Basketball Great Magic Johnson Nearing Purchase of Ebony and Jet Magazines

By | February 24, 2010

(Taylor Media Services) Reports emerged last week that retired NBA superstar Earvin “Magic” Johnson was in the final stage of talks to buy Chicago’s Johnson Publishing Company, the publisher of the financially ailing, Black-oriented Ebony and Jet magazines. But the president of Los Angeles-based Magic Johnson Enterprises Eric Holman would only say, there have been discussions. There is no definitive … Continue reading “Basketball Great Magic Johnson Nearing Purchase of Ebony and Jet Magazines”

African American Male Achievement Group to hold Know Your Rights Forum

By | February 24, 2010

The African American Male Achievement Group (AMA), a community based organization here in Savannah, continues to press the issue of the disproportionate incidences of out of school suspensions for African American Males in the Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools. Since their report was first released in April 2008, AMA has continued to update the suspension data and has worked diligently to … Continue reading “African American Male Achievement Group to hold Know Your Rights Forum”

CIGNA Mobile Learning Lab Makes Stop in Savannah

By | February 24, 2010

On February 25 from 12 noon to 7 p.m., a great, fun interactive Mobile Learning Lab from CIGNA Healthcare will come to the West Broad Street YMCA located at 1110 May Street. The lab is based on helping you learn more about healthier lifestyles. All are welcomed to attend. This is a free event. Health around the world is getting … Continue reading “CIGNA Mobile Learning Lab Makes Stop in Savannah”

Ribbon Cutting Held at Forsyth Fort

By | February 24, 2010

Savannah City Council member Mary Osborne, center, cuts the ribbon at the official dedication of the the newly renovated Forsyth Fort, which is home to the Forsyth Park Cafe, a visitors center, outdoor performance venue, fountain, spray pool and public restrooms. Dignitaries in attendance included (l-r) Larry Stuber, Mary Ellen Sprague, Clifton Jones, Van Johnson, Richard Kessler, Edna Jackson, Jeff … Continue reading “Ribbon Cutting Held at Forsyth Fort”

Exhibition Features Variety of Work by Contemporary Georgia Painters

By | February 24, 2010

The Telfair Museum presents Painters’ Reel: Contemporary Painting in Georgia. The exhibit began on February 12 and will go through May 17, 2010, at the Jepson Center. Organized by the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Macon, the exhibition features eleven contemporary Georgia painters from throughout the state. Together, these artists represent a crosssection of Georgia’s vibrant visual art scene. … Continue reading “Exhibition Features Variety of Work by Contemporary Georgia Painters”

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Coastal Empire Supports Michael Baisden’s One Million Mentors Tour

By | February 24, 2010

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Coastal has been invited by local radio station, Magic 103.9, in supporting popular nationally syndicated urban radio personality Michael Baisden’s One Million Mentors Campaign and Save Our Kids tour. Baisden’s seven month, 72-city national bus tour stops in Savannah on March 27 after beginning in Dallas where Baisden’s show is headquartered. The Michael Baisden … Continue reading “Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Coastal Empire Supports Michael Baisden’s One Million Mentors Tour”

Happy Home to Celebrate Pastor’s 10th Anniversary

By | February 24, 2010

The Happy Home Baptist Church family is proud to announce our Bishop and First Lady’s 10th Pastoral Anniversary. We invite our family and friends to join us in our celebration events, which begin on Saturday, March 6, 2010 at 11 :00 am, and culminate on Sunday March 14th during our 11 :00 a.m. morning worship services. Celebration Week activities include: … Continue reading “Happy Home to Celebrate Pastor’s 10th Anniversary”

Artists for Haiti

By | February 24, 2010

A group of Savannah artists have donated their work for an Artists for Haiti Exhibit at Indigo Sky Gallery, 915 Waters Avenue. The show opens on March 7th. If you would like to preview the work, please stop by on Sunday, February 28th between 3pm-5pm. The opening reception for the show will be the following week on Sunday, March 7th … Continue reading “Artists for Haiti”

Savannah Sankofa Male Chorale Seeks Participants

By | February 24, 2010

Come be a part of the best sounding teenage choir in town: The Savannah Sankofa Male Chorale. The rehearsal is scheduled for Saturday, March 6, 2010, 5:00 p.m. at First Tabernacle Baptist Church, 310 Alice Street, Savannah, GA, where the Rev. Clarence “Teddy” Williams is the pastor. Criteria: Must have a singing voice and must be between the ages of … Continue reading “Savannah Sankofa Male Chorale Seeks Participants”

First Book-Savannah to Donate New Books to Local Literacy Programs

By | February 24, 2010

First Book- Savannah/Chatham announced today that 755 new books will be given to a number of literacy programs that serve the Savannah/Chatham children in need. Programs include Hodge Memorial Daycare Center, 2nd Ebenezer Christian Coalition Against Crime, Abundant Life Christian Center International, and YMCA of Coastal Georgia. Each child will receive one book per month for a year, which enables … Continue reading “First Book-Savannah to Donate New Books to Local Literacy Programs”