Inauguration for Savannah City Council Set for January 3

By | December 28, 2011

The City of Savannah will hold an Inauguration Ceremony for the Savannah City Council on Tuesday, January 3, 2012, at the Savannah Civic Center. Elected officials from each district will be sworn in to each seat. Officials include Mayor Elect Edna Jackson, Alderman at Large Post 1, Carol Bell, Alderman at Large Post 2 Tom Bordeaux, District 1 Alderman Van … Continue reading “Inauguration for Savannah City Council Set for January 3”

Graves Among Judges for American Traditions

By | December 28, 2011

Animated Disney musical film star Liz Callaway, and powerhouse cabaret singer/songwriter Amanda McBroom will perform in the American Traditions Competition Judges Concert at 8 p.m. Jan. 27, 2012 at the Lutheran Church of the Ascension, 120 Bull St., Savannah. Acclaimed Metropolitan Opera mezzosoprano Denyce Graves; long-time pianist with Kathleen Battle and associate conductor of Oprah Winfrey’s The Color Purple on … Continue reading “Graves Among Judges for American Traditions”

Rollins Among Kennedy Center Award Recipients

By | December 28, 2011

Saxophonist Sonny Rollins was among the recipients of the 2011 The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Awards. Other recipients honored at the 34th annual national celebration of the arts are: singer Barbara Cook; singer and songwriter Neil Diamond; cellist Yo-Yo Ma; and actress Meryl Streep. The Honors Gala was broadcasted on CBS as a two-hour prime-time special … Continue reading “Rollins Among Kennedy Center Award Recipients”

The Coastal Jazz Association and The JEA Present Musical Salute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

By | December 28, 2011

The Jewish Educational Alliance will be host to the Fourteenth Annual, “A Musical Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” on Tuesday, January 10th at 7:00 P.M. at the Jewish Educational Alliance (5111 Abercorn St). This year’s event is being co-presented by the Jewish Educational Alliance, the Savannah Jewish Federation Community Relations Council, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day … Continue reading “The Coastal Jazz Association and The JEA Present Musical Salute to Martin Luther King, Jr.”

Kwanzaa Celebrations in Savannah

By | December 28, 2011

Happy Kwanzaa! Come celebrate Kwanzaa at the Mary Flournoy Center, 1001 West 39th Street. The celebration began on December 26, and will continue through January 1, 2012. This year’s celebration will feature Pamela Howard-Oglesby and Brenda L. Roberts, authors of Savannah’s Black First Ladies, Vol. 1., a best book award finalist.Also featured will be Carolyn Guilford, author of Health is … Continue reading “Kwanzaa Celebrations in Savannah”

City Kicks off Tatemville Sound Wall

By | December 28, 2011

With the blare of Interstate traffic rushing behind them, City and neighborhood leaders on Tuesday kicked off a project to construct a quarter-mile-long masonry wall to protect Tatemville from the sounds, sights and smells of Savannah’s most congested stretch of pavement. Alderman Clifton Jones, who represents the Tatemville Neighborhood, invited residents to join him in the vacant lot abutting DeRenne … Continue reading “City Kicks off Tatemville Sound Wall”

“Strengthening the Heart of Georgia” Program Application Deadline Extended to January 18

By | December 28, 2011

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women, and women in Georgia die at a rate of 387/100,000 — 9% higher than the national average (1). But a new program is coming to Georgia that hopes to curb that trend – with women heart patients themselves at the forefront of the movement. Forty Georgia women living with heart … Continue reading ““Strengthening the Heart of Georgia” Program Application Deadline Extended to January 18”

Health Restoration 101 Change Into a New Year

By | December 28, 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 approach the new year, I can hear already the … Continue reading “Health Restoration 101 Change Into a New Year”

Make Prayer Your Priority

By | December 28, 2011

As Christians, we are especially interested in prayer. However, many people seem to view prayer as little more than a “divine credit card.” They make a request and hope to receive the answer with “no money down”, meager time expenditures, and virtually no “seat equity” (work). While it’s true that prayer is an avenue through which God blesses us (Matt. … Continue reading “Make Prayer Your Priority”

Trinity to Feed Homeless, Hold Church Service

By | December 28, 2011

Trinity United Methodist Church will serve a hot fresh cooked breakfast for the homeless from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. on Christmas morning at the church on Telfair Square (225 W. President Street). Then the community is invited to gather in the sanctuary at 10 a.m. for a service of carols. For info call 233-4766.