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JUNIOR LEAGUE OF SAVANNAH- GOLDEN ISLES COMMUNITY PROJECTS
7/30
THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF SAVANNAH IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO HELP WITH THEIR ANNUAL GOLDEN ISLES COMMUNITY PROJECTS NOW UNTIL WEDNESDAY, JULY 30.  THE PROJECTS BENEFIT WOMEN AND CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY WITHIN THE BRUNSWICK GOLDEN ISLES AREA.

The Junior League is looking to find volunteers that will align with our focus of women and children in the Brunswick Golden Isles area.
Currently, the Junior League of Savannah focuses its efforts on women and children’s advocacy. The Junior League of Savannah believes that women and children deserve to be empowered through quality opportunities in order to thrive and be contributing members of our community.  These opportunities help socially, emotionally, physically, and academically.
Golden Isles Community Projects are held each year and involve Junior League volunteering and assisting local organizations or social service agencies through hands-on volunteer work.  Typical projects include assistance for a specific one-day project, but can be flexible to fit the needs of the organization.
To apply, visit the Junior League of Savannah’s website at www.jrleaguesav.org or call the League’s Headquarters at 912-790-1002. The application deadline is July 30, 2014.



 

ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AUTHORITY ENROLLING STUDENTS NOW
now thru 8/6

THE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AUTHORITY IN CHATHAM COUNTY AND EFFINGHAM COUNTY IS ENROLLING KIDS AGES 5 AND UNDER IN ITS PRESCHOOL PROGRAM.   Chatham County PLEASE CONTACT 912-238-2960 FOR AN APPOINTMENT. (SCHOOL STARTS AUGUST 7, 2014)   Effingham County PLEASE CONTACT 912-728-9622 EXT. 11 FOR AN APPOINTMENT. (SCHOOL STARTS AUGUST 6, 2014)



 

JUNIOR LEAGUE OF SAVANNAH-“DONE IN A DAY”
7/30
THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF SAVANNAH IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO HELP WITH THEIR “DONE IN A DAY” PROJECTS NOW UNTIL WEDNESDAY, JULY 30. 
 
Currently, the Junior League of Savannah focuses its efforts on women and children’s advocacy. The Junior League of Savannah believes that women and children deserve to be empowered through quality opportunities in order to thrive and be contributing members of our community.  These opportunities help socially,
emotionally, physically, and academically.
Done in a Day includes three to four projects that the Junior League of Savannah undertakes each year in which Junior League volunteers assist local organizations or social service agencies through hands-on volunteer work.  Typical projects include assistance with painting, gardening, special events or physical improvements. The projects are generally scheduled over a time span of a one-day period on a Saturday or Sunday, with a need of ten to fifteen volunteers.
To apply, visit the Junior League of Savannah’s website at www.jrleaguesav.org or call the League’s Headquarters at 912-790-1002. The application deadline is July 30, 2014.




 

A BEACHSIDE TURTLE-HATCHING EXPERIENCE: 
8/1-3
THE OSSABAW ISLAND FOUNDATION IS NOW ACCEPTING REGISTRATION FOR ITS LOGGERHEAD TURTLE OVERNIGHT TRIP ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 1 TO SUNDAY, AUGUST 3

Spend two nights on Ossabaw Island; witness baby loggerhead turtles emerge from their beachside nests and make their way to the ocean.
Departure begins on Friday, August 1, 4:30pm from Delegal Creek Marina on Skidaway Island, just outside of Savannah. Guests will arrive on Ossabaw Island in time for social hour, followed by supper and an evening program that includes an island overview. Naturalist guide John "Crawfish" Crawford will escort the guests on a late night ride to see the nesting of turtles. The next morning attendees may watch or assist the turtle biologists in their monitoring work, and learn about the life cycle of the turtles from a nest-side vantage point.  On Sunday, guests will return to the mainland late morning.
Contact Robin Gunn at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and 912-233-5104.



 

SAILING CAMP FOR KIDS
8/01
SAVANNAH SAILING CENTER HAS A SUMMER SAILING CAMP JUST FOR KIDS AT LAKE MAYER FROM MONDAY, JUNE 2ND TO FRIDAY, AUGUST 1ST

Savannah Sailing Center, a nonprofit organization, is hosting a sailing camp for kids. The camp will teach youngsters how to properly and safely sail the waterways.
Instructors are US Sailing certified.  Register your child today!
To find out the details, visit: www.savannahsailingcenter.org or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or phone 912-352-9996.



