baby booties and blankets as gifts when
her friend Beverly Lienhard told her about her daughter, M.J.
Flammer, special operations manager for the United Service News-Journal photo/AUDREY PARENTE
Organization in New Jersey The USO, a 70-year-old,
. Doris Jarvis, 88, finishes a new afghan every three days to ship off to the USO in
congressionally chartered nonprofit organization, helps New Jersey, for military personnel shipping off to Iraq and Afghanistan.
combat troops, wounded warriors, the fallen and all of their
they leave. As they are lounging around the airport, I put out
“When I found out they (deployed military) like the afghans, I
a table and these blankets. They ask, ‘How much?’ and when I
decided to make them with the granny stitch, which goes fast,
tell them they were a donation, they say, ‘Oh my God.’ It’s
Members of the South Daytona 9U Stingray team are: (front from left) “future and I can make a lot of them,” said Jarvis. She had seven
definitely a morale lifter.”
Stingray” Trevor Veen, Joseph Becker, Trent Provenzano, Christian Walzak, Zac brothers in military service during World War II and the
Last year Jarvis made 30 afghans. So far this year she’s
Veen, Tommy Reilly; (middle from left) “future Stingray” Jaden Johnson, Ray Korean and Vietnam wars.
completed 12. Among numerous thank you letters, one
D’Aliso, Preston Wetherell, Collin McCathran, Jackson Johnson, Nolan Pugh, “It’s a lifesaver to me,” she said of making the afghans. “It
included a military coin as a memento.
Declan Kelly; (back from left) Asst. manager Johnny Jackson, Coach Mike gives me something to do, instead of sitting here watching my
“One of the guys wrote that he would treasure the afghan,
Walzak, Coach Tom Reilly, Coach Rob McCathran, Coach Rick Veen, and naval and waiting for another pain to come.”
even though it was pink,” she said. Jarvis could use some
Manager Kelly Pugh. She finishes one blanket every three days and sends them
yarn, Lienhard said. Afghans use two pounds of yarn. To
off in lots to Flammer.
donate yarn, call 386-843-2534.
“We make them available to military members when they
Sandcrabs seek lost classmates are deploying,” Flammer said. “We provide a full meal before
Sandcrabs Class of 1986 will hold its 25 year reunion,
July 8-9. Classmates are encouraged to check the alumni page
at the Seabreeze High School website for specific details. The
class organizers are hoping to find lost classmates. For more
information, call Laurie Bell at 386-290-1439.
Port Orange Fire-Rescue
Race/Walk for Wisdom wins Fitness Challenge
The third annual Race/Walk for Wisdom – a 5K and one- PORT ORANGE — Firefighters, paramedics, police officers and
mile fun run – is Saturday The event is hosted by Children’s
. other public safety officials from various agencies in Volusia
House Academic Montessori Program, Inc., of Ormond County compete in the annual Public Safety Fitness Challenge
The first place team of Danny Crocker, Jamie Roberts and Kayvan Zomorodian from mid January to mid April. Their first year in the
Beach. The race will begin and end at the Granada beach
approach. The 5K starts at 7:30 a.m. while the mile fun run competition, rookie firefighters Danny Crocker, Jamie Roberts,
steps off at 8:30 a.m. Registration on race day is $25 for the 5K and Kayvan Zomorodian displaced the 2009 and 2010 champs,
and $20 for the one-mile run. who took 5th place this year.
More than 40 teams participated in the challenge from fire
and police departments in Daytona Beach, Edgewater, New
Legal issues for seniors ,
Smyrna Beach, Ormond Beach, Orange City Port Orange, and
A special meeting dealing with legal issues for seniors is South Daytona, as well as, EVAC Ambulance, Volusia County
10:30 a.m. May 26 at South Daytona Christian Church, 2121 Sheriff ’s Office/Fire Services. The three- to five-person teams
Kenilworth Ave. Guest speaker is Mary Lou McKeon, pay $25 per person to participate, and begin the challenge with
supervisor for the Council on Aging. She will share complimentary weigh-ins and body fat analyses at Halifax
information about Power of Attorney and other legal issues. Health in Daytona Beach.
For more information, call Jim Goodwin at 386-761-5829. During the 12 weeks following the weigh-in, the teams employ
The fourth place team of David Gill, Rick Gherlone, Ryan Parker and Todd Traster various tactics to achieve the ultimate goal – losing the most
Mainland senior earns
body fat and gaining the most lean muscle.
