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January 2014

(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, JAN 13, 2014

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(AUGUSTA, GA) – The Augusta Recreation, Parks and Facilities Department and WKZK- the Spirit Radio will host the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Celebration, Thursday, January 16. Reverend K.B. Martin will be the guest speaker. Come out and enjoy the celebration and remember Dr. Martin Luther King’s vision. For more information, please contact 706-821-2827 or 706-821-1754.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) – The 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade will held Saturday, January 18. The parade begins at 1:00 p.m. Parade route: The parade will start at Dyess Park Community Center located at 902 James Brown Blvd. The parade will proceed south on James Brown Blvd; then west on Wrightsboro Rd., north onto Augusta Ave., east onto Laney Walker Blvd., north on 11th St., and east on D’Antignac St. and end at Dyess Park. For more information contact, please contact the City of Augusta Special Events Office 706-821-1754 or the NAACP Office 706-724-0390.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) – Friday, January 17 @ Noon, the Morris Museum of Art presents Virginia artist Eldridge Bagley who will discuss the exhibition Images of Hearth and Home, drawn from the Morris’s extensive collection of his paintings. Reserve by January 15. Also at the Morris, enjoy a performance of original piano compositions by Daniel Maltz, Sunday, January 19 2:00 p.m. http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001hkhrLSdcu1mLCgACaawXKqFn3lvVYrU5fa0yZ0I6YgJ_IJHSag9aPmIlR_W4aSWGCIxli2FVUrf8yFv071hRCQA4gXiK0rAo-8zdPW4MISc= 

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) – The Budweiser True Music Southern Soul & Song series presents Tim O’Brien and Darrell Scott this Friday, January 17 @ 7:30 p.m. These acclaimed singers, songwriters, and musicians will perform for the first time at the Imperial Theatre. For tickets, call 706-722-8341 or visit imperialtheatre.com 

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) – Join the Young Professionals of Augusta (YPA) at the Partridge Inn Tuesday, January 14 for its monthly meeting with guest speaker Tara Simkins of the Press on Foundation. Tara is a mentor and inspirational speaker. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m. by our program at 6:15 p.m. http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001hkhrLSdcu1mLCgACaawXKqFn3lvVYrU5fa0yZ0I6YgJ_IJHSag9aPmIlR_W4aSWGCIxli2FVUrej6Sq_2yvxnb7x5IRuv4Pm29a6u7qN5-s= 

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) – The Augusta Metro Chamber’s Women In Business monthly meeting will be held Tuesday, January 21, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Legends Club, 2701 Washington Rd. Guest Speaker: Judy Boyle Chun, Founder & President of People Solutions, LLC.  The mission of the Women In Business program is to strengthen the business community by providing programs and services that enhance the professional and personal goals of women. http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001hkhrLSdcu1mLCgACaawXKqFn3lvVYrU5fa0yZ0I6YgJ_IJHSag9aPmIlR_W4aSWGCIxli2FVUrcxH1q-FAH-XU7faqgzcTnGJA0R7VJJxE0= 

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) – The Lucy Craft Laney Museum will hold its Eighth Annual Lucy Craft Laney Heritage Gala on Saturday, February 1, 2014 from 6:00- 10:00 pm at the Augusta Marriott, Two Tenth Street. Deadline for ticket purchases is Jan. 21. See http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001hkhrLSdcu1mLCgACaawXKqFn3lvVYrU5fa0yZ0I6YgJ_IJHSag9aPmIlR_W4aSWGCIxli2FVUrciyAypMNYJ4JMXEsjQcZ7E6Olx4c5GGSzpZItN33y5qQTlPnL1Op3GxtibKq1WBAc= for details.

