FUNdraising Good Times

By Savannah Tribune | August 30, 2017

Online giving, viral campaigns, large grants from foundations, funding from government agencies. These are some of the popular revenue streams for nonprofits. Those with earned revenue also secure funds from tuition, fees, sales, leases, rentals, licenses and other sources. All sources provide the money needed to make the missions of nonprofits come to life. There is also another important revenue … Continue reading “FUNdraising Good Times”

3rd Annual Heart and Soul of May Street To Be Held

By Savannah Tribune | August 30, 2017

Please join us on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, 175 Bourne Avenue, Pooler, GA for the 3rd Annual Heart and Soul of May Street. “Each day is filled with opportunities to change the story of someone’s life.” The West Broad Street YMCA wants to give you the opportunity to affect the … Continue reading “3rd Annual Heart and Soul of May Street To Be Held”

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Statue Revealed AtThe Georgia Capitol

By Savannah Tribune | August 30, 2017

The statue paying tribute to King made was unveiled last Monday on the Georgia Capitol grounds in front of around 800 people including Gov. Nathan Deal, many other state political leaders and several members of the King family. The sculpture’s installation comes more than three years after Georgia lawmakers endorsed the project. Rev. Bernice King, daughter of the slain civil … Continue reading “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Statue Revealed AtThe Georgia Capitol”

100 Year Birthday Celebration Held for Mrs. Inez Clark

By Savannah Tribune | August 30, 2017

Last Monday, August 28, 2017, Mrs. Inez Strickland Clark celebrated her 100th birthday. The celebration took place at the Liberty City Community Center. Surrounded by family and friends, Mrs. Clark enjoyed a program that was prepared just for her. The program included the Liberty City Praise Dancers as well as a special tribute in song from the granddaughters of Mrs. … Continue reading “100 Year Birthday Celebration Held for Mrs. Inez Clark”

Late Councilman James Wright Honored with Street Dedication

By Savannah Tribune | August 30, 2017

On Saturday morning, August 26 in Valdosta, family, friends and city representatives gathered at the corner of Brookwood Pl. and (formally) Deeb St., where the Wright family home sits, for a dedication ceremony honoring the late Councilman James R. Wright. The street dedication was approved by Mayor John Gayle, Larry Hanson and Valdosta’s City Council allowing Deeb Dr. to be … Continue reading “Late Councilman James Wright Honored with Street Dedication”

2017 Savannah Jazz Festival Poster Unveiled

By Savannah Tribune | August 30, 2017

President of the Coastal Jazz Association, Howard Paul, was joined by Interim Executive Director Paula Fogarty and Vice President Tanya Milton at the last City Council meeting to unveil the 2017 Savannah Jazz Festival Poster and announce the lineup to members of City Council. Mayor Eddie DeLoach presented a proclamation noting the week of September 17-23 as Savannah Jazz Festival … Continue reading “2017 Savannah Jazz Festival Poster Unveiled”

Communities In Schools of Savannah Kicks Off 2017-2018 School Year

By Savannah Tribune | August 30, 2017

Communities In Schools (CIS) of Savannah is kicking off the 2017-2018 school year #ALLINFORKIDS! Join us as we introduce our 2017-2018 #ALLINFORKIDS spokeswoman, Kim Gusby of WSAV, and hear from local community leaders about the importance of supporting our students and how #ALLINFORKIDS impacts the entire community. With over 25% of Savannah living in poverty, and upwards of 50% living … Continue reading “Communities In Schools of Savannah Kicks Off 2017-2018 School Year”

Houston Braces For Round 2 of Hurricane Harvey

By Savannah Tribune | August 30, 2017

In Houston, reservoirs swollen by rain from Hurricane Harvey were opened early Monday, a move that was expected to flood more homes — but one that the Army Corps of Engineers says is needed to limit the scope of the disaster that’s threatening lives and property in Texas. Several deaths have been reported in the floodwaters, but the exact number … Continue reading “Houston Braces For Round 2 of Hurricane Harvey”

Savannah State University Bound

By Savannah Tribune | August 30, 2017

Tyriek Holmes is one of 5 students from Glynn County, Camden and McIntosh County area to receive a $1,000.00 College Scholarship from the Brunswick Chapter of Links, Inc. As a Brunswick Job Corps Center student, Tyriek earned certifications in EKG, CCMA and Phlebotomy. Tyriek has enrolled in Savannah State University located in Savannah Georgia. He plans to Major in Music.

Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School

By Savannah Tribune | August 30, 2017

Register Now for the Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School on Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM at the African American Health Information & Resource Center, 1910 Abercom Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401! This event is free to attend. Learn to prepare delicious meals and snacks to control or prevent diabetes and other diseases. During three exciting lessons … Continue reading “Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School”