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Soul Food Festival Saturday at New Smyrna church

Soul Food Festival Saturday at New Smyrna church

The Allen Chapel AME Church of New Smyrna Beach will celebrate 125 years of worship and service to the community with a Soul Food Festival on Nov. 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Along with lots of soul food for sale like oxtails, ribs and collard greens, the festival will include entertainment by a […]

Port Orange plans holiday events

Port Orange plans holiday events

The City of Port Orange will host an evening of seasonal music on Dec. 5 at its Christmas in the Park. The music begins at 6 p.m. at the Kenneth W. Parker Amphitheater stage, 2001 City Center Circle. Mayor Allen Green and City Council members will be there for the official lighting of the City […]

Focus

Focus

B-CU to introduce CEED at Nov. 6 program SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University will introduce the Center for Entrepreneurship & Economic Development (CEED) with a daylong launch program on Friday, Nov. 6. CEED, which began operation this year, offers an array of business services, resources and tools to small business owners and those […]

Port Orange to swear in new police chief next month

Port Orange to swear in new police chief next month

Port Orange has scheduled a swearing-in ceremony for its new police chief for Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. Chief Thomas Grimaldi started work this week. In September, he was selected by City Manager Jake Johansson to replace current Chief of Police Gerald M. Monahan, Jr., who is retiring at the end of November after […]

Workshop to focus on rebuilding homes after disasters

Workshop to focus on rebuilding homes after disasters

Volunteer organizations that help rebuild homes after disasters are invited to a free workshop at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, in the Volusia Room at the Daytona Beach International Airport, 700 Catalina Drive, Daytona Beach. Tim Smail, senior vice president of engineering and technical programs for the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH), will present […]

Free legal advice available Oct. 28 in Daytona Beach

Free legal advice available Oct. 28 in Daytona Beach

In honor of Pro Bono Month, the Volusia County Bar Association has teamed up with Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF), the primary provider of free legal aid in Central Florida, to host a Free Legal Advice Clinic for Civil Matters. The clinic will take place at the CLSMF Volusia County office, 128 Orange Ave. […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Volusia has emergency grant funds available for nonprofits Volusia County has received Emergency Solutions Grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the implementation of a rapid-rehousing program for homeless families with children, chronically homeless individuals, and homeless veterans. The amount available for distribution is $230,000. Of the available funds, $20,000 […]

Embry-Riddle to present Halloween Carnival Oct. 30

Embry-Riddle to present Halloween Carnival Oct. 30

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is hosting its annual Halloween Carnival on Friday, Oct. 30. Family-friendly activities will include trick-or-treating, face painting, balloon animals, carnival games, a bounce house and pumpkin decorating. This free event is open to the public. Children should be accompanied by an adult and have their own bag or container to collect goodies. […]

FOCUS

FOCUS

Black Minds Matter concert is Oct. 31 at Allen Chapel Black Minds Matter is a grassroots initiative designed to prepare 21st century African-American youth leaders in the areas of art, education and political activism. Through engagement in cultural events, speaker presentations and the Black Minds Matter Concert Series (with an emphasis on gospel, blues and jazz,) the […]

Consumer advocate hosting meeting about patient billing

Consumer advocate hosting meeting about patient billing

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Wading into a controversial issue in the health-care industry, the state insurance consumer advocate will bring together key groups Oct. 15 to discuss what is known as “balance billing.” Insurance Consumer Advocate Sha’Ron James on Monday announced the forum, which is expected to include groups such as the Florida Medical […]