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) – An African-American Doll Exhibition Honoring Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark is open now through February 2014 on the third floor of the Augusta-Richmond County Library, 823 Telfair Street. Library hours: Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Friday – Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sunday 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. FREE Admission

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) – Georgia Regents University’s Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the Jag20 Emerging Leader awards program. The Jag 20 honors 20 outstanding younger alumni who have upheld the values of Georgia Regents University and have made a significant impact in their chosen career field, their community and/or their alma mater. http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001hkhrLSdcu1mLCgACaawXKqFn3lvVYrU5fa0yZ0I6YgJ_IJHSag9aPmIlR_W4aSWGCIxli2FVUrfrmCUlCYmMyC3Sspta0pFGtsxE1vjGEvU= 

 

(AUGUSTA, GA) Sign up for the AUGUSTA, GA COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES: http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001hkhrLSdcu1mLCgACaawXKqFn3lvVYrU5fa0yZ0I6YgJ_IJHSag9aPmIlR_W4aSWGCIxli2FVUreAme7LjhUG7IVtHHlf59ucZUu4ZCQ47XyoaGUK0lRXpCse7BGkJ13xy3RJ4nGRPAixfsHrNIONNom7B2eINTJGRxjQdo3v0yQ= 

 

Congratulations to this year’s class of “Generation NEXT: Savannah’s Rising Stars of Business”

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You are cordially invited to celebrate this year’s class of “Generation NEXT: Savannah’s Rising Stars of Business” at a cocktail event next Wednesday, Jan. 15 at Belford’s.

 

Savannah Magazine, BiS (Business in Savannah), The Coastal Bank and Mercer University’s Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics will be recognizing the following under-40 dreamers and doers who have distinguished themselves by their professional achievements and philanthropic service within Savannah and the Coastal Empire:

 

We would love for you to meet and mingle with this year’s winners:

 

  • Ashley Borders, Medient Studioplex and Bedouin LLC
  • Heather K. Burge, BleuBelle Bridal and BleuBelle Boutique
  • Timothy S. Blanco, Thomas J. Sheehan Insurance Inc.
  • Brad Brookshire, Ameris Bank
  • Sam Carroll, Carroll Construction
  • Emily Dickinson, Wet Willie’s Management Corp.
  • Andrea Mamalakis Epting, LPC, MAC, Heads-Up Guidance Services Inc. (HUGS)
  • Brendan Farrell, The Coastal Bank
  • Brad Gibson, Capital A Productions LLC
  • Liz Giddens-Pinneke, Keller Williams Realty and MOVE
  • Austin Hill, Austin Hill Realty
  • Ross Kaminsky, Southern Motors Group / Road Auto Finance
  • Jamie McCurry, Georgia Ports Authority
  • Jerald Christian Mitchell, Savannah Economic Development Authority
  • Dan Pavlin, Bernard Williams and Co.
  • John Paul Rowan, Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Cody Tharpe, Tharpe Engineering Group
  • Tripp Turner, J.T. Turner Construction
  • Stephanie Wilson-Evans, Three Oaks Realty Co.

 

WHAT:  Generation NEXT: Savannah’s Rising Stars of Business

WHERE:  Belford’s Savannah Seafood & Steaks, 315 W. St. Julian St.

WHEN:  5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15

TICKETS:  $10. Includes light appetizers and two drink tickets. A cash bar will be available. Tickets can be purchased at generationnext2014.eventbrite.com.

 

Winners of the 2014 “Generation NEXT: Savannah’s Rising Stars of Business” are featured in the January/February issue of Savannah magazine and on the cover of the Wednesday, January 15 issue of BiS.

 

Hope to see you there!

 

 

Anita Sue Hagin
General Manager
Savannah magazine | savannahmagazine.com

1375 Chatham Parkway | Savannah, GA  31405

Phone: (912) 652-0293
anita.hagin@savannahnow.com

 

Generation NEXT: Savannah’s Rising Stars of Business / List Below

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You are cordially invited to celebrate this year’s class of “Generation NEXT: Savannah’s Rising Stars of Business” at a cocktail event next Wednesday, Jan. 15 at Belford’s.

