Also in Your Town: Sheriff Staly presents 'Great Kids' awards.
Rotary Club donates gifts to 1,300 children
The Rotary Club of Flagler Beach announced that the 2018 Project Share initiative has donated holiday gifts to 1,300 children in need this year, according to a press release.
Rotary Club of Flagler Beach Project Share, now in its 18th year, provided Christmas toys, clothing, new and gently used bicycles for those up to age 16 in Flagler County, Pierson and Seville. Toys and goods with a value of more than $50,000 were donated, according to the release.
About 150 volunteers from throughout the community participated in the toy-packing at Stor-it from Dec. 9-15.
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Palm Coast summer internship applications open
The city of Palm Coast is now accepting applications from college students for summer 2019 internships in innovation and economic growth, parks and recreation, finance, public works, fire, information technology, GIS, administration, communications and marketing, stormwater engineering and utility engineering, according to a press release.
These paid, competitive internships are full-time and are open to all current college students and students who have graduated within six months of applying. These internships may qualify for college credit with the student’s respective college. Students can get more information about the internship positions and apply online at https://www.palmcoastgov.com/internships. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Feb. 10, and 15 positions will be filled.
Birds of a Feather Fest registration open
Registration is now open for the city of Palm Coast’s fifth-annual Birds of a Feather Fest set for Feb. 7-10. The fest will offer more days than ever to connect with nature and enjoy birding in Northeast Florida’s natural habitats.
There is no cost to register, however, some trips do have a fee. A full schedule is available at https://www.birdingfest.com. The headquarters for this year’s event will be Palm Coast Community Center, located at 305 Palm Coast Parkway NE.
Palm Coast band releases new music video
Flo.Wav, a Palm Coast band made up of Conor Bertha and Dylan Parra, recently released a new music video to their song “Shift,” which the bands describes as “a punchy jam with lyrics focusing on breaking the molds of society and becoming one's “true self.”
The video was self-produced, with vocals mixed by Josh Cobb, song mastered by Rockbot Studios and video shot and edited by Bad Cloud Media. Those interested in see the music video can visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmJ3Z2oq59M. Warning: Language in the lyrics is mature.
Sheriff presents ‘Great Kids’ awards
Flagler County Sheriff Rick Staly visited three local schools to present three exceptional students with awards for being “Great Kids” on Dec. 19, according to a press release.
“After a week of negative stories about some kids at our schools that have made poor choices these ‘Great Kid Awards’ represent the 99% of our kids that do a great job,” said Sheriff Rick Staly in the release. “The three December honorees for the ‘Great Kid’ awards are fantastic students who are making a positive impact in their schools and community. We also thank the schools for partnering with us in recognizing ‘Great Kids.’”
Wadsworth Elementary School fourth-grader Dustin Rodriguez, Flagler Palm Coast High School student John Overton and Elijah Neuenfeldt, of Indian Trails Middle School, were the three awardees.
Holiday caroling to spread joy
Granny Nannies Home Care, Doctors Choice Home Health and The Southern Livestock 4H Group help spread joy to the residents of Grand Oaks Health and Rehab in Palm Coast and Flagler Health and Rehab in Bunnell on December 21, according to a press release.