Also: Business Buzz from around the area.
Florida Hospital HospiceCare recognized their 140 volunteers for dedicated service with tickets to a musical performance at the Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center on Feb. 11 followed by a reception.
HospiceCare volunteers provide respite, companionship and spiritual support. They also offer pet therapy.
Companies aid pediatrics
Employees representing LabCorp, Cheeriodicals, and Two Men and a Truck delivered 80 gift boxes to the Halifax Health - Betty Jane France Center for Pediatrics on Feb. 28. The “big green boxes of cheer” included age-appropriate magazines and activity books, room decorations, puzzles, stickers and games.
Cheeriodicals is a corporate team-building company that conducts philanthropic events benefiting children’s hospitals.
Morrison top seller
Sue Morrison, a Realtor with RE/MAX Property Centre, received the Top Sales Associate Award for 2017 at an awards ceremony in January. Morrison, of Ormond Beach, has worked in real estate for 20 years.
United Way announces results
The United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties has released its first six-month report under the new Community Impact model, which places a focus on outcomes.
According to the report, 86 families moved into permanent housing; 4,066 individuals received financial assistance; 97 families maintained or improved employment; 3,842,110 pounds of food was distributed; 355 girls learned skills for educational success and 363 services for crisis were provided.
Malibu Beach makes donation
The Early Learning Coalition of Flagler and Volusia received a $860 donation from Malibu Beach Grill in Port Orange. Funds were raised through their Desserts in December promotion as well as a raffle basket fundraiser. Money raised will be used to enroll at-risk children in early learning programs. ELCFV receives a 16:1 match from the State of Florida turning the $860 donation into $14,620.
Holland Mortgage makes top 100
Reverse Mortgage Insight Inc., of Dana Point, California, has compiled its list of the top Home Equity Conversion Mortgage loan originators in the United States, and Holland Mortgage Services, Inc. of Ormond Beach, ranked in the top 100 for the month of December of 2017.
HECMs, also known as Reverse Mortgage Loans, can provide people, ages 62 and older, with equity from their home, according to a press release. Visit hollandmortgageservices.com.
Margaritaville models available
Minto Communities has announced that the grand opening event on Feb. 24 for Latitude Margaritaville in Daytona Beach drew more than 2,600 interested home buyers. There are now five model homes and four villas to tour.
The villas, which range from 1,503 to 1,862 square feet under air, start at $235,990. The single-family homes available for touring range from 1,684 to 2,564 square feet under air and start at $277,900.
The sales center is located at 2400 LPGA Blvd.