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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
The Flagler County Public Library Palm Coast Branch will extend its hours – including two evenings – beginning Monday to assist K-12 students.
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.
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.
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.
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