SCCPSS’ 21st Century Community Learning Center Encourages Participation in 9th Annual National Lights On! After-school Rally

By | October 15, 2008

On Thursday, October 16, 2008, SCCPSS 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) will join more than 7,500 sites and 1 million Americans across the nation in the 9th Annual National Lights On! After-school rally; an effort that celebrates after-school programs and their important roles in the lives of children, families and communities. SCCPSS has nine afterschool sites located at Bartow, … Continue reading “SCCPSS’ 21st Century Community Learning Center Encourages Participation in 9th Annual National Lights On! After-school Rally”

Poetry Society Kicks Off 2008-2009 Series

By | October 15, 2008

The Poetry Society of Georgia will begin its 2008- 2009 poetry reading series on October 21, 2008. The series is co-sponsored by Southern Poetry Review and Armstrong Atlantic State University’s Department of Language, Literature and Philosophy. All readings will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Books on Bay Street, 224 Bay Street. The series will commence on Oct. 21 with Katie … Continue reading “Poetry Society Kicks Off 2008-2009 Series”

SCAD Celebrates 30 years of the Finest Arts Education in the World

By | October 15, 2008

Year-long celebration to begin with Founders’ Day Oct. 17 The Savannah College of Art and Design will commence celebrating 30 years of the finest arts education in the world with Founders’ Day on Friday, Oct. 17, 4 p.m. at Arnold Hall, 1810 Bull St. The event is free and open to the public. During the ceremony, SCAD will honor founder … Continue reading “SCAD Celebrates 30 years of the Finest Arts Education in the World”

Savannah Arts Academy to Hold Fall Concert

By | October 15, 2008

On Thursday, October 16, 2008, Savannah Arts Academy will present “Fall Colors” featuring the Silver Winds Ensemble and the Savannah Arts Concert Band at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Theater at the school located at 500 Washington Avenue. Admission for entrance into the event is $5.00 per person and everyone is invited to attend. For more information, contact Michael Hutchinson, … Continue reading “Savannah Arts Academy to Hold Fall Concert”

Firefighter Recognition

By | October 15, 2008

The Exchange Club of Savannah recognized FireMedic, Rookie FireMedic, and Volunteer Firefighter of the Year at an award luncheon. Eligible individuals are voted upon, in the three categories, by their peers. These outstanding honorees were presented a handsome wall plaque and a check by Assistant Chief Hugh Futrell. Also recognized were: Southside Fire Department Chief Wesley Meadows and Assistant Chief … Continue reading “Firefighter Recognition”

Junior League Accepting Applications for Community Projects

By | October 15, 2008

The Junior League of Savannah is now accepting applications for 2009-2010 Community Projects. Funding and volunteers will be provided for projects within the designated focus area of women and children’s advocacy. Eligibility requirements for Junior League of Savannah Community Projects include: being a 501c(3) non-profit organization; having a commitment to voluntarism; having a board of directors; and, having an audited … Continue reading “Junior League Accepting Applications for Community Projects”

NOAA’s Gray’s Reef Seeks Applicants for Advisory Council

By | October 15, 2008

NOAA’s Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary is seeking applicants for three positions representing sport fishing, sport diving and regional conservation on its advisory council, which ensures public participation in sanctuary management and provides advice to the sanctuary superintendent. Candidates will be selected based on their expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying, community and … Continue reading “NOAA’s Gray’s Reef Seeks Applicants for Advisory Council”

Garden City Fall Festival to Offer Free Family-Friendly Fun

By | October 15, 2008

2008 Garden City Fall Festival, presented by the Garden City Parks and Recreation Department and the Garden City Police Department will take place in the Garden City Stadium Parking Lot, 150 Wheathill Rd. on Saturday, October 25, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public and features live music, children’s games, a moonwalk, … Continue reading “Garden City Fall Festival to Offer Free Family-Friendly Fun”

River Street Riverboat Company Fight Against Diabetes

By | October 15, 2008

This Saturday, October 18th River Street Riverboat Company will be taking a very important step in the fight against diabetes. We will be joining 200,000 participants across the nation and the American Diabetes Association’s Step Out: A Walk to Fight Diabetes. Step Out is a fundraiser, benefiting the ADA’s mission: to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives … Continue reading “River Street Riverboat Company Fight Against Diabetes”

St. Pius X Family to Hold Lights On Afterschool!

By | October 15, 2008

7,500 Rallies Nationwide Aim to Make Afterschool Programs Available to All The St. Pius X Family Resource Center Afterschool Program, 705 E. Anderson Street, will sponsor a Lights On Afterschool rally on Thursday, October 16 at 3 pm – 8 pm. The rally in support of afterschool programs will celebrate the tenth anniversary of the creation of the 21st Century … Continue reading “St. Pius X Family to Hold Lights On Afterschool!”