Coastal Jazz Association Pays Tribute to Johnny Mercer

By | July 30, 2009

The Coastal Jazz Association paid tribute to one of Savannah’s own, Johnny Herndon Mercer, last Sunday at the Sheraton Four Points Hotel at corners of MLKing, Jr. and West Bryan Sts. It was standing room only when Teddy Adams, Huxsie Scott and Ben Tucker, members of the Savannah Coastal Jazz Association Hall of Fame took center stage. Adams called it … Continue reading “Coastal Jazz Association Pays Tribute to Johnny Mercer”

SSU Names Chief of Public Safety

By | July 30, 2009

Creighton Roberts has been named chief of Savannah State University’s (SSU) Department of Public Safety. Roberts’ promotion from deputy chief, the position he held since February 2006, was effective July 1. As SSU’s deputy chief, Roberts managed the Patrol and the Criminal Investigation divisions as well as the daily operations of the department. Prior to joining Savannah State, Roberts worked … Continue reading “SSU Names Chief of Public Safety”

AASU Names Dean of Liberal Arts

By | July 30, 2009

Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU) has named Laura Barrett dean of the College of Liberal Arts. She has served on the FAU faculty since 1998 as a charter member of the Wilkes Honors College faculty. “Dr. Barrett has established an excellent record as a teacher and a scholar,” said Ellen V. Whitford, AASU vice president of academic affairs and dean … Continue reading “AASU Names Dean of Liberal Arts”

Entrepreneurial Center Awards Dinner Honors Local Businesses

By | July 30, 2009

On Saturday, July 25, The Savannah Entrepreneurial Center held its Fourth Annual Fundraiser Dinner in which entrepreneurs within the community are honored for theirwork. Lemuel “Russ” Moore served as speaker for the evening. Pictured above are winners for the evening including (L-R): Tony Byrd — Newsboy Network; Carolyn Guilford — Health Restoration 101; David Smalls — David Smalls Photography; Eugene … Continue reading “Entrepreneurial Center Awards Dinner Honors Local Businesses”

Groves Class of 1985

By | July 30, 2009

Attention Groves High School Class of 1985 members. We are looking to begin planning for our 25th class reunion please contact Sabrina Lovett-Robinson at slovett1302@bellsouth.net, Sylvia Gadson-Walker at sylwalker@ msn.com.

HVJ Class of 1974 35th Reunion Planned

By | July 30, 2009

Save the date and spread the word! The 35th reunion of the 1974 Jenkins High School Warriors will take place October 2009.Contact email address: letmoo56@bellsouth.net

Savannah Dance Theatre Announces Open Auditions

By | July 30, 2009

for 2009 performance for Nutcracker in Savannah August 22nd for children 2nd Grade and older Performance Date December 12, 2009. Auditions held at the Islands Dance Academy Studios 115 Charlotte Rd, Savannah GA 31410 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Graders 10- 11:30am 5th Grade and older 1:00-2:30 pm. Audition Fee- $15.00. For questions call 897-2102 or visit www.savannahdance.com Savannah Dance Theatre … Continue reading “Savannah Dance Theatre Announces Open Auditions”

Johnny Mercer Event

By | July 30, 2009

at the Avery Gallery 390 Roswell St. – Marietta , GA Friday, September 4th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oscar Award Winner Johnny Mercer was a song writer during the middle of the 20th century. He wrote over 1,500 songs in his career Several musical artists will play and sing Johnny Mercer songs. Susie Chisholm, sculptor of the Johnny … Continue reading “Johnny Mercer Event”

Blood Drive Alliance

By | July 30, 2009

Show your community spirit this summer and celebrate life by donating blood and helping those in need. Join The Blood Alliance on Thursday, July 30th for the “Downtown Community Blood Drive”. The Blood Alliance bloodmobile will be parked in front of the Chamber of Commerce downtown Savannah at 101 East Bay Street from 9:30 AM until Noon. All who register … Continue reading “Blood Drive Alliance”

Done in A Day

By | July 30, 2009

Presented by Junior League of Savannah, Done in a Day includes six to eight projects that the Junior League of Savannah undertakes per year in which Junior League members assist local organizations or social service agencies through hands-on volunteer work and funding of up to $1500.00 per project. Typical projects include assistance with painting, gardening, special events or physical improvements. … Continue reading “Done in A Day”