The West Volusia NAACP held its 29th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet on June 29 in Deltona with hundreds of Volusia County residents in attendance. The banquet was held at The Center at Deltona, 1640 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd.
The guest speaker was Hubert Grimes, former Bethune-Cookman University’s interim president and retired judge.
Volusia County Councilwoman Barbara Girtman served as the mistress of ceremony.
During the event, the NAACP branch celebrated community trailblazers and presented scholarships to Volusia students.
Music and entertainment was provided by the Vibe Band.