President Obama Launches White House Internship Program

By | March 04, 2009

President Obama announced the launch of the White House Internship Program for his administration and announced that applications are currently being accepted for the summer of 2009. “This program will mentor and cultivate young leaders of today and tomorrow and I’m proud that they will have this opportunity to serve,” said President Obama. “I look forward to working with those … Continue reading “President Obama Launches White House Internship Program”

The National SCLC Comes to Savannah

By | March 04, 2009

On February 27th and 28th the national office of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference came to Savannah for a two day summit entitled “Infusion Summit.” The Summit started off Friday with a press conference and was followed by two days of training in Kingian conflict resolution, and ended with a packed house rally in Screven County that evening at Abundant … Continue reading “The National SCLC Comes to Savannah”

Boy Scouts Honor Morrison and Johnson

By | March 04, 2009

On Friday, February 27th, two outstanding community leaders were honored with awards at the Coastal Empire Council Boy Scouts of America’s 2009 Good Scout Breakfast at the Hilton Garden Inn, Savannah Midtown. Dr. Lester B. Johnson received “The Distinguished Eagle Award”, which is given to an Eagle Scout who has servedhis community and gone above and beyond to mold the … Continue reading “Boy Scouts Honor Morrison and Johnson”

Wear Blue on March 6

By | March 04, 2009

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and everyone in the region can take part in promoting awareness by wearing blue on March 6. This year in the United States, colorectal cancer will kill as many people as breast cancer and AIDS combined. Yet colorectal cancer is 90 percent preventable when detected early through regular screenings. On March 6, wear … Continue reading “Wear Blue on March 6”

Hungry Club Forum to examine Community Healthcare

By | March 04, 2009

The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) will hear from a study group on Community-wide Healthcare and Well-Being at its regular first-Saturday breakfast forum on March 7, 2009, in the Annex of the May Street YMCA, 9:30 am. Local dentist and author Dr. Philip W. Cooper, Jr. is chairing the group who are exploring Covenant I of Tavis Smiley’s … Continue reading “Hungry Club Forum to examine Community Healthcare”

Junior League Accepting Applications

By | March 04, 2009

The Junior League of Savannah is now accepting applications for 2009 Kids Who Care scholarships. Scholarships are awarded each spring and consist of five $1000 scholarships awarded to high school seniors from Chatham, Bryan, Effingham, Bulloch, Jasper, Liberty, Glynn, and Beaufort (SC) counties who have demonstrated a strong commitment to volunteerism and outstanding community involvement. These scholarships represent a $5,000 … Continue reading “Junior League Accepting Applications”

Mayor to lead Bicycle Convoy

By | March 04, 2009

Residents commuting downtown are encouraged to leave their cars at home this Friday, celebrate the (hopeful) end of wintry weather, and join Mayor Otis Johnson and other Savannah leaders for the first in a monthly series of First Friday Dump the Pump Bicycle Convoys. The Bicycle Convoy leaves at 8 a.m. Friday, March 6, from two locations — the Habersham … Continue reading “Mayor to lead Bicycle Convoy”

Local Cemetery Needs Volunteers

By | March 04, 2009

Families and friends for Evergreen Cemetery are requesting the assistance of volunteers for the improvement, clean-up and maintenance of Evergreen Cemetery. The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 19, 2009, 6:00pm at the Liberty City Community Center located on Mills B. Lane Blvd. Regular Meetings will be held every 3rd Thursday of the month. The first volunteer cleanup will … Continue reading “Local Cemetery Needs Volunteers”

Savannah Jewish Film Festival Continues through March 8

By | March 04, 2009

Featuring a variety of films sure to appeal to all types of audiences, the Joan and Murray Gefen Memorial Savannah Jewish Film Festival began on February 25th and continues through March 8th, 2009, at four venues throughout the city. The Festival is a project of the Savannah Jewish Federation and the Jewish Educational Alliance and this year’s Festival is also … Continue reading “Savannah Jewish Film Festival Continues through March 8”

Coastal Harbor To Host Open House

By | March 04, 2009

Coastal Harbor Health System will celebrate the opening of its 50-bed adult inpatient psychiatric hospital with an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, March 5 at 2:00 P.M. The dedication of the new hospital will take place at 2:30 at 633 Stephenson Avenue, Savannah, Georgia. Participants include Coastal Harbor Health System CEO Ray Heckerman, Debbie Osteen President, Behavioral … Continue reading “Coastal Harbor To Host Open House”