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(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, AUG 29.2011

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(WSJ) The Wall Street Journal invites eligible businesses to apply for The Journal’s Small Business, Big Innovation competition

 http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303365804576430381030430472.html?fb_ref=wsj_share_FB&fb_source=profile_oneline 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The inaugural Rock n Roll Savannah Marathon & ½ Marathon is looking for volunteers. Individuals and Groups welcome! While the majority of volunteer positions are on the day of the marathon, we also need volunteers to help us at the Health & Fitness Expo on Thursday & Friday (November 3 & 4).
Volunteer Shifts are: Wednesday, Nov 2: Set-up 1:30pm-4:30pm. Thursday, Nov 3: 10am-3pm & 2pm-6pm. Friday, Nov 4: 9am-3pm & 2pm-8pm. Saturday, Nov 5: Start Line & Finish Line – times vary. Sign up at  http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/savannah/volunteer

(SAVANNAH, GA) Tim McMillen, vice president of Corporate Security with SunTrust Bank, will present information regarding Identity Theft Prevention.September’s Small Business Council / SMART Luncheon on September 6, 11:30am
RSVP: CDAngelo@SavannahChamber.com. 912.644.6459

http://www.savannahchamber.com/for-members/business-calendar/230  

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Author Chirs McMillan will sign copies of her memoir, Backwards Off the Curb, on Saturday, September 10 at 1 p.m. at E Shaver Booksellers, 326 Bull Street. The memoir tells the story of McMillan, who at 54 decided to take a chance of a lifetime and head out on a cross-country pilgrimage of self-discovery. McMillan, a native of Savannah who currently resides in Asheville, http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2011/08/25/author-chris-mcmillan-to-sign-copies-of-her-memoir-backwards-off-the-curb-saturday-september-10-at-e-shaver-booksellers/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Craft Brew Fest: Craft Brew Grand Tasting September 3rd, 2011http://www.savannahchamber.com/for-members/business-calendar/224

 
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Hostess City Toastmasters Club is offering new members a local dues discount through September 30th. Toastmasters International is a worldwide organization dedicated to developing members’ public speaking and leadership skills. The Hostess City Club meets every Tuesday 5:45-6:45 PM at the ThincSavannah facility. Guests are welcomed. http://www.hostesscitytoastmasters.org or email: info@hostesscitytoastmasters.org.

  

(SAVANNAH MORNING NEWS) Forecast: Savannah to grow just 0.3%   

http://savannahnow.com/latest-news/2011-08-24/forecast-savannah-grow-just-03#.TlrOGL8p1j4 

 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Smart Women’s Expo & Luncheon on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at the Trade Center.  Guest speaker is Giuliana Rancic with E! News and Fashion Police. http://www.sjchs.org/smartwomenexpoluncheon  

  

(TYBEE ISLAND, GA) Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty presents, 10 Lovell Avenue by Agent Helen Williams Johnson 912-658-4638. This is a true quintessential beachfront Tybee Island cottage.  Sited on a nice lot and nestled amongst the dunes and just steps from the Atlantic Ocean.  Built in 1920, this is only the second time this property has been on the market.
http://www.celiadunnsir.com/listings_detail.asp?listingID=1378  

    

(SAVANNAH, GA) The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) announces a partnership with Savannah’s own CityTrex  (www.citytrex.com) for the upcoming ESTC 2011 conference on Hilton Head Island. Using the CityTrex multimedia platform, conference participants will produce, publish, and have ecommerce for online content to promote the conference experience before, during and after the event. www.ecotourism.org  

 (SAVANNAH, GA) ARTISTS’ SQUARE is dedicating Saturday, September 3 to the Savannah Ocean Exchange. Please celebrate by painting / creating anything with an Ocean Theme. The Savannah Ocean Exchange will have hundreds of folks in from around the world that will be attending Ocean related events throughout the month of September. ARTISTS’ SQUARE attracts artists and tourist the first Saturday of every month to paint, draw, create art in Telfair Square. http://artistssquare.wordpress.com/ So plan on coming out to paint with other artists – bring your own materials – free  

