Savannah State Announces 2014 Heritage Festival

By | December 25, 2013

Dare to Dream; Create a Legacy is the central theme of the 2014 Savannah Black Heritage Festival scheduled for Feb. 1-23, 2014. Each year, the festival presents activities for every age and interest. Cultural education and exposure to the performing and visual arts, as well as ethnic cuisine, crafts, fun and family are emphasized throughout the celebration. Great music of … Continue reading “Savannah State Announces 2014 Heritage Festival”

Rebecca Stiles Taylor To Be Inducted Into Georgia Women of Achievement 2014

By | December 25, 2013

One of The Savannah Tribune writers from the early 1900’s, Rebecca Stiles Taylor, has been accepted for induction into Georgia Women of Achievement for 2014. She and two other selections will be inducted in March 2014. Rebecca Stiles Taylor was born in Savannah in 1879, the daughter of Henry and Maria Hoag Stiles. She was a life member of Second … Continue reading “Rebecca Stiles Taylor To Be Inducted Into Georgia Women of Achievement 2014”

Harold Oglesby, RRT, RCP Wins Statewide Hospital Hero Award

By | December 25, 2013

St. Joseph’s/Candler Respiratory Therapy Manager Harold Oglesby, RRT, RCP, was awarded the prestigious Georgia Hospital Heroes Award at the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) annual Hospital Heroes Awards luncheon Dec. 10 in Atlanta. Oglesby, who was one of only 10 individuals statewide to receive the award, was recognized for his tireless dedication to respiratory therapy patients. Oglesby has been an inspiration … Continue reading “Harold Oglesby, RRT, RCP Wins Statewide Hospital Hero Award”

City of Savannah Employees Donate 23,349 Canned Goods

By | December 25, 2013

City of Savannah employees today stepped up in a big way to help those in need this holiday season, donating 23,349 canned goods to America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia during the 2nd annual Great Savannah Canned Food Drive. Dozens of City vehicles packed full with cans lined up in front of the Civic Center this afternoon for a news … Continue reading “City of Savannah Employees Donate 23,349 Canned Goods”

“From Our House To Your House”

By | December 25, 2013

At this special season of the year, our minds are more focused upon peace and blessings. We thank our Lord, as we look back over the year 2013, we can say with candor, “the Lord is good, his mercy is everlasting and his truth endures to all generations.” In spite of the present situations and circumstances which surround us as … Continue reading ““From Our House To Your House””

Lee Watson “Fatman” Coleman, Jr. Passes

By | December 25, 2013

Funeral services will be held for Lee Watson Coleman, Jr. aka “Fatman” on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 11am at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, located at on Burroughs St. He leaves to mourn his death, Rebecca Johnson (fiancée’); 2 sons, Keith Drayton and Aikeen Coleman; 2 daughters, Pamela Coleman-Toby (Larry), Debra Nunnlly (Willie); 3 brothers, Bishop Earl Coleman (Betty), Kent … Continue reading “Lee Watson “Fatman” Coleman, Jr. Passes”

Ronald McDonald House Charities Accepts Needed Donations

By | December 25, 2013

Ronald McDonald House Charities® accepts donations of snacks and high efficiency detergent from Dr. Corinne Howington and the staff and patients of Low Country Dermatology in response to an urgent appeal issued last month. Just like your own home, holidays can bring more visitors and guests, which can call for more snacks and laundry loads. Low Country Dermatology began collecting … Continue reading “Ronald McDonald House Charities Accepts Needed Donations”

Cultural Affairs Now Registering Pre-Session Workshops

By | December 25, 2013

The City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs is now accepting registrations for a series of Pre-Session Workshops that tie-in with the current exhibition of Student, Instructor and Staff works on display now through January 17, 2014. These one and two day workshops began January 7 and run through January 14. All workshops will be held at the Department of … Continue reading “Cultural Affairs Now Registering Pre-Session Workshops”

16th Annual Musical Salute To MLK

By | December 25, 2013

The Jewish Educational Alliance will be host to the 16th Annual, “A Musical Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” on Tuesday, January 14th 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 “16th Annual Musical Salute To MLK”

E-3 Job Training Program Looking For Motivated Job-Seekers

By | December 25, 2013

Step Up Savannah’s Chatham Apprentice Program (CAP) is recruiting now for the next “E3: Educate, Empower, Employ” job-training class. The four-week intensive program is for men and women interested in increasing their basic employment skills. The training is free to adults (18 years and older) through a partnership among Chatham County, Step Up, and other community organizations. The program is … Continue reading “E-3 Job Training Program Looking For Motivated Job-Seekers”