Social and Community News

Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Testing Event September 25

By Savannah Tribune | September 16, 2020

In observance of National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NGMHAAD), free, confidential HIV testing will be offered from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, September 25th at the First City Pride Center at 1515 Bull Street. A rapid HIV test will provide results in one minute. The event is sponsored by Project POWER (Protecting Ourselves With Every Resource), a … Continue reading “Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Testing Event September 25”

Faces And Voices Of Reintegration (FAVOR)

By Savannah Tribune | September 16, 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)”

Virtual Legacy Celebration Honoring Apostle Dr. Idell Cheever

By Savannah Tribune | September 09, 2020

Each year we celebrate with our Founder and Chief Overseer, Apostle Dr. Idell Cheever at an Annual Overseer’s Banquet. Dr Cheever has created a legacy for many to follow. She is a trailblazer and inspirational leader known throughout the world. Due to the pandemic, we are unable to hold this year’s face to face celebration. Therefore, we have planned an … Continue reading “Virtual Legacy Celebration Honoring Apostle Dr. Idell Cheever”

Chatham Retired Educators Association (CREA) News

By Savannah Tribune | September 09, 2020

It is September, and time for the Chatham Retired Educators Association (CREA) to kick off the 2020-2021 year! The new CREA Officers for 2020-2021 are: President-Omie Flournoy, President-Elect, Dr. Gordon Baker, Past President- Clara Williams, Secretary-Gail Moyer, Assistant Secretary- Carrie Howard, Treasurer Janie Bruen, Assistant Treasurer-Mary Shank, Parliamentarian Johnye Gillans, Chaplain-Rosa Jackson. Because of COVID-19, we will not be meeting … Continue reading “Chatham Retired Educators Association (CREA) News”

The Reaching Back Foundation Honors One of Savannah’s Own

By Savannah Tribune | September 09, 2020

Dr. Stacy L. Henderson Shaw received a Phenomenal Woman Award from The Reaching Back Foundation (RBF), a notfor profit organization with a mission to support, nurture and empower organizations and individuals that promote the welfare, development and educational opportunities for African-American children, youth and families. The RBF has supported various programs and activities designed for children and youth including its … Continue reading “The Reaching Back Foundation Honors One of Savannah’s Own”

SPD Introduces Revamped Community Service Officer Program

By Savannah Tribune | September 09, 2020

With a new focus, SPD officially introduced the revamped Community Service Officer Program last Friday. Community Service Officers are non-sworn SPD staff members who can ride non-emergency calls and take reports. Sgt. Dana Purvis coordinated the revamping of this program after it was disbanded in 2017. “When Chief Roy Minter came to our department, he inquired about the program and … Continue reading “SPD Introduces Revamped Community Service Officer Program”

Coastal Harbor Health System Observes World Suicide Prevention Day

By Savannah Tribune | September 09, 2020

Around the world, 800,000 people end their lives by suicide every year. That means one suicide every 40 seconds, making it one of the top 20 causes of death for people of all ages worldwide. Each suicide affects approximately 135 people – parents, children, siblings, partners, friends, coworkers, etc. That means 108 million people per year are profoundly impacted by … Continue reading “Coastal Harbor Health System Observes World Suicide Prevention Day”

Savannah Technical College To Offer Virtual Information Sessions For Homeschool Families

By Savannah Tribune | September 09, 2020

Savannah Technical College will offer two virtual information sessions for homeschool families on September 24. The sessions will include information about general education and technical education (occupational) options for students through dual enrollment and after high school graduation. Parents will learn how Savannah Tech provides a complement to the homeschool foundation for students while in high school and beyond. STC … Continue reading “Savannah Technical College To Offer Virtual Information Sessions For Homeschool Families”

Jack and Jill of America, Inc., Elected Paul W. Mosley, II as Teen President

By Savannah Tribune | September 09, 2020

Paul W. Mosley, II has been elected as Teen President for the Savannah Teen Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated. He has been a member of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. for 14 years. Recently, Paul represented the Savannah Teen Chapter in the 2020 Statewide Oratorical Competition, 2019 On the Hill Summit in Washington, DC where he … Continue reading “Jack and Jill of America, Inc., Elected Paul W. Mosley, II as Teen President”

Keeping Up With Robert Cohen

By Savannah Tribune | September 09, 2020

Robert Cohen was born on July 9, 1982 and although he was diagnosed with cerebral palsy only a year later, he never let that stop him from achieving his goals. Cohen is a native of Savannah, Georgia. He was educated in Chatham County Public Schools and received his high school diploma in 2001. He continued his education at Savannah State … Continue reading “Keeping Up With Robert Cohen”