  

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(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, AUG 29, 2011

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(AUGUSTA, GA) The Heritage Pine Neighborhood Association, along with prospective buyers for Laney Walker/Bethlehem’s flagship development, met with The Augusta Housing Department on Wednesday, Sept. 24 to discuss opportunities and challenges of a proposed Dollar General store on Laney Walker Boulevard and 11th Street. The proposed commercial development is expected to adhere to the design guidelines for the Laney Walker/Bethlehem Revitalization Effort.
www.heritagepineaugusta.com

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History is hosting its senior luncheon featuring Dr. George Marshall and Dr. Tina Marshall-Bradley (President and Interim Associate VP of Academic Affairs for Paine College, respectively) on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 11:30 a.m. And on October 28-29, the Museum is hosting its second annual forum, This Place Matters: Preserving Augusta’s African American Communities
http://www.lucycraftlaneymuseum.com/

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Augusta Tomorrow has been looking at the economic development themes that best describe the Augusta Region. Research into themes such as health, science and technology is being conducted by the Augusta State University’s Hull College of Business. Look for more information regarding this progress in the new Augusta Tomorrow website that will be unveiled in September. www.augustatomorrow.org.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Morris Museum is presenting "The Great McGinty," a sharp political satire starring Brian Donlevy, with a discussion led post-screening by museum director Kevin Grogan. Friday, September 2, noon. Free and open to the public.
www.themorris.org

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The August 2011 issue of Georgia Trend magazine highlights efforts by numerous organizations in Augusta to regenerate its urban core through neighborhood revitalization, affordable housing, and historic renovation. Efforts by Augusta Tomorrow (Westobou Vision), Historic Augusta, and the Fuller Center’s work in Harrisburg are all featured in the article.
http://mydigimag.rrd.com/publication/?i=76308

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(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, AUG 22, 2011

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(AUGUSTA, GA) The August 2011 issue of Georgia Trend magazine highlights efforts by numerous organizations in Augusta to regenerate its urban core through neighborhood revitalization, affordable housing, and historic renovation. Efforts by Augusta Tomorrow (Westobou Vision), Historic Augusta, and the Fuller Center’s work in Harrisburg are all featured in the article.

http://mydigimag.rrd.com/publication/?i=76308 

(AUGUSTA, GA) J&B Construction Services has teed up the construction of three new homes on Heritage Pine (1228, 1241, and 1243 Pine Street), which increases overall housing starts/competions in this flagship development to over a dozen. When finished, Heritage Pine will be home to approximately 44 new and/or restored units.
www.heritagepineaugusta.com

 

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Cooper Cary, a nationally-renown architecture, design, and planning firm with headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, has been selected by Augusta’s Housing Department to provide streetscape design for a portion of Laney Walker/Bethlehem, along Wrightsboro Road between Augusta Avenue and R. A. Dent. This work, according to the Housing Department, is part of the overall effort to redevelop select portions of Wrightsboro Road ranging from Twiggs Street to R. A. Dent.

www.heritagepineaugusta.com 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Free tutoring will begin Monday, August 15th at Beulah Grove Baptist Church Building of Opportunity. Tutoring will be on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00 – 7:00 pm in Room 315. All students in the CSRA are welcome.
http://beulahgrove.org/

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Augusta Housing Department this week announced that its first duplex in Heritage Pine within the Laney Walker/Bethlehem Revitalization area is under contract, with the closing date yet to be finalized.
www.heritagepineaugusta.com

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) New Bethlehem Community Center is now accepting applications for their After School Enrichment Program for children in elementary and middle school (grades K5 through 9). The program is free of charge and provides valuable assistance to all participating youth. Starting date is Monday, August 15, 2011. Call (706) 722-0086 for more information.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) People are spending money in Augusta even in this economic downturn. The City of Augusta announced this week that sales tax collections for June 2011 were 1.7% ahead of last year’s collections and Augusta is already ahead of 2011 budgeted revenues by 2.84%.
www.augustaga.org   www.augustatomorrow.org.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Historic Augusta’s Preservation Awards Committee is currently seeking nominations for the 2011 Preservation Awards to be given at the organization’s annual meeting to be held in the fall. For more information, to check the National Register status of a building, or to nominate a property for a 2011 Historic Preservation, please contact Robyn Anderson by telephone at 706-724-0436, e-mail at robyn@historicaugusta.org or mail at P.O. Box 37, Augusta, GA 30903.
http://historicaugusta.org/

