14th Annual Education Day at Second Arnold Representative Bob Bryant, Guest Speaker


Representative Bob Bryant
Representative Bob Bryant

On Sunday, August 24, 2008, Second Arnold Baptist Church will observe the 14th Annual Education Day. This year’s theme is “Education for All.” The scripture is taken from Matthew 22:16 (Living Bible).

Education Day started in Second Arnold August 1994 under the directions of Sis. Gloria B. Maynor, Sis. Gloria V. Pace and Sis. Jennifer Green. The purpose was to get our youth geared up for the upcoming school year by bringing in dynamic speakers in the Savannah Community. There were also large displays of educational materials and school supplies given out to each one in attendance. This year’s speaker is Representative Bob Bryant.

Representative Bob Bryant is currently serving the needs of his constituents’ in House District 160, which includes parts of Chatham County. Bryant has spent a great deal of time in the area having attended Savannah Technical College and South College which is also located in Savannah. Representative Bryant also attended Columbia College, from which he earned a B.A. in Business Administration.

He is a member of Fairlawn Baptist Church in Garden City where Harold Edwards, Sr. is the Pastor.

His professional life has included a variety of services in different areas. He worked for the City of Savannah as a Facility Maintenance Supervisor from 1991 until his retirement in 2001. Just prior to that, the City of Savannah employed him as the Sanitation Superintendent for 3 years. Bryant also spent time with the Allen and Perry Law Firm as their Office Manager. The legislator served as the Operations Manager/General Manager for WEAS FM Radio Station from 1982-1987. Prior to retiring in July 1982, Representative Bryant was a U.S. Army Recruiter for 10 years, served 2 years in South Vietnam and retired in 1982 after serving for 20 years.

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