EOA To Hold 40th Martin L. King, Jr. Celebration

By | January 04, 2012

Economic Opportunity Authority for Savannah Chatham County will hold its 40th observance of Dr. Martin L. King Jr.’s birthday on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 noon at the Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA. Honorees for 2012 will be retired physician Dr. Wesley J. Ball and Judge Charles Mikell. Dr. Wesley J. Ball epitomizes the concept of the good … Continue reading “EOA To Hold 40th Martin L. King, Jr. Celebration”

23rd Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival Feb. 1-16, 2012

By | January 04, 2012

Beginning Feb 1 Lectures and exhibitions presented by the Savannah College of Art and Design Feb 1, 7 p.m.Dr. Walter O. Evans Presents: Lecture, Book-signing for The Walter O. Evans Collection of African American Art, and Personal Tour of the “Dr. Walter O. Evans Collection” One of the foremost collectors of African American art in the world, Dr. Walter Evans … Continue reading “23rd Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival Feb. 1-16, 2012”

Leaders Honored at Civil Rights Walk of Fame Ceremony

By | January 04, 2012

Footsteps of nine new revered civil rights icons will be added to the International Civil Rights Walk of Fame during the 2012 Trumpet Awards events. This induction ceremony is scheduled for Friday, January 6, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, National Park Service, located at 450 Auburn Avenue (Atlanta, GA). The program preceding … Continue reading “Leaders Honored at Civil Rights Walk of Fame Ceremony”

Union Mission Hires Edwin Jarrow, II as Resource Coordinator

By | January 04, 2012

Union Mission, a leading non-profit organization dedicated to reducing homelessness throughout the greater Savannah area, recently hired Edwin Jarrow, II, as a resource coordinator at Union Mission. In his new position, Jarrow will provide Union Mission clients with essential information, such as short-term assistance, food vouchers, bus tickets and various daily living resources. “We are excited to welcome Edwin to … Continue reading “Union Mission Hires Edwin Jarrow, II as Resource Coordinator”

Lloyd, Williams Among Promoted SCMPD Officers

By | January 04, 2012

A sergeant was promoted to lieutenant and four officers were promoted to sergeant on Friday by Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Chief Willie Lovett. Sgt. David W. Gay, who has directed the department’s Special Events, Alcoholic Beverage Control and Extra Duty efforts for several years, has been promoted to lieutenant. Gay has been with the department since January 1992. Star Cpl. Mark … Continue reading “Lloyd, Williams Among Promoted SCMPD Officers”

The Cuyler Community Improvement Association, Inc. Announces the 2012 Ursuline B. Law Scholarship

By | January 04, 2012

The Cuyler Community Improvement Association, Inc. (C.C.I.A.) announces the 2012 Cuyler Community Ursuline B. Law Human Services Scholarship. The C.C.I.A., Inc. is a 501©3 non-profit organization dedicated to the health, well-being and financial productivity of the residents of Cuyler – Brownsville Neighborhood. The purpose of the scholarship is to maintain the pursuit of professional careers for which the community is … Continue reading “The Cuyler Community Improvement Association, Inc. Announces the 2012 Ursuline B. Law Scholarship”

CJA Jazz Rent Party To Be Held January 22nd

By | January 04, 2012

On Sunday, the 22nd of January at 5:00 p.m. the Coastal Jazz Association will pay homage to the “Telfair Jazz Society, which was the beginning of a reenergized jazz scene in Savannah and ultimately led to what is now the Coastal Jazz Association. The concert will be held at the Savannah Westin Resort – Just Across the River. In 1978 … Continue reading “CJA Jazz Rent Party To Be Held January 22nd”

Slavery by Another Name: Paintings and Assemblages by Robert Claiborne Morris at Telfair Museum

By | January 04, 2012

According to our history books, slavery in the United States was abolished in 1865. However, Wall Street Journal writer Douglas Blackmon revealed in his 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Slavery by Another Name: The Re- Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II, this was not the case for thousands of Americans. One hundred and fifty years … Continue reading “Slavery by Another Name: Paintings and Assemblages by Robert Claiborne Morris at Telfair Museum”

SCCPSS Among the 2011 Georgia Schools of Excellence

By | January 04, 2012

State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge named the 2011 Georgia Schools of Excellence in Student Achievement, honoring 26 schools that have shown the greatest improvement or highest achievement across the state. Each of these schools will receive a $1,000 check from Georgia Natural Gas to be used however they wish. “These schools are showing that excellence can be achieved when … Continue reading “SCCPSS Among the 2011 Georgia Schools of Excellence”

SCAD presents ‘Heritage without Borders: International Preservation and Heritage Development in the 21st Century

By | January 04, 2012

The Savannah College of Art and Design School of Building Arts presents its first lecture of the SCAD School of Building Arts Lecture Series 2012 program. At 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, Don Jones will present “Heritage without Borders: International Preservation and Heritage Development in the 21st Century.” All SCAD School of Building Arts Lecture Series events take place in … Continue reading “SCAD presents ‘Heritage without Borders: International Preservation and Heritage Development in the 21st Century”