(SAVANNAH, GA) Professional temporary staffing agency G-Star Staffing now open for business in Savannah. G-Star Staffing will provide professional staffing in areas such as legal, accounting, finance, IT, web design, graphic design, sales, administration, general office work, event planning, marketing and business development.
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Telfair Museums has selected well-known Sotheby’s auctioneer C. Hugh Hildesley as auctioneer for the 2012 Telfair Ball February 25. As Senior Auctioneer, Hildesley has conducted some of Sotheby’s most prestigious sales, including the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Sale, the sale of the Property of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, and The Barry Halper Sale of Baseball Memorabilia. Philip A. White, President and Chief Operating Officer of Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC, is also planning to attend the Telfair Ball. www.celiadunnsir.com. www.telfair.org.
(SAVANNAH, GA) Joe Marinelli, CVB President will speak Feb 13, 2012 at the Savannah Rotary. http://www.savrotary.org/
(SAVANNAH, GA) ServiceMaster by Liberty, a locally owned carpet cleaning and janitorial service franchise, has launched Clean Reward, an innovative program that gives 10 percent of each sale to the charity of the customer’s choice. CLEAN REWARDS PROGRAM
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Book Festival unveils the final schedule for the main day of the Festival on Saturday, February 18, 2012, with extended hours from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Author presentations on Saturday remain free and open to the public and are being held in venues in and around Telfair Square. Festival events run from February 15-19, 2012 and features more than 40 critically acclaimed authors, offering Savannahians and visitors alike the opportunity to Lose Yourself in Books. http://www.savannahbookfestival.org/
(ATLANTA, GA) Savannahian, Miriam Urizar Rittmeyer, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., Executive Director of Community Health Mission, named to Atlanta Board; Georgians for a Healthy Future. MORE INFO
(WEBINAR) Are you Ready to be an Effective Communicator during a Crisis? Get Tips on Disaster Planning During Free SBA Webinar, February 14. The webinar will run from 2-3 p.m. EST. The discussion will help you assess your company’s needs, identify a good spokesperson and develop fact sheets and talking points.
(SAVANNAH, GA) Benefit concert for the Savannah Philharmonic and St. John’s Church Restoration Fund will be held Saturday March 3, at 7pm at the St. John’s Church Parish House: the Green-Meldrim House Museum on Madison Square
(SAVANNAH, GA) On February 25-26, The Landings Club will host the $50,000 Savannah Challenger Wildcard Tournament. The singles champion of this tournament will earn a wildcard into the qualifying draw for the $50,000 Savannah Challenger, which begins April 21 at Franklin Creek Tennis Center.
"The wildcard tournament is a great opportunity for our local talent to get a chance to play with the pros," said Scott Mitchell, $50,000 Savannah Challenger tournament director. "Not many players get a chance to do that." (912) 598-3500.
(SAVANNAH, GA) On March 8 from 8:30am – 12:30 pm – top executives from the Savannah business community, SCORE and The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center will be on hand to share tips and advice on growing a business at the SPEED MENTORING CONFERENCE, which will be held at the Savannah Morning News: $19.95 tickets include lunch. RSVP
(TYBEE ISLAND, GA) Kris Williams, director of the Caretta Research Project, will be the featured speaker at this month’s Ocean Plaza Beach Resort Coastal Ecology Dinner Lecture Series, Thursday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. at the hotel’s Dolphin Reef Oceanfront Restaurant. Williams will present a lecture entitled, "Why Is the Sea Turtle Population Dwindling?" The lecture will be preceded by a wine and cheese reception at 6 p.m. in the Dolphin Reef Bar, and dinner will be served in the Dolphin Reef main dining room at 6:30 p.m. The standard Dolphin Reef dinner menu will be offered. To RSVP, please call 912-786-7777.
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Junior League of Savannah is teaming up with Baker on this life-changing mission of helping young women become successful. The organization is hosting Baker’s official public book launch party on Sunday, February 26, 2012 – 3P.M. to 6P.M. at the Historic Armstrong House which is now the law firm of Bouhan, Williams & Levy LLP. located at 447 Bull Street at the north end of Forsyth Park. This event is free and open to the public. There will be a short speech by Dawn Baker and then she will be available to sign her book. For more info call: 912-232-6048.
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Children’s Choir will host a Spaghetti Supper from 4-7 p.m. on Monday, Feb 13 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 34th & Abercorn, to raise funds for their upcoming trip to Italy. Dinner, only $7, includes pasta, choice of meat or vegetarian sauce, bread and salad. Drinks and home-made baked goods are available for additional sale, and you are welcome to take-out or dine in. www.savannahchoir.org or call (912) 228-4758.
(BRUNSWICK, GA) Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire, Inc. will present a Celebrity Fashion Show on March 1 at The Historic Ritz Theatre in Downtown Brunswick.
(SAVANNAH, GA) Franchises that are Excelling in this Tough Economy are
In-Home Senior Care, Education, Technology and Home Repairs. An educational event will be held at the Coastal Georgia Center on March 24, from 9 til 1 on how to select a Franchise Business that is right for each person’s individual goals, skills, interests and financial objectives. Free online registration is available at http://meetthefranchisors032412.eventbrite.com
(SAVANNAH, GA) Want a book? Call Clark Byron, he writes for seven of the best publications in Savannah and he can write your book. Stories, histories, experiences. Call Clark Byron – 912.484.3936.
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business Calendar
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