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Sorority seeks little girls to participate in Bud Deb program
The Gamma Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is looking for girls between the ages of 5 and 8 years old to participate in its Bud Debutante program.

The girls will take part in several workshops, fundraising activities, and one girl will be crowned “Little Miss Bud Deb.”

For more information or applications, contact Khalelah Jones at 386-852-8533 or Valerie W. Lowery at 386-253-1753.

Allen Chapel A.M.E. celebrating 104th anniversary
Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church, 580 George W. Engram Blvd. will celebrate its 104th anniversary March 9 at 10 a.m. The church is under the leadership of Pastor Nathan M. Mugala.

Co-chairs for the anniversary are Bettye Ivey and Jackie Mole.  The theme is “Standing on Faith – 104 Years.”  The community is invited to attend.

For more information, call 386-255-1195.

Free family-friendly movies returns in Palm Coast
Movies in Central Park, hosted by Palm Coast Parks and Recreation, are free and family-friendly. The first movie of 2014 will begin at 7:45 p.m. Friday, March 14, at Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave., Palm Coast.

Bulldog Drive is currently closed to through traffic for road improvements so participants can access Central Park from Central Avenue off Belle Terre Parkway or from Central Avenue off Town Center Boulevard (off State Road 100).

Movies in Central Park are offered on the second Friday of every month, from March through November. The movie always starts around dusk – or about 15 minutes after official sunset.

For more information about the movies, visit www.palmcoastgov.com/movies.

Harvest Time International seeking volunteers
Harvest Time International’s Volunteer Services Department has many volunteer positions available.

Individual volunteers and group volunteers are essential in helping with the local community assistance program.

The volunteer opportunities consist of sorting or stocking of relief products such as household goods, and food for distribution in the Community Hope Center. The center in Port Orange provides immediate assistance upon qualification.  Families in need are able to receive same day assistance after qualifying through the client services office.

If interested, email Maria Delgado at maria@harvesttime.org.

Halifax Health offering free support to caregivers
Halifax Health is now offering a free Caregiver Support Line.  Sponsored by the Halifax Health – Center for Transplant Services, the hotline offers information and uplifting support to residents who are currently providing long-term care for loved ones.

The support line is open Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Calls received Friday, Saturday and Sunday or after hours will be returned within 48 hours.

Caregivers are encouraged to call 386-947-4652 to reach the Caregiver Support Line.

Discover your roots in historical newspapers
Learn how to explore America’s past and your personal roots using a historical newspaper database from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island.

Genealogy librarian Kim Dolce will offer an introduction to America’s Historical Newspapers, a collection of digital books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, government documents and ephemera printed in America from 1690 to 1922.

Reservations are not required. For more information, call Kim Dolce at 386-257-6036, ext. 16315.

Learn about other upcoming library events at www.volusialibrary.org.

Attorney to address elder law at library
Michael Pyle will discuss elder law during a free program at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island.

Pyle, a Daytona Beach attorney and elder law specialist, will explain the effects of age and the need for nursing home care, wills, trusts, powers of attorney and health care designation documents in case of incapacity.

The free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Daytona Beach Library.

Reservations are not required. For more information, call Adult Program Coordinator Deborah Shafer at 257-6036, ext. 16264.

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