Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. 2017 Debutantes Presented

By Savannah Tribune | December 20, 2017

The 73rd Annual Debutante Presentation and Ball was held at 7pm on Friday, December 15, 2017 at Savannah State University in the Student Union Ballroom. The Beta Phi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. presented thirteen (13) Debutantes. The Debutantes were honored during this formal annual Presentation and Alpha Ball. These thirteen young ladies are pursuing their dreams … Continue reading “Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. 2017 Debutantes Presented”

Coastal Jazz Association

By Savannah Tribune | December 20, 2017

Enjoy a festive Christmas Day concert at the Westin featuring Savannah’s most talented jazz musicians! The concert performance will be followed by a special Homecoming Jam featuring Savannah’s jazz legends! Beer, wine, cocktails and appetizers will be available for purchase. Bid in our silent auction to win one of a kind art, delicious dinners, spa packages and much more! Concert … Continue reading “Coastal Jazz Association”

Savannah Black Heritage Festival Opens With Dance

By Savannah Tribune | December 20, 2017

“Celebrating the Dynamics of Cultures and Shared Experiences” is the central theme of the Savannah Black Heritage Festival scheduled for February 1-18, 2018. Cultural education and exposure to the performing and visual arts, as well as ethnic cuisine and crafts are offered for all ages and interests throughout the celebration. Included on the schedule are national and regional musicians of … Continue reading “Savannah Black Heritage Festival Opens With Dance”

Alderman Van Johnson Appointed To NLC Advisory Board

By Savannah Tribune | December 20, 2017

The National League of Cities’ (NLC) new president has appointed City of Savannah Alderman Van Johnson to serve as a Vice Chair of the NLC Advisory Council for the 2018 calendar year. The Advisory Council is made up of past board members who are still in elected local office. Alderman Johnson just completed a four-year elected term on the NLC … Continue reading “Alderman Van Johnson Appointed To NLC Advisory Board”

Montford Crowned Miss Black Savannah US Ambassador

By Savannah Tribune | December 20, 2017

A preliminary division of the National Miss Black US Ambassador and Teen Miss Black US Ambassador Scholarship pageant, the Miss Black Georgia US Ambassador pageant will be held January 2018 in Savannah, GA. The Miss Black Georgia US Ambassador Scholarship program is proud to announce the crowning of one of our newest local ambassadors. Ashleigh Montford was recently named Miss … Continue reading “Montford Crowned Miss Black Savannah US Ambassador”

Breast Cancer “Pinktober” Presentation

By Savannah Tribune | December 20, 2017

October at the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office was designated “Pinktober” in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In an effort to support the fight for the cure there was a month long fundraising event that included a Boston Butt sale, a Pink T-shirt sale with scheduled “Pink Out Days”, pick ribbons and other items were sold, and a Silent Auction … Continue reading “Breast Cancer “Pinktober” Presentation”

Schroeder To Retire As President/CEO Of United Way Of The Coastal Empire

By Savannah Tribune | December 20, 2017

United Way of the Coastal Empire today announced the planned retirement of President and CEO Gregory G. Schroeder effective early Summer of 2018. Led by Board Chair Steve Pound, a search committee of the Board of Directors has been formed to conduct a national search to identify Schroeder’s replacement. Schroeder will continue serving the United Way focusing on major gifts … Continue reading “Schroeder To Retire As President/CEO Of United Way Of The Coastal Empire”

34th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration

By Savannah Tribune | December 20, 2017

Kwanzaa of Savannah is proud to present the 34th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration. The Celebration runs from December 26th, 2017 through January 1st, 2018 at the Tompkins Community Center, 2319 Ogeechee Rd, and begins each night at 6pm. This year’s honorees are: December 26 ,Opening Night – Solana Plains; December 27 – Linda Bryant Wilder; December 28 – Terry Tolbert and … Continue reading “34th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration”

Local Chef and Medicare Advantage Plan Take On Diabetes

By Savannah Tribune | December 20, 2017

We all know that eating healthy can be a challenge. Even though a proper diet is one of the most impactful ways to be healthier and manage chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease, junk food reigns supreme. Why? Because many people believe that healthy food doesn’t taste good. To debunk this belief and show how delicious healthy food can … Continue reading “Local Chef and Medicare Advantage Plan Take On Diabetes”

Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club Year End Meeting and Christmas Dinner

By Savannah Tribune | December 20, 2017

The annual election of officers and fellowship banquet was held on Thursday, December 14, 2017, at Carey Hilliard’s Restaurant on Skidaway Road. Officers were elected for the year 2018-2019. The newly elected officers are: Charlena Brown (President), George Nixon (Vice President), Janie Brooks (Recording Secretary), Carolyn Mack (Assistant Recording Secretary), Clara Rouse, (Financial Secretary), Lawrence Hutchins (Treasurer), Linda Green (Assistant … Continue reading “Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club Year End Meeting and Christmas Dinner”