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

AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach Foundation Awards $25,000 in Community Grants

On July 30, the AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach Foundation awarded local community groups with $25,000 in grants during a special luncheon ceremony at the AdventHealth Medical Park in New Smyrna Beach.  The Atlantic Center for the Arts received $5,000 to fund its “Healthy Minds, Healthy Hearts” art and wellness program at New Smyrna Beach High School. Burns Science and Technology Charter School received $2,500 to … Continue reading AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach Foundation Awards $25,000 in Community Grants