SSUNAA Savannah Chapter set to support the Savannah March of Dimes Walk on April 30


by Absolon Kent
Special Contributor to

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Members of the Savannah State University National Alumni Association Savannah Chapter will participate in the Coastal Empire/Savannah March for Babies on Saturday, April 30. As a part of the event, chapter members will complete the 3.1 mile walking course at Daffin Park, beginning at 9 am.

The chapter accepted the March of Dimes’ fundraising challenge of $1,000 to show their dedication to giving all children a healthy start in life. The overall Coastal Empire/Savannah goal is $200,000.

“The SSUNAA would like to commemorate this walk and support the March of Dimes organization in their efforts to help premature babies receive the care they need to live a healthy and happy life” said Clyde Newton, the 2016 Team Walk Captain and the SSUNAA’s national president.

Donations for the SSUNAA Savannah Chapter team can be made online at Additionally, T-shirts to support the event can be purchased online or on-site for $12 (small-XL), $13 (XXL), or $14 (XXXL).