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(PEMBROKE, GA) A Bryan County Job Fair will be held Thursday, October 18 from 3 - 6 PM at the J.D. Harn Community Center at 91 Lanier St. in Pembroke. The fair is being hosted by the Development Authority of Bryan County, the City of Pembroke and the North Bryan Chamber of Commerce and there will be several employers there including Matson Logistics, Savannah Global Solutions, CZM Foundation Equipment, Daniel Defense and Blue Bell Ice Cream. (912) 653-4967  


(SAVANNAH, GA) A new arrival at the "Maritime Innovations" exhibition of ship models at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. Come check out the ocean minesweeper USS Affray (MSO 511).  If you are aware of ship models that might be appropriate for this permanent exhibit and available for either loan or  gift please contact Howard J. Morrison, Jr. 



(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Downtown Business Association has announced Van R. Johnson, Mayor Pro-tem and Alderman for District 1, will be the guest speaker on October 10. Networking will take place at 11:30 am followed by lunch at noon. The price is $25 for members and $35 for non-members. Reservations required by October 5. All reservations must be made via the website at www.SavannahDBA.com.  


(SAVANNAH, GA) Celia Dunn Sotheby's International Realty presents: 1518 Bull Street. This  condo has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a private entrance with foyer with an open floor plan, http://www.celiadunnsir.com/listings/condos/mls-101872-1518-bull-street/ by agent Lauren Tomhave 912-234-3323  


(SAVANNAH, GA) Trident Sustainability Group announces a new LEED certification http://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2012/10/04/trident-sustainability-group-announces-a-new-leed-certification-stephens-county-high-school-in-toccoa-ga/  


(SAVANNAH, GA) It's never too soon to look forward to a good laugh! The 2013 Savannah Book Festival is announcing a night of side-splitting fun with author and humorist, Dave Barry, at a special kick-off event Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Savannah's Trustees Theater. Now in its sixth year, the world class book festival will be held February 14-17, 2013 with Saturday's all-day events free and open to the public. http://www.savannahbookfestival.org/ 


(SAVANNAH, GA) Come out and meet Savannah Morning News politics reporter and columnist Larry Peterson and get a signed copy of his new novel, "Last Days of the Coastal Empire." October 13, 1-3 PM at Gallery by the Sea, 1016 Highway 80 East, Tybee Island. For more information: http://www.lastdaysofthecoastalempire.com 


(SAVANNAH, GA) Skidaway Institute of Oceanography professor Clark Alexander and Georgia Southern University professor Chester Jackson will present a program entitled "Living on the Edge - Coastal Hazards in Georgia" on Monday, October 22, at 7 p.m. in the Library Auditorium on the campus of the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography at the north end of Skidaway Island. The talk is open to the public and admission is free. http://www.skio.usg.edu 


(SAVANNAH, GA) Come out and watch HBO's, The Weight of the Nation. Screenings:  October 27, 4 PM, Beach Institute. November 20, 5:30 PM, Southwest Library.


(SAVANNAH, GA) Boston Port Butt Sales to benefit Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter, sponsored by the Savannah Korean Presbyterian Chuck on 6501 Waters Ave. on Saturday, October 13, 10 AM to 4 PM To reserve call Boston Butt Hotel Line at 912.220.9300 or Marolyn Overton at 912.598.7358. Whole Butt $25, Half Butt $15. Checks payable to: Savannah Korean Presbyterian Church. Mail to Rev. Stuart Fletcher, 6 Mad Anthony Lane, Savannah, GA 3141


(SAVANNAH, GA) PHOTOS: Thousands Walk in Forsyth Park for Down Syndrome Awareness: http://savannahnow.com/news/2012-10-07/thousands-walk-savannahs-forsyth-park-down-syndrom-awareness#.UHH22BhvMmU  

(SAVANNAH, GA) The next event in ATDC Savannah's and the Creative Coast's Entrepreneur Food for Thought series will take place October 18th, 11.30am-1.00pm, at the campus of Georgia Tech Savannah. A social media expert panel will discuss and answer questions about "Social Media going Mobile". www.fftoct18.eventbrite.com.


(SAVANNAH, GA) Celia Dunn Sotheby's International Realty presents 40 East 50th Street by Agent Casey Schivera. 912-234-3323 http://www.celiadunnsir.com/listings/residential/mls-101801-40-east-50th-street/  



(SAVANNAH, GA) There is a solution to retirement investment challenges that Certified Financial Planner Barbara Treadwell calls the best retirement savings strategy she's seen in her 30 years in the business. Treadwell will give a seminar called "The Smart Retirement Savings Strategy" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9 at Jepson Center for the Arts. Find out how to maximize the money and minimize the mistakes.

(SAVANNAH, GA) The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center in Savannah cordially invites you to a reception formally welcoming their new Area Director, Kyle Hensel, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday October 9th at the Small Business Resource Center at 111 East Liberty Street. RSVP by October 5th by - Liz Overstreet at 912-651-3200 or at  



(SAVANNAH, GA)  Savannah Downtown Business Association's October Luncheon.  Wednesday, October 10 at Outback Steakhouse on Drayton Street.  Networking at 11:30 AM with the program starting at noon . www.savannahdba.com   



(SAVANNAH, GA) SCORE's team of experienced business counselors assists small business owners in finding answers to their business questions. This counseling service is free. To schedule a counseling appointment call 652-4335 or visit www.scoresav.org    

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Coastal Empire Polio Survivors Association will meet Saturday, Oct. 27, 10:30am at the Barnes Restaurant at 5320 Waters Ave. in Savannah.  Harvey Varnedoe, RN and polio survivor, will discuss pain management.  Polio survivors and guests are invited.  For information call 912-927-8332 or go to  




(SAVANNAH, GA) Pasta on the Park for a great cause!  Enjoy family fun the evening before the 2nd Annual Savannah Rock N' Roll Marathon on Nov 2 at 4pm at the American Legion  All money from the pasta dinner will go to support Liam's Land Medical Research Grant for lymphatic malformation.  $10 now or $15 at the door. www.liamsland.org/2011/rock-the-marathon-for-liam-pre-race-carbo-loading-dinner/

(ISLE OF HOPE, GA) Enjoy a day on the island with the Isle of Hope United Methodist Church.  Friday, October 12th, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Activities include a tour of five Isle of Hope homes, a luncheon, a silent auction, a Sugar and Spice Shop, a "White Elephant" shop, and a Chic Yarn Boutique.   Tickets are $25. For more information, call 912-355-8527.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach - Youth Emergency Shelter, a temporary shelter and outreach service that serves youth from Savannah and the surrounding area, is the designated charity for The International Diamond Center's Diamond Dash raffle on October 20, 2012. For more information on the Diamond Dash raffle, please visit  www.SavannahDiamondDash.com. For more information on Park Place Outreach - Youth Emergency Shelter, please call 912-234-4048 or visit http://parkplaceyes.org. 







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