Percussionist, independent scholar, and Fulbright Senior Specialist David Pleasant presents a lecture and interactive demonstration on the history, cosmology, and theory of early African American Gullah-Geechee percussion at Townsley Chapel, 252 Eagle Street, 5:30p July 7th (Saturday).Suggested donation: $6 (pre registered)/$10 at door. Drumfolk, a term coined by famed Sea Island folklorist Bessie Jones, underscores the rich culture and history … Continue reading “Pleasant Presents African American Gullah-Geechee Lecture”
R ecently, I read a commentary in a local newspaper, that shall remain nameless, questioning the integrity of the “black vote.” This individual questioned whether or not people of color would support a candidate just because of their skin tone. He went on to suggest not only do we make uninformed decisions, but individuals are elected because they are on the … Continue reading “VOTE BLACK”
Honor Flight Savannah is a non-profit organization dedicated to sending our area World War II veterans and Korean War veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit their war memorials. We have room on our trips for Korean War veterans. All expenses for the veterans are paid by Honor Flight Savannah. Honor Flight is not a government-supported program. We depend on donations … Continue reading “Honor Flight Savannah”
Members of the 1971 Junior Class of Tompkins High School are planning a 40th Vear of Graduation Reunion on Saturday, June 30, 2012. The site for the Reunion is the Hilton Garden Inn, 5711 Abercorn St, in Savannah. For more info contact Kitty Ford Grant at 912 – 236- 0656 or 912-272-2203; Deborah King Brown at 912 – 238-3820 or … Continue reading “Tompkins High School 1971 Junior Class Plans Reunion”
Suicide is often labeled as “a senseless death” leaving survivors with guilt, anger, hurt and unanswered questions. The United Way of the Coastal Empire, Hospice Savannah’s Full Circle, and the Coastal Suicide Prevention Alliance offer an on-going support group for survivors of suicide on the third Thursday of each month.The group offers a safe, confidential space to participants and is … Continue reading “Survivors of Suicide Support Group”
The City of Savannah, Summer Lunch Program will operate June 18 thru August 10, 2012. Applications are now being accepted from organizations, camps and church groups that are interested in hosting a site to serve youth 18 years or younger. For more information contact Pamela Trawick at 351-3842.
“The MisConception of The Ill – Informed.” The event is Sunday June 24, 2012- 4:00 P.M at the Bolton Street Baptist Church, 821 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Public is invited to attend.
Share your time and special talents with others, join the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of EOA, we need your help to help others. Through RSVP seniors 55 and older serve in various community organizations 1 to 40 hours per week. Choose where you want to serve from the many local agencies we are affiliated with. Qualifications are to be … Continue reading “Retired & Senior Volunteer Program of EOA Needs Volunteers”
Narconon reminds families that abuse of addictive pharmaceutical drugs is on the rise. Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and get your loved ones help if they are at risk.Call Narconon for a free brochure on the signs addiction for all types of drugs. Narconon also offers free assessments and referrals. 877-413-3073 or www.drugsno.com. Narconon can help you … Continue reading “Addiction Counseling”
Internationational Free and Accepted Modern Masons and O.E.S. worthy matron council will hold the annual Tea of Stars Pageant July 8, 2012 at 4 p.m. Everyone is invited. Chairperson Sis. Emily Pollard, Co-chairperson Sis. Bertha Griffin, advisor Sis. Alfreda Kimble, worthy matron council.