(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, August 31, 2015

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USI INSURANCE HELPING HOSPICE TO RAISE FUNDS – GOLF

(SAVANNAH, GA)  Please join us to help raise funds for this deserving organization. The 2015 Hospice Savannah Golf Tournament, presented by USI Insurance Services will be held on Monday, September 28. Driving range and lunch are available at noon with a 1:15 p.m. shotgun start with a four-man scramble (captain’s choice) format. Teams are forming now. For more information, contact Amber Lee at 912.436.0721 or amber.lee@usi.biz. http://www.hospicesavannah.org/Golf

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8 RULES OF PUBLIC SPEAKING

(FAST COMPANY) 8 Rules of Public Speaking

http://www.fastcompany.com/3050201/know-it-all/8-tips-from-the-new-public-speaking-playbook

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RAPPEL FOR A CAUSE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Want to rappel OVER THE EDGE of the historic Manger Building? Raise $1000 for Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter: More info:

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STAND DOWN

(SAVANNAH, GA) SAVE THE DATE: The twelfth annual Veterans Stand Down for Homelessness Resource and Job Fair will be held September 15 and 16 at the Savannah Civic Center from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Participants will be offered a hot meal, haircuts, showers and and will have opportunities for a variety of health screenings. Representatives from more than 40 Social Service agencies will be available to provide information and outreach on a variety of services including housing options, job resources, resume writing tips, substance abuse treatment, income tax assistance, and accesses to Social Security and Veteran’s Administration services. For more information, visit http://wp.me/pbgAS-2fB

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MARITIME BETHEL

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Maritime Bethel at Savannah is offering an evening of worship and fellowship on Thursday, September 3rd from 6-7pm with dinner immediately following at the Bethel located at 193 Main street, Garden City, at the rear of the building. There is no charge for this worship series that we offer for people who work or are unable to attend church on a Sunday. For more information please visit our website at www.maritimebethelatsavannah.org

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LOCAL ATTORNEY QUOTED IN NEW YORK TIMES

(NEW YORK TIMES) Savannah business and entertainment attorney Charles Bowen featured int he New York Times

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YOGA

(SAVANNAH, GA) October 8 thru May 15, 2016, Savannah Yoga is offering a class in teaching yoga or simply deepening ones practice. Join them for their annual 200-hour yoga teacher training program. The journey begins on October 9 and takes place over the course of 9 weekends in an 8-month period. For more information, email YTT@savannahyoga.com, visit http://savannahyoga.com, or call (912) 232-2994 for detailed information.

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CHROMOSOME 21

(SAVANNAH, GA) What Is Down Syndrome? Down syndrome occurs when an individual has a full or partial extra copy of chromosome 21. – See more at: http://www.ndss.org/Down-Syndrome/What-Is-Down-Syndrome/#sthash.i26WVIiU.dpuf

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TEMPORARY PROTECTIVE ORDER

(SAFE SHELTER CENTER FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES) Columbian born Mia and her 2 year old daughter Lisa came to SAFE Shelter Center for Domestic Violence Services to escape the violent temper of her husband. Mia was abused both physical and verbal. With the assistance of the legal Outreach Program Advocates, Mia obtained a Temporary Protective Order against her husband. At the 30-day hearing, he protested so loudly to her allegations that the judge asked him to leave the courtroom or go to jail. For more information on this story or stories like it, visit safeshelter.org or call 912.629.0026. To reach the 24-hour crisis line, call 912.629.8888.

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MEET CLANCY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Clancy is a female dachshund who was rescued on July 25. She is approximately 15 years old and is great with other dogs. To view Clancy and other cats and dogs available for adoption, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2015-d-215-clancy/

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HELPING CHILDREN

(MATILDA JANE CLOTHING) Robyn Shirley, Independent Trunk Keeper & Team Leader with Matilda Jane Clothing is honored to be a part of a company that “stands on making dreams come true and spreading the love.” The company has become involved in many projects an initiatives that range from the Mighty Acorn Foundation’s work finding sponsors for children and helping to build an orphanage in Kitale, Kenya, to work in helping to build homes locally through Habitat for Humanity. For more information, visit matildajaneblog.com/

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DENTAL EMERGENCY
(ANGELA CANFIELD, DDS) When you have a dental emergency, it’s important to visit your dentist or an emergency room as soon as possible. Same day Savannah Sandfly Family Dental emergency dental appointments are available. For more information, visit http://www.sandflyfamilydental.com/dental-emergency/ or call (912) 387-2302 and if you are having an emergency.

