110 W. New York Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720
City has invested heavily in improvements; new pool on the way
By Jen Horton
posted Mar 24, 2013 - 9:49:30pm
Heavy investment by the City of DeLand and the energy of a new director are paying big dividends at Chisholm Community Center, where membership has skyrocketed, and classes that range from after-school tutoring to Zumba are filled to capacity.
"We're bursting at the seams. It's a good problem to have," center Director Nichole Bonds said.
Volunteers are getting ready to plant spring crops in a community garden behind the 30-year-old center, and a new swimming pool is under construction nearby.
At a recent Family Night Out, more than 150 people attended to share a meal and play games.
Read all about how the center is bringing the community together, and about the improvements the city has made, in Jen Horton's full story in the March 21-24 Weekend edition of The Beacon. To subscribe to The Beacon online, click here. For a list of newsstand locations, click here. To have the print edition mailed to your home twice a week, send your address via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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