Thursday, March 26, 2015

Oh, Hey Blog...

So, if I look far back may be weeks and weeks where I actually blogged. Not bullshit blogged, or promotionally blogged, or love my charity blogged (which I do!). I truly have not utilized this blog, my passion for the one reason why I started this in the first place.

So, I went to my ladies at BlogHer and grabbed a writing prompt-because I just want to write SOMETHING!

How do you determine what is worth reporting from your life since not every moment of your day ends up on your blog?

Ooh this is a good one. My best friend just told me that she doesn't read blogs very often because "seriously how much can I read about someone rambling on and on about herself" Ha! It's a fine line, isn't it?

I mean, I have a ton of things I could tell you...partially because I don't want to forget this time in my life.

Like, do you what it feels like to countdown for something that is the biggest thing you have ever done? Eighty Nine days and my life will change. And, I can't really talk about says my lawyer. And my anxiety... and my heart.

Or because of this, I have kidney stones. And some sort of gastro disease. And I haven't eaten in two days, without visiting vomit village. So, what if not everything does not end up on the blog? What, as a blogger is real, and what is only what I think you want to read. The struggle is real...ha ha! 

I think that there is a fine line between diary and blog. I think a play by play would be boring, but there is also a lot of self serving stuff that needs to be left off your prattle. I am not Oprah and I am not that interesting. 

Looking forward to a great weekend and I hope you all are too

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The Salvation Army's 2nd Annual Fashion Show Event

Fashion Show. Luncheon, and access to shopping area.
Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 11:00 am. 

Tickets are on sale: $10 in advanced or $15 at the door which includes the Fashion Show, Lunch, and access to our Vendor shopping area. 

You can get your tickets at: 
The Salvation Army, 1555 LPGA Blvd. Daytona Beach, FL 32117 on Monday - Friday from 8:30am-12/1pm-4:30pm 
The Salvation Army Family Store located at 1415 Ridgewood Avenue, Holly Hill, FL 32117 open Monday - Saturday from 9:30am-5:30pm.

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Monday, March 23, 2015

Support Food Brings Hope This Wednesday at Jersey Mike's!

Sponsors like Holland Financial invite you to visit Jersey Mike's on Wednesday March 25 as 100% of the day's sales will go to Food Brings Hope!

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Sunday, March 22, 2015

The High Heel Coalition Launches First Event with Sold Out Attendance

I am a very happy girl this morning! One of my favorite bloggers and authors, Kimberly Wilson in 2006 hosted a Chari-TEA and when I was chosen as one of her guest editors for her latest book Anthology  I was reminded of her event and thought what a great idea it would be if I could pull it off.

I had an idea of The High Heel Coalition, but sadly at first just the name and the logo..not a clue what I wanted to do with it. It occurred to me that our town in Volusia County could use an extra boost in fun events like Chari-TEA and other unique non-profit events. Ah! An idea and a plan! New venture launched!

The first event was yesterday, a Chari-TEA to benefit Dining For Women. It was held at Mia Dona's market, which is an adorable luncheonette that I wrote about here, run by the most generous soul Dona Olsen who graciously opened on a Saturday for us.

The response was overwhelming, it sold out in a week and we raised some serious cash for the cause! This makes for a great Saturday. Off to write Thank yous! Have a great Sunday!

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Conklin Center Gala & Silent Auction

Honoring Daryl Tol 
CEO/President Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center 

You can expect an evening of pure enjoyment,
punctuated by a wonderful meal,
great music and a silent auction,
all to benefit a life-changing cause.
Come be a part of our First Annual Gala!

Parking is available in the 701 Earl Street Garage. You will receive a ticket at dinner to provide upon your exit to avoid having to pay the parking fee.

Thursday, March 26th 2015

6PM - 7PM
7PM - 10PM

Start bidding online now through March 24th! But don't let it get away, bidding will continue live at the event so bid appropriately or be present to make sure no one steals your auction!

Tickets are $75 per person. Please contact us to reserve your seat before March 20th so that you do not miss out on this premier event!

What Do We Do?

Our Mission
To help blind children and adults with additional disabilities be independent and contributing citizens.

Our Vision
Eliminate all barriers separating people who are blind from full community participation.
YOU can help us make our VISION come true...

How Can You Help?
Looking for a fun night out? Invite your friends and co-workers and attend our Gala on March 26th at the Ocean Center!

Can't make it? Our silent auctions are also available online! Between March 13-24th you can bid on your favorite items at! Please keep in mind these items may be outbid at the event, so bid appropriately to stay on top!

