United Way Receives $20,000 Donation from Wachovia

By | October 21, 2009

United Way of the Coastal Empire is excited to announce a generous contribution of $20,000 from Wachovia Bank, a Wells Fargo Company. This contribution will be used to help low to moderate income individuals and families in owning a home in Chatham County through the Individual Development Account (IDA) program. In partnership with the Neighborhood Improvement Association, United Way’s IDA … Continue reading “United Way Receives $20,000 Donation from Wachovia”

Food Lion Opens New Neighborhood Store at Skidaway and DeRenne

By | October 21, 2009

Food Lion unveiled its new store in Savannah, Ga., located at 2208 East Derenne Ave., with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 8 a.m. The first 200 customers entering the store received a free reusable grocery bag filled with private label products. The store opened to the public following the ribboncutting ceremony and will begin typical operating hours … Continue reading “Food Lion Opens New Neighborhood Store at Skidaway and DeRenne”

McClain Honored During Health and Human Service Conference

By | October 21, 2009

Dr. Mildred McClain, co-founder and Executive Director of The Harambee House/Citizens for Environmental Justice (CFEJ), was one of nine honorees at the 12th Annual Interfaith Health and Human Service Conference sponsored by Sisters United in Human Services, Inc. on Friday, October 9th in Atlanta, GA. The 12th Annual Interfaith Health and Human Service conference was held at the Shareef Abdur-Rahim … Continue reading “McClain Honored During Health and Human Service Conference”

The Great Savannah Tailgate on October 24

By | October 21, 2009

The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce and Savannah State University (SSU) will host The Great Savannah Tailgate on Saturday, October 24 from 3- 5 p.m. under the big tent outside of Ted Wright Stadium on the SSU campus.Come out before the game vs. Old Dominion and enjoy food, fellowship and networking with SSU alumni, athletes, cheerleaders and mascot. Admission includes … Continue reading “The Great Savannah Tailgate on October 24”

A.E. Bach Class of 1994 Celebrates 15th Anniversary

By | October 21, 2009

Alfred Ely Beach High School Class of 1994 recently celebrated their 15-year class reunion. Alumni came from as far away as Alaska, Japan and Hawaii to show their true blue and bold gold bulldog spirit and fellowship with our fellow alumni. The reunion started with a five day Carnival Cruise to the Caribbean. After spending five days cruising in the … Continue reading “A.E. Bach Class of 1994 Celebrates 15th Anniversary”

Savannah State University Annual Homecoming Culminates on Oct. 31

By | October 21, 2009

Savannah State University’s 2009 Homecoming will be observed Oct.25-31. This year’s celebratory theme is “Reaffirming Educational Excellence Through Scholarship, Service & Unity.” Each year, SSU Homecoming activities attract thousands of alumni and other supporters to the city of Savannah in honor of the university’s rich legacy, which dates back to 1890. Homecoming day, Oct. 31, begins at 9 a.m. with … Continue reading “Savannah State University Annual Homecoming Culminates on Oct. 31”

Black in America

By | October 21, 2009

Taqwaa Saleem continues her series entitled Black in America. A 2008 honor graduate of Savannah State University, Saleem is currently a grad student at Georgia Southern University. Survival. Being Black in America is about an overcoming survival. This past weekend, my family suffered the loss of two extended family members. My cousin’s two best friends (like family to us) were … Continue reading “Black in America”

Heritage and Talent Abounds at the Coastal Showcase

By | October 21, 2009

The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) hosted the 3rd Annual Heritage Dinner and Coastal Showcase of Savannah and the Low Country, on Friday October 2, 2009, with a reception and dinner showcase, at the Carey Hilliards Banquet Center. The Heritage Dinner spotlights some of the unique and outstanding talent in the coastal area community, in addition to providing … Continue reading “Heritage and Talent Abounds at the Coastal Showcase”

Shannon Sharpe Day at SSU

By | October 21, 2009

Shannon Sharpe, former tight end for the Denver Broncos and Baltimore Ravens was honored Saturday, Oct. 17 at the home game of his alma mater Savannah State University. The day was dubbed the official Shannon Sharpe Day. SSU has retired the No. 2 jersey that Sharpe wore when he played for the Tigers in the late 1980’s. An unveiling ceremony … Continue reading “Shannon Sharpe Day at SSU”

How Not to Get the Flu This Season

By | October 21, 2009

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