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Comedian brings comedy, wisdom to mentoring program

Comedian brings comedy, wisdom to mentoring program

“Any time you, young girls, have a dream, fulfill that dream…Don’t give up. Don’t let nobody come in your life and tell you what you can’t do, what you can’t be,” said Halliemae Jenkins. “So, let me tell you, young girls…Whatever you believe, that’s what you become…You, young girls, save your body, cherish your body… […]

NAACP gets update on Relay for Life

NAACP gets update on Relay for Life

Volunteer Theresa Mc-Keon embraced a picture of Relay For Life, the American Cancer Society’s signature fundraiser, as a concern for cancer. It began in 1985 with a kick off by Dr. Gordy Klatt walking a track, and within 24 hours, raised $27,000. McKeon said the surgeon wanted to honor cancer patients and support their cause. […]

Flagler Deltas exposing youth to cultural and educational events

Flagler Deltas exposing youth to cultural and educational events

Vikki Taylor, public relations journalist for the Palm Coast/Flagler County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, communicates that ongoing work and services are provided by the sorority for youth. It is her hope that our readers will know what the sorority is doing for the young ladies they are serving. She states that their […]

Unemployment drops to 9.5 percent in Palm Coast metropolitan area

Unemployment drops to 9.5 percent in Palm Coast metropolitan area

Palm Coast, Fla. – Unemployment in the Palm Coast metropolitan area (Flagler County) dropped to 9.5 percent in March – the first time unemployment has dipped into a single digit since June 2008, according to figures released Friday by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The Palm Coast metropolitan area now has 4,116 more people […]

‘Nature’s Bounty’ showcased at African American Cultural Society

‘Nature’s Bounty’ showcased at African American Cultural Society

Former City Councilman Holsey Moorman, his wife, Carrie, and their grandchildren had much to see at the 15th Biennial Community Flower Show & Plant Sale. Folks were hopping between the show and “Rock n Rib Fest 2013” sponsored by the City of Palm Coast. The show attracted the public to enter their own plants for […]

‘Phenomenal Woman’ fashion show turns attention to breast cancer

‘Phenomenal Woman’ fashion show turns attention to breast cancer

“Phenomenal Woman,” a breast cancer awareness fashion show, was a scene of exquisite fashion, entertainment, cuisine, and an awareness of women developing cancer. Models strutted their stuff inside Vince Carter’s, a posh Daytona Beach eatery co-owned by Michelle Carter-Scott for a show created and directed by former California runway model Cynthia Black. NBA star Vince Carter […]

Mauge’ made great impact as Cultural Society president

Mauge’ made great impact as Cultural Society president

The trajectory of the African American Cultural Society (AACS) has been to develop programs, promoting the contributions made to world civilizations by Africans and African-Americans. It also has been to construct a building that would enhance the society’s ability to carry out its mandate. The members soldiered on and completed their vision, punctuated by the […]

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 […]