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May 2011

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, May 9, 2011

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(SAVANNAH, GA) Learn about “Keeping the Boating Season Safe and Legal” from legal and maritime experts at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 15 at the Isle of Hope Marina, 50 West Bluff Drive. Edwin D. Robb of the law firm Bouhan, Williams & Levy LLP and Kent Shockey, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla Staff Officer for Public Education and Member Training, will give legal and safety tips for boaters. Lecture is free and open to the public, for more info please call the Isle of Hope Marina at (912) 354-8187.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Final Results for the $50,000 Savannah Challenger for May 8, 2011
 http://www.savannahchallenger.com/category/match-results
PHOTOS FROM THE FINALS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Armstrong Atlantic State University
Educational Technology Training Center will offer three creative
computer summer camps for children grades 4th through 8th.  All camp instructors are certified teachers. The camps will be held from 8:30
a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday-Friday, in University Hall 125 on the Armstrong
campus, 11935 Abercorn Street. http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2011/05/07/savannah-summer-camps/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Deedah has been accepted to the Sprout Film Festival and was shown at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan on April 30th.  The Sprout Film Festival features films by, about, or including individuals with developmental disabilities.  deedahandme.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) PHOTOS from Professional tennis players from around the world at the 2011 $50,000 Savannah Challenger tennis tournament, PLAYER’S PARTY. http://spotted.savannahnow.com/galleries/index.php?id=386583

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah-Bama Aid: Bands for Bama’s Tornado Relief Fund, June 5 from 1-5pm in Morrell Park on River Street: Mark your calendar now: http://www.facebook.com/SavannahBamaAid

(SAVANNAH, GA) PHOTOS from KIDS DAY at the 2011 $50,000 Savannah Challenger tennis tournament.

http://spotted.savannahnow.com/galleries/index.php?id=386478

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society presents The Night of Champions, June 9 at the Hyatt Regency Downtown at 6pm http://www.nightofchampions.org/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Cynthia Monchecourt has joined the Savannah and South Carolina real estate sales experts at Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty as a sales associate. 
www.celiadunnsir.com

(TYBEE ISLAND, GA) Ocean Plaza Beach Resort featured on Georgia Public Broadcasting’s Georgia Traveler. www.gpb.org/georgiatraveler
(SAVANNAH, GA) Trident Sustainability Group announces a new LEED certification – Effingham County Courthouse in Springfield, GA.
www.tridentsustainability.com
 

(SAVANNAH, GA) PHOTOS by Kim Thomson of the Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire’s annual company picnic, Friday, May 6. The afternoon’s festivities included games, giveaways, dancing, music, a picnic lunch and an awards presentation. 

 SEE PHOTOS OF THE PICNIC

SEE AWARD WINNERS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Southpoint Media is pleased to announce the promotion of Lucas Karpiuk to the position of Lead Developer. He has served as a web developer for Southpoint Media since March 2010. In his new position, Karpiuk is responsible for all aspects of the back-end development of new and existing websites. For more information, please call 912-330-4353, email info@southpointmedia.com or visit http://www.southpointmedia.com/.
 

(SAVANNAH, GA)  Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce, upcoming events: http://savannahchamber.com/events.php

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join the Savannah American Red Cross for their 11th Annual Gourmet Soiree’ Gala. The event will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott on Thursday, May 12, 2011, beginning at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $125.00 per person, or buy now for an early bird special of $85.00 per person.

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=213556055323947#!/event.php?eid=213556055323947
(SAVANNAH, GA) PHOTOS of The Savannah Area American Diabetes Association 2011 KISS A PIG Gala at the Hyatt Regency. Photos by Kim Thomson http://spotted.savannahnow.com/galleries/index.php?id=386698

(SAVANNAH, GA) No matches played today due to rain – Savannah Challenger

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SAVANNAH CHALLENGER – SAVANNAH, GA, USA
$ 50,000.00
APRIL 30 – MAY 08, 2011

MAY 6, 2011 OP

MAY 6, 2011

No matches played today due to rain…Courts are unplayable.

