THE SALVATION ARMY OF SAVANNAH PARTNERS WITH SKY 3 ENTERTAINMENT AND BE THE LEAD TO HOST ‘RACE TO GIVE’ FUNDRAISER – NOV. 10

THE SALVATION ARMY OF SAVANNAH PARTNERS WITH SKY 3 ENTERTAINMENT AND BE THE LEAD TO HOST ‘RACE TO GIVE’ FUNDRAISER – NOV. 10

BLOOMINGDALE, GA. – NOV. 3, 2021 – The Salvation Army of Savannah is partnering with Sky 3 Entertainment and the nonprofit organization Be The Lead to host the Race to Give fundraiser from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10 at the Roebling Road Raceway, located at 1135 Roebling Rd. in Bloomingdale. All proceeds from this event will go to supporting the Bloomingdale police and fire departments as well as The Salvation Army of Savannah and Be The Lead.

The Race to Give event will feature a race car display, a live concert by modern country artist, Steven Cade, as well as a meet and greet with Cade. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet author and Be The Lead founder, Brent Yates, Compass Racing Development founder and Sprint Cup champion, Mckenna Haase, and 30-year professional racing driver, John Estupinan.

“We are thrilled to be hosting an event where attendees can meet their favorite local racers and artists! The community will not only enjoy a concert and meet and greet but will also leave a positive impact on families and children across the Coastal Empire,” said The Salvation Army of Savannah’s Major Paul Egan. “Thank you to Sky 3 Entertainment and Be The Lead to host such an interesting and unique event.”

Steven Cade will also be donating guitars to The Salvation Army of Savannah. To support Cade’s efforts in donating guitars, please visit www.stevencade.com/tip-jar.

The Salvation Army has served greater Savannah for the past 121 years and has always supported the most vulnerable in our community. Whether the community is affected by COVID-19, hurricanes, floods, fires or the Spanish influenza that impacted the world over a century ago, The Salvation Army continues to serve those who need it the most.

For more information about TSA, please visit www.salvationarmygeorgia.org/savannah/ or call 912-200-3004. 

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About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army annually helps more than 23 million Americans overcome poverty, addiction, and economic hardships through a range of social services. By providing food for the hungry, emergency relief for disaster survivors, rehabilitation for those suffering from drug and alcohol abuse, and clothing and shelter for people in need, The Salvation Army is doing the most good at 7,600 centers of operation around the country. In the first-ever listing of “America’s Favorite Charities” by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The Salvation Army ranked as the country’s largest privately funded, direct-service nonprofit. For more information, visit SalvationArmyUSA.org. Follow us on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS and #DoingTheMostGood

SAVANNAH CLASSICAL ACADEMY TO RECOGNIZE VETERAN’S DAY WITH SPECIAL PROGRAM, NOV. 10

SAVANNAH CLASSICAL ACADEMY TO RECOGNIZE VETERAN’S DAY WITH SPECIAL PROGRAM, NOV. 10

SAVANNAH, GA. – Nov. 2, 2021 – Savannah Classical Academy (SCA) will honor our nation’s veterans and active-duty military members with its annual Veteran’s Day program at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 10 at the school, 705 E Anderson Street. Every year SCA pays a special tribute with this program to veterans bringing awareness to the valor, sacrifice and service of military members and their families. 

Students in grades K-12 will produce poems, essays, and art for the Veteran’s Day program contest that will center on the theme, “Honor Those Who Served: The Centennial Commemoration of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.”

The program will feature student speakers, special presentations, a “missing man” ceremony, and an opportunity for students to honor our nations local veterans. The SCA color guard will present and retire the colors which are vital to every Veteran’s Day program. Students will observe military procedures to gain a deeper respect for the American flag and all that it represents. SCA’s music and strings program along with guest performers will provide musical selections during the program which will invoke a spirit of patriotism and teach students the importance of patriotic music and its place in American culture.

“Providing our students with this opportunity to learn why patriotism is such a valued characteristic as they become responsible citizens is a teaching opportunity that we hold to the upmost importance. We want to use this Veteran’s Day program as a way to thank each and every one of our active military members and retired veterans and their families,” said SCA CEO Barry Lollis.

It is the philosophy of Savannah Classical Academy that all students benefit from a rigorous, content-rich, educational program that develops academic potential and personal character. The school provides an environment that fosters academic excellence through the habits of thoroughness, the willingness to work, and the perseverance to complete difficult tasks. Through a defined traditional, Classical-Liberal curriculum, students are prepared to become active, responsible members of their community.

