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March 2013

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, APRIL 1, 2013

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(SAVANNAH, GA) The Garden Club of Savannah presents the 38th Annual NOGS Tour of Hidden Gardens on April 19 – 20. The walking tour includes nine private gardens and the Massie School gardens in Savannah’s historic district. Southern tea will be served daily from 2 pm – 4 pm at the Green Meldrim House. Tickets are $40 or $35 for groups of ten or more. To purchase tickets and for more info, go to gardenclubofsavannah.org or call 912-961-4805.

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty introduces 137 Brown Pelican Drive in Savannah, GA. At $131,000, this town home features 2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 1,536 sq ft. Wood and tile floors throughout, wood burning fireplace, granite kitchen counters, private courtyard, deck off living room and master bedroom with great view of marsh. Freshly painted, all electric, move in condition. For more information, contact Franklin Williams 912-695-3608. http://celiadunnsir.com/listings/condos/mls-107914-137-brown-pelican-drive/ 

 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Do you know that Park Place Outreach, Inc. Youth Emergency Shelter was founded in 1984 by a group of Savannah residents who were concerned about the plight of battered, abused, runaway and homeless teenagers ages 11 -17? Park Place collaborates with Greenbriar Children’s Center and Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police Department to reduce juvenile crime. The shelter is licensed by the Georgia Department of Human Services and supported by the US Department of Health & Human Services Administration as well as the US Department of Agriculture. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Park-Place-Outreach-Inc/159789124071698?ref=ts&fref=ts 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Wells Fargo to Sponsor Speed Mentoring Conference on April 4 as a Platinum Sponsor:  Please RSVP online

(LINKEDIN) 5 Tips for Good Media Relations: http://www.bradfordgroup.com/blog/10-tips-for-good-media-relations/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Colonial Oil Executives Plan Visit to Washington, D.C., in an Effort to Reduce Local Fuel Prices; MORE INFO

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Are you a small business owner?  If so, please join us this Thursday, April 4 for the 2nd Annual Speed mentoring Conference from 8:30a to 12:30pm at the auditorium at the Savannah Morning News. There will be 10 Top Executives to answer your specific business questions. The keynote speaker is  Lydia Ramsey, an international business etiquette expert giving Nine Business Etiquette Tips To Grow Your Business. Cost is $19.95, includes your lunch. RSVP today at www.savannah.score.org. EVENT IS SPONSORED BY SCORE and Wells Fargo. Additional sponsors are,

Spiva Lewis Law Group, University of Georgia Small Business Development, and the Savannah Morning News.

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) announces the Fourth Annual Night of Champions set for Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa. Night of Champions celebrates the excellent contributions made by differently-abled adults who are employed, contributing members of our community and recognizes local businesses who both hire people with intellectual disabilities and encourage other area businesses to do the same. The public is invited to attend this inspirational evening. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person or $250 for a table of ten and can be purchased online at nightofchampions.org

  

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bernard Williams Insurance and Financial Services is pleased to announce that Nancy Bevill has joined the company and is training as a commercial lines account manager. She previously worked at Palmer & Cay as a personal lines account manager for 25 years. For more information on Bernard Williams, please call 912-234-4476 or visit www.thepoweroftheshield.com.

 

(PR DAILY) When to use ‘that,’ ‘which,’ and ‘who’ : http://www.prdaily.com/Main/Articles/When_to_use_that_which_and_who_14171.aspx 

 

  

(SAVANNAH, GA) Spring presents the perfect time to take a fresh look at the items in your home and decide what should stay and what should go. As you de-clutter your home, Goodwill Industries® can put your unwanted items to good use. When you donate your gently used clothing, housewares and electronics, you are helping Goodwill® provide job training, education programs and community-based services to people in local communities every year. http://goodwillsavannah.org/  

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Thursday, May 23, from 11 am – 1 pm, SAVANNAH SCORE will present The State of Small Business in Savannah. The report will be issued by area  experts. The FREE conference will take place at the Savannah Mall in the Community Room. Please RSVP to SCORE at 912-652-4335.

