Critz Tybee Run Fest 2013

By | January 16, 2013

The Critz Tybee Run Fest is quickly approaching with a myriad of events and opportunities that includes fun for all ages. This year, the Run Fest is happy to once again bring back the popular massage clinic provided by The Savannah School of Massage Therapy. The Savannah School of Massage Therapy Training, will have their massage clinic set up on … Continue reading “Critz Tybee Run Fest 2013”

More Guest Celebrities at Savannah Book Festival

By | January 16, 2013

Add NBC Today Show co-host Hoda Kotb to the growing list of best-selling authors participating in the 2013 Savannah Book Festival. Kotb, who has coanchored the fourth hour of The Today Show with Kathie Lee Gifford since 2007, will be one of 40-plus presenters during the all-day Festival on Saturday, February 16. Kotb will talk about her new book being … Continue reading “More Guest Celebrities at Savannah Book Festival”

Miller Sworn in as Housing Commissioner

By | January 16, 2013

On Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 Carl A. Miller was sworn in as the newest Commissioner for the Housing Authority of Savannah. The five-member commission was appointed by the Mayor and Aldermen to serve as the governing body for the Housing Authority of Savannah. Miller’s five-year appointment became effective upon being sworn in. A Native of Savannah, Georgia, Carl A Miller … Continue reading “Miller Sworn in as Housing Commissioner”

Southern States Celebrates Successful Holiday Food Drive

By | January 16, 2013

The 2012 Southern States Holiday Food Drive succeeded in collecting nearly two and a half tons of canned, boxed and other stable food items for food banks and charitable organizations in 36 cities and towns in the company’s south and mid-Atlantic regions. The drive was held November 12 through December 16, with collections delivered to various community organizations and groups … Continue reading “Southern States Celebrates Successful Holiday Food Drive”

2013 SCAD Building Arts Lecture Topics

By | January 16, 2013

SCAD’s School of Building Arts presents a roster of exciting new lectures for the 2013 SCAD School of Building Arts Lecture Series. Held at the SCAD Museum of Art at 601 Turner Blvd., the series connects students and the larger design community with industry professionals who exemplify this year’s theme: The Next City. Lectures are free and open to the … Continue reading “2013 SCAD Building Arts Lecture Topics”

Armstrong Celebrates Black History Month 2013

By | January 16, 2013

Armstrong Atlantic State University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs announces The Crossroads of Freedom and Equality, a month-long series of lectures, panel discussions and performances in celebration of Black History Month. All events listed take place on the Armstrong campus, 11935 Abercorn St., and are free and open to the public. Armstrong will kick off its Black History Month programming with … Continue reading “Armstrong Celebrates Black History Month 2013”

Living the Legacy: Celebrating the Life of Westley W. Law

By | January 16, 2013

The Savannah Black Heritage Festival celebrates the journey of Africans and African Americans and the ever-unfolding story of their enduring path to freedom and justice. Utilizing the theme, “Living the Legacy: Celebrating the Life of Westley W. Law,” selected programs have been incorporated in the schedule to honor the legacy of the late W. W. Law, Civil Rights activist, historian … Continue reading “Living the Legacy: Celebrating the Life of Westley W. Law”

MLK Jr. Interfaith Worship Service at Butler Presbyterian Church

By | January 16, 2013

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Worship Service was held on Sunday at Butler Presbyterian Church. The Worship Leader was Rev. Brian Wilborn, Associate Minister, First African Baptist Church. Presiding Elder James E. Taylor lead the Processional Memorial March of the Clergy. Skyye Williams, a 6th grader at Charles Ellis Montessori School performed the National Anthem. Chairman of the Martin … Continue reading “MLK Jr. Interfaith Worship Service at Butler Presbyterian Church”

King Center’s 2013 MLK Observance Kicks Off 50th Anniversary of “I Have A Dream” Speech

By | January 16, 2013

The King Center has announced plans for the 2013 observance of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., beginning a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. “Remember! Celebrate! Act! King’s Dream for Our World,” is the theme for the birthday commemoration program which begins Friday, January 11, 2013 and continues through … Continue reading “King Center’s 2013 MLK Observance Kicks Off 50th Anniversary of “I Have A Dream” Speech”

THE DREAM of a KING

By | January 16, 2013

Martin Luther King, Jr., a civil rights icon, needs no introduction as he is the most recognized leader in the fight for racial equality. King, born January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia, was a Baptist minister, social activist and the leader of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States from the mid 1950s until his death by assassination in … Continue reading “THE DREAM of a KING”