FUNdraising Good Times

By Savannah Tribune | May 17, 2017

Two Women Entrepreneurs Launch Doll Collection To Encourage Black Girls To EmbraceTheir Natural Beauty

By Savannah Tribune | May 17, 2017

Business Partners Caroline Hlahla (UK London based) and Khulile Vilakazi-Ofosu (South Africa) originally came together to build a customer centric hair company that specialises in 100% natural textured extensions to suit African women’s natural hair (Bounce Essentials). However they noticed that beyond the deeply personal connection that women have with their hair, the identities and confidence of their customers’ children … Continue reading “Two Women Entrepreneurs Launch Doll Collection To Encourage Black Girls To EmbraceTheir Natural Beauty”

Incoming President for the Junior League of Savannah

By Savannah Tribune | May 17, 2017

Congratulations to Melissa Jackson, incoming President for the Junior League of Savannah, and its first African American president. Also shown, The Savannah Tribune publisher, Shirley B. James, a Savannah Junior League trailblazer and its first African American member who joined the League in 1983.

City Shows Off Improvements To Tompkins Regional Center

By Savannah Tribune | May 17, 2017

This morning the City of Savannah and the Cuyler-Brownville neighborhood held a rededication and ribbon cutting ceremony for the Tompkins Regional Center’s addition and renovations. The Tompkins Center was first dedicated in 1961. Recent improvements include a 7300 square foot addition to the existing gymnasium. The addition is ADA accessible and includes a multi-purpose room with kitchen, lobby, fitness/ weight … Continue reading “City Shows Off Improvements To Tompkins Regional Center”

Hungry Club Forum Presents 2017 Community Service Appreciation Award

By Savannah Tribune | May 17, 2017

The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) held its 11th Annual Meeting and Community Service Appreciation Reception Luncheon, on Saturday May 6, 2017, in the Eden Room of The Temple of Glory. This activity spotlights the annual contributions, since 2006, of the HCFS’ monthly Signature Roundtable and Open Forums, and allows the organization to present the HCFS’ coveted (Booker … Continue reading “Hungry Club Forum Presents 2017 Community Service Appreciation Award”

Savannah Native Honored in New York

By Savannah Tribune | May 17, 2017

Savannah’s own Suzanne Shank, widely recognized as one of the most powerful women on Wall Street, received the highest honor of the Municipal Forum of New York at its annual award dinner in New York City last week. The event was attended by top municipal investment bankers, attorneys, and influential state and local government officials, including New York Mayor Bill … Continue reading “Savannah Native Honored in New York”

Roberts Chosen As A State Finalist In The American Miss Georgia Pageant

By Savannah Tribune | May 17, 2017

Micayla Roberts, daughter of Michael and Lisa Roberts has been chosen as a State Finalist in the National American Miss Georgia Pageant to be held June 30-July 1, 2017 at the beautiful Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta. The pageant is held for girls ages 4 through 6. The winner of the pageant will receive a $1000 cash award, the official … Continue reading “Roberts Chosen As A State Finalist In The American Miss Georgia Pageant”

Summer Reading Program Begins

By Savannah Tribune | May 17, 2017

Live Oak Public Libraries 2017 Summer Reading Program will begin June 1 and continue through July 31, 2017. The Program involves activities at all branch locations in Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty Counties. The statewide theme for this year is “Build a Better World” and will offer programming for Early Literacy (infants – rising preschoolers), Youth (rising K – 5th graders), … Continue reading “Summer Reading Program Begins”

Attorney Julie Wade Selected As Executive Director of Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter

By Savannah Tribune | May 17, 2017

Attorney Julie Wade Selected as Executive Director of Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter Savannah attorney and school board member Julie Wade has been named executive director of the Park Place Outreach — Youth Emergency Shelter, which provides support and temporary residential services for at-risk children and teens in Savannah and the surrounding area. Wade will succeed Linda Hilts, who’s … Continue reading “Attorney Julie Wade Selected As Executive Director of Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter”

Jonquil Garden Club Flower Show

By Savannah Tribune | May 17, 2017

The Jonquil Garden Club will have their annual flower show June 3, 2017 at the Tatemville Community Center, 333 Coleman Street (off Staley Ave.) The theme is “Summer Gatherings” and the speaker is Mr. Steve Taylor, President of the Master Gardener Association. Please join us to see our flower arrangements, horticulture, and hear gardening tips. For more information call Pearl … Continue reading “Jonquil Garden Club Flower Show”