One year into a significant cancer-fighting pilot project, St. Joseph’s/Candler has made huge strides in research and engaging the community. Ten health systems, including St. Joseph’s/Candler, are part of the National Cancer Institute Community Cancer Centers Program – a three-year pilot program designed to expand cancer research and deliver the latest treatment to more Americans. They met in Washington, D.C., … Continue reading “St. Joseph’s/Candler Makes Huge Strides in Cancer Research”
Savannah State University (SSU) is seeking 200 participants for a oneyear research, educational, and community outreach program on obesity. The study is being funded by a $49,994 grant from the University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research, through funding from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH). The aims of the COOP study are to educate and inform … Continue reading “Call for Study Participants”
The dog days of summer may still be in full swing for Chatham County school students but now is the time to make sure that all immunizations are up to date. “There is so much to think about when getting children ready to go back to school and vaccinations should be at the top of the list,” said Dr. Diane … Continue reading “Time for Back-to-School Immunizations”
The Alzheimer’s Association’s annual Memory Walk will take place on Saturday, September 27 at Johnson Square in Savannah from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. People across Coastal Georgia are invited to participate in this year’s event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research programs. This inspiring event calls on volunteers of all ages to become Champions … Continue reading “Alzheimer’s Association’s Memory Walk® 2008 NEEDS YOU!”
Houston – A $2 million grant has been awarded to Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital to perform the first genome wide association study for hypoplastic left heart syndrome and other related cardiovascular malformations. The grant was awarded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in June 2008, and will be dispersed over a four year period. … Continue reading “Grant awarded to Study Cardiovascular Malformations in Children”
Pastor George A. Moore, Jr. and the St. Philip Monumental AME Church family are preparing to celebrate Allen and Turner Day. The service will be held on Sunday, September 14, 2008. For this special occasion there will be only one worship service at 10:15 a.m. This day allows us to look back, at the lives of the two “Giants” of … Continue reading “St Philip Monumental AME to Hold Allen & Turner Day Celebration”
The Savannah Gospel Music Hall of Fame extends an invitation to the Savannah Community to join them on Sunday, August 31, 2008 at 6 p.m. for their 12th Celebration. The Celebration will be held at New Salem Community Fellowship Church, 115 West 40th Street, Nathaniel Small, Sr. Pastor. The 2008 Inductees are Deacon Odell English, Jr., Bishop Bill Gilbert, Sister … Continue reading “Savannah Gospel Music Hall of Fame to hold Induction Ceremony”
Minister Karen Pinckney will be speaking at the Rose of Sharon Baptist Church on Sunday, August 31, 11:30 a.m. for the Youth Day Program. Come and hear this young woman of our Lord Jesus, proclaiming the word of God. The Rev. James Shipman, Sr. Pastor and Dea. O. Chaplin, Chairman.
A Back to School Breakfast will be held at First Union Missionary Baptist Church, 535 West Berrien Street, on Saturday, August 30, 9:00 a.m.
The City- Wide Baptist Training Union will be held Sunday, August 31, 2008. The host church will be Thankful Missionary Baptist Church, located at 820 ML King, Jr Blvd. The Pastor is Dr Frederick A. Fearbry. Service will begin promptly at 3pm. Let us keep the B. T. U alive! Deacon Andrew Foster, President, City-Wide B.T. U. (912) 920-0223.