(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, FEBRUARY 3, 2014

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmark Stations will host the ENCOURAGE HEALTH Education Series in 2014. Enmark will partner with Healthy Savannah, the Savannah Morning News, Savannah Magazine and WJCL to present this premier series of five wellness lectures benefiting local nonprofit organizations focused on wellness. See speaker line uphttp://savannahnow.com/exchange/2014-01-29/2014-encourage-health-education-series-begin-february

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Friday, Feb. 7, Goodwill will open a new Job Connection Center in a newly remodeled space at its headquarters location at 7220 Sallie Mood Drive in Savannah. The grand opening celebration begins with a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. For more information, visit http://goodwillsavannah.org/goodnews

(SAVANNAH, GA) Medient Studios, Inc. (OTCQB: MDNT) (‘Medient’) announced today that San Francisco based Merriman Capital, Inc. (‘Merriman Capital’) has been appointed as the company’s capital markets advisor and Designated Advisor for Disclosure (DAD) for the OTCQX market. For more information, visit http://medientblog.blogspot.com/2014/01/medient-appoints-merriman-capital-as.html

(MASHABLE) 9 Ways Social Media Marketing Will Change in 2014 http://mashable.com/2014/01/27/social-media-marketing-2014/?utm_cid=mash-com-fb-main-link

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Coastal Empire Council, Boy Scouts of America announces its new Executive Board Members for 2014 https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/01/31/the-coastal-empire-council-boy-scouts-of-america-announces-its-new-executive-board-members-for-2014/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Reality presents 119 Stallings Island St » Bluffton, SC (29910), a 3 bedroom/ 3 1/2 bath home priced at $1,200,000.  The agent, Renee Meighan can be reached at 843.298.0828.  For more information on this property, visit http://celiadunnsir.com/listings/residential/mls-327755-119-stallings-island-st/

(SAVANNAH, GA) YouTube about Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter. 12 Bed Emergency Shelter for youth from 11 to 17. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKEHCaOeL_g#t=1

(SAVANNAH, GA) Learn the basics of safe recreational boating in just two Saturdays and save on your boat insurance. Savannah’s Boating Club volunteers will be teaching America’s Boating Course on Saturday 15 & 22 of February (9:30 am-3 pm) at Virginia College Career Center (Shawnee Street side of Savannah  Mall). This course meets federal and state requirements for boaters of all ages and is perfect for youth who need a safe boating class under Georgia law before they can take the helm. $45; $25 for additional family sharing the text. Scholarships available for youth ages 11-17. To preregister, call 912-659-9358, email pr@savannahsboatingclub, or go to www.usps.org/findacourse.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Goodwill of the Coastal Empire will open its 19th retail location at McAlpin Square, 1900 East Victory Drive in Savannah at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13. Activities will include a ribbon cutting, raffle and give-aways throughout the day. www.goodwillsavannah.org

(INC MAGAZINE) 10 videos every entrepreneur should watch. http://www.inc.com/stephanie-meyers/best-videos-2013.html?cid=sf01002

(SAVANNAH, GA) Wesley Community Centers of Savannah, Inc. announces The Love Walk that will take place on Saturday, Feb. 8.  The 3.6K walk will begin at 9 a.m. at Wesley, located at 1601 Drayton St.  Funds raised will support critical programs that directly impact women, children and families who are struggling through poverty to find self-sufficiency.  During the event, participants will partake in pre and post rallies, door prizes, entertainment and fellowship.  For more information, visit their website at http://www.wesleyctrs-savh.org.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Area Toastmasters announce Savannah Speechcraft for Professional Women, a 4-session professional development course for 15 participants focused on public speaking and communication. Sessions will be held on Tuesdays, March 4, 11, 18, and 25 from 7:30 am to 9:30 am. Participants will learn how to organize and deliver prepared and impromptu speeches. The 4 sessions will be held at the Creative Coast, 15 W. York Street on Wright Square. The fee for the Speechcraft course is $50. For more information, contact Jessica Neeley, President of the Small Business Chamber Toastmasters, at savannahspeechcraft@gmail.com. Sponsored by Carriage Trade PR www.speechcraftforwomen.eventbrite.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lions Club of Savannah is having their Oyster Roast Benefit Sunday, Feb. 9 at Uncle Bubba’s Seafood and Oyster House from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Festivities will include a corn hole board competition, shag contest, auction and all you can eat oysters.  Tickets are $30 per person.  For more information call Sherri at 912.272.2807

