|(GEORGIA) Thanks to the signatures of over 2,000 people who signed the Push Back The Pipeline petition, the Governor and Lieutenant Governor of Georgia came out in opposition to Kinder Morgan’s proposed 210-mile petroleum pipeline across Georgia. (http://savannahnow.com/pipeline/2015-05-07/gov-deal-state-opposed-palmetto-pipeline-plan) There is one more step to bring home a victory for Georgia and Georgians. Voice your opposition to the pipeline before Friday, May 15 to Russell McMurry, Commissioner GA DOT at
(GEORGIA) Kinder Morgan claims 80% of landowners along the proposed Palmetto Pipeline route have granted surveyors access to their property. Most of these landowners felt threatened and forced into signing Kinder Morgan’s documents. Charles Bowen of The Bowen Law Group details how to exercise the right to refuse access to private property. Don’t succumb to intimidation tactics; learn more at: http://savannahnow.com/exchange/2015-05-07/how-stop-palmetto-pipeline-going-through-your-backyard
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(SAVANNAH, GA) Felder & Associates was honored with a Historic Savannah Foundation’s 2015 Preservation Award for its rehabilitation project of the Greyhound Bus Depot, now a new restaurant, The Grey. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/05/08/historic-savannah-foundation-honors-felder-associates-rehab-project/.
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Pooler Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Bureau Inc. announces the May Lunch and Learn meeting will feature a presentation from Dana Stevens, account executive with Stevens Hale & Associates, accompanied by Fred W. McGinty, Sr., of McGinty Gordon & Associates, on Tuesday, May 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Crosswinds Golf Club, located at 232 James B. Blackburn Drive. The speech will discuss new regulations and flood considerations for real estate buyers and sellers. About one million federal flood insurance policyholders in the U.S. are being hit with increased costs when they go to renew their policies. For more information, visit https://ceciliarussomarketing.wordpress.com/2015/05/10/dana-stevens-of-stevens-hale-associates-to-address-pooler-chamber-luncheon/.
(SAVANNAH, GA) Speros, a national full-service technology company headquartered in Savannah, announces the grand opening of its new satellite office at 101 Memorial Drive, Suite A, in Hinesville on Wednesday, May 20. Mayor James (Jim) Thomas Jr. is scheduled to participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony at 4 p.m. An open house will be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/05/07/speros-announces-hinesville-office-grand-opening/
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(SAVANNAH, GA) Hospice Savannah, Inc. has been named a 2015 Hospice Honors recipient by Deyta, an industry leader in data-driven management. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of satisfaction as measured from the caregiver’s point of view. This is the second time that Hospice Savannah has achieved a Hospice Honors award.
(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) Thanks to the Kroger Community Rewards Program, every time you shop at Kroger, you can earn money for Park Place Outreach. All you need to do is link your Kroger Plus Card to Park Place Outreach and Kroger will donate money to Park Place Outreach every quarter. The new Kroger Community Rewards term will end August 31, 2015. Make sure you go and register your rewards card now to help out Park Place Outreach. For more information and directions, visit http://parkplaceyes.org/how-you-can-help/kroger-community-rewards/
(THE BOWEN LAW GROUP) If marijuana is legalized, will Georgia banks collect the green? http://www.thebowenlawgroup.com/blog/if-marijuana-is-legalized-can-georgia-banks-collect-the-green
(SAVANNAH, GA) RSVP: The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) will hold the sixth annual Night of Champions on 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 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. RSVP http://www.nightofchampions.org/
(SAVANNAH, GA) Angela Canfield, DDS of Sandfly Family Dental, is still accepting applications for the 2015 Canfield Mouth Shield Program. Local organizations may apply to win custom fit mouth guards in personalized colors for their entire team. Last year, Dr. Canfield donated maroon and white mouth guards to the Benedictine Military School football team, a donation totaling over $9,000 worth of protection equipment. The deadline to submit applications is June 1. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1793&Itemid=16
(SAVANNAH, GA) Safety is paramount at all times while fly-casting and fly fishing. Polaroid sunglasses will not only help you when you are fishing but also protect your eyes against wayward flies. 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. Find out more information about skin cancer risks at https://www.aad.org/spot-skin-cancer/
(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. For more information, visit http://www.carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1812&Itemid=16
(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmark Stations, Inc. has also made a commitment to once again sell paper icons in all 63 of its retail stores in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk. The paper icons will be sold from Friday, May 1 to Tuesday, May 31. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/04/15/enmark-stations-to-sell-paper-icons-in-support-of-the-leukemia-lymphoma-societys-light-the-night-walk-during-the-month-of-may-2/
(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
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(SAVANNAH, GA) Living Independence For Everyone (LIFE), Inc., would like to invite you to attend their Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities Workshop which will be held May 14 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm in LIFE’s conference room located at 5105 Paulsen Street, Suite 143B. Please join us at the Chatham Emergency Management Agency and the American Red Cross to share information on how to create your personal emergency kit, sign up for the special needs registry and much more. Contact Shawana Bulloch at 920-2414 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information: http://www.lifecil.com/category/news/
(RICHMOND HILL, GA) Family Promise of Bryan County is hosting their first annual golf tournament Friday, May 15, 2015 at Black Creek Golf Club, 277 Canterwood Drive with a 1:30pm shotgun start. $60.00 per player/four man scramble. Lunch is provided and there will be prizes, raffles and more. To sign a team up, sponsor or get more information please visit www.familypromisebryan.org
(ANGELA CANFIELD, DDS) Have you ever been on a date and realized that you have broccoli stuck in your teeth? Awkward moments like this can be fixed by creating a dental emergency kit. To learn how to create a dental emergency kit visit http://premierdentaldesignsblog.com/2014/04/5-items-to-have-on-hand-in-case-of-a-dental-emergency/
(SAVANNAH, GA) Travel by pontoon boat to Ossabaw’s Bradley Beach on May 16. Spend time wandering the wide, uninhabited beach. Re-board the boat and travel to the island’s North End, to enjoy an interpretive tour that includes ecology and history. You’ll have time to wander the North End on your own, before returning to the mainland. For more information and to register, visit: http://www.ossabawisland.net/saturdaymay7thgullah-geecheedaytriptoossabaw.aspx
(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.