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Mall unveiled its newest attraction, a double-decker carousel, on Friday, March 22 at 11 a.m. . SPOTTED PHOTOS

(TED TALKS) Bruce Feiler gives a talk at TED on:  Agile programming — for your family. Bruce Feiler is the author of "The Secrets of Happy Families," and the writer/presenter of the PBS miniseries "Walking the Bible." http://www.ted.com/talks/bruce_feiler_agile_programming_for_your_family.html

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Rotary Clubs of Coastal Georgia are pleased to announce the Fourth Annual Rotarians Play It Forward (PIF) concert on Saturday, April 27, 2013, 4 -7 p.m., at the Ships of the Sea Museum and Gardens, 41 MLK, Jr. Blvd. The event is a fundraiser for area Rotary Clubs’ local charities and The Rotary Foundation. Admission is $35 per person and includes entertainment, food, and beverages. The 2013 PIF concert features musical performances, a silent auction, food, beverages, and more.  For info, visit www.RotaryPIF.org, Rotarians Play It Forward on Facebook or email info@RotaryPIF.org.  

 

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(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, MARCH 25, 2013

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(AUGUSTA, GA) The Augusta Housing Deparrtment announced on Friday, March 22, that it had closed on 1217 Pine Street. The home is located within Heritage Pine, the flagship development of the award-winning Laney Walker Redevelopment Project.
www.heritagepineaugusta.com 

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Brenda Durant, Executive Director of the Greater Augusta Arts Council, recently interviewed Wendy Holmes with Artspace about the research being done with artists as part of the Augusta Regional Collaboration. To learn more about ArtSpace listen to the podcast on the Greater Augusta Arts Council website, www.augustaarts.com/podcasts.htm 

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(AUGUSTA, GA) Historic Augusta, Inc. received a $75,000 grant from the 1772 Foundation, a national leader in the field of historic properties redevelopment. The grant is to be used specifically to enhance the preservation organization’s Revolving Fund, an aspect of its Real Estate Program. Under this program the organization acquires options to buy significant buildings and then sells the properties to preservation minded buyers subject to historic preservation easements.
www.historicaugusta.org 

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Augusta Housing Authority and Augusta Housing & Community Development Department have partnered to begin the first of a multi-phase development at the Twiggs Circle node of the Laney Walker and Bethlehem neighborhoods. Located at Twiggs Street and Wrightsboro Road, this phase will include 40 units of senior housing, featuring single family homes and duplexes. Future phases call for an eclectic mix of homeowners, renters, retail, and neighborhood parks. For more information on this and the Laney Walker Bethlehem revitalization, visit http://www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com/neighborhood-developments/twiggs-circle.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) (Augusta, GA) – The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History is presenting a solo exhibition of mixed media works by Nancy Wellington Bookhart entitled Alterations: Fashioning a Black Identity March 1 – April 30, 2013.
http://www.lucycraftlaneymuseum.com/ 

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The City of Augusta has won a 2013 Sunny Award, which recognizes the best state and local government websites in America that exceed transparency standards.
www.augustaga.gov 

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) The 30901 Development Corporation VITA/TCE Tax Site provides free income tax preparation. The tax site is located at the Beulah Grove Community Resource Center at 1446 Lee Beard Way.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Venues Today Magazine once again is honoring young professionals who stand out in the entertainment industry. The annual award honors young leaders under the age of 35 who make a difference in sports, music, conventions, family shows and fairs and festivals. This year, Global Spectrum General Manager Monty Jones Jr is one of twenty-eight young professionals world-wide who is nominated for the award.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) A new organization, Live Augusta…Be a Downtowner, has recently formed to promote downtown living, civic involvement and neighborhood social interaction. Participating neighborhoods include Olde Towne, Harrisburg, Laney Walker, and the downtown area. Those interested in helping should contact Kenley Dick, kenley@teamkenley.com.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) This week’s highlights video features the grand opening of the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office South Precinct Building located at 3425 Mike Padgett Highway.
http://youtu.be/hetXJotXbHA?hd=1 

 

