Duke Energy Grants Benefit Florida Natural Resources And Species Conservation

The Duke Energy Foundation has awarded nearly $355,000 to 10 nonprofits committed to protecting and restoring Florida’s natural resources. The grants will fund programs that protect and rehabilitate Florida wildlife, as well as conserve and restore native habitats. The grants also support environmental education and help preserve Florida’s natural resources, including its waterways.

National Weather Service Offers Free Weather Spotter Training To Residents Of East Central Florida

Have you ever wanted to learn to be a trained weather spotter? You’ll have two opportunities in October, and the training is free and conveniently available from the comfort of your own computer, cell phone or tablet. It’s called SKYWARN training, and it’s geared toward anyone interested in learning more about our Florida weather.

Four Volusia County Libraries To Distribute Emergency Preparedness Materials This Saturday

The “Prepare With Pedro” activity books will be among the children’s safety materials that Volusia County’s Emergency Management staff will distribute this Saturday at four libraries around Volusia County.

Florida Lottery Introduces Five New Scratch Off Games With Over $967 Million In Cash Prizes

The Florida Lottery has introduced the X THE CASH family of Scratch-Off games. The five new games range in price from $1 to $20 and feature over $967 million in cash prizes and more than 49 million winning tickets!

University Of Florida And Dalton Education Team Up To Offer Certified Financial Planning Online Course

The University of Florida’s (UF) College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences has selected leading financial planning education solutions provider Dalton Education, to offer a new CFP® certification education program for financial planning professionals.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Launches New Way To Report Gopher Tortoise Sightings

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is launching a new interactive web application designed to provide biologists with thorough and reliable data, and promote science-based gopher tortoise conservation efforts.

Daytona State College Recognized For One Of The Best Accelerated Nursing Programs In Florida

The Daytona State College Nursing program has been recognized from RNtoBSNProgram.com in its ranking of the best Accelerated Nursing Programs in Florida. The new 2020 ranking covers college and universities that offer fully online, traditional on-campus or hybrid models.

Scholarship Program Seeking Florida’s Top Youth Volunteers

Local-level honorees in each state will receive awards ranging from bronze medallions to certificates. Qualifying local honorees also receive President’s Volunteer Service Awards.

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards was created in 1995 to recognize the exemplary volunteer work of middle level and high school students. Since then, awards have been granted to more than 140,000 middle and high school students across the country at the local, state and national level. Spirit of Community programs are also conducted in Japan, Ireland, India, China and Brazil, where Prudential has significant business operations.

For complete details on the 2021 program and the stories of Florida’s top youth volunteers from years past, visit http://spirit.prudential.com.

South Florida Library Seeks Creative Submissions To Document Life In 2020

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