By February 24, 2013Local NewsWIRE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Several attorneys from Bouhan Falligant, LLP have distinguished themselves in their legal practice and have been recognized as 2013 Super Lawyers. The attorneys are Glen M. Darbyshire for personal injury defense and products liability; Walter C. Hartridge for business litigation; Kathleen Horne for bankruptcy and creditors rights; Carlton E. Joyce for personal injury defense; B.H. Levy Jr. for workers compensation; Edwin D. Robb for transportation and maritime; and Frank "Sonny" Seiler for general personal injury. Only five percent of the attorneys in Georgia are chosen each year to be included on the Super Lawyers list. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The rigorous selection process includes third-party validation of their professional accomplishments.


(TED) 5 Great TED TALKS you may not have seen… yet http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130223211604-10842349-5-ted-talks-you-may-not-have-seen-yet   


(SAVANNAH, GA)  Over $23,000 was raised for Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter by Renowned Jazz Pianists Bob Seeley and John Cocuzzi  at the Piano showdown held at the Plantation Club at The Landings on Skidaway Island. PHOTOS: http://spotted.savannahnow.com/galleries/index.php?id=399408  


(SAVANNAH, GA) Cathey Petkash to speak at SCORE’s Top Ten Tips Monthly Lecture Series, on Thursday, February 28 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Small Business Resource Center, 111 East Liberty Street. She will speak about Top Ten Tips for Choosing a Winning Franchise Business. Lecture is free. RSVP to info@scoresav.org. 912-652-4335


(BLUFFTON, SC) SPOTTED PHOTOS of Enmark’s Grand Opening in Bluffton.



(BEAUFORT, SC) Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty presents 63 Anchorage Way in Beaufort listed at $1,297,000. This five-bedroom home has panoramic deep water views from nearly every room. Short deep water dock with lift provides easy access to Port Royal Sound. http://celiadunnsir.com/listings/residential/mls-320527-63-anchorage-way/ Contact agent Catherine Donaldson at 843-338-2069.

(SAVANNAH, GA) HOLD THE DATE for the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society’s Fourth Annual Night of Champions with  host, Jamie Deen, celebrating differently abled adults who are employed, contributing members of our community. Thursday, May 9th at 6:00 p.m. at the Westin Savannah Harbor Hotel – Grand Ballroom. Silent Auction, Dinner and Cash Bar. $25 Individual or $250 for Table of Ten. Business Attire. Tickets and Champion nomination information
available at nightofchampions.org

(SAVANNAH, GA) Three attorneys from Bouhan Falligant, LLP have been recognized with The Rising Stars award. This award recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state – those who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. The attorneys selected as 2013 Georgia Rising Stars are  Todd M. Baiad for business litigation;  John B. Manly for general litigation; and  Gregory G. Sewell for general litigation. The selection process for Rising Stars includes peer nominations, a blue ribbon panel review, and independent research of candidates.


(BLUFFTON, SC) Low Country real estate experts earned 2012 Top Producer recognition from Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty. Catherine Donaldson and Renee Meighan earned 2012 Top Producer status. Known for its tradition of integrity, Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty specializes in residential and commercial properties in Savannah and the Low Country of Georgia and South Carolina. www.celiadunnsir.com 


(SAVANNAH, GA) The next event in The Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) and The Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (GaMEP) Lunch-N-Learn event will take place on Thursday, March 21, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, on the campus of Georgia Tech Savannah. Kyle Hensel, Area Director, University of Georgia Small Business Development Center at Savannah, will speak about "Using Facebook and LinkedIn to Effectively Reach Customers." For more information and to register before March 20, please go to www.lnlmar21.eventbrite.com. 


(PR DAILY) 16 alternatives to Google Analytics http://www.prdaily.com/Main/Articles/13760.aspx 


(SAVANNAH, GA) Kole Management, a Savannah-based apartment management company, is pleased to announce that Amy Williams has joined the company as director of marketing. Williams previously served as publisher and marketing sales manager at Apartment Guide and also worked at John Deere as marketing and data coordinator. For more information on Kole Management, please visit www.apartmentsavannah.com. 


