(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, JUNE 7, 2014

(SAVANNAH, GA) TESLA Caravan makes a pit stop in Savannah to help raise awareness for men’s health. The Drive for Men’s Health team will be at the Savannah Supercharger at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport on Thursday, June 12th at 2:20PM. During the stop, the Drive for Men’s health team will host a community-wide, men’s health event, which will include educational lectures, patient testimonials, and more.
MORE INFO: http://www.driveformenshealth.com/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Georgia Tech’s Underwater Robotics Summer Camp for Rising 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th graders starts July 28 and runs through August 1. Students will understand remote operated vehicle (ROV) principles, use underwater cameras to investigate underwater, and test their skills in the open air freshwater pond. Cost is $200. For more info contact: gtscamps@ceimsc.gatech.edu. RSVP at https://gtspeaks-ceismc.gatech.edu/jumppage   

(SAVANNAH, GA) Local wedding planning and bridal gown boutique share their experience in getting a small business loan from SBAC.
http://youtu.be/SpaSgBF4wzM

(SAVANNAH, GA)  Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty presents 23 East 48th Street in Savannah, Georgia. Originally built in 1923, this restored three bedroom two and one half bath home with a carriage house is listed at $574,900. Contact agents Carolyn Ezelle at 912-272-9711 or Lavinia Strong at 912-272-3250. For more information on this listing, visit http://celiadunnsir.com/listings/23-east-48th-street/

(SAVANNAH, Ga.) The Council on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities International (CARF), recently re-accredited Goodwill of the Coastal Empire for its Community Employment Services, including Employment Supports and Job Development, Organizational Employment and Comprehensive Vocational Evaluation. The three-year accreditation awarded to Goodwill of the Coastal Empire is the highest mark of excellence offered by CARF, and is the 10th time Goodwill of the Coastal Empire has earned a three-year seal.
www.goodwillsavannah.org

(MASHABLE.COM) Pinterest Joins Facebook, Twitter in Battle for Small Business Advertisers: http://mashable.com/2014/06/05/pinterest-promoted-pins-expansion/

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Friends of Animals of the Coastal Empire, Inc, (FOA) announces its 16th Annual Auction, “Purrr-a-Vida, An Evening in Costa Rica” on Saturday, August 23 at Savannah Station, located at 601 Cohen Street, from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. $45.00 per person includes food stations, auction and bar tickets.  This year’s grand auction item is a week’s stay in a villa in Costa Rica. Proceeds from this event will benefit these local animal welfare groups: Bryan Animal Caregivers, PAWS of Effingham, Islands Feral Cat Project, Save-a-Life Animal Welfare, Second Chance Animal Rescue and the Humane Society of Greater Savannah. For more information, contact Chris Comas at 912.661.1758 or visit www.friendsofanimalscoastalga.org.

(SANDFLY, GA) A public meeting will be held to discuss a potential commercial development that would be located across the street from Norwood shopping center. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 19 at Speedwell United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. Call Gary Plumbley at 651-1468

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmark Encourage Health Educational Series announces John Bennett to speak on ‘5 Ways to Make Bicycling a Healthy Part of Your Daily Life’ Tuesday, June 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds from this lecture will go to the Savannah Bicycle Campaign. For more information, visit enmarkenjoy.com or RSVP at http://bicyclecampaign.org/shop/enmark-encourage-health-educational-series/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Uncovering Ossabaw Island: Hands-On Archaeology Day Trip is June 21. The day starts with a short boat ride from Richmond Hill through Newell Creek to Ossabaw Island’s South End dock.  After an island overview, get an introduction to the archaeology dig and what’s been found so far, then assist graduate student archaeologists in digging for artifacts, and sorting the day’s findings. https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/06/04/uncovering-ossabaw-island-hands-on-archaeology-day-trip-is-june-21/

(SAVANNAH, GA)  World Trade Center Savannah names new members on the Board of Directors. https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/06/04/world-trade-center-savannah-names-new-members-to-world-trade-center-savannah-board-of-directors/

(INC.COM) 7 Effective Work-From-Home Tools for Remote Teams: http://www.inc.com/laura-montini/7-effective-tools-for-remote-team-management.html

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society is hosting their annual Camp Buddy summer camp in Chatham County. This educational and therapeutic camp runs for two weeks starting Monday, July 14 and ends Friday, July 25 at Marshpoint Elementary School. Special education, occupational, physical and speech therapists have designed a customized curriculum to help children retain information they learned during the previous school year. Proceeds from this camp will go to the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society. For more information, visit www.ldssga.org.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Medient Studios to release Yellow on August 29. Directed by Nick Cassavetes, Yellow tells the story of Mary Holmes, (Heather Wahlquist), a young substitute teacher who escapes from her drudging everyday life by fantasizing bizarre parallel realities. http://medient.com/blog/308-medient-studios-to-release-yellow-on-august-29.html

