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Ormond Beach Observer Friday, May 31, 2013 5 years ago

OUR TOWN: Flags for fallen soldiers


Members of the Jewish War Veterans placed flags on fallen soldiers' graves; the Pilot Club hosts a scholarship fundraiser; and, emergency workers eat free.


Locals add stars, stripes to veterans’ graves

Bob Nathan, along with other members of the Jewish War Veterans Penny Whitman Post 300, placed American Flags on the grave sites of 154 United States military veterans last week, at Daytona Beach's Mount Sinai Cemetery.

Pilot Club to host scholarship fundraiser

The Pilot Club of the Halifax Area will host a “Cruising Down the River” fashion show and luncheon event Saturday, June 15, at the Halifax River Yacht Club, to raise money for an annual $1,500 scholarship give to a medical student at Daytona State College.

For the past 35 years, the Pilot Club of the Halifax Area has steered its charity work toward children with autism, injured military veterans, seniors with Alzheimer’s and others with mental illness.

Co-chaired by Jean Stelter and Libby Vescovi, the event will also feature raffles and door prizes. Tickets are $25. Table sponsorships are $150.

Call 672-5579.

Emergency workers eat for free

There was such thing as a free lunch last week for local emergency workers, who were treated to a barbecue celebration in honor of National Emergency Medical Services Week.

Members of the Volusia County Sheriff’s office, Ormond Beach Police Department, Daytona Beach Police, Beach Patrol, Ormond and Daytona Fire units, Flagler County Fire and EVAC gathered Friday, May 24, at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center for the annual event.

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