Stetson Mansion is Florida’s Most Popular Attraction

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If you haven’t already heard, the Stetson Mansion in DeLand, Florida is Florida’s Most Popular Attraction according to Tripadvisor.



Check out this video from the local news channel and see just what makes the Stetson Mansion so special.    Plus, JT just announced that the theme for this years Christmas Tours will be Disney’s Frozen.  If you haven’t taken a tour of this magnificent mansion, then you need to add this to your bucket list.  It’s a Florida Must See!   Check out the Facebook page for more information on events and happenings.

National Night Out

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There are a couple of chances to enjoy the National Night Out(NNO) in the West Volusia region of Central Florida.  Not in West Volusia?  No problem!  Check out this map to find a National Night Out near you.  The National Night Out Program began in 1984 as a way to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

In the West Volusia region you can take part in a (NNO) in Orange City and Deltona, Florida.   In Orange City, you can join us on Tuesday, August 5th from 5 pm to 8 pm.  Join us at Dickinson Park for face painting, bounce houses, music, hot dogs and a chance to win a new bike! There will be four bikes given away, two girl’s bikes and two boy’s bikes (courtesy of our sponsors).

National Night Out Orange City

In Deltona, the event will be held at Deltona City Hall from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 5th.  The event is sponsored by the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office and the City of Deltona, FL.

There will be activities and presentations in the courtyard at City Hall as well as seminars inside. VCSO personnel will demonstrate how officers utilize K-9, SWAT and motors teams. The Deltona Fire Department will have free car seat safety inspections. The Florida Highway Patrol will set up a rollover simulator. Indoors, officers will offer informative seminars on gang awareness, avoiding scams and preventing domestic violence, complete with question and answer sessions after each. There’s even a class for children on “Stranger Danger.” There will also be a bounce house, free food, vendors, vehicles on display and fingerprinting.