(SAVANNAH, GA) Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty announces that Kendall duToit has joined the company as sales associate. DuToit brings 25 years experience in staging area homes with fine art to the company that serves Savannah and the Low Country communities of Bluffton and Hilton Head Island, SC. For more information, visit http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/12/11/celia-dunn-sothebys-international-realty-names-new-agent-2/
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces graduates from the 2014 Region 12 Multi-Day Training Program. The Academy provided each of the graduates an opportunity to gain a unique understanding of the complexities of economic and community development on the local, regional, and state levels. Chatham County graduates at the recent ceremony included Amy Coursey, Odie Donald, Laura Johnson, Joe Marchese, Mary Crane Orne, Alicia Scott and Paul Teague. For more information, visit http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/leaders-graduate-from-the-georgia-academy-for-economic-development/
(SAVANNAH, GA) Robyn Shirley oversaw the Photo Shoot for the Spring Collection of Matilda Jane Clothing National Marketing Campaign. Models included: Anna Lou Lindler, Emma Claire Buckaloo, Bradley Lindler, Charlotte Powers and Lily Wills, who posed in front of the Jepson Center on Thursday, December 11. For more information and to see photos, visit http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/12/11/savannah-selected-for-location-of-national-marketing-campaign-photo-shoot-2/
(OPEN FOR BUSINESS – RADIO) The Goodwill has been serving Savannah and the surrounding communities for years, however, there are some things you may not know about the Goodwill. From hiring and training people with different abilities and challenges, to recycling, the Goodwill is more than a second-hand store. The Goodwill of the Coastal Empire’s Tammie Blaha sits down with Open for Business® to discuss the ways the Goodwill is serving the families of the Coastal Empire and making a difference. Click here to listen http://tobtr.com/s/7180399
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Nicholsonboro marker has been stored at Skidaway Island State Park since it was removed. The raised gold text is barely readable due to chipped paint and green splotches where a lacquer coating had worn away. Savannah Alderman Tony Thomas has been working with the community and contacting state officials to get information about the Nicholsonboro marker and see how it can be returned. If the state cannot fund the marker’s restoration, Thomas said he plans to organize a fundraiser to cover the cost. For more information, visit http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/12/08/savannah-church-seeks-restoration-of-historic-marker/
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Mall announces that the sisterhood of Congregation Mickve Israel will be holding a gift-wrapping stand from Saturday, December 13 through Christmas Eve. The stand will be located on the lower level in the ESPN storefront, across from the Toys “R” Us express, near the Christmas display at Bass Pro Shop. They will be open daily from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday through Saturday, and noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Visit, www.savannahmall.com.
(SAVANNAH, GA) Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty presents: 103 East Victory Drive Savannah. This 4 bedroom, 3 full and one half bath home is located in Ardsley Park/Chatham Crescent Historic District. This home features beautiful architectural details and has been completely renovated, including a newly finished basement. For more information, contact listing agents, Franklin Williams and Kendall DuToit at 912-234-3323 or visit http://celiadunnsir.com/savannah/idx/mls-129898-103_east_victory_drive_savannah_ga_31405
(SAVANNAH, GA) Join the Savannah Chatham County Public School System at Massie Heritage Center in downtown Savannah at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, December 17 for Civil War Medicine in Savannah, a program devoted toward medical procedures and practices of the Antebellum Era. The guest presenter will be Talley Kirkland, Interpretive Ranger at Fort McAllister State Historic Park. The program will include guided tours of the facility from 5-6 p.m. before the main presentation begins and there is no fee for admission. For more information, search "Massie" at www.eventbrite.com or call (912) 395-5070.
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Third Annual Memory Run for Emma Blu, benefiting the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) will be held on Sunday, January 4, from 2-5 p.m. in Savannah’s Daffin Park. The yearly event was created to honor the life, laughter and love of Emma Blu Harvin, who died in 2012. There is no official race signup and no fees to participate. For additional information, visit the Memory run for Emma Blu Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/MemoryRunEmmaBlu. For more information, visit http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/12/02/third-annual-memory-run-for-emma-blu/
(SAVANNAH, GA) For people with different abilities, it’s often a series of small victories combined with big ones that can make the difference of a lifetime. Last week, Congress acted, in a huge show of bipartisan support with a 404-17 vote, to enable a giant step forward for children with different abilities, by passing the ABLE Act. The bill could come up for a vote in the Senate as early as this week and if passed, millions of Americans could benefit, including those served in the Savannah area by the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1715&Itemid=16
(ISLE OF HOPE, GA) The Christmas Tree Lighting on Isle of Hope will take place Thursday, December 18 at 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Paxton Park. Festivities include LIVE music with Stewart Marshall and the Sandfly Children’s Choir while the kids watch Frosty the Snowman. Guests are encouraged to bring their own tasty treats and beverages. For more information, contact Elizabeth DeWitt at firstname.lastname@example.org
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Isle of Hope Baptist Church announces that Kara Exum has joined the organization as the new Child Development Center Director. Previously, Exum worked as a Mental Health Counselor in Augusta, GA. She has been hired as the previous director, Gayle Porter, has retired after 23 years of service. For more information, visit http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/kara-exum-hired-as-child-development-center-director-at-ioh-baptist-church/
