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Coastal Heritage Society to Host Savannah Santa Train

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

Savannah Santa Train, an annual favorite holiday family event, returns on Saturday, December 18, 2021 from 9 am to 5 pm at Georgia State Railroad Museum, located at 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah, GA. Festive activities and entertainment include a holiday-themed diesel locomotive train ride experience, live demonstrations by Lowcountry Turners artfully hand-crafting toys available for purchase, caroling by Savannah Stage … Continue reading “Coastal Heritage Society to Host Savannah Santa Train”

Police Memorial Trail Reopens in Savannah, Helping Link Daffin Park to Lake Mayer

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

Savannah’s Police Memorial Trail officially reopened last Monday, November 29. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the trailhead on the corner of Kerry St. and Dixie Ave., where City and County officials gathered with the Tide to Town board and members of the community to celebrate the conclusion of the five-year renovation effort. Extending from Kerry St. to near the … Continue reading “Police Memorial Trail Reopens in Savannah, Helping Link Daffin Park to Lake Mayer”

Savannah Tech Selects Betterson As Surgical Technology Department Head

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

Savannah Technical College recently selected Bridget Betterson as department head for Surgical Technology. She will develop, manage and teach classes, develop and coordinate curriculum, conduct assessments, evaluate effectiveness of courses through student data, graduate surveys and employer surveys, and ensure compliance with surgical technology accreditation standards of regional and national accrediting agencies. Betterson has more than 19 years of experience … Continue reading “Savannah Tech Selects Betterson As Surgical Technology Department Head”

The Savannah (GA) Chapter, The Links, Incorporated Ends 2021 Receiving Two Awards and Two Grants

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

The Savannah (GA) Chapter, The Links, Incorporated ends 2021 Receiving Two Awards and Two Grants The Savannah (GA) Chapter, The Links, Incorporated culminated their 2020-21 program year with three awards. The Chapter’s Art Facet, under the leadership of Carol Bell, won top honors, as the 1st place winner for The New Beginning Art Exhibition. This art program completed its 20th … Continue reading “The Savannah (GA) Chapter, The Links, Incorporated Ends 2021 Receiving Two Awards and Two Grants”

Creative Coast Launches eSTEAM Fund

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

In 2020, despite the pandemic, The Creative Coast was able to reach 290 youth through various programs the organization ran or supported. Programs like the Summer STEAM Coding Camp and GRIT Jr. to name a few. In 2022, The Creative Coast wants to quadruple that number and is seeking community support through the eSTEAM Fund. The eSTEAM Fund is dedicated … Continue reading “Creative Coast Launches eSTEAM Fund”

Ogeechee Riverkeeper To Hold Panel Discussion On Plastic Pollution

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

Ogeechee Riverkeeper (ORK) will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 6 p.m. It will be held virtually and is open to all. Registration is required. The meeting will begin with organization updates before launching into a panel discussion on plastic use and pollution. The panelists are: • Hermina Glass- Hill — Field Representative, Oceana (Georgia) • … Continue reading “Ogeechee Riverkeeper To Hold Panel Discussion On Plastic Pollution”

Hybrid Virtual Custer VI Meeting Held For Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter (GSO) of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA)

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

On Saturday, November 13, 2021, the Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter (GSO) of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) hosted a historically significant Hybrid Virtual Custer VI Meeting. The one-day meeting was held at both the Homewood suites on Savannah’s historic riverfront and virtually was chaired by Ms. Denise M. Cooper, Esq. and co-chaired by Mrs. Sandra Clark. The annual cluster … Continue reading “Hybrid Virtual Custer VI Meeting Held For Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter (GSO) of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA)”

Pastor Shekelia Joyner Author of “There’s a Butterfly Inside of Me”

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

“My name is Shekelia Joyner, and my journey is very similar to that of the butterfly. I was never ugly, but I didn’t know it. Growing up, I was almost destroyed by the environment around me; but I survived! It wasn’t easy, but now I can testify that I’m flying high, like the beautiful butterfly! As you read this book, … Continue reading “Pastor Shekelia Joyner Author of “There’s a Butterfly Inside of Me””

Step One Automotive Group Kicks Off Season Of Giving

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

Step One Automotive Group kicks off their annual Season of Giving on December 1st. From partnering with MWR Hunter and Ft. Stewart to give away free Christmas trees – Trees for Troops, presenting a $5000 check to St. Joseph’s/Candler Telfair Mammography Fund, supporting two Breast Cancer survivors with a special spa day, a $2,500 check to Gilliard & Co. to … Continue reading “Step One Automotive Group Kicks Off Season Of Giving”

Ryan Arvay, Director of Preservation and Historic Properties at Historic Savannah Foundation and The Kiah House Project November 2021

By Savannah Tribune | December 01, 2021

For too long, the fight to save and preserve many black, historical sites has been lost to urban re-development or neglect. The Historic Savannah Foundation (HSF) made it their mission to not let that happen to a severely neglected site in the Cuyler-Brownville Historical District. Built it 1910 and included on the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation’s 2021 list of … Continue reading “Ryan Arvay, Director of Preservation and Historic Properties at Historic Savannah Foundation and The Kiah House Project November 2021”