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Alzheimer’s informational session July 8

Alzheimer’s informational session July 8

Learn about memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease during a free program from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on July 8 at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave. Beverly Engel, a community educator for the Alzheimer’s Association of Central and North Florida, will discuss: •Symptoms and effects of Alzheimer’s disease […]

Juneteenth festival in Daytona an annual day for entertainment and education

Juneteenth festival in Daytona an annual day for entertainment and education

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Local residents can celebrate African-American history for free on Saturday at the 15th annual Juneteenth Family Festival at the Cypress Park and Recreation Center in Daytona Beach. The festival is from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The community gathering of family and friends will present the Sankofa African-American Museum on […]

Palm Coast’s AACS to host Juneteeth event Saturday

Palm Coast’s AACS to host Juneteeth event Saturday

The African American Cultural Society again will host a Juneteenth observance on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at The Cultural Center, 4422 US 1 North, Palm Coast. All are welcome to join this free cultural event partially supported by the City of Palm Coast. While the day’s program begins at noon, vendors will be available at […]

Volusia accepting applications for charter review committee

Volusia accepting applications for charter review committee

The Volusia County Council is seeking civic-minded citizen volunteers to spend the next year studying the Volusia County Home Rule Charter. The county charter, the equivalent of a local constitution for the operations of Volusia County Government, requires a citizen review at least every 10 years. The county council has opened the application process and […]

Community News

Community News

Free concert Friday at bandshell The City of Daytona Beach will present another free concert on Friday at the Oceanfront Bandshell. The June 12 show will feature Mark Robertson from 7 to 7:45 p.m. and John Nickoloff from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Food, beer and beverages will be available for purchase at the bandshell but […]

Alpha Phi Alpha party to benefit  the Police Athletic League

Alpha Phi Alpha party to benefit the Police Athletic League

The Brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. will host its first “All White Party” on June 27 to benefit Daytona Beach’s Police Athletic League (PAL). The event will be held at 7 p.m. at the Yvonne Scarlett Golden Cultural and Educational Center, 1000 Vine St. Daytona Beach. The party will include a live band, […]

COMMUNITY NEWS

COMMUNITY NEWS

Maze performs Sunday at Peabody Maze featuring Frankie Beverly will be at The Peabody for one show only, Sunday, June 14 at 8 p.m. For nearly 30 years, Frankie Beverly and Maze have created a unique sound and have become one of the most influential groups in modern history. The group is known for such […]

B-CU hosts presidents of ‘Divine Nine’

B-CU hosts presidents of ‘Divine Nine’

The presidents of the of the largest, Black Greek letter organizations came together last weekend for a retreat at Bethune-Cookman University. The attendees included: Paulette Walker, president of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority; Mark Tillman, president of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity; Dorothy Wilson, international president of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority; Senior Grand Vice Polemarch Thomas Battles, […]

Volusia NAACP banquet is set for May 30

Volusia NAACP banquet is set for May 30

FROM STAFF REPORTS Henry “Hank’’ Thomas, one of the original 13 Freedom Riders, will be the speaker on May 30 at the Volusia County-Daytona Beach NAACP’s 42nd Annual Freedom Fund and Awards Banquet. The theme for “The NAACP:  Pursuing Liberty in the Face of Injustice.’’ As a student at Howard University in Washington, D.C., the […]

Concert to help homeless kids go to summer camp

Concert to help homeless kids go to summer camp

A benefit performance for Halifax Urban Ministries’ camp for children takes place from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. May 29 at McK’s Tavern, 218. S. Beach St., Daytona Beach. The Black Sheep Ceili Band will perform. There’s no cover charge to attend; all tips and funds raised will be donated to Halifax Urban Ministries (HUM). The […]