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(WAYNESBORO, GA) There will be a hearing on Thursday, May 7th in Waynesboro, GA at the Burke County campus of Augusta Technical College starting at 5pm in the auditorium. An informational presentation by pipeline-builder Kinder Morgan will be followed by an open comment period before representatives of GDOT. Verbal comments will be recorded or may be submitted in writing Thursday evening in advance of GDOT’s  decision to issue or deny Kinder Morgan a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity authorizing condemnation of private property along the proposed pipeline route. For more information visit pushbackthepipeline.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) Emergent Savannah announces The Palmetto Pipeline World Cafe to be held on Monday, May 4 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Sentient Bean Coffee Shop, located at 13 East Park Avenue. The World Cafe is a conversation model that encourages a diverse group of people to discuss different sides of issues. Emergent Savannah invites the public to join the dialog regarding the proposed Kinder Morgan “Palmetto” pipeline. For more information, visit   https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/04/29/public-called-to-participate-in-conversation-about-implications-of-proposed-palmetto-pipeline/

(SAVANNAH, GA)  PHOTOS: The Royce Learning Center held the inaugural Bourbon and Bowties with Stevens Hale & Associates as the lead sponsor on Thursday, April 30 at Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum. The evening spotlighted locally sourced bourbon, hand rolled cigars and everything Southern. Proceeds from the event benefited the Royce Learning Center, which offers programs for children and adults struggling with learning differences, literacy, or other academic issues. http://savannahnow.com/slideshow/2015-05-01/royce-learning-center-fundraiser-bourbon-and-bowties#slide-1

(SAVANNAH, GA) Allyson Harvin from the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society talks about the upcoming Night of Champions, a community celebration distinguishing local businesses that employ people with different abilities: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/savannahopenforbusiness/2015/04/27/6th-annual-night-of-champions-with-chair-allyson-harvin-jamie-deen-on-may-14

(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter has appointed Marnie Nowicki to join its Board of Directors. Nowicki is the general sales manager at WSAV NBC 3 in Savannah. The Shelter, located at 514 East Henry Street, offers teenagers a safe place to go 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/04/30/marnie-nowicki-of-wsav-tv-joins-park-place-outreach-board/

(SAVANNAH, GA)  On Tuesday May 5 at 11:30am the Small Business Council SMART Luncheon presents Spring cleaning your Brand internally and externally, presented by Diana Morrison, owner of Advertising Specialty Services.  RSVP IS REQUIRED to Stephanie Boaen, 912.644.6458 or SBoaen@SavannahChamber.com

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(RICHMOND HILL, GA) Station Exchange Senior Care is offering an Alzheimer’s Support Group for families touched by Alzheimer’s and Dementia. This group meets the fourth Tuesday of June, August, and October, next meeting on June 23, from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm at The Suites At Station Exchange, 3205 TSX Grand Central, Richmond Hill, GA.  A light dinner and support materials will be provided. To RSVP, call 912-445-2425.

(AUGUSTA, GA) Push Back the Pipeline urging people to voice concerns at Thursday meeting http://www.wrdw.com/home/headlines/Push-Back-the-Pipeline-urging-people-to-voice-concerns-at-Thursday-meeting-302316041.html

(SAVANNAH, GA) RSVP: The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) announces the sixth annual Night of Champions will be hosted Thursday, May 14 at 6 p.m. at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa – Hotel Grand Ballroom. This community celebration distinguishes local organizations that hire and retain differently-abled people, including those with Down syndrome, and recognizes the contributions made by these employees. This year’s Night of Champions will be emceed again by celebrity chef and author, Jamie Deen. http://www.nightofchampions.org/

(SAVANNAH, GA) If you’re looking to improve your fly fishing form, pay attention to your wrist. A firm wrist transfers energy from the body to the rod more efficiently. The experts at Rivers & Glen Trading Co. can also pair you with the perfect gear. For more information, call 912-349-2352 or visit http://riversandglen.com/

