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SOLARIZE TYBEE SPREADS TO ALL OF CHATHAM COUNTY
NOW THRU mid April

THE SOLARIZE TYBEE IS GOING ON NOW AND APPLIES TO ALL OF CHATHAM COUNTY.  ENROLL TODAY FOR A FREE ASSESSMENT OF YOUR PROPERTY. 
With the Solarize Tybee program, the more people who sign up, the cheaper the solar panels get for everyone who wants them in Chatham County.
A little more than a week into enrollment, 174 people had expressed interest, prompting organizer Paul Wolff to predict that the price will drop significantly by the end of enrollment in mid-April.   Solar energy is a clean alternative fuel source but its high price tag makes it nearly impossible for many people in Chatham County to afford, until now.   In February, the Solarize Tybee program will officially begin and now, because of the enormous number of positive responses organizers have received, it's being expanded beyond Tybee Island to the entire county.   "Everyone in Chatham County, whether it's a governmental entity, a business or a resident, can put solar panels on it's rooftop and save money through this program," said Tybee Councilman, Paul Wolff.   Wolff is the brains behind the operation, which works like this:  Instead of purchasing an expensive unit alone, Solarize Tybee pools everyone's funds together, and gets a wholesale price instead.  "We're probably going to get between a 15-30% discount for anyone who signs up," said Wolff.  He estimates a 5 kilowatt system which would typically cost between $13-15,000 dollars to install, will likely cost less than $10,000.  Once you sign up you are not committed to using the program; however, you will get a free assessment to determine if your site is a good candidate for solar.  To further incentivize participation, Hannah Solar has offered to donate to local nonprofits up to five solar arrays, a total of 35 kilowatts of solar in all. The donations kick in as community participation reaches various tiered levels. Tybee’s Community Resource Committee is still deciding how to choose the recipients, though consideration will be given to the recommendations of those signing contracts, Wolff said.




 

ARMSTRONG WIND ENSEMBLE
4/21

THE ARMSTRONG STATE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF ART, MUSIC, AND THEATRE PRESENTS ITS WIND ENSEMBLE IN CONCERT ON TUESDAY, APRIL 21ST AT 7:30 PM IN THE UNIVERSITY’S FINE ARTS AUDITORIUM. Regular general-seating admission concert tickets are on sale for only $6. Currently enrolled Armstrong students admitted free of charge. Patrons may purchase tickets online at tickets.armstrong.edu, by calling the box office during operational hours, or by visiting Armstrong Fine Arts Hall during normal weekday business hours.
For more information, visit tickets.armstrong.edu or call the Fine Arts Box Office at 912-344-2801. Box Office hours are noon to 3 p.m., weekdays. On the day of the concert, any remaining seats will be sold at the door beginning at 6:30 p.m.




 

EART DAY FILM SCREENINGS
4/22

ARMSTRONG STATE UNIVERSITY HOSTS FILM SCREENINGS IN HONOR OF EARTH DAY AT THE OGEECHEE THEATRE IN THE STUDENT UNION ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22ND AT 6 PM. Armstrong State University’s Makin’ Maroon Green will host a special film screening of the acclaimed documentary Blackfish, in honor of Earth Day 2015. The film, which premiered in the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, features Tilikum, an orca at SeaWorld, and focuses on the controversy surrounding the captivity of killer whales. The Armstrong student group Go Green Armstrong will also screen Plastic Paradise afterwards as a double feature. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

 


 

TASTE SOME WINE TO HELP RESCUE DOGS
4/22

 

COCO’S SUNSET GRILLE ON TYBEE HOSTS A WINE TASTING TO BENEFIT COASTAL PET RESCUE THIS WEDNESDAY (4/22) AT 4 PM.
Coco's Sunset Grille on Tybee Island will hold a special wine tasting with Chateau La Paws and Georgia Crown distributors to benefit Coastal Pet Rescue. A portion of all wine sales that evening will be donated to Coastal Pet Rescue's veterinary expenses.
Patrons bringing donations of clumping cat litter, wet or dry kitten or puppy food or puppy pads will be treated to a complimentary glass.
For more information, contact Tracy McMahon with Coco's Sunset Grille at 912-786-7810 or Lisa Scarbrough with Coastal Pet Rescue at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Click here to visit the Facebook event page.

 


 

BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND AUTHORITIES APPLICATIONS
4/23

THE MAYOR AND ALDERMEN OF SAVANNAH INVITE THE PUBLIC TO APPLY TO BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND AUTHORITIES FROM THURSDAY, APRIL 9TH THROUGH THURSDAY, APRIL 23RD. The Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Savannah will be accepting applications beginning Thursday, April 9, 2015 through Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 12 noon
for appointment(s) and reappointment(s) to the Boards, Commissions and Authorities listed below. Applications can be found on the City’s website: www.savannahga.gov/boards. Upon completion of the appointment process by the Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Savannah, all applicants and appointees will be notified. For further information, contact the Office of the Clerk of Council, by telephone 912-651-6441, fax 912-651-4260 or email – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .




 

JAZZ SABBATH AND DINNER
4/24

 

A JAZZ SABBATH AND DINNER IS AT TEMPLE MICKVE ISRAEL ON FRIDAY, APRIL 24TH AT 6 PM. Featuring local jazz musicians Mitch Hennes (bass), Bill Smith (guitar), Calvin Barnes (clarinet & saxophone), and Eric Jones (piano), with the vocal stylings of Kelly Blackmarr Carlile. The evening will feature some of the congregation’s familiar melodies (with new jazz-influenced arrangements), some newly composed melodies to familiar prayers, Psalms and song lyrics from the prayer book, and some music from the traditional Jazz Songbook. Composer Mitch Hennes' arrangements will combine Jazz, Folk, Klezmer, Latin and Brazilian musical flavors. Don't miss one of the  most unique services you will ever witness. Vistors are welcome to attend.

After services, please join us for dinner at 7pm. The cost of dinner is $6 pp for members or $8 pp for non members. RSVP to Kayla @ 912-233-1547 Extension 301.  Service is –of course- FREE

 


 

SAVANNAH COUNCIL ON WORLD AFFAIRS LECTURE
4/24

THE SAVANNAH COUNCIL ON WORLD AFFAIRS PRESENTS A DISCUSSION ON FRIDAY, APRIL 24TH AT 1:15 PM IN THE ARMSTRONG STUDENT UNION’S OGEECHEE THEATRE. The Savannah Council on World Affairs (SCWA) has partnered with Georgia's University system to host Dr. Paul Magnarella at an afternoon discussion:  ISIS, Turkey, and the Changing Middle East. It is free and open to the public.

