The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), the national trade organization that represents African American newspapers and media companies, known as the Black Press of America, has elected new officers and a Board of Directors to guide the storied 79-yearold organization for the next two years. The voting took place during the NNPA national convention in Cincinnati on Friday, June 28, … Continue reading “Black Press of America Announces Election of New National Officers”
The first 12 veterans took occupancy of their new homes last Monday as part of The Tiny House Project in Savannah for homeless veterans. Many community partners have come together to raise thousands of dollars for this project.
Thursday, July 4, 2019 4:00 pm • 4th of July on the River @ Rousakis Plaza 7:00 pm • The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra @ Westin Savannah Harbor 9:15 pm • Fireworks at the Pier @ Tybee Island Pier & Pavilion 9:30 pm • Fireworks on the River @ Rousakis Plaza
On Saturday, July 13, at 7:00 a.m., Greenbriar Children’s Center will commemorate its 70th anniversary with a 5K “Walk to Greenbriar”, which will begin at the First African Baptist Church, 23 Montgomery St., and end at the Greenbriar campus. Beginning at First African Baptist Church, the very church that hosted the original planning meetings in 1944, the 5K Walk will … Continue reading “Register For The 5K Walk To Greenbriar”
On Friday, June 28, Savannah Pride and the Savannah LGBT Center partnered up to throw a legendary Block Party on Bull Street in honor of the Stonewall Riots of the late 1960s. The Stonewall Riots are known as the first Pride event. They took place early one morning as NYPD officers raided the Stonewall Inn, one of the only bars … Continue reading “Legendary Block Party Downtown”
Savannah Technical College’s Surgical Technology program has been awarded continuing accreditation for ten years by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The recent peer review conducted by the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA) and CAAHEP’s Board of Directors recognized the program’s substantial compliance with the nationally established accreditation Standards. … Continue reading “Savannah Technical College Surgical Technology Awarded 10-Year Continuing Accreditation”
Join other families who have lost a loved one to murder, suicide or gun violence for a free dinner & free support in a friendly, non-threatening and professional environment. Hospice Savannah’s Full Circle bereavement counselors will provide tools to help you and your child or teen better communicate about how this trauma has affected your family. Dinner is from 5:30 … Continue reading “Family Dinner & Support For A Death By Violence To Be Held”
Savannah’s calendar of social events gets a glamorous new entry this year with the launch of the Savannah Film Alliance Honors Gala. The Gala will recognize and honor several key professionals for their invaluable contributions to the local film and television industry. The theme of the event will be “Old Hollywood” and will be held Saturday, September 28, at the … Continue reading “Inaugural Savannah Film Alliance Honors Gala to Recognize Film and Television Professionals”
Savannah State University’s (SSU) Jesas Jean-Louise and Symone Ford will be interns at AshBritt Environmental July 2019. The internships are competitive paid positions open to all majors and recent graduates of SSU. Jean-Louise is a rising senior homeland security and emergency management major. Ford is a May 2019 graduate of the business management program. They will engage in ongoing AshBritt … Continue reading “SSU Students Intern In Florida Panhandle”
District 4 Alderman Julian Miller is scheduling a District Town Hall meeting to discuss the Casey South Drainage Project and the Jacob G. Smith School Drainage Project. The Town Hall meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 pm on Thursday, July 11 at Candler General Hospital located at 5353 Reynolds Street.