United Way Earns Top Rating for Sound Fiscal Management

By | July 28, 2010

United Way of the Coastal Empire has earned Charity Navigator’s highest level four-star rating for sound fiscal management, for the second consecutive year. Charity Navigator, the nation’s premier independent charity evaluator, works to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the financial health of over 5,500 of America’s largest charities. “We are proud to once again receive … Continue reading “United Way Earns Top Rating for Sound Fiscal Management”

Jazz Accross The River

By | July 28, 2010

Drummer/pianist, Sean Bolden’s intense passion for music has translated into making him one of the most accomplished and sought after jazz musician in the Coastal Empire -and has won him the respect of both audiences and his professional peers. As a studio musician, he has played and recorded with many of the top jazz musicians including Robin Eubanks, Big Black … Continue reading “Jazz Accross The River”

DuPont, Jones Wed

By | July 28, 2010

Versonya M. DuPont and Derrick W. Jones were joined in holy matrimony on Saturday, July 3,2010 at 11a.m. Versonya is a native of Savannah and the only daughter of Donald and Versie DuPont. Derrick is a native of Toms River, NJ and the son of Bobby Barksdale and Blanche Jones. A private garden wedding was held at the home of … Continue reading “DuPont, Jones Wed”

Williams Promoted to Site Supervisor at Saber Security & Investigations

By | July 28, 2010

Saber Security & Investigations, LLC, a leading full-service security company with offices in Savannah and Atlanta, is pleased to announce the recent promotion of David Williams as Site Supervisor for two high-profile manufacturing facilities. In his new position, Williams will oversee all security officers on location, ensuring that all tasks and responsibilities are performed at the highest level of quality … Continue reading “Williams Promoted to Site Supervisor at Saber Security & Investigations”

Aaron Willie Days Passes Away

By | July 28, 2010

Aaron Willie “Ply-Boy” Days was born on August 17, 1917 in Beaufort County, South Carolina to the late Jupiter and Flossie Days on Saint Helena Island, South Carolina. “Ply-Boy” was called home on Saturday, July 17, 2010 while at Tara Nursing Home in Savannah, Georgia. The funeral was held on Thursday, July 22, 2010 at Ebenezer Baptist Church where he … Continue reading “Aaron Willie Days Passes Away”

NAACP Supported Anti Predatory Lending Legislation Signed By President Obama

By | July 28, 2010

On Wednesday, July 21, President Obama signed an historic bill, which the NAACP has supported and helped develop for over a year, into law. This legislation will help protect consumers from predatory mortgage loans and other unscrupulous financial products that strip hard-earned wealth from consumers. H.R. 4173, the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010 would, among other things, establish … Continue reading “NAACP Supported Anti Predatory Lending Legislation Signed By President Obama”

Johnson Urges Dialogue on Recognition Increase in Wealth Gap Between Black and White Americans

By | July 28, 2010

In an address to Members of Congress and participants attending a Congressional Black Caucus meeting, Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies, called for a national discussion about the growing wealth gap which he referred to as a “wealth gap Tsunami threatening African American families.” I n response to addressing this compelling national crisis, Johnson stated that, … Continue reading “Johnson Urges Dialogue on Recognition Increase in Wealth Gap Between Black and White Americans”

Georgia Historical Society to Present an Evening With Former Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears

By | July 28, 2010

The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) is honored to present “An Evening with Former Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears” on Thursday, September 2, 2010 6 p.m. at the Lucas Theater in downtown Savannah. The first woman and youngest person ever to serve on the Georgia Supreme Court and the first Ward Sears female African American chief justice in the United States, … Continue reading “Georgia Historical Society to Present an Evening With Former Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears”

Fletcher to Speak During Taste of Road Scholar Event

By | July 28, 2010

Geoffrey Fletcher, the Academy Award-winner for Best Adapted Screenplay for Precious, will be the special guest speaker at the annual Taste of Road Scholar event taking place on Martha’s Vineyard on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010, from 5-7 p.m. at Shearer Cottage in Oak Bluffs. This event is sponsored by Road Scholar. Geoffrey Fletcher is a writer and director who has … Continue reading “Fletcher to Speak During Taste of Road Scholar Event”

Milton Presents Larger than Life Portrait Paintings at Gallery S.P.A.C.E.

By | July 28, 2010

Savannah native and artist Arthur Milton will present an exhibition of portrait paintings at Gallery S.P.A.C.E. August 6 – September 3. An opening reception will be held August 6 from 5 – 7 p.m. The exhibition is a compilation of works over the past 20 years and includes large scale celebrity, family and presidential images in this solo exhibition. The … Continue reading “Milton Presents Larger than Life Portrait Paintings at Gallery S.P.A.C.E.”