 


 

COLLEGE OF COASTAL GEORGIA SYMPOSIUM
4/24

THE COLLEGE OF COASTAL GEORGIA’S CENTER FOR SERVICE-LEARNING HOSTS THEIR THIRD ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM ON FRIDAY, APRIL 24TH AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS AND TIMES ON THEIR CAMPUS. The College of Coastal Georgia’s Center for Service-Learning will host the third annual symposium on Friday, April 24 which includes presentations in the Stembler Theatre of the Campus Center from 9:30-11 a.m., a poster showcase highlighting service-learning and undergraduate research in the Campus Center lobby from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., and a reception and presentation of the Excellence Awards from 2-2:45 p.m. at the Mariners Galley Patio of the Campus Center. The events are open to the community.

 




 

2ND ANNUAL TRAILER TROT
4/25

SEASIDE SISTERS AND TIN CAN TOURISTS HOST THE 2ND ANNUAL TRAILER TROT AT RIVER’S END CAMPGROUND ON SATURDAY, APRIL 25TH FROM 11:30 AM TO 4 PM. Tin Can Tourists, an all make and model vintage trailer and motor coach club, is hosting a Vintage Trailer Trot on Tybee Island featuring more than 70 vintage trailers from the 1930s-1980s. Ticket holders will enjoy access to each incredible, decked-out vintage trailer. All proceeds will benefit local charities. Parking will be available near the campground and police station with an easy walk/bike ride to the event. Free to walk around.
Tickets are required for trailer access and are on sale online at Seaside Sisters or in-store.
$10 for adults.
Free for children 10 and under.


 

ANNUAL KIDS’ FISHING DERBY
4/25

THE CITY OF RICHMOND HILL AND FORT MCALLISTER SPORT FISHING CLUB HOST THE ANNUAL KIDS’ FISHING DERBY ON SATURDAY, APRIL 25TH FROM 7:30 AM TO 12 NOON AT J.F. GREGORY PARK. Fishing will take place between 7:30 a.m. until noon; weigh-in will happen between 11-11:30 a.m.; and prizes will be awarded from 11:30-11:45 a.m. Hot dogs, chips and cokes will be provided free of charge. The tournament is part of Georgia Cities Week, an initiative of the Georgia Municipal Association, gives cities an opportunity to share information about the valuable services cities provide to residents and how cities positively impact their quality of life. The week is also an opportunity to celebrate community achievements and recognize volunteers and city employees. For more information, contact Marilyn Hodges at 912-658-1572 or Bobby Sauls at 912-547-8828.

 


 

11TH ANNUAL TURTLE TROT
4/25

 

THE 11TH ANNUAL TURTLE TROT 5K BEACH RUN AND WALK, TO SUPPORT THE TYBEE SEA TURTLE PROJECT AND SEA TURTLE CONSERVATION FUND, IS AT THE TYBEE ISLAND PIER AND PAVILION ON SATURDAY APRIL 25TH AT 8 AM.

Pre-registration online ends Thursday, April 23 at noon and packets will be available for pickup Friday, April 24 from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. at the Tybee Island Marine Science Center and the morning of the race at 7 a.m. at the Pier and Pavilion. It is $20 for Tybee Island Marine Science Center members and $25 for non-members. For more information, Please contact Cody Shelley at 912-786-5917 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 


 

3RD ANNUAL PAWS FOR A CAUSE
4/25

THE 3RD ANNUAL PAWS FOR A CAUSE, TO BENEFIT ONE LOVE ANIMAL RESCUE, IS AT THE FOUNDERY COFFEE PUB ON SATURDAY, APRIL 25TH FROM 10 A.M. TO 6 P.M. One Love Animal Rescue is proud to announce our 3rd Annual Paws for a Cause and would be grateful if you can find a place in your publication or community calendar to list our event. We would also love if you could send a representative to cover this event and help us raise awareness for the homeless animals in our community.

If you are a local crafter or entertainer who would like to participate, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (912) 596-0889. Vendor fee will be a $25.00 donation, space is limited.

And if you would like to make a donation to the raffles, please contact Karrie Bulski at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
One Love is a 501 (c) (3) animal rescue that works solely through volunteers and foster home network and fundraising/donations to save the countless animals in our community that have been abandoned, neglected and abused. This event allows us to raise the capital that helps us to continue saving lives every day. For more information on One Love please visit us at www.oneloveanimalrescue.com or Facebook at www.facebook.com/oneloveanimalrescue.


 

 

GO FLY A KITE FESTIVAL
4/26

THE 4TH ANNUAL GO FLY A KITE FESTIVAL IS SUNDAY, APRIL 26TH FROM 11 AM TO 2 PM AT TYBEE’S NORTH BEACH. 


The event helps to raise awareness for movement disorders.
$10 ¬tickets at the door Includes
Music, Food and a Kite to Fly!
GoFlyaKiteTybee.org
912-508-4164
Visit: www.psgsav.com

www.facebook.com/psg.sav

 




 

HUGS GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION
4/30

THE GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION OF HEADS-UP GUIDANCE SERVICES IS THURSDAY, APRIL 30TH AT 5 PM. 

 

HUGS’ non-profit organization is making professional counseling available to all in need, regardless of their ability to pay. Located at 706 Wheaton Street, they operate with a volunteer staff and are supported by community donations. Come join the HUGS’ volunteers on April 30th – Tour their Comprehensive Counseling Center…and learn how you can help give HUGS to Savannah!


 



BOURBON AND BOWTIES FUNDRAISER
4/30

THE ROYCE LEARNING CENTER HOSTS THE BOURBON AND BOWTIES FUNDRAISER ON THURSDAY, APRIL 30TH FROM 6:30 PM TO 10:30 PM AT THE SHIPS OF THE SEA MARITIME MUSEUM. The evening will spotlight locally sourced bourbon, hand rolled cigars and everything Southern. Bourbon and Bowties will feature signature cocktails and southern dishes, while guests are invited to enjoy the music of The Chris Thomas Band. The public is invited to attend; tickets are $50. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Royce Learning Center, which offers programs for children and adults struggling with learning differences, literacy, or other academic issues.

