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|(SAVANNAH, GA) Buy Local Announces January 24th Awards Luncheon at the Pirate's House. Keynote
Speaker will be Ryan Chandler, Vice President of Business Development
for the Colonial Group, parent company of several local businesses
including Enmark. He will discuss the pivotal role that local
businesses play in the local economy. The cost is $20 for members and
$30 for non-members, and RSVP's are required by 5 PM Monday, January 21.
Reservations and advanced payment may be made on-line at www.buylocalsavannah.com
(STATESBORO, GA) Goodwill
in Statesboro will hold a ribbon cutting for the Grand Opening of the
Retail Store and Job Connection Career Center on Thursday, January 17,
2013 at 9:00am - 10:30am.
(SPRINGFIELD, GA) Enmark
Stations, Inc. will celebrate the grand opening of its newest
location in Springfield, Ga., on Friday, January 18 at 11 a.m.
The station, located at 1283 Highway 21 South, is the company's first
store in Springfield. Mayor Barton A. Alderman and several city
council members are expected to be on hand for the ribbon cutting. For
more information on Enmark Stations, Inc., please call 912-236-1331 or visit www.enmarkstations.com.
(HUFFINGTON POST) 3 Themes for 2013, by Brendan Burchard. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/brendon-burchard/new-years-resolutions_b_2406954.html
(SAVANNAH, GA) 2013 Economic Outlook Luncheon | January 17
local economic forecast will be presented by Dr. Michael Toma of
Armstrong Atlantic State University. And the state, regional and
national projection will be delivered by Dean Robert Sumichrast of
Terry College of Business.
Noon at The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa
(HILTON HEAD, SC) The Jazz Corner has been selected by Downbeat as one of the top jazz clubs in the world for 3rd consecutive year. http://thejazzcorner.com/
(SAVANNAH, GA) Can you help keep your eyesight healthy through diet and exercise?
Find out Monday, January 14 at 6 PM at the Live Oak Public Library on
Bull Street. Carolyn Guilford, local nutritionist, author and wellness
consultant gives a workshop, "The Eyes Have It." For more information
contact Carolyn Guilford at www.Healthrestoration101.com, Carolyn@healthrestoration101.com, or the Bull Street Library at 912.652.3600
(SAVANNAH, GA) Junkyard Angel is headed to Nashville to record second CD and you're invited to their "pre-CD release"
party! Come out Saturday, January 12 at the Isle of Hope Pool from 2-5
PM. $5 donation gets you beer, bbq and honky tonk tunes!
(SAVANNAH, GA) Mary
Ann Horne has joined Celia Dunn Sotheby's International Realty as an
Associate Broker. Horne is a certified Senior Real Estate Specialist, a
Certified Buyer Broker, and a Luxury Real Estate Specialist,
and is a member of Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate. Known for its
tradition of integrity, Celia Dunn Sotheby's International Realty
specializes in residential and commercial properties in Savannah and the
Low Country of Georgia and South Carolina.
(SAVANNAH, GA) Bernard
Williams Insurance and Financial Services is pleased to announce that
Alisha L. Haywood has joined the company as a commercial lines property
and casualty account manager. Haywood comes to Bernard Williams
from Roork Insurance Group of Phoenix, Arizona, where she served as an
office manager and account executive for commercial lines/property and
casualty accounts. For more information on Bernard Williams, please call
912-234-4476 or visit www.thepoweroftheshield.com.
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Urban Garden Alliance received $1,000 from IKEA.
The money will be used for programs like the Growing Edge Garden
located at the West Broad Street YMCA where children learn about healthy
eating through hands-on activities as part of the after school program.
SUGA's mission cultivating a gardening movement in Savannah communities
through outreach and education compliments IKEA's world wide vision of
children's right to a healthy and secure childhood.
(SAVANNAH, GA) Celia Dunn Sotheby's International Realty presents 307 Duffy Street, http://www.celiadunnsir.com/listings/residential/mls-104107-307-duffy-street/ Agent Lucy Hitch can reached at 912-234-3323.
(SAVANNAH, GA) Diary of a Wimpy Kid
series author and cartoonist, Jeff Kinney, is coming to the 2013
Savannah Book Festival. This publishing rock star for young readers will
energize the Trustees Theater on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 10:00
a.m. with his "Start Your Morning with Jeff Kinney" event. The sixth
annual Festival extends from February 14 to 17, 2013. This special
program is presented by the Savannah Book Festival and the Children's
Book Festival/Live Oaks Public Libraries.
For more information contact Executive Director Robin Gold at 912.598.4040
(SAVANNAH, GA) Top-selling
author James Patterson will donate 200 copies of his books to local
Savannah schools in conjunction with the 2013 Savannah Book Festival.
Now in its sixth year, this world class book festival will take place
February 14-17, 2013 and for the first time is placing an emphasis on
the Young Adult genre, giving it its own theme-Find Yourself in Books.
events free and open to the public. For more information contact Executive Director Robin Gold at 912.598.4040
(SAVANNAH, GA) Liz Taylor announces her new business, SIMPLE SOLUTIONS. She helps clients with daily duties: errands, shopping, doctor appointments, clearing out closets and garages. 912.507.0092
(SAVANNAH, GA) Take
a walk back in time! Free walking tours of the historic Bonaventure
Cemetery are offered year-round on the second Sunday of each month.
Guides depart from the intersection of Mullryne and Wiltberger Ways at 2
p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. A typical tour lasts about an hour. www.savannahga.gov
(SAVANNAH, GA) "The Savannah 7-Day Diabetes Repair". Brand New Program To Reverse and Heal Diabetes Meet once a week for seven weeks, (a total of 7 meeting days). Small class, limited seating , starts on January 10, 7 PM. $250.00 Per Person Call now to reserve your space ... call Carolyn Guilford - 912 236-8987
(SAVANNAH, GA) Nearly a dozen local authors will be featured in the upcoming 2013 Savannah Book Festival.
Among them are rock legend Gregg Allman, local physician and Savannah
Book Festival board member Mark Murphy and favorite son Bobby Deen, who
will be featured in a special lifestyle presentation on Friday
afternoon, February 15, 2013. Now in its sixth year, this world class
book festival will take place February 14-17, 2013 with most events free
and open to the public. http://www.savannahbookfestival.org/
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(SCORE) Small Business Owners, mark your calendar for the 4th Thursday of each month, for area experts giving their TOP TEN TIPS on various subjects. First lecture will be "How to get the most from your Social Media", on Thursday January 24, 2013 from 11:30 - 1pm at 111 East Liberty Street. FREE. RSVP 912.652.4335. Noah Yaughn, the owner of Arc Media Group will be the speaker.
(SAVANNAH, GA) TEAMS FORMING NOW: The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society invites Savannah area businesses and groups to participate in the inaugural "Time Starts Now!" Competition,
on Wednesday, January 24, 2013 at Benedictine Military School Gym.
Teams will compete in "Minute to Win It"-style challenges, building
confidence, raising funds and having fun all at the same time. All funds
raised will benefit Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society programs and
activities. MORE INFO