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City Debuts Pilot Transportation Program for Downtown Workers

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

The City of Savannah is offering downtown workers a flexible form of transportation through the use of the iPhone and Android app “Downtowner” which offers on demand rides within the downtown area. The need for such a service for late-night downtown workers was identified by City Council during discussions of the Parking Matters study, which recommended extending meter enforcement into … Continue reading “City Debuts Pilot Transportation Program for Downtown Workers”

Coastal Jazz Presents Sunday Concert Featuring Grammy Award Winning Saxophonist Tom Scott with the Howard Paul Trio

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

Coastal Jazz Association presents Sunday Concert on May 19, 2019 at the Ben Tucker Pavilion at The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa, 2 Resort Dr. : 5-7PM. Free for Members, $20 for Guests This Sunday concert will feature Grammy Award Winning Saxophonist Tom Scott with the Howard Paul Trio Tom Scott is a veteran composer, arranger, producer, musical … Continue reading “Coastal Jazz Presents Sunday Concert Featuring Grammy Award Winning Saxophonist Tom Scott with the Howard Paul Trio”

Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter Hosts Author Otis Johnson

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

On April 29, 2019, the Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated hosted Former Savannah Mayor Otis S. Johnson at its “Off the Shelf” event which highlighted his book, “From the N-Word to Mr. Mayor: Experiencing the American Dream”. As part of Alpha Kappa Alpha’s program, “The Arts!”, GSO invited the public to read Dr. Johnson’s “hybrid … Continue reading “Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter Hosts Author Otis Johnson”

Richardson Receives Southern Talon Award

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

Georgia Southern University’s Office of Leadership and Community Engagement was honored to present Raven Richardson the Southern Talon Award during the 22nd Annual Leadership Awards and Recognition Day on April 26, 2019. This award is presented annually to juniors who have exemplified a commitment to enhancing campus life at Georgia Southern University. Recipients of this award have demonstrated outstanding involvement … Continue reading “Richardson Receives Southern Talon Award”

Summer 500 2019 Seeking Supporters

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

The City of Savannah is in need of area business involvement to provide hands-on summer work opportunities for high school students as a part of its Summer 500 student intern program. The program begins with a week of career skills training on Monday, June 3 followed by eight weeks of employment with participating businesses. To become a Summer 500 supporter, … Continue reading “Summer 500 2019 Seeking Supporters”

Senior Citizens, Inc. Honored Three at 2nd Annual “Legends, Leaders, and Life Well Lived” Award Luncheon

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

Senior Citizens, Inc. (SCI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people age successfully, held the 2nd Annual “Legends, Leaders, and Life Well Lived” Award Luncheon yesterday at The Landings Plantation Club. Over 200 community leaders gathered to recognize, Dr. Linnie Darden, Jr., Richard D. Eckburg and Dr. Les Wilkes for their shining example of lives well lived. Their contributions to … Continue reading “Senior Citizens, Inc. Honored Three at 2nd Annual “Legends, Leaders, and Life Well Lived” Award Luncheon”

Local Organization Presents Scholarships To Nine Bereaved Students During Annual Banquet

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

A Walk to Remember Savannah hosted its 2019 Scholarship Banquet on Saturday, May 4 at the Courtyard by Marriot in Pooler. During this annual banquet, A Walk to Remember presented $1,000 scholarships to nine deserving students who have suffered the loss of a parent or guardian. A Walk to Remember is committed to supporting the education and future of these … Continue reading “Local Organization Presents Scholarships To Nine Bereaved Students During Annual Banquet”

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

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 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.

A.E. Beach Class of 58 “Buffet Luncheon”

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

A.E. Beach Class of ‘58’s “After Mother’s Day and Pre-Father’s Day Buffet Luncheon” will be held on May 17, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Each attendee is responsible for their buffet lunch at the Sakura Buffet Restaurant located at 220 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah, GA. All interested class members are asked to attend. Please RSVP by May 10th, by calling: Roberta Williams, … Continue reading “A.E. Beach Class of 58 “Buffet Luncheon””

Sol C. Johnson National Alumni Association

By Savannah Tribune | May 15, 2019

The Sol C. Johnson National Alumni Association meets every 4th Saturday at 2p at the WW Law Center 909 E. Bolton Street Savannah, GA. Please come join us so we can exchange ideas to continue to Not to Equal but Excel. Mark your calendars for the gathering of like minded people who will attend our annual Membership Drive and Cook … Continue reading “Sol C. Johnson National Alumni Association”