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ECHO grant workshop

ECHO grant workshop

The Volusia County Council has extended the application deadline for the 2012-13 Environmental, Cultural, Historical and Outdoor Recreation (ECHO) grants program to May 1. This extension will provide organizations the opportunity to apply for a new grant and/or reapply with a grant that previously was deemed deficient or ineligible. Organizations that did not attend a […]

Freedom Rider to speak at Stetson on Tuesday

Freedom Rider to speak at Stetson on Tuesday

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Ernest “Rip” Patton Jr. was a 21-year-old Tennessee State University student and the drum major in the marching band in 1961 when he made the life-altering decision to become a Freedom Rider. In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Patton will be speaking at Stetson University on Jan. 22 […]

Candlelight vigil for homeless set for Saturday in downtown Daytona

Candlelight vigil for homeless set for Saturday in downtown Daytona

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES A candlelight vigil for the homeless is taking place Jan. 19 starting at 6 p.m. on the corner of International Speedway Boulevard and Beach Street in Downtown Daytona Beach. The public is invited to attend. The vigil is being organized by members of Occupy Daytona and H.O.M.E, a nonprofit organization […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Cultural Council schedules workshops for grant applicants The Cultural Council of Volusia County will conduct two workshops in January for organizations wishing to apply for a Volusia County Community Cultural Grant. The workshops will be at 2 p.m. Jan. 29 in the third-floor conference room of the Volusia County Lifeguard Headquarters and Administration Center, 515 […]

Vonzelle Johnson to speak at Democrats’ meeting

Vonzelle Johnson to speak at Democrats’ meeting

The Democratic Club of Flagler County will hear about “Building Bridges: The Democratic Parties of Volusia and Flagler Counties” on Jan. 22 from Vonzelle Johnson, chairman of the Volusia County Democratic Executive Committee. The meeting, open to the public, will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m.  at High Jackers Restaurant, 202 Airport Road, Palm […]

Women’s prayer breakfast at church

Women’s prayer breakfast at church

Allen Chapel AME Church Women’s Day Committee will host a free prayer breakfast Dec. 29 from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. at 580 George W. Engram Blvd. The prayer breakfast theme is “Embracing our differences – a life of purpose,” based on the women in the Bible. Speakers will include the Rev. Toni Charles, who […]

Children board to meet Jan. 8

Children board to meet Jan. 8

The Children and Families Advisory Board will meet at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 8 in the first-floor training room of the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123. W. Indiana Ave., DeLand. Members will discuss funding for summer camp scholarships and hear agency presentations on the processes for requests for proposals and requests for statements of qualifications. […]

Tickets on sale for Fan Fest at Speedway

Tickets on sale for Fan Fest at Speedway

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Race fans can now buy tickets for the annual Preseason Thunder Fan Fest at Daytona International Speedway. The stars of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will take to the 2.5-mile tri-oval at Daytona International Speedway for three days of testing on Thursday, Jan. 10, through Saturday, Jan. 12, in advance […]

Downtown Daytona to celebrate holidays Dec. 15

Downtown Daytona to celebrate holidays Dec. 15

The public is invited to the Home for the Holidays event at Riverfront Park from 1 p.m. -6 p.m. Dec. 15. Bobby Bosley will serve as the master of ceremonies as performances from the Calvary Christian Praise Band and Choir, the Warner Christian Academy Velvet Blues Marching Band and the 14th Annual Downtown Opry Christmas […]

Flu shots available at health department’s centers

Flu shots available at health department’s centers

The Volusia County Health Department is offering flu vaccine at its health centers in Daytona Beach, DeLand, New Smyrna Beach and Deltona. “Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses,” said Dr. Celeste Philip, acting director of the Volusia County Health Department. “It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can […]