Bright Horizons Foundation Honors Greenbriar

By | August 26, 2009

The board of directors of Greenbriar Children’s Center and members of the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children held a ribboncutting ceremony for Savannah’s 1st Bright Space for homeless children at Jack Jones Emergency Shelter on Wednesday, August 19, 2009 on Greenbriar’s campus. The space is named Lilli’s Pad in honor of Lilli Grace Register, the 18 month old daughter of … Continue reading “Bright Horizons Foundation Honors Greenbriar”

Obama Nominates Quarterman to Post

By | August 26, 2009

On August 14, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Cynthia L. Quarterman to become the Administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration at the Department of Transportation. Quarterman was born and raised in Savannah, GA and attended A. E. Beach High School, where she was Miss Beach and graduated with honors in 1979. Her parents are … Continue reading “Obama Nominates Quarterman to Post”

Ralph Lipsey’s Life Celebrated

By | August 26, 2009

First Tabernacle Baptist Church was filled to capacity on Saturday, August 22, as family members, friends and a host of distinguished community leaders celebrated the life and legacy of Ralph Lipsey, Jr. Lipsey, 81 entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born January 10, 1928, to the late Ralph … Continue reading “Ralph Lipsey’s Life Celebrated”

Nominations Being Accepted for Spirit of Excellence Awards

By | August 26, 2009

Nominations are now being accepted for the Spirit of Excellence 7th Annual Black Business Awards until September 25, 2009. Recipients will be announced at the Awards Banquet on October 17, 2009 at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront. The categories and criteria for this year’s nominees are: Emerging Business – A business that has been in existence for 1-3 years exhibiting evidence … Continue reading “Nominations Being Accepted for Spirit of Excellence Awards”

Local Celebrities Wait Tables for A Good Cause

By | August 26, 2009

A celebrity fundraiser was held on August 18 at Chick Fil A, Savannah Mall, to benefit the Johnny Mercer Centennial. The non-profit 501-C3 organization received a percentage of their sales during the hours of 5-8 pm. Celebrity waiters included “Big Frank” Sulkowski (Sport Director WJCL/FOX 28), Jesse Blanco (Anchor FOX 28), Stacy Jennings (Marketing Director, Savannah Morning News), Tanya Scott-Pilcher … Continue reading “Local Celebrities Wait Tables for A Good Cause”

Asbury to Hold Back to School Jamboree Festival

By | August 26, 2009

Asbury United Methodist Church, 1201 Abercorn Street, will host a Back to School Jamboree Festival entitled, “‘What About the Children.” The event will take place Thursday, August 27- Saturday August 29. A revival will kick of the Jamboree on Thursday, August 27, at 6:30pm. It will feature Rev. Antonie E. Walker from Canaan Community Church, the Armstrong Atlantic University Choir … Continue reading “Asbury to Hold Back to School Jamboree Festival”

Dunn Selected as New Dean at Savannah State

By | August 26, 2009

Derrek B. Dunn, Ph.D., has been named dean of the College of Sciences & Technology (COST) and a professor of Engineering Technology and Mathematics at Savannah State University. As dean of COST, Dunn will oversee the departments responsible for eight undergraduate degree majors and one graduate degree program; the Georgia Tech Regional Engineering Program (GTREP) and related components; and both … Continue reading “Dunn Selected as New Dean at Savannah State”

Community Events

By | August 26, 2009

HVJ Class of 1974 35th Reunion Planned 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 Volunteers Needed Share your time and special talents with others, join the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of EOA, we need your help to help others. Through … Continue reading “Community Events”

Life Stories take Center Stage at the 2009 Consortium of Doctors Annual Conference

By | August 26, 2009

Life stories, words of wisdom, and tips of the trade were in abundant supply at the Consortium of Doctors, LTD 2009 Annual Conference in Oakland, California. Members gathered to explore the theme “Restoration, Reconstitution, and Recovery”. C.O.D. is an organization of African-American women including judges, lawyers, medical doctors, educators, psychologists, performing artists, professors, social workers, and professionals from other fields … Continue reading “Life Stories take Center Stage at the 2009 Consortium of Doctors Annual Conference”

St. Paul Missionary to Celebrate 111th Church Anniversary

By | August 26, 2009

We the officers and members of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church cordially invite you to worship with us as we celebrate 111 years of serving and praising God. This celebration begins Tuesday September 1, 2009 – Friday September 4, 2009 7:30 p.m. nightly, as well as services on September 6, 2009 at 11 am and 3 pm Sunday evening. The … Continue reading “St. Paul Missionary to Celebrate 111th Church Anniversary”