NAACP ANNOUNCES: ‘VOTER REGISTRATION SUNDAY’

By | September 19, 2012

The Savannah Branch of the NAACP announces “Voter Registration Sunday,” Sunday, September 23, 2012, as part of the Earl T. Shinhoster Voter Empowerment Campaign 2012. This phase of the campaign will be coordinated through its coalition with The Savannah Chapter of the Links, Incorporated, local ministerial alliances, and other organizations with national affiliations such as Top Ladies of Distinction, the … Continue reading “NAACP ANNOUNCES: ‘VOTER REGISTRATION SUNDAY’”

Savannah Jazz Festival Events Open With Blowin’ Smoke BBQ

By | September 19, 2012

The 2012 Savannah Jazz Festival is around the corner, and Blowin’ Smoke BBQ is proud to be the select host venue for opening events, beginning Sunday, September 23rd. Blowin’ Smoke BBQ, part of Savannah’s Gaslight Group restaurants, will feature an array of events throughout the week including multiple live music performances, jam sessions, and a film featuring a special appearance … Continue reading “Savannah Jazz Festival Events Open With Blowin’ Smoke BBQ”

Creative Approach to Hold Ribbon Cutting at New Location

By | September 19, 2012

Travis Sawyer, Mark Fountain and, Cale Hall announced the date for their Grand Opening/ Ribbon Cutting for their new 3-story building at 408 Martin Luther King Jr, Blvd, scheduled for Friday, September 21, 2012, from 5-8PM. As part of the celebration, and continuing its commitment to serving all of Savannah, the company is donating $1000 to Savannah’s Ralph Mark Gilbert … Continue reading “Creative Approach to Hold Ribbon Cutting at New Location”

King-Tisdell Awards Gala To Be Held September 29th

By | September 19, 2012

The annual KTCF awards dinner recognizes individuals and organizations committed to advancing our society through historic preservation, fine arts, public service, and education.

SCLC and Civil Rights Community Join Forces for 50th Anniversary of March on Washington

By | September 19, 2012

Hearts are joyous and spirits are high in the civil rights community as the renowned Southern Christian Leadership Conference announces with The King Center, their eager anticipation and celebratory plans for this year’s lead up to the 50th anniversary of the famous March on Washington, D.C. and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech. “We still have … Continue reading “SCLC and Civil Rights Community Join Forces for 50th Anniversary of March on Washington”

Susan L. Taylor Speaks at SSU’s Distinguished Lecture Series

By | September 19, 2012

Susan L. Taylor, former editor-in-chief for Essence magazine said last Tuesday at Savannah State University, no one gets to live life without pain. Pain is a natural part of life, but suffering is a choice. “What brings you joy is accepting who you are, being grateful for the breath of life, and being happy with what God made. Life is … Continue reading “Susan L. Taylor Speaks at SSU’s Distinguished Lecture Series”

Gray’s Reef to Hold Marker Dedication

By | September 19, 2012

On Saturday, Sept. 22, at 2:30pm officials from NOAA’s Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary and the City of Savannah will dedicate six bronze markers commemorating the sanctuary, its marine life and natural history, and its connection to the city and the state of Georgia. The public is invited to attend the dedication ceremony. The markers are located along a 50-yard … Continue reading “Gray’s Reef to Hold Marker Dedication”

SCAD Hosts 2012 Lecture Series

By | September 19, 2012

The Savannah College of Art and Design is pleased to present the 2012 SCAD School of Building Arts Lecture Series. Held at the SCAD Museum of Art at 601 Turner Blvd., the series connects students and the larger design community with industry professionals who exemplify this year’s theme: The Next City. The lectures are free and open to the public … Continue reading “SCAD Hosts 2012 Lecture Series”

Local Schools to Hold School Supply Drive

By | September 19, 2012

Students at Savannah State University are holding their first annual Tiger Pride School Supply Drive for Shuman Elementary students. Hosted by Savannah State’s “Big 15” Sophomore Class, this school supply drive involves Savannah State and local community members. The partnership began when Savannah State’s sophomore class President De’Anthony Bishop volunteered at Shuman Elementary last year. He represented a service organization, … Continue reading “Local Schools to Hold School Supply Drive”

National Baptist Convention Held

By | September 19, 2012

The National Baptist Convention was held in Atlanta, Sept. 3-7 at the Georgia World Congress Center. The Convention Musical was held on Monday, Sept. 3. Rev. Dr . Ronald E. Terry, Sr., served as the Musical Director, Rev. Dr. Clarence “Teddy” Willliams, Musical, Co-Chair and Lynwood Holmes, Musical Co-Chair. The musical included artist Dottie Peoples among others. Over 1,000 voices … Continue reading “National Baptist Convention Held”