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5th Annual Remembering Ben Tucker Memorial Concert To Be Held

By Savannah Tribune | May 23, 2018

The 5th annual “Remembering Ben Tucker Memorial Jazz Jam” will be held on June 3, 2018, at 3-5 pm, at Wright Square on Bull Street in historic Savannah, GA. This is a free concert for all ages. This years event will feature some of the Coastal Empire’s finest jazz musicians including Teddy Adams on trombone, Randy Reese on sax and … Continue reading “5th Annual Remembering Ben Tucker Memorial Concert To Be Held”

Greenbriar Children’s Center Honored by Its Founding Organization

By Savannah Tribune | May 23, 2018

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Gamma Sigma Omega (GSO) chapter kicked off their 75th anniversary celebration by presenting $20,075 to Greenbriar Children’s Center during their “75th Anniversary Inspiration and Recognitions” program held on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at First African Baptist Church, 23 Montgomery Street, Savannah, GA. Sheila B. Hutcherson, GSO president stated, “It is important to Gamma Sigma Omega … Continue reading “Greenbriar Children’s Center Honored by Its Founding Organization”

Senior Citizens, Inc. Awarded the 2018 GuideStar Gold Seal

By Savannah Tribune | May 23, 2018

Senior Citizens, Inc. (SCI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people age successfully, has been awarded the Gold Seal of transparency by Guide- Star USA, the world’s largest source of information on non-profit organizations. SCI was awarded the Gold Seal by GuideStar in recognition of the indepth information provided for public viewing regarding the organization’s finances, goals, strategies, capabilities, and … Continue reading “Senior Citizens, Inc. Awarded the 2018 GuideStar Gold Seal”

Union Mission’s Annual Fundraiser Exceeds $220,000

By Savannah Tribune | May 23, 2018

Union Mission announced this week that Raising Hope, the organization’s largest fundraising event of the year, raised more than $220,000 on May 9th, an increase of more than 40% over last year. David Paddison, former Union Mission board chair and president of Sterling Seacrest Partners, was also recognized at the event for his continued dedication and service to the organization. … Continue reading “Union Mission’s Annual Fundraiser Exceeds $220,000”

Rise Biscuits Donuts To Fight Hunger on National Donut Day

By Savannah Tribune | May 23, 2018

Rise Biscuits Donuts, Durham, NC’s award-winning concept featuring both sweet and savory breakfast and lunch options, announced that all seventeen Rise stores will celebrate National Donut Day on Friday, June 1 by donating 100% of sales of the Chocolate Icing Donut that day to a local hunger relief charity. Rise Savannah will be raising money for America’s Second Harvest of … Continue reading “Rise Biscuits Donuts To Fight Hunger on National Donut Day”

Redress Committee of Savannah Branch NAACP To Host Mass Meeting

By Savannah Tribune | May 23, 2018

On Sunday, May 27, at 4 pm, the Redress Committee of the Savannah Branch NAACP will host the May Mass Meeting at Tremont Temple Misssionary Baptist Church located at 1110 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. and where QuentIn J. Morris, Jr. is pastor. Dr. Marie Miller, Chair of the Redress Committee, will define the issues for the meeting and introduce … Continue reading “Redress Committee of Savannah Branch NAACP To Host Mass Meeting”

Luckys Market Hosts Butcher Block Party To Kick Off Grilling Season

By Savannah Tribune | May 23, 2018

Lucky’s Market, 5501 Abercorn Street, is celebrating summer with interactive grilling events and a Butcher Block Party over Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28 during regular store hours. During the Butcher Block Party, Lucky’s Meat Shops will be stocked with special, full cuts of all-natural, antibiotic and hormone-free USDA choice Lucky’s brand beef – Whole ribeye, New York Strip, Top Sirloin, … Continue reading “Luckys Market Hosts Butcher Block Party To Kick Off Grilling Season”

The Junior League of Savannah Recognized at National Conference

By Savannah Tribune | May 23, 2018

The Junior League of Savannah received recognition for its Membership Recruitment and Engagement program at the 96th Annual Conference of The Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI), held in Memphis, TN. Fourteen individual Leagues were acknowledged for innovation at the conference, which brought together women from 291 Junior Leagues. For over 90 years, the Junior League of Savannah has served … Continue reading “The Junior League of Savannah Recognized at National Conference”

The Famous Equinox Orchestra

By Savannah Tribune | May 23, 2018

QUESTION: What’s more fabulous than watching the July 4th Fireworks Show in Savannah, GA? ANSWER: Taking it all in from the luxurious and spacious Westin Resort Harbor Lawn while enjoying a patriotic performance by the Fabulous Equinox Orchestra in support of the Sua Sponte Foundation, the charity for our local Ranger Battalion. Seating is extremely limited and tickets are moving … Continue reading “The Famous Equinox Orchestra”

Cora Bett Thomas Realty Awards Judy Nease Top Residential Sales Agent of the Month

By Savannah Tribune | May 23, 2018

Cora Bett Thomas Realty & Associates recently awarded Judy C. Nease its top sales agent of the month for April having secured $2.3 million in sales. Nease represents clients as an associate broker, facilitating buying and selling residential properties predominantly in the Wilmington and Whitemarsh Island areas. Her more than 40 years in real estate were shaped by her experiences … Continue reading “Cora Bett Thomas Realty Awards Judy Nease Top Residential Sales Agent of the Month”