Gadsden Fourth Grader Impacts Community

By | December 24, 2008

Aaliyah Shellman, a fourth grade student at Gadsden Elementary School led a school-based “Pennies For Pizza” fundraiser at her school. Through her leadership, $500 were raised. Aaliyah selected the Old Savannah City Mission as her charity of choice and the presentation was made on Friday, December 19, 2008. According to school officials, Aaliyah had “behavioral challenges.” Fortunately for her, Kristen … Continue reading “Gadsden Fourth Grader Impacts Community”

YouthBuild Savannah holds Graduation Ceremony

By | December 24, 2008

YouthBuild Savannah held its 2008 Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, December 11, at the Savannah Civic Center Ballroom. Twelve young adults were recognized and honored for their hard work and commitment to the program. YouthBuild Savannah is a full-time, comprehensive youth and community development program. Eligible young men and women, who have not yet completed high school, spend approximately nine months … Continue reading “YouthBuild Savannah holds Graduation Ceremony”

Department of Cultural Affairs Seeks Arts Instructors, Classes

By | December 24, 2008

The Department of Cultural Affairs is seeking applications from artist/instructors to teach classes during the spring semester. Beginning, advanced, adult and youth classes and workshops in the mediums of jewelry, ceramics, printmaking, drawing, painting, metals, glass and theatre arts will be considered. Day and evening class proposals can range from one-day workshops to eight week courses. Interested individuals should submit … Continue reading “Department of Cultural Affairs Seeks Arts Instructors, Classes”

Step Up Savannah and Hands On Savannah to host Poverty Simulation

By | December 24, 2008

Step Up Savannah, Inc. and Hands On Savannah of the United Way of the Coastal Empire have scheduled a poverty simulation for Jan. 23 at Georgia Power’s office building. The “Welcome to the State of Poverty” simulation will be held from 1- 4 p.m. at the Gagnilliat Auditorium, 3rd floor of the Georgia Power building, 600 Bay Street. The simulations, … Continue reading “Step Up Savannah and Hands On Savannah to host Poverty Simulation”

New City Program Promotes Public Transit

By | December 24, 2008

The City of Savannah and Chatham Area Transit unveiled a new City employee discount program Friday aimed at encouraging public transportation and reducing fuel and travel costs. On Friday, Dec. 19, Mayor Otis Johnson presented the City’s first Half Off Transit (HOT) Pass to the first City employee who signed up for the program. Through the program, the City of … Continue reading “New City Program Promotes Public Transit”

Do You Have a Personal Story About Johnny Mercer or Know Anyone Who Does?

By | December 24, 2008

This year’s Georgia Days Honored Figure is Savannah and Georgia’s own native-son, world-renowned lyricist Johnny Mercer. The Georgia Days Kickoff for 2009 will feature a presentation, by writer-musician Jim Wann, on the life of Johnny Mercer with selected performances of his most treasured songs. In addition, Mr. Wann will be presenting personal reflections on Johnny Mercer submitted by Georgians. The … Continue reading “Do You Have a Personal Story About Johnny Mercer or Know Anyone Who Does?”

The Savannah Waterfront Association Announces Changes in Leadership

By | December 24, 2008

The Board of Directors of the Savannah Waterfront Association (SWA) has named Kenny Hill as the interim Executive Director of the Association after the resignation of Rick Lott. “I am very excited and ready to lead the association as it continues to bring quality events to River Street and improve the experience of the merchants, visitors and locals alike”, says … Continue reading “The Savannah Waterfront Association Announces Changes in Leadership”

S.P.A.C.E. Announces Open House, 2009 Season

By | December 24, 2008

The public is invited to an open house at S. P. A. C. E. – Savannah’s Place for Art, Culture and Education — on Wed., Jan. 7, 2009 from 5 to 7 p.m. Attendees can meet S.P.A.C.E. instructors, tour the facility, register for classes and receive information on the year’s upcoming visual and performing arts offerings. Established in 1999 by … Continue reading “S.P.A.C.E. Announces Open House, 2009 Season”

Johnson High International Baccalaureate Program to host Open House for Parents and Students

By | December 24, 2008

Johnson High School’s prestigious International Baccalaureate Program will be hosting its annual Open House for parents and students who are interested in applying for admission to the Program for the 2009-2010 school year. The Open House will begin at 6:00 PM in the school’s auditorium. Johnson is located in Thunderbolt on 3012 Sunset Blvd. The Open House will include a … Continue reading “Johnson High International Baccalaureate Program to host Open House for Parents and Students”

City Officials Welcome Sushi-Zen to MLK/Montgomery Corridor

By | December 24, 2008

Sushi-Zen located at 30 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. hosted a grand opening and ribbon cutting celebration on Tuesday, December 16, 2008. Sushi-Zen specializes in Fine Japanese Cuisine and is located in the heart of Savannah. Representatives from the City Council, the City of Savannah, the Savannah Downtown Business Association, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd/ Montgomery Street Business Association, … Continue reading “City Officials Welcome Sushi-Zen to MLK/Montgomery Corridor”