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The Savannah Branch NAACP held their 38th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet last Saturday, October 19, 2019 at the Marriott Savannah Riverfront. Mr. Richard Shinhoster and Attorney Chad Mance presided over the program. With over 500 in attendance, Rev. Jai Haithco, Sr. gave the invocation. Presentations were made to the 2019 Honorees. Mrs Mary Shank presented the Esther F. Garrison Education … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP 38th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet Held”
Looking for actors to do an “old school” drama. Need two 50+ males, one thirty-ish male, one college age male, and one 40-50-ish female. Contact Ben Harris, phone 912/272-7328, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The City of Savannah’s Cultural Resources Department will host the inaugural Savannah Talent Showcase on Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center. Local Talent will sing, rap, dance, and perform musical solos. Special guests Sankofa Dance will also perform. While admission to the show on Nov. 2 is free and open to the public, tickets are … Continue reading “City Hosts Inaugural Savannah Talent Showcase”
On October 10, 2019, Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated received a City of Savannah Proclamation for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The proclamation was presented for Alpha Kappa Alpha’s focus on Breast Cancer Awareness under the leadership of its International President, Dr. Glenda Glover. In 2018, Dr. Glover made a commitment to bring awareness by … Continue reading “AKAs Receive Proclamation for Breast Cancer Awareness”
Sheet Metal, Air, Rail Transportation (SMART) Army, a Brotherhood of Retired Railroad Workers made a contribution of $625 to Greenbriar Children’s Center. Several members of the organization have been working to make repairs to Greenbriar properties and wanted to do more. The President of the organization is Tom Green and the Vice President is John Thomas.
Our featured Student of the Month representing the month of September attends White Bluff Elementary School and is in fifth grade. Her teachers describe her as “a role model for other students at her school.” She is extremely observant in class. This student demonstrates academic success in her subject areas, while modeling great behavior. She is able to put together … Continue reading “Kala Godbee Named Superintendent’s Student of the Month – September 2019”
The Savannah Pride Festival and Parade and Savannah State University’s Homecoming Parade will impact Chatham Area Transit services on Friday and Saturday. The Pride Festival and Parade will impact bus routes on the evening of Friday, Oct. 25, and throughout the day on Saturday, Oct. 26. The impacts on Friday are expected to start at about 6 p.m., when Congress … Continue reading “Savannah Pride, SSU Parade To Impact CAT Services”
The Georgia Department of Labor is partnering with several organizations to host the 2019 Stand Down job fair in October. The event will be held on Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at The Salvation Army Gym, 3000 Bee Road, Savannah, Ga. Organizations that will be attending the group include The Department of Veterans Affairs, American Legion, Chatham … Continue reading “GDOL And Several Partners Host Stand Down Job Fair In October”
Sulfur Studios is excited to team with Alair Homes Savannah to bring a new venue for visual art to Starland’s First Friday. Through a Call for Proposals, artists were encouraged to present their plans for a site-specific installation for the front porch of the Alair Savannah headquarters, located at the corner of Drayton and 41st Street. Artists were prompted to … Continue reading “Alair Homes Savannah + Sulfur Studios Present: An Art on the Porch Project”
Lost Bayou, a Southern, Gothic mystery indie film, will hold its first Georgia primer at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Savannah Film Festival on Oct. 29 at 3 p.m. and will be competing in the “Narrative Features” competition. Starring Teri Wyble (The Walking Dead) and Dane Rhodes (True Detective), the film follows a struggling addict venturing out … Continue reading “Lost Bayou: Georgia Premier At SCAD Savannah Film Festival”