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Daytona giving away more school supplies Saturday

Daytona giving away more school supplies Saturday

DAYTONA TIMES STAFF School starts on Aug. 15 and Daytona Beach parents who need help with school supplies are in luck. The Daytona Beach Mayor’s Backpack Giveaway continues this Saturday. Free backpacks filled with school supplies will be given away from 9 a.m. to noon at Daisy Stocking Park, 550 Third St. The event will […]

Some homeless now in motels but may not be for long

Some homeless now in motels but may not be for long

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Earlier this week, dozens of people had to leave a temporary homeless shelter behind the Salvation Army in Daytona Beach and move into local motels. After being on the streets and in parks most of Monday, they were relocated to motels such as the Host Inn at 315 Bellevue Ave. […]

Justice Assistance Grant funds available for nonprofits, cities

Justice Assistance Grant funds available for nonprofits, cities

Applications are being accepted from nonprofit organizations and local cities for funds from an Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Countywide from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Eligible programs include law enforcement; crime labs and forensics; crime prevention; prosecution, indigent defense and courts; corrections and community corrections; re-entry services; behavioral health assessment and […]

Alphas’ Black Diamond Soiree a party with  a purpose

Alphas’ Black Diamond Soiree a party with a purpose

The Beta Delta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity hosted its Black Diamond Soiree on July 30 in the Crystal Ballroom of the Sunset Harbor in Daytona Beach. The soiree included plenty of dancing, food and fellowship. Guests also were treated to a step show by Alpha Phi Alpha members. More than 200 attended, […]

Community News

Community News

Progressives to host candidate forums The Daytona Beach Area Progressives will host a candidate forum on Aug. 8 at The Peoples White House, 736 South Beach St., Daytona Beach. The forum begins at 6:30 p.m. and is open to the public. All candidates for the position of Volusia County Chair (Jason Davis, Greg Gimbert, Ed […]

Wibits at the Y

Wibits at the Y

The Volusia Flagler Family YMCA has added four Wibits pool attractions to its aquatics programing. The Wibits will be available at all seven Volusia Flagler Family YMCA locations including camp Winona throughout the summer and fall months. The inflatables for pools range from a floating obstacle course to a volleyball court. Wibits have been added […]

Flagler Meals on Wheels expands to include help for pets 

Flagler Meals on Wheels expands to include help for pets 

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Flagler County Meals on Wheels program recently received a grant intended to help keep seniors together with their pets. “The funding will be used to provide food, supplies and care for Flagler clients who have pets, all of which can be financially and physically burdensome,” said Senior Services Manager Joanne […]

Hospice center to host retreat for grieving youth

Hospice center to host retreat for grieving youth

Halifax Health – Hospice Begin Again Children’s Grief Center will present a Hearts & Hooves retreat on Oct. 8 from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. at Artquest School of Art & Design, 571 Leeway Trail, Ormond Beach.  One of Halifax Health – Hospice’s signature programs, Hearts & Hooves is a camp for families, young children and […]

Donations sought for local Boys & Girls Clubs

Donations sought for local Boys & Girls Clubs

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES For the 2016-2017 academic school year, the cost of transporting members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Volusia/Flagler Counties will be approximately $84,000. During that time, more than 1,600 children between the ages of 6 and 18 are expected to be served. Donations are being sought to cover transportation […]

COMING DOWN TO THE PRIMARY WIRE

COMING DOWN TO THE PRIMARY WIRE

Local organizations are urging residents to register by Monday, then get out and vote. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES If you want to vote in the Aug. 30 primary, you need to register by Monday. While the nation is looking to choose between Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hilary Clinton for president on […]