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Deltas host an evening of elegance to raise funds for scholarships

Deltas host an evening of elegance to raise funds for scholarships

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The Daytona Beach Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority held its annual “Evening of Elegance Dinner and Dance” at the Hilton Daytona Beach Resort Oceanwalk on Valentine’s Day. A $60 contribution was received from each of the 200 guests in attendance. Monies raised at the event are earmarked […]

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Sorority seeks men for annual cook-off event The Gamma Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will present its third annual Male Cook-Off event on March 22 at the Daytona Beach Resort and Conference Center, 2700 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach.  The culinary competition will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. The event […]

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Spoken word artist to perform at library this month DeLand-based poet and spoken word artist Kevin “NoirJente” Campbell will read from his collective works, expressing his thoughts on the human condition, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave. Campbell, an abolitionist and member […]

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B-CU to host Black men and boys ‘Day of Dialogue’ Bethune-Cookman University will host the Florida Council on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys “Day of Dialogue” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 4. The event will be held in the President’s Banquet Room of the Center for Civic Engagement. The […]

American Quilter’s Society to convene in Daytona

American Quilter’s Society to convene in Daytona

American Quilter’s Society, the largest quilting membership organization in the world, is bringing its AQS QuiltWeek event to the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach Feb. 24-27, 2016. The events also are booked at the county-run convention center for 2017 and 2018. Each event is expected to draw 15,000 attendees. “We’ve been reaching out to the […]

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Stetson Jazz Ensemble to perform at library on Valentine’s Day Stetson University’s Jazz Ensemble will trace the history of jazz during a free performance at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave. The program will include a narrative description of why this musical genre, […]

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Palm Coast cultural arts grant application period open The City of Palm Coast offers a Cultural Arts Financial Assistance Matching Grant program to provide funding for cultural arts programs and/or events that are conducted within the City of Palm Coast by Palm Coast-based non-profit organizations. Funding is still available for the current fiscal year – […]

Want to quit smoking? Health department has free resources

Want to quit smoking? Health department has free resources

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES A new year is a new opportunity to set health goals and stick with them. For many, it is a chance to quit tobacco. Fortunately, Volusia County residents don’t have to do it alone. The Florida Department of Health and the Tobacco Free Florida program have free, proven-effective resources that can […]

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Volusia council to consider beach ordinance The Volusia County Council will consider a proposed ordinance change to increase beach vehicular access fees at 9:05 a.m. at its Jan. 22 meeting in the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand. Members discussed the issue during its Jan. 8 meeting and instructed staff to […]

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‘Bridge the Gap’ meeting in DeLand on Jan. 12 A public meeting to “Bridge the Gap’’ in the community will be held at the Chisholm Center in DeLand on Jan. 12 at 5:30 p.m. The public is invited to hear from community partners, including the Volusia County Health Department, The House Next Door, The DeLand […]

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