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LOCAL NEWS WIRE
MARCH 2015
(SAVANNAH, GA) During the month of March, the Savannah Mall will use Dillard’s Court to showcase visual arts projects created by students from 53 area schools in recognition of National Youth Art Month (YAM). An opening ceremony took place on Saturday, February 28, with the exhibit extending throughSunday, March 29. The theme of this year’s event is “Make it Pop!” For more information, visithttps://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/02/13/the-savannah-mall-celebrates-youth-art-month/

(INC) 23 Powerful Tips to Help Women Leaders Succeed http://www.inc.com/susan-steinbrecher/23-powerful-tips-to-help-women-leaders-succeed.html

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Friends of Music’s 12th annual Rhythm and Style Luncheon and Fashion Show Fundraiser will be on Tuesday, March 10 at 11:00 a.m. The fashion show will feature Stein Mart fashions and be held at the Plantation Club at The Landings. There will also be a raffle and live entertainment throughout the event. For more information regarding reservations or purchasing tickets, visit their website athttp://www.savannahfriendsofmusic.com
or call 912-598-3798.

(SAVANNAH, GA) For the 3rd year the American Red Cross will host the Youth Hero Volunteer Service Awards breakfast and honor 15 youth and local business leader Celia Dunn, set for 8:00 am Friday, April 17, 2015 at Savannah State University. All funds raised will support the mission to assist victims of disasters.  For sponsorship and ticket information or call 912-651-5349.

(INC) Why the Smartest Entrepreneurs Have Multiple Mentors

http://www.inc.com/minda-zetlin/why-the-smartest-entrepreneurs-have-multiple-mentors.html

(SAVANNAH, GA) Representatives from the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society and Coastal Center for Developmental Services spoke at SMART LUNCH about the importance of employment opportunities for people with different abilities. “Having a real diverse workforce and looking at an opportunity to consider employing an adult that is differently-abled will not only change the life of that individual but will change your organization.” – Brian Hussey, board member of LDSS. If you missed the presentation, visit:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BKkJhCyK3s&feature=em-upload_owner-smbtn

(SAVANNAH, GA) Want to share your love of yoga with others or just deepen your yoga practice? For 7 years SYC has presented their 200 hour yoga teacher training program. Nine weekends over eight months:  http://savannahyoga.com/teacher-training/200-hour-yoga-teacher-training-weekends/

(SAVANNAH, GA) In February, the first lecture in the 2015 Enmark Encourage Health Education Series, “5 Strategies for the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Obesity,” was presented by Nathan Mikeska, BS Nutrition, CPT, CWC and Courtney Peterson, Certified Health Education Specialist and wellness coach at Ourlife Health. View PHOTOS at: http://beta.spotted.savannahnow.com/mediadetail/21856561?channel=25919&gId=583261

(SAVANNAH, GA) Chatham County female high school seniors who qualify are encouraged to go to their counselors office to apply for the Dawning of a Miracle Scholarship. One thousand dollars will be awarded to an applicant with a chronic or life threatening illnesses. Applications are due by the end of March. For more information, visit http://www.dawnbakeronline.com/scholarship  

(MASHABLE) How the Apple Watch could reinvent fashion as we know it
http://mashable.com/2015/03/08/apple-watch-reinvent-fashion/?utm_cid=hp-hh-pri

(ANGELA CANFIELD, DDS) Did you know that a recent study of 5,000+ singles found that both men (58%) and women (71%) judge the opposite sex MOST (and FIRST) on the appearance of their teeth? To whiten your smile and strengthen your relationships, schedule an appointment with Dr. Canfield by visiting “http://premierdentaldesignsblog.com/2013/12/5-simple-steps-to-harnessing-the-power-of-your-smile/”:http://premierdentaldesignsblog.com/2013/12/5-simple-steps-to-harnessing-the-power-of-your-smile/

(SAVANNAH, GA) On the evenings of Monday, March 9 and Tuesday, March 10 beginning at 5:00 pm, the Massey Heritage Center will host a two hour guided tour focusing on the Irish history of Savannah, exploring historic Savannah and surrounding squares. The cost is $15 per person. For more information and to make reservations, call 912-395-5070.

