Brian Kelley, native of Ormond, releases solo album
Brian Kelley, originally from Ormond Beach on the Florida Georgia Line, releases his first solo album on June 25.
According to a press release, Kelley’s album “Sunshine State of Mind” consists of 17 tracks and is inspired by her “way of life on the ocean and white sands.”
“They say write what you know and this is the first time I’ve really written for myself,” Kelley said in the press release. “These songs are my babies, all of you. This project came from a real place – my experiences as a kid in Florida, getting away and finally coming back – and it was a very invigorating thing for me. hope the fans know a bit more about me, hear my voice and that “Sunshine State of Mind” takes you on a dream vacation as soon as you play. Welcome to the first season.
Kelley co-wrote and co-produced the project alongside Corey Crowder. The album is now available for pre-order.
Members of Captain James Ormond’s Chapter of the National Society of the Girls of the American Revolution celebrated their 55th birthday on June 9 at Hillside Cemetery.
The chapter was founded by Pauline Shrager on June 9, 1966, who is buried in Hillside Cemetery. The chapter performed a short ceremony at his grave.
Food Brings Hope recently celebrated 46 students from Bunnell Elementary School, Westside Elementary School, Campbell Middle School and Heritage Middle School at a dinner hosted by Metz Culinary Management at the Mori Hosseini Center in Daytona State College, according to a press release.
FBHonors students and school sponsors also took part in an awards show, where FBH Executive Director Judi Winch and FBH Grants and Community Operations Director Mamie Oatis presented each raises a trophy recognizing their outstanding accomplishments during the year. In addition, two students from each school received a special citizenship award. These students received a certificate, a Regal Cinema ticket and a $ 50 gift card.
Duvets for veterans
The Racing Fingers Quilt Guild in Ormond Beach makes and donates red-white-blue “Honor” quilts to the Volusia County Veterans Court.
The guild was invited to make these quilts by Remembering Vets, which presents the quilts to graduates who complete the court program. According to an email, Linda Derryberry, the head of the guild’s honor quilting program, said that a special graduation ceremony took place on June 4 for two graduates and for many graduates with the restrictions. COVID-19 in place.
“It was a wonderful occasion, celebrating the men and women who had put in the hard work and got back on track, the military personnel we lost in wars and the veterans each of us lost,” Derryberry said. “There have been tears a few times, laughter and a new commitment to what everyone does to help veterans who need us.”
Two teams from the Daytona Beach section of the LPGA Amateur Golf Association competed in the Florida Regional Cup qualifier on June 5-6.
The teams played at the PGA National Resort in Palm Beach Gardens, according to a press release. The “Shanks for the Memories” team qualified to advance to the Cup final in Williamsburg, Va., In August. For more information, visit chapters.lpgaamateurs.com/chapter/FLDB.