(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, APRIL 20, 2014

(SAVANNAH, GA) Title Sponsors; SCORE and Wells Fargo will present: The STATE OF SMALL BUSINESS Wednesday, April 23, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Reports will be issued by 11 area experts that will have 3 minutes each to present their information on measurable benchmarks relating to our Small Business Community. The FREE conference will take place at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center located at 1 International Drive. RSVP: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e8vh3yuvc674ca71&oseq=&c=&ch=  

 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) St. Andrew’s School recently received recognition as one of the most challenging high schools in the nation. From the over 2,000 public and private schools ranked, St. Andrew’s placed 18th overall and received the highest ranking of any private school nationwide. For more information, visit http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/04/14/private-school-in-savannah-recognized-as-one-of-nations-most-challenging-high-schools/  

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Dawn Baker and Fleet Feet Sports Savannah present the second annual Movement in the Park, a health and wellness fair for young women and young men of all ages on Sunday, May 4, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Forsyth Park.  Register online at http://www.dawnbakeronline.com/movement-in-the-park  

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) announces the fifth annual Night of Champions will be Thursday, May 1 at 6 p.m. at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa – Hotel Grand Ballroom. This community event recognizes area businesses that employ differently-abled adults, including those with Down syndrome, and celebrates the contributions made by these employees. This year’s Night of Champions will be hosted by celebrity chef and author, Jamie Deen. Tickets are $25, and can be purchased online at nightofchampions.org 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) In recognition of Goodwill Week, Goodwill of the Coastal Empire plans to provide ten job fairs open to the public throughout the region. beginning Tuesday, May 6 through Friday, May 9 at 10 a.m. Local residents can learn about Goodwill training resources and job opportunities within their community. Employers in attendance will share information about their organizations and offering employment opportunities to qualified job seekers. For more information, visit  https://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1505&Itemid=16  

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) PLAY IT FORWARD Concert May 31, http://www.rotarypif.org/  

  

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Rotary Club of Savannah East has joined forces with the Savannah Coalition on Aging for a rousing Night of Karaoke May 9, 2014, from 6:30-10:30 at the Johnny Harris Banquet Room on Victory Drive. Tickets are $15 at the door; entry includes light fare provided by Johnny Harris Restaurant. There will be a cash bar. All proceeds benefit local literacy programs and the Savannah Coalition on Aging. For more information, contact Savannah East Past President, Donna Shea at 912-598-4926.

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty presents 721 Dancy Ave., Vernonburg, GA, a 4 bedroom / 2 & 2-half baths home priced at $2,750,000. This home is located on the Vernon River with a guest cottage, private dock, elevator shaft, and generator board. For more information on this property, contact the agent, Helen Williams Johnson at 912.658.4638 or visit http://celiadunnsir.com/listings/721-dancy-avenue/ 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Enmark Encourage Health Educational Series will continue Tuesday, April 29, with a presentation by Paula Kreissler on ‘5 Strategies for Busy Families to Stay Healthy’, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Auditorium of the Savannah Morning News. Kreissler is President & CEO of Wound Care Clinic – ESU, Inc. in Savannah, and the Director of Healthy Living & Community Development Healthy Savannah and YMCA of Coastal Georgia. Lunch and lecture tickets are $20 and proceeds benefit Girls on the Run. For more information, contact Beth Aldrich, Executive Director of Girls on the Run Coastal Georgia at b.aldrich@girlsontherun-ga.org or 912.349.1528. To purchase tickets, visit https://www.raceplanner.com/register/index/Encourage-Health-Educational-Series 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah VOICE Festival is planning to offer residents and visitors a taste of the second annual VOICE Festival, which will take place from August 1 through August 17, by making a special VOICES performance at the Savannah Harbor Foundation’s AquaCurean Tail-End Jazz Brunch, located in the Club Pavilion of The Westin Savannah Harbor, from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 27. Tickets can be purchased at www.aquacurean.com. 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) SCORE/SBDC 3rd Annual Speed Mentoring Seminar will be held on May 27, at the Savannah Morning News Auditorium, 1375 Chatham Parkway, Savannah, Ga. from 8:00 to 1:00. For the list of speakers and information on registration, visit http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/04/16/scoresbdc-3rd-annual-speed-mentoring-seminar/ 

 

(MASHABLE.COM) Anti Texting and Driving PSA Makes Point Without the Crash: http://mashable.com/2014/04/15/anti-texting-and-driving-psa/ 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The American Diabetes Association and Phi Pigma Kappa sorority announces the Gospel Explosion 2014 will be held Saturday, April 26 at 4 p.m. at St. John’s Baptist Church. Gospel Explosion 2014 will feature Charlesette Blake, Andrea Stevens, Antonio Allen, Hank Stewart, Jordan Brisbane, and the Savannah Mass Choir. Tickets are $10. Contact Tanya Milton for more information at 912.658.2813

