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Food Brings Hope hosts end-of-the-year celebration for two programs

Food Brings Hope hosts end-of-the-year celebration for two programs

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Participants of Food Brings Hope afterschool program – Kids Zone for elementary Schools and Teen Zone for the middle and high schools – attended the annual end-of-the-year celebration at the Daytona International Speedway on May 13. The day started with the students congregating at Mainland High School for a celebration […]

B-CU to host Educational Justice Conference

B-CU to host Educational Justice Conference

Three-day collaboration in Orlando will include governmental agencies, community organizations school districts and families BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University is serving as a millennium model to advance awareness of critical issues affecting minority student education. The university will host its First Annual Educational Justice Conference July 12-14 at Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa […]

The hits just kept on coming

The hits just kept on coming

Legendary group Maze entertains crowd at Peabody   The legendary band Maze featuring Frankie Beverly showed why they’re still one of the hottest groups around on Sunday during a high-energy performance before a packed house at the Peabody Auditorium in Daytona Beach. Donned in their traditional white outfits, the group gave the audience a walk […]

Juneteenth celebration continues in DeLand at JAMFest

Juneteenth celebration continues in DeLand at JAMFest

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The commemoration of Juneteenth continues this Saturday in DeLand with JAMFest – June Arts and Multicultural Festival. Hosted onsite by the African American Museum of Arts, the free event seeks to unify diverse cultures in the West Volusia county for a celebration of African-American history legacy from 11 a.m. to […]

Mainland’s Class of 1975 celebrates 40th year

Mainland’s Class of 1975 celebrates 40th year

Mainland High School Class of 1975 celebrated its 40th anniversary with a reunion June 12-14 at the Daytona Beach Resort and Conference Center on Atlantic Avenue. The band Then 2 Now performed during a banquet held June 13 for the class. The reunion kicked off on Friday, June 12, with a Meet and Greet. A banquet was […]

Hospitals profiting from exorbitant markups

Hospitals profiting from exorbitant markups

Florida is home to 20 of the 50 high markup hospitals identified in a new report. The rest are spread across 12 other states – mostly in the South and in urban areas. BY JAZELLE HUNT NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Hundreds of American hospitals are turning a profit by charging patients exorbitant rates for […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

COGIC youth meeting in Daytona this week The Church of God in Christ (COGIC), Florida Central Second Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction, is holding its Auxiliaries in Ministry (AIM) conference in Daytona Beach, June 16-19. “This is primarily a youth conference,” said Pastor Karl Anderson. “It will benefit youth in multiple ways including teaching them life skills that […]

Monarchs looking for baseball players and coaches

Monarchs looking for baseball players and coaches

The Daytona Monarchs baseball program is looking for players ages 8 through 18. They are also seeking motivated and dedicated coaches. Come learn the fundamentals, skills and techniques of the game while having fun. The Daytona Monarchs are in partnership with the Orlando Monarchs Baseball Youth Leadership and Development program, which is a 501©(3) non-profit […]

JUNETEENTH FESTIVITIES

JUNETEENTH FESTIVITIES

DAYTONA CELEBRATES AT SPEEDWAY, CYPRESS PARK Daytona Beach again observed Juneteenth with plenty of festivities. On June 11, the annual banquet took place at Daytona International Speedway with a recognition of Hometown Heroes. On June 13, a day of celebration took place at Cypress Park in Daytona Beach. Capturing the events was Daytona Times photographer […]

West Volusia NAACP honors Starke principal

West Volusia NAACP honors Starke principal

Dwayne Coleman one of local leaders honored at banquet BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Dwayne Copeland, who has been a Volusia County Schools educator for nearly 20 years, became principal of Starke Elementary School in DeLand at the start of last year’s school year and is working hard to boost test scores and get the students […]