Savannah, Israel Talk Business During Visit

By | July 18, 2012

Savannah and Israeli officials wrapped up three full days of information sharing designed to develop business ties between the two markets. Uriel Lynn, President of the Federation of the Israeli Chambers of Commerce; Opher Aviran, Israeli Consul General to the Southeast United States; and other officials from Israel visited Savannah at the invitation of Mayor Edna Jackson, who traveled to … Continue reading “Savannah, Israel Talk Business During Visit”

The Earl T. Shinhoster Youth Leadership Institute to be Held

By | July 18, 2012

The Earl T. Shinhoster Youth Leadership Institute will be held July 23 -27, 2012, 9a.m. to 5p.m. at the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum. Civic engagement is the focus of the week. Youth ages 12 to 17 will participate in activities and workshops that will help them identify ways they may become leaders in their schools, communities and religious … Continue reading “The Earl T. Shinhoster Youth Leadership Institute to be Held”

The Savannah Tribune Remembers Bettye Anne Battiste

By | July 18, 2012

Bettye Anne Battiste, 64, educator, community servant, and author transitioned from this life on July 13. She lived a rich and spontaneous life that typified a penchant for learning, teaching, family and friends. She was born to William and Lillian Battiste on July 28, 1947 and was preceded in death by her mother. Her formal education was in the Savannah- … Continue reading “The Savannah Tribune Remembers Bettye Anne Battiste”

Journalist Joan Lunden to Headline SmartWomen Luncheon & Expo

By | July 18, 2012

Award-winning journalist Joan Lunden will be the keynote speaker at the SmartLuncheon and Expo, Sept. 19, 2012 at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center at 10am. Lunden will speak at 12:30pm Tickets are $50 per person or $500 for a table of ten. Individuals may also register for the event and sign up for SmartWomen updates at www.sjcsmartwomen.org. Smart … Continue reading “Journalist Joan Lunden to Headline SmartWomen Luncheon & Expo”

Congratulations to Jasmine Kirkland

By | July 18, 2012

Ms. Rosalyn Kirkland, the mother of Jasmine, along with the Midtown Neighborhood Association, Inc., wishes to congratulate Jasmine who received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Work from Albany State University, May 5, 2012. While attending Albany State, she made the Dean’s List and was a member of various organizations, such as the N.A.A.C.P., Phi Alpha Honor Society, Student … Continue reading “Congratulations to Jasmine Kirkland”

Savannah Chatham School Bells to Ring Early

By | July 18, 2012

The Savannah Chatham School system has changed the bell system to adjust to the seven-class period day for high schools. The change will add 15 minutes to the school schedule. High school and middle school classes will begin between 7:30 and 7:45am. Elementary schools will start between 9am-9:15am and will end between 3:15- 3:45pm. However, May Howard and Hodge will … Continue reading “Savannah Chatham School Bells to Ring Early”

Consortium of Doctors, Ltd to Hold Annual Conference

By | July 18, 2012

The Consortium of Doctors Ltd., “ A National Think Tank of African- American Women with Doctorate Degrees” will hold their annual conference on Thursday July 26, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Savannah (Foyer Ballroom). The events are free and open to the public. On Saturday, July 28, 2012 from 1pm-2pm they will honor the 10th anniversary/ re-dedication of the African-American … Continue reading “Consortium of Doctors, Ltd to Hold Annual Conference”

Savannah Tech to Host Cosmetology Open House at Effingham Campus

By | July 18, 2012

Cosmetology classes are now offered day and night in Effingham. Savannah Technical College’s Cosmetology Department will host an open house event from 10AM until 2PM on Saturday, July 28, 2012, at its Effingham Campus (in Rincon – 2890 Hwy 21 South). The Cosmetology Department will offer hair, nail and skin care services during the open house, walkins are welcome. Donations … Continue reading “Savannah Tech to Host Cosmetology Open House at Effingham Campus”

Sigma Tau Chapter Donates School Supplies

By | July 18, 2012

Sigma Tau Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., located on the campus of Armstrong Atlantic State University, is adhering to one of the primary purposes of the sorority which is to be of service to all mankind. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will host their 65th National Conference in San Francisco, California July 21-27, 2012. During the Conference there … Continue reading “Sigma Tau Chapter Donates School Supplies”

Daymond John Comes to Atlanta to Hear Next Great Business Idea

By | July 18, 2012

Fashion icon and business mogul, Daymond John, comes to Atlanta to meet the city’s aspiring inventors and business enthusiasts. Daymond John, creator of FUBU has amassed over six billion dollars in global sales, and at its peak, grossed over $350 million dollars in annual worldwide sales. Daymond is a cast member of the ABC entrepreneurial business show, “Shark Tank.” The … Continue reading “Daymond John Comes to Atlanta to Hear Next Great Business Idea”