Hungry Club Forum Launches Community-wide Study

By | February 18, 2009

`The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) held its monthly breakfast forum on Saturday February 7, 2009, in the Multipurpose Annex of the May Street YMCA. HCFS partnered with neighborhood organizations, elected officials, business representatives and members of the general public to begin laying the ground work to undertake a communitywide study of Tavis Smiley’s The Covenant With Black … Continue reading “Hungry Club Forum Launches Community-wide Study”

Savannah Black Heritage Festival continues this week

By | February 18, 2009

The 2009 Savannah Black Heritage Festival, presented by the city of Savannah and Savannah State University, continues this week with a theatrical performance and the traditions of two historic Savannah communities. The Savannah State University Players by the Sea will present Pearl Cleage’s Blues for an Alabama Sky on Feb. 18, 8 p.m., at the Kennedy Fine Arts Building on … Continue reading “Savannah Black Heritage Festival continues this week”

Georgia Historical Society announces Black History Month Essay Contest Winners

By | February 18, 2009

The Georgia Historical Society held its 2009 Black History Month Essay and Public Speaking Contest on February 9, 2009. Students were asked to submit a 500-word essay focusing on either a single personality associated with the civil rights in Savannah, or a specific aspect of the movement such as student involvement, school integration, or the role of local churches. The … Continue reading “Georgia Historical Society announces Black History Month Essay Contest Winners”

Chili’s Restaurant partners with Goodwill

By | February 18, 2009

Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire, Inc. is pleased to announce a yearlong promotion with Chili’s Restaurant…Let’s Get Together. The 2009 Promotion kicked off on Tuesday February 10, 2009 and will be held the 2nd Tuesday of each month throughout 2009. Chili’s Restaurant, located at 7805 Abercorn Street will donate 10% of their daily proceeds to Goodwill Industries of the … Continue reading “Chili’s Restaurant partners with Goodwill”

Abeni’s African Dance Spectacle returns to S.P.A.C.E.

By | February 18, 2009

In conjunction with the 20th annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival, the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs hosted 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 presented encore performances of their production entitled, Visions: An Odyssey in … Continue reading “Abeni’s African Dance Spectacle returns to S.P.A.C.E.”

Savannah Land Company and The Carson Company Believe In Savannah

By | February 18, 2009

Savannah Land Company and The Carson Company hosted an introduction ceremony of the Stephenson Avenue Executive Center on Wednesday, February 11. The Stephenson Center, located at the corner of Stephenson Ave. and Habersham, is the ideal midtown location for businesses. The developers of the Stephenson Center, Savannah Land Company and The Carson Company are proud to do their part and … Continue reading “Savannah Land Company and The Carson Company Believe In Savannah”

Scenes from the 20th Savannah Black Heritage Festival

By | February 18, 2009

Ebony Fashion Fair presents The Runway Report

By | February 18, 2009

The 51st annual Ebony Fashion Fair, The Runway Report 2008-09, was held February 8, 2009 at the Savannah Civic Center. The Fashion Fair was hosted by Savannah State University National Alumnae Association and benefits Savannah State University’s Scholarships.

Sports with Walter Moore

By | February 18, 2009

Lady Tigers Beat N. Carolina Central Lashara Smith scored 19 points to help Savannah State beat North Carolina Central 47-44 at Tiger Arena on February 14. SSU (6-19) led by 10 points with just over 12 minutes left and had to hold on as NCCU made the score 46-44 with 28 seconds left. On Feb. 11, SSU hosted Georgia Tech … Continue reading “Sports with Walter Moore”

CAT names Veolia, Management Firm

By | February 18, 2009

The Chatham Area Transit board has named Veolia Transportation as the managing firm for the operation of its public transportation system. Veolia Transportation is the North American group within Veolia Transport, a worldwide leader in ground passenger transportation. The contract between the two entities has been designated as an interim period of six months. Veolia Transportation has selected Mr. Charles … Continue reading “CAT names Veolia, Management Firm”