Desegregation in Savannah explored in Free Lecture Series

By | October 15, 2008

The City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs, in collaboration with the Telfair Museum of Art, will present the Desegregation Panel Series, two free discussions that will reveal how individual action changed Savannah’s public spaces. Lectures will take place Oct. 30 and Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. at the Telfair’s Jepson Center for the Arts, and are scheduled to coincide … Continue reading “Desegregation in Savannah explored in Free Lecture Series”

Historical Marker for St. Benedict the Moor

By | October 15, 2008

St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church of Savannah, Georgia has been recognized as the oldest Catholic Church in Georgia established for African Americans. A Historical Marker will be unveiled by the Georgia Historical Society on Thursday, October 16, 2008. The ceremonies will be held at 2:00 P.M. in front of the Church located at 441 East Broad and Gaston Streets. … Continue reading “Historical Marker for St. Benedict the Moor”

Call for Volunteers to Poll Watch on Election Day

By | October 15, 2008

The Chatham County Democratic Committee needs volunteers to serve as Poll Watchers on November 4, 2008. A poll watcher is a volunteer, with credentials from the Board of Elections, who is allowed to observe a polling precinct on election day, in order to monitor procedures and report any infractions or irregularities in the voting process. This is a very impor- … Continue reading “Call for Volunteers to Poll Watch on Election Day”

Savannah Native Promoted to Vice President of DAZ

By | October 15, 2008

Savannah native Calvin L. Butts Jr., son of Dr. Calvin and Cathy Butts, was recently promoted to Vice President of DAZ. DAZ is one of the pharmaceutical industry’s fastest growing advertizing agencies. It is based out of Hackensack New Jersey with offices in LA, NC . Calvin is a 1998 graduate of Jenkins High School. He attended Hampton University and … Continue reading “Savannah Native Promoted to Vice President of DAZ”

Town Hall Meeting Targets Parental Responsibility

By | October 15, 2008

Parental Responsibility will be the focus of the Mayor’s next quarterly Town Hall Meeting, to be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the Savannah Civic Center. City Manager Michael Brown will give a special presentation on a proposed Parental Support and Responsibility Ordinance, which is being considered for adoption by City Council. The proposed ordinance targets parents who … Continue reading “Town Hall Meeting Targets Parental Responsibility”

Tiggs-Birt to premiere Mockingbird, Is That You?

By | October 15, 2008

Here is a treasure of a book for 8-13 year old readers, and those older; it’s an ageless read! The true story begins during 1944 when Marguerite is six and continues until she is twelve. She remembers Bob and Liz Heyward who lived on Savannah’s east side on Pounders Avenue down ITom Spencer Elementary School (that wasn’t built, yet). The … Continue reading “Tiggs-Birt to premiere Mockingbird, Is That You?”

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Rewards Outstanding Service

By | October 15, 2008

MUMC Names Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

By | October 15, 2008

Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Patricia Lavely to senior vice president and chief information officer. This promotion reflects the increasingly important role of information technology at Memorial Health and in the healthcare industry. In her new role, Lavely will oversee the day-to-day operations and strategy of the 90 employees and $17 million dollar … Continue reading “MUMC Names Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer”

Scott Alternative Learning Center Students Create Cookbook

By | October 15, 2008

The Hungry Minds Project began in 2007 to encourage students at Scott Alternative Learning Center to create culinary, literary and fine art while studying across the curriculum. They say “the way to a human heart is through the stomach” and since the heart is a step closer to the mind, teachers at Scott used food to motivate learning. English, art … Continue reading “Scott Alternative Learning Center Students Create Cookbook”

Savannah Folk Bring Back John McCutcheon on Nov.2

By | October 15, 2008

The Savannah Folk Music Society will present folk singing icon John McCutcheon on Nov. 2 at 7:30 PM. The concert will be at the Ships of the Sea Museum, 41 MLK Jr. Blvd. Ticket will be available at the door for $10 general public, $8 SFMS members and $5 for students and children. McCutcheon, now residing in the Atlanta area, … Continue reading “Savannah Folk Bring Back John McCutcheon on Nov.2”