The Savannah Association of Master’s of Business Administration Holds Social

By | September 22, 2010

The Savannah Association of Master’s of Business Administration (SAMBA) held its SAMBA Social on September 17, 2010. SAMBA’s founder, Charles Hall and charter members shared the vision and goals of the organization. According to Hall, “SAMBA is a much needed forum for Savannah and surrounding business communities.” The event is open to all MBA students, graduates, educators, area business leaders, … Continue reading “The Savannah Association of Master’s of Business Administration Holds Social”

100 Black Men to hold Mentor/Mentee Ceremony

By | September 22, 2010

The 100 Black Men of Savannah will hold its Mentor/Mentee Ceremony on Saturday, September 25, 2010, 10 a.m. on the campus of Savannah State University, in the Jordan Auditorium. During the ceremony, the mentors will accept students into the program for the period of one year. For more information, contact Thomas Coleman, Mentoring Chair at 912-346- 8704.

Ribbon Cutting Held For Broughton and Bull

By | September 22, 2010

The Savannah Development and Renewal Authority (SDRA) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Broughton & Bull on Friday, September 10, 2010 at 4pm at 2 East Broughton in downtown Savannah, on the corner of Broughton and Bull streets. Broughton & Bull features modern versions of old southern classics married with a French flair and infused with local ingredients, creating an … Continue reading “Ribbon Cutting Held For Broughton and Bull”

Union Mission Receives Grant to Help Local Homeless Population

By | September 22, 2010

Union Mission recently received a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grant to provide enhanced behavioral health services for the homeless population in the greater Savannah area. The grant will offer $350,000 annually to fund a special program that will serve an estimated 600 individuals locally, targeting members of the homeless population with substance abuse and mental health … Continue reading “Union Mission Receives Grant to Help Local Homeless Population”

American Legion Post 500 Holds Officers Installation Ceremony

By | September 22, 2010

Installation of new officers of The William P. Jordan American Legion Post 500 took place on September 14, 2010 at the George K. Gannen Post #184 in Thunderbolt, Ga. with G. John Parker as the newly installed Commander of the Post. In March 2010, Post 500’s charter was suspended by District One of the Georgia State Department of the American … Continue reading “American Legion Post 500 Holds Officers Installation Ceremony”

Casey Brand Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist

By | September 22, 2010

Casey Brand, a Jenkins High School senior, has been named as a semifinalist in the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program. She is one of three semifinalists selected from Savannah. The names of 16,000 semifinalists were announced today by officials at the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Over 1.5 million high school juniors entered the National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the … Continue reading “Casey Brand Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist”

West Broad Street YMCA Awarded $15,000

By | September 22, 2010

The West Broad Street YMCA has received a grant of $15,000 from Sam’s Club to enhance programs designed to help teens prepare for and achieve higher education. The award is part of a $1 million gift to YMCA of the USA (Y-USA), the resource office for the nation’s 2,687 Ys, for placing first in the education category of the Sam’s … Continue reading “West Broad Street YMCA Awarded $15,000”

Royce Learning Center to host 4th Annual Evening of Jazz

By | September 22, 2010

The 4th Annual Evening of Jazz for Adult Literacy will be held on October 15th, 2010 at 7:30pm at the Lucas Theater. The Adult and Community Education (or ACE) program helps adults learn basic literacy skills, earn a GED or prepare for the workforce. The evening will feature Nashville-style swing Jazz music arranged by local renowned Jazz Violinist Ricardo Ochoa … Continue reading “Royce Learning Center to host 4th Annual Evening of Jazz”

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Savannah Branch Mass Meeting

By | September 22, 2010

The Savannah Branch NAACP “Oversight Task Force”, will host a Mass Meeting. Sunday, September 26, 2010, 5:00 p.m. at First Bryan Baptist Church, 575 Bryan Street. The purpose of this meeting is to report on the status of minority participation of SPLOST & ESPLOST expenditures. All contractors, others in the field of construction and concerned citizens are asked to come … Continue reading “National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Savannah Branch Mass Meeting”

Early Voting in Chatham County is Underway!

By | September 22, 2010

Chatham County Early Voting began on Monday, September 20th and will run through Friday, October 22nd. Any eligible elector desiring to vote early during this period may do so in person at the Voter Registration Main Office, 1117 Eisenhower Dr., Suite E, Savannah, GA 31406, Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Absentee ballots issued through the mail … Continue reading “Early Voting in Chatham County is Underway!”