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Cultural society honors members at luncheon

Cultural society honors members at luncheon

Richard Barnes, former Board of Directors chairman, greeted the crowd at an annual 2013 Awards Luncheon presented by the African American Cultural Society (AACS). He capably touted the honorees’ involvement. Elegant, impeccable table settings were visible and indicators of the talented members in the organization. Edward Tucker Caterers had returned with Donald Bryant for his […]

Volusia-Flagler family YMCA wins grant

Volusia-Flagler family YMCA wins grant

The state Department of Health Injury Prevention Program awarded a grant to the Volusia Flagler Family YMCA, which will give older adults the opportunity to participate in a program proven to substantially prevent their risk of falling. The grant will allow for a limited number of full scholarships in tai chi: Moving for Better Balance, […]

Cancer survivors to take runway at March 30 fashion show

Cancer survivors to take runway at March 30 fashion show

Guests will have a fresh take on cancer awareness, jazzed up by cancer survivors modeling for the “Phenomenal Woman” breast cancer awareness fashion show. These are people we know and have no idea that they are cancer survivors. Cynthia Black, a former professional runway model, debuts the show, bringing awareness to her passion for helping […]

Eagles host golf tournament

Eagles host golf tournament

Florida’s golf tournaments abound, and when it comes down to it, The Eagles Golf Club of Palm Coast promotes the enjoyment of playing golf. Members and guests took advantage of the 18-hole Grand Reserve Golf Course, the area’s newest course in Bunnell, making a great day for a recent annual “4 Club” Golf Tournament. The […]

Church seminar teaches participants how to communicate

Church seminar teaches participants how to communicate

We cannot turn away from conflict and reason that it’s too hard to tackle. Conflict isn’t strange and periodically must be dealt with. We must give space and allow others to speak, so they’ll be understood, and we’ll become more caring. Studies show that most of what we say is really not heard or understood. And […]

Flagler youth give preview of ACT-SO performances

Flagler youth give preview of ACT-SO performances

Taking on talent, students showcased a preview of what they will perform for the 35th Annual ACT-SO Awards Ceremony. They represented five categories – Science, Humanities, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, and Business – which will be presented nationally in Orlando July 5 for ACT-SO (Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics). ACT-SO is the NAACP’s principal youth […]

First Church celebrates ‘Moving from Vision to Victor’

First Church celebrates ‘Moving from Vision to Victor’

Warm, colorful moments filled the 20th anniversary of the First Church of Palm Coast, with the theme “Moving from Vision to Victory.” Best wishes appropriated the Rev. Gillard S. Glover’s 20th anniversary as founding pastor. “RNR” made the accommodations recently held in Ormond Beach at the Halifax Plantation Golf Club. “RNR” are the initials of church […]

Church-based center helps migrant workers

Church-based center helps migrant workers

Rural communities of Spuds, Elkton and Armstrong are at the heart of the SEA Community Help Resource Center’s support to farm and migrant workers in St. Johns County. The mission began more than 10 years ago as an outreach at the First Baptist Church of Armstrong. It has evolved as the SEA Community Help Resource […]

Florida Friends for Obama celebrate with inaugural ball

Florida Friends for Obama celebrate with inaugural ball

Having shaken the dust and now standing tall, the Florida Friends for Obama worked hard and were celebrating President Barack Obama and Vice President Joseph Biden’s second term in office. It was Jan. 21, and the action group renewed commitment at the African- American Cultural Society during a black tie Inaugural Ball and simultaneously celebrated Dr. […]

Flagler volunteers honored for SHINE training

Flagler volunteers honored for SHINE training

Jan. 16-17 was a time of training and recognition of achievement through awards. The paradigm shifts to 282 volunteers and staff gathered at SHINE’s annual training in Orlando and persons like Vivian Rowe and Carol Sarni bringing home “the gold.” The duo was tasked with new changes in Medicare and health insurance. Serving Health Insurance […]