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Warnock Continuing “Georgia Voices” Tour With A Stop In Savannah

By Savannah Tribune | September 23, 2020

New polling released today from the Warnock for Georgia campaign shows Reverend Warnock poised to consolidate Georgians and defeat Senator Kelly Loeffler for Georgia’s special Senate seat. The new survey finds Warnock gaining a larger share of voters than any other candidate over the last few weeks, setting him up to be the top vote getter in November. After only … Continue reading “Warnock Continuing “Georgia Voices” Tour With A Stop In Savannah”

Jack and Jill of America Inc., Elects Jackson As Teen Vice President

By Savannah Tribune | September 23, 2020

Johnathan E. Jackson was elected as Teen Vice President of Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated. He has been a member of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. for the past 9 years. Johnathan served on the 2020 Regional Nominating Committee during the recent Teen Conference. Johnathan is a senior at Savannah Country Day School and a member of the … Continue reading “Jack and Jill of America Inc., Elects Jackson As Teen Vice President”

Relatives as Parents Program At EOA

By Savannah Tribune | September 23, 2020

Are you a grandparent or relative who has taken on the responsibility of surrogate parenting because the biological parent is unable to do so? The Relatives as Parents Program (RAPP) of Economic Opportunity for Savannah-Chatham County Area, Inc. (EOA) is designed to encourage and promote the creation or expansion of services for grandparents and other relatives who have taken on … Continue reading “Relatives as Parents Program At EOA”

Katey LeZotte Promoted To Director Of Client Services at RobMark

By Savannah Tribune | September 23, 2020

RobMark – Web • Advertising • PR has promoted Katey LeZotte to Director of Client Services. “From day one, Katey has put her knowledge, experience and ‘can do’ attitude to work for our clients and for our team,” Lisa Markowitz Henderson, President of RobMark said. As the agency’s Director of Client Services, LeZotte will work directly with clients to understand … Continue reading “Katey LeZotte Promoted To Director Of Client Services at RobMark”

Roly Poly Answers The “Always United” Challenge

By Savannah Tribune | September 23, 2020

Roly Poly Savannah answered United Way of the Coastal Empire’s Always United Challenge with the launch of United Way Wednesdays. Each Wednesday through Thursday, November 19, the locally owned sandwich shop will donate $1 of every order, whether it’s a chip bag, meal or a full catering platter. The inspiration for United Way Wednesdays came in response to the challenge … Continue reading “Roly Poly Answers The “Always United” Challenge”

Diversity and Inclusion Are Keys to Effective COVID-19 Clinical Trials

By Savannah Tribune | September 23, 2020

African Americans and other people of color continue to disproportionately die from the highly infectious spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the United States of America in 2020. It is a global pandemic. But in America, it is people of African descent who are suffering at an unprecedented rate of morbidities and death from this deadly airborne virus. Thus, … Continue reading “Diversity and Inclusion Are Keys to Effective COVID-19 Clinical Trials”

A. Phillip Randolph Institute Working On Voter’s Registration Campaign

By Savannah Tribune | September 23, 2020

Jerome Irwin, President Savannah Chapter President of A. Phillip Randolph Institute ,along with members of the organization from Washington, D. C., New York and Virginia are working diligently to make sure everyone in the Coastal Empire over 18 is registered to vote in the November General Election. They recently launched it’s #RUVOTEREADY Rally week of activities which included voter registration … Continue reading “A. Phillip Randolph Institute Working On Voter’s Registration Campaign”

Savannah Technical College’s Tribute to Community STARs Event To Be Held Virtually

By Savannah Tribune | September 23, 2020

The Savannah Technical College Foundation Community Council will host the 2020 Tribute to Community STARs (Savannah Tech Achievement Recognition awards) on Friday, October 23, 2020. The event, now in its fourteenth year, honors some 20+ individuals, nominated for their service and dedication at work or in the community. For 2020, in keeping with COVID-19 safety precautions, the Tribute event will … Continue reading “Savannah Technical College’s Tribute to Community STARs Event To Be Held Virtually”

Newly Independent Asbury Memorial Church Announces Celebration For Married Couples

By Savannah Tribune | September 23, 2020

Following the recent announcement of its disaffiliation from the United Methodist Church in support of LGBTQ rights, Asbury Memorial Church is slated to recognize many couples – LGBTQ and straight – who could not be married in their church sanctuary over the last four years. This celebration with be virtual, due to COVID-19 restrictions and will take place at 11:15 … Continue reading “Newly Independent Asbury Memorial Church Announces Celebration For Married Couples”

National Council of Negro Women Holds Installation of Officers

By Savannah Tribune | September 23, 2020

On Saturday, September 12, 2020, the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), Savannah Section held installation for their202-2022 officers. They are: President Sister/Dr. Brenda J. Logan 1st Vice President Sister Annette Mitchell 2 Vice President Sister Omie Flournoy Recording SecretarySister Lisa Washington Treasurer Sister Annette Thomas Financial Secretary Sister Lucille Bacon The installation service was held at Carey Hilliards Restaurant … Continue reading “National Council of Negro Women Holds Installation of Officers”