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Savannah State University Celebrates Homecoming With Parade and More

By Savannah Tribune | October 17, 2018

Savannah State University’s (SSU) Homecoming Parade will kick-off at 9 a.m., Saturday, October 27, and follow a route through downtown Savannah. Tom Joyner, nationally syndicated radio host, will serve as the parade grand marshal. The Tom Joyner Morning Show launched in 1994 and featured news, comedy, sports and music as well as celebrity interviews. Joyner started the Tom Joyner Foundation … Continue reading “Savannah State University Celebrates Homecoming With Parade and More”

Are You Among the 53,000? Does the EXACT MATCH Rule In Georgia Affect You?

By Savannah Tribune | October 17, 2018

Hotline: 866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683), or www.866OurVote.org Georgia’s “Exact Match/Executive Voter Mandate” system requires an exact match between information on the voter registration form and information about the applicant in the state’s database in order to complete the registration process. If you think you are in the 53,000 whose Voter Registrations are being held, HERE’S WHAT YOU SHOULD DO IMMEDIATELY: CALL one … Continue reading “Are You Among the 53,000? Does the EXACT MATCH Rule In Georgia Affect You?”

The GHS Presents David Blight’s New Book Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

By Savannah Tribune | October 17, 2018

The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) will be hosting a program to debut Dr. David W. Blight’s new book, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom (Simon and Schuster) on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at the Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church in Savannah, Ga. The special evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a book signing. The book signing will be followed by … Continue reading “The GHS Presents David Blight’s New Book Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom”

Freddie Cole to Perform at the Good Times Jazz Bar & Restaurant

By Savannah Tribune | October 17, 2018

Freddie Cole, the younger brother of Nat “King” Cole and uncle of Natalie Cole will perform at the inaugural anniversary of the Good Times Jazz Bar & Restaurant, located at 107 W. Broughton St. on Wednesday and Thursday, October 17-18, 2018. There are two performances nightly, 1st set 7:30p.m. and 2nd set at 9:30. Tickets are $20 and can be … Continue reading “Freddie Cole to Perform at the Good Times Jazz Bar & Restaurant”

The Coastal Jazz Association Presents Jonathan Baptiste & The Urban Intellectuals

By Savannah Tribune | October 17, 2018

The Coastal Jazz Association will present Jonathan Baptiste & The Urban Intellectuals on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at the at The Ben Tucker Pavillion at the Westin Savannah Harbor beginning at 5p.m. The event is free to CJA members and students with I.D. $20 for non-members. Jonathan Baptiste is a bassist/composer based in the Jacksonville, Florida. His group, The Urban … Continue reading “The Coastal Jazz Association Presents Jonathan Baptiste & The Urban Intellectuals”

Savannah Branch NAACP 37th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet

By Savannah Tribune | October 10, 2018

The Savannah Branch NAACP will hold its 37th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet at the Savannah Marriot Riverfront Hotel Saturday, October 20, 2018 beginning at 7 p.m. The Awards Ceremony is an integral aspect of the Branch celebration where persons and institutions from the community are honored for their contributions to the mission and principle objectives of the NAACP. The Esther … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP 37th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet”

AWWIN, Inc. 2018 Top Ten Working Women of the Year Awards Gala

By Savannah Tribune | October 10, 2018

Assisting Working Women in Need (AWWIN, Inc.) announces plans for their 16th Annual Top Ten Working Women of the Year Awards Gala and Silent Auction on Friday, October 19, 2018, at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum. The evening is black tie and will start at 6:45p.m. with a press conference for honorees. Individual seats are $85; a table of … Continue reading “AWWIN, Inc. 2018 Top Ten Working Women of the Year Awards Gala”

Savannah Music Festival Kicks Off 30th Festival Season on November 9

By Savannah Tribune | October 10, 2018

On Friday, November 9, 2018, Savannah Music Festival (SMF) announces the lineup for its 2019 festival season (March 28 – April 13) with ticket sales starting the same day at 10am. To kick off its 30th festival season, the organization presents Georgia Soul & Blues at the historic Lucas Theatre for the Arts. The concert features original soul man and … Continue reading “Savannah Music Festival Kicks Off 30th Festival Season on November 9”

Savannah’s 2018 Bigwigs Celebrate 5th Year Of Campaign

By Savannah Tribune | October 10, 2018

Susan G. Komen Coastal Georgia is announcing its 5th class of BigWigs in Savannah who will raise funds for community breast cancer services. Twelve local leaders will be donning bright pink wigs throughout the city, all in an effort to raise awareness and funds for Susan G. Komen Coastal Georgia and its vision of a world without breast cancer. The … Continue reading “Savannah’s 2018 Bigwigs Celebrate 5th Year Of Campaign”

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Savannah Tribune | October 03, 2018

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. St. Joseph/Candler has partnered up with various organizations throughout our community to raise awareness of breast cancer risks and promote the value of screenings, treatment and early detection. In 2018, an estimated 266,120 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 63,960 new cases … Continue reading “October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month”