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Rotary Club held the dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for the all accessible playground in Forsyth Park on Monday, December 8 at 12:40 p.m. The $342,000 park was funded by the club through internal sponsorship, a grant from the Alan S. Gaynor Fund and AMBUCS, the Herb Traub Fund and support from the City of Savannah and Chatham County. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1713&Itemid=16
(SAVANNAH, GA) A recent gathering of 25 local businesses owned by women successfully showcased the best of Sandfly’s diverse contributions to the area’s tourism draws. The area’s rich historical culture has been greatly enhanced by a boom in retail offerings from luxury brand home goods and apparel, local artisans’ wares and several multi-cultural eateries. PHOTOS: View complete high res-gallery in Dropbox: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/z4e2dl3fjgphvlz/AAAu0Z3zuNoO_sJOm6a5EUMaa?dl=0 or for more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1711&Itemid=16
(ANGELA CANFIELD, DDS) Did you know that cough drops, cough syrup and stomach acid are harmful to your teeth? If you have a cold or the flu keep the bad stuff off your teeth, stay hydrated and stick to your normal brushing/flossing routine. For more helpful tips visit, http://premierdentaldesignsblog.com/2013/11/3-dental-tips-if-you-have-a-cold-or-the-flu/
(SAVANNAH, GA) Holidays got you down? Psychology today reports that “increasing laughter disperses emotional and physical stress, inhibitions, hang-ups, and self-absorption. With sharpening focus on the feel and sound of a laugh, mental clarity takes gentle hold. It’s as if the body laughs on its own and resets its equilibrium.” Join Ann Carroll and Savannah Yoga Center for a Holiday Laughing Meditation this Saturday. For more information, visit http://savannahyoga.com/events/laughing-meditation/
(SAVANNAH, GA) Craig Burgess, owner of A&C Gold and Diamonds, announces that his store will be collecting children’s toys for the Wesley Community Centers in Savannah. Toys can be dropped off between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the store, located at 9 W DeRenne Ave, until 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 18. For more information, visit http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/12/05/ac-gold-and-diamonds-holding-toy-drive-for-wesley-community-centers/
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Hostess City Toastmasters club of historic downtown Savannah is offering new members a chance to get a leg up on their New Year’s resolution to improve public speaking skills. For anyone signing up during December and January, the Club will waive the first three months of local dues. www.facebook.com/hostesscitytoastmasters.
(SAVANNAH RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE) How to Answer the Trickiest Question: Illness. http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/family/parenting-tips/talking-to-your-kids-about-illness
(SAVANNAH, GA) Felder & Associates is pleased to announce that Matthew Frankel has joined the Savannah architecture firm as a Junior Associate. Frankel’s responsibilities will include providing architectural design and production as he prepares to become a licensed architect. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1694&Itemid=16
(HOSPICE SAVANNAH) At Hospice Savannah, massage therapists use massage-based techniques and interventions to address clinical issues as identified on the patient plan of care such as expression of feeling, pain, coping strategies, insomnia, anxiety, and depression. http://www.hospicesavannah.org/MassageMusicStorytelling
(SAVANNAH, GA) Charles Bowen of The Bowen Law Group has been selected by the members of the State Bar of Georgia as one of Georgia Trend’s 12th Annual Legal Elite in two categories: Business Law and Corporate Law. Bowen is listed along with the other honorees in the December 2014 issue. He was the only Savannah attorney to be selected in either the Business Law or the Corporate Law category. To view the complete Legal Elite list, visit http://www.georgiatrend.com/LegalElitepdf_2014.pdf
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System (SCCPSS) invites parents, business partners, and interested members of the community to the annual Student Success Expo and STEM Festival being held at the Savannah Mall on January 10, 2015, from 11:00am to 3:00pm. The event will be hosted by professional speaker and award winning author, Keith L. Brown – Mr. I’m Possible.
(SAVANNAH, GA) Premium office space available for lease on the top floor of the Manger Building (7 East Congress Street, Suite 1001). Availability includes two offices with views of downtown Savannah and the Savannah River. Space includes usage of large reception area, two conference rooms, copy room and kitchen for $2,500.00 per month (utilities included). Please contact Charles Bowen at 544-2050 or email@example.com.
(SAVANNAH, GA) Folgers is a female, Retriever Labrador mix. She is approximately three years old. Folgers is ready to relax with you while you have your morning coffee. For more information, visit http://www.humanesocietysav.org/adoption/dogs/
(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmark’s Savannah River Bridge Run Results for 2014 race: http://savannahnow.com/sports/2014-12-06/top-finishers-2014-enmark-savannah-river-bridge-run
(SAVANNAH, GA) During the last year, Enmark Stations hosted the inaugural Encourage Health Education Series in partnership with Healthy Savannah, the Savannah Morning News, Savannah Magazine, WJCL and GPB Savannah – WSVH 91.1/WWIO 89.9 to present this premier series of five wellness lectures benefiting local nonprofit organizations focused on wellness. In total, the series raised $7,200 for Savannah area 501©(3) associations. For more information on Enmark Stations, Inc., please call 912-236-1331 or visit www.enmarkenjoy.com.
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Mall announces five new stores launching in the coming weeks. National retailer Toys-R-Us Express is open, along with four small businesses. For more information, visit http://savannahnow.com/exchange/2014-12-03/five-stores-open-savannah-mall
(SAVANNAH, GA) Rivers & Glen Trading Co. announces it has appointed Bryan H. O’Dell as General Manager of its new Savannah store, located at 24 Drayton St. The locally owned and operated sporting retail stores based in Augusta, Ga. carry popular brands of apparel, luggage, fly fishing and hunting equipment. For more information, visit http://riversandglen.com/
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