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(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, MARCH 25, 2013

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(SAVANNAH, GA) Wells Fargo to Sponsor SCORE’s Speed Mentoring Conference on April 4 as a $5,000 Platinum Sponsor:  Please RSVP online

(SAVANNAH, GA) Colonial Oil Executives Plan Visit to Washington, D.C., in an Effort to Reduce Local Fuel Prices; MORE INFO

(SAVANNAH, GA) Joe Ippolito, founder of River Horse Internet Marketing, will speak at SCORE’s Top Ten Tips Monthly Lecture Series this Thursday, March 28 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Small Business Resource Center, 111 East Liberty Street. Lecture is free. RSVP to info@scoresav.org, tel. 912-652-4335. Joe shares his #3 tip: Content! Unique content written well will help your rankings and help your potential customers decide if they want to contact you. Don’t copy another firm’s content! It hurts your brand and your rankings! Spend time developing original content that your readers and Google prefer!

  

(SAVANNAH, GA) John Manly at Bouhan Falligant LLP has been named a Savannah city rep for the 2nd Annual Legal Food Frenzy by the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia. Manly will be recruiting firms in the city to compete to raise food and funds for Second Harvest Food Bank during a 2-week competition in April.   

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Are you a small business owner? Do you have questions like: How do I get more likes on Facebook? How do I get my business to come up in the Google search engines? How do I secure financing? If so, please join us on Thursday, April 4 for the 2nd Annual Speed mentoring Conference from 8:30a to 12:30pm at the auditorium at the Savannah Morning News. There will be 10 Top Executives to answer your specific business questions. The keynote speaker is  Lydia Ramsey, an international business etiquette expert giving Nine Business Etiquette Tips To Grow Your Business. Cost is $19.95, includes your lunch. RSVP today at www.savannah.score.org. EVENT IS SPONSORED BY SCORE and Wells Fargo. Additional sponsors are,

Spiva Lewis Law Group, University of Georgia Small Business Development, and the Savannah Morning News.

BEAUFORT, SC) Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty introduces Tidalholm, the Edgar Fripp House built c. 1853, also commonly called "The Big Chill House." With 7 bedrooms, 7.5 bathrooms, 7,381 sq. ft., Located at 1 Hancock Street, Tidalholm is located in Beaufort’s National Historic Landmark District and is offered for $4,500,000. For more information, contact Catherine Donaldson at 843-338-2069. http://celiadunnsir.com/listings/residential/mls-321457-1-hancock-street/

(PR DAILY) 10 PowerPoint alternatives that make meetings fun: http://www.ragan.com/PublicRelations/Articles/af3dee42-7d5a-4c8c-af32-2174646bf3fa.aspx#

  

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bernard Williams Insurance and Financial Services is pleased to announce that Nancy Bevill has joined the company and is training as a commercial lines account manager. She previously worked at Palmer & Cay as a personal lines account manager for 25 years. For more information on Bernard Williams, please call 912-234-4476 or visit www.thepoweroftheshield.com.

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) A gospel concert is scheduled for Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 5 pm at St. John Baptist Church, 522-528 E. Hartridge St. The concert features gospel artist Kenneth Lowe and Rev. Clarence "Teddy" Williams, director of a combined local choir featuring members of several churches in Savannah.

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Jazz Orchestra performs its annual birthday musical tribute to the life and music of American composer, pianist, and big band leader Duke Ellington. The concert is at 5 pm in the Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium. Free admission, no tickets necessary. Call 912-344-2801 from 12 – 3 pm weekdays for ticketing information.Sponsored by the Coastal Jazz Association, the City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs, and Armstrong Art, Music, Theatre.