ORDER OF PLAY – SATURDAY, MAY 07, 2011
CENTER start 10:00 am
[4] R Harrison (USA) vs [7] B Reynolds (USA)

Not Before 11:30 AM
[8] J Blake (USA) vs [2] M Russell (USA)
[Q] A Delic (BIH) or [Q] W Odesnik (USA) vs [4] R Harrison (USA) or [7] B Reynolds (USA)
M Yani (USA) or [3] D Young (USA) vs [8] J Blake (USA) or [2] M Russell (USA)

COURT 6 start 10:00 am
[Q] A Delic (BIH) vs [Q] W Odesnik (USA)
M Yani (USA) vs [3] D Young (USA)
[WC] S Bangoura (USA) / J Witten (USA) vs L Gregorc (SLO) / M Yani (USA) – TBA

(SAVANNAH, GA) Southpoint Media Promotes Lucas Karpiuk to Lead Developer

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(SAVANNAH, GA) Southpoint Media is pleased to announce the promotion of Lucas Karpiuk to the position of Lead Developer. He has served as a web developer for Southpoint Media since March 2010.

In his new position, Karpiuk is responsible for all aspects of the back-end development of new and existing websites. His day-to-day responsibilities include converting client-approved web designs to HTML/CSS/JavaScript, as well as the development of custom WordPress themes and plugins that are developed in PHP. He also works with the content management system Joomla! and the ecommerce web application Magento.

“Lucas has been a great asset to Southpoint Media over the past year, and I am pleased to announce his promotion to Lead Developer.” says Brad Morrison, founder of Southpoint Media. “Lucas is a brilliant developer and possesses the rare ability to effectively communicate technical concepts in terms that clients understand.”

Prior to joining the company, Karpiuk was a contracted developer for Shell Canada and worked in hybrid customer service/IT positions for Marketwire and PDL Call Centres, both in Canada.

Southpoint Media, located at 220 West Broughton Street in Savannah, Georgia, was founded in 2004 by Brad Morrison, a web specialist with more than 15 years experience in the industry. Over the past seven years, Southpoint Media has built hundreds of successful websites for businesses and organizations of all sizes around the country. Southpoint Media’s clients include Deemer Dana & Froehle LLP, Finger & Associates Plastic Surgery Center, Kole Management Company, United Way of the Coastal Empire and Pursuit Real Estate Group, among others. For more information, please call 912-330-4353, email info@southpointmedia.com or visit www.southpointmedia.com.

(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES™, May 9, 2011

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(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES™, May 9, 2011

(AUGUSTA, GA) Mayor Deke Copenhaver proclaims Saturday, May 7, 2011 BLOCKS ARE BEAUTIFUL day. “Community redevelopment is one of my greatest passions,” Copenhave noted, “and the work we are doing in Augusta’s neighborhoods is now receiving a great deal of national attention.” For pics on the event check out the Augusta Chronicle’s Spotted section

http://www.spotted.augusta.com/member.html?admin=photos&collection=80648&gallery=177658&status=uploaded
www.heritagepineaugusta.com

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Morris Museum of Art is airing the film “Friendly Persuasion” (1956) on May 6 at noon and, the following day, May 7, is featuring a talk, cooking demonstration, and tasting by chefs/authors Matt and Ted Lee.
www.themorris.org

(AUGUSTA, GA) Paine College announces the receipt of a $1.6 million technology grant award, designed to cover the cost of software, hardware, and services associated with the implementation of a Campus Portal Solution.
http://www.paine.edu/blog/post/2011/05/04/Paine-College-Announces-2416-Million-Technology-Grant-Award.aspx

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Georgia Health Sciences University is hosting a pediatric emergency and disaster preparedness conference to assure Augusta is prepared to care for our children.

www.news.georgiahealth.edu
http://www.augustatomorrow.org/

(AUGUSTA, GA) Historic Augusta announces its annual Cotton Ball gala, a tradition in Augusta since 1988, which will be held on Thursday, May 26 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the gardens surrounding the home of Dr. and Mrs. Greg Gay, located at 1316 Comfort Road. Dinner, live music by The Unmentionables, raffle for a five night stay in Highlands, North Carolina.
www.historicaugusta.org

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TENNIS RESULTS FOR MAY 5- The 2011 $50,000 Savannah Challenger

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(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2011 $50,000 Savannah Challenger tennis tournament kicked off Saturday, April 30. It runs through MAY 08, 2011. The tournament, presented by Critz Automotive Group and The Landings Club, takes place  at The Landings on Skidaway Island. The 2011 $50,000 Savannah Challenger and all special activities are open to the public. For more information on the tournament, ticket prices and the special events, please visit www.savannahchallenger.com or call 912-598-3500.