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Verge Magazine showcases the revitalization of Laney Walker/Bethlehem in its July 2011 issue.
http://issuu.com/mplocha/docs/july_b_online?mode=embed&layout=http%3A%2F%2Fskin.issuu.com%2Fv%2Flight%2Flayout.xml&showFlipBtn=true

 

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Laney Walker CDC has been tapped by the Augusta Housing Department to build two new homes on 11th Street as part of the City’s flagship development Heritage Pine. When finished, 11th Street between Laney Walker Boulevard and Wrightsboro Road will comprise 15 new homes and 4 restorations, bringing the total redevelopment work in Heritage Pine to approximately 44 units.
www.heritagepineaugusta.com
 

 

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(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, AUGUST 15, 2011

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(AUGUSTA, GA) The August 2011 issue of Georgia Trend magazine highlights efforts by numerous organizations in Augusta to regenerate its urban core through neighborhood revitalization, affordable housing, and historic renovation. Efforts by Augusta Tomorrow (Westobou Vision), Historic Augusta, and the Fuller Center’s work in Harrisburg are all featured in the article.

http://mydigimag.rrd.com/publication/?i=76308 

(AUGUSTA, GA) J&B Construction Services has teed up the construction of three new homes on Heritage Pine (1228, 1241, and 1243 Pine Street), which increases overall housing starts/competions in this flagship development to over a dozen. When finished, Heritage Pine will be home to approximately 44 new and/or restored units.
www.heritagepineaugusta.com

 

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Cooper Cary, a nationally-renown architecture, design, and planning firm with headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, has been selected by Augusta’s Housing Department to provide streetscape design for a portion of Laney Walker/Bethlehem, along Wrightsboro Road between Augusta Avenue and R. A. Dent. This work, according to the Housing Department, is part of the overall effort to redevelop select portions of Wrightsboro Road ranging from Twiggs Street to R. A. Dent.

www.heritagepineaugusta.com 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Free tutoring will begin Monday, August 15th at Beulah Grove Baptist Church Building of Opportunity. Tutoring will be on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00 – 7:00 pm in Room 315. All students in the CSRA are welcome.
http://beulahgrove.org/

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Augusta Housing Department this week announced that its first duplex in Heritage Pine within the Laney Walker/Bethlehem Revitalization area is under contract, with the closing date yet to be finalized.
www.heritagepineaugusta.com

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) New Bethlehem Community Center is now accepting applications for their After School Enrichment Program for children in elementary and middle school (grades K5 through 9). The program is free of charge and provides valuable assistance to all participating youth. Starting date is Monday, August 15, 2011. Call (706) 722-0086 for more information.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) People are spending money in Augusta even in this economic downturn. The City of Augusta announced this week that sales tax collections for June 2011 were 1.7% ahead of last year’s collections and Augusta is already ahead of 2011 budgeted revenues by 2.84%.
www.augustaga.org   www.augustatomorrow.org.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Historic Augusta’s Preservation Awards Committee is currently seeking nominations for the 2011 Preservation Awards to be given at the organization’s annual meeting to be held in the fall. For more information, to check the National Register status of a building, or to nominate a property for a 2011 Historic Preservation, please contact Robyn Anderson by telephone at 706-724-0436, e-mail at robyn@historicaugusta.org or mail at P.O. Box 37, Augusta, GA 30903.
http://historicaugusta.org/

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Verge Magazine showcases the revitalization of Laney Walker/Bethlehem in its July 2011 issue.
http://issuu.com/mplocha/docs/july_b_online?mode=embed&layout=http%3A%2F%2Fskin.issuu.com%2Fv%2Flight%2Flayout.xml&showFlipBtn=true

