Dozier to Keynote Annual Emancipation Celebration

By | December 21, 2011

The Emancipation Association of Savannah, Georgia and Vicinity, Inc., is planning its Annual Emancipation Day celebration for Monday, January 2, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at Temple of Glory Community Church, 1105 Stiles Avenue, Savannah. Bishop Matthew M. Odum, Sr., is the host pastor. The speaker will be Dr. Cheryl Davenport Dozier, Interim President of Savannah State University. Rev. George A. … Continue reading “Dozier to Keynote Annual Emancipation Celebration”

First Lady Shares Spirit and Wish List with Kids at the Children’s National Medical Center

By | December 21, 2011

I t’s a Wonderful Life” is her favorite Christmas movie, “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” her favorite Christmas program, “T’was the Night Before Christmas,” her favorite story and her family eats pie – “lots of pie” – during the holidays. Those were some of the tidbits that First Lady Michelle Obama shared during a visit this week to the Children’s National … Continue reading “First Lady Shares Spirit and Wish List with Kids at the Children’s National Medical Center”

Civil Rights Legend John Saxon Pierce, “Piccolo” Passes

By | December 21, 2011

Mr. John Saxon Pierce better known to many as “Piccolo,” died on Thursday, December 15, 2011 at Hospice Savannah Inc. He was known locally and around the state as a civil rights activist. Pierce marched with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Hosea Williams and others. He also participated in the Selma, Alabama March in 1965 that would become known … Continue reading “Civil Rights Legend John Saxon Pierce, “Piccolo” Passes”

Trumpet Awards Foundation Announces the 20th Annual TRUMPET AWARDS

By | December 21, 2011

The Trumpet Awards Foundation presents the 20th Annual Trumpet Awards, a milestone achievement, with a group of historymaking honorees slated to receive the 2012 esteemed Trumpet Award. The twenty-six honorees join a list of some of the most celebrated personalities in this nation and abroad. The 20th Annual Trumpet Awards black-tie ceremony, sponsored by the Trumpet Awards Foundation, Inc. will … Continue reading “Trumpet Awards Foundation Announces the 20th Annual TRUMPET AWARDS”

Savannah Residents Awarded Outstanding Service Award

By | December 21, 2011

Two Savannah area residents are recipients of 2011 Bishop Gartland Awards for outstanding service to the Catholic Church in South Georgia. Savannah Bishop Gregory J. Hartmayer conferred the Bishop Gartland Service Award on Greg and Cheryl Eady of Savannah along with 82 other South Georgia recipients at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Savannah on November 20. Mr. … Continue reading “Savannah Residents Awarded Outstanding Service Award”

Stephanie Cutter Named New Assistant City Manager

By | December 21, 2011

City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney on Friday appointed longtime City administrator Stephanie Cutter as her new Assistant City Manager for Administrative and Community Services. In this new position, Ms. Cutter will be responsible for oversight of the bureaus of Management Services and Community & Economic Development, totaling 20 departments and more than 200 employees. She will also join the City’s other … Continue reading “Stephanie Cutter Named New Assistant City Manager”

Health Restoration 101 Oh, How Sweet It Is!

By | December 21, 2011

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.” As we roll into another holiday feasting tradition, we are faced … Continue reading “Health Restoration 101 Oh, How Sweet It Is!”

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for New Health Department

By | December 21, 2011

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Monday December 12 for the new Dr. Martha B. Fay Public Health Center/Chatham County Health Department that will be located behind the existing health department on the corner of Eisenhower Drive and Sallie Mood Drive. Construction of the new facility is scheduled to be completed in April 2013. The new $8.5 million, 40,000 square foot … Continue reading “Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for New Health Department”

Mojica Attends National Young Leaders State Conference

By | December 21, 2011

Destiny Craig Mojica, 9th grader at Savannah Early College was recently accepted to attend the National Young Leaders State Conference (NYLSC) in Atlanta, GA. The Conference was held from December 1 to December 4th, 2011. This conference involved young leaders from across the state, to discover how to develop her own leadership skills. This will also help students get at … Continue reading “Mojica Attends National Young Leaders State Conference”

States Receive More Flexibility, Resources to Implement Affordable Insurance Exchanges

By | December 21, 2011

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded nearly $220 million in Affordable Insurance Exchange grants to 13 states to help them create Exchanges, giving these states more flexibility and resources to implement the Affordable Care Act. The health care reform law gives states the freedom to design Affordable Insurance Exchanges – onestop marketplaces where consumers can choose a … Continue reading “States Receive More Flexibility, Resources to Implement Affordable Insurance Exchanges”