By September 29, 2014Local NewsWIRE

The Local News Wire  

(SAVANNAH, GA) Craig Burgess of A & C Gold and Diamonds is inviting the public to help celebrate his 35th anniversary as the local authority on rare and beautiful objects, by offering a free examination and digital photograph of one item during the month of October. For more information, call Craig Burgess at 912.224.3247 or visit www.acgoldandsilver.com.

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Rotary Club of Savannah is breaking ground on an all accessible playground in Forsyth Park on Monday, September 29, 2014 at 1:45 p.m. The money was raised through internal sponsorship, a grant from the Alan Gaynor Fund, AMBUCS, and through the Herb Traub Fund. The playground will be accessible to all children, including those who have wheelchair limitations and other specialized conditions. The design includes nine slides, 16 climbers, and eight swings. The equipment can support a capacity up to 300 children. For more information, visithttp://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/09/25/the-rotary-club-of-savannah-breaking-ground-on-all-accessible-playground-in-forsyth-park/

(SAVANNAH, GA) American cook, restaurateur, and TV personality, Jamie Deen will serve as the Grand Marshal of the 2014 Buddy Walk. The ninth annual event begins Saturday, October 4 at 10 a.m. in Forsyth Park. Thousands of people are expected to attend this year’s event to raise awareness and funds for local programs, including Camp Buddy and Night of Champions. Walkers, strollers, piggy-backers and pets are welcome. To find out more information or register for the festival, visithttp://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/09/09/ninth-annual-buddy-walk-names-jamie-deen-as-grand-marshal/

(SAVANNAH, GA) The deadline for nominations for "Generation NEXT: Savannah’s Rising Stars of Business" is quickly approaching.  Nominations will be accepted through Oct. 3. Winners will be recognized in the Jan. 21, 2014, issue of Business in Savannah and in the January/February 2015 issue of Savannah magazine.  
To nominate, go to http://www.savannahmagazine.com/2012/11/26/catch-a-rising-star/

The Town of Thunderbolt, Armstrong State University and Gordon Mathews are awarded 2014 prizes for tree conservation & awareness. Named for STF founders Page Hungerpiller, Lynda Beam and Suzie Williams, awards to be presented at Savannah Tree Foundation gala Tuesday, October 7, 7pm at Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, 41 JFK Jr Blvd. To purchase tickets call 912-233-8733 or visit:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/live-oak-fighting-sail-fall-frolic-6-tickets-12132040259 

(SAVANNAH,GA) Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) resource fair will be held on Friday, Nov 14 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Goodwill Job Connection, 7220 Sallie Mood Dr, Savannah, GA.  Vendors will include: AAA, Goodwill, DBHDD, GA Cares, Alz Association, Umbudsman, MFP, Ultrus, DFCS, Social Security Admin, LIFE, VA. For more information, visit

(EFFINGHAM, GA) Medient Studios, Inc. announces Choate Construction Company as the Construction Manager for the Studioplex in Effingham County, Georgia. http://savannahnow.com/effingham-now/2014-09-24/medient-hires-choate-construction-manager

(SAVANNAH, GA)  Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty presents: 33 Castlebridge Lane in Hilton Head, SC. This 6 bedroom, 8 & 1(1/2) bath home that spans three and one half lots with docking capability for up to three large watercraft. $7,400,000. For more information, contact the agent, Catherine Donaldson at 843-338-2069, or visit http://celiadunnsir.com/listings/33-castlebridge-lane/

(POOLER, GA) Changing your perspective is a sacred tool for keeping the mind, soul and body open.Savannah Yoga Center hosts New York City’s own Miles Borrero October 3-5th for kirtan, storytelling, good eats and yoga. For more information, visit http://savannahyoga.com/events/miles-borrero/  
YouTube Video: http://youtu.be/q8HJpe33fzY?list=UUQPJw6Ff1IVVdwRiDySasWA 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Faraways, a one-of-a-kind live theatrical musical show, will launch its national tour in Savannah, Georgia on October 9th at the Savannah Mall. It will bring a new entertainment experience to mall-goers across the country.  The captivating show will be performed in a unique mobile "pop-up" theater that seats 200 and is a perfect addition to the growing live entertainment offerings at malls across the country. The family-friendly show runs approximately one hour and fifteen minutes and has 6 cast members.  Shows are every FridaySaturday and Sundayduring the run dates.  From the moment a ticket is purchased, the entertainment begins. Patrons are ushered through a zany pre-show "ride" that establishes the interactivity between cast and audience. http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/09/19/pop-up-broadway-presents-the-faraways-an-original-live-musical-theater-show-premiering-at-the-savannah-mall-on-thursday-october-9th-at-7pm/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Jenny Lynn is a tan, retriever mix. She is approximately four and half years old and has been spayed. Please help Jenny Lynn find her new forever home. For more information visit,http://www.humanesocietysav.org/adoption/dogs/

