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The Beach Institute Presents “A Virtual Fireside Chat with Robin DiAngelo”

By Savannah Tribune | October 28, 2020

The Beach Institute Lecture and Learning Series Presents “A Virtual Fireside Chat with Robin DiAngelo” Author of White Fragility, Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism The ZOOM event will be held on Thursday, November 5, 2020, at 6 PM with limited spots available The Beach Institute is excited to welcome Dr. Robin DiAngelo to a … Continue reading “The Beach Institute Presents “A Virtual Fireside Chat with Robin DiAngelo””

Chatham Retired Educators Association (CREA) News

By Savannah Tribune | October 28, 2020

The first meeting of CREA for the 2020-2021 year was held Monday, September 14, 2020 on Zoom- The New Look of CREA! Newly elected President, Omie Flournoy called the meeting to order. 31 members were present. After reciting the Pledge of Allegiance, members celebrating birthdays in September were recognized. Then, everyone was serenaded with the “Happy Birthday” song. Our guest … Continue reading “Chatham Retired Educators Association (CREA) News”

CAT Increasing Safety Measures As Pandemic Continues

By Savannah Tribune | October 28, 2020

When Sunday service bus is suspended in November, Chatham Area Transit will take advantage of the off-road time by spending the day deep cleaning and sanitizing its buses in a continued effort to keep passengers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sundays have consistently been CAT’s lowest ridership day and ridership has dropped even more as a result of in-person church … Continue reading “CAT Increasing Safety Measures As Pandemic Continues”

Georgia Driver Services’ Motorcycle Safety Program Announces $114,902 Grant Award

By Savannah Tribune | October 28, 2020

The Department of Driver Services’ (DDS) Georgia Motorcycle Safety Program (GSMP) has received a grant for just over $114,902 from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS). This funding will be used to help reduce motorcycle fatalities, increase driver awareness of motorcycles, and help train motorcycle riders on how to ride safely. According to the Insurance Information Institute, motorcyclists are … Continue reading “Georgia Driver Services’ Motorcycle Safety Program Announces $114,902 Grant Award”

“Mask On” Fashion Show to Raise Money for Literacy Program To Hold 6th Annual Fashion Show

By Savannah Tribune | October 28, 2020

Future Minds Literacy and Adult Education, Inc in partnership with Phi Beta Sigma, Inc will host their 6th annual fundraiser fashion show on Friday, October 30 at Savannah Station, which is located at 601 Cohen Street in Savannah, Georgia. There will be two shows this year: the first show will begin at 5:30 PM and a later show will begin … Continue reading ““Mask On” Fashion Show to Raise Money for Literacy Program To Hold 6th Annual Fashion Show”

Plant Riverside District Hosted Sampling Of New Food & Beverage Outlets

By Savannah Tribune | October 28, 2020

Last week, Plant Riverside District invited special guests and media to an exclusive evening to indulge in Chef Kyle Lipetzky’s personally selected, multi-course progressive dining experience to indulge in a sampling of the new Food & Beverage outlets available at PRD. The outlets include the BAOBAB LOUNGE, DISTRICT SEAFOOD, DISTRICT SMOKEHOUSE, MYRTLE & ROSE ROOFTOP GARDEN, ELECTRIC MOON, SKYTOP LOUNGE … Continue reading “Plant Riverside District Hosted Sampling Of New Food & Beverage Outlets”

New Absentee Ballot Tracking Website

By Savannah Tribune | October 28, 2020

The State of Georgia launched a new absentee ballot tracking website called BallotTrax on Friday that allows voters to sign up for alerts when their absentee ballots are issued, received and accepted. Visit georgia.ballottrax.net/voter/ and enter your information to see the status of your ballot and sign up for notifications on updates. The notifications will reflect the same absentee ballot … Continue reading “New Absentee Ballot Tracking Website”

Diversity in Medicine Scholarship Award

By Savannah Tribune | October 28, 2020

HealthCorps in partnership with The Dr. Oz Show is pleased to announce its Diversity in Medicine Scholarship Award. This $10,000 scholarship will be awarded to a college or medical student who shows a deep passion for medicine and working toward solving health inequity in their community. The contest is open until 9PM ET on October 15, 2020. You can learn … Continue reading “Diversity in Medicine Scholarship Award”

Relatives As Parents Program At EOA

By Savannah Tribune | October 28, 2020

Are you a grandparent or relative who has taken on the responsibility of surrogate parenting because the biological parent is unable to do so? The Relatives as Parents Program (RAPP) of Economic Opportunity for Savannah-Chatham County Area, Inc. (EOA) is designed to encourage and promote the creation or expansion of services for grandparents and other relatives who have taken on … Continue reading “Relatives As Parents Program At EOA”

Drug and Alcohol Rehab & Education

By Savannah Tribune | October 28, 2020

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”