(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES™ AUGUST 24, 2009

By August 25, 2009Local NewsWIRE

Distributed weekly on the CarriageTradePR Local NewsWIRE™ to the media. 
(SAVANNAH, GA) Newell Recycling, one of the largest recyclers and processors of recycled metals in the Southeast, invites members of the press to the grand opening celebration of its Savannah location on Wednesday, August 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at 100 Sonny Perdue Drive in Garden City. Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue is expected to arrive at the invitation-only event at 9 a.m. for the ribbon cutting ceremony as well as a special road naming ceremony.
www.newellrecycling.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Sullivan Group’s local online job-posting site, SavannahJobs.com, has reached a new milestone with over 25,000 visitors a month. Rob Jones, President of SavannahJobs.com, credits the company’s SEO, marketing, and community involvement. Savannahjobs.com is ranked number one on Google, Yahoo, and MSN in the Savannah area when using the keywords "jobs" and "employment," making it the most active local resource for job searches. http://www.savannahjobs.com 912.352.3800

(SAVANNAH, GA / BLUFFTON SC) Melaver Sustainability Consulting will be providing LEED for Homes certification for 62 homes at Osprey Lake Plantation in South Carolina. The LEED designation will let future owners know their home is truly "green" and energy efficient. For more info: www.melavermouchet.com or www.OspreyLakeSC.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) Want to learn how to expand the love and money in your life? Dr.Brenda Wade, who you may have seen on CNN’s Issues, NBC’s Today Show or ABC’s Good Morning America, offers scientifically proven tips to help people understand, resolve and transform these dominating themes into success power in order to live a lifetime of love and abundance.  Workshop talks place this Labor Day weekend  September 3-6 at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. http://loveandmoneysummit.com/inspiration/

(CHICAGO, NY, MIAMI, LA, USA – SARDINIA, ITALY) Acqua Smeraldina natural artesian water is pleased to announce the pre-sale of its 2009 special collection Christmas bottle. A portion of the proceeds from the festive bottle, which will be available to retail outlets and restaurants in time for the Christmas season, will benefit "Un Progetto per la Vita" ("A Project for Life"), an Italian fundraising initiative that seeks to find a cure for blood diseases such as leukemia. http://www.smeraldina.us/

(PT WENTWORTH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS)  participated in the first annual southeastern regional conference August 21st and 22nd at the Holiday Inn Express in Pt. Wentworth, GA. Approximately 25 representatives from 13 different Down syndrome support organizations located throughout Georgia, Florida, and the Carolinas gathered to form a Regional Council designed to join forces and work together by sharing ideas, initiating projects, and supporting legislature that further enhances the outreach, education and advocacy for people with Down syndrome and their families.  http://www.ldssga.org
 

(SAVANNAH, GA) 4th Annual Crossfit Workout to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project and Athletes for a Cure will be held Saturday September 26th at CrossFit Hyperformance. Hundred of affiliates across the US and Canada will participate on one day in this one brutal workout, for two great causes. To register, donate, and general information.
http://www.crossfithyperformance.com/2009/08/fight-gone-bad-4-at-crossfit.html Participation is free, but registration must take place online. Non-member participants are requried to attend one practice fight gone bad workout prior to the event.  Contact Jennifer 912-224-0406

(SAVANNAH, GA)  Community Health Mission’s First Annual Fall Moon Gala, "A Celebration of Johnny Mercer," on Friday, September 18, 2009 at Savannah Station.  The tax-deductible tickets are $75.00 per person, and include dinner, a fashion show, and a performance by the Roger Moss Ensemble.  Proceeds benefit the non-profit Community Health Mission, which provides free health care, medicine, and wellness programs to the working uninsured in Chatham County and the surrounding area.  Event made possible by the generous support of Timothy C. Hargus and Theresa Reed of Savannah Station and Memorial Hospital.  RSVP, or reach Miriam Rittmeyer at (912) 692-1451, or by e-mail at mrittmeyer@chmsavannah.org.
 