 

(LINKEDIN) The #1 Mistake Entrepreneurs Make: http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130320211727-1714080-the-1-mistake-entrepreneurs-make?trk=mp-details-rc   

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Spring presents the perfect time to take a fresh look at the items in your home and decide what should stay and what should go. As you de-clutter your home, Goodwill Industries® can put your unwanted items to good use. When you donate your gently used clothing, housewares and electronics, you are helping Goodwill® provide job training, education programs and community-based services to people in local communities every year. http://goodwillsavannah.org/  

(SAVANNAH, GA) Wesley Community Centers of Savannah, Inc. welcomes three new members to the Board of Directors. http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2013/03/20/wesley-community-centers-of-savannah-inc-welcomes-three-new-members-to-the-board-of-directors/ 

 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Joe Ippolito, founder of River Horse Internet Marketing, shares his #2 tip: Measure! If you don’t measure/track your online marketing you’ll never know what is and what isn’t working. By tracking all your online traffic sources, you’ll have a clear picture of what online sources work. Ippolito will be speaking at SCORE’s Top Ten Tips Monthly Lecture Series on Thursday, March 28 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Small Business Resource Center, 111 East Liberty Street. Lecture is free. RSVP to info@scoresav.org, tel. 912-652-4335

 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Mall unveiled its newest attraction, a double-decker carousel, on Friday, March 22 at 11 a.m. . SPOTTED PHOTOS

(ATLANTA, GA) The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Georgia District Office is seeking nominations for Georgia’s 2013 Small Business/Champion of the Year awards to recognize excellence and the spirit of entrepreneurship. Nominations must support the small business community. Find details and nomination criteria at www.sba.gov/ga. Deadline to submit nominations is April 15, 2013.  Submit all nominations to mark.gibson@sba.gov  tel: 404-331-0100, ext. 215. 

 

(LINKEDIN) What Businesses Are Doing Wrong on Social Media (And 5 Tips For Success) 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Rotary Clubs of Coastal Georgia are pleased to announce the Fourth Annual Rotarians Play It Forward (PIF) concert on Saturday, April 27, 2013, 4 -7 p.m., at the Ships of the Sea Museum and Gardens, 41 MLK, Jr. Blvd. The event is a fundraiser for area Rotary Clubs’ local charities and The Rotary Foundation. Admission is $35 per person and includes entertainment, food, and beverages. The 2013 PIF concert features musical performances, a silent auction, food, beverages, and more.  For info, visit www.RotaryPIF.org, Rotarians Play It Forward on Facebook or email info@RotaryPIF.org.  

 

 

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(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, MARCH 18, 2013

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(AUGUSTA, GA) A new organization, Live Augusta…Be a Downtowner, has recently formed to promote downtown living, civic involvement and neighborhood social interaction. Participating neighborhoods include Olde Towne, Harrisburg, Laney Walker, and the downtown area. Those interested in helping should contact Kenley Dick, kenley@teamkenley.com.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Augusta downtown living at its best:  New energy efficient, quality-built homes available in the award-winning Heritage Pine neighborhood. The “Silas” model, 1228 and 1243 Pine Street, 3BR/2BA/2,168 sq. ft., each priced at $167,154. See http://www.heritagepineaugusta.com/our-homes/silas/, or contact Meybohm Realtors at 706-790-5828.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Brenda Durant, Executive Director of the Greater Augusta Arts Council, recently interviewed Wendy Holmes with Artspace about the research being done with artists as part of the Augusta Regional Collaboration. To learn more about ArtSpace listen to the podcast on the Greater Augusta Arts Council website, www.augustaarts.com/podcasts.htm.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Historic Augusta, Inc. received a $75,000 grant from the 1772 Foundation, a national leader in the field of historic properties redevelopment.  The grant is to be used specifically to enhance the preservation organization’s Revolving Fund, an aspect of its Real Estate Program.  Under this program the organization acquires options to buy significant buildings and then sells the properties to preservation minded buyers subject to historic preservation easements.
www.historicaugusta.org

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Board of Trustees of the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library will conduct its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, March 18, 2013, at 4:30 p.m. Location: Headquarter Library,  823 Telfair Street.
http://www.ecgrl.org/

(AUGUSTA, GA) The Augusta Housing Authority and Augusta Housing & Community Development Department have partnered to begin the first of a multi-phase development at the Twiggs Circle node of the Laney Walker and Bethlehem neighborhoods. Located at Twiggs Street and Wrightsboro Road, this phase will include 40 units of senior housing, featuring single family homes and duplexes.  Future phases call for an eclectic mix of homeowners, renters, retail, and neighborhood parks.  For more information on this and the Laney Walker Bethlehem revitalization, visit http://www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com/neighborhood-developments/twiggs-circle.