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RESTAURANTS AND BOOK FESTIVAL

(SAVANNAH, GA) Local restaurants of Savannah can be part of the SAVANNAH BOOK FESTIVAL in Feb 2016. Donating $120 in vouchers will bring diners to your restaurant and visibility and promotion on the Festival website. . Vouchers are for food only (they do not include liquor, gratuity or tax) and are for in-restaurant dining Feb. 11 -13, 2016. For information, contact Robin Gold 912-598-4040
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15 CRITICAL HABITS

(FORBES) 15 Critical Habits of Mentally Strong People
http://www.forbes.com/sites/travisbradberry/2015/08/25/15-critical-habits-of-mentally-strong-people/

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GARDEN GRANT
(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter is excited to announce the receipt of a $2,200 grant from International Paper’s Savannah Containerboard Mill. The grant will be used for the new “Park Place Outreach Garden Project.” For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/08/25/park-place-outreach-receives-2200-grant-for-garden-program/

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HOSTEL IN THE WOODS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Melissa DeLynn, a Savannah based yoga and meditation instructor, is hosting her annual fall retreat on October 9-11, 2015. The Hostel In The Forest is the magical setting for this transformational retreat. The Hostel provides a delicious communal Vegetarian dinner for the participants. Other perks at the hostel include a freshwater pool, lake with floating dock, canoeing, walking Labyrinth, gardens, hiking trails, beach within driving distance, chickens, incredible architecture, outdoor showers and lastly, an opportunity to commune with nature. To sign up and for more information: www.melissa-delynn.squarespace.com

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HAZARD POINT

(SAVANNAH, GA) On September 11, 12, 18 and 19 at 8:00pm the Shoestring Theatre Company will be performing ‘Hazard Point ‘at  Forsyth Park House, Third Floor Ballroom, 703 Whitaker Street, Savannah, GA 31401. This evening will include mystery & laughter, with bigamists, gold diggers, ex-cons & a possible murder. To reserve tickets, call (912-495-5958) or email us at shoestringcompany@gmail.com. To purchase advance tickets visit: shoestringcompany.com

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HORSIN’ AROUND GOLF

(POOLER, GA) Holes for Horses through Horsin’ Around is a golf tournament whose mission is to enhance the development both physically and mentally, of special needs individuals utilizing the unique assets provided by horseback riding and human interaction. The tournament is on September 22 at 9:00am with lunch provided. TO sign up and learn more information, visit http://www.horsinaround.org/

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MONEY
(BUSINESS INSIDER) What Successful People Wish They’d Known About Money in Their 20s

http://www.businessinsider.com/successful-people-money-advice-2015-8

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JCB NORTH AMERICA SPONSORED PASSPORT TO EXCELLENCE

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System (SCCPSS) District held the first presentation in the inaugural Passport to Excellence Lecture Series presented by the gold sponsor, JCB North America. The series features presentations from accomplished individuals who previously attended or graduated from SCCPSS, sharing their unique career journeys and the insights they have learned about success and how to achieve it. Stratton Leopold was the first presenter at Savannah Arts Academy. He teleconferenced in from Paramount Pictures in Hollywood. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/08/28/the-savannah-chatham-county-public-school-system-district-held-first-presentation-in-the-inaugural-passport-to-excellence-lecture-series/


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QIGONG

(ISLE OF HOPE) Qigong (pronounced Chee Gong) facilitated by Patricia “Tricia” Richardson, is being offered at 5:30pm, on Tuesdays, beginning September 1st, at ST. THOMAS EPISCOPAL CHURCH, on Isle of Hope. This health practice is offered to increase vitality, and to promote balance & calm for all ages. Qigong has been referred to as “Meditation in motion.” The exercises are done standing, while participants are led through a series of simple Movements. THE INITIAL SEPTEMBER 1 INTRODUCTORY SESSION is FREE to all. Join us to experience Qigong.

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