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Girl Scouts Set to Host 3rd Annual QuestFest Bringing Nearly a Thousand to Savannah

By Savannah Tribune | July 17, 2019

Girl Scouts 3rd Annual QuestFest set to kick off in Savannah Thursday, July 18 through Saturday, July 20th.. Savannah welcomes nearly a thousand Girl Scouts from across the country to celebrate the impact of Girl Scouting with their annual 3-day event, QuestFest. They will use smartphones to navigate through the historic district with their teams to solve clues, complete challenges, … Continue reading “Girl Scouts Set to Host 3rd Annual QuestFest Bringing Nearly a Thousand to Savannah”

City Celebrates SPLOST Additions To Coffee Bluff Marina

By Savannah Tribune | July 17, 2019

The City of Savannah will celebrate the new Rosedew Park as an addition to Coffee Bluff Marina, 14915 Coffee Bluff Road, on Friday, July 26 at 10:00 a.m. Rosedew Park is at the north end of the Coffee Bluff Marina Parking Lot bordered by Back Street and Coffee Bluff Road. It features a playground with trees and benches. In 2008, … Continue reading “City Celebrates SPLOST Additions To Coffee Bluff Marina”

Feed The Hungry and St. Joseph’s/Candler to Open The Empowerment Center

By Savannah Tribune | July 17, 2019

Rep. Carl Gilliard and St. Joseph’s/Candler are partnering to create The Empowerment Center to help families rise up out of poverty. “We recognize the difficulties that the working poor have and we want to help their families become successful and sustainable,” said Rep. Gilliard, who founded Feed The Hungry in 2009. “The Empowerment Center is going to change the narrative … Continue reading “Feed The Hungry and St. Joseph’s/Candler to Open The Empowerment Center”

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Presents Endowed Scholarship Fund To Savannah State University

By Savannah Tribune | July 17, 2019

On June 24, 2019, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Savannah Alumnae Chapter, presented Savannah State University with $1,000 for their established Endowed Scholarship Fund. This installment brings the endowment total to $25,272, which now allows for the beginning of distribution of scholarship monies to students. The endowment was started in 2006 with the efforts of chapter member, Ms. Gladys Lambert. … Continue reading “Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Presents Endowed Scholarship Fund To Savannah State University”

The ELLA Foundation, Hospice Savannah to Launch Forgotten Victims Program

By Savannah Tribune | July 17, 2019

The ELLA Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to offering support, education and advocacy to individuals and families affected by violence, and Hospice Savannah will launch the Forgotten Victims Support Group, a new 8-week program focusing on grief education and effective ways to process crime-related grief. This program, which is free open to the public, is limited to 15 participants. A … Continue reading “The ELLA Foundation, Hospice Savannah to Launch Forgotten Victims Program”

Sankofa “This Is America” Dance Concert

By Savannah Tribune | July 17, 2019

Sankofa Center for the Arts presents: “This Is America” dance concert on Saturday, July 20th at 6:00PM at the Savannah Cultural Art’s Center in the “Ben Tucker Theater” located at 201 Montgomery Street, Savannah, GA 31401. This is one heart felt, pulsating, and high performance dance concert that will showcase students work over the past year and how it relates … Continue reading “Sankofa “This Is America” Dance Concert”

The Earl T. Shinhoster Youth Leadership Institute Convened

By Savannah Tribune | July 17, 2019

The Earl T. Shinhoster Youth Leadership Institute convened its annual week-long session, July 8-12, 2019, at the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum. Following a week of community guest speakers, educational activities and tours of local Museums, the Institute headed up by members of the Shinhoster family held a closing program where the participants gave a presentation of the projects … Continue reading “The Earl T. Shinhoster Youth Leadership Institute Convened”

Savannah State University Launches New Tiger’s Enrollment Program

By Savannah Tribune | July 17, 2019

Hundreds of fathers, mothers and grandparents were drawn to the oldest public historically black college in Georgia last week to join the next freshmen class. They woke up at the crack of the dawn and traveled hundreds of miles to make it to the Savannah State University campus on Thursday and Friday. An estimated 450 new freshmen met with the … Continue reading “Savannah State University Launches New Tiger’s Enrollment Program”

Savannah SCORE Offers Opportunity for Entrepreneurs to Win $10K to Launch Their New Business

By Savannah Tribune | July 17, 2019

Got an idea for a unique, exciting new product or service? Then consider entering Savannah SCORE’s “BizPitch Savannah ™ 2019” entrepreneurial competition. A kinder, gentler version of TV’s “Shark Tank”, aspiring Savannah area entrepreneurs will be able to pitch their new business ideas to a panel of judges for the chance to win over $10,000 in cash and professional business … Continue reading “Savannah SCORE Offers Opportunity for Entrepreneurs to Win $10K to Launch Their New Business”

Sol C. Johnson Class of “69 To Hold 50th Class Reunion

By Savannah Tribune | July 17, 2019

The Sol. C.Johnson Class of 1969 is planning a 50th year class reunion. Come join us and invite a classmate. Monthly meetings every 1st Saturday, 12pm@ W.W. Law Center, 909 E. Bolton St., Savannah, Ga.