Local Top Ladies of Distinction Updates

By | January 12, 2011

The Savannah Chapter of Top Ladies of Distinction, Incorporated (TLOD) is pleased to congratulate Lady Elizabeth K. Jackson and lady (Dr.) lady Jacquelyn W. Stephens who were honored as “Sung and Unsung Heroes of Savannah’s Civil Rights Movement” on Thursday, November 4,2010, at the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum Annex. Lady Jackson was chosen because of her dedication to … Continue reading “Local Top Ladies of Distinction Updates”

Don’t Miss “Words Between Two Reformers: Mary McLeod Bethune and Eleanor Roosevelt” Precursor to Black Heritage Festival

By | January 12, 2011

Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady of the World by June Hopkins, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Head of the History Department Armstrong Atlantic State University Eleanor Roosevelt, one of the best-known and most recognized figures of the 20th century, served her country as first lady during the two major crises of the 20th century: the Great Depression and the Second World War. … Continue reading “Don’t Miss “Words Between Two Reformers: Mary McLeod Bethune and Eleanor Roosevelt” Precursor to Black Heritage Festival”

Black Heritage Festival

By | January 12, 2011

January 31–March 15 Lecture and exhibitions presented by the Savannah College of Art and Design Faith Ringgold Exhibition Lecture: “More than 50 Years” Exhibit deals with the Underground Railroad “Confronting History: The John Brown and Hiroshima Print Series by Jacob Lawrence” An exhibition of prints from the Walter O. Evans Collection Exhibitions housed at SCAD Museum of Art, 227 Martin … Continue reading “Black Heritage Festival”

Teleride Outreach Meeting

By | January 12, 2011

The Chatham Area Transit Authority welcomes your presence at a public outreach meeting to preview the soon-to-be implemented handbook for Teleride services. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. It will take place at the Old Chatham County Courthouse, 124 Bull Street, 2nd Floor, Chatham County Commission Meeting Room.

Volunteers are needed on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

By | January 12, 2011

The Economic Opportunity Authority for Savannah-Chatham Area, Inc. will sponsor their eleventh annual Martin Luther King, Jr. day of service project on, Monday, January 17th , 2011. The project will kickoff at 830 West 53rd Street at 9:00 a.m. Volunteers are needed to assist with minor home repairs, painting, donations and service coordinators. The project will bring together students, community … Continue reading “Volunteers are needed on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday”

AWOLYouth to honor Dr. Martin L. King, Jr.

By | January 12, 2011

All Walks of Life (AWOL), Savannah’s premiere youth arts and technology program in partnership with Hands On Savannah and CHANGE, LLC will honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during it’s regularly scheduled youth focused open mic poetry event on Sunday, January 16, 2011 at 7:00pm at the Sentient Bean Coffee shop located at 13 East Park Ave. … Continue reading “AWOLYouth to honor Dr. Martin L. King, Jr.”

Gaffney Is Carver State Bank Employee of the Year

By | January 12, 2011

Alicia Gaffney, who joined the staff of Carver State Bank in 2004, recently received the Bank’s coveted Employee of the Year Award for 2010. During her six years at Carver, she has worked as a teller, customer service representative and loan service assistant. Currently, she is the bank’s Loan Administrator. She is one of the experienced bankers who are part … Continue reading “Gaffney Is Carver State Bank Employee of the Year”

Circle of Hands Breakfast & Conference

By | January 12, 2011

Are you wondering about the Destiny designed for your life or if you have the right people around you or even if God is listening? Join AWWIN in collaboration with the Souther Women Show as we present the first Circle of Hands Breakfast and Conference February 4 & 5 at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center. Our theme is … Continue reading “Circle of Hands Breakfast & Conference”

City Leaders Break Ground on MLK Renewal Project

By | January 12, 2011

City leaders broke ground Thursday on a $3 million project that will change the face of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. About 50 people gathered at the far south end of the project at Exchange Street for a special ceremony to mark the start of the much-anticipated work. For the next year, contractors will work their way north from this … Continue reading “City Leaders Break Ground on MLK Renewal Project”

In Memory of Clinton D. Powell

By | January 12, 2011

Clinton Powell, a young man who touched many lives in our community through his passion for spoken word, especially young people, passed away on January 2, 2011. Expressions of love and kindness were displayed during the celebration of his life on Saturday, January 8, 2011 at Mustard Seed Faith Center. On December 16, 1968, in Reidsville, Georgia, Clinton DeWitt Powell … Continue reading “In Memory of Clinton D. Powell”