New Mount Olive Baptist Church held their Savannah Awards Gala last Saturday evening presenting awards to those unsung heroes and sheroes of the Savannah-Chatham Community. Among the recipients were The Savannah Tribune’s Vice President and Advertising Director, Tanya Milton; Rev. Matthew Southall Brown, Sr., Pastor Emeritus St. John Baptist Church; Desmond Deval of D&D Photography; Albertha Dillon, Alicia Blakely; Antwan Lang; Apostle Scotty Mitchell; Chadrick Mance; Crystal Wiggins; Dea. Detric Leggett; Chief Apostle Dr. Paulette Jones Olasoji; Ernestine Riley; Hip-Hop Ambassador Flau’jae Johnson; Frances Bright Johnson, Greg Daniels, Atty. Larry Chisolm, Lester Anthony of Lester’s Florist; Mahogany Bowers founder of Blessings in a Book Bag; Martha D. Massey, Narobia’s Bonton Restaurant; Rev. Johnny Fleming; Rev. Dr. Leonard Small; artist Richard Law; Ronald Gilliard, founder of HotSpot Magazine; Sarah McClendon; Timothy Riley, Sr. and Gertrude Robinson, founder Star Charter School. Sis. Beverly Trotter had the vision of the Gala and saw it through.