 


 

FIRST FRIDAY FOR FOLK MUSIC
5/1

THE SAVANNAH FOLK MUSIC SOCIETY PRESENTS FIRST FRIDAY FOR FOLK MUSIC AT STEWART HALL, FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH ON FRIDAY, MAY 1ST FROM 7:30 PM TO 10 PM. Festivities start at 7.30pm and run till about 10:00 pm. It is a smoke free, alcohol free and family friendly evening of music in a coffee house setting, regularly attended by an appreciative audience of folk music enthusiasts from the greater Savannah and surrounding area. There is a suggested minimum donation of $ 5/- to help support the event and other SFMS activities. All performers play gratis for SFMS. This month’s show will feature “BILL STAINES” and “KAILEY ROBERTS with SUNDOWN”. Your host for the evening will be CHRIS DESA.


 

18TH ANNUAL TYBEE TOUR OF HOMES
5/2

TAKE A TOUR OF TYBEE ISLAND’S DIVERSE HOMES IN THEIR ANNUAL SHOWCASE ON SATURDAY, MAY 2ND FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.

 

The 18th Annual Tybee Island Tour of Homes, one of Tybee Island’s signature annual events, will take place on Saturday, May 2, rain or shine. This popular annual event attracts visitors from across the region to explore a diverse showcase of historic and contemporary architectural styles and interior design across the island, including cozy bungalows, charming cottages and spacious beach houses, with one of the featured homes dating back to 1908. The event’s platinum sponsors include Tybee Island Social Club, Tybee Fish Camp, Seaside Sisters, Polka Dots, Laurel Home Furnishings and Tybee Beach Vacation Rentals. Sponsors will be on hand in the Tour’s showcase home displaying various items for sale. Guests can begin the tour at the home of their choice and will receive a map, along with a list of homes, printed on the back of the ticket. Lunch is included with the purchase of a ticket. Proceeds will benefit the Tybee Island Maritime Academy charter school and The Fresh Air Home.


TICKETS:  Tickets purchased March 25 - April 15 cost $30.
Tickets purchased April 16 - May 1 cost $35.
Tickets purchased May 2 (day of event) cost $40.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.tybeetourofhomes.com through PayPal and can be picked up at Tybee Island Maritime Academy on the day of the event. Tickets can also be purchased at Seaside Sisters, located at 1207 U.S. Hwy. 80, and Polka Dots, located at 107 Charlotte Rd.
NOTE: Lunch is included in the price of the ticket and will be served from 11 a.m. to
2 p.m. at Tybee Island Maritime Academy located at 714 Lovell Avenue.


 

FAIRY AND GNOME FESTIVAL
5/2

THE FAIRY AND GNOME FESTIVAL IS SATURDAY, MAY 2ND FROM 10 AM TO 2 PM AT THE OATLAND ISLAND WILDLIFE CENTER. This fantastical day is all about the “wee folk”, and getting up close with the natural world and encouraging active, outdoor play.  Children can forage in our enchanted forest for fairies; help construct a fairy village using all natural materials; show off your costume in our fairy and gnome fashion show, and have fun dancing around the May pole.  There will be other enchanting activities such as face painting, games, crafts, live animal encounters and concessions. Be sure to bring your whole family to stroll Oatland’s trails and catch a glimpse of the fairies and gnomes wandering our enchanted forest!  Cost for this fundraising event is regular admission as well as some activities fees. For further information, please call Oatland Island at 912-395-1517.

 


 

15TH ANNUAL DOGGIE CARNIVAL
5/3

THE 15TH ANNUAL DOGGIE CARNIVAL TO BENEFIT THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF GREATER SAVANNAH IS SUNDAY, MAY 3RD FROM 12 NOON TO 4 PM IN FORSYTH PARK. Admission to the carnival is free and all proceeds benefit the Humane Society for Greater Savannah. The 15th annual Doggie Carnival is proudly presented by Woofgang Bakery and Grooming.

 

Questions? Contact Rebecca Bruni, Director of Developent, at 912-354-9515 ext. 114 or at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 


 

CHILDREN GRIEF CAMP APPLICATIONS

5/3

HOSPICE SAVANNAH’S FULL CIRCLE IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR CAMP ALOHA FROM MAY 1ST UNTIL MAY 3RD AT THE NEW EBENEZER RETREAT CENTER.Children ages 6 to 17 who have experienced the death of a loved one within the last 24 months are invited to attend a weekend overnight camp organized by not-for-profit Hospice Savannah’s Full Circle bereavement staff and volunteers.Camp Aloha will be held May 1-3, 2015 at the New Ebenezer Retreat Center in Rincon and is free of charge thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Kaminsky Automotive Group. Trained volunteers and professionals will provide therapeutic activities to teach the children that they are not alone in their grief experience. Campers enjoy an array of activities such as swimming, sports, games, painting, group therapy sessions, campfires, singing, playing and making new friends who have experienced tragic losses too.For more information, please contact bereavement counselor Barbara Moss at Full Circle at 912.303.9442. A video from last year’s camp and application forms are available at  www.HospiceSavannah.org/CampAloha


 

PORT WENTWORTH PUBLIC MEETING
5/4

THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PORT WENTWORTH INVITE THE PUBLIC TO A MEETING AT THE HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS ON 7210 HIGHWAY 21 ON MONDAY, MAY 4TH AT 6 PM. The Mayor and Council of the City of Port Wentworth are seeking public input on the City’s Stormwater Master Plan and would like to hear from you on drainage/flooding issues. Do you know of areas where serious flooding occurs due to stormwater back-ups on roadways, sidewalks, roadside ditches, inlets, and gutters? Are you aware of damaged or malfunctioning public drainage structures? Or you can go on Monday, May 11, 2015 at the P.B. Edwards, Jr. Recreation Center located at 101 Turnberry Street, Port Wentworth, Georgia to learn about the project and to share your thoughts and concerns.