(SAVANNAH, GA) Ruth’s Chris Steak House announces Cocktails for a Cause – Hospice Savannah: Summer Nights Kick-Off will be held Wednesday, June 11 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Attendees will enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres, $5 house red & white wines; $5 specialty cocktail; sizzle, swizzle & swirl happy hour menu; and 10% off in the main dining room. All raffle prize proceeds benefit Hospice Savannah. If you are interested in donating a Raffle Item, please email gcutlip@rcsavannah.com. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/499609726804069/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Hostess City Toastmasters Club 30th Anniversary Celebration on June 10 On Tuesday, June 10 at 5:30 PM at ThincSavannah, – will feature Mayor Edna Jackson presenting the Toastmasters International Certificate of Achievement to the club.  For more information and to RSVP visit: http://bit.ly/1kpeEvA or email hostesscitytm@gmail.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) PHOTOS from the Georgia Coastal Area Rotary Clubs’ 5th Annual Play It Forward Concert, Saturday, May 31: https://www.flickr.com/photos/115545195@N07/sets/72157645010183383/

(FORBES.COM) From networking to job-hunting and then wowing your boss once you land the gig, here are 30 savvy moves you should make at each stage of your career before you hit 30: http://www.forbes.com/sites/learnvest/2014/06/06/30-by-30-the-smartest-career-moves/

(SAVANNAH, GA)  The Savannah Morning News is pleased to announce the Ruth’s Chris annual anniversary sale is underway. In celebration of 49 years of sizzle, Ruth’s Chris is offering $79 gift cards for just $49, for more info  http://www.ruths-chris.com/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Now it’s easy to check up on the kids, your pets and valuables, and see what’s actually happening in the event of an alarm. Wright Security Systems’ Video Monitoring service offers anytime live streaming, smart clip capture with secure cloud storage, instant video alerts and continuous high definition recording. For more information, contact Noel Wright at (912) 354-2692. For other home and personal safety tips from your hometown security dealer, visit https://www.facebook.com/savannahwright24monitoring?ref=br_tf

(SAVANNAH, GA) Wendy is a two week old kitten who needs a good home. She is housebroken and good with dogs, cats and kids. Wendy has all of her shots and has been microchipped. To see Wendy visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2014-c-025-wendy/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Spot is a six year old short-haired chihuahua mix who needs a good home. He is spayed, but not declawed. To see Spot visit http://www.humanesocietysav.org/adoption/dogs/  

(EFFINGHAM COUNTY, GA) Medient Studios, Inc. announced today that former New York Governor David Paterson has accepted his nomination to join the Board of Directors at Medient Studios (www.medient.com).

(SAVANNAH, GA) Lunch and Learn: “Wind Energy: Will it work for GA?”

Meeting is on  Friday, June 20, 2014 from 10am to 12 noon.

at Georgia Power headquarters, 28 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA. To RSVP contact

The Georgia Public Service Commissioner, Tim Echols: timothyechols@gmail.com

https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/06/01/lunch-and-learn-wind-energy-will-it-work-for-ga-june-20-hosted-by-tim-echols-public-service-commissioner/ 

(SAVANNAH, GA)  4TH Annual 2014 Georgia Alternative Fueled Vehicle Roadshow-
Clean Vehicle Display and Seminar on Friday, June 20, 2014, 2 to 5pm at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center. Panel discussion about the practicality of implementing alternative fuel transportation solutions and the benefits of swapping out fuel-guzzling gas and diesel vehicles for clean, domestically-produced fuels like natural gas, propane, electricity and biofuels. As municipal leaders, logistics managers and CFOs look for cost-saving solutions, clean fuel vehicles are factoring into their decisions. Cost is $29. RSVP: www.afvroadshow.com

(EFFINGHAM, GA) Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society Announces Effingham Camp Buddy Starting June 23. Proceeds from this camp will go to the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (www.ldssga.org).

https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/06/01/the-lowcountry-down-syndrome-society-is-hosting-their-annual-camp-buddy-summer-camp-in-effingham-county-this-educational-and-therapeutic-camp-starts-monday-june-23-and-ends-friday-june-27-at-rinco/

(SAVANNAH, GA) A career that changes lives. 3 weeks, 200 hours – Intensive Yoga Teacher Training from July 25, 2014 to Aug. 17, 2014 at the Savannah Yoga Center: http://savannahyoga.com/teacher-training/200-hour-3-week-intensive/

(TYBEE ISLAND, GA) Save the date! Saturday, July 12, 7 PM – 11:00 PM. All proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Great Savannah. Entertainment by “Girlfriends” and DJ Barri Marshall Dress is “Tybee Formal” Shirley Sessions at 912-695-0724
shirleysessions@gmail.com.  http://www.tybeefun.com/

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