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Community Calendar for June 14 – June 20, 2012

Community Calendar for June 14 – June 20, 2012

Leaders to meet about SunRail The Volusia County Council will meet with the DeLand City Commission to discuss phase two of the SunRail project, which extends commuter rail service to the DeLand Amtrak station. The meeting will be at 9 a.m. June 15 in the second-floor training room of the Historic Courthouse, 125 W. New […]

Community Calendar for week ending May 16

Community Calendar for week ending May 16

Post office food drive is May 12 The United States Postal Service is sponsoring a community food drive to take place at your mailbox May 12. The drive asks community members to place non-perishable food in a plastic bag at their mailbox to benefit people in need in Volusia and Flagler counties. Chisholm Center to […]

Bethune-Cookman names interim president

Bethune-Cookman names interim president

DAYTONA BEACH – Dr. Larry R. Handfield, chairman of the Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) board of trustees, today announced the university has selected Dr. Edison Jackson as interim president, effective May 14, 2012. The university will host a reception on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, to introduce Jackson to the B-CU family and the community, at the […]

Flagler Deltas host first Jabberwock pageant

Flagler Deltas host first Jabberwock pageant

The Palm Coast/Flagler County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority held its first Jabberwock Pageant on April 28 at the Beasley Elementary School Auditorium in Palatka. Ten young ladies ages 5 to 18 years old competed in age-relative categories for the title of Miss Jabberwock. A variety show consisted of cultural expression and talent […]

More tryouts scheduled for summer lifeguards

More tryouts scheduled for summer lifeguards

A second round of swim tryouts for Volusia County summer lifeguard positions will be held to recruit summer lifeguards for Volusia County’s beaches. Tryouts will be held at these locations: • Port Orange YMCA, 4701 City Center Parkway, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 5 • Ormond Beach YMCA, 500 Sterthaus Drive, 1 to 4 […]

Learn how to download free e-books

Learn how to download free e-books

Would you like to learn how to download free e-books onto your e-reader, tablet or mobile device? The Daytona Beach Regional Library – City Island will offer three workshops to help library patrons use the OverDrive service, which powers its downloadable media: • Kindle e-reader class: 11 a.m. May 16. This class is geared toward Kindle […]

Community Calendar (week ending May 9)

Community Calendar (week ending May 9)

Historical Society to meet The South Daytona Historical Society will meet May 7 at 6 p.m. at the Piggotte Community Center, 504 Big Tree Road. The meeting is Open to the public. Those wishing to share South Daytona memories and memorabilia are encouraged to attend. More information: 386-334-5634. Daytona Cubs in action The Daytona Cubs are […]

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Mentor orientation scheduled May 15 Community Partnership for Children is recruiting mentors for teenage children in foster care. The next orientation class will be held May 15 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Community Partnership for Children, 160 North Beach St. To register, contact Susan Hiltz at 386-547-2293 or via e-mail at Susan.Hiltz@cbcvf.org. Webster […]

Sorority to host financial planning workshop

Sorority to host financial planning workshop

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Gamma Mu Omega Chapter, will present a free financial empowerment program at 10 a.m. April 28 at City Island Library. The household median wealth of the single Black woman is $100, for single Hispanic women the amount is $120, and for single White women the amount is $41,500, according to […]

Chiles Academy to host Earth Day Festival

Chiles Academy to host Earth Day Festival

Daytona Beach’s Earth Day Festival will take place April 22 at Chiles Academy. The festival, which is free and open to the public, will take place from noon to 8 p.m. at the site of the old Bonner Elementary School on George Engram Boulevard. This year’s Earth Day event will be in support of the […]