(SAVANNAH, GA) CRYTOWALL 3 is the latest in the ransomware attacks affecting business networks this year. It is able to mask as legitimate files, whether from UPS Freight, Dropbox domain emails, or other seemingly legitimate messages. Learn how you can protect your business from internet attacks at http://speros.com/dont-fall-victim-to-ransomware/.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church (UMC) announces their schedule for Holy Week culminating in the Easter Sunday service at 11:15 a.m. on Sunday, April 5. The church is located at 1008 E. Henry St (corner of East Henry and Waters. www.asburymemorial.org

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) announces that Pamela Thompson, a Speech Language Pathologist, will be the speaker at their March meeting, taking place Tuesday, March 24 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at Fred Williams Homebuilder, Inc. Office, 100 Commerce Court in Pooler, Ga. The speech is free to attend, but visitors are asked to RSVP with Candy Bogardus at 912-663-8573 or jcbogardus@gmail.com. For more information, visit    https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/03/04/the-lowcountry-down-syndrome-society-announces-speech-language-pathologist-to-talk-at-march-meeting/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Pipe Organ Week continues March 9-14. Pipe organ week is sponsored by the Savannah Chapter of the American Guild of Organist.  The recitalists will be performing at different churches throughout the week.  For more information on the recitalists and their locations, please visit www.savannahago.org

(HOSPICE SAVANNAH) Article: The Last Stages of Life. http://kokuamau.org/resources/last-stages-life

(SAVANNAH, GA) Phoenix is a female American Staffordshire Terrier who was rescued by the Coastal Pet Rescue. Phoenix is good with dogs and children. To see Phoenix and view more animals available for adoption through Coastal Pet Rescue, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) On Saturday, March 21, the Bark Park’s third annual fundraiser takes place at the Richmond Hill City Center  at 6:30 p.m. with dinner and drinks. Live music will be performed by talented local musician, Roger Widener and a cash bar will be available featuring special dog themed cocktails. Tickets are now available at $60 each from the Bark Park website, bryancountybarkpark.com or contact Wendy Bolton at912-657-1221.

(SAVANNAH, GA) The public can now enjoy a cooking class and help raise funds for the Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter. One of Pink House’s expert chefs will conduct the culinary course from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 14. The session will be held for residents of Park Place Outreach, but is also open to guests who want to support the shelter. The cost to participate in the cooking class is $125 per person, with a portion of the proceeds going to benefit PPO. To RSVP: visit http://parkplaceyes.org

(LOWCOUNTRY GA) Bay Street Outfitters, Rivers & Glen Trading Co., and Oldfield Club are presenting the third annual Lowcountry Fly Fishing Expo on March 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Oldfield Club in Okatie, SC. The expo will feature presentations, seminars, demonstrations, activities, and opportunities for one-on-one casting instruction that will feature some of the Lowcountry and Southeast’s premier fly fishing instructors, guides and professionals. Registration is $50 per person, which includes a catered lunch. To purchase tickets, visit https://riversandglen.com/product/lowcountry-fly-fishing-expo-2015/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Junkyard Angel is performing at Driftaway Cafe for the First ShamROCK Parkin Lot Party on Saturday, March 14 at 6:00 pm with Monkey Man: The Rolling Stones Tribute Band. The show is free for all ages. For more information on Junkyard Angel and their schedule, visithttp://www.reverbnation.com/junkyardangel

(SAVANNAH, GA) Charles Bowen was February’s SCORE Luncheon speaker. Bowen gave a speech on “The Top 10 Tips to Make Your Small Business Lawsuit-proof.” Bowen’s speech can be viewed here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSvb5JzDJaI

(SAVANNAH, GA) Wilderness Southeast is giving the opportunity to explore the newly reopened Wildlife Drive of the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge and view local alligators and birds. This event will take place onSaturday, March 14 from 9:00am to 11:00am. For questions and reservations, call  912-236-8115

(MIDWAY, GA) The Grass Strip Foundation and the Coastal Empire Miata Club invite everyone to attend the 2015 Wings & Wheels Fly In at the Berg Park Aerodrome on Saturday, March 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you would like more information, contact Steve Berg at stevebee@coastalnow.com or call (912) 884-8666. See video from last year:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?x-yt-ts=1422503916&x-yt-cl=85027636&v=_Fpkn721fpU

(SAVANNAH, GA) Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty presents 83 Farnsleigh Avenue, Bluffton, SC. This four bedroom, five bathroom house is 3,928 square feet and includes features such as an indoor grill, a wet bar, wireless alarm system, and spa. For more information: http://celiadunnsir.com/listings/83-farnsleigh-avenue/

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Bowen Law Group has released a “New Business Checklist” to aid in the formation of new companies in Georgia. The checklist features a step-by-step guide to establishing and setting up a new business and is available for free download at http://www.thebowenlawgroup.com/the-bowen-law-groups-new-business-checklist.

