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Hundreds in city take their faith to the streets

Hundreds in city take their faith to the streets

‘God Belongs in My City’ movement demonstrates diversity and unity through prayer walks BY PENNY DICKERSON      DAYTONA TIMES In the aftermath of another deadly shooting massacre that fixated the nation on the state of Oregon and the many prayers and vigils for the victims, local residents demonstrated a show of unity through a prayer […]

National business challenge open to local women

National business challenge open to local women

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University has been selected as one of several host sites for the semifinal rounds of a women’s business challenge competition titled “The Innovate HER Challenge.” The national competition allows individuals and small businesses to compete at the national level for cash prizes totaling over $70,000.  The Small Business Administration’s […]

Internationally known poet Julie Patton to share words, artistry at Daytona library

Internationally known poet Julie Patton to share words, artistry at Daytona library

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES New York-based poet Julie Patton owns a lyrical brand of artistry that cannot be described in a vacuum. She is improvisational and both performer and permaculturist.  An award-winning author, Patton also is a seasoned instructor of international acclaim. Fans, followers and poetry enthusiasts can experience her particular brand of poetry […]

FOCUS

FOCUS

Black Minds Matter concert is Oct. 31 at Allen Chapel Black Minds Matter is a grassroots initiative designed to prepare 21st century African-American youth leaders in the areas of art, education and political activism. Through engagement in cultural events, speaker presentations and the Black Minds Matter Concert Series (with an emphasis on gospel, blues and jazz,) the […]

Consumer advocate hosting meeting about patient billing

Consumer advocate hosting meeting about patient billing

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Wading into a controversial issue in the health-care industry, the state insurance consumer advocate will bring together key groups Oct. 15 to discuss what is known as “balance billing.” Insurance Consumer Advocate Sha’Ron James on Monday announced the forum, which is expected to include groups such as the Florida Medical […]

Halifax doctor chosen as AAFP fellow

Halifax doctor chosen as AAFP fellow

Halifax Health physician Dr. Karla McNish has been accepted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). The mission of the AAFP is to improve the health of patients, families and communities by serving the needs of members with professionalism and creativity. The Degree of Fellow recognizes AAFP members who have distinguished […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha helps students with school supplies

Alpha Kappa Alpha helps students with school supplies

The Chi Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. revels to have filled 190 chapter-collected backpacks with school supplies for distribution by local organizations throughout Flagler and the surrounding counties. Thirty-one sorors worked feverishly to ensure that students affiliated with these organizations would become recipients of the endeavor. The Rev. Theresa Waters is […]

Ken Burns’ series at library focuses on jazz

Ken Burns’ series at library focuses on jazz

The Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island will show two episodes of Ken Burns’documentary series “Jazz” this month. The acclaimed series features musical selections and interviews with early jazz performers, including Sidney Bechet, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman. The selected episodes, which cover the development of jazz through 1928, will be shown […]

College’s symphonic band to honor veterans

College’s symphonic band to honor veterans

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Paying tribute to the remaining veterans from the “Greatest Generation,” the Daytona State College Symphonic Band takes the stage for its Sunday, Oct. 18, performance at the college’s News-Journal Center, presenting the American Premiere of  “Trombonico,’’ a three-movement work that takes, from among others, inspiration for the music of Tommy […]

Museum presentation to focus on spiders and their kin

Museum presentation to focus on spiders and their kin

Stetson University’s Gillespie Museum will host Florida naturalist John Serrao and his presentation, “Our Amazing Arachnids – Florida’s Spiders and Their Kin,” on Thursday, Oct. 22, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. This presentation is part of the museum’s Science Café series, where the scientist and nonscientist alike can enjoy thoughtful discussion and light refreshments in the […]