First Lady Announces Grants for Community Health Centers in Georgia

By | July 08, 2009

First Lady Michelle Obama recently announced the release of $16,399,468 in grants to community health centers in Georgia. The grants will help address immediate and pressing health center facility and equipment needs and increase access to health care for millions in Georgia. The money was made available by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and comes as more Americans join … Continue reading “First Lady Announces Grants for Community Health Centers in Georgia”

The Rehabilitation Institute at MUMC Awarded Accreditation

By | July 08, 2009

The Rehabilitation Institute at Memorial University Medical Center has had four of its programs accredited for a period of three years by the international accrediting body, CARF International. The four programs are: Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs – Hospital Comprehensive (Adults), Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs – Hospital Comprehensive (Children and Adolescents), Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs – Hospital: Brain Injury Program (Adults), Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs … Continue reading “The Rehabilitation Institute at MUMC Awarded Accreditation”

New Department of Behavioral Health Launches

By | July 08, 2009

Georgia’s new state agency in charge of services for mental health, developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases has officially began operations. The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) was created as part of the reorganization of the former Department of Human Resources that became effective July 1, 2009. DBHDD will oversee employees across the state involved in policy, … Continue reading “New Department of Behavioral Health Launches”

Sleep At Night, Part of the Healthy Lifestyle

By | July 08, 2009

The goal of this column and the goal of the Health Restoration 101 programs are to help to maximize your chances of living a longer, healthier life. Our programs are simple, comprehensive, well documented and easy to follow. Don’t let old habits rob you of your life. We’ve created – A New Formula For Health Success ! by Carolyn Guilford, … Continue reading “Sleep At Night, Part of the Healthy Lifestyle”

Childhood Epilepsy Workshop Slated for July 15

By | July 08, 2009

Children’s Medical Services, St. Joseph’s/Candler, the Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia, and UCB biopharma, are teaming up to provide a free educational workshop on epilepsy. The workshop will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, at Candler Hospital’s Marsh Auditorium (5353 Reynolds Street in Savannah). Refreshments will be provided. The session will focus on various types of … Continue reading “Childhood Epilepsy Workshop Slated for July 15”

Lattimore, Cox Kick-off “A Timeless Promise” Tour in Savannah

By | July 08, 2009

  This summer, awardwinning singer Kenny Lattimore and multi-platinum selling recording artist Deborah Cox will bring their sophisticated vocals to the stage for “A TIMELESS PROMISE” Tour. The tour will make stops at intimate venues and will off kick-off in Savannah, Georgia on Saturday, July 11 with dates to follow in Orlando (July 15), Charlotte (July 17), Atlanta (July 18), … Continue reading “Lattimore, Cox Kick-off “A Timeless Promise” Tour in Savannah”

E.J. Josey Passes Away

By | July 08, 2009

Dr. E. J. Josey, the first black man to become President of the American Library Association (ALA) and Professor Emeritus, Library and Information Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh (PA), passed away of natural causes in Washington, NC. He was 85. Dr. Josey was active in the 1960s civil rights movement in Savannah, GA as Youth Advisor of the Savannah … Continue reading “E.J. Josey Passes Away”

Cynthia McKinney Jailed in Israel

By | July 08, 2009

Former U.S. Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney was among a group of humanitarian activists whose ship was seized by the Israeli navy last week as it attempted to deliver food and medicine to Palestinians in the blockaded Gaza Strip. On June 30, McKinney was aboard the Greek-flagged Free Gaza Movement’s ship Spirit of Humanity carrying 21 activists including Irish peace activist Mairead … Continue reading “Cynthia McKinney Jailed in Israel”

Publix Presents $81,900 to United Way

By | July 08, 2009

The generosity of Publix Super Markets is deeply embedded in the company’s culture. On Tuesday, June 30th, Publix Super Markets presented United Way of the Coastal Empire with a check for $81,900 toward the 2008 United Way general campaign, which raised over $8.3 million. Local Store Managers Sean Dubois (Store 522 – Twelve Oaks Shopping Center), Keith Everett (Store 1154 … Continue reading “Publix Presents $81,900 to United Way”

Beulah Baptist to hold 71st Anniversary

By | July 08, 2009

Beulah Baptist Church, 619 E. Anderson Street, will celebrate its 71st Sunday School Anniversary on Sunday, July 12, at 11:15am. Come and celebrate with us as we study the Lord’s Word. Anthony Edwards, Pastor.