APRIL 2015
(SAVANNAH, GA) Learn to become an advocate for change in your community. LIFE Disability Resource Center for Southeast Georgia is offering a 1 day class on April 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the LIFE Conference Room. For more information, visit http://www.lifecil.com/about-us/

(SAVANNAH, GA) A New Story, Women’s Retreat by the River will be held on Saturday, April 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The retreat will focus on teaching about body sense and discovering the practice and mindfulness through movement and meditation, art expression, and journaling. Registration is $60. For more information, call Tricia (912) 658-5592 or Vickie (704) 208-7611

(MASHABLE) Apple to replace AT&T on the Dow Jones Industrial Average
http://mashable.com/2015/03/06/apple-dow-jones-industrial-average/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Wine, Women, and Shoes will be holding an event to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of the Coastal Empire. The event will be held on Thursday, April 16 from 7pm-10pm and will include a fashion show, fine wines, savory foods, and more. For more information:http://winewomenandshoes.com/savannah

(SAVANNAH, GA) Living Independence for Everyone (LIFE), Inc is inviting the public to attend their annual Wheelchair Cleaning Event on April 18 from 10:00am-12:00am at the Executive Court Building located at 5105 Paulsen Street. While their wheelchairs or scooters are being cleaned and minor repairs performed, guests can enjoy snacks and take a tour of Tools for Second Life Assistance Technology Lab. Teleride will provide free transportation to individuals who are registered with them. Call Denise for more information and to RSVP at 912-920-2414 or visit http://www.lifecil.com/category/news/

(SAVANNAH, GA) The second annual Public Relations Internship and Nonprofit Organizations MissionPR:MIXER will be held Friday, April 24, in Savannah, GA from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Any college junior or senior who is majoring in Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing, and Business Communications is invited to participate. Participation is FREE, but students and nonprofit organizations must reserve a seat by Friday, April 17. To RSVP, contact Cynthia Wright atcynthia.wright@carriagetradepr.com. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1776&Itemid=16

(SAVANNAH, GA) For the 3rd year the American Red Cross will host the Youth Hero Volunteer Service Awards breakfast and honor 15 youth and local business leader Celia Dunn, set for 8:00 am Friday, April 17, 2014 at Savannah State University.

All funds raised with support the mission to assist victims of disasters. Go towww.redcross.org/ga/savannah  for sponsorship and ticket information or call 912-651-5349.

MAY 2015
(SAVANNAH, GA) Join AWWIN (Assisting Working Women In Need) on Friday May 8, 2015 at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum in Pooler, GA as they will honor some trailblazing women in our communities. Guests will have the opportunity to meet ten outstanding women leaders in the community as they are honored as the AWWIN Top Ten Working Women Of The Year. To purchase tickets: http://www.awwin.org/content/get-your-2015-tickets-awwin-top-ten-gala

(INC) This Mistake Will Get You Called Out on Social Mediahttp://www.inc.com/graham-winfrey/foursquare-s-dennis-crowley-this-mistake-will-get-you-called-out-on-social-media.html

(POOLER, GA) The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force will be “Swingin’ in the 40’s” at the annual fundraising gala, The Legacy Ball on May 16 from 6 – 11 pm at the Mighty Eighth Museum in Pooler. The black tie optional evening will include cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, a full catered dinner and both a silent auction and for the first time, a limited live auction. Live & Silent auction items include hotel stays in Clearwater, Florida, Atlanta, Georgia, and Savannah, tickets to Disney, a fishing trip, artwork, and much more! Tickets are available for $100, and table of 10 are $900. Please contact Lynn Alexander for more information at lalexander@mightyeighth.org or call912.988.1836

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Okefenokee Swamp can now be explored through a photo tour with wilderness Southeast naturalists and international photographic instructor Bill Durrence. The photo tour is on May 12-15 and includes transport to/from Savannah, GA, three nights in State Park cabins, 3 days of canoes and associated equipment, plentiful meals and snacks, all entrance fees and permits and evening critiques. For more information, call 912-236-8115.

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