Sports with Walter Moore

By | October 07, 2009

Charleston Southern Pounds SSU Savannah State saw their losing streak grow to four games after receiving a 47- 10 pounding from Charleston Southern at Buccaneer Field on October 3. The crowd of 3,023 saw CSU jump out to a 26-0 lead midway in the second quarter. Savannah State made the score 26-7 with just over five minutes left in the … Continue reading “Sports with Walter Moore”

Triple X Ryders Motorcycle Club of Savannah Makes Contribution to Greenbriar Children’s Center

By | October 07, 2009

Gena P. Taylor, Executive Director of Greenbriar Children’s Center, accepted a check from the Triple X Ryders Motorcycle Club of Savannah. The funds presented were raised during the group’s 5th anniversary charity ride that was held on September 19. Greenbriar Children’s Center is a private nonprofit agency whose mission is to provide services, which promote the healthy development of children … Continue reading “Triple X Ryders Motorcycle Club of Savannah Makes Contribution to Greenbriar Children’s Center”

Spirit Of Excellence Black Business Award Nominees Announced

By | October 07, 2009

[img_assist|nid=|title=|desc=|align=left|width=|height=|link=node] The Spirit of Excellence Black Business Awards continues the tradition of receiving an impressive list of nominees for its celebration of African American business leaders and outstanding individuals. Nominees range from young professionals, artist, retired military personal, community activist to members of the clergy. Winners will be recognized at the Awards Black Tie Banquet Gala October 17, 7:00pm at … Continue reading “Spirit Of Excellence Black Business Award Nominees Announced”

Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day Association to hold Annual Community Giveback Program

By | October 07, 2009

The Martin Luther King Jr. Observation Day Association, Inc.’s “Annual Community Giveback Program“ is our way of thanking the Savannah- Chatham community for its support and generosity. This is our nineteenth year of honoring Dr. King’s legacy with this program. The 2009 program will give back to local organizations for the outstanding services they provide to the community and the … Continue reading “Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day Association to hold Annual Community Giveback Program”

YMCA Playground to Strengthen Community and Benefit Children

By | October 07, 2009

More than 200 volunteers from The Home Depot, the West Broad Street YMCA, and organizers from the nonprofit organization KaBOOM! will join together to build a state-of-the-art, 3,000 square foot playground in one day. The playground will provide a safe, fun environment for the children in the community. The playground is funded through a $61,000 grant from The Home Depot … Continue reading “YMCA Playground to Strengthen Community and Benefit Children”

SSU Gospel Choir Earns Second Runner Up Position in Competition

By | October 07, 2009

The Savannah State University (SSU) Wesleyan Gospel Choir earned second runner-up in the Competition of Black College Gospel Choirs, which was held as part of the 23rd annual National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation weekend in Atlanta, Ga., Sept. 25- 27, 2009. The Competition of Black College Gospel Choirs, hosted by legendary gospel music pioneer Bobby Jones of … Continue reading “SSU Gospel Choir Earns Second Runner Up Position in Competition”

SCCPSS’ 21st Century Community Learning Center Receives Grant

By | October 07, 2009

SCCPSS’ Academic Affairs division is proud to announce that its 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) grant has been awarded by The Georgia Department of Education (GDOE) in the amount of $350,000.00 for the 2009-2010 school year. The money awarded from the new 2009 grant will establish three new 21st CCLC after-school programs for students at White Bluff Elementary (Grades … Continue reading “SCCPSS’ 21st Century Community Learning Center Receives Grant”

Savannah Association for the Blind, Inc. Sponsors Big Thrift Sale and Bazaar

By | October 07, 2009

Savannah Association for the Blind, Inc. will sponsor a Big Thrift Sale and Bazaar October 16 and 17, 2009 at 214 Drayton Street. You can help the blind and visually impaired by shopping for slightly used treasures, or by renting a space for only $25.00 and selling your own items. A Bazaar, featuring handmade items made by the visually impaired … Continue reading “Savannah Association for the Blind, Inc. Sponsors Big Thrift Sale and Bazaar”

Ebony and Jet Magazines Are in Financial Trouble and Looking for Buyers

By | October 07, 2009

(Taylor Media Services) The rumors which had circulated for months were pretty much confirmed last week, the nation’s premier Black-oriented publications – Ebony and Jet magazines – are in severe financial trou ble and owner Johnson Publishing Company is looking for investors or buyers in order to stay afloat. Newsweek magazine broke the story reporting that company CEO Linda Johnson … Continue reading “Ebony and Jet Magazines Are in Financial Trouble and Looking for Buyers”

Georgia’s Own Credit Union Awards $15,000 in Scholarships

By | October 07, 2009

In today’s economy, many organizations are scaling back when it comes philanthropic giving and community programming. Such however is not the case for one local credit union. For a number of years, Georgia’s Own Credit Union, one of the oldest and most trusted financial institutions in the state, has awarded $10,000 in scholarships. Today, the $1.4 billion, not-for-profit cooperative announced … Continue reading “Georgia’s Own Credit Union Awards $15,000 in Scholarships”