Cancer survivors to take runway at March 30 fashion show


Jeroline McCarthyGuests 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 and looking good. She cuts through with guests on “FYI on the 411” radio show, sharing information on critical issues. The show airs Sundays, 10 a.m., on WNZF 106.3 FM and 1550 AM.

Former runway model Cynthia Black will participate in the breast cancer awareness fashion show on March 30.
Former runway model Cynthia Black will participate in the breast cancer awareness fashion show on March 30.

However, this time, Black will have a rundown on fashion at Vince Carter’s, the cuisine and entertainment venue, in Daytona Beach, on March 30, 11:30 a.m.

Michelle Carter-Scott will be a special guest. She is co-owner of the restaurant with her son, NBA star Vince Carter. In the mix will be Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick L. Henry, Commissioner Patrick Henry, and Shaquille O’Neal’s mom, NBA Moms President Lucille O’Neal.

Retired Army Col. Lloyd Freckleton will close the gap as a breast cancer survivor and the guest speaker. The show will be broadcast live. Black’s mission seeks to launch a foundation to treat breast cancer patients, as well as continue to network her viable talk show.

The sponsors are Vitas Innovative Hospice Care; The Holley Group; WNZF; Halifax Health of Volusia County; Florida Hospital, Flagler; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority; the NAACP, and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.

Black can be reached for more information at 386-546-1817.

‘Signing Hands Showcase’
Using manual communication and body language, songs will be presented in the American Sign Language on March 23, 7 to 9 p.m., at Matanzas Auditorium, 3535 Old Kings Road North, Palm Coast.

“The Singing Hands Showcase” will bring awareness to people unable to hear and/or speak. The students have performed songs, like “I’m Singing in the Rain.” It will be their fourth annual performance.

Tickets are $5; $3 for students with ID, as well as staff, and seniors 55 and older.

Half the ticket sales are earmarked for The Florida Association of the Deaf.

Easter services
Easter is the most well-attended of the Christian observances. The First Church of Palm Coast will make the most of celebrating Easter, beginning Palm Sunday, March 24, for the 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. services.
Maundy Thursday, March 28, 6 p.m., will be celebrated by the Rev. Roger Williams, pastor of Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church, Hastings. The service will follow with a seder meal.

The Seven Last Utterances of Christ, Good Friday, March 29, noon to 3 p.m., will be the offering by various ministers. The Sunrise Service, Easter Sunday, March 31, 6 a.m., and the Resurrection Celebration, 10 a.m., will be preached by the Rev. Gillard S. Glover, pastor of First Church. A free brunch for guests will accompany the Sunrise Service. First Church, at 91 Old Kings Road North, can be reached at 386-446-5759.


As always, remember our prayers for the sick, afflicted and bereaved.



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