Lake Mayer Monsters Roller Hockey League

By | December 17, 2014

Chatham County Park Services along with the Savannah Adult Hockey are starting a youth roller hockey league for 8 weeks starting in January. Register your 5-12 year old to be a part of the Lake Mayer Monsters from now -January 2. Practices will be on Wednesdays and Fridays from 6:00pm – 7:00pm at Lake Mayer, games will be on Saturday … Continue reading “Lake Mayer Monsters Roller Hockey League”

Tee Up For Habitat

By | December 17, 2014

Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity’s 13th Gulfstream Challenge Golf Tournament will be held at the Savannah Quarters Country Club in Savannah on April 6, 2015. This muchanticipated day, sponsored by Gulfstream Aerospace, brings together local industry and businesses to this annual fundraising event. This year’s tournament is planned as an 18- hole scramble format with a number of contests and … Continue reading “Tee Up For Habitat”

Coping With Grief And Loss During The Holidays

By | December 17, 2014

The holiday season can be a joyous time of year, but for those who are grieving the loss of a loved one, the holidays can often be difficult and painful. Below are some practical suggestions for surviving the holidays while grieving. Prepare — An ambush of emotions can attack at any time; anticipate potentially difficult occasions, therefore prepare a plan … Continue reading “Coping With Grief And Loss During The Holidays”

The Spigot Change Your Water… Change Your Life!

By | December 17, 2014

Ionized alkalized restructured Kangen Water ® is the perfect gift that gives all year long. As we make those last minute gift decisions for our family, we want to give them the best. Of course, the latest video game or a new tablet computer are popular choices, but an even better gift you can give to your family is something … Continue reading “The Spigot Change Your Water… Change Your Life!”

SSU Holds Commencement Ceremony

By | December 17, 2014

The 185 th Commencement Ceremony of Savannah State University (SSU)was held Saturday, December 13,2014. During the ceremony, approximately 250 students received bachelor’s and master’s degrees. The commencement speaker was alumna Alissa Johnson, Ph.D ’96, the deputy chief information officer for the Executive Office of the President of the United States. She oversees White House information technology and interfaces with multiple … Continue reading “SSU Holds Commencement Ceremony”

City Council Adopts Water Bill Discount For Disabled Residents

By | December 17, 2014

Savannah City Council recently approved a new program that offers reductions to water and sewer bills for people with disabilities. Under the program, which goes into effect in January, Savannah residents with a disability who meet income requirements can qualify for $16 off their bi-monthly water and sewer bill. To be eligible for the discount program, applicants must be: – … Continue reading “City Council Adopts Water Bill Discount For Disabled Residents”

Congressional Staffers Walk Out, Protesting Garner, Brown Decisions

By | December 17, 2014

The protests over the lack of indictments in the Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases have expanded to Congress. Congressional staffers walked out of their jobs Thursday, December 11 in a symbol of solidarity with protests taking place in the streets, on the basketball court and on football fields across the country. They bowed their heads as Senate Chaplain Barry … Continue reading “Congressional Staffers Walk Out, Protesting Garner, Brown Decisions”

Southern Human Rights Organizers Conference Held

By | December 17, 2014

The 10th Southern Human Rights Organizers Conference (SHROC) was held in Savannah December 12-14 at the International Longshoremen Association on Lathrop Ave. Human rights organizers, social justice activists, students, youth, faith leaders, workers and union leaders gathered for the 3 day conference. Founded by Jaribu Hill, the Goal of SHROC is to bring together human rights organizers to discuss common … Continue reading “Southern Human Rights Organizers Conference Held”

American Traditions Competition Announces Contestants For 2015

By | December 17, 2014

The American Traditions Competition (ATC) announces the 28 successful contestants who will compete for the Courtney Knight Gaines Foundation Gold Medal Award during the last week of February 2015. Artistic Consultant for the ATC, Vale Ridout, said “We received over one hundred applications from artists hoping to appear in the quarter finals and we have a stringent assessment process, so … Continue reading “American Traditions Competition Announces Contestants For 2015”

M.L. King, Jr. 2015 Parade Honorees

By | December 17, 2014

The Board of Directors of the Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Day Association, Inc. held a reception on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at the King Frazier Student Center at Savannah State University to announce the 2015 MLKing, Jr. Parade Marshals and Civil Rights activist. and celebrate their great achievements. The 2015 Parade Marshals are: Mrs. Ernestine J. Jones, a retired … Continue reading “M.L. King, Jr. 2015 Parade Honorees”