Savannah, Ga. Receives Award for Municipal Excellence

By | November 11, 2009

Savannah, Ga., is one of eight cities selected to receive the Award for Municipal Excellence at the National League of Cities’ (NLC) 2009 Congress of Cities Exposition in San Antonio, Texas. This year marks the 20th anniversary of this prestigious award. As a Gold winner in the 50,001-150,000 population category, Savannah is being honored for its Neighborhood Renaissance Savannah program. … Continue reading “Savannah, Ga. Receives Award for Municipal Excellence”

Carson to Speak at Civil Rights Museum

By | November 11, 2009

What can be learned from years of studying the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. in the U.S. civil rights movement? Why is it important that Dr. King’s activities and impact in Savannah, Southeast Georgia, and other communities be more thoroughly documented and understood so that we have a complete picture of the national civil rights movement? These … Continue reading “Carson to Speak at Civil Rights Museum”

Hosea Feed the Hungry and the SCLC Start First Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

By | November 11, 2009

Atlanta-based Hosea Feed the Hungry (HFTH), the Southeast’s largest food bank serving families and individuals directly, is partnering with the Georgia Coastal SCLC to host the first annual Thanksgiving dinner for Savannah’s working poor and homeless, called Savannah Hosea Feed the Hungry. On Monday, Nov. 23, approximately 500 families and individuals will be guests at a large Thanksgiving dinner, complete … Continue reading “Hosea Feed the Hungry and the SCLC Start First Annual Thanksgiving Dinner”

SSU to Host Talent Competition

By | November 11, 2009

Auditions for the Coastal Empire Talent Extravaganza and Competition will be held on Nov. 14, 2-4 p.m., at the King-Frazier Student Center on the Savannah State University campus. The deadline to register, which includes a $30 fee per act, is Nov. 12. For information and the audition registration form, visit www.coastalempiretalent.c om or call (912) 631-3390. The talent competition for … Continue reading “SSU to Host Talent Competition”

NAACP to Hold Annual Freedom Fund Awards Banquet

By | November 11, 2009

On Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. the Savannah Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will host its annual Freedom Fund Awards Banquet, celebrating the NAACP’s 100 years of service. This event will be held at the Savannah Hyatt Regency Hotel, 8 p.m. Entirely dependent on the voluntary contributions of concerned individuals, corporations … Continue reading “NAACP to Hold Annual Freedom Fund Awards Banquet”

Ole Skool Cruizers Continue to Grow, Announces Officers

By | November 11, 2009

It was December 26, 2007 when an article titled Charles Black invites you to join a “New Truck Club “appeared in the Savannah Tribune. In this article nearly 20 months ago Charles spoke about his hope to start a “Truck / Car Club “. He spoke passionately about his love of old cars, friends who shared the same passion and … Continue reading “Ole Skool Cruizers Continue to Grow, Announces Officers”

“The Hurt Locker” and “Precious” Closes out Savannah Film Festival

By | November 11, 2009

The 12th annual Savannah Film Festival, hosted by the Savannah College of Art and Design, closed on Saturday, November 7 after a full week of special screenings and award presentations. Film Festival attendees were treated to screenings of the intense war film “The Hurt Locker,” and the powerful urban tale “Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire.” In addition, … Continue reading ““The Hurt Locker” and “Precious” Closes out Savannah Film Festival”

Armstrong Gears Up for 75th Anniversary Celebration

By | November 11, 2009

On Monday, Nov. 2, students, faculty and staff from all across the campus came together to form a human 75 on the intramural fields of the university. The event was a way to get students and the entire campus thinking about AASU’s 75 anniversary. Photos and videos from today’s event will be used to promote the 75th anniversary in 2010 … Continue reading “Armstrong Gears Up for 75th Anniversary Celebration”

Lloyd Named to Outstanding Atlanta Class, 2009-2010

By | November 11, 2009

Native Savannahian Cornelius JerMar Ephraim Lloyd has been selected by Outstanding Atlanta to join the 41st class of honorees for 2009-2010. Since 1968, this organization has recognized young Atlantans for contributions to the betterment of the city. According to Sandra Barnhill, National President of Foreverfamily, Inc. (formerly AIM – Aid to Children of Imprisoned Mothers) and member of Outstanding Atlanta … Continue reading “Lloyd Named to Outstanding Atlanta Class, 2009-2010”

Funding Available for Innovative, Youth Cultural Arts Programs

By | November 11, 2009

The City of Savannah’s WAD Panel has issued a call for proposals for its 2009/2010 Weave A Dream (WAD) initiative. Applications will be accepted while funds are available, but must be submitted at least eight weeks prior to the start date of the project. Project funding is available up to $5,000 for innovative cultural arts programs that positively engage youth … Continue reading “Funding Available for Innovative, Youth Cultural Arts Programs”