Are you a business owner or have an item others desire? We are still building our inventory for our silent auctions! Please contact ASAP if you would like to help by donating a gift basket, gift certificate or other item.

None of the above? Any donation you can make helps move us closer to our goal. Please use the link below to aid us in any way that you can. Your financial gifts are always put to good use and much appreciated by our staff, students and community members we touch.
Are there others you think would be interested? Forward our information to your friends! We are happy to answer any questions they may have about our Gala or our organization.

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

2015 Festival of the Arts

Saturday, March 21
10 am - 7 pm
Riverfront Park
Beautiful Downtown Daytona Beach

Come on out for a fun day filled with fine arts, craft vendors, live music entertainment, dance performances and food trucks!

Enjoy live music provided by the bands Beartoe, Are Friends Electric, The Transfers, Andrew Williams Band and Johnny Odis.  Additional entertainment will feature performances by local dance groups and organizations, including Quanita's Latin Dance & Ballroom, South Beach Dance Academy, and the St. Demetrios Greek Church Dancers, to name a few.

The Riverfront Festival of the Arts is part of the Downtown Daytona Signature Events series and is presented by Daytona Auto Mall and sponsored by the Daytona Beach News-Journal, Riverfront Shops of Daytona Beach, City of Daytona Beach and the Daytona Beach Downtown Development Authority.

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Monday, March 9, 2015

Ormond Brewing Company Presents Diaper Bank Shamrock Social

Join us as we help new parents in need. We will be collecting diapers and monetary donations to help support and fund the Junior League Daytona Beach Diaper Bank. Present the flyer to OBC staff and they will donate $1 per pint purchased during the event. Mia Dona will supply the food!

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Saturday, March 7, 2015

Snappers, My New Addiction

You know I am smart enough to not give up chocolate for Lent, right? I don't crave it too much., anyway so that doesn't seem to be a big enough sacrifice. How thankful am I that I had the opportunity to try a couple bags of Snappers? I nearly ate a full bag in one sitting. Truly sad admission that this will get me near any bikini any time soon!  Snappers are the perfect blend of creamy caramel, rich chocolate, and the salty crunch of pretzels. Pick them up at your Target store and kill me later!

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Thursday, March 5, 2015

Five Reasons to Run (at all)

Today I linked up with Eat, Pray, Run DC and You Signed Up for What, and Mar on the Run for this fun Friday Five

Happy Friday! This morning, there is absolutely no heat in the air. I think we are finally getting some fall like mornings. This makes for the PERFECT running weather. I've told you before that I am not a big fan of running in very hot or very cold temps so this is right up my alley. It will be nice to get back in the swing of things. This Friday Five is easy for me, because there are so many reasons to run. 

1. Amazing Attitude Adjuster-If you had a bad day, or you feel off-grab those running shoes and take a jaunt. I promise you will feel better. When you run, you force your body to exert excess energy and hormones. Bad stuff out, good stuff in.  You will find that after only a few minutes of running, your brain will start to secrete hormones that naturally improve your mood.

2. Time to figure the world out-I think a lot when I run, I hold conversations with myself and try to solve the world's problems one at a time. It keeps my mind off when I am ready to stop going another 1/2 mile. 

3. Drink that Pumpkin Latte, eat that cake. Not in excess, of course, but you burn a great amount of calories when you take your jaunt! So, the moment on the lips lifetime on your bum mentality can be relaxed just a wee bit if you get that heart rate up.

4. Achieve Internal Goals. I am insanely competitive with myself when I run, I am sure this is annoying but I post my graph on Instagram and Twitter when I run to keep myself accountable. I know if I am going slow, I am not going out like a fool-I need to pick it up. I am surprised how hard I am on myself. 

5. Music Music Ooh Ooh-NOTHING matches great jams than a good run. My running playlist makes me sad if I listen to it when I am not running. It is a nice mix of old school rap and new pop jams. And yes, sometimes I sing. Loudly. Actually, I always feel bad when I am running past those cute walking senior citizens and there is 

For once some of the facts mentioned isn't drivel from my head, I found them here.

