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Hospice Savannah Art Auction Celebrates 40 Years of the Art of Living!

By Savannah Tribune | April 17, 2019

Hospice Savannah’s Board members invite the community to celebrate 40 years of “The Art of Living” at a Summer Nights Party and Art Auction featuring paintings, sculpture and jewelry from 40 of Savannah’s finest artists. This fun event will take place on Thursday, May 23 at Cha Bella, 102 E. Board Street between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. There will be … Continue reading “Hospice Savannah Art Auction Celebrates 40 Years of the Art of Living!”

Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame Welcomes Class of 2019

By Savannah Tribune | April 17, 2019

The Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame (GSAHOF) will induct the Class of 2019 and honor the 2019 Lawton M. Calhoun Award winner and the recipient of the 2019 M.A. Spellman Special Award on May 6 at The Savannah Civic Center. The GSAHOF will also recognize the city’s best high male and female high school athletes in volleyball, softball, baseball, … Continue reading “Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame Welcomes Class of 2019”

CASA To Host Faith Leaders Breakfast

By Savannah Tribune | April 17, 2019

Savannah/ Chatham CASA and Coastal Children’s Advocacy Center will host a Faith Leaders Breakfast on April 19th at 8:30am at EmployAbility (1249 Eisenhower Dr.) Faith leaders (paid staff and/or volunteer leaders) are encouraged to attend to learn more about child abuse in our community, best practices in child abuse prevention for faith leaders, and an overview of the services available … Continue reading “CASA To Host Faith Leaders Breakfast”

Free Computer Classes at African-American Health Information & Resource Center

By Savannah Tribune | April 17, 2019

Free Computer Classes taught by Microsoft Certified Instructors held at the African-American Health Information & Resource Center, 1910 Abercorn St, in Savannah Older Adult & Beginner Classes Keyboarding, Internet/ Email Basics, Windows I & II Advanced Classes Word Basic I & II • Excel I & II • PowerPoint Small Business & Personal Use Classes • QuickBooks I & II … Continue reading “Free Computer Classes at African-American Health Information & Resource Center”

Susan G. Komen Coastal Georgia To Host 11th Race for the Cure

By Savannah Tribune | April 17, 2019

Susan G. Komen Coastal Georgia is hosting its 11th Race for the Cure on Saturday, April 27 in Ellis Square in downtown Savannah. The Race is the organization’s largest fundraiser of the year. Participants are invited to register and fundraise for the cause at www.komencoastalgeorgia.org. Activities include a Survivor Procession, a Survivors’ Hope Tent, a Kids’ Race, as well as … Continue reading “Susan G. Komen Coastal Georgia To Host 11th Race for the Cure”

Earth Day Festival In Daffin Park

By Savannah Tribune | April 17, 2019

Saturday, April 20, 2019 12 PM – 5 PM EarthDaySavannah.org

Growing Lack of Affordable Housing Leaves Low-Income Families with Few Options

By Savannah Tribune | April 17, 2019

A recent study by the Urban Institute reports that in communities across the nation home prices and rents are exceeding the reach of an increasing number of households. “For every 100 extremely low-income households, there are only 29 adequate, affordable, and available rental units. That means two parents who both work minimum-wage jobs might wait years to find a safe, … Continue reading “Growing Lack of Affordable Housing Leaves Low-Income Families with Few Options”

City Manager Rob Hernandez Announces Resignation

By Savannah Tribune | April 17, 2019

Savannah City Manager Rob Hernandez has tendered his resignation effective June 30, 2019. Since his arrival in October, 2016, the City has gone through a major restructuring and launched the strategic initiative, Savannah Forward. During this time Savannah has produced a budget surplus approaching $13 million after a one full-budget year. The City has also had its bond rating upgraded … Continue reading “City Manager Rob Hernandez Announces Resignation”

Savannah Community Foundation, Inc. Announces 2019 Recipients of Susan W. Thompson Literacy Fund Grants

By Savannah Tribune | April 17, 2019

The Susan W. Thompson Literacy Fund, held and administered by The Savannah Community Foundation, supports qualified charitable organizations in Chatham County, Georgia that conduct or sponsor literacy programs for the elderly or disadvantaged. The Fund was established by J. Wiley Ellis, Esq. as Executor of the Last Will and Testament of Susan W. Thompson, a retired Reader’s Digest editor. The … Continue reading “Savannah Community Foundation, Inc. Announces 2019 Recipients of Susan W. Thompson Literacy Fund Grants”

Savannah Cultural Arts Center Grand Opening Held

By Savannah Tribune | April 17, 2019

The City of Savannah held opening ceremonies for the Savannah Cultural Arts Center last Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and the theater dedication in honor of Ben Tucker took place Friday, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Grand Opening celebration was also held on Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The … Continue reading “Savannah Cultural Arts Center Grand Opening Held”