The winning teams were: first place-Port Orange Fire-Rescue
(Danny Crocker, Jamie Roberts and Kayvan Zomorodian);
second place-Volusia County Fire Services, third place-
Edgewater Fire-Rescue, fourth place-Port Orange Fire-Rescue
(David Gill, Rick Gherlone, Ryan Parker and Todd Traster), and
fifth place-Port Orange Fire-Rescue (Chris Endicott, Bryan
Smith and Chris Taylor). Prize money comes from the initial $25
registration; first place: $1,200, second place: $600, and third
place: $300, fourth place $150, and fifth place $75.
The fifth place team of Chris Endicott, Bryan Smith and Chris Taylor
Halifax Humane Society’s Pets of the Week
Mainland High School senior Elizabeth Kelleher received $15,000 a year in Tom, ID# 12998078 is an adult male Jerry, ID# 12998083 is an adult male, Jack, ID# 12311811 is a brown and Mack, ID# 12928154 is a senior adult
scholarships and grants to play soccer at Johnson & Wales University in North domestic shorthaired cat. A black, black with white, domestic shorthaired brindle, juvenile male, Pit bull terrier male, tri-color Basset hound. This cool
Miami. At Mainland, Kelleher was named to the All-Area Team as an honorable beige, tiger, he’s great. cat. This cat is no mouse for sure. mix. You will jump at the chance to customer is low and slow, but at home
mention. She also played club soccer for DYSC Florida Blue in Deltona. “Elizabeth adopt this Jack! anywhere.
is an instant contributor, she is so dynamic and versatile that she can fit anywhere For details about these and other adoptables, call the Halifax Humane Society, 386-274-4703 ext. 337, visit the shelter at 2364 LPGA Blvd., Daytona Beach, or go to
on the field,” said Eric Dobrzanski, JWU head soccer coach. “She will be a big part halifaxhumanesociety.org. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. The Halifax Humane Society appreciates donations of all kinds, as well
of helping this program grow and compete in the Sun Conference.” as those interested in volunteering their time. For more information, call one of the above phone numbers.
2011 Volusia County Middle School Basketball
Let Us Be Your CITY OF ORMOND BEACH MEETING SCHEDULE
Last week’s scores Last week’s scores May 17 scores New Jeweler MAY 23-MAY 27, 2011
Monday May 23 10:00 a.m. Special Master Hearings (CC)
BOYS 10:00 a.m. Pre-Bid for Seawall Repairs for
BOYS GIRLS Ames and Riviera Parks (TR)
Deltona 58, Southwestern 57 Hinson 41, Silver Sands 20 Tuesday May 24 5:00 p.m. St. James Episcopal School
Deltona 45, Southwestern 28
Campbell 49, Holly Hill 36 Art Exhibit (Atrium)
Heritage 39, River Springs 32 Heritage 29, River Springs 14 Ormond Beach 41, Creekside 26 5:30 p.m. IJR/IMR & Landscaping
Silver Sands 56, NSB 51 Silver Sands 41, NSB 17 Workshop (TR)
SAME DAY REPAIR Wednesday May 25 9:00 a.m. Site Plan Review Committee
Holly Hill 50, Creekside 40 Holly Hill 23, Creekside 15 GIRLS (Planning CR)
Silver Sands 27, Hinson 10 Licensed & Insured
Ormond Beach 55, Silver Sands 20, Ormond Beach 9 6:30 p.m. Town Hall Budget Meeting
Creekside 26, Ormond Beach 7 WE BUY GOLD Zones 1 & 2 (Senior Center -
Silver Sands 33 Heritage 25, Southwestern 24 351 Andrews Street)
Holly Hill 38, Campbell 20 “Our Name Says It All”
Deltona 45, Galaxy 27 Deltona 43, Galaxy 20 7:00 p.m. Citizens Law Enforcement
Campbell 39, NSB 27
NSB 20, Campbell 16
At Mainland High School
386-253-3426 Advisory Board (Police
Department CR - 170 West
Closed Sunday Thursday May 26 2:00 p.m. Pre-Bid for Selden Avenue
Southwestern 22 Southwestern 24 Girls’ championship, 5:30 p.m.
1609-C North Nova Road Improvements (TR)
DeLand 43, Deltona vs. Holly Hill Friday May 27 6:00 p.m. Boundless Playground Ribbon
DeLand 29, River Springs 8
Boys’ championship 12 minutes after Holly Hill Cutting Ceremony (700 Hull Rd.)
River Springs 25 DeLand 27, Galaxy 16 completion of girls’ game Corner Of LPGA & Nova Rd. For complete advisory board and City Commission meeting agendas,
DeLand 38, Galaxy 34 Heritage vs. Ormond Beach www.terrysjewelry.com see www.ormondbeach.org or call (386) 676-3297.
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