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EWC Homecoming Highlights a Weekend of Celebration, Fellowship and Education

Edward Waters College held their Homecoming celebration last weekend themed, “Preserving History, Promising Futures.” The event has been a staple in the community and serves as an entertaining cultural celebration. “Preserving History, Promising Futures” consisted of the traditional events, which included the talent show, Fashion Show, Comedy Show featuring KWEBB, Greek Step Show, Hip-Hop concert featuring ...

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Links Kick Off Youth Leadership Program

Members of the Bold City (FL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated kicked off their award winning leadership program for local youth at the North Campus of the Florida State College in Jacksonville last weekend. Throughout the year, the middle school age youth registered in the free program will experience half day sessions, field trips and mentoring experiences designed to engage them for selecting a path fo ...

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BC4F Providing Cakes to Seniors and Needy Youth

Many people use Facebook as a social tool and a method of expressing themselves. For others like Sonya Adams, they have engaged the powerful social networking tool as a mechanism for making a difference in the life of others. While participating as a member of a cake decorating group on Facebook, she viewed posted information concerning the Birthday Cakes 4 Free organization. After further inquiry, Sonya su ...

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Grand Lodge Holds 5th Annual Back to School Youth Give-Away

On Saturday, August 2nd The Most Worshipful Union Grand Lodge, PHA held a Back to School bash on the Masonic Temple grounds. Activities included a school supply give-away, free haircuts, youth group registration, free lunch, music, seminars, bouncey houses and more! A steady stream of excited kids braved the heat from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and left with stuffed backpacks and renewed hope for the approaching sch ...

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On the Eve of 50th Anniversary, Raines’ Classes Going Hard at Viking Pride

On the eve of their alma mater’s 50th anniversary, classes of William Marion Raines are celebrating their kinship in grand style with events to rekindle the Viking pride instilled in them decades earlier. Last weekend, the Class of 1974 held their 40th reunion with a three day bash that included a meet and greet, low country crab boil cookout and worship service. Over 125 people attended the reunion and cla ...

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EWC’s President Glover Named a Finalist for 2014 HBCU Awards

Edward Waters College President Nathaniel Glover has been selected as a finalist for this year's HBCU Awards, presented by national news website HBCU Digest. The HBCU Awards celebrates the achievements of historically black colleges and universities throughout the United States and is the first and only event to recognize the influence and impact of HBCUs on American culture. President Nathaniel Glover is o ...

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Florida Women’s Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations

Tallahassee, Fla. — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women is accepting nominations for the 2014-2015 Florida Women’s Hall of Fame through July 15, 2014. Since its inception in 1982, the Hall of Fame has recognized and honored Florida women who, through their lives and works, have made significant contributions to the improvement of life for all Floridians. The Commission will recommend 10 nominees t ...

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