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Savannah-Area Teen Recovering From Brain Tumor

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

Savannah- area resident Tara Nance is filled with gratitude after her daughter, Hope, 14, recovered from brain tumor surgery to remove a dangerous tumor. Tara Nance is grateful for the care Hope received from pediatric neurosurgeon Philipp Aldana, MD, and Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. “Dr. Aldana is so kind and treated us like family. He went above and … Continue reading “Savannah-Area Teen Recovering From Brain Tumor”

Area Artist Showcase & Vendor Pop-Up Shop On July 19

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

The Savannah Convention Center is pleased to announce the Opening of our Artist Showcase, a group exhibition of artworks featuring local artists, and Vendor Pop-Up Shop. The Artist Showcase is free to tour and will run July 19, 2018- December 7, 2018, with an opening reception July 19th from 5p.m. – 7p.m which includes a Pop-Up Shop with local vendors. … Continue reading “Area Artist Showcase & Vendor Pop-Up Shop On July 19”

Lilly Diabetes Helpline Assists People Seeking Affordable Insulin

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

Starting August 1, a new dedicated helpline called the Lilly Diabetes Solution Center will assist people who need help paying for their insulin – such as those with lower incomes, the uninsured, and people in the deductible phase of their high-deductible insurance plans, Eli Lilly and Company announced today. A customized suite of solutions for all Lilly insulins, including for … Continue reading “Lilly Diabetes Helpline Assists People Seeking Affordable Insulin”

First District Women of GMBC

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

“Unsung Heroines of the Bible” sponsored by The First District Deaconess of the General Missionary Baptist Convention of GA, Inc. will be Saturday, July 28, 2018, 5:00 p.m. at Tremont Temple Baptist Church, Rev. Quentin J. Morris, Sr., Pastor, 1110 MLK Blvd, Savannah, GA, Sis. Louise Bryant, Deaconess Auxiliary Leader. This event will ensure that the First District Deaconesses will … Continue reading “First District Women of GMBC”

Senator Lester Jackson To Address NAACP On 2018 Legislation

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

Most of us know that as of July 1, 2018, a new distracted driving law went into effect in Georgia that aims to keep cell phones out of driver’s hands. Speaker phones and Bluetooth devices will be the only options for use under the hands-free driving law. But that is only one of hundreds of bills and resolutions passed by … Continue reading “Senator Lester Jackson To Address NAACP On 2018 Legislation”

The Savannah Tribune Announces Honorees For 143rd Anniversary Celebration

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

The Savannah Tribune will celebrate 143 years of publishing, 1875 – 2018, during this historical year that also acknowledges 191 years of the Black Press in America. The Tribune will host a premiere 143rd Anniversary event, a Biscuit Brunch and Sneaker Ball, on Saturday, August 11, 2018, 11:00 a.m., at The DeSoto, 15 East Liberty Street, Savannah, GA. Special guests … Continue reading “The Savannah Tribune Announces Honorees For 143rd Anniversary Celebration”

2019 MLK Day Parade Applications Available

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

Applications for the 40th annual MLK Day Parade in Savannah are now available, with a submission deadline of Nov. 30, 2018. The parade, one of the largest MLK Day events in the United States, will include up to 325 units of school marching bands, ROTC or military units, elected officials, faith groups, sororities and fraternities, businesses, schools and other organizations. … Continue reading “2019 MLK Day Parade Applications Available”

Dr. Teresa Middleton To Speak At Beach Institute

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

Dr. Teresa Middleton, an Educational Psychologist and founder of Educator’s Circle will present “Effective Teaching in the 21st Century: An Emphasis on Cultural Receptivity” at the Beach Institute on Wednesday, July 25th from 6:00-7:30 PM. Traditional methods of instruction and classroom management in urban public school settings have proven ineffective for many African American students in grades K-12. Reports of … Continue reading “Dr. Teresa Middleton To Speak At Beach Institute”

NAACP 14th Annual Curtis V. Cooper Life Members Breakfast

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

The Savannah Branch NAACP will hold its 14th Annual Curtis V. Cooper Life Members Breakfast on Saturday, July 21, 9 AM at Prince Hall Masonic Temple, 602 East Broad Street. This breakfast is open to the public. Tickets are $25 and should be purchased in advance from the NAACP office at 1204 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Seating is limited. … Continue reading “NAACP 14th Annual Curtis V. Cooper Life Members Breakfast”

NNPA Honors Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. With Lifetime Legacy Award

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

Reverend Jesse L. Jackson Sr. received the highest honor presented by the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) at its annual convention in Norfolk, Virginia. The legendary activist received the NNPA Lifetime Legacy Award for his decades of service as one of the country’s foremost civil rights, religious and political figures. After a video tribute that chronicled Jackson’s life and a … Continue reading “NNPA Honors Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. With Lifetime Legacy Award”