“Always in my Heart” Valentine Luncheon
11:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 14, 2017 @ Frappes Italian Grille
February 14th can be a difficult day for those of us who are grieving. For some, it will be the first Valentine’s Day without our loved one. Please join us for a special, uplifting time of honoring and remembering. MORE INFO
Light of Hope Community Candlelight Remembrance
6 p.m. Dec. 7 & 14, 2016
Please join us for a beautiful and moving event designed to bring the community together to remember those we’ve lost. The lighting of candles in remembrance of loved ones is an impactful, visual ceremony. Our desire is to provide comfort, hope and healing to all who attend. MORE INFO
Lunch & Learn Seminars
Join us for a complimentary luncheon and FREE educational program focused on funeral, cremation and burial pre-planning. Our presentation will also cover worldwide travel protection, affordable traditional funerals, military specials, payment plans, and more. Click here for dates and locations!
Healing Path Workshop Fall Series
Oct. 12 - Nov. 16, 2016
Our six-week workshop series at The Casements is focused on practical "next steps" in the healing journey after the loss of a loved one. This unique outreach series is FREE and open to ALL in our community, regardless if they were served by our funeral home. MORE INFO
Week 1 (Oct. 12): Coping with Loss - Taking Care of Mind & Body
Week 2 (Oct. 19): Stretch & Restore: A Gentle Chair Yoga
Week 3 (Oct. 26): Home Safety & Personal Defense
Week 4 (Nov. 2): Financial and Practical Matters
Week 5 (Nov. 9): Animal Companions Through the Grief Journey
Week 6 (Nov. 16): Everyday Healthy Cooking
Champions of Freedom Appreciation Luncheon
11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 at The Trails Clubhouse
Local veterans and their families are invited to attend our inaugural “Champions of Freedom” Appreciation Luncheon. This FREE catered luncheon will show gratitude and acknowledgement to local veterans whose service helped protect our freedom. The outreach event will also include a featured guest speaker and a special memorabilia exhibit. MORE INFO
Never Forget Tribute
5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016
Please join us as we remember and honor the victims and heroes of Sept. 11, 2001. We will never forget. MORE INFO
Halifax Health - Hospice 5K Run and Walk
Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016
8:00 a.m. 5K Run and Walk
8:50 a.m. 1/8 Mile Kiddie Dash
Join our staff at Port Orange City Center Circle for the 15th Annual 5K Run and Walk presented by Halifax Health - Hospice. Participants will include a mix of top area runners, non-competitive runners, walkers, families and children. Money raised from this annual event benefit the Family Caregiver Program, which provides one-on-one care for area patients to allow their family caregivers a much needed respite. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Healing Path Workshop Summer Series
July 13 - Aug. 10, 2016
Our five-week workshop series at The Casements is focused on practical "next steps" in the healing journey after the loss of a loved one. This unique outreach series is FREE and open to ALL in our community, regardless if they were served by our funeral home.MORE INFO
WEEK 1: (July 13) Coping with Loss
WEEK 2: (July 20) Stretch & Restore... Gentle Chair Yoga
WEEK 3: (July 27) Personal Safety and Home Defense
WEEK 4: (Aug. 3) Financial and Practical Matters
WEEK 5: (Aug. 10) Everyday Healthy Cooking
Father’s Day Rose Ceremony Celebration
4 p.m. Sunday, June 19, 2016
Please join us on Sunday, June 19, for our inaugural Father’s Day Rose Ceremony Remembrance.
A single long stem rose will be gifted to each registered guest.
Please RSVP by June 15. MORE INFO
Heart & Sole Walking Group
Weekly (April 5th - June 7th) at Daytona Memorial Park
Heart & Sole provides an opportunity to get outdoors, lower stress, and connect with others. This walking group will meet weekly this spring at Daytona Memorial Park. Each walker will be gifted with a pedometer and bottled water will be provided.
Memorial Day Patriotic Remembrance
11 a.m. Monday, May 30, 2016
Honoring and remembering our veterans and military. MORE INFO
Youth Essay Contest Awards Ceremony
Monday, May 30, 2016
The winners of Lohman's inaugural Youth Essay Contest will be recognized during the annual Memorial Day Remembrance. Titled "The True Meaning of Memorial Day," each essay submission was reviewed by a committee that selected the six winners who will share cash prizes totaling $1,600. All Volusia County area middle and high school students were invited to participate, and submissions were accepted at the funeral from through the entire month of April. The contest's purpose was to inspire youths in our community to learn more about this important holiday.
Annual Law Enforcement Memorial Service
Friday, May 20, 2016: 8:30 a.m.
