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Three services to mark Durham’s 10th anniversary

Three services to mark Durham’s 10th anniversary

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Area ministers and choirs will help Dr. L. Ronald Durham celebrate his 10th anniversary as pastor of Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Daytona Beach during three different services beginning Thursday Aug. 16. The celebration ends on Sunday Aug. 18 with the Rev. Al Sharpton, president of the National Action […]

Prophetic Conference 2013 set at Choice Christian Center

Prophetic Conference 2013 set at Choice Christian Center

Prophetess Deborah Ford, senior pastor of Choice Christian Worship Center along with her husband co-pastor Harold Ford, will be presenting Prophetic Conference 2013 Aug. 16-17. “A Clarion Call, Let the Prophets speak” is the theme of the conference, which will take place at 327 S. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. The event is free. […]

Police department plans gun buyback on Aug. 22

Police department plans gun buyback on Aug. 22

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES For the second time this year, Daytona Beach police will be offering gift cards for guns with no questions asked. The gun surrender will take place on Thursday, Aug. 22 at the Dickerson Community Center, 308 S. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Daytona Beach. The event will be from […]

Volusia Flagler YMCA hosts open house at Midtown center

Volusia Flagler YMCA hosts open house at Midtown center

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Volusia Flagler Family YMCA and the City of Daytona Beach hosted an open house on July 30 at the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center/Cypress Aquatic Center. The purpose of the gathering was to educate the community about YMCA programs at the center and to solicit input on what additional programs might […]

Triplett to host Aug. 15 gathering of Black boys and men

Triplett to host Aug. 15 gathering of Black boys and men

FROM STAFF REPORTS Bishop Derek Triplett of Hope Fellowship is asking Black male youth and men to come together once again at the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Educational Center on Aug. 15. This time the discussion will center on “The Value of Black Men in America.’’ A similar talk took place last month at the […]

YMCA to host open house Tuesday at Midtown Center

YMCA to host open house Tuesday at Midtown Center

The Volusia Flagler Family YMCA and the City of Daytona Beach will host an open house at the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center/Cypress Aquatic Center on July 30 to educate the community about YMCA programs at the center. The purpose also is to solicit input on what additional programs might be a good fit for […]

Backpacks, underwear, schools supplies to be given away next month

Backpacks, underwear, schools supplies to be given away next month

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The City of Daytona Beach and Pepsi are hosting this year’s annual Mayor’s Backpack Give Away beginning Aug. 3 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Educational Center, 1000 Vine St. Backpacks and other supplies also will be given away Aug. 5 from 2 to 4 […]

Author’s forum in DeLand Aug. 3

Author’s forum in DeLand Aug. 3

The Woman 2 Woman Book Club will host its ninth annual  Author’s Forum on Saturday, Aug. 3 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Main Street Grille in DeLand. The following authors will be featured: James Bennett, author of “The Manual’; Tonya Goring, who wrote “Meet Desiree’’; Curtis Barnes, author of “What’s This Thing Called […]

Juneteenth event takes place June 15 in Palm Coast

Juneteenth event takes place June 15 in Palm Coast

The African American Cultural Society Inc., will again host an observance of Juneteenth at the AACS Cultural Center, 4422 US 1 North, Palm Coast. Juneteenth is the only national holiday celebrating the end of slavery in the United States. All are welcome to join this free cultural event. The Palm Coast program is June 15. […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Embry-Riddle professor to demonstrate ‘crazy paper airplanes’ Teens and ‘tweens can take their paper-airplane skills to the next level during a free program at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 27, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library, 105 E. Magnolia Ave. Dr. Leo F. Murphy, associate professor of aeronautical science at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, will show the […]