Local Talent Confirmed For Hungry Club Forum 2021 Annual Meeting & Events

By Savannah Tribune | May 26, 2021

The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) will host its 15th Annual Meeting and Community Service Appreciation Reception-Luncheon virtually, on Saturday June 5, 2021, at 11:30 AM, via Zoom Meeting streamed to Facebook Live, at www.Facebook.com/hungryclubforumofsavannah. The Board of Directors, under the leadership of President Bishop Dr. Willie Ferrell, Pastor, Royal Church of Christ, and the HCFS’ lead consultant … Continue reading “Local Talent Confirmed For Hungry Club Forum 2021 Annual Meeting & Events”

SPD Creates Behavioral Health Unit To Assist In Police Response

By Savannah Tribune | May 26, 2021

A new Beh avioral Health Unit (BHU) consisting of specially trained officers and medical staff is now responding to police calls involving individuals in crisis or with substance abuse. The Savannah Police Department received the federal opioid grant in June 2019 and began researching similar, successful units. The SPD unit is modeled after the BHU at Portland (OR) Police Department, … Continue reading “SPD Creates Behavioral Health Unit To Assist In Police Response”

PUBLISHER’S NOTE

By Savannah Tribune | May 26, 2021

The Savannah Tribune strongly supports passage of U.S. House Bill – HR 4 – The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act and U.S. Senate Bill – SR 1 – The For the People Act. National legislation is the only way to overcome undemocratic voter restriction laws such as the law passed in Georgia. Contact our U.S. 1st District Congressman Buddy … Continue reading “PUBLISHER’S NOTE”

Healthy Savannah Announces New Chairperson At 14th Annual Meeting

By Savannah Tribune | May 26, 2021

Healthy Savannah celebrated 14 years of milestones and installed new officers at the organization’s annual meeting on May 18 at the Charles H. Morris Center. The public-private coalition launched by former Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson in 2007 also renewed its commitment to create and support a healthier, safer, and more accessible environment for all people to live, learn, work, pray, … Continue reading “Healthy Savannah Announces New Chairperson At 14th Annual Meeting”

Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity Says “Thank You”

By Savannah Tribune | May 26, 2021

On Monday, May 24th Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity gave a proper “thank you” to Austin Hill from Austin Hill Realty and Peter Roberts of The Location Gallery for hosting Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity’s Savannopoly. This art show fundraiser was inspired by the classic board game, Monopoly! Over 30 local artists created scenes depicting our beautiful city in mediums … Continue reading “Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity Says “Thank You””

Please Save the Date for “Once Lost Now Found”

By Savannah Tribune | May 26, 2021

A celebration of artist Virginia Kiah’s 110th birthday to support the Campaign to Save the Kiah House Museum, featuring art show by Panhandle Slim Join the (ADMI) African Diaspora Museology Institute–Friends of the Kiah Museum and Asa H. Gordon Library at Savannah State University in a celebration of Virginia Kiah’s 110th birthday on June 3. We will be debuting the … Continue reading “Please Save the Date for “Once Lost Now Found””

Savannah African Art Museum Offers In-Person Free Workshop – Saturday

By Savannah Tribune | May 26, 2021

On Saturday, May 29 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Savannah African Art Museum (SAAM) will hold its previously postponed “The Healing Tree: A Visual Storytelling Workshop” in the museum’s courtyard, located at 201 E. 37th St. in Savannah. The workshop, facilitated by visual and performance artists Kat Robertson, will focus on the universal art of storytelling, which exists in every culture … Continue reading “Savannah African Art Museum Offers In-Person Free Workshop – Saturday”

Delrish Moore To Star In Docuseries & Begin International Speaking Tour

By Savannah Tribune | May 26, 2021

Business & Motivational Speaker Delrish Moore will be returning to the stage after a spine injury forced him to cancel his previous speaking tour in 2019. While many experts doubted that he’d be able to make a full recovery from his injuries, Delrish promised his supporters that he would recover to show them that anything is possible. Delrish was able … Continue reading “Delrish Moore To Star In Docuseries & Begin International Speaking Tour”

Savannah Book Festival Brings NYT Bestselling Author James Ponti To SCCPSS Middle Schools

By Savannah Tribune | May 26, 2021

The Savannah Book Festival (SBF) hosted an SBF@Schools event for Savannah Chatham County public middle school students on Friday, May 14th. This virtual event featured New York Times bestselling, award-winning, middle school author James Ponti. Ponti engaged with students virtually at various local public middle schools, sharing his own journey of reluctant reader to Nickelodeon and Disney scriptwriter to award-winning … Continue reading “Savannah Book Festival Brings NYT Bestselling Author James Ponti To SCCPSS Middle Schools”

Health Departments to Offer Pfizer Clinics for Teen Vaccinations

By Savannah Tribune | May 26, 2021

The Coastal Health District is now scheduling appointments for special Pfizer vaccine clinics at 7 health department locations. Pfizer is the only COVID-19 vaccine currently authorized for individuals as young as 12 years of age. “Several of our clinics typically offer Moderna vaccine for anyone 18 and older, but we want to be sure our younger residents have the opportunity … Continue reading “Health Departments to Offer Pfizer Clinics for Teen Vaccinations”