By January 3, 2010Local NewsWIRE

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(SAVANNAHh, GA) Community Event-The Love Walk/Run, Saturday, February 13, 2010 to benefit Wesley Community Centers of Savannah, Inc.  5 K run kicks off at 7:45am and 3.6K or 2.4K walk begins at 10:00 am.  South end of Forsyth Park. Hosted by WTOC Meteorologist Pat Prokop. Special Performances by Jazz Legend Ben Tucker and Singer Extraordinaire Huxie Scott.  Funds raised support critical programs that directly impact women, children, and families who are struggling through poverty to find self sufficiency.  www.Weselyctrs-savh.org.  (912) 236-4226.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Here is the Savannah Morning News sports staff’s list of the top 10 local sports stories of 2009: #6 – Pro tennis, the inaugural Savannah Challenger held at The Landings’ Franklin Creek Tennis Center. The $50,000 tournament, sponsored by Tail activewear and the Savannah Sports Council, featured players just outside the main ATP tour. Several players in the tournament, including former Georgia star John Isner, competed in ATP tennis events. Houston’s Michael Russell, the 214th-ranked player in the world, pocketed the $7,200 first-place check and 75 ATP ranking points.  http://savannahnow.com/sports/2010-01-01/gsu-firing-tops-year-local-sports

(SAVANNAH, GA) Zorro wants to find a home.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Several sponsorship opportunities are available for three upcoming USTA tournaments in Savannah. The events, which will feature national and international tennis professionals, include the $50,000 USTA Savannah Challenger, the USTA National Men’s 40 Clay Court Championships and the USTA Georgia Super Senior Championship. www.savannahchallenger.com.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty presents, 401 Washington Avenue, an Ardsley Park Mansion. 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, Carriage House.  Agent Annie Rockwell 912.844.5783 http://www.401washington.com/

Completing… Just a moment (SAVANNAH, GA) Kim Jones,account manager for SavannahJobs.com, was recently interviewed on WJCL’s morning show. She gives great advice for those seeking employment in the Savannah area. Click here to learn more: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iIdbtrC8AgA

(SAVANNAH, GA) Small Business Council / SMART Lunch Series on January 5 Speed Networking Event so be sure to bring plenty of business cards. 11:30 a.m. – Networking, Noon – Luncheon
at the Savannah Morning News Auditorium, 1375 Chatham Parkway, 31405 Cost: $10. R.S.V.P. to Susan Smith at 912.644.6434 or ssmith@savannahchamber.com



(SAVANNAH, GA) The Davenport House Museum, will host  "Potable Gold":  Savannah’s Madeira Tradition, cost $20 (must be 21 years of age) at 5:30p.m.  February 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27 www.davenporthousemuseum.org,  

(SAVANNAH, GA) Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty presents, 409 Atkinson,  Brick Mid-Century bungalow style home with many original details, just 5 minutes from downtown. Stunning spacious kitchen with maple cabinets, granite counters and tile. Lovely formal living room with a wood burning fireplace, hardwood floors, bookcases and flat screen TV with surround sound. Huge floored attic space. Garage. Agent Roberta Carver 912.596.0107 http://www.409atkinson.com/

(SAVANNAH, GA) The USTA $50,000 Savannah Challenger is pleased to announce that a portion of the proceeds raised during the 2010 tournament at The Landings on Skidaway Island will benefit the Savannah Community Foundation. The tournament will take place May 1-9 at the Franklin Creek Tennis Center.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Lee Wilkes III has joined Savannah real estate experts at Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty. An active real estate investor, Wilkes worked in real estate appraisal and valuation for five years in Savannah and for five years before that in Atlanta. Because he is a skilled appraiser, Wilkes is expert at pricing homes when he is a seller’s agent. He also knows how to get buyers a good deal or recognize when a property is overpriced. 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.


(SAVANNAH, GA) Children with Down Syndrome Society are learning sign language LEARN WHY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Lecture: A Teenager’s Guide to Georgia Law, Thursday, January 14th 7:00 PM, Jelks Auditorium at The Savannah Country Day School. No cost. Presented by, J. Tom Morgan, the author of Ignorance is No Defense, a practical, convenient guide for teenagers and their parents on the law in Georgia. The community forum will be packed with useful information regarding the law and its consequences and will help teenagers make safe, informed choices. Mr. Morgan is a nationally recognized attorney and expert on the prosecution of crimes against children and has appeared on CNN’s Talk Back Live, the Oprah Winfrey Show, Court TV, the Today Show, and 48 Hours. http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2009/11/22/a-teenager%E2%80%99s-guide-to-georgia-law-lecture/

(SAVANNAH, GA)  Join AMBUCS on Feb 6, 2010 to help raise money for local children with disabilities. Enjoy an evening of southern dining, live music, dancing with live entertainment, a silent auction, VIP guests, local government officials and fashion show at the Alee Temple south of Skidaway & Eisenhower at 6pm.
Contact Ann Johnson  912-480-0716 www.AMBUCS.org

(SAVANNAH, GA) One of Morrison’s last acts as president of the Savannah Area Chamber of commerce was to bestow upon Savannah native Steve Green the Oglethorpe Leadership award.http://savannahnow.com/exchange/2009-12-18/savannah-native-wins-c-c-award
(SAVANNAH, GA)  Evoca has expanded its voice recording services to instantly convert Apple-supported AAC, MP4, and AIFF audio file formats to MP3 recordings for easy posting online, sharing with customers, audiences, and supporters, and emailing to professional and personal contacts. This increase in services directly benefits users of Apple products and services.


(SAVANNAH, GA) January 5th Bill and Ellen will perform at Lulus’ Chocolate Bar from 7 to 10 PM.

(SAVANNAH, GA) HUMANE SOCIETY VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION, Saturday, January 16,10:00 am, 7215 Sallie Mood Drive, 912.354.9515 www.humanesocietysav.org

(SAVANNAH, GA) Watch this car get recycled http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKCeXIP5ft0&feature=related



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