Sister’s Network Survivors Group: Reaching Out to the Savannah Community

By | October 01, 2008

The Sister’s Network Survivors Group, Inc. of Savannah, Georgia welcomes all cancer suvivors. Sisters Network Chapter is an affiliate of the National African American breast cancer survivorship organization, Sisters Network, Inc. (SNI), located in Houston, Texas. The primary objective of Sister Network is to provide a strong support base and as emotional safe haven for all breast cancer survivors to … Continue reading “Sister’s Network Survivors Group: Reaching Out to the Savannah Community”

Breast Cancer: The Pain Behind the Pain

By | October 01, 2008

Most women thought that they would never be the ones to tell a cancer survival story and some on the other hand never believed that they would even be alive to talk about it. Over 200,000 women in the U.S alone and over 20,000 in Canada, have the terrible news of hearing that they have breast cancer. And many of … Continue reading “Breast Cancer: The Pain Behind the Pain”

AASU Open House to Offer Career Options for Current and Future Nurses

By | October 01, 2008

The Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU) Department of Nursing will host an open house from 6 – 7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 16 in Ashmore Hall rooms 224 and 225 on the AASU campus, 11935 Abercorn Street. The open house is of special interest to not only current and future students considering careers in nursing, but also to registered nurses, licensed … Continue reading “AASU Open House to Offer Career Options for Current and Future Nurses”

Faith Leader Urges Black Churches to Support the Sister Study

By | October 01, 2008

Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie, the Presiding Prelate for the Thirteenth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church is encouraging A.M.E. churches to spread the word about the Sister Study, a landmark breast cancer study to learn how environment and genes affect the chances of getting breast cancer. Bishop McKenzie also challenges other faith leaders across the country to … Continue reading “Faith Leader Urges Black Churches to Support the Sister Study”

“BRAS FOR A CAUSE”

By | October 01, 2008

In observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the J.C. Lewis Health Promotion Center of Union Mission, Inc. will host an evening of fun and fashion at our first “Bras for a Cause” fundraiser on Tuesday, October 21, 2008 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Sentient Bean located at 13 East Park Avenue. Local artists will auction off exquisitely designed, hand-embellished “bra … Continue reading ““BRAS FOR A CAUSE””

Campaign to Promote Low or No-Cost Mammography Screening for African American Women

By | October 01, 2008

A multifaceted awareness campaign designed to inform African American women aged 40-64 about the importance of mammography screening in the early detection of breast cancer launched in Savannah, Georgia. Once detected with breast cancer, African American women are 35% more likely to die from the disease than white women (34.4 vs. 25.4 per 100,000) and are less likely to survive … Continue reading “Campaign to Promote Low or No-Cost Mammography Screening for African American Women”

Students Receive STC Faculty & Staff Scholarship

By | October 01, 2008

Thirteen Savannah Technical College students have been selected to receive the STC Faculty & Staff Scholarship for the 2008-09 academic year. The scholarship, valued at $1,000, is funded through gifts made by college faculty and staff members and is awarded to students based on academic achievement. The students will be recognized at the fall commencement ceremony to be held on … Continue reading “Students Receive STC Faculty & Staff Scholarship”

My Dream Productions Community Calendar Events

By | October 01, 2008

“Purpose Driven Men!” is the theme for the “2000 Man Worship Service,” a brotherhood empowerment forum to focus on man’s ordained “responsibility;” the family and community…. Monday, Oct. 27th, 6 – 8:PM, @GreaterEmmanuel Tabernacle, 1101 Stiles Ave…individuals, fraternties, youth groups, etc. are needed to make up the 2000 seating. capacity…Music, food and special guests. Call Lester @ 961- 9000, ext. … Continue reading “My Dream Productions Community Calendar Events”

St. John’s Episcopal Churchwomen to Host Holly Days

By | October 01, 2008

The St. John’s Episcopal Church Women present the 2008 Holly Days Bazaar on Wednesday and Thursday, November 12 and 13. The festivities begin on Wednesday at 10:00 with tours of the church being offered until 2:00 PM both days. Shopping for crafts and garden specialties will continue during the hours of 10 AM and 2 PM, both days as well. … Continue reading “St. John’s Episcopal Churchwomen to Host Holly Days”

Women’s Conference at St. Philip AME Church

By | October 01, 2008

St. Philip AME Church, 613 MLK, Jr. Blvd., Rev. Dr. John Foster, Pastor, will hold its Women’s Conference October 10-12, 2008. “Keepin’ It Real, The Truth Will Set You Free” will be held on Friday, October 10, 6:00 p.m. with a Registration and Opening session. Dramatic presentation by Divas, Dolls, and Drama Queen!. On Saturday, October 11, 8:30 a.m. there … Continue reading “Women’s Conference at St. Philip AME Church”