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Unveiling of Daytona’s statue of Mary McLeod Bethune

August 18

9 am

On Wednesday, July 13, the marble statue honoring Mary McLeod Bethune was unveiled and dedicated in National Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C. Those unable to attend the unveiling can watch the unveiling via live stream at www.speaker.gov/live.

Join us for the revealing of the near-identical bronze sculpture of Dr. Bethune will be held on Thursday, August 18, at 9 a.m. in Bethune Plaza, located at the intersection of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard and Beach Street in Daytona Beach.

Following the unveiling of the near-identical sculpture, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, August 18, there will be a premiere showing of a feature-length documentary about Bethune in the News-Journal Center’s auditorium at 221 N. Beach Street in downtown Daytona Beach.

Reservations are needed to watch the inaugural viewing of the film, which highlights the journey of the statues created by sculptor Nilda Comas.

For more information, visit www.MMBStatue.org.

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The Fourth Monday of the Month

    3:30 pm

Great Decisions will meet again in September

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Book Group

Monday, August 8

City Island Library

10:30 am

August 8—“Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man’s Fight for Justice,”by Bill Browder.  A real-life Political thriller about an American financier in the Wild East of Russia, the murder of his principled young tax attorney, and his dangerous mission to expose the Kremlin’s corruption.
Please contact us to get the discussion group  link
To listen to an interview with Bill Browder: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pm76lZc-dVE


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Celebrate 140 Years of AAUW!  Click Here

 The Daytona Beach branch of AAUW –

  • Supports scholarships for Women in Transition and STEM at Daytona State College
  • Sponsors rising 8th Grade girls to attend Tech Trek Florida
  • Provides opportunities for college women to attend the National Conference of College Student Leaders.
  • Started the first Children’s Museum in Daytona Beach in 1949
  • Inventoried and archived the contents of the Mary McLeod Bethune Home Museum so it could achieve national museum status
  • Encouraged the building of City Island Library

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