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Converting Opportunity To Wealth In Our Community At The Hungry Club Forum

By Savannah Tribune | March 31, 2021

On Saturday April 3, 2021, at 9:30 AM, Savannah Chatham County and surrounding areas are invited to participate in a virtual forum entitled, “Converting Opportunity to Wealth in Our Community: Update Part 1” Hosted by the Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) and co-sponsored by local African American businessmen Rich Fergerson, Owner of ECO Building Concepts, LLC and Michael … Continue reading “Converting Opportunity To Wealth In Our Community At The Hungry Club Forum”

National Civil Rights Museum to Host Virtual Commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

By Savannah Tribune | March 31, 2021

The National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel will present a virtual commemoration in honor of Dr. King’s life and legacy on April 4, the 53rd anniversary of his death. Due to the pandemic, this is the museum’s second virtual commemoration. “Remembering MLK: The Man. The Movement. The Moment.” airs at 5:00pm Central Sunday, April 4, on the museum’s … Continue reading “National Civil Rights Museum to Host Virtual Commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.”

Women’s History Month

By Savannah Tribune | March 31, 2021

Featuring Charlayne Hunter-Gault • 1st Black female tointegrate University ofGeorgia & the University’sSchool of Journalism• Reporter, the New Yorkerand the New York Times• National correspondentfor The MacNeil/LehrerNewshour, Public TV Verdelle LaVerne Lambert • Editor/Writer, JetMagazine• Editor/Writer, TradeCorporate Publications:IBM, JCPenney,National Associationof Social Workers, U.S.Army Corps of Engineers Yvonne Shinhoster Lamb • 30+ years as newspaperjournalist before retiringfrom Washington Post (2008)• Vice … Continue reading “Women’s History Month”

SCAD SERVE: Big Ideas. Bigger Impact.

By Savannah Tribune | March 24, 2021

The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) announced the expansion of SCAD SERVE, bringing together the SCAD community to listen to the needs of its neighbors and local leaders, and to envision meaningful design solutions that improve quality of life. Through active engagement and volunteerism in the university’s hometowns of Atlanta and Savannah, SCAD SERVE seeks to make a … Continue reading “SCAD SERVE: Big Ideas. Bigger Impact.”

VOICExperience Showcases Talent & Raises Funds For Education At Virtual Annual Voice Gala

By Savannah Tribune | March 24, 2021

VOICExperience (VE) announces that the non-profit organization’s annual gala will take place via its web-based streaming service at 7 PM Eastern Standard Time on Thursday, March 25, 2021. This event will be hosted by legendary baritone and VOICE Co-Founder, Sherrill Milnes and Executive Director, Maria Zouves, and will take place online to protect the health and safety of singers and … Continue reading “VOICExperience Showcases Talent & Raises Funds For Education At Virtual Annual Voice Gala”

Step Up Savannah’s Workforce Development Program Announces New Employment Partners

By Savannah Tribune | March 24, 2021

Step Up Savannah’s Chatham Apprentice Program (CAP) is excited to announce its new partnerships with local employers. Starting in April, the program will host Starbucks, Grow with Google, Amazon, Georgia Ports Authority, Collins Quarter, Seimitsu and International Paper as new employment service partners. “We are thrilled about these new employers connecting with us to provide training, apprenticeships, and employment opportunities … Continue reading “Step Up Savannah’s Workforce Development Program Announces New Employment Partners”

Women’s History Month

By Savannah Tribune | March 24, 2021

Dorothy Pelote • 1st Female elected County Commissioner Chairman Pro Tem • Elected to Georgia House of Representatives – 1992; Re-elected 4 times • Advocated for Black Florida/Georgia residents who were targeted in the MK-ULTRA Project Susan Weiner • Savannah’s 1st female Mayor – 1991 • Instrumental in Coverdell Leadership Institute, a farm-team program for young Republicans (1996-2004) • Appointed … Continue reading “Women’s History Month”

Robert E. James Named Chairman of The St. Joseph’s/Candler Board of Trustees

By Savannah Tribune | March 17, 2021

Business­man and commu­nity leader Robert James has been named Chairman of the St. Joseph’s/Candler Board of Trustees. James joined the Board of Trustees in 2010 and previously served as the Vice-Chairman. Frank Brown has been named Vice-Chairman. The SJ/C Board of Trustees is made up of vol­unteers who guide the vision of the health system. “I’ve worked with Bob James … Continue reading “Robert E. James Named Chairman of The St. Joseph’s/Candler Board of Trustees”

The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards Showcases Female Achievement

By Savannah Tribune | March 17, 2021

The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards bore the challenge of presenting an engaging awards show amid the global COVID-19 pan­demic that just reached a somber one-year anniversa­ry, when other awards shows during this time resemble the Zoom meetings we’ve become overloaded with. The 2021 Grammy’s had no choice but to be different than the previous years, with new executive producer Ben … Continue reading “The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards Showcases Female Achievement”

GEMA/HS Opening Five Additional Mass Vaccination Sites March 17

By Savannah Tribune | March 17, 2021

Governor Brian P. Kemp announced last week that the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency is opening five additional Mass Vacci­nation Sites for COVID-19 on March 17, throughout the state. The drive-through sites add an additional ca­pacity for 20,000 first doses per week to the 22,000 doses currently available at the ex­isting GEMA/HS mass vac­cination sites. “These additional sites … Continue reading “GEMA/HS Opening Five Additional Mass Vaccination Sites March 17”