 

DOLPHIN PROJECT TRAINING WORKSHOP
8/2

THE DOLPHIN PROJECT PRESENTS A TRAINING WORKSHOP SATURDAY AUGUST 2ND FROM 10 TIL 11AM, AT THE SOUTHSIDE SAVANNAH LIBRARY NEAR THE SAVANNAH MALL.    DOLPHINS!!! Learn about the local dolphins and
be amazed and what you didn't know! The Dolphin Project will present
a program at the Southside Savannah Library on Abercorn Street (behind Target)
 on August 2nd from 10-11am. All ages welcome. Join TDP to do dolphin
research in GA and SC inshore waters. A training workshop follows the
dolphin program from 11am to noon for ages 16 and over. Volunteer Skippers,
Photographers and Team Leaders needed. No RSVP required. for more
information: www.thedolphinproject.com or 912-657-3927



 

OPERATION HOMEFRONT DISTRIBUTES SCHOOL SUPPLIES
8/2

OPERATION HOMEFRONT WILL DISTRIBUTE BACK PACKS INCLUDING
SCHOOL SUPPLIES TO LOWER AND MID GRADE RANKING MILITARY FAMILIES, SATURDAY AUGUST 2ND FROM 10 TIL 2PM AT CONNECTION CHURCH IN HINESVILLE.
Hinesville Area Military Families to Receive School Supplies
Hinesville, Ga. – Operation Homefront Southeast will hold a Back
to School Brigade event Saturday, August 2,2014 where free back
packs and school supplies will be given to local military children.
Media are invited to cover the event. 
Who: Operation Homefront
and Hinesville area military families.  
What: Operation Homefront will distribute back packs and school
supplies for military children in the Hinesville, Georgia area.
When: Saturday, August 2,2014 from 10am to 2pm.
Where:          Connection Church
               116 Patriots Trail
               Hinesville, GA 31313

Details: Operation Homefront will distribute back packs, which
include school supplies necessary for the beginning of the school
year, to lower and mid-grade ranking military families in
Hinesville, Georgia area.



 

FIREBALL BASEBALL TOURNAMENT
8/2
ANNUAL FIREBALL BASEBALL TOURNAMENT CELEBRATES THE LIFE OF CORY JOSEPH WILSON ON AUG 1 AND 2 AT SCOTT
STELL PARK

Cory Joseph Wilson, a GA southern sophomore, suffered a fatal cardiac arrhythmia and passed away last year. 
Ever since the unfortunate passing of the young student volunteers, spectators, students, and players alike have combined for the Inaugural Cory Joseph Wilson Fireball 40 Memorial Baseball Tournament. 
The goal of the annual tournament and future events is to place as many AEDs (automated external defibrillators) in facilities throughout our community as possible.
Sponsorship and volunteer information are available on www.fireball40.org!



 

FIRST STUDENT SCHOOL BUS PRACTICE RUN
8/4

IN ANTICIPATION OF THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR, FIRST STUDENTS
WILL CONDUCT A PRACTICE RUN THE MORNING OF MONDAY AUGUST 4TH. 
PARENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO RIDE ALONG WITH THEIR KIDS.
Practice Bus Run Scheduled for Monday, August 4, 2014
In anticipation of the new school year, First Student will operate
buses on the morning of Monday, August 4, 2014.  Parents may find
the school bus schedule online by visiting the school district’s website.
The practice run allows First Student the ability to test bus schedules
and ensure driver familiarity with each route.  The run also provides an
opportunity for all interested students to become accustomed to the bus
route for the upcoming 2014-15 school year.  Parents are also encouraged
to ride along with their children during the practice run.  Buses will
operate on the published morning route pick-up times.  They will then
proceed to the school and make the return trip back to all stops for drop off. 
Students from all grade levels are encouraged to participate.