 

Savannah Magazine, BiS (Business in Savannah), The Coastal Bank and Mercer University’s Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics will be recognizing the following under-40 dreamers and doers who have distinguished themselves by their professional achievements and philanthropic service within Savannah and the Coastal Empire:

 

We would love for you to meet and mingle with this year’s winners:

 

  • Ashley Borders, Medient Studioplex and Bedouin LLC
  • Heather K. Burge, BleuBelle Bridal and BleuBelle Boutique
  • Timothy S. Blanco, Thomas J. Sheehan Insurance Inc.
  • Brad Brookshire, Ameris Bank
  • Sam Carroll, Carroll Construction
  • Emily Dickinson, Wet Willie’s Management Corp.
  • Andrea Mamalakis Epting, LPC, MAC, Heads-Up Guidance Services Inc. (HUGS)
  • Brendan Farrell, The Coastal Bank
  • Brad Gibson, Capital A Productions LLC
  • Liz Giddens-Pinneke, Keller Williams Realty and MOVE
  • Austin Hill, Austin Hill Realty
  • Ross Kaminsky, Southern Motors Group / Road Auto Finance
  • Jamie McCurry, Georgia Ports Authority
  • Jerald Christian Mitchell, Savannah Economic Development Authority
  • Dan Pavlin, Bernard Williams and Co.
  • John Paul Rowan, Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Cody Tharpe, Tharpe Engineering Group
  • Tripp Turner, J.T. Turner Construction
  • Stephanie Wilson-Evans, Three Oaks Realty Co.

 

WHAT:  Generation NEXT: Savannah’s Rising Stars of Business

WHERE:  Belford’s Savannah Seafood & Steaks, 315 W. St. Julian St.

WHEN:  5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15

TICKETS:  $10. Includes light appetizers and two drink tickets. A cash bar will be available. Tickets can be purchased at generationnext2014.eventbrite.com.

 

Winners of the 2014 “Generation NEXT: Savannah’s Rising Stars of Business” are featured in the January/February issue of Savannah magazine and on the cover of the Wednesday, January 15 issue of BiS.

 

Hope to see you there!

 

 

Anita Sue Hagin
General Manager
Savannah magazine | savannahmagazine.com

1375 Chatham Parkway | Savannah, GA  31405

Phone: (912) 652-0293
anita.hagin@savannahnow.com

 

Two Bernard Williams & Company Agents Earn Rare Credential

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(SAVANNAH, GA) Bernard Williams & Company recently announced that two of its agents have earned the coveted Management Liability Insurance Specialist (MLIS®) certification.

The two professionals at Bernard Williams & Company that have completed the MLIS® program are veteran agents Lynne Hogan and Charles McCoy.

The MLIS® program is administered by the International Risk Management Institute, Inc., (IRMI) founded in 1978, and located in Dallas, TX. According to the IRMI website, the credential is awarded to qualifying insurance agents that complete a rigorous, two-part specialized curriculum consisting of over 800 pages of literature. The program is designed specifically for retail insurance agents, brokers, and risk managers, as well as surplus line brokers and underwriters.

Hogan earned her degree in risk management and insurance from UGA in 1987. She has 17 years in the insurance business, seven of which have been with Bernard Williams & Company. Hogan also possesses another important certification, the Construction Risk Insurance Specialist (CRIS), an insurance designation program that includes a series of courses focused specifically on the insurance and risk management needs of the construction industry. The CRIS program is also administered by IRMI.

“I am very excited about this new credential,” said Hogan. “I am very privileged to work at Bernard Williams. Their business ethics and service to the clients are the main priorities here, and I’m just very happy to be a part of that.”

According to IRMI, the MLIS® program was developed in response to concerns expressed by clients about the difficulty of determining whether their insurance agents, brokers, and other risk advisers have the specialized knowledge necessary to properly design and arrange their insurance programs.

Hogan reports to Charles McCoy, who has 30-plus years in the industry. McCoy is the second agent from Bernard Williams to attain the level of MLIS®. McCoy expressed his commitment to expertise and professionalism and said he felt that this credential was an important sign of that commitment.

A spokesperson for IRMI recently said that these two agents, Hogan and McCoy, are currently the only agents that have earned the MLIS® credential in the greater Savannah area.

About Bernard Williams Insurance and Financial Services

Founded in 1934 by Bernard F. Williams, Bernard Williams Insurance and Financial Services is a leading provider of insurance-related products and services in Georgia and throughout the Southeast. Today Bernard Williams serves the insurance and risk management needs of more than 4,000 businesses and families utilizing state-of-the-art technology for efficient customer service and accurate information management. Bernard Williams’ primary objective is to establish a partnership between clients, the insurance providers and the agency, providing coverage, loss control services and claim services that are comprehensive, efficient and mutually beneficial. For more information about Bernard Williams Insurance and Financial Services, please call 912-234-4476 or visit www.thepoweroftheshield.com.

