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Multiple Myeloma Support Group Meetings Held

By Savannah Tribune | March 25, 2020

Savannah/Bluffton Area Multiple Myeloma Support Group The Savannah/Bluffton/Hilton Head Island/Beaufort area Multiple Myeloma support group for patients and families will be held on 4th Saturday each month from 10-11:30am at St. Luke UMC, 3080 Okatie Highway, Okatie, SC. Interested patients, caregivers, family members & friends are encouraged to join us. This is an excellent way to meet and interact with … Continue reading “Multiple Myeloma Support Group Meetings Held”

Clinton Edminster for 2nd District County Commissioner

By Savannah Tribune | March 18, 2020

Edminster Moves March 19th Campaign Kickoff Online to Protect Public Health The campaign kickoff for Clinton Edminster, candidate for 2nd District County Commissioner, has been moved online. Out of consideration regarding public health concerns associated with COVID-19, the kickoff event will now be broadcast on Facebook Live from the campaign page “Clinton Edminster for 2nd District County Commissioner” – an … Continue reading “Clinton Edminster for 2nd District County Commissioner”

Savannah Branch NAACP March Mass Meeting Delayed

By Savannah Tribune | March 18, 2020

A “Meet the Candidates” event that was originally planned for the Savannah Branch NAACP March Mass Meeting has been delayed due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The Political Action Committee of the NAACP plans to reschedule the event in April, inviting Primary Election Candidates to introduce themselves to the NAACP membership and the community at-large. For more information, … Continue reading “Savannah Branch NAACP March Mass Meeting Delayed”

Dr. Hoskins-Brown Seeks Re-Election As District 2 School Board Representative

By Savannah Tribune | March 18, 2020

Dr. Dionne Hoskins-Brown has announced that she will seek re-election as the District 2 Representative of the Savannah Chatham County Board of Public Education. She was appointed in 2010 to serve the remainder of a term previously held by former mayor and District 2 representative Floyd Adams, Sr. She successfully ran for election in 2012 and for reelection in 2016. … Continue reading “Dr. Hoskins-Brown Seeks Re-Election As District 2 School Board Representative”

Drive Thru Food Distribution at America’s Second Harvest

By Savannah Tribune | March 18, 2020

America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia will host a Drive Thru Food Distribution on Saturday, March 21st from 9 am -12 pm, while supplies last. This is a first come, first served, stay in your car distribution. There will be a variety of goods and fresh produce distributed. The safety and well-being of our staff and the community is our … Continue reading “Drive Thru Food Distribution at America’s Second Harvest”

Secretary of State Postpones The Presidential Preference Primary

By Savannah Tribune | March 18, 2020

In light of the public health emergency posed by COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, in-person voting presents increased risk to voters and poll workers. Governor Kemp has declared a public health emergency. President Trump has declared a national emergency, said Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. “Events are moving rapidly and my highest priority is protecting the health of … Continue reading “Secretary of State Postpones The Presidential Preference Primary”

Social Distance Minimizes the Impact of COVID-19

By Savannah Tribune | March 18, 2020

As of Monday, March 16, Georgia has confirmed 121 cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) according to the state department of public health. Drastic measures have taken place to slow down the transmission of the virus. Businesses, schools, worship centers, and community events are canceling affairs or postponing them. Public officials and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend citizens to … Continue reading “Social Distance Minimizes the Impact of COVID-19”

Camp Aloha – A Camp for Grieving Children Is First Weekend In May

By Savannah Tribune | March 18, 2020

Hospice Savannah’s Full Circle Grief and Loss counselors and volunteers facilitate a weekend overnight camp for any Coastal Empire child aged 6-17 who has experienced the death of a loved one within the last 24 months. These caring professionals provide therapeutic activities to teach the children they are not alone in their grief experience. Campers enjoy swimming, sports, games, group … Continue reading “Camp Aloha – A Camp for Grieving Children Is First Weekend In May”

Free Mammograms for Women Who Meet Eligibility Criteria

By Savannah Tribune | March 18, 2020

The Chatham County Health Department’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (BCCP) is partnering with the St. Joseph’s/ Candler Mobile Mammography Program to offer free mammograms from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31, at the Chatham County Health Department located at 1395 Eisenhower Drive in Savannah. Women who meet certain annual income guidelines and are 40-64 years of … Continue reading “Free Mammograms for Women Who Meet Eligibility Criteria”

The Rotary Club of Savannah Cancels Savannah Rotary Read-In

By Savannah Tribune | March 18, 2020

With an abundance of concern for the health and safety of its members, volunteers and the children the event has been created to serve, The Rotary Club of Savannah has made the decision to cancel the third annual Savannah Rotary Read-In (SRRI) due to potential risks associated with the coronavirus. The event was originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 25. SRRI … Continue reading “The Rotary Club of Savannah Cancels Savannah Rotary Read-In”