By September 30, 2013Local NewsWIRE


THE Local News WIRE 


(COASTAL EMPIRE, GA) Goodwill will host job fairs:

Oct 2 Waycross Job Fair at Waycross Job Connection 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Oct 9 Savannah Job Fair at Savannah Civic Center 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Oct 9 Brunswick Job Fair at Brunswick Job Connection 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Oct 9 Rincon Job Fair at Rincon Job Connection 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Oct 22 Richmond Hill Job Fair at Richmond Hill Job Connection 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  

Employers will share information about their organizations and offer employment opportunities to qualified job seekers. For more information, visit goodwillsavannah.org/jobconnection or contact Ailerua Crawford at 912-354-6611 or acrawford@goodwillsavannah.org.



(SAVANNAH, GA) Paula and Jamie Deen Named Grand Marshals of 8th Annual Buddy Walk on Oct 5  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVBOc6xWpFE&feature=youtu.be The eighth annual fundraiser benefits the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS). Registration is $12 per person or $40 for a family of four. For more information, contact John or Candy Bogardus at 912-728-8505.

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Mall will celebrate the circus October 11-13 in the Center Court with an impressive display of miniature circus models created by artisans from Circus Model Builders International. The event is free and open to the public. For more information about the Savannah Mall, please visit www.savannahmall.com or call 912-927-7467.

(ISLE OF HOPE) Art & Music Fest at the Isle of Hope Marina, Oct 26, 2013. Art Show 10-5, Music 1-5pm. www.iohha.com 


(MASHABLE) The best ways to organize, summarize and visualize information: 24 Essential Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Tools at http://mashable.com/2013/09/25/mind-mapping-tools/?utm_cid=mash-com-fb-main-link 


(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah to celebrate Opera America’s National Opera Week beginning with a Sunday Soiree on October 27 from 5 – 6:30 pm at the Westin Savannah Harbor Ballroom. Tickets are $25/person. A special gala event on October 29 presenting the first annual Sherrill Milnes VOICE Award to soprano Diana Soviero. Tickets cost $125 per person or $225 per couple which includes dinner, drinks and the concert. For more info: info@savannahvoicefestival.org, call 855-76-OPERA, or visit savannahvoicefestival.org.


(INC) Thinking of starting a business? How to avoid some of the most common startup pitfalls: http://www.inc.com/vanessa-merit-nornberg/avoid-common-startup-pitfalls.html?cid=sf01002 


(SAVANNAH, GA) Julie Wilde and Austin Smith are producing a big-band/gypsy-jazz fusion album in Paris this December. To get an advance copy of "The Mystery of Love, In Paris" or to find out how you can support the production, visit the Indiegogo campaign page: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-mystery-of-love-in-paris-a-big-band-gypsy-jazz-rendezvous/x/4682111. To learn more about the producers, visit their websites at www.austinsmithmusic.com and http://juliewilde.wix.com/juliewildearts 


(BLUFFTON, S.C.)  Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty is expanding its Bluffton office, adding more sales representatives and increasing services for Bluffton, Hilton Head Island and the Lowcountry. Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty will be holding a ceremony celebrating the expansion of the Bluffton office on October 10 at 11 am. Mayor Lisa Sulka will be attending. 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) Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty introduces 215 LEE BOULEVARD in HABERSHAM WOODS, SAVANNAH. Priced at $475,000, this 4,059 sq. ft. home built in 1969 has 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, a soundproof second story and a Gunite swimming pool. Call Celia Dunn at 912-234-3323, via email at Celia.Dunn@sothebysrealty.com or visit http://celiadunnsir.com/listings/residential/mls-114357-215-lee-boulevard/ 


(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah VOICE Festival returns for National Opera Week for two events including "La Bella Sera: A Night of Italian Opera" and cocktail reception on October 29 at the Westin Savannah Harbor. The second event is a Diana Soviero Master class from 6-8 pm on October 30 at Christ Church in downtown Savannah. This master class will be a collaboration with the Savannah Philharmonic and will be free; a $10 donation per person is requested to support community outreach work. For info, to buy tickets or to join the VOICE Society, email info@savannahvoicefestival.org or visit savannahvoicefestival.org 



(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) is selling calendars for 2014. They feature images of local children as well as recipes from Savannah’s own Jamie Deen. The calendars cost $12. They will be unveiled at the walk and on sale there. Proceeds will benefit LDSS. The LDSS is a support group to benefit people with Down Syndrome and their families through local leadership in support, outreach, education and advocacy. Meetings are held every 4th Tuesday of the month, typically with a guest speaker and social time for families to meet and interact with one another. The LDSS is an affiliate of the National Down Syndrome Society. For more information, contact John or Candy Bogardus at 912-728-8505 or visit ldssga.org.


(SAVANNAH, GA) The 10th annual Veterans Stand Down for Homelessness Resource and Job Fair will be held on October 8 and 9 at the Savannah Civic Center from 8 am – 2 pm. The Stand Down is a collaborative effort by area veterans organizations and local nonprofits to reach veterans and others facing homelessness. Over 40 social service agencies will provide information on services including housing options, job resources, resume writing tips, substance abuse treatment, income tax assistance, and access to Social Security and Veterans Administration services. This event is funded in part by Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire, Inc. Operation Open Doors, The United States Department of Veterans Affairs, The Chatham-Savannah Authority for the Homeless, and The Salvation Army. For more info, contact the Chatham-Savannah Authority for the Homeless at homelessauthority.org or contact Janice Sheffield at 912-790-3400.




(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter recently received a $3,000 grant from Macy’s. It was the second year in a row the department store chain granted funds to the Savannah-based emergency shelter. The grant money will enable Park Place Outreach to continue its mission of providing shelter and services to homeless, abused and runaway youth. Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter For more information, please call 912-234-4048, visit http://parkplaceyes.org or search for "Park Place Outreach" on Facebook.


(SAVANNAH, GA) Nominations for Savannah’s Rising Stars of Business – Generation NEXT will be accepted through October 22. Generation NEXT recognizes the most promising "Under 40" professionals in the community. Nominees should be focused on philanthropy, community service and progress for our area, as well as on generating business success and growth. businessinsavannah.com/generationnext and savannahmagazine.com/generationnext. Winners will be recognized in the January 15 issue of Business in Savannah and in the January/February, 2014 issue of Savannah Magazine.

(SAVANNAH, GA) The tenth annual Veterans Stand Down for Homelessness Resource and Job Fair will be held on October 8 & 9, 2013 respectively at the Savannah Civic Center from 8:00 am until 2:00 PM. 40 Social Service agencies will be available. For for info call 912-790-3400

(SAVANNAH, GA) StartupLounge (ATDC & TCC) – Entrepreneur applications due Oct 3! Investors MUST register: http://www.thecreativecoast.org/programs/startuplounge



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