United Savannah Tolerance Summit Bridges The Gap

By | August 08, 2012

“We are here to join the partnership for working together toward an inclusive community,” Mayor Edna Jackson said at Savannah’s first-ever United Savannah Tolerance Summit held in the Savannah Civic Center Ballroom Thursday. Jackson was one of the many concerned citizens from all walks of life who attended the summit aimed at educating the public on hate crimes, specifically on … Continue reading “United Savannah Tolerance Summit Bridges The Gap”

President Obama Signs Initiative for African Americans

By | August 08, 2012

Last Wednesday, during his remarks at the National Urban League conference in New Orleans, LA, President Obama announced he would sign an Executive Order to improve outcomes and advance educational opportunities for African Americans. The President has made providing a complete and competitive education for all Americans – from cradle to career – a top priority. The White House Initiative … Continue reading “President Obama Signs Initiative for African Americans”

Gabrielle Douglas Captures Gold, First Black Woman to Take Home All-Around Individual Title

By | August 08, 2012

16-year-old Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas made history last Thursday by becoming the first African- American woman to win the all-around individual gold title in gymnastics. Douglas also captured gold in the team all-around competitions in gymnastics. Douglas said she owes most of her success to her coach, Liang Chow, with helping her fight through the obstacles that paved her way to … Continue reading “Gabrielle Douglas Captures Gold, First Black Woman to Take Home All-Around Individual Title”

Teens See Police Work First-Hand

By | August 08, 2012

Fourteen teenagers from the Chatham County Youth Commission graduated from summer camp Friday after spending three days seeing the other side of police work first hand. The Youth Police Academy was the first time Savannah- Chatham Metropolitan Police had partnered with the commission to show teens from the area how police go about their daily activities. Participants accompanied officers on … Continue reading “Teens See Police Work First-Hand”

The Spirit of Excellence Business Awards to be Held

By | August 08, 2012

The Spirit of Excellence Business Awards is seeking nominees for its 10th Annual Gala. The Black Tie, Red Carpet Banquet will be held, October 20, 2011 at Savannah Marriott Riverfront. Deadline for nominations is September 1, 2012. This year’s theme: “Reflections of the Past; Visions of the Future,” is based on spotlighting many past recipients of where they were during … Continue reading “The Spirit of Excellence Business Awards to be Held”

Greenbriar Receives Art Donation

By | August 08, 2012

On Monday, July 16, 2012 the Greenbriar Center received an artwork donation from the The American Art Therapy. The American Art Therapy Association and the Association’s Art Committee, were pleased that the Greenbriar Children’s Center has accepted their donation of artwork from, the members of the Association. The American Art Therapy Association encourages the highest quality of art therapy services … Continue reading “Greenbriar Receives Art Donation”

Chatham Area Transit Schedule Changes Expected in October

By | August 08, 2012

Chatham Area Transit will be hosting public meetings to discuss proposed adjustments to its schedules for the October 2012 service change. In the meetings, citizens will have the opportunity to share their opinions and suggestions with CAT staff. The proposed changes will be presented to the public during two public meetings. The first meeting will allow CAT’s staff to present … Continue reading “Chatham Area Transit Schedule Changes Expected in October”

Health Restoration 101

By | August 08, 2012

Are you suffering from one of the most common diseases of the modern age?, No, not a deadly new virus. Not cancer, nor heart disease. It’s a disorder caused by the body’s inability to make the most of the foods we eat. As many as one in three people (especially in the south) suffer from Insulin Resistance, also called Syndrome … Continue reading “Health Restoration 101”

Savannah State COST-STEM Awareness and Advisement Day Set

By | August 08, 2012

The Savannah State University College of Sciences and Technology and the university’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) 360 activity will host the inaugural COST-STEM Awareness and Career Advisement Day from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 25, on Felix-Alexis Circle. The event is free and open to the public. Awareness and advisement day participants can explore STEM-related booths and … Continue reading “Savannah State COST-STEM Awareness and Advisement Day Set”

My Brothaz HOME, Inc. To Reopen

By | August 08, 2012

The nonprofit organization My Brothaz HOME, Inc. founded by the current Executive Director Mark Douglas and several friends in 2000 will soon reopen. The community-based social service organization closed in April as a result of declining revenue. Since April, the organization has gained the support of a major supporter- AIDS Healthcare Foundation and the state health department. Over the last … Continue reading “My Brothaz HOME, Inc. To Reopen”