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Crazy Sock Divas raise money for diabetes

Plus three more Flagler County headlines in Your Town.
by: Joey Pellegrino Staff Writer
The instructor team: Becca Brown, Angie Mann, Brandi Jaeger, Rosana Correa, Melissa Mondello and Melissa Eugley. Courtesy photo by John Subers

Bling Bling in Y2K — the final event in the Through The Decades Summer Zumba Block Party Series presented by Atmosphere Reinvented at MPower Fitness — raised $500 for the DiaBEATes Alliance on Aug 17. Hosted by Crazy Sock Divas, the event had attendees wear 2000s-themed outfits and burn calories dancing to 90 minutes of song hits from 2000-2010. Each event in the series featured a raffle in which 100% of the proceeds went to a featured charity, and this month’s was dedicated to the DiaBEATes Alliance as part of the Advent Health Foundation Palm Coast, which was onsite to provide information and resources on diabetes. The 2000s raffle raised $250, and MPower Fitness matched the funds.

MPower Fitness and Crazy Sock Divas are teaming up again from 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 6 for their third-annual Party In Pink Zumbathon, benefiting breast cancer research and prevention through Susan G. Komen. Tickets go on sale for $25 on Sept. 1, at

Tiger Bay celebrates one year

Maria Scarol and Laura Gilvary at the Flagler Tiger Bay Club's 2nd Annual Wine Tasting and Social

The Flagler Tiger Bay Club Board of Directors held its second-annual public wine tasting event on Thursday, Aug. 22, at the Palm Coast Community Center to celebrate their one-year anniversary. The evening, presented by law firm Rue & Ziffra, allowed club members and guests to mingle while sampling private label Flagler Tiger Bay Club wines and enjoying music performed by the Flagler Youth Orchestra. It also included a meet and greet with the newly elected Board of Directors for current and prospective club members.

Club President Greg Davis unveiled the second season of speakers to a standing-room-only audience. Confirmed and invited guest speakers include former U.S. Congressman John Mica, current U.S. Congressman Michael Waltz, former Chief of U.S. Border Control Chief Michael J. Fischer, Florida Highway Patrol Director of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Chief Derek Barrs, National Nuclear Security Expert Dan Wagner and former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Constance Berry Newman.

Around Flagler Schools ...

  • Staff at Imagine Town Center, a National School of Character, have committed to making the motto “Make Kindness Normal” the reality on their campus. Pictured are staff at car riders: Intervention Specialists Nancy Lemus and Lezlie Lawson, robotics teacher Kristin Cook, Principal Lisa O’Grady and PE coach Janine Purvis.


  • Night Lead Neivy Valle. Photo by Wadsworth Elementary
    Night Lead Neivy Valle won Wadsworth Elementary School’s Employee of the Quarter award.
  • Bunnell Elementary School was certified as a 2019-2019 Florida Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support Project model school.




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