City and Step Up Honored at National League of Cities Meeting

By | December 12, 2012

Step Up and the City of Savannah were honored at the National League of Cities’ annual meeting in Boston. Step Up Savannah was highlighted with 21 other municipal programs as a model program for the country. Step Up Savannah has been working in partnership with the City, social service agencies, businesses, and neighborhood leaders since 2006 to reduce poverty in … Continue reading “City and Step Up Honored at National League of Cities Meeting”

Congratulations to 2012 Savannah State and Phoenix Graduates

By | December 12, 2012

Congratulations to the Savannah State University and University of Phoenix 2012 Graduates. Savannah State University held their 181st graduation ceremony on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Tiger Arena. Mayor Edna Jackson was the keynote speaker. Dr. Cheryl D. Dozier, President of SSU presented the Richard R. Wright Award of Excellence and President’s Second Mile Award. University of Phoenix held their … Continue reading “Congratulations to 2012 Savannah State and Phoenix Graduates”

MLK, Jr. Observance Day Association, Inc. Reception Presents Parade Marshals

By | December 12, 2012

The MLK, Jr. Annual Grand Marshal reception was held Sunday, December 9, 2012 at the King Frazier Student Center Savannah State University. The Board of Directors of the Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Day Association, Inc. along with sponsors, supporters, and friends joined the reception to pay tribute and celebrate the 2013 Honorees great achievements. The Marshals are Mrs. Catherine … Continue reading “MLK, Jr. Observance Day Association, Inc. Reception Presents Parade Marshals”

New Leaders Graduate From Training Program

By | December 12, 2012

On December 3, 2012, 14 leaders from throughout Savannah’s neighborhoods celebrate the culmination of this fall’s Neighborhood Leadership Academy (NLA) at Savannah State University. Robert James, Step Up Savannah board chairman, offered remarks as well as Daniel Dodd-Ramirez, executive director; and Gwen Jordan, adjunct professor of political science at SSU, and NLA facilitator. Diane Jackson, a member of the class, … Continue reading “New Leaders Graduate From Training Program”

SCMPD Held Groundbreaking Ceremony for West Chatham Precinct

By | December 12, 2012

Groundbreaking ceremonies were held today for the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s $2.5 million West Chatham Precinct. The 15,000-squarefoot building on a three-acre site on Ogeechee Road at Bradley Boulevard is named in honor of Chatham County Commissioner David M. Gellatly who also is a former chief of the Savannah Police Department. SPD and the Chatham County Police Department merged in … Continue reading “SCMPD Held Groundbreaking Ceremony for West Chatham Precinct”

Barrow Donates Frequent Flyer Miles to Wounded Troops and Families

By | December 12, 2012

U.S. Congressman John Barrow visited the Fisher House at the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Augusta. During the visit, Congressman Barrow officially donated over 79,000 frequent flyer miles that he accrued from Congressional travel to the Fisher House’s “Hero Miles Program,” which provides free airline tickets to wounded, injured and ill American soldiers and their families. Each year, … Continue reading “Barrow Donates Frequent Flyer Miles to Wounded Troops and Families”

SCAD Celebrates Holiday with Special Events

By | December 12, 2012

The Savannah College of Art and Design will host Holiday Happenings Saturday, Dec. 15, for the SCAD and Savannah communities. All events are free and open to the public. Revel in the spirit of the season at the SCAD Museum of Art. Join Santa Claus and his elves from 1-3 p.m., for cookies, hot chocolate and holiday tunes. The public … Continue reading “SCAD Celebrates Holiday with Special Events”

Regional Police Academy Graduation

By | December 12, 2012

The Regional Police Academy has 38 recruits from all over south Georgia ready to hit the streets. Graduation was held at the Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium on Friday, December 7, 2012. The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department will had 20 recruits graduating, the rest of the class of 38 is made up of recruits from Camden County SO, Brunswick PD, Kingsland … Continue reading “Regional Police Academy Graduation”

Historic Preservation Revives Original Leopold’s Ice Cream Sign

By | December 12, 2012

Savannah Technical College’s Historic Preservation Department recently renovated Leopold’s Ice Cream’s original building sign. It was presented to Stratton Leopold, the College’s 2012 Opportunity Award recipient, at the Opportunity Award Gala on Friday, December 7, 2012. “I am very proud of the way our faculty and students work with the community,” said Savannah Technical College President Dr. Kathy Love. A … Continue reading “Historic Preservation Revives Original Leopold’s Ice Cream Sign”

RHOA Bailey Visits Strength of Nature Global Headquarters

By | December 12, 2012

On December 6, 2012, Bravo TV’s Real Housewives of Atlanta Super Star, Cynthia Bailey, visited the Strength of Nature Headquarters in Savannah, GA during their holiday celebration. Mario de la Guardia, Sr. along with his son Mario de la Guardia, Jr. reopened the doors and established Strength of Nature Global; the same building he was president of Carson Products. The … Continue reading “RHOA Bailey Visits Strength of Nature Global Headquarters”