SCAD partners with Union Mission, St. Mary’s to bring Christmas Gifts to Local Children

By | December 17, 2008

In the spirit of the holidays, Savannah College of Art and Design faculty, staff and administration participated in the Savannah College of Art and Design’s 14th annual Secret Santa project, a toy drive to provide holiday gifts for local children. This year, SCAD collected gifts for more than 100 children at Union Mission and St. Mary’s Home. Donations included many … Continue reading “SCAD partners with Union Mission, St. Mary’s to bring Christmas Gifts to Local Children”

Savannah Author Publishes First Children’s Book

By | December 17, 2008

Savannah native and children’s book author, Niyoka Meishan Dixon- McCoy, has published her first book entitled, My Father And Me. Niyoka, the daughter of Curtis and Lelia Dixon of Savannah, is a creative writing guru. She is a graduate of Savannah High School and Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia, and received her Master of Arts in Teaching from Mercer University, … Continue reading “Savannah Author Publishes First Children’s Book”

Superintendent’s Student of the Month

By | December 17, 2008

The Superintendent’s Student of the Month is Jamar Rawls, a sophomore at Early College. Jamar was selected for his exceptional academic performance. Jamar is an honor roll student with a 94.3 GPA. He’s a model student who has risen to the challenges presented to him by Early College’s rigorous curriculum and non-traditional model. His teachers believe that his hard work … Continue reading “Superintendent’s Student of the Month”

Savannah Black Heritage Festival kicks off Saturday, January 31

By | December 17, 2008

The 20th annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival kicks off its twoweek celebration on Saturday, January 31, 2009, and will continue through Sunday, February 15. The festival is presented by the city of Savannah and Savannah State University, and all events and activities are free of admission and open to the public. Each year, the festival presents activities for every age … Continue reading “Savannah Black Heritage Festival kicks off Saturday, January 31”

Omar Court No. 91, Daughters of Isis Triumphant At Desert Conference 2008

By | December 17, 2008

Omar Court No. 91, Daughters of Isis, an auxiliary of the Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Nobles of the Mystic Shrine of North and South America and its Jurisdictions, Incorporated, attended the Desert (State) of Georgia Annual Desert Conference festivities in Columbus, Georgia. The Desert Conference weekend included activities for the adults as well as the youth. Being a charitable organization, … Continue reading “Omar Court No. 91, Daughters of Isis Triumphant At Desert Conference 2008”

Ruth Chapter #3 O.E.S. Christmas Gala

By | December 17, 2008

International Free and Accepted Modern Masons and Order of the Eastern Star, Ruth Chapter #3 O.E.S., held its annual Christmas Gala December 5, 2008. The Chapter’s annual Xmas celebration was held at the Masonic Hall, located at 912 Drayton St. in the Social Hall. The Occasion was magnificent and during the event, awards and recognition were given to the 2008 … Continue reading “Ruth Chapter #3 O.E.S. Christmas Gala”

Consumer Education Available in 2009 through Grant to Step Up

By | December 17, 2008

Step Up and the City of Savannah received a $100,000 grant designed to increase the number of consumer education programs available to low-income families regarding banking, personal budgeting and finances. The grant funds, provided by the AIG Financial Literacy Fund, should also be used to evaluate the effect such programs have on lowincome families and their decisions to use traditional … Continue reading “Consumer Education Available in 2009 through Grant to Step Up”

Savannah Bee Company Opens New Location on Broughton Street!

By | December 17, 2008

The Savannah Development and Renewal Authority (SDRA) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for The Savannah Bee Company Honey House on Wednesday, December 10, 2008 at 104 W Broughton Street. Incorporated in 2002 in Savannah, Georgia, Savannah Bee is internationally admired for its rare artisanal honeys, natural and body care and other hive products. The company’s mission is to provide pure, … Continue reading “Savannah Bee Company Opens New Location on Broughton Street!”

Christmas on the Corner I and II

By | December 17, 2008

Old Savannah City Mission is celebrating Christmas where many of those who come through its doors for help often live…on the corner. On Friday, December 19, the Mission will celebrate “Christmas on the Corner-I” on a corner in a neighborhood where the Mission’s Urban Training Institute (UTI) students have been working for the past several months, west MLK, JR. BLVD … Continue reading “Christmas on the Corner I and II”

Chamber Wraps Up 2008 Total Resource Membership Campaign

By | December 17, 2008

The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce has wrapped up its 2008 Total Resource Membership Campaign (TRMC). After a successful campaign, the Chamber’s membership staff and volunteers achieved a production total of $570,574 in memberships, renewals and sponsorships which will go towards the Chamber’s program of work for 2009. The campaign brought in a total of 136 new members to the … Continue reading “Chamber Wraps Up 2008 Total Resource Membership Campaign”