Rock ‘n’ Roll Race Route to Highlight Savannah’s Best

By | August 03, 2011

Registration is now open for inaugural race on November 5th. The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series is growing its southern roots with a running tour of one the country’s most scenic cities at the inaugural Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon. Savannah’s charm and rich history will be highlighted to more than 15,000 participants from across the country on Saturday, November … Continue reading “Rock ‘n’ Roll Race Route to Highlight Savannah’s Best”

United Way of the Coastal Empire Awarded Federal Funds

By | August 03, 2011

Chatham County has been awarded federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program; United Way of the Coastal Empire serves as the fiscal agent. Chatham County will receive $113,437.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the local area. The funds will be distributed to qualifying organizations selected by the Local Board. The budgeted award was … Continue reading “United Way of the Coastal Empire Awarded Federal Funds”

CASAAnnounces 4th Annual Dancing With The Stars Local Celebrities

By | August 03, 2011

Savannah/ Chatham Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), Inc. in partnership with the Mansion on Forsyth Park/Martinis at the Mansion, announced their line up of 12 local celebrities for its 4th Annual Dancing with Savannah Stars on Wednesday, July 20, at the Café on Forsyth. The event had an estimated crowd of over 200 guests as the long awaited announcement was … Continue reading “CASAAnnounces 4th Annual Dancing With The Stars Local Celebrities”

Savannah Philharmonic Makes Donation to Old Savannah City Mission

By | August 03, 2011

The Savannah Philharmonic has donated 50% of the $100 tickets purchased for selected performances to local charities. Impressed by the organization’s mission and its good works, the Old Savannah City Mission was chosen to be the beneficiary for the Philharmonic’s Season Finale performance on May 27, 2011 at the Lucas Theater. On Thursday, July 28, the Savannah Philharmonic’s Artistic Director, … Continue reading “Savannah Philharmonic Makes Donation to Old Savannah City Mission”

President Meets with Marc Morial, President of the National Urban League, and Ben Jealous, President of the NAACP

By | August 03, 2011

President Obama recently met with civil rights leaders Marc Morial, president of the National Urban League, and Ben Jealous, president of the NAACP, in the Oval Office. During their meeting, the President discussed the continued efforts his administration is making to spur job creation and economic growth, and reiterated the urgency of moving forward on a balanced approach to deficit … Continue reading “President Meets with Marc Morial, President of the National Urban League, and Ben Jealous, President of the NAACP”

Sports with Walter Moore

By | August 03, 2011

SSU Season Opener Moved To 5pm The start time of Savannah State’s September 3rd season opener has been moved back to 5pm, according to a release from Albany State. “Several members of our athletics committee and The 100 Black Men of Macon-Middle Georgia, who are sponsoring the game, were concerned with weather and heat conditions fora2p.m.kickoff,so we collectively decided to … Continue reading “Sports with Walter Moore”

SSU Hall of Fame Nominations Now Being Accepted

By | August 03, 2011

Savannah State University is now accepting nominations for the Class of 2011 Induction Ceremony. To nominate someone, go to the SSU athletics homepage and click on the Hall of Fame link on the left side of the webpage. The deadline to submit an application is August 26 at 4:00 p.m. Applications received after the deadline will be reviewed for the … Continue reading “SSU Hall of Fame Nominations Now Being Accepted”

Jane Vaden Thacher Named Walk To End Alzheimer’s Honorary Chairman

By | August 03, 2011

The Alzheimer’s Association – Coastal Georgia Chapter is proud to announce Jane Vaden Thacher, President and Dealer Operator for Vaden Automotive Group, as the 2011 Honorary Chair for the Savannah Walk to End Alzheimer’s to be held on Saturday, October 15, in Savannah’s Johnson Square. Thacher joins the likes of Maria Shriver who both have a passion for bringing awareness … Continue reading “Jane Vaden Thacher Named Walk To End Alzheimer’s Honorary Chairman”