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AME men’s mission: Save Our Sons

AME men’s mission: Save Our Sons

Hundreds of churchgoing brothers and their families march for justice in Midtown BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF For several days last week, hundreds of men from Florida and the Bahamas gathered at Allen Chapel AME Church in Daytona Beach for the 14th annual Sons of Allen Retreat. The retreat included worship services, Bible studies and a […]

Freedom Rider to speak at NAACP banquet

Freedom Rider to speak at NAACP banquet

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF The theme for the Volusia County-Daytona Beach NAACP’s 42nd Annual Freedom Fund and Awards Banquet is “The NAACP:  Pursuing Liberty in the Face of Injustice.’ The local branch’s chosen speaker for the May 30 banquet – Henry “Hank’’ Thomas – is all too familiar with that quest to pursue liberty in […]

Take Stock in Children honors  grads, welcomes new participants

Take Stock in Children honors grads, welcomes new participants

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Take Stock in Children, a statewide scholarship and mentoring program facilitated locally through FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools, held its annual New Student Induction and Senior Recognition Ceremony on May 14 at the Daytona International Speedway. Newly selected participants as well as graduating high school seniors were recognized at […]

Men of faith take bold steps to save their sons

Men of faith take bold steps to save their sons

The Rev. Nathan Mugala, pastor of Allen Chapel AME Church, and other men of faith took over George W. Engram Boulevard on Friday, March 15,  as part of a “Save Our Sons’’ march. The march in Midtown was one of the events that took place during the 14th Annual Sons of Allen Retreat hosted by […]

Community News

Community News

Police chief to be honored at golf tournament The 12th Annual “Elisha J. Strapp” Invitational Golf Scholarship Tournament hosted by the Greater Friendship Scholarship Ministry will be held June 6 at the LPGA International Golf Course, 1000 Champions Drive, Daytona Beach. The Community Honoree is Daytona Beach Police Chief Michael Chitwood who is an avid […]

‘You have to finish what you start’

‘You have to finish what you start’

Mom, daughter among graduates at B-CU’s spring commencement COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF There were plenty of laughter, cheers and tears at Daytona Beach’s Ocean Center on Wednesday afternoon as proud family and friends watched hundreds of their loved ones fulfill a dream that was years in the making. It was graduation day for 325 […]

AME men to lead Friday march in Midtown

AME men to lead Friday march in Midtown

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Hundreds of men from Florida and the Bahamas are planning to participate in a march in Daytona Beach Friday as part of a “Save Our Sons’’ event. The May 15 march is one of the events scheduled this week during the 14th Annual Sons of Allen Retreat hosted by the […]

Volusia Teachers Organization celebrates 25th year with awards program

Volusia Teachers Organization celebrates 25th year with awards program

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF The Volusia Teachers Organization (VTO) celebrated its 25th anniversary on Monday with a program at its office, 1381 Educators Road, Daytona Beach. On May 24, 1990, VTO became the bargaining unit for the instructional staff of the public school system in Volusia County. “Although last week was nationally recognized as […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

WyoTech to host chamber event Tuesday The Daytona Regional Chamber May Business After Hours event will be hosted by WyoTech Daytona, 470 Destination Daytona Lane, on Tuesday, May 19 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. “WyoTech Daytona is delighted to host our second Chamber Business After Hours on May 19, “ said Kareena Salter, president. […]

Community News

Community News

Cultural Council to review grant applications May 27 The Cultural Council of Volusia County will hold a special meeting to review applications for the fiscal year 2015-2016 Community Cultural Grant program. The meeting will be from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, in the third-floor meeting room of the Volusia County Lifeguard Headquarters […]