Published on February 9th, 2017 | by University Communications


Black History Month celebration in Savannah — February 17

Leroy-Zke-Zimmerman“Moving Savannah from Good to Great” is the theme for a presentation by Dr. Leroy “Zke” Zimmerman, president of 100 Black Men of Savannah, in celebration of Black History Month at Saint Leo University’s Savannah Education Center.

The public is welcome to this free celebration of Black History Month at 11 a.m., Friday, February 17, at 7426 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Suite A, Savannah, GA  31406. There will be refreshments and giveaways.

The Savannah chapter of 100 Black Men of America Inc. was organized in 1996 to mentor and empower the area’s young people.

Zimmerman earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from South Carolina State College, a master’s degree in industrial engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and a doctorate in education from George Washington University. He served in the military for 27 years and retired in 1993 at the rank of colonel. He was awarded the Purple Heart for wounds received in combat in Vietnam.

For information and to RSVP, contact the Savannah Education Center at (912) 352-8331 or email

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