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“Time Starts Now!” Fundraiser to Benefit LDSS

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(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) to hold the second annual “Time Starts Now!” Competition.

The event will be held Thursday, January 23, 2014 at Benedictine Military School’s gym starting at 6:30pm.

Spectators are invited to attend and cheer on their favorite team. Tickets are $10 to watch the competition. Dinner will be catered by Corleone’s Trattoria.

Teams will compete in “Minute To Win It”-style challenges, while raising funds and having fun all at the same time. Proceeds will benefit Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society programs and activities. For more information, call Marcie Moxley at 912-713-6865 or visit http://www.timestartsnow.org.

Last year the competition raised $25,000.

You can view pictures from last year’s event and get updates on the 2014 Time Starts Now by going to their facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Time-Starts-Now/378809658890333

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Tom Kelly Named Director of Operations at Enmark Stations, Inc.

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(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmark Stations, Inc. is pleased to announce that Tom Kelly has joined the company as director of operations following the retirement of longtime director of operations Jerry Morris. In his new role, Kelly will oversee the company’s day-to-day field operations including food service and maintenance functions.

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Kelly comes to Enmark from Murphy USA in El Dorado, Ark., where he served as division manager. He previously served as director of operations at Breadbox Food Stores and as senior operations/training and simplification manager at Pilot Travel Centers, LLC, both in Knoxville, Tenn.

Kelly received a bachelor of arts degree in political science from the University of Tennessee. He holds certifications in several areas, including Train the Trainer, Business Ethics and Infrastructure Training. Kelly was a member of Murphy USA’s Circle of Stars in 2010 and 2012 and was Safety Coordinator of the Year at Pilot Travel Centers in 1998.

“I’m excited to be working with quality people at a quality company like Enmark,” said Kelly, who relocated from Arkansas with his wife and four daughters.

Morris retires from Enmark after spending more than 18 years with the company as director of operations and marketing. During his distinguished career with Enmark, Morris was largely responsible for the conversion of Enmark kiosks to full-size convenience stores and oversaw the design of the stores.

“We can’t thank Jerry enough for his time and dedication to Enmark. He helped mold the company into what it is today. There isn’t a facet of the company that Jerry hasn’t helped improve, whether it be store design, marketing, operations, maintenance … the list goes on,” said Enmark Vice President Houstoun Demere. “Not only does he have the utmost respect of the company but also of his peers throughout the industry. He is a first-class individual and one Enmark is proud to have in our family. He leaves big shoes to fill and will surely be missed.”

About Enmark


Founded as Interstate Stations in 1963 by Robert Demere, Enmark Stations, Inc. is a family-run business committed to offering its customers top-notch service and superior products. Today the Savannah-based company, which celebrated its 50-year anniversary in 2013, operates 59 stores in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina that offer high quality and competitively priced gasoline, food and beverages, cigarettes, lottery services and more. Enmark’s gasoline is filtered through a trademarked Double Filtered System, resulting in gasoline and diesel that is clean and 100-percent water-free. Enmark customers can save up to $.10 per gallon by using an Enmark Cash Card, a reloadable stored-value card that can be used directly at the pump. For more information on Enmark Stations, Inc., please call 912-236-1331 
or visit www.enmarkenjoy.com .

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Pooler Goodwill Opening 15,000 Square Foot Store

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(POOLER, Ga.) Goodwill of the Coastal Empire, Inc. continues its rapid growth under the leadership of President & CEO, Mohsen Badran, with the opening of a new Goodwill full-service complex at 1115 Grand Central Boulevard in the Godly Station area of Pooler.

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On Thursday, January 16, the Pooler Goodwill will host the grand opening of this 15,000 square-feet facility that will house a full-scale retail center, a Job Connection Center and a donation drop-off center.

