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United Way Women United Presents Women Who Rule To Benefit Low-Income Women

By Savannah Tribune | May 24, 2017

United Way Wom- en United (formerly United Way Women’s Legacy Council) presented Women Who Rule, a fundraising event to help low-income women find dependable transportation. The sold-out event featured area executive and professional leaders who have excelled in their profession. The featured leaders were Heather Burge, founder and owner of Bleu- Belle; Dr. Cheryl Dozier, president of Savannah State University; … Continue reading “United Way Women United Presents Women Who Rule To Benefit Low-Income Women”

Ben Wesley Inducted Into Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame

By Savannah Tribune | May 24, 2017

On May 1, 2017 before an assembled crowd of 400 that included family, friends and former classmates , Ben Wesley, along with honorees Gregg Ewaldsen, Jack O’Neil , Patricia “Missy” Willoughby, Charlie Smith and Carl Carter, was inducted into the Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame’s at its 48th Annual Awards Banquet. “Good Evening. Everything that I have done and … Continue reading “Ben Wesley Inducted Into Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame”

Music Executive Shawn Christopher’s Six19 Music Inks Distribution Deal With Dream Label Group

By Savannah Tribune | May 24, 2017

Music executive Shawn Christopher, President and Founder of Six19 Music and CEA (Christopher Entertainment Agency) has announced today, a distribution deal with Dream Label Group/Dream Records LLC who is distributed by Capitol Christian Distribution. Shawn Christopher states, “I am so grateful for this opportunity to team with Dream Label Group for this awesome journey with SIX19 Music! Thanks to David … Continue reading “Music Executive Shawn Christopher’s Six19 Music Inks Distribution Deal With Dream Label Group”

Incoming President for the Junior League of Savannah

By Savannah Tribune | May 17, 2017

Congratulations to Melissa Jackson, incoming President for the Junior League of Savannah, and its first African American president. Also shown, The Savannah Tribune publisher, Shirley B. James, a Savannah Junior League trailblazer and its first African American member who joined the League in 1983.

Two Women Entrepreneurs Launch Doll Collection To Encourage Black Girls To EmbraceTheir Natural Beauty

By Savannah Tribune | May 17, 2017

Business Partners Caroline Hlahla (UK London based) and Khulile Vilakazi-Ofosu (South Africa) originally came together to build a customer centric hair company that specialises in 100% natural textured extensions to suit African women’s natural hair (Bounce Essentials). However they noticed that beyond the deeply personal connection that women have with their hair, the identities and confidence of their customers’ children … Continue reading “Two Women Entrepreneurs Launch Doll Collection To Encourage Black Girls To EmbraceTheir Natural Beauty”

Savannah Native Honored in New York

By Savannah Tribune | May 17, 2017

Savannah’s own Suzanne Shank, widely recognized as one of the most powerful women on Wall Street, received the highest honor of the Municipal Forum of New York at its annual award dinner in New York City last week. The event was attended by top municipal investment bankers, attorneys, and influential state and local government officials, including New York Mayor Bill … Continue reading “Savannah Native Honored in New York”

Hungry Club Forum Presents 2017 Community Service Appreciation Award

By Savannah Tribune | May 17, 2017

The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) held its 11th Annual Meeting and Community Service Appreciation Reception Luncheon, on Saturday May 6, 2017, in the Eden Room of The Temple of Glory. This activity spotlights the annual contributions, since 2006, of the HCFS’ monthly Signature Roundtable and Open Forums, and allows the organization to present the HCFS’ coveted (Booker … Continue reading “Hungry Club Forum Presents 2017 Community Service Appreciation Award”

You Are My Heart And Soul

By Savannah Tribune | May 10, 2017

Thank you…For standing by me through thick and thin; For not giving up on me when I didn’t win. For your patience when I kept pushing you away; For caring when I said I didn’t need you anyway. I am grateful knowing…I can count on your strength; Ask for your support, and know you’ll go to any length. When I … Continue reading “You Are My Heart And Soul”

Dr. Ann Levett-Polite Appointed As SCCPS Superintendent

By Savannah Tribune | May 10, 2017

The Board of Public Education for the City of Savannah and County of Chatham announced Dr. Ann Levett as the selected candidate for the position of District Superintendent. Dr. Levett currently serves as the school district’s Deputy Superintendent and Chief Academic Officer. Levett has held positions as a professional educator for more than 41 years. She was employed in the … Continue reading “Dr. Ann Levett-Polite Appointed As SCCPS Superintendent”

Alderman Van R. Johnson, II Receives 2017 ACCG Civic and Community Engagement Advocate Award

By Savannah Tribune | May 10, 2017

ACCG, Georgia’s county association, recently awarded Savannah Alderman Van R. Johnson II (District 1) with the 2017 Civic and Community Engagement Advocate of the Year Award. Each year, ACCG uses its Awards and Recognition Program to honor individuals, businesses and organizations that work to further the mission of county government, ACCG, or both. Johnson accepted the award on April 29th … Continue reading “Alderman Van R. Johnson, II Receives 2017 ACCG Civic and Community Engagement Advocate Award”