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Southern Spotlight: Increase the Peace Campaign, Savannah NAACP
Learn about the initiative to increase the peace in Savannah led by State Representative Carl Gilliard and how to become a part of the Savannah NAACP with Savannah NAACP President Attorney Chadrick Mance. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Celebrate PRIDE Month with the First City Pride Center
June is officially PRIDE month, Dusty Church Board Chair of the First City PRIDE center leads this conversation about supporting the success of our local LGBTQIA+ community. Take a listen to all the upcoming events, celebrations, support groups, advocacy and return of Savannah PRIDE this October. Get more information about the First City Pride Center and all programs here https://www.firstcitypridecenter.org/. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Glamping Adventures supports Veterans Carrier + Enmarket "Feed the Truckers"
The ladies of Glamping Adventures are traveling and doing good across our community, including supporting the mission of Veteran Carriers to feed frontline truck drivers with free lunch with partner Enmarket. Join them this Friday at the Enmarket, on Highway 80 at Pine Barren road, from 11am-2pm as truck drivers are celebrated for their hard work with free lunch. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Southern Spotlight: Sue Adler of the Savannah Historic Foundation and Lisa Jackson of the Savannah African Arts Museum
Hear from the Savannah Historic Foundation fresh off their 2021 Presentation Awards, which you can watch here https://www.myhsf.org/. Hear from Executive Director Sue Adler about projects being protected and preserved in the city of Savannah and how you can support their work! Then hear from the Savannah African Arts Museum Education Director Lisa Jackson about all the events, exhibits and happenings currently taking place. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Southern Spotlight: Oceana of Georgia, American Red Cross and Horizon Savannah
Oceana of Georgia discusses creating a plastic free Savannah and helping locals and local businesses go plastic free. The American Red Cross wants to prevent fires for your family and neighborhood and Horizons Savannah needs your help in their annual day of giving. Donate to their Day of Giving here https://www.horizonssavannah.org/. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Southern Spotlight: Bluffton BGC Job Fair, Low Country Made Springfest, Bluffton Rotary Memorial Day Fundraiser and SSU Home Depot grant
Learn about the Bluffton Boys and Girls club job fair taking place on May 20th for teens and young adults, learn more here https://www.bgcbluffton.org/jobfair. If you are a local artisan or vendor check out the Low Country Made Springfest taking place in June at Tanger Outlets in Hilton Head, sign your business up to be a part here https://lcmade.com/springfest/. The Bluffton Rotary is currently taking orders for their Memorial Day Boston Butt and Brisket fundraiser, eat for a good cause by visiting here https://blufftonrotary.org/. Lastly, Savannah State University was recently awarded a $20,000 Retool Your School grant from Home Depot to preserve and maintain Georgia's first historically Black university, check out everything happening on the SSU campus here https://www.savannahstate.edu/. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Southern Spotlight: RCC Virtual Gala, Park Place Outreach Kentucky Derby Fundraiser and all things Earth Day in Savannah
Join the Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire Gala this Friday night 4/30. Register, check out the silent auction and get more details here https://www.rccsav.org/gala. Support Park Place with their one of a kind Kentucky Derby fundraiser partnership with the Olde Pink House, learn more here https://www.parkplaceyes.org/. Earth Day in Savannah aims to be a year around celebration in our community, check out all the events you can be a part of and how to support the movement here https://earthdaysavannah.org/. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Southern Spotlight: Vax up with My Nurse Now, PACK Savannah and the National Down Syndrome Society Adult Summit
My Nurse Now has multiple locations across the coastal Georgia area to get you and your family vaccinated, see all of the locations and vaccine options at www.mynursenow.com. Hear from Malena Stone of PACK Savannah on how your time, donations and dollars can feed and support kids in need across our area. Hear from the National Down Syndrome Society about the Adult Summit running the month of April to empower those living with differing abilities, caretakers and the public to ensure our world is as inclusive and supportive of those living with differing abilities. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
BIG BOI TALKS COMING HOME TO THE 912
Big Boi is home in Savannah for one night only at Elan Savannah, Friday April 16th, for an 18 and up show! Buy your tickets now at elansavannah.com. Big Boi talks coming home, Trick's BBQ, his favorite Outkast album, becoming a grandadddy, remembers DMX and talks will we ever, ever get an Outkast reunion. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Southen Spotlight: Dominion Energy Writing Contest, Healthy Savannah Breastfeeding Awareness, Sandi Prosnitz LLS Campaign and Pastor Quan talks "Dear Young People"
Dominion Energy has a youth writing contest dedicated to African-American historical figures who have shaped South Carolina history and participating youth could win prizes for themselves and their school. Check out how Dr.Nandi Marshall of Healthy Savannah is working to advance workplace lactation policies and community support of breastfeeding in Savannah. Learn how you can support LLS Woman of the Year candidate Sandi Prosnitz and her wife on a mission to help cure cancer and raise dollars for cancer research. Lastly, hear from Pastor Quan the creator of the "Dear Young People" show and local markets dedicated to supporting youth development and entrepreneurship across the Savannah Area. ' See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Southern Spotlight: Savannah CASA Dancing with the Savannah Stars fundraiser, "Pritty: The Animation" supporting local Author/Filmmaker Keith Miller
