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Local Cub Scout Receives National Lifesaving Honor Medal

By Savannah Tribune | May 16, 2018

At a special award ceremony during the Good Scout Dinner on Thursday, May 3, 2018, local Cub Scout, Hadden Dart of Pack 57 was awarded the Boy Scouts of America’s National Court of Honor Lifesaving and Meritorious Action Honor Medal. This award is bestowed on an adult or youth member for saving someone’s life at considerable risk to himself. Hadden … Continue reading “Local Cub Scout Receives National Lifesaving Honor Medal”

Black Voters Must “Takeover The Polls” This Midterm Election Season

By Savannah Tribune | May 16, 2018

If there ever was a time that Black people needed to fully understand the power of their Black dollar, as well as the need to emphasize the importance of putting their money where their true influence is, that time is now. The upcoming November 2018 elections are by far one of the most important election cycles in the history of … Continue reading “Black Voters Must “Takeover The Polls” This Midterm Election Season”

Pop-up Shop To Benefit The Rape Crisis Center

By Savannah Tribune | May 16, 2018

From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 19 at 302 East Henry Street some of the Low Country’s best dressed, influential and creative women will open a pop-up shop to benefit the Rape Crisis Center. Viva la Diva Pop-up shop will feature collections of the clothing, accessories, furniture and crafts they have accumulated over the years. Some 10 to … Continue reading “Pop-up Shop To Benefit The Rape Crisis Center”

Redress Committee of Savannah Branch NAACP To Host Mass Meeting

By Savannah Tribune | May 16, 2018

On Sunday, May 27, at 4 pm, the Redress Committee of the Savannah Branch NAACP will host the May Mass Meeting at Tremont Temple Misssionary Baptist Church located at 1110 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. and where QuentIn J. Morris, Jr. is pastor. Dr. Marie Miller, Chair of the Redress Committee, will define the issues for the meeting and introduce … Continue reading “Redress Committee of Savannah Branch NAACP To Host Mass Meeting”

Wa Jine We: Jim Bacote (1948-2018)

By Savannah Tribune | May 16, 2018

Riceboro’s renowned Gullah Geechee Civil Rights activist and Pan Africanist, Jim Bacote, passed away quietly in his home last Sunday, May 6, 2018. In the Islamic tradition, his body was washed, wrapped, and laid to rest two days later at a simple life celebration of prayer and burial at Greenwood Cemetery in Brunswick, Georgia. “When an old man dies, a … Continue reading “Wa Jine We: Jim Bacote (1948-2018)”

Coastal Jazz Presents Doug Carn Organ Trio

By Savannah Tribune | May 16, 2018

Doug Carn will perform on Sunday, May 20th at the Coastal Jazz Association’s monthly concert. The concert will be held from 5PM-7PM at The Ben Tucker Pavillion at The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa at 2 Resort Dr, Savannah, CJA Members and students with I.D. attend for free! $20 for non-members. Doug started piano lessons at the age … Continue reading “Coastal Jazz Presents Doug Carn Organ Trio”

Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter Celebrates 75th Anniversary

By Savannah Tribune | May 16, 2018

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Gamma Sigma Omega chapter is celebrating 75 years of serving Chatham County. Noted as the founding organization and continued supporter of Greenbriar Children’s Center, Gamma Sigma Omega (GSO) chapter is inviting the community to celebrate a legacy of sisterhood, service and sustainability. As part of their 75th Anniversary celebration, GSO will host two events in … Continue reading “Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter Celebrates 75th Anniversary”

Students Duct Tape Principal to the Wall

By Savannah Tribune | May 16, 2018

Students at Largo Tibet Elementary School duct taped Principal Andrea Burkiett to the wall last Friday! The students were promised the opportunity if they raised their MAP scores. For every point each student raised their score, they earned one foot of tape to help stick the principal to the wall. Largo-Tibet students earned over 12,000 feet of tape!!! The process … Continue reading “Students Duct Tape Principal to the Wall”

Lowcountry Ladies Luncheon at EmployAbility in Savannah

By Savannah Tribune | May 16, 2018

Laurie Brown, founder and owner of Aunt Laurie’s, announced the next Lowcountry Ladies Luncheon will be held on June 1st at EmployAbility in Savannah. The event is intended to help support local women owned businesses and to help women network in effort to grow personally and professionally. Laurie Brown, Owner Aunt Laurie’s states, “This luncheon will be special, as Aunt … Continue reading “Lowcountry Ladies Luncheon at EmployAbility in Savannah”

9th Annual Night of Champions Honors Differently-abled Adults & Their Employers

By Savannah Tribune | May 16, 2018

Six “Champions” and their employers were recognized at the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society’s ninth annual Night of Champions held at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. This year’s theme was designated as “Legacy” to call on the community to design a legacy for the inclusion of differently-abled people. Night of Champions recognized local businesses that hire and retain differently-abled … Continue reading “9th Annual Night of Champions Honors Differently-abled Adults & Their Employers”