(SAVANNAH, GA) On May 3 at 1 pm, the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Annual Golf Tournament will take place at Southbridge Golf Club, $400/foursome or $100 for single players. Proceeds from this event benefit NAWIC and are not tax deductible. Contact TJ Baggett for event and sponsorship information: 912-721-5748


(SAVANNAH, GA) "Behind the Veil" will showcase the area’s top wedding professionals on Sunday, March 3. The boutique bridal salon, presented by Savannah Weddings, the Telfair Museums and the editors of Savannah Magazine, will feature more than 50 wedding planners, caterers, florists, photographers, venues and more. Tickets are $15 in advance at http://behindtheveil2013.eventbrite.com/# 


(WASHINGTON, DC) Update on what the Affordable Health Care Act means to small businesses with fewer than 25 employees. http://www.sba.gov/healthcare 


(SAVANNAH, GA) On Wednesday, March 6 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at Vic’s on The River, 26 E. Bay St., Savannah Magazine, Business in Savannah and The Coastal Bank honor 21 area professionals as "GenerationNEXT: Savannah’s Rising Stars of Business." These under-40 individuals have distinguished themselves by their professional achievements as well as their philanthropic service in Savannah and the Coastal Empire. Tickets for the event are $10, and include 2 drink tickets and light appetizers. RSVP to marketing@savannahnow.com or purchase tickets at http://generationnext2013.eventbrite.com/ 


(SKIDAWAY ISLAND, GA) Mark your calendar now for Saturday, March 2. It’s the 7th Annual Dog Lovers’ Walk at The Landings, a fundraising walk to benefit the animals at the Humane Society for Greater Savannah. Registration is at 8:30 am and the walk begins at 9:30 am. Teams/individuals meet at Messiah Lutheran Church lot on Skidaway. Create an online fundraising page page, build a team or just check the standings at FirstGiving.com/hsgs


(ONLINE) What part of and where in our country is your accent from? Try this just for fun. http://www.lewrockwell.com/spl3/american-accent-quiz.html 


(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Country Day School (SCDS) and SCDS parent Lori Barlow will host a free screening of the HBO documentary THE BIG PICTURE: RETHINKING DYSLEXIA which premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. The screening takes place on Wednesday, February 27 at 7:00pm in the Andrews Assembly Room on the SCDS campus, 824 Stillwood Drive.

(SAVANNAH GA) Goodwill of the Coastal Empire and its partners in the community invite the public to attend a ground breaking ceremony for their new retail store and Job Connection Center at 10 am, Thursday, February 14 at the corner of Godley Station Boulevard on Pooler Parkway. Brian Felder & Associates, Thomas and Hutton Engineering, and J.T. Turner Construction are custom developing the estimated 17,079 sq. ft. building to be the most energy efficient of all the Coastal Empire Goodwill facilities.  

Goodwill staff, the Pooler Chamber of Commerce, local business owners, community and Pooler government leaders will gather for the event at the site, located just of the Pooler Parkway at the Corner of Godley Station Boulevard. Light refreshments will be served. www.goodwillsavannah.org  



(SAVANNAH, GA) Small business owners are invited to attend the SPEED MENTORING CONFERENCE April 4 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Top executives will share their tips on SEO, social media, marketing, and more. Tickets are $19.95; includes lunch. The keynote speaker is Professor Luke Pittaway from the Center for Entrepreneurial Learning and Leadership at Georgia Southern University. Sponsored by SCORE, University of Georgia Small Business Development Center and Savannah Morning News. RSVP at www.savannah.score.org



(ST MARYS, GA) Marjorie Young, President of SCORE, will give a workshop on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 1 – 4 pm on Strategies to Improve your Visibility online and Connect with the Community. Join the workshop LIVE ONLINE at http://www.stmarysvod.com/score or RSVP to SCORE, St. Mary’s 912-882-3583 for a seat.



(SAVANNAH, GA) Help is on the way for women in the Coastal Empire area who are having difficulty advancing their careers. Goodwill of the Coastal Empire, Inc. is one of 45 Goodwill® agencies across the country selected to provide job training and placement services to women. The program, known as Beyond Jobs and funded through a $7.7 million grant from the Walmart Foundation, will now create a larger impact by reaching more women who are unemployed or underemployed. Interested applicants can contact Ansley Williams at (912)354-6611 ext. 113 or at (912) 429-4293   


(SAVANNAH, GA) Lecture by Wayne B. Jonas, MD, a foremost physician researcher in integrative medicine, will speak Thursday, February 28, at the William and Iffath Hoskins Center for Biomedical Research at Memorial University Medical Center. 5:30pm.  For more information call 912-350-7845. The event is free and open to the public, no registration required.




Leave a Reply