(SPOTTED PHOTOS) Savannah Fashion Night 2014: http://beta.spotted.savannahnow.com/mediasearch/?q=Savannah+Fashion+Night
(OPEN FOR BUSINESS- BLOG RADIO) For nearly a decade, the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) Buddy Walk has brought awareness of down syndrome and support to families. The 2014 Buddy Walk Festival welcome thousands of supporters to Forsyth Park in historic downtown Savannah, GA. Buddy Walk Coordinator, Candy Bogardus, and 2014 Buddy Walk Grand Marshal, Jamie Deen, spoke with Open for Business® host, Pearl Fyderek, about the 9th annual festival taking place Saturday, October 4, at 10 a.m.. Listen to their interview at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/savannahopenforbusiness/2014/09/03/supporting-savannahs-buddy-walk-2014-with-candy-bogardus-and-jamie-deen
(SAVANNAH, GA) Kole Management, a Savannah-based apartment management company, has acquired Carriage House Apartments, a 144-unit apartment community located at 125 Tibet Ave. Kole Management now owns and operates 12 apartment communities comprising approximately 1,900 total units. For more information on Kole Management, please visit www.apartmentsavannah.com or www.kolemc.com. For more information on floor plans and availability, visit http://www.carriagehousesavannah.com/
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Yoga Center hosts Gen Kelsang Tabkay in a meditation workshop, Overcoming the Illusion of Loneliness by meditating on love and wisdom.
(SAVANNAH, GA) 2015 Bonaventure Historical Society Calendars, will be available for single purchase or multiple copy (family and corporate/employee gifts) October 1. Visit www.bonaventurehistorical.org and click on Store, then 2015 Calendars for the details.
(SAVANNAH, GA) The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center presents the SBDC GrowSmart™ series for small businesses ready to grow on September 16th. No direct competitors are allow, so an application is required. Online application available at www.georgiasbdc.org/growsmart. For more information, please call 912-651-3200
(SAVANNAH, GA) Davenport House Museum, located at 324 E. State Street, presents “Savannah’s Yellow Fever in 1820” on Friday and Saturday nights in October. Participants in the living history performance experience the story of yellow fever’s dreadful consequences which transformed the bustling seaport of Savannah into a ghost town. By candlelight and moving through the house and garden, visitors observe the 19th century inhabitants as their thoughts turn to the contemplation of their own mortality and witness a doctor’s treatment of a fever victim. Limited attendance. 912-236-8097 or info@davenporthousemuseum http://www.davenporthousemuseum.org/2014/09/01/in-october-davenport-house-museums-dreadful-pestilence-savannahs-yellow-fever-in-1820/
(SAVANNAH, GA) Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty presents: 393 Old Palmetto Bluff Road » Bluffton, South Carolina. This 6 bedroom, 7 & 2(1/2) bath home overlooking the May River is listed at $6,495,000. For more information, contact the agent Mike Jones at 910.551.3796, or visit http://celiadunnsir.com/listings/flagship-point-palmetto-bluff-real-estate/
(OPEN FOR BUSINESS BLOG-RADIO) William C. Harris, Jr. speaks with Open for Business® about his start as a published writer and gives tips on what others can do to get their work published. Harris has four published novels, Delirium of the Brave in 1998, No Enemy But Time in 2002 and Wassaw Sound in 2008 and his most recent, Speak Nothing of the Dead But Good. The Savannah author also breaks down his latest novel with host Pearl Fyderek, a dark story set in a dark version of Georgia. In Speak Nothing of the Dead But Good, the State of Georgia turns to a shadowy company called Executive Outcomes to create the first drug colony on U.S. soil. Listen at: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/savannahopenforbusiness/2014/08/27/open-for-business-from-writer-to-author-tips-for-getting-published
(SAVANNAH SPOTLIGHT) on Pearl Fyderek. 11 Things You Didn’t Know about Pearl: http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/08/29/savannah-spolight-on-pearl-fyderek/
(MASHABLE) Startup vs. Corporate: Which Is A Better Career Move? When it comes to the classic job-search duel between startup and corporate, you probably know the basics of each type of workplace: Large companies have set hours, but startups are more flexible. Large companies offer benefits; startups offer free food. (And free travel. And free concierge services. And office pets.) Read more: http://mashable.com/2014/09/04/startup-or-corporate-career-move/
(RINCON, GA) Premier Dental Designs is pleased to announce that Lauren Sandusky has joined the team as the patient coordinator. In her new role, Sandusky will be checking in/out patients, taking payment for procedures, confirming appointments, and other office related tasks such as verifying insurance coverage for new and existing patients. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1627&Itemid=16
(HEALTHY SAVANNAH) 7 Reasons to Start Bike Riding. http://www.womenshealthmag.com/fitness/bicycle-fitness
(BLUFFTON, SC) Brad Pettway has joined Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty as a sales associate in the Bluffton and Hilton Head market. 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. www.celiadunnsir.com.
