(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, AUG 24, 2014

 
 
(LEADERSHIP SAVANNAH) See selected class of 2014-2015. Congratulations: http://savannahnow.com/exchange/2014-08-21/leadership-savannah-announces-2014-15-class#.U_pde0i0ZZs

(SAVANNAH, GA) Endurance Race Services is pleased to announce that the Milestone Half Marathon and 10k will be held Saturday, Aug. 30 at West Chatham Middle School, located at 800 Pine Barren Rd, Pooler, Ga. This training event, created to give our local runners an opportunity to check their progress in preparing for the Savannah Rock and Roll Marathon, will be benefiting local High School Youth Sports programs, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the FCA Endurance organization. Registration is $35 for the 10k race, and $50 for the half marathon. For more information about the Milestone Half Marathon and 10k, visit https://www.facebook.com/SavannahMilestone. To register for the race, visit www.savannahraces.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty presents: 15 E. Oakcrest Drive, Savannah. This five bedroom, five and half bath home located in Southbridge is listed at $599,000. For more information, contact the agent Helen Williams Johnson at 912-658-4638, or visit http://celiadunnsir.com/listings/15-e-oakcrest-drive/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah based home and office security provider, Wright Security Systems, Inc. celebrates 25 years in business. Wright Security Systems specializes in the design, installation, service and monitoring of security and fire alarm systems. Wright Security also offers video recording and in-home automation for both residential and commercial markets. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1619&Itemid=16

(SAVANNAH, GA) Junkyard Angel will perform at Bonna Bella Yacht Club on Saturday, September 6 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Join Jim Marshall, Stewart Marshall, Scotty Rahn, Joe Ippolito, Scott Tanner, Allan Hughes and Andrew Gill for food, tunes and dancing. There will be no cover at this event. For more information, www.junkyardangel.net

(SAVANNAH, GA) HIRING: Part-Time Executive Assistant. Start immediately. Flexible hours Monday – Friday (15 – 20 hours per week). Office is located on Skidaway Island. Must have excellent customer service and computer skills. Proficient at Excel & Drop Box. Knowledge of Quick Books and Word Press a plus. $15 per hour. Send Resume to: SBF, One Diamond Causeway, Suite 21-331, Savannah, GA 31406.

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society hosts the 5th Annual Run For Jane 5K & 10K Trail Run on Saturday, August 30th at Fort Pulaski.  Runners will enjoy a cannon fire start, picturesque route, a free kiddie run and admission to the fort.  Registration and more details at: http://www.fleetfeetsavannah.com/jane

(SAVANNAH SPOTLIGHT) on Virginia Wiedower. 10 Things You Did Not Know about Ginny:  https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/08/18/savannah-spotlight-on-virginia-wiedower/

(ENMARK ENCOURAGE HEALTH EDUCATIONAL SERIES) Strengthening exercises, when done properly and through the full range of motion, increase a person’s flexibility and balance, which decrease the likelihood and severity of falls. To find out how strength training can increase your flexibility and balance, attend Kerri Goodrich’s Encourage Health Lecture Series August 26. Kerri will talk about “Five Ways Weight Lifting Helps Burn Body Fat” as the fourth of five lectures in the Enmark Encourage Health Educational Series 2014. To purchase tickets, visit http://pifitness.org/fundraisers/

(SAVANNAH/RINCON, GA) Angela Canfield, DDS, introduces the Planmeca ProMax to Premier Dental Designs in Rincon, a family and preventative dentistry practice. The Planmeca ProMax is a complete imaging center for digital X-rays that diminishes radiation emissions exponentially. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1618&Itemid=16

(SAVANNAH, GA)  TOP TEN TIPS BUSINESS WORKSHOP AUG 27, “EMPLOYER STRESS-DEFINING AND CURING” https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/08/18/top-ten-tips-business-workshop-aug-27-employer-stress-defining-and-curing/

(SAVANNAH, GA) “Grief through a Child’s Eye,” a touching and inspiring three-minute video filmed during this year’s Hospice Savannah’s annual children’s grief camp, is being featured on the National Hospice and  Palliative Care’s new website “Moments of Life made possible by Hospice”www.MomentsofLife.org

(MASHABLE) 61% of Consumers Prefer Companies With Custom Online Content: http://mashable.com/2014/08/11/content-marketing-roi-data/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue is very excited to announce that they have been selected as one of three finalists for a $2,000 grant from BarkBox that will be used to help our foster homes in fostering and promoting their pets for adoption. Voting is open now through August 25 at 11 am ET, and you may vote once daily. Please take a moment to support the Coastal Pet Rescue: http://bit.ly/1pESGHI