 


 

COLLEGE OF COASTAL GEORGIA SYMPOSIUM
5/5

THE LEARNING CENTER OF SENIOR CITIZENS, INC. HOSTS A CONCERT AT SENIOR CITIZENS, INC. ON TUESDAY MAY 5TH AT 6 PM TO BENEFIT THE LEARNING CENTER. The Learning Center of  Senior Citizens, Inc. (SCI), a nonprofit dedicated to helping people age successfully, is hosting a unique concert experience featuring Emily Grunstad-Hall, soprano, and Benjamin Warsaw, piano. Together they will perform “Songs You Know and Love” from Bach to Gershwin. Light refreshments will be provided. All proceeds benefit The Learning Center. For more information, please contact Debbie Hornsby at 912.236.0363.

 


 

SCI’S ONE BIG QUESTION EVENT
5/7

THE LEARNING CENTER OF SENIOR CITIZENS, INC. HOSTS THEIR ANNUAL “ONE BIG QUESTION” EVENT ON THURSDAY, MAY 7 FROM 9 AM TO 4:30 PM AT FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.



9 a.m. - Brian Martine | Professor Emeritus, University of Alabama
Children of the Gods
Ancient antecedents of the hero

10:30 a.m. John Duncan | Professor Emeritus, Armstrong State University
Heroes North and South
Dual heroes: Lincoln and Lee

12 p.m. Holly McCullough | Director, Reston Art Center
Visualizing Valor
Depictions of heroes in art history

1:30 p.m. Stan Deaton | Senior Historian, Georgia Historical Society
Hero Today, Gone Tomorrow
Heroes, memory, and the elusive nature of virtue and fame

3 p.m. Tom Barton | Editorial Page Editor, Savannah Morning News
Heroes Among Us
Distinguishing between character and charisma

Program pricing includes all five lectures and lunch: $50 for Learning Center members, $75 for visitors. Single lecture pricing: $10 per lecture for members, $15 for visitors. Boxed lunch with beverage: $6. Advanced registration and payment are required. Attendees can register by calling 912.236.0363 or by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or online at www.seniorcitizens-inc.org.

 


 

SPORTING CLAYS TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT ADA
5/8

SAVANNAH BOAR ASSOCIATION’S 3RD ANNUAL LAWYERS, GUNS AND MONEY SPORTING CLAYS TOURNAMENT IS FRIDAY MAY 8TH AT FOREST CITY GUN CLUB… PURCHASE A RAFFLE TICKET TO WIN A BOAT!!!   PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE 2015 ADA KISS A PIG CAMPAIGN
The signature event of the Savannah Boar Association team of lawyers, perennial contestants in the Kiss-a-Pig contest, Lawyers Guns & Money is the single largest fundraising event for ADA in Southeast Georgia/Coastal South Carolina.   According to Robert Hughes, Lawyers Guns & Money Chairman, “This event has raised over $75,000 for the mission of American Diabetes Association and just continues to grow in popularity.  We are thankful to the many sponsors and teams who get behind this event every year.  We easily had 400-500 people at the After Party in 2014, it’s a great party.”

This year’s event will include a drawing for a flats boat that is being raffled.   Raffle tickets are available at
•    Offices of ADA at 340 Eisenhower, Suite 1102, Savannah
•    Rivers & Glen Trading Company, 24 Drayton Street, Savannah
•    River Supply – 2827 River Drive, Thunderbolt
•    Thunderbolt Guns, 30121 East Victory Drive, Thunderbolt
The boat is a 2015 Rip Tide boat with a 20 horsepower Tohatsu motor and Loadrite trailer, ideal for fishing Coastal waters.  For more information contact Matt Terrero at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The winner of the boat will be announced at the conclusion of the silent auction the evening of the clay shoot.  For more information contact Maria Center at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 912-353-8110, ext. 3091.

 


 

RELAY FOR LIFE
5/8

THE ANNUAL RELAY FOR LIFE OF SAVANNAH EVENT IS FRIDAY, MAY 8TH AT THE BENEDICTINE MILITARY SCHOOL, TO BEGIN WITH THE SURVIVORS LAP AT 7 PM. Local cancer survivors and their caregivers will take the celebratory first lap at the annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Savannah event on May 8th at Benedictine Military School. The Survivors Lap will start at 7:00 PM, and anyone who has ever been diagnosed with cancer may participate. As the survivors walk, other event participants will cheer them on in a demonstration of support and celebration.
The money raised supports groundbreaking cancer research, education and prevention programs, and critical services for people facing cancer.
 
If you are a cancer survivor or caregiver and would like to take part in the Relay For Life of Savannah event, visit relayforlife.org/savannahga. Or call the American Cancer Society at 912-355-5196.

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY RELAY FOR LIFE

5/8

THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY SEEKS TEAMS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE RELAY FOR LIFE OF SAVANNAH EVENT ON FRIDAY MAY 8TH AT BENEDICTINE MILITARY SCHOOL.The American Cancer Society is recruiting teams from businesses, schools, families, places of worship, and more to participate in the Relay For Life of Savannah event, which will be held May 8, 2015 at Benedictine Military School. Relay For Life teams are committed to finishing the fight against cancer and raise funds to support the American Cancer Society’s lifesaving mission. Teams and individuals can sign up for the Relay For Life event by visiting www.relayforlife.org/savannahga or by calling 1-800-227-2345.The Relay For Life program is a community-based event where teams and individuals set up campsites at a school, park or fairground and take turns walking or running around a track or path. Each team has at least one participant on the track at all times. Cancer survivors and caregivers take a celebratory first lap to start each event. Four million people participated in more than 6,000 events worldwide in 2014. Last year, 1000 people participated in Savannah and raised $160,000 all to support the Society’s mission to finish the fight against cancer once and for all.


 

ANIMAL LOVERS /  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
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ONE LOVE ANIMAL RESCUE, SAVE A LIFE & THE HUMANE SOCIETY ALL NEED VOLUNTEERS, FOSTERS OR DONATIONS. 
One Love Animal rescue needs volunteers, fosters and donations.  Please sign up or get more information by calling 912.507.6125. 
Save A Life Mobile Adoption Desk at PetSmart on Abercorn Saturdays from 11am til 2pm.  Or on the first Saturday of the month at TailsSpin in Habersham Village from 11am til 2.  Call 912.598.7729 and leave a message for Susan.
Humane Society information call Selah Delacos at 912.354.9515 ext 112  or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 



 

16TH ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC TOURNAMENT

5/6

THE 16TH ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC TOURNAMENT BENEFITTING THE JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF COSTAL GEORGIA IS SET FOR WEDNESDAY MAY 6TH AT THE CLUB AT SAVANNAH HARBOR.SAVANNAH, Ga. – Junior Achievement of Coastal Georgia (JA), a nonprofit organization helping to bridge the gap between businesses and youth education communities, is pleased to announce the 16th Annual JA Golf Classic Tournament will be held on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at The Club at Savannah Harbor located at 2 Resort Drive in Savannah. The JA Golf Classic will begin with a shotgun start and follow a shamble format in which each player tees off on each hole. The best of the tee shots is then selected and all players play their second shot from that spot. All balls are then individually played out from that point and the lowest score is holed. Two mulligans per player will be available for $20.Participants will also enjoy a catered lunch prior to the tournament kick off and finish with a special cocktail reception and buffet after the awards ceremony, where tournament winners will be announced and upscale prizes and gifts distributed.To register a team of four, please email Alyson Mull at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by calling 912.790.7822 for more information. Sponsorships are also available.


 

2015 SAVANNAH PRESERVATION FESTIVAL
5/9

THE HISTORIC SAVANNAH FOUNDATION PRESENTS THE FOURTH ANNUAL SAVANNAH PRESERVATION FESTIVAL FROM THURSDAY, MAY 7TH TO SATURDAY, MAY 9TH VARIOUS TIMES AND LOCATIONS.


-Preservation Awards Luncheon Sponsored by Keim
Thursday, May 7, 2015
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Savannah Golf Club, 1661 E. President Street
$45 per person

-The Louise Lauretti Lecture: Influential Women in the Savannah Preservation Movement
Thursday, May 7, 2015
6 p.m.
Historic Beach Institute, 502 East Harris Street
Free and open to the public

-Wine Tasting, Home Tour and Art Auction: Historic Ardsley Park Chatham Crescent Neighborhood Sponsored by United Community Bank
Friday, May 8, 2015
Tour: 6 - 8 p.m.; After Party & Art Auction: 8 - 9 p.m.
Check-in: Guckenheimer Park (Battey at 45th Streets) starts at 5:30 pm
$75 per person

-The Block Party: Lincoln Street Initiative Sponsored by DPR Hardin
Saturday, May 9, 2015
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Lincoln at 32nd Streets
$25 for adults (includes two drink tickets); $10 for students age 17 years and younger

Tickets available at www.myHSF.org.

 




 

BETHESDA ACADEMY’S SCHOLARSHIP GALA

5/15

BETHESDA ACADEMY HOSTS ITS 2ND ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP GALA ON FRIDAY MAY 15TH TO CELEBRATE THE SCHOOL’S 275TH ANNIVERSARY AND FEATURE SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER COACH VINCE DOOLEY.SAVANNAH, Ga. - Bethesda Academy will host its 2nd Annual Scholarship Gala on May 15, 2015, to celebrate the school’s 275th Anniversary and the Class of 2015. Bethesda is pleased to announce its special guest speaker for the event is Coach Vince Dooley, the most celebrated head football coach and athletic director at the University of Georgia of all time.The proceeds from the Gala benefits the school’s Gateway Scholarship Fund, an essential component of Bethesda’s generous financial aid program, which offers students a chance to receive one of the strongest educations in the area who would otherwise not be able to afford cost of tuition.Tickets are $150 per person and available online at http://www.bethesdaacademy.org/giving/special-events/scholarship-gala/. 


 

 

NINE LINE APPAREL 5K & 10K

5/16

THE 2ND ANNUAL NINE LINE APPAREL 5 AND 10K RUN TO BENEFIT AMERICAN COMBAT WOUNDED IS SATURDAY MAY 16TH ON HUTCHINSON ISLAND.Sponsor: http://www.ninelinefoundation.org/become-a-sponsor.html

Register: http://www.ninelinefoundation.org/nine-line-5k.html

Like Us: https://www.facebook.com/ninelinerun


 

IN LIVING COLOR: ANDY WARHOL AND CONTEMPORARY PRINTMAKING

5/17

THE TELFAIR MUSEUM PRESENTS “IN LIVING COLOR: ANDY WARHOL AND CONTEMPORARY PRINTMAKING” FROM MARCH 1ST TO MAY 17TH AT THE JEPSON CENTER FOR THE ARTS.Spanning three decades of Andy Warhol’s career, this exhibition features some of the artist’s most iconic screen prints, including his portraits of Marilyn Monroe and Mao Zedong, the splashy camouflage series, and the controversial Electric Chair portfolio. Drawn exclusively from the rich collections of Jordan Schnitzer and his family foundation, In Living Color is divided into five sections-experimentation, emotion, experience, subversion, and attitude. In each, Warhol’s work is placed in conversation with other artists of the postwar era, such as Louise Bourgeois, Chuck Close, and Keith Haring, whose work uses color as a tool to shape how we interpret and respond to images. General museum admission.


 

THE COLLECTIVE FACE THEATRE ENSEMBLE’S 2015 SEASON
5/17/15

THE COLLECTIVE FACE THEATRE ENSEMBLE ANNOUNCES THEIR NEW SEASON, THE NEXT SHOW IS ………………
ALL SHOWS ARE AT MUSE ARTS WAREHOUSE.