 

MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER BREAKFAST
8/6
THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY WILL SHARE DETAILS ABOUT ITS UPCOMING 5K WALK DURING THEIR MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER BREAKFAST ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6 AT SAVANNAH STATION

Want to get involved in a 5k walk, how about a 5k walk for breast cancer? Making Strides will host a breakfast to discuss plans for the walk on Aug. 6th.
Guests will learn more about and how to help finish the fight against breast cancer during the breakfast. To participate call Tory Culpepper at 912-355-1378 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Due to limited space, RSVP’s are required (no later than Monday, August 4th) for anyone wanting to attend the kickoff breakfast.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer has been the American Cancer Society’s rallying cry to build awareness and funds to fight breast cancer. In that time, 10 million walkers have collected more than $594 million.




 

EFFINGHAM COUNTY PRESCHOOL ENROLLMENT
8/6
THE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AUTHORITY (EOA) OF EFFINGHAM COUNTY IS CURRENTLY ENROLLING CHILDREN AGES 0 – 5 YEARS OLD INTO PRESCHOOL.
School will be here before you know it, so prepare your children for a great year at preschool!
The EOA wants to notify parents that Effingham County is currently enrolling children ages 0-5 in preschool.  There are no fees for services. Please contact 912-728-9622 for an appointment.
Don’t forget, school starts August 6, 2014. The EOA is located in Effingham County on 4752 Hwy 17 South, Guyton.



 

CHATHAM COUNTY PRESCHOOL ENROLLMENT
8/7
THE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AUTHORITY (EOA) OF CHATHAM COUNTY IS CURRENTLY ENROLLING CHILDREN AGES 0 – 5 YEARS OLD INTO PRESCHOOL.

School will be here before you know it, so prepare your children for a great year at preschool!
The EOA wants to notify parents that Chatham County is currently enrolling children ages 0-5 in preschool.  There are no fees for services. Please contact 912-238-2960 for an appointment.
Don’t forget, school starts August 7, 2014. The EOA is located in Chatham County at 618 West Anderson Street.



 

 

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS SUMMER ART CAMP
thru 6/2-8/8

THE CITY OF SAVANNA’S DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS IS ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR SUMMER ART CAMP, JUNE 2ND THRU AUGUST 8TH.  PAINTING, CERAMICS, MIXED MEDIA, PERFORMING ARTS AND MORE.
The City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs is currently accepting registrations for Summer Art Camp. Art Camp begins June 2 and runs through August 8.  Nine camp sessions will be offered for children, providing an introduction to painting, ceramics, jewelry, mixed media and performing arts in age-appropriate group settings.  Summer Art Camp takes place at the Cultural Affairs studios located at 9 W. Henry St.   Eight full-day sessions are open to children ages 6 -12.  These sessions run from June 2 – August 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The weekly full-day camp registration fee is $140 for City of Savannah residents and $150 for non-city residents.   A half-day camp for students’ ages 4-6 is offered the week of August 4-8. The hours of the program are 9 a.m. to noon. The weekly registration fee is $90 for City of Savannah residents and $95 for non-city residents.    The registration fee includes all materials and is limited to the person listed on the registration form. A non-spoiling bag lunch must be provided daily for full-day sessions.  There will be no camp the week of June 30 through July 4.     Space is limited and advance registration is required.  Full payment is due upon enrollment. Credit cards, checks, money orders and cash are accepted. Registration forms are available online at www.savannahga.gov/arts.  Registrations can be emailed, faxed, hand-delivered or mailed to: City of Savannah, Department of Cultural Affairs, 9 West Henry St., Savannah, GA  31401.  For information, contact 912-651-6783.


 

 

MOLLY MCGUIRE’S BENEFIT
8/9
MOLLY MCGUIRE'S IS GEARING UP FOR A CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT SURFERS FOR AUTISM  ON SATURDAY AUGUST 9TH FROM 3-8PM
Molly’s will host a benefit for autism on august 9th.  100% of the proceeds go to the SURFERS FOR AUTISM organization, whose mission is to unlock the potential of people with developmental delays, support advocacy for autism issues and scientific research.
Molly’s will have live music, a cornhole tournament, silent auction, bake sale, and a Boston Butt Sale!!  If you would like to purchase a ticket for a Boston Butt come by the restaurant and ask for the manager on duty.  If you are a business owner, and would like to make a tax-deductible donation to the Silent Auction, please message or call Molly's at 898-0852.



