Black Heritage Festival Opens with Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble

By | January 02, 2013

The Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, a nationally-respected modern dance ensemble based in Denver, CO, will be the featured dance company at the opening event for the 24th Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival on Friday, FEbruary 1st at the Johnny Mercer Theater, Savannah Civic Center. The company is sponsored in part by a New England Foundation for the Arts National … Continue reading “Black Heritage Festival Opens with Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble”

Connor’s Temple Baptist Church Proclaims Its New Pastor

By | January 02, 2013

After almost two years of prayer driven determination, the officers and members of Connor’s Temple Baptist Church will present their fourth pastor to the citizens of Savannah. Savannah, meet Pastor Terrance LaVorn Burrell, Sr. Pastor Burrell will deliver his initial sermon at the 10:00 a.m. Service on January 6, 2013. We are looking forward to everyone sharing this spirit filled … Continue reading “Connor’s Temple Baptist Church Proclaims Its New Pastor”

2012 KENNEDY CENTER AWARDS HONORS “BUDDY” GUY

By | January 02, 2013

The 2012 Kennedy Center Honors recently featured tributes to George “Buddy” Guy, along with other fellow honorees Led Zeppelin, Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman and ballet star Natalia Makarova. The event held in Washington, D.C. included President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama as special guests. George “Buddy” Guy was born and raised in Lettsworth, Louisiana, the son … Continue reading “2012 KENNEDY CENTER AWARDS HONORS “BUDDY” GUY”

Public Invited To Apply For Boards, Commissions, And Authorities

By | January 02, 2013

Citizens interested in playing an active role in their local government are encouraged to apply for current openings on the Savannah City Council boards, commissions and authorities. The Clerk of Council will accept applications beginning Thursday, Jan. 3 until noon on Thursday, Jan. 31. These groups work on behalf of Council on various topics of interest to the community, providing … Continue reading “Public Invited To Apply For Boards, Commissions, And Authorities”

Xerox Corporation and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Makes Donation to Teens at West Broad YMCA

By | January 02, 2013

Xerox Corporation, a Fortune 500 Corporation and the local chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Mu Phi Chapter teamed up to support the Teen Success Club with a contribution of $3300. Through the Xerox Community Involvement program there is an effort to support the communities where they do business. As the leading vendor in the Office Equipment and Managed Print … Continue reading “Xerox Corporation and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Makes Donation to Teens at West Broad YMCA”

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Celebrates 100 Years of Service

By | January 02, 2013

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. celebrates 100 years of public service. Delta Sigma Theta is a private, nonprofit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. A sisterhood of more than 200,000 predominately Black college educated women, the Sorority currently has over 900 chapters located in the United States, England, … Continue reading “Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Celebrates 100 Years of Service”

“Everyday Sightings” Show Reception On January 10

By | January 02, 2013

A show of new photographs by Michael E. Ellison and paintings by Mary Ellen McLaughlin will be on display during January and February 2013 at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery. Entitled “Everyday Sightings” the show focuses on Michael’s quirky shots of people and buildings in his day to day world, and on Mary Ellen’s exquisitely executed still-life renderings of such … Continue reading ““Everyday Sightings” Show Reception On January 10”

The Savannah 7-Day Diabetes Repair

By | January 02, 2013

Imagine – Turning Back Time – Back To A Time Before the Diagnosis of Diabetes. Today diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability, loss of independence and an untimely end. Diabetes complications include heart disease, stroke, hypertension, blindness, kidney disease, impairment of the nervous system, amputations, cholesterol imbalance, and so much more. Many falls, even, are due to … Continue reading “The Savannah 7-Day Diabetes Repair”

Savannah Mayor Jackson Supports American Cancer Society’s Historic Cancer Prevention Study 3 Enrollment Campaign

By | January 02, 2013

The American Cancer Society today announced that Savannah Mayor Edna Jackson will work with the Society to promote its historic Cancer Prevention Study 3 (CPS-3) enrollment campaign in Savannah and Chatham County the week of February 26 to March 1, 2013. The mayor will film a public service announcement, encouraging residents of her community to get involved in the study. … Continue reading “Savannah Mayor Jackson Supports American Cancer Society’s Historic Cancer Prevention Study 3 Enrollment Campaign”

Habitat Savannah Announces Dates For Homeowner Application Process

By | January 02, 2013

Habitat for Humanity Savannah is opening its 2013 Habitat Homeownership process to pre-qualification applications on January 14, 2013. Eligibility is limited to Chatham County residents who have completed and submitted their applications prior to the 5 p.m., January 21, 2013 deadline. Applications submitted following that deadline will not be considered. Applications are available electronically at www.habitatsavannah.org/ Apply.html or by visiting … Continue reading “Habitat Savannah Announces Dates For Homeowner Application Process”