Sunday, March 7, 2021

Blacks face rising challenges in financial and banking fields

BY CHRIS PERKINS SOUTH FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL/TNS When Tony Coley is talking to people, inevitably they ask what he does for a living. He works at...

Wells Fargo makes major investment in Black-owned banks

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE The banking giant has selected six African American minority depository institutions (MDIs) for equity investments. Broadway Federal Bank in Los Angeles,...

Local businesses get boost through grant program

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Two local Black-owned businesses got a much-needed boost this month when a provider of financial services technology, awarded with $10,000 grants. Kale...

Business leaders come together to positively impact Hillsborough County students

BY BRIAN BUTLER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER As the old proverb says, "It takes a village to raise a child." When it comes to the...

Walmart CEO: Companies unlikely to require COVID-19 vaccine

BY LAURA WEISS CQ-ROLL CALL/TNS Companies are unlikely to mandate their employees receive a COVID-19 vaccine to come to work, said Business Roundtable Chairman and Walmart...

Report: Publix heiress gave $300,000 to Trump rally preceding Capitol riots

BY MONIVETTE CORDEIRO ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO — A Publix heiress contributed about $300,000 to a rally held by former President Donald Trump that preceded the Jan....

TIPS TO SET YOUR BUSINESS UP FOR SUCCESS IN 2021

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic hardships can make 2020 a difficult year to look back...

African American chamber, FTC partner on new business scholarship

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Florida Technical College (FTC) is announcing a new educational opportunity with the African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida...

Stetson student wins $10,000 at pitch competition

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Stetson University School of Business Administration junior Deja Robinson of Titusville won first place and $10,000 during the 2020 Cairns...

Volusia County allocates more rent, mortgage assistance

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES DELAND – The Volusia County Council allocated another $5 million on Tuesday in emergency rent and mortgage assistance to help...