Stuck, thirsty and alone. A pilot stranded in the Sahara Desert meets an enigmatic, charismatic young prince fallen from the sky who regales him with tales of life among the stars: tales with earthly importance. This delightful adaptation of this classic tale leaves us all with a new understanding of how to laugh, cry and love again. A holiday treat for the whole family. Starring Christopher Blair, Zach Blaylock. Eric Salles and Vanessa Stipkovis

March 6-8, 13-15, 20-22, 2015
W;T
By Margret Edson
Winner: 1999 Pulitzer Prize in Drama

Vivian Bearing, Ph.D., a renowned professor of English who has spent years studying and teaching the brilliant and difficult metaphysical sonnets of John Donne, has been diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer. Her approach to the study of Donne: aggressively probing, intensely rational. But during the course of her illness - and her stint as a prize patient in an experimental chemotherapy program at a major teaching hospital - Vivian comes to reassess her life and her work with a profundity and humor that are transformative both for her and the audience. Starring Dandy Barrett, Mark Rand and Richie Cook

May 1-3, 8-9, 15-17, 2015
BOEING, BOEING
By Marc Camoletti/Translated by Beverley Cross, Francis Evans
Winner: 2008 Tony Award, Best Revival of a Play

This 1960s French farce adapted for the English-speaking stage features self­ styled Parisian lothario Bernard, who has Italian, German, and American fiancees, each beautiful airline hostesses with frequent “layovers.”  He keeps “one up, one down and one pending” until unexpected schedule changes bring all three to Paris and Bernard's apartment at the same time. Starring Zachary Burke, Eric Salles, Lynne Jones, Rebecca Gomberg, Alexis Mundy and Sariah Gilstrap     All shows are at Muse Arts Warehouse, 703 Louisville Road, Savannah   Opening night receptions catered by Joe’s Homemade Café, Catering & Bakery   Season subscriptions are now available! Call the Collective Face at (912) 232-0018   www.collectiveface.org


FORT MCALLISTER MEMORIAL DAY
5/23

THE MEMORIAL DAY EVENT AT FORT MCALLISTER STATE HISTORIC PARK IS ON SATURDAY, MAY 23RD FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM. We will have family activities and living history demonstrations throughout the day. Cannon firings and musket demonstrations hourly. $8 adults, $5 youth (ages 6-17), 5 and under are free. $5 parking. 912-272-2339.


 

2015 TYBEE TRIATHLON TRAINING
5/28

CHATHAM COUNTY AQUATIC CENTER HOSTS TRIATHLON TRAINING CLASSES ON TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS FROM TUESDAY, MARCH 24TH-MAY 28TH. Chatham County Aquatic Center will hold training classes March 24th-May 28th on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:00 PM. Registration fee is $65 and the 10 Swim Punchcard is $20. The Tybee Tri is on Saturday, June 6th.


 

GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR DOG AND CAT STERILIZATION

6/15

 

GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ANNOUNCES THE GRANTS TO ASSIST WITH SPAY AND NEUTER GEORGIA’S COMAPNION ANIMALS. ALL APPLICATIOSN MUST BE SUBMITTED BY JUNE 15TH.The first round of grants; offered in May 2013, awarded $125,000 to a total of 19 organizations.Grants will be awarded based on the highest priority after considering factors such as targeting of important animal populations, ability to increase surgery numbers, cost-benefit ration, record of grant applicant, and sustainability, among others.   Applicants must reside in Georgia and all procedures must be performed by licensed and accredited Georgia veterinarians.  Applications must be submitted by June 15, 2015, and may be submitted to the Georgia Department of Agriculture Dog and Cat Sterilization Program, 19 Martin Luther King Jr., Dr., SW., Room 106, Atlanta, Ga. 30334. Applications may be obtained from www.agr.georgia.gov .


 

 

SHAG DANCE LESSONS
6/23

THE SAVANNAH BALLROOM DANCE STUDIO OFFERS DANCE CLASSES IN THE TELFAIR ACADEMY ROTUNDA THROUGHOUT JUNE ON TUESDAYS FROM 6 PM TO 7:30 PM. The dates will be 6 pm-7:30 pm, Tuesdays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, Telfair Academy.

Life will truly be a “beach” as dancers beat the heat with Shag dancing. The Savannah Ballroom Dance Studio will teach the classes in the magnificent Telfair Academy Rotunda. Classes are open to dancers of all levels, beginning to expert. Space is limited and advanced reservations are encouraged. Drop-ins are welcome for one or more lessons and are subject to availability. Price per lesson: $5 students, $10 Telfair members and $15 non-members. A small reception will follow the June 23 class. Register at telfair.org/tickets.



 

2015 SUMMER CAMP LINEUP
7/17

THE COASTAL HERITAGE SOCIETY OFFERS A SUMMER CAMP LINEUP FOR CHILDREN HOSTED BY THE SAVANNAH CHILDREN’S MUSEUM AND THE GEORGIA STATE RAILROAD MUSEUM ON VARIOUS DATES.
The camp site hosted by the Georgia State Railroad Museum is the Jr. Engineer Train Camp, and this camp offers a unique experience that can only be found at Georgia State Railroad Museum! Dates for this are as follows: June 15th-19th and June 22nd-26th for children ages 4-6, and July 13th-17th for children ages 7-10.

Camp sites hosted by the Savannah Children’s Museum are the Top Secret Science Camp, Dig It! Camp, and Jr. Scientist Camp. The dates for the Top Secret Science Camp are June 15th-19th for children ages 7-10. Dates for the Dig It! Camp are June 22nd-26th for children ages 7-10. Dates for the Jr. Scientist Camp are June 29th-July 3rd and July 6th- 10th for children ages 4-6.

All 2015 Summer Camps will be held from 9:00am-2:00pm Monday through Friday.  After-care is available from 2:00pm-5:30pm each day.*
All 2015 Summer Camps* will be housed at Esther F. Garrison School of Performing Arts, the K-8 school located directly behind our museums. This will provide campers with a well-equipped and climate-controlled home-base for the week.  However, this will not decrease the amount of time they spend in our museums; It will only maximize the learning space at our disposal. 
All of our 2015 Summer Camps have been designed and will be taught by our team of highly-trained and experienced educators.
*Jr. Engineer Train Camp for ages 7-10 (July 13-17) will be housed at Georgia State Railroad Museum and after-care is not available during this week of camp.




 

THE ART OF DIPLOMACY
7/26

TELFAIR MUSEUMS PRESENTS AN ART EXHIBITION OF WINSTON CHURCHILL FROM FRIDAY, APRIL 24TH THROUGH SUNDAY, JULY 26TH AT THE JEPSON CENTER. In honor of the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill’s death, Telfair Museums presents an exhibition exploring the war-time hero’s secret weapon: his paintbrush. The Art of Diplomacy, Winston Churchill and the Pursuit of Painting features several paintings by the iconic British leader as well as photographs, letters, and other personal belongings drawn from personal family holdings of Churchill’s descendants.
The Art of Diplomacy was organized by The Millennium Gate Museum in Atlanta. Savannah is the final stop on a year-long, statewide tour of eight cities throughout Georgia. Telfair Museums is delighted to have the opportunity to collaborate with The Millennium Gate Museum as well as colleagues at the Georgia Historical Society and the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force to present a range of educational programming related to this exhibition.
General museum admission.




 


LIFEGUARD CLASSES AT CHATHAM COUNTY AQUATICS CENTER
now - 4/26

REGISTER NOW FOR STARGUARD LIFEGUARD COURSES AT THE CHATHAM COUNTY AQUATICS CENTER.  CLASSES BEGIN JAN 30TH AND WRAP UP APRIL 26TH.   CHATHAM COUNTY AQUATIC CENTER
STARGUARD LIFEGUARD COURSE 2015
SKILL REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE: SWIM 200 YARDS, 1 MINUTE WATER
TREAD WITH NO HANDS AND BEING ABLE TO DIVE AND RETRIEVE A 10LB
BRICK FROM 9’ OF WATER. CPR AND FIRST AID INCLUDED.
FEBRUARY 20-22
MARCH 20-22
MARCH 27-29
APRIL 24-26
FRIDAY 5 – 8 PM
SATURDAY 9 – 5PM
SUNDAY 9 – 5PM
LOCATION
CHATHAM COUNTY AQUATIC CENTER
7240 SALLIE MOOD DRIVE
912-652-6793
REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE AQUATIC CENTER.


 

CALL FOR ART INSTRUCTORS

NOW THRU 7/31

 

THE CITY OF SAVANNAH’S DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS ACCEPTS RESUMES FOR INSTRUCTORS AT THE 2015 SUMMER ART CAMP FROM JUNE 1ST THROUGH JULY 31ST ON WEST HENRY STREET.The City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs is now accepting resumes for visual arts, puppetry, and age appropriate video and animation instructors for the 2015 Summer Art Camp, taking place June 1 through July 31 at 9 West Henry St. Children ages 5 to 12 can participate in the week-long camp which provides an introduction to painting, ceramics, jewelry, fibers, mixed media, puppetry, video and animation in age-appropriate group settings.Instructors are at the full day art camp work with children ages 5-8, and/or 9-12 and teen interns ages 13-18. The hours are 8:30am-5:00pm. Each week, Monday through Thursday, instructors will teach five classes a day, one hour per group, with a maximum of 10 children per group. On Friday, instructors will meet with each group in the morning for 30 minutes. Instructors may plan multiple projects per week. Qualified instructed must submit to a background check. This is a contracted weekly position. Summer Art Camp begins the week of June 1, 2015 and concludes the week of July 27, 2015. There is no camp the week of June 29-July 3.For more information please contact Christine Hefner at (912)651-6783 or via email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


 

 

CITY SEEKS WEAVE A DREAM APPLICATIONS
NOW THRU 10/1

THE CITY OF SAVANNAH IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE WEAVE A DREAM INITIATIVE NOW THRU  OCTOBER 1ST.   Project Funding Available for Innovative, Cultural Arts Programs City seeks applications for Weave A Dream Initiative
January 15, 2015 /www.savannahga.gov/ --The City of Savannah’s  Weave-A-Dream (WAD) Panel has issued a call for proposals for its 2015 Weave-A-Dream—Cultural & Arts Projects initiative.  Applications will be accepted through the calendar year, while funds are available.  Programs are to be completed prior to October 1, 2015 and the application
must be submitted at least eight weeks prior to the start date of the project.  Project
funding is available up to $2,000 for specific and innovative arts, cultural, or heritage
projects or presentations that have a measurable, quantifiable benefit to Savannah’s
diverse populations. The Weave-A-Dream committee seeks proposals that actively involve
youth, seniors, and those who have limited access to arts based programs in Savannah.
Programs engaging participates ranging from 6 -11 graders with disciplines of production,
animation, photography desktop publishing, CAD, metalworking and carpentry are of
particular interest to Weave-A-Dream. While other programs such as performing, visual,
media, theater, folk, design (architecture), or literary arts are also encouraged to
apply.    To be eligible for consideration, an organization must be a non-profit,
501c3, head-quartered in Savannah’s corporate limits.  Proposed programs must also be
produced within the City’s corporate limits.  No individual artist applications will be
accepted.   Applications are available on the Department of Cultural Affairs website
(www.savannahga.gov\arts). They can also be requested by contacting Rebecca Brown at
912-651-5988 ext. 8969 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .    Applications are reviewed by the WAD Panel and funding is awarded by a competitive funding process that considers the project’s artistic merit, quality of design, quality of marketing strategy and plan for assessing the project’s success.  Successful programs will identify a community need and utilize arts and heritage activities as the primary strategy to fulfill that eed.   Technical assistance is available to applying organizations by contacting Rebecca Brown 912-651-5988 ext. 8969 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .



 

HOSPICE IN NEED OF VOLUNTEERS TO VISIT PATIENTS
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HOSPICE SAVANNAH IS SEEKING VOLUNTEERS TO VISIT HOMECARE PATIENTS IN POOLER, HINESVILLE AND RINCON.  TWO-DAY TRAININGS WILL BE HELD IN EARLY NOVEMBER.  Hospice Savannah, our community based not-for-profit hospice for over 35 years, is seeking volunteers to visit homecare patients in the Pooler, Hinesville and Rincon areas. Two-day trainings will be held early November, 2014 or in January 2105. For more information, please call 912.355.2289 or visit  www.HospiceSavannah.org/Volunteer.


 

BLANKET DRIVE TO BENEFIT AREA ANIMAL SHELTERS
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THE TOP DOG GROOMING SPA IN POOLER IS COLLECTING NEW OR USED BLANKETS FOR LOCAL SHELTERS.  The Top Dog Grooming Spa located on US Highway 80 in Pooler, GA is collecting new or used blankets, comforters and towels for local shelters to keep animals warm during the cold winter months.


 

FREE SWIM LESSONS FOR LOW INCOME INDIVIDUALS & FAMILIES
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THE CHATHAM COUNTY AQUATICS CENTER IS OFFERING FREE ADULT SWIM LESSONS WITH A CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR.   The Chatham County Aquatic Center is looking for adults to participate in a FREE swim lesson program.  The swim lessons are for adults that might not have the financial resources nor the access to a learn to swim program.  Adults must show proof of income to qualify.   Participants will attend 8 45 minute lessons provided by a certified instructor.  Learn to swim programs offer not only a life saving skill but also introduce the healthy benefits of swimming.  For more information call the Chatham County Aquatic Center at 912-652-6793.