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) The Bryan County Bark Park announces a Yappy Hour celebration of National Dog Day at Fish Tales Restaurant on Tuesday, Aug 26 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Fish Tales Rstaurant at Fort McAllister Marina. The Bark Park is supporting the Bryan County Animal Control in the adoption of shelter animals.  Animal Control will bring adoptable dogs as well as fliers with details of other dogs in need of a forever home as well as collecting food for animals in need. The opening date for the Bark Park will be announced at this celebration. For more information, contact Ashley Roberts at (912) 220-2976

(HEALTHY SAVANNAH) Active, Outdoor Teens Are Happier Teens: And those who spend more time indoors in front of screens are more likely to feel lonely, shy. http://www.everydayhealth.com/kids-health/0622/active-outdoor-teens-are-happier-teens.aspx

(SAVANNAH, GA) Actors and singers are invited to attend auditions for the Asbury Memorial Theatre’s 2014 fall production of The Fantasticks which will be performed from November 7th – 9th and November 14th – 16th 2014.Auditions will be held at Asbury Memorial Theatre at 1008 E. Henry Street from 6-8pm on both Monday August 25th and Tuesday August 26th with callbacks on Thursday August 28th.  Actors are asked to prepare a short monologue and 16 bars of a traditional musical theatre song or perform a song from The Fantasticks.  The show requires a wide range of up to six male roles from ages 18-70 years, a female lead role for the role of Luisa – the daughter – aged 15-25, and a mute pantomime role which can be played by a man or woman. For more information about the auditions and roles, please visit www.asburymemorial.org/theatre

(SAVANNAH, GA) Five Ways Weightlifting Helps Burn Body Fat, https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/08/23/five-ways-weightlifting-helps-burn-body-fat-by-kerri-goodrich-2/

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire is offering a Living Well Coastal Workshop, a free six-week program focused on managing patient symptoms, medications, pain, fatigue and depression for chronic health conditions such as diabetes, breathing difficulty, back problems, heart disease and arthritis. The workshop will take place every Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. beginning Sept. 2 and running until Oct 7. Located the Richmond Hill Goodwill center, the workshop will be held in the upstairs conference room. This workshop is free, but seating is limited. For more information, contact LaDonna Cook at 912.663.0828

(THE BOWEN LAW GROUP) If you have a patent, beware of trolls.  http://www.thebowenlawgroup.com/2014/02/obama-administration-takes-aim-at-patent-trolls/

(POOLER, GA) Hiring Event: Tues, Sept 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
CRSCO/Diamond Staffing Services, Inc. is seeking to fill temp to long-term Positions: Warehouse Laborers; Lumping; Verifiers; IC- Inventory control;  and Equipment Operators. This hiring event will take place at the Pooler Goodwill Job Connection Center located at 115 Grand Central Blvd.

(INC.COM) 3 Easy Ways to Get the Sales You’ve Been Missing : http://www.inc.com/morgen-newman/3-easy-ways-to-get-the-sales-youve-been-missing.html

(SAVANNAH, GA) Local teens give back to others less fortunate through a unique program at Park Place Outreach in Savannah. Watch the shelter’s interview with The Southern Scene: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz4LW807qMU

(SAVANNAH, GA) Charles Bowen has been awarded the highest AV rating based upon confidential questionnaires sent to other attorneys. For more than 130 years, lawyers have relied on the AV® Preeminent™ rating. The Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™ rating is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. This rating represents the pinnacle of professional excellence. It is achieved only after an attorney has been reviewed and recommended by their peers – members of the bar and the judiciary. To view Bowen’s ranking, visit http://www.martindale.com/Charles-Jackson-Bowen-Jr/5025893-lawyer.htm?view=cr

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmark Stations announces that 25 stores will now carry UNFI products in an effort to offer customers healthy snacking options. UNFI is the leading independent national distributor of natural, organic and specialty foods and related products including nutritional supplements, personal care items and organic produce. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1615&Itemid=16

(SAVANNAH, GA) Farewell Reception for CEO of Goodwill, Mohsen Badran: Wednesday Aug 27 from 5-6:30 at the Goodwill’s Sallie Mood Drive, conference room. RSVP to lgammon@goodwillsavannah.org

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meme is a black chihauhau mix puppy in need of a good home. She is approximately one year old. Meme is housebroken and good with other dogs.  All of her shots are current and she is microchipped. To see a photo of Meme and to learn how to apply for her adoption, visit  http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2014-d-085-meme/

(SAVANNAH, GA) The City of Savannah will create a pedestrian-only shopping environment Thursday, September 4 from 6:30 to 11:00 p.m., by closing down the core of Broughton Street, from Montgomery St. to Drayton St. Retailers from all over the city will join shop owners downtown to showcase the best that Savannah has to offer in fashion, art and design.  For additional information: https://ceciliarussomarketing.wordpress.com/2014/08/08/ben-carter-enterprises-and-the-savannah-downtown-business-association-support-the-fourth-annual-savannahs-fashion-night-in-collaboration-with-art-rise-savannah/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join the American Diabetes Association for the STEP OUT 5k Walk on Saturday, October 11 at 9 a.m. at Forsyth Park. To learn more and register, call 1-888-DIABETES or visit diabetes.org/stepoutsavannah

