SDBA Hosts Ellis Square Party

By | June 22, 2011

The Savannah Downtown Business Association is proud to host the first public networking event in the newly redesigned Ellis Square. On June 24th the SDBA, with the help of title sponsor Wild Wing Café, will provide live music, great food, and cold beverages to locals and tourists. Throw in amazing networking and you have the first ever Super Square Party. … Continue reading “SDBA Hosts Ellis Square Party”

2011 Contractor’s College Now Accepting Applications

By | June 22, 2011

The City of Savannah is now accepting applications for the 2011 Contractor’s College, which runs from August 1— September 7 on Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Coastal Georgia Center. Presented by the City of Savannah Department of Economic Development M/WBE Program and Turner School of Construction Management, this program is open to minority and women-owned … Continue reading “2011 Contractor’s College Now Accepting Applications”

Union Mission Receives $1,950 Donation to Support Counseling Center

By | June 22, 2011

Union Mission, a leading non-profit organization dedicated to reducing homelessness throughout the greater Savannah area, received a donation of $1,950 from exercise enthusiasts on Skidaway Island. The donation will benefit the Counseling Center at Union Mission. “We are so grateful for this generous donation, which will help provide counseling services to individuals and families in need,” said Frances Carter, president … Continue reading “Union Mission Receives $1,950 Donation to Support Counseling Center”

United Way Earns Top Rating for Sound Fiscal Management

By | June 22, 2011

United Way of the Coastal Empire has earned Charity Navigator’s highest level four-star rating for sound fiscal management, for the third 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 receive such a … Continue reading “United Way Earns Top Rating for Sound Fiscal Management”

Bright Receives Degree, Minister’s Ordination Certificate

By | June 22, 2011

Frances Bright Johnson, the proud mother of Minister Rufus William Bright, Jr., is please to announce that her son is now an official ordained minister. His accomplishments are as follows: Wayne State University-Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice May 4th, 1993; Midwestern Christian Institute, Mount Clemens, Michigan (MWCI) Bible School Teacher Certification- January 19th, 2008; Advanced Bible School Teacher Certification, … Continue reading “Bright Receives Degree, Minister’s Ordination Certificate”

Georgetown Daisies Troop 30411 Hold Cotillion and Bridging Ceremony

By | June 22, 2011

Georgetown Daisies Troop 30411 Cotillion and Bridging Ceremony was held on Saturday, June 5, 2011 at the King Frazier Building at SSU. Brooke Kennedy Williams, a Bridging Brownie received special honors for achieving the Honor Roll each quarter Georgetown Elementary. Brooke is an excellent conversationalist and has early aspirations of attending Harvard and becoming a Pediatrician.

The Argument Against Double Standards in Education

By | June 22, 2011

New York City has become the latest battleground in the national fight for education equality. In some schools, hallways serve as a stark dividing line. Classrooms with peeling paint and insufficient resources sit on one side, while new computers, smartboards and up-to-date textbooks line the other. One group of students is taught in hallways and cramped basements, while others under … Continue reading “The Argument Against Double Standards in Education”

GABEO in Savannah for Annual Conference

By | June 22, 2011

The Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials (GABEO) Annual Summer Convention, will be held June 23-26, 2011 Savannah State University The theme is “The Civil Rights Revolution: Honoring our Legendary Heroes.” The convention will salute the Honorable Ambassador Rev. and Mrs. Andrew Young, National Executive Vice President SCLC, and Founder, Good Works International, Inc. For a complete itinerary of events, … Continue reading “GABEO in Savannah for Annual Conference”

Annual Juneteeth Celebration: A Cultural Success

By | June 22, 2011

Saturday, June 18, 2011 in Wells Park (38th Street Park), the annual Juneteenth Celebration was a cultural and community success. Juneteenth commemorates when those enslaved men, women, and children, in Galveston, Texas finally received word that they were free on June 19, 1865. This day in Savannah was a day of celebration, family, reflection, unity, and prayer. There was free … Continue reading “Annual Juneteeth Celebration: A Cultural Success”

Hilliard Life Long Learning Award Open to Applicants

By | June 22, 2011

Road Scholar is pleased to announce the fourth annual Asa Grant Hilliard III Award for Lifelong Learning. The 2011 Asa Grant Hilliard III Award for Lifelong Learning is now open to applicants and will be presented this year at the 2011 annual conference of the National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE) to be held in November in New Orleans. … Continue reading “Hilliard Life Long Learning Award Open to Applicants”