The festivities begin at 9:30 a.m. with a fashion show produced by community volunteer Ashley Borders, and will feature quality Goodwill apparel modeled by some of the community’s best-known business and community leaders. The list of models includes: Diana Morrison of Advertising Specialty Services; Celia Russo of Celia Russo Marketing, Jenny Gentry of Wells Fargo Bank, Patty Mcintosh of Melaver McIntosh, Joe Marinelli of Visit Savannah, Mark Howard of the Memorial Foundation, Interim Police Chief Terry Enoch, Paula Fogarty of South Magazine, Marjorie Young of CarriageTradePR and her intern Cynthia Wright, Charisse Bennett of the Creative Coast, Tina Henson of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce, Joe Marchese, Marchese Construction, Adel Karam of PetSmart, Melissa Hall of Cora Bett Realty, and Molly Rowe of SCAD. Several other local notables have been invited but are yet to confirm. The public will be invited to purchase the ensembles displayed by the celebrity models.

A key component of this new facility is the Pooler Job Connection. The new Job Connection Center serves as the ninth in the region. It will offer job seekers access to job leads and provides the technology resources to prepare job seekers for successful job searches. The Job Connection Manager serves as an onsite coordinator that works with individuals to explore different career interests and develop a plan based on the individual’s personal job goals.

The Job Connection offers assistance with resume writing, interviewing skills, health and wellness education, financial literacy, and many other classes. Career fairs and other networking opportunities are open to the public. Free computer and internet access enables applicants to view job postings and submit their job history online.

Additionally a Goodwill Job/Resource Fair is scheduled for the grand opening day from 10 am to 2 pm at the Job Connection. More than 15 employers from the area will be onsite to interview and hire.

The fashion show beings promptly at 9:30 a.m. and the official ribbon-cutting ceremony commences at 10 a.m. There will be prizes, giveaways and valuable coupons from local stores and restaurants.

On Saturday, January 18, a workshop is to take place in the Job Connection Center 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. titled, Re-Tailoring Your Wardrobe. The wardrobe expert presenters will offer advice on how redo and make-over Goodwill purchases and things already in your closet.
About Goodwill of the Coastal Empire, Inc.

Goodwill of the Coastal Empire, Inc. is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization with over 800 employees. In 2013, Goodwill provided services to 19,518 people and placed 1,672 into employment. Goodwill serves 33 counties in Georgia and South Carolina, operating 17 retail locations, and eight Job Connection Centers. Goodwill accepts tax deductible donations of clothing, household items, computers, and car donations, as well as operates an online store at www.shopgoodwill.com . When community members donate, shop, or make a monetary contribution Goodwill is able to serve more individuals. For more information on Goodwill of the Coastal Empire, please visit www.goodwillsavannah.org . Find us on Facebook: Savannah Goodwill or follow us on Twitter: @SavGoodwill.

Savannah Photographer’s Work Featured in International Calendar

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 (SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah photographer Wayne C. Moore’s work is featured in an international 2014 calendar.

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“I am really excited about having my work hanging all over the world and having people all around the world see my work,” said Moore, who has been a photographer for more than 25 years. His company is Back River Photography LLC.

His luminous photograph of a Modena Island home is the March photograph in the Sotheby’s International Realty calendar, which is distributed internationally. Other months feature homes in Thailand, England, Mexico, Italy, Anguilla and other parts of the U.S.

Moore had to make multiple trips to the home to get the photo that will be featured in the calendar. He was able to capture the house with a soft glow.
“You just have to wait for the right time – you have to wait for the magic hour,” the hour during sunset, just before and just after, Moore said. He does much of his work in the early morning and very late afternoon or early evening.

His work has also been featured in People magazine, with a photograph of the Edgar Fripp House, Tidalholm, also commonly called “The Big Chill” House. The Beaufort, S.C. home is listed by Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty, as were homes he photographed that were featured on Sotheby’s International Realty micro sites within the web sites of The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times.

The Modena Island home, with expansive views of the Skidaway and Wilmington rivers, is listed at $3.38 million by Peter Westley of Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty. The home has a pool, deepwater covered dock, as well as a boat hoist and jet ski hoist.

