King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation To Host 15th Annual Awards Gala

By | August 15, 2012

The King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation, Inc. announces that the 15th Annual KTCF, Inc. Awards Gala will be held Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Savannah. A reception will precede the gala at 6:30 p.m. KTCF, Inc. recognizes individuals and organizations committed to advancing our society through historic preservation, fine arts, public service, education, and perpetuating the … Continue reading “King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation To Host 15th Annual Awards Gala”

Riles to Compete for Miss Black Georgia

By | August 15, 2012

Jordan Riles was recently named Miss Black Savannah USA 2013. She was the Miss Savannah State University 2010-2011 and competed in the 2008 Ebony Fashion Fair Scholarship competition. Riles also represented her class, holding the position of Miss Sophomore. This Savannah native was selected by the Miss Black Georgia USA System to represent Savannah and will go on to compete … Continue reading “Riles to Compete for Miss Black Georgia”

Susan Weiner, First Female Savannah Mayor, Dies

By | August 15, 2012

Weiner passed away on Saturday. She was 66. Weiner was the first female mayor of Savannah, in office from 1992-1995. Prior to moving to Savannah in 1985, Weiner, who was raised in Albany, N.Y., studied theater, education and speech at the State College of New York at New Platz, where she earned a bachelor’s degree. Weiner moved with her husband … Continue reading “Susan Weiner, First Female Savannah Mayor, Dies”

Historic Memorandum Signed

By | August 15, 2012

The U. S. Small Business Administration and U.S. Black Chamber Inc., signed a historic, Strategic Alliance Memorandum during the recent White House Business Leaders Briefing: “Celebrating Our Business Leaders – A Day with the Top 100 African American Business Owners in America.” The Briefing, which took place at the White House, featured top African American business owners from across the … Continue reading “Historic Memorandum Signed”

2012 Primary Election-Runoff Approaches

By | August 15, 2012

The 2012 Primary Election-Runoff Date for the 2nd School Board District is August 21, 2012. Voter Education Things to Know: Prior to election day confirm registration and poll location by calling Voter Registration at 912-790- 1520 or use the website poll locator at www.sos.ga.gov/MVP . Keep residence and mailing address updated with the Voter Registration Office. Call Chatham County Voter … Continue reading “2012 Primary Election-Runoff Approaches”

School Starts Aug. 27

By | August 15, 2012

For parents with children who are new to the Savannah- Chatham County Public School System, now is the time to complete the registration process. School starts on Aug. 27, 2012 and parents are urged to make the most of this time to avoid long lines and delays on the first day of school. Having all students registered and scheduled for … Continue reading “School Starts Aug. 27”

Myers Middle School Brings Home National Winners

By | August 15, 2012

Myers Middle School was honored with two national winners at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America National Leadership Conference held in Orlando, Florida, July, 8- 12 at the Rosen Shingles Creek Hotel and Conference Center. Devonte Hankerson received a gold medal for his project, Chapter Showcase Display and D’Andre Johnson received a silver medal for his project Chapter … Continue reading “Myers Middle School Brings Home National Winners”

Retired & Senior Volunteer Program of EOA Needs Volunteers

By | August 15, 2012

Share your time and special talents with others, join the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of EOA, we need your help to help others. Through RSVP seniors 55 and older serve in various community organizations 1 to 40 hours per week. Qualifications are to be 55, want to enjoy life and have the desire to share your personal talents with … Continue reading “Retired & Senior Volunteer Program of EOA Needs Volunteers”

AWOL Announces Auditions

By | August 15, 2012

All Walks of Life and The City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs present A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens and Directed by Jonathan Johnson. “We are excited to be presenting and collaborating with DCA for our first annual Christmas show.This show we welcome everyone to come out and support this show.”Davena Jordan, AWOL’s Executive Director. Auditions for A Christmas … Continue reading “AWOL Announces Auditions”

NAACP and the Mutuals Benevolent Society to Host ” It Takes One Voter Registration Drive”

By | August 15, 2012

On Aug. 18 from 9a.m. until 1p.m. the NAACP and the Mutuals Benevolent Society will be hosting ” It Takes One Voter Registration Drive.” Please come out Saturday, Aug. 18, 9a.m. until 1p.m, 3030 Barnard Street in the parking lot. They are asking the Georgia Conference WMS and YWI to come out and help get as many people registered to … Continue reading “NAACP and the Mutuals Benevolent Society to Host ” It Takes One Voter Registration Drive””