Former NFL Player Special Guest at 2013 Best of Preps Banquet

By | February 27, 2013

On May 21, 2013, the Savannah Morning News/ savannahnow.com is expecting a special guest for the 2013 Best of Preps banquet. Former NFL player and Pro Football Hall of Famer, Marshall Faulk will the keynote speaker for this special occasion. The annual event, presented by the Georgia Ports Authority, will be held at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center … Continue reading “Former NFL Player Special Guest at 2013 Best of Preps Banquet”

Savannah Winds Community Wind Symphony Celebrating 35 Years

By | February 27, 2013

Celebrating 35 Years, the Savannah Winds, community wind symphony in residence at the Armstrong Atlantic State University Department of Art, Music & Theatre (Armstrong AMT), is throwing itself a party in the form of a public concert event, Tuesday, March 5th at 7:30 p.m. in Armstrong’s Fine Arts Auditorium. Joining Savannah Winds music director Mark Johnson, former Winds conductors Stephen … Continue reading “Savannah Winds Community Wind Symphony Celebrating 35 Years”

HSF Announces Official 2013 Savannah Preservation Festival Poster

By | February 27, 2013

Historic Savannah Foundation (HSF), a leading preservation organization committed to preserving and protecting Savannah’s heritage, recently selected Gadsden Elementary School student Pe’lae Massey’s design as the official 2013 Savannah Preservation Festival poster. Massey’s colorful mixed-media collage, which includes a two-story Victorian home created with patterned paper, is the featured image for the 2013 Savannah Preservation Festival. Last May, Massey was … Continue reading “HSF Announces Official 2013 Savannah Preservation Festival Poster”

Gusby, Beecham Union

By | February 27, 2013

Congratulations to Mr. & Mrs. Brian Beecham! The two were joined in holy matrimony on February 16, 2013 in Alexandria, Virginia by Rev. Dr. Andrew Young, II of Savannah, Georgia. The bride, Whitney (formerly) Gusby, is a native of Savannah. She is a graduate of Hampton University (HBCU) and a graduate student for the Master in Urban Planning degree at … Continue reading “Gusby, Beecham Union”

Bass-ic Instincts

By | February 27, 2013

Phil Morrison learned to play the drums while serving with the U.S. Air Force in Japan, but after discharge, the bass became his instrument of choice. In his hometown of Boston, around the same time that Ornette Coleman was causing a stir nationally, saxophonist Sam Rivers was also spearheading a new musical direction. River’s group included pianist Hal Galper, drummer … Continue reading “Bass-ic Instincts”

The Next Generation Makes Sizable Donation to The Children’s Hospital

By | February 27, 2013

The Next Generation’s Board of Directors presented a check to The Children’s Hospital at Memorial University Medical Center for $85,000. This donation, which was accepted by Dr. Eric Pearlman, medical director of The Children’s Hospital, was made possible through the support of more than 300 members as well as corporate sponsors of the annual Barbeque, Brews and Bluegrass events. They … Continue reading “The Next Generation Makes Sizable Donation to The Children’s Hospital”

Director of the Steward Center to Speak at National Conference

By | February 27, 2013

Laura N. Wiggins, MSN, APRN, BC-ANP, ACHPN has been selected to speak at the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s 28th annual Management and Leadership Conference to be held in National Harbor, Maryland in April, 2013. As the Director of The Steward Center for Palliative Care (affiliated with not for profit Hospice Savannah, Inc.), Laura will focus on the partnership … Continue reading “Director of the Steward Center to Speak at National Conference”

Celebrate Black History Month: SANKOFA African American Museum on Wheels

By | February 27, 2013

Upon realizing that her honor student nephew knew little about the history of African Americans, Angela Jennings established SANKOFA in 1995 as a way to teach him and other young people about their unique and rich heritage. Now, less than a decade later, this museum on wheels is considered to be one of the foremost collections of African Americans history … Continue reading “Celebrate Black History Month: SANKOFA African American Museum on Wheels”

Critz Buick/GMC Holds Ribbon Cutting

By | February 27, 2013

Critz Buick/GMC held their grand opening on last Wednesday. Dale Critz, Jr and family along with Mayor Edna Jackson and over 100 friends and family gathered to celebrate the re-grand opening of Critz Buick/GMC expanded showroom

Tourism Awards Honors 22,000 Tourism Workers In Savannah

By | February 27, 2013

The Tourism Leadership Council (TLC) held its 15th Annual Tourism Awards and Scholarship Dinner presented by Visit Savannah on last Thursday, at the Hyatt Regency. The cocktail reception began at 5:30pm. “This year TLC focus is on the 22,000 people who work in tourism and hospitality,” said Michael Owens, president/CEO of the TLC. “We want to honor the amazing work … Continue reading “Tourism Awards Honors 22,000 Tourism Workers In Savannah”