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Two Children to Win $5,529 for College

By Savannah Tribune | October 16, 2017

It’s never too late to start saving for a child’s college education, and it’s not too late for families across Georgia to enter for a chance to win more than $5,000 for their child’s or grandchild’s college savings. The What If…? College Savings Giveaway kicked off in September, College Savings Month, and the deadline to enter is November 15. Two … Continue reading “Two Children to Win $5,529 for College”

Georgia Pre-K Week Celebrated

By Savannah Tribune | October 11, 2017

The teachers, children, and parents of Wright’s Child Care are delighted for those who could visit our classroom in celebration of Georgia Pre-K Week between October 2-6, 2017 to share your favorite children’s books and experience the quality early learning that happens at our center thanks to Georgia’s Pre-K Program. As a valued member of the community, we emphasize the … Continue reading “Georgia Pre-K Week Celebrated”

“Free Family Day” At The Cultural Arts Studio

By Savannah Tribune | October 11, 2017

In celebration of Arts and Humanities month, the City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs will host a Free Family Day on October 21, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 1p.m. at the Cultural Arts Studio located at 9 W. Henry Street. Free Family Day provides patrons a chance to create, learn, and experience different art forms. This year we are … Continue reading ““Free Family Day” At The Cultural Arts Studio”

The Alfred E. Beach High School of 1957

By Savannah Tribune | October 11, 2017

The Alfred E. Beach High School of 1957 will hold its regular Class Meeting on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. Time: 12:00 noon, at Ralph Mark Gilbert Museum, 460 Martin Luther King Blvd. Plans are being made for the 60th Year Anniversary, which entail the banquet, picnic and other fun activities. The taxation is necessary to defry the cost of these … Continue reading “The Alfred E. Beach High School of 1957”

Sustainitivity Names 2017 Community Partner and Sets $10,000 Fundraising Goal for Park Place Outreach

By Savannah Tribune | October 11, 2017

Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter, which provides support and temporary residential services for at-risk children and teens in Savannah and the surrounding area, was selected as the 2017 community partner of Sustainitivity, a local non-profit agency that promotes energy efficient practices. Sustainitivity will host its first fundraising event for Park Place Outreach, a 150-meter ‘Mattress Dash,’ on Sunday, … Continue reading “Sustainitivity Names 2017 Community Partner and Sets $10,000 Fundraising Goal for Park Place Outreach”

Frogwarts: A Magical Fall Festival

By Savannah Tribune | October 11, 2017

On Sunday, October 15th from 11 AM – 3 PM, Georgia State Railroad Museum and Savannah Children’s Museum will transform into a magical fall festival for Frogwarts, a Harry Potter-themed day of fun. Guests are invited to arrive at Frogwarts School of Magic in costume and be divided by the Sorting Hat into one of four houses: Croak, Hoppin, Ribbit … Continue reading “Frogwarts: A Magical Fall Festival”

NNPA Chairman Says Gun Control Is “Forbidden Subject” When Mass Shooters Are White And Male; This Is A “Glaring Double Standard.”

By Savannah Tribune | October 11, 2017

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Chairman Dorothy R. Leavell said that the issue of gun control escapes vigorous debate when the perpetrators of mass shooters are White males. The leader of the association, comprised of more than 200 Black-owned publications, also noted that cries for reform gain the most traction when highlighting incidents of urban violence involving African American … Continue reading “NNPA Chairman Says Gun Control Is “Forbidden Subject” When Mass Shooters Are White And Male; This Is A “Glaring Double Standard.””

Winnifred Bryant Ph.D. Publishes Biology Textbook

By Savannah Tribune | October 11, 2017

Winnifred Bryant Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, has published a book entitled, Human Sexual Biology. The textbook, which is distributed by Great River Publishing will be implemented in Dr. Bryant’s course of the same name, beginning in Fall semester 2017. The textbook was written as a companion to the material Dr. Bryant covers … Continue reading “Winnifred Bryant Ph.D. Publishes Biology Textbook”

School Administrators and Staff Honored For Beating The Odds

By Savannah Tribune | October 11, 2017

Principals and staff members from schools exceeding statistical predictions for academic performance were awarded Certificates of Recognition by Phi Delta Kappa Chapter 1219 at a TEA & CHEERS Reception on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Southwest Library Auditorium. The remarkable achievement of “Beating the Odds” was celebrated in an address by Dr. Mary Kropiewnicki, Dean and Professor of Education at … Continue reading “School Administrators and Staff Honored For Beating The Odds”

Bahá’ís Of The Savannah Area Mark The 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh,

By Savannah Tribune | October 11, 2017

Bahá’ís of the Savannah, Ga area are preparing to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh, the Founder of the Bahá’í Faith, on Saturday October 21, 2017. This event is open to all from 1 to 5PM and admission is free. Plans underway include: An OPEN HOUSE Celebration at The Armstrong Center, Armstrong State University.. Live Music, events … Continue reading “Bahá’ís Of The Savannah Area Mark The 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh,”