Superintendent’s Student of the Month – Gabe Arnold

By | February 11, 2009

The Superintendent’s Student of the Month is Gabe Arnold, a Kindergartner at Juliette Low Elementary School. Gabe was selected for his hard work, outgoing nature and his truly inspirational journey. Despite a heart condition that requires a nurse’s supervision throughout the day and a g-tube for feeding; neither slow Gabe down. He has shown tremendous gains in speech, receptive and … Continue reading “Superintendent’s Student of the Month – Gabe Arnold”

Highlights of the Savannah Black Heritage Festival Events, Feb 12-15, 2009

By | February 11, 2009

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 6:30 p.m. Annual W. W. Law Lecturer – Dr. William E. Cross Jr., Professor, Department of Counselor Education, School of Education, University of Nevada at Las Vegas will lecture on the topic, “Racial Identity After Obama.”. One of America’s leading theorists and researchers on black identity development across the life span, his text, Shades of Black (Temple … Continue reading “Highlights of the Savannah Black Heritage Festival Events, Feb 12-15, 2009”

The Big Read 2009

By | February 11, 2009

Are you interested in taking part in the nation’s largest book club, “The Big Read,” Feb. 15-Mar. 8, 2009? If so, plan to join event partners: City of Savannah, Live Oak Public Libraries, Savannah Black Heritage Festival and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., for what promises to be a celebration of reading for both teens and adults. This year, participants … Continue reading “The Big Read 2009”

Chatham-Savannah Youth Futures Authority Hosts “Thank You Mentor”

By | February 11, 2009

The Chatham-Savannah Youth Futures recognized National Mentoring Month 2009 by hosting a “Thank You Mentor” Appreciation on Tuesday, January 27th at the St. Pius X Family Resource Center located at 705 E. Anderson Street. The event honored programs that have encouraged and guided youth in the local community. The month-long campaign was dedicated to raising the awareness of various forms … Continue reading “Chatham-Savannah Youth Futures Authority Hosts “Thank You Mentor””

African American History Facts

By | February 11, 2009

“Providing you with History Tours” ggaspeakers@yahoo.com (912) 220-0170 President Cyrus G. Wiley The first alumnus of Savannah State University to serve as President of the institution was C. G. Wiley. Wiley was the second president of Savannah State. He succeeded Major Richard R. Wright. President Wiley was a native of Hilton Head Island. Once he completed the highest level of … Continue reading “African American History Facts”

Mark Your Calendars for Taste of Savannah

By | February 11, 2009

The Savannah Area Tourism Leadership Council will host the Ninth Annual Taste of Savannah®: JAZZ…the Soul Ingredient, presented by AmericasCuisine Savannah, on Friday, February 20, 2009 from 7 to 10pm at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. This night out for adults is sure to satisfy your soul and jazz your taste buds with the finest ingredients in town! … Continue reading “Mark Your Calendars for Taste of Savannah”

Savannah Branch NAACP Elects Officers and Executive Committee Members for 09-10

By | February 11, 2009

The Savannah Branch NAACP elected officers and executive committee members for 2009-2010 are as follows: President, Dr. Prince A. Jackson, Jr.; 1st Vice President, Mr. Richard Shinhoster; 2nd Vice President, Mr. Willie Macon; Secretary, Dr. Sandra M. Best; and Treasurer, Mr. Joe H. Lang. Advisor, Savannah State University College Chapter, Professor Davida Harris and President Savannah State University College Chapter, … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP Elects Officers and Executive Committee Members for 09-10”

Savannah Rotary East Welcomes CNN Hero Finalist

By | February 11, 2009

Savannah Rotary East welcomed CNN Hero Finalist, David Puckett as their guest speaker on Friday, January 30, 2009 with his presentation~ Step by Step- Giving a Helping Hand. David’s non-profit, PIPO Missions Inc./Limbs & Braces to Mexico has provided free artificial limbs, orthopedic braces and care to over 420 people. David was recently chosen from over 3700 world-wide nominees to … Continue reading “Savannah Rotary East Welcomes CNN Hero Finalist”

Chatham Retired Educator Association Meeting

By | February 11, 2009

The last meeting of the Chatham Retired Educator Association was held in December, 2008. There was no meeting held in January, 2009. President Hugh Golson presided at the December meeting. The special guests were Dr. Deonne Stone, principal of A.E. Beach High School, the chorus and its director, Mr Kirk. The renditions enhanced the festive season. Dr. Stone talked about … Continue reading “Chatham Retired Educator Association Meeting”

Savannah Children’s Choir announces honorees for the 2009 One Small Voice Award

By | February 11, 2009

For many years, Lois Wooten has been known across Savannah as an active volunteer, philanthropist and arts enthusiast. She and her late husband, Frank Wooten, Jr., were deeply involved in numerous civic and political organizations throughout the community. “The community has been good to us, and we wanted to give of ourselves and to be a part of the community,” … Continue reading “Savannah Children’s Choir announces honorees for the 2009 One Small Voice Award”