100 Black Men of Savannah raise funds for youth programs, honor local leaders at gala


The 100 Black Men of Savannah–a local organization is trying to build tomorrow’s future today by working with Savannah’s youth–held its 22nd Annual Black Tie Grand Scholarship Gala on Saturday, April 21. The event took place at the Marriott Riverfront and all proceeds help support the youth mentoring programs and provide scholarships.
The organization also recognized those who are serving our young people.
2018 Award Honorees are:

  • Community Service: Kim Gusby
  • Mentoring: Dawn Baker
  • Lifetime Achievement: The Honorable Judge James Bass, Jr

100 Black Men of Savannah’s Community’s Heros are:

  • Anekia McGhee
  • Greg Parker
  • Brenda Curtis

“I was always raised to give back to where I come from,” News 3’s Kim Gusby said about her award for community service. “I’m a product of this community; I love this community. It’s quite an honor for me to receive this award coming from an organization that does so much in our community and that’s been around for so long mentoring and molding and educating and investing into our young people. 
And News 3’s Tina Tyus-Shaw was also involved in the event–she had the honor of serving as the emcee. 

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