(SAVANNAH, GA) First Annual Georgia Solar Energy Association’s Southern Solar Summit. Learn about what’s happening in solar today from solar industry leaders, state and municipal government representatives, utility executives, technology experts, architects and other respected contributors. August 26, 2009 8am – Noon Hyatt Savannah http://www.gasolar.org/Southern_Solar_Summit.html

(SAVANNAH, GA) The YMCA of Coastal Georgia is now accepting applications for the Fall for all Childcare Programs – Pryme Tyme (school-based childcare), Fun-Club (YMCA based childcare), Preschool/Childcare, Pre-K, Holiday Camp, and Mother’s Morning Out. For more information and to find the YMCA closest to you visit www.ymcaofcoastalga.org
 

(SAVANNAH, GA) 200,000 Georgians have Alzheimer’s disease.  Savannah Memory Walk will be held Saturday, September 26, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Johnson Square. Memory Walk supports Programs and Services for local families struggling to care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s. Over 14,000 people in our community have been diagnosed with Alzheimers.GA MEMORY WALK to register to walk, start a team or to make a donation. 920-2231.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Residential office or residential condos located at the corner of Whitaker and York Street with rare on-site parking.  This historic district property is within walking distance from the Civic Center, restaurants, River Street, and Forsyth Park.  Contact Rhett Mouchet or Michael Bone with Melaver Mouchet at 912-238-5416. PROPERTY

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society is a family support group for anyone touched by Down syndrome in the greater Savannah, Georgia area. http://ldssga.org/

(SAVANNAH, GA) A compelling restoration of an elegant 20th century Savannah residence is nearing completion on Forsyth Park. Originally built in 1927 for Mary Lane, 102 E. Gaston Street features 4 bedrooms and 4.5 baths. The carriage house has a 4 car garage with a 2 bedroom 1 bath apartment above. Agent Franklin Williams Co-listed with Celia DunnSotheby’s International Realty 912.234.3323.
http://www.celiadunnsir.com/listings_detail.asp?listingID=909
www.102EGastonSt.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) Royce Learning Center will hold its 3rd Annual Evening of Jazz on September 13th, 2009 from 5:00-7:30pm at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront. Entertainment will be provided by Huxsie Scott and Ben Tucker with special guest Dr. Bertice Berry. All proceeds will benefit adult literacy. Reservations are required and are $35 per person which includes heavy Hors d’oeuvres. The evening will also feature a silent auction of local and regional artwork. Sponsorship opportunities are available, contact Christy Edwards at cedwards@roycelc.com. To make reservations online go to www.aceatroyce.com or call 912-354-4047.

(SAVANNAH, GA) AWWIN, Inc (a non profit organization designed to assist single working women and their children since 2000) is hosting the AWWIN 12,000 Women Hand Up Challenge Kickoff Reception  Thursday, August 27 at the Savannah Mall at 6:00PM.
Lydia Syed at 912-484-3054 to find out how you can be a part of this wonderful endeavor.
www.awwininc2.org

(SAVANNAH, GA) Get your running shoes on! The YMCA of Coastal Georgia invites you to join them for the 20th Annual Heart of Savannah 5K Road Race and Kiddie Run. This family friendly event will be held on October 3, 2009 and takes place in historic downtown Savannah. A special storytelling activity for children will be held at 5:00 p.m. in City Market to kick-off the event. To register or for more information, please visit www.ymcaofcoastalga.org.

(SAVANNAH, GA)  The Chamber presents the 16th Annual Business Expo and Car Show Growing Green for Your Business on Thursday, September 17 at the Savannah Civic Center from 10 a.m.- 7:30 p.m.   www.savannahchamber.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society will hold the Buddy Walk Festival, Saturday, October 3, 2009.  There will be rides, food, games, and music for the whole family.  Registration begins at 8:30 AM.  The cost of registration is $12.00 per person (includes a t-shirt and a meal).  The Walk starts at 10:30 AM.  The Festival-fundraiser lasts until 2:00 PM. http://www.ldssga.org

 (SAVANNAH, GA) The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society invites you to join them at the 2009 Light the Night Walk on Friday, October 2, 2009.  This family-friendly, 2-mile walk starts at Forsyth Park and winds through downtown Savannah.  Registration begins at 5:30 p.m.  It’s not too late to sign up and start raising money to find a cure.  To register or for more information, please visit www.lightthenight.org.

(SAVANNAH, GA)  UPCOMING CHAMBER EVENTS

(TROY, NY) Carol flies back to College today – where she will start her Masters at RPI. See you in Oct!

(CHARLOTTE, SC) Happy Birthday to my wonderful brother, Dave – Aug 26!

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