Presents: Gallery Owner Cryselle Stewart

By | October 01, 2008

Cryselle Stewart was born in Georgetown, Guyana. When she was three years old, her father decided to move the family to the United States for more opportunities. She lived in New York for a while, and then in Atlanta, Georgia where she attended high school. When Stewart graduated, she headed for Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) where she … Continue reading “Presents: Gallery Owner Cryselle Stewart”

Civil Rights Trailblazers Address Urgency of African American Voter Registration

By | October 01, 2008

Dr. Dorothy Cotton and Congressman John Lewis Remark on the Fierce Urgency of Now and African Americans Voter Registering Chicago, IL – This week two icons of the Civil Rights Movement discussed the extreme importance of African Americans registering to vote during this historic election. In a conference call with reporters, Dr. Dorothy Cotton, formerly of the Southern Christian Leadership … Continue reading “Civil Rights Trailblazers Address Urgency of African American Voter Registration”

Mayor to lead Dump the Pump Bike Convoy

By | October 01, 2008

Mayor Otis Johnson will headline the next Dump the Pump event on Friday, Oct. 3, when he leads a group bicycle commute into downtown Savannah. The first ever Dump the Pump Convoy will depart from the Habersham Village shopping center and end at the corner of Bull and Broughton streets, where the Mayor will dedicate the first in a series … Continue reading “Mayor to lead Dump the Pump Bike Convoy”

SSU receives $700,000 HUD grant to help West Savannah

By | October 01, 2008

In conjunction with the 2008 White House HBCU Initiative, The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently awarded Savannah State University (SSU) with a $700,000 HBCU Grant. The funding is designed to help revitalize the West Savannah neighborhood over a three-year period. “SSU continues to expand its role as a partner with the City of Savannah to regenerate … Continue reading “SSU receives $700,000 HUD grant to help West Savannah”

Challenging the Myth of the Perfect Child

By | October 01, 2008

The Clinical Social Work Association of Savannah and Jewish Family Services of Savannah presents Challenging the Myth of the Perfect Child: A Look at Personality and Applications for Parenting, Tuesday, October 28 at 7:00 p.m. at the Jewish Educational Alliance There is no one “right way” to productively communicate with our children. Good parents come in many styles, each one … Continue reading “Challenging the Myth of the Perfect Child”

The Good in our Neighborhood Health and Information Fair

By | October 01, 2008

SAVANNAH- Feiler Park Neighborhoods Association will hold a Health and Information on Saturday, October, 11, 2008, at Montgomery Landing located at 714 W. 57th Street. This program aims to bring residents to get to raise awareness about health issues impacting their community as well to give them a host of health information that can be used to keep them healthy … Continue reading “The Good in our Neighborhood Health and Information Fair”

Letter to the Editor

By | October 01, 2008

Author: Kim Schofield Many people in Savannah live with serious diseases everyday including cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and arthritis. They depend on pharmaceuticals, particularly biologics, to live a better quality of life. As a patient battling lupus, I know that biologics are helping many people and we need to make sure it stays that way. Biologics especially hold a lot of … Continue reading “Letter to the Editor”

Prostrate and Breast Cancer Seminar/ Brunch Set for Senior Citizens

By | October 01, 2008

The Con-Ed Family Resource and Development Center and the Coastal Health District will sponsor a Prostrate and Breast Cancer Seminar and Brunch for senior citizens of the Savannah community on October 9 2008 at 10:00 AM. The October Seminar and Brunch will include presentations from the University of Georgia Extension Chatham County Extension Office and Wellcare. Lee Ann Powell, Energy … Continue reading “Prostrate and Breast Cancer Seminar/ Brunch Set for Senior Citizens”

A Personal Story: What Is Cancer?

By | October 01, 2008

Cancer is not just one disease, but rather a group of diseases. All forms of cancer cause cells in the body to change and grow out of control. Most types of cancer cells form a lump or mass called a tumor. The tumor can gather and destroy healthy tissue. Cells break away and travel to other parts of the body. … Continue reading “A Personal Story: What Is Cancer?”

Store to help Cancer Patients Look and Feel Good

By | October 01, 2008

On Thursday, October 2, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., The Transformation Station in the Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion at St. Joseph’s/Candler Hospital will hold a grand opening celebration for a store that will help cancer patients look and feel good. The event will take place on the first floor of the Lewis Cancer & Research … Continue reading “Store to help Cancer Patients Look and Feel Good”