 

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Laney Walker CDC has been tapped by the Augusta Housing Department to build two new homes on 11th Street as part of the City’s flagship development Heritage Pine. When finished, 11th Street between Laney Walker Boulevard and Wrightsboro Road will comprise 15 new homes and 4 restorations, bringing the total redevelopment work in Heritage Pine to approximately 44 units.
www.heritagepineaugusta.com
 

 

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(SAVANNAH, Ga.) – Trident Sustainability Group announces a new LEED certification – Penn Jersey

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(SAVANNAH, Ga.) – Trident Sustainability Group announces a new LEED certification
– Penn Jersey Headquarters and Distribution Center in Philadelphia, PA.

The Penn Jersey project achieved LEED Silver certification from the US Green Building
Council, and is the fifth LEED certified industrial project for owners DP Partners. Trident
Sustainability Group served as the LEED consultant on this effort as well as each of DP
Partners other LEED projects, including the two LogistiPort warehouses in Pooler, GA.

The Penn Jersey Headquarters and Distribution Center is the largest of its kind developed
in the Philadelphia region and features a number of sustainable features including a
significant reduction in energy use through high efficiency lighting on motion sensors,
water efficient plumbing fixtures, and handling 100% of stormwater on-site.

"People don’t often don’t’ realize industrial projects can be green too", said Tommy
Linstroth, Principal of Trident Sustainability Group. "Achieving LEED Silver
certification hit our initial target from the design phase on time and on budget. It’s always
enjoyable to work with a developer committed to sustainability like DP Partners.”

Trident Sustainability Group is a full-service sustainability and green building consulting
firm that focuses on providing triple bottom line solutions to a diverse range of clients
both locally and nationwide. Trident provides hands on guidance on green building
design and construction and offers extensive development-based expertise to help clients
achieve LEED certification for their projects, and has helped certify over 30 buildings.

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, AUG 8, 2011

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(SAVANNAH, GA) Friends of Animals of the Coastal Empire, INC. will host its  13th annual auction and BEACH PAW-TY on Saturday, AUGUST 20, 2011, at Savannah Station (601 Cohen street) from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. $45.00 per person. Proceeds will benefit: http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2011/08/05/savannah-friends-of-animals-presents-aug-20-fundraiser-beach-paw-ty/

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah’s Children Choir proudly presents A Night in Italy, Nov 14, 2011 at the Morris Center. An evening celebrating the greatest moments of Italian Opera to benefit the Savannah Children’s Choir, as they travel to Italy to participate in an international choir competition. http://www.savannahchoir.org/2011/08/a-night-in-italy-2/

(SAVANNAH, GA/RICHMOND HILL, GA) Jan Bass has been named Director of Marketing for Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire, Inc. Bass comes to Goodwill from the City of Richmond Hill, where she served as the community developer/economic planner from 2003 to 2010.

www.goodwillsavannahga.org 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Sustainability and green building expert Tommy Linstroth will be the featured guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Savannah’s weekly meeting on Monday, August 8 at 12:30 p.m. at the DeSoto Hilton, 15 E. Liberty St. Linstroth, founder and principal of Trident Sustainability Group, a full-service sustainability and green building consulting firm based in Savannah, will address the topic "Sustainability in Savannah."

 www.tridentsustainability.com 

www.savrotary.org 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Catholic Diocese of Savannah to publish two books to thank and commemeorate outgoing Bishop Boland, and welcome Bishop-Elect Hartmayer.  Sponsorships available. Call John Powers 912-484-3023

(SAVANNAH)  Due to the excessive heat index during the month of August, the Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empires ADCs (attended donation centers) hours will be temporarily altered.  The hours of operation will be Monday thru Saturdays 8 AM to 12 PM effective immediately through September 4, 2011.  To check out the location nearest to you, check our website at www.goodwillsavannahga.org or keep up with us on Facebook and Twitter. To view the attended donation centers on a map go to http://goodwillsavannahga.org/donate/attended-donation-centers-2/

