Chamber Installs New Officers and Presents Oglethorpe Award During Annual Meeting

By | December 23, 2009

The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce held its 203rd Annual Meeting on Thursday, December 17, 2009, at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront Hotel with Board Chair Diana M. Morrison presiding. In addition to passing the gavel of leadership to a new Chairman, and a new slate of Directors, the Chamber also announced the 2009 Oglethorpe Award recipient. Steve Greene of Stephen … Continue reading “Chamber Installs New Officers and Presents Oglethorpe Award During Annual Meeting”

Give the Gift of Creativity – Now Registering for S.P.A.C.E. Visual Arts Classes

By | December 23, 2009

In time for the holidays, Savannah’s Place for Art, Culture and Education (S.P.A.C.E.) is now registering students for its winter visual arts classes and workshops. Day and evening sessions are offered for children, teens and adults in all skill levels. Sessions begin Jan. 25 and are held at S.P.A.C.E. studios, located at 9 W. Henry St. Six and eight week … Continue reading “Give the Gift of Creativity – Now Registering for S.P.A.C.E. Visual Arts Classes”

AASU Gets Approval to Grant Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree

By | December 23, 2009

Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU) is now authorized to offer selected doctoral degree programs following approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The change allows AASU to offer its Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree independently. “This approval by SACS raises the level of the institution as a whole and will have a positive impact on the … Continue reading “AASU Gets Approval to Grant Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree”

Olive Oil – The Heart Of It

By | December 23, 2009

The goal of this column and the goal of the Health Restoration 101 programs are to help to maximize your chances of living a longer, healthier life. Including Olive Oil in our diet daily can decrease heart attacks and their complications. Extra virgin olive oil is one of the most powerful anti-inflammatory foods currently known. By helping to prevent and … Continue reading “Olive Oil – The Heart Of It”

Census Undercount Would Hurt Black Communities, Leaders Warn

By | December 23, 2009

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In a rare appearance, all in one place, a coalition of America’s foremost Black organizations are aiming to assure that the 2010 census does not undercount Black people, a fiasco that could cause communities to miss out on their fair share of trillions of dollars in public resources and political representatives in Black districts. The National Urban … Continue reading “Census Undercount Would Hurt Black Communities, Leaders Warn”

Bynum Named Carver State Employee of the Year

By | December 23, 2009

Mary Bynum recently received the coveted Carver State Bank Employee of the Year Award for 2009. Bynum, a teller at the bank’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard office, joined the Carver staff in 1999. During her 10 years at Carver, she has become well-know for her professionalism and delightful personality. Bynum is a native of Savannah and a graduate of … Continue reading “Bynum Named Carver State Employee of the Year”

Savannah’s 100 Celebrity Men Cookoff A Huge Success

By | December 23, 2009

The Tenth Annual Savannah’s 100 Celebrity Men Who Cook event was a great success. A huge crowed filed into the Savannah Marriott Riverfront on Sunday, December 13, 2009, where cooks from throughout the area showed off their prize dishes. Proceeds from the event will help many local students and others get a college education. Celebrity chefs “stepped up to the … Continue reading “Savannah’s 100 Celebrity Men Cookoff A Huge Success”

Kidney Support Group

By | December 23, 2009

Piedmont now provides an educational and support group for pre & post kidney transplant patients in the Savannah area. The group will meet every 2nd Tuesday of each month. 5:00 p.m. at Memorial University Hospital Georgia Ear Building 2nd Floor 4700 Waters Ave. Savannah, GA 31404 The group sessions will feature: Information on different Transplant topics, speakers, video & audio … Continue reading “Kidney Support Group”

Mobile Mammography

By | December 23, 2009

St. Joseph’s/Candler’s Mobile Mammography Unit will be performing mammograms in several locations during December. The Mobile Unit adds convenience to the process of completing necessary breast cancer screenings by bringing the procedure to your community. Appointments are required and can be made by calling 819-6800. (Please specify that you are calling for the Mobile unit.) For non appointment-related information about … Continue reading “Mobile Mammography”

Hymns for Hope 2010

By | December 23, 2009

On Sunday, January 31st at 6:00 p.m., Interfaith Hospitality Network will host a benefit concert for homeless families with children. Local Network choirs will come together for an evening of song and praise. Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church will host this year’s event. Tickets are on sale now for $7.00 and can be purchased or reserved by calling 790-9446. Please … Continue reading “Hymns for Hope 2010”