Social and Community News

About American Red Cross Blood Services

By Savannah Tribune | January 13, 2021

The American Red Cross is the single largest blood supplier in the United States. We have a long-standing and proud history of providing blood in this area and we always remain committed to serving our hospitals and community needs. We are a leader in scientific research, transfusion medicine and testing. Our national network of blood centers can respond immediately to … Continue reading “About American Red Cross Blood Services”

Tanger Outlets Savannah Donates $1,076.00 To Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion ~ St. Joseph’s/Candler

By Savannah Tribune | January 13, 2021

Tanger Outlets Savannah, 200 Tanger Outlet Boulevard, Pooler, GA, donated $1,076.00 to Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion (St. Joseph’s/Candler) with a focus on their Breast Cancer diagnostics team during a special presentation ceremony on Thursday, January 7, 2021. As well as imaging services St. Joseph’s/ Candler has access to the ‘Mobile Mammography Screen Machine’ which provides detailed breast cancer screenings … Continue reading “Tanger Outlets Savannah Donates $1,076.00 To Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion ~ St. Joseph’s/Candler”

VFW Opens Veteran Service Officer Site at Savannah Technical College

By Savannah Tribune | January 13, 2021

Savannah Technical College is one of five sites in Chatham County with Veteran Service Officers (VSO) that help wounded warriors with disability claims. The new site is located in the Veterans Service Center at the Savannah Campus (5717 White Bluff Road, 31405). The volunteer VSOs help veterans in all service branches with both in-person and virtual sessions. They specialize in … Continue reading “VFW Opens Veteran Service Officer Site at Savannah Technical College”

International Paper Savannah And Port Wentworth Mills To Host Foundation Grant Workshop On February 9, 2021

By Savannah Tribune | January 13, 2021

The International Paper Savannah and Port Wentworth Mills will award IP Foundation grants in 2021. Representatives from both facilities will host a free virtual workshop to review the application process with interested nonprofit organizations and federal entities. The workshop will be virtual via WEBEx and is scheduled for Tuesday, February 9, 2021 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Interested nonprofits … Continue reading “International Paper Savannah And Port Wentworth Mills To Host Foundation Grant Workshop On February 9, 2021”

City Of Savannah To Participate In National Memorial For COVID-19 Victims

By Savannah Tribune | January 13, 2021

The City of Savannah is inviting houses of worship, businesses and individuals to join in a national memorial for the lives lost to COVID-19 on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 5:30 p.m. “The last year has been a difficult one around our country and here locally,” said Mayor Van Johnson. “Join us in remembering and honoring the lives of our family, … Continue reading “City Of Savannah To Participate In National Memorial For COVID-19 Victims”

Allison Parsons Of Synovus Bank Joins Greenbriar Children’s Center Board

By Savannah Tribune | January 13, 2021

Allison Parsons, a Private Wealth Advisor for Synovus Bank, has joined the Board of Greenbriar Children’s Center. Ms. Parsons has over 14 years of experience in banking, insurance and private wealth management. She served as a Client Support Specialist early in her career at SunTrust, moving to Private Client Advisor for her last 8 years with the bank. Her responsibilities … Continue reading “Allison Parsons Of Synovus Bank Joins Greenbriar Children’s Center Board”

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Offers College Scholarships

By Savannah Tribune | January 13, 2021

The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta provides hundreds of scholarships each year to students through a variety of scholarship funds. Scholarships are available for graduating high school seniors as well as some for students currently enrolled in college or other post-secondary programs. Applications are now open for scholarships funding the 2021 – 2022 academic year, the deadline to apply is … Continue reading “Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Offers College Scholarships”

Drug and Alcohol Rehab & Education

By Savannah Tribune | January 13, 2021

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, www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/blog/intervention 101.html ADDICTION SCREENINGS Narconon can help you take … Continue reading “Drug and Alcohol Rehab & Education”

Free Mammograms for Women Who Meet Criteria

By Savannah Tribune | January 13, 2021

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 – by appointment only – from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, January 26th, at the Chatham County Health Department located at 1395 Eisenhower Drive in Savannah. Women who meet certain annual income guidelines and … Continue reading “Free Mammograms for Women Who Meet Criteria”

Telfair Museums’ Boxed In/ Break Out – Call to Artists!

By Savannah Tribune | January 13, 2021

Telfair Museums is excited to offer local Chatham County artists an opportunity to feature their art in the Jepson Center! The deadline to submit entries to the Boxed In/ Break Out is January 15 and the application is free. You must be at least 18 years old and be an artist living or working in Chatham County to be eligible … Continue reading “Telfair Museums’ Boxed In/ Break Out – Call to Artists!”