The Savannah Multi – List Corporation Installs New Officers for 2009

By | January 21, 2009

The Savannah Multi – List Corporation installed officers for 2009 at the monthly meeting of the Savannah Board of Realtors. Sharon Miller, co-owner of Elite Coastal Properties, was sworn in as the first African American women President of the Savannah Multi-List Corporation. Dianne Kessler, Broker/Owner of Tri-County GMAC installed and swore in the officers. Steve Fischer, local Broker/co-owner of ERA … Continue reading “The Savannah Multi – List Corporation Installs New Officers for 2009”

Johnny Mercer and Valentine’s Gala to Highlight 2009 Georgia Days Events

By | January 21, 2009

The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) has announced the schedule of events for Georgia Days 2009, to be held February 3- 14 in commemoration of the 276th anniversary of the founding of the Georgia colony. Thousands of parents, students, educators, and governmental officials participate in the Society’s annual statewide event. Each year during the Georgia Days series of events, GHS honors … Continue reading “Johnny Mercer and Valentine’s Gala to Highlight 2009 Georgia Days Events”

H.E.A.T Provides $1.02 Million to help Georgians Pay Heating Bills

By | January 21, 2009

ATLANTA (GA) – The Heating Energy Assistance Team (H.E.A.T.), Inc., an Atlanta-based nonprofit organization that provides energy assistance statewide to low-income Georgians, announced today that it has provided $1,020,649 to the Georgia Department of Human Resources (DHR) to assist qualified families who are unable to pay their heating bills. “Georgia’s low-income families live on extremely tight budgets; they often are … Continue reading “H.E.A.T Provides $1.02 Million to help Georgians Pay Heating Bills”

AASU to Host African American Read-In February 13

By | January 21, 2009

Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU) will host a session of the 2009 National African American Read-In, on February 13, from noon to 3 p.m. in Fine Arts Hall 206, on the AASU campus, 11930 Abercorn Street. The event is free and the public is invited. AASU students, faculty, and staff will read from selected works by various African American authors, … Continue reading “AASU to Host African American Read-In February 13”

Abeni’s African Dance Spectacle Returns to Black Box at S.P.A.C.E

By | January 21, 2009

In conjunction with the 20th annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival, the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs will be hosting two free dance performances by Abeni Cultural Arts on Feb. 6 and 8 at the Black Box at S.P.A.C.E., located at 9 W. Henry St. The Savannah-based cultural dance group will be presenting encore performances of their production entitled, … Continue reading “Abeni’s African Dance Spectacle Returns to Black Box at S.P.A.C.E”

Scenes from MLK Parade

By | January 21, 2009

Public Invited to Bicycle Plan Meeting

By | January 21, 2009

The City of Savannah and Tybee Island are hosting a public workshop Wednesday, Jan. 21, intended to create an action plan for making the community more bicyle-friendly. The workshop, which will be facilitated by the League of American Cyclists, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. The Bicycle Friendly Communities … Continue reading “Public Invited to Bicycle Plan Meeting”

American Diabetes Association Reaches Out to the Community about Diabetes by hosting Diabetes University

By | January 21, 2009

Savannah, GA – Diabetes is the biggest public health crisis of the 21st century, and it continues to grow to epidemic proportions. Nearly 24 million children and adults in the U.S. have diabetes, including 17,000 in Chatham County. Diabetes is the leading cause of heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, blindness, and amputations. Since 1987 the death rate due to diabetes … Continue reading “American Diabetes Association Reaches Out to the Community about Diabetes by hosting Diabetes University”

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day

By | January 21, 2009

Join us and participate in National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day. February 7, 2009 has been designated as National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness & Information Day. The Facts: Blacks are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. Whiie making up only 13 percent of the U. S population, they account for more than 49 percent AIDS cases. AIDS is now the leading cause … Continue reading “National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day”

First Steps-Parents of Newborn Program introduces new Parent Education Classes

By | January 21, 2009

The First Steps program is pleased to announce the arrival of its latest parent education classes Baby H.U.G.S. (Help Us Grow Safely). These fun and interactive classes are available to any parent of children from birth through 1 year of age. The purpose of these classes is to help reduce the isolation often felt by new families and provide a … Continue reading “First Steps-Parents of Newborn Program introduces new Parent Education Classes”