Volusia County Moms turns 10!

Volusia county moms turns 10
Today... Volusia County Moms turns 10!
 
Well, that decade went by fast! When I started VCM, my son was only three and my daughter was four. For about two years prior to starting it I kept saying that someone needed to start a site where people could find things to do with their children. I knew there were things to do in the area, but I had a terrible time trying to find them. Finally, I realized that the someone would be me, and Volusia County Moms was born. 
 
I've enjoyed the last 10 years and thank all VCM viewers, readers, and advertisers for their support. Today, Volusia County Moms is the most popular family-friendly focused site in the area. It's the site where local parents, grandparents, and guardians go to find family friendly things to do in the area. In the last year, there has been over 1.3 million page views to the site. The site averages around 24,000 unique visitors per month, with some months getting double and triple that amount of visitors.  And the Facebook page has over 33,000 followers and routinely reaches 25,000-50,000 people.
 
My kids are now in the 8th and 9th grades, by the way! Hard to believe, but time is flying by. 
 
Thank you so much to everyone who has continued to support Volusia County Moms over the last decade. I couldn't do it without you all, and I'm looking forward to more years to come...

All the best,
Jacqueline Bodnar
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Volusia County 2020 Census Information

Census

Most households in the continental United States will receive a mailed invitation from the U.S. Census Bureau asking residents to complete the census questionnaire online. The invitations will include a code that must be used when completing the questionnaire.

For areas with low internet connectivity or other characteristics that make it less likely the respondents will complete the census questionnaire online, the Census Bureau will send a paper questionnaire.

This is the 2020 schedule:
March 12-20: The first invitation will be mailed.
March 16-24: A reminder letter will be mailed.

If you haven't responded yet:
March 26 - April 3: A reminder postcard will be mailed.
April 8-16: A reminder letter and questionnaire will be mailed.
April 20-27: A final reminder postcard will be mailed.

The door-to-door enumeration campaign will begin in May and continue through the summer.

Local governments and agencies can provide facilities for people to fill out their form. We can provide assistance in reading the form, but we cannot instruct anyone on how to answer the questions.

*What Will I Be Asked?*

As required by the Census Act, the U.S. Census Bureau submitted a list of questions to Congress on March 29, 2018. Based on that list, the 2020 Census will ask:

  * *How many people are living or staying at your home on April 1, 2020. *This will help us count the countrys population and ensure that we count people once, only once, and in the right place according to where they live on Census Day.
  * *Whether the home is owned or rented.* This will help us produce statistics about homeownership and renters. The rates of homeownership serve as one indicator of the nations economy. They also help in administering housing programs and informing planning decisions.
  * *About the age of each person in the household.* Similar to the recording of other demographic data such as the race and sex of each person, the U.S. Census Bureau creates statistics to better understand the size and characteristics of different age groups. Agencies use this data to plan and fund government programs that support specific age groups, including children and older populations.

*What Won't I Be Asked?*

The Census Bureau will *"never"* ask you for:


  * Your Social Security number.
  * Money or donations.
  * Anything on behalf of a political party.
  * Your bank or credit card account numbers.

If you've been asked to provide any of these, please report it here.

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