Superintendent’s Student of the Month

By | June 17, 2009

The Superintendent’s Student of the Month is Deondra’ Eason, an eighth grader at Hubert Middle School. Deondra’ was selected for his determination and hard work. Deondra’ has made great strides this school year. After several unsuccessful years at other schools, Deondra’ came to Hubert determined to succeed. This school year, Deondra’ has made the honor roll every marking period, and … Continue reading “Superintendent’s Student of the Month”

GABEO to hold Countywide Festival

By | June 17, 2009

The Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials (GABEO), in partnership with the Carver VIllage/Heights Mission Organization, and the Greenbriar Children’s Center will sponsor a Countywide Community Festival and Celebration on Saturday, June 20, at 6pm. The event will be held at the Kennedy Park, Carver Village, 905 Collat Street. Come and meet local, state, and federal officials, civil rights activists, … Continue reading “GABEO to hold Countywide Festival”

Savannah State University Alumni Association Announces Officers

By | June 17, 2009

The Savannah State University National Alumni Association (SSUNAA) has been working tirelessly in the last few months campaigning and planning to strengthen the association. On Saturday, May 30th, election results were finalized and a new leadership team was established. With pleasure, the SSUNAA announces the newest executive board and leaders ready to take the association to greater levels of excellence … Continue reading “Savannah State University Alumni Association Announces Officers”

AWOL Sound Design Class Releases Third Album

By | June 17, 2009

The students in AWOL’s sound design program, known as The P.R.O.J.E.C.T.S. (The Positive Re-education Of Juveniles Everywhere Concerning The Streets), have completed the 22-week class and are about to celebrate their hard work and dedication with an album release party at the Lake Mayer Pavilion on June 26, from 4-7pm. The students, who range in age from 13-22 and come … Continue reading “AWOL Sound Design Class Releases Third Album”

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society hold Breakfast Kicks Off Light the Night Campaign

By | June 17, 2009

On Wednesday, June 10, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society held a corporate breakfast to kick off the society’s annual Light The Night Walk Campaign at the First City Club. Among the many business leaders and supporters in attendance at the breakfast was the Stewart family. Dae’Kyra, the youngest member of the family was an honored hero at the breakfast. “Kyra” … Continue reading “Leukemia and Lymphoma Society hold Breakfast Kicks Off Light the Night Campaign”

Family Time is Bonding Time

By | June 17, 2009

Enjoying meals together is a special time for families, but is especially beneficial for the kids. Experts say a special bonding takes place as kids gain improved nutrition and better health. They become better educated and are psychologically better grounded. Since social relationships and family values are also nourished during family meals….. experts say these kids are less likely to … Continue reading “Family Time is Bonding Time”

Big Brothers Big Sisters Kicks Off 100 Men in 100 Days Volunteer Campaign

By | June 17, 2009

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Coastal Empire (BBBSCE), the area’s premier mentoring organization, announced recently the kick-off of its “100 Men in 100 Days” campaign which is designed to recruit 100 African-American male volunteers over the next 100 days. “Finding African- American men to serve as Big Brothers is critical to the success of our organization and will have … Continue reading “Big Brothers Big Sisters Kicks Off 100 Men in 100 Days Volunteer Campaign”

Savannah 100 Sponsors Organ Donation Awareness

By | June 17, 2009

Each year 19,000 Americans die while awaiting organ transplants. African-Americans constitute 35% of those awaiting kidney transplants. In the SE of the United States, more than 70 percent of all dialysis patients are African-American. These grim facts explain why the 100 Black Men of Savannah, in partnership with Life Link of Georgia and St. Joseph’s/Candler Health Systems will sponsor a … Continue reading “Savannah 100 Sponsors Organ Donation Awareness”

Update on the Go Healthy Challenge

By | June 17, 2009

After one week of healthy eating and exercising, the participants of the Go Healthy Challenge gathered at West Broad Street YMCA for the first weigh-in. Collectively the ladies lost fifty (50) pounds. AKAs lost .068% of “start” weight. Deltas lost .029% of start weight. Biggest losers for the AKAs were Patricia Mincey and Carol Bell, both losing 5.6 pounds. Leading … Continue reading “Update on the Go Healthy Challenge”

Bradley Selected to Attend Congressional Leadership Conference

By | June 17, 2009

Lawrence Bradley, Jr. a student at A.E. Beach High School, has been selected to attend the 2009 Congressional Student Leadership Conference (CSLC) on Engineering and Robotics sponsored by LeadAmerica. The CSLC is a college-accredited invitational leadership program for academically talented and promising young leaders from accross the United States and internationally. Lawrence will join other exceptional high school students with … Continue reading “Bradley Selected to Attend Congressional Leadership Conference”