Groups Fight to Protect Funding For HBCUS

By | November 23, 2011

Groups representing a coalition of more than 100 colleges and universities are fighting to persuade Congress and its deficit-reducing “Super Committee” not to cut $85 million or more in federal funding for the colleges and their students. The coalition consists of the National Association for Equal Opportunity In Higher Education (NAFEO), the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), and UNCF (United … Continue reading “Groups Fight to Protect Funding For HBCUS”

Union Mission Hires Rose McGuire as Case Manager

By | November 23, 2011

Union Mission, a leading non-profit organization dedicated to reducing homelessness throughout the greater Savannah area, recently hired Rose McGuire as a case manager. In her new position, she serves as an advocate for homeless individuals and families, fostering continued growth and recovery with an emphasis on providing longterm housing solutions. McGuire has worked at Union Mission as an intern since … Continue reading “Union Mission Hires Rose McGuire as Case Manager”

NovemberWorkshops at the Moses Jackson Advancement Center

By | November 23, 2011

The Moses Jackson Advancement Center (MJAC) in conjunction with Savannah State University, is hosting a series of free business workshops throughout the month of November, 2011. These workshops are designed to provide residents of Savannah with in-depth information on starting and managing their own small businesses. The sessions include: “Getting the Word Out: Marketing to Increase Cash Flow,” which is … Continue reading “NovemberWorkshops at the Moses Jackson Advancement Center”

Higgins, Sledge Wed

By | November 23, 2011

Jaime Victoria Higgins and Lieutenant Colonial Burt William Sledge celebrated the sacrament of holy matrimony on November 11, 2011 at Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church. Father Robert Chaney was the celebrant. Jaime is the daughter of Mrs. Hazel Higgins and the late James Higgins of Savannah; Burt is the son of Mrs. Roberta Sledge and the late William Sledge … Continue reading “Higgins, Sledge Wed”

CAT Announces Holiday Operating Schedule

By | November 23, 2011

Chatham Area Transit announced today that the following schedules will be in effect during the holiday season: Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24, 2011 – No bus service and CAT offices will be closed. Telephone schedule information/ ticket sales will not be available. Friday, November 25, 2011, Saturday bus service will be available. Offices will be open from 8:00 AM – … Continue reading “CAT Announces Holiday Operating Schedule”

Georgian Wins Inaugural Rock N Roll Marathon

By | November 23, 2011

After selling out in mid- August, the inaugural Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon debuted as the largest running block party in Georgia on Saturday, November 5, 2011. Nathan O’Connell, a 20- year-old student at Kennesaw student, won the marathon in 2 hours, 29 minutes and 5 seconds. It was only the second marathon for O’Connell, who trains with the Atlanta … Continue reading “Georgian Wins Inaugural Rock N Roll Marathon”

SSU Leadership & Professional Development Class Makes Clothing Donation

By | November 23, 2011

Union Mission, a leading non-profit organization dedicated to reducing homelessness throughout the greater Savannah area, received donated business and professional clothing items from the Leadership and Professional Development class at Savannah State University on Monday, November 14, 2011. “We are always inspired when Union Mission receives unsolicited help from the Savannah community,” said Frances Carter, president and CEO of Union … Continue reading “SSU Leadership & Professional Development Class Makes Clothing Donation”

NOAAAwards a Total of $10.8 Million to Train Next Generation of Scientists

By | November 23, 2011

NOAA’s Office of Education announced that it has awarded grants totaling $10.8 million to four lead minorityserving institutions across the country to train and graduate students who pursue applied research in NOAA-related scientific fields. Awards were made to four lead universities—City College of New York, Florida A&M University, University of Maryland-Eastern Shore, and Howard University—which partnered with 20 other schools … Continue reading “NOAAAwards a Total of $10.8 Million to Train Next Generation of Scientists”

Critz Celebrates Mercedes-Benz Grand Opening

By | November 23, 2011

On Thursday, November 3, Critz, Inc. proudly held our Grand Opening Celebration for the new Critz Mercedes-Benz Facility and newest franchise, Sprinter Commercial Vans. The cocktail event featured a ribbon cutting and new model unveiling as well as delicious hors d’oeurvres by Chef Nick Mueller and a performance by the Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra String Trio. More than 300 people attended, … Continue reading “Critz Celebrates Mercedes-Benz Grand Opening”

JC Penney Shoppers Invited to Donate ‘Pennies From Heaven’ for West Broad Street YCMA

By | November 23, 2011

From Nov. 30 through Dec. 12, shoppers at the JC Penney Oglethorpe Mall are invited to turn small change into “pennies from heaven” by rounding up their holiday purchases and donating the difference to West Broad Street YCMA. West Broad Street YCMA is one of 1,100 afterschool organizations from across the country matched with a local jcpenney store that will … Continue reading “JC Penney Shoppers Invited to Donate ‘Pennies From Heaven’ for West Broad Street YCMA”