 

DQ® MIRACLE TREAT DAY
8/14
STOP BY DAIRY QUEEN ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 14TH AND PICK YOURSELF UP A BLIZZARD DURING DQ’S MIRACLE TREAT DAY.  PROCEEDS GO TO LOCAL CHILDREN'S MIRACLE NETWORK HOSPITALS

Beat the summer heat and pick up a sweet treat at dairy queen on Thursday, august 14th.  On August 14th Dairy Queen hosts its ninth annual Miracle Treat Day. 
One dollar or more from every Blizzard Treat goes to local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, a charity that raises funds for 170 children's hospitals across the United States and Canada.
For more information, visit MiracleTreatDay.com.Chips



 


FREE MOVIES ON TYBEE
8/16
TYBEE ISLAND MAIN STREET PRESENTS A FREE SCREENING OF DESPICABLE ME 2 IN TYBEE’S MEMORIAL PARK ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 16

On the third Saturday of July and August, movies will be shown at sunset in Memorial Park (located off Butler Avenue between the library at 405 Butler Avenue and the gym at 202 Fifth Street, Tybee Island, GA 31328).  The movies will be projected on the side of the gym at 202 Fifth Street. 
The selections include such family films as Warner Brothers’ Dolphin Tale and Universal Studios’ Despicable Me 2. 
For more information about the program, visit www.tybeeislandmainstreet.com!


 

16th ANNUAL FRIENDS OF ANIMALS AUCTION
8/23

THE 16TH ANNUAL FRIENDS OF ANIMALS AUCTION, (THEME: AN EVENING IN COSTA RICA) IS SATURDAY AUGUST 23RD, FROM 7 TIL 11 PM AT SAVANNAH STATION.  PROCEEDS BENEFIT LOCAL ANIMAL WELFARE GROUPS.   Proceeds benefit Bryan Animal Caregivers, Islands
Feral Cat Project, Save A Life, PAWS, Humane Society for Greater Savannah and
Second Chance Dog Rescue



LIVING VINE ASKS FOR DONATIONS
08/31
SUPPORT THE LIVING VINE  
In order to expand their ministry to young women and children in crisis, The Living Vine
is asking for donations.  
Proceeds will help to fund building renovations. The Living Vine staff provides physical
and spiritual support to Vine residents which enable them to choose life for their unborn child.  
For more information go to: TheLivingVine.org.


 

 

BOTTLENOSE RESEARCH PROGRAM AT THE DOLPHIN PROJECT
8/31
THE DOLPHIN PROJECT SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR A RESEARCH PROGRAM ON SATURDAY, MAY 31ST FROM 10AM TO NOON.
LOCAL BOTTLENOSE DOLPHIN RESEARCH PROGRAM
Volunteers Wanted!!
The Dolphin Project is looking for assistant team leaders, team leaders,
photographers with (minimum) 300mm lenses and skippers to donate their time.
This experience will not only enrich your research skills, but team work skills as well.
Learn more about your local marine life with the Dolphin Project.  The program will
feature dolphin research on the coasts of Georgia and lower South Carolina.  For more
information visit: thedolphinproject.org or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .



 


THE HOSPICE SAVANNAH SUMMER ART SHOW
7/24-9/1
THE HOSPICE SAVANNAH ART GALLERY HOSTS THE SAVANNAH ART ASSOCIATION’S SUMMER SHOW DURING THE MONTHS OF JULY, AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER.  THE RECEPTION BEGINS ON THURSDAY, JULY 24 FROM 5:30 TO 7:30 P.M., AT 1352 EISENHOWER DRIVE IN SAVANNAH.

