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Women’s History Month

By Savannah Tribune | March 21, 2018

Before there was Oprah, Ariana Huffington, and Sheryl Sandberg, there was Sarah Breedlove. Sarah – better known as Madam C.J. Walker – was the first woman entrepreneur in history. This week during Women’s History Month, we’re going to take a look back at her accomplishments and how she shaped the business world for women today. Gain knowledge and experience first. … Continue reading “Women’s History Month”

The Learning Center Of SCI Presents “The Radical King” In Memory of Dr. MLKing, Jr.

By Savannah Tribune | March 21, 2018

The Learning Center (TLC) of Senior Citizens, Inc. (SCI) is marking the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a special lecture by the University of Georgia’s Dr. Robert A. Pratt. Open to the public, the lecture will take place on Wednesday, April 4, beginning at 12:00pm at the First Presbyterian Church Sanctuary located at … Continue reading “The Learning Center Of SCI Presents “The Radical King” In Memory of Dr. MLKing, Jr.”

Bell Appointed SBA Administrator

By Savannah Tribune | March 21, 2018

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently announced the appointment of Ashley Daniel Bell, Esq. as Regional Administrator for SBA Region IV, which covers Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Bell comes from Gainesville, Georgia and brings with him a wide range of experience. Bell was sworn in to his new position on February 26 … Continue reading “Bell Appointed SBA Administrator”

Savannah State Gala Will Raise Scholarship Funds

By Savannah Tribune | March 21, 2018

Savannah State University’s (SSU) President’s Scholarship Gala will be held Saturday, April 7, 7:30 p.m. at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. Net proceeds from the university’s premier fundraising event will support student scholarships. With the theme of “An Intellectual Renaissance,” SSU will celebrate the rich culture of the 1920s Harlem Renaissance while recognizing the scholars and community leaders … Continue reading “Savannah State Gala Will Raise Scholarship Funds”

Rape Crisis Center Power of Pearls Gala Features Kym Worthy In Mariska Hargitay’s Film Documentary, “I Am Evidence”

By Savannah Tribune | March 14, 2018

The Rape Crisis Center is pleased to announce Kym L. Worthy, prosecutor of Wayne County, Michigan and recently featured in Mariska Hargitay’s film documentary, I AM EVIDENCE, for her work in resolving a massive backlog of unprocessed rape kits in Detroit, Michigan, will be the keynote speaker at their Pearls of Power Awards Gala. This annual celebration, the organization’s largest … Continue reading “Rape Crisis Center Power of Pearls Gala Features Kym Worthy In Mariska Hargitay’s Film Documentary, “I Am Evidence””

Women’s History Month

By Savannah Tribune | March 14, 2018

Savannah civic leader and leading black Republican Mrs. Mamie George Williams (1872- 1951), was honored posthumously on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at the 2018 Georgia Women of Achievement (GWA) induction ceremony at Wesleyan College in Macon. Georgia Women of Achievement was created in 1990 to honor women in Georgia who have contributed extensively to the community through their professional and … Continue reading “Women’s History Month”

Stella Wilson Celebrates 85th Birthday With A Skydive

By Savannah Tribune | March 14, 2018

Stella Wilson celebrated her 85th birthday, with a first skydive, at the Jumping Place Skydiving Center in Statesboro, Georgia. A large group of family and friends came to witness the momentous occasion. Grandson, Kristopher Wilson decided to join in and also experienced his first skydive. What a fantastic and exhilarating experience. It was totally awesome!! Jumping out of a plane … Continue reading “Stella Wilson Celebrates 85th Birthday With A Skydive”

Vice President Joining Savannah’s Mayor For St. Patrick’s Day

By Savannah Tribune | March 14, 2018

The City of Savannah will be hosting Vice President Mike Pence for the 2018 St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Vice President Pence will join Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach in welcoming the parade participants and parade goers. “It’s a true honor to welcome Vice President Pence to our beautiful city,” said Mayor DeLoach. “We are excited to showcase our City and this … Continue reading “Vice President Joining Savannah’s Mayor For St. Patrick’s Day”

Peele Becomes First African-American To Win Best Original Screenplay Oscar

By Savannah Tribune | March 07, 2018

Jordan Peele won best original screenplay at the 90th Annual Academy Awards for his film “Get Out” becoming the first African American to do so. “I stopped writing this movie about 20 times… I thought it was impossible. I thought it wasn’t going to work.” said Peele while accepting the award for best original screenplay. “Get Out” beat out Lady … Continue reading “Peele Becomes First African-American To Win Best Original Screenplay Oscar”

Greenbriar Celebrates Volunteers and Partners At Annual Awards Ceremony

By Savannah Tribune | March 07, 2018

Greenbriar Children’s Center held its Annual Meeting and Volunteers of the Year Awards Luncheon on Feb. 28 at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Savannah. Guests enjoyed a delicious lunch, prepared by the culinary arts classes at Woodville-Tompkins High School, and fellowship as they celebrated the nonprofit organization’s tremendous accomplishments over the past year. Greenbriar presented awards to their volunteers of … Continue reading “Greenbriar Celebrates Volunteers and Partners At Annual Awards Ceremony”