Free Mammograms for Eligible Women

By | October 15, 2008

The Chatham County Health Department BreasTEST and More program will be offering free mammograms for eligible women on Friday, October 17 at the Health Department main clinic, 1395 Eisenhower Drive. Mammograms are the best way to detect breast cancer in its early stages; however, many women are uninsured and can’t afford to pay for this extremely important screening. In honor … Continue reading “Free Mammograms for Eligible Women”

The War on Cancer

By | October 15, 2008

The goal of this series of articles and the goal of the Health Restoration 101 programs are to help you maximize your chances of living a longer, healthier life. Our programs are simple, comprehensive, well documented and easy to follow. “It’s not magic, but it can change your life.” by Carolyn Guilford Certified Nutritionist It was 1971 when President Richard … Continue reading “The War on Cancer”

SJ/C names new medical director of the Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion

By | October 15, 2008

Dr. Howard A. Zaren has been named the new medical director of the Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion at St. Joseph’s/Candler. He will also be SJ/C’s principal investigator for the National Community Cancer Centers Program pilot project of the National Cancer Institute. The Pavilion is one of only 10 organizations selected for the three-year pilot which … Continue reading “SJ/C names new medical director of the Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion”

Parents/Teens Encourage to Communicate Openly about Sexuality During “Let’s Talk Month”

By | October 15, 2008

Having “The Talk” with teenagers has never been easy. But in today’s society of Internet blogs and social websites where misinformation is rampant, getting the real facts out to teens is more important than ever. The month of October is Let’s Talk Month and the Chatham County Health Department, along with the Promoting Awareness of Teen Health and Sexuality (PATHS) … Continue reading “Parents/Teens Encourage to Communicate Openly about Sexuality During “Let’s Talk Month””

Babies Don’t Come With Instructions

By | October 15, 2008

Love Babies? This Volunteer Opportunity is for You! The First Steps Parents of Newborns program pairs volunteers with new families in the hospital setting to provide emotional support, parenting education materials, and referrals to community resources. Volunteer training and all materials are provided. For more information about the First Steps Parents of Newborns program call 819-6911 or 819-6910 or email … Continue reading “Babies Don’t Come With Instructions”

Civil Rights Museum announces Grand Opening of New Annex

By | October 15, 2008

  The Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum, located in Savannah at 460 MLK Jr., Blvd announced Grand Opening Plans for it’s new Annex just east of the historic museum first constructed in 1914 as the Wage Earners Bank Building. The new Annex main entrance is on Alice Street between MLK Jr. Blvd and Montgomery Streets. Schedule of events include: … Continue reading “Civil Rights Museum announces Grand Opening of New Annex”

SSU’s Homecoming set for Oct. 26-Nov. 1

By | October 15, 2008

Savannah State University’s 2008 Homecoming celebration begins Sunday, Oct.26, and culminates Saturday, Nov.1. This year’s celebratory theme is “Spirit Unleashed: The Year of the Tiger.” Each year, SSU’s Homecoming activities attract thousands of alumni and other supporters who gather to observe the university’s rich legacy, which dates back to 1890. The week-long celebration includes a gospel concert, fashion show and … Continue reading “SSU’s Homecoming set for Oct. 26-Nov. 1”

THE BIG SHOW SAVANNAH 2008 Honorary Co-Chairs Selected

By | October 15, 2008

Honorary Co-Chairs for The Big Show Savannah 2008 have been announced by Charles Johnson, Executive Director, Friends of Sweet Auburn Foundation and coordinator of the festival. A survey came up with an impressive list of virtual icons of community service. The co-chairs will serve as ambassadors of the three-day Big Show Savannah festival, to be held along Martin Luther King, … Continue reading “THE BIG SHOW SAVANNAH 2008 Honorary Co-Chairs Selected”

de Passe to Receive Savannah Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award

By | October 15, 2008

Suzanne de Passe will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Entertainment on Saturday, Nov. 1 at the 2008 Savannah Film Festival, hosted by the Savannah College of Art and Design. The festival is scheduled for Oct. 25-Nov. 1. Ms. de Passe, chief executive officer of de Passe Entertainment Group, began her career at Motown Records as … Continue reading “de Passe to Receive Savannah Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award”

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Rewards Outstanding Service

By | October 15, 2008

The Savannah Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. at its last meeting presented several awards for outstanding service. The 2008 Kappa Of The Year Award was given to Brother Edwin Morris. Brother Morris is a 1987 initiate of the Fraternity and is active in various functions for the Fraternity. Brother Morris was presented the plaque by Polemarch Roy … Continue reading “Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Rewards Outstanding Service”