14 members representing the Savannah Art Association will showcase their work at Hospice Savannah. 
Artists include: Karen Borden, Jill Marcussen Buckner, Roberta Castor, James Chirbas, Len Ciliento, Jr., Mimi Diamond, Sue Gouse, Carolyne Graham, Chris Italiano, Peggy Lanahan, Becky Marcussen, Sharon McIntosh, Andrea Rountree, and Page Williams Smoak.
The Savannah Art Association is known as one of the oldest, continuously active art organizations in the southeast. Past presidents have included such venerated artists as Ann Osteen, Sandy Branam, Jack Miller and the late Ray Ellis.
A portion of sales benefits the non-for-profit Hospice Savannah’s Daily Impact Fund. The fund supports the pediatric hospice Butterfly Program; Full Circle bereavement support; Camp Aloha overnight camp for grieving children; The Steward Center for Palliative Care and the Steward Companion transitions program; Pet Peace of Mind®; the Allied Therapies of massage, music therapy and story keeping; the Honoring Veterans’ Initiative; and the community education and outreach programs freely offered to the community.
For more information contact Beth Logan, Director of Marketing, at 912.355.2289!


 

 

SHRINER 29TH GOLF TOURNAMENT
 9/6
HINESVILLE AND FT. STEWART SHRINE CLUB HOSTS ITS 29TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT THE SHRINER'S HOSPITALS FOR CHILDREN ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6TH IN TAYLOR'S CREEK GOLF COURSE IN FT. STEWART
Enjoy the sunshine and some golf for a good cause.  Hinesville and ft. Stewart shrine club presents its annual golf tournament with proceeds benefiting  the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children.
There will be lots of door & specialty prizes, free drinks, and lunch!  The cost is $50.00 per person and that includes cart, green fees, and food!
Contact Jim Williams at (912) 977-8455, riley martin (912) 429-3080, or Jim Arnold (912) 980-2515 for more information!



 

TUNNEL TO TOWERS RUN
9/13

TUNNEL TO TOWERS RUN COMES TO SAVANNAH TO HONOR THOSE WHO WERE LOST ON 9/11. BEGINS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8TH AT ORLEANS SQUARE. ALL ARE ENCOURAGED TO PARTAKE IN THE EVENTS, AND WILL BE JOINED BY MEMBERS OF THE FDNY.   Saturday, September 13, 2013. 5K Run/Walk begins at 8 a.m.
Orleans Square at Barnard Street (between Hull and Perry Streets)
REGISTER: Register in advance online at www.t2trun.org, in person
at Fleet Feet Sports, located at 3405 Waters Avenue in Savannah, or on race day at Orleans Square.
 
COST: $25 through July 4th
 $30 through September 10th
 $40 September 11th, 12th and race day


 

ST. FRANCES FALL FESTIVAL
9/20
ST. FRANCES CABRINI CATHOLIC CHURCH HOSTS ITS ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

Join St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church as they host its Annual Fall Festival. 
There will be a craft sale from 11am to 4pm.  Table space is available for $30.  Covered booths are available for $45.  Call Rose Slusser at 9128440560 for more information.


 

MUSIC MIDTOWN
9/20
CELEBRATE THE 2014 MUSIC MIDTOWN FESTIVAL AT PIEDMONT PARK; FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH AND SEPTEMBER 20TH
Enjoy various artists for an exciting concert in the park!  Atlanta’s 2014 music festival,
music midtown, is held in Piedmont Park. 
Performers include Eminem, Jack White, Zac Brown Band, John Mayer, Lana Del Rey, Lorde, Iggy Izalea, Bastille, RUN DMC, Gregg Allman, Fitz and the Tantrums, B.o.B, twenty one pilots, NEEDTOBREATHE, Mayer Hawthorne, BANKS, The Strypes, Aer, Sleeper Agent, Magic Man, Bear Hands, Ron Pope, and more!
Check out ticketmaster.com for ticket information and sales.  The Presale starts on Friday,
June 27 at 10am and ends on Friday, June 27 at 10pm!


 

SAFE KIDS SAVANNAH PROMOTE WATER SAFETY AND FAMILY FISHING
9/27
SAFE KIDS SAVANNAH SPONSORS THEIR FIFTH CONSECUTIVE KIDS FISHING AND COASTAL WATER SAFETY EVENT, SATURDAY MORNING SEPTEMBER 27,
AT THE TYBEE PIER AND PAVILION.

