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Read Across America 2021 “Grab You a Hat and Read With A Cat!”

By Savannah Tribune | April 14, 2021

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter participated in the National Education Association’s “Read Across America” on March 1, 2021 by partnering with Savannah State University’s College of Education and GAE/ Educators Rising (Student Organization) to donate 150 books to Humanities at Juliette Gordon Low Elementary School. Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter also hosted a virtual reading event with … Continue reading “Read Across America 2021 “Grab You a Hat and Read With A Cat!””

St. Pius X High School Alumni Assoc. Maroon & Gold Day

By Savannah Tribune | April 14, 2021

Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. Join your classmates by ZOOM. See and talk to friends from years ago and miles away. It is simple and is it fun. Go to Zoom.com, put in the meeting code and password. To get the ZOOM code and password for the April 17, 2021 meeting email: pamelac47@yahoo.com or text 912-224-4815. All former … Continue reading “St. Pius X High School Alumni Assoc. Maroon & Gold Day”

Small Business Workshop Hosted by The Greater Savannah Black Chamber of Commerce

By Savannah Tribune | April 14, 2021

The Greater Savannah Black Chamber of Commerce will host Protecting Yourself, Your Family & Your Small Business virtual workshop on April 24th, 2021 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. All GSBCC members and the public are invited to attend. It is extremely important as a small business to make sure you know how to protect your investments, your family and … Continue reading “Small Business Workshop Hosted by The Greater Savannah Black Chamber of Commerce”

Deep Center to Co-Host Youth: Voice, Story, and Power Summit

By Savannah Tribune | April 14, 2021

Deep joins the Southern Economic Advancement Project and the Roosevelt Network to connect youth across the Southern Black Belt Deep Center, the Southern Economic Advancement Project (SEAP) and the Roosevelt Network will co-host the Youth: Voice, Story, and Power Summit, which will connect youth across the Southern Black Belt with one another to learn about policy and legislative change. Students … Continue reading “Deep Center to Co-Host Youth: Voice, Story, and Power Summit”

Burgess Law Group Holds Easter Egg Hunt

By Savannah Tribune | April 14, 2021

The Burgess Law Group and Attorney Stephanie Burgess held its first annual Easter Egg last Saturday at Live Oak Park. Children from the surrounding community came out for fun and games while searching for Golden Eggs. Refreshments were served. “The first annual Easter Egg hunt was a success and we look forward to doing more in the future” said Attorney … Continue reading “Burgess Law Group Holds Easter Egg Hunt”

Why Some White Police Officers Are Involved in Life and Death Situations with Unarmed Blacks

By Savannah Tribune | April 14, 2021

In recent months there have been several incidents of White police officers being involved in life and death situations with unarmed Black men and women. The cases of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor immediately come to mind. In most of these cases, a White officer was responsible for the death of a Black person. I have examined these situations to … Continue reading “Why Some White Police Officers Are Involved in Life and Death Situations with Unarmed Blacks”

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Recognized At Its Regional Conference

By Savannah Tribune | April 07, 2021

The men of Sigma march on to even more accolades for their work in 2020. Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated, Tau Beta Sigma Chapter of Savannah received numerous accolades during their virtual 2021 Regional Conference March 18 – March 20. The fraternity’s Southern Region consists of chapters from Alabama, The Bahamas, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi. The Tau Beta Sigma Chapter … Continue reading “Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Recognized At Its Regional Conference”

The Savannah (Ga) Chapter Of The Links, Inc. Launches Dental Education Partnership With SCCPSS

By Savannah Tribune | April 07, 2021

The Savannah (GA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated launched the Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Program in partnership with Savannah Chatham County Public Schools, Curtis V. Cooper Primary Health Care, Inc. and Dr. Byron Colley, Dentistry for Children. The partnership will expand children’s dental health education and services in our schools and to reach children, families, and teachers with valuable … Continue reading “The Savannah (Ga) Chapter Of The Links, Inc. Launches Dental Education Partnership With SCCPSS”

Susan G. Komen of Coastal Georgia Continues To Make Donations

By Savannah Tribune | April 07, 2021

This March, Susan G. Komen of Coastal Georgia provided additional funds to its regular 2020- 2021 granting cycle to six community organizations providing lifesaving care to women in need. ‘Since the pandemic began last year, our dear friends have continued to donate to fight breast cancer,’ said Executive Director Aileen Gabbey. ‘At a time when everyone is struggling, we were … Continue reading “Susan G. Komen of Coastal Georgia Continues To Make Donations”

SCCPSS Students Selected As 2021 Governor’s Honors Program Finalists

By Savannah Tribune | April 07, 2021

Thousands of students were nominated to the state level Governor’s Honors Program competition this year and just over 600 students were chosen as finalists. Seven SCCPSS students have been chosen as finalists, plus two as alternates. The Georgia Governor’s Honors Program (GHP) is a residential summer program for gifted and talented high school students who will be rising juniors and … Continue reading “SCCPSS Students Selected As 2021 Governor’s Honors Program Finalists”