By September 23, 2012Local NewsWIRE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Six things to help you get smarter about retirement.  http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2012/09/20/six-things-to-help-you-plan-for-a-smarter-retirement/


(SAVANNAH, GA) Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire has already placed more people in employment this year than it did in all of 2011. www.goodwillsavannah.org

(SAVANNAH, GA) There is a solution to retirement investment challenges that Certified Financial Planner Barbara Treadwell calls the best retirement savings strategy she’s seen in her 30 years in the business. Treadwell will give a seminar called "The Smart Retirement Savings Strategy" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9 at Jepson Center for the Arts at a cost of $25. Find out how to maximize the money and minimize the mistakes.

(SAVANNAH, GA) The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center in Savannah cordially invites you to a reception formally welcoming their new Area Director, Kyle Hensel, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday October 9th at the Small Business Resource Center at 111 East Liberty Street. RSVP by October 5th by – Liz Overstreet at 912-651-3200 or at  


(SAVANNAH, GA) Skidaway Institute of Oceanography professor Clark Alexander and Georgia Southern University professor Chester Jackson will present a program entitled "Living on the Edge – Coastal Hazards in Georgia" on Monday, October 22, at 7 p.m. in the Library Auditorium on the campus of the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography at the north end of Skidaway Island. The talk is open to the public and admission is free. www.skio.usg.edu


(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah agencies come together to end homelessness in our community at the Ninth Annual Stand Down for Homelessness.  Everyone is welcome at the two day job fair at the Savannah Civic Center.  September 25 and 26, a resource fair from 8 AM to 2 PM, and a job fair from 9 AM to 2 PM.  To attend the job fair as a prospective employer of veterans, become a community partner, or serve as a volunteer contact Tabeter Robinson at (912) 663-8187 or trobinson@goodwillsavannah.org


(SAVANNAH, GA)  Savannah Downtown Business Association’s October Luncheon.  Wednesday, October 10 at Outback Steakhouse on Drayton Street.  Networking at 11:30 AM with the program starting at noon . www.savannahdba.com   


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


(SAVANNAH, GA) SCORE’s team of experienced business counselors assists small business owners in finding answers to their business questions. This counseling service is free. To schedule a counseling appointment call 652-4335 or visit www.scoresav.org  


(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) Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter. is here to offer a safe place to go to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. When you can’t stay at home, don’t hit the streets – call (912) 234 4048 or stop by the shelter at 514 E. Henry Street, Savannah, Georgia. http://parkplaceyes.org/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Film Featuring Savannah’s LEED-Certified Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter to be Screened at International USGBC Conference. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7iOwyAtFO5s

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

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

(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.





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