Daytona’s Midtown Cultural & Educational Center getting new name
The Midtown Cultural & Educational Center, a top quality community center with everything from a dance studio to a computer room, is getting a new name. Daytona Beach city commissioners unanimously agreed at their meeting Wednesday night to rename the 10-year-old facility the Julia T. and Charles W. Cherry, Sr. Cultural & Educational Center. Charles Cherry, Sr., was a longtime Daytona Beach city commissioner, head of the Volusia County branch of the NAACP, civil rights leader and managing editor of the Daytona Times newspaper. Julia Mae Troutman-Cherry was a teacher, an assistant counselor of women at Bethune-Cookman University and an active member of Hope Fellowship Church.
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