Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) of the Coastal Empire Presents Cooking Challenge

By | July 06, 2011

The Savannah Ronald McDonald House® will host the Chef of the House Challenge July 25-July 29 and August 22 – August 26. Picture a fun, local “Iron Chef” with a fundraising twist and a “Bring Your Own Challenger” format to benefit the Savannah Ronald McDonald House. The event week kicks off tonight with a battle between Sam’s Club Pooler and … Continue reading “Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) of the Coastal Empire Presents Cooking Challenge”

Savannah Young Lawyers Division Hosts Charity Golf Tournament

By | July 06, 2011

The Savannah Young Lawyers Division (“YLD”), a division of the Savannah Bar Association, hosted 64 professionals at the Westin Golf Club at Savannah Harbor on Friday, June 24th in its 6th annual golf tournament. Proceeds of over $5800.00 raised by the tournament will benefit the Chatham County Guardian Ad Litem Program. The Chatham County Guardian Ad Litem provides legal services … Continue reading “Savannah Young Lawyers Division Hosts Charity Golf Tournament”

Savannah Arts Academy Named one of America’s Best High Schools

By | July 06, 2011

The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System is proud to announce that Savannah Arts Academy was recently named by Newsweek Magazine as one of “America’s Best High Schools.” This annual list is a measure of success in the preparation of students for post secondary education. More than 10,000 high schools from across the country participated based on performance data from the … Continue reading “Savannah Arts Academy Named one of America’s Best High Schools”

Lee to Speak During Raising Change Conference

By | July 06, 2011

Janine Lee, President and CEO of the Southern Partners Fund (SPF) will be part of a panel of major Georgia funders speaking at a July 15 Savannah conference on fundraising, Raising Change. The panel will offer their view of how funding has changed for nonprofits and what they look for from nonprofits today. SPF is a public foundation established in … Continue reading “Lee to Speak During Raising Change Conference”

Unified Zoning Ordinance Plan Released

By | July 06, 2011

An updated and unified zoning ordinance and zoning map for the city of Savannah and unincorporated Chatham County has been released and is available for you to review. The public comment period extends through September 30,2011. UZO Information and Online Tools UZO Draft: The draft ordinance is available for review at www.unifiedzoning.org. Some sections will be posted after the June … Continue reading “Unified Zoning Ordinance Plan Released”

Mike, McCutchen Wed

By | July 06, 2011

Sylvia Mike and James McCutchen of Savannah were married on May 28, 2011 at the W.W. Law Center. Pastor Bernita Greene-Williams officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Ms. Willie Mae Mike of Savannah, Ga. The groom is the son of Ms. Jessie Mae Miller of Kingstree S.C. The couple honeymooned in Jacksonville, FL., and will reside in … Continue reading “Mike, McCutchen Wed”

Savannah Native Receives Grant to Help Combat the Spread of AIDS

By | July 06, 2011

Grand Challenges Canada has awarded Bloomberg assistant professor LaRon E. Nelson a grant through the Canada Rising Star in Global Health initiative. He is one of only 19 recipients across Canada and will use the award to fund research to help prevent the spread of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. Nelson, a Savannah, Georgia native, has dedicated his research career to … Continue reading “Savannah Native Receives Grant to Help Combat the Spread of AIDS”

SSU National Alumni Association Presents $100,000 Check to University

By | July 06, 2011

Members of the Savannah State University National Alumni Association (SSUNAA) presented a $100,000 check to the university Friday, June 24, on the steps of historic Hill Hall as part of the association’s Million Dollar Campaign fundraiser. Cheryl Dozier, interim president of Savannah State, accepted the check on behalf of the university’s students, faculty and staff. “This check means a lot … Continue reading “SSU National Alumni Association Presents $100,000 Check to University”

NAACP Legal Defense Fund Celebrates 70th Anniversary

By | July 06, 2011

Civil rights leaders, members of Congress, and activists joined the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund in its 70th Anniversary celebration at a reception and book signing at the in the nation’s capitol, at the National Archives. Eugene Robinson, Pulitzer-Prize winning columnist for The Washington Post, served as moderator for a panel discussion that featured LDF Past President and Director- … Continue reading “NAACP Legal Defense Fund Celebrates 70th Anniversary”

Jazz Just Across the River Series Presents Claire Frazier and Friends

By | July 06, 2011

Claire Frazier is a stunning jazz vocalist who has toured the US, Europe and Africa (Cameroon, Egypt and Kenya), performing with Lionel Hampton in Nice, France and opening for Ella Fitzgerald in London, England, and has collaborated with Quincy Jones, Ben Reilly, Art Hillary, Plas Johnson, with Juggernauts 18 Piece Orchestra, Motown, Los Vegas, Mandaley Bay Hotel, and at the … Continue reading “Jazz Just Across the River Series Presents Claire Frazier and Friends”