President-elect Obama to Host Bipartisan Dinners Honoring McCain, Powell and Biden

By | January 14, 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, as part of an Inauguration for all Americans, the 2009 Presidential Inaugural Committee announced a series of bipartisan dinners to take place on Monday, January 19th, the eve of Inauguration Day. Each of the three dinners will honor an American whose lifetime of public service has been enhanced by a dedication to bipartisan achievement: Senator John … Continue reading “President-elect Obama to Host Bipartisan Dinners Honoring McCain, Powell and Biden”

White Recipient of SCLC’s “First” Drum Major Lifetime Community Award

By | January 14, 2009

In addition to a national Stellar Award, Georgia Radio Music Award, inductee into the city’s Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum and numerous other accolades, Savannah native, 30-year radio icon, gospel recording artist and community activist Lester Lec’k White, on Friday, January 9, 2009, during a banquet held at Carey Hilliard’s Restaurant in Garden City, became Savannah’s “first” recipient of … Continue reading “White Recipient of SCLC’s “First” Drum Major Lifetime Community Award”

FTE Improves Import-Export Market

By | January 14, 2009

President and CEO Frankie Thompson of Frankie Thompson Enterprises, Inc. (FTE), is a former Savannahian along with being a Savannah State University graduate. He always knew the Savannah State College Motto “You can go anywhere from here!” literally meant just that, when he was invited by the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency to attend the upcoming business delegation in Seoul, Korea … Continue reading “FTE Improves Import-Export Market”

Superintendent’s Student of the Month – Lauren Rose Cummings

By | January 14, 2009

The Superintendent’s Student of the Month is Lauren Rose Cummings, a senior at Woodville Tompkins Technical & Career Institute (home school: Jenkins High). Lauren was selected for her leadership qualities and academic achievement. Lauren has exhibited outstanding achievement in and out of the classroom. While maintaining a full honors course load and participating in a number of organizations and school … Continue reading “Superintendent’s Student of the Month – Lauren Rose Cummings”

Savannah Music Festival Welcomes Bonnie Raitt and Others

By | January 14, 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”

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

By | January 14, 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”

H & R Block Opens New Office

By | January 14, 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”

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

By | January 14, 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”

MLK, Jr. Observance in Liberty County

By | January 14, 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”

Effingham County MLK Jr. Observance Day Activity Schedule

By | January 14, 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”