Zion Fair Missionary to hold Pastor’s Anniversary

By | November 25, 2009

We the members of Zion Fair Missionary Baptist Church cordially invite you to help us celebrate Pastor Rev. Ronald E. Small Sr. 3rd Pastoral Anniversary beginning on: Nov. 23rd with the Goodwill/St. John Devine at 7:00 pm Rev. Alphonso Piper, Pastor. Nov. 24th Bethel Missionary Baptist Church at 7:00 pm, Rev. Jerome Baker, Pastor. Nov. 28th Musical Extravaganza at 7:00 … Continue reading “Zion Fair Missionary to hold Pastor’s Anniversary”

Affiliate of Susan G. Komen Announces $225,000 Available for Grant Funding

By | November 25, 2009

The Coastal Georgia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is proud to announce the availability of $225,000 in grant funds for fiscal year 2010.Breast cancer and breast health programs of nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, and educational institutions in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, and McIntosh counties are eligible to apply for grant funds from the Affiliate. … Continue reading “Affiliate of Susan G. Komen Announces $225,000 Available for Grant Funding”

Service of Appreciation for Hitch Village Residents Past and Present

By | November 25, 2009

The Spiritual Community surrounding Hitch Village will come together to give encouragement and show appreciation to the current residents before they are relocated in January 2010 and to remember the past members. This service will take place on Sunday, December 13, 2009 at 5:00 p.m. at the Savannah Baptist Center (704 Wheaton Street – next to Family Dollar) where Harry … Continue reading “Service of Appreciation for Hitch Village Residents Past and Present”

Johnson Receives Cross and Crown Award

By | November 25, 2009

Sis. Julia E. Johnson, native Savannahian attended the Georgia Missionary Baptist Convention (GMBC) in Rome, Georgia the week of November 9th – 12th. Sis. Johnson was invited to attend The National Ushers/Nurses Summit in St. Louis, Missouri November 13th – 15th. To Sis. Johnsons surprise, she was presented “The Cross and Crown Award” for her dedicated service as an usher/nurse … Continue reading “Johnson Receives Cross and Crown Award”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”