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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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