Jackson to Keynote Savannah Sankofa Kick-Off Banquet

By | March 17, 2010

The Savannah Sankofa Youth Org. for Boys invites you to their 2010 kickoff Banquet celebration on Saturday March 20, 2010 at Carey Hilliards Restaurant, 7:00 pm. Jackson is a Democratic member of the Georgia State Senate. He has been a Senator since 2008 and currently serves the 2nd district. He is a Veteran of the US Navy and is a … Continue reading “Jackson to Keynote Savannah Sankofa Kick-Off Banquet”

Varying Reports Speculate on Tiger’s Return to Golf

By | March 17, 2010

(NNPA) Depending on what you read, Tiger Woods is either headed for a comeback in as little as two weeks – or sticking to his hiatus from golf. The Associated Press is reporting Woods intends to remain out of golf at least until the Masters, according to two people with knowledge of his plans. ESPN’s Tom Rinaldi, citing a source … Continue reading “Varying Reports Speculate on Tiger’s Return to Golf”

Chatham Retired Educators Hold Meeting, Read to Students

By | March 17, 2010

Protocol was established by our president, Mrs. Virginia Edwards. Retiree Jeanette Scott brought an interesting inspirational. The wearing of the green was in keeping with the Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration. It was discovered that we had one new member in our midst, Mrs. Queen Barnes. Aside from two March Birthmonth Celebrants, namely; Mrs. Katherine Redden and Mrs. Betty Ellington. We … Continue reading “Chatham Retired Educators Hold Meeting, Read to Students”

How to Protect Yourself From a Fall

By | March 17, 2010

Falling is the leading cause of injury for people over 60 years of age. Beyond the discomfort and inconvenience, falling injuries can result in decreased mobility, loss of independence, reduced quality of life, or death. The good news is that many of these injuries can be prevented by becoming more attentive to: possible hazards in and around your home, your … Continue reading “How to Protect Yourself From a Fall”

Singers Being Recruited for Savannah Music Festival Gospel Workshop

By | March 17, 2010

A powerful mass choir of 75 of the best singers in Savannah is being recruited to join gospel music legend James Bignon for the third annual Savannah Music Festival Gospel Music Workshop. The workshop will take place on March 18- 21, 2010 at The Jepson Center at 207 West York Street, Savannah, GA. The Workshop’s goal is to make the … Continue reading “Singers Being Recruited for Savannah Music Festival Gospel Workshop”

103rd Birthday Celebration for Sis. Mattie Benefield

By | March 17, 2010

The Family of Sis. Mattie Benefield cordially invite you to dine with them as they celebrate her 103rd Birthday on Sunday, March 21, 2010, at 3 p.m. at the Fairmont Restaurant 65 West Fairmont St. To RSVP, contact her daughter Gladys Benefield Turner at 604-0513.

Greater Gaines Chapel Celebrates 123 Years

By | March 17, 2010

The pastor, officers, and members of Greater Gaines Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1006 May Street, cordially invite you to their One-hundred and Twenty-third Church Anniversary on Sunday, March 21, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Our special will be the Reverend Ronnie S. Tremble and the First United Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, Sylvania, Georgia. The theme for this anniversary, “Giving Honor … Continue reading “Greater Gaines Chapel Celebrates 123 Years”

Mayor’s Small Business Conference 2010 a Success

By | March 17, 2010

Over 300 small business owners and others gathered in the ballroom of The Savannah Civic Center to attend the Mayor’s Small Business Conference. Under the leadership of Mayor Otis Johnson, Tosca Owens and Maronda Lotson, this conference featured a panel discussion of small business owners. This year’s theme was “21st Century Business Success: Making a Profit in a Changing Economy”. … Continue reading “Mayor’s Small Business Conference 2010 a Success”

President Donates Nobel Prize Money

By | March 17, 2010

WASHINGTON – President Obama announced recently the charities that will receive a portion of the $1.4 million award that comes with the Nobel peace prize.   “These organizations do extraordinary work in the United States and abroad helping students, veterans and countless others in need,” said President Obama. “I’m proud to support their work.” Charities include: $250,000 to Fisher House; … Continue reading “President Donates Nobel Prize Money”

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Dr. Peggy Blood

By | March 17, 2010

In observance of Women’s History Month, The Savannah Tribune will spotlight significant women in our community and world. This week, we spotlight Dr. Peggy Blood, a distinguished professor at Savannah State University. Blood was selected to travel to Liberia. Here is her personal account. “Being selected by the US Department of State’s Art in Embassies Program to travel and conduct … Continue reading “Women’s History Month Spotlight: Dr. Peggy Blood”