Columbian Club of Flagler County recognizes 'outstanding service' of Palm Coast firefighters
Columbian Club recognizes two Palm Coast firefighters
Palm Coast firefighter-paramedic Julie Rivera and volunteer intern Brandon Davis were recognized by the Columbian Club of Flagler County for outstanding service during the club’s tribute to first responders on Aug. 25.
A firefighter with the Palm Coast Fire Department since 2015, Rivera was selected for excellence in service and for her involvement in many of the department’s infrastructure programs. Davis originally joined the Palm Coast Volunteer Fire Department in 2005, serving nearly five years, before moving to St. Augustine. He re-certified as an EMT in 2013 and as a volunteer intern firefighter in 2017.
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‘Formality Feeds Flagler’
The Flagler Palm Coast High School Formality Singers have launched an effort called “Formality Feeds Flagler” to collect nonperishables for Flagler Beach United Methodist Church’s food pantry, which is currently empty, said Libby Keen, group member.
“They give two bags of food to the families that live in Flagler Beach that need them because they were deeply affected by the hurricanes and are still having issues paying for all of the repairs and affording food for their families at the same time,” Keen said of the church’s food pantry efforts.
Items needed include: canned foods, cereal, flour, pasta, rice, sugar, vegetable oil, peanut butter, beans and juice. Those interested can donate at the church, located at 1520 S. Daytona Ave., Flagler Beach, year-round, but the Formality Singer’s food drive goes until Sept. 29.
First Baptist Church welcomes new pastor
First Baptist Church of Bunnell is excited to welcome Rev. Ethan Crowder and his family to the church and the community. Rev. Crowder’s first day on staff is Sept. 10, and his first Sunday service as senior pastor is Sept. 16.
He is currently working on his master of theology with a concentration in preaching at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.
The community is invited to worship at First Baptist Church of Bunnell, located at 2301 Commerce Parkway, Bunnell. Call 437-3364 for details.
Palm Coast residents featured in Daytona Playhouse show
Don't miss the production of “California Suite” at Daytona Playhouse, featuring several Palm Coast residents. John Pope, of Palm Coast, directs the show, which will be at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15, and at 2 p.m. on Sept. 9 and 16.
“California Suite” is Neil Simon at his best with an evening of four short comedies featuring visitors to the Beverly Hills Hotel. Actor Peter Gutierrez, another well-known Palm Coast favorite, plays a Philadelphia man who has a wife arriving before he can get rid of the drunken hooker in his bed. Brian Stuart, of Palm Coast, plays the gay husband of an actress nominated for an Oscar. Buy tickets online at http://www.daytonaplayhouse.org or by calling 255-2431.
Knights of Columbus Council installs officers
Grand Knight Patrick Mulvihill and the 2018-19 slate of officers for the Notre Dame Council 10514 were recently formally installed by District Deputy Dan Nagy during a reception in the Santa Maria del Mar parish hall. Father Kazimierz Ligeza, council chaplain and pastor of Santa Maria del Mar Church, officiated the installation.