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Grand marshals for  B-CU homecoming  parade to include Henrys

Grand marshals for B-CU homecoming parade to include Henrys

FROM STAFF REPORTS A weeklong of activities for Bethune-Cookman University’s annual homecoming celebration will kick off Friday, Oct. 18, with the Tastes of Culture around the World event. It will culminate with a football game on Saturday, Oct. 26 with the Wildcats playing South Carolina State at Municipal Stadium beginning at 4 p.m. This year’s […]

Extreme Entrepreneurship tour coming to Daytona State

Extreme Entrepreneurship tour coming to Daytona State

FROM STAFF REPORTS Aspiring entrepreneurs and current business owners seeking to re-energize can participate in the Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour coming to Daytona State College on Nov. 13. The national touring event will take place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. in the Mori Hosseini Center on the college’s Daytona Beach campus, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd. […]

Oct. 23 meeting in Palm Coast to address house-purchasing grant

Oct. 23 meeting in Palm Coast to address house-purchasing grant

Time is running out to participate in the City of Palm Coast’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program  in which eligible homebuyers can receive federal grant funding to buy and rehab a foreclosed or distressed home. The city will have an informational meeting about the Neighborhood Stabilization Program at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Flagler County […]

Military officers to meet at Oct. 24 luncheon

Military officers to meet at Oct. 24 luncheon

The Halifax and Flagler Area Chapters of the Military Officers Association of America’s (MOAA) luncheon meeting is scheduled Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Halifax River Yacht Club. The social hour is 11 a.m. with lunch at noon. The speaker will be Colonel Mike Prendergast (United States Army, Retired), Executive Director of the Florida Department of […]

Community invited to installation ceremony for local Black Greeks

Community invited to installation ceremony for local Black Greeks

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES All Greeks, their families and friends as well as the general public are invited to the chartering ceremony as the Pan-Hellenic Council of Central Florida officially joins the National Pan-Hellenic Council at 6 p.m. on Oct. 13. The event will be held at Unity Fellowship Baptist Church, 909 Third St., […]

Yoga workshop designed for breast cancer patients

Yoga workshop designed for breast cancer patients

To celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the community is invited to a free yoga workshop led by Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center oncologist, Dr.  Karin Bigman. This Oct. 22 yoga workshop was specially designed for breast cancer patients and survivors and will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, […]

Allen Chapel to celebrate pastor’s anniversary

Allen Chapel to celebrate pastor’s anniversary

Members of the Allen Chapel AME Church, 580 George W. Engram Blvd., Daytona Beach, is inviting the community to the appreciation celebration of its pastor, the Rev. Nathan M. Mugala.  This is his sixth year at the church. Several events are scheduled to honor him and his wife, Tammie. • Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. […]

Section 8 applicants asked to contact county

Section 8 applicants asked to contact county

Volusia County residents who applied for the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program through the county are asked to contact the county’s Community Assistance Division to update their information. Pre-application status verification forms were mailed to the 509 residents on the waiting list on Sept. 27. Applicants must complete the form and return it to […]

Free health summit takes place Friday

Free health summit takes place Friday

The 2013 Health and Human Services Summit is Oct. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Daytona Beach Ocean Center.  Attendance is free. This is an opportunity to learn more about agencies, programs, and services in our community. A list of exhibitors is available at www.ovf.org/summit.htm. The summit is open to the public […]

Homebuyer assistance workshops planned

Homebuyer assistance workshops planned

First-time homebuyers can learn about Volusia County’s Neighborhood Stabilization and Homebuyer Assistance programs during free workshops from: • 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Edgewater Public Library, 103 W. Indian River Blvd., Edgewater; and • 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana […]