(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, MARCH 16, 2015

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(SAVANNAH, GA) Speros, a full-service technology company headquartered in Savannah, announces the expansion of its website development division with new capabilities including high-end graphic design, integrated functionality and security components such as those required for medical forms and in e-commerce. For more information, visit http://www.carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1787&Itemid=16 

(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) Spots still are available for the 13th annual Gulfstream Golf Challenge golf tournament, to be held Monday, April 6th. This event is the perfect networking & social gathering of the Spring, with a challenging Greg Norman designed course. Lunch begins at 11:30am with the Shotgun Start at 1:00pm. Sponsorships, Donations and Prize Packages are still being accepted as well! Registration for the 18-hole golf scramble/tournament at Savannah Quarters Country Club is taking place now by calling Jordan at 912-353-8122 or emailing jordan@habitatsavannah.org

(THE BOWEN LAW GROUP) How to access the Georgia Public Notice Database.   

http://www.thebowenlawgroup.com/blog/2013/03/georgia-public-notice-database 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Living Independence for Everyone (LIFE), Inc would like to invite you to attend our employment placement, resume writing, and gvra service workshop which will be held March 19 from 1:00pm-3:00pm in LIFE’s conference room located at 5105 Paulsen Street, suite 143-B. Jamie Herbster, vocational rehabilitation job readiness specialist, will share information on resume writing and how to survive being interviewed for a job. She will also share information on Social Security benefits and Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation services. For more information: http://www.lifecil.com/category/news/ 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Coastal Empire Polio Survivors Association will meet Saturday, March 28, 10:30 am at the Lewis Cancer Pavilion on the Candler campus in Savannah. Polio survivors and guests are invited. For information call 912-927-8332.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Hospice Savannah offers their annual Camp Aloha that gives children, ages 6-17, the tools they need to cope with the loss of a loved one. The camp will be May 1-3 at the New Ebenezer Retreat Center in Rincon. If you are interested in registering, volunteering and to want to view the camp video, visit

http://www.hospicesavannah.org/Camp_Aloha

(ANGELA CANFIELD, DDS) Did you know that a spoon or your cell phone camera make good emergency mirrors for awkward dental moments? It is best to swish some water around in your mouth or chew a piece of sugarless gum to get food out of your teeth when you don’t have floss. To learn about more quick fixes for awkward dental moments visit  http://premierdentaldesignsblog.com/2014/01/quick-fixes-for-awkward-dental-moments/  

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Friends of Music announces local concerts in the Savannah community in support of March being the 30th anniversary of Music in Our Schools Month. Local schools in the Savannah area are celebrating this month by having chorus and band concerts. Some schools are also celebrating by participating in the Georgia Music Educators Association Chorus Performance Evaluations, Georgia All State Chorus Performances and Georgia Music Educators Association Large Group Performance Evaluation Music Festival at Armstrong State University. For more information and a list of concerts, visit  http://carriagetradepr.com/index.phpoption=com_content&task=view&id=1786&Itemid=16  

(SAVANNAH, GA) The West Broad Street YMCA welcomes the USS McFaul (DDG 74) on March 19 at 4:00 pm for an after-school workshop with area middle and high school students on site at the West Broad Street YMCA, located at 1110 May Street, Savannah, GA 31415. Crew members from the USS McFaul will engage the students in the topics of health, credit counseling, academics, and other enrichment topics. For more information, visit:  https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/03/11/uss-mcfaul-ddg-74-to-visit-the-west-broad-street-ymca/  

(FRIENDS OF MUSIC) If you treasure classical music, have you considered becoming a member of Savannah Friends of Music? Your membership dues go directly into the fund from which grant and scholarships are allocated. To learn more visit, http://www.savannahfriendsofmusic.com/membership.html  

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah VOICE Festival (SVF) and Savannah Music Festival (SMF) unveil the programming for Arias & Encores which will be presented at 6pm on Tuesday, March 24th at Trinity United Methodist Church, 127 Barnard Street in downtown Savannah. This 90 minute concert of favorites will take place during the first week of the 2015 Savannah Music Festival and follows the opening weekend’s performances of the co-produced Puccini operas, the tragedy – Suor Angelica and comedy – Gianni Schicchi, featuring the Savannah Philharmonic. Tickets can be purchased online at www.savannahmusicfestival.org, by phone at 912.525.5050 or in person at the Savannah Box Office at 216 E. Broughton Street. For more information, please visit www.savannahvoicesfestival.org, www.voicexperiencefoundation.com or call 855.76.OPERA.

(FORBES) The Latest Round of LinkedIn Changes: What You Need To Know  

http://www.forbes.com/sites/williamarruda/2015/03/11/the-latest-round-of-linkedin-changes-what-you-need-to-know/ 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Chatham County female 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  

(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 to celebrate Christ’s resurrection. Asbury UMC’s Holy Week services all take place at the church located at 1008 E. Henry St (corner of East Henry and Waters) and will include a special services for Palm Sunday on March 29, Maundy Thursday on April 2, and Good Friday on April 3. For more information, visit 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/ 

(BUSINESS INSIDER) Eight Super-Successful People Share Their Best Advice on How to Quit A Job. http://www.businessinsider.com/branson-orman-and-other-successful-people-share-advice-on-how-to-quit-a-job-2015-3 

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) On Saturday, March 21, the Bark Park’s third annual fundraiser takes place at the Richmond Hill City Center. Tickets are now available at $60 each from the Bark Park website, bryancountybarkpark.com or contact Wendy Bolton at 912-657-1221.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Christian is a male, black lab/chow mix puppy who is approximately 5 weeks old. Christian is good with dogs and kids and is adoptable through Coastal Pet Rescue. To view Christian and other cats and dogs available for adoption, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2015-d-064-christian/ 

(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 through Sunday, March 29. The theme of this year’s event is “Make it Pop!” For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/02/13/the-savannah-mall-celebrates-youth-art-month/ 

(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

(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 at cynthia.wright@carriagetradepr.com. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1776&Itemid=16 

(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 

(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 call 912.988.1836

(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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