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Healthy Savannah & YMCA of Coastal GA Receive $544K For COVID-19 Vaccine Initiatives

By Savannah Tribune | June 02, 2021

Healthy Savannah and YMCA of Coastal Georgia have been awarded $544,000 in supplemental grant funding by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The funds will be used to broaden the initiatives of the current Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) grant to focus on COVID-19 vaccine education, awareness, and acceptance. “Our goal in administering this funding is … Continue reading “Healthy Savannah & YMCA of Coastal GA Receive $544K For COVID-19 Vaccine Initiatives”

James Participated In The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commemoration

By Savannah Tribune | June 02, 2021

The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission presented an Economic Empowerment Day on June 1 as part of the centennial commemoration events. Robert E. James, II, Chairman of the National Bankers Association and Director of Strategic Initiatives at Carver State Bank of Savannah, traveled to Tulsa and participated as a panelist for the “Black Wall Street” learning and engagement track. … Continue reading “James Participated In The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commemoration”

PUBLISHER’S NOTE

By Savannah Tribune | June 02, 2021

The Savannah Tribune strongly supports passage of U.S. House Bill – HR 4 – The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act and U.S. Senate Bill – SR 1 – The For the People Act. National legislation is the only way to overcome undemocratic voter restriction laws such as the law passed in Georgia. We also supported a Bipartisan Commission to … Continue reading “PUBLISHER’S NOTE”

Local Talent Confirmed For Hungry Club Forum 2021 Annual Meeting & Events

By Savannah Tribune | May 26, 2021

The Hungry Club Forum of Savannah, Inc. (HCFS) will host its 15th Annual Meeting and Community Service Appreciation Reception-Luncheon virtually, on Saturday June 5, 2021, at 11:30 AM, via Zoom Meeting streamed to Facebook Live, at www.Facebook.com/hungryclubforumofsavannah. The Board of Directors, under the leadership of President Bishop Dr. Willie Ferrell, Pastor, Royal Church of Christ, and the HCFS’ lead consultant … Continue reading “Local Talent Confirmed For Hungry Club Forum 2021 Annual Meeting & Events”

SPD Creates Behavioral Health Unit To Assist In Police Response

By Savannah Tribune | May 26, 2021

A new Beh avioral Health Unit (BHU) consisting of specially trained officers and medical staff is now responding to police calls involving individuals in crisis or with substance abuse. The Savannah Police Department received the federal opioid grant in June 2019 and began researching similar, successful units. The SPD unit is modeled after the BHU at Portland (OR) Police Department, … Continue reading “SPD Creates Behavioral Health Unit To Assist In Police Response”

PUBLISHER’S NOTE

By Savannah Tribune | May 26, 2021

The Savannah Tribune strongly supports passage of U.S. House Bill – HR 4 – The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act and U.S. Senate Bill – SR 1 – The For the People Act. National legislation is the only way to overcome undemocratic voter restriction laws such as the law passed in Georgia. Contact our U.S. 1st District Congressman Buddy … Continue reading “PUBLISHER’S NOTE”

Healthy Savannah Announces New Chairperson At 14th Annual Meeting

By Savannah Tribune | May 26, 2021

Healthy Savannah celebrated 14 years of milestones and installed new officers at the organization’s annual meeting on May 18 at the Charles H. Morris Center. The public-private coalition launched by former Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson in 2007 also renewed its commitment to create and support a healthier, safer, and more accessible environment for all people to live, learn, work, pray, … Continue reading “Healthy Savannah Announces New Chairperson At 14th Annual Meeting”

James J. Holmes Field House Dedication Ceremony Held

By Savannah Tribune | May 19, 2021

Last Thursday, Chatham County hosted a dedication ceremony for the James J. Holmes Field House at Memorial Stadium. The event was attended by family and friends of Coach James J. Holmes. Chatham County Commission Chairman Chester A. Ellis opened the ceremony with an invocation by Holmes’ niece followed by the pledge of allegiance. The Chairman recognized the guest and gave … Continue reading “James J. Holmes Field House Dedication Ceremony Held”

Dr. Priscilla Thomas Celebrates 30 Years Of Youth Programming – It’s Summer Bonanza’s Birthday

By Savannah Tribune | May 19, 2021

Summer Bonanza Partnership will kick-off its 30th Birthday celebration on May 23rd at Memorial Stadium at 2:00 pm. There will be a drive-thru party with Founder and Retired County Commissioner Dr. Priscilla Thomas. We invite alumni and present youth to participate in this awesome celebration. Parents can bring their children to play in the park while registering each child for … Continue reading “Dr. Priscilla Thomas Celebrates 30 Years Of Youth Programming – It’s Summer Bonanza’s Birthday”

Nelson’s Counseling & Wellness Supports Clients Naturally

By Savannah Tribune | May 19, 2021

Nelson’s Counseling and Wellness is a private practice offering individual, family, group, and couples counseling. Mrs. Seketa Bing-Nelson, owner and counselor, is a mental health therapist specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Mindfulness training. What makes Nelson’s Counseling a distinguished practice is the connection between mental illness and the African American community. During an interview with Kayla … Continue reading “Nelson’s Counseling & Wellness Supports Clients Naturally”