THE Local News WIRE
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Mall is pleased to announce that six locally owned businesses have opened since June. The new businesses include Aqua Swim Store, Dear Cupcakes, Relentless Records, Pete’s Italian Ice, the Nutty Bavarian and Vapors Smoke Shop. For more information about the Savannah Mall, please visit www.savannahmall.com or call 912-927-7467.

(EFFINGHAM, GA) Medient Studioplex masterplan approved; groundbreaking set for August 29.  http://medientblog.blogspot.com/2013/07/medient-studioplex-masterplan-approved.html?m=1

(MASHABLE) Ten things I bet you didn’t know about DropBox: http://mashable.com/2012/10/26/dropbox-tips-and-tricks/?utm_cid=mash-com-fb-main-photo

(HILTON HEAD, SC) Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty introduces 6 LIGHTHOUSE LANE ON HILTON HEAD ISLAND. Priced at $750,000, this 1,140 sq. ft. two-story townhome built in 1974 has 2 bedrooms and 1.5 baths. It looks out on the Harbour Town yacht basin and lighthouse. The second story master bedroom offers views of the Harbour and Calibogue Sound. Call Terri Dengler at 843-415-1132 or Bill Rupp at 843-415-1133 or visit http://celiadunnsir.com/listings/condos/mls-324398-6-lighthouse-ln-955/

(COASTAL EMPIRE, GA) Goowill celebrates Labor Day, September 2, with 30% off sales. Visit any of the 15 locations in the Lowcountry region including Savannah, Pooler, Richmond Hill, Rincon, and Hinesville. Visit the Goodwill website at http://goodwillsavannah.org/ or like them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/GoodwillSav

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Community Health Mission (CHM) and SouthCoast Imaging will celebrate their partnership with an event, “Share Life … in 3D” on September 25, 2013 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at Lulu’s, 42 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, in Savannah. For every ten 3D mammograms performed at SouthCoast Imaging, a free 3D mammogram will be donated to a CHM patient. A percentage of the proceeds from the event will be donated to CHM. CHM is a 501©3 medical organization that provides free access to primary health care to uninsured adults aged 18-64 years old who live or work in Chatham County and surrounding areas. For more info: http://chmsavannah.org/

(MASHABLE) Illegal Things You’re Doing on the Internet http://mashable.com/2013/08/22/illegal-internet-activity/?utm_cid=mash-com-fb-main-link#gallery/x-illegal-things/5216601e97b2f84b2100038d

(TYBEE ISLAND, GA) The 15th Annual Tybee Island Sea Kayak Races to benefit the Science Center take place at 8 am on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at A-J’s Dockside, 1315 Chatham Ave., Tybee Island. You can support the Center by racing or being a casual paddler (like walkers in a running race), volunteering, or buying drawing tickets for the SUP/ kayak. For more info and to register, visit: http://www.active.com/outdoors/tybee-island-ga/15th-annual-tybee-island-sea-kayak-races-2013

(SAVANNAH, GA) Spine & Sport is hosting its Third Annual Warrior Classic golf tournament at The Club at Savannah Harbor on Friday, September 20, 2013 in support of the Wounded Warrior Project. Registration and lunch: 11 am, shotgun start: 1 pm. The Wounded Warrior Project strives to honor and empower wounded warriors and their families by nurturing the mind, strengthening the body, and encouraging economic empowerment and engagement. Please contact BethAnn Walker for more info at 912-713-0777 or bethann@spinesport.org

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lean Challenge is a team-based weight loss competition for residents in the Savannah community ages 18 and up. L.E.A.N means Leadership, Exercise, Activity, and Nutrition. The L.E.A.N. Challenge is a free 10-week health challenge embracing new habits improving nutrition and physical activity. Teams of 4-6 people compete for prizes from September 25 – December 4. Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/savannahlean?notif_t=fbpage_fan_invite and website: http://www.savannahlean.com/

(AUGUSTA / SAVANNAH) Calling All Photographers! The Augusta Photography Festival, Inc. presents “Reframing the Subject: Photographing Transformation in Laney Walker/Bethlehem” September 27-29, 2013. This weekend-long workshop features classes and photo field trips focused on Augusta’s historic Laney Walker and Bethlehem neighborhoods. Registration and more information at www.augustaphotofestival.org.

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Second Annual Coastal Jazz Association Golf Tournament in memory of Ben Tucker is Friday, September 6, at The Landings Palmetto Course. The tournament is open to women and men. Registration 11:30 am – 12:30 pm; lunch at 1:00 pm; shotgun 1:30 pm; format: 4 person scramble; many raffle and auction items. Deadline for registration September 1. For more info or to register on line: http://www.cjagolftournament.com/ or contact: Joe Ippolito, email joe@riverhorseinternetmarketing.com, tel 912-844-6991

(SAVANNAH, GA)  The Enmark Savannah River Bridge Run is conducting an art contest for the upcoming 2013 Dec 7, bridge run in conjunction with the Savannah Morning News. This contest is open to the general public. There is a cash prize of $1,000 for the winning entry. The winning design will be placed on posters, T-Shirts, brochures and advertising promoting the event.

Entries will be accepted through 12 pm on Friday, August 30, 2013.  For information about the t-shirt design specifications, please call 912-644-6400 

(TYBEE ISLAND, GA) 17th Annual Taste of Tybee Business Connection on Thursday, September 12 at the Tybee Island Pier & Pavilion from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. http://www.savannahchamber.com

(MARJORIE) I met this young lady named Victoria DiNatale that  survived years of bullying. She has a powerful Anti-Bullying message to share with middle school children, that could save a life. She has won numerous speech contests about this subject: GREAT SPEAKER! https://www.facebook.com/standingvictorious


(MARJORIE) Thank you to the Savannah Rotary East for letting me share my SCORE story at your weekly meeting.  I really enjoyed my time with all of you!

(MARJORIE) My blog on the Creative Coast’s website called: “SEND ME A SIGN” –  http://www.thecreativecoast.org/send-me-a-sign/#.UhlAsBa2N-k


(MARJORIE) Thank you Bunny Ware for letting me borrow your camera for my water-water rafting vacation on The River of No Return in Idaho.


(MARJORIE) Happy Birthday to my wonderful brother DAVE! Big 50! Aug 26!




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