(SAVANNAH, GA) Goodwill of the Coastal Empire announces the eleventh annual Veterans Stand Down for Homelessness Resource and Job Fair will be held September 16 and 17 at the Savannah Civic Center from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Participants are offered a hot meal, haircuts, showers and opportunities for a variety of health screenings. Representatives from more than 40 Social Service agencies are available to provide information and outreach on a variety of services including housing options, job resources, resume writing tips, substance abuse treatment, income tax assistance, and accesses to Social Security and Veteran’s Administration services. For more information, visit http://savannahnow.com/share/blog-post/jan-skutch/2014-08-27/11th-annual-veterans-stand-down-homeless-vets-set-sept-16-17#.U_4AI_ldWb0
(THE BOWEN LAW GROUP) Crimes of the Future: Driving while wearing Google Glass. http://www.thebowenlawgroup.com/2014/01/crimes-of-2014-driving-while-wearing-google-glass/
(SAVANNAH, GA) Mediation: An alternative to ’I’ll see you in court’, by Charles Bowen, a business attorney who focuses on commercial, banking and manufacturing law and offers mediation services. Read more at: http://businessinsavannah.com/bis/2014-09-03/mediation-alternative-ill-see-you-court#.VAo6DfldWb0
(SAVANNAH, GA) Sissy is a cream colored female Terrier mix that Coastal Pet Rescue found roaming on the streets. She is approximately one to two years old. Sissy is housebroken and good with other dogs and kids. All of her shots are current and she is microchipped. She’ll be spayed shortly and ready for a new family to love. To see a photo of Sissy and to learn how to apply for her adoption, visit
(INC.COM) The 3 Principles of a Great Media Interview BY JESSICA STILLMAN: A veteran entrepreneur offers a CliffsNotes version of essential media training for founders. Read more at:
(SAVANNAH, GA) Matching proceeds raised from John Bennett’s lecture in the Enmark Encourage Health Education Series 2014, Enmark Stations raised $1000 for Savannah Bicycle Campaign, a nonprofit organization working to build a better Savannah through bicycling. Enmark presented the check to John Bennett, Executive Director of the Savannah Bicycle Campaign at the forth Enmark Encourage Health Educational Lecture on Tuesday, August 26. For more information, visit http://www.csdecisions.com/2014/08/29/enmark-raises-1000-savannah-bicycle-campaign/
(PREMIER DENTAL DESIGNS) Should I have my amalgam fillings removed? Mercury, used in dental amalgam, has been linked to many health problems, but the chances are that your fillings are probably safe. http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2013/mar/25/should-amalgam-fillings-be-removed
(SAVANNAH, GA) Wilderness Southeast’s WiSE Program teaches ecology, biology, geology, and human history on three to seven day wilderness expeditions. Wilderness Southeast now offers – to adults, families, and organized groups – a unique combination of day programs exploring the matchless habitats of the coastal plain of Georgia and South Carolina. For more information, visit http://www.naturesavannah.org/
(HOSPICE SAVANNAH) Medicare Cost Overview. Did you know that Medicare pays for hospice care?
