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Volusia Co.’s Creative Happiness Institute Gets Arts Grant, Attention

A Volusia County cultural grant recipient is raising eyebrows…largely, it seems, because of its whimsical name. The Creative Happiness Institute, Inc – CHI for short – is one of two dozen arts and heritage organizations getting a funding boost of about $2,500 from the county this fiscal year. According to CHI’s website, its motto is “Be creative, be well.” Part of its philosophy is that the arts are a source of happiness. Founder David B. Axelrod says it’s not unusual for an arts organization to have a creative title and an aim to enrich people’s lives. “There isn’t anyone who doesn’t get a kick out of a good joke, or watching a good movie, or hearing some wonderful music, whatever …
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