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H. Lee Perry For Tax Commissioner

By Savannah Tribune | February 19, 2020

Savannah native Henry Lee Perry Jr. announced his bid for Chatham County Tax Commissioner on Monday, February 10, 2020. Background: A graduate of Savannah State University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, Lee has held several positions in the banking and finance industry, and has worked in the government sector for more than 15 years. As a civic leader in … Continue reading “H. Lee Perry For Tax Commissioner”

Savannah Branch NAACP to Host Savannah City Council Members; Rollout of New Voting Machine

By Savannah Tribune | February 19, 2020

On Sunday, February 23, at 4 pm, the Savannah Branch NAACP will hold its Mass Meeting at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church located at 1401 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Members of Savannah City Council have been invited to share their views of the first sixty days of a new majority and to speak on improving relationships between the community and … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP to Host Savannah City Council Members; Rollout of New Voting Machine”

Rep. Gilliard Introduces Legislation to Create GA Gang Prevention & Intervention Task Force

By Savannah Tribune | February 19, 2020

State Representative Carl Gilliard (D-Garden City) recently introduced House Bill 883, legislation that would create the Georgia Gang Prevention and Intervention Task Force. Rep. Gilliard will hold a town hall meeting to discuss the proposed legislation on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at 1 p.m. in room 341 of the State Capitol. “The state has identified more than 71,000 gang members, … Continue reading “Rep. Gilliard Introduces Legislation to Create GA Gang Prevention & Intervention Task Force”

Savannah Section National Council of Negro Women “Continuing the Legacy”

By Savannah Tribune | February 19, 2020

The Savanah Section of the National Council of Negro Women is Continuing the Legacy by commemorating 25 years of being organized and chartered with an Anniversary luncheon February 29. The 25th Anniverary luncheon will be held GSU Armstrong campus in the Student Union Ballroom beginning at 11:30 am. Dr. Lois Keith, Nattional Leadership Chair from Atlanta, Georgia is the Keynote … Continue reading “Savannah Section National Council of Negro Women “Continuing the Legacy””

Black PR Wire & Business Wire Will Host Annual Black History Month Webinar

By Savannah Tribune | February 19, 2020

Black History Month is upon us and now is the time to celebrate and share our stories of entrepreneurial success, as we encourage a pay it forward approach and share ideas and strategies for a win-win for all. To aid in this mission, Business Wire and Black PR Wire will host/present their annual Black History Month Webinar as a part … Continue reading “Black PR Wire & Business Wire Will Host Annual Black History Month Webinar”

Jackson Returns to Savannah State University To Encourage Student Entrepreneurship

By Savannah Tribune | February 19, 2020

Successful hair care entrepreneur and Savannah native Cyrus Jackson visited his alma mater Savannah State University to have a formal conversation with students to stress the importance of education and entrepreneurship in the black community. Over the last decade, ethnic hair has slowly but surely made its way to mainstream media conversations. Years before it was popular, Jackson knew that … Continue reading “Jackson Returns to Savannah State University To Encourage Student Entrepreneurship”

The Christian Golf Association, Inc. Elect New Officers

By Savannah Tribune | February 19, 2020

The Christian Golf Association, Inc. elected New Officers for 2020- 2022. The CGA was established & Incorporated in 1996. Our Motto is To Be Whole in One. The CGA is a Christ centered association bringing men, women, boys and girls together to play golf and enhance lives. The main focus is to provide assistance to young people in the community, … Continue reading “The Christian Golf Association, Inc. Elect New Officers”

Milele Children’s Choir from Uganda, Africa To Perform at ConneXion Church

By Savannah Tribune | February 19, 2020

ConneXion Church will host the Imani Milele Children’s Choir from Uganda Africa on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. The Imani concerts are an inspirational and exciting blend of unique arrangements to include praise and worship songs, original and traditional hymns all produced by Imani’s very talented choir directors. Their acapella arrangements and African dances are all to the … Continue reading “Milele Children’s Choir from Uganda, Africa To Perform at ConneXion Church”

Miller’s Temple Annual Women in Red Service

By Savannah Tribune | February 19, 2020

The public is cordially invited to our Annual Women in Red Service that will take place on Saturday February 22, at 4 p.m. at Miller’s Temple First Born Church, 2306 Hopkins Street, Savannah Georgia. We have a dynamic speaker, Evangelist Gwinnett Pusha. We are expecting a great time in the Lord. Come on out and receive your blessings from the … Continue reading “Miller’s Temple Annual Women in Red Service”

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. MegaGenesis College/Career Fair

By Savannah Tribune | February 19, 2020

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Beta Phi Lambda Chapter, will be continuing its service to the community with its 13th annual MegaGenesis college/ career fair, scheduled for Saturday, February 29th, 2020 at Sol C. Johnson High School, beginning at 9am to 3pm. This is a daylong workshop, open to all public and private middle and high school students throughout Chatham … Continue reading “Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. MegaGenesis College/Career Fair”