Youth Dilemma

By | May 06, 2015

For the next few weeks, I would like to share some insight to the youth of today and their parents. A lovable and bewildered generation has squandered all its persuasiveness to gain its freedom but is not quite sure what to do with it. That is the youth of today’s dilemma! What is this freedom doing to the home? What … Continue reading “Youth Dilemma”

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia Awards $50,000 Grant to Camp Kudzu

By | May 06, 2015

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia Foundation awarded Camp Kudzu a $50,000.00 grant for its program, “Teach Youth to Use Insulin Safely.” The funds will be used to help more than 600 children and teens better manage their type 1diabetes through summer overnight programs, a summer day camp and weekend programs. The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia Foundation … Continue reading “Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia Awards $50,000 Grant to Camp Kudzu”

Airman Brown Graduates to U.S. Air Force

By | May 06, 2015

Airman Brown graduated to be a member of the United States Air Force April 18, 2015 at Lackland Air Force Base San Antonio, Texas. He is the proud son of Quentin Brown and Marnese Banks-Brown. He is a 2014 high school graduate, and a member of the Wilmington Missionary Baptist Church. Airman Brown plans to pursue a career in the … Continue reading “Airman Brown Graduates to U.S. Air Force”

Weekend Ramp Closures Scheduled on Interstate 16 and 95

By | May 06, 2015

Georgia DOT have sched uled ramp closures this weekend on I-16 at Exits 160 and 157B and I-95 northbound at Exits 99B in Chatham County. These exit ramps will be closed or traffic shift one at a time for approximately 12 hours if weather permits. Traffic will be detoured at ramp closure starting 9:30 a.m., Friday, May 8 until 6 … Continue reading “Weekend Ramp Closures Scheduled on Interstate 16 and 95”

Marnie Nowicki Joins Park Place Outreach Board

By | May 06, 2015

Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter has appointed Marnie Nowicki to join its Board of Directors. Nowicki is the general sales manager at WSAV NBC 3 in Savannah, where she oversees the sales efforts and traffic operations for the television station. “My goal as a Board member at Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter is to bring fresh … Continue reading “Marnie Nowicki Joins Park Place Outreach Board”

Hospice Savannah’s Summer Nights Parties

By | May 06, 2015

Whether it’s fancy or just plain fun, your party for Hospice Savannah always makes a difference! As our community’s not-forprofit hospice celebrates 36 years of helping, it is asking supporters to thoughtfully consider hosting or co-hosting a Summer Nights fundraising party during its birthday month of June. Parties support Hospice Savannah’s Daily Impact Fund – making a difference each and … Continue reading “Hospice Savannah’s Summer Nights Parties”

Savannah Tech Peace Officer Academy Honors Graduates

By | May 06, 2015

Six students from the Savannah Technical College Peace Officer Academy celebrated graduating from the program with a completion ceremony today. The one woman and five men have completed coursework containing the entire Georgia Peace Officer Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.) Basic Law Enforcement Training Course. Their successful completion of the program qualifies them to be state-certified peace officers. This is the … Continue reading “Savannah Tech Peace Officer Academy Honors Graduates”

Georgia Teacher Appreciation Week

By | May 06, 2015

The month of May is home, if you ask me, to one of the most important days on the calendar. May 4-8 marks Teacher Appreciation Week, a time to recognize the outstanding educators who spend each day shaping our children’s lives — and to remember all those who played a role in shaping us. This, to us, is a very … Continue reading “Georgia Teacher Appreciation Week”

Deal: Schools Statewide Awarded $25 Million Technology Grant

By | May 06, 2015

Gov. Nathan Deal announced 136 local education authorities (LEAs) will be awarded more than $25.3 million from the second round of the Connections for Classrooms grant program, a collaborative funding effort between the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement (GOSA), the Georgia Department of Education and the One Georgia Authority to help ensure classrooms across the state have the high-speed broadband … Continue reading “Deal: Schools Statewide Awarded $25 Million Technology Grant”

14th Annual Taste of Downtown Scheduled for May 14

By | May 06, 2015

The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 14th annual Taste of Downtown Business Connection in Johnson Square, Thursday, May 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Attendees can sample menu items from more than 40 of Savannah’s popular chefs, restaurants and caterers. Tickets are $10 for all member employees and $25 for member guests. All employees of member companies … Continue reading “14th Annual Taste of Downtown Scheduled for May 14”