Chatham Area Transit to get 1.5 Million Grant

By | September 10, 2008

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jack Kingston (R-GA) announced that the Chatham Area Transit Authority in Savannah has been named as the recipient of a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. “Chairman Liakakis and his fellow commissioners are to be applauded for their efforts in acquiring these funds for the transit authority,” Congressman Kingston said. “Public transportation is essential for … Continue reading “Chatham Area Transit to get 1.5 Million Grant”

Youth Futures Authority Extends Call for Vision Award Nominations

By | September 10, 2008

The Chatham- Savannah Youth Futures Authority is convening the Eighth Annual Community Summit. The theme of this year’s summit is “Building Community Results through Collaboration.” The objective of the Community Summit is to strengthen and expand partnership efforts in developing and executing action plans that address the issues facing our children, youth and their families. The summit will take place … Continue reading “Youth Futures Authority Extends Call for Vision Award Nominations”

Amnesty International, NAACP Rally for Troy Davis

By | September 10, 2008

(Washington, DC) – This Thursday, September 11 at 6:00 pm, on the eve of Troy Anthony Davis’ clemency hearing, Amnesty International, the NAACP and community leaders will rally at the state capitol to demand justice for Davis. Speakers will include Martina Correia, sister of Davis; Shujaa Graham, who was exonerated after eight years on California’s death row; and Jennifer Thompson-Cannino, … Continue reading “Amnesty International, NAACP Rally for Troy Davis”

Jonesville Baptist Pentecostal Assemblies of the World

By | September 10, 2008

Jonesville Baptist Church of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, located at 5201 Montgomery Street where the Pastor is District Elder James G. Rodges presents “Women of Destiny- “Beauty for Ashes,” a Complementary day of Inspirational Pampering Featuring Beauty Consultants, Healthy Living Experts, Local Hairstylists and so much more Saturday, September 20 at 12 noon. For more information call 912-351-0423.

SCAD honors Internationally Renown Performer Jackie Chan

By | September 10, 2008

Jackie Chan and SCAD President Paula S. Wallace Hong Kong — Jackie Chan received an honorary professorship from the Savannah College of Art and Design for a lifetime of excellence in the cinematic arts and for nurturing others to pursue their own artistic dreams. SCAD President and Co-founder Paula S. Wallace named Chan as an honorary professor of performing arts … Continue reading “SCAD honors Internationally Renown Performer Jackie Chan”

‘State of the Black World’ Conference Aims to Set Post-Election Black Agenda

By | September 10, 2008

Dr. Ron Daniels Unemployment for Black people has crept back into double digits for the first time in three years; currently 10.6 percent in comparison to the 5.4 percent unemployment rate of Whites and the 8 percent rate of Hispanics. While Black unemployment hadn’t reached 10 percent since November 2005, a search of data bases of the Bureau of Labor … Continue reading “‘State of the Black World’ Conference Aims to Set Post-Election Black Agenda”

This is the first in a series of Axis Savannah Success Stories for 2008

By | September 10, 2008

Leroy Maxwell started as a co-op at Savannah Electric which led to a 30 year career at Savannah Electric and Power Company (SEPCO), now Georgia Power. He started in the engineering department, utilizing his degree from Savannah Technical Institute in Construction Engineering, and ended his career in the Results Lab Department. During Maxwell’s career at Georgia Power, he saw the … Continue reading “This is the first in a series of Axis Savannah Success Stories for 2008”

Chatham-Savannah Youth Futures Authority to host Community Summit

By | September 10, 2008

Summit VIII featuring Keith Brown as Keynote Speaker The Chatham-Savannah Youth Futures Authority is convening the Eighth Annual Community Summit. The theme of this year’s summit is “Building Community Results through Collaboration.” The objective of the Community Summit is to strengthen and expand partnership efforts in developing and executing action plans that address the issues facing our children, youth and … Continue reading “Chatham-Savannah Youth Futures Authority to host Community Summit”

King-Tisdell Banquet to Feature Music from “Dream Girls”

By | September 10, 2008

The King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation, Inc. (KTCF) announces that acclaimed local vocalists Huxsie Scott, Lori J. Lewis and Mario Bennett, will salute the musical and movie “Dreamgirls,” in performances during the eleventh annual Awards Banquet, which will be held on Saturday, September 27, 2008, at 7:30 p.m. in the Hyatt Regency Savannah. A reception will precede the banquet at 6:30 p.m. … Continue reading “King-Tisdell Banquet to Feature Music from “Dream Girls””

First City Classic…

By | September 10, 2008

The First City Classic is a two-day cultural festival in which musicians, restaurants, government offices, corporations, healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs and educators will welcome an estimated 70,000 visitors to showcase the best of what Savannah has to offer. The event is dedicated to presenting the tools for building strong communities and will bring together communities throughout the Coastal Empire for a … Continue reading “First City Classic…”