Lumpkin Recieves Boy Scouts’ Whitney M. Young, Jr. Award

By | June 22, 2016

On Monday, June 6, 2016, the Coastal Georgia Council Boy Scouts of America held its fourth annual Whitney M. Young, Jr. Award Luncheon to benefit Scoutreach and Career Exploring programs for youth. The Whitney M. Young, Jr. Award Luncheon was held at Temple of Glory and featured keynote speaker, Leroy “Zke” Zimmerman, Ed.D. President of the 100 Black Men of … Continue reading “Lumpkin Recieves Boy Scouts’ Whitney M. Young, Jr. Award”

The Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA Champions

By | June 22, 2016

It was Game 7 of the NBA Championship, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers took the win over Golden State Warriors 93-89 to win their first National Basketball Association championship. This victory over Golden State Warriors has made the Cleveland Cavaliers the first basketball team to come back from a 1-3 series deficit in the best-of-seven NBA Finals and win … Continue reading “The Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA Champions”

“End Gun Violence: Step Forward” to Hold Community Forum

By | June 22, 2016

The Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s End Gun Violence: Step Forward initiative is holding a Community Forum next Wednesday. The forum is for Savannah residents who have a criminal record, convicted felons who are returning to the community after incarceration and community members who want to have a voice about the violence occurring on our streets. The event will be … Continue reading ““End Gun Violence: Step Forward” to Hold Community Forum”

Carver Vice President Completes Barret Graduate School of Banking

By | June 22, 2016

David Douse has completed the Paul W. Barret, Jr. Graduate School of Banking in Memphis, TN. The nationally acclaimed Barrett Banking School is a rigorous, three year program of advanced study for financial industry professionals that includes a one-week session each May where students are in residence for 40-plus hours of classroom instruction at the campus of Christian Brothers University … Continue reading “Carver Vice President Completes Barret Graduate School of Banking”

Keeping Your Cool: Conict Resolution for Today’s Youth”

By | June 22, 2016

The City of Savannah’s Department of Community Planning and Development will host Part II of Keeping Your Cool Conflict Resolution for Today’s Youth on Saturday, June 25, 2016, Savannah Civic Center Ballroom, 8:30 – 12:00 PM. Bring your friends and join other teens as they learn and share strategies for resolving conflicts and keeping your cool when situations get heated. … Continue reading “Keeping Your Cool: Conict Resolution for Today’s Youth””

2016 Miss Precious Gem Crowned

By | June 22, 2016

Moving All Races To Higher Achievement, Incorporated crowned Christine A. Manning “2016 Miss Precious Gem” on Saturday, June 11th, 2016 at their Junior Debutante Cotillion held in the Student Union Ballroom at Savannah State University. Christina A. Manning, the daughter of Telethia Manning Wallace and Ronald Cook Jr., sang a memorable version of “I Was Here”. She is a rising … Continue reading “2016 Miss Precious Gem Crowned”

Savannah Youth Empowerment Program To Be Held

By | June 22, 2016

On Monday, June 27, 2016, Semaj Clark, a TEDxSavannah speaker, will host a Savannah youth led event along with his organization, FIRE. Clark will be speaking to the youth about what is needed to be successful and how to come together to prevent and stop crime. The discussion will take place at First African Baptist Church (23 Montgomery St., Savannah, … Continue reading “Savannah Youth Empowerment Program To Be Held”

“EYE CARE” For You: Vision Screening vs Eye Exam

By | June 22, 2016

A commonly asked question is: My child just had a vision screening at school and passed. Do they still need an eye exam? The answer is absolutely Yes. School vision screenings are designed to detect gross vision problems. But kids can pass a screening at school and still have vision problems that can affect their learning and school performance. A … Continue reading ““EYE CARE” For You: Vision Screening vs Eye Exam”

Change Your Water…Change Your Life!

By | June 22, 2016

It may seem simple to understand that the foundation of good health is good hydration. But it takes a lot more consideration to find quality beverages that can provide optimal hydration with additional health benefits. Better water, better health. WATER: THE FOUNDATION TO HEALTH You know that healthy, clean water promotes long-lasting health. So why drink anything but the best? … Continue reading “Change Your Water…Change Your Life!”

Neighborhood Leadership Academy Recruiting

By | June 22, 2016

Do you want to learn more about your community while sharpening your personal leadership and advocacy skills? Step Up Savannah is looking for emerging leaders in Savannah/ Chatham County— ages 21 and older – to participate in a leadership course, starting in September. The Neighborhood Leadership Academy at Savannah State University brings together established and emerging leaders from diverse segments … Continue reading “Neighborhood Leadership Academy Recruiting”