Social and Community News

Empowerment Pageant Held

By Savannah Tribune | July 10, 2019

Davita Capers London’s dreams came true on June 30th 2019 when eleven women from various cities around Georgia came to empower each other and an audience of about 200 supporting family and friends. This Empowerment Pageant exceeded many expectations. There were… women… men… children, and even babies there with smiles. There were vendors present that showcased everything from scented candle … Continue reading “Empowerment Pageant Held”

Alpha Kappa Alpha Honors Audrey B. Singleton

By Savannah Tribune | July 10, 2019

On June 22, 2019, Mrs. Audrey Barnes Singleton was honored by Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated as she celebrated 50 years of continuous active membership. Initiated into Gamma Upsilon chapter in May 1969 at Savannah State College (University) and upon graduation transferred to the Gamma Sigma Omega chapter in September, she has continued to devotedly … Continue reading “Alpha Kappa Alpha Honors Audrey B. Singleton”

Lady Adrienne Boner Installed as National Area IV Director of Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc.

By Savannah Tribune | July 10, 2019

Lady Adrienne Boner, immediate past president for the Effingham Chapter of Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc. (TLOD) was installed as the 12th National Area IV Director of TLOD during its national biennial conference, Syn- Lod on July 1, 2019 held in Atlanta, GA. Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc. (TLOD) is a non-profit professional humanitarian organization, founded in Tyler, Texas in … Continue reading “Lady Adrienne Boner Installed as National Area IV Director of Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc.”

School of Medicine Students Receive Inaugural National Medical Association Scholarships from GSMA

By Savannah Tribune | July 10, 2019

Two Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) students received inaugural National Medical Association Scholarships at the Georgia State Medical Association’s (GSMA) annual meeting June 13 on Hilton Head Island. Dontre Douse, a member of the Class of 2020, and Morgan Joseph, a member of the Class of 2021, received two of the three inaugural scholarships for their character, academic achievement … Continue reading “School of Medicine Students Receive Inaugural National Medical Association Scholarships from GSMA”

U. S. Coast Guard National Association of Former Stewards and Steardmates, Inc. Celebrate 30th Reunion

By Savannah Tribune | July 10, 2019

The United States Coast Guard National Association of former Stewards and Steardmates, Inc. celebrated their 30th 4-Day Conference Reunion, July 4th through July 7, 2019 at the Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, Ga. A highlight of the conference was Sunday worship with the congregation at Butler Memorial Presbyterian Church located at 603 W Victory Dr. The organization was able to … Continue reading “U. S. Coast Guard National Association of Former Stewards and Steardmates, Inc. Celebrate 30th Reunion”

City to Hold Grand Opening for Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center

By Savannah Tribune | July 10, 2019

The City of Savannah will hold a grand opening weekend for the Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center, or PARC on July 12 & 13. A ribbon cutting will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 12 followed by membership registration, facility tours and programmed activities. On July 13, a block party will be held at the PARC including music, membership … Continue reading “City to Hold Grand Opening for Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center”

City to Hold Grand Opening for Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center

By Savannah Tribune | July 10, 2019

The City of Savannah will hold a grand opening weekend for the Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center, 425 Pennsylvania Avenue, or PARC on July 12 & 13. A ribbon cutting will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 12 followed by membership registration, facility tours and programmed activities. On July 13, a block party will be held from 10 a.m. … Continue reading “City to Hold Grand Opening for Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center”

Tatemville Youth Essay Contest

By Savannah Tribune | July 10, 2019

The Tatemville Community Improvement Association, INC. Banquet Committee announces its Youth Essay Contest for ages 11-18. The topic is “WHAT CAN I DO TO IMPROVE THE FUTURE GROWTH OF TATEMVILLE”. The essay must be at least 120 words. There will be a 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize awarded for the best essay. All entries must be received by July 15th. … Continue reading “Tatemville Youth Essay Contest”

Savannah-Area Students Invited to Start School with ‘Fresh Start’ Event July 13

By Savannah Tribune | July 10, 2019

“Back to school” are three words that children often dread hearing, but Saint Leo University hopes to make sure the school year starts off right for Savannah area children. The community is invited to join Saint Leo University, in conjunction with Amerigroup, E-93/ Cumulus Radio (WEASFM), 100 Black Men of Savannah, Image is Everything Nail Bar, The Truth: Full Service … Continue reading “Savannah-Area Students Invited to Start School with ‘Fresh Start’ Event July 13”

2020 MLK Day Parade Applications Available

By Savannah Tribune | July 10, 2019

Applications for the 41th annual MLK Day Parade in Savannah are now available, with a submission deadline of Nov. 30, 2019. The parade, one of the largest MLK Day events in the United States, will include up to 325 units of school marching bands, ROTC or military units, elected officials, faith groups, sororities and fraternities, businesses, schools and other organizations. … Continue reading “2020 MLK Day Parade Applications Available”