(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, JULY 20, 2014

(HEALTHY SAVANNAH) This is your chance to make a difference by telling Healthy Savannah what your community needs to get up, get out and get healthy. Please take survey now: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/HS_CommunitySurvey2

(SAVANNAH, GA) Medient Studios hires Pinewood Studios architect for studioplex project. Read more at http://savannahnow.com/effingham-now/2014-07-17/medient-hires-pinewood-studios-architect#.U8r3VvldWb0

(SAVANNAH, GA) On August 26, Kerri Goodrich will talk about “Five Ways Weight Lifting Helps Burn Body Fat” as the fourth of five lectures in the Enmark Encourage Health Educational Series 2014. Goodrich is the founder and Director of Performance Initiatives in Savannah, which is the selected charity for this Encourage Health Education lecture. Goodrich’s lecture will discuss how muscle mass helps burn body fat, the health benefits of strength training, how to boost your stamina, proper weight maintenance and glucose control. For more information, contact Kerri Goodrich at 912.507.7106, or visit http://pifitness.org/fundraisers/.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Tony Thomas, Alderman of District 6 and Chairman of City Council in Savannah,  opens up the STUFF STORE in the Savannah Mall. The store features antiques, collectibles and eclectic pieces. For more information on the STUFF STORE, visit http://shopstuffstore.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Sunday, July 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., join Humane Society volunteers led by Girl Scout Troop 30603 for Scrub-A-Pup-Pup Dog Wash.  The basic wash is $10.  Contact Lauren Grant at (912) 354-9515 x106 or LGrant@HumaneSocietySav.org.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Yoga Center raises over $1500 and 300 pounds of pet food for Senior Citizens Inc of Savannah. Their community partner from July – December is AWOL. Through your help, community classes, special events and a portion of membership fees, SYC looks to double the donation for AWOL. For more information, visit http://savannahyoga.com/

(HOSPICE SAVANNAH) How to Choose a Hospice. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-casarett-md/hospice_b_5517717.html?page_version

(MASHABLE.COM) Small Businesses Can Benefit From Freelancers, Too: http://mashable.com/2014/07/18/freelancers-small-business/

(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) Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter is pleased to announce that Latrell Ferguson has joined the Street Outreach Program as the new Street Team Case Manager. In her new role, Ferguson will be managing the other street team members, contacting clients on a daily basis, and facilitating individual and group discussions related to the different social issues adolescents face today. For more information, visit http://www.prlog.org/12345991-new-street-team-manager-named-at-park-place.html

(SAVANNAH, GA) Angela Canfield, DDS with Premier Dental Designs in Rincon, Ga. is celebrating nine years in business. Premier Dental Designs specializes in comprehensive general and preventative dentistry, cosmetic and restorative dentistry, and orthodontic treatments. Dr. Canfield will open a second location in Sandfly this September. For more information, visit http://www.sandflyfamilydental.com/. For more information on the Rincon location, visit http://www.premierdentaldesigns.com/.

(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) Explore Savannah and Coastal Georgia on your own Private Eco Tour, personalized to suit you. Tell Wilderness Southeast about the wildlife and habitat you want to encounter, and when you’ll be in Savannah. Their team will create an adventure with you, and choose a naturalist guide to suit. Advance notice is suggested. For more information, visit http://www.naturesavannah.org/

(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/

(INC.COM) Why CEOs Need to Be on Twitter: http://www.inc.com/brian-halligan/why-your-business-needs-you-on-twitter.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/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Andy is a Dachshund/Terrier mix male puppy in need of a good home. He is believed to be 11 weeks old. Andy behaves well with children and other dogs. All shots are current. To learn more, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2014-d-088-andy/

(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

(FORBES.COM) Buffett Donates $2.8 Billion, Breaks Personal Giving Record: http://www.forbes.com/sites/alexmorrell/2014/07/15/buffett-donates-2-8-billion-breaks-personal-giving-record/

(SAVANNAH, GA) The motion sensor has evolved. Wright Security’s wireless Image Sensor is an advanced PIR motion sensor with an onboard camera that captures a picture when motion is detected and sends it to you. Now, you can have at-a-glance visibility into what’s happening at home, wherever you are. For more information, contact Noel Wright at 912.354.2692

(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.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Nonstop Fitness is pleased to announce that Emma Murray has joined the company as a personal trainer. certified though the American Heart Association for First Aid, CPR, and AED, she prefers to work with circuit training and functional high intensity training. Contact Emma at 912.220.2016 or e.murray4590@gmail.com. For more information about Emma Murray, visit http://nonstopfitnesssav.com/trainer-5.htm

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