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah based home and office security provider, Wright Security Systems, Inc. celebrates 25 years in business. Wright Security Systems specializes in the design, installation, service and monitoring of security and fire alarm systems. Wright Security also offers video recording and in-home automation for both residential and commercial markets. For more information, visit http://www.securitysales.com/article/wright_security_systems_commemorates_25th_year_in_business
(SAVANNAH, GA) If you missed Kerri Goodrich’s presentation on "Five Ways Weight Lifting Helps Burn Body Fat” as the fourth of five lectures in the Enmark Encourage Health Educational Series 2014 – Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ddd7PdrW32M&feature=youtu.be
(RICHMOND HILL, GA) Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire is offering a Living Well Coastal Workshop, a free six-week program focused on managing patient symptoms, medications, pain, fatigue and depression for chronic health conditions such as diabetes, breathing difficulty, back problems, heart disease and arthritis. The workshop will take place every Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. beginning Sept. 2 and running until Oct 7. Located the Richmond Hill Goodwill center, the workshop will be held in the upstairs conference room. This workshop is free, but seating is limited. For more information, contact LaDonna Cook at 912.663.0828
(POOLER, GA) Hiring Event: Tues, Sept 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
CRSCO/Diamond Staffing Services, Inc. is seeking to fill temp to long-term Positions: Warehouse Laborers; Lumping; Verifiers; IC- Inventory control; and Equipment Operators. This hiring event will take place at the Pooler Goodwill Job Connection Center located at 115 Grand Central Blvd.
(SAVANNAH, GA) Early registration for the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society’s BUDDY WALK: October 4: http://www.ldssga.org/registration.html
(RICHMOND HILL, GA) The Richmond Hill City Center announces a fun new initiative beginning this month which will take place on the second and third Fridays of every month – Festive Fridays. From 5-7pm the City Center will host a relaxing evening with discounted drinks, free snacks and entertainment for all to enjoy and each event will raise money for a different local charity. Friday September 12th sees the first event which will be in aid of the Bryan County Bark Park. People stopping by the first Festive Friday will be able to enjoy music, enter a raffle for a basket of Bark Park goodies and enjoy special dog themed cocktails. Costing $8 each or $22 for three cocktails (a great deal for friends to share), the Richmond Hill City Center is donating 20% of proceeds raised to the Bryan County Bark Park. For more information, contact Ashley Roberts at (912) 220-2976.
(SAVANNAH, GA) Local teens give back to others less fortunate through a unique program at Park Place Outreach in Savannah. Watch the shelter’s interview with The Southern Scene: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz4LW807qMU
(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmark Stations announces that 25 stores will now carry UNFI products in an effort to offer customers healthy snacking options. UNFI is the leading independent national distributor of natural, organic and specialty foods and related products including nutritional supplements, personal care items and organic produce. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1615&Itemid=16
(SAVANNAH, GA) Join the American Diabetes Association for the STEP OUT 5k Walk on Saturday, October 11 at 9 a.m. at Forsyth Park. To learn more and register, call 1-888-DIABETES or visit diabetes.org/stepoutsavannah
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Jaycees announce their Charity Date Auction will be held September 18 at the Savannah Smiles Dueling Piano Bar. Money raised during this event, which will last from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., will go directly to Coastal Pet Rescue helping to advance their mission of saving the lives of homeless, abused, and neglected dogs and cats in the Coastal Empire and surrounding areas. Tickets can be purchased from the link on the event page or the evening of the event for only $5. More information about the event can be found on the Facebook event page at the following link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1469851013258334/
(SAVANNAH, GA) Long-time Savannah independent insurance agency, Bernard Williams & Company, last month received a plaque and letter of commendation from the Utica National Insurance Group headquartered in Utica, N.Y. The plaque, presented to BW’s president Dick Williams by Utica’s Territorial Marketing Manager, Josh Gurley, commemorates a successful 25-year relationship in mutually serving clients of the agency. Read more at: https://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1611&Itemid=16
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah SCORE announces the Top Ten Tips Lecture Series, entitled “Top 10 Questions Small Businesses Ask about Business Insurance”, will be Thursday, September 25. The expert speaker will be Daniel Pavlin, a Vice President in Commercial Lines at Bernard Williams & Company. The lecture is free and open to the public. Please RSVP at 912-652-4335. For more information, https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/08/10/top-10-questions-business-owners-ask-about-business-insurance-lecture-on-september-25/
(SAVANNAH, GA) Horizons Savannah will hold its Second Annual Grab A Bag for Kids event on September 10: http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/08/24/horizons-savannah-will-hold-its-second-annual-grab-a-bag-for-kids-event-on-september-10/
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