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Ten students from the Savannah Technical College Peace Officer Academy celebrated graduating from the program with a completion ceremony on last Friday. The four women and six men have completed coursework containing the entire Georgia Peace Officer Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.) Basic Law Enforcement Training Course. Their successful completion of the program qualifies them to be state-certified peace officers. This … Continue reading “Savannah Tech Peace Officer Academy Honors Graduates”
City of Savannah District 3 Alderman John Hall is hosting a Town Hall meeting on Thursday, March 1st, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Savannah Police Sub-Station at McAlpin Square,1900 E Victory Dr . Ste. B5. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss public safety in Sunset Park, Fernwood/ Parkwood and Shell Road neighborhoods.
The City of Savannah is partnering with the Congress for New Urbanism (CNU), an international non-profit to improve the Waters Avenue corridor and establish a walkable hub on the Southside. CNU will host two teams of national urban design experts to lead public design workshops in two locations in Savannah March 2-5, acting in partnership with local leaders and advocates … Continue reading “Public Invited To Work With City, Non-Profit On Neighborhood Projects”
Junior League of Savannah is now accepting Kids Who Care Scholarship applications which recognize high school seniors who have made a positive difference in the lives of others by volunteering. $5,250 worth of college scholarships are available. Nominations may be made by anyone-principals, counselors, students, community groups and individuals, as well as self-nomination by the student. Visit the Junior League … Continue reading “Kids Who Care College Scholarship”
Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter has announced the appointment of a new board director, board member, and secretary. Salita Hill, vice president of community banking at Wells Fargo, will serve as the new board director in 2018. Hill succeeds Todd Cellini who has held the position since 2016. Hill will be joined by a new board member: Ann Linton, … Continue reading “Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter Appoints a New Board Chair, Board Member, and Secretary”
On Thursday, February 22, 2018, the City of Savannah dedicated a playground to retired City employee, Joseph C. Shearouse Sr., who dedicated his career to providing leisure activities and recreational events for citizens and visitors. Shearouse worked for the City for more than three decades, from 1983 to 2016. During his tenure as the Leisure Services Bureau Chief he worked … Continue reading “City Dedicates Playground To Leisure Services Legend”
Lottery Applications are now available online and on paper February 20, 2018 to March 6, 2018. Online Applications can be found at pk.sccpss.com and paper applications can be found at the pre-k school sites, and at 208 Bull Street at the front reception desk. The pre-k Lottery will take place on April 3, 2018.
John Alexander’s artwork will be available for viewing from March 1 through March 30, 2018, at the JEA (5111 Abercorn Street). There will be a reception on March 8th from 6-8 pm. Originally from Columbia, Maryland, John Alexander has been a resident and photographer in beautiful Savannah, Georgia since 2005. His formal training is from University of Maryland, Baltimore County … Continue reading “March 2018 Art Show At The JEA”
Come support Rythm in Motion Dance Company and eat with them to support the cause! Come to Jason’s Deli, at 318 Mall Blvd. on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. Jason’s Deli will donate 15% back to Rhythm in Motion Dance Company We are trying to raise money to help our Rhythm in Motion Dancers with the … Continue reading “Support Rhythm In Motion Dance Company”
The American Heart Association–Southern Coast has raised $260,000 to benefit the organization’s mission to fight and prevent heart disease and stroke in the Savannah and Hilton Head Island areas. The funds were raised at the organization’s 21st Annual Heart Ball of the Southern Coast attended by more than 500 people on Feb. 3 at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort … Continue reading “Southern Coast Heart Ball Raises $260K for the American Heart Association”