(SAVANNAH, GA) Chamber Small Business Council Smart Luncheon will be held Tuesday, Feb. 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Savannah Morning News Auditorium. Denise Grabowski, with Symbioscity, will present recent statistics and introduce the principles of corporate social responsibility (CSR). Lunch provided by Vincenzo’s Italian Restaurant & Catering Company. RSVP is required. Tickets are $12 for Chamber members.  Nonmembers are asked to contact Tina Hinson, 912.644.6407 or THinson@SavannahChamber.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Association of Fundraising Professionals Coastal Georgia Chapter announces their first meeting will take place Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Marjorie Young, CEO of Carriage Trade PR, will be the featured guest speaker, presenting “5 Strategies to Create a Powerful Reputation Online”.  The cost is $12 for AFP members, and $25 for non-members.  RSVPs can be made at afpcga@gmail.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter announces their Celebration of Love event, an evening of jazz, auctions, dinner and entertainment, taking place Friday, Feb. 7 in celebration of the organization’s 30 year anniversary. The evening will start at 6 p.m. at the Plantation Club of the Landings. Individual seats are $125. Guitarists performing include Gene Bertoncini, Howard Paul and Howard Alden. To purchase tickets for this event, individuals are asked to call Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter at 912-234-4048. http://parkplaceyes.org

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) The Bryan County Bark Park announces the Bring Your Own Dog (BYOD) Yappy Hour, an evening of ‘Puppy Love’, will be Thursday, Feb. 13, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Fish Tales Restaurant at Fort McAllister Marina.   www.bryancountybarkpark.com

(EFFINGHAM, GA) Medient Studios, Inc. (OTCQB: MDNT) (‘Medient’) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Atlas international Film GmbH (‘Atlas’). Based in Munich, Germany, Atlas is one of the oldest independent film sales agents in Europe.  For more information, visit http://medientblog.blogspot.com/2014/01/medient-completes-acquisition-of-atlas.html

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Irish Festival brings internationally acclaimed Irish-American and Celtic music, dance, culture, food and fun to the Savannah Civic Center, 401 W. Oglethorpe Ave., for Saturday, Feb. 15 from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 16 from noon to 6 p.m. Featured music acts are Seven Nations, Ennis, and The Pure Drop with Mairtin de Cobain. This will be an all-ages event, with beer and spirits available by the drink for adults with proof of ID.  Tickets are $12 for a one day ticket, or $16 for a two day ticket.  For more information, visit savannahirish.org

(SAVANNAH, GA) The St. Andrew’s School community raised and donated $6,610 during first semester for area non-profit organizations. Student Lane Hanberry accepted a “Dreams Come True” plaque. Parent Liz Stephens accepted a check on behalf of Med Bank.  For more information, visit http://www.saintschool.com/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Rotary Club of Richmond Hill is hosting the Board Walk Beach Concert on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Richmond Hill City Center.  The Swingin’ Medallions will perform while guests enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and silent and live actions.  Tickets are $60 per person, and sponsorship packages are available.  For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/rotaryclubofrichmondhillga   

(MISSION:PR) PR Intern & Non Profit Mixer will be held on Wednesday, March 5, from 11 am – 1 pm in the auditorium at the Savannah Morning News. The goal is to introduce potential PR interns to non-profits that are seeking public relations help. Any non-profit may participate and any college junior or senior who is majoring in Public Relations may participate. Marjorie Young with Carriage Trade PR will demonstrate how to put together a yearly PR plan using her REPUTATION MATRIX™ method. Non-profits and interns will brainstorm and work together to put together the plan before the workshop is over. This event is free, but you must reserve a seat. Space is limited to 20 non-profits. WAITING LIST NOW FOR NON PROFITS: savannahpublicrelations@gmail.com. .

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Wednesday, April 23, 2014, from 11:00am to 1:00pm, SCORE will present: The STATE OF SMALL BUSINESS. Reports will be issued by 10 area experts that will have 3 minutes each to present their information on measurable benchmarks relating to our Small Business Community. The conference will take place at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center located at 1 International Drive.

This event is free. Lunch will be served after the presentations. To reserve a seat please RSVP to SCORE at 912.652-4335.

 

(MISSION:PR)  10 Tips for Writing a Powerful Press Release & Learn How to Post Your Press Releases Online, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, online free seminar. RSVP www.marjorieyoung.com

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) FEBRUARY 4, 2014 – Lecture by Marjorie Young: “5 Pearls of Wisdom at the Leadership Lecture Series”, sponsored by Jaycees, taking place from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., at 101 Atlas St., Savannah, Ga. RSVP through sarah.westberry@wellsfargo.com.

 

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