(SAVANNAH, GA) 2015 Bonaventure Historical Society Calendars, will be available for single purchase or multiple copy (family and corporate/employee gifts) October 1. Visitwww.bonaventurehistorical.org and click on Store, then 2015 Calendars for the details.

(HOSPICE SAVANNAH) Planning Your Doctor Visit: http://nihseniorhealth.gov/talkingwithyourdoctor/planningyourdoctorvisit/01.html 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Mall announces the grand opening of Original Skin Tattoos and Piercings, located on the upper level of the Savannah Mall. Opening on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 10 a.m., the Original Skin artists will offer a variety of tattoo styles, emphasizing on 3D realism, portraits, and cover ups, body piercing and custom airbrushing. As part of the grand opening celebration, Original Skin will be launching "Tattoos for Ta-Tas" month-long charity fundraiser benefiting the Susan G. Komen foundation. All Breast Cancer Awareness Ribbons, Survivor, and Memorial tattoos will be at a discounted rate and proceeds will be donated to the foundation. Donations will also be accepted at the counter. To find out more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1637&Itemid=16

(SAVANNAH, GA) Did you know that Down syndrome occurs when an individual has a full or partial extra copy of chromosome 21? The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society’s (LDSS) ninth annual Buddy Walk is a one-mile fundraising walk that encourages participants of all ages and abilities to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Carriages, strollers, wheelchairs, little red wagons and pets are all welcome. Participants can register the day of the event at 8:30 a.m. or online atwww.ldssga.org until Wednesday, Oct. 1 at midnight. Registration is $12 per person or $40 for a family of four, which includes a t-shirt, lunch and admission to the festival. 

(GOODWILL OF THE COASTAL EMPIRE) Nearly 80% of individuals with significant different abilities are unemployed. Goodwill and SourceAmerica are reducing that statistic by employing more than 125,000 people with significant different abilities each year. To sign up for SourceAmerica job alerts visit http://gicejobs.applicantpro.com/jobs/

(THE BOWEN LAW GROUP) 3D Printing Leads To Possible Legal Issues. http://www.thebowenlawgroup.com/blog/2014/01/3d-printing-leads-to-possible-legal-issues

(ANGELA CANFIELD, DDS) Did you know that chewing on ice and popcorn kernels can crack your teeth? To avoid cracking your teeth don’t chew on ice, hard sweets or unpopped popcorn kernels. To learn more tips visit http://premierdentaldesignsblog.com/2014/08/4-ways-to-avoid-cracking-a-tooth/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter has appointed Troy Follak to join its Board of Directors. Follak is the director for the G650 project at Gulfstream Aerospace and Engineering. The Shelter, located at 514 East Henry Street, offers teenagers a safe place to go 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  For more information, visit http://parkplaceyes.org. http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/09/23/park-place-outreach-welcomes-new-board-member/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Take a nature tour in Savannah with Wilderness Southeast. Pre-scheduled tours and private tours are available. Featured tours include Salt Marsh by Land & Sea, Blackwater River Float and Wild Island Explorations. For more information, visit http://www.naturesavannah.org/

(SAVANNAH SPOTLIGHT) on Savannah Business Attorney Charles Bowen. 12 Things You Did Not Know about Charles: http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/09/26/savannah-spotlight-on-savannah-business-attorney-charles-bowen-10-things-you-did-not-know-about-charles/

(SAVANNAH, GA – BLOG TALK RADIO) Healthy Savannah, along with the YMCA of Coastal Georgia, has been awarded a $150,000 grant to promote healthy lifestyles and community awareness for under-served areas in Georgia and to combat childhood obesity. Director of the Healthy Living and Community Development for Healthy Savannah and YMCA of Coastal Georgia, Paula Kreissler, talks with Open for Business® about what this grant means for the community and how anyone can become involved. Listen here: http://tobtr.com/s/6941267

