#UnbeelievablyPositive

Flagler Schools Volunteer Vivian Mazzoni Chosen as the Positive Person of the Month for April

Flagler Schools Volunteer Vivian Mazzoni Chosen as the Positive Person of the Month for April

How does it feel to be nominated? Vivian Mazzoni explained, "I was so surprised, honored and wow, someone actually recognized what I'm doing and they appreciate it!" Vivian continued on, tearing up, "It feels great, being new here and still trying to get to know people and then someone saw you, it's amazing. I mean I am tearing up." Vivian Mazzoni is a new Palm Coast/Flagler County resident, having only lived here around 1.5 - 2 years. She spends her time volunteering for Flagler Schools, mostly at Wadsworth, where her granddaughter attends, but also in other elementary schools, and at…
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Woman Behind Irwin the Gator, Amy Moore Skursky, Chosen as Person of the Month

Woman Behind Irwin the Gator, Amy Moore Skursky, Chosen as Person of the Month

Amy Moore Skursky is the woman behind the camera lense, many people may not know her, but much of Palm Coast is aware of Irwin the Gator, and his photos that are often shared in many of the neighborhood groups on Facebook. Irwin the Gator and his brother are residents of a certain area of the C-Section canals. Since discovering the gator, she has since dubbed Irwin, she has taken to photographing him as he goes about his daily routines. She decided to share the photos in a local Palm Coast neighborhood group and was pleasantly shocked when many of…
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Heather Fraker Thompson Named February’s Positive Person of the Month

Heather Fraker Thompson Named February’s Positive Person of the Month

We recently sat down with Heather Fraker Thompson, owner of HT Production Company, an event and promotion company. Heather was nominated and chosen as February's 'Positive Person of the Month'. One nomination we received stated, "Heather's name is the first person on my mind when I think of a positive person who is constantly uplifting others, and local businesses. She is such a positive influence here! She is an absolute mover and shaker and is constantly thinking ways of making things better for all of us here in Flagler County. No matter what challenges she faces, she is there and…
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Local Business Owner Learns Her Medical Training Classes Helped to Save a Life in Palm Coast

Local Business Owner Learns Her Medical Training Classes Helped to Save a Life in Palm Coast

Lauren Ramirez, owner of Salus Medical Training LLC, offers classes and certifications in many basic life saving medical practices including CPR, AED, and in Narcan training. Earlier this month, she was informed that one of her prior medical camp students who wishes to remain anonymous, was able to use that training to save the life of a stranger with Narcan. Lauren's student reached out to share the experience with her via text message. "I saved a stranger's life last night," she started. "We were at the laundry mat washing a large blanket. I was sitting in the van waiting for…
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The Journey of Community and Positivity: Pastor Jearlyn Dennie Chosen as Positive Person of the Month

The Journey of Community and Positivity: Pastor Jearlyn Dennie Chosen as Positive Person of the Month

"It's a God thing. I am extremely humbled because, everything I do is a reflection of Him, his grace, his love, his mercy, so this is just a reflection of what I hope to reflect to the community." Pastor Jearlyn Dennie said when asked how she felt being nominated as the Positive Person of the Month. Jearlyn Dennie is a local pastor, ministry leader and community advocate. Her ministry, Jearlyn Ministries is currently celebrating it's 10 year anniversary this year. "There was never a time when being positive was a struggle; I have a thing, God's will, nothing more nothing…
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Anonymous Donor Brings Christmas Cupcake Magic to Palm Coast

Anonymous Donor Brings Christmas Cupcake Magic to Palm Coast

In the weeks leading up to Christmas, a silent TikTok fan of the Cupcake Café, donated a total of $3,900 to pay for holiday orders. The follower wishes to remain anonymous. It started on December 16th, 2023, when the anonymous donor called Theresa Tazewell, owner of the Cupcake Café, and donated a total of $700 to pay for orders in the shop that day. The gesture had sparked a cascade event, inspiring other followers to call in and pay for orders. Following this, the anonymous donor called again, and donated another $700 to pay for the cupcake jars that Theresa…
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Community Comes Together to Provide Thanksgiving Meals to 175 Families on Thanksgiving Day

Community Comes Together to Provide Thanksgiving Meals to 175 Families on Thanksgiving Day

Yesterday, November 23rd, 2023, was the tenth year that Jearlyn Ministries has spent delivering Thanksgiving meals to people in and around Flagler County. Ten years ago Pastor J started delivering meals to those in Flagler County who normally wouldn't have a holiday meal, like elderly neighbors who don't have family in the area. Since starting this ten years ago, Pastor J and those who work with her now provide meals to 175 families in the area. One person in particular, Steve Lowe, has regularly donated hams and turkeys to distribute to families, despite being on a fixed income. Steve donates…
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Community Cats Director Jessica Lynne Myers Named November Positive Person of the Month

Community Cats Director Jessica Lynne Myers Named November Positive Person of the Month

Jessica Lynne Myers, Director of Community Cats of Palm Coast, was nominated by several community members last month as a positive person in the community.  “Being nominated by the community makes me feel inspired. To be recognized reassures my faith that there are good people in this community that feel as strongly as I do, and it gives me a sense of empowerment to keep fighting for what I believe,” Jessica said. We asked Jessica how she stays positive in the face of adversity when faced with a difficult situation. “By knowing that my only option is to move forward,…
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Deputies’ Selfless Act of Kindness: A Heartwarming Story of Compassion and Community Support”

Deputies’ Selfless Act of Kindness: A Heartwarming Story of Compassion and Community Support”

From the Flagler County Sheriff's Office: Over the weekend, Deputy Manka observed a man lying on his back on the sidewalk along US-1 and stopped to conduct a welfare check. Shortly after, Deputy First Class Jenkins arrived to assist. During the check, they learned that the man and his wife had not eaten in two days. The man had been attempting to walk to Publix to get food, but appeared to be confused and sick from lack of food and water, and was unable to make it to the store. The couple was transported to the hospital by Flagler County Fire…
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A Wealth of Local Knowledge and History; Bob Pickering Named October Positive Person of the Month

A Wealth of Local Knowledge and History; Bob Pickering Named October Positive Person of the Month

Bob Pickering’s first day on the job at Marineland was June 8, 1983 at the age of 16. During his eleven years at Marineland, he worked as a Custodian, Playport Attendant, Guide, Ticket Taker, Diver, Dolphin Trainer, Announcer and Lab Technician.  After leaving Marineland in 1994, he began working with Flagler County Emergency Management. He recently celebrated his 29th year with FCEM on July 5, 2023. In addition to his work with Flagler County Emergency Management, he also operates FlaglerWeatherInfo on Facebook. “Bob has been a long time resident who has reported no fuss weather reports, as well as other…
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