(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, JUNE 15, 2014

(SAVANNAH, GA) Colonial Fuel & Lubricant Services, Inc. (“CFLS” for short), a wholly owned subsidiary of Colonial Group, Inc., has acquired Spartanburg-based Smoke Oil, Inc. as part of the continued expansion of its fuel and lubricant services offerings, which now spans Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. CFLS is a service-based organization providing fuel and lubricant solutions to customers ranging from major retail convenience chains to small fleet operators. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1561&Itemid=16

(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).

(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, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. 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  

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(MASHABLE.COM) Google Launches New Platform to Connect Businesses With Customers: http://mashable.com/2014/06/11/google-my-business/

(SAVANNAH, GA)  July 5-6th: Savannah Yoga Centers POOLER location is having it’s GRAND OPENING. Free yoga, open house, and live music. 111 Canal St. #101, Pooler, GA. Ph: 912-988-1320

(SAVANNAH, GA) Low Country Luxe announces its partnership with CODARUS, a manufacturer’s representative group in fine home furnishings, lighting and linens categories. With this partnership, Low Country Luxe will be shown in CODARUS showrooms throughout the United States, beginning in June 2014. To read more, visit  http://ceciliarussomarketing.wordpress.com/2014/06/06/national-corporation-codarus-selects-low-country-luxe-as-industry-partner/

(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.

(INC.COM) 4 Tips to Unplug and Promote Creativity: http://www.inc.com/peter-gasca/four-tips-to-unplug-and-promote-creativity.html

(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. To read more, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1555&Itemid=16

(SPRINGFIELD, GA) The newly renovated Mars Theater in Springfield, GA will host the Swedish Youth Gospel Choir – Canticum – on their US Tour as they make their widely anticipated debut in Savannah on Monday June 30 2014.  Sponsored by the non-profit organization, the Maritime Bethel at Savannah, Canticum is a talented group of Swedish singers who are stopping by the Savannah region as part of their multi-city US tour. This event is sponsored by The Maritime Bethel of Savannah (912 826 0206) and although tickets are free there will be an optional donation with suggested level of giving. Tickets and Information at http://www.maritimebethelatsavannah.org

(EFFINGHAM COUNTY, GA) Medient Studios, Inc. (MDNT) announced that current board member, Charles Koppelman, has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Medient Studios, Inc. Manu Kumaran has been terminated as the Company’s CEO, effective immediately, and has been replaced by Jake Shapiro. For more information, visit medient.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) Cast your vote in the runoff election for Savannah-Chatham School Board President on Tuesday, July 22.  Jolene Byrne will face third-place finisher Chester A. Ellis in the runoff election. For more information, visit http://ballotpedia.org/Savannah-Chatham_County_Public_School_System_elections_(2014)

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bill Sorochak Named New Executive Director At The Ronald McDonald House. In his new role, Sorochak will be responsible for giving direction and leadership towards the achievement of the organization’s philosophy, mission, strategy and its annual goals and objectives. To read more visit http://ceciliarussomarketing.wordpress.com/2014/06/12/bill-sorochak-named-new-executive-director-of-the-savannah-ronald-mcdonald-house/

(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) 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/

(FORBES.COM) The Biggest Mistakes C-Level Candidates Make When Seeking A New Job: http://www.forbes.com/sites/kimberlywhitler/2014/06/05/the-biggest-mistakes-c-level-candidates-make-when-seeking-a-new-job/

(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) Sherlock is a two month old kitten who needs a good home. He is housebroken and good with other cats and children. Sherlock has all of his shots and has been microchipped. To see Sherlock, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2014-c-026-sherlock/

(SAVANNAH, GA) SCORE, Savannah presents Top Ten Tips on “Employer Stress– Defining, Identifying and Treating.” The workshop will be in the SCORE conference room, 111 E. Liberty St, Savannah from 11:30 to 1:00, Wednesday, June 25, 2014.  The business expert is Jessica Bush, Senior District Manager, Automatic Data Processing (ADP).  RSVP by calling the SCORE office at (912)-652-4335.

(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.

(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/

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