16th Annual Tybee Polar Plunge Returns to Tybee

By | December 30, 2015

Thousands of island residents and visitors are expected to return to Tybee Island, Savannah’s Beach on New Year’s Day for the 16th Annual Tybee Polar Plunge at Tybee Island Pier and Pavilion, Tybrisa St. and Strand Ave, Tybee Island, GA, starting at 11am. Don’t miss some exciting, family-friendly fun as participants, decked out in their favorite costumes, dive into the … Continue reading “16th Annual Tybee Polar Plunge Returns to Tybee”

Items Needed for Shipment to Monrovia

By | December 30, 2015

The International Education Center (IEC) at Savannah State University (SSU) has organized Operation SHEA, Sending Humanitarian Education Abroad. The effort was spearheaded by the International Student Association (ISA), the Savannah African Student Association (SASA), four students who traveled to Liberia last summer, and a graduate student from Liberia studying at SSU. The collaboration is holding a second collection day to … Continue reading “Items Needed for Shipment to Monrovia”

Introducing The Stiletto Society

By | December 30, 2015

Sarita Pittman, daughter in law of one of the nation’s top automobile dealers, is taking the global marketplace by storm through the launching of Stiletto Society, the world’s first Digital Networking Community of its kind for Women in business on January 16, 2016. Stiletto Society is a membership based organization that prepares women for today’s and tomorrow’s business world by … Continue reading “Introducing The Stiletto Society”

Urban Savannah’s 2015 Holiday Social Black Tie Event: Raising the Bar and A Black Chamber of Commerce

By | December 30, 2015

The Beach Institute was host to the classiest event in town on Saturday, December 19, where Urban Savannah hosted their 2015 Holiday Social. The third floor of the elegant museum was transformed with a red-carpet entry and a heavy hors d’oeuvres and champagne spread which led attendees into the dimly lit cocktail area for the night’s announcements and networking. A … Continue reading “Urban Savannah’s 2015 Holiday Social Black Tie Event: Raising the Bar and A Black Chamber of Commerce”

Armstrong State University Receives $100,000 Donation to Establish Armstrong Fund

By | December 30, 2015

A local family, who wishes to remain anonymous, recently donated $100,000 to establish the Armstrong Emergency Food Resource Fund at Armstrong State University. The family, which includes a faculty member and two generations of university alumni, is committed to support efforts to thwart the national trend of food insecurity among college students. Armstrong’s donors were inspired to make this gift … Continue reading “Armstrong State University Receives $100,000 Donation to Establish Armstrong Fund”

CAT Announces Holiday Operating Schedule

By | December 30, 2015

Chatham Area Transit announced that the following schedules would be in effect during the holiday season: Thursday, December 31, 2015, New Year’s Eve – Holiday bus service will be available. Telephone schedule information and ticket sales will be available. • Friday, January 1, 2016, New Year’s Day, – No fixed route bus or paratransit service will be available and CAT … Continue reading “CAT Announces Holiday Operating Schedule”

New Year’s Resolutions for Black America in 2016

By | December 30, 2015

Whenever we begin a new calendar year, it can be useful to make New Year’s Resolutions to prioritize and focus for the immediate future. Beyond the traditional litany of making very personal and oftentimes private resolutions at the beginning of a new year, Black America as a whole, I believe, should be vocal and public about our determination to keep … Continue reading “New Year’s Resolutions for Black America in 2016”

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. 2015 Debutantes

By | December 30, 2015

The 71st Annual Debutante Presentation and Ball was held on Friday, December 18, 2015 at Savannah State University in the Student Union Ballroom. The Beta Phi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. presented seven (7) Debutantes. The Debutantes were honored, following the Presentation, during the Annual Formal Alpha Ball. These seven young ladies are pursuing their dreams through … Continue reading “Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. 2015 Debutantes”

Annual TybeeMLK Celebration

By | December 30, 2015

The 3rd Annual Tybee Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade and Human Rights Celebration will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2016 beginning at 2:00 p.m. The Parade Grand Marshal is Walter Parker, Ex-Mayor of Tybee for 16 years.. People, Civic Organizations, churches, non-profits, and businesses are invited to participate. The Keynote Speaker will be Dr. Cheryl Dozier, President of Savannah … Continue reading “Annual TybeeMLK Celebration”

Savannah Music Festival Announces 27th Annual Season

By | December 30, 2015

Spread throughout intimate venues in Savannah’s historic district , the 2016 Savannah Music Festival (SMF) lineup covers folk, traditional, popular, serious and studied music b y renowned artists from across the globe. The 2016 festival takes place from March 24th through April 9th, including concerts , recitals, film and theatrical performances. ” The growing international stature of our port city … Continue reading “Savannah Music Festival Announces 27th Annual Season”