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Savannah Convention Center Signs First Group Contract For Expanded Space

By Savannah Tribune | July 21, 2021

Last week, the expanded Savannah Convention Center signed the National Beta Club to host their 2024 National Convention, making them the first group contract to sign for the expanded space. This citywide event will take place June 9-20, 2024 and will have an estimated total of 14,820 room nights. “On behalf of the 25,000+ associates that support the Savannah-area hospitality … Continue reading “Savannah Convention Center Signs First Group Contract For Expanded Space”

Fire Safety House Grand Opening

By Savannah Tribune | July 21, 2021

The relaunch of the Savannah Fire Department Fire Safety House will took place Tuesday, July 20, during a rescheduled fire safety education event for students at Haven Elementary School. The activity took place near the bus ramp at the rear of the school. The Fire Safety House creates a safe, controlled and fun environment for children to learn about fire … Continue reading “Fire Safety House Grand Opening”

CareSource Presents Coastal Empire Habitat For Humanity Family Reunion And Resource Fair

By Savannah Tribune | July 21, 2021

CareSource presents Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity (CEHFH) Family Reunion and Resource Fair, Saturday, July 24, 2021. 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Garden City Gymnasium, 160B Priscilla D. Thomas Way Garden City, GA . At CEHFH, we are pleased to provide this opportunity for our Forever Families, those who put in sweat equity and who fulfilled all the requirements to … Continue reading “CareSource Presents Coastal Empire Habitat For Humanity Family Reunion And Resource Fair”

Letter To The Editor

By Savannah Tribune | July 21, 2021

Dear Editor, I would like to share a positive experience I had with my mother getting a Covid vaccine at Memorial Hospital. Throughout the pandemic, I worried about my mother, who is over 65 and therefore at greater risk of experiencing severe symptoms if she were to contract COVID-19. As soon as vaccinations became available to people in her age … Continue reading “Letter To The Editor”

Historic Savannah Foundation Announces Launch Of Lecture Series

By Savannah Tribune | July 21, 2021

Historic Savannah Foundation has announced the upcoming launch of its new lecture series, “People, Places and Stories that Define Savannah.” The series will feature lectures covering a wide range of speakers and topics. Each lecturer will give a presentation on a subject that falls within the realm of his or her expertise followed by a question and-answer session. Admission to … Continue reading “Historic Savannah Foundation Announces Launch Of Lecture Series”

Forward To School Expo Kicks Off New School Year

By Savannah Tribune | July 21, 2021

We’re going forward to school this year… no looking back! Savannah Chatham County Public School students head to class Wednesday, August 4 for five day a week, in person instruction. To make certain our families have all the information they need to return to school, SCCPSS will host a FORWARD TO SCHOOL Expo at the Savannah Mall, 14045 Abercorn St., … Continue reading “Forward To School Expo Kicks Off New School Year”

Preserving Foods Safely

By Savannah Tribune | July 21, 2021

Join us for a food preservation session on how to preserve food for you and your family. The session will be held on Friday and Saturday, July 30-31, 2021; 11:00-12:30p.m.at Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens-Annex, located at 2 Canebrake Rd. in Savannah. Participants will receive UGA food preservation publications, recipes and researched-based food safety information for home canning, freezing and drying … Continue reading “Preserving Foods Safely”

Concentrix Hosts Hiring Event July 21 in Savannah

By Savannah Tribune | July 20, 2021

Concentrix is excited to host a hiring event, Reach for the Stars, Launch Your Career with Concentrix, Wednesday, July 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Savannah Concentrix office is hiring more than 50 retention and sales positions with onsite opportunities. The onsite event will take place at 13015 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31419. Interested applicants can get to … Continue reading “Concentrix Hosts Hiring Event July 21 in Savannah”

Savannah Mayor Van Johnson and Georgia Business Leaders Underscore Importance of Digital Tools in Community Revival

By Savannah Tribune | July 14, 2021

Savannah Mayor Van Johnson joined business leaders and small business owners for a virtual webinar this week on the importance of digital platforms and services in supporting community resiliency and revival. “Tech Forward Webcast: Digital Resiliency and Community Revival in Georgia” was hosted by Jake Ward, President of the Connected Commerce Council, a non-profit membership organization representing digitally empowered small businesses. Mayor Johnson … Continue reading “Savannah Mayor Van Johnson and Georgia Business Leaders Underscore Importance of Digital Tools in Community Revival”

Weeping Time Coalition “Moving Forward For Justice”

By Savannah Tribune | July 14, 2021

A few months ago a group of concerned residents formed to oppose the building of a Transitional Center on Savannah’s West side. Citing “West Savannah” is presently in a state of despair with empty lots used for dumping, drug sales day and night, empty houses, a food desert, a 30% poverty rate and lastly the location is where the biggest … Continue reading “Weeping Time Coalition “Moving Forward For Justice””