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Amico Tells Skidaway Democrats Her Campaign Based on Health Care, Economic Justice, and Voting Rights

By Savannah Tribune | January 15, 2020

Sarah Riggs Amico, a candidate for the Democratic Party’s nomination for U. S. Senator from Georgia, pledged that if nominated and elected she would fight for the unfettered availability of health care for all, economic justice for women and people of color and securing and protecting voting rights for every citizen.   “First and foremost is access to affordable health care,” … Continue reading “Amico Tells Skidaway Democrats Her Campaign Based on Health Care, Economic Justice, and Voting Rights”

Brian Reese for Chatham County Commissioner District 3

By Savannah Tribune | January 15, 2020

Brian Reese is running for Chatham County Commissioner because he believes “Transitional Leadership is Now”. Brian is a Managing Supervisor with United Parcel Service. His 15 year plus management experience and leadership training give him the required skill set to fulfill maximum expectations as a productive County Commissioner. Chatham county is experiencing tremendous growth, and attracting and sustaining that growth … Continue reading “Brian Reese for Chatham County Commissioner District 3”

Academic Girls Empowering for Success, Inc. To Hold Workshop

By Savannah Tribune | January 15, 2020

Academic Girls Empowering for Success, Inc. (Ages Empowerment) will be conducting a workshop for high school juniors and seniors on January 16, 2020 at 630 p.m. at 622 E 37th St (Holy Spirit Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall), When College is NOT for ME!!! Over 20 companies and agencies have committed to be in attendance to share information on internships and … Continue reading “Academic Girls Empowering for Success, Inc. To Hold Workshop”

Angela Washington Announces Candidacy For 5th District County Commissioner

By Savannah Tribune | January 15, 2020

Angela Washington formally announces the launch of her campaign for Chatham County Commissioner District 5 because it is time for safer neighborhoods, economic prosperity for all, and leadership that puts people first. Angela Washington is a long time Savannah resident and a successful local business owner. “I believe that we deserve a County Commission that puts people first,” said Washington. … Continue reading “Angela Washington Announces Candidacy For 5th District County Commissioner”

Ashleigh Montford Crowned Miss Black Southern States International Ambassador 2020

By Savannah Tribune | January 15, 2020

The Miss Black International Ambassador Scholarship Organization is pleased to announce the crowning of one of our newest International Ambassadors. Ashleigh Montford will compete as Miss Black Southern States International Ambassador in the Summer of 2020 against young women from around the world for this prestigious title. Ashleigh will have the opportunity of a lifetime to not only compete in … Continue reading “Ashleigh Montford Crowned Miss Black Southern States International Ambassador 2020”

MLK Day, Parade to Impact CAT Services

By Savannah Tribune | January 15, 2020

In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Chatham Area Transit Authority will operate on a holiday schedule on Monday, Jan. 20. Some of CAT’s fixed routes and the Dot shuttle also will be rerouted that morning during the MLK parade. The holiday schedule will apply to all fixedroute buses and CAT Mobility paratransit services. The Dot shuttle also will … Continue reading “MLK Day, Parade to Impact CAT Services”

Public Notice Council Work Session

By Savannah Tribune | January 15, 2020

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall, prior to the regularly scheduled City Council Meeting at 2:00 p.m. in Council Chambers. The AGENDA is as follows: • Council OrganizationalItems Discussion• Robert’s Rules of OrderPresentation• 2020 Operating … Continue reading “Public Notice Council Work Session”

Improving Your Credit Score Workshop January 21 To Be Held

By Savannah Tribune | January 15, 2020

On Tuesday, January 21, 2020 from 3-4 p.m., The Garden City Empowerment Center, Consumer Credit Counseling Service, and Step Up Savannah are partnering to teach members of our community how to improve their credit score. It will be held at the Garden City Empowerment Center, 4704 Augusta Road, Garden City, Georgia. During this event, you will learn how to pull, … Continue reading “Improving Your Credit Score Workshop January 21 To Be Held”

Senior Citizens Inc. Kicked Off 16th Annual Blanket Drive

By Savannah Tribune | January 15, 2020

Senior Citizens, Inc. (SCI), a local non-profit dedicated to helping people age successfully will be teaming up with Starbucks and other community groups on its 16th annual blanket drive. The SCI Blanket Drive, sponsored by Starbucks, kicked off on Tuesday, January 14 at the Starbucks at 135 W. Bay Street. SCI invites Savannah and surrounding communities to help seniors without … Continue reading “Senior Citizens Inc. Kicked Off 16th Annual Blanket Drive”

LENOVO Releases Fy 2018/2019 Diversity & Inclusion Report

By Savannah Tribune | January 15, 2020

Lenovo, a leader in innovation and developing transformative products, services and solutions, recently released its 2018/2019 Diversity & Inclusion Report. One key highlight is Haben Girma, Harvard Law School’s first deaf-blind graduate joining the team as the first external D&I consultant helping to better integrate the needs of the disability community into its products and workplace. Girma, an advocate for … Continue reading “LENOVO Releases Fy 2018/2019 Diversity & Inclusion Report”