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Cruise a fundraiser for Flagler NAACP

Cruise a fundraiser for Flagler NAACP

On March 30, 54 people set sail from Fort Lauderdale on the fabulous “Celebrity Silhouette” as a fundraiser for the Flagler County branch of the NAACP. The seven-day event was hosted by Freedom Fund Chair Marie McCray and President Linda Sharpe Haywood. The ports of call were San Juan, Puerto Rico; Basseterre, St. Kitts; and […]

Flagler NAACP to host banquet on April 27

Flagler NAACP to host banquet on April 27

The Flagler County NAACP has asked indulgence in attending the 2014 Annual Freedom Fund Banquet, April 27, 6 p.m., at the Hammock Beach Resort. They boast of fine dining, dancing and music provided by Darnel Butler and Xpression. Among the roster includes guest speaker Marc Dwyer, Esq., a partner with the law firm Chiumento Selis […]

Prayer breakfast sets tone for Women’s Day

Prayer breakfast sets tone for Women’s Day

Adding to a theme, the Rev. Mattie Riley Hayes gave meaning to certain Scriptures that kicked off a prayer breakfast as a first of three events for Women’s Day. At the focus of the events is a Women’s Day White Elephant Sale, Spa Day, and the actual Women’s Day event of Sept. 7, followed by […]

Sorority helps young men with ‘navigating the ‘game of life’

Sorority helps young men with ‘navigating the ‘game of life’

A local sorority has positioned itself with sharing the focus and progress of young males. Vikki Taylor has communicated that members of the Palm Coast/Flagler County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. recently presented their Annual EMBODI Day of Impact. The theme was “Navigating the Game of Life.” Empowering Males to Build Opportunities […]

Five Flagler youth to compete in ACT-SO competition

Five Flagler youth to compete in ACT-SO competition

Since they brought home a medalist before – namely, Xavier Ryan and his bronze medal in photography – they are on the move with five finalists for racking up more at the 105th Annual NAACP National Convention in Las Vegas. They singled out the ACT-SO winners during a banquet recently at the African American Cultural Society […]

Flagler NAACP to showcase youth at ACT-SO banquet

Flagler NAACP to showcase youth at ACT-SO banquet

The Flagler NAACP ACT-SO Awards Banquet, taking place March 16, 3 p.m., at the African American Cultural Society, 4422 North U.S. 1, will showcase first-place winners of the Olympics of the Mind Competition who will advance to the National Competition come July in Las Vegas. Since it exemplified great talent, Branch President Linda Sharpe Haywood […]

Flagler youth take in Black history of St. Augustine

Flagler youth take in Black history of St. Augustine

Youth groups from the Chi Delta Omega Chapter (SMART AKAdemy and Emerging Young Leaders) of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority accompanied by the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Youth Ministry, the Delta Gems, and the Girls Mentoring Group of the Flagler Public Schools traveled on a Black Heritage Tour of St. Augustine. Kowanna Johnson, Chi Delta Omega’s […]

Bill calling for pilot  program on rural doctor aid includes Flagler

Bill calling for pilot program on rural doctor aid includes Flagler

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A House Republican on Tuesday filed a proposal (HB 1119) that would create a pilot project to determine the effectiveness of financial aid in attracting and retaining primary-care doctors in 12 largely rural North Florida counties. The bill, filed by Rep. Travis Hutson, R-Elkton, would require a report to be submitted […]

Jazz and eggs: Society hosts breakfast to fund cultural programs

Jazz and eggs: Society hosts breakfast to fund cultural programs

It was undeniably a cool collection of hits by Rob’s JazzExpress for the recent 12th Annual Jazz Breakfast in support of the African American Cultural Society and its cultural programs. The breakfast was presented by the Omni Committee at the African American Cultural Society. Cultural programs funded by the revenues pulled in, and combined with […]

Sorority serves dinner to Flagler veterans

Sorority serves dinner to Flagler veterans

The Chi Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA), Inc. celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with regard to Chapter 86 of the Flagler Beach Disabled American Veterans, which takes in Flagler County. Under President Sue Fray’s leadership, the sorority prepared and served dinner to 20 veterans, their […]

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