“The city of Savannah gets wonderful exposure by being included in a calendar that will hang worldwide,” Westley said. “People who have never heard of Savannah will be introduced to its beauty. Some people only know about Savannah’s wonderful downtown and don’t even realize it’s on the coast. They will realize Savannah has truly top-tier homes with luxurious details that rival the best in the world.”

Known for its tradition of integrity, Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty specializes in residential 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 of Savannah who 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 52 Calhoun St. 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.

(AUGUSTA, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, JAN 6, 2014

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(AUGUSTA, GA) – The Lucy Laney Museum of Black History presents Dr. Maryemma Graham at its Senior Luncheon Series this Wednesday, January 8, 2014, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. A University of Kansas Distinguished Professor, Dr. Graham is a native of Augusta and a leading scholar in African American Literature. Luncheon cost is $10.00. http://www.lucycraftlaneymuseum.com/events.htm

(AUGUSTA, GA) – The Morris Museum of Art presents Artrageous! Family Sunday: Fifth Annual Children’s Book Reading Spectacular, Sunday, January 12, 2:00 p.m. Local celebrities DJ Chill Ay Chillz, Jeff Rucker, Brad Means, and Ed Turner read classic children’s stories. Afterwards, create your own book. FREE. www.themorris.org

(AUGUSTA, GA) – Sign up by Friday, January 10 to participate in the 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade. The parade will held on Saturday, January 18, 2014 beginning at 1:00 p.m. For more information contact, please contact the City of Augusta Special Events office 706-821-1754 or the NAACP office 706-724-0390. Parade application available at: http://augustaga.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=873.

(AUGUSTA, GA) – Georgia Regents University’s Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the Jag20 Emerging Leader awards program. The Jag 20 honors 20 outstanding younger alumni who have upheld the values of Georgia Regents University and have made a significant impact in their chosen career field, their community and/or their alma mater. http://grualumni.com/Jag20

(AUGUSTA, GA) – Fulfill your new year’s resolution at the GRU Augusta Half Marathon & 10K. Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. in downtown Augusta.  Register now at http://www.augustahalf.org/.

(AUGUSTA, GA) – Enjoy America’s largest luncheon concert series every Tuesday through March 18, 2014. Held in the nave of Saint Paul’s Church, the concerts include musical styles ranging from classical to jazz. After the concert, eat lunch in the River Room catered by Chef Andrew Crumrine. Advance registration is required for lunch. See more at: http://www.augustaga.org/CalendarFolder/Events/Tuesday-s-Music-Live#sthash.of9NS3NT.dpuf.

(AUGUSTA, GA) – The 2nd Annual Red Nose 5K and Family Fun Run benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities will be held Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. James Brown Arena. http://www.strictlyrunning.com/.

(AUGUSTA, GA) – Shop for gently used coffee table books, art and photography books, craft books, cookbooks and gift books at the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library Book Sale. Saturday January 11, 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 823 Telfair Street, Augusta. 706-469-3356

(AUGUSTA, GA) – Join the Young Professionals of Augusta (YPA) at the Partridge Inn on Tuesday, January 14 for its monthly meeting with guest speaker Tara Simkins of the Press on Foundation. Tara is a mentor and inspirational speaker. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m. by our program at 6:15 p.m. http://www.ypaugusta.com/

(AUGUSTA, GA) – An African-American Doll Exhibition Honoring Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark is open now through February 2014 on the third floor of the Augusta-Richmond County Library, 823 Telfair Street. Library hours: Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Friday – Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sunday 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. FREE Admission

(AUGUSTA, GA) Sign up for the AUGUSTA, GA COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES: http://www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com/media/community-headlines/.

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, JANUARY 6, 2014

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(SAVANNAH, GA) The Rotary Club of Savannah and the Georgia Historical Society will unveil a historical marker on Monday, January 6, at Liberty and Bull streets to help commemorate its 100th anniversary. The dedication ceremony will take place at 1:30 pm in front of the Hilton DeSoto Savannah Hotel. The marker will display a brief history of the club and a list of previous achievements. The ceremony and celebration are open to the public. visit savrotary.org.

