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Bethesda Academy Scholarship Gala Sets Stage for Graduation

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

Bethesda Academy’s 2019 Scholarship Gala was held the evening of Friday, May 10, at the Plantation Club at The Landings. The Bethesda class of 2019 will graduate the following day at the school gym at 10 a.m. The speaker for the scholarship gala was Robert L. Brown, principal/ owner of R.L. Brown and Associates, an Atlanta architectural firm. Brown is … Continue reading “Bethesda Academy Scholarship Gala Sets Stage for Graduation”

First Annual Black Business Expo

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

Last Wednesday, May 8, the Black Empowerment Movement Association (B.E.M.A.) hosted a Black Business Expo at the Temple of Glory Cafe to encourage black entrepreneurship and expose community members to local black businesses. The event hosted 30 vendors including massage therapists, newspapers, jewelry makers, local barber shops and more. “It’s the coming together of the African American community in terms … Continue reading “First Annual Black Business Expo”

Jabberwock 2019 – “A Strand of Cultured Pearls” … A New Twist

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

“Jabberwock 2019 – A Strand of Cultured Pearls” was a huge success. The event was held May 3, 2018 at The DeSoto Hotel’s Madison Ballroom. Jabberwock, an exclusive fundraising project of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., is a part of Delta’s tradition. The Jabberwock is a time-honored tradition of the ladies of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. – Savannah … Continue reading “Jabberwock 2019 – “A Strand of Cultured Pearls” … A New Twist”

Aneih Hernandez Named Superintendent’s Student of the Month – April 2019

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

Our featured Student of the Month representing the month of April attends Hubert Middle School and is in seventh grade. She is described as a student who is always on the ball and has proven herself to be a leader at her school. This student is noted for always upholding the school standards of striving for more and doing your … Continue reading “Aneih Hernandez Named Superintendent’s Student of the Month – April 2019”

Tompkins Class of 1964 Monthly Meeting

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

The Sophronia M. Tompkins High School Class of 1964 will meet on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 2:00 – 3:00 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 planned … Continue reading “Tompkins Class of 1964 Monthly Meeting”

Deacons and Deaconesses 46th Anniversary

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

On behalf of the Bryan Neck Missionary Baptist Church in Richmond Hill, GA., we would like to cordially invite you to join us in celebrating our Deacons and Deaconesses Forty-six Anniversary. This event will take place on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. Our anniversary theme is Deacons and Deaconesses “Standing up for Righteousness” 1 Corinthians 15:58 The messenger … Continue reading “Deacons and Deaconesses 46th Anniversary”

First New Light Baptist Church Activities

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

Weekly services at First New Light Baptist Church begin on Sunday morning at 10 A.M. with Sunday School, Dea. Albert Hall, Superintendent and staff in charge. Services continue at 11:30 A.M. with morning worship with the Pastor, Roger D. Green and officers in charge. Prayer service and Bible Study are held on Tuesday evening at 7:30 P.M. Family and Friends … Continue reading “First New Light Baptist Church Activities”

Asbury Memorial To Host ‘Killing Us Softly’ Film Screening And Panel Discussion

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

Asbury Memorial Church is slated to host a screening of the documentary “Killing Us Softly IV” and subsequent panel discussion from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 at the church, 1008 E. Henry St. This event will be hosted by Asbury Memorial’s Church & Society Committee, who recently presented “Backs Against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story.” May’s screening … Continue reading “Asbury Memorial To Host ‘Killing Us Softly’ Film Screening And Panel Discussion”

Applications Now Open For Leadership Savannah

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

Applications for the 2019-2020 Leadership Savannah Class are currently being accepted for the one-year class, which will be limited to 42 people. The selections committee is seeking representation from a cross-section of the community, including those active in business, education, the arts, religion, government, community based organizations and ethnic and minority groups, and will reflect the diversity of the community. … Continue reading “Applications Now Open For Leadership Savannah”

Tybee Island to Implement New Safety Measures and Seasonal Parking Rate

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

In an effort to improve beach safety, the City of Tybee Island will be making significant investments in personnel, equipment and technology. Along with the hiring of additional lifeguards and full time Fire Department personnel, Tybee Island will be investing in new equipment for the beach, including beach vehicles, jet skis and safety equipment for Ocean Rescue. “We must do … Continue reading “Tybee Island to Implement New Safety Measures and Seasonal Parking Rate”