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Faces Tell Students’ Stories of Overcoming Obstacles

By Savannah Tribune | January 23, 2019

Join us Monday, January 28, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport in the baggage claim area to celebrate the FACES Art Exhibit. Students of the Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision will be available to talk about their art. Students recently worked with the creative staff at the Telfair Museum to create a project where … Continue reading “Faces Tell Students’ Stories of Overcoming Obstacles”

The 9th Annual Leopold’s Ice Cream Creative Writing Challenge Is Underway!

By Savannah Tribune | January 23, 2019

Leopold’s Ice Cream and Live Oak Public Libraries have partnered once again to host the 9th Annual Leopold’s Ice Cream Creative Writing Challenge. As Leopold’s Ice Cream prepares to celebrate a century of ice cream in Savannah during 2019, students are encouraged to creatively express their thoughts on this year’s theme, “100 Years of Leopold’s Ice Cream!”, through poetry. One … Continue reading “The 9th Annual Leopold’s Ice Cream Creative Writing Challenge Is Underway!”

Sue Hawkes Discusses How to Change Your Business Attitude

By Savannah Tribune | January 23, 2019

Women entrepreneurs are a special breed; they have to be. Although significant strides are being made by the Times Up Movement, it is clear that women still face additional challenges men don’t. There are 114% more women entrepreneurs than 20 years ago. The reason being that women feel in order to be at the CEO level they need to own … Continue reading “Sue Hawkes Discusses How to Change Your Business Attitude”

The Savannah (GA) Chapter of The Links To Host HIV Speaker

By Savannah Tribune | January 23, 2019

Can any person live with HIV for over 25 years, keep it a secret and then become a nationally recognized HIV activist. The movie 25 to Life, directed by Michael Brown and distributed by Ava DuVernay’s organization AFFRM tells the story of just such an individual, William Brawner. This is an award winning documentary being brought to Savannah by The … Continue reading “The Savannah (GA) Chapter of The Links To Host HIV Speaker”

Girls on the Run Coastal Georgia and LowcountryAnnounces Spring Season Registration

By Savannah Tribune | January 23, 2019

Girls on the Run, a nationally renowned after school program for girls in 3rd – 8th grades, is currently accepting registrations for Spring Season. The programs begin the week of February 4 or February 11, depending on the site. Girls may be registered by going on the website: www.gotr@coastalgeorgialowcountry.org or by calling 912-349- 1528. The cost of the 10- week … Continue reading “Girls on the Run Coastal Georgia and LowcountryAnnounces Spring Season Registration”

Liberty County Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Celebration

By Savannah Tribune | January 23, 2019

The 2019 Liberty County Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Celebration was held last weekend with several services throughout the community. The Commemorative Service was held last Sunday, January 13, 2019 First Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Riceboro, Ga. The keynote speaker was Rev. Dr. Kenneth B. Martin. Rev. Dr. Alvin L. Jackson is President and Host Pastor was Bishop Frederick … Continue reading “Liberty County Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Celebration”

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. Hosted The Phi Beta Sigma Annual Awards and Scholarship Gala

By Savannah Tribune | January 16, 2019

On January 6, 2019, the distinguished gentlemen of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated hosted the Phi Beta Sigma Annual Awards and Scholarship Gala at Savannah State University. Thanks to sponsorship by the Burgess Law Group, Celebrations Unlimited, Sigma Graphics, and Dismas Charities, the evening was replete with great food and entertainment from the United Groove Band. The proceeds from the … Continue reading “Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. Hosted The Phi Beta Sigma Annual Awards and Scholarship Gala”

MLK Jr. Observance Day Association Honors Dr. Otis S. Johnson

By Savannah Tribune | January 16, 2019

The Martin Luther King Observance Day Association 40th Annual Business & Community Unity Brunch will be held Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the International Trade and Convention Center, the Keynote Speaker will be Amir Jamal Toure`, J.D. A Lifetime Achievement Awarded will be presented to Dr. Otis S. Johnson in honor of his outstanding achievements as an … Continue reading “MLK Jr. Observance Day Association Honors Dr. Otis S. Johnson”

Georgia Power Donates $50,000 To Provide Relief For Georgians Impacted ByGovernment Shutdown

By Savannah Tribune | January 16, 2019

The Georgia Power Foundation today announced a $50,000 donation to St. Vincent de Paul Georgia to help provide support to furloughed and unpaid federal workers and contractors in Georgia impacted by the partial government shutdown. Through the fund, impacted families can ask for assistance by submitting a request to gapowerassistancefund@svdpgeorgia.org. Each email request should include the following: requestor’s name contact … Continue reading “Georgia Power Donates $50,000 To Provide Relief For Georgians Impacted ByGovernment Shutdown”

“The Bad Girls Of The Bible”

By Savannah Tribune | January 16, 2019

Bethany Missionary Baptist Church, 2139 Margery Street Savannah, Calling On All Women.. WINGS. (Women In God’s Service) Ministry will celebrate their fourth anniversary on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 4:00 pm. They Will Present: “The Bad Girls Of The Bible” Theme: Transformation The Public Is Welcome- Come Out And Learn How God Can Transform Lives. Men Are Welcome Rev. Dr. … Continue reading ““The Bad Girls Of The Bible””