For more information about Savannah Classical Academy, please visit www.savannahclassicalacademy.org

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SAVANNAH CLASSICAL ACADEMY TO HOST ‘SCA CLASS ACT GALA’ DINNER THEATER SHOW– DEC. 9

SAVANNAH CLASSICAL ACADEMY TO HOST ‘SCA CLASS ACT GALA’ DINNER THEATER SHOW– DEC. 9

SAVANNAH, GA. – NOV. 1, 2021 – Savannah Classical Academy (SCA) is slated to host the “SCA’s Class Act Gala”, a dinner theatre show, that will feature performing arts pieces from SCA students. SCA parents and the community are invited to join for an evening of entertainment on Thursday, Dec. 9 in the school gymnasium, located at 705 E Anderson St., Savannah GA 31401.

During this event, students involved with Theatre Arts and Acting Department at SCA will present monologues, duologues, skits, music, and a featured One Act production of “The Bridge.” “The Bridge” is a one act play written by Ford Ainsworth that uses the popular children’s book, “Three Billy Goats Gruff,” as a model for highlighting the moral decay of today’s society. The dinner theatre will intertwine these performances into a three-course meal that will include an appetizer, salad, steak & baked potato, dessert, water, and tea. Tickets are required and seating is limited.

“We are so proud of the SCA students for all of their hard work and dedication they have portrayed as we worked to create a unique experience for their families,” said SCA CEO, Barry Lollis. “Our institution works diligently to provide avenues for creativity that the students get excited about. We are happy to invite our SCA family and the community to come out and enjoy dinner and a show!”

SCA ensures that all students achieve a challenging and content-rich classical education rooted in Greek philosophy. The Classical education model uses excellent literature, music, art, a rigorous and challenging study in language arts, including Spanish as a second language, and teaching of Latin and Greek roots, science, and history to educate children in the ways of civil society.

It is the philosophy of Savannah Classical Academy that all students benefit from a rigorous, content-rich educational program that develops academic potential and personal character. The school provides an environment that fosters academic excellence through the habits of thoroughness, the willingness to work, and the perseverance to complete complex tasks. Through a defined traditional, Classical-Liberal curriculum, students are prepared to become active, responsible members of their community. 

For more information about SCA’s Class Act Gala or to purchase tickets for the show, please visit http://www.savannahclassicalacademy.org/.  

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HSF TO HOST GUEST SPEAKER KATHERINE MALONE-FRANCE OF NATIONAL TRUST AT NOV. 9 ANNUAL MEETING

HSF TO HOST GUEST SPEAKER KATHERINE MALONE-FRANCE OF NATIONAL TRUST AT NOV. 9 ANNUAL MEETING

SAVANNAH, GA. – NOV. 1, 2021 – Historic Savannah Foundation will host its annual meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9 at The Savannah Repertory Theatre, located at 402 E. Broughton St. Katherine Malone-France, Chief Preservation Officer of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, will speak during the meeting as part of the Louise Lauretti Lecture Series.

This event, which is free and open to the public, will offer important updates about Historic Savannah Foundation as CEO and President Sue Adler delivers the annual report, unveils the organization’s strategic plans, and talks about the election of new members and officers to the Board of Trustees. The annual meeting is designed to inform attendees while encouraging new members to join and existing members to renew their support of Historic Savannah Foundation’s work and initiatives. A light reception with refreshments in the Davenport House garden will follow.

Prior to assuming her role as the Chief Preservation Officer of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Malone-France served as the Senior Vice President for Historic Sites at the National Trust, leading its portfolio of 28 historic sites around the country to provide expansive and sustainable public benefit as they model exemplary preservation, collections management, and interpretation. Her tenure included the creation of a dedicated fund to support historic gardens and landscapes at National Trust historic sites and successful completion of a $21 million campaign to address critical capital projects across the portfolio of sites. She holds a Master’s in Historic Preservation from the College of Environment & Design at the University of Georgia.

“We are honored to welcome our next Louise Lauretti lecturer, Katherine Malone-France, and look forward to an enlightening evening of shared knowledge, inspirational experiences and insights on historic preservation,” said HSF CEO and President Sue Adler. “Being able to hold our annual meeting in person this year is a privilege. Engaging with our future and current membership is something we’ve really missed over the last year and a half, so we’re excited to share information and update our guests on HSF’s bright future.”

Historic Savannah Foundation, a leading nonprofit preservation and cultural institution, saves buildings, places, and stories that define Savannah’s past, present and future. Following its formation in 1955, the nonprofit organization started a Revolving Fund to save endangered historic properties – now totaling over 400 buildings – throughout several Savannah local historic districts. HSF is committed to continuing to build capacity within HSF’s operations, secure new financial resources, improve HSF’s image and visibility, and increase public policy efforts to protect Savannah’s historic districts.

For more information about the annual meeting or HSF, please visit www.myHSF.org.

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