Savannah CASA Executive Director Kate Blair joins the show to discuss how far your donation dollars go to supporting the success of children in our community when you donate to or buy a ticket to attend the 2021 Dancing with the Savannah Stars. This year's event takes place on April 9th at Victory North, with VIP to virtual ticketing options. Learn more about Savannah CASA and the event here https://www.savannahcasa.org/. Keith Miller, Writer/Filmmaker, of "Pritty:The Animation" discusses creating the first animated LGBTQ+ film that tackles love, race and indentity all set to the backdrop of a Savannah summer. The film is fundraising to both complete the project and employ local talent to score the film. Learn more about how you can support the film here https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/prittyfilm/pritty-the-animation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Southern Spotlight: Leopold's Creative Writing Contest, LLS candidate Jennifer Hagan, meet young author Delaney Myers & support Savannah CASA w/Ambria Berksteiner
Leopold's Ice Cream just wrapped their 11th annual "Creative Writing Challenge" to inspire young people across our area to focus on family, hear from Stratten Leopold about the importance of supporting youth, creative writing and the partnership with Live Oak libraries. The leukemia and lymphoma society has kicked off their annual man and woman of the year campaign fundraising, men and women from our area are tasked with raising dollars and awareness. Hear from candidate Jennifer Hagan on who she is advocating and raising dollars for and how you can support her and the rest of the candidates. Meet 10 year old author and SCCPSS student Delaney Myers and her kid's book "Delaney's Adventures with Friends". Lastly, Savannah Chatham CASA is in the middle of their "Dancing with the Savannah Stars" fundraising and upcoming event night on April 9th at Victory North. Hear from one of the contestants Ambira Berksteiner on how you can support her and the other contestants in their mission to raise dollars for children living in foster care. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Southern Spotlight: LLS Man/Woman of the Year Kickoff, Herschel V.Jenkins Detergent Drive, Marjorie Young PR and Chloe Agnew Concert
Check out how you can stand up to cancer and raise dollars for those living with blood cancer with the Leukemia Lymphoma Society Man and Woman of the Year campaign. Meet your candidates and check out their events happening around town here https://www.facebook.com/LLSSavannah. Teachers at Herschel V. Jenkins high school united to collect laundry detergent for the Ronald McDonald House of the Coastal Empire, hear how they created a friendly competition to help the community. PR professional Marjorie Young is partnering with the city of Savannah to give business owners access to the best PR tools to grow your business in the time of COVID-19. Check out all of the upcoming city of Savannah classes here https://www.savannahga.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=4568&month=3&year=2021&day=25&calType=0. Lastly, Savannah was blessed with a bit of Ireland this St.Patrick's day with songstress Chole Agnew, hear from the phenomenal voice about her love for Savannah, performing and helping other local musicians. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
GACHD Dr.Lawton Davis COVID19 Vaccine Facts and Information
Coastal Georgia Public Health Director Dr.Lawton Davis discusses vaccines access, brands of vaccines in our market and side effects of the vaccine. We also discuss medical conditions, pregnancy, breast feeding, allergies and still being able to safely take the vaccine. We also will cover providing vaccine outreach and access for Black and Latinx communities across coastal Georgia. Lastly, guidelines for socializing if you have been fully vaccinated or are waiting to access the vaccine to best keep the community safe. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Southern Spotlight: Shamrock Ships 1st ever St.Pat's Floatilla and Humane Society for Greater Savannah
Get ready for Savannah's 1st ever Shamrock Ships Floatilla down the river and Shamrock Soiree this St.Patty's day. Learn more, get your boat signed up and get your family involved by visiting https://shamrockships.com/. Also, hear from Montana Thom mastermindng how to ensure as many dogs and cats in our community are adopted, cared for and spayed with the Humane Society for Greater Savannah. Check out all the ways to get involved with the Humane Society and how to donate to their work here https://www.humanesocietysav.org/. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
OWN Presents: "(In)Visible Portraits" created/directed by Oge Egbuono
TONIGHT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network check out "(IN)VISIBLE PORTRAITS" at 9pm ET and hear from the film's creator/director Oge Egbuono about her "love letter to Black women" in this interview. We take on owning your narrative, knowing your history, breaking past stereotypes and healing for Black women. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Southern Spotlight: American Voice Festival and Savannah African Arts Museum celebrates Black history month
Vocal stars from around the world united in song and competition for the annual American Voice Festival. Hear about the experience, voices and prizes for this event that was moved to the virtual space for 2021. The Savannah African Art Museum is celebrating Black history month with unique programming, exhibits and virtual tour opportunities to get people more connected to the contributions and stories of Black Americans. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
VH1 Basketball Wife Jackie Christie talks Marriage, Drama, Season 9 and Stereotypes
VH1 Basketball Wife Jackie Christie talks about staying herself, staying married and the road ahead for the ladies in season 9 taking on drama, COVID-19, colorism, racism and sisterhood. Plus, she even tackles the question is "Basketball Wives" making it harder for Black Women. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Southern Spotlight: Black Heritage Festival, Beech Institute SCCPSS Black Lives Matter Exhibit
The 32nd annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival has gone virtual to celebrate history, culture and takes on the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccination concerns for Black and Brown communities. Hear from Amanda Hollowell the jam packed list of virtual events plus how to support the success of the Black Heritage Festival. Also, in this show hear from SCCPSS art teacher Sharonna Ray about being a part of the Beech Institute partnership with Savannah Chatham County Public Schools systems to display a Black Lives Matter exhibit created by students and teachers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.