(EFFINGHAM, GA) Georgia Governor Cites Medient, GM, AT&T Amongst Significant Economic Development Projects of 2013. http://medientblog.blogspot.com/2013/12/georgia-governor-cites-medient-gm-at.html

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) invites Savannah area businesses and groups to participate in the second annual "Time Starts Now!" Competition. The event will be held Thursday, January 23, 2014 at Benedictine Military School’s gym. Teams will compete in "Minute To Win It"-style challenges, building confidence, raising funds and having fun all at the same time. Proceeds will benefit Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society programs and activities. https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Time-Starts-Now/37880965889033

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Telluride Mountainfilm will be January 17-18, 2014. Tickets are now  on sale at Trustees Theater. For more info, contact Zelda Tenenbaum,  912-233-6613.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Goodwill is hiring 25 employees in Pooler.  Visit goodwillsavannah.org/careers for more information.

(SAVANNAHN, GA)  Senior Citizens, Inc. is taking proactive measures to raise money so that no senior will have to go without care. Individuals willing to donate can mail at check to SCI at 3025 Bull Street or donate online at seniorcitizens-inc.org. See article:

(MISSION:PR) PR Intern & Non Profit Mixer will be held Tuesday, March 4, 2014 from 11 am to 1 pm. Workshop location to be announced. The goal is to introduce potential PR interns to non-profits that are seeking public relations help. Any non-profit may participate and any college junior or senior who is majoring in Public Relations may participate. Marjorie Young with Carriage Trade PR will demonstrate how to put together a yearly PR plan using her REPUTATION MATRIX™ method. Non-profits and interns will brainstorm and work together to put together the plan before the workshop is over. This event is free, but you must reserve a seat. Space is limited to 20 non-profits. RSVP by March 1, 2014: marjorie@carriagetradepr.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) Goodwill is seeking gift certificates to hand out at their grand opening in Pooler on January 16. They are expecting 500 to 1000 to attend. Please call Jan Bass for more info at 912-663-0685

(SAVANNAH, GA)  Diana Churchill, a Wilderness Southeast expert naturalist guide and local author will give a talk about diving and dabbling ducks that spend the winter on the Georgia Coast. Talk on January 19, 2014 from 2 to 4 pm at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge. Fee: $30/person ($15/child under 12 accompanied by a parent) RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Call 912-236-8115 or email naturesavannah@gmail.com

(POOLER, GA) Goodwill  is Opening a 15,000 Square Foot Store and Career Center in Pooler on January 16. Celebrity Fashion Show at 9:30am, Ribbon Cutting at 10am. www.goodwillsavannah.org

(MISSION:PR) "How to Create an Advisory Board and WHY It Is So Important to the WORD OF MOUTH BUZZ" will be taught on Tuesday, January 7, online, from 12 to 1 pm by Marjorie Young. Please RSVP to marjorie@carriagetradepr.com. MISSION:PR is free but donations are welcomed.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Midtown Miracle Community Garden free talk, "Food Safety,"  on Tuesday, January 14 at 5 pm at the Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn Street. Bring produce and protein products to donate to Second Harvest.  Speaker Jackie Ogden from the County Extension office will have handouts. RSVP MStarArts@gmail.com or 912-355-8111

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Ossabaw Island Foundation’s annual meeting and a celebration of the 101st birthday of Sandy West. She will speak via teleconference to those gathered at the meeting. Program highlights include: keynote: Hercules, Betty and Titus: New Revelations on Ossabaw Slaves, by Paul Pressly, Ossabaw Island Education Alliance. This event takes place on Thursday, January 9, from 6 – 8 pm at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street. Free and open to the public. For more info, contact Elizabeth DuBose, Executive Director, Elizabeth@ossabawisland.org or 912-233-5104, ossabawisland.org

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Rotary Club of Savannah will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a Centennial Celebration Gala on Tuesday, January 14, at the Hilton DeSoto Savannah Hotel. Starting with a cocktail hour at 6 pm, the black tie dinner will commence at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $150 and attendees are asked to RSVP at savrotary.org. Open to non members. For more info,, contact Carolyn Ezelle, 912-272-9711, carolyn.rotary@gmail.com, savrotary.org.

