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FUNdraising Good Times

By Savannah Tribune | October 23, 2017

A look beyond tragedy:  how to support University of the Virgin Islands students, faculty and staff suffering from Hurricanes Irma and Maria.   Many of us think of the Virgin Islands as a favorite vacation paradise. In addition to the beautiful beaches and lush vegetation, the U.S. Virgin Islands are also home to a hidden gem: the only historically black … Continue reading “FUNdraising Good Times”

FUNdraising Good Times

By Savannah Tribune | October 23, 2017

Soon we will be lifting a glass to the New Year and bringing in 2018. That sounds far-fetched, but alas it is true – the end of 2017 will soon be upon us and the new year will begin. For nonprofits that means a concerted effort on what is referred to as “year end fundraising.” While we prefer a focus … Continue reading “FUNdraising Good Times”

FUNdraising Good Times

By Savannah Tribune | October 23, 2017

The most valuable gift may be the gift of time. While we give the gift of our time through our actions, we cannot actually give anyone an extra hour. We all get 24 hours a day. No more. Yet many of us are so busy it feels as if there isn’t enough time. In the nonprofit sector this manifests as … Continue reading “FUNdraising Good Times”

Delta Sigma Theta Red Carpet Event

By Savannah Tribune | October 18, 2017

Alderman Johnson Seeks To Reduce Penalties For Marijuana

By Savannah Tribune | October 18, 2017

Alderman Van R. Johnson, II, First District Alderman of the City of Savannah,GA , announced his intention to present to the Savannah City Council, within the next 45 days, draft language to enact an ordinance that will reduce the penalty for individuals carrying less than 1 ounce of marijuana from the current maximum rate of $1,000 to $150. He also … Continue reading “Alderman Johnson Seeks To Reduce Penalties For Marijuana”

Community Help, Inc. Receives Acknowledgement From Mayor and Council

By Savannah Tribune | October 18, 2017

Community Help, Inc., a not for profit, community development corporation, went before Mayor Eddie Deloach and City Council of the City of Savannah, Georgia to receive an acknowledgement for the work it has done. Bernard Polite, president of the organization was the first of three board members to speak. He said “On behalf of the Board of Directors and Volunteers … Continue reading “Community Help, Inc. Receives Acknowledgement From Mayor and Council”

SSU Student Headed To Tech Innovation Summit

By Savannah Tribune | October 18, 2017

Gabriel Jean-Louis, a third-year computer science technology major from Hiram Ga., will represent Savannah State University (SSU) at the annual HBCU Innovation Summit, hosted by UNCF, in the San Francisco Bay area and Silicon Valley October 25-28. During this summit, students and faculty members representing more than 30 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) will visit more than dozen tech … Continue reading “SSU Student Headed To Tech Innovation Summit”

Lost at Sea: The Liminal Essence of Immigration

By Savannah Tribune | October 18, 2017

This is Ships of the Sea Museum’s first international exhibition (in various media), featuring the work of artists from Scotland, England, Ethiopia and Savannah (none of whom were born in the United States.) Conceived by the late Bertha Husband, it investigates the psychology and logistics of trans-oceanic relocation and acculturation. Featuring original work by Bertha Husband, Simon Ford, Colin Lloyd, … Continue reading “Lost at Sea: The Liminal Essence of Immigration”

Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club 100th Year Celebration Continues With Unveiling and Gala

By Savannah Tribune | October 18, 2017

As part of their 100 Year Celebration, join the Frank Callen Boys & Girls Clubs as they unveil the new headstone for Frank and Irma Callen on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 4pm Laurel Cemetery South 2101 Kollick Street in Savannah. The City of Savannah Cemetery Conservation Office worked with the Frank Callen Boys & Girls Clubs to beautify the … Continue reading “Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club 100th Year Celebration Continues With Unveiling and Gala”

Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., Savannah Chapter, Activities for Breast Cancer Month

By Savannah Tribune | October 18, 2017

October being Breast Cancer Month, the Savannah Chapter of Top Ladies of Distinction kicked off its activities by worshipping together at Tremont Temple Missionary Baptist Church. The church was celebrating by wearing pink and honoring those breast cancer survivors in attendance. Rev. Quentin Morris, pastor of Tremont Temple, spoke on the subject: “A Fixed Fight” taken from Judges 3:31 encouraging … Continue reading “Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., Savannah Chapter, Activities for Breast Cancer Month”