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

The High Heel Coalition and Little Blog Dress Presents Chari-TEA

Get your tickets here

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

The NASCAR Foundation's Annual High Speed Hold'em Charity Poker Tournament

The NASCAR Foundation's Annual High Speed Hold'em Charity Poker Tournament Henderson Center

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University 600 Clyde Morris Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL, 32114 

Monday Feb 16, 2015 
6:30 pm Welcome Reception; 
7:00 PM Poker Play Begins Fundraiser 

The NASCAR Foundation_ 

Suggested Donation $250- Player Seat for The NASCAR Foundation

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Thursday, February 5, 2015

Actor Vince Vaughn Named Grand Marshal for 57th Annual DAYTONA 500

Star of 20th Century Fox’s Upcoming ‘Unfinished Business’ to Deliver Starting Command for the DAYTONA 500

Vince Vaughn, the star of 20th Century Fox’s and New Regency’s upcoming comedy “Unfinished Business,” in theaters everywhere March 6, will serve as Grand Marshal for the 57th annual DAYTONA 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Sunday, Feb. 22 at 1 p.m. ET on FOX from Daytona International Speedway. “The Great American Race” will also broadcast live on FOX Deportes, Motor Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio with additional coverage on

As Grand Marshal, Vaughn will announce the famous four words in motorsports, “Drivers, start your engines.”  Along with the starting command, Vaughn will participate in pre-race ceremonies and ride in one of the Grand Marshal cars during the pace laps prior to the green flag of the 200-lap, 500-mile race.

“We are thrilled to welcome Vince Vaughn as Grand Marshal for the DAYTONA 500,” Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III said.  “We look forward to hearing Vince Vaughn’s command as we kick off the new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season in front of hundreds of thousands of fans and millions more watching on FOX.”

“Last year was an exciting one for NASCAR and I can’t wait to help kick off the 2015 season as the DAYTONA 500 Grand Marshal,” Vaughn said. “The DAYTONA 500 is one of the biggest events in all of sports and I feel honored to be able to be a part of it in it in such a major way.”
In “Unfinished Business,” a hard-working small business owner (portrayed by Vaughn) and his two associates (Tom Wilkinson, Dave Franco) travel to Europe to close the most important deal of their lives.  But what began as a routine business trip goes off the rails in every imaginable – and unimaginable – way, including unplanned stops at a massive sex fetish event and a global economic summit.  The film is directed by Ken Scott, written by Steven Conrad, and produced by Arnon Milchan, Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, Steve Tisch, and Anthony Katagas.  

For more information on “Unfinished Business,” visit or check out the movie through its social media channels on Facebook, Twitter #UnfinishedBusiness, YouTube and Vine.

Vaughn has starred in several hit comedies including “The Wedding Crashers,” “The Break-Up” and “Couples Retreat.”

Vaughn joins a long list of Hollywood actors who have previously served as DAYTONA 500 Grand Marshals including James Franco, Chris Evans, John Travolta, Ben Affleck, Nicolas Cage, and Matthew McConaughey.

Tickets for the 57th annual DAYTONA 500 and all Budweiser Speedweeks 2015 events are on sale now and can be purchased by calling 1-800-PITSHOP or visiting

Fans can follow NASCAR on Twitter and stay up to speed on the latest news by using hashtag #DAYTONA500 and #SPEEDWEEKS. Fans can also stay connected with Daytona International Speedway on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest for the latest news all season long. Fans can follow the latest on DAYTONA Rising, the $400 million front-stretch renovation at the “World Center of Racing” by using #DAYTONARising on Twitter or visiting

Let the full stalk begin!! YAY! We are good at the getting in the right place at the right time. See below for a sampling! 

West Coast Customs

Wild Bill
Holy Grail..oh, hey Maverick

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Friday, January 30, 2015

Urban Tide, Hyatt Orlando's Newest Restaurant

After attending a long day of inspiring Leadership action at the Junior League Fall Leadership in Orlando, we had the privilege of dining at Hyatt Orlando's newest venture Urban Tide. When we visited, in December we were told that they would soon be premiering their new restaurant and we would have to come back to check it out. Check it out we did! 

Our waiter Humberto was amazing, we explained to him that we had spaghetti brain and please bring forward the red wine in copious amounts. It was one of those evenings! I was really happy that I was at Urban Tide, because wine is something they do QUITE well. They had many selections by the glass, as well as an insane selection of bottle choices for us to choose from.

If you are conferencing in Orlando, its a short walk from the Orlando Convention Center and trust me, this is the way to end your day. I know that we are lucky, as we are conference nerds....especially when it comes to the Junior League...but conferences can be yawn fests. Having terrible conference food, we were HANGRY. Hungry, and a little angry at being hungry...but the food came out quick and each entree was better than the last. We are still talking about the au gratin potatoes!

