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United Way launches ReadingPals program

United Way launches ReadingPals program

Through the Barnett Early Literacy Grant, The Children’s Movement of Florida and 10 United Way sites throughout the state are in the process of launching a three-year initiative focused on engaging, training, and deploying volunteer “ReadingPals” in 10 Florida regions to increase the number of students who are reading at grade level by the end […]

Port Orange to host budget workshop Saturday

Port Orange to host budget workshop Saturday

The Port Orange City Council will hold a budget workshop on Saturday, July 28, to finalize the city’s fiscal year 2012-2013 budget.  The community is invited to attend this workshop that begins at 8:30 a.m. and is scheduled at the Lakeside Community Center, 1999 City Center Circle. At this workshop, the city council will review […]

Community Calendar for July 19 – July 25,  2012

Community Calendar for July 19 – July 25, 2012

Church to host Holy Convocation Butts Miracle Temple Church of God in Christ will be holding its annual Holy Convocation daily through July 20. The free event will be held each morning at 10 a.m. and nightly at 7 p.m. Bishop Larry Trotter will be the guest speaker on Friday Night. The convocation will be […]

Community Calendar for July 12 – July 18, 2012

Community Calendar for July 12 – July 18, 2012

Signup begins for Citizens Academy Applications are being accepted for Volusia County’s Citizens Academy, a hands-on awareness program designed to educate citizens about county government operations. Classes will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 21 through Oct. 30. The final class is scheduled Nov. 12. There is no charge for the program, […]

Community Events

Community Events

Butts Miracle Temple plans Holy Convocation Butts Miracle Temple Church of God in Christ will be holding its annual Holy Convocation July 17-20. The event will be held each morning at 10 a.m. and nightly at 7 p.m. Guest speakers will be Evangelist Beverly Crawford, Tuesday night; Bishop Johnny Anderson, Wednesday night; Overseer/Mother Willie Mae […]

COMMUNITY CALENDAR for July 5 – July 11, 2012

COMMUNITY CALENDAR for July 5 – July 11, 2012

1,000 sought for prayer The “Morning Glory”1,000 women in white in prayer will be held at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church on July 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 540 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. The church invites the public to attend. More information: www.droministries.com. Tutoring help available Partnering with St. James Academy, Elect […]

Community Calendar for June 28 – July 4, 2012

Community Calendar for June 28 – July 4, 2012

Tutoring help available Partnering with St. James Academy, Elect Ladies Mentoring is offering tutoring services, school supplies, study spaces and encouragement for students 17 and up seeking a high school diploma. More information: 386-258-7199 or Electladiesmin@aol.com. Painting classes for seniors Artist Helene Kereluk will be sharing her talent with painting classes for seniors at The […]

FOURTH OF JULY EVENTS

FOURTH OF JULY EVENTS

Flagler Beach: The city of Flagler Beach’s Fabulous Fourth Festival will begin at 10 a.m. Monday with an annual parade along State Road A1A. Watermelon and hot dog eating contests along with a “cornhole” competition will follow at Veterans Park. Other events include a “Battle of the Bands. Fireworks will be between 9:15 p.m. and […]

Retraining program for veterans available at Daytona State

Retraining program for veterans available at Daytona State

Certain military veterans have a new option for enrollment at Daytona State College using a specialized grant beginning July 1. The Veterans Retraining Assistance Program, offered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, is designed for unemployed veterans between 35 and 60 years old who are not eligible for any other VA educational benefit program […]

Grant management workshop scheduled for August

Grant management workshop scheduled for August

Volusia Council of Governments and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grant management workshop in Daytona Beach on Aug. 6-7.  This training is for grant recipient organizations across all disciplines. Attend this class and you’ll learn how to administer government grants and stay in compliance with applicable rules and regulations. Multi-enrollment discounts and discounts […]