Savannah State Accepts Nominations For Founders Day Awards

By | September 21, 2016

Each year, Savannah State University (SSU) celebrates Founders Day, a commemoration of those who established the school and a celebration of the members of the SSU family. SSU is currently accepting nominations for two awards to be presented during Founders Day on November 10, 2016. The Richard R Wright Excellence award, named for the first president, honors corporate or individual … Continue reading “Savannah State Accepts Nominations For Founders Day Awards”

#TurnItPink Kick Off Month-Long Series of Events to Bring Awareness to Breast Reconstruction Options

By | September 21, 2016

Mark your calendars for #TurnItPink, October 2016, presented by the Georgia Institute for Plastic Surgery. #TurnItPink is a month-long series of events throughout Savannah to to help empower women to make the best decision about breast reconstruction by bringing awareness to the availability of reconstruction and education on the different options available to them. During the entire month of October, … Continue reading “#TurnItPink Kick Off Month-Long Series of Events to Bring Awareness to Breast Reconstruction Options”

2016-2017 ChathamCounty Youth Commission Sworn In!

By | September 21, 2016

Friday, September 9, 2016, during the Chatham County Commission meeting, the Honorable Al Scott, Chairman and Dr. Priscilla D. Thomas, Vice Chair, of the Chatham County Commission gave the oath of office to 33 Chatham County Youth Commissioners, appointing them to serve as the representatives of youth of Chatham County. 16 of these young people are new candidates and 17 … Continue reading “2016-2017 ChathamCounty Youth Commission Sworn In!”

Grant Inducted Into The Hall of Fame for “Distinguished Business”

By | September 21, 2016

Savannah State University Foundation held their 2016 Hall of Fame Ceremony and Recognition of 2016-17 Student Scholarship Recipients on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at the King-Frazier Ballroom. Mrs. Odessa Grant, owner of A Touch of Afrika boutique located on Sunset Blvd. was among those inducted into the Hall of Fame for “Distinguished Business”. In the fall of 1995, after working … Continue reading “Grant Inducted Into The Hall of Fame for “Distinguished Business””

Honor Flight For Trip to D.C. Announced

By | September 21, 2016

On October 14th, Honor Flight Savannah will be taking WW II, Korean War, and Vietnam War veterans on a free trip to Washington, D.C., to visit their war memorials. The buses will leave from the air terminal at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah on Friday, October 14th. The public is invited to arrive no later than 7:45 a.m. to give … Continue reading “Honor Flight For Trip to D.C. Announced”

Savannahian at the Helm of Black Aviators

By | September 21, 2016

The Negro Airmen International. Inc. (NAI) Black Wings in Action will hold a media conference and networking luncheon on Saturday September 24, 2016, at 1:00 PM, at Frankís in The Old Mill, at 1095 Highway 54W, in Fayetteville, GA 30214. Officers, members, supporters and former NAI training program participants will be on hand to reveal plans to continue the organizationís … Continue reading “Savannahian at the Helm of Black Aviators”

Senior Citizens, Inc. Announces New Board Members & Executive Officers for 2016-2017

By | September 21, 2016

Senior Citizens, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people age successfully, is pleased to announce new members of its board of directors. “Our mission is so important to the community, particularly given the rapidly growing older population,” said Patti Lyons, president at SCI. “We are incredibly fortunate to have such an outstanding group to lean on for insight, fundraising … Continue reading “Senior Citizens, Inc. Announces New Board Members & Executive Officers for 2016-2017”

Johnson High Student Chosen as SCCPSS U. S. Senate Youth Program Nominee

By | September 21, 2016

Nafia Hamilton, a senior at Johnson High School, has been chosen as Savannah-Chatham Public School’s nominee for the United States Senate Youth Program. The United States Senate Youth Program, established in 1962 by U.S. Senate Resolution, is a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. Ms. Hamilton’s application will now move on … Continue reading “Johnson High Student Chosen as SCCPSS U. S. Senate Youth Program Nominee”

SCAD To Hosts Visionary Voices Tribute To Savannah’s Civil Rights Movement

By | September 21, 2016

The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) is honored to host Visionary Voices, an event commemorating the courage of Savannah students during the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. The university will host a ceremony at Trustees Theater on Friday, September 23, prior to the dedication of a historical marker in conjunction with the Georgia Historical Society, The Georgia Department of … Continue reading “SCAD To Hosts Visionary Voices Tribute To Savannah’s Civil Rights Movement”

National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Announces 2016 Gold and Silver Circle Honorees

By | September 21, 2016

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Southeast announced its 2016 inductees into the Gold and Silver Circle, the elite society of honor recognizing lifetime achievement in the television industry. In all, thirteen distinguished professionals from across the southeast were inducted at the 27th Annual Gold and Silver Circle Gala held Friday, September 9 at the Grand Hyatt … Continue reading “National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Announces 2016 Gold and Silver Circle Honorees”