MLK 2012: One Great Celebration

By | January 11, 2012

Savannah took the initiative back in 1990 and renamed West Broad St. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd to honor the slain civil rights icon. Although many citizens faced opposition by critics who claimed the renaming would sacrifice the historical prominence of West Broad, local civil rights advocates such as Rev. Bennie Mitchell, Jr. saw the project through, which was 10 … Continue reading “MLK 2012: One Great Celebration”

Bernard Wright Honored For 33 Years of Service

By | January 11, 2012

The Savannah Airport Commission held a special ceremony and luncheon today honoring Mr. Bernard Wright who retired December 31, 2011 after over 33 years of service. Mr. Wright’s career with the Airport started in 1978 when he was hired as a Laborer. Since that time he has served in a variety of supervisory and management roles and upon his retirement … Continue reading “Bernard Wright Honored For 33 Years of Service”

2012 Georgia Trustees Announced: Tom Cousins and Andrew Young

By | January 11, 2012

The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) is pleased to announce the selection of the 2012 Georgia Trustees: Atlanta real-estate and sports franchise mogul Thomas G. Cousins and former U.N. Ambassador and Mayor of Atlanta Andrew J. Young, Jr. “The Georgia Trustees are the embodiment of the noble principle upon which Georgia was founded, ‘not for self but for others,’” said Dr. … Continue reading “2012 Georgia Trustees Announced: Tom Cousins and Andrew Young”

Anti-Hazing Task Force to Announce National Initiative

By | January 11, 2012

The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, The National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, The National Save the Family Now Movement Inc.; and The National Newspaper Publishers Association will hold a Anti-Hazing/Anti- Violence Task Force. The task force will announce strategies to address hazing and violence across America in general, and at HBCU’s in particular. … Continue reading “Anti-Hazing Task Force to Announce National Initiative”

Boys and Girls Clubs to Host MLK Dinner

By | January 11, 2012

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Empire Frank Callen Unit will be the host site for the 2012 MLK Dinner for the Homeless & Working Poor. The dinner is sponsored by Savannah’s Feed the Hungry and will be held, Monday, January 16, 2012 at 2:00 p.m., immediately following the MLK, Jr. Parade. This will be the third of … Continue reading “Boys and Girls Clubs to Host MLK Dinner”

MLK Observance Association Presents Memorial Service

By | January 11, 2012

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Day Association presents the 2012 citywide memorial service Sunday, January 15th 2012 at 5:00 p.m. at the historic First Bryan Baptist Church, Rev. Aaron M. James Sr., Pastor and memorial worship speaker. The church is located at 575 West Bryan Street. All members of the clergy are invited to participate in the memorial march … Continue reading “MLK Observance Association Presents Memorial Service”

Health Restoration 101 For Men Only and the Women Who Love Them

By | January 11, 2012

While you are still young and healthy, creating habits for clean living, with a diet filled with antioxidants, minerals, vitamins, several servings of fresh clean greens and fruits in season, whole clean foods, adding daily exercise, and good personal hygiene, will help tremendously to eliminate your risk of suffering many prostate-related ailments, including prostate cancer, later in life. If, however, … Continue reading “Health Restoration 101 For Men Only and the Women Who Love Them”

Savannah Tech to Offer GED® Information Sessions

By | January 11, 2012

Savannah Technical College will offer general information sessions about GED® testing on January 25th at 10 a.m. and on February 8 and 22 at 2 p.m. The one-hour sessions will be held at the STC Savannah Campus, 5717 White Bluff Road in the Academic Commons Building, Room B126. “The information sessions will help anyone thinking about testing, currently testing, or … Continue reading “Savannah Tech to Offer GED® Information Sessions”

Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrates National Mentoring Month

By | January 11, 2012

On January 3rd, President Barrack Obama issued a proclamation designating January as National Mentoring Month. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Coastal Empire (BBBSCE) encourages citizens of the Coastal Empire to help celebrate the occasion by becoming a volunteer or becoming a donor to help support the program. President Obama stated, “Every day, mentors help young Americans face the challenges … Continue reading “Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrates National Mentoring Month”

Be Little in Yourself

By | January 11, 2012

As a child (the youngest of 7 that lived to receive a name), I always thought to always want the smallest part of anything. I grew up without a mother and a father, but as long as I had them, I remember their love for me. I was very naïve and quiet. I came up in school even wanting the … Continue reading “Be Little in Yourself”