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Applications for the 2020 Class of Student Leaders Are Now Open

By Savannah Tribune | January 22, 2020

Applications for the 2020 class of Student Leaders are now open, and students may apply through January 31, 2020. Student Leaders (#BofAStudentLeaders) is a signature philanthropic program that offers young people an opportunity to build their workforce and leadership skills through a paid summer internship at a local nonprofit and the ability to help improve their communities. The program also … Continue reading “Applications for the 2020 Class of Student Leaders Are Now Open”

Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity and Thrivent Financial-Coastal Advantage Group Host Faith Build Home Dedication

By Savannah Tribune | January 22, 2020

The Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity, Thrivent Financial, local congregations and members of the community will come together to dedicate the “Faith Build House” on Tuesday, January 28th at 9:30 am in Garden City’s Rossignol Hill neighborhood at 4108 6th Street . This home was built through a partnership between Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity, Thrivent Financial and local congregations. … Continue reading “Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity and Thrivent Financial-Coastal Advantage Group Host Faith Build Home Dedication”

Deep Speaks to Feature Savannah’s Most Talented Young Writers

By Savannah Tribune | January 22, 2020

Deep Center presents the Winter 2020 Deep Speaks, an evening of creative writing and storytelling performed live by Savannah’s young people. Fifty- two student authors from Chatham County’s public middle and high schools will take the stage at 5:00 p.m. at the Yamacraw Performing Arts Center, 649 W. Jones Street, on Sunday, February 16, for the Deep Speaks book launch … Continue reading “Deep Speaks to Feature Savannah’s Most Talented Young Writers”

CEISMC Hosts 2nd Annual K-12 InVenture Prize Regional Qualifier

By Savannah Tribune | January 22, 2020

CEISMC to host 2nd Annual K-12 InVenture Prize Regional Qualifier at Georgia Tech-Savannah, 210 Technology Circle, on Thursday, January 23, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m for students Kindergarten through 12th grade. After a successful first year, Georgia Tech-Savannah is proud to bring the K12 InVenture Prize competition back for a second year. K-12 InVenture Prize is an invention-based … Continue reading “CEISMC Hosts 2nd Annual K-12 InVenture Prize Regional Qualifier”

Deep Speaks to Feature Savannah’s Most Talented Young Writers

By Savannah Tribune | January 22, 2020

Deep Center presents the Winter 2020 Deep Speaks, an evening of creative writing and storytelling performed live by Savannah’s young people. Fifty-two student authors from Chatham County’s public middle and high schools will take the stage at 5:00 p.m. at the Yamacraw Performing Arts Center, 649 W. Jones Street, on Sunday, February 16, for the Deep Speaks book launch and … Continue reading “Deep Speaks to Feature Savannah’s Most Talented Young Writers”

Newspaper Advertising Executive Announces Candidacy for Chatham County 5th District Race

By Savannah Tribune | January 22, 2020

Newspaper Advertising Executive Tanya Milton announced her bid for the 5th District County Commissioner seat last Wednesday, January 15, 2020. She started her run for office in the heart of the district. Milton made her offical announcement in Alpine Park located on Alpine Drive/ White Bluff Road. It is also a nod to the “go green” initiative the Park represents. … Continue reading “Newspaper Advertising Executive Announces Candidacy for Chatham County 5th District Race”

The Beach Institute Lecture and Learning Series Presents Dr. Joy DeGruy Leary

By Savannah Tribune | January 22, 2020

The Beach Institute Lecture and Learning Series Presents Dr. Joy DeGruy Leary “Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome” on Thursday, January 23, 2020 – 6:00 – 8:00 PM The Beach Institute is located at 502 E Harris St, Savannah, GA Following the publication of her book, Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing, in 2005, Dr. DeGruy lectured … Continue reading “The Beach Institute Lecture and Learning Series Presents Dr. Joy DeGruy Leary”

GDOT Enhancing Safety for Pedestrians on Bay Street with Hybrid Beacon Signals

By Savannah Tribune | January 22, 2020

Georgia DOT announced the activation of the HAWK signals on SR 25 Conn/Bay Street at three locations on Wednesday, January 15. These Bay Street HAWKs are located between Tuten Ave. and Kenilworth St, East of Fell St. and between Kirkland St. and Ferrill St. This safety enhancement project is in conjunction with the W. Bay Street widening project in Savannah. … Continue reading “GDOT Enhancing Safety for Pedestrians on Bay Street with Hybrid Beacon Signals”

Wesley Community Centers of Savannah, Inc. Presents Love Walk 2020

By Savannah Tribune | January 22, 2020

Wesley’s annual fundraiser, Love Walk will be held on :Saturday, February 8, 2020 The event will include pre and post rallies, door prizes, silent auction, fellowship, and entertainment. The 3.6 mile walk begins at 9:00 A.M. at Wesley’s campus at 1601 Drayton Street, Savannah, Georgia Funds raised will support critical services for people who are homeless and/or low income including … Continue reading “Wesley Community Centers of Savannah, Inc. Presents Love Walk 2020”

Gospel Choir of Bethune-Cookman To Perform at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church on Skidaway Island

By Savannah Tribune | January 22, 2020

The Inspirational Gospel Choir of Bethune-Cookman University will perform at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Skidaway Island on Sunday, February 2nd at 4:00 p.m. PLEASE NOTE ~ you’ll have to plan your day ahead so you won’t miss church, the concert or Super Bowl LIV. Bethune- Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida is one of eleven Methodist-related historically black colleges and … Continue reading “Gospel Choir of Bethune-Cookman To Perform at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church on Skidaway Island”