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Workshop to focus on raising responsible, cooperative kids

Workshop to focus on raising responsible, cooperative kids

“Active Parenting Now” will add a new threshold for parents endeavoring to benefit from the workshop. Join Dr. Pamela Jackson-Smith for problem solving in the Wadsworth School’s Media Center, 4550 Belle Terre Parkway, Palm Coast, on Thursdays, Jan. 17 – Feb. 21, 6 to 8 p.m. Jackson-Smith ensures that children have educational rights and protection. […]

First Church to host worship workshop, concert

First Church to host worship workshop, concert

Let’s pull back the curtain on the “Heart of Worship Workshop and Concert” and gear up for the understanding of excellence in music ministry. Worship facilitator James Robbins, through God’s grace, is making his mark. He’ll chart the biblical meaning of worship and will orchestrate the music for God’s kingdom building. “He’s our own, gifted […]

Florida Friends for Obama to host inaugural ball in Palm Coast

Florida Friends for Obama to host inaugural ball in Palm Coast

Members of the Florida Friends for Obama will host an inaugural ball celebrating President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden’s re-election. Since the majority of people cannot attend the inaugural events in Washington, there is no reason why they cannot celebrate this historic victory that they, the supporters of Obama/Biden, worked so hard to win, […]

AACS to host New Year’s Eve gala

AACS to host New Year’s Eve gala

The African-American Cultural Society’s Ways & Means Committee is mixing up a New Year’s Eve gala, reclaiming the favorites of 1960, 1970s and the present with deejay Donald Bryant. It begins Dec. 31, 8 p.m., at the African-American Cultural Society. Edward Tucker Caterers will whip up a Caesar salad, shrimp cocktail, country pigs feet, prime […]

Transit Retirees working on holiday dance, MLK service

Transit Retirees working on holiday dance, MLK service

Anticipated holiday events have been a Christmas party and a holiday scholarship dinner dance. The evening events have been sponsored by the New York City Transit Retirees of Palm Coast and the Afro-American Caribbean Heritage Organization (AACHO), respectively. The dinner dance gives us a lot to do. It’s detailed at the bottom of the Palm […]

School board hears presentations on Disproportionate Minority Contact

School board hears presentations on Disproportionate Minority Contact

Cheryl Massaro has a mindset of giving purpose and challenging various organizations to understand what Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) means. Among the presentations made at a recent workshop of the Flagler County School Board was Massaro’s. She’s the Circuit 7 Board chair for the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), serving Putnam, Volusia, St. Johns, and […]

Civil rights workers weigh in on Flagler’s school district issues

Civil rights workers weigh in on Flagler’s school district issues

Flagler County Public Schools has failed to pull it together since forewarned in March at a NAACP meeting that the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) would not wait too long before filing a complaint. Flash forward: On July 24, the SPLC forwarded a letter to the federal Office of Civil Rights (OCR). The letter in […]

Resident’s weight loss leads to celebrity treatment

Resident’s weight loss leads to celebrity treatment

Because life offers a myriad of opportunities, let’s spotlight Daytona State College instructor Lakeisha Riddle Byrd and how an opportunity allowed her to make it to the top. It’s news for your body and the way the Walden University master’s alumna earned a share of $25 million in free products, prizes and vacations. The Daytona […]

Flagler students available to work on tresses

Flagler students available to work on tresses

Beauty takes the crown when it comes to Adrienne Harvey opening up about the cosmetology program at Flagler Technical Institute. Harvey has passion for teaching skills and maintaining hair. She keeps it moving through the career and technical division of continuing education for the Flagler County school system. She is the daughter of retired Flagler […]

Cultural Society members relax on world’s largest ship

Cultural Society members relax on world’s largest ship

Seventy-five members and friends of the African- American Cultural Society (AACS) spent a recent seven-day cruise aboard the “Allure of the Seas,” owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. AACS treasurer Lynda H. Baten is the travel coordinator for vacation excitement through the Travel Leaders network. It was an exhilarating cruise to Labadee, Haiti; Falmouth, Jamaica; […]