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Old Savannah Tours To Host Job Fair – January 31 & February 1

By Savannah Tribune | January 26, 2022

Old Savannah Tours is hosting a job fair on January 31 from 4–9 p.m. and February 1 from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. at its office at 41 Wahlstrom Road in Savannah. Old Savannah Tours is a locally owned and operated company with tours created by Savannahians and informed by hometown expertise. Founded in 1979, Old Savannah Tours takes pride in maintaining … Continue reading “Old Savannah Tours To Host Job Fair – January 31 & February 1”

Savannah Feed the Hungry VIP Banquet for the Honorable Dr. Naomi B King The Night of Remembrance

By Savannah Tribune | January 26, 2022

Savannah Feed the Hungry VIP Banquet was a great opportunity for myself and others to open their eyes and realize what the brothers, A.D. King and Dr. King have done for us, how we can finish the legacy they started, and try to end the three evils which are: poverty, racism, and war. When I first walked into the Banquet … Continue reading “Savannah Feed the Hungry VIP Banquet for the Honorable Dr. Naomi B King The Night of Remembrance”

Savannahian Named To Bank Board In Seattle, Washington

By Savannah Tribune | January 26, 2022

Washington Federal, Inc. parent company of Washington federal Bank, National Association (“WaFd”) recently announced he increase o he number of seats on its board to 12 and appointed three new members effective July 1, 2021: Ms. Sylvia Hampel, and Messrs. Sean Singleton and Shawn Brice. The appointment of these three executives with a wide range of banking, leadership and technology … Continue reading “Savannahian Named To Bank Board In Seattle, Washington”

Savannah Business Brokers Named 2021 Top Georgia Business Brokers

By Savannah Tribune | January 26, 2022

Brian Judson, Senior Business Broker at Best Business Brokers (B3) and Dean Burnette, founder of Best Business Brokers (B3), were honored by the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) as among the 14 members of 2021 Million Dollar Club. The club members sold more than $86 million worth of small, medium and large businesses. Mr. Judson and Mr. Burnette were … Continue reading “Savannah Business Brokers Named 2021 Top Georgia Business Brokers”

Nominations Being Accepted For SCI’s Legends, Leaders, and Life Well Lived Award

By Savannah Tribune | January 26, 2022

Senior Citizens, Inc. (SCI), a nonprofit dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for area seniors, is seeking nominations from the public for its annual Legends, Leaders, and Life Well Lived Award. This award honors people who have contributed significantly to their community, who inspire others by the difference they have made to their communities, and who best exemplify a … Continue reading “Nominations Being Accepted For SCI’s Legends, Leaders, and Life Well Lived Award”

Savannah Branch NAACP To Host Commission Chairman Chester Ellis

By Savannah Tribune | January 26, 2022

On Sunday, January 30, at 4 pm, the Savannah Branch NAACP will hold its first Mass Meeting of 2022 via zoom, with a special presentation by Chatham County Commission Chairman Chester Ellis. The virtual host church will be Overcoming By Faith with Pastor Ricky Temple. Guest speaker Ellis will present the State of Chatham County with a summation of 2021, … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP To Host Commission Chairman Chester Ellis”

Savannah Culinary Institute Sale Features Artisan Breads, Chocolates and Pastries

By Savannah Tribune | January 26, 2022

Savannah Technical College’s Savannah Culinary Institute offers its ninth annual online, pre-order Sweetheart Sale featuring assorted artisan chocolates, pastries and artisan breads for Valentine’s Day at www.bistrosavoir.com. Hand-made chocolates include dipped strawberries (6) and an assortment of 15 handmade chocolate truffles in five flavors: orange, Kahlúa, passion fruit, raspberry, and salted caramel. Truffles will be sold in a heart-shaped cardboard … Continue reading “Savannah Culinary Institute Sale Features Artisan Breads, Chocolates and Pastries”

Union Mission Receives $200,000 from The Hodge Foundation

By Savannah Tribune | January 26, 2022

Union Mission has been awarded $200,000 from The Hodge Foundation to support the expansion of Union Mission’s Parker’s House Emergency Housing Program dedicated solely to unaccompanied, homeless women. “This gift is among one of the most significant donations given in the Foundation’s history,” said Dr. Paul Pressly, Board Chairman of The Hodge Foundation. “We are honored to be a part … Continue reading “Union Mission Receives $200,000 from The Hodge Foundation”

PAFEN Pays $20,895.54 for Sapelo Island Geechee Property Taxes

By Savannah Tribune | January 26, 2022

Christmas came early for the tiny group of 28 Geechees still living in the Hog Hammock Community on Sapelo, Island, GA, thanks to a $20,895.54 grant from the Pan-African Family Empowerment & Land- Preservation Network’s HELP SAVE GULLAH GEECHEE LAND CAMPAIGN. Concerned about Geechee land loss during the upcoming McIntosh County delinquent tax sale, PAFEN Founder & CEO Theresa White … Continue reading “PAFEN Pays $20,895.54 for Sapelo Island Geechee Property Taxes”

Townsley Chapel AME Church Celebrates Annual Steward Day

By Savannah Tribune | January 26, 2022

The Townsley Chapel AME Church Senior Steward Board will celebrate their Annual Steward Day on Sunday, January 30, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. The Rev. Charles W. Dumas, Jr. is the Senior Pastor. The Messenger for the occasion will be the Rev. Charles W. Dumas, Sr., retired Senior Pastor of St. James AME Church in Forsyth, Georgia. During the Celebration, the … Continue reading “Townsley Chapel AME Church Celebrates Annual Steward Day”