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Senior Citizens, Inc. Seeking Volunteers For Friendly Caller Program

By Savannah Tribune | March 17, 2021

Senior Citizens, Inc. (SCI), a nonprofit ded­icated to enhancing the qual­ity of life for area seniors, is seeking volunteers for a friendly caller program. The pilot program, which will consist of regular telephone check-ins, will provide remote socialization and combat social isolation for seniors in the Coastal Em­pire. The program is open to volunteers age 18 and older who have … Continue reading “Senior Citizens, Inc. Seeking Volunteers For Friendly Caller Program”

The Honorable Charles L. Albert, Jr’s Memoir Is Now Available

By Savannah Tribune | March 17, 2021

Having depart­ed this life on January 24, 2021, his book was com­pleted during Black History Month, as promised to him and his wife. He was the first and only Black mayor of Fernandina Beach, Flori­da, since the end of the Civ­il War, serving on the City Commission, 4-terms as vice-mayor, and 3-terms as mayor (1978-1996). Before his tenure, he established … Continue reading “The Honorable Charles L. Albert, Jr’s Memoir Is Now Available”

Standing With Children During The Pandemic

By Savannah Tribune | March 17, 2021

On Wednesday, March 3, 2021 the Honor­able Judge Thomas L. Cole, Judge Roxanne E. Formey and Judge Lindretta G. Kramer swore in 14 new Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) outside of the Chatham County Ju­venile Court located at 197 Carl Griffin Drive in Savan­nah, Georgia. These newly trained CASA volunteers will work with the Savannah CASA team to advocate for … Continue reading “Standing With Children During The Pandemic”