Community Events


Woodville-Tompkins Alumni

Association, Inc.
The Woodville-Tompkins Association will have a meeting on the second Sunday,January 10th 2010 6:00 p.m. at 319 “C” Main Street Garden City.Please call (912) 232 5005 for more information. Reporter: Van Buren Williams

Prepared

Childbirth

Saturday Session 9:30 a.m., Saturday, January 9, Women’s Health Institute Conference Room located in the Center for Advanced Medicine at Memorial University Medical Center This full-day course gives an overview of reproductive anatomy and physiology and explains the process of labor and delivery in simple, easyto understand terms. It is designed for parents who live outside of Savannah or have schedules that make it difficult to attend weekday classes. This course includes a tour of the labor and delivery unit. This class is popular, so please register early. The cost is $75 per couple. For more information, call (912) 350-BORN (2676).

Southern

Women’s Show
Shop, taste, learn and live at the Southern Women’s Show, Feb. 5-7, 2010. Show Hours: Friday 10am-8pm, Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 11am- 5pm. Admission: Adults, $9 at door; $8 online; $7 at participating Kroger locations. Youth (6- 12), $5; under 6 free with paying adult. Friends Four Pack: 4 tickets for $28; 5 tickets for $35 and additional tickets ($7 each). Sponsored by WTOC, Savannah Morning News, Clear Channel Radio, Memorial University Medical Center and Custom Audio Video. To order tickets or for more information call (800) 849- 0248 or visit www.SouthernWomensSho w.com

Kidney Support

Group
Piedmont now provides an educational and support group for pre & post kidney transplant patients in the Savannah area. The group will meet every 2nd Tuesday of each month. 5:00 p.m. at Memorial University Hospital Georgia Ear Building 2nd Floor 4700 Waters Ave. Savannah, GA 31404.The group sessions will feature: Information on different Transplant topics, speakers, video & audio material random door prizes, light refreshments. Please feel free to bring a friend or family member with you.

Hymns for Hope

2010
On Sunday, January 31st at 6:00 p.m., Interfaith Hospitality Network will host a benefit concert for homeless families with children. Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church will host this year’s event. Tickets are on sale now for $7.00 and can be purchased or reserved by calling 790- 9446. Please Come!

Save on Your

Natural Gas
Now is a great time to review your natural gas bill and make sure you’re getting the best rate plan for you and your family. To make sure you’re taking advantage of the decreased prices and available discounts contact Lee Ann Powell at 652-7981.

Coastal Harbor

Needs Foster

Parents
Coastal Harbor Families needs nurturing, loving specialized fosterparents. Training provided. Daily per diem. For more information call 355-6437, ext. 14.

Getting Ready for

Baby
(for Georgia Medicaid Recipients only) 6.30 p.m., Thursday, January 7 in the Women’s Health Institute Conference Room located in the Center for Advanced Medicine at Memorial University Medical Center. This class covers information on having a healthy pregnancy, preparing for and understanding childbirth, and basic baby care. Thursday evening for 6 weeks from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. There is no charge for this program. Register online at http://www.memorialhealth.

com/about/classes

How to Locate and

Approach a

Foundation
This workshop is part one of a two part series called, “Workshops on Grant Seeking Tools and Techniques.” Learn how to select funding goals and how to develop a relationship with a foundation. This workshop will be presented on January 13, 2010, from 1:00pm until 4:00pm at the United Way Building, 428 Bull Street, Savannah. Attendance fees apply. For more information on registration, scholarships and discounts, please call the Georgia Center for Nonprofits at 912-234-9688

Love Walk/Run

2010
Wesley Community Centers will hold its annual Love Walk/Run on Saturday, February 13, 2010. The 5k kicks off at 7:45 a.m. and the 3.6k or 2.4k walk begins at 10:00 a.m. Both events begin at the south end of Forsyth Park near the tennis courts. The event includes pre and post rallies, food, entertainment and fellowship. Funds raised will support programs that directly impact women, children and families who are struggling through poverty. Call 236-4226 for more information. Southeast Family

Expo

The Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum is joining with The Heritage Library Foundation of HHI, The Savannah Stake of Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, Armstrong Atlantic State University, and the Live Oak Public Library to present a valuable program to the public.

Highlights Include: free DNA Testing to help you find ancestors and relatives. This event will be held on February 20, 2010. We look

forward to seeing you there!

Independent Living

Skills Classes
Living Independence for Everyone (LIFE), Inc. is a non-profit, service and advocacy organization operated by and for people with disabilities. We will be hosting a schedule of independent living skins classes for people with disabilities to learn from and enjoy here at our center at 12020 Abercorn St. Classes are offered on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00am to noon throughout the whole year. All of the courses are free. Call: 920-2414 voice or 920- 2419 TTY for more information and to sign up!

Building a Case for

Support
This workshop is part two of a two part series called, “Workshops on Grant Seeking Tools and Techniques.” Learn how to make a case for your nonprofit’s support and how to understand your potential donor’s point of view. This workshop will be presented January 20, 2010, from 1:00pm until 4:00pm at the United Way Building, 428 Bull Street, Savannah. Attendance fees apply. For more information on registration, scholarships and discounts, please call the Georgia Center for Nonprofits at 912-234-9688.

Join the 2kStrong

Challenge
2000 People x 100 Dollars. That’s our goal. Imagine being told, “You’re really making a positive difference in the community, but we still have to cut your budget by 40%.” That’s what AWOL, All Walks of Life, Inc., is facing right now. This unique non-profit organization serves more than 100 youth annually through arts and technology-based programs. Support AWOL and help provide guidance that will transform lives and our community, for the better. We’re asking to you to be one of the 2000 people who will help AWOL change lives in 2010. And we’re asking you to share this with your friends.

Free Computer

Classes
St. Joseph’s/Candler’s African-American Health Information & Resource Center offers free computer classes every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and second Saturday of each month. For more information about what skills are taught, please contact 912-447-6605.

Babies Don’t Come

With Instructions

Love Babies? This Volunteer Opportunity is for You! The First Steps Parents of Newborns program pairs volunteers with new families in the hospital setting to provide emotional support, parenting education materials, and referrals to community resources. Volunteer training and all materials are provided. For more information about the First Steps Parents of Newborns program call 819-6911 or 819-6910.

Golden Age Program

Seeks Seniors
All seniors are encouraged to participate in the Golden Age Program at the beautiful Tatemville Lake and Community Center, Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 333 Coleman St. Enjoy good fellowship, hot meals daily, crafts, shopping trips, computer class gardening & more. For more info call 691-6289.

Blood Pressure

Screenings
St. Joseph’s/Candler African- American Health Information and Resource Center, located at 1910 Abercorn St., will conduct free blood pressure screenings every Monday through Thursday from 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM, and every Friday from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Call 447-6605 for information.

Smart Fitness Club
St. Joseph’s/Candler African-American Health Information and Resource Center offers the Ladies Living Smart Fitness Club, every Tuesday from 5:30 to 7 PM at the Center, 1910 Abercorn St. For more information, call 447-6605.

Yoga for Cancer

Patients and

Survivors
12:10 p.m., Thursdays, January 14, 21, 28 and February 4, at FitnessOne, This yoga class is free for people with cancer and cancer survivors. Learn to increase your strength and flexibility and improve your overall well-being. For more information, call (912) 350- 0798


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