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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”