The day of free fun for kids ages 5 to 12 is being held in conjunction with Georgia’s free fishing day and is sponsored by Safe Kids Savannah to promote fishing as a family activity and water safety.
This is the fifth consecutive year for the event which was renamed last year in memory of Gage Ochsner, M.D., a long-time supporter of Safe Kids Savannah and specifically the Kids Fishing and Coastal Water Safety event. 
Entry is limited and pre-registration is required. No registration will be allowed on the day of the event.  Registration forms can be picked up at the Chatham County Aquatic Center on Sallie Mood Drive in Savannah or downloaded from www.aquatic.chathamcounty.org. All participants will receive a rod and reel, bait, and tackle box.  For more information on the event please call 652-6793.
Safe Kids Savannah is a local coalition of organizations and concerned individuals with the common goal of preventing accidental childhood injury, the leading cause of death and disability among children ages 1 to 14.
Safe Kids Savannah is a member of Safe Kids Worldwide, a global network of organizations dedicated to preventing unintentional injury. Safe Kids Savannah was founded in 1988 and is led by The Children’s Hospital at Memorial University Medical Center.  For more information, visit www.safekidssavannah.org.


 

25TH ANNUAL SAVANNAH FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL
10/12
SAVANNAH CELEBRATES ITS 25TH ANNUAL FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL IN GRAYSON STADIUM FROM FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10TH TO SUNDAY OCTOBER 12TH

Savannah kicks off its 25th Annual Folk Music Festival with plenty of music, food, and fun!
The concert series is a three day event and is free and open to the public!  Ms Eliza
Gilkyson is the headliner for the Sunday Concert. 
For more details go to: www.savannahfolk.org.


 

23RD ANNUAL HSF GALA AT CHATHAM SQUARE
10/18

HISTORIC SAVANNAH FOUNDATION PRESENTS ITS 23RD ANNUAL HSF GALA ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2014 IN CHATHAM SQUARE AT 7PMp
23RD ANNUAL HSF GALA EVENT  Historic Savannah Foundation representatives officially announced its lead sponsor for the annual HSF Gala on Wednesday, May 21, 2014.  The sponsor this year is Audi Hilton Head; where their #1 goal is to have 0 dissatisfied customers. Audi Hilton Head will sponsor the Gala as well as serve as the event venue.  This Gala marks HSF’s 23rd event year.  This year’s sponsorship also includes principal sponsors like AmerisBank and the Fiduciary Group.  Each year, the HSF Gala is one of the organization's largest fundraising events with all proceeds benefitting ongoing preservation initiatives through advocacy, education, and community involvement efforts including the revolving fund, which saves more than 360 historic structures from demolition.  Guests will enjoy a gourmet dinner and live music.  Additional ticket and sponsorship information are found online at www.myHSF.org or by contacting Terri O’Neil at 912.233.7787 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .



TYBEE RUN FEST
2/7
TYBEE RUN FEST HOSTS FIVE DIFFERENT RUNS WHICH BENEFIT THE CRITZ TYBEE RUN SCHOLARSHIP FUND ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6-7
Enjoy running?  What about walking?  Join Tybee and the locals during the Tybee Run Fest.  You can run one or run them all.  The runs include:
•    Basil's Kiddie Run Friday night at 6:00pm at the Lighthouse
•    North Beach Grill 5K Friday night at 6:00pm at the Lighthouse
•    Sundae Cafe 10K Saturday morning at 7:00am
•    Critz Half Marathon Saturday morning at 8:30am
•    Lighthouse Pizza 2.8 Mile Beach Run Saturday afternoon at 12:00pm
•    YMCA 1 Mile Run Saturday afternoon at 1:00pm
If you participate in all 5 events, the distances add up to 26.2 miles - a full marathon!  All race proceeds go to Critz Tybee Run Scholarship Fund managed by the Savannah Community Foundation.   Additionally, proceeds are dispersed to a number of organizations including: Armstrong State University, Tybee Island YMCA, Savannah State University, etc.
For more information, visit: http://www.critztybeerun.com/.


 

CHATHAM COUNTY OUTDOOR WATER RESTRICTIONS
SUMMER
EVEN/ODD OUTDOOR WATERING RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT FOR THE SUMMER

Attention Chatham County residents: be prepared for this year’s outdoor watering schedule.  As summer approaches so does the heat, which means permanent water restrictions for certain areas.
The restrictions are mandated by Georgia Environmental Protection Division. The permanent restrictions are as follows:
•    No watering between 10am and 4pm
•    Even numbered and un-numbered residents, water only on:
     o      Monday
     o     Wednesday
     o      Saturday
•    For odd numbered residents, water only on:
     o     Tuesday
     o     Thursday
     o     Sunday
•    No watering on Friday.
Violation of the City of Savannah’s Water Restrictions Ordinance may subject offenders to fines. To report watering violations, call 311. For more information, contact the Environmental Affairs Office at (912) 651-6943.


