New Non-Profit Organization Joins in Plight to End Homelessness in Savannah

By | October 07, 2009

Divine Rest is a nonprofit 501 (c) 3 organization with a mission to assist homeless women in Savannah by providing a shelter for them, education, and healing through God’s word with hopes of helping them become productive, contributing members of society. Divine Rest is raising money with a large goal to not only rent or buy a building to house … Continue reading “New Non-Profit Organization Joins in Plight to End Homelessness in Savannah”

SSU Students Attend Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 39th Annual Legislative Conference

By | October 07, 2009

Five seniors, accompanied by an advisor, traveled to the nation’s capital for the 39th annual legislative conference hosted by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. The conference was held September 23, 2009 through September 26, 2009, with the students attending three days. The theme for this year’s conference was “Reinvest…Rebuild…Rene w.” The theme is a commitment to continue working towards … Continue reading “SSU Students Attend Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 39th Annual Legislative Conference”

Local Students Named National Achievement Scholarship Semi-Finalists

By | October 07, 2009

Two SCCPSS students have been named National Achievement Scholarship semi-finalists. Rebecca J. Chester and Kirah J. Nelson are both seniors at Savannah Arts Academy. Chester and Nelson join the ranks of more than 1,600 African American high school seniors who have been selected as semifinalists in the 46th annual National Achievement Scholarship Program. These scholastically talented students now have an … Continue reading “Local Students Named National Achievement Scholarship Semi-Finalists”

Walker to Keynote Carver Village-Heights Annual Banquet

By | October 07, 2009

Attorney Willie James Walker will serve as the keynote speaker for the Carver Village-Heights 27th Annual Banquet on Friday, October 23, 2009, 6:30 p.m. at the Con-Ed Banquet Room, 714 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Walker is a native of Savannah, and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Willie James Walker. The donation for this event is $20.00. For reservations, … Continue reading “Walker to Keynote Carver Village-Heights Annual Banquet”

Greater Chatham County’s Junior Miss Seeks Contestants

By | October 07, 2009

Greater Chatham County’s Junior Miss program is looking for high school junior women (public and private schools) in the following counties: Bryan, Chatham, Effingham and Liberty that are interested in earning money for college to participate in its 2010 program. Greater Chatham County’s Junior Miss program will take place April 2010 in Savannah. The deadline for application is Monday, November … Continue reading “Greater Chatham County’s Junior Miss Seeks Contestants”

Jazz at Ascension Presents Johnny’s Children: the Inheritors of the Mercer Legacy

By | October 07, 2009

The Jazz at Ascension concert series proudly presents Ben Tucker, Ellen Gross, and Ben Smith in a concert commemorating Johnny Mercer. Although the concert is free and open to the public, donations will be accepted to benefit America’s Second Harvest food bank to be used locally in the fight against hunger.The event will be held Sunday, October 11, 2009 at … Continue reading “Jazz at Ascension Presents Johnny’s Children: the Inheritors of the Mercer Legacy”

Tompkins Class of 1978 to Meet

By | October 07, 2009

The 1978 class of Tompkins High School will be meeting on Oct. 10, 2009 at 2211 Krenson St. (In the Hudson Hill Area.) At 5:00 p.m. For information please contact Julie Bright- Dinkins @443-9806 or bright-dinkins@att.net

Breast Cancer Prevention: A Matter of Lifestyle

By | October 07, 2009

Evidence based studies agree that the right eating habits, exercising regularly, along with caution in exposure to chemicals that promote disease, can reduce your risk of a diagnosis of breast cancer. Cancer is a disease that develops over a period of time. Time plus exposure to chemicals, poor diet and the sedentary lifestyle. Sure, there are risks we cannot control … Continue reading “Breast Cancer Prevention: A Matter of Lifestyle”

Memorial Health Earns Award for Excellence in Women’s Care

By | October 07, 2009

Memorial Health received a 2009/2010 Women’s Health Excellence award from HealthGrades, the leading independent healthcare ratings organization. Only 169 hospitals received the award nationwide. According to HealthGrades, this places Memorial University Medical Center among the top 5 percent nationally for women’s health. Only two other hospitals in the entire state of Georgia received the award – – Northeast Georgia Medical … Continue reading “Memorial Health Earns Award for Excellence in Women’s Care”

Step Up Savannah to Hold Annual Meeting

By | October 07, 2009

Mindy Hernandez, a senior researcher at Princeton University specializing in Behavioral Economics, will be the featured speaker at Step Up’s annual meeting on Oct. 20. Learn more about how individuals make decisions— from how much to spend on a cup of coffee to whether or not to save for retirement. We’re a lot more irrational, even impulsive than we like … Continue reading “Step Up Savannah to Hold Annual Meeting”