FUNdraising Good Times

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

Our senior advisor, Lewis M. Rambo, PhD, frequently surprises us with nuanced questions that get at the underlying assumptions that drive nonprofits and for-profit businesses. This week he shared his article “What business are we in” with us. He encourages nonprofit leaders to define their customers – and their customer segments – in order to learn how to best meet … Continue reading “FUNdraising Good Times”

Lineup for 29th Season of the Savannah Music Festival Announced

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

The Savannah Music Festival (SMF) is dedicated to presenting worldclass celebrations of the musical arts by creating productions that stimulate arts education, foster economic growth and unite artists and audiences in Savannah. The 29th festival season runs from March 29th through April 14th, 2018. The 29th season of the Savannah Music Festival features the most ambitious classical music programming to … Continue reading “Lineup for 29th Season of the Savannah Music Festival Announced”

Historic Wins for Democrats Include Brendon Barber

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

There are many takeaway from last week’s Election Day victories but one thing is certain: Democrats are back in a big way. We won because Democrats were united around our values, worked in partnership with groups across the country and elected diverse Democrats up and down the ballot. Georgia in particular had some big wins with three African-American mayors being … Continue reading “Historic Wins for Democrats Include Brendon Barber”

Chatham County Announces Jeffrey M. Hadley as Head of the Chatham County Police Department

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

A national search by a third-party employment recruiter (Stanton Chase of Atlanta), highly recommended Jeffrey M. Hadley, public safety chief of Kalamazoo, Michigan, for the position of the head of the Chatham County Police Department. Chatham County Manager Lee Smith and his management team interviewed Chief Hadley and made an offer of employment which he accepted on Monday, November 6, … Continue reading “Chatham County Announces Jeffrey M. Hadley as Head of the Chatham County Police Department”

Greenbriar Children’s Center To Kick Off Holidays With Gift Wrap Center

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

Greenbriar Children’s Center is set to kick off the holiday season with the opening of the Gift Wrap Center and annual Celebrity WRAP-OFF contest. The festivities are slated to begin with the grand opening of the Gift Wrap Center at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1 at Oglethorpe Mall, 7804 Abercorn St. in the Macy’s Department Store court. Gift wrapping will … Continue reading “Greenbriar Children’s Center To Kick Off Holidays With Gift Wrap Center”

SCMPD Chief Joseph H. Lumpkin To Present at the Hungry Club Forum Series

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

Savannah-Cha- tham County Metropolitan Police Department (SCMPD) Chief Joseph H. Jack Lumpkin will make the keynote presentation at the Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc.ís (HCFS) monthly Signature Roundtable and Open Forum, on Saturday November 18, 2017, at 9:30 AM. The breakfast forum will be held at the WBS YMCA, located at 1110 May Street, near W. Gwinnett Street. The … Continue reading “SCMPD Chief Joseph H. Lumpkin To Present at the Hungry Club Forum Series”

City of Savannah Considering Fire Service Fees

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

Last week, The City of Savannah voted to continue exploring a fire service fee to homeowners, churches and schools/universities. City Manager Rob Hernandez said “the city is spending more than it’s earning and they project there could be an $18 million deficit by 2018.” The fire fee would free up general budget funds currently spent on fire services. The fire … Continue reading “City of Savannah Considering Fire Service Fees”

Pastors & Community Leaders Join Together To End Gun Violence

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

On last Tuesday morning, over 30 pastors and elected officials gathered with community leaders to announce their fight against the gun violence that continues to happen throughout our streets and neighborhoods. The Savannah Alliance of Pastors led by Rev. Da Henri Thurmond, Pastor of St. Paul AME Church, gathered in response of God’s commandment “to love and to lead” said … Continue reading “Pastors & Community Leaders Join Together To End Gun Violence”

SSU Founders Day Awards Spotlight Remarkable Achievements

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

Savannah State University (SSU) will celebrate Founders Day on Thursday, November 16, a commemoration of those who established the school and a celebration of the members of the SSU family. SSU will honor three individuals during the ceremony in the Student Union ballroom at 10 a.m. This year’s speaker will be Carolyn V. Jordan, D. Min., descendant of Major Richard … Continue reading “SSU Founders Day Awards Spotlight Remarkable Achievements”

ACA Enrollment Surging, Even Though It Ends Dec. 15th

By Savannah Tribune | November 15, 2017

The enrollment period to be covered by the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) began Nov.1st, and is scheduled to end Dec. 15th, for those hoping to qualify for health care coverage beginning January 1, 2018. The Trump Administration, which has made no secret of its wish to “repeal and replace” President Barack Obama’s signature legislative achievement, has done everything it … Continue reading “ACA Enrollment Surging, Even Though It Ends Dec. 15th”