By February 16, 2014Local NewsWIRE

(SAVANNAH, GA) To benefit the West Broad Street YMCA, Enmark Stations announces the "Enmark Dollar Day". On Saturday, Feb. 22, the Enmark Station located at 7406 Waters Ave. will be raising funds for the West Broad Street YMCA through purchases made in the store during the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be opportunities for West Broad Street YMCA to receive $1 for every car wash, $1 at West Broad Street YMCA charity table and $1 donations will be accepted at the cash registers. "Enmark Dollar Day" is to raise funds in support of the Enmark Encourage Health Educational Series. For more info call Mrs. Hanna at 233-1951 or visit the website;  http://myenmarkenjoy.com/Files/EncourageHealth  


(PR DAILY) The best-and worst-times to send an email http://www.prdaily.com/Main/Articles/The_bestand_worsttimes_to_send_an_email_16038.aspx#

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bernard Williams & Company recently announced the addition of two employees to its Personal Insurance Department. The new additions are Denise McKenzie and Debbie Hillis.  https://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1461&Itemid=16

(MASHABLE.COM) High-Tech Business Cards Digitize Contact Info With a Tap. By tapping the card against a smartphone screen, the cardholder’s digital profile is transferred to the recipient’s mobile device in seconds. http://mashable.com/2014/02/10/touchbase-business-cards/ 


(TYBEE ISLAND, GA) Spend Saturday, June 7 at Georgia’s Beach and enjoy the 2014 Tybee Island Tour of Homes and luncheon taking place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Ticket prices are $40 in advance, and $45 the day of the tour, and proceeds benefit Tybee Island Maritime Academy Charter School and The Rising TYdes Community Food Pantry.  For more information http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/02/14/2014-tybee-tour-of-homes/

(INC) 6 Unconventional Ways to Be More Productive http://www.inc.com/john-brandon/6-unconventional-ways-to-be-more-productive.html?cid=sf01002.

(SAVANNAH, GA) SCORE celebrates 50 years this February. As highly successful and experienced business professionals and entrepreneurs, SCORE mentors deliver valuable, timely, and practical advice. Seeking advice for a start-up or an existing business, mentors will help business open new markets, reach new customers, and achieve new goals. These SCORE mentors will help individuals start and grow business through free and confidential business advice online and in person.  For more information, visit http://savannah.score.org/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia, Inc. will host the ‘2014 Women of Distinction’ March 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., in honor of five local women who have set an example of excellence in the community.  This event will be held at the Charles H. Morris Center at Trustees Garden in Savannah.  RSVP by Feb. 21. https://www.gshg.org/Get-Involved/Donate/Pages/Women-of-Distinction.aspx

(MASHABLE.COM) Understanding How and Why Facebook Users Interact with Brands  http://mashable.com/2010/09/16/facebook-users-interact-brands/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty presents 520 East Bryan Street in Savannah, a 3 bedroom/ 2 1/2 bath home priced at $595,000.  The agent, Annie Rockwell can be reached at 912.844.5783. For more information on this property, visit http://celiadunnsir.com/listings/residential/mls-119035-520-east-bryan-street/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Tuesday, Feb. 18th, Savannah Jaycees hosts monthly business meeting social. Come see what the Jaycees are all about and help plan the next philanthropic event! 5:30 pm networking 6:00 pm dinner and meeting begin. FREE event.  The Jaycee mission is to inspire leadership growth through community involvement. 101 Atlas Street Savannah, GA 31405. Call Sarah Westberry for details 912-663-7826 and visit www.savannahjaycees.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) Tuesday March 4th, 6.30-8.30pm The Savannah VOICE Festival presents the ‘Homage to Verdi’ screening and presentation by opera legend Sherill Milnes, held at the Congregation Mickve Israel, located on Monterey Square (Bull Street between Gordon and Wayne Christ Church).  For more information, contact info@savannahvoicefestival.org  or call 855.76.OPERA  or visit www.savannahvoicefestival.org.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Tuesday, March 4th, Savannah Jaycees hosts the monthly lecture series, Leadership NOW! Networking at 5:30pm, dinner and lecture at 6:00pm. FREE event. The Jaycee mission is to inspire leadership growth through community involvement. 101 Atlas Street Savannah, GA 31405. Call Sarah Westberry for details 912-663-7826 and visit www.savannahjaycees.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah SCORE introduces an unusual, but valuable business lecture entitled, "Your Business is Your Child; Educate It Wisely". The presentation will be in the SCORE conference room, 111 E. Liberty St., Savannah from 11:30 to 1:00, Wednesday, Feb. 26. The seminar will be conducted by two financial service professionals from a FORTUNE 100 company, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company. The program is free, but please bring your lunch. Register by calling our SCORE office at 912.652.4335 or visit http://savannah.score.org/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Goodwill of the Coastal Empire opens its 19th retail location at McAlpin Square, 1900 East Victory Drive in Savannah. PHOTOS by Cynthia Wright http://spotted.savannahnow.com/galleries/index.php?id=406198

