Robert E. James Named Chairman of The St. Joseph’s/Candler Board of Trustees

By Savannah Tribune | March 17, 2021

Business­man and commu­nity leader Robert James has been named Chairman of the St. Joseph’s/Candler Board of Trustees. James joined the Board of Trustees in 2010 and previously served as the Vice-Chairman. Frank Brown has been named Vice-Chairman. The SJ/C Board of Trustees is made up of vol­unteers who guide the vision of the health system. “I’ve worked with Bob James … Continue reading “Robert E. James Named Chairman of The St. Joseph’s/Candler Board of Trustees”

The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards Showcases Female Achievement

By Savannah Tribune | March 17, 2021

The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards bore the challenge of presenting an engaging awards show amid the global COVID-19 pan­demic that just reached a somber one-year anniversa­ry, when other awards shows during this time resemble the Zoom meetings we’ve become overloaded with. The 2021 Grammy’s had no choice but to be different than the previous years, with new executive producer Ben … Continue reading “The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards Showcases Female Achievement”

GEMA/HS Opening Five Additional Mass Vaccination Sites March 17

By Savannah Tribune | March 17, 2021

Governor Brian P. Kemp announced last week that the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency is opening five additional Mass Vacci­nation Sites for COVID-19 on March 17, throughout the state. The drive-through sites add an additional ca­pacity for 20,000 first doses per week to the 22,000 doses currently available at the ex­isting GEMA/HS mass vac­cination sites. “These additional sites … Continue reading “GEMA/HS Opening Five Additional Mass Vaccination Sites March 17”

Women’s History Month

By Savannah Tribune | March 17, 2021

Rebecca Lee Crumpler, M.D. • 1st African-American woman doctor of medicine in the U.S. – 1864 • A Book of MedicalDiscourses among 1stpublications by an African American about medicine • Cared for freed slaves with Freedmen’s Bureau Patricia Era Bath, MD • 1st African-American to complete an ophthalmology residency at NYU • 1st Black female physician to receive medical patent: … Continue reading “Women’s History Month”

#BLM Exhibit Runs Through April At The Beach Institute

By Savannah Tribune | March 17, 2021

In Celebration of Black History, The King-Tisdell Cottage Foun­dation’s Beach Institute, 502 E Harris St., and The Savan­nah Chatham County Pub­lic School System presents a new exhibit, #BLM. The #BLM exhibit features art­work by students and educa­tors from across the district. This exhibition opened in early February and will run through Friday, April 30. The exhibit fea­tures a large piece … Continue reading “#BLM Exhibit Runs Through April At The Beach Institute”

SCCPSS Kindergarten Orientation To Be Held

By Savannah Tribune | March 17, 2021

Virtual Kinder­garten Orientation will take place for all Savannah-Cha­tham County Public School elementary and K8 sites on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 5pm. Parents and guard­ians of children who will attend kindergarten next school year (2021-2022) are encouraged to participate in the virtual meeting for the school their child will be at­tending. The virtual orien­tation will include an infor­mative session … Continue reading “SCCPSS Kindergarten Orientation To Be Held”

Moving Forward to 2021-2022

By Savannah Tribune | March 17, 2021

What have we learned in a year? We have learned how much we need each other. We have learned the true value of technology and how with all its benefits there are still many barri­ers to overcome. We have gained a greater appreciation for patience and compas­sion. We have seen so many gain a greater understanding of what educators already … Continue reading “Moving Forward to 2021-2022”

Scholarship Available For Two Grieving Students In Georgia & South Carolina

By Savannah Tribune | March 17, 2021

Applications are open now for the Hope After Grief Scholarship. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one high school senior from Georgia and one from South Carolina who have lost a parent/guardian or a sibling. The student must go to a post-high school higher education program to receive the scholarship. This can be a technical college or a four-year … Continue reading “Scholarship Available For Two Grieving Students In Georgia & South Carolina”

Construction Ready Training Program Expands into Savannah in March

By Savannah Tribune | March 17, 2021

The Construction Education Foundation of Georgia (CEFGA) is ex­panding its Construction Ready program into the Savannah region. Construc­tion Ready takes Georgians through a free, 20-day con­struction education program that includes training, cre­dentialing and job place­ment. The first Savannah course begins in May. For more information and to register, visit construction­ready. org/newcareer. “We are excit­ed to welcome this needed opportunity to … Continue reading “Construction Ready Training Program Expands into Savannah in March”

“EYE” CARE FOR YOU WHY ARE MY EYES SO ITCHY?

By Savannah Tribune | March 17, 2021

‘Tis the season to be itchyIt’s allergy season in the Low Country. Spring has almost arrived and so have the symptoms. From itchy nose, sneezing, sniff­ing, and trouble breathing, to red eyes, swollen eyelids, and terrible irritation in the eyes, the allergy season is upon us and here is what you can do to help relieve your symptoms. All too … Continue reading ““EYE” CARE FOR YOU WHY ARE MY EYES SO ITCHY?”