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Palm Coast Monday, Feb. 17, 2020 1 year ago

Portuguese friends meet monthly for Friendship Day

Also in Your Town: death notice for Susan McDaniel, grand opening of a new police lodge headquarters
by: Joey Pellegrino Staff Writer

A group of Portuguese women in Palm Coast have made a tradition of celebrating Friendship Day, normally observed annually in the Azores and continental Portugal, by going out for breakfast or lunch each month.

Last time saw them at the Dunkin' Donuts at 1310 Palm Coast Parkway SW for breakfast. The women, brought together by Mary Jo Goulart, connect over their shared culture as well as their personal lives, and anyone is free to join their unofficial group. Those interested can call Isabel Mariano at (732) 513-5478.

Also in Your Town:

Susan McDaniel, 77

Susanne McDaniel died Feb. 17 at the Stuart Meyer Hospice House in Palm Coast. She was 77. Susanne was a loving, caring person who put the needs of others ahead of her own. She spent many years caring for her mother, sacrificing her own interests in order to help her mother find peace and comfort. Susanne is survived by her sister Peggy of Palm Coast, brother John of Raleigh, North Carolina, and brother Thom of San Diego.

New police lodge hadquarters

Come at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, for the Grand Opening and dedication of the new headquarters for the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #171 at 2511 Moody Blvd., Flagler Beach (in Flagler Square off State Road 100). The guest speaker will be Flagler County Sheriff Rick Staly. 

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