(AUGUSTA, GA) The City of Augusta is soliciting Proposals to design a Heritage Trail for Laney Walker/Bethlehem. For more information:
http://appweb.augustaga.gov/arcbid/Default.aspx

(AUGUSTA, GA) (Augusta, GA) – The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History is presenting a solo exhibition of mixed media works by Nancy Wellington Bookhart entitled Alterations: Fashioning a Black Identity March 1 – April 30, 2013.  
http://www.lucycraftlaneymuseum.com/

(AUGUSTA, GA) An Augusta creative technology company, Exponent Design Works, LLC, won the initial ideation stage of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Apps for Vehicles Challenge. Their smartphone application, Fuel Economy Coach, teaches drivers good habits that will improve their vehicle fuel economy.

(AUGUSTA, GA) The 30901 Development Corporation VITA/TCE Tax Site provides free income tax preparation. The tax site is located at the Beulah Grove Community Resource Center at 1446 Lee Beard Way.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Venues Today Magazine once again is honoring young professionals who stand out in the entertainment industry. The annual award honors young leaders under the age of 35 who make a difference in sports, music, conventions, family shows and fairs and festivals. This year, Global Spectrum General Manager Monty Jones Jr is one of twenty-eight young professionals world-wide who is nominated for the award.

 

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(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, MARCH 18, 2013

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(BEAUFORT, SC) Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty introduces Tidalholm, the Edgar Fripp House built c. 1853, also commonly called "The Big Chill House." With 7 bedrooms, 7.5 bathrooms, 7,381 sq. ft., Located at 1 Hancock Street, Tidalholm is located in Beaufort’s National Historic Landmark District and is offered for $4,500,000. For more information, contact Catherine Donaldson at 843-338-2069. http://celiadunnsir.com/listings/residential/mls-321457-1-hancock-street/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmark Stations, Inc. is pleased to announce that Matt Clements has joined the company as director of marketing. He comes to Enmark from Friendly Express, Inc. in Waycross, Ga., where he served as director of marketing. For more information on Enmark Stations, Inc., please call 912-236-1331 or visit www.enmarkenjoy.com

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(SAVANNAH, GA) TOP EXECUTIVES  selected for SPEED MENTORING CONFERENCE April 4 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. They will share their tips on social media, marketing, funding and more. Tickets are $19.95; includes lunch. Keynote speaker is Lydia Ramsey, author of Manners that Sell, her talk is called: Eat, Greet and Tweet: Nine Business Etiquette Tips To Grow Your Business. Sponsored by SCORE, University of Georgia Small Business Development Center and Savannah Morning News. REGISTER TODAY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Business Insurance lecture by Dan Pavlin of Bernard Williams & Company, at The Buy Local Savannah, Feb 28, 2013 luncheon. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=du2Gb-rwzMU&list=UUdbLJJjrjgotmn9Bkfd5TGQ&index=1

(HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW) New study shows there is a positive side to stress. http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2013/03/how_you_can_benefit_from_all_y.html

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Mall will unveil its newest attraction, a double-decker carousel, on Friday, March 22 at 11 a.m. Local dignitaries and members of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce are expected to be on hand for the ribbon cutting. Located in the mall’s Food Court, the two-level carousel is the first of its kind in Savannah and, according to owner/operator Fun Brands Carousel, the only one of its kind in Georgia. For more information about the Savannah Mall, please visit www.savannahmall.com or call 912-927-7467.

