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WRUU 107.5 FM Community Radio Volunteer Orientation

By Savannah Tribune | July 29, 2020

WRUU 107.5 is Connect Savannah’s “Best of Local Radio” and “Best of Local Talk Radio” 2019 winner! Our all-volunteer station seeks members of our community who have media/marketing, fundraising and other talents to keep us keep going strong. We are also accepting proposals for program hosts. For more information, visit www.wruu.org or contact program@wruu.org.

Georgia Power Smart Neighborhood Recognized By SEPA for Innovation, Research and Collaboration

By Savannah Tribune | July 29, 2020

– Georgia Power’s Smart Neighborhood Initiative has been recognized by the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) as part of its annual awards that celebrate innovation and collaboration of utilities, industry players and individuals shaping the future of energy. The initiative was included in Southern Company’s designation as a 2020 SEPA Utility Business Models Power Player of the Year. “We are … Continue reading “Georgia Power Smart Neighborhood Recognized By SEPA for Innovation, Research and Collaboration”

Georgia Power’s Smart Neighborhood

By Savannah Tribune | July 29, 2020

Georgia’s first-ofa kind Smart Neighborhood, located in Atlanta, includes 46 technology-enhanced townhomes in the Georgia Power Smart Neighborhood developed at Altus at the Quarter. Each home is served by Georgia Power and supplemented by rooftop solar installations and in-home battery energy storage.

2020 NBMBAA® Conference & Career Fair Announced: A Virtual Experience

By Savannah Tribune | July 29, 2020

The National Black MBA Association® (NBMBAA) is excited to announce it will be hosting its 2020 NBMBAA® Conference & Career Fair: A Virtual Experience, taking place September 23-25, 2020 online. With a conference theme of “Celebrating Visionaries,” this historic organization also honors its 50th Anniversary. In light of COVID-19 and the safety recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control, the … Continue reading “2020 NBMBAA® Conference & Career Fair Announced: A Virtual Experience”

Racism Within Lowcountry Schools

By Savannah Tribune | July 29, 2020

A digital trend has swept the Savannah community that may involve the local high school baseball star, the Beta Club president, or even the teen in your youth ministry. A ‘spam’ page (a secondary Instagram account for disseminating miscellaneous information) has uncovered a plethora of racist, antisemitic, and homophobic videos, images, and messages done by youth across the lowcountry. Amassing … Continue reading “Racism Within Lowcountry Schools”

Postcards From Savannah: Celebrating The Power Of Voice Virtually

By Savannah Tribune | July 29, 2020

Savannah VOICE Festival (SVF) is looking forward to its 2020 Stayat Home Festival Season which kicks off Aug. 8 and ends on Aug. 22, with an anniversary Gala – all virtually. There will be eleven events, all broadcast at 7 p.m. EST, each a 45-minute variety show that includes music, comedy, educational moments and more. Social distancing has led to … Continue reading “Postcards From Savannah: Celebrating The Power Of Voice Virtually”

Nonprofits: How Do We Take Care Of Our Own?

By Savannah Tribune | July 29, 2020

People are suffering and struggling. Everywhere. We are all being asked to go over and above to help each other and our communities. Nonprofit workers are on the frontlines and while their heroism is on display, their struggles are often hidden. These are healthcare and childcare workers; those who work for foodbanks, housing shelters, and social service organizations. We’re also … Continue reading “Nonprofits: How Do We Take Care Of Our Own?”

Park Place Outreach Receives $8,000 Grant from International Paper

By Savannah Tribune | July 29, 2020

Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Services received an International Paper Foundation grant of $8,000 from the company’s Port Wentworth Mill. The grant will be used for food and youth supervision during the pandemic. “We are so grateful for International Paper’s support in helping us to continue our mission to provide shelter and services for youth and their families during this … Continue reading “Park Place Outreach Receives $8,000 Grant from International Paper”

Savannah High Class of 1982 Reunion

By Savannah Tribune | July 29, 2020

The Savannah High Class of 1982 is searching for classmates to make this year’s reunion our most successful yet. If you are one of our classmates, or if you’re in contact with one, please reach out to Relious “Edric” Stephenson III @ (414)405-7106 or e-mail us @ SHS1982class@gmail.com for information on joining in on the fun!

Cann/Jackson Park Neighborhood Association

By Savannah Tribune | July 29, 2020

The monthly meeting of the Cann/Jackson Park Neighborhood Association will not be held until further notice. This is due to the Coronavirus Pandemic and Social Distancing. Stay Safe! Carmelita Maynard, President