Goodwill & Independent Housing Collaborative Help Homeless Veteran

By | November 12, 2014

Goodwill of the Coastal Empire, along with the United Way of the Coastal Empire and several other organizations make up the Independent Housing Cooperative (IHC), which provides local military veterans with transitional housing. Michail Lynch is a 12-year veteran of the U.S. Navy and an 11-year veteran of the Army National Guard. After the military, Lynch held various jobs in … Continue reading “Goodwill & Independent Housing Collaborative Help Homeless Veteran”

“Eye Care” For You Dry Eye Syndrome

By | November 12, 2014

Dry eye syndrome results from chronic lack of sufficient lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye. Its consequences range from minor irritations, to the inability to wear contact lenses and an increased risk of corneal inflammation and eye infections. The most common symptoms of dry eyes are scratchy gritty feeling, burning, and tearing or watering. Some people also … Continue reading ““Eye Care” For You Dry Eye Syndrome”

Kristin Kemp Named Superintendent’s Student Of The Month

By | November 12, 2014

Kristin Kemp is the October 2014 Superintendent’s Student of the Month. Our featured student is a senior at Groves High School who maintains a 3.0 GPA. Kristin is described as “well-rounded” and excels in all areas. Her teachers have come to know her as a dedicated and determined individual who, with more than 30 Community Service hours, is truly “willing … Continue reading “Kristin Kemp Named Superintendent’s Student Of The Month”

Frank Callen Boys & Girls Clubs Presents: A Night of Future Stars

By | November 12, 2014

You are invited to join the Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club for A Night of Future Stars. Your evening will be filled with lots of delicious Hors D’oeuvres, Entertainment and a Talent Show, featuring our children. An extensive Silent Auction will be also be available. This special event is our annual fundraiser for the FCBGC. Sponsorship levels range from … Continue reading “Frank Callen Boys & Girls Clubs Presents: A Night of Future Stars”

The Neighborhood Youth Ambassador

By | November 12, 2014

The Neighborhood Youth Ambassador (NYA) program is a component of the Department of Community Planning and Development Neighborhood Leadership Institute. Each youth leader is challenged to complete a Make a Difference (M.A.D) project to benefit their neighborhoods or the community at large. Please support Savannah’s youth and join us for the following events: Now – November 17th: Holiday Canned Food … Continue reading “The Neighborhood Youth Ambassador”

Local Author To Be Featured At Children’s Book Festival

By | November 12, 2014

Crowdsourcing is an innovative phenomenon in which online supporters donate money to causes in which they believe to be impactful. One local author tested the waters with this novel source of funding. Desmond W. Delk, author of I Love My SSU! created a crowdsourcing campaign on the website Go Fund Me. He began it to raise enough money to support … Continue reading “Local Author To Be Featured At Children’s Book Festival”

Become A Secret Santa This Season

By | November 12, 2014

Bring light to a child’s life by participating in Savannah/Chatham CASA’s Secret Santa Initiative this holiday season! We serve our community’s most vulnerable children – those who have entered the child welfare system after suffering abuse and neglect. While in foster care, our CASA kids await the love and support of a forever family – be it through reunification with … Continue reading “Become A Secret Santa This Season”

CREA Celebrates Retired Educators Day

By | November 12, 2014

The Chatham Retied Educators Association (CREA) celebrated Retired Educators Day on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at the Tremont Temple Missionary Baptist Church during its first Sunday Communion Service. Governor Nathan Deal established this date for the purpose of honoring retired educators in the state of Georgia. Over thirty retired educators were in attendance along with Dr. Thomas Lockamy, Superintendent of … Continue reading “CREA Celebrates Retired Educators Day”

Junior League Now Accepting Applications For Community Projects

By | November 12, 2014

The Junior League of Savannah is now accepting applications for Community Projects and Community Assistance Funds. The League is looking to find Community Partners that will align with our focus of women and children. Community Partners are organizations that partner with the Junior League of Savannah and receive funding and volunteers for community projects within the organization. Community Assistance Funds … Continue reading “Junior League Now Accepting Applications For Community Projects”

“A Gracious Christmas” Coming

By | November 12, 2014

Nationally known Southern chef Virginia Willis as well as Savannah creative designers Lana Salter, Victoria Holmes and Audrey Wagner King will share ideas and tips at A Gracious Christmas, to be held Thursday, Dec. 4, from 9:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Avenue. In addition to presentations and demonstrations, the event will include a delicious seated … Continue reading ““A Gracious Christmas” Coming”