Camp Snipesville

By | June 30, 2010

Camp Snipesville is bringing its unique blend of history, art, music and fun to Savannah, and we’re now registering kids ages 8-11 for our Victorian Adventures camp in August! Please see www.ImaginativeJourneys.or g for more information.

Kidney Support Group

By | June 30, 2010

Piedmont now provides an educational and support group for pre & post kidney transplant patients in the Savannah area. The group will meet every 2nd Tuesday of each month. 5:00 p.m. at Memorial University Hospital Georgia Ear Building, in the Hoskins Center Room 2. The group sessions will feature: Information on different Transplant topics, speakers, video & audio material random … Continue reading “Kidney Support Group”

Forensic Nursing

By | June 30, 2010

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (S A N E ) Training is coming to Savannah at Candler Hospital. Sept. 27-Oct.1, 2010 from 8am-5pm. This will be the only time this year. If you are interested in this unique part time occupation call THE RAPE CRISIS CENTER at 233 3000.

Head and Neck Cancer Support Group

By | June 30, 2010

1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, July 21, Anderson Cancer Institute Conference Room, Memorial University Medical Center This group is open to individuals with cancers of the head and neck area and their caregivers. Patty Aiken, R.N., a nurse navigator at the Anderson Cancer Institute, will share tips on coping with the side effects of head and neck cancer during … Continue reading “Head and Neck Cancer Support Group”

Georgia Association of Black Elected Officals Hold Convention in Savannah

By | June 30, 2010

Late civil rights leader the Rev. Hosea L. Williams got locked up 135 times in the early 1960s for leading marches, organizing demonstrations and supervising voter registration drives throughout the south. Forever marked in Williams’ history is Savannah, the place where he was arrested the first time; and the city where he was jailed the longest. Williams, who moved to … Continue reading “Georgia Association of Black Elected Officals Hold Convention in Savannah”

Shank Featured in Black Enterprise Magazine

By | June 30, 2010

Savannah native Suzanne Shank is included in the latest edition of Black Enterprise Magazine. Her company, Siebert Brandford Shank & Co. L.L.C. is featured among the magazine’s 100 Financial Service Companies of the Year. Shank has served as President and CEO of Siebert Brandford Shank & Co., LLC, since its inception in October 1996. She is a founder of the … Continue reading “Shank Featured in Black Enterprise Magazine”

Thurgood Marshall’s Influence Could Continue Through Kagan

By | June 30, 2010

Elena Kagan appeared before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Monday to begin the hearings which will determine whether she will be confirmed as the next U.S. Supreme Court Justice. Committee members made note of the fact that Kagan lacks judicial experience. Kagan was in private practice for only about two years before becoming a law school professor in 1991. In … Continue reading “Thurgood Marshall’s Influence Could Continue Through Kagan”

Health Restoration Fibromyalgia Is No Joke

By | June 30, 2010

Fibromyalgia is a common diagnosis today which encompasses many varied symptoms. Some seemingly unrelated, but common among suffers. Some of the symptoms go across body systems; and includes joint stiffness, chronic body pain, vision abnormalities, chronic headache, sensitivity to chemicals, muscle twitches, generalized weakness, forgetfulness, breathing troubles, weight gain and loss, nausea, sleep problems, fatigue, digestive problems, depression and moodiness, … Continue reading “Health Restoration Fibromyalgia Is No Joke”

First Lady Launches President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition

By | June 30, 2010

First Lady Michelle Obama joined kids from the Washington, DC area to launch the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition and introduce the 2010 Council co-chairs and members. In conjunction with the First Lady’s Let’s Move! initiative, this year President Obama has broadened the scope of the Council, formerly known as the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, … Continue reading “First Lady Launches President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition”

Make Sure Children are Up-to-Date on Immunizations before Attending Summer Camp

By | June 30, 2010

School books have been put away for a few months and children in Chatham County are looking forward to the lazy days of summer which could include going to summer camps. But before kids head out for summer fun, parents are encouraged to make sure that all immunizations are up to date. “We want children to enjoy a happy, healthy … Continue reading “Make Sure Children are Up-to-Date on Immunizations before Attending Summer Camp”