 

CLICK HERE FOR PDF DOCUMENTS

5 -5-11 OP

5-5-11 X

  RESULTS – MAY 05, 2011
Men’s
Singles – Second Round

[Q] A Delic (BIH) d [1] R Kendrick (USA) 63 75
[3] D Young (USA) d J Witten (USA) 61 64
[Q] W Odesnik (USA) d C Guccione (AUS) 62 61
M Yani (USA) d [WC] D Kudla (USA) 62 63

Men’s
Doubles – Semifinals

[1] R de Voest (RSA) / I Van Der Merwe (RSA) d [Q] T Peric (CRO) / J Ward (GBR) 62 64
Quarterfinals
L Gregorc (SLO) / M Yani (USA) d [2] A Fisher (AUS) / S Huss (AUS) 46 64 10-4
[Q] T Peric (CRO) / J Ward (GBR) d R Gonzales (PHI) / C Kwon (USA) 63 64
[WC] S Bangoura (USA) / J Witten (USA) d A Collarini (USA) / D Kudla (USA) 76(4) 64

ORDER OF PLAY – FRIDAY, MAY 06, 2011
CENTER start 11:00am
[4] R Harrison (USA) vs [7] B Reynolds (USA)
[Q] A Delic (BIH) vs [Q] W Odesnik (USA)
M Yani (USA) vs [3] D Young (USA)

Not Before 4:30 PM
[8] J Blake (USA) vs [2] M Russell (USA)

Ocean Plaza Beach Resort helps host Tybee Seafood Festival

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(TYBEE ISLAND, GA) Ocean Plaza Beach Resort is hosting a family-friendly carnival ride portion of the 1st Annual “37″ Tybee Seafood Festival starting Wednesday, May 4 through Sunday, May 8. Carnival rides will be open to the public as well as mouth-watering seafood, fun attractions, live entertainment and vendors from the area.   Be advised, alcoholic beverages are prohibited by City ordinance from being sold or possessed in the Carnival area. For more information on the Ocean Plaza Beach Resort, call (912) 786-7777, email info@oceanplaza.com or visit www.oceanplaza.com.

Cynthia Monchecourt joins Savannah real estate experts at Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty

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(SAVANNAH, GA) –  Cynthia Monchecourt has joined the Savannah and South Carolina real estate sales experts at Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty as a sales associate.  

Monchecourt previously worked as a real estate sales person in New England, where she closed over $2 million in real estate sales in her first year. She demonstrated excellence in marketing, pricing, competitive market analysis, negotiating, contract preparations and closings.

She has more than 12 years of successful sales, marketing and account management experience.

In addition to her real estate experience, she has worked with The Blood Alliance and as Regional Sales Director for a senior living provider company.

Monchecourt has a bachelor’s degree from Boston University. She is Solution Selling certified and SPIN Selling certified.

Known for its tradition of integrity, Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty specializes in residential and commercial properties in Savannah and the Low Country of Georgia and South Carolina. Founded in 1981, Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty is noted for outstanding service to its clients, thorough knowledge of Savannah and the South Carolina Low Country, and excellent staff, in addition to having one of the region’s top property management departments. The owners are natives ofSavannahwho have more than 60 years’ combined experience in real estate. The offices are located at 9, 13, and 17 West Charlton Street on Madison Square in Savannah and 336 Buck Island Road in Bluffton, S.C.

For more information, call Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty at (912) 234-3323 or visit www.celiadunnsir.com. To contact the Bluffton office, call (843) 836-3900.

Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire to Host Annual Company Picnic Friday, May 6

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 (SAVANNAH, GA) Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire will honor clients, staff, employees, business partners and the Board of Directors at its annual company picnic, Friday, May 6, at 11:30 a.m. at Goodwill headquarters, 7220 Sallie Mood Drive. The event coincides with the nationally designated Goodwill Industries Week, which takes place each year during the first week of May. The afternoon’s festivities will include games, giveaways, dancing, music, a picnic lunch and an awards presentation.  “The annual picnic is a wonderful opportunity to honor many individuals and businesses that make it possible for Goodwill Industries to serve the needs of the community,” says Mohsen Badran, CEO of Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire.  In addition to an afternoon of fun activities, the picnic will also include the presentation of several awards, among them the Goodwill Industries Service Award, Community Partner of the Year and Business Partner of the Year. Other awards presented will include the Goodwill Achiever of the Year, an award for program customers who have demonstrated success in overcoming vocational barriers; Goodwill Graduate of the Year awards, which are presented to program participants who have graduated from programs and have continued outstanding achievement in conquering vocational barriers and maintaining employment; and the Robert A. Lapsley Award, an honor presented to the individual who has faced the challenges of living with a disabling condition and successfully overcome vocational barriers to secure and maintain competitive employment. Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire, Inc. is dedicated to the mission of assisting people with disabilities and other barriers to employment to live independently and become employed. The not-for-profit organization currently employs more than 500 employees locally and provides services for more than 770 people. Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire serves 33 counties in Georgia and South Carolina and operates 12 retail locations in the region. In addition to the thrift shops, Goodwill accepts tax deductible car donations and operates an online store at shopgoodwill.com. For more information on Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire, please call 912-354-6611, email info@goodwillsavannahga.org or visit www.goodwillsavannahga.org.

(SAVANNAH, GA) May 4, 2011 Savannah Challenger Tennis Results

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(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2011 $50,000 Savannah Challenger tennis tournament kicked off Saturday, April 30. It runs through MAY 08, 2011. The tournament, presented by Critz Automotive Group and The Landings Club, takes place  at The Landings on Skidaway Island. The 2011 $50,000 Savannah Challenger and all special activities are open to the public. For more information on the tournament, ticket prices and the special events, please visit www.savannahchallenger.com or call 912-598-3500.

 

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OP PDF FILE MAY 4, 2011

RESULTS – MAY 04, 2011
Men’s
Singles – Second Round

[2] M Russell (USA) d F Romboli (BRA) 63 60
[4] R Harrison (USA) d R de Voest (RSA) 46 64 63
[7] B Reynolds (USA) d J Ward (GBR) 62 64
[8] J Blake (USA) d R Hocevar (BRA) 75 64

Men’s
Doubles – First Round

[2] A Fisher (AUS) / S Huss (AUS) d [WC] T Fogleman (USA) / B Rogers (USA) 64 62
[Q] T Peric (CRO) / J Ward (GBR) d J Brzezicki (ARG) / V Estrella (DOM) walkover
A Collarini (USA) / D Kudla (USA) d N Moser (AUT) / F Romboli (BRA) 64 62
L Gregorc (SLO) / M Yani (USA) d A Delic (BIH) / B Reynolds (USA) 60 67(5) 10-8

 

ORDER OF PLAY – THURSDAY, MAY 05, 2011
CENTER start 10:00 am
[WC] D Kudla (USA) vs M Yani (USA)
J Witten (USA) vs [3] D Young (USA)
C Guccione (AUS) vs [Q] W Odesnik (USA)

Not Before 3:30 PM
[1] R Kendrick (USA) vs [Q] A Delic (BIH)

COURT 6 start 10:00 am

Not Before 11:00 AM
R Gonzales (PHI) / C Kwon (USA) vs [Q] T Peric (CRO) / J Ward (GBR)
L Gregorc (SLO) / M Yani (USA) vs [2] A Fisher (AUS) / S Huss (AUS)
A Collarini (USA) / D Kudla (USA) vs [WC] S Bangoura (USA) / J Witten (USA)
[1] R de Voest (RSA) / I Van Der Merwe (RSA) vs R Gonzales (PHI) / C Kwon (USA) or [Q] T Peric (CRO) / J Ward (GBR)