Celebrated Educator to Keynote NAACP Freedom Fund and Awards Program

By | September 30, 2009

In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the NAACP, the Hilton Head Island/Bluffton Branch will hold its Freedom Fund Dinner and Awards Program at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 17, 2009 at Pinckney Hall, Sun City Hilton Head, Highway 278, Bluffton, SC. The theme of the event is “And How Are the Children?” The speaker and guest of honor is … Continue reading “Celebrated Educator to Keynote NAACP Freedom Fund and Awards Program”

Southern Christian Leadership Conference This Weekend

By | September 30, 2009

The Southern Christian Leadership Conference will be held this weekend October 2-4, here in Savannah, Ga. Events will take place at the Quality Inn Midtown, 7100 Abercorn St. Registration is $15 and includes all workshops and various events. Highlights for the event will include empowerment workshops, special presentations honoring Rev. Hosea Williams, youth initiatives women’s high tea honoring outstanding women … Continue reading “Southern Christian Leadership Conference This Weekend”

“The Conspirator” Still Seeking Background Extras

By | September 30, 2009

The feature film “The Conspirator,” directed by acclaimed actor and director Robert Redford, is still seeking extras for filming set to begin in mid-October and continuing into December. Production is still seeking men and women of all ages and types, but there is a specific need for the following: women–sizes 0-4– with no obvious highlighted or frosted hair; men of … Continue reading ““The Conspirator” Still Seeking Background Extras”

Junior League to hold Annual Thrift Sale

By | September 30, 2009

The 62nd annual Junior League of Savannah Thrift Sale will be held on Oct.2 from 10 am to 2 pm and Oct. 3 from 10 am to 3 pm at the Savannah Civic Center. Admission is $5 on Friday and $3 on Saturday. Items sold on Saturday are halfprice. Parking is free. Tickets are on sale now and may be … Continue reading “Junior League to hold Annual Thrift Sale”

GeoVista Credit Union Opens at Woodville-Tompkins Institute

By | September 30, 2009

The Future Leaders Branch of the GeoVista Credit Union opened at Woodville Tompkins Technical and Career Institute on Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 10 a.m. SCCPSS superintendent Dr. Thomas Lockamy, GeoVista CEO Elaine Tuten, and SCCPSS school board members all participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the special occasion. The Future Leaders Branch is a student-run credit union … Continue reading “GeoVista Credit Union Opens at Woodville-Tompkins Institute”

Reception Held to Welcome AASU’s New President

By | September 30, 2009

Last week, the Savannah community welcomed Dr. Linda Bleicken, the newly appointed President of Armstrong Atlantic State University, during a reception held at Georgia Power Company. The event was sponsored by Seacrest Partners and Georgia Power. Dr. Bleicken is pictured above with Cathy Hill, Vice- President, Coastal Region, Georgia Power, (left), and Cliff McCurry, Vice Chairman, Business Development, Seacrest Partners, … Continue reading “Reception Held to Welcome AASU’s New President”

King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation, Inc. Holds 12th Annual Awards Banquet

By | September 30, 2009

On Saturday, September 26, the King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation, Inc. held its 12th Annual Awards Banquet at the Hyatt Regency Savannah. The event’s objective is to honor and pay homage to those who have made significant contributions in the areas of historic preservation, the arts, education, and public service. Preservation of African American history is also honored, and that award is … Continue reading “King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation, Inc. Holds 12th Annual Awards Banquet”

Jackson Appointed to Democratic National Committee

By | September 30, 2009

State Sen. Lester Jackson (D-Savannah) has been named as an atlarge member of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). He becomes one of only eight Georgians and the only member of the Georgia General Assembly on the DNC. “I am most honored to have been named to the national committee of the Democratic Party,” and I look forward to working with … Continue reading “Jackson Appointed to Democratic National Committee”

Mannion to Keynote Spirit of Excellence Awards

By | September 30, 2009

Estelle Mannion will deliver the keynote speech at the 7th Annual Spirit of Excellence Black Business Awards to be held Saturday, October 17, 7:00 p.m. at Savannah Marriott Riverfront. Mannion created the Spirit of Excellence Black Business Awards in 2003 to promote and showcase the accomplishments of African American business leaders and outstanding individuals. As keynote speaker of this year’s … Continue reading “Mannion to Keynote Spirit of Excellence Awards”

Community Events

By | September 30, 2009

Volunteers Needed Share your time and special talents with others, join the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of EOA, we need your help to help others. Through RSVP seniors 55 and older serve in various community organizations from 1 to 40 hours per week. Make your choice of where you want to serve from the many local agencies we are … Continue reading “Community Events”