Kathleen Merritt With deepest sorrow we announce the passing of long time member and former financial secretary Kathleen Merritt. I ask that you keep her family and friends in your prayers. Please click here for the obituary [...]
With Deep Sorrow We announce the passing of long time member Ann Bernard. We ask that you keep her family in your prayers as we join them in mourning her. Joe Matthews AACS, Inc. President
ATTENTION ALL ACTIVE AAEA MEMBERS The AAEA is assisting active members through our partnership with VyStar Credit Union and the SBA in expediting their PPP (Paycheck Protection Program) & EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loans) applications. Click here for Details.
March 28 200 Club Drawing 4 weekly $100 winner for the month of March 102. Victor Agar. $100 084. Juanita McGruder. $100 220. Vanessa James-Foxe. $100 140. Cynthia Jones. $100 1 Quarterly Winner 041. Brenda Davenport. $250 1 End of Cycle Winner 177. Carolyn Timus. [...]
BETTY JOE CHAPMAN'S AFTERLIFE UPDATE (Purple was Betty's Favorite Color Because She Regarded It as a Royal Color for Queens) The purpose of my message is to update you on Betty's afterlife since she peacefully went home on March 17, 2020. Betty's afterlife desire was to be cremated and then have her ashes distributed over the ocean. Betty's [...]
When I was a young student, I loved American History like I loved playing baseball, or playing drums. Studying history in school was never a chore for me, it was fun. As an adult, I have come to love and appreciate the history of African countries even more than the history of America, but in my youth, American [...]
Due to the current epidemic advisories, the New Members Reception scheduled for April 8 has been postponed until further notice. You will be notified when the meeting has been rescheduled. Please stay safe! Jean Tanner, Membership Committee Chair
This is your Cultural Center Administrator Blanche Valentine with a few updates. First and foremost, your President, Board Chair and the Joint Boards are concerned for everyone's safety, and with that in mind along with the City and State requesting a "Stay At Home Order," our Center will be closed until further notice. All classes and meetings, [...]
Young performers joined the chorus of Black historians who showed that the African American experience did not begin with slavery. The participants in “The Beginning…Before We Were African-Americans” – the 17th Annual Youth Black History Reality Show’s theme – focused on the African continent. Click here to read the entire article.
Flagler youth program delves deeply into African history (Link to article in the Palm Coast Observer))
AACS 2020 Youth Reality Program presented at the African American Cultural Society Center February 16, 2020.