SAVANNAH, COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES Feb 28, 2011

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(SAVANNAH, GA)  Trident Sustainability Group announces its new hospitality division called Suite Sustainability. This new division will focus on providing custom sustainability solutions to the hotel and hospitality industry, helping hotel owners and managers achieve utility savings while achieving LEED or GreenSeal certifications for their properties. http://www.tridentsustainability.com 

(SAVANNAH, GA) For the third consecutive year, The Landings on Skidaway Island will host the $50,000 Savannah Challenger. This year’s tournament, which will feature 32 world-ranked tennis professionals, takes place April 30-May 8 at The Landings on Skidaway Island.

www.savannahchallenger.com.

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Peace Corps’ turns 50!  The celebration will be held at Leoci’s at 606 Abercorn Street on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. RPCV hosts are John Vant Slot, (Micronesia ’92-’94) and Karen Jenkins, (Madagascar ’95-’98). All Savannah area returned Peace Corp volunteers, friends and family of volunteers and prospective volunteers are invited to attend.  There will be hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. For more info: Karen Jenkins 912-341-0098 or karenblackjenkins@gmail.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) Make your entrepreneur dream a reality. FastTrac® NewVenture™ is specifically designed for owners of young companies and entrepreneurs who are in the planning stages.  Program covers 10 modules in 8 three hour classes March 22 – May 17 http://www.georgiasbdc.org/pdfs/Savannah_FTNV_2011.pdf 912-651-3200.

(SAVANNAH, GA)  Small Business Council / SMART Lunch Series

Mar 1, 2011, 11:30 a.m. – Networking; Noon – Luncheon

Joe Ippolito, President, River Horse Internet Marketing, will present Search Engine Marketing: Secrets for On-Line Success for Small Business.

http://www.savannahchamber.com/for-members/business-calendar/202

(SAVANNAH, GA) Photos from the Goodwill Reception Party for the new CEO, Mohsen Badran.
http://spotted.savannahnow.com/galleries/index.php?id=384178
(SAVANNAH, GA) Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty presents 610 E. Victory Drive. Drastically reduce. Built in 1912 this 4 bedroom home includes a carriage house. Call Agent Lee Wilkes at 912.704.4464.  http://www.celiadunnsir.com/listings_detail.asp?listingID=1331

(SAVANNAH, GA) Armstrong’s Homecoming 2011 is February 14-19. The week long celebration brings hundreds of alumni to the campus to enjoy a variety of events and reunions. The festivities will include a Homecoming parade-a new addition to Homecoming week-and a golden graduate reunion at Leopold’s Ice Cream. www.armstrong.edu

(SAVANNAH, GA) Chuck Leavell, keyboarder for the Rolling Stones, was in Savannah speaking at the Book Festival about his new book, Growing a Better America. He surprised the audience by ending his talk by playing, Statesboro Blues. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iakxBnXNziY. He also played his new song called Savannah: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xs_5qcUBAtQ

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2nd Business Roundtable group is now forming. They will meet Thursday, March 10 at 111 East Liberty Street at 11:30am. Bring a lunch, refreshments will be available. This group will meet 6 times in 2011. Peer to peer problem solving.  Sponsored by SCORE and the SBDC.  912-652-4335.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Armstrong Atlantic State University, in collaboration with the Savannah-Chatham Public School System, will host “Sailing the Cyber C’s: Communicate, Collaborate, Create,” a technology conference designed to provide regional educators and school administrators a better understanding of technology tools available to advance student learning and performance. The conference will be held from 7:30 a.m.- 4 p.m., Friday, March 4 at the Coastal Middle School, 4595 US Highway 80 East. To register, visit http://forms.einstruction.com/forms/EdTech_SavannahGA



(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce, upcoming events: http://savannahchamber.com/events.php

(SAVANNAH, GA) Photos from the 2011 Savannah Book Festival

http://spotted.savannahnow.com/galleries/384338/

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2010-2011 Armstrong Atlantic State University Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture Series continues on Friday, March 4 at 12:10 in University Hall 156 on the Armstrong campus, 11935 Abercorn Street. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Monica Rausch, Armstrong assistant professor of English, will present “More Than Wigs: Women and Nation-building in Ama Ata Aidoo’s Short Stories.” For more information visit www.armstrong.edu.

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