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Park Place Outreach – Street Outreach Program (SOP) will continue to navigate the downtown areas in Savannah after a generous donation of a new program vehicle by O.C. Welch III, President of O.C. Ford and Lincoln. The contribution of the e350 12 passenger club wagon replaced the 1998 van purchased in 1997 for the original SOP team. For more information visithttp://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/09/24/o-c-welch-donates-club-wagon-to-park-place-outreach-youth-emergency-shelter/

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(SAVANNAH, GA) Davenport House Museum, located at 324 E. State Street, presents "Savannah’s Yellow Fever in 1820" on Friday and Saturday nights in October. Participants in the living history performance experience the story of yellow fever’s dreadful consequences which transformed the bustling seaport of Savannah into a ghost town. By candlelight and moving through the house and garden, visitors observe the 19th century inhabitants as their thoughts turn to the contemplation of their own mortality and witness a doctor’s treatment of a fever victim. Limited attendance. 912-236-8097 or info@davenporthousemuseum http://www.davenporthousemuseum.org/2014/09/01/in-october-davenport-house-museums-dreadful-pestilence-savannahs-yellow-fever-in-1820/ 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join the American Diabetes Association for the STEP OUT 5k Walk onSaturday, October 11 at 9 a.m. at Forsyth Park. To learn more and register, call 1-888-DIABETES or visit diabetes.org/stepoutsavannah 

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(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Morning News presents the first annual Savannah Amateur Table Tennis Tournament, "Get It On Like Ping Pong" will be played on October 25 at the Armstrong Center, 10056 Abercorn Street. The net proceeds from the event will benefit Union Mission and The Empty Stocking Fund. Players and guests, including some of Savannah business and community leaders, will be treated to an exciting round robin format of tournament play with many of them in costume. To register as a player or to purchase tickets, go to www.savannahnow.com/tabletennistourney

(SAVANNAH, GA) Hospice Savannah’s 2015 Pet Calendar on sale now. For the second year Hospice Savannah is offering a Pet Calendar to highlight the program’s scope and raise additional funds. The 2015 Pet Calendar sales should help. Utilizing many images from Hospice Savannah volunteer and retired orthopedic surgeon, Les Wilkes, the calendar features patients and families impacted by the Pet Peace of Mind© program, as well as several of the hospice’s Hug-a-Pet volunteers. The 2015 Hospice Savannah Pet Calendar is on sale now and can be purchased for a $15 minimum donation to The Pet Peace of Mind© program. They are available during regular business hours from the reception desk at Hospice House, 1329 Eisenhower Drive, and from the reception desk of Hospice Savannah’s administrative offices at 1674 Chatham Parkway. They are also available at Case Veterinary Hospital, 111 Eisenhower Drive. http://www.hospicesavannah.org/2015-pet-calendar 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Kole Management, a Savannah-based apartment management company, has acquired Carriage House Apartments, a 144-unit apartment community located at 125 Tibet Ave. Kole Management now owns and operates 12 apartment communities comprising approximately 1,900 total units. For more information on Kole Management, please visit www.apartmentsavannah.com orwww.kolemc.com. For more information on floor plans and availability, visit http://www.carriagehousesavannah.com/   

(SAVANNAH, GA) Book your Conceptual portrait session today for $150. This includes one high-resolution JPEG file for your personal use. All sessions must be booked by November 20, 2014.  Contact Lyn Bonham at http://www.lynbonhamphotography.com/ * 912.272. 7548

(HEALTHY SAVANNAH) Walking: Trim your waistline, improve your health. Ready to reap the benefits of walking? Here’s how to get started – and stay motivated. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/fitness/in-depth/walking/art-20046261

(SAVANNAH, GA) Calling all cheerleaders and high-spirited merry-makers to help out on the LDSS 9th Annual Buddy Walk. Interested persons are asked to line the corners of the Forsyth Park (Dayton and Gaston; Drayton and Park; Whitaker and Gaston; and Whitaker and Park) to encourage and Hi-Five all the walkers at the one-mile fundraising walk taking place Saturday, Oct. 4. The LDSS team will be recognizing three cheerers from the crowd, based on: "Most Spirited" ; "Puts a Smile on My Face" ; "Unsung Hero". Group Cheer Squads are welcome too! For more information, contact Candy Bogardus at 912-663-8573jcbogardus@gmail.com or Joe Marchese at 912-213-9999,Jmarchese@ldssga.org.


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