Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the Volusia County Commission meeting Thursday, Feb. 20, at 9 a.m. when Dr. T. Wayne Bailey will be recognized by the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County, as a Public Hero, on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of the State Department of Health. A political science professor at Stetson for 50 years, Bailey will be honored for his tireless advocacy to promote and protect public health, particularly to help make Florida smoke free.

The public is invited to the brief presentation, scheduled at 9 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 20, at the Frank T. Bruno, Jr. County Council Chambers, Room 204, Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 West Indiana Avenue, DeLand, Volusia County, Florida.