The 2016 Summer Olympics Edition

By | August 03, 2016

The moment is finally here, where avid athletic participants and sideline watchers have waited patiently for four years: The 2016 Summer Olympics. Competitors from all over the world have trained tirelessly to be deemed fit enough to battle it out, exerting their all for the one thing that matters most: the gold. Even here in Savannah, Ga, two athletes had … Continue reading “The 2016 Summer Olympics Edition”

Savannah Tech Wins $15K For Workforce Development

By | August 03, 2016

AT&T announced last week, that Savannah Technical College Foundation won a total of $15,000 for third place in of the inaugural $20k for 2020 workforce development competition. Savannah Technical College Foundation competed with six other organizations from across the state to generate social media activity in support of their work in the community. “All of the organizations who were competing … Continue reading “Savannah Tech Wins $15K For Workforce Development”

Enmarket Appoints New Vice President Paul Moody

By | August 03, 2016

Enmarket is pleased to announce that Paul Moody has joined the Savannah-based company of convenience stores as Vice President. Moody will provide oversight of store operations and lead the branding change already in progress at enmarket’s 61 locations in Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina. The company launched a rebranding campaign in 2015 to reflect its increased emphasis on fresh … Continue reading “Enmarket Appoints New Vice President Paul Moody”

The Beach Institute & The Florida Highwaymen Landscape Art Gallery Presents Ray McLendon’s Original Art

By | August 03, 2016

A new exciting exhibit of Ray McLendon, Second Generation Florida Highwaymen Landscape Artist, will be on show at the Beach Institute African American Cultural Center in Savannah Georgia from August 12 – November 5 2016. An opening reception will take place on Friday, August 12, 2016 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the Beach Institute. This exhibit is from the collection … Continue reading “The Beach Institute & The Florida Highwaymen Landscape Art Gallery Presents Ray McLendon’s Original Art”

Moon Competes In Oratorical Contest

By | August 03, 2016

Mr. Nathaniel A. Moon, III, recently won 3rd place in the Oratorical Contest sponsored by Congress for Christian Education at the Georgia Missionary Baptist Convention held in Atlanta, Georgia. Nate is a freshman at Savannah Christian Preparatory School where he participates in sports including football and soccer. He is a member of Tremont Temple Missionary Baptist Church where he serves … Continue reading “Moon Competes In Oratorical Contest”

Sunrise Rotary Club New President

By | August 03, 2016

Rotary Assistant Governor Doug Foran (Arizona Chemical) inducted Carol Coppola as the 19th president of the Rotary Club of Savannah Sunrise. The Rotary year is from July 1-June 30 and, the induction ceremony is conducted at this time in more than 34,000 Rotary clubs around the world. Rotary officers, from the international president to the individual club presidents serve a … Continue reading “Sunrise Rotary Club New President”

Savannah Tribune Celebrates The Life Of James Alan McPherson

By | August 03, 2016

James Alan McPherson, who overcame segregation and the narrow prism of a legal education to become the first black writer to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, died last Wednesday in Iowa City. He was 72. His death was announced by the Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa, where he was a professor emeritus. James Alan McPherson Jr. was … Continue reading “Savannah Tribune Celebrates The Life Of James Alan McPherson”

The Chocolate Affair – A Sultry Breeze”

By | August 03, 2016

The Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival is sponsoring its first mini-fundraiser, “The Chocolate Affair – A Sultry Breeze,” at the Beach Institute African-American Cultural Center, 502 E. Harris St. on Saturday, August 27, 2017, to support the 28th Annual Festival which will be held February 1-26, 2017. Tickets are $35 each. Since its inception, all Festival activities and events have … Continue reading “The Chocolate Affair – A Sultry Breeze””

Stick Men: Savannah Folk Art Canes and Wood Sculpture

By | August 03, 2016

Join Friends of African American Art for a lecture presented on African American Folk Art in Telfair’s Permanent Collection on Thursday, August 11, 6pm at the Jebson. The lecture is free to FAAA and Telfair members. Senior Curator of Education Harry DeLorme will provide an overview of works by self-taught artists from Telfair’s permanent collection including the woodcarvings on view … Continue reading “Stick Men: Savannah Folk Art Canes and Wood Sculpture”

King –Tisdell Cottage Foundation’s Annual 2016 Fashion Show

By | August 03, 2016

The King- Tisdell Cottage Foundation will hold its 2016 Annual Fashion Show at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 7, 2016. The fashion show will take place at the Beach Institute, located at 502 E. Harris St., Savannah, GA 31401 (Corner of Price and Harris Streets). Please join us for an evening of Fashion, Music, Art and Imagination! This year’s Fashion … Continue reading “King –Tisdell Cottage Foundation’s Annual 2016 Fashion Show”