National HIV Testing Day

By | June 17, 2009

Saturday, June 27 is National HIV Testing Day. Free, confidential testing, with anonymous results will be held here in Savannah. Testing begins at 9am until the last consumer exits. Testing will take place at My Brothaz HOME, Inc. 2111 Price Street Savannah, GA 31401- Free giveaways including food, drinks and other door prizes. HIV Testing and Counseling enables people with … Continue reading “National HIV Testing Day”

Training Center Seeks to Close Digital Divide Between The Young, Not So Young

By | June 17, 2009

The City of Savannah and the Savannah Development and Renewal Authority hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday, June 9th from 4:30-6:30 at the Tremont Temple Baptist Church for the first Digital Divide Training Center along the Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Montgomery Street Corridor. The first of its kind in the nation, this innovative program is bridging the digital … Continue reading “Training Center Seeks to Close Digital Divide Between The Young, Not So Young”

Savannah Area Chamber holds Annual Awards Banquet

By | June 17, 2009

On Tuesday, June 10, the Savannah Area Chamber held its 23rd Annual Awards Banquet. Greener Grass Hair Color and Designs, Inc. was named “Small Business of the Year” by the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce . Other winners included Tom Campbell, benefits representative of Health Insurance Services, Inc., who received the “Helen V. Head Small Business Advocate of the Year … Continue reading “Savannah Area Chamber holds Annual Awards Banquet”

Hunstein to Replace Sears as Chief Justice

By | June 17, 2009

Presiding Justice Carol W. Hunstein has been unanimously elected as the new Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia. She will assume the position July 1, 2009, succeeding Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears, who is stepping down from the Court June 30. The Court has also unanimously elected Justice George H. Carley to become the new Presiding Justice. Former … Continue reading “Hunstein to Replace Sears as Chief Justice”

Butler holds Bridging Ceremony

By | June 17, 2009

On Friday, June 12, Butler Elementary School held its annual Bridging Ceremony, a celebration of the transition of students from elementary to middle school. Among the highlights of the ceremony was an enriching and engaging speech delivered by Juanita Adams, a retired Savannah State University instructor. Butler’s Chorus gave an entertaining rendition of “You Gotta Be”. Special awards were presented … Continue reading “Butler holds Bridging Ceremony”

Former West Savannah Family Reflects at Fellwood Ribbon Cutting

By | June 17, 2009

The ribbon cutting for Phase I and the groundbreaking for Phase II of Sustainable Fellwood was held Thursday, May 28 at the Sustainable Fellwood site off Bay Street. Phase II will include another 110 affordable housing units, and single family homes. Earline Wesley Davis, a former West Savannah resident reflected, “I could not have imagined when I started first grade … Continue reading “Former West Savannah Family Reflects at Fellwood Ribbon Cutting”

Tompkins Class of ’64 Plans for the Big “45”

By | June 17, 2009

Members of the Sophronia M. Tompkins High School Class of 1964 are in the full throttle planning mode to celebrate the forty fifth anniversary of their graduation. The reunion activities will be in Savannah, July 16-19, 2009. All THS Class of ’64 members and friends are encouraged to be a part of this great celebration. For fees, activities, locations, etc., … Continue reading “Tompkins Class of ’64 Plans for the Big “45””

Teacher Appreciation

By | June 17, 2009

Former students of Pearl Lee Smith Elementary School (1971 graduating class) will host a Teachers Appreciation luncheon, Saturday, June 20, 2009 at the Desoto Hilton Hotel . The cost is $45 per person. All former Pearl Lee Smith students and teachers are invited to attend. For more information, please email terrilipseyscott@gmail.co m or contact Mrs. Lipsey Scott at (727) 867-0221.

Foster and Adoptive Parents

By | June 17, 2009

are desperately needed in Chatham County.. There are over 300 children in the custody of Chatham County DFCS. Please join us at our next orientation meeting and help make a forever home for one of these kids.Next Orientation Meeting Thursday, July 9, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. ..’ Chatham County DFCS 761 Wheaton Street For additional information, please call 651-KIDS (5437) … Continue reading “Foster and Adoptive Parents”

Dolphin Project Celebration

By | June 17, 2009

Years of Dolphin Research is a reason for celebration! What makes this event even more special is that the research has been conducted for twenty years by VOLUNTEERS!!! The Dolphin Project will be hosting an event to commemorate this amazing accomplishment on Saturday, July 18th at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill, Georgia. Everyone who loves our coast and Bottlenose … Continue reading “Dolphin Project Celebration”