International Cultural Exchange Services

Enriching Our World Through Cultural Exchange International Cultural Exchange Services (ICES) is an international nonprofit youth exchange organization committed to educational study abroad programs. For almost three decades ICES has promoted a more peaceful world by advancing international awareness and cultural understanding to thousands of American families and exchange students from all over the world. HISTORY  ICES was founded in 1991 by John J. Crist, … Continue reading International Cultural Exchange Services

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Why I Choose CBD

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the East Coast Current. This will be my first article, as the editor of this magazine, where I am going to get personal and share my own experience with you. It’s about CBD and how it changed my life. First, I want to be … Continue reading Why I Choose CBD

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INSIDE LOOK: Volusia Eye Associates

Interview by Tiffany Yancey // Photos by Kelsey Walters New Smyrna Beach Location: 415 N. Causeway, New Smyrna Beach 32169 Edgewater Location: 602 W. Indian River Blvd., Suite 1 Edgewater 32132 Interview with Robert “Hank” Routh, M.D. Q: Not to be too cliché, but what was your vision when deciding to open Volusia Eye Associates? A: To provide advanced surgical and medical care with compassion … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Volusia Eye Associates

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INSIDE LOOK: Riverpark Terrace

302 South Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach 32168 // RiverparkTerrace.com Interview by Tiffany Yancey // Photos by Kelsey Walters From the moment you step onto the property at Riverpark Terrace you are surrounded by natural beauty. Follow the winding brick pathway to the heart of the venue and you escape into a tropical garden with beautiful flowers and fragrances and the wafting smells of divine … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Riverpark Terrace

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INSIDE LOOK: Abundant Health Day Spa

Where Relaxation Meets Wellness  Interview with Owner Cindi Flanagan by Tiffany Yancey // Photos by Kelsey Walters Q: When did Abundant Health Day Spa first open and what is your mission? A: I acquired Abundant Health Day Spa in November 2013. It had already been here about 10 years. I visited the spa and saw a vision of what it could be. I had been in … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Abundant Health Day Spa

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INSIDE LOOK: Boston’s Fish House

Q: Boston’s has been a staple in our community since 2000, evolving and expanding, what is new lately? A: The original owner, standards, and recipes are back. We have done a comprehensive remodel of the kitchen, dinning room, and have added a full bar now to accompany the full table service. Our customers really appreciate that their old reliable is back, but has turned into a … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Boston’s Fish House

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INSIDE LOOK: After Body Meals

Interview with Founder and CEO Kirk Girdley By Tiffany Yancey // Photos of Kirk by Kelsey Walters My first interview with Kirk, founder and CEO of After Body Meals (ABM), ran in the September 2017 issue of ECC. He had been in business for only two years and just opened a storefront in South Daytona. ABM has continued to grow and we thought it was … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: After Body Meals

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Business Profile w/ The Posh Pineapple

By Tiffany Yancey // Photos by Kelsey Walters  Q: Where are you originally from and what brought you to New Smyrna Beach? A: I was born in Sanford, FL and I am a fifth generation Floridian! My family has lived in NSB for decades, going back to my great grandparents. We had a second home here for 15 years. Then six years ago, pineapples started … Continue reading Business Profile w/ The Posh Pineapple