Rep. Hank Johnson Honors School Hero Antoinette Tuff

By | August 28, 2013

On Sunday, Congressman Hank Johnson presented DeKalb County resident Antoinette Tuff with a Congressional proclamation and poem at her church – The Way, The Truth and Life Christian Center on Miller Road in Decatur. “It is truly remarkable that the cool, calm and fast-thinking of Ms. Tuff may very well have saved our community and the nation from yet another … Continue reading “Rep. Hank Johnson Honors School Hero Antoinette Tuff”

Remembering The March On Washington

By | August 28, 2013

The rain held off Saturday as hundreds gathered at the north end of Forsyth Park to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Organized by the Savannah Regional Central Labor Council (CLC) AFL-CIO, St Phillip Monumental AME Church and the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, Attendees marched from the Forsyth Park to St Phillip located at … Continue reading “Remembering The March On Washington”

The Savannah Community To Celebrate “Piccolo Day”

By | August 28, 2013

The Savannah Community will celebrate “Piccolo DAY” on MONDAY, September 2, 10AM-3PM at Daffin Park. Please join us for a day of rememberance and pay tribute to Mr. John “Picalo” Saxon Pierce, a man who dedicated his life to civil rights, justice and equality. He marched with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Hosea Williams, and W. W. Law. Bring your … Continue reading “The Savannah Community To Celebrate “Piccolo Day””

Dr. Bertice Berry Speaker For Top Ladies Retreat

By | August 28, 2013

Savannah Chapter of Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc. held its annual Retreat on Saturday, August 17, 2013 for the chapter Ladies and Top Teens of America. The Workshop Facilitator and Speaker is an award winning Lecturer and Author, Dr. Bertice Berry. There were 50 Ladies and Top Teens in attendance. Dr. Berry makes over 200 appearances a year with major … Continue reading “Dr. Bertice Berry Speaker For Top Ladies Retreat”

Local Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Members Attend Leadership Seminar

By | August 28, 2013

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated held its 2013 Leadership Seminar in Montreal, Canada, July 18-21. The biennially held conference offers workshop topics to maximize leadership skills and enhance effectiveness of sorority members. The theme for the seminar was “Leadership and Service: A Timeless Mission” 3000 sorority members from across the nation and the Islands of the Bahamas were positioned to … Continue reading “Local Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Members Attend Leadership Seminar”

SONATA Scholarship Applications, Auditions Announced

By | August 28, 2013

Sponsors of New and Talented Artists, Inc. (SONATA) is now accepting application for scholarships. Students in grades 7 thru 10 who are talented and dedicated to playing an orchestral instrument are invited to apply. Application may be obtained by contacting Juanita Tucker at juanitasavannah.com or 912-232-8315, Dorothy Johnson at borchyjohnson@bellsouth.net or 912-355- 0077. You can email us for applications at … Continue reading “SONATA Scholarship Applications, Auditions Announced”

Are You A 1973 Graduate Of Windsor Forest

By | August 28, 2013

The Windsor Forest class of 1973 will be celebrating their 40th Reunion this year and are seeking all class members who are interested. We are currently in the planning stages so your input is welcome. It will be great to see you and share fun experiences. Remember “We are tough as hell, as you can see, we’re the class of … Continue reading “Are You A 1973 Graduate Of Windsor Forest”

Corks and Canvases

By | August 28, 2013

LaunchSavannah presents Corks and Canvases, an evening of wine tasting, food, networking and cultural arts to be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 6-8pm at the Telfair Museum, 121 Barnard St. For more information or to RSVP visit www.facebook.com/ SavannahAreaChamber

Ride Down The Wild Side At Okefenokee NWR

By | August 28, 2013

What do alligators, orchids, insect-eating plants, butterflies, songbirds, and Halloween pennants have in common? They are all plants and animals you can see on a morning’s cycle down Okefenokee’s Swamp Island Drive. And if you don’t know what a “Halloween pennant” is, take a guided ride on Saturday August 31 from 8 a.m. until noon with a refuge ranger who … Continue reading “Ride Down The Wild Side At Okefenokee NWR”

The 4th Annual Kids Fishing And Coastal Water Safety Event

By | August 28, 2013

In partnership with Georgia’s free fishing day the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and Safe Kids are organizing the 4th Annual Kids Fishing and Coastal Water Safety event to promote fishing as a family activity and water safety. The 4th Annual Kids Fishing and Coastal Water Safety Event will be held Saturday, September 28th, 2013 from 8:30am- 12pm. This event … Continue reading “The 4th Annual Kids Fishing And Coastal Water Safety Event”