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Think Yourself Well

You would be kidding yourself if you thought you weren’t emotionally affected in some way by the anxiety and fears we are all forced to deal with right now. What we all need to do is more self-care. Stop the inner guilt trips about eating or drinking a little too much or watching too many movies or playing on your computer. We are all in … Continue reading Think Yourself Well

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Volusia County Events Happening this Weekend (Feb 19 – 21)

FRIDAY, February 19 Movie Under the Stars, War With Grandpa – JUST ANNOUNCED – RESCHEDULED FOR MARCH 19 5:30 PM @ Kenneth Parker Amphitheater, Port Orange City Center Join Port Orange Community Trust for a safe family fun event! Games & giveaways, food, snacks and of course. Shades will be there! Tanger Outlets Carnival February 18 through 28 @ Tanger Outlets, 1100 Cornerstone Blvd.Daytona Beach, … Continue reading Volusia County Events Happening this Weekend (Feb 19 – 21)

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How Are Your Kids Coping During COVID-19?

I’ve always looked forward to having a great relationship with my children, bonus kids and youth that I encounter on a daily basis. Over the past year, I’ve noticed that so many of our youth were not as happy or engaged. I am a strong believer in them finding a safe space to express and relieve some of the stress of everyday life. Our youth … Continue reading How Are Your Kids Coping During COVID-19?

Top 5 Places to Get Chicken Marsala in Volusia County

Each place featured below was voted as the BEST by ECC Facebook Fans. Be sure to “Like” our page to participate next month.  Nothing says classic comfort food like Italian cuisine. If you’re looking to cozy up with a classic favorite, like Chicken Marsala, look no further than the local spots in Volusia County. These 5 restaurants are where local patrons go for their favorite … Continue reading Top 5 Places to Get Chicken Marsala in Volusia County

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Edgewater Water Meter Replacement Program Underway

The city of Edgewater is in the process of replacing all water meters throughout the city. The meters currently in use are reaching the end of their useful life and are due to be replaced. This process will take several years to complete since all the meters (13,000+) throughout the city were originally installed at approximately the same time. Edgewater Upgrades Water Meters and Transmitters … Continue reading Edgewater Water Meter Replacement Program Underway

Food Truck Competition in NSB

Chow down as 25 food trucks compete at the Brannon Center on Jan. 29 Join us on Friday, Jan. 29 in the Brannon Center parking lot from 4 to 9 p.m. as these 25 gourmet food trucks line up to serve you their latest culinary creations and compete to earn awards for best entrée and best dessert! Andebo’s Mobile Kitchen (Italian style hot dogs) APP’s … Continue reading Food Truck Competition in NSB

FAC Honors Local Libraries

With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing temporary library closures in March and creating an uncertain future, the Volusia County Public Library was faced with a challenge: how to keep children reading and engaged during summer vacation and beyond. The librarians from the children’s and teen sections put on their thinking caps and envisioned a contact-free library system. They had their work cut out for them. Not … Continue reading FAC Honors Local Libraries

City of Edgewater Plans 2021 EDGEfest Events

2021 is here and the city of Edgewater is making plans for the coming year’s EDGEfest event series as well as other special events such as the Princess-Prince Ball and Christmas Parade. A total of eleven EDGEfest events are planned for 2021. The Special Events team is keeping an eye to the evolving COVID-19 conditions and making contingency plans should events need to be modified … Continue reading City of Edgewater Plans 2021 EDGEfest Events

INSIDE LOOK: Riverside Conservancy

Flooding, shoreline erosion and extreme weather negatively affect Florida’s natural resources, livelihood and the health of coastal and inland communities. Throughout Florida’s estuaries and rivers, polluted runoff has contributed to harmful algal blooms and threatened the quality of life of riverfront communities. Riverside Conservancy helps meet the need of providing vibrant/resilient communities, combating stormwater pollution, increasing coastal resource stewardship opportunities, and providing special places and … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Riverside Conservancy

Explore Volusia January Programs

Learn about Volusia County’s conservation lands and land management practices during free Explore Volusia programs. Environmental specialists will lead a variety of outdoor adventures.  With social distancing in mind, each program will be limited to eight persons. Participants must register at least 48 hours before the program. Only registrants will be allowed to participate. To register, call 386-736-5927. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED // CALL 386-736-5927 Hickory … Continue reading Explore Volusia January Programs