 

HEALTH DEPARTMENT IMMUNIZATIONS

ITS ALMOST TIME TO BE THINKING ABOUT BACK TO SCHOOL AND THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS REMINDING PARENTS TO GET YOUR CHILDREN IMMUNIZED
Local health department officials are encouraging parents to be proactive about giving
their children all the necessary immunizations this school year.
The health department has implemented new requirements and nutrition categories.  For more information on vaccinations and immunizations go to: Gachd.org



 

DIAMOND CRYSTAL BRANDS DONATES TO SECOND HARVEST
DIAMOND CRYSTAL BRANDS DONATES TO SECOND HARVEST TO PREVENT HUNGER IN THE COMMUNITY

Diamond Crystal Brands, owned by Hormel Foods Corporation, generously donated $10,000 to America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia.  The donation helps fight hunger within the community.
Diamond Crystal Brands offer a variety of flavoring extracts, food products, spices, and sugars.  The food corporation is committed to maintaining the highest quality of product.


 

 TYBEE ISLAND MARITIME ACADEMY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS  


GRADES K – 5 APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSION TO THE TYBEE ISLAND MARITIME ACADEMY, A PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL, ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE UPCOMING 2014/2015 SCHOOL YEAR. 
Applications are available on the TIMA website at www.tybeeislandmaritimeacademy.com or they can be picked up at the TIMA school office at 714 Lovell Ave. on Tybee Island beginning Friday, January 10, 2014.    Information sessions are scheduled for Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 6:00 pm and Monday, January 27, 2014 at 6:00 pm at the Tybee Island Maritime Academy at 714 Lovell Ave. (Lovell and 8th Street) on Tybee Island.  For more information, please call the Tybee Island Maritime Academy at 912-395-4060.


 

THE 200 CLUB
TFN

HELP SURVIVING FAMILIES OF FALLEN OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS BY JOIN THE 200 CLUB OF THE COASTAL EMPIRE. VISIT TWOHUNDREDCLUB.ORG TO DONATE TODAY.


 

 

SEXUAL ASSAULT NURSE TRAINING      (TFN)

 

The Rape Crisis Center announces the upcoming Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner training, provided by the Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault. March 22nd-25th in Savannah.

•    A valued community service--Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) respond to perform exams on rape victims. 
•    Nurses receive financial compensation for each exam.
•    This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited sanctioned body of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s COA.
•    Register at www.gnesa.org, or for more information e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
•    The class room training is 40 hours, and cost $200, which is fully refundable upon completion of the course.

For more information: CALL KRISTA AT 404.815.5261


 

 

PEGASUS RIDING ACADEMY
TFN

PEGASUS RIDING ACADEMY,  AN EQUINE THERAPEUTIC RIDING PROGRAM FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH PHYSICAL, MENTAL OR EMOTIONAL DISABILITIES, IS IN NEED OF VOLUNTEERS.  Pegasus  is located at Wicklow
Farms , behind Johnny Harris on Victory Drive.  Patience and dedication are necessary!  For info and directions go to www.prasav.org or call 912 - 547 - 6482 .



 

