Golden Age Program Seeks Seniors

By | November 25, 2009

All seniors are encouraged to participate in the Golden Age Program at the beautiful Tatemville Lake and Community Center, Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 333 Coleman St. Enjoy good fellowship, hot meals daily, crafts, shopping trips, computer class gardening & more. For more info call 691-6289.

Beach Alumni Christmas Party

By | November 25, 2009

The A.E. Beach Class of 1965 will be participating with the Class of 1964’s Christmas Party. The party will be held On December 10, 2009 at Johnny Harris Banquet Center 1701 E.Victory Drive. A.E. Beach Class of 1964 c/o Lydia Young 1441 Eleanor St Savannah, Ga, 31415. Deadline is November 23, 2009. For more information, please contact Sallie Anderson, 447-0796, … Continue reading “Beach Alumni Christmas Party”

Blood Pressure Screenings

By | November 25, 2009

St. Joseph’s/Candler African- American Health Information and Resource Center, located at 1910 Abercorn St., will conduct free blood pressure screenings every Monday through Thursday from 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM, and every Friday from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Call 447-6605 for information.

Smart Fitness Club

By | November 25, 2009

St. Joseph’s/Candler African-American Health Information and Resource Center offers the Ladies Living Smart Fitness Club, every Tuesday from 5:30 to 7 PM at the Center, 1910 Abercorn St. For more information, call 447-6605.

Omegas Celebrate Achievement Week

By | November 25, 2009

The Brothers of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated Mu Phi and Alpha Gamma Chapters recently held their 2009 Achievement Week Banquet at The Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum Ballroom. Under the leadership of Achievement Week Committee Chairman, Brother Arthur O. Howard, the committee presented an outstanding program that is mandated to seek out and give due recognition to individuals … Continue reading “Omegas Celebrate Achievement Week”

Johnny Mercer Life Size Statue Unveiled in Ellis Square

By | November 25, 2009

On November 18, 2009 — the date that would have been Johnny Mercer’s 100th birthday — his statue was dedicated in Ellis Square. Community leaders, residents, and relatives were on hand for the statue unveiling. Mercer, perhaps most famous as the man who wrote the words of the southern lullaby, Moon River was honored with a posthumous 100th birthday celebration … Continue reading “Johnny Mercer Life Size Statue Unveiled in Ellis Square”

SSU to Observe World AIDS Day

By | November 25, 2009

Savannah State University will observe “World AIDS Day” on Dec. 1, 2009, with free HIV testing and a concert/monologue by Miss Lucia, a Savannah entertainer, in her first, fulllength solo debut. From 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., free HIV testing will be conducted by the Chatham County Health Department at the Harris- McDew Student Health Center. At 7 p.m. in … Continue reading “SSU to Observe World AIDS Day”

St. Joseph’s/Candler’s African American Resource Center Celebrates Ten Years

By | November 25, 2009

Ten years ago the St. Joseph’s/Candler African- American Health Information & Resource stepped into the health vacuum that African Americans faced. There was a disparity in access to health care and a lack of cultural health information. That’s why St. Joseph’s/Candler opened the AAHIRC in 1999, the first such center run by a private institution. “This center was an innovation,” … Continue reading “St. Joseph’s/Candler’s African American Resource Center Celebrates Ten Years”

National Leadership Conference of Haitian Mayors Held in Savannah

By | November 25, 2009

The 4th Annual Convention of the National Leadership Conference of Haitian Mayors was held in Savannah on November 15- 19, 2009 at the Holiday Inn Suites & Conference Center This year’s events will featured informative leadership workshops, roundtable discussions and other hands on activities to assist the 420+ Mayors from Haiti, Peru, Mexico, Uganda, and the US develop ways to … Continue reading “National Leadership Conference of Haitian Mayors Held in Savannah”

YMCA Dedicates Playground in Honor of Ben Lewis

By | November 25, 2009

On Friday, November 20, 2009 at 1:30 pm, the West Broad Street YMCA held a ceremony dedicating its new playground to the legacy of Mr. Benjamin F. Lewis. Mr. Lewis graduated from Savannah State College and received his J.D. from John Marshall Law College. In 1945 he became a regular worker with the US Postal Service. In 1963 he was … Continue reading “YMCA Dedicates Playground in Honor of Ben Lewis”