Savannah to Hold Second Fashion’s Night Out

By | September 05, 2012

Broughton Street will pulse the evening of Sept. 6 when Fashion’s Night Out transforms the heart of Savannah’s style district into a pedestrian-only festival of music, art, and high-end fashion, including 25 participating retailers and a dramatic outdoor runway. Shoppers can stroll down the middle of Broughton for Fashion’s Night Out, which will be held from 6-11 p.m. Thursday, Sept. … Continue reading “Savannah to Hold Second Fashion’s Night Out”

Loop It Up Artists to Hold Reception at Jepson Center

By | September 05, 2012

Loop It Up Savannah of the West Broad Street YMCA presents the Beloved Community Quilt Project, a collection of neighborhood story quilts by the children and seniors of the West Broad Street YMCA, Boys and Girls Clubs of the Coastal Empire, the City of Savannah Hudson Hill Recreation Center and international students from the Savannah College of Art and Design … Continue reading “Loop It Up Artists to Hold Reception at Jepson Center”

Beloved Actor Michael Clarke Duncan Dead at 54

By | September 05, 2012

Michael Clarke Duncan, the bulky character actor who starred in dozens of films including his Oscarnominated performance as a death row inmate in ‘‘The Green Mile’’died Monday at age 54. Mr. Duncan died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he was being treated for a heart attack. Duncan was the fiancée of reality TV personality Omarosa Manigault- Stallworth. … Continue reading “Beloved Actor Michael Clarke Duncan Dead at 54”

Ground Broken on Drainage Improvement Project

By | September 05, 2012

Neighborhood residents joined City leaders on Friday to break ground on a project that will provide much-needed flood relief to the Benjamin Van Clark neighborhood. The Benjamin Van Clark Drainage Improvement Project will install new storm drains, a new storm water main line beneath Bolton Street, and new storm water laterals in low-lying areas of this eastside neighborhood. The project … Continue reading “Ground Broken on Drainage Improvement Project”

Savannah Ocean Exchange Announces Free Ruben Studdard Concert

By | September 05, 2012

The Savannah Ocean Exchange announced that American Idol Winner Ruben Studdard will headline the International Beach Party on Tybee Island’s North Beach Stage, Saturday, Sept. 15 starting at 6pm. The event is free and open to the public. Studdard will be joined by recording artist Trevor Hall. The International Beach Party kicks off a weeklong schedule of events and activities, … Continue reading “Savannah Ocean Exchange Announces Free Ruben Studdard Concert”

Safe Kids Savannah to Hold Child Car Seat Check

By | September 05, 2012

Safe Kids Savannah, a coalition dedicated to preventing accidental childhood injury, will hold a child car seat check event on Saturday Sept. 15 from 10am-1pm at the The Chatham County Aquatics Center, 7240 Sallie Mood Dr., Savannah. Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians will be available to examine child safety seats for recalls and to insure correct installation in cars, free … Continue reading “Safe Kids Savannah to Hold Child Car Seat Check”

Local Student Awarded BP-GOAL Scholarship

By | September 05, 2012

DeOndre Frazier, son of Ms. Cassandra Williams of Savannah, has been awarded a BP-GOAL Scholarship to attend Bethesda Academy for the 2012-2013 school year. The Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program’s BPGOAL Scholars Fund awarded 15 scholarships, enabling qualifying students to attend Georgia private schools beginning in 2012- 2013. BP and its Castrol subsidiary, longtime education supporters, have embarked on the new … Continue reading “Local Student Awarded BP-GOAL Scholarship”

Suicide Support Group

By | September 05, 2012

Suicide is often labeled as “a senseless death” leaving survivors with guilt, anger, hurt and unanswered questions. The United Way of the Coastal Empire, Hospice Savannah’s Full Circle, and the Coastal Suicide Prevention Alliance offer an on-going support group for survivors of suicide on the third Thursday of each month.Group will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the … Continue reading “Suicide Support Group”

New SBA Platform Lets Small Businesses Tell Their Stories

By | September 05, 2012

SBA today launched “Small Business Owners Speak,” an interactive platform featuring videos by entrepreneurs from across the country who have started or grown a business with the help of the SBA. The videos will be featured at www.sba.gov/stories. “I have the great privilege of meeting small business owners from across the country as I travel every week. But now, thanks … Continue reading “New SBA Platform Lets Small Businesses Tell Their Stories”

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

By | September 05, 2012

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and the YMCA of Coastal Georgia — a leader in youth development and healthy living— wants to help families in the Greater Savannah area understand the risks of childhood obesity and how to incorporate regular physical activity and healthy eating into their lives. Childhood obesity rates have soared over the last few decades. … Continue reading “September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month”