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Congratulations to AWWIN’S TOP TEN WORKING WOMEN OF SAVANNAH
Cash-n-Carry Used Auto Parts celebrates the grand opening of a new division – CARS*and*Cores
, an automotive core recycling company. CARS*and*Cores pays top dollar for parts such as brass/copper radiators, brass/aluminum heater cores, catalytic converters, electric fan motors, and much more. The company also buys cars. Cash-n-Carry Used Auto Parts is locally owned and operated by the Grainger family and has been part of the Savannah business community since 1985.
Cliff McCurry, past Chamber Chair, Eli Karatossos, development consultant, Taxi-Cab driver Darrell Harris, Tony Edgerly, Electrician, Meddy Settles, Carpenter, speak out for a new designated Convention HOTEL in Savannah
Goodwill Industries is partnering with Planet Green – the television network devoted to conscious living
– to launch a new docu-series, Dresscue Me. “As partners of the Donate Movement, we are asking viewers to consider the small ways they can help their community and the environment by giving to reputable organizations like Goodwill that turn donations into jobs.”
Petition for a GREEN LEED Convention Center Hotel that will bring jobs and revenue to Savannah
Popular American tennis champ James Blake, who achieved a fourth place world ranking in 2006, is among the 32 professional players slated to compete in the third annual $50,000 Savannah Challenger.
The tournament, presented by Critz Automotive Group and The Landings Club, will take place April 30-May 8 at The Landings on Skidaway Island. Other top players competing in this year’s tournament include Ryan Sweeting, Robby Ginepri, Robert Kendrick, Michael Russell, Donald Young, Carsten Ball, Ryan Harrison and Bobby Reynolds.
The City of Savannah is conducting a survey to help improve the Permitting, Licensing, and Site Plan Review Process, and your feedback would be appreciated. This survey will take less than five minutes to complete. Here is a link to the survey:
The Savannah Book Festival announces new Executive Director,
(TYBEE ISLAND, GA)
The Ocean Plaza Beach Resort on Tybee Island is pleased to serve as Title Sponsor of the 7th annual Turtle Trot, a 5K beach run that benefits the Tybee Sea Turtle Project. This year’s run takes place Saturday, April 30 at 8:30 a.m. Immediately following the run, a rehabilitated sea turtle will be released into the ocean off Tybee Island.
The Rotary Clubs of Coastal Georgia are nearing their Second Annual Rotarians Play It Forward Concert to be held on Saturday, April 23 at the Morris Center at Trustees Garden in Savannah, GA from 4:00 to 7:00pm. For tickets: http://rotarypif.org/
The Exchange Club hosted Ruben Rodiguez VP
of Journeyman Austin, to talk about the proposed, first LEED certified Convention Center Hotel in Savannah; see YOUTUBE 1:
And YOUTUBE 2:
Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty presents 304 E Gaston Street.
This Savannah mansion is reported to have been the first house built on Gaston Street. Started in 1859 by Captain John D. Hopkins, only the first floor had been built when the Civil War began. Contact Celia Dunn 912-234-3323, Celia.Dunn@sothebysrealty.com for more information.
Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce, upcoming events: http://savannahchamber.com/events.php
Enrolling NOW for Youth & Adult Programs at Performance Initiatives at 2021 Tennessee Avenue or 472 S. Columbia Ave., Rincon. Learn healthy eating, proper technique, speed, agility and power to apply in all sports and life fitness, youth Tae Kwon Do classes and adult fitness classes. Register at facility or call for more info (912) 507-7106 Kerri Goodrich, firstname.lastname@example.org www.performanceinitiatives.org
The Savannah Tree Foundation is offering a free Forsyth Park Tree Walk in conjunction with the Earth Day Savannah Festival, April 23 at 10:30. The Walk, which starts at the Forsyth Park Fountain, is free and open to the public. (912) 233-8733 or visit us online at http://www.savannahtree.com/.
Buy Local Savannah presents “Rock of the Marne: An In-Country Perspective”, a very special program detailing the exploits of locally-based soldiers deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan Thursday, April 28 from 11:30 to 1:00 at The Pirate’s House. Reservations can be made on-line at the group’s website, http://www.buylocalsavannah.com. $20 per member, $30 for guests.
April 18 – 24 is National Volunteer Week and Community Health Mission is taking the time to celebrate its volunteers. CHM volunteers have worked as counselors and educators and volunteer physicians have served more than 2,000 people in Savannah last year. In 2010, not only did CHM volunteers help more than 1,500 uninsured people in our community, they contributed $3,000,000.00 worth of cost savings. If you would like to receive more information, volunteer your services or make a tax-deductible donation, call: (912) 692-1451, http://www.chmsavannah.org.
Jenna McNeal of Golden Isles Broadcasting and the WXMJ Magic 105.9 crew helped kick off
Goodwill’s Clean Out Your Closet donation drive in Brunswick
with a two hour live broadcast recently from it’s store in the Village at Glynn Place shopping center on the Altama Connector.
Congratulations to Savannah Hardscapes for winning the “Best of Home” awards in the Outdoor Furniture and Hardscaping/Stone categories for the 2011
Best of Savannah Awards sponsored by Savannah Magazines. The award is voted on by Savannah readers. This is the 2nd year that Savannah Hardscapes has won in this category.