SSU Golf Finishes Third In Gary Freeman Invitational

By | February 19, 2014

Savannah State garnered a third place finish in the 2014 Gary Freeman Invitational, hosted by Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) rival Bethune-Cookman on Monday. The Tigers shot a two-round team score of 608 (301, 307) over the two day, par 72, tournament played on Halifax Plantation Golf Club in Ormond Beach, Florida. unior Scott Rogers led the Tigers with a second … Continue reading “SSU Golf Finishes Third In Gary Freeman Invitational”

New St. Luke AME Dinner Fundraiser

By | February 19, 2014

New St. Luke AME Church will be having a Dinner Fundraiser on Friday, February 21 2014. All Dinners are $10.00 The dinner will be held at Jackson Bros. Car Care Center, 1141 W. Gwinnett Street, Savannah, GA. For more information please call Sis. Shakira Jackson-Scott at 912-236- 0631

Annual Harambee Breakfast

By | February 19, 2014

The Savannah Section of the National Council of Negro Women will host its annual Harambee Breakfast on Saturday, February 22 at the Temple of Glory Eden Room, 1105 Stiles Avenue. The purpose of Harambee Breakfast is “to sow into the lives of disadvantaged women and children.” This year’s theme is “Community Unity Creating Your Legacy.” Tickets are $35 and may … Continue reading “Annual Harambee Breakfast”

The Georgia Historical Society’s 2014 Trustees Gala “Mojo Nights”

By | February 19, 2014

The Georgia Historical Society’s 2014 Trustees Gala “Mojo Nights” a sultry, southern, spellbinding evening was held last Saturday at the Hyatt Regency. The evening was highlighted with the appointment by Governor Nathan Deal of the 2014 Trustees, Arthur Blank owner and chairman of the Atlanta Falcons and co-founder of Home Depot and Billy Payne, chairman of the Augusta National Golf … Continue reading “The Georgia Historical Society’s 2014 Trustees Gala “Mojo Nights””

High School Students Explore Health Sciences Careers At STC

By | February 19, 2014

The Savannah Technical College/ St. Joseph’s Candler Medical Explorer Post celebrates its seventh year of operation this year. During the February 4, 2014 meeting at Savannah Technical College, Medical Assisting students taught Explorers some of the skills they have learned, such as examining slides under a microscope and preparing patients for EKG’s. In addition to the hands-on lab activities, Laurie … Continue reading “High School Students Explore Health Sciences Careers At STC”

Slavery And Freedom In Savannah

By | February 19, 2014

Editors Leslie M. Harris and Daina Ramey Berry presented to a pack audience at the Jepson Center last Wednesday as they celebrated the publication of Slavery and Freedom in Savannah with a launch party and reception. Spanning the history of Savannah from the Colonial era into the mid- 20th century, the book tells an American story of urban slavery and … Continue reading “Slavery And Freedom In Savannah”

SSU Presents The Southern Regional Press Institute

By | February 19, 2014

Savannah State University’s (SSU) Department of Mass Communications will host the 63rd annual Southern Regional Press Institute (SRPI) Feb. 20-21, 2014. “Social Media in a Global Society: Ethics, Urgency and Accuracy” is the theme of the two-day mass media conference that will include more than 30 workshops on using social media to cover breaking news; writing for public relations; sports … Continue reading “SSU Presents The Southern Regional Press Institute”

The Southern Women’s Show Savannah

By | February 19, 2014

The Southern Women’s Show Savannah will be held Friday, February 21 through Sunday, February 23 at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. Browse, buy and brag at the Southern Women’s Show. The event includes great shopping, creative cooking ideas, healthy lifestyle tips, trendy fashion shows, celebrity guests, travel destinations, home decor and improvement ideas, business opportunities and fabulous prizes. … Continue reading “The Southern Women’s Show Savannah”

Meritorious Service Awards Luncheon Held

By | February 19, 2014

The Eleventh Annual Meritorious Service Awards Luncheon was held on last Saturday, February 15 at the Eden Room of the Temple of Glory. The luncheon was presented by the Frank Callen Boys and Girls Club Alumni and Friends Association. Through the awards program, The Frank Callen Boys and Girls Club Alumni and Friends Association, Inc. is striving to say “Thank … Continue reading “Meritorious Service Awards Luncheon Held”

Savannah’s First Black Eye Doctor Changes Direction And Focus

By | February 19, 2014

The Savannah Tribune Salutes Black History Month As we celebrate Black History Month, Dr. Jim Dandy and his commitment to recruiting blacks into the field of optometry, there are some similarities that become apparent. Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) like the newly freed black families of the nineteenth century often started out with meager resources. Dr. Dandy arrived at … Continue reading “Savannah’s First Black Eye Doctor Changes Direction And Focus”