 

(LINKEDIN.COM) 7 Must-Have (Free) Mobile Apps to do Your Job Better http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130312182519-2967511-7-must-have-free-mobile-apps-to-do-your-job-better?trk=mta-lnk  

   

(SAVANNAH, GA) Joe Ippolito founder of River Horse Internet Marketing to speak at SCORE’s Top Ten Tips Monthly Lecture Series, on Thursday, March 28 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Small Business Resource Center, 111 East Liberty Street. He will speak about Top Ten Tips for Internet Marketing. Lecture is free. RSVP to info@scoresav.org. 912-652-4335

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Inaugural Man & Woman of the Year campaign kicks off Wednesday, March 20th at the DeSoto Hilton.  Each year, in communities across the country, dynamic and passionate candidates engage in a spirited 10-week fundraising competition to earn The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s "Man & Woman of the Year" titles by raising funds for blood cancer research. The inaugural Savannah campaign will culminate with the Grand Finale Gala on Friday, May 31 at the Morris Center.  For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Jean Doliber at 912-897-1300 or visit www.mwoy.org/ga

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is hosting a veterans career fair on April 17 at Armstrong Atlantic State University’s Armstrong Center from 10 am – 2 pm. The main objective of this fair and others around the state is to provide veterans the opportunity to discuss high quality, good paying jobs with potential employers from Coastal Georgia and around the state. Cost: Free for TAG Premier Members. $350 for non-members. All participating companies receive free job postings for 60 days on TAG Job Board. For more information, contact TAG at 404-817-3333.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Wesley Community Centers of Savannah, Inc. raised over $30,000 during their annual fundraiser last month. Funds benefit the thousands of homeless and low income women, children, and families who utilize Wesley’s services including a nationally-accredited Early Childhood Center, Women’s Center, and Multi-Cultural Youth Arts Camp. For info about Wesley, call 912-236-4226.

(SAVANNAH, GA) A piano showdown featuring renowned jazz pianists Bob Seeley and John Cocuzzi, held at the Plantation Club at The Landings on Skidaway Island, raised more than $23,000 for Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter. In addition to the performance by the dueling piano players, the event also included dinner and a silent auction. http://parkplaceyes.org/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty presents 615 East 57th Street. This four bedroom, two full bath cedar-shingled cottage with an open floor plan has hardwood floors and features a large, open kitchen with plenty of cabinet & counter space and a screen porch overlooking landscaping on 1.5 lots with mature trees, azaleas and citrus. New driveway, HVAC, hardwood counter tops. Visit http://celiadunnsir.com/listings/residential/mls-105084-615-east-57th-street/ or contact Stewart Marshall at 912-655-5599.

 
(ATLANTA, GA) The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Georgia District Office is seeking nominations for Georgia’s 2013 Small Business/Champion of the Year awards to recognize excellence and the spirit of entrepreneurship. Nominations must support the small business community. Find details and nomination criteria at www.sba.gov/ga. Deadline to submit nominations is April 15, 2013.  Submit all nominations to mark.gibson@sba.gov  tel: 404-331-0100, ext. 215.

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Rotary Clubs of Coastal Georgia are pleased to announce the Fourth Annual Rotarians Play It Forward (PIF) concert on Saturday, April 27, 2013, 4 -7 p.m., at the Ships of the Sea Museum and Gardens, 41 MLK, Jr. Blvd. The event is a fundraiser for area Rotary Clubs’ local charities and The Rotary Foundation. Admission is $35 per person and includes entertainment, food, and beverages. The 2013 PIF concert features musical performances, a silent auction, food, beverages, and more.  For info, visit www.RotaryPIF.org, Rotarians Play It Forward on Facebook or email info@RotaryPIF.org.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Leo and many other cats and dogs need permanent homes now. Leo is a male cat, almost one year old, orange and white, and small in stature. You can learn more about him and other companion animals at http://www.humanesocietysav.org/adoption/cats/

(ONLINE)  The Zillow Home Value Index is showing that the median value of homes in Savannah, GA has risen by 7.3% from the same time last year. The Zillow Home Value Index is the median value of all homes in a geographic area. It is a valuation index calculated as the median value (Zestimate) of all homes in a particular geographic area. At the national level, these data are then weighted according to population in each area. For more info, visit the Zillow website at http://www.zillow.com/local-info/GA-Savannah-home-value/r_47584/   

 

 

 

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