St. Joseph’s/ Candler

By | October 05, 2016

‘Johnny’s Bridges to Hope’ program St. Joseph’s/Candler offers the Johnny’s Bridges to Hope program for families that have a member that has been diagnosed with mental illness. In this program, a Licensed Master Social Worker is available to provide families with guidance and resources for dealing with a mentally ill family member including one-on-one and family counseling, maximizing a family’s … Continue reading “St. Joseph’s/ Candler”

Support Group for Families Affected by Mental Illness

By | October 05, 2016

St. Joseph’s/Candler’s Johnny’s Bridges to Hope program offers a Support Group for Families Affected by Mental Illness on the last Wednesday of each month. Group meetings are held in the Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion at 225 Candler Drive, directly across Reynolds Street from Candler Hospital. A Licensed Master Social Worker will meet with families seeking support in dealing with … Continue reading “Support Group for Families Affected by Mental Illness”

African-American Health Information and Resource Center FREE seminars

By | October 05, 2016

St. Joseph’s/Candler’s African American Health Information and Resource Center will hold several FREE seminars on different topics throughout the month of September. The center even has a movie night each month! To learn more about any of the following seminars, please call 912-447- 6605.

Oksana Gruszka-Harmouche

By | October 05, 2016

Oksana’s earliest memories were of being trapped inside a body cast in a hospital in Odessa, Ukraine. Beginning at age two, Oksana would spend the next three years immobilized in a hospital bed. The nurses on the floor gave her paper and pencils to help pass the time. Oksana learned to escape the hospital with her imagination and her art. … Continue reading “Oksana Gruszka-Harmouche”

Harvest Day at Townsley Chapel

By | October 05, 2016

The Pastor, Rev. Charles Dumas jr, Sr. Pastor, Officers and members of Townsley Chapel A.M.E. Church, located at 252 Eagle Street in West Savannah, cordially invites everyone to our Annual Harvest Day Program, Sunday, October 9, 2016 @ 11:00am. The speaker for the occasion will be the anointed Rev. Donna D. Baker, Associate Pastor of St. James A.M.E Church, in … Continue reading “Harvest Day at Townsley Chapel”

SCCPSS 21st Century CLC Program Chosen as a Successful Community Garden Grant Recipient

By | October 05, 2016

Savannah- Chatham Public School’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers have been named the recipient of a Community Garden Grant sponsored by BirdSleuth and Alaska Fertilizer. With over 600 applicants from across the nation submitting grant applications, SCCPSS was one of only 10 organizations to be awarded a grant. Birdsleuth is an inquiry based science curriculum which advocates school gardens as … Continue reading “SCCPSS 21st Century CLC Program Chosen as a Successful Community Garden Grant Recipient”

Skidaway Kiwanis Presents Almost $63K to Savannah Area Charities

By | October 05, 2016

On Thursday, Sept. 29, the Kiwanis Club of Skidaway Island had its annual awarding of grants event. The organization raised a total of $62,500 to support local charities in the Savannah area. “What we contribute to the nonprofit organizations is minuscule in comparison to their overall needs,” said Mike Brown, Kiwanis member. “We care deeply about the children of Chatham … Continue reading “Skidaway Kiwanis Presents Almost $63K to Savannah Area Charities”

Armstrong to Present Visiting Writers Series Event Featuring Emily Rosko on Oct. 13

By | October 05, 2016

On Thursday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. Visiting Writers Series Reading Featuring Emily Rosko. Armstrong State University’s College of Liberal Arts will present a poetry reading by acclaimed author Emily Rosko. Awarded the Iowa Poetry Prize and a Glasgow Prize for Emerging Writers for Raw Goods Inventory, Rosko will read from her latest poetry collection, Prop Rockery. A former Wallace … Continue reading “Armstrong to Present Visiting Writers Series Event Featuring Emily Rosko on Oct. 13”

Learning Series: Innovation in Savannah

By | October 05, 2016

As an entrepreneur or business owner, you know the key to success is innovation. To learn about this iterative process and the history of innovation in Savannah and beyond, join us Thursday, Oct. 13, at Georgia Tech-Savannah, where you’ll hear three local entrepreneurs talk about their visions, struggles and recommendations. Presenters will include Howard Morrison, advisor to entrepreneurs and catalyst … Continue reading “Learning Series: Innovation in Savannah”

Two Nursing Students Awarded the St. Joseph’s/Candler Georgia Southern University Nightingale Scholarship

By | October 05, 2016

Third semester nursing student Retha Rowe and second semester nursing student Jessica Hartzog, both in the College of Health and Human Sciences, have been awarded the St. Joseph’s/Candler Georgia Southern University Nightingale Scholarship in the amount of $3,000 each. The scholarship was created by the St. Joseph’s/ Candler Foundations to honor the lives of five Georgia Southern nursing students who … Continue reading “Two Nursing Students Awarded the St. Joseph’s/Candler Georgia Southern University Nightingale Scholarship”