The Savannah Branch of NAACP to Host Candidates Forum

By | July 11, 2012

On Tuesday July 17, 2012 at 7pm at the Tremont Temple Missionary Baptist Church, 1110 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., The Savannah Branch NAACP and the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance will hold a candidates forum for chairman chatham county commission and chatham county sheriff. Chairman Commission Candidates: Walter Crawford, Eddie Deloach, Billy Hair and Al Scott. Chatham County Sheriff Candidates: McArthur … Continue reading “The Savannah Branch of NAACP to Host Candidates Forum”

W. W. Law Foundation Celebrates the Life and Legacy of W. W. Law

By | July 11, 2012

On Sunday July 29, 2012 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum, 460 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., The W. W. Law Foundation will commemorate the life and support the legacy of Westley Wallace Law “ A Man For All Seasons.” This event celebrates the life and legacy of W.W. Law who passed away on … Continue reading “W. W. Law Foundation Celebrates the Life and Legacy of W. W. Law”

The CME Church to Host Quadrennial Annual Conference

By | July 11, 2012

Sixth Episcopal District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will host the Quadrennial Annual Conference. The Quadrennial Annual Conference of the Sixth Episcopal District is comprised of the delegates, ministers, pastors, and members representing over 300 congregations from their four conferences: Central Georgia, Georgia North, South Georgia, and West Georgia. Our Presiding Prelate is Bishop Kenneth W. Carter. The Quadrennial … Continue reading “The CME Church to Host Quadrennial Annual Conference”

Young to Speak at Bulloch County Gala

By | July 11, 2012

Ambassador Andrew Young will be the keynote speaker at the Bulloch County Democratic Independence Gala on July 21, 2012 at the Nesmith- Lane Conference Center. General admission is $50. The $75 ticket includes a private reception with Ambassador Young.

Historic Interfaith/Interracial Conference Held

By | July 11, 2012

On Friday, June 15 and Saturday June 16, 2012 a historic first occurred at First Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church. It was on these two days that “host pastor,” Clarence “Teddy” Williams joined with Hakim Willis Jones and Imam Maajid Faheem ‘Ali of Masjid Jihad, to sponsor an interfaith/interracial conference. The conference titled: “Embracing Time-tested Traditions for the Preservation of Fatherhood,” … Continue reading “Historic Interfaith/Interracial Conference Held”

Alexis Alexander Announces County Commission Campaign Kick-Off

By | July 11, 2012

Alexis Alexander, daughter of Ann Robinson and step-daughter of the late City Alderman and attorney, Robert E. Robinson, announced her campaign kickoff for Chatham County Commissioner, District 5, at Robbie Robinson Park, located at the intersection of Pendleton and Meadows streets in the Liberty City community on Friday, June 22, 2012, at 10a.m. Raised in the fifth district, Ms. Alexander … Continue reading “Alexis Alexander Announces County Commission Campaign Kick-Off”

Calling All Neighborhood Leaders: Training Program Now Recruiting

By | July 11, 2012

Step Up Savannah is looking for emerging leaders, young and old, to participate in a leadership course, starting the week of September 17. The Neighborhood Leadership Academy is open to men and women, 21 years and older from Savannah/Chatham County. The program is designed to enhance leadership skills with a special emphasis on critical thinking, creative problem solving and advocacy. … Continue reading “Calling All Neighborhood Leaders: Training Program Now Recruiting”

Navy Master Chief Thomas Johnson: “It Takes a Village”

By | July 11, 2012

The city of Charleston South Carolina will honor Retired United States Navy Master Chief and community leader, Thomas Johnson, in renaming Westchester Community Playground after him. A native of Savannah Georgia and graduate of Alfred E. Beach High School, he was the son of Mr. Quincy Johnson and Helen Burke-Johnson. He often said “it takes a village to raise a … Continue reading “Navy Master Chief Thomas Johnson: “It Takes a Village””

The Savannah Green Building Council to Hold “Green Gives Back”

By | July 11, 2012

The Savannah branch of the U. S. Green Building Council, GA invites the public to “Green Gives Back: Flavors of Hati.” It is a fundraiser for the Haiti Orphanage and Children’s Center. The event will be at 6:30pm July 20, 2012 at the American Legion, 1108 Bull Street. The cost is $35 for students and early birds until July 13, … Continue reading “The Savannah Green Building Council to Hold “Green Gives Back””

Savannah Recreation Services Accepting Registrations for Camp

By | July 11, 2012

The City of Savannah, Recreation Services, is accepting registrations for the 2012 Summer Cheerleading Sports Camp. Designed for children ages 5-15, instruction includes cheers, chants, pom-pom routines, motions, crowd participation techniques and more! Two more 4-day sessions are offered Monday through Thursday this summer: Session 3-July 9-12, Session 4-July 16-19. Camp is held at the Alee Temple Arena which is … Continue reading “Savannah Recreation Services Accepting Registrations for Camp”