James Named to St. Joseph’s/Candler Board of Trustees

By | June 16, 2010

Veteran Savannah banker Robert E. James is the newest member of the St. Joseph’s/Candler Board of Trustees. James has served as President of Carver State Bank since 1971, and previously served as a director of the St. Joseph’s Foundation of Savannah, Inc. In 1973, he revived The Savannah Tribune, one of the nation’s oldest newspapers owned by African Americans. The … Continue reading “James Named to St. Joseph’s/Candler Board of Trustees”

Boule Grand Sire Archon Robert L. Harris Visits Savannah

By | June 16, 2010

Established in 1904, Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity is considered by many to be the most prestigious organization of African American men in the nation. The national Fraternity is known as the Grand Boule, and the Fraternity’s national convention is also called the Grand Boule. Individual members are called “Archons.” Alpha Lambda Boule of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, chartered in 1963, … Continue reading “Boule Grand Sire Archon Robert L. Harris Visits Savannah”

What is Juneteenth?

By | June 16, 2010

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is an American holiday honoring African American heritage. It commemorates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. State of Texas in 1865. Celebrated on June 19, the term is a portmanteau of June and nineteenth, and is recognized as a state holiday in 36 states of the United … Continue reading “What is Juneteenth?”

Health Restoration

By | June 16, 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. “Nutrition Consulting Saves Lives” The numbers of persons with diabetes is amazing to me. Instead of decreasing, the numbers are … Continue reading “Health Restoration”

100th Year Celebration and Family Reunion

By | June 16, 2010

Edward Vaughn, was born June 28, 1910 to Joesiah and Eliza Vaughn, in Brunson South Carolina. He was the fifth child of twelve children, with six sisters and five brothers. Like most children in farming communities he could not wait to leave Brunson. As a teen, he moved to Savannah in 1926. Edward Vaughn began to work as a delivery … Continue reading “100th Year Celebration and Family Reunion”

Safety Net Planning Council Receives Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s Community Service Award

By | June 16, 2010

The Chatham County Safety Net Planning Council (CCSNPC) is one of only two community collaboratives in the state to receive the Joseph D. Greene Community Service Award from Healthcare Georgia Foundation. Individuals and community organizations are chosen for their volunteer work and dedication to advancing health and healthcare across Georgia. Money accompanying CCSNPC’s award will be donated to the Savannah … Continue reading “Safety Net Planning Council Receives Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s Community Service Award”

Consecration Service For Bishop-Elect Willie Ferrell

By | June 16, 2010

The Royal Church Of Christ invites you, the City of Savannah, Chatham and all surrounding counties to witness and participate in this historical event. Bishop Elect Willie Ferrell will be duly consecrated to the sacred Office of Bishop in the Lord’s Church on Saturday October the 30th 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at the Greater Emmanuel Tabernacle Church Of Christ Holiness … Continue reading “Consecration Service For Bishop-Elect Willie Ferrell”

The Georgia Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs, Inc. Holds Annual Convention

By | June 16, 2010

The Savannah chapter of the Georgia Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs, Inc. will host the convention on June 18 – 20, 2010 at the Savannah Hilton Garden Inn – Midtown, 5711 Abercorn Street. The Savannah chapter and its state affiliates are members of the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs, Inc. (NACWC). The NACWC is one of the oldest women’s … Continue reading “The Georgia Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs, Inc. Holds Annual Convention”

BRAVO Summer Music Camp 2010

By | June 16, 2010

BRAVO’s 12th Annual Summer Music Camp 2010 is scheduled for a one, two week camp. Week one: Tuesday, July 6, 2010 to Friday, July 9, 2010 and week two: Monday, July 12, 2010 to Friday, July 16, 2010 at DeRenne Middle School, 1009 Clinch Street. Camp hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily and early drop off is available … Continue reading “BRAVO Summer Music Camp 2010”

Dump the Pump

By | June 16, 2010

Chatham Area Transit (CAT) in partnership with the City of Savannah and the Savannah Bicycle Campaign are promoting “Dump the Pump Day” on Thursday, June 17, 2010. The purpose of the event is to raise awareness about the benefits of using alternative modes of transportation and to encourage people throughout the community (employees, residents, students, shoppers and diners) to commute … Continue reading “Dump the Pump”