By September 17, 2012Local NewsWIRE

SAVANNAH, GA) Pasta on the Park for a great cause!  Enjoy family fun the evening before the 2nd Annual Savannah Rock N’ Roll Marathon on Nov 2 at 4pm at the American Legion  All money from the pasta dinner will go to support Liam’s Land Medical Research Grant for lymphatic malformation.  $10 now or $15 at the door. www.liamsland.org/2011/rock-the-marathon-for-liam-pre-race-carbo-loading-dinner/

(SAVANNAH,GA)  Bouhan, Williams & Levy has been voted having "the best law firm offices in America" by Above the Law, a behind-the-scenes look at the world of law published by Breaking Media. Bouhan, Williams & Levy shares the honor wit1-800-LAW-FIRM, a national network of legal experts.  http://abovethelaw.com/2012/09/congratulations-to-the-best-law-firm-offices-in-america/ and
 http://abovethelaw.com/2012/08/the-best-law-firm-offices-in-america-the-finalists/2/ .
(SAVANNAH, GA) Congressman Jack Kingston and Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire Operation Open Doors is hosting a "Job Fair" for Veterans (open to the public) on Wednesday, September 26, 2012. http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2012/09/16/savannah-job-fair-for-veterans/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Film Featuring Savannah’s LEED-Certified Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter to be Screened at International USGBC Conference. PHOTO

(SAVANNAH, GA) Malik R. Watkins, Ph.D., Public Service Associate at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, has been selected for a Fulbright Specialists project in Panama for the Municipality of Panama during the months of September and October 2012, according to the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2012/09/16/malik-r-watkins-receives-fulbright-specialists-award/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Lori Combs of Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty has earned her associate broker’s license. As the Director of Sales and Marketing, Lori is responsible for maintaining all listings, pending sales and closings for the Savannah and Bluffton offices of Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty. She also is listing agent for The Retreat at Forest Lakes, securing the first development project in West Chatham. Lori and her team have closed on 17 out of the 19 townhomes in seven months.  www.celiadunnsir.com

(98.7 THE RIVER) Meet the Grand Marshal for this year’s Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society’s Buddy Walk on Oct 6. http://www.987theriver.com/pages/personality_markrobertson.html?article=10401750

(SAVANNAH, GA) The next event in ATDC Savannah’s and the Creative Coast’s Entrepreneur Food for Thought Series will take place September 20th, 11.30am-1.00pm, at the campus of Georgia Tech Savannah. William A. Geist, Founder of Turning Point Management LLC, will speak about "Delivering Maximum Customer Value – Why Bother?" www.fftsep20.eventbrite.com.


(SAVANNAH, GA) Save the Date: Seventh Annual Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society Buddy Walk Festival Oct. 6, 2012. http://www.ldssga.org/buddywalk.html  

(SAVANNAH, GA) Author Larry Peterson announces His new novel, Last Days of the Coastal Empire: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Last-Days-of-the-Coastal-Empire/270784966370723?ref=ts

(MIDWAY, GA) Learn about aviation, vintage and experimental with the Grass Strip Foundation.  Third annual open house on Saturday, October 27th at 580 Old Grass Island Road, Midway, GA 31320.  For information call: Steve Berg 912-884-8666.

(ISLE OF HOPE, GA) Enjoy a day on the island with the Isle of Hope United Methodist Church.  Friday, October 12th, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Activities include a tour of five Isle of Hope homes, a luncheon, a silent auction, a Sugar and Spice Shop, a "White Elephant" shop, and a Chic Yarn Boutique.   Tickets are $25. For more information, call 912-355-8527.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Celebrate trees with Rooted in life, The Savannah Tree Foundation’s 4th annual fall event. Wednesday, September 19th, from 6 to 9 pm at Memorial University Medical Center.  Tickets are $75 pp, available at savannahtree.com or 912-233-TREE (8733).

(SAVANNAH, GA) Investors and entrepreneurs come out for Startup Lounge 2012!  October 25th, 6 – 8 p.m.  Register by September 24th.  www.fastpitchcompetition.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) Save The Date: Savannah Jazz Festival Golf Tournament September 24th, 2012 at The Club of Savannah Harbor. For more information visit www.cjagolftournament.com or  www.savannahjazzfestival.org    

(SAVANNAH, GA) The City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs and TailsSpin Pet Supply Store are hosting the 1st pet costume contest, PAWrade, at Picnic in the Park at Forsyth Park on Sunday, October 7th from 2-4 p.m.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Come out and watch HBO’s, The Weight of the Nation.  Screenings, September 26th, 5:00 p.m., Memorial Health’s Campus.  October 27th, 4:00 p.m., Beach Institute.  November 20th, 5:30 p.m., Southwest Library.

(BLUFFTON, SC) Palmetto Animal League gets some help from Kool Katz and Dapper Dawgz Brunch.  Sunday, September 23rd at 11:30 a.m. at Sigler’s Rotisserie and Seafood. Tickets are $55 and must be purchased in advance at Sigler’s, the PAL Adoption Center in Riverwalk Business Park, the PAL Thrift Store in Sheridan Park, by calling 843 368-5358 or emailing Events@PalmettoAnimalLeague.org

(SAVANNAH, GA) Settle in for the Waddie Welcome and the Beloved Community Presentation and Story Quilt Gallery Talk.  Thursday, September 27, Jepson Center for the Arts, Nieses Auditorium, 6:00 p.m.  This is a Savannah story!

(SAVANNAH, GA) Silent auction to benefit the Savannah Children’s Choir.  Monday, October 1st at 6 p.m., Sage Restaurant, 41 Whitaker Street.  Pre-paid reservations are required, $65 per person.   www.savannahchoir.org.  100% of proceeds will go to SCC.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Save the date for the 13th annual Savannah Business Hall of Fame gala being held on November 14th at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Stay fresh with The Farm Stand at Bethesda School for Boys!  Tuesdays and Thursday, 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Sustainable meets, cheese, blueberries, honey, eggs, cucumbers, onions, beans, tomoatoes, eggplant, peppers, basil.  Also at the Farmer’s Market at Forsyth Park on Saturday mornings. www.bethesdaacademy.org   


(ATLANTA, GA) Four Ph.D. students from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Tech-Greg Droge, Zachary Lochner, Temi Olubanjo, and Carol Younghave been awarded fellowships from the Achievement Rewards for Academic Scientists (ARCS) program. http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2012/09/12/four-ece-students-awarded-arcs-foundation-fellowships-carol-young-greg-droge-zachary-lochner-and-temi-olubanjo/   





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