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Ormond Beach schedules MLK breakfast

Ormond Beach schedules MLK breakfast

The City of Ormond Beach will present a free Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday observance breakfast program on Monday, Jan. 16. The breakfast begins at 8 a.m. at the South Ormond Neighborhood Recreation Center, 176 Division Ave., Ormond Beach. For more information, call 386-527-5918.

Halifax Health seeks volunteers for Daytona, Port Orange

Halifax Health seeks volunteers for Daytona, Port Orange

Halifax Health – Auxiliary is seeking volunteers for Halifax Health Medical Center locations in Daytona Beach and Port Orange. It is a charitable 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to serve the community through partnership with Halifax Health. The auxiliary has been operating since 1932 and serves over 400 volunteer members contributing more than 80,000 hours annually. […]

Don’t spend it all at the mall

Don’t spend it all at the mall

Local businesses are hoping the national #BuyBlack campaign catches on here this holiday season. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES A #BuyBlack campaign seems to be catching on this year, much to the joy of African-American business owners. Last month, Essence magazine reported that #BuyBlack has seen a takeoff. African-Americans are the largest consumer group of […]

Trove of talent at Midtown Music Studio

Trove of talent at Midtown Music Studio

Open house at Daytona center brings out talented musicians from all genres FROM STAFF REPORTS A musical open house event was held the afternoon of Dec. 4 at the Midtown Music Studio located inside the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center at 925 George W Engram Blvd. The center is owned and operated by the City […]

Network expanding services to help  HIV/AIDS patients

Network expanding services to help HIV/AIDS patients

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Outreach Community Care Network in Daytona Beach provides services for HIV, AIDS and hepatitis C patients. The community-based organization, located at 240 N. Frederick Ave., held a World AIDS Day event on Dec. 1 that was open to the public. “It is more about putting awareness out in the community. […]

Christmas play written by local resident to be staged Dec. 10, 11

Christmas play written by local resident to be staged Dec. 10, 11

A free Christmas play, “16 to Life,’’ will be presented this weekend at Daytona Christian Center, 1801 S. Nova Road, Suite 308, South Daytona. The drama, written by Sharonda Faison, will be staged on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 11, at 5 p.m. The doors will open 30 minutes before the […]

Focus

Focus

Senior prom is Dec. 16 The Light Up Midtown Senior Prom will be held on Friday, Dec. 16, at the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center in Daytona Beach. An incorrect date appeared in last week’s Daytona Times. The free senior event, for ages 55, and older, will be held from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. […]

B-CU graduation set for Saturday

B-CU graduation set for Saturday

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) will graduate more than 200 students and bestow doctorate degrees upon three key influencers at Saturday’s fall commencement ceremony. The university will honor Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, local businessman Bert Reames and automotive connoisseur Thomas A. Moorehead for their business accomplishments and commitments to service. The fall commencement ceremony is […]

Daytona International Speedway hosts Ferrari World Finals

Daytona International Speedway hosts Ferrari World Finals

Daytona International Speedway has added a prestigious new event to its 2016 calendar – the Ferrari World Finals on Dec. 1-4 – which is being held in North America for the first time in history. The Ferrari World Finals were held at the Daytona International Speedway from Dec. 1 to 4. It was the first […]

‘It could happen anywhere’

‘It could happen anywhere’

Local college students says they feel safe on campuses despite incidents like the one this week at Ohio State. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Abdul Razik Ali Artan was shot and killed by police after he attacked and injured 11 students at Ohio State University on Monday morning. Artan, a student at the school, injured […]