(SAVANNAH, GA) GOODWILL opens store in Berwick Shopping Center: PHOTOS http://spotted.savannahnow.com/galleries/index.php?id=405603

(SAVANNAH,GA)  Get your company in shape to take advantage of procurement opportunities with federal, state and local governments and the private sector. Learn from expert presenters about certifications such as 8A, WBE and MBE that give your company the competitive edge in landing contracts. Concurrent sessions for certified and non-certified businesses will be offered. When: February 7, 2014; time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, location: Georgia Power, 3120 Kilowatt Drive, Room 133A; $69. To register go to savannahsbdc.org or call 912-651-3200 for more information.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Please join The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for a reception for the Man & Woman of the Year campaign on Thursday, January 9 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at The Andaz Savannah Hotel. This reception will be an informational meeting on the campaign and how you can get involved in helping to find cures for cancer. Please contact Jean Doliber at 912-897-1300 or jean.doliber@lls.org for more information.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Art auction to raise funds for typhoon victims in the Philippines. Over 100 local and international artists have donated artwork to be auctioned on Friday, January 10, from 6 pm to 11 pm at Silver’s 5-10¢, 201 W. Broughton Street. There is a suggested $10 cash donation at the door. Typhoon Haiyan made landfall on November 8, 2013. More than 1800 people are still missing and 6000 people have been killed. Millions of people are still feeling the effects and in need of basic necessities like food, water, shelter and medicine. Contact Ryan Sanchez 626-260-1279 ryan@ryansanchez.com

(BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC) Palmetto Animal League is looking for volunteers to foster pets that belong to people receiving assistance from Family Promise, an organization that provides temporary shelter, food and support services to homeless families. Details: Amy Campanini, 843-645-1725. ARTICLE: http://www.islandpacket.com/2013/12/15/2845589/animal-shelter-helps-homeless.html#storylink=cpyiGive.com/PalmettoAnimalLeague

(SAVANNAH, GA) World class films at Mountainfilm Savannah, January 17-18. Each of the events features a series of short films and one 40-50 minute feature that together cover a full range of conversation: action, adventure, humor, environment, and social justice. Mountainfilm is dedicated to educating, inspiring and motivating audiences about issues that matter, cultures worth exploring, environments worth preserving, adventures worth pursuing and conversations worth sustaining. Buy tickets: http://tickets.savannahboxoffice.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=697  Website: http://mountainfilmsav.org/

(SAVANNAH, GA) St Andrew’s announces an open house for prospective families on Sunday, January 26, from 1:30 to 3:30 pm for pre-K through grade 12. For more info, call 912-897-4941 or visit their website at saintschool.net. Read about St. Andrew’s at: AMERICA’S MOST CHALLENGING HIGH SCHOOLS and APPLE NAMED ST ANDREWS DISTINGUISHED SCHOOL

(MASHABLE) 14 Kickstarter Projects We’re Excited For In 2014http://mashable.com/2013/12/16/kickstarter-projects-2014/?utm_cid=mash-com-fb-main-link

(SAVANNAH, GA) Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty introduces 244 East Oglethorpe in Savannah. Priced at $1,330,000, this 5,112 sq. ft. home has 5 bedrooms and 5-1/2 baths. Built in 1855-56, this four story Savannah gray brick home in Marshall Row was saved by Historic Savannah. It features an elevator to all floors, 5 gas log fireplaces, heart of pine floors, with brick on the garden level, antique iron work under the dining room balcony and courtyard. Call Julia Morrison at 912-441-6767 or Celia W. Dunn at 912-234-3323. http://celiadunnsir.com/listings/residential/mls-109675-244-east-oglethorpe-avenue/

(SAVANNAH, GA) A week before Christmas, I got a call from the Savannah Morning News letting me know that Carriage Trade PR was selected as Small Business of the Year 2013. I sat there on the phone in disbelief. I even questioned her and said, can you double check – I can’t believe it. When she reaffirmed, I started to cry. This was the best Christmas present EVER!  I have received so many cut out copies of the article and congratulation letters from the business community – I will cherish each one. To the staff at the paper, THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart. http://savannahnow.com/exchange/2013-12-30/carriage-trade-pr-2013-small-business-year#.UsqmpY0nuZg

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