Local Auto Salvage Yard Raises Money for Haiti Relief

By | January 27, 2010

Savannah auto salvage yard owner Kenny Grainger is giving Savannah-area residents an easy way to help people suffering from the effects of the recent earthquake and resulting humanitarian crisis in Haiti. From now through January 31st, Grainger is donating all of the $1 door fees customers pay to enter the Cash & Carry Auto Salvage Yard at 500 Staley Avenue … Continue reading “Local Auto Salvage Yard Raises Money for Haiti Relief”

Chairman Liakakis Collects Supplies for Haitian Relief

By | January 27, 2010

County Commission Chairman, Pete Liakakis is continuing to collect supplies for county-wide effort to respond to the tragedy in Haiti. Savannah Responds has established a drop off location for donations in the vacant lot at the corner of Mall Boulevard and Abercorn Street with collections running through Sunday, January 31. Hours of collection are from 8AM to 8PM seven days … Continue reading “Chairman Liakakis Collects Supplies for Haitian Relief”

Hungry Club Forum to Hear Harris Neck Land Trust Plan

By | January 27, 2010

On Saturday February 6, 2010, at 9:30 AM, Dave Kelly, coordinator of the Harris Neck Community Land Trust, will present the organization√≠s economic and community development plans at The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS). The presentation will be the main feature of The HCFS’s monthly community breakfast forum and roundtable, to be held in the Multipurpose Annex of … Continue reading “Hungry Club Forum to Hear Harris Neck Land Trust Plan”

Free Tax Returns Available at Super Saturday Event

By | January 27, 2010

The City of Savannah is proud to take part in the first of four Free Tax Return Preparation Super Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street. Residents can get their tax returns prepared for FREE by IRS-trained volunteers. For the first time, this year residents will also have the option of receiving … Continue reading “Free Tax Returns Available at Super Saturday Event”

How Fasting Improves Health

By | January 27, 2010

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. Recently I received this question from a reader, How can fasting improve or restore health? Actually we did not have adequate time for a really comprehensive answer. So today I want to talk … Continue reading “How Fasting Improves Health”

Coastal Health District to Host Training to Prevent Obesity

By | January 27, 2010

The Coastal Health District will host a regional training for We Can!TM (Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity & Nutrition) on Friday, January 29, at the CIA Sports Club in Brunswick. “We Can! is a unique program that provides resources for communities to help them support better nutrition and increased activity to prevent childhood obesity,” said Cristina Gibson, Director of Health … Continue reading “Coastal Health District to Host Training to Prevent Obesity”

Kathelen V. Amos named Board Chair of Georgia Cancer Coalition

By | January 27, 2010

Kathelen V. Amos, President of the Aflac Foundation, and an ardent supporter of pediatric cancer programs in Georgia and around the country, has been elected to Chair the Board of Trustees of the Georgia Cancer Coalition for 2010- 12. Amos has been a Georgia Cancer Coalition board member since 2002, when she was Executive Vice President, Director of Corporate Communications … Continue reading “Kathelen V. Amos named Board Chair of Georgia Cancer Coalition”

Minority Bankers Meet with Treasury Secretary Geithner

By | January 27, 2010

Carver State Bank President Robert E. James was one of six (6) presidents of minority-owned banks to meet with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Wednesday, January 20, 2010. The other presidents were Paul Hyon of MoreBank, Philadelphia, PA; Kim D. Saunders of Mechanics and Farmers Bank, Durham, NC; Ignacio Urrabazo, Jr. of Commerce Bank, Laredo, TX; James Young of Citizen … Continue reading “Minority Bankers Meet with Treasury Secretary Geithner”

Black Heritage Festival Opens with Silent March

By | January 27, 2010

The 21st annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival will take place Feb. 6- 21, 2010. This year’s opening activity introduces a new event that underscores the festival theme – Our Journey From a Glorious Past. The Silent March to the African-American and Haitian Memorial monuments will commence at noon on Feb. 6. Marchers will convene at First African Baptist Church, 23 … Continue reading “Black Heritage Festival Opens with Silent March”

New Center at SCAD to be Named for Walter Evans

By | January 27, 2010

The Savannah College of Art and Design held a historic groundbreaking ceremony for the SCAD Museum of Art complex, which will include the future home of the Walter O. Evans Center for African American Studies housing one of the finest collections of African- American art in the United States, as well as other significant museum collections in new galleries and … Continue reading “New Center at SCAD to be Named for Walter Evans”