Emancipation Association to hold Celebration

By | December 30, 2009

On January 11 2010, at 11:00 a.m., the Emancipation Association of Savannah, Georgia and Vicinity, Inc. will hold its 147th Celebration of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln. The event will be held at Second African Baptist Church, 123 Houston Street, Savannah. The Rev. C. MeGill Brown is the host pastor. The speaker for the occasion … Continue reading “Emancipation Association to hold Celebration”

Hinesville Downtown Announces Meetings

By | December 30, 2009

A Small World Festival Planning Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 12th at 5:30pm in the Council Room at City Hall. People from all cultures are encouraged to attend this meeting. This meeting is also posted on our facebook page: www.facebook.com/hinesvil ledowntown. Downtown Partners will meet on Wednesday, January 20th at 8:30am in the City Hall Council Room. Topic … Continue reading “Hinesville Downtown Announces Meetings”

Savannah Music Festival Receives Jazz.NEXT Grant

By | December 30, 2009

SWING CENTRAL, the nationally acclaimed high school jazz band competition and workshop produced by the Savannah Music Festival (SMF), is the subject of a new media project that utilizes technology to enhance the promotion of jazz music and education. SMF is one of only five recipients of first-round funding from the national Jazz.NEXT initiative, also including NPR, Monterey Jazz Festival, … Continue reading “Savannah Music Festival Receives Jazz.NEXT Grant”

Law & Government Explorers Tour Chatham County Courthouse

By | December 30, 2009

On Monday, December 7, 2009, seven Law & Government Explorers from Savannah-Chatham public high schools attended an Exploring event at the Chatham County Courthouse. The students were able to observe live court sessions, tour the various departments and participate in a discussion with Judge Penny Haas Freeseman. Special thanks are extended to Nan Garner at the Chatham County Courthouse for … Continue reading “Law & Government Explorers Tour Chatham County Courthouse”

Bicycles For Greenbriar Center

By | December 30, 2009

Savannah Fire and Emergency Services Bureau is helping to brighten Christmas day for some Savannah youngsters. Savannah Fire Chief Charles G. Middleton presented three new bicycles to the Greenbriar Children’s Center this morning. Middleton, flanked by firefighters from Engine Company 5-C and Fire Marshal Deon Groover, presented the bikes to Greenbriar’s Executive Director Gena Taylor this morning at the Hopkins … Continue reading “Bicycles For Greenbriar Center”

MUMC Team Member Named Pharmacist of the Year

By | December 30, 2009

Ken Jozefczyk, M.S., R.Ph., FASHP, director of pharmacy at Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC), has been named the 2009 Pharmacist of the Year by The Georgia Society of Health-System Pharmacists (GSHP). This award is the highest honor GSHP can bestow on any member. Jozefczyk was honored for his outstanding service and his participation in GSHP. Jozefczyk’s accomplishments include helping to … Continue reading “MUMC Team Member Named Pharmacist of the Year”

Georgia Center for Nonprofits Accepting Award Nominations

By | December 30, 2009

The Georgia Center for Nonprofits announces that it is accepting nominations for the Evelyn G. Ullman Innovative Leadership Award. Every other year, the Evelyn G. Ullman Award is bestowed on one outstanding nonprofit leader. The intent of the award is to celebrate and recognize a Georgia nonprofit leader’s innovative and strategic efforts that have had a significant impact on a … Continue reading “Georgia Center for Nonprofits Accepting Award Nominations”

Mansion on Forsyth Park to Host Stylish New Year’s Eve Gala

By | December 30, 2009

The Mansion on Forsyth Park, an award-winning luxury hotel in Savannah, Ga., will host a chic New Year’s Eve Gala on Thursday, December 31, welcoming 2010 in signature high style. The Mansion’s exclusive New Year’s Eve Gala will kick off at 8:30 p.m. and feature a gourmet “Around the World” buffet with Lowcountry, Creole, Southwestern and Pacific Rim cuisine, plus … Continue reading “Mansion on Forsyth Park to Host Stylish New Year’s Eve Gala”

President Receives H1N1 Vaccination

By | December 30, 2009

Last week, President Barack Obama received the swine flu vaccine in an attempt to prove the vaccine is safe. “People need to understand that this vaccine is safe,” Obama said. “Michelle and I just got the shots ourselves… we wanted to make sure nationwide that children were getting it before adults did. And now there’s enough vaccine so that adults … Continue reading “President Receives H1N1 Vaccination”

Savannah Technical College Appoints Vice President for Academic Affairs

By | December 30, 2009

Mr. Jim Wheeless has been named Vice President for Academic Affairs at Savannah Technical College. He most recently served as Acting President of Flint River Technical College in Thomaston, Ga. Mr. Wheeless holds a BS in Business Administration from Tift College of Mercer University and a MBA from Shorter College. In his tenure at Flint River, Wheeless served as an … Continue reading “Savannah Technical College Appoints Vice President for Academic Affairs”