DSC hosting public safety job fair
The School of Emergency Services at Daytona State College is hosting a public safety job fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at the Advanced Technology Campus, 1770 Technology Blvd., Daytona Beach.
It is open to all students and the public. There also will be a display of firetrucks, police vehicles, specialty tactical vehicles and boats.
More than 65 police, fire and emergency medical agency recruiters are expected.
Attendees should dress professionally, bring résumés and be prepared to speak directly to recruiters. Average starting salaries are $38,000 - $48,000 per year, not including benefits.
For more information, call (386) 506-4201 or email Sheila.Ellison@DaytonaState.edu.
NASCAR now owns races and tracks
NASCAR reported it has completed buying International Speedway Corp. in a deal that was valued at about $2 billion.
The race-sanctioning body now owns 16 of the tracks where the races run. The new company will remain based in Daytona Beach and will continue as NASCAR. As part of this process, ISC has been delisted from NASDAQ, the company reported.
Jim France will serve as chairman and CEO with Lesa France Kennedy as executive vice chair. Steve Phelps was appointed president and will oversee all operations of the merged entity.
Tourist Development Council to meet
Volusia County’s Tourist Development Council will meet at 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, in meeting room 103 of the Ocean Center, 101 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach.
The meeting is open to the public and there will be time for participation.
The advisory group makes recommendations to the Volusia County Council regarding use of tourist development tax revenues and the effective operation of special projects.
For more information, call (386) 254-4000 or email email@example.com.
New 7-Eleven opening
A new 7-Eleven store will host a grand-opening celebration from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct.25, at 1401 Beville Road, Daytona Beach.
Franchisee owner is Dave Singh.
There will be fresh food sampling, free coffee and Big Gulp drinks, and $1 Big Bite hot dogs and pizza slices.
Attorney awarded ratings
Attorney Erum Kistemaker has been awarded two “AV” ratings from the Martindale-Hubbell rating system, an independent service.
She has received the highest possible rating in 2019 for legal ability and ethical standards.
Kistemaker Business Law is at 120 E.Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach.
Halifax hires oncology rehabilitation navigator
Dr. Ashley Perry, has been named oncology rehabilitation navigator for Halifax Health-Brooks Rehabilitation Center for Outpatient Rehabilitation.
A new concept in cancer rehabilitation, Dr. Perry is the only oncology rehabilitation navigator in Volusia County.
An oncology rehabilitation navigator is a rehabilitation professional with expertise in detecting, mitigating and treating functional decline of cancer patients.
Dr. Perry has nearly a decade of experience as a physical therapist, having worked in a variety of settings, ranging from skilled nursing facilities caring for an aging population to high-level sports clinics.
A graduate of the University of Florida, she previously worked as a social worker with abused children for five years before returning to college and earning a doctor of physical therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine. She also completed a postdoctoral residency specializing in orthopedics and achieved Manual Therapy Certification.
For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org/brooks.
Wawa opens 200th Florida store
Wawa Inc. announced it opened its 200th Florida store in Naples Thursday, Oct. 17.
The milestone comes a little more than seven years after Wawa launched in the Florida market, ahead of initial projections.
Opening the same day were Wawas in Nokomis and Ormond Beach. Wawa broke ground Oct. 15 in its newest market in Gainesville with three stores starting construction.
Wawa plans to continue to open an average of 20-30 stores per year with the goal of reaching 400 stores in Florida by 2028.
Also in Volusia County, Wawa recently opened a store in Deltona. It also has stores in Daytona Beach, Orange City, New Smyrna Beach and Port Orange. It has a store under construction in Daytona Beach, and one more each planned in DeLand and Daytona.
Daytona chamber hosts awards luncheon
The Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce will present its sixth annual Awards Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at the Shores Resort & Space, 2637 S. Atlantic Ave.
Awards will be presented for Small Business of the Year (1-10 employees) to Dredging & Marine Consultants; Small Business of the Year (11-50 employees), Vann Data Services; Nonprofit of the Year. Family Renew Community; Marvin Samuels Memorial Leadership Award, Dr. Linda Bradley, UCF Daytona Beach; and Young Professional of the Year, Kathryn Nagib, Halifax Health.