(SAVANNAH, GA)  Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty presents,  355 Broad Street by Agent Franklin Williams. Charming c1880 two bedroom cottage.  Completely renovated.  Covered front porch and open rear deck.  Off street parking.  Can be used as a residence or office space.  Convenient location.  Owner holds a GA Real Estate License. http://www.celiadunnsir.com/listings_detail.asp?listingID=1512

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Fundraiser at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse Aug. 25 to Benefit TV Mini-Series on Navy Ship with Local Ties http://carriagetradepr.wordpress.com/2011/07/29/savannah-fundraiser-at-ruths-chris-steakhouse-aug-25-to-benefit-tv-mini-series-on-navy-ship-with-local-ties/ 

  

(SAVANNAH, GA) Spine & Sport is hosting a golf tournament to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, Sept. 23 at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville. Contact Beth Ann at 912.713.0777 http://carriagetradepr.wordpress.com/2011/07/31/savannah-ga-tee-off-for-the-troops/  

 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Smart Women’s Expo & Luncheon on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at the Trade Center.  Guest speaker is Giuliana Rancic with E! News and Fashion Police.

http://www.sjchs.org/smartwomenexpoluncheon

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) ARTISTS’ SQUARE is dedicating Saturday, September 3 to the Savannah Ocean Exchange. Please celebrate by painting / creating anything with an Ocean Theme. The Savannah Ocean Exchange will have hundreds of folks in from around the world that will be attending Ocean related events throughout the month of September. ARTISTS’ SQUARE attracts artists and tourist the first Saturday of every month to paint, draw, create art in Telfair Square. http://artistssquare.wordpress.com/ So plan on coming out to paint with other artists – bring your own materials – free

 

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(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, Aug 8, 2011

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(AUGUSTA, GA) The Laney Walker CDC has been tapped by the Augusta Housing Department to build two new homes on 11th Street as part of the City’s flagship development Heritage Pine. When finished, 11th Street between Laney Walker Boulevard and Wrightsboro Road will comprise 15 new homes and 4 restorations, bringing the total redevelopment work in Heritage Pine to approximately 44 units.
www.heritagepineaugusta.com 

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Morris Museum is holding a lecture by Juan Logan on August 11 at 6 pm, followed by a reception. Logan’s art addresses the relationship between race, place, and power, focusing on the African American experience. His work often highlights how social stereotypes can dominate the lives of individuals and influence society and cultural institutions.
www.themorris.org 

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Chester A. Wheeler III, director of Augusta’s Housing Department, will be making a presentation on the overall Laney Walker/Bethlehem Revitalization effort to the board of Augusta Tomorrow, Tuesday August 9 at 8 am. The presentation follows on the heels of a similar presentation made to the Urban Redevelopment Authority on July 26.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Free tutoring will begin Monday, August 15th at Beulah Grove Baptist Church Building of Opportunity. Tutoring will be on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00 – 7:00 pm in Room 315. All students in the CSRA are welcome. 

http://beulahgrove.org/

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) New Bethlehem Community Center is now accepting applications for their After School Enrichment Program for children in elementary and middle school (grades K5 through 9). The program is free of charge and provides valuable assistance to all participating youth. Starting date is Monday, August 15, 2011. Call (706) 722-0086 for more information.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Woda Group and Parallel Housing, two of the pre-qualified developers for the revitalization of Laney Walker/Bethlehem, have recently submitted their application to build approximately four dozen mixed-income homes along Twiggs Street and Wrightsboro Road. Successful applications to Georgia’s Department of Community Affairs will be announced this coming November. 

