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Rec Rangers

Port Orange Offers Kids’ Nature Program The Rec Rangers program is a free nature program for upper elementary and middle school students (9-14 years old) with the mission of fostering young adult connectivity to nature and encouraging participation and stewardship of the parks and recreation opportunities and resources within their community.  Activities are held on the first Wednesday of each month (except the July activity, which will be … Continue reading Rec Rangers

Neighbors Rose Sundae with chocolate sauce, marshmallows and whipped cream

Neighbors General Store & Ice Cream Parlor Serves Up a Sweet Deal

Neighbors General Store & Ice Cream Parlor is featuring a Valentine’s Day Special Sundae that couldn’t get any sweeter for your sweetheart. Picture this… a rose infused ice cream with homemade chocolate covered marshmallows, sprinkled with a fresh made-from-scratch strawberry sauce flowing throughout the ice cream, and a slice of fresh strawberry cake made with Florida berries drenched with a homemade tangy chocolate sauce created … Continue reading Neighbors General Store & Ice Cream Parlor Serves Up a Sweet Deal

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2019 Annual Beach and Park Pass Sales

Volusia County beach and county inlet park annual pass holders are able to renew their passes for the 2019 season at any operating toll both or online.  Annual passes may be purchased with cash or a debit/credit card; checks are not accepted. Proof of residency is required for Volusia County residents in the form of a driver’s license or state ID and a vehicle registration … Continue reading 2019 Annual Beach and Park Pass Sales

array of healthy meal choices in trays

INSIDE LOOK: After Body Meals

Interview with Founder and CEO Kirk Girdley By Tiffany Yancey // Photos of Kirk by Kelsey Walters My first interview with Kirk, founder and CEO of After Body Meals (ABM), ran in the September 2017 issue of ECC. He had been in business for only two years and just opened a storefront in South Daytona. ABM has continued to grow and we thought it was … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: After Body Meals