Local chefs tapped for food event

Matthew Raiford and Jovan Sage, owners of The Farmer and The Larder in Brunswick, and David Carrier, owner of Certified Burgers & Beverage on St. Simons Island, were invited to participate in the annual Savannah Food & Wine Festival this year. The event will be held Monday to Sunday. Raiford and Sage will be part of the Q-Masters, Chefs + Vets event at Service Brewing and also participating in a demo at the Taste of Savannah. Carrier is participating in the Q-Masters event as well.

Hearing specialist passes exam

Carroll R. Emerson of Jesup recently completed and passed National Board for Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences’ National Competency Examination. Passing this exam grants the hearing health professional the designation board certified in hearing instrument sciences. Emerson is employed with Miracle-Ear at 133 Altama Connector, Brunswick.

Fresenius Kidney Care opens doors

Fresenius Kidney Care will hold an open house from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at its new clinic. It is located at 234 Kings Bay Road, Kingsland. For more information, call (912) 510-4345.

Business Before Hours to be Nov. 14

Business Before Hours, a Brunswick Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce program, will be held from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Nov. 14 at the RSM Classic Tournament Village Hosted by the Davis Love Foundation. The program will includes Lt. Governor Casey Cagle as guest speaker. For more information, visit www.brunswickgoldenisleschamber.com.

Labor summit to be held in Brunswick

State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler will host an employer summit from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Southeast Georgia Conference Center at the College of Coastal Georgia in Brunswick. The pre-registration cost is $40. After Wednesday, the cost is $50. For more information, contact Faith.Copeland-Pittman@gdol.ga.gov.

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