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Daytona State to host free summer camps for teens

Daytona State to host free summer camps for teens

Daytona State College is inviting local teens to sign up for a series of free, eight-day summer camps for Flagler County and Volusia County students in grades 9, 10 and 11. All camps will be held June 15-25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A total of 120 students (20 students per camp) will have […]

Poetry Slam series wraps up May 30 at Cinematique

Poetry Slam series wraps up May 30 at Cinematique

On Saturday, May 30, the Daytona Beach arts cinema, Cinematique, concludes its current Poetry Slam series.  The competition, which begins at 9:30 p.m., is open to all spoken-word poets. First prize is $50, while second prize is a $25 Cinematique gift certificate. Admission for the evening is just $5. Poetry slams are an opportunity for […]

Community News

Community News

Stewart Memorial schedules Women’s Day events Women’s Day at Stewart Memorial United Methodist Church is set for Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 4 p.m. Dr. Stephanie Pasley Henry, an international educational consultant and the wife of Daytona Beach Mayor Derek Henry, will be the speaker. The theme is “Let Go, and Praise the Lord.” During […]

‘We are loving people’

‘We are loving people’

Muslims inviting residents to Saturday get-together The Muslim Women’s Association of Daytona Beach is again inviting local residents to a community program to get acquainted with the area’s Muslim community and gain a better understanding of the Islamic religion. Linda McGhee, spokesperson for the association, says everyone is invited to the free event on Saturday, April 25. […]

DeLand commissioner to speak at NAACP banquet in Deltona

DeLand commissioner to speak at NAACP banquet in Deltona

The West Volusia Branch of the NAACP will host the 25th annual Freedom Fund  Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Friday June 5, at New Hope Baptist Church, Deltona. The Freedom Fund and Awards Banquet theme is “Pursuing Liberty in the Face of Injustice.” The West Volusia Branch Youth Council will make a special presentation and the […]

Huger golf tourney to be held Saturday

Huger golf tourney to be held Saturday

The Beta Delta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. will present its fourth annual Jimmy Huger Scholarship Golf Tournament April 25 with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Huger is a longtime member of the fraternity. The tournament will be held at the Daytona Beach Golf Club, 600 Wilder Blvd. Proceeds from the […]

Want to buy a home? This fair’s for you

Want to buy a home? This fair’s for you

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Daytonans in the market to purchase or refinance a home in the next 24 months will find a wealth of knowledge through programs coordinated by the City of Daytona Beach, churches and local businesses through April. Emory Counts, the city’s Economic/Community Development and Fair Housing coordinator says a number […]

Community News

Community News

Black Clergy Alliance conference takes place April 17-18 The Daytona Beach Black Clergy Alliance will present its annual ministerial two-day conference April 17 and 18 in association with Bethune-Cookman University. The conference, at B-CU’s chapel, will include a youth session on April 17 at 7 p.m. by Pastor Derrick L. McRae of The Experience Christian […]

Wounded veterans to be honored during Defending Freedom Warrior Weekend

Wounded veterans to be honored during Defending Freedom Warrior Weekend

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Injured veterans will be honored for their contributions April 23-25 at the Ninth Annual Defending Freedom Warrior Weekend in DeLand. It will be presented by Complete Parachute Solutions. The three-day, family-friendly event will include barbecues, skydiving viewing, a downtown DeLand block party and golf tournament. In a weekend highlight, several […]

FOCUS

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Summer camp scholarships available Summer camp scholarships are available to income-eligible children and children with special needs through Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division. Families with children ages 5 to 12 who meet residency and income requirements are encouraged to apply for scholarships. To be eligible, 5-year-old children must have completed kindergarten. Children must be entering […]