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Flagler OARS: Open Arms Recovery Services

Flagler OARS: Open Arms Recovery Services

Flagler OARS, is a 501-c3 non-profit organization that focuses on helping people with recovery needs. I had the pleasure of talking with the Executive Director Pam and the Program Manager, Savannah Price. I was able to learn all about Flagler OARS, how they partner with other agencies and organizations, their future goals, and what they currently do for our community. Flagler OARS was founded in 2019. Executive Director Pam was part of the founding board after discovering this newly planned foundation via a poster for a symposium. Pam recalled that in October of 2019, she had recently finished rehab and…
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The American Jail Association will be Awarding the 2023 Innovation Award to FCSO Detention Facility

The American Jail Association will be Awarding the 2023 Innovation Award to FCSO Detention Facility

The American Jail Association has selected the Sheriff Perry Hall Inmate Detention Facility to receive the 2023 Innovation Award for medium sized facilities.  Chief Daniel Engert, who oversees the FCSO's detention and court services, and Sheriff Rick Staly will be in Omaha, Nebraska on May 23rd to receive the award. Only 3 Innovation Awards are given out every year to governmental or tribal facilities. One award goes to each size division, large, medium and small facilities. The chosen facility has to demonstrate that their programs and innovations have made a difference in the industry. In 2022, our Detention Facility here…
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Flagler County Senior Services Division serves up gratitude, turkey in the spirit of the holiday

Flagler County Senior Services Division serves up gratitude, turkey in the spirit of the holiday

November 21, 2022 – Flagler County Senior Services Division will spend time this week serving up a traditional Thanksgiving dinner to those who take part in the Senior Center Program at Church on the Rock and is also part of the distribution of turkeys and other holiday fixings as part of the Feed Flagler campaign. “It’s what the holiday season is all about – good company, a hot meal, and kindness offered to warm the heart,” said Health and Human Services Director Joseph Hegedus. “I am fortunate to have such a caring team that cherishes all of our residents here in…
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