Yaupon Brothers Supports Feeding Florida with Quarantine Kits

Yaupon Brothers American Tea Company launched a “Quarantine Survival Kit” that promotes health, wellness and social distancing while also supporting the hungry in our community through donations to Feeding Florida. Yaupon Brothers American Tea Company Launches Quarantine Survival Kit That Also Feeds the Hungry The Quarantine Survival Kit includes a canister of their antioxidant-rich, yaupon holly tea, a bottle of the Yaupon Brothers’ lavender coconut … Continue reading Yaupon Brothers Supports Feeding Florida with Quarantine Kits

Local Businesses Raise Funds to Donate Thousands of Desperately Needed Protective Masks to Front Line Workers

In response to the urgent need for N95 and surgical masks for medical professionals and other vital workers fighting the COVID-19 outbreak, local businesses are lending a hand. Flagler Tavern, with the help of Shok Idea Group and WeatherFlow have secured a way to successfully acquire and distribute a significant quantity of protective masks to Front Line workers and First Responders in the New Smyrna … Continue reading Local Businesses Raise Funds to Donate Thousands of Desperately Needed Protective Masks to Front Line Workers

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The Florida Local Donates Portions of T-Shirt Sales to Help Locals

Feature photo by Philomena Polizzi  Local boutique and coffee shop, The Florida Local, will be donating $5 from every sale of their NSB Vernacular shirt (pictured below) to Foundation 37 which will be redistributing the funds raised back to NSB businesses and residents affected by closures due to coronavirus COVID-19. Although the shop is currently closed, the shirts are available to order online here. Locals are encouraged … Continue reading The Florida Local Donates Portions of T-Shirt Sales to Help Locals

Early Learning Coalition of Flagler & Volusia Installs Buddy Benches

Due to a generous $5,000 grant from the Daytona Beach Racing and Recreational Facilities District,the Early Learning Coalition of Flagler andVolusia Counties has been busy installing eight Buddy Benches throughout Volusia County. A buddy bench, the brilliant idea of a Pennsylvanian second-grader in 2013, are benches where a child, or adult, who is feeling lonely, upset or in need of company may sit to let others … Continue reading Early Learning Coalition of Flagler & Volusia Installs Buddy Benches

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Volusia Libraries Waive Fines for Food

Here’s a novel way to pay off your library fines! Volusia County’s public library branches will accept food for fines from November 17 through 30. Patrons with late fees will receive a $1 reduction of overdue fines up to $25 for each undamaged, unexpired boxed or canned nonperishable food item they bring to the library. Donated food will be used to refill local food banks … Continue reading Volusia Libraries Waive Fines for Food

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Wilkie’s Pest Control Granting Holiday Wishes at Annual Area Parades

Wilkie’s Pest Control is making the southeast Volusia holiday parades extra special again this year with some incredible giveaways!  How to Win: As part of their “Wilkie Wonka” themed float in the New Smyrna Beach, Edgewater and Oak Hill parades this December, Wilkie’s Pest Control will be handing out candy bars to kids – with a chance at a surprise golden ticket inside. All you … Continue reading Wilkie’s Pest Control Granting Holiday Wishes at Annual Area Parades

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Sun Coast Roofing & Solar Sponsors Local Sheriff’s Travel to New York

Tour de Force – 911 Memorial Bike Ride  This year, five deputies from the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office traveled to New York to take part in a 9/11 memorial bike ride known as Tour de Force. This event was held on September 6-9, 2019, is over 250 miles long, and took the cyclists from Yankee Stadium to Fenway Park.  The Tour de Force’s dual mission … Continue reading Sun Coast Roofing & Solar Sponsors Local Sheriff’s Travel to New York

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Ocean Properties Hosts Military Appreciation Getaway

In honor of National Military Appreciation Month, which is celebrated during the month of May, Ocean Properties hosted their first annual Veteran’s Appreciation Getaway. Ocean Properties, along with their generous owners, gifted a group of specially selected veterans and their families a complimentary stay in New Smyrna Beach with accommodations for four nights. Together with local businesses, the veteran guests and their families were able … Continue reading Ocean Properties Hosts Military Appreciation Getaway