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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 […]

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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 […]

Community News

Community News

Easter Seals plans Autism Resource Fair on April 2 Easter Seals of Volusia and Flagler Counties is hosting an Autism Resource Fair in recognition of World Autism Day on April 2 from 9 to 11 a.m. The event will offer activities, learning opportunities and refreshments. It will be held at 1219 Dunn Ave., Daytona Beach, […]

Film festival to showcase two Black productions

Film festival to showcase two Black productions

The Friends of the Daytona Beach Library and Cinematique will present a two-day film festival featuring African-American productions. The films will be shown at the Cinematique Theater, 242 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach. They include: •“Johnny Tough”: 7 p.m. Saturday, March 28. This 1974 “blaxploitation” film is tempered by a social consciousness. It focuses on […]

AKAs to shine spotlight on men who cook

AKAs to shine spotlight on men who cook

On March 22, the Gamma Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will present its Third Annual Male Cook-Off event at the Daytona Beach Resort and Conference Center, 2700 N. Atlantic Ave. The culinary competition takes place from 3 to 5 p.m. The cook-off will feature appetizers, entrees and desserts prepared by men of […]

Air Force veteran to speak at Women’s History Month luncheon at Daytona State

Air Force veteran to speak at Women’s History Month luncheon at Daytona State

In recognition of Women’s History Month, Daytona State College’s Center for Women and Men Advisory Board of Directors will celebrate the work and achievements of women during its annual luncheon on Tuesday, March 31, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Hosseini Center on the Daytona Beach Campus, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd. This year’s […]