Hungry Club Forum Explores Fostering Accountable Community

By | October 14, 2009

At its October 3, 2009 breakfast, The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc.(HCFS) heard from the last the community-wide study groups involved in an examination of Tavis Smiley’s The Covenant With Black America. The Covenant IV Study Group, chaired by Zaphon Wilson, PhD., chairman of the Political Science Department at Armstrong Atlantic State University, and co-chaired by Larry Stokes, PhD., … Continue reading “Hungry Club Forum Explores Fostering Accountable Community”

Savannah Chatham Council of PTA’s Fundraising Campaign to Develop Scholarahip Program

By | October 14, 2009

For the very first time, the umbrella group that represents all the PTA’s in Savannah and Chatham County is holding a major campaign to raise money for a scholarship program to help area students. Students from every school in the county will be selling discount coupon books and the proceeds will be used to help pay for the scholarships. In … Continue reading “Savannah Chatham Council of PTA’s Fundraising Campaign to Develop Scholarahip Program”

Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum Receives $3200.00

By | October 14, 2009

Savannah’s Golfers with a mission to empower the family through the fun of golf made a presentation to the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum . The Savannah Father’s Day Golf Club is a non-profit organization. Proceeds from the third annual golf tournament event held on June 20-21, 2009 at Bacon Park Course were presented to Dr. Billy Jamerson and … Continue reading “Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum Receives $3200.00”

City Asks Citizens to Lend Images for Planned History of Savannah’s Eastside

By | October 14, 2009

An interest in preserving the voices and the sights of the past have prompted the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) to put together a pictorial history of the Savannah’s Eastside. A March 2011 release date is planned for the yet to be named coffee table book which will focus on the evolution of several Eastside neighborhoods – … Continue reading “City Asks Citizens to Lend Images for Planned History of Savannah’s Eastside”

Savannah State presents 14th Annual Bill Davis Golf Tournament

By | October 14, 2009

Savannah State University President Earl G. Yarbrough Sr. will host the 14th Annual Bill Davis Memorial Golf Tournament on October 30 as part of the university’s annual Homecoming celebration. The Tournament will be held at the Al Henderson Golf Club, 1 Al Henderson Drive, Savannah, GA 31419 ). Proceeds will be used to establish and annually support the Athletics Scholarship … Continue reading “Savannah State presents 14th Annual Bill Davis Golf Tournament”

Young Professionals of Savannah Celebrate Fourth Anniversary

By | October 14, 2009

Young Professionals of Savannah will celebrate their 4th Anniversary with a party on October 22nd, 2009 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Sol, located at 1611 Habersham St., Savannah GA 31401. All proceeds from the event will benefit The First Tee of Savannah, a non-profit organization teaching life skills experience to less fortunate young adults through the game of golf. Tickets are … Continue reading “Young Professionals of Savannah Celebrate Fourth Anniversary”

Royce Learning Center to hold Building Re-Dedication

By | October 14, 2009

Royce Learning Center will hold a re-dedication breakfast at 9 a.m. on October 29th, 2009 to celebrate the completion of renovations to their building at 4 Oglethorpe Professional Blvd. The ceremony will include performances by Chatham Academy students and a ribbon cutting. In 2006, Royce mounted a Capital Campaign to raise money for much needed building renovations. The three year … Continue reading “Royce Learning Center to hold Building Re-Dedication”

SONATA Kicks Off New Year

By | October 14, 2009

Sponsors of New and Talented Artists, Inc. kicked off its new year with a successful fanfare at Historic First Bryan Baptist Church. Seventeen students were awarded the scholarship for this coming year. The students and parents were introduced to the Sonata board. During this event, SONATA’S president for the past six years, Sis Lillian Ellis gave a great speech stepping … Continue reading “SONATA Kicks Off New Year”

Kaiser Permanente Makes Donation to Morehouse School of Medicine

By | October 14, 2009

On Oct. 8, 2009, Kaiser Permanente of Georgia presented a grant for nearly $500,000 to the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at the Morehouse School of Medicine to support the development and implementation of a workforce leadership program that will reduce health disparities by creating an integrated approach to primary care and mental health. Former Surgeon General David Satcher, MD, Director … Continue reading “Kaiser Permanente Makes Donation to Morehouse School of Medicine”

State awards $15 million for Affordable Housing in Savannah

By | October 14, 2009

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs announced this week that two major affordable housing developments in Savannah will be the recipients of competitive tax credits expected to bring in more than $15 million for the projects. City Council was notified Thursday that Savannah Gardens, planned along Pennsylvania Avenue on Savannah’s eastside, will receive tax credits that will generate up to … Continue reading “State awards $15 million for Affordable Housing in Savannah”