Savannah State’s Wright Named MEAC Softball Preseason Player Of The Year

By | January 21, 2015

For the second year in a row, Savannah State slugger Torrian Wright was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Preseason Player of the Year, the conference announced on Thursday. Wright garnered both the MEAC Preseason Player of the Year and the 2014 MEAC Player of the Year awards in her sophomore season. In her freshman season, she also earned the … Continue reading “Savannah State’s Wright Named MEAC Softball Preseason Player Of The Year”

Women Build Kick Off Meeting

By | January 21, 2015

Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity is bringing Women Build to Savannah! Women Build will be a construction program that will have a “Blitz Build Week” on May 2nd – 9th. Prior to the Blitz Week, on February 9th 2015 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm there will be a Women Build Kick off Meeting at the Bull Street Library in Savannah. This … Continue reading “Women Build Kick Off Meeting”

S. L. Gibbons Court #5 Heriones Of Jericho Receives Honor

By | January 21, 2015

Congratulations to Past Most Ancient Matron Barbara Suggs who was recently named Honorary Grand Most Ancient of the Heriones of Jericho during the Grand Convocation of the York Rite Masonic Bodies of the Georgia Prince Hall Auxiliary. Heriones Barbara Suggs is a Past Most Ancient Matron of S. L. Gibbons Court #5 Heriones of Jericho, Past Worthy Matron of Electa … Continue reading “S. L. Gibbons Court #5 Heriones Of Jericho Receives Honor”

Business Ownership Key To Improving Black Life In Savannah

By | January 21, 2015

The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) kicked off it 2015 Series of community development forums with a focus on Business Ownership and Development. The HCFSí January 3rd Signature Roundtable Breakfast and Open Forum, held at the WBS YMCA, brought together a diverse audience of business owners, elected officials, neighborhood leaders and community advocates to access the status and … Continue reading “Business Ownership Key To Improving Black Life In Savannah”

2015 MLK PARADE

By | January 21, 2015

Art Exhibit To Be Held

By | January 21, 2015

An Art Exhibit and sale featuring a collection of works by Sonja O. Robinson will be held on Friday, January 30th, 2015 6:00pm-10:00pm and on Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 11:00am-2:00pm & 6:00pm-10:00pm. This exhibit will highlight Contemporary, Abstract and Home Décor. The show will be held at 409 East Bay Street in Savannah. The public is invited to attend. … Continue reading “Art Exhibit To Be Held”

United Way HandsOn Savannah Hosts Community Service Projects To Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

By | January 21, 2015

United Way HandsOn Savannah honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s memory by hosting community service projects at the America’s Second Harvest Food Bank of Coastal Georgia and Kicklighter Academy, last Saturday, January 17 and Monday, January 19, 2015. By partnering with Target Corporation, Georgia Power Company and other civic organizations, volunteers packed mobile food pantry boxes, cleaned and pressure washed … Continue reading “United Way HandsOn Savannah Hosts Community Service Projects To Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.”

The Tourism Leadership Council Hosts First Connection Luncheon Of 2015

By | January 21, 2015

The Tourism Leadership Council hosted its first Connection Luncheon of 2015 on Thursday at the Embassy Suites Savannah Historic District. The featured speaker was Allison Miguel, General Manager of JetBlue at the Savannah Hilton Head International Airport, who spoke about the exciting ways that JetBlue is making Savannah accessible to visitors nationwide. The luncheon also held a raffle to benefit … Continue reading “The Tourism Leadership Council Hosts First Connection Luncheon Of 2015”

Dr. W. Todd Groce And Robert S. Jepson, Jr. Named To Trend 100 Most Influential Georgians

By | January 21, 2015

Dr. W. Todd Groce, President and CEO of the Georgia Historical Society, and Robert S. Jepson, Jr., GHS Board of Curators Chairman, have been named by Georgia Trend Magazine as two of the 100 most influential Georgians. This is the fourth year for Dr. Groce and third for Mr. Jepson to make the annual listing of the state’s most powerful … Continue reading “Dr. W. Todd Groce And Robert S. Jepson, Jr. Named To Trend 100 Most Influential Georgians”

Black Heritage Festival 2015

By | January 21, 2015

Today’s Youth; Tomorrow’s Legacy is the central theme of the 2015 Savannah Black Heritage Festival scheduled for February 1 – 21. Each year the festival, which is sponsored by Savannah State University (SSU) and the City of Savannah, presents activities for every age and interest. Cultural education and exposure to the performing and visual arts, as well as ethnic cuisine, … Continue reading “Black Heritage Festival 2015”