Living the Legacy: Celebrating the Life of Westley W. Law: 2013 Festival

By | January 30, 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: 2013 Festival”

Armstrong Participates in Prescription Drug Drop-off Program

By | January 30, 2013

Armstrong Atlantic State University has been selected by the Medical Association of Georgia (MAG) as the Savannah area’s yearround prescription drug dropoff location. The Armstrong Police Department now hosts a permanent drop box for accepting unused prescription drugs, which is located in the lobby of the university police building on campus, 11935 Abercorn Street, Savannah. The police department is open … Continue reading “Armstrong Participates in Prescription Drug Drop-off Program”

High School Blood Donors Win iPads

By | January 30, 2013

Throughout the year, The Blood Alliance (TBA) hosts regularly scheduled blood drives at participating high schools within its tristate blood collection service areas in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Targeting younger donors in high school is essential for TBA to grow its donor base and to highlight the importance of blood donation as a civic responsibility. As a way of … Continue reading “High School Blood Donors Win iPads”

MLK Birthday Observance Set Stage For 50th Anniversary Of “I Have A Dream” Speech

By | January 30, 2013

The King Center’s 10-day program commemorating Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 84th birthday reflected the Civil Rights leader’s impassioned advocacy of diversity, nonviolence and youth activism in challenging the nation to fulfill his dream. The King Center organized and co-presented 14 well-attended events during the 2013 MLK observance. “Our 2013 observance of my father’s birthday was among the most inspiring and … Continue reading “MLK Birthday Observance Set Stage For 50th Anniversary Of “I Have A Dream” Speech”

Savannah Black Heritage Festival

By | January 30, 2013

1 to Mar 31 Exhibition by Jack Whitten: “Erasures.” Walter O. Evans Center for African American Studies, Presented by Savannah College of Art and Design Museum of Art. SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd. For information or to arrange group tours, call 912-525-7191, or visit www.scadmoa.org. Jan 7 to Mar 1 Exhibition: “A Legacy of Leadership” – Display of … Continue reading “Savannah Black Heritage Festival”

New Bachelor Sean Lowe Heat’s Up 2013 Southern Womens Show

By | January 30, 2013

On the heels of Valentine’s Day, reality TV’s most eligible man will be in Savannah at the Southern Women’s Show. Sean Lowe, from the popular show The Bachelor, headlines the fun when the Southern Women’s Show returns to the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center from February 15-17, 2013. Sean will dish behind the-scenes secrets from the show and set … Continue reading “New Bachelor Sean Lowe Heat’s Up 2013 Southern Womens Show”

Armstrong Announces Digging Savannah Archaeology Lecture Series

By | January 30, 2013

Armstrong Atlantic State University announces its first semester-long program devoted to archaeology, Digging Savannah. The grant-funded program, led by archaeology and anthropology faculty members Barbara Bruno and Laura Seifert, will bring a number of noted leaders in the field, including the American Museum of Natural History’s David Hurst Thomas, to Armstrong to offer their expertise on a variety of archaeological … Continue reading “Armstrong Announces Digging Savannah Archaeology Lecture Series”

Savannah and Haiti Community Mourns the Loss of Pastor Freddie L. Hebron

By | January 30, 2013

Pastor Freddie L. Hebron of Christian Revival Center passed away during the early hours of Monday, January 28 at the age of 64. Hebron had just returned from his ministry work in Haiti on Saturday and preached his final ser- mon on Sunday in Savannah. Hebron’s work as a servant for the Lord included extensive arrays of ministries here in … Continue reading “Savannah and Haiti Community Mourns the Loss of Pastor Freddie L. Hebron”

The Links, Incorporated Presents 12th Annual New Beginning Youth Art Exhibit

By | January 30, 2013

The Savannah Chapter of The Links, Incorporated will host its 12th Annual New Beginning Youth Art Exhibit beginning on Monday, February 4, 2013, at the Gallery S.P.A.C.E., 9 West Henry Street. In recognition of the juried artwork of talented middle-school and high-school students, an opening reception will be held on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at the Gallery … Continue reading “The Links, Incorporated Presents 12th Annual New Beginning Youth Art Exhibit”

Turning Points in Portraiture

By | January 30, 2013

The history of portraiture is the history of art. It is man’s artistic connection to eternity! Artists throughout the ages have chosen the human figure as their paramount subject, thus proclaiming, over and over again, the conviction that man is the measure of all things. Classic portraiture dates from early Egyptian times where art began to play a continuing role … Continue reading “Turning Points in Portraiture”