Urban League Report Calls for “Jobs Surge” to Aid Minorities

By | March 31, 2010

(Taylor Media Services) The National Urban League – the nation’s second oldest civil rights organization – last week released its annual “State of Black America” report. And while making it clear that the group was appreciative of President Obama’s efforts to improve the economy and better living conditions in the nation, the report asserted “much, much more must be done.” … Continue reading “Urban League Report Calls for “Jobs Surge” to Aid Minorities”

Berean Association to hold Meeting

By | March 31, 2010

On April 5, 2010, a planning meeting for Berean Missionary Baptist Association 41st Congress of Christian Education will be held 6:00 pm at Central Baptist Church of Thunderbolt, Georgia. All committees (Program, Budget, Evaluation, Registration and Resolution), the faculty, and staff of the Congress are encouraged to attend this session. Rev. T. G. Sheppard is the Pastor of Central Baptist … Continue reading “Berean Association to hold Meeting”

Relief From the Pollen

By | March 31, 2010

The goal of this series of articles and the goal of the Health Restoration 101 programs are to help you maximize your chances of living a longer, healthier life. Our programs are simple, comprehensive, well documented and easy to follow. “It’s not magic, but it can change your life.” As I went about this week, I have heard so many … Continue reading “Relief From the Pollen”

MUMC Cancer Institute Receives $2.5 Million Gift

By | March 31, 2010

Curtis and Elizabeth “We sincerely thank (Libba) Anderson made a generous $2.5 million donation to the cancer treatment facility that is named in their honor at Memorial University Medical Center. The Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute (ACI) at Memorial University Medical Center will receive $500,000 annually over the next five years to continue to grow its clinical care and … Continue reading “MUMC Cancer Institute Receives $2.5 Million Gift”

A Look at Health Care

By | March 31, 2010

An apple a day, keeps the doctor away, but there is no need for that apple because of the debut of Obama’s Healthcare reform. Congress has recently passed the bill to reform our nation’s healthcare. This bill will allot for lower costs, guaranteed choices, and enhances quality healthcare for all Americans. This bill is a crucial step in Obama’s presidency … Continue reading “A Look at Health Care”

First Savannah Black Expo to be Held

By | March 31, 2010

Beginning Friday, April 9, 2010 the Black Expo Tour 2010 will converge on Savannah with State of the African American Awards Business Breakfast at Savannah State University, and the Black Expo Launch Mixer at the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum. On April 10, The Savannah Market will have an opportunity to hear some of the most prolific speakers of … Continue reading “First Savannah Black Expo to be Held”

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Frenchye Bynes

By | March 31, 2010

Mrs. Frenchye Mason Bynes is a native of Jackson, Mississippi. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Henderson Business College. She is the widow of Frank H. Bynes, Sr. and owner and president of the Bynes-Royall Funeral Home, Inc, the oldest black owned funeral home in the United States. Mrs. Bynes is a member of the Georgia Funeral Service … Continue reading “Women’s History Month Spotlight: Frenchye Bynes”

United Way Honors Volunteers, Appoints New Members to Board of Directors

By | March 31, 2010

United Way of the Coastal Empire hosted more than 250 volunteers and supporters during its 72nd Annual Meeting and Award Luncheon today at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center, honoring community volunteers for their hard work and dedication and inducting new Board members. The celebration also highlighted the work the organization has done throughout the past year and recognized … Continue reading “United Way Honors Volunteers, Appoints New Members to Board of Directors”

Gaskin Promoted to Lieutenant General

By | March 31, 2010

Walter E. Gaskin was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 19, and was promoted to Lieutenant General on March 22, 2010, making him only the fourth African-American in Marine Corps history to achieve three-star grade. Lieutenant General Gaskin has been appointed as the next Deputy Chairman, NATO Military Committee. His previous command was the Vice Director, Joint Staff. … Continue reading “Gaskin Promoted to Lieutenant General”

A.E. Beach Class of 1952

By | March 31, 2010

The A.E. Beach Class of 1952 will be meeting at the Forrest City Library at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 8, 2010. All members are urged to attend. There will be important business discussed. Clarence Robinson, Reporter.