Millions to Vote in Historic Election: African-Americans Expected to Lead the Way

By | October 29, 2008

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – For the first time in American history, millions of voters will cast their ballots on Tuesday in an election in which an African-American is the nominee of a major political party, fulfilling the long-held dreams of civil rights veterans. “I’ve always hoped so and I’ve also worked for this idea,” says 96-year-old Dr. Dorothy Height, president emeritus … Continue reading “Millions to Vote in Historic Election: African-Americans Expected to Lead the Way”

One in the Spirit Event set for November 1

By | October 29, 2008

One in the Spirit: A Catholic Homecoming is a South Georgia celebration of the Catholic faith. Catholics and those interested in the faith are invited to the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry, Georgia from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 1. The day will feature speakers, Mass, music, the Sacrament of Reconciliation, food, vendors and more. There is … Continue reading “One in the Spirit Event set for November 1”

Mt. Hermon Baptist Church Family & Friends Day Service

By | October 29, 2008

Mt. Hermon Baptist Church, 13813 Coffee Bluff Road, cordially invites the public to attend its annual Family and Friends Day Program on Sunday, November 2, 2008 at 2:00 P.M. Pastor Alphonso C. Piper, Sr. and the St. John Divine Baptist Church of Pooler will be the special guest. He is also the pastor of Goodwill Missionary Baptist Church of Savannah. … Continue reading “Mt. Hermon Baptist Church Family & Friends Day Service”

Family Conference set for November 10-12, 2008

By | October 29, 2008

Pastor Anthony Edwards of Beulah Baptist Church and Pastor Kenny Corant of Christ’s Community Church, will be holding a family conference November 10-12, 2008 at 7:00 pm. This Conference will be held at Christ’s community Church 1805 East Gwinnette St. come out and be apart of this exciting event, as we through the Grace of God strive to bring hope … Continue reading “Family Conference set for November 10-12, 2008”

Carver Bank Vice President Speaks at Flipper Chapel

By | October 29, 2008

Carver State Bank Vice President Claudia Clarke was the guest speaker at the worship service at Flipper Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church on Sunday, October 26. The service theme highlighted the Church’s Capital Campaign. Clarke told the congregation that she was very proud to speak at Flipper Chapel since she grew up in the Carver Village community (now called Carver … Continue reading “Carver Bank Vice President Speaks at Flipper Chapel”

Cancer Institute at MHUMC to host a Free Day of Pampering for Cancer Survivors and Caregivers

By | October 29, 2008

The Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute at Memorial Health University Medical Center will hold a Heal in Style Cancer Survivor Celebration, 11 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Sunday, November 16. This free day of pampering for cancer survivors and their caregivers will include massages, makeovers, manicures, pedicures, scarf demonstrations, and specialty gift bags. Beauty professionals from local salons such as … Continue reading “Cancer Institute at MHUMC to host a Free Day of Pampering for Cancer Survivors and Caregivers”

HIV Community Planning Group to meet in Savannah

By | October 29, 2008

ATLANTA (GA) – Community members will get an opportunity to offer input on the development of the statewide, comprehensive plan for the prevention of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) during an upcoming meeting in Savannah. The Georgia Community Planning Group (GCPG) for Prevention will continue discussions on the development of its prevention plan at its next quarterly meeting on November 17-18 … Continue reading “HIV Community Planning Group to meet in Savannah”

St. Joseph’s/Candler Cardiac Rehabilitation Achieves National Certification

By | October 29, 2008

The St. Joseph’s/Candler Cardiac Rehabilitation Program is the first in the region to receive Program Certification by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). “This certification tells our current and prospective cardiac rehabilitation clients that we have all the components in place to provide expert rehabilitation care,” said Emily Parks, coordinator of Cardiopulmonary Rehab at St. Joseph’s/Candler. This … Continue reading “St. Joseph’s/Candler Cardiac Rehabilitation Achieves National Certification”

SSU to offer information session for Obesity Outreach Program

By | October 29, 2008

Savannah State University Community Outreach Obesity Program (COOP) officials will hold a seminar/registration session, October 29, to recruit minority, moderate-to-low income, overweight or obese men, women, and children, ages 8-70, who are interested in participating in the second phase of a weight-loss program. The session will start at 6 p.m.in room 211 of the Drew-Griffith Science Building on the SSU … Continue reading “SSU to offer information session for Obesity Outreach Program”

Don’t wait to get your Mammogram

By | October 29, 2008

There’s nothing quite like having peace of mind. Just ask Tanya Milton. Milton, 53, vice president and director of advertising for the Savannah Tribune, now has that peace of mind because she had a mammogram on Aug. 7, 2008. It was her first mammogram in eight years. “When I went in for this, and they looked at my records and … Continue reading “Don’t wait to get your Mammogram”