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Savannah-Area Teen Recovering From Brain Tumor

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

Savannah- area resident Tara Nance is filled with gratitude after her daughter, Hope, 14, recovered from brain tumor surgery to remove a dangerous tumor. Tara Nance is grateful for the care Hope received from pediatric neurosurgeon Philipp Aldana, MD, and Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. “Dr. Aldana is so kind and treated us like family. He went above and … Continue reading “Savannah-Area Teen Recovering From Brain Tumor”

National Federation of the Blind to Meet

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

The regular monthly meeting of the National Federation of the Blind of Chatham County will be held Saturday, July 21, 2018 starting at 2:30pm. The meeting will be held in the community room at Williams Court, 1900 Lincoln Street. Contact President McArthur Jarrett at 349.2651.

NAACP 14th Annual Curtis V. Cooper Life Members Breakfast

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

The Savannah Branch NAACP will hold its 14th Annual Curtis V. Cooper Life Members Breakfast on Saturday, July 21, 9 AM at Prince Hall Masonic Temple, 602 East Broad Street. This breakfast is open to the public. Tickets are $25 and should be purchased in advance from the NAACP office at 1204 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Seating is limited. … Continue reading “NAACP 14th Annual Curtis V. Cooper Life Members Breakfast”

Tompkins Class of ’64 Monthly Meeting

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

The Sophronia M. Tompkins High School Class of ’64 will meet on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 2:30 – 3:45 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Garden City Library meeting room, located at 104 Sunshine Avenue, Garden City, GA. All Class members are encouraged to please attend and invite another classmate to attend also, as we discuss completing … Continue reading “Tompkins Class of ’64 Monthly Meeting”

A Special Invitation To You!

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

As we celebrate 40 years of Ministry, we cordially invited you to attend the Gospel Truth Christian Care Academy Reunion on Sunday July 22, 2018 at the Botanical Garden 2 Canebrake, Road in Savannah, Georgia at 4:30 in the evening. This is a God inspired explosion, and we know that many hearts will be turned to our Lord and Savior … Continue reading “A Special Invitation To You!”

Area Artist Showcase & Vendor Pop-Up Shop On July 19

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

The Savannah Convention Center is pleased to announce the Opening of our Artist Showcase, a group exhibition of artworks featuring local artists, and Vendor Pop-Up Shop. The Artist Showcase is free to tour and will run July 19, 2018- December 7, 2018, with an opening reception July 19th from 5p.m. – 7p.m which includes a Pop-Up Shop with local vendors. … Continue reading “Area Artist Showcase & Vendor Pop-Up Shop On July 19”

First District Women of GMBC

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

“Unsung Heroines of the Bible” sponsored by The First District Deaconess of the General Missionary Baptist Convention of GA, Inc. will be Saturday, July 28, 2018, 5:00 p.m. at Tremont Temple Baptist Church, Rev. Quentin J. Morris, Sr., Pastor, 1110 MLK Blvd, Savannah, GA, Sis. Louise Bryant, Deaconess Auxiliary Leader. This event will ensure that the First District Deaconesses will … Continue reading “First District Women of GMBC”

2019 MLK Day Parade Applications Available

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

Applications for the 40th annual MLK Day Parade in Savannah are now available, with a submission deadline of Nov. 30, 2018. The parade, one of the largest MLK Day events in the United States, will include up to 325 units of school marching bands, ROTC or military units, elected officials, faith groups, sororities and fraternities, businesses, schools and other organizations. … Continue reading “2019 MLK Day Parade Applications Available”

Mosquito-borne Virus Activity Detected

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

Chatham County Mosquito Control has confirmed that samplings of mosquitoes collected in western Chatham County (Pooler area) have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This indicates that WNV is actively circulating in local mosquito populations this year. Mosquito control personnel are surveying all areas of Chatham County and scheduling control operations as required. No human cases of WNV have … Continue reading “Mosquito-borne Virus Activity Detected”

Over $5,000 Presented to Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

Sustainativity presented $5356.00 to Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter to be used for new energy efficient appliances. The Shelter, located at 514 East Henry Street, is open 24 hours a day and offers a safe and loving environment to homeless, runaway and at-risk youth ages 11 to 17. “Sustainativity’s donation makes a huge impact on our shelter operations,” said … Continue reading “Over $5,000 Presented to Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter”