OCTOBER IS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

By | October 03, 2012

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: YMCA of Coastal Georgia to Hold Events October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and several YMCA of Coastal Georgia branches are offering events and activities to support the efforts. Support the cause by attending a “Pink” event at the Y. On October 19, 2012 come out to support Southside Y’s coaches and staff as they face … Continue reading “OCTOBER IS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH”

S.S.U. Homecoming 2012 Week Begins Oct. 14

By | October 03, 2012

Savannah State University (SSU) will celebrate Homecoming 2012 Oct. 14- 21 with a slate of events for students, alumni and the community. This year’s Homecoming celebratory theme is “We Are One SSU: Catch the Fever.” Expected to attract thousands of Tiger fans from around the country, Homecoming week culminates with the annual parade and football game on Oct. 20, when … Continue reading “S.S.U. Homecoming 2012 Week Begins Oct. 14”

Matt Dillon, Geoffrey Fletcher, Diane Lane and Michelle Monaghan will be honored at 15th Film Festival

By | October 03, 2012

Academy Awardnominated actors Matt Dillon (“Crash”) and Diane Lane (“Unfaithful”) will be honored with Outstanding Achievement in Cinema Awards at the 15th annual Savannah Film Festival, Oct. 27 – Nov. 3. The film festival, presented by the Savannah College of Art and Design, will also honor actress Michelle Monaghan (“Gone Baby Gone”) with a “Spotlight Award” for her performance in … Continue reading “Matt Dillon, Geoffrey Fletcher, Diane Lane and Michelle Monaghan will be honored at 15th Film Festival”

Savannah Ocean Exchange Announces Winners

By | October 03, 2012

The Savannah Ocean Exchange) Global Review Panel has selected the winners of the 2012 Solutions Exchange awards. Each award includes a $100,000 prize from Worldwide Sponsors Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. and Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL). This year’s $100,000 Gulfstream Navigator Award was given to Protei: Ocean Cleaning Sailing Robots presented by Gabriella Levine. Protei is a seafaring surface vessel, constructed to … Continue reading “Savannah Ocean Exchange Announces Winners”

Savannah Book Festival to Host Dave Barry

By | October 03, 2012

The 2013 Savannah Book Festival encourages everyone to lighten up a bit on Valentine’s Day and share side-splitting fun with author and humorist Dave Barry at a special SBF kick-off event on Thursday evening, February 14, 2013 at Savannah’s Trustees Theater. Now in its sixth year, this world class book festival will take place February 14-17, 2013 with Saturday’s all-day … Continue reading “Savannah Book Festival to Host Dave Barry”

Chatham County’s “Prescription Drug Take Back Day” A Success

By | October 03, 2012

Prescription Drug Take Back Day in Chatham County was a huge success. Eighty pounds were collected by the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. In all, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office, Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team, and other law enforcment agencies in Southeast Georgia collected 1,005 pounds of pills and prescription drugs and … Continue reading “Chatham County’s “Prescription Drug Take Back Day” A Success”

International Mason and Order of Eastern Star Donates Supplies

By | October 03, 2012

The ladies of Ruth #03 International Mason and Order ofthe Easter Star unanimously consented to continue their tradition of service and support for the children in the public school system by donating school supplies to one of the area elementary school in the community. This year under the guidance of Worthy Matron, Phyllis Garrison, Ruth # 03 selected Haven Elementary … Continue reading “International Mason and Order of Eastern Star Donates Supplies”

Health Restoration 101

By | October 03, 2012

During my tenure with the Southern Community Cohort Study, I met in Jacksonville a woman who lives in Alabama, who travels to Atlanta quarterly, for a massage. The Healing Touch. It took a while for me to get my mind around that whole concept, but finally I did. I thought about this because she called the other night, and in … Continue reading “Health Restoration 101”

MUMC First in Georgia with New Breast Cancer Technology

By | October 03, 2012

Memorial University Medical Center is the first facility in Georgia to acquire the INTRABEAM® system for intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT). The system will be offered to women with early-stage breast cancer. With IORT, radiation is delivered directly into the tumor bed during breast-conserving surgery. The result is shortened treatment times, reduced side effects, and maximum radiation therapy benefits. International studies … Continue reading “MUMC First in Georgia with New Breast Cancer Technology”

11th Annual Harvest of Hope to be Held

By | October 03, 2012

On Oct. 6, 77 cyclists will participate in the 11th Annual Harvest of Hope Double Metric Century. They will depart from the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute (ACI) at Memorial University Medical Center at 6:30 a.m. and will arrive at the Augusta Marriott Riverfront around 6.30 p.m. Also known as “Patrick’s Ride,” the Harvest of Hope Double Metric Century … Continue reading “11th Annual Harvest of Hope to be Held”