Beatty Elected Congressional Black Caucus Chair

By Savannah Tribune | December 09, 2020

U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) was elected the 27th Chair of the powerful Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) today. Immediately following the vote, she said: “It is the honor of a lifetime to be voted by my peers to lead the Congressional Black Caucus in the 117th Congress. Right now, our nation is facing three pandemics that have disproportionately impacted the … Continue reading “Beatty Elected Congressional Black Caucus Chair”

MLK Jr. Observance Day Association Sponsors A “MLK Giving Campaign”

By Savannah Tribune | December 09, 2020

The Martin Luther King Observance Day Association has led this community in celebrating Dr. King’s birth for the past 41 years. We extend our heartfelt thanks and appreciation for the magnificent support this community has given to this most worthy work of completing “The Dream.” This year has been a trying one for us all, but we are committed to … Continue reading “MLK Jr. Observance Day Association Sponsors A “MLK Giving Campaign””

Historic Savannah Foundation Breaks Ground On New Exhibit, Kennedy Pharmacy Addition

By Savannah Tribune | December 09, 2020

Historic Savannah Foundation (HSF) proudly unveiled its 2021 Master Plan for the Kennedy Pharmacy Addition and the Davenport House Urban Enslaved Exhibit today. The nonprofit organization broke ground this morning on these projects, amid a small, socially distanced group comprised of Savannah Mayor Van Johnson, key stakeholders, top supporters, and other community dignitaries, all wielding golden shovels and hard hats. … Continue reading “Historic Savannah Foundation Breaks Ground On New Exhibit, Kennedy Pharmacy Addition”

Savannah State University Honors Four Distinguished Alumni

By Savannah Tribune | December 09, 2020

Savannah State University (SSU) recently honored four outstanding alumni with two distinguished awards: The Richard R. Wright Excellence Award and The Cyrus G. Wiley Distinguished Alumni Award at the annual Founders Day ceremony. Named for the first president of SSU, The Richard R. Wright Award is the most notable honor, recognizing outstanding leaders who have distinguished themselves through their expertise … Continue reading “Savannah State University Honors Four Distinguished Alumni”

Georgia Southern University Elevates Honors Program Into New Honors College

By Savannah Tribune | December 09, 2020

Georgia Southern University now encompasses 10 academic colleges with the transition of the University Honors Program to the Honors College. The move provides a growing community of honors students with enhanced experiential learning opportunities including undergraduate research, creative scholarship and the honors thesis, focusing on professional development, interdisciplinary education and global experiences. “The elevation of the Honors Program into the … Continue reading “Georgia Southern University Elevates Honors Program Into New Honors College”

Homeless for the Holidays

By Savannah Tribune | December 09, 2020

Union Mission estimates that on any given night there are between 750 and 1,000 individuals experiencing homelessness in our community. In order to bring much needed awareness to this issue, Union Mission invites you to influence change by participating in any or all of the following December activities: • Give Comfort – Volunteer at Union Mission for a Holiday Meal … Continue reading “Homeless for the Holidays”

CAT Welcomes Legislative Support From Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce

By Savannah Tribune | December 09, 2020

Chatham Area Transit officials are praising the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce’s decision to include two CAT funding priorities on the Chamber’s 2021 state legislative agenda. The legislative priorities include support for legislation allowing individual counties, by referendum, to use a Transit Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (TranSPLOST) to fund transit capital, operating and maintenance costs. The voter-approved funding … Continue reading “CAT Welcomes Legislative Support From Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce”

Photovoice Project Aims to Help Make Breastfeeding Easier in Chatham County

By Savannah Tribune | December 09, 2020

A public health professor at Georgia Southern University has facilitated a Photovoice project to identify social, cultural, and physical barriers that discourage breastfeeding by African American mothers in Chatham County and to identify opportunities to remove those obstacles. Nandi A. Marshall, DrPH, MPH, CHES, an associate professor and Interim Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in the Jiann Ping Hsu College … Continue reading “Photovoice Project Aims to Help Make Breastfeeding Easier in Chatham County”

Peacock Subaru Donates Blankets To Inner City Night Shelter

By Savannah Tribune | December 09, 2020

Peacock Subaru donated 80 blankets to the Inner City Night Shelter as part of the Subaru Loves to Help campaign, a nationwide program providing 50,000 blankets to nearly 600 homeless shelters across the country. “We at Peacock Automotive are thrilled to be part of this generous campaign, and we appreciate Subaru always finding a new way for us to connect … Continue reading “Peacock Subaru Donates Blankets To Inner City Night Shelter”

The Eichholz Law Firm & Area Business Team Up to Collect Toys

By Savannah Tribune | December 09, 2020

This holiday season, The Eichholz Law Firm is partnering with Savannah area businesses to collect holiday gifts for local children through the second annual Stuff-a-Trolley Toy Drive. The goal of this toy drive is to fill an Old Town Trolley Tours® of Savannah trolley with gifts for the children served by the local nonprofit Blessings in a Book Bag. Now … Continue reading “The Eichholz Law Firm & Area Business Team Up to Collect Toys”