DONNA M. GRAY-BANKS
F.R.E.S.H. BOOK FESTIVAL FOUNDER
MISSION: TO BUILD A LITERACY LEGACY
Donna M. Gray-Banks is the Founder and Director of the F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival, which is one of the largest book festivals held in Volusia/Flagler Counties in the State of Florida. The Festival began in 2011, and the City of Daytona Beach began sponsorship of the Festival in 2012. Gray-Banks is the author of a very successful trilogy, Ila's Diamonds I, II, and III. She is currently working her fourth book, The House that Jack Built.
Donna is also the Executive Director of the Midtown Community Development Corporation (MCDC) in the City of Daytona Beach, whose mission is to "change communities one block at a time."