United Way officials praised their volunteers and the community’s generosity Wednesday as they announced more than $3 million has been raised so far in the 2015 charity campaign.
Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News Loaned associate Willie Mae Knight, center, with the city of Savannah, gives her fundraising report as Campaign Chair Toby Moreau, right, looks on at the mid-campaign rally next to Monterey Square on Wednesday.
A mix of restaurants showcased their most tantalizing dishes and hundreds of participants enjoyed the kickoff to Pooler’s third annual Patriot Weekend on Thursday night at the Taste of Pooler event at the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force.
Participants enjoy the Taste of Pooler event Thursday night at the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force in Pooler. Pictured below are Taste of Pooler organizer John Fender, left, and Pooler Mayor Mike Lamb. - Eva Fedderly/Special to the Morning News
More than 1,100 United Way supporters were enjoying Southern soul food Thursday at the Savannah Civic Center when Dare Dukes, executive director of Deep Center, introduced two young boys on stage.
Photos by Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News The goal for the United Way 2015 campaign is displayed at the kickoff party at the Savannah Civic Center. The group has set its goal for $9 million after raising $8,905,818 in 2014.
The National Tour Association, an organization whose members have the potential to bring numerous tourists to Savannah, hosted its annual conference in the Hostess City this week and had its opening reception Thursday evening at the Green-Meldrim House.
Mike Kimball’s family owned Kimball’s Mobile Electronics has been a go-to car audio dealer in Savannah for more than 40 years.
Photos by Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News- Mike Kimball of Kimball’s Mobile Electronics adjusts the sound in the custom toy car that has been donated to St. Joseph’s/Candler Foundations to raise money to support advancements in cancer care at the Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion in Savannah.