Dedicated to local law enforcement officers who died while serving our communities with honor and pride. The public is welcome. Complimentary refreshments will be served. Program will be held at the Law Enforcement and Firefighters’ Memorial inside Daytona Memorial Park. MORE INFO
Mother’s Day Memorial Butterfly Release
4 p.m. Sunday, May 8, 2016
The loss of a mother, child, or other loved one can make Mother’s Day a very sad time of year. In remembrance of those who touched our hearts and shaped our lives, we invite all members of our community to our Memorial Butterfly Release at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 8, inside Daytona Memorial Park. MORE INFO
Youth Essay Contest
Entry Deadline: April 30, 2016
Open to all Volusia County area middle and high school students, we hope our Memorial Day Youth Essay Contest will inspire young people in our community to learn more about the true meaning of this special day. Final judging and selection of winners will be made by a committee selected by Lohman Community Outreach. Decisions of judges are final. Results will be announced at the May 30, 2016 Essay Contest Awards Ceremony at Daytona Memorial Park, 1425 Bellevue Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32114. Reception will follow. Winning essays will be featured on the Lohman Funeral Homes website, social media page and other related print and electronic media. Official Contest Rules
Health & Fitness Fair
Lohman Community Outreach will have a table at the 6th Annual Feeling Good Health & Fitness Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, at Florida Hospital Flagler. This annual event will send hundreds of people to the hospital, but only for good reasons! Participants may receive free samples, healthy treats, screenings, one-on-one conversations with healthcare professionals, and so much more.
2015 Light of Hope Community Candlelight Remembrance
2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at Lohman Funeral Home Deltona, 1681 Providence Boulevard. Click HERE to see photos from the event.
6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at Lohman Funeral Home Ormond, 733 W. Granada Boulevard. Click HERE to see photos from the event.
2015 Lunch & Learn
Join us at a local restaurant for a COMPLIMENTARY lunch and 45-minute seminar to learn about planning funeral, burial and cremation services in advance. Planning your final arrangements in advance allows you to take control, and ensures your wishes will be acted upon when the time comes. It's time to start the conversation! Our pre-planning lunch presentation will also cover other after-care topics, such as Veteran benefits, payment plans, worldwide travel protection, and more. Space is limited, so please call today to reserve your seat!
11 a.m. Thursday 10/29 at Vince Carter's - Daytona Beach
11 a.m. Thursday 10/29 at Perkins - Deland
11 a.m. Thursday 10/22 at Golden Corral - Palm Coast
2015 Father’s Day Softball Memorial
Join VITAS Healthcare for a softball game in memory of dear old dad at 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 12, 2015 at Port Orange City Center, 1000 City Center Circle, Port Orange. This family-style backyard game will have snacks (hot dogs, peanuts, popcorn), awards, raffle prizes, and will feature photos and fun facts of fathers contributed by attendees. Please RSVP by June 5 to Victoria Stevens at 386-366-6164.
2015 Memorial Day Ceremonies
Remembrance is an important part of what we do at Lohman Funeral Homes, so we encourage you to make it part of your Memorial Day weekend. Please join us at one of our three ceremonies this Memorial Day to salute those brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Events include guest speakers, fly over, gun salute, music, refreshments, and more.
10:00 a.m. at Edgewater-New Smyrna Cemetery, 700 South Ridgewood Avenue, Edgewater, FL 32132
11:00 a.m. at Daytona Memorial Park, 1425 Bellevue Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
11:30 a.m. at Deland Memorial Gardens, 600 E. Beresford Ave., Deland, FL 32724
Annual Law Enforcement Memorial Service
Friday, May 22, 2015: 8:30 a.m.
Dedicated to local law enforcement officers who died while serving our communities with honor and pride. The public is welcome. Complimentary refreshments will be served. Program will be held at the Law Enforcement and Firefighters’ Memorial inside Daytona Memorial Park. For more info, call 386-226-1100.
An Evening of Hope & Healing with Dr. Alan Wolfelt
When someone in your life dies, you are faced with the difficult but important need to mourn. This compassionate program provides you support in your personal grief experience. The capacity to love requires the need to mourn when someone you love dies. Don’t miss this opportunity to spend an evening with one of North America’s leading grief counselors and authors. Dr. Wolfelt can and will help you feel supported in your grief. Dr. Alan D. Wolfelt is a noted author, educator and grief counselor. Recipient of the Association for Death Education and Counseling’s Death Educator Award, he serves as the Director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition, in Fort Collins, Colorado. He is also a faculty member of the University of Colorado Medical School’s Department of Family Medicine. He is the author of more than fifty bestselling books on grief and loss. This free community program is sponsored by Halifax Health Hospice. Due to limited seating, advance registration is requested. To reserve your seat, please call Stephanie Wells at 386-322-4738.
2013 Santa for Seniors Gift Drive
Be a part of our joint efforts as Council on Aging (Meals on Wheels), Lohman Funeral Homes and WNDB team up in a gift collection drive for the seniors of Volusia County. All gifts will be distributed to COA clients through a staff/volunteer visit just before Christmas. Drop off your gifts at our Lohman Funeral Home locations from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5. Possible unwrapped gift items include: gift cards (Wal-Mart, Target, grocery or drug stores) · postage stamps · bath bench or portable toilet · toiletries (toothbrush & paste, denture cleaner, soap, lotion, shampoo, comb & brush, shaving cream & disposable razors) · adult diapers · clothing items (slippers, robe & pajamas, sweater or sweatshirt, socks) · linens (towels & wash cloth, pillow cases) · large print books & puzzle books · sugar-free treats · tissues · handkerchiefs for men · ensure and other nutrient drinks · monetary DONATIONS always appreciated. For more information on how you can be involved, please call Priscilla Chanfrau, Living Gifts Foundation Director, at 386.253.4711 ext 215 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.