Growing Lack of Affordable Housing Leaves Low-Income Families with Few Options

By Savannah Tribune | April 17, 2019

A recent study by the Urban Institute reports that in communities across the nation home prices and rents are exceeding the reach of an increasing number of households. “For every 100 extremely low-income households, there are only 29 adequate, affordable, and available rental units. That means two parents who both work minimum-wage jobs might wait years to find a safe, … Continue reading “Growing Lack of Affordable Housing Leaves Low-Income Families with Few Options”

Susan G. Komen Coastal Georgia To Host 11th Race for the Cure

By Savannah Tribune | April 17, 2019

Susan G. Komen Coastal Georgia is hosting its 11th Race for the Cure on Saturday, April 27 in Ellis Square in downtown Savannah. The Race is the organization’s largest fundraiser of the year. Participants are invited to register and fundraise for the cause at www.komencoastalgeorgia.org. Activities include a Survivor Procession, a Survivors’ Hope Tent, a Kids’ Race, as well as … Continue reading “Susan G. Komen Coastal Georgia To Host 11th Race for the Cure”

CASA To Host Faith Leaders Breakfast

By Savannah Tribune | April 17, 2019

Savannah/ Chatham CASA and Coastal Children’s Advocacy Center will host a Faith Leaders Breakfast on April 19th at 8:30am at EmployAbility (1249 Eisenhower Dr.) Faith leaders (paid staff and/or volunteer leaders) are encouraged to attend to learn more about child abuse in our community, best practices in child abuse prevention for faith leaders, and an overview of the services available … Continue reading “CASA To Host Faith Leaders Breakfast”

Hospice Savannah Art Auction Celebrates 40 Years of the Art of Living!

By Savannah Tribune | April 17, 2019

Hospice Savannah’s Board members invite the community to celebrate 40 years of “The Art of Living” at a Summer Nights Party and Art Auction featuring paintings, sculpture and jewelry from 40 of Savannah’s finest artists. This fun event will take place on Thursday, May 23 at Cha Bella, 102 E. Board Street between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. There will be … Continue reading “Hospice Savannah Art Auction Celebrates 40 Years of the Art of Living!”

Free Computer Classes at African-American Health Information & Resource Center

By Savannah Tribune | April 17, 2019

Free Computer Classes taught by Microsoft Certified Instructors held at the African-American Health Information & Resource Center, 1910 Abercorn St, in Savannah Older Adult & Beginner Classes Keyboarding, Internet/ Email Basics, Windows I & II Advanced Classes Word Basic I & II • Excel I & II • PowerPoint Small Business & Personal Use Classes • QuickBooks I & II … Continue reading “Free Computer Classes at African-American Health Information & Resource Center”

Savannah Community Foundation, Inc. Announces 2019 Recipients of Susan W. Thompson Literacy Fund Grants

By Savannah Tribune | April 17, 2019

The Susan W. Thompson Literacy Fund, held and administered by The Savannah Community Foundation, supports qualified charitable organizations in Chatham County, Georgia that conduct or sponsor literacy programs for the elderly or disadvantaged. The Fund was established by J. Wiley Ellis, Esq. as Executor of the Last Will and Testament of Susan W. Thompson, a retired Reader’s Digest editor. The … Continue reading “Savannah Community Foundation, Inc. Announces 2019 Recipients of Susan W. Thompson Literacy Fund Grants”

Local Leaders Perform Stand Up Comedy And Raise Cash for Kids

By Savannah Tribune | April 17, 2019

Performance Initiatives is a not for profit organization dedicated to help others by using athletics and fitness. PI’s mission is to inspire and implement principles in programs which will enrich the lives of others physically, psychologically, and spiritually. Stand Up for Kids will benefit Savannah’s at-risk-youth turned both academic and weightlifting champions at PI or Performance Initiatives. This year, all … Continue reading “Local Leaders Perform Stand Up Comedy And Raise Cash for Kids”

State of Small Business in Chatham County Announced

By Savannah Tribune | April 17, 2019

The 7th Annual State of Small Business in Chatham County, presented by Best Business Brokers and Wells Fargo & Company, will be held Wednesday, May 8, at the Eckburg Auditorium at Savannah Technical College, 5717 White Bluff Road, Savannah, GA. During the morning event, five area experts will present reports on measurable benchmarks relating to the health of Savannah’s small … Continue reading “State of Small Business in Chatham County Announced”

Start Your Day With Prayer

By Savannah Tribune | April 17, 2019

Start your day with prayer Monday through Friday beginning at 6:30am.with the Tremont Temple Missionary Baptist Church Prayerline. Call 1-641-715-3272; access code is 741607.

Jesus First Church New Name, New Location

By Savannah Tribune | April 17, 2019

Jesus First Christian Community Fellowship Church has moved to 2202 US Hwy 80 West, Garden City, Ga 31408 and the new name is Jesus First The Community Church. Church Service: Sundays 8:30 am Bible Study: Wednesdays 7 pm