Pandemic Pen Pals Spread Joy and Kindness to Isolated Older Adults

By Savannah Tribune | June 16, 2021

The limited social interaction as a result of the global pandemic has given our community a deeper understanding of what life is like for older adults who may experience loneliness on a regular basis. And for many seniors, social distancing has amplified the loneliness they already feel. While continuing to follow precautions is necessary to keep many vulnerable populations safe, … Continue reading “Pandemic Pen Pals Spread Joy and Kindness to Isolated Older Adults”

Union Mission Hosting Virtual Raising Hope Event Dedicated To Homeless Women

By Savannah Tribune | June 16, 2021

Union Mission will host a Virtual Raising Hope on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 6:00pm on www.facebook.com/UMISavannah. The short 35-minute program will feature Keynote Speaker Robert Watts, President & CEO of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, as well as special remarks from key community leaders. Funds from Raising Hope will support the expansion of Union Mission’s new … Continue reading “Union Mission Hosting Virtual Raising Hope Event Dedicated To Homeless Women”

SAAM’s Juneteenth Celebration Features Lauri Lyons & The Rest With Honor Savannah Initiative

By Savannah Tribune | June 16, 2021

On June 19, 1865, more than 250,000 enslaved people in Galveston, Texas finally received news that the war had ended and they were free. Jubilant celebrations broke out across the state and spread to the south, including Georgia and South Carolina. Today, 47 states and the District of Columbia recognize Juneteenth as either a state holiday or day of observance, … Continue reading “SAAM’s Juneteenth Celebration Features Lauri Lyons & The Rest With Honor Savannah Initiative”

Savannah City Manager Finalists Announced

By Savannah Tribune | June 16, 2021

Today, Savannah Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, announced the Savannah City Council narrowed the pool of applicants for Savannah City Manager to three finalists. “The city council and I have selected three highly-qualified candidates as the finalists to be Savannah’s next city manager,” said Mayor Van R. Johnson, II. “This is the most important decision we will make for the … Continue reading “Savannah City Manager Finalists Announced”

Attorney General Merrick Garland Announces Several Actions to Protect Voting Rights

By Savannah Tribune | June 16, 2021

Citing escalating voting restriction laws in Republican-controlled states around the country, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced several actions that the Department of Justice plans to protect the freedom to vote. Garland said the Department would double its Civil Rights Division’s voting rights enforcement staff, use federal voting statutes to protect the vote, and scrutinize the new anti-voting laws in … Continue reading “Attorney General Merrick Garland Announces Several Actions to Protect Voting Rights”

PUBLISHER’S NOTE

By Savannah Tribune | June 16, 2021

By legitimizing and embracing the FEARS of TRUTH and CRITICAL THINKING, the “Feel Good” misinformation about America, and the OMISSION of historical facts about our multicultural-multiethnic Americans, there is the risk of ultimately annihilating American History, World History and the true meaning of humankind. DO THE RESEARCH AND USE YOUR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS TO LEARN THE TRUE MEANING OF CRITICAL … Continue reading “PUBLISHER’S NOTE”

Dr. Emmy Williams Burch, Founder and Artistic Director of RISE Chorales, Joins National Movement to Advocate for Music Education for All Children

By Savannah Tribune | June 16, 2021

On Tuesday, May 25, Dr. Emily Williams Burch of RISE Chorales joined a delegation of music and arts advocates, music industry leaders, teachers, business leaders, parent, and community supporters to encourage Members of Congress to support existing policy to provide quality, comprehensive school music education programs for all children. The NAMM Advocacy Summit, presented by the National Association of Music … Continue reading “Dr. Emmy Williams Burch, Founder and Artistic Director of RISE Chorales, Joins National Movement to Advocate for Music Education for All Children”

Celebrate National Homeownership Month

By Savannah Tribune | June 16, 2021

June is National Homeownership Month, which celebrates the value that owning a home brings to families, communities, and neighborhoods across America. By becoming a homeowner, people get a step closer to the American dream. This month also shares the joys of being a homeowner, which can encourage others to achieve the same thing. To celebrate National Homeownership Month, Habitat Savannah … Continue reading “Celebrate National Homeownership Month”

Libraries Increase Access to Technology

By Savannah Tribune | June 16, 2021

Chromebook devices are now available for checkout at all Live Oak Public Libraries (LOPL) locations. There are a total of 32 Chromebooks across the Live Oak Public Libraries system, with two devices available to borrow per library location. LOPL was awarded 25 Chromebook devices as part of the Georgia Public Library Service’s (GPLS) Libraries Without Walls grant initiative, which is … Continue reading “Libraries Increase Access to Technology”

The Culturist Union Brings A New Normalcy Back To Savannah For Juneteenth With A Series of Events

By Savannah Tribune | June 16, 2021

The Culturist Union is hosting events throughout the month of June in its efforts to fundraise money for the grand opening of their cultural space in Downtown Savannah, GA. The first of its kind, black owned coffeehouse for creatives will host events like Yoga in the Park and a Cocktail Dinner including a Silent Auction by the Eden Supper Club. … Continue reading “The Culturist Union Brings A New Normalcy Back To Savannah For Juneteenth With A Series of Events”