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America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia Welcomes a New Corporate Supporter, Aviation Clean Air

By Savannah Tribune | October 21, 2020

America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia is thrilled to announce a new corporate supporter of their childhood hunger initiatives. Aviation Clean Air (ACA) graciously donated a check in the amount of $10,000 to Chefs’ Table 2020 – The Great UnEvent, a reimagined virtual fundraiser that directly benefitted Kids Cafe. Due to the necessary cancellation of Chefs’ Table because of COVID-19, … Continue reading “America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia Welcomes a New Corporate Supporter, Aviation Clean Air”

Savannah Branch NAACP 2020 Days of Giving Campaign

By Savannah Tribune | October 21, 2020

During the month of October, the Savannah Branch NAACP invites its membership, supporters and sponsors to participate in its 2020 Days of Giving Campaign. Because the Annual Freedom Fund Awards Banquet, the Branch’s largest fundraiser, has been canceled due to pandemic, the Freedom Fund Committee has asked its supporters to donate to the Branch as one would have normally for … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP 2020 Days of Giving Campaign”

Local Fourth Grader Co-Authors First Book

By Savannah Tribune | October 21, 2020

A local fourthgrade student at Jacob G. Smith Elementary School, Delaney Ann Myers, releases her first book, co-authored with her paternal grandmother, Annette Mc- Collough Myers of Fernandina Beach, FL. Aimed at young to middle-school-aged children, Delaney’s Adventures with Friends encourages reading and the use of vocabulary words. The book includes a vocabulary list and an interactive ques- tionnaire designed … Continue reading “Local Fourth Grader Co-Authors First Book”

Sample Ballots are available now! Visit mvp.sos.ga.gov to find yours.

By Savannah Tribune | October 21, 2020

Who Can Return Your Ballot? You! The best course of action is to personally mail or personally deliver your ballot yourself. However, Georgia law allows the below individuals to mail or deliver your ballot for you with your authorization: Your mother, father, grandparent, aunt, uncle, brother, sister, spouse, son, daughter, niece, nephew, grandchild, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, mother-inlaw, father-in-law, brother-in-law, or sister-in-law; … Continue reading “Sample Ballots are available now! Visit mvp.sos.ga.gov to find yours.”

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By Savannah Tribune | October 21, 2020

Juvenile Court Judges Welcome New Volunteer Advocates

By Savannah Tribune | October 21, 2020

Juvenile Court judges, The Honorable Lisa Colbert, The Honorable Thomas Cole, and The Honorable Roxanne Formey will welcome 31 new Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers in an outdoor social distanced celebration on Tuesday, October 6th at 5:30pm in the Chatham County Juvenile Court (197 Carl Griffin Dr.) parking lot. As a result of the pandemic, all CASA swearins have … Continue reading “Juvenile Court Judges Welcome New Volunteer Advocates”

Christian Revival Center Departs For Mission In Haiti

By Savannah Tribune | October 21, 2020

After years of work, Pastor Freddie L. Hebron was laid to rest in February of 2013. The missions are continued through his wife, who was actually the first of the two to physically explore the needs of the country. It was her who originally influ­enced Pastor Freddie to go to Haiti, expressing the need she saw while she was there. … Continue reading “Christian Revival Center Departs For Mission In Haiti”

Savannah African Art Museum Education Coordinator, Lisa Jackson

By Savannah Tribune | October 21, 2020

Lisa Jackson is approaching her one-year anniversary as Education Coordinator at The Savannah African Art Museum (SAAM) located at 201 E. 37th Street and what a year it has been. It’s easy to see why Lisa’s exceptional experience, contagious enthusiasm and keen sense of purpose was such a welcome addition to the staff at the Savannah African Art Museum. But, … Continue reading “Savannah African Art Museum Education Coordinator, Lisa Jackson”

Dr. Ann Levett To Participate in Fellowship for Public Education

By Savannah Tribune | October 21, 2020

Twenty senior public education leaders, including SCCPSS Superintendent Dr. Ann Levett, have been selected for inclusion in the inaugural cohort of the Fellowship for Public Education Leadership, a 10-month leadership development program at The Broad Center at Yale School of Management. The Fellowship for Public Education Leadership is a tuition-free executive leadership program for senior-level public education leaders from across … Continue reading “Dr. Ann Levett To Participate in Fellowship for Public Education”

Empty Bowl Fundraiser Celebrates 10 Years

By Savannah Tribune | October 21, 2020

The 10th Annual Empty Bowl Fundraiser benefiting the Emmaus House Soup Kitchen will take place Sunday November 1stfrom Noon-2pm in Downtown Savannah. The Empty Bowl Fundraiser is a Ceramic Art Show featuring handmade bowls donated by various local artists in the Savannah area. Tickets are $20 and will include homemade soup prepared by new Emmaus House Executive Chef Brandi Kelsey. … Continue reading “Empty Bowl Fundraiser Celebrates 10 Years”