Scott Swears in as First African-American Chatham County Commission Chairman

By | January 09, 2013

Savannahians celebrated a historical event on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 when Al Scott was sworn in by the Honorable Judge Michael Karpf as the first African American Chairman of the Chatham County Commissioners. Joe Murray Rivers who served as County Commissioner for many years was Master of Ceremonies for this occasion. Rev. Matthew Southall Brown, Pastor Emeritus of St. John … Continue reading “Scott Swears in as First African-American Chatham County Commission Chairman”

24th Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival Celebrates the Visual Arts

By | January 09, 2013

Through partnerships with the Savannah College of Art and Design, the Beach Institute African American Cultural Center, the Savannah Chapter of The Links, Inc., the Social Sciences Department at Savannah State University, The Telfair Museums and the Savannah Hilton Head International Airport, patrons of all ages attending the 24th Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival, scheduled to begin February 1, will … Continue reading “24th Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival Celebrates the Visual Arts”

EOA Celebrates 41st Annual M.L. King Jr. Program

By | January 09, 2013

The Economic Opportunity Authority will celebrate its 41st MLKing, Jr. Program at 12 noon on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 in the EOA Multipurpose Room, 1120 May Street in Savannah. The keynote speaker will be Mr. Adam Solender, Executive Director of the Jewish Education Alliance. Adam Solender has been the Executive Director of the Jewish Educational Alliance and Savannah Jewish Federation … Continue reading “EOA Celebrates 41st Annual M.L. King Jr. Program”

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Kicks off Centennial Celebration with Beach Institute Exhibit

By | January 09, 2013

A capacity crowd filled the Beach Institute African American Cultural Center (502 East Harris Street) on Sunday, January 6, 2013 for an opening reception and exhibit, which kicked off Delta Sigma Theta Sorority’s Centennial celebration. The exhibit, highlighting Savannah Alumnae Chapter’s programs, projects and initiatives implemented over the past seventy-five years, will remain at the Beach Institute through January 27th. … Continue reading “Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Kicks off Centennial Celebration with Beach Institute Exhibit”

New Members Join Step Up Savannah’s Board of Directors

By | January 09, 2013

Eleven new members will join the Step Up Savannah, Inc. Board of directors in January, reflecting the range of its collaborative partners: Business and government leaders, direct service providers, and neighborhood leaders representing the high-poverty Census tracts. The new members’ terms start January 1 and they will serve for three years. The board also elected its officers for 2013, who … Continue reading “New Members Join Step Up Savannah’s Board of Directors”

Brown Sugar Pay It Forward Project

By | January 09, 2013

The hair stylist of Brown Sugar Salon located on 1106 West 52nd Street donated there services on December 23, 2012 to the less fortunate in the community. The hair stylist pro- vided relaxers, hairstyles, braids, hair cuts, manicures and pedicures. The hairstylists donated there time and services to over 40 girls, boys and parents. Salon owner Angelina Brown entitled the … Continue reading “Brown Sugar Pay It Forward Project”

Credit Clinic PSA

By | January 09, 2013

Free Credit Clinic – February 5th, 6-7pm at the Bull Street Library 2002 Bull Street Learn how to pull, read and correct errors on your credit report for FREE. Participants will be able to pull their credit reports during the class and will also get tips on improving their credit score. Space is limited. Contact Consumer Credit Counseling at 912.691.2227 … Continue reading “Credit Clinic PSA”

Pick-up Date for MLK Parade Packets

By | January 09, 2013

The 2013 edition of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade will be held on Monday, January 21, 2013. We are ready to issue parade packets. Please come by the office located at 1206 MLK, Jr. Blvd. between the hours of 6:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M. on Friday, January 11, 2013. We will answer your questions and issue … Continue reading “Pick-up Date for MLK Parade Packets”

The Class of 1962 from A. E. Beach High School Celebrates 50th Reunion

By | January 09, 2013

The class of 1962 from A. E. Beach High School celebrated their 50th reunion on December 21-23, 2012 at the Marriott Riverfront Hotel. The celebration began with a pre-reunion “fish fry” at the home of Evalena and Father Hoskins. On Friday the activities began with a get acquainted night, remembering the good ole days and music from the sixties was … Continue reading “The Class of 1962 from A. E. Beach High School Celebrates 50th Reunion”

15th Annual Musical Salute To MLK

By | January 09, 2013

The Jewish Educational Alliance will be host to the Fifteenth Annual, “A Musical Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” on Tuesday, January 15th at 7:00 P.M. at the Jewish Educational Alliance (5111 Abercorn St.). This year’s event is being co-presented by the Jewish Educational Alliance, the Savannah Jewish Federation Community Relations Council, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day … Continue reading “15th Annual Musical Salute To MLK”