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) TEA IN THE GARDEN AT THE DAVENPORT HOUSE will take place every Thursdays and Fridays in May. Learn about tea traditions and experience an early 19th century tea in Davenport House’s beautiful courtyard garden. Patrons will visit areas of the home where tea service took place and will participate in an afternoon tea given with costumed interpreters in the garden. Tickets are $18. For more information, visit http://www.davenporthousemuseum.org/2013/07/01/tea-in-the-garden-at-the-davenport-house/ 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Davenport House announces their new tour, DISCOVERING 1820S SAVANNAH: EARLY BIRD’S WALKING TOUR OF THE CITY ISAIAH KNEW. The tours will take place May 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 at 8 a.m. Tickets are $21. . For more information, visit http://www.zvents.com/savannah_ga/events/show/197662365-discovering-1820s-savannah-early-birds-walking-tour-of-the-city-isaiah-knew 

 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) A Vice President in Commercial Lines at Bernard Williams & Company Insurance, Ryan Sewell, is a recipient of the Keystone Thoroughbred Award. The honor, given by Keystone Insurers Group, recognizes the accomplishments of insurance sales executives that generate the highest sales numbers in new business for their respective states. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1510&Itemid=16

(INC.COM) 7 Reasons You Need to Manage Your Online Presence More Carefully: http://www.inc.com/steve-cody/7-reasons-you-need-manage-your-online-presence-more-carefully.html 

 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Sand Gnats announces the fourth annual "Pack the Park" game, benefiting Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter, will be Tuesday, April 29 at Grayson Stadium. Tickets will be $8, and are available at www.sandgnats.com with the promotional code "PARKPLACE". For more information, visit http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/04/03/savannah-sand-gnats-pack-the-park-game-to-benefit-park-place-outreach-youth-emergency-shelter/ 

 

(FORBES.COM) How To Turbocharge Your Writing For Public Relations: http://www.forbes.com/sites/robertwynne/2014/01/20/how-to-write-for-public-relations/ 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmark Stations, Inc., is pleased to announce that all 59 of its retail stores in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina will once again sell Light The Night paper icons in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) annual Light The Night Walk. The paper icons will be sold in all stores from May 1-31 and will cost $1 each. For more information about The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk, call 912-436-3280 or visit www.lightthenight.org/ga. For more information about Enmark Stations, Inc., call 912-236-1331 or visit www.enmarkenjoy.com. 

 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Waffles, a Retriever/Chow Mix. Waffles is a 2 to 3 years old male. Waffles is housebroken and good with other dogs and children. All shots are current. To apply for the adoption of Waffles, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2014-d-050-waffles/ 

 

 

(EFFINGHAM COUNTY, GA)  Medient Announces Production 16: Kickback. http://medientblog.blogspot.in/2014/04/medient-announces-production-16-kickback.html  

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Want to know more about health benefits of omega 3-fish oil and the latest research? Brighter Day Natural Foods is sponsoring a free lecture, The Truth About Fish Oils: What You Need to Know to Transform Your Health, at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street on Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m. Call the store for more information, 912-236-4703 or go to the website www.brighterdayfoods.com OR http://www.brighterdayfoods.com/PDFDocs/a/a8d60bd1bcef4e0bb37494148498656a.PDF

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) 1ST Annual Will-A-Palooza on May 10th,  2014 to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Proceeds directly benefit Will Gruver’s Man of the Year Campaign; FOR MORE INFO CONTACT WILL 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Lead n Link Conference on April 26, 2014 at Calvary Baptist Temple, 4625 Waters Ave http://leadnlink.com/    

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Skidaway Island Rotary Club announces SPRING FLING on May 10, 2014. Celebration of Spring, with an open street festival, held in the Village near the Landings. Runs between 10:30am and 3pm. Event is free. Exhibitors include the Village Library, Landings Art Association selling art, Old Model Car Club with dozens of cars, face painting for children, children’s train rides, kayaks on display. Lunch sold by the Rotary Club by Smith grocery, Southern Motors is a sponsor. For more info visit: http://www.skidawayrotary.org/  

 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Yoga Center Expands to Pooler, 111 Canal Street, Suite 101.  Classes seven days a week. Introductory special – 30 days of Yoga for $49.00 912-988-1320 http://savannahyoga.com/syc-pooler/

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2014 Hospice Savannah Golf Tournament presented by Wells Fargo Insurance Services will be held Friday, May 9th at the Landings Club’s Plantation Course. Registration forms can be downloaded at www.HospiceSavannah.org/GolfTournament

 

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