(SAVANNAH, GA) Peter Brodhead will speak Tuesday, Feb. 25, on ’12 Rules to Greater Health’ at the Encourage Health Education Series from 11:30 a.m. to 1 pm at the Savannah Morning News Auditorium. The first non profit to benefit from ticket sales will be the West Broad Street YMCA.  Lunch and lecture tickets are $20. To reserve your seat, call Mrs. Hanna at 233-1951. SPONSORED BY  Enmark, Healthy Savannah, the Savannah Morning News, Savannah Magazine and WJCL. enmarkenjoy.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) PR Intern and Nonprofit MIXER to be held March 5 in Savannah, GA, sponsored by The United Way of the Coastal Empire, Carriage Trade PR and the Savannah Morning News. http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/01/31/pr-intern-and-nonprofit-mixer-to-be-held-march-5-in-savannah-ga-sponsored-by-the-united-way-of-the-coastal-empire-carriage-trade-pr-and-the-savannah-morning-news/

(LDSS) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society is collecting stories and tips on ways that have enhanced your child’s life with Down Syndrome so that other parents and families can learn from your experience. Seeking 50 stories. These books will be sold online as ebooks. All proceeds will go to the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society. For more info: http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/02/09/lowcountry-down-syndrome-society-seeking-stories-and-tips/


(BRUNSWICK, GA) Goodwill of the Coastal Empire, presents the 3rd Annual Celebrity Fashion Show, "There Is So Much More Behind Our Doors" on Thursday, March 4, 2014 at The Embassy Suites Hotel, 500 Mall Boulevard, Brunswick, Georgia. Community leaders will strut their stuff on stage, showcasing clothes and accessories from the Brunswick Goodwill Store. There will also be a wheel of fortune, silent auction and a 50/50 raffle to raise funds for the Brunswick Job Connection Career Center Programs. For more information, please visit www.goodwillsavannah.org 


(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah SCORE will host the ‘Simple Steps for Starting Your Business’ Series Wednesday nights, starting March 5, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Conference Classroom SCORE Office, located at 111 East Liberty Street. This comprehensive series of five two-hour workshops is designed to help participants launch a new business. Visit




(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Area Toastmasters announce Savannah Speechcraft for Professional Women, a 4-session professional development course for 15 participants focused on public speaking and communication. Sessions will be held on Tuesdays, March 4, 11, 18, and 25 from 7:30 am to 9:30 am. Participants will learn how to organize and deliver prepared and impromptu speeches. The 4 sessions will be held at the Creative Coast, 15 W. York Street on Wright Square. The fee for the Speechcraft course is $50. For more information, contact Jessica Neeley, President of the Small Business Chamber Toastmasters, at savannahspeechcraft@gmail.com. Sponsored by Carriage Trade PR www.speechcraftforwomen.eventbrite.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Deep South Orchid Society announces their 28th annual show, "An Orchid Jungle", will be at the Savannah Mall Center Court, Thursday, Feb. 20 through Sunday, Feb. 23. http://deepsouthorchid.org



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