The Consortium of Doctors Convened For Its 30th Annual Conference

By Savannah Tribune | July 27, 2022

The Consortium of Doctors, Ltd (COD) convened in Savannah for its 30th Annual Conference July 20 – 24, 2022. The organization was founded by Savannahian Dr. Abigail H. Jordan, who is solely responsible for the erection of the African American Family Monument at Rousakis Plaza on the Savannah Riverfront. COD members reside in states throughout the United States, where they … Continue reading “The Consortium of Doctors Convened For Its 30th Annual Conference”

Savannah’s Leah Jackson Takes On Harvard

By Savannah Tribune | July 27, 2022

Savannah native, Leah Jackson’s, post-graduation plans from Washington and Lee University are taking her to Boston’s Harvard Medical School in the fall! Jackson’s areas of study at Washington and Lee University included Biology, Film and Visual Culture with a focus on the Healthcare industry. She plans to acquire her Master of Science in Media, Medicine and Health at Harvard Medical … Continue reading “Savannah’s Leah Jackson Takes On Harvard”

AAA Urges Drivers To Stay Alert As Students Return To School

By Savannah Tribune | July 27, 2022

As 1.6 million children across Georgia begin heading back to school, AAA urges motorists to slow down, stay alert in neighborhoods and school zones. Also, to be especially vigilant for pedestrians during before- and after school hours. Children are particularly vulnerable during the afternoon hours following their school day. Over the last decade, nearly one-third of child pedestrian fatalities occurred … Continue reading “AAA Urges Drivers To Stay Alert As Students Return To School”

House Passes Legislation to Ensure Contraception Rights

By Savannah Tribune | July 27, 2022

Democrats in the House and a handful of Republicans voted to pass legislation to codify the right to contraception in the United States. The 228-195 vote seeks to protect contraception rights against future Supreme Court decisions following the controversial ruling in June to overturn Roe v. Wade. Sponsored by North Carolina Democratic Rep. Kathy Manning, the Right to Contraception Act … Continue reading “House Passes Legislation to Ensure Contraception Rights”

STC Practical Nursing Student Receives 2022 CCIA Scholarship

By Savannah Tribune | July 27, 2022

Cuyler Community Improvement Association, Inc. (CCIA) presented Savannah Technical College Practical Nursing Student Candice Medlock with the Ursuline B. Law Medical Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship will be used for Practical Nursing program costs for Medlock, who is a single mother with five children. According to Medlock’s nominating instructor STC Practical Nursing Department Head Rimina Lewis, Medlock previously dropped the program … Continue reading “STC Practical Nursing Student Receives 2022 CCIA Scholarship”

Louisiana Legacy

By Savannah Tribune | July 27, 2022

The Ponchatoula, Louisiana community honored the life of The Drum co-founder Carrie Wells Ponds on July 16, 2022, at the First True Love World Outreach Ministries in Ponchatoula. Mrs. Ponds died July 9, 2022, in her home surrounded by her husband of 60 years, Eddie Ponds, and daughters Michelle and Sharon. Mrs. Ponds was born February 10, 1941, in Ponchatoula … Continue reading “Louisiana Legacy”

5th Sunday Singing

By Savannah Tribune | July 27, 2022

Come one, come all and “Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands” (Psalm 100.1). On Sunday, July 31, 2022 at 3pm, the Thankful Missionary Baptist Church, located at 820 MLK Blvd will host citywide singing in honor of and praise to the rock of our salvation. And we do have so much for which to be thankful.Special … Continue reading “5th Sunday Singing”

Sign Up To Power The Polls

By Savannah Tribune | July 27, 2022

Gaps that administrators are trying to fill as quickly as possible for the fall: Chatham, GA: 50 additional poll workers. Tech savvy. With the 2022 primary elections already underway, we are seeing an urgent need for poll workers to ensure our elections run smoothly. Poll workers support early voting locations, ensure technology functions, and help minimize long lines and delays … Continue reading “Sign Up To Power The Polls”

Savannah Speech and Hearing Center Receives Grant From Savannah Community Foundation’s Emerging Leaders Committee to Assist Stroke Survivors

By Savannah Tribune | July 27, 2022

Savannah Speech and Hearing Center has been awarded a grant from the Emerging Leaders Committee (ELC) of The Savannah Community Foundation. This grant enables the provision of Constant Therapy, a digital therapy program customized to each user and clinically proven to help survivors of stroke and traumatic brain injury regain cognitive, speech, and language abilities. Savannah Speech and Hearing Center … Continue reading “Savannah Speech and Hearing Center Receives Grant From Savannah Community Foundation’s Emerging Leaders Committee to Assist Stroke Survivors”

Community Service Team Won Gold In U.S. For Lion’s Club Savannah Fundraiser

By Savannah Tribune | July 27, 2022

Savannah Technical College Business Management students Hunter Matthews, Crystal Sapp, and Donna Lowe won gold with the 2022 SkillsUSA national Community Service team competition. The team developed and managed a plan that raised $20,000 for Lion’s Club of Savannah after its annual tree lot fundraiser was canceled. The competition was held at the SkillsUSA National Leadership & Skills Conference, a … Continue reading “Community Service Team Won Gold In U.S. For Lion’s Club Savannah Fundraiser”