Leading Civil Rights Organization to Host “The Dream Come True” Inauguration Gala

By | January 13, 2009

In Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Election of Barack Obama as 44th President of the U.S. Gospel singing sensation Dottie Peoples will perform. Washington, D.C. – In honor of the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and in celebration of the election of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States, Charles Steele, Jr., President … Continue reading “Leading Civil Rights Organization to Host “The Dream Come True” Inauguration Gala”

Other Inaugural Celebrations

By | January 13, 2009

You are invited to join Mercer Middle School’s administration, faculty, staff and students in celebrating the inauguration of the 44th President of the United States of America Barack Obama on Tuesday, January 20, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There will be a live broadcast from Washington, DC. The special speaker will Floyd Adams, along with Photo Memories and Refreshments. The … Continue reading “Other Inaugural Celebrations”

Dunham to Keynote Springfield’s MLK, Jr. Observance Day Service

By | January 13, 2009

Local radio talk show personality, Chester Dunham, will be the keynote speaker at the Springfield, Georgia, Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day Association Annual Breakfast Worship Service, the Effingham County Complex, on Monday, January 19, 2009, 7:30 a.m. Dunham is a catalyst for positive change. Locally, statewide and nationally. He was born in Harris Neck, Georgia and raised in Darien–the … Continue reading “Dunham to Keynote Springfield’s MLK, Jr. Observance Day Service”

Charles W. Chesnutt: Postage Due

By | January 13, 2009

The Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival will observe the kick-off of the 20th National African American Read-In on February 1, 2009. The Read-in is sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English and its Black Caucus, endorsed by the International Reading Association. On the local level, this event is coordinated by WHCJ-FM 90.3, the department of Liberal Arts at … Continue reading “Charles W. Chesnutt: Postage Due”

Effingham County MLK Jr. Observance Day Activity Schedule

By | January 13, 2009

It’s that time of the year again! A time to reflect on thanks givings, family, new beginnings, and celebrations. The teachings of Martin Luther King, Jr. provide an opportunity for change to take place. Therefore, we celebrate Dr. King with a symbolic breakfast and other levels of community action performed by our children and other community leaders. We invite you … Continue reading “Effingham County MLK Jr. Observance Day Activity Schedule”

MLK, Jr. Observance in Liberty County

By | January 13, 2009

The Liberty County Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Association announces the theme for its Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, January 16- 19, 2009, “Changing the World…One Day at a Time.” Please join us as we celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Friday January 16 – Love-It Productions presents “We are the Change that We Seek” … Continue reading “MLK, Jr. Observance in Liberty County”

Local Artist displays New Show “Path” at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery

By | January 13, 2009

Local artist Laurie Darby will display her new show “Path” at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery in January and February of 2009. Working in tandem with her librarian husband Mark, Laurie has developed dense digital montages to describe thoughts and feelings about life’s journey. To create this work the Darbys reinvent the natural world, working from photographs found in archives, … Continue reading “Local Artist displays New Show “Path” at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery”

H & R Block Opens New Office

By | January 13, 2009

H&R Block has opened a new office location to better serve the local community, and will celebrate with a Grand Opening “Block Party” on Tuesday, January 20. The Grand Opening celebration is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. “The Block Party is our way of announcing our presence and introducing ourselves to the neighborhood. Please stop in and say hello. … Continue reading “H & R Block Opens New Office”

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Receives $1 Million

By | January 13, 2009

Knight Foundation Spearheads South Florida Campaign with $1 Million Donation AANEWSWIRE(Washingto n, D.C.) – Former President Bill Clinton and the South Florida community turned out in full force at the newly renovated Fountaineblea Miami last night to support the Washington, DC Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation, Inc. President Clinton received the Memorial Foundation’s “Humanitarian Award” and served … Continue reading “Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Receives $1 Million”

Savannah Music Festival Welcomes Bonnie Raitt and Others

By | January 13, 2009

Savannah, Georgia – The 2009 Savannah Music Festival (SMF), recently called one of the “best events around the world in 2009” by The Times of London, now opens on Wednesday, March 18 to include an opening night concert by Bonnie Raitt with special guest The Randall Bramblett Band. Tickets went on sale on Thursday, January 8, online at www.savannahmusicfestival. org … Continue reading “Savannah Music Festival Welcomes Bonnie Raitt and Others”