(HOSPICE SAVANNAH) Senior Care Resource Guide: http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.center.Senior-Care.94.html

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Jaycees announce their Charity Date Auction will be held September 18 at the Savannah Smiles Dueling Piano Bar.  Money raised during this event, which will last from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., will go directly to Coastal Pet Rescue helping to advance their mission of saving the lives of homeless, abused, and neglected dogs and cats in the Coastal Empire and surrounding areas. Tickets can be purchased from the link on the event page or the evening of the event for only $5. More information about the event can be found on the Facebook event page at the following link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1469851013258334/ 

(CARRIAGE TRADE PR) Accepting Intern resumes for fall semester. Must be a rising senior in college, majoring in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or Multimedia. 300 Hours. Please send resume and cover letter to Cynthia Wright at savannahpublicrelations@gmail.com. Deadline is September 1, 2014 to apply.

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2014 Buddy Walk will be held Saturday, October 4 at 10 a.m. in Forsyth Park in historic downtown Savannah, Georgia. The ninth annual one-mile fundraiser benefits the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS). Online registration is available at http://www.ldssga.org until Wednesday, Oct 1 at midnight. Participants can also signup starting at 8:30 am the day of the event. Registration is $12 per person or $40 for a family of four, which includes a T-Shirt, lunch and admission to the festival. For more information, contact Candy Bogardus at 912-663-8573 or jcbogardus@gmail.com, or visit http://www.ldssga.org.

(SAVANNAH, GA) WiSE Public School Programs help students investigate the natural world around them, demonstrate that school learning connects with their world, and provide life experiences.  Fish Gotta Swim, Wilderness Southeast’s flagship program, involves public middle school students in water quality investigations at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge and Savannah River through a six-month series of field trips and classroom labs. For more information, visit http://www.naturesavannah.org/

(SAVANNAH, GA) The next scheduled FIRST FRIDAY for Folk Music will be held at Stewart Hall, First Presbyterian Church on 520 Washington Avenue, Savannah GA on 5th September 2014. Festivities start at 7.30 pm and run till about 10:00 pm. It is a smoke free, alcohol free and family friendly evening of music in a coffee house setting, regularly attended by an appreciative audience of folk music enthusiasts from the greater Savannah and surrounding area. There is a suggested minimum donation of $ 5/- to help support the event and other SFMS activities. All performers play gratis for SFMS. This month’s show will feature two acts, who are both making their first appearance, singer/songwriter “Kyrsten Page”, as well as “Clark Byron”. For more information, visit http://events.savannahnow.com/event/music/first-friday-folk-music-22

(SAVANNAH, GA) Long-time Savannah independent insurance agency, Bernard Williams & Company, last month received a plaque and letter of commendation from the Utica National Insurance Group headquartered in Utica, N.Y. The plaque, presented to BW’s president Dick Williams by Utica’s Territorial Marketing Manager, Josh Gurley, commemorates a successful 25-year relationship in mutually serving clients of the agency. Read more at:  http://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1611&Itemid=16

(SAVANNAH, GA) An ESG Grant was awarded to Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter. The grant supplies $30,000 for their Street Outreach Program and $20,000 for the shelter that provides support to homeless, abused or runaway children and teens between the ages of 11 and 17 in the Savannah/Chatham area. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/08/07/park-place-outreach-youth-emergency-shelter-receives-esg-grants-for-the-year/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah SCORE announces the Top Ten Tips Lecture Series, entitled “Top 10 Questions Small Businesses Ask about Business Insurance”, will be Thursday, September 25. The expert speaker will be Daniel Pavlin, a Vice President in Commercial Lines at Bernard Williams & Company. The lecture is free and open to the public. Please RSVP at 912-652-4335. For more information, https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/08/10/top-10-questions-business-owners-ask-about-business-insurance-lecture-on-september-25/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Early registration for the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society’s BUDDY WALK: October 4: http://www.ldssga.org/registration.html

(MISSION:PR) PR Webinar: “How to Build a Media List” on Friday, August 29 from noon to 1:00 p.m. Given by Marjorie Young, CEO of Carriage Trade PR. To RSVP for this online class email; marjorie@carriagetradepr.com. Complimentary but donations are welcomed.  www.marjorieyoung.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) Horizons Savannah will hold its Second Annual Grab A Bag for Kids event on September 10: https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/08/24/horizons-savannah-will-hold-its-second-annual-grab-a-bag-for-kids-event-on-september-10/

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