Obama: Four More Years!

By | November 07, 2012

Junior League Accepting “Done in a Day” Project and Assistance Applications

By | November 07, 2012

The Junior League of Savannah is now accepting applications for “Done in a Day”, Community Projects and Community Assistance Funds. Done in a Day includes six to eight projects that the Junior League of Savannah undertakes each year in which Junior League volunteers assist local organizations or social service agencies through hands-on volunteer work and funding of up to $1500.00 … Continue reading “Junior League Accepting “Done in a Day” Project and Assistance Applications”

AASU Awarded $1.5 Million Grant

By | November 07, 2012

Armstrong Atlantic State University’s College of Health Professions has received a grant of nearly $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to implement an interprofessional care model at St. Joseph’s/Candler’s St. Mary’s Health Center in Savannah. The interprofessional core team to be developed at St. Mary’s will give its patients … Continue reading “AASU Awarded $1.5 Million Grant”

City Receives Georgia Urban Forestry Council’s Top Honor

By | November 07, 2012

Georgia Forestry Commission Director Robert Farris presented the City of Savannah with the Outstanding Community Grand Award during a ceremony in Chippewa Square. Members of City Council were on hand to received the Georgia Urban Forestry Council’s top honor for communities for the revitalization of Chippewa Square late last year. The project included the installation of new bricked walkways, the … Continue reading “City Receives Georgia Urban Forestry Council’s Top Honor”

Fall Youth Family Explosion, BBQ Sale and Mentor/Volunteer Drive to be Held

By | November 07, 2012

Beating the Odds All Together (B.O.A.T), city of Savannah, alumni of Alfred Ely Beach High School, First African-Baptist Church and community partners are proud to announce our 5th annual Fall Youth & Family Explosion. The purpose of this event is to engage the Alfred Ely Beach High School community. The event will be called “Fall Youth & Family Explosion.” This … Continue reading “Fall Youth Family Explosion, BBQ Sale and Mentor/Volunteer Drive to be Held”

The Spirit of Excellence Business Awards Winners Announced

By | November 07, 2012

The Spirit of Excellence Business Awards celebrated its 10th year recognizing achievements in businesses and accomplishments of outstanding individuals October 20th to a capacity crowd at Savannah Marriott Riverfront. Coordinator and presenter of the gala, Estelle Mannion, President of Stellar Productions Advertising said, “I could not be more pleased about the turnout”. She further expresses her sincere thanks to all … Continue reading “The Spirit of Excellence Business Awards Winners Announced”

Savannah Children’s Book Festival Set for Saturday, Nov. 10 at Forsyth Park

By | November 07, 2012

by Whitney Hunter The 2012 Savannah Children’s Book Festival is set for Saturday, November 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Forsyth Park in Savannah. The festival is presented by Live Oak Public Libraries and the City of Savannah. The ninth annual festival celebrates the joy of reading, the power of the written word and the magic of storytelling … Continue reading “Savannah Children’s Book Festival Set for Saturday, Nov. 10 at Forsyth Park”

Hatchett Speaks at Equal Opportunity Authority’s Second Annual Family Conference

By | November 07, 2012

“We are all brothers and sisters in this mission in supporting our communities. We are a resilient people and we did not get here to the threshold of the new millennium to give up now,” Judge Glenda A. Hatchett said last Thursday. Hatchett addressed nearly 100 people at the Equal Opportunity Authority’s Second Annual Family Conference entitled “Building Resilient Families” … Continue reading “Hatchett Speaks at Equal Opportunity Authority’s Second Annual Family Conference”

Rock n’ Roll Marathon 2012

By | November 07, 2012

Savannah, Georgia “the hostess City of the South” demonstrated southern hospitality with ideal weather conditions and thousands of enthusiastic spectators that lined the streets for the 2nd annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon & ½ Marathon benefiting the American Cancer Society. The race started in downtown Savannah and ended in Forsyth Park. In the men’s half marathon, a pack of … Continue reading “Rock n’ Roll Marathon 2012”

Mayor, Police Chief, and City Council Responds to Violence

By | November 07, 2012

On Monday, Nov. 5 at 10am, Mayor Jackson and members of City Council held a news conference to address recent violence involving teens in Savannah, specifically responding to the recent shooting at the fairgrounds. The Mayor issued the following statement: We, as the elected leaders of Savannah, are gathered here today to express our outrage over Saturday night’s shooting at … Continue reading “Mayor, Police Chief, and City Council Responds to Violence”