My friend Amy and I dined on some of the new dishes that Urban Tide, happy to report that the staff and Chef Jared is still there, just shook it up a little from the old concept. Check out what we feasted on!

Asparagus and Sweet Corn Risotto | Mascarpone Cheese | Baby Tomatoes

Ceviche | Citrus Marinated Florida Sea Bass | Serrano Spiked Rock Shrimp 

Loch Duart Salmon | Sustainable Scotland Loch Caught

New England Sea Scallops | Juicy and Creamy Texture |

Flash-Fried Brussels Sprouts | Aged Balsamic 

Four Year Aged Cheddar Au Gratin Potatoes 

A little info about the new restaurant: From Florida’s bountiful coast, chic coastal cuisine and the freshest seafood is served at Urban Tide.

Seasonal favorites are celebrated, and elevated with bold flavors served in a stylish setting. With its dark wood furnishings and modern décor, Urban Tide offers diners a quiet, understated elegance highlighted by picturesque views of the Grotto Pool.

Chef Jared Gross brings Florida’s local seafood flavors to life with his modern twist on coastal favorites. Pair lunch or dinner with a classic or our current take on favorite handcrafted cocktails, or select from a distinctive collection of craft beers and fine wines.

Check out their menu here

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Fashion and Knowledge for the Super Bowl for the Modern Girl

Assumedly, I am a girl. But, when it comes to sports I know why my uncle is so happy to have me around at all times when watching sports. I don't know everything but I sure know enough to be welcomed to any sports event with boys. In fact, during college season I am normally the only lady present.  I learned from listening and being a fan, but what if you need a crash course? 

Forget the chocolate-covered strawberry footballs – the best thing you can bring to a Super Bowl party is your arsenal of football knowledge. And since women represent over 45 percent of the NFL’s viewing audience, a new book from Vanessa-Franchesca "VF" Castro The Modern Girls’ Guide to the Gridiron needs to be in your arsenal. Her goal is to make it easier for women and girls to understand and relate to the sport they love. 

This book is great for:
  • Decoding Sports Talk: Includes a glossary of football terms every fan should know
  • Any football fan wanting to learn about the world’s “manliest” sport and its histories, traditions and scandals through the eyes of a female reporter
  • Connecting with a sports-minded partner: Learning more about the sport that your significant other loves (TMGGTTG has been called “the best marriage book ever”)
  • The perfect guide for mothers trying to learn more about the sport as they support their sons and fathers trying to relate their love of the sport to their daughters

The 49th Super Bowl will take place on February 1. To celebrate, VF is kicking off a giveaway and blog tour for The Modern Girls’ Guide to the Gridiron, a comprehensive guide to the game from a woman’s point of view, written by sports journalist Vanessa-Franchesca “VF” Castro. Formerly a makeup artist, Vanessa also puts together Game Day Looks – both beauty and fashion – on her blog.

Vanessa took some time our of her busy schedule to give you some ideas on what to wear for the big game!

Seattle Seahawks: For the first look, I styled a pair of skinny jeans (which are a closet staple), and a neon green embellished blouse by 3:1 Phillip Lim, followed by a pair of navy blue espadrilles from Michael Kors. The second look is a little more fashion forward, but it's still a classic style. I paired a gorgeous blue ribbed knit sweater by Yves Saint Laurent Vintage with a playful bright green skater skirt by Go Jane. And for accessories, I paired a sparkly bib necklace by BaubleBar, with grey booties from Steve Madden, and then a matching grey Debutante clutch by my favorite, Henri Bendel.  

New England Patriots: For the first look, I paired basic skinny jeans with a white tank top, and a red sweater by KAOS, with leopard booties by Ella Moss (similar), and a necklace by BaubleBar. For the second look, I styled the same skinny jeans with this white dolman sleeve sweater by Helmut Lang, with white booties (similar), and accessorized with a red Ralph Lauren scarf, and this "timeless" nautical-style watch by Daniel Wellington -- a perfect nod to New England style.  If you go with the basic colors of each franchise, your rooting interests will be easily differentiated, but the goal is to have fun -- both with your fashion choices, and during the game itself.

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Monday, January 26, 2015

World Traveler Themed Bridal Shower

If you are just coming to the party (see what I did there) I am an event planner by simply trade. I LOVE throwing bashes!! I wish I could recreate my wedding every day! I laugh when people call me crafty, I am just a professional on Etsy and Pinterest and go from there. It is so much fun to plan something and have it come out of your head onto a party. When it was time to plan our favorite Megan's bridal shower, I was giddy. 