The cost is $50 for chamber members and $75 for non-members. For a reservation or more information, contact Ken Phelps, vice president of resource development, firstname.lastname@example.org or (386) 523-3675.
Chamber hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony
The Southeast Volusia Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Florida Blinds and More from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 115 Canal St., New Smyrna Beach.
For more information, call (386) 428-2449.
Surf shop celebrating 50th
Nichols Surf Shop will celebrate its 50th anniversary at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at Sapphire Park, 951 N. Atlantic Ave., New Smyrna Beach.
The store is at 307 Lytle Ave., New Smyrna Beach.
For more information, call (386) 690-8420 or visit nicholssurfshop.com.
Chamber hosts apparel drive for students
The Port Orange-South Daytona Chamber of Commerce is hosting an underwear and sock drive for students in Port Orange and South Daytona schools.
New and unopened packages, sizes 3T to adults are needed. Gift cards also will be accepted.
Donations may be dropped off at:
•Chamber office, 3431 S. Ridgewood Ave.
•Hannah's Family Diner, 968 Reed Canal Road
•VyStar Credit Union, 750 Dunlawton Ave.
•Tomoka Brewing Co., 4647 Clyde Morris Blvd., Suite 504
•Alberto's Pizza, 4036 S. Nova Road
•Iten Insurance, 5889 S. Williamson Blvd., Suite 1431
•Realty Pros Assured, 840 Dunlawton Ave.
•Warner Christian Academy, 1730 Ridgewood Ave.
The Port Orange South Daytona Chamber of Commercce will present a Morning Mix & Mingle at Mary Lynn Realty, Suite 21, 1301 Beville Roa, Daytona Beach.
The cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.
For more information, call (386) 761-1701 email email@example.com.
The West Volusia Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a WILLOW (Women In Leadership Leaning On Wisdom) Luncheon sponsored by Trustco Bank from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at DeBary Golf & Country Club, 300 Plantation Club Drive.
The special networking event is in partnership with the Volusia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Sanford Chamber of Commerce.
Tickets are $20 for members and $25 for non-members. For more information, call (386) 490-4606.
Chamber will host Deltona's 'State of the City'
The West Volusia Regional Chamber of Commerce will host Deltona’s State of the City program, featuring the Mayor’s address to the region’s businesses.
The breakfast event will be Monday, Oct. 28, at the Center at Deltona, 1640 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd., and will include Mayor Heidi Herzberg’s address as well as comments by Volusia County Chair Ed Kelley.
The program will feature highlights from the year and provide a glimpse into upcoming initiatives.
AdventHealth is presenting the program with AdventHealth Fish Memorial President Rob Deininger delivering remarks.
For more information, visit westvolusiaregionalchamber.org or call (386) 490-4606.
AM Connection set
The West Volusia Regional Chamber of Commerce will present an AM Connection at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 N. C.R. Beall Blvd., DeBary.
The guest speaker will be Kelli Marks with KMarks Events.
Free for members, the cost is $10 for non-members.
For a reservation or more information, visit westvolusiaregionalchamber.org or call (386) 490-4606.
Credit union offers free shred events
Launch Federal Credit Union will host a free Shred Day from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at its DeLand office at 301 W. New York Ave.
Members of Launch FCU and non-members may stop by and have papers shredded for free, up to five boxes.
Participants should remove any plastic bags, plastic materials, such as CDs, and garbage.
For more information, visit Launchfcu.com or call (321) 455-9400.
Area chamber hosts weekly events
The DeLand Area Chamber of Commerce and the Orange City Alliance have several regularly scheduled events.
The discussion group Fuel meets at 7:30 a.m. Mondays at Boston Coffee, 109 E. New York Ave., DeLand.
Let’s Do Lunch networking meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays at The Cloister's of DeLand, 400 E. Howry Ave.
For more information, call (386) 734-4331 or visit delandchamber.org.