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No Limits: Program teaches girls about aviation, leadership, team building

No Limits: Program teaches girls about aviation, leadership, team building

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Volusia/Flagler Counties hosted Terry L Carbonell and the Aviation Adventures “No Limits” program over a five-month period that ended with a real-life flight for the participants. The mission of Aviation Adventures is to provide aviation education and career development for women and disadvantaged youth, especially girls. The program emphasizes STEM […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority presents 2016 Debutante Cotillion

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority presents 2016 Debutante Cotillion

The Gamma Mu Omega chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority staged its biennial Debutante Cotillion presentation on June 4 at the Museum of Arts and Sciences. Seven young ladies made their debut to society. They are Sadejah Stalling, Jasmine Davis, Teren Culver, Maliaka Jackson, Brittany Norris, Nikiya John and Leslie Collins. The event was […]

County funds available for children’s and community programs

County funds available for children’s and community programs

Contingency grant funds are available for fiscal year 2016-2017 programs in Volusia County that serve children and the community. A mandatory workshop to review the application will be conducted at 9 a.m. Friday, June 17, in the Easter Seals conference room, 1219 Dunn Ave., Daytona Beach. Applicant organizations must be incorporated in the state and […]

Instructor to discuss early 20th-century immigration

Instructor to discuss early 20th-century immigration

Kim Nelson, a humanities instructor at Seminole State College, will share her research on the passage of millions of European immigrants through Ellis Island during a free program at 2 p.m. July 2 at DeBary Hall Historic Site, 198 Sunrise Blvd., DeBary. Nelson used her research to write “Stitching: A Novel of Love and Immigration,” […]

Retired barber ready to teach B-CU students

Retired barber ready to teach B-CU students

Etavius Russ wants to partner with the university to provide a healthy environment for aspiring stylists to do hair. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Master barber and and entrepreneur Etavius Russ has more than 42 years of experience in the barbering business. Russ is now retired, but he has a vision: He wants to create […]

‘Inspires others and gives selflessly of themselves’

‘Inspires others and gives selflessly of themselves’

Local businessman among Juneteenth Hometown Heroes BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Mario Davis will be one of the Volusia County residents honored on June 16 during the annual Juneteenth Hometown Heroes event at the Midtown Cultural and Education Center, 925 George W. Engram Blvd. The banquet begins at 7 p.m. Davis, president and owner of […]

Town hall meetings to address health issues

Town hall meetings to address health issues

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Residents with health concerns are being encouraged to share their thoughts during a series of community health town hall series hosted by the Florida Department of Health Volusia County. Each event focuses on some of the leading causes of mortality in certain municipalities. Two health town hall meetings are scheduled […]

Otis Kittles, Jr. remembered

Otis Kittles, Jr. remembered

Pallbearers carry the mortal remains of longtime Daytona Beach resident Otis Kittles, Jr. to a waiting hearse after a homegoing service Saturday at Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church. A large contingent of friends and family traveled from Kittles’ hometown of Sylvania, Ga., to celebrate his life. Kittles died May 28 at age 76.

Focus

Focus

Free Social Security session scheduled at library Learn how to access your personal Social Security information during a free presentation at 5:30 p.m. June 14 at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave. Bianca Taylor, a public affairs specialist with the Orlando Social Security Administration office, will explain how to […]

Community

Community

Physiatrist to speak to Parkinson’s group Dr. Carolyn Geis, a physiatrist, will present “Keeping your Stride with Parkinson’s’’ from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave., Daytona Beach. Dr. Geis is the director of neuroscience for Halifax Health and medical director for […]