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Biz Buzz: Mayor Holland installs Florida Hospital Flagler’s 2018 Volunteer Auxiliary Board

Also in the Observer: Health news, real estate and new hires.
by: Ray Boone Sports Editor

Palm Coast Mayor Milissa Holland installed the Florida Hospital Flagler’s volunteer auxiliary’s 2018 board members, according to a news release.

The new board includes: President Marge Sisti, Vice President JoAnn Durand, second Vice President Marcus Ellison, Recording Secretary Kerry, Corresponding Secretary Kitty VanHorn, Treasurer Jeannette, Assistant Treasurer Angie Troike and Past President Carol Bryant. Maggie Bunker and Patty Mercer will serve as members-at-large.

Members serve a two-year term and are responsible for overseeing, guiding and training all the committees and areas the volunteer auxiliary serve. 

Dr. Robert Bianco joins Florida Health Care Plans

Dr. Robert Bianco. Photo courtesy of Meredith Rodriguez

Dr. Robert Bianco has joined Florida Health Care Plans’ medical provider team, according to a news release.

Bianco is a cardiologist in Palm Coast and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including FHF and Halifax Health Medical Center.

He received his medical degree from Universidad del Noreste in Mexico and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

Bianco is one of eight doctors at FHF and one of 31 at Halifax Health Medical Center who specialize in cardiovascular disease.

Florida Health Care Plans to host 'heart-healthy eating' workshop

Florida Health Care Plans will host a workshop entitled ‘heart-healthy eating' event this month, according to a news release.

In honor of American Heart Month, the public is invited to a workshop to learn the do's and don'ts for for eating with heart health as a priority. Light, healthy snacks will be served, and take-home educational handouts will also be provided.

The free event will take place at 9 a.m. on  Feb. 13.

For more information, click here.

Vanacore Homes breaks ground on new estate homes

Scott and Todd Vanacore, with Rick Daniels, Vanacore Homes construction manager. Photo courtesy of Meredith Rodriguez

Scott and Todd Vanacore, owners of Vanacore Homes, announced that they have broken ground on several new Vanacore estate homes in Halifax Plantation, according to a news release.

The models offer customers new access to luxury living within the residential community, complete with a variety of available amenities, including golf, a fitness center, swimming, dining and more.

“The real estate forecast for 2018 looks bright and we are thrilled to continue to grow and increase our options for our customers,” Scott Vanacore said in a release.

New hires

  • Erik Pedersen, Mike Telegdy and Fred Vierengel recently joined the real estate office at Realty Executive Oceanside, located at 235 Palm Coast Parkway NE, according to a news release.
  • Leslieann Veiga Lee was added to the sales team at Grand Living Realty, according to a news release. Veiga Lee relocated to Palm Coast from Brooklyn Heights, New York. She has five children and will soon have her sixth grandchild.


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