(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, NOV 19, 2012

By November 18, 2012Local NewsWIRE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Come out TONIGHT, Monday, November 19 at The Westin’s Savannah Harbor (GRAND Ballroom). The 17 piece big band EQUINOX will play 3 hours. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Tickets https://www.ticketriver.com/event/5037

(SAVANNAH, GA) The International Diamond Center’s Savannah Diamond Dash Raffle raised $941 for Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter. The raffle was held in conjunction with the International Diamond Center’s Savannah Diamond Dash, in which couples participated in a real-world treasure hunt around the city. The winning team was awarded a grand prize of a $12,000 cushion cut Henri Daussi diamond engagement ring.

(SAVANNAH, GA / CHARLESTON, SC) Kole Management, a Savannah-based apartment management company, has acquired The Palms, a 408-unit apartment community in Charleston, South Carolina. Located in the West Ashley area of Charleston, The Palms features garden-style apartments, a fitness center, multi-use pool and an on-site leasing/management office. For more information on Kole Management, please visit www.apartmentsavannah.com.

(SAVANNAH, GA)  All non-profits in Savannah can register for Georgia Gives Day:a statewide campaign encouraging the citizens of Georgia to give to their non-profit of choice on December 6th, 2012. During this 24-hour flash giving event, citizens across the state can “Click If You Care” by donating any dollar amount (minimum $1) to charities right in their own neighborhood (state-registered a 501©(3) nonprofit organizations). All proceeds will go directly to the nonprofits. Donors go through the website www.GAgivesday.org.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Is it necessary to sign your holiday cards when your name is printed on them? Is it acceptable to email your holiday greetings? Is the holiday office party mandatory? Lydia Ramsey answers these questions and many more in her newly-published eBook, Don’t Be a Turkey during the Holidays: The Complete Guide to Etiquette and Protocol for the Holiday Season. Lydia Ramsey is an international business etiquette expert. She is the president and founder of Manners That Sell, a firm based in Savannah, Georgia, offering seminars, keynote speeches and executive coaching to corporations, associations and universities. She began her career as an etiquette consultant over three decades ago. www.MannersThatSell.com .

(BLUFFTON, SC) Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty has moved its Bluffton, S.C. office to 52 Calhoun St. in Bluffton, S.C.  The phone number remains the same: (843) 836-3900. The office is on the Southwest corner of Calhoun and Lawrence Streets, next to The Store in the heart of Historic Bluffton District. 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) Join Savannah Urban Garden Alliance for their 4th Annual ‘Tour de Coop’!  Ride aboard Old Town trolleys Sunday, December 2nd from 1 – 5 PM.  Trolleys are leaving Southern Pine Company of Georgia at 35th and E. Broad Street)  Pre-sale tickets $10 per adult and $5 per child.  Purchase tickets online http://sugacentral.org/home/tour_de_coop  or at one of the following locations:  Brighter Day Health Food Store, Victory Seed and Feed; Thrive a Carryout Café.

(WILMINGTON ISLAND, GA)  St. Andrew’s School has named its inaugural board of visitors.  The community leaders will work to involve the school with the community and raise awareness of the school to the area. http://businessinsavannah.com/bis/2012-11-13/st-andrews-forms-board-visitors#.UKU7vYWbMmU

(SAVANNAH, GA) Goodwill, West Broad Street YMCA, Step UP Savannah and the Live Oak Library Partner to help Job Seekers.

The Grand Opening of the Job Connection Career Center will be November 26 at 10am at West Broad Street YMCA – 1110 May Street . 912-354-6611  

 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Proceeds from 100 tickets sold by Performance Initiative members to the Savannah Harbor Holiday Festival will go towards programs serving at-risk and disadvantaged youth and families.  Starting November 23, the Grand Prize of America Track on Hutchinson Island becomes a twinkling wonderland, home to over 50 larger-than-life lighted, holiday-themed displays and millions of sparkling lights of every color under the rainbow.  The festival of lights will be open through January 1st, Wednesday through Sundays.  Tickets are $20 per car which includes $5 for refreshments. Tickets can be purchased at Performance Initiatives Athletic Facility Monday through Friday from 3 PM-6 PM, emailing performanceinitiatives_kg@comcast.net or by calling (912) 507-7106.

(SAVANNAH, GA) On National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, we pay tribute to the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, and we honor all those who selflessly served our nation at home and abroad during World War II.  The event will take place Sunday, December 2nd at 2 PM at the Mighty 8th Air Force Heritage Museum.  Principal speaker will be CDR Todd Figanbaum, USN, and Commanding Officer of the USS Alaska SSBN 732. The Alaska is a Trident Class Nuclear Ballistic Submarine based at Kings Bay, Georgia.  The event is free.  http://mightyeighth.org

(WSAV)  Last year there were 666 homeless children from Pre K- 12th grade in Chatham Co: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfywXv5qQr0

(SAVANNAH, GA) Junior Achievement honored two of Savannah’s business leaders at 13th annual fundraising gala.  Robert H. Demere and Donald A. Kole were recognized for their business and community contributions.
http://savannahnow.com/exchange/2012-11-15/demere-kole-inducted-business-hall-fame#.UKU2t-Oe9JU

(SAVANNAH, GA) Tickets are available now for the Savannah Book Festival’s four special events, which are February 14-17 at Trustees Theater. The featured authors are Dave Barry, Bobby Deen, James Patterson and David Baldacci. Tickets are $10 per event – and are available at the Trustees Theater by phone at 912.525.5050 or online at savannahboxoffice.com.
http://www.savannahbookfestival.org

(SAVANNAH, GA)  The Goodwill is offering a FREE Credit Building Workshop in partnership with Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Savannah.  Thursday, December 6th at 5 PM at the Goodwill Richmond Hill Board Room on Ford Ave in Richmond Hill.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Come out for The Night in Tuscany silent auction & party.  Benefits Girls on the Run, an afterschool character and health building program for preteen girls in coastal Georgia serving 25 local schools. Thursday, November 29 from 5:30 – 8 PM in the courtyard of Southern Pine Company.  Get your invitation and tickets to this private party at http://nightintuscany-es2.eventbrite.com/?rank=1
Info: 912-224-2120.

(SAVANNAH, GA)  You can get "The Dirt on Jane" by picking up a copy of Jane Fishman’s memoir.  "The Dirt on Jane" is selling at small independent businesses, such as Victory Feed and Seed, Brighter Day Natural Foods, The Book Lady and E. Shaver Books.  By the way, she’s offering a free copy to the first person who can find the one misspelled word in the book.
www.janefishman.net

(SAVANNAH, GA)   Bouhan, Williams & Levy has received First-Tier ranking in the 2013 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms." The firm has been selected for inclusion each year the ranking has been done. Founded in 1886, Bouhan, Williams & Levy LLP is a broad-based, general law practice with an emphasis in corporate, business and transactional law and civil litigation on the local, national and international levels. http://www.bouhan.com.  

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Emmaline Blu Harvin 1/4/2008 to 11/16/2012. Prayers go out to the Harvin family. Visitation Tuesday from 5:00pm to 7:00 pm. Fox & Weeks (Hodgson Chapel). Services Wednesday at 2:00pm Savannah Christian – East Campus, 9150 Old Montgomery Road. Remembrances to Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society . http://www.facebook.com/lowcountrydownsyndromesociety?ref=ts&fref=ts  

 

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