FUNdraising Good Times

By Savannah Tribune | September 20, 2017

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Charlottesville. DACA. These are just three “hot topics” that dominated traditional and online media recently. Here’s the question: has your nonprofit increased its revenue, number of donors, people served, or community profile as a result of recent national media attention? We encourage you to be proactive and share the value of your work with your community. … Continue reading “FUNdraising Good Times”

Williams and Williams Funeral Home Conducts Food Drive

By Savannah Tribune | September 20, 2017

Williams and Williams Funeral Home is now accepting non-perishable food items for Second Harvest Food Bank Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm. The staff at Williams and Williams Funeral Home is aware that residents in the area of the communities they serve are impacted by the high cost of food. As a long standing business in the community, this … Continue reading “Williams and Williams Funeral Home Conducts Food Drive”

Dr. Christine King Farris Celebrates 90th Birthday at Martin Luther King, Jr. Home

By Savannah Tribune | September 20, 2017

Dr. Christine King Farris (center), sister of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and King Family matriarch, marks her 90th birthday at a celebration Sept. 8 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Birth Home in Atlanta, surrounded by family members including (l-r): Leah Weber King, wife of Dexter King; Dexter King, son of Martin Luther King Jr.; Rev. Bernice King, … Continue reading “Dr. Christine King Farris Celebrates 90th Birthday at Martin Luther King, Jr. Home”

Next Level Events Presents Mary J. Blige

By Savannah Tribune | September 20, 2017

On Friday, September 22, 2017, Next Level Events concert series presents, 9X Grammy award-winning singer and icon, Mary J. Blige, with special guest, Stokley (of Mint Condition). The concert is part of Blige’s “Strength Of A Woman Tour’, that will feature music from Blige’s chart-topping hits and songs from her new album. “Strength Of A Woman Tour” comes on the … Continue reading “Next Level Events Presents Mary J. Blige”

A Tribute To The Legendary Ben Tucker: “In Tune”

By Savannah Tribune | September 20, 2017

The 36th Annual Savannah Jazz Festival kicked off last Sunday with a concert at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa and will continue through Saturday, September 23, 2017. On Monday night, Sept. 18, the Savannah community got to see the documentary about Ben Tucker’s life and legacy. The Coastal Jazz Association and the Friends of Ben Tucker hosted … Continue reading “A Tribute To The Legendary Ben Tucker: “In Tune””

PGA Senior Golfer Charles Owens, Dies at 85

By Savannah Tribune | September 20, 2017

Charles L. Owens, a trailblazing African-American golfer and the first person to use the yip-reducing long “belly” putter in competition, died September 7, 2017, in his hometown of Winter Haven, Florida. He was 85. “We are extremely proud of our father’s lifelong dedication to the sport of golf,” Owens’ family said after his death. “His contributions to the sport helped … Continue reading “PGA Senior Golfer Charles Owens, Dies at 85”

NAACP Mass Meeting Presentation by FEMA Benefit Concert to Follow

By Savannah Tribune | September 20, 2017

The Savannah Branch NAACP will host a Mass Meeting on Sunday, September 24, 4 PM at St. Paul CME Church, 1601 Barnard Street, Pastor Da’Henri Thurmond. Representatives from FEMA will present information to assist those Chatham residents who sustained losses from Tropical Storm Irma and who may register for FEMA disaster relief. Following the meeting, at 6PM, will be a … Continue reading “NAACP Mass Meeting Presentation by FEMA Benefit Concert to Follow”

Women At The Table Presents Bill Carruthers: Made His Mess His Message

By Savannah Tribune | September 20, 2017

According to an article updated May 2, 2016 in Savannahnow.com by Jan Skutch, it states: “For most of his life Bill Carruthers was a walking example of everything that could go wrong with a life. His battles with substance abuse, alcoholism and mental illness and the law dominated him for 40 years. But today he could be the poster child … Continue reading “Women At The Table Presents Bill Carruthers: Made His Mess His Message”

“National African-American Women’s Conversation” To Be Held In Atlanta

By Savannah Tribune | September 20, 2017

The National African American Women’s Movement LLC (NAAWM) will host a solutions-focused interactive conference called “The National African-American Women’s Conversation” on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the Atlanta Airport Marriott Hotel (4711 Best Road, Atlanta, GA 30337). It fills the gap in social advocacy which traditionally excludes Black women. Your input is required to provide knowledge, insight, accountability, and also … Continue reading ““National African-American Women’s Conversation” To Be Held In Atlanta”

2nd Annual Rice Creek School Cardinal Run & Carnival

By Savannah Tribune | September 20, 2017

Rice Creek School, 100 Mulberry Avenue, Port Wentworth is excited to host its 2nd Annual Cardinal Run 5k and kids run on October 14, 2017. The 5K – 7:45am; Carnival – 10am to 2pm. The event goal is to raise money for the school while promoting community involvement and exercise. Proceeds from the event will go towards the purchase of … Continue reading “2nd Annual Rice Creek School Cardinal Run & Carnival”