 

VOLUNTEER BASKETBALL COACHES NEEDED
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THE CITY OF PORTWENTWORTH IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEER BASKETBALL COACHES FOR YOUTH TEAMS. We are pleased to announce that our program is growing and we are in need of your volunteer services therefore, if you are interested or know of anyone who might be interested please contact the Leisure Services Department at 912-966-7428 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .




 

HOSPICE PET CALENDER ON SALE NOW.
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SAVANNAH HOSPICE BEGINS THEIR SECOND ANNUAL PET CALENDER SALES. THE CALENDER HIGHLIGHTS THE PROGRAM’S SCOPES AND BENEFITS ‘PET PEACE OF MIND’. Hospice Savannah is so excited because they are getting ready to launch their 2015 Pet calendar in hopes of continuing to raise funds for their Pet Peace of Mind © program that benefits hospice patients and their animals. We would be so delighted if you could share our story with your listeners. For the second year Hospice Savannah is offering a Pet Calendar to highlight the program’s scope and raise additional funds. Even with funding from Amie’s Place Foundation, a start-up grant from Banfield Charitable Trust, assistance from partners Case Veterinary Hospital and TailsSpin Pet Food and Accessories and from the many groomers, boarders and veterinarians who have discounted their fees, more funding is needed to keep this program going. The 2015 Pet Calendar sales should help.  Utilizing many images from Hospice Savannah volunteer and retired orthopedic surgeon, Les Wilkes, the calendar features patients and families impacted by the Pet Peace of Mind© program, as well as several of the hospice’s Hug-a-Pet volunteers. The 2015 Hospice Savannah Pet Calendar is on sale now and can be purchased for a $15 minimum donation to The Pet Peace of Mind© program. They are available during regular business hours from the reception desk at Hospice House, 1329 Eisenhower Drive, and from the reception desk of Hospice Savannah’s administrative offices at 1674 Chatham Parkway. They are also available at Case Veterinary Hospital, 111 Eisenhower Drive.


 

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


  

HILTON HEAD LIBRARY SEEKS VOLUNTEERS
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THE HILTON HEAD BRANCH LIBRARY SEEKS VOLUNTEERS TO TEACH BASIC  COMPUTER CLASSES. 
Hilton Head Branch Library Seeks Volunteers to Teach Basic Computer Classes
The Hilton Head Branch Library is seeking volunteers interested in teaching basic computer classes.  Should you have the needed skills and willingness to provide an invaluable service to our community, please contact Mary Jo Berkes, Hilton Head Branch Library Manager at 843-255-6517. All Beaufort County Library volunteers are required to complete a volunteer application and background check.   Beaufort County Library - Main (843)255-6430, beaufortcountylibrary.org  For Learning. For Leisure. For Life.


  

PEGASUS RIDING ACADEMY
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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 .


 

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


 


CPR SEEKS HELP FOR HEARTWORM POSITIVE DOGS
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COASTAL PET RESCUE IS SEEKING DONATIONS FOR HEARTWORM POSITIVE DOG TREATMENTS.  It's been a long year for Coastal Pet Rescue, and with 99 canine intakes this year,   it's only going to be longer.  So far, Coastal Pet Rescue has treated five canines for heartworms, and two more are still awaiting their turn, but help is urgently needed to fund the medical care.  Although heartworms are preventable thanks to monthly medications, many of the dogs Coastal Pet Rescue rescues have not been kept current -  If ever at all - on the prevention, and thus need the expensive treatments.  Treatments can run $600 to $1200 depending upon the severity of the infestation, and since Coastal Pet Rescue does not believe in passing on the excessive medical bills for adopters and instead charges only a flat $150 adoption fee, there's a lot left to cover.  Donations may be made online at coastalpetrescue.org/donate or by mail to Coastal Pet Rescue, PO Box  30462, Savannah, GA 31410.


 

VOLUNTEER PORT WENTWORTH BASKETBALL COACHES NEEDED
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INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING?  BASKETBALL COACHES ARE NEEDED FOR THE CITY OF PORT WENTWORTHS’ YOUTH TEAMS.  BASKETBALL COACHES ARE NEEDED ASAP  THE CITY OF PORTWENTWORTH IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEER BASKETBALL   COACHES FOR YOUTH TEAMS.  We are pleased to announce that our program is growing and we are in need of your volunteer services therefore, if you are
interested or know of anyone who might be interested please contact the Leisure Services Department at 912-966-7428 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



 

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 .


 

COASTAL PET RESCUE ADOPTION CENTER
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COASTAL PET RESCUE ADOPTION CENTER SEEKS VOLUNTEERS AND DONATIONS TO ASSIST THEM IN RESTORING THEIR GROUNDS. We're excited to announce that we're starting work on Phase I of the Coastal Pet Rescue Adoption Center. Thanks to an amazing partnership with the Animal Hospital at Rice Hope and Animal House at Live Oak Kennels, we have a lease agreement for seven existing kennels to be used as temporary holding kennels to rescue animals from area animal controls until foster homes are available. The kennels need a few repairs, and we want to clean up the grounds a bit, too. We will have two work days, Wednesday, October 29 and Saturday, November 8, starting at 9:30 am. Volunteers are needed to help clean, paint, rake leaves, and pick up debris. Volunteers who have their own tools, rakes, etc. are encouraged to bring them as we have limited ones on site. Additionally, we need donations of some items, to include: Lawn and leaf bags, 14 thick blankets/comforters, Rags, 1 Outdoor trash cans, Bug spray, Bleach, 14 Stainless steel food and water dishes, Deck box (for outdoor storage), A broom, Pavers, Plywood and Shingles (to replace the roof), Or purchase directly from our Amazon.com Wishlist. If you are interested in helping on a work day or donating supplies, please contact us. Instructions along with driving directions to the location on Southside Savannah will be provided after signing up. Once the kennels are up and running, we'll be looking for volunteers to help daily with cleaning and walking canines as well as assisting with transporting them to and from vet visits, foster homes and adoption days.


 

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
2/25

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