Clergymen In Action Presents Check To Greenbriar Children’s Center

By | December 26, 2012

Clergymen In Action presented a major contribution to Greenbriar Children’s Center on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at Ivy Hall on Greenbriar’s campus, 3709 Hopkins Street. Rev. Hal P. McKinley founded Clergymen In Action in 1990. The group consists of twelve clergymen and twenty different congregations. The main mission of the organization is to contribute to the needs of various charities … Continue reading “Clergymen In Action Presents Check To Greenbriar Children’s Center”

Local Company Sponsors Tournament to Support Affordable Housing

By | December 26, 2012

Habitat for Humanity of Savannah’s 11th golf tournament will be held at the Savannah Quarters Country Club in Savannah on April 8, 2013. This much-anticipated event, sponsored by Gulfstream Aerospace, draws the titans of local industry and business to this annual fundraising event. This year’s tournament is planned as an 18- hole scramble format with a number of contests and … Continue reading “Local Company Sponsors Tournament to Support Affordable Housing”

Union Mission Hires Dr. Gerri Ann Robbins as Chief Operating Officer

By | December 26, 2012

Union Mission, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing and reducing homelessness throughout the greater Savannah area, recently hired Dr. Gerri Ann Robbins as Chief Operating Officer. In her new position, Dr. Robbins will oversee the management of all daily operations, including maintaining the quality of all programs and the integrity of the organization as set forth under the leadership … Continue reading “Union Mission Hires Dr. Gerri Ann Robbins as Chief Operating Officer”

The Atlanta Inquirer First Publisher And President Hill Dies at 86

By | December 26, 2012

The passing of Jesse Hill, Jr. leaves a huge void in the body politic and societal fabric of Atlanta, the state of Georgia, the nation, and the world. Mr. Hill gave of his seemingly boundless talents and energy to causes great and small that changed the quality of life for communities and individuals alike. When he was not advising a … Continue reading “The Atlanta Inquirer First Publisher And President Hill Dies at 86”

Chatham County Youth Commission Celebrates 20 Years And Dedicates Dr. Priscilla Thomas Annex

By | December 26, 2012

The 20th Anniversary Celebration Banquet was held on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum Annex. Chairman Pete Liakakis, Savannah Mayor Edna Jackson, former Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson, County Commissioners, City Council members, community leaders came together to celebrate a milestone in Chatham County’s history. Music was provided by Nickel Bag of Funk, led by … Continue reading “Chatham County Youth Commission Celebrates 20 Years And Dedicates Dr. Priscilla Thomas Annex”

St. John Baptist Gifts $10,000 To Family

By | December 26, 2012

On Sunday, December 17th, St. John Baptist Church held its annual Candlelight service in the Johnny Mercer Theater at the Savannah Civic Center. Over the last few weeks, St. John Baptist Church partnered with NIA, the Neighborhood Improvement Association. To that end, Chantel McIver and her family were gifted $10,000 in down payment assistance from the church. For more information, … Continue reading “St. John Baptist Gifts $10,000 To Family”

Savannah Children Entertains The Elderly During The Holiday Season

By | December 26, 2012

Alexis B. Williamson, a sixthgrader at the F. Garrison School of Visual & Performing Arts Middle School, is a shining example of a child who doesn’t just want to receive gifts but wants to share her talents with her community. Alexis, a December baby, knew her 12th birthday was coming up recently and she wanted to do something that demonstrated … Continue reading “Savannah Children Entertains The Elderly During The Holiday Season”

On the Set of ‘Killing Winston Jones’

By | December 26, 2012

Mayor Edna Jackson, members of the city council, the Chatham County Commission and State Rep. J. Craig Gordon met with Academy Award winning Actor Richard Dreyfuss, Filmmaker Albert Sandoval of RadioactiveGiant and his film crew Thursday to discuss the importance of hiring unionized labor when they make films in Savannah. The elected officials were invited to the set of “Killing … Continue reading “On the Set of ‘Killing Winston Jones’”

Kwanzaa Celebration at the Beach Institute African American Cultural Center

By | December 26, 2012

Join the “ Council of Elders Kwanzaa Celebration of Nia”, at the Beach Institute: African American Cultural Center, 502 East Harris Street, Sunday, December 30, 2012, 3pm-5pm. Come share stories about your education experience in Savannah. Join the celebration of Kwanzaa principle Nia which means to make our collective vocation the building and developing of our community in order to … Continue reading “Kwanzaa Celebration at the Beach Institute African American Cultural Center”

Inauguration of Chairman and Commissioners to be Held

By | December 26, 2012

The Inauguration the Chairman and County Commissioners will take place on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 11:00 AM in the Commission Meeting Room of the Old Courthouse, 124 Bull Street, Savannah. The members of the 2013 – 2016 Chatham County Commission are: