The 2017 BET Awards was held on June 25, 2017, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The ceremony celebrated achievements in entertainment and honors music, sports, television, and movies released between April 1, 2016 and March 31, 2017. Bruno Mars kicked off the night with his trademark zest: his performance of “Perm” was full of funk, humor, sharply coordinated … Continue reading “The 2017 BET Awards”
The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) honored Martin Luther King, III with the 2017 Lifetime Legacy Award, as the group wrapped up its annual summer conference, at the Gaylord Convention Center at the National Harbor in Maryland. King, the oldest son of the iconic civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., said that the tribute tops all others he’s received, … Continue reading “NNPA Honors Martin L. King, III”
“What they see is what they’ll be,” the motto of the 100 Black Men of America, is foremost in the service of Charles Gilyard. As Vice President of the Savannah Chapter and chair of the organization’s Economic Empowerment Committee, he designed a program that empowered youth to create wealth. The 100 Wall Street Mentoring Club started in 2012 at Windsor … Continue reading “100 Black Men of America 31st Annual National Conference”
The Tony Monaco Hammond B3 Trio featuring Howard Paul and Harvey Mason. Three amazing Jazz Artists unite onstage at the Historic Trinity United Methodist Church, 225 W. President St, on Savannah’s Telfair Square on Sunday evening July 2nd! Doors open at 3:30 pm and the show starts at 4:00 pm. Tony Monaco began his keyboard life at age eight. When … Continue reading “Jazz in July Special Concert”
AT&T regional office made a $20,000 donation to Savannah State University’s (SSU) “Closing the Gap” fund. Gary Sanchez, regional director of External Affairs AT&T Georgia, presented the check to President Cheryl D. Dozier on June 21 during a brief campus visit. The fund was started by President Dozier and provides financial support to students in their final semesters to ensure … Continue reading “AT&T Donates $20,000 To SSU Student Support Fund”
July is almost here and at Leopold’s Ice Cream that means two things – National Ice Cream Month and the start of the I Pledge for Ice Cream Project! As a way to say “Thanks for Your Patriotism,” on July 1st from 4-7PM, Leopold’s Ice Cream will give any child (age 12 and under, accompanied by an adult) who can … Continue reading “7th Annual I Pledge For Ice Cream Project Begins at Leopold’s Ice Cream”
SSU accepted a $3,000 donation from the Savannah chapter of The Links, Inc., on June 21. The organization is a perennial donor to student scholarships.
Savannah native Damon E. Elmore of Nowell Sparks LLC in Atlanta was elected to serve on the Executive Committee of the 49,000-member State Bar of Georgia on June 10 during the organization’s Annual Meeting. Elmore’s law practice is focused in the areas of labor and employment, compliance and human resources guidance. He earned his law degree from Emory University Law … Continue reading “Savannah Native Damon Elmore Elected to Executive Committee”