She suggested a World Traveler theme, to go along with her honeymoon in England, France and Italy. So for a couple of weeks, her bridesmaids and her mom and I went to work. Here are some of the things we came up with! Hope you like them! The most fun was going thrifting for different pieces of china to fancy it up a little!! 

That tea set? $7!!! 

chalboard stickers and white chalk pen are my new BFF

This is my soon to famous vodka recipe!

London is Always A Good Idea Sign
London and Paris cupcake/finger sandwich toppers
London confetti-I used a 2"punch

Recipe Cards-she was wonderful, I sent her my recipe and she formatted it!

This was my only non home run-and in my defense it was midnight (and I was on bottle three) but I printed out this map and wrapped it around the C and threw a coat of Mod Podge on it. Let the record reflect T's are so much easier!

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Taste of Ormond

*Little Blog Dress Media is a Proud Sponsor**


If you love food and love local cuisine, what better way to kick off Valentine’s Week than enjoying food from 15 local chefs at this year’s Taste of Ormond?

Let Ormond Beach’s thriving restaurant scene take you on a taste adventure sure to please your palate and titillate your tummy. On February 8, 2015, local restaurants including 31 Supper Club, Cakery Creation, Daytona Pigstand, Florida Hospital Catering, Fusion 43, Grind Gastropub, Hull’s Seafood, Kale Café, La’s Bistro, Larry’s Giant Subs, Lulu’s Oceanside Grill, Maria Bonita, Mia Dona, Thai Woodhouse and Theia’s Pastries will offer small plates with tasty samples of their cuisine, while S.R. Perrott will provide a wine bar and a craft beer tasting. This popular event sold out last year as foodies gathered to taste, sip and enjoy in a casual, garden atmosphere.

The event begins at 4 pm under a large tent in Rockefeller Gardens at The Casements, 25 Riverside Drive.  Guests will be able to eat their fill and taste 6 wines and 20 beers – all included in the ticket price of $50 per person.  Sponsor tables can seat up to 10 people and are available for $500.
Tickets for Taste of Ormond are available online at ( or by contacting Ormond MainStreet at 386/492-2938. 

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The 43rd Annual Play For WORC Charity Classic

It's hard to believe that we are already thinking about May, but mark your calendars for May 16 and the 43rd Annual Play for WORC Golf Tournament!

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Thursday, January 8, 2015

Former Volusia County Council Chair Patricia Northey Joins Ghyabi & Associates as Project Manager

Patricia Northey, who recently wrapped up a twenty-year tenure as a member of the Volusia County Council has accepted a position as Project Manager with Ghyabi & Associates, an engineering and planning firm with offices throughout Central and North Florida.

“We are especially pleased to welcome Pat Northey to our executive team,” said Maryam Ghyabi, CEO of the firm. “Throughout her career, Pat’s vision for our community and all of Central Florida has been the impetus for positive change in the areas of transportation, the environment, recreation and economic development. She will continue to work for better communities in her new assignment.”

Northey twice served as Chair of the Volusia County Council and twice served as its Vice Chair. She was feted last week at her final meeting as a Council Member, with colleagues and residents recalling her many contributions to county government.  During her tenure, she also chaired the Tourist Development Council, the Transportation Planning Organization, the St. Johns River Alliance and president of the Boys & Girls Club of Volusia County. Her community service brought leadership awards from the Rotary Club, Healthy Start, Chamber of Commerce, the Museum of Arts & Sciences and more.  

“I am proud to join the Ghyabi & Associates team,” said Northey. “This is a company that has contributed mightily to the community in transportation engineering and planning and has a passion for building a better future for residents and visitors alike. My role will be to help facilitate those improvements through planning and implantation of selected projects that require collaboration and multi jurisdictional involvement. There are so many exciting things on the drawing board.”

Northey served as the District 5 County Council Member and is well known among environmental planners, transportation officials, business and government leaders. “Pat has represented the County in many regional forums and will continue her involvement throughout Florida from her new perspective in the private sector,” said Ghyabi.

About Ghyabi & Associates

Ghyabi & Associates is engaged in planning, land development, civil engineering, transportation engineering and construction inspection. The firm maintains offices in Ormond Beach, Orlando and Jacksonville.   

