(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, JULY 6, 2014

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Bowen Law Group unveils their renovated office space, located on the top floor of the Manger Building at 7 East Congress Street in historic Johnson Square. Originally built in 1912, the office overlooks downtown Savannah with panoramic views of the Savannah River, City Hall and the Talmadge Bridge. The integrity of the building’s original design was reestablished by uncovering the dramatic architecture that had been lost over time. Work from local artists is displayed extensively throughout the renovated office. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1576&Itemid=16

(SAVANNAH, GA) A Homeless Veteran’s Real Independence Day: Christcell Grant joins Goodwill of the Coastal Empire as a permanent employee. Grant served in the United States Army and the Georgia Army National Guard for 11 years. Goodwill’s partnership with the Veteran’s Administration enabled Grant to take advantage of the HUD-VASH program, which helped Grant to secure his own residence. Read the full story at: http://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1580&Itemid=16

(SAVANNAH, Ga.) Tina Zipperer joins Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty as a sales agent. Previously, Tina worked with a local home builder, where she sold over $25 million in custom homes. She is licensed in both Georgia and South Carolina. Known for its tradition of integrity, Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty specializes in residential properties in Savannah and the Low Country of Georgia and South Carolina. http://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1575&Itemid=16

(MASHABLE.COM) Girl Meets Marketing World: Why Brands Are Suddenly Preaching Fempowerment: http://mashable.com/2014/07/02/fempowerment-ads/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Want a pet, but only for a few weeks?  Or how about a weekend buddy to go for a romp in the park?  Try fostering! – See more at: http://www.humanesocietysav.org/adoption/foster/

(SAVANNAH YOGA CENTER) 10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Yoga Class http://yogainternational.com/article/view/10-tips-to-get-the-most-out-of-your-yoga-class

(TYBEE ISLAND, GA) 3rd Annual Tybee Prom will be Saturday, July 12 at 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Tybee American Legion Post 154, 10 Veterans Drive. The theme this year is “Let’s go Retro” and the dress code is “Tybee Formal” or Vintage Prom attire. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the door. All proceeds benefit the Humane Society for Greater Savannah. For more information, visit TybeeFun.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter is pleased to announce that Elijah Scott and Grace Downs have joined the Street Outreach Program as new Street Team members. In their new role, Scott and Downs will be mentoring resident adolescents and providing counseling, clothing and personal care items to kids that are in need and might not come in to the shelter. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1577&Itemid=16

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Mall will be hosting a LIVE Butterfly Exhibit through July 27. The exhibit features over 200 live butterflies from a variety of species tucked away inside a beautiful conservatory, decorated and complete with plants conducive to butterfly flight. The program also features educational displays, butterfly crafts and life-cycle kiosks. Admission is $3 per person and children 8-years-old and under will be free with the purchase of an adult ticket. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/07/02/savannah-mall-welcomes-hundreds-of-live-butterflies/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Take a nature tour in Savannah with Wilderness Southeast. Pre-scheduled tours and private tours are available. Featured tours include Salt Marsh by Land & Sea, Blackwater River Float and Wild Island Explorations. For more information, visit http://www.naturesavannah.org/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Matching proceeds raised from Paula Kreissler’s “Five Strategies for Busy Families to Stay Healthy”, the second of five lectures in the Enmark Encourage Health Education Series 2014, Enmark Stations raised $2000 for Girls on the Run of Coastal Georgia, a local Savannah nonprofit. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1578&Itemid=16

(HEALTHY SAVANNAH) Children who walk to school are calmer and more focused in lessons – and may be less likely to need drugs for ADHD. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2434771/Children-walk-school-calmer-focused-lessons–likely-need-drugs-ADHD.html

(SAVANNAH, GA)  Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty presents 124 W. Gaston Street in Savannah, Georgia. This seven bedroom, four-1/2 bath restored c1859 Greek Revival mansion in the historic downtown area is listed at $2,500,000. Contact agent, Lisa Bell at 912.429.1017. For more information on this listing, visit http://celiadunnsir.com/listings/124-w-gaston-street/

(INC.COM) 7 Leadership Qualities You May Not Know You Have: http://www.inc.com/larry-kim/7-leadership-qualities-you-may-not-know-you-have.html#ixzz36RbCDlDi

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society is hosting their annual Camp Buddy summer camp in Chatham County. This educational and therapeutic camp runs for two weeks starting Monday, July 14 and ends Friday, July 25 at Coastal Middle School. Special education, occupational, physical and speech therapists have designed a customized curriculum to help children retain information they learned during the previous school year. Proceeds from this camp will go to the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society. For more information, visit www.ldssga.org.

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Hospice Savannah Art Gallery, located at 1352 Eisenhower Drive in Savannah presents the Savannah Art Association’s Summer show during July, August and September, 2104. The 14 members representing the Association are 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. Join the artists at their reception on Thursday, July 24, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/06/29/summer-art-show-at-hospice-savannah/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Morning News Reader’s Choice Awards #1 Insurance Agency goes to Bernard Williams and Company.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Morning News Reader’s Choice Awards #1 Nonprofit Organization goes to Goodwill of the Coastal Empire.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Morning News Reader’s Choice Awards #2 Home/Office Security Provider goes to Wright Security Systems. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/savannahwright24monitoring?ref=hl

(SAVANNAH, GA) Colonial Fuel & Lubricant Services, Inc. (“CFLS” for short), a wholly owned subsidiary of Colonial Group, Inc., has acquired Spartanburg-based Smoke Oil, Inc. as part of the continued expansion of its fuel and lubricant services offerings, which now spans Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. CFLS is a service-based organization providing fuel and lubricant solutions to customers ranging from major retail convenience chains to small fleet operators. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1561&Itemid=16

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Friends of Animals of the Coastal Empire, Inc, (FOA) announces its 16th Annual Auction, “Purrr-a-Vida, An Evening in Costa Rica” on Saturday, August 23 at Savannah Station, located at 601 Cohen Street, from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. $45.00 per person includes food stations, auction and bar tickets.  This year’s grand auction item is a week’s stay in a villa in Costa Rica. Proceeds from this event will benefit these local animal welfare groups: Bryan Animal Caregivers, PAWS of Effingham, Islands Feral Cat Project, Save-a-Life Animal Welfare, Second Chance Animal Rescue and the Humane Society of Greater Savannah. For more information, contact Chris Comas at 912.661.1758 or visit www.friendsofanimalscoastalga.org.

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