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The Global Girls, National Council of Negro Women Savannah Youth Section has partnered with Signature Furniture to launch a Community Coat Drive to be given to students in kindergarten through fifth grade. wholesale jerseys Coats are being collected in all sizes. Monday Saturday.

Coats will be collected through Jan. 30 and distributed on Feb. 1. at Berwick Animal Hospital, 5733 Ogeechee Road. Cost is $6.

Dogs must be on a leash or kenneled. Those prone to biting must be muzzled. Cats should be maintained in their carriers. Thursday at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St., Room 111.

The workshop will answer parents’ questions about the resources available to students as they think about attending college or technical school and is open to all high school students and their parents. Helese S. Sandler and Laurel A. Brady of Savannah Educational Consultants will lead the workshop.

Lecture series opens with talk on Robinson

The Georgia Historical Society with support from BG Group and the City of Savannah will kickoff the 2010 Lecture Series and Georgia Days festivities with a lecture by National Public Radio’s Scott Simon at the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum Feb. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Simon will discuss his critically acclaimed book, “Jackie Robinson and the Integration of Baseball.” The program will highlight the legacy of Jackie Robinson, baseball legend, civil rights pioneer, Georgia native, and 2010 Georgia Days Honoree.

Free tutoring offered

If your child is struggling in reading, math or other subject areas, he/she may be eligible to receive $1,546 in free tutoring services.

A Supplemental Educational Services Fair for parents interested in receiving free tutoring for their child or children is Feb. at Beach High School, 3001 Hopkins St.

This offer is only being presented to students of Bartlett Middle School and Beach High School, and these students must be eligible for free or reduced price meals. cheapnfljerseysonlinem This service is only being offered at these two Title 1 schools because they have been identified as “needs improvement” for two or more years. Feb. 5 at the Armstrong Atlantic State University Dental Hygiene Clinic at the Savannah Mall, near Dillard’s. Children aged 3 18 will be seen for a free dental exam, cleaning and needed dental treatment. All are welcome; no appointment is necessary. Patients will be seen on a first come, first served basis.

Blood supply at critical levels

The blood supply has drastically decreased in the Southern Blood Services Region. Type O negative and type B negative blood supplies have dropped to emergency levels. Type O negative blood can be used for any patient when there is not time to determine the patient’s blood type.