For more information contact:
Maryam Ghyabi: 386.677.5499, ext. 222

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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Daytona International Speedway To Hold First Ever Daytona Rising Escalator Duel

NASCAR Driver Austin Dillon and NASCAR Team Owner Richard Childress to Race to the Top of New 150-Foot Grandstand and Showcase New Vertical Transportation

As Daytona International Speedway continues its ever so fantastic renovations, on January 14th, Daytona International Speedway (DIS) will hold the first ever “DAYTONA Rising Escalator Duel” to officially activate the new vertical transportation associated with its $400 million DAYTONA Rising redevelopment project.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Austin Dillon and Richard Childress, owner of Richard Childress Racing, will have the ULTIMATE grandfather/grandson battle to the top of the new 150-foot grandstand using the stairs and new escalators respectively. Each individual will also need to make several “pit stops”/collect items related to the Speedway’s new amenities along the way.

The event will take place at the Daytona International Speedway (Turn 1 Plaza on the West end of frontstretch grandstand) 1801 W International Speedway Blvd. in Daytona Beach, FL.

Tentative Schedule

12:30 p.m. – Brief opening remarks from Joie, Austin and Richard
12:41 p.m. – Race begins (at the base of the Florida Hospital Injector)
12:50 p.m. – Austin and Richard reach finish line; trophy presentation (highest concourse level)
12:50 p.m. – One-on-one interviews (Joie, Austin, Richard, DIS ticket holders)

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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

2015 Mayor's Health and Fitness Challenge Kick Off!

The 2015 Mayor's Health & Fitness Challenge will be held from January 3, 2015 - March 28, 2015. 

Join Mayor Kelley and your neighbors on a productive, purposeful 12-week wellness journey! 

The Kick-Off Event will be held on January 3, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Nova Community Center. An Activities Calendar will be available at the Kick Off.

Every Challenger's Toolbox Includes:

*Biometrics: height & weight (BMI), body fat (beginning & ending)

*"Challenge STARTS Here" - 'how to' & 'what to' & 'when to' & 'why to' coaching! 

*12 weeks filled with free classes at participating local fitness centers

*"Challenger Chums" = interest groups: lose weight, walk, bike, cook, etc. 

* Remarkable Courage book AND Success Strategies coaching (internet)

*Special menu items at participating local restaurants + 

*'Challenger-only' discounts

*Cooking/meal preparation sessions (followed by 'Eating Meeting')

*Fun email updates & announcements for special events

*Exclusive membership rates to participating fitness centers

*Access to "Chow Time", an online recipe depot for & by Challengers

*1-week free at YMCA (Ormond Beach)

*BBQ Feast, Mayor's Good Egg Hunt, & raffles at the Wrap-Up

*Cash & prizes for individual Challengers & Teams

*Health coaching and, of course, a great T-shirt & goodie bag!

*Challengers may choose to pay an additional fee for:
3-month YMCA Membership (Ormond Beach), $45: all equipment, classes & pool

Personal training: Individual & Small Group (4-5 people) w/preferred trainers at special rates! (List of trainers & rates will be available at the Kick-off)

View Mayor's Health and Fitness Challenge Registration Information, including information on registration policies, dates and fees. Participants can register in person, online or by mail. 

*******Important Notes*********
To be eligible for some Achievement Awards, a Challenger must complete Beginning & Ending Biometric Screenings
Event updates/reminders will be posted here at, at the event facebook page, and emailed to participants. 

For more information contact Christina Maguire, Risk Manager, at 386-676-3323.

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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Rosie's Cafe Is A Delight To The Ormond Mainstreet Landscape

Although I have been into Dunn's Attic and Auction House quite a few times, I have yet to have the opportunity to check out their darling little restaurant-Rosie's Cafe. What a treat! They have coffee and breakfast in the morning (featuring Biggby's Coffee!) and they have a great lunch on the weekdays. They serve beer and wine (and mimosas!) and has an old fashioned soda selection that would blow your mind right back to 1952. Oh, and in passing my husband mentions all you can eat pancakes for $5 on Saturdays...I think I will be quite the regular! 

The lunch was great, nothing too fancy but who needs fancy when you have homemade soups and sandwiches.  The grilled cheese, the tuna and the chicken salad were all delicious! It was a delight and I can't wait to go back! 

Dunn's Attic and Auction House which includes Rosie's Cafe is on the web and Facebook !

Really fun soda display 
Just a small selection of old fashioned sodas 

Tuna salad with bean salad

Chicken Salad with Pasta Salad

Rosie's Cafe on Urbanspoon

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