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Top Teens of America Savannah Chapter Inducts New Members

By Savannah Tribune | November 20, 2019

A new group of young people have penned their names to the role of Top Teens of America. On Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Tremont Temple Missionary Baptist Church, twenty teens were inducted in Top Teens of America, Savannah Chapter. This chapter is sponsored by Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc. Savannah Chapter. Teen Kyra Harris presided over the program and … Continue reading “Top Teens of America Savannah Chapter Inducts New Members”

Beach Institute Film Series Presents Harriet Tubman and Sojourner Truth – Life and Times”

By Savannah Tribune | November 20, 2019

This documentary looks at the remarkable lives and activism of Harriet Tubman and Sojourner Truth, two 19th century contemporaries, as they each fought to advance the cause of human rights, equality, and liberty. Tubman, known as the Moses of her people, most recently has been discussed to replace Andrew Jackson on the twenty-dollar bill. Her life is purportedly the subject … Continue reading “Beach Institute Film Series Presents Harriet Tubman and Sojourner Truth – Life and Times””

2020 Master Gardener Training Course Begins

By Savannah Tribune | November 20, 2019

A few slots are left: Chatham County Cooperative Extension is calling for gardening and education enthusiasts to apply for the Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program! Master Gardener Extension Volunteers (MGEVs) are trained volunteer educators with unique skills and abilities, who share a love of plants and gardens and enthusiasm for learning. They are a variety of ages, personalities, and … Continue reading “2020 Master Gardener Training Course Begins”

Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., Effingham Chapter Wellness Committee

By Savannah Tribune | November 20, 2019

The Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc. Effingham Chapter Wellness Committee presented free and open to the public a Seminar, “Understanding Sleep and Sleep Disturbances” in an effort to increase understanding of the sleep process and sleep disorders, and raise awareness of the harmful effects of lack of sleep, November 2, 2019, at Thankful Missionary Baptist Church where Rev. Doctor Bobby … Continue reading “Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., Effingham Chapter Wellness Committee”

Garden City Announces Cooper Center Open House Thanks To Improvements Made From Republic Services

By Savannah Tribune | November 20, 2019

Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity announced a $48,000 neighborhood revitalization grant from the Republic Services Charitable Foundation as part of their National Neighborhood Promise program. The City of Garden City, volunteers from Republic Services, Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity, along with The Garden City Housing Team participated in two work days at the Cooper Center. The center has served the … Continue reading “Garden City Announces Cooper Center Open House Thanks To Improvements Made From Republic Services”

Westside Savannah Community Meeting To Be Held at Mt. Carmel

By Savannah Tribune | November 20, 2019

The public is cordially invited to Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church for an all-inclusive Westside of Savannah Community meeting on November 22, 2019 at 5:00PM. Pastors, elergies, community leaders and associations to include West Savannah, Hudson Hill, Bay View, Clear View, Woodsville, Carver Heights, Liberty City, Summerside, Tremont Park, and Tatum Ville are encouraged to attend this meeting. We anticipate … Continue reading “Westside Savannah Community Meeting To Be Held at Mt. Carmel”

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation Announces Asbury United Methodist Church Among Its 2020 List of 10 “Places In Peril”

By Savannah Tribune | November 20, 2019

Asbury United Methodist Church, 1201 Abercorn St., Savannah, Ga, was selected as one of 10 “ Places In Peril” by The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation in its 2020 List. The 2019 list also included a Savannah, Chatham County historic site, Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace Garden. The 2020 list of “Places in Peril”, was announced on November 13, 2019 and … Continue reading “The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation Announces Asbury United Methodist Church Among Its 2020 List of 10 “Places In Peril””

United Way Of The Coastal Empire Receives $2.4 Million From Top Companies

By Savannah Tribune | November 20, 2019

United Way of the Coastal Empire received a major donation from top companies and their employees, putting the organization at 92 percent or $7,497,734 toward its $8.15 million fundraising goal. Today, Colonial Group, Georgia Ports Authority, and Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, collectively announced giving $2,438,540 to United Way. This contribution to the United Way consists of the employee pledges and corporate … Continue reading “United Way Of The Coastal Empire Receives $2.4 Million From Top Companies”

Savannah Speech & Hearing Center Breaks Ground On New Center

By Savannah Tribune | November 20, 2019

Savannah Speech & Hearing Center, a nonprofit organization committed to providing comprehensive services to children and adults with speech, language, and/or hearing problems in the Savannah area for the past 65 years, broke ground on a new center. The new state of the art center will be located at 5414 Skidaway Road. Community leaders joined Savannah Speech & Hearing Center’s … Continue reading “Savannah Speech & Hearing Center Breaks Ground On New Center”

FUNdraising Good Times What Is Your Fundraising “Red Zone?”

By Savannah Tribune | November 20, 2019

With less than 45 days to make or succeed your fundraising goal, it’s time to put a “red zone” plan of action in place. In football the red zone is the most difficult time to score. You are down to the last 20 yards. You are close, but you need to put all forces into play to score. The rest … Continue reading “FUNdraising Good Times What Is Your Fundraising “Red Zone?””