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A Celebration of Life

By Savannah Tribune | September 19, 2018

On Saturday, August 11, 2018 a “Celebration of Life” event was held to honor the 80th birthday of Mrs. Janie Baker Bruen. Two hundred family members and friends gathered at Carey Hilliard’s Restaurant Banquet Facility to share a memorable afternoon of testimonials, fellowship, good food and dancing. An array of speakers eloquently expressed memories from the past as well as … Continue reading “A Celebration of Life”

Savannah Branch NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet Tickets Available

By Savannah Tribune | September 19, 2018

Freedom Fund Tickets for the 37th Annual Banquet are now available at the NAACP branch office at 1204 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. The Freedom Fund Banquet is scheduled for Saturday, October 20th at the Savannah Marriot Riverfront Hotel at 7 PM. Individual tickets are $100 and a table of 10 is priced at $950. For more information, call the … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet Tickets Available”

Planning to Travel Abroad? Plan to Get Your Passport!

By Savannah Tribune | September 19, 2018

Prepare for the upcoming travel season and apply for your U.S. Passport today at the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court, Chatham County Courthouse, Suite 304. U.S. Citizens planning international travel may apply for passports for the entire family to include infants. “We are excited to expand services to include the offering of passport services. We even take your … Continue reading “Planning to Travel Abroad? Plan to Get Your Passport!”

Announcing The 37th Annual Savannah Jazz Festival Lineup

By Savannah Tribune | September 19, 2018

2018 marks the 37th Annual Savannah Jazz Festival, the Lowcountry’s only entirely free week-long music festival featuring regional, national and international world-class jazz. Major investment provided by the City of Savannah Department of Arts, Culture and Historical Resources, and sponsored by Savannah Area Ford Dealerships, Miner Family Wines, The Marymor Family Foundation and others. The festival takes place in venues … Continue reading “Announcing The 37th Annual Savannah Jazz Festival Lineup”

Savannah Branch NAACP To Host Buddy Carter And Lisa Ring

By Savannah Tribune | September 19, 2018

On Sunday, September 23, at 4 pm, the Savannah Branch NAACP will hold its Mass Meeting at Jesus First Community Church, Dr. Eric Mason, Pastor, located at 2202 US Highway 80 West, Garden City. Invited guests Congressman Buddy Carter and Democratic opponent Lisa Ring have been asked to give an overview of their visions for their term in office if … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP To Host Buddy Carter And Lisa Ring”

Savannah State Professor Emeritus Honored By The White House

By Savannah Tribune | September 19, 2018

Former professor Matthew Gilligan, one of Savannah State University’s first marine science instructors has been honored by the White House. with the National Presidential award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering mentoring this summer. Professor Gilligan has a doctorate from the University of Arizona and he has an abundant amount of experience studying marine life in the sea of … Continue reading “Savannah State Professor Emeritus Honored By The White House”

Pine Gardens Unveils New Neighborhood Sign

By Savannah Tribune | September 19, 2018

The City of Savannah held a neighborhood sign unveiling for the historic Pine Gardens neighborhood. The neighborhood is located between President and Capital streets and bordered on the west by Pennsylvania Avenue. The new sign is located on the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Capital Street near Savannah High School. Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach and District 3 Alderman John Hall … Continue reading “Pine Gardens Unveils New Neighborhood Sign”

Savannah Chapter of TLOD And TTA Held Annual Retreat

By Savannah Tribune | September 19, 2018

After an exciting summer vacation, the Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc. and the Top Teens of America, Savannah chapters, held their annual retreat at Savannah State University on August 25th. The purpose of the retreat was for the Ladies and Teens to make plans for the 2018-2019 year. The retreat began with an inspirational prayer and grace before a delicious … Continue reading “Savannah Chapter of TLOD And TTA Held Annual Retreat”

Diversifying The 70th Emmy Awards

By Savannah Tribune | September 19, 2018

The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards aired Monday, September 17th on NBC. Hosted by Michael Che and Colin Jost, this year’s Emmy Awards show was the most diverse it has ever been. In fact, the majority of the entertainment was based around race. The hosts opened the show with a slew of racial jokes. A group of entertainers consisting of black … Continue reading “Diversifying The 70th Emmy Awards”

Legendary Savannahian Leo Center Honored With Gift To Help Underserved At St. Joseph’s/Candler

By Savannah Tribune | September 19, 2018

In honor of his father, Leo Center, Savannah businessman Scott Center has made a donation of $7,000 to the St. Joseph’s/ Candler Foundations to support a nurse practitioner at the Good Samaritan Clinic. “My father was a powerful source of good for this community,” Scott Center, President of National Office Systems, said. “Though a true captain of local industry, political … Continue reading “Legendary Savannahian Leo Center Honored With Gift To Help Underserved At St. Joseph’s/Candler”