(LOW COUNTRY DERMATOLOGY) Designated by the American Academy of Dermatology, National Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month is celebrated in May aiming to raise awareness about skin cancer, increasing the chances of early detection so treatments can be given early. Wear orange on Monday, May 4 in recognition on Melanoma Monday, and find out more information about skin cancer risks at https://www.aad.org/spot-skin-cancer/community-programs-events/melanoma-monday

(SAVANNAH, GA)  VIDEO of the second lecture in the 2015 Enmark Encourage Health Education Series, “Crossfit, Why and How It Works in Weight Loss,”  presented by Drew McKenzie, owner and operator with Crossfit Hyperformance. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jq5I1U_DG_Y&feature=em-upload_owner

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Wednesday, June 24, 2015, from 11:00am to 1:00pm, the Title Sponsors; SCORE and Wells Fargo will present: The STATE OF SMALL BUSINESS. Reports will be issued by 10 area experts that will have 3 minutes each to present their information on measurable benchmarks relating to our Small Business Community. The FREE conference will take place at the Savannah   International Trade and Convention Center located at 1 International Drive. For more information, RSVP: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=anwty5eab&oeidk=a07eaur1d940b3753e6

(HOSPICE SAVANNAH) Download your State’s Advance Directives. http://www.caringinfo.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3289

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Filmmakers has announced the appointment of a president, the formation of a Board of Directors and plans to move forward with several new projects over the next few months. These include training events for crews and background performers interested in working on movies filmed in Savannah. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/04/27/savannah-filmmakers-moving-forward-with-executive-reorganization/

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(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Baby Girl, a female shepherd mix looking for a home. Baby Girl is 7 years old and of medium build. She is good with other dogs and with kids. To view Baby Girl and other pets who need a home, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2014-d-170-baby-girl/

(SAVANNAH, GA) May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  Mental Illnesses affect everyone across the country.  One in five people will experience a mental illness in a year – one in seventeen – a serious mental illness.  Please become aware and help spread the knowledge that with participation in evidence based treatment and services, most people can and do recover to live effective lives in the community.  For more information, please go to www.NIMH.gov or www.NAMI.org.  Reed House in Savannah offers an evidence based rehabilitation program for adults with serious mental illness.  See:  https://www.facebook.com/Reed.House.Inc

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(SAVANNAH, GA) Felder & Associates is pleased to announce the architecture firm has been recognized with the AIA Georgia 2015 Design Award in Renovation for its rehabilitation project of the historic Greyhound Bus Depot, now a new restaurant, The Grey. The Georgia Association of The American Institute of Architects (AIA) presented its 2015 Honor and Design Awards on April 11 in Atlanta. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/04/17/georgia-architects-association-grants-design-award-to-felder-associates/.

(SAVANNAH, GA) VIDEO: Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire’s Wine Women and Shoes, a wine pairing, shoe shopping fundraiser to help raise money in the fight for our critically ill children and their families here in Savannah, Georgia, was held on April 16. If you missed the festivities, check out footage of the event at https://youtu.be/YTbffqVYdcw

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmark Stations will hold Full-Service Fridays across Ga., SC and NC to raise funds for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). A Full-Service Friday allows customers to pull into the Enmark Store, where members of the Enmark management team will be pumping gas, wiping windows and handing out coupons in hopes of collecting donations for LLS’ 2015 Light the Night event. Local radio stations will be broadcasting at each event. Hot dogs, drinks and snacks will be available and donors will be entered to win Enmark cash cards and other prizes. For more information, visit http://www.carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1812&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

(ATLANTA, GA) Georgia Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols presents Wind Power Lunch, a lunch and learn on Friday, May 8 from 11:45 am to 1:30 pm. This interactive panel discussion will present the opportunities and challenges in Georgia’s wind energy future. The lunch will be held at the State Bar of Georgia Offices, 104 Marietta Street, 3rd Floor Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. To RSVP, contact Stephanie Stuckey Benfield at (404) 659-3122, ext. 226 or sbenfield@greenlaw.org.


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