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Dr. Christine King Farris Celebrates 90th Birthday at Martin Luther King, Jr. Home

By Savannah Tribune | September 20, 2017

Dr. Christine King Farris (center), sister of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and King Family matriarch, marks her 90th birthday at a celebration Sept. 8 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Birth Home in Atlanta, surrounded by family members including (l-r): Leah Weber King, wife of Dexter King; Dexter King, son of Martin Luther King Jr.; Rev. Bernice King, … Continue reading “Dr. Christine King Farris Celebrates 90th Birthday at Martin Luther King, Jr. Home”

Next Level Events Presents Mary J. Blige

By Savannah Tribune | September 20, 2017

On Friday, September 22, 2017, Next Level Events concert series presents, 9X Grammy award-winning singer and icon, Mary J. Blige, with special guest, Stokley (of Mint Condition). The concert is part of Blige’s “Strength Of A Woman Tour’, that will feature music from Blige’s chart-topping hits and songs from her new album. “Strength Of A Woman Tour” comes on the … Continue reading “Next Level Events Presents Mary J. Blige”

A Tribute To The Legendary Ben Tucker: “In Tune”

By Savannah Tribune | September 20, 2017

The 36th Annual Savannah Jazz Festival kicked off last Sunday with a concert at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa and will continue through Saturday, September 23, 2017. On Monday night, Sept. 18, the Savannah community got to see the documentary about Ben Tucker’s life and legacy. The Coastal Jazz Association and the Friends of Ben Tucker hosted … Continue reading “A Tribute To The Legendary Ben Tucker: “In Tune””

PGA Senior Golfer Charles Owens, Dies at 85

By Savannah Tribune | September 20, 2017

Charles L. Owens, a trailblazing African-American golfer and the first person to use the yip-reducing long “belly” putter in competition, died September 7, 2017, in his hometown of Winter Haven, Florida. He was 85. “We are extremely proud of our father’s lifelong dedication to the sport of golf,” Owens’ family said after his death. “His contributions to the sport helped … Continue reading “PGA Senior Golfer Charles Owens, Dies at 85”

King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation To Host 20th Annual Awards Gala

By Savannah Tribune | September 13, 2017

The King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation, Inc. (KTCF) announces that the 20th Annual KTCF, Inc. Awards Gala will be held Saturday, September 16, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. at the Savannah State University in the New Student Center. A silent auction will precede the gala at 6:30 p.m. KTCF, Inc. recognizes individuals and organizations committed to advancing our society through historic preservation, fine … Continue reading “King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation To Host 20th Annual Awards Gala”

United Way of the Coastal Empire Announces $8,251,841 Campaign Goal

By Savannah Tribune | September 13, 2017

United Way of the Coastal Empire announced its 2017 annual campaign goal of $8,251,841 at the One By One Campaign Kick-Off at the Savannah Civic Center. Campaign Chair Dr. Todd Cellini rallied the crowd to ensure that every child has potential to succeed, adults can provide for their families, and everyone can lead a healthy life. Dr. Todd Cellini, assistant … Continue reading “United Way of the Coastal Empire Announces $8,251,841 Campaign Goal”

Joe Addison Joins GIADA Executive Board

By Savannah Tribune | September 13, 2017

The Georgia Independent Automobile Dealers Association, better known in the used car industry as GIADA, is a not-for-profit industry trade association that has been the voice of Georgia’s independent auto dealers since 1955. GIADA is committed to representing, educating, and informing Georgia’s independent motor vehicle dealers. As the country’s largest IADA, GIADA can certainly attribute much of its success & … Continue reading “Joe Addison Joins GIADA Executive Board”

2017 Savannah Jazz Festival Lineup and Venues

By Savannah Tribune | September 13, 2017

The 36th Annual Savannah Jazz Festival is the Lowcountry’s only entirely free week-long music festival featuring regional and national wordclass jazz. Sponsored by the City of Savannah Cultural Affairs Department and others Including Miner Family Wines, The Marymor Family Foundation, and others, the festival takes place in venues around Savannah, culminating with three days in Savannah’s historic Forsyth Park, beginning … Continue reading “2017 Savannah Jazz Festival Lineup and Venues”

Communities in Schools Kicks Off 2017-2018 “All In For Kids” Campaign

By Savannah Tribune | September 06, 2017

Last Tuesday morning at the Armstrong Center, Communities in Schools of Savannah held their 2017-2018 Breakfast Kickoff to announce their new Campaign “All In For Kids.” Chairman of the Board of Directors, Joe Buck introduced the Board Members and spoke of the success Communities in Schools of Savannah has had at Haven Elementary School. Executive Director of Communities in Schools, … Continue reading “Communities in Schools Kicks Off 2017-2018 “All In For Kids” Campaign”

Thompson Headed To ASEAN Rail Summit 2017

By Savannah Tribune | September 06, 2017

Frankie Thompson, President and CEO of Frankie Thompson Enterprises, Inc., (FTE) is heading to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, as a delegate to the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Rail Summit 2017. The Summit, being held on September 6-7, is hosted by Shine Consultant and sponsored by such Asian/world heavyweights as SMRT Corporation Ltd (the leading multi-modal public transport operator in … Continue reading “Thompson Headed To ASEAN Rail Summit 2017”