2014 THIRD THURSDAY ON TYBEE SUBMISSIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED

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2014 THIRD THURSDAY ON TYBEE SUBMISSIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED.  MUSICIANS OF ALL AGES ARE INVITED TO SUBMIT SAMPLES. 
The Tybee Island Main Street Program highlights artistic excellence in a family friendly outdoor setting within the Main Corridor via Third Thursdays on Tybee each spring and fall season for residents of and guests to Tybee Island.  Performances run from 5:30pm until 7:00pm and highlight diverse art forms by local, regional and national performers.  Performance locations rotate each month between the Tybrisa / Strand Roundabout and the lot at Tybee Oaks.  Each location is surrounded by a variety of shops and dining establishments welcoming the public to bring a chair, stroll the shops and grab a bite to eat while enjoying outdoor Entertainment.   Musicians and Performing Artists of all ages are invited to submit a press pack with a sample of their talent and a brief bio prior to February 6, 2014 for consideration.  This is the first year that performing art will be incorporated into the series.  To qualify for a performance, artists should refer to the Information for Performers document available on the City of Tybee’s Main Street webpage.  The deadline to submit materials for consideration during 2014 is February 6 at 5pm.   A panel of expert judges will review submissions and begin scheduling the second week of February.   All performances are sponsored by the City of Tybee Island, individuals and businesses.  Donations to support Main Street community events are accepted during performance times.  A focus of Tybee Island Main Street is to support and encourage the arts as a cultural endeavor and economic engine on the Island.  Third Thursdays on Tybee provides the opportunity for artists to be recognized while also showcasing Tybee as a culturally enriched community.    Please call (912) 472-5071 or visit the Third Thursdays on Tybee Facebook page for further information.


 

HOSPICE SAVANNAH PET CALENDARS
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HOSPICE SAVANNAH HAS PRODUCED A 2014 PET CALENDAR.  PURCHASE ONE FOR A $10 MINIMUM DONATION AT VARIOUS PLACES AROUND TOWN..  PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE “PET PEACE OF MIND” PROGRAM.  PURCHASE A CALENDAR AT CASE VET HOSPITAL, TAILS SPIN IN POOLER AND ON HARBERSHAM, OR FROM HOSPICE SAVANNAH’S CHATHAM PARKWAY OR EISENHOWER BUILDING.  MORE INFO CALL BETH LOGAN AT 355.2289


 

REED HOUSE REHABILITATION SERVIES

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REED HOUSE ON CORNELL AVENUE PROVIDES PSYCHO-SOCIAL AND VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION OPPORTUNITIES.  FOR A TOUR CALL
777.4108.  REED HOUSE 1144 CORNELL Ave Sav, Ga 31406
WWW.reed-house.org


 

SCMPD ANIMAL CONTROL SEEKS VOLUNTEERS
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SAVANNAH CHATHAM CO. ANIMAL CONTROL SEEKS VOLUNTEERS TO SERVE AS GREETERS, OFFICE ASSISTANTS, ANIMAL PHOTOGRAPHERS AND MORE. 
Animal Control seeks volunteers to serve as: greeters, office assistants, animal photographers, event coordinators, groomers, property maintenance workers, kennel assistants, dog walkers, cat socializers, play area monitors, off-site adoption managers, veterinary service supporters, and foster coordinators.
No prior animal shelter experience is necessary. Newly trained volunteers will be authorized to serve immediately after orientation. 
Potential volunteers are asked to notify Lewis prior to orientation; though, walk-ins are welcome. Volunteers must be at least 17-years-old.
Lewis can be reached at (912) 525-2151 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


 

CITY OF SAVANNAH SANITATION BULK COLLECTION
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THE CITY OF SAVANNAH ANNOUNCES A NEW SYSTEM FOR BULK COLLECTION.  CITIZENS MAY SCHEDULE THEIR BULK COLLECTION BY CALLING 311.  Residents will still have a scheduled week each month to receive bulk item collection with no additional charge, but collection will no longer be automatic. Residents must call 311 by the Friday prior to their scheduled week of collection to receive no-fee bulk item collection service. The collection schedule is still based upon customers' weekly trash collection day.   Residents will be charged a fee for the collection of any bulk items put out for pick-up that have not been called in to 311 by the Friday deadline. Any items placed out off-schedule will also be removed for a fee. Sanitation calendar magnets were distributed to residents at the start of the year. The calendars can also be downloaded online at savannahga.gov/sanitation.  Bulk item collection is a continued service offered by City of Savannah Sanitation to retrieve and dispose of large items placed out for collection by residents during a one-week period each month. Bulk items include most large household goods, including discarded furniture and appliances. Items that will NOT be collected during bulk item pickup include yard waste, construction material, hazardous materials and liquid waste.


 

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
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ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS IS THERE FOR YOUR HELP.... CALL 356.3688 IN THE SAVANNAH AREA 24 HOURS A DAY OR VISIT WWW.SAVANNAHAA.COM


 

 
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