www.heritagepineaugusta.com

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) People are spending money in Augusta even in this economic downturn. The City of Augusta announced this week that sales tax collections for June 2011 were 1.7% ahead of last year’s collections and Augusta is already ahead of 2011 budgeted revenues by 2.84%.
www.augustaga.org and www.augustatomorrow.org.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Historic Augusta’s Preservation Awards Committee is currently seeking nominations for the 2011 Preservation Awards to be given at the organization’s annual meeting to be held in the fall. For more information, to check the National Register status of a building, or to nominate a property for a 2011 Historic Preservation, please contact Robyn Anderson by telephone at 706-724-0436, e-mail at robyn@historicaugusta.org or mail at P.O. Box 37, Augusta, GA 30903.
http://historicaugusta.org/

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Verge Magazine showcases the revitalization of Laney Walker/Bethlehem in its July 2011 issue.
http://issuu.com/mplocha/docs/july_b_online?mode=embed&layout=http%3A%2F%2Fskin.issuu.com%2Fv%2Flight%2Flayout.xml&showFlipBtn=true

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The East Central Georgia Regional Library is showcasing the following upcoming events: Book signing by Rick Busby, August 13 from 1:30 – 4:00; Bringing our Community together through the Arts with music, poetry, singing and more…, August 13th from 4:30 PM-6:30 PM
www.ecgrl.org

 

 

 

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(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, AUG 1, 2011

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(SAVANNAH, GA) Journeyman Austin/Hutchinson Hotel Holdings, the designated developer for the Trade Center Hotel, announces that Tommy Linstroth of Trident Sustainability Group will serve as a LEED consultant on the proposed convention center hotel on Hutchinson Island. Trident Sustainability will continue to enhance the local design team participation, joining CMMI Architects. www.journeymangroup.com 

www.tridentsustainability.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) TEDX is connecting innovators and artists from locales around the globe.  Locally, the  Creative Coast is part of this movemen. Tom Kohler shared one view of Savannah, gleaned from 20 years of noticing hand painted signs around town, at the May 13, TED X at the Jepson. 
For a look at all TED X Savannah speakers go to  http://bit.ly/k7XrfN!

(SAVANNAH, GA) Continental Shelf Publishing, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of Savannah, Georgia, native and Asheville, North Carolina, resident Chris McMillan’s debut memoir, Backwards Off the Curb. The memoir tells the story of McMillan, who at 54 decided to take a chance of a lifetime and head out on a cross-country pilgrimage of self-discovery. For more information, please visit www.facebook.com/backwardsoffthecurb.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce presents SMART Lunch Tuesday, Aug 2 at 11:30am at the Savannah Morning News Auditorium. Rick Monroe of Monroe Marketing will present "Repealing Murphy’s Law," A humorous but instructive look at proper foundations for success in any business. RSVP to SSmith@SavannahChamber.com  

 

(SAVANNAH, GA)  Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty presents, 105 Whitaker Street by Agent Sarah Ross (912.655.6966). This two bedroom condo, was built in 1890, right in the heart of Historic Savannah, on the corner of Broughton and Whitaker Street.  http://www.celiadunnsir.com/listings_detail.asp?listingID=1531   

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Fundraiser at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse Aug. 25 to Benefit TV Mini-Series on Navy Ship with Local Ties http://carriagetradepr.wordpress.com/2011/07/29/savannah-fundraiser-at-ruths-chris-steakhouse-aug-25-to-benefit-tv-mini-series-on-navy-ship-with-local-ties/ 

  

(SAVANNAH, GA) Spine & Sport is hosting a golf tournament to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, Sept. 23 at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville. Contact Beth Ann at 912.713.0777 http://carriagetradepr.wordpress.com/2011/07/31/savannah-ga-tee-off-for-the-troops/  

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) From vintage, retro and designer brands to popular household items, shoppers will find all kinds of amazing deals at their local Goodwill store. All the revenue generated from the retail stores support Goodwill’s job training, youth and community programs with the goal of helping people with barriers to employment find work.  http://www.goodwillsavannahga.org/   

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Smart Women’s Expo & Luncheon on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at the Trade Center.  Guest speaker is Giuliana Rancic with E! News and Fashion Police.

http://www.sjchs.org/smartwomenexpoluncheon

 

  

