Social and Community News

NAACP to Host Nonpartisan Forum for Statewide Candidates

By Savannah Tribune | April 18, 2018

On Sunday, April 22, the Savannah Branch NAACP will host its first state-wide nonpartisan candidate forum prior to the general primary election on May 22. All Statewide and Congressional Candidates invited to participate in the forum are from contested only races on the primary ballot in Chatham County. Those races are for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Insurance Commissioner, … Continue reading “NAACP to Host Nonpartisan Forum for Statewide Candidates”

Free Computer Classes

By Savannah Tribune | April 18, 2018

St. Joseph’s/Candler African-American Health Information & Resource Center holds the following free computer classes taught by Microsoft certified Instructors Keyboarding, Excel, Internet/Email, Basics, Word, Windows, PowerPoint, Access, QuickBooks, Understanding Social Media For more information/registration call 912-447-6605

GOTR 2018 Summer Day Camp

By Savannah Tribune | April 18, 2018

Camp GOTR: Girls Have Heart provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity for girls to develop self-confidence and learn leadership skills they can use now and as they grow. The weeklong program combines the best of our 10-week programs with all the fun of camp. Girls enjoy being physically active, expressing creativity through arts & crafts, storytelling and engaging in interactive lessons while … Continue reading “GOTR 2018 Summer Day Camp”

St. Pius X H.S. Alumni Association

By Savannah Tribune | April 18, 2018

You are already a member of a great organization. Come and join us. The St. Pius X H.S. Alumni meets every 3rd Saturday, 1:00 p.m. at the Savannah Classical Academy, 705 East Anderson St. – Savannah, GA. (Grove St. Entrance) All former students and staff are welcome to participate. – Annual Dues: $24.00 – Send checks to: Willis Shellman – … Continue reading “St. Pius X H.S. Alumni Association”

MLK, Jr Observance Day Assoc. Presents 39th Annual Celebration Interfaith Service

By Savannah Tribune | April 18, 2018

The Board of Directors of the Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Day Association, Inc. and the 2018 Celebration Committee cordially invites our sponsors, supporters, and friends to attend this very special interfaith service as we pay tribute to the dreamer, great leader and awesome achiever, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “The Words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” will be … Continue reading “MLK, Jr Observance Day Assoc. Presents 39th Annual Celebration Interfaith Service”

New Life Retreat Drug and Alcohol Education and Rehabilitation

By Savannah Tribune | April 18, 2018

People who know someone struggling with an addiction often wonder how to help that friend or relative. With your support, they have a greater chance of overcoming their addiction. Each situation is unique, but there are some general guidelines for finding a drug rehab that works best for them. To learn more visit: www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/blog/shocking solution-to-heroin-addiction.html

Great Savannah Cleanup Kick Off

By Savannah Tribune | April 18, 2018

The City of Savannah will hold a media event Thursday, April 19 at 1:30 p.m. at Bacon Park Transfer Station to announce details of the upcoming Great Savannah Cleanup. Mayor DeLoach and the City’s Office of Community Services, Keep Savannah Beautiful and other partners, along with Savanah neighborhood associations, will launch The Great Savannah Cleanup during the month of May, … Continue reading “Great Savannah Cleanup Kick Off”

Patt Gunn to Present “I Am Gullah Geechee: Folkways, Foodways and Spirituality”

By Savannah Tribune | April 18, 2018

The Beach Institute’s Lecture and Learning series will host Master storyteller Patt Gunn’s presentation of Gullah Geechee traditions on Wednesday, April 25th at 6:00 PM at The Beach Institute 502 E. Harris. The art of storytelling – specifically in a dialect such as Gullah Geechee is fast becoming an extinct literary art medium, in the United States, and even on … Continue reading “Patt Gunn to Present “I Am Gullah Geechee: Folkways, Foodways and Spirituality””

City of Richmond Hill’s Historic Preservation Commission Seeking Residents to Serve

By Savannah Tribune | April 18, 2018

In a city full of rich history with many buildings dating back to the days of Henry Ford and before, the City of Richmond Hill recently established a Historic Preservation Commision. The city is now seeking community leaders with a professional discipline in architecture, history, planning or related positions, who have a special interest, education or experience in history, architecture … Continue reading “City of Richmond Hill’s Historic Preservation Commission Seeking Residents to Serve”

Local Elementary Teacher Wins Statewide Contest

By Savannah Tribune | April 18, 2018

Natasha Coxon, a teacher at Otis J. Brock, III Elementary, won a contest from the Atlanta Hawks and Adventure to Fitness for her efforts to encourage active lifestyles and healthy eating. The Atlanta Hawks have teamed up with Adventure to Fitness to recognize and reward leading teachers throughout the state who are committed to developing healthy lifestyles. They believe that … Continue reading “Local Elementary Teacher Wins Statewide Contest”