Social and Community News

200 Students Invited to Girls Engineer It Day, November 7

By Savannah Tribune | October 21, 2020

The Society of Women Engineers’ Girls Engineer It Day is now a virtual event scheduled for November 7, 2020. The local chapter of Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is making this annual event a fun, virtual experience for 200 Coastal Empire elementary and middle school students. The science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) activities are designed to encourage involvement and … Continue reading “200 Students Invited to Girls Engineer It Day, November 7”

Small Business Assistance Corporation Announces Staff Promotions and New Hire

By Savannah Tribune | October 21, 2020

A local non-profit economic development organization known as Small Business Assistance Corporation (SBAC) proudly announces the promotion of Victoria Saxton, Sanche Jackson, Kimberly Hamm, and Angelique Serrano. SBAC also announces the addition of a new team member, Matthew Swanson. Victoria Saxton was promoted to the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Ms. Saxton has served as the Controller for SBAC … Continue reading “Small Business Assistance Corporation Announces Staff Promotions and New Hire”

New Absentee Ballot Tracking Website

By Savannah Tribune | October 21, 2020

The State of Georgia launched a new absentee ballot tracking website called BallotTrax on Friday that allows voters to sign up for alerts when their absentee ballots are issued, received and accepted. Visit and enter your information to see the status of your ballot and sign up for notifications on updates. The notifications will reflect the same absentee ballot … Continue reading “New Absentee Ballot Tracking Website”

Library Cards Available

By Savannah Tribune | October 21, 2020

Your free library card gives you the ability to check out materials, access online resources, get passes to museums, obtain items from other libraries, and more! Get a Library Account Digital Access You can apply online to receive a free library account for digital access only. Apply for a library account online You will receive an email confirmation when your … Continue reading “Library Cards Available”

Drug and Alcohol Rehab & Education

By Savannah Tribune | October 21, 2020

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT With the opiate crisis running rampant, families are looking for ways to help those they love who need treatment. Getting them into treatment becomes even harder if their loved one is not willing. This is when Intervention can become key. To learn more about successful interventions, please visit, 101.html ADDICTION SCREENINGS Narconon can help you take … Continue reading “Drug and Alcohol Rehab & Education”

Diversity in Medicine Scholarship Award

By Savannah Tribune | October 21, 2020

HealthCorps in partnership with The Dr. Oz Show is pleased to announce its Diversity in Medicine Scholarship Award. This $10,000 scholarship will be awarded to a college or medical student who shows a deep passion for medicine and working toward solving health inequity in their community. The contest is open until 9PM ET on October 15, 2020. You can learn … Continue reading “Diversity in Medicine Scholarship Award”

Relatives As Parents Program At EOA

By Savannah Tribune | October 21, 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”

You’re Invited to Join Girl Scouts!

By Savannah Tribune | October 21, 2020

Girl Scouts is having a party, and you’re invited! Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia’s recruitment season is in full swing, and there are so many opportunities for you and your girl to learn about Girl Scouts. Even during a time when being together is limited, Girl Scouts continually provides educational, fun, and exciting programming. Is your girl interested in science? … Continue reading “You’re Invited to Join Girl Scouts!”

Faces And Voices Of Reintegration (FAVOR)

By Savannah Tribune | October 21, 2020

Faces And Voices Of Reintegration (FAVOR) is an organization that is comprised of formerly incarcerated individuals. Our Mission is to support individuals who are formerly incarcerated, returning citizens, and those impacted by or involved with the justice system. Our objective is to remove the stigma, change the narrative, highlight successful reintegration, and change public perception in order to change public … Continue reading “Faces And Voices Of Reintegration (FAVOR)”

Savannah Branch NAACP 2020 Days of Giving Campaign

By Savannah Tribune | October 14, 2020

During the month of October, the Savannah Branch NAACP invites its membership, supporters and sponsors to participate in its 2020 Days of Giving Campaign. Because the Annual Freedom Fund Awards Banquet, the Branch’s largest fundraiser, has been canceled due to pandemic, the Freedom Fund Committee has asked its supporters to donate to the Branch as one would have normally for … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP 2020 Days of Giving Campaign”