(SAVANNAH, GA) Interesting article about a natural cure for Autism

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/07/31/dr-natasha-campbell-mcbride-on-gaps-nutritional-program.aspx?e_cid=20110731_SNL_Art_1

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) FRIENDS OF ANIMALS present Aug 20 Fundraiser

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(SAVANNAH, GA) Friends of animals of the coastal empire, INC. will host its  13th annual auction and BEACH PAW-TY on Saturday, AUGUST 20, 2011, at savannah station (601 Cohen street) from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. $45.00 per person – 3 DRINK TICKETS, food stations, SILENT AND LIVE auctioNS. proceeds will benefit:

Bryan animal caregivers

ISLANDS FERAL CAT RESCUE

Paws of effingham

save-a-life

second chance DOG rescue

the humane society FOR GREATER SAVANNAH

    foa IS A VOLUNTEER, NON-PROFIT 501 (C)(3)ORGANIZATION THAT DISTRIBUTES FUNDS TO NON-PROFIT ANIMAL WELFARE GROUPS IN OUR AREA.

    fOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

    SHANNON DOWNING

    478-960-5305

Shannon Wynn Downing
Investigative Assistant
Savannah Resident Office
Drug Enforcement Administration
Ph# 912-447-1035
Fax# 912-447-0231

(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, Aug 1, 2011

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(AUGUSTA, GA) The Augusta Chronicle highlights efforts by the Housing Department to retain current residents as part of the Laney Walker/Bethlehem revitalization effort. For the full story:
http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-06-30/laney-walker-bethlehem-revitalization-wont-displace-residents

(AUGUSTA, GA) New Bethlehem Community Center is now accepting applications for their After School Enrichment Program for children in elementary and middle school (grades K5 through 9).  The program is free of charge and provides valuable assistance to all participating youth.  Starting date is Monday, August 15, 2011.  Call (706) 722-0086 for more information.

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Woda Group and Parallel Housing, two of the pre-qualified developers for the revitalization of Laney Walker/Bethlehem, have recently submitted their application to build approximately four dozen mixed-income homes along Twiggs Street and Wrightsboro Road. Successful applications to Georgia’s Department of Community Affairs will be announced this coming November.
www.heritagepineaugusta.com

(AUGUSTA, GA) Entrances into Augusta will soon be transformed into beautiful gateways thanks to a $200,000 award from the Georgia Department of Transportation Enhancement Program (TE). The TE award will enable the Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau in conjunction with Augusta Tomorrow to develop an Entryway Beautification Master Plan and to begin that plan at the Riverwatch Parkway gateway. www.augustaga.org and www.augustatomorrow.org.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Historic Augusta’s Preservation Awards Committee is currently seeking nominations for the 2011 Preservation Awards to be given at the organization’s annual meeting to be held in the fall. For more information, to check the National Register status of a building, or to nominate a property for a 2011 Historic Preservation, please contact Robyn Anderson by telephone at 706-724-0436, e-mail at robyn@historicaugusta.org or mail at P.O. Box 37, Augusta, GA  30903.
http://historicaugusta.org/

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Morris Museum is showcasing Artrageous!, a special performance of Civil War-era music by reenactors from the Eighth Regiment Band. Afterwards, create sun prints and decorate frames. FREE.Sunday, August 7, 2:00 p.m.
www.themorris.org

(AUGUSTA, GA) Verge Magazine showcases the revitalization of Laney Walker/Bethlehem in its July 2011 issue.
http://issuu.com/mplocha/docs/july_b_online?mode=embed&layout=http%3A%2F%2Fskin.issuu.com%2Fv%2Flight%2Flayout.xml&showFlipBtn=true

(AUGUSTA, GA) The East Central Georgia Regional Library, in conjunction with the Augusta Intertnational Raceway Preservation Society is sponsoring "The Tuskegee Airmen, Tuesday, August 2, 10:00 a.m. at Diamond Lakes Library. Meet Lt. Colonel Alfonzo Jackson and learn about the Tuskegee
Airmen, an elite group of African-American flyers during World War II.  
www.ecgrl.org 

 

 

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