Great Kids recently held its second annual Hero Fest, honoring extraordinary people who strengthen our community. Students shared hero stories, original artwork, and dance throughout the evening’s event. Honored guests included OBPD Officer Jay Brennan, Ormond Fire Chief Bob Mandarino, Dr. Sondra Avant, Christine Oltean, Wells Fargo, Dr. Tammy Owens, Harvey Newton, Ellen Crotts, Susan Perry, Michael Lamberti and Paul MacDonald. An art gallery featured artwork created by talented artists: Brody, Kimora, Marthena, Darrin, McKenzie, Delyla, Gracie, Ellie, Rivers, Isaac, Layla, Lupita, Amara and Ashley. Tomoka students performed the dance, Macarena, adapted from the popular movie, Ferdinand. Following the event, a reception for all families and our community was held in the church lobby. Special thanks to our event sponsors for providing their facilities, refreshments and financial support - First United Methodist Church, Daytona Auto Mall, Daytona International Speedway, Angell & Phelps, Buffalo Wild Wings, Coldwell Banker, DB Pickles, Duva Sawko, Georgian Inn Beach Club, Granada Bait & Tackle, Hilton Garden Inn, McDonalds, Microflex, Pierson Supply Company, Porcelite of Daytona, Sam’s Club, Vanacore Homes and Waste Pro. We are especially grateful